SUNDAY, October 14
“Casting the Net” | Luke 5:1-11 | Guest Speaker – Kris McFadden
Melissa Wagner/Mario Ermilus wedding (off-site)
6:00 pm – Junior High Youth Bible Study
6:00 pm – Senior High Youth Barn Party (Krall Farm)
MONDAY, October 15
9:00 am / 7:00 pm – Women’s Beth Moore Bible Study
TUESDAY, October 16
10:00 am – Women’s Bible Study (Library)
7:00 pm – Outreach Ministry Team meeting
WEDNESDAY, October 17
5:30 pm – Wednesday Night Wave meal and programs
6:30 pm – Nursery care/Kids Clubs/Adult Bible Studies
7:30 pm – Worship Choir rehearsal
8:40 pm – Men’s Choir rehearsal
THURSDAY, October 18
9:00 am – Quilting Day (experienced and beginners welcome)
9:30 am – Mothering Hearts Women’s Ministry (Room 111)
7:00 pm – Prayer Gathering for Unity (Room 111)
7:00 pm – Praise Team rehearsal
SATURDAY, October 20
6:00 am – Men’s Prayer Time (Room 111)
7:00 – 9:00 am – Elders Ministry Team meeting
9:00 am – Prayer Shawl Ministry Work Day (Room 108)
1:00 pm – Michelle Ault/David Zimmerman Wedding (off-site)
NEXT SUNDAY, October 21
12:00 pm – Costa Rica Mission Trip Meeting (Room 109/111)
7:00 pm – Revival Services
October 21 – 24 – Revival Services, 7 pm
October 25 – Prayer Gathering, 7 pm
October 27 – Londonderry Village Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale, 8 am
October 28 – Congregational Business Meeting, 7 pm
PASTOR CHALRIE & JANE are ministering in Duncansville, PA, at Carson Valley CoB. Keep them in prayer.
NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER information is due next Sunday.
BULLETIN INFORMATION is due Thursday morning this week by 8:00 am.
CONGREGATIONAL BUSINESS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 28 – There is a Congregational Business Meeting scheduled for Sunday October 28th to hold the final confirming vote for formal withdrawal from the denomination. All active, registered members will have the opportunity to vote with ballots to be mailed and absentee ballots will accepted. Please continue to pray as we walk together through this transition.
THE ELDERS continue to be in Room 210 following the 10:30 worship services for prayer and concerns.
FLC PRAYER – For the month of October, from 10:00-10:30 each Sunday in the FLC, the Prayer and Evangelism Team is providing prayer partners for anyone with any prayer need or concern. Simply stop by the Prayer Banner at the rear corner and someone will gladly pray with you there.
SUNDAY MORNING PRAYER TIME AT 8:30 IN ROOM 112 – All are encouraged to meet in room 112 on Sunday mornings at 8:30 to pray together, particularly for God’s church at Midway during this season of transition. Come and pray with us that as a body we would unite, trust God, and lean hard into His faithfulness.
HELP WANTED: 1-2 volunteers are needed for the Junior Church 4/K Team on the 4th Sunday of each month. Please contact Katie Stein if you’re willing to serve young disciples by teaching God’s Word.
COLIN ZIMMERMAN will be sharing about his upcoming mission work to Haiti in the adult class during the Wednesday Night Wave on October 17 at 6:30 pm in Rooms 109/111. All are welcome!
THE KINGDOM MARRIAGE ELECTIVE CLASS will continue next Sunday with the study “A Couple After God’s Own Heart,” taught by Ron Brubaker in Rooms 109/111. All are welcome!
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.
WEEKEND TO REMEMBER FOR COUPLES is coming to Hershey, PA on February 15-17. Midway Church will pay half for members from our church who are interested. Contact Missy Newswanger for more details.
MOTHERING HEARTS, a ministry for women of all seasons of life, meets at 9:30 am in Room 111. Childcare is provided to age 5. This is a time to meet, connect, support, pray, and listen to one another and the Holy Spirit.
