IT'S THE WEEKEND!
LET ST. JOHN KNOW THAT THEY ARE INVITED
TO YOUR CHURCH!
Happy Friday Everyone!
From the Leadership Team
COMING UP AT PATHWAY:
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26 8:15 AM Set Up Begins 8:45 AM Praise Team Practice 9:00 AM Catechism for 6th-12th Grade Will NOT Meet10:00 AM Service Begins - Name Tag Sunday - Special Offering for Mobility Ministries - Pathway Kids Ages 3-4th Grade Will NOT Meet11:15 AM Congregational Meeting
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 8:00 AM Faith and Action Service Opportunity--Cutting, Splitting, Wrapping Wood
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 8:15 AM Set Up Begins 8:45 AM Praise Team Practice 9:00 AM Catechism for 6th-12th Grade Will Meet10:00 AM Service Begins - Pathway Kids Ages 3-4th Grade Will Meet 5:00 PM High School Youth Group Will Meet
This Sunday we welcome Pastor Lance Davids. He is the Director of Advancement, Vision and Spiritual Development at Illiana Christian High School and the teaching pastor at Crossroads Community Church. His message is "Fighting Anxiety with Joy" and is based on Psalm 55 and Hebrews 12:1-3.SPECIAL OFFERING THIS SUNDAY – Our special offering received THIS Sunday will be for Mobility Ministries located in DeMotte, Indiana. They make and deliver special carts for free to those unable to walk. Each cart costs $300. Their mission is to reflect the love of Jesus Christ by bringing MOBILITY and DIGNITY to those in emerging countries who are unable to walk. CALL FOR CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – The Leadership Team is calling for a Congregational Meeting THIS Sunday, January 26 following the worship service to vote on a potential next step. If you did not receive a copy of the document, please email Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an electronic copy of the handout for your review and discussion with a member of the Leadership Team. If you will not be in attendance this Sunday for the Congregational Meeting, you may submit an absentee ballot. Please email it to the Leadership Team Clerk at email@example.com. Please include the name(s) of the individual(s) who are casting a vote along with their vote.
PASTORAL CARE CONCERNS – In this time of transition, please contact your Elder with any pastoral care concerns or celebrations.
FAITH AND ACTION SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Looking to volunteer as a family (ages 13 and up), earn service hours, or fulfill community service time? Faith and Action, a ministry in Crete that employs disadvantaged men, needs help cutting, splitting, and wrapping wood. Please join us NEXT Saturday, February 1 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon (come and go as needed!) at 225 W. Burville Road, Crete, Illinois. We also welcome help during the week. For more information, please visit www.faithandactiononline.org or contact John at (708) 314-5686.HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP – The High School Youth Group will meet NEXT Sunday, February 2 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friends are always welcome. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (219) 558-0573.WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY – The Women's Wednesday Evening Bible Study will next meet on Wednesday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. in St. John, Indiana. Our study is Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado. We will review the group study of Session 1 and begin Session 2. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (219) 558-0573.. New members are always welcome!
FROM THE YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR SEARCH TEAM – We continue to receive and review resumes of potential candidates and conduct phone and in-person interviews. Please pass along the information and/or link to anyone who you think might be interested in the position. The position description and overview to be used in our search for potential candidates may be found at www.pathwaycrc.org/YouthDirector.
PLEASE SHARE – Help us find a worship coordinator! If you have a Facebook account, go to facebook.com/pathwaycrc and share the post with the link to more information about our job opening. Be sure to include the original post. Let's get the word out there, and let's pray that God will provide someone who is the right fit for our church!
SET UP/TAKE DOWN OF CHAIRS SUNDAY MORNINGS – Would You Help? We are in desperate need of help Sunday mornings setting up chairs and taking down chairs for worship starting at 8:15 a.m. each Sunday. If you can help even just one Sunday, please let the church office know, (219) 558-0573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Do you have a love for infants and young children? Why not serve in the Pathway Nursery about once a month? If you are willing and available to help, please email the church office at email@example.com.
Please remember to check out our website, http://www.pathwaycrc.org/ for more information on all our programs and opportunities.
See you on Sunday,
The Leadership Team