Sunday December 31, 2017 Bulle n
Bulle n dedicated in loving memory of Ben Johnson
THIS WEEK AT VALLEY FORGE… TODAY 31st 9:45am
SUNDAY SCHOOL with D6 lesson “The Promise of Resurrec on.”
10:45am MORNING WORSHIP with Children’s & Praise Choirs and Pastor Mark preaching. 4:45pm
NO PRAISE CHOIR PRACTICE
EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE with Praise Choir singing and Rev. David Odom preaching.
VOLS … THIS MORNING 10:45am Cradle Roll: Keaton Johnson, Casey Crumley Toddlers: Cody & Brannon Vanover Floater: Bailey Montgomery Van: Mike White (423) 725‐4650 Shu le: James Bunten, Greg Ha ield VOLS … THIS EVENING 6:00pm Cradle Roll: Melissa Carr, Melinda Gentry Toddlers: Shaun & Melanie Julian Floater: Ca e Carr Van: Keith Hayes (423) 725‐2953
MONDAY 1st ‐‐‐‐‐
CHURCH OFFICES CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 3rd 6:45pm
COTTAGE PRAYER MEETING with CIA CLASS at the home of Lonnie & Geraldine Shell.
7:00pm CTS SANCTUARY CLASS with prayer, praise, singing, and Bible Study with Pastor Mark. “A Clash of Kingdoms” by Ray Vander Laan is a 5 week study which will challenge us to proclaim God’s name in all the earth in the midst of false gospels, just as Paul did to the Greeks.
THIS WEEK AT VALLEY FORGE… WEDNESDAY 3rd (con nued) 7:00pm
AWANA CLUBS for youth through 6th grades with singing, prayer, ac vi es, Bible memoriza on & more! A great spiritual investment in your child or grandchild. Classes in lower level. See Gina Johnson.
Van: Kevin Pitman (423) 725‐4296
THURSDAY 4th 6:30pm MEN’S FELLOWSHIP at FH. Sign up on tear oﬀ. See Glen Creasey.
SUNDAY 7th 9:45am
SUNDAY SCHOOL with D6 lesson “The Importance Of Obedience.”
10:45am MORNING WORSHIP with Children’s & Praise Choirs and Pastor Randy preaching.
PRAISE CHOIR PRACTICE
EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE with Praise Choir singing and Rev. Jake Johnson preaching.
COMING UP… JANUARY 8 (Monday) SENIOR ADULTS BINGO FELLOWSHIP at FH at 10:00am. Bring a dessert. See Pastor Mark. JANUARY 10 (Wednesday) SECOND HARVEST MOBILE FOOD PANTRY at 9:00am. Volunteers appreciated. See Pastor Mark. JANUARY 10 (Wednesday) YOUTH CHOIR PRACTICE in YRC @ 6:30pm.
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JANUARY 14 (Sunday) REV. JON BABB will be preaching during the Evening Worship Service. JANUARY 16—23 (Tuesday — Tuesday) GUATEMALA MISSION TEAM to Escuintla, Guatemala to build a sanctuary for the residents of the landﬁll and the Land of Hope.
JANUARY 28 (Sunday)
VALLEY FORGE YOUTH GOT TALENT Youth night during the Evening Worship Service. Sign up on tear oﬀ. See Shannon Deloach. APRIL 30 — MAY 2 (Monday — Wednesday) SENIOR ADULTS SPRING TRIP to Pennsylvania and Washington, DC. Trip includes Hershey Chocolate Factory, Sight & Sound Theater, Amish bus tour, Good & Plenty Restaurant, Lancaster Comedy, and US Capital tour. Sign up on tear oﬀ. $275 each. 40 spots available. $50 deposit due January 28. See Pastor Mark.
NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES… THE COOKING GROUPS of Ann Revis and Peggy Nave served the Ben Johnson family (father of Pastor Randy Johnson and Rick Johnson) this week.
