Highlights for Sunday and Upcoming ABC Events/Items of Interest
Spiritual Formation Classes -- Sunday Mornings:Adult Sunday School Class Series continues Sunday, February 18, at 9:15 a.m. Participants are studying a 10-week course by Moody Bible Institute entitled "Survey of the Scriptures". This study focuses on the unity of the Bible, general themes, and basic content of all 66 books. Facilitator: Bill AllenJunior/senior high Bible study (Grades 6-12) -- Junior/senior high youth meet with Henry Bernshausen for a Bible study in the second level youth room at 9:15 a.m.
Worship Service – 10:30 a.m.Everyone is invited and encouraged to come on Sundays between 10 and 10:25 a.m. to participate in an informal time of fellowship over a cup of coffee and/or other available refreshments before the worship service. This is a good opportunity to get to know other ABC'ers as well as visitors.Current sermon series: Pastor Dave continuess a five-week series on the life of David on Sunday, February 18, with the second sermon entitled "The Abigail Way," based on the texts of 1 Samuel 25:2-42; Matthew 5:43-44.Child care is provided in Grace House from 10:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. A nursery is staffed with background-checked volunteers to provide care for infants and toddlers (through age 3). A children’s church option is available during the sermon segment of the worship service for children, ages 4 through Grade 5. NOTE TO VISITORS: First-time visitors to ABC may pick up a copy of Francis Chan's "Crazy Love" as our gift to you (one to a family, please). You will find this book on the information table. It would be appreciated if all visitors would complete the Connection Card located on the information table and place it in the wood offering box.
Additional Upcoming Activities/Events, Spiritual Formation Weekday Options, and Items of InterestStudent Impact youth group meets Wednesdays (days may vary) from 6 to 8 p.m. in the youth room (second level of the worship center) or at 1117 Cedar Bayou Road -- Contact Henry Bernshausen, ABC's youth pastor, for more information by emailing him at Henry.firstname.lastname@example.org. Administrative Committee meeting -- Sunday, February 18, at noon in Grace House libraryLadies' winter Bible study -- The 10-lesson, DVD series entitled "Believing God" by Beth Moore (notice it isn't entitled "Believing in God") continues Mondays/Tuesdays, through March 19/20 in Grace House meeting room. The Monday study time has been changed to 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. to noon. Workbooks are available for $15.99/each, and childcare is provided for Tuesday mornings. Facilitator: Mary SnellingsAnnual Mission Conference -- Our conference speaker is Brad Wood, a missionary serving in the Dominican Republic. Two opportunities are available to hear of his ministry:- Breakfast at 9am: Saturday, March 3 - Worship Service at 10:30am: Sunday, March 4Easter Sunday, April 1 -- Baby dedications and baptisms -- If you would like to dedicate your baby or declare your faith through baptism, please contact Pastor Dave to make arrangements.Membership Seminar -- If you are interested in becoming a member of Alliance Bible Church, please see Pastor Dave for information.Our church supports Jesse Wagner, missionary in Taipei, Taiwan -- To read his outstanding blog, go to email@example.com. Our Daily Bread devotional booklets for the current quarter and copies of our denominational magazine, "Alliance Life," are available on the book table at no charge. Healing/Listening Prayer Appointments -- If you would like more information on this ABC ministry, please pick up a Listening Prayer brochure on the information table. For additional guidelines or an appointment, you may contact Judy Heckman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Great Commission Fund contributions are welcomed and will be used to support Alliance missionaries around the world. Simply designate the amount of your donation on a giving envelope or on your check's memo.Connection Cards -- If you are new to ABC, have a change in your contact information, or would like to share a prayer request with the elders, you may use a "Connection Card," located on the information table. Simply provide the information and place it in the offering plate.Current issues of Alliance Life, our denomination's publication, are available free of charge on the information table or free subscriptions may be requested by calling the Alliance Service Center at 1-877-284-3262 (option 1) or by emailing email@example.com. Fishers' Net (a closed group on Facebook) provides an opportunity for ABC'ers to connect by expressing needs and meeting needs within our local body. The intention of this ministry is to help us build a 'net'work of service. This ministry will create a forum within our body to serve and connect within the church so that 'all men may know that we are His disciples.' The hope is that all ABC'ers will join this closed group on Facebook, and if/when you need assistance with a need, whether big or small, you will post your request. And when you are willing/able to meet a request that you will respond to that need by leaving a comment on the Fishers' Net Facebook site. Questions may be directed to Craig Duncan at firstname.lastname@example.org. ABC Library -- The church library is located in the main room of Grace House (aka the office building). It's very simple to utilize the self-checkout system which will enable you to avail yourself of many fine Christian books and other materials. Feel free to stop by -- and if you would like to donate some of your gently used Christian books, DVDs, etc., please feel free to leave them in the basket on the library check-out table.Sermons from our worship services are available for listening under the "Resources" link on this website.
Volunteers This Sunday:
Children's Church Leaders:
February 18: TBA
Greeter: Month of February: Judy HeckmanOn-Call Benevolence Team member:
Month of February: Judy HeckmanNursery Volunteers:
February 18: Christy Allen
Trustee on Lock-Up Duty:
Month of February: Jeremy AthaTrustees on Counting Duty
Month of February: Lynn Davis/Bryan Allen
QUESTIONS? Contact our office.