October 19 Midweek Update

October 19 Midweek Update

Dear Faith Community Church Family,

Over the past two weeks we’ve looked at the second and third petitions of the Lord’s Prayer: “Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” I hope you have been reminded (as I have) of how great a gift prayer truly is–we have the privilege of going to our heavenly Father for our every need!

This Sunday, from 4:00-5:00pm, we have the opportunity to come together and seek the Lord with one another in our Kingdom Prayer small groups. 

We have four host homes (addresses in your email)

Dennis and Audrey Dobbs

Dan and Katie Wetherington

Ben and Jackie Huggins

Isaac and Erin Evans

Take advantage of this opportunity to pray kingdom prayers with your brothers and sisters in Christ. If you haven’t already, I encourage you to sign up for one of the Kingdom Prayer small groups, either by contacting the church office or by signing the sheet in the narthex. 

On Sunday, Don Johnson will be sharing God’s Word with us from Ecclesiastes 12:8-14, with a sermon entitled “The End of the Matter.”

Click here to access the livestream of this Sunday’s service (9:30am).

Tomorrrow: Caring Network Celebration (6:00pm)

Tomorrow, October 20, is the Caring Network Dinner in Oak Brook. Please contact Amy-Jo Wierenga or Jackie Huggins for additional details. 

A Praying Life Seminar: November 4-5 (Friday Evening & Saturday Morning)

As was shared at our Vision Night, Bob Allums, director of A Praying Life Ministry, is coming to our church November 4 & 5 to guide our A Praying Life seminar. Bob has led over 100 A Praying Life seminars all over the world, and it’s our privilege to have him join us. This event will dig into what it means to live a life of prayer and there will be plenty of time to pray! Registration and refreshments will begin at 5:30pm Friday and our first session will begin at 6:00pm. On Saturday morning, refreshments will be served at 8:00am and the seminar will begin at 8:30am and conclude at 12:30pm. If you would like to attend the seminar, please sign your name on the sign-up sheet in the narthex or contact the church office. The Participant Manuals are $8.00 each, and can be paid for with cash, check or on the church website. If paying on the church website, please note that the payment is for the Participant Manual. The Participant Manuals will be available for pickup at the event.

  Providing Meals for Sharon Vaughn

If you would like to provide a meal for Sharon Vaughn as she recovers from back surgery, please go to: takethemameal.com, click on “Find a Meal Schedule,” enter Last Name: Vaughn, Password: (in email). If you need assistance with signing up, please contact Don Johnson or the church office.

Prayer Requests

Nick and Cornelia Popescu: Pray for Cornelia as she awaits surgery in November.

Karla and Gary Van Der Molen: Please pray for encouragement and strength for Karla as she manages ALS.

Sharon Vaughn: Pray for continued recovery for Sharon following back surgery.

Mollie Taylor: Please pray for Mollie who was taken to the ER last week with high blood pressure and is now home recovering.

Grace and Peace,

Pastor Rhett

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