____________________________________________________________ Welcome and Happy Sabbath to each and everyone who chose to come and worship with us today. We are blessed to gather together in the presence of the Lord. May you go out from this assembly and bless those around you! ____________________________________________________________ The offering today is specifically for our local church budget. These monies go for the upkeep of our building and grounds. It also supports the various ministries within our church and to the community.
Announcements Mission Sonlight
The Church at Worship 11:05 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Presiding Elder James Pate
There will be a church business meeting on Sunday Dec. 9th at 12:30pm. All church members are invited to attend. We will review a proposal from the board regarding nominating committee for 2012. A church board meeting will immediately follow. __________________________________________________________________
There will be a town hall meeting at the Lynchburg Church today at 5:30. Conference representatives will be there to discuss a variety of issues facing the Adventist Church. Feel free to come and express your opinions or concerns. __________________________________________________________________
Invocation Welcome ▲
Garden of Prayer
The church will be hosting a Christmas dinner and concert on Sabbath December 15. A catered dinner will be served at 5:00pm followed by a concert from Offering at 6:00pm. This is the musical group in which Andy and Deb Cobb sing and play. It is sure to be an amazing evening.
Scripture Reading Jonah 1:1,3 Sermon
"Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not." -Unknown
Opening Hymn “Angels We Have Heard on High”
Lamb’s Offering and Children’s Story
__________________________________________________________________ Thought for the Week:
Elder James Pate
Tithes and Offerings
Fellowship Dinner changes. We will be having our fellowship meals on the 1st and 4th Sabbaths for the month of December. Please bring your favorite holiday dishes to share!
Merry Christmas to the Daughters of the King! Sharon Cress (Director of Women’s Ministries for the Potomac Conference) will be sharing a message and a meal with the women of the Roanoke Valley on Sunday Dec. 2nd at 10:00am. The program will be held at the Sheraton Hotel located at: 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA. If you did not RSVP, feel free to check with Carol Doudiken (540-580-1589) for any cancelled seats that may be available. ____________________________________________________________ If you would like to share an announcement with our church family please get it to Summer Pate by Wednesday
Elder Fedly Prophete
#142 Elder James Pate Denise Hollenbach June Schneider Renee and Justin Ford Zachary Pate
Elder Fedly Prophete “Running From God”
Closing Hymn “I Will Follow Thee” Benediction
#623 Elder Fedly Prophete
▲Indicates congregation is to stand ▼Indicates congregation is to kneel.
Organist: Edith Jensen
Pianist: Summer Pate
Mission Statement: The North Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church exists to grow healthy disciples for Jesus Christ
Church Budget Proposed Weekly Proposed Monthly Received Nov. 24th Received for Month
4700 North Ridge Lane Mail: P.O. Box 19098 Roanoke, VA 24019 (540)362-0200 www.northvalleysdachurch.com
Sunset Times $1,260.00 $5,040.00 $ 612.00 $4,025.25
Saturday, Dec. 1st Friday, Dec. 7th Saturday, Dec. 8th
North Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church
5:03 p.m. 5:01 p.m. 5:01 p.m.
December 1, 2012
Contacts Pastor Ruben Ramos
Local Elders James Pate Rick Cooper Fedly Prophete Martin Schneider
(540) 483-9039 firstname.lastname@example.org (540) 580-3416 email@example.com (540) 355-9075 firstname.lastname@example.org (540) 334-2929 email@example.com
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SUBMISSIONS TO THE BULLETIN Please send all submissions for the bulletin to Summer Pate no later than 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday prior to Sabbath. Send information to: firstname.lastname@example.org, OR call 540-483-9039
The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD. Jonah 1:1,3 NIV