SERMON NOTES

THE GALAXY
November - Stars Teacher: Abby Gregg - Rockets Teacher: Kelvin and Beckie Ellinger Memory Verses God saw all that He had made, and it was very good. Genesis 1:31 Two people are better than one. They can help each other in everything they do. Ecclesiastes 4:9 - Planet Zero Helpers: Erica Walsh, Darlene Yake, Susan Linnabary, Susan Bill, Scott and Rebecca Morrison

Mark Your Calendars 2009 Nov 17: Packing Operation Christmas Child boxes at 9am Nov 21: Creation Museum Trip Nov 21: Men’s Breakfast 8:00am (FH) Nov 21: Membership Class @ 9am (FH) Nov 22: Men’s Retreat Committee Meeting at noon Nov. 24th: WMF Annual Soup Supper and Talent Auction at 5:30pm Nov. 25th: Thanksgiving Communion Service at 7:30pm. Nov. 26th: Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl 9am (Park Ave. Elem) Dec 6: Natalie Grant Concert at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium Dec 13th: Congregational Meeting at 6pm 2010 January 10: Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (13 week workshop). 5-7pm. Childcare will be provided. January 29-31: Men’s Retreat @ Camp Gideon February 9-16: Jamaica Missions Trip March 19-21: High School Youth Retreat July 25-31: Missions Camp

High School Youth Group (Grades 9-12): Meets at 6:30-9:30 pm on Wednesday Location: Chapel/Balcony Middle School/ Junior High Youth Group (Grades 6-8) Meets at 5-8 pm on Sunday Location: Chapel/Balcony HS Girls Fellowship “His Precious Pearls” Meets every Sunday @ 6:00 pm Location: Pastor Mark's Home (6276 Twp. Rd. 87 Mt. Gilead) Contact Diane Googins for more info at: dtgoogins@columbus.rr.com Questions: Contact Pastor Mark at 419-946-1100 x 317 pastormarkg@live.com

Welcome to Worship
GILEAD FRIENDS CHURCH 3613 Gilead Twp. Rd. 115 Mt. Gilead, OH 43338 www.gileadfriendschurch.org Email: gileadfriendschurch@gmail.com 419-946-1100 Pastor Ron Ellyson - Senior Pastor Pastor Brian Mosher Pastor Jim McMillan Pastor Mark Googins
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SUNDAY - November 15 5:30 pm - All Church Thanksgiving Meal (FH,AU) TUESDAY - November 17 6:00 am - 8:00 am - Intercessory Prayer at the 24/7 chapel at Trinity 9:00 am - Packing Operation Christmas Child boxes (Lobby) UMC7:30 pm - Men’s open gym basketball (AU) WEDNESDAY - November 18 6:30 pm-9:30 pm- IGNITE YOUTH MINISTRIES (Senior High 9-12 grade) SATURDAY - November 21 8:00 am - Men’s Prayer Breakfast (FH) 9:00 am - Membership Class (FH) AU: Auditorium CR: Conference Room CA: Café FH: Fellowship Hall CH: Chapel PR: Prayer Room

THE FRIENDS CAFÉ needs someone to work the 4th Sunday of each month. If this something that you’re interested in, please contact Brenda Thompson at 419-947-7004 ATTENTION LADIES: PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN DATE. We will now be packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child boxes on Tuesday the 17th at 9:00am at the Welcome Center. If you would like to be a part of this ministry - please bring scissors and empty shoe boxes. Thank you for your faithfulness to this ministry. THANKSGIVING COMMUNION SERVICE will be Wednesday, November 25th at 7:30 pm in the chapel. Childcare will be provided. THANKSGIVING BASKETS - Our church will be giving away Thanksgiving baskets this year to those in our congregation and community who have a financial need at the present time and could benefit from this. If you know of someone we could encourage in this way, please call the church office at 419-9461100. ATTENTION ALL YOUNG ADULTS - There will be a party on Friday, November 20th at Pastor Ron and Darla’s home (4851 Twp. Rd. 126, Cardington) following the Gilead Christian Boys Basketball scrimmage..aprox. 9:00pm. Come out for a great time of food and fellowship. MEN’S PRAYER BREAKFAST - All men post High School are invited to attend our Men’s Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, November 21st at 8:00am in the Fellowship Hall. HEARTBEAT OF MORROW COUNTY is in need of snowsuits, winter jackets and coats as well as boots for infants through size 6. Items can be either new or gently used. Items can either be dropped off at the Welcome Center or taken directly to Heartbeat on Tuesdays or Thursday from 1-3pm. If you have any questions, please call Heartbeat at 419-947-9397. GILEAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL’S VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM is collecting non perishable food items for the Morrow County Food Pantry. Donations can be dropped off anytime between now and November 20th at the church Welcome Center.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES Class list & map are available at the Welcome Center Nursery provided for newborns up to age 2 - Room 101

10:30 am

WORSHIP

Nursery provided for newborns to age 2 - Room 101 “Stars” Ages 2 - 4 - Room 102 “Rockets” Kindergarten - Preschool Area Grades 1-6 in the chapel. Kids will go directly to Planet Zero following dismissal from Worship.

OUR NEXT COMMUNITY MEAL is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day November 26th @ 6:00 pm. Volunteering here is a great opportunity to show Christ’s love for others in our community. If you would like to be a part of this wonderful ministry and help serve the meal, or donate food please call Sandy Henry at 419-947-6142. This month we are collecting Blanket Throws to giveaway. If you can help with this need please leave donations @ The Welcome Center marked Community Meal MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the upcoming Natalie Grant Concert on December 6th. Tickets are $25 for Artist Circle and $15 for General Admission. Tickets are on sale now! Head to the church website at www.gileadfriendschurch.org for all the details. THANK YOU so much for a great auction! Our GCS Annual “Home For The Holidays” Auction raised about $20,000 for our school. Thank you so much for your support of Christian Education. 8 Week Financial Challenge Update! (November 8th thru December 27th ) Total Amount Needed Weekly Amount Needed Amount Received last Sun. (1st wk.) Amount Behind Total Current and Past due Bills

Message:

Pastor Ron Ellyson

5:30 pm

All Church Thanksgiving Meal
In the Fellowship Hall and Auditorium Entertainment by The Sontunes

$116,000 $ 14,500 ($116,000 / 8) $ 13,000 $ 1,500 $ 26,000

Praise The Lord for His resources and your Faithfulness!

GFC’s ANNUAL TURKEY BOWL will be Thanksgiving morning @ 9am. Come to the field West of the MG Pool for some fun flag football.

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