2017 HIGHLIGHTS: Average Sunday Morning Worship: 653 Average Sunday School: 380 Average CTS: 287 Bap sms: (13) David Carpenter, Makayla Coad, Nora Crumley, Daniel Farmer, Cory Lawson, Braysin Loveless, James Moﬃ , Callie Pippin, Nate Pippin, Kristen Santucci, Melissa Saylor, Cruz Stout, Natalee Williams Member Deaths: (8) Flo Allen, Lula Bell Frazier, Bill Jenkins, Ben Johnson, Edna Johnson, Wayne Markland, Mildred Vaughan, Do e Williams Baby Dedica ons: (5) Thomas Mason Hyder, Oakley Grant Johnson, Adelyn Marie Lovelace, Macie Grace Pearson, Jonah Glen Snyder Easter Worship Service: 1,035 New Minister’s Ordained: (3) Jon Babb, Jake Johnson, David Odom
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2017 HIGHLIGHTS: (con nued) New Members: (66) Cathy Anderson, Nico Ashley, Tammy Ashley, Lisa Baker, Sco y Baker, David Bass, Dena Bass, Will Beckelhimer, Dinah Blair, Alyceson Blevins, Janean Blevins, Andrea Bowers, Hannah Bowers, Richard Bowers, Deborah Brand, Amara Bunten, Aundria Bunten, Alice Bunton, Jack Bunton, Lynsey Burleson, Sco Burleson, David Carpenter, Carolyn Clark, Makayla Coad, Angela Cole, Phillip Condrey, Kenneth Ellis, Daniel Farmer, Jennifer Farmer, Sco Farmer, Nathan Hargis, Dayna Harris, Jesse Harris, Joey Hilbert, Lisa Hilbert, Rebecca Hodgson, Nikole Hyder, Perry Hyder, Julie Irmeger, Tom Irmeger, Linda Jones, Shaun Julian, Melanie Julian, Cory Lawson, Sandy Miller, Wanda Nave, McKendra Norris, Bethany Pa erson, Nancy Perkins, Steve Perkins, Megan Reid, Jamie Simerly, Ka e Simerly, Ben Smith, Jim Such, Sonia Such, Chris Tester, Jessica Tester, David Tolley, Kelli Tolley, Rachel Tro , Lacey Turbyﬁll, Marie Turbyﬁll, Darlene Williams, Natalee Williams, Jeremy Wright Second Harvest: 1,110 families fed Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Shoeboxes: 458 Summer Food Program: Over 350 children per week
WELCOME TO VALLEY FORGE … BE OUR GUEST ... Our Pastors would like to meet you a er the service at the front of the Sanctuary. Childcare (Birth ‐ 3 yrs) is available in lower level at “The Ark”. Welcome!
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MEN’S FELLOWSHIP (January 4)
YOUTH TALENT NIGHT (January 28)
SENIOR ADULTS SPRING TRIP (April 30 — May 2)
MY WORSHIP & SERVING ... VOLS … NEXT SUNDAY MORNING 10:45am Cradle Roll: Darrell & Cynthia Lyons Toddlers: John & Nicole Moore Floater: Kayla Lyons Van: Keith Hayes (423) 725‐2953 Shu le: Kevin Crowe, Tom Irmeger VOLS … NEXT SUNDAY EVENING 6:00pm Cradle Roll: David & Ginger Nidiﬀer Toddlers: Mark & Rachel Guinn Floater: Renita Bunten Van: Keith Hayes (423) 725‐2953
PRAYER Pray for the families of Evelyn Davis (a endee) Ben Johnson (father of Pastor Randy Johnson & Rick Johnson) who passed away this week.
STEWARDSHIP Sunday School: 299 Morning: 611 Evening: N/A Wed. CTS: 187 Oﬀering: $12,393.42 Weekly Budget Target: $18,128.56
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! 12/31 1/1 1/2 1/3 1/4 1/5 1/6
Jan Hinshaw, Bryson Smith Pauline McKinney Kerri Birchﬁeld, Ken Dugger Brayleigh Davenport, Jessa Hampton, Sydney Jenkins, Michael Lawson, Carl Roberson, Richard Shell Bryce Carter, Richard Lunceford, Jamie Moreﬁeld, Relic Vanover, Kristen Waters Dinah Blair, Chelsea Garland, Mike Estep, Charles Morton, Jessica Tester Emily Harrison, Patricia Honeycu , Buster Lyons
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY 12/31 Stacy & Teresa McKinney, David & Melissa Nichols 1/3 Jonathan & Whitney Hankins
CONTACT OF THE WEEK Jim & Elsie Rogers (Get Well/ Encouragement) 477 Minton Hollow Road Elizabethton, TN 37643