IT'S THE WEEKEND!
LET ST. JOHN KNOW THAT THEY ARE INVITED
TO YOUR CHURCH!
Happy Friday Everyone!
From the Leadership Team
COMING UP AT PATHWAY:
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10 * * * Red Cross Blood Drive -- 8:00 AM to 11 AM at Crown Point Christian School * * * 8:15 AM Set Up Begins 8:45 AM Praise Team Practice 9:00 AM Catechism for 6th-12th Grade Will Meet10:00 AM Service Begins - Building Fund Offering - Pathway Kids Will Meet - Sign Up for Thanksgiving Day Meal Project Assembly/Delivery - Sign Up for Angels of Hope Christmas Gift Giving
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 6:30 PM Thanksgiving Committee Will Meet 7:00 PM Women's Evening Bible Study Will Meet
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17 8:15 AM Set Up Begins 8:45 AM Praise Team Practice 9:00 AM Catechism for 6th-12th Grade Will Meet10:00 AM Service Begins - Pathway Kids Will Meet - Sign Up for Thanksgiving Day Meal Project Assembly/Delivery - Sign Up for Angels of Hope Christmas Gift Giving
This Sunday we welcome Pastor Mark Morris. He has 25 years of ministry experience as a Youth Pastor, Pastor, and Missionary. We will also receive an offering for our Building Fund. His message is "The Pursuit of God" and is based on Psalm 139:1-12. Next Sunday we welcome Pastor Laryn Zoerhof. Laryn has served five churches in the CRC, two of them in Classis Illiana, and on July 14, 2019 retired from full time pastoral ministry at the First CRC of DeMotte, Indiana. He continues to serve Classis Illiana as stated clerk and as a visiting pastor in area churches.
PASTORAL CARE CONCERNS – In this time of transition, please contact your Elder with any pastoral care concerns or celebrations.
BLOOD DRIVE THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10 - PLEASE SIGN UP! – Invite your friends, neighbors and co-workers to join us in saving lives this Sunday! To expedite the donation process on Sunday morning, you can answer the screening questions ahead of time at redcross.org/rapidpass. ANGELS OF HOPE CHRISTMAS GIFT GIVING – Please sign up on Sunday if you would like to show Christ's love to someone who has a family member who is incarcerated this Christmas. These Christmas gifts are typically the only gifts they will receive, so this is a special blessing to them. Gifts are due on or before December 1 and must be wrapped with the recipient's name card attached to the wrapped gift. Thank you to all who have already signed up!SIGN UP SUNDAY FOR OUR THANKSGIVING DAY MEAL ASSEMBLY AND DELIVERY – We plan to deliver about 800 meals this year to those in need in our community on Thanksgiving. We invite you and your families to help us for about an hour following the Thanksgiving Day Worship Service that begins at 9:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, November 28. What a blessing to give a homemade meal to our neighbors. Sign up sheets for the Thanksgiving Day Meal Assembly on Wednesday, November 27 from 9:30 to noon at Casa Maria Banquet Hall in Dyer (500 Northgate Drive) and for Delivery on Thanksgiving Day, November 28 will be on the back table on Sunday. This year you may either pick up your meals for delivery on Wednesday, November 27 at Casa Maria Banquet Hall in Dyer from noon to 1 or 5 to 6 p.m. or pick them up on Thanksgiving morning at Crown Point Christian School following the worship service at 9:30 a.m.BOXES NEEDED – Please save your boxes for our Thanksgiving Day Meal Delivery Project. You may give them to Cassie Siersema any time!
WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY – The Women's Wednesday Evening Bible Study will meet Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. in St. John, Indiana. We will discuss Chapter 8, Appendix A and B and review Life Without Lack by Dallas Willard. We are also collecting food for Roseland lunch. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (219) 558-0573. We encourage all to come! HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP – We will meet Sunday, November 17 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in St. John, Indiana, Friends are welcome. Please be thinking whether or not you would like to attend the Winter Retreat. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (219) 558-0573.
YOU ARE INVITED TO THANKSGIVING DAY WORSHIP! – You, your families and friends are invited to our Thanksgiving Day Worship Service on Thanksgiving morning, November 28 at 9:00 a.m. at Crown Point Christian School. Afterwards, why not join our Thanksgiving Day Meal Delivery project by helping to deliver Thanksgiving meals?FROM THE YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR SEARCH TEAM – We continue to receive and review resumes of potential candidates and conduct phone and in-person interviews. Please pass along the information and/or link to anyone who you think might be interested in the position. The position description and overview to be used in our search for potential candidates may be found at www.pathwaycrc.org/YouthDirector.
PLEASE SHARE – Help us find a worship coordinator! If you have a Facebook account, go to facebook.com/pathwaycrc and share the post with the link to more information about our job opening. Be sure to include the original post. Let's get the word out there, and let's pray that God will provide someone who is the right fit for our church!
SET UP/TAKE DOWN OF CHAIRS SUNDAY MORNINGS – Would You Help? We are in desperate need of help Sunday mornings setting up chairs and taking down chairs for worship starting at 8:15 a.m. each Sunday. If you can help even just one Sunday, please let the church office know, (219) 558-0573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Do you have a love for infants and young children? Why not serve in the Pathway Nursery about once a month? If you are willing and available to help, please email the church office at email@example.com.
Please remember to check out our website, http://www.pathwaycrc.org/ for more information on all our programs and opportunities.
See you on Sunday,
The Leadership Team