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THIS WEEK AT VALLEY FORGE… TODAY 17th
SUNDAY SCHOOL with D6 lesson “Excellence of Love.”
10:45am MORNING WORSHIP with Children’s & Praise Choirs singing, Bap sms, Winter Graduates recognized, and Pastor Randy preaching.
1:30pm PRAISE CHOIR PRACTICE & full dress rehearsal. 3:00pm & 6:00pm PRAISE CHOIR CHRISTMAS “Journey To The Manger” ‐‐‐‐‐ DEADLINE for CHRISTMAS CARDS to be “dropped oﬀ” for your “Church Family” in lobby mail box. Also “pick up” your cards and help distribute to those who are unable to a end. ‐‐‐‐‐
DEADLINE for ANGEL TREE GIFTS.
VOLS … THIS MORNING 10:45am Cradle Roll: Sco & Jennifer Farmer Toddlers: David & Heather Odom Floater: Beth Hilbert Van: Brian Arrowood (423) 342‐5707 Shu le: Jeremy Wright, Adam Colbaugh VOLS … THIS EVENING 6:00pm Cradle Roll: Carrie Murray, Melissa Grindstaﬀ Toddler: Anna Rose, Ellen Albury Floater: Julie Wilcox Van: Keith Hayes (423) 725‐2953
MONDAY 18th 10:00am A.C.T. RETREAT to Damascus, VA. Meet at the church. Will return on Wednesday, 20th for Candlelight Service. See Melinda Gentry.
WEDNESDAY 20th 9:00am
SECOND HARVEST MOBILE FOOD PANTRY Volunteers appreciated. This is a makeup date for last weeks cancella on. See Pastor Mark.
THIS WEEK AT VALLEY FORGE… WEDNESDAY 20th (con nued) 7:00pm CANDLE LIGHT CHRISTMAS SERVICE with “Because of Bethlehem ” by Max Lucado. Lesson 3 with Pastor Randy. ‐‐‐‐‐ ALL YOUTH CLASSES except the ARK will join the Sanctuary Candlelight Service. Van: Keith Hayes (423) 725‐2953
THURSDAY 21st 2:00pm ATTIC 56 CHRISTMAS PARTY to Quantum Leap. See Cynthia Lyons or Judy Heaton.
FRIDAY 22nd 6:30pm WILLING WORKERS CHRISTMAS PARTY at the home of Rodney & Jean Payne.
SUNDAY 24th 9:45am
SUNDAY SCHOOL with D6 lesson “The Greatest Gi .”
10:45am MORNING WORSHIP with Children’s, Youth & Praise Choir Christmas Medley’s and “Because of Bethlehem” by Max Lucado. Lesson 4 with Pastor Randy. 6:00pm NO EVENING SERVICE
DECEMBER 25 Wishing you and your family a MERRY CHRISTMAS from Pastor Randy, Pastor Mark, Shannon Deloach, Gina Johnson, and Jeﬀ Snyder. DECEMBER 25 & 26 (Monday & Tuesday) CHURCH OFFICES CLOSED
COMING UP… (con
DECEMBER 29 (Friday) NEXT GENERATION CHRISTMAS PARTY meet at the church at 5:30. See Shannon Deloach.
DECEMBER 31 (Sunday) NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE as we look back on God’s many blessings throughout the year on our VF Church Family. JANUARY 1 (Monday) CHURCH OFFICES CLOSED JANUARY 3 (Wednesday) AWANA resumes for youth through 6th grades with Bible memoriza on, singing, prayer, ac vi es, & more! A great spiritual investment in your child or grandchild. Classes in lower level. See Gina Johnson.
JANUARY 4 (Thursday) MEN’S FELLOWSHIP at 6:30pm at FH. Sign up on tear oﬀ. See Glen Creasey. JANUARY 8 (Monday) SENIOR ADULTS BINGO FELLOWSHIP at FH at 10:00am. 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 GOT TALENT… Youth night during the Evening Worship Service. See Shannon Deloach.
NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES… THE COOKING GROUP of Linda Roberson ministered to the family of Dorothy McQueen Hurt (mother of Sco y Hughes) this week. THANK YOU… to everyone who supported the Christmas Oﬀering. A total of $15,350.00 was given to help 47 families in our congrega on for Christmas.
THANK YOU… to everyone who supported the Angel Tree and purchased gi s for children in our congrega on.
NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES… YOUTH CHOIR CHRISTMAS cast for “3 Wise Men and a Baby.” CHILDREN’S CHOIR CHRISTMAS cast for “Where’s Baby Jesus?” CRADLE ROLL — PRIMARY CHRISTMAS PARTY to Speedway in Lights. TURNING POINT CHRISTMAS PARTY to The Escape Room and Sweetsie Treats.
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!
TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOU ... Date: ________________________________________ Name(s):_______________________________ Address: _______________________________ Phone: (_____)_______________________________ Email__________________________________ HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? (Prayer Request, Need, Hospital Visit, Contact Info Change, VF Info, etc.)
MEN’S FELLOWSHIP (January 4)
MY WORSHIP & SERVING ... VOLS … NEXT SUNDAY MORNING 10:45am Cradle Roll: Clint & Libby Hoilman Toddlers: Penny Rice, Megan Rice Floater: Lucy Cox Van: Mike White (423) 725‐4650 Shu le: Mark Guinn, Julius Waters NO VOLS … NEXT SUNDAY EVENING
PRAYER Pray for the families of Dorothy McQueen Hurt (mother of Sco y Hughes) and Anne Maguire (mother of Mark Albury) who passed away.
STEWARDSHIP Sunday School: 359 Morning: 637 Evening: 428 Wed. CTS: 363 Youth: N/A Oﬀering: $18,819.96 Weekly Budget Target: $18,128.56
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! 12/17 Gloria Jenkins 12/18 Zach Carter 12/19 Robin Beckelhimer, Brynley Bradford, Shirley Long 12/20 Sheena Crosswhite, Devin Dugger, Jacob McKinney, Daizee Reece, Lonnie Shell, Tyler Smotherman 12/21 Skylyn Wheeler 12/22 Kevin Crowe
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY 12/17 12/20 12/22
Andrew & Robin Beckelhimer Clyde & Donna Williams David & Heather Odom
CONTACT OF THE WEEK Gloria Jenkins (Happy Birthday/ Get Well) 114 Bri any Drive Elizabethton, TN 37643 CONTACT US … Valley Forge Free Will Bap st Church 1503 Riverview Drive Elizabethton, TN 37643 Phone: (423) 542‐5344 Oﬃce Hours: M—F (8am‐5pm) Website: www.valleyforgechurch.com Mobile App: valleyforgechurch.com/app