Music Ministry Rehearsal Schedule for the week:
Thursday, December 20th @ 6:30 p.m. - VOA Praise Ensemble
St. Vincent de Paul 2017 Sylvia’s Toys for Christmas – The Youth Ministry invites All Ministries of our Church to share in a wonderful community gift initiative. Please consider donating a toy to a needy child (ages Infant to 12 years). All gifts should be placed in the box near the Clerk’s office by Thursday, December 14, 2017. Please see Sis. Dianne Pullen for additional information
Members of the Saturday Feeding Ministry are invited to the Christmas Fellowship Activity on Saturday, December 15, at 5:30 P. M. All members of this ministry are encouraged to attend; Deacons, Deaconesses, Ushers, Choirs, Sunday School. Sisterhood, and Brotherhood.
The Annual Christmas program will be held on Sunday, December 16th at 6:30 p.m. Please see Sis. Dianne Pullen and Latasha Talton for more information. Our committee will be casting and scheduling practice sessions real soon . . . . don’t miss the great opportunity to participate.
Plan to attend Bible Study! Mid-Morning Bible Study is on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Family Worship Hour is on Wednesday evenings. Prayer Service is at 6:00 p.m., followed by Bible Study for all ages at 6:30 p.m. Come and share with us this week.
Saturday Church School! The youth of Greater Mount Carmel is invited to join us on Saturday for Church School. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.; Devotional period starts at 9:00 a.m. Church School starts at 9:20 a.m. and we are finished by 10:00 a.m. Come and bring a friend.
Remember Sunday School is still held EVERY Sunday - Devotional at 9:30 a.m. and classes from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
New Members Training is offered during the Sunday School Teaching Hour. We strive to help our new members develop a better understanding of the purpose of the Church and the role they are to play. For more information, contact Deacon Aolar Wilson.
All members born in the month of December are asked to sign the Birthday & Anniversary sheet on the bulletin board near the front office.
Forms for reserving the Fellowship Hall and/or any room in the Educational Annex are located in a special mail tray on the Clerk’s door. It is important that the forms are completed and turned in at least 7 days in advance of your event. Members are encouraged to use the form for all activities planned.
All articles to be posted on the bulletin board must have the pastor’s approval and signature.
Anyone desiring to meet with Pastor Lowe may call the Church Office at 775-7372 to schedule an appointment. Appointment days are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
All announcements to be included in the Worship Folder must be submitted to the church clerk no later than the Tuesday, 4:00 P. M. prior to that Sunday. Announcements must be placed in the tray outside the office door or email to email@example.com.
Faith to Discern
Monday, Dec. 11 “The Call of Joshua” (Deuteronomy 31:14-15, 23; 34:9)
Tuesday, Dec. 12 “The Call of Samuel” (1 Samuel 3:1-9)
Wednesday, Dec. 13 “Test the Spirits” (1 John 4:1-6)
Thursday, Dec. 14 “A Blind Man’s Discernment” (John 9:13-17)
Friday, Dec. 15 “Not Ashamed of the Gospel” (Romans 1:8-12, 16-17)
Saturday, Dec. 16 “An Open Door of Faith” (Acts 14:21-28)
Sunday, Dec. 17 “Discerning the Spirit’s Call” (Acts 13:1-12)
Sis. Marian Brooks
Sis. Donna S. Brown
Sis. Gloria Brown
Sis. Edna Crockett
Sis. Verader Chapman
Sis. Amelia Davis
Sis. Eula Davis
Sis. Lillie Evans
Bro. & Sis. Larry (Ozanna) Garner
Bro. Raymond Hebert
Sis. Lucille Huggins
Sis. Lernise Jackson
Sis. Albertha Johnson
Sis. Jestina Johnson
Bro. LoVaughn Lewis
Sis. Brenda Moncriffe
Sis. Carolyn Morris
Bro. Jerry O. Payne
Sis. Delores Plummer
Sis. Shirley Poche
Bro. Carl E. Porter, Sr.
Bro. & Sis. Thonius (Alice) Robinson
Sis. Dolores Reese-Robinson
Bro. Larry Robinson
Sis. Cynthia Scott
Bro. Robert Smith
Sis. Sarah Starring
Sis. Eileen Taylor
Sis. Bonnie Thomas
Sis. Katie Vernon
Sis. Gilda Williams
Sis. Aolar Wilson