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Intermission Service-

____________________________________________________________ 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 of the day is Adventist Community Services which is part of the World Budget. If you would like your offering to go toward this fund please mark your tithe envelope accordingly, all loose offering stays here for our church budget. May the Lord bless and multiply your gift.

10:45-10:50 10:50-11:05

The Church at Worship 11:05 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Presiding Elder Rick Cooper


Membership Transfer First Reading: Pastor Ruben Ramos from the Fairfax Spanish SDA church and Silvana Guillon from the Institute Florida Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina to the North Valley SDA church. __________________________________________________________________

There is a brother who is in need of temporary shelter as Winter approaches. If you are moved to help, please contact Pastor Ramos or Elders Prophete or Cooper. "But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves." -James 1:22


Elder Rick Cooper

Opening Hymn “Go Tell it on the Mountain” Tithes and Offerings

Garden of Prayer Lamb’s Offering and Children’s Story

Fellowship dinner this month will be the 4th Sabbath instead of the 3rd. Please bring your favorite holiday foods to share with our church family.

Special Music


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 Mathew 5:6 Sermon


__________________________________________________________________ Thought for the Week: A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself. - Anonymous

Pastor Ruben Ramos



Sabbath December 22nd will be North Valley’s Christmas program. The are sure to be blessed with a variety of musical talents, Christmas stories, and a play put on by our children. Don’t miss this special Sabbath! ____________________________________________________________ Church Business meeting tomorrow at 12:30pm. All are invited to attend and review a proposal from the board regarding nominating committee for 2012. A church board meeting will immediately follow. ____________________________________________________________ If you would like to share an announcement with our church family please get it to Summer Pate by Wednesday

Announcements Songs of Praise and Worship

#121 Elder Rick Cooper Todd Ewald Marguerite McGraw Daniella and Ashley Nicole Light

Pastor Ruben Ramos “Pursuing Happiness: A Hungry Heart”

Jason Huffman

Baptism ▲

Closing Hymn “Jesus Lover of my Soul” Benediction

#489 Pastor Ruben Ramos

▲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 Dec. 1st Received for Month

Sunset Times $1,260.00 $5,040.00 $2,134.00 $2,134.00

Saturday, Dec. 8th Friday, Dec. 14th Saturday, Dec. 15th

5:01 p.m. 5:02 p.m. 5:03 p.m.

North Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church 4700 North Ridge Lane Mail: P.O. Box 19098 Roanoke, VA 24019 (540)362-0200

December 8, 2012 Contacts Pastor Ruben Ramos

(269) 697-3117

Local Elders James Pate Rick Cooper Fedly Prophete Martin Schneider

(540) 483-9039 (540) 580-3416 (540) 355-9075 (540) 334-2929

Visit the North Valley updated website! We have a professionally designed site that includes church news, Bible study helps, our events calendar, and pages for the ministries and departments in our church. Go to: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Mathew 5:6 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:, OR call 540-483-9039


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