News for the Week of Dec. 9-15, 2006

 

A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OF YOU!  We are pleased to worship with you!  If you are visiting us for the first time, don’t hesitate to ask our hosts, Marty Barclay and Joanna McGrady, for any assistance you might need.  We welcome you to stay for our Fellowship Lunch, immediately following service today, in our Christian Life Center.


JUST A REMINDER FOR NEXT SABBATH Our Fellowship Lunch next week will be hosted by Women’s Ministry Team #4. The theme for Fellowship Lunch next weeks will be “Haystacks”. Please contact Terri Lovell to see what you might contribute. Thanks!

 

THE FLOWERS IN THE SANCTUARY TODAY  are in celebration of John and Cynthia Villa’s 15th Wedding Anniversary. Happy Anniversary!


About Our Guests Today . .  .
GLENDALE ADVENTIST ACADEMY.
Mission Statement “There is no greater gift to the future than a generation of young people who are empowered with spiritual commitment, strong academic preparation, leadership skills, and social awareness and sensitivity. Glendale Adventist Academy is at the forefront of developing such young people. “ To get more information about Glendale Adventist Academy and application information, contact Glen Baker at (818) 244-8671.

We also welcome Brenda Mohr and the Chorale. We are so blessed to have them here today.  


UPCOMING CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT GLENDALE ADVENTIST ACADEMY Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00 pm, 5th and 6th grade Bands and Choir. Thursday, December 14th at 7:00 pm, the Junior High Band and Choir. The address is 700 Kimlin Dr.
 

Dec. 12th, CHURCH FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING To the members who graciously volunteer their time and energy to the Finance committee, Mark you calendar and we will see you on Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm.


Dec. 14th, CHURCH BOARD MEETING This is your reminder to mark your calendar for Thursday evening at 7:00pm.  Call in any Agenda Items.


Dec. 16th, MESSIAH SING-A-LONG Please come and join us in this very special musical experience. This event will begin at 4:00pm in the Sanctuary. (see insert)

Dec. 18th, ETHEL BERTSCHE MEMORIAL SERVICE will be Monday, Dec. 18th, in our Sanctuary at  7:30 pm. 

Dec. 24th,  CANDLE LIGHT SERVICE We will be holding our Christmas Candle light service at 11:00pm in the sanctuary.  Invite your family and friends to come and celebrate the birth of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.

PRAYER CHAIN TEAM CAPTAIN If you are interested in assisting with this ministry, please contact Joanna McGrady at (661) 513-1093

OUR CHURCH FOOD PANTRY IS EMPTY!  Help us restock our food pantry by bringing a can or a box of food each week until the end of the year.

 

MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY (7:00 p.m.) is held at the home of Colleen Davis in Friendly Valley. We are studying the book "What the Bible Says about..." by E. Lonnie Melashenko.  All are welcome! For more information, call Colleen at 250-9338.


SERVING TODAY

DEACONS: Kory Stickland, Matt McCubbin
DEACONESSES: Terri Lovell, Teri Nelson
WELCOME DESK: Lorraine Burros
AUDIO VISUAL: Terry Holmes
SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHER: Ginny Lehde
WELCOME & FAMILY MATTERS:  Eric Thornburgh
CONGREGATIONAL SINGING: Glendale Choral
SONG LEADER: Peter Thornburgh


NEXT WEEK

DEACONS: Roosevelt Brody, Roger Combs
DEACONESSES: Edna Combs, Becky Combs
WELCOME DESK: Edna Combs
AUDIO VISUAL: Gene Allen
SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHER: Ginny Lehde
WELCOME & FAMILY MATTERS:  Bunny Thornburgh
CONGREGATIONAL SINGING: Youth SS Class  


HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
December  9, Candace Coot          
December  9, Mara Hinkle         
December 12, Jennifer Brody          
December 12, Davin Smith          
December 13, Teri Smith     


CALENDAR
December 12  Finance Committee  Meeting  7:00 pm (Pastor’s office)
December 14  Church Board Meeting  7:00 pm (Fireside Room)
December 16  Messiah Sing Along  4:00pm (
Sanctuary)

 

SERMON SCHEDULE
December 16      “Let All The Angels Worship”
                          Heb. 1                Pr. Hoenes
December 23      “Brining Us to Glory”
                          Heb. 2                Pr. Hoenes
December 30       Guest Speaker - Pr. Geof Park
January 6            “The Rest of Advent Hope”
    
                      Heb 3 & 4        Pr. Hoenes


MEDIA LISTINGS
VOICE OF PROPHECY  www.vop.com
Los Angeles KKLA-FM 99.5,  5:00 a.m. / 9:15 p.m.
Sunday: December 10 Peter and Jude: Stand and Be Counted 
The epistles of Peter and Jude call Christians to remain strong in faith and to live their lives as a testimony to their faith--even in the face of fierce troubles and persecution.
Daily: December 11-15 The Believer's Bullet-Proof Vest
Christians in Paul's day needed a spiritual sword, shield, and helmet. Do God's warriors in 2004 need a Kevlar bullet-proof vest, infrared night goggles, and an M-16? Are the weapons of heaven still as powerful, and the defenses as impregnable? Be sure to tune in for five powerful, concluding messages in the Voice of Prophecy's study of Ephesians!

IT IS WRITTEN  www.iiw.org
Sundays, KCAL 9, 9:00 a.m. KTBN (TBN),10:30 a.m.
Dec 10th  With Christ in the Desert
The San tribe is a very remote tribe of Bushmen living in the Kalahari Desert. A few generations ago, you might have wondered how anyone could ever reach them with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. On today’s program, you will meet a man who has gone to the Kalahari Desert, lived among the Bushmen and helped them build their own churches. This is a story you have to hear to believe.

I N   M E M O R I U M

ETHEL BERTSCHE

 

Dear Friends & Members of Our Church:

Sometime on the morning of Thursday, November 30th, Ethel fell in her home. When she didn’t answer the phone Friday morning, Lorraine Burros drove over to see her and discovered her unconscious on the floor. A volunteer to the very end, Ethel and Lorraine were scheduled to fold the bulletins together that morning at the church.

 

Ethel was taken to HMNMH Emergency, where she was evaluated and admitted. It was determined that she had suffered a massive stroke, and was kept warm and comfortable until her passing this past Monday morning, December 4. She was 99 years old.

 

Though childless, Ethel was a matriarch in our church community. Faithful in death as in life, she chose to donate her body to science via Loma Linda University, and her assets have been left to the church. She was always in Sabbath School, when able to attend, and always careful to listen for Bible content in the sermons. She stood as a great example, and always sought to serve our God.

 

Ethel will be greatly missed.

 

Special Thanks to all of you who spent time with her in her last years, and in her last days. Your loving care is why Santa Clarita is a great church family to be a part of! Let yet another generation of caring people arise to look after our elders.

 

A Memorial Service is planned for Monday Evening, the 18th of December at 7:30 pm, here in our sanctuary.

 

Pastor Greg