8:00am Traditional Worship Service
10:15am Blended Worship Service
10:15am Contemporary Service

SATURDAY, August 18
6:00 am – Men’s Prayer Time (Room 111)
9:00 am – Prayer Shawl Ministry Work Day (Room 108)

SUNDAY, August 19
“Remember It’s God’s House” | Luke 19:45-48 | Pastor Charlie Ilyes
11:30 am – Youth & Parents Lunch/Meeting (Rooms 109/111)
6:00 pm – Youth Bible studies

THURSDAY, August 23
9:00 am – Quilting Day (experienced and beginners welcome)

FRIDAY, August 24
7:00 pm –Youth Event w/Brian Housman (The Outlet)

SATURDAY, August 25
6:00 am – Men’s Prayer Time (Room 111)
8:00 am – Prayer Walk (CCHS)
6:00 pm – Tech Savvy Parenting w/Brian Housman (FLC)

NEXT SUNDAY, August 26 (Christian Education Sunday)
10:15 am – Consecration of teachers and helpers; Bible Promotion; Consecration for students and faculty heading back to school
12:00 pm – Teacher/Helper Appreciation Luncheon (FLC)
6:00 pm – Youth Bible studies


August 30 – Praise Team rehearsal, 7 pm


AUGUST 26 IS CHRISTIAN EDUCATION SUNDAY with Brian Housman! During the 10:15 worship there will be a Back to School Prayer of Blessing, Teacher Consecration, and Bible Promotion where incoming 2nd graders will receive a Bible.

KINGS KIDS CHOIR will start up again on Sunday, September 2. Practices will be the 1st and 3rd Sundays between Sunday school and the start of the church service. Look for sign-up sheets at Information Centers or email Heidi Zimmerman at heidsm117@hotmail.com. Kings Kids is for kids age 4 (by September 1st) through 5th grade.

WORSHIP TIME CHANGES (effective Sunday, September 2)

8:00 am – Traditional Service in the Sanctuary

9:00 – 10:00 am – Sunday School hour

10:30 am – Blended Service in the Sanctuary

Contemporary Service in the FLC

Beginning November 4, there will be a 4th worship service in the FLC at 9:00 am. This will be a contemporary service and will be held the same time as our Sunday School hour. This is a trial period from November 4 to April 21.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT WAVE resumes on September 12. Come for a meal at 5:30 pm. followed by Bible classes for all ages, and adult choir practices. Brochures are at the Information Centers.

WORSHIP AND MEN’S CHOIR PRACTICES begin September 5. Please consider joining one or both of these choirs! Contact Joy Brubaker if interested.

BRIAN HOUSMAN, founder and director of 360 Family Ministries, will be with us on August 25 from 6-9 speaking to parents and grandparents of Kindergarteners through 12th grade on “Tech Savvy Parenting.” Childcare will be provided from nursery to 5th grade for a donation to support the youth mission trip in 2019. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.

MISSION TRIP RECAPS are scheduled for Sunday evening, September 16 at 6:30 pm in the FLC. We will hear reports from the Alaska Mission Team, the Youth Mission Team, and the Adult Work Camp. Mark your calendars and plan to attend!

VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED to help with children’s classes during Wednesday Night Wave! Please contact Marie Martin!

SIGN-UP FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL FALL ELECTIVES! Sign-up in classrooms or on the bulletin boards in the narthex or FLC lobby.

COBYS BIKE & HIKE is Sunday, September 9 at Lititz CoB. Pick-up a brochure in the narthex to obtain details.

PRAYER WALK – The 6th annual Lebanon County School Prayer Walk will be held on Saturday, August 25. We will meet from 8:00-9:00 AM at Cedar Crest. Park in the lot near the Middle School entrance. At the school you may walk the campus individually or in small groups, silently praying for the upcoming school year, students, teachers and school staff. A prayer guide will be provided. Plan on joining us! Contact person is Brian Oxenreider.

AUGUST TRACT ON HOPE – Everyone has troubles in life. What keeps us overcoming? By experiencing hope in Christ. Pick up the tract, Hope for Hard Times, from one of the tract racks for someone lacking hope.

MOTHERING HEARTS, a ministry for women of all seasons of life, will resume on September 6 at 9:30 am. Childcare is provided to age 5. This is a time to meet, connect, support, pray, and listen to one another and the Holy Spirit. We meet in Room 111 on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Watch for details to come.

“MINUTE TO WIN IT” DATE NIGHT is Saturday, September 8 at 6:30 pm in the FLC. Desserts and coffee will be provided. Babysitters will also be available. Come out for a night of laughter and quality time with your spouse. Participation is voluntary. Sign-up in the narthex or FLC lobby if you will be attending. Questions may be directed to Michelle Krall or Amy Martin.

ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH to give or go OVER THE EDGE? This is a fundraiser for YFC on August 25 in which you can participate in. Go to the YFC website if you would like to participate. Pastor Tim and Travis Krall will be rappelling 60 feet down the side of the APR Supply Building in Lebanon if you would like to support them.

TRUCK AND TRACTOR CRUISE to benefit OnFire Ministries is Saturday, August 18 from 2 – 8 pm. The parade is at 4 pm. Gate donations and food contributions benefit OnFire Ministries. The Gift Auction benefits the Wenger Foundation. There are tractor rides and corn sandboxes for the children. Location is 251 S. Race Street in Myerstown. All are welcome!

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2018-2019 YEAR! If your child is 4-years old by the end of September, he/she is welcome to join. Contact Charity Martin or Carolina Shirk for a registration form.

WOMEN’S MONDAY BIBLE STUDY will begin September 17 with the Beth Moore DVD series, “The Quest.” All women are invited to join us on Monday mornings or evenings. Sign-up sheets are posted!

TUESDAY MORNING WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY resumes on September 11 at 10 am in the church library. We will begin a 12-week study on “Prayer.” Please sign-up!

Junior High Youth Events

1. August 19 – Bible study at 6 pm (all incoming 6th graders are welcome to attend!)

2. September 9 – Lunch at church followed by COBYS Bike & Hike

Senior High Youth Events

1. August 19 – Bible study at 6 pm (all incoming 9th graders are welcome to attend!)

2. August 19 – Teens and Parents Meeting regarding 2019 Mission Trip to Costa Rica. This meeting is in Room 109 and 111 after church. A light lunch will be served.

3. September 9 – Lunch at church followed by COBYS Bike & Hike

4. September 14 – Falcon 5th Quarter Outreach