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Church Service and Announcements for Aug. 26, 2017
Life and Ministry
Next All Church Fellowship Meal will be Sept. 2 following the church service.  Bring plenty of food to share.
Wedding  You are invited to the wedding of Jessica Robinson and Christian Vejnar on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 3:00 p.m. at the Gentry Church. Reception to follow in the Youth Center. They are registered at Wal-Mart and JC Penny’s.  There will be a reception and dinner after the wedding service in the Youth Center.  All are invited.
Come and Go 60th Wedding Anniversary Celebration for Jim and Doris Bieber on Sunday, Aug. 27, from 12:00-2:00. p.m. in the Community room.  No gifts, please.
Women’s Ministry EventWhat’s In Your Bag” is the special guest topic for Sabbath afternoon following potluck at 1:30, Sept. 2, in the Community room.  You won’t want to miss!  Come and put your name in for a free drawing. Everyone goes home with something!  We will be honoring another member in our midst, so come and see who that will be, it just might be you!  We will be honoring a woman every month for her service to God, her church and community.  Come and be blessed, or be a blessing!
Dorm Daughter/Secret Mom Ministry  Ladies, we are beginning our dorm daughters ministry next week.  41  young ladies would love to have a secret mom to lift their spirits this semester.  Contact Bonnie Pendergrass at or at 479-233-0001 (text or call) to sign up to be a secret mom.  Bonnie will be in the foyer of the church next Sabbath, August 27 with dorm daughter information.  
Deaconness Meeting on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Community room at the church.  It is very important for all Deaconesses to attend  this organizational meeting.

Youth Rally sponsored by the ARKLA Youth Dept. and FESJA. FEARLESS 365 will be coming to our area Sept. 1-4 at Camp Siloam Springs.  Speaker Pastor Harold Altamirano.  Early registration until Aug.16 (includes a t-shirt) Aug. 28 - last day to register.  For more information see the poster on the bulletin board.

Teen Leadership Conference at CYB Sept-.29-Oct.1. For more information visit for the registration link. This is for ages 13-19 who have leadership tendencies.  This event will help challenge and motivate teens to go great things for God.

Breakfast for OAA and High School Age Students
(For high school students only)  We are excited to welcome back our high School students next week! This school year, the Gentry church will be providing breakfast for our students one Sabbath each month. Our first breakfast will be on Aug. 26 in the Community room. If you would like to be involved in this ministry - by donating time, food, money, or by simply coming to interact with the students - please call Heidi Knipple at 828-989-1855 or Brandy Gettys at 479-215-6392. 
Women’s Retreat Sept. 15-17 at Camp York Town Bay.  Come and enjoy a weekend in His presence and to be among women of like minds and hearts.  “For Such A Time As This” will be the theme with several guest speakers and musicians. 
Sofa, Love Seat and also a couple cabinets will be removed from the choir room.  If you are interested in giving a donation to the church for them, please contact the church office,

Church in Study
9:20 a.m.
Song Service                                       Joel Kurtz      
                                               Irene Gilbert, piano    
Opening Song                                  
Opening Prayer                              
Welcome                                            Melissa Hanson
Special Feature                               
Closing Prayer                                
Lesson Study
10:00 a.m.
From Slaves to Heirs

                       Worship Service

                                     11:00 a.m.
Intro Video
Announcements                                                Dennis Brinegar
Opening Hymn                                                        Hymn No.1
                                   Praise to the Lord 
Inspirational Thought/Prayer                            Dennis Brinegar    
Children’s Story                                                       Cole Hagele  

Offering Call                                                            John Marter
                                     ARKLA Advance
Praise Music 
                   Come Now Is The Time to Worship  
                                     I’ll Fly Away  
                         How Great Is Our God (Medley) 
Prayer Song           
                            Open Our Eyes Lord 
Garden of Prayer                                                    Paul Bonney  

Go Healthy Report             
Sermon                                                           Elder Steve Orian
                               What Is Your Report?
Closing Song                                                        Hymn No. 522
                   My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less 

Worship Leader
Brien Katsuren
Praise Team
Brien, Brennan Katsuren  and Stephanie Waggoner
Tech Team
Rusty Chace, Andrew Huls, Sandra Mulchin, Rex Wren

Calendar of Events

Sabbath, Today                   
                9:00 a.m.  Early morning prayer
                7:56 p.m. Sunset
Sunday, Aug. 27                  
                12:00-2:00 Bieber 60th Anniversary Celebration
                3:00 p.m. Wedding (Jessica and Christian)
Monday,  Aug. 28
Tuesday,  Aug. 29
Wednesday,  Aug. 30
                2:00 p.m. Gilbert Bible Study 
                6:30 p.m.  Prayer time
                7:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting 
Thursday,  Aug. 31 
Friday, Sept. 1      
               7:47  p.m. Sunset
Sabbath,  Sept. 2
                Offering Church Budget
                All Church Fellowship Meal
               1:30 p.m. Women’s Ministry Event-Community room