October 18 – Ethel Wagner “Testimony in Cards”
November 1 – Denise Grove “Captive Thoughts”
November 15 – Jewelry Day – Bring $5 to make your own jewelry
GOLDEN AGE SUNDAY is November 11. A meal will be provided for all senior adults 60 years of age and older. Please sign-up in your adult classrooms or on the bulletin boards in the narthex or FLC lobby if you will be coming to enjoy the meal.
LONDONDERRY VILLAGE evening program is October 21 at 7 pm featuring “One Heart, One Voice.” All are invited.
NEW ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL ELECTIVE to begin in December. A depression and anxiety support group will start in December during the 9:00 Sunday school hour. Space is limited and sign-ups are required. First come, first serve basis. Watch for ways you can sign-up.
LCCM BENEFIT DINNER is Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 pm at Lebanon Area Evangelical Free Church. Music by Brothers in Grace Quartet. Cost is $25/person. Call 272-4400 ext. 211 before November 10 for tickets.
REJOICE 4 will be giving a full program at Mt. Zion CoB on Sunday, October 28 at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome.
HEIDELBERG CoB invites you to a Night of Accapella Singing is tonight, October 14 at 7:15 pm. Featured will be the Reaching Out Quartet, the Bollinger Family, and the Proclaiming Quartet.
NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL is hosting a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, October 20 from 7:30 – 10:30 am to benefit High School Mission Trips. Cost is $8/adults; $5/children ages 4-10; children 3 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased from High School students or at the door. All are welcome!
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES may be brought to church starting November 4 and are due by November 11. Details are in the newsletter as well as with the shoeboxes at the Welcome Centers. Pickup your shoeboxes today and start filling them for this outreach ministry.
SCENE TEAM MEETING is Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30 pm.
DIRECTORY UPDATES ARE NEEDED for 2019. Please give additions or corrections to the church office. Update forms can be found at the Information Centers.
LONDONDERRY VILLAGE FALL HARVEST AND CHRISTMAS BAZAAR is Saturday, October 27 from 8 am – 1 pm. Ham and Egg Breakfast is from 7:30 – 10 am. Tickets for the breakfast at $7/person. All are welcome to attend this event.
WORSHIP CHOIR will give a musical program at Londonderry Village on November 18 at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome!
ADULT WORK CAMP is March 31 – April 6, 2019. A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board.
NEW FOR OCTOBER – Is your life, or that of someone you know, going in the wrong direction? Please take a copy of “God Allows U-Turns” from the Tract Rack, and find new life. Other tracts have been added for fall that will appeal to hunters. Look for them
outside the sanctuary or Family life Center. Pray that God will use them to lead someone to eternal life in Christ.
BABY DEDICATION is Sunday, December 9 at 10:30 am in the FLC. Contact Pastor Charlie if interested
CHILDREN’S FALL PRAISE PROGRAM is Sunday, November 18 at 9 am. Practice for this program is November 16 at 7 pm. Any child or youth interested in sharing their musical talents in vocal or instrument, please contact Kathy Bollinger or Connie Knauss by November 4.
REVIVAL SERVICES are October 21-24. Rev. Chris Smith will be our evangelist. Keep him in prayer as he prepares for these services.
Junior High Youth Events
1. October 14 – Bible study at 6 pm
2. Christmas Cookie Bake Sale – December 1 from 9am-3pm
3. June 23-29, 2019 – Mission Trip to North Lawrence, Ohio
Senior High Youth Events
1. October 14 – Barn Party at Krall Farm from 6-9 pm
2. October 21 – Costa Rica meeting, Rm 109/111 after church
3. November 2-4 – Fall Weekend Retreat at United Zion Camp
4. November 11 – Bible study at 6 pm
5. February 15-17, 2019 – Snow Camp ($43 due November 25 along with health forms; final payment of $42 due Jan. 6)
6. July 6-13, 2019 – Mission Trip to Costa Rica ($50 due on December 2)