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Church Service and Announcements for Jan. 20, 2018
                                        Life and Ministry
All Church Fellowship Meal following the church service today.  All visitors are invited.
Church Board will meet on Monday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m.
Camp Meeting Committee will meet on Sunday evening, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m.Gilbert Bible Study Group meets every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.  You are welcome to join in this mid-day study.
Pettey Bible Study Group will meet on Sabbath afternoon, Jan. 20, at 3:00 p.m. at the Pettey home.  For questions call 479-238-3307.
Come and Go Baby shower for Laura Stabel on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Gentry Church.  A baby boy will soon join the family. She is registered at Wal-Mart.
Year End Contribution Statements will be passed out at the door by the office today.
Memorial Service for Wanda Young will be Feb. 3 at 3:00 p.m. at the Gentry Church.  Keep the Young family in your prayers.
Women’s Ministry monthly event on Feb. 3 will be CANCELLED due to the memorial service.
Come and Go Baby Shower for Derek and Courtney Timms and their newborn baby girl.  Come to the Community room on Feb. 4 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. to celebrate the new arrival.

Save Your Labels  Save the labels from the cans of Worthington/Loma Linda, and Loma.  The company gives $.25 for each label and Cedar Lake give $.05 for each label.  Do not save the frozen food labels.  Also, save box tops for Education.  The money for the labels goes to the for conference a special project.  The Box Top labels go to the elementary school.

VHS Tables  Please take as many VHS tapes as you would like located on the tables in the hall.  We will keep them one more week.

Dorm Dude Ministry - It is almost time to start our "Dorm Dude" ministry. Adoption sheets will be available at Gentry, Compass, and Springtown churches on Sabbath, January 20. Forty-six young men are excited about having their own local "family" this semester.  Current "Shield the Vulnerable" or "Verified Volunteer" certification is now required for all participants in this ministry.  For more information on how to complete this certification please see the Dorm Dude Facebook page or contact Bonnie Pendergrass or Renee Patterson.

Thank You to Pastor Ross, and the ladies who helped with the brunch for our family on Sunday.  We also thank you for the cards, food, phone calls, and visit.  We appreciate our church family.  The Young Family 

Ozark Adventist Academy presents Thunder on Sycamore Street on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. at the OAA Auditorium. The play follows three families one evening as the neighborhood prepares for a confrontation. Arthur Hays struggles with the decision he and his family and the neighborhood had made. What will he choose to do? Stay with the mob or defend his neighbor? Come and find out!!! Tickets are $5 per person and are available in advance the OAA Business Office or at the door.

Each month the Pathfinders are given the opportunity to be involved in our church service.  We appreciate their participation in our service today.  Also, a special appreciation to the dedicated leaders that work with our young people.
    Listed below  are Pathfinder participants for this Sabbath
Singers:  Noah Norwood, Allan Mayen
Offering:  Chelsey Maya, Hazel Mayen, Emma Waggoner, Katrina Bieber
Greeters:  Noah Norwood, Katrina Bieber, Chelsey Maya
Sound Booth:  Micah Norwood
Children’s Story:  Kady Abbott

                            Church in Study
9:20 a.m.
Song Service            Brennan and Joshua Katsuren        
Opening Prayer                                         Sue Rice 
Opening Remarks                               Dona Young
                            Stories about Angels

                     An Angel Walked with Me
Special Feature                                        Jerry Rice
Closing Remarks/Prayer                      Dona Young

                              Worship Service
                                     11:00 a.m.

Intro Video
Announcements/Prayer                                          Ralph Weber                  
Opening Hymn                                                      Hymn No. 73
                                   Holy, Holy, Holy
Children’s Story                                                      Kady Abbott  
Offering Appeal                                                Dennis Brinegar                  
                                      Church Budget 
Praise Songs
                                    He Leadeth Me - No. 537  
                     Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus - No. 524
                                    O Be Careful -
Prayer Song                                                         Hymn No.  503
                                There Is A Quiet Place
Garden of Prayer                                               Fred Thompson
Special Music                                                             OAA Choir
                                     Guide My Steps
Sermon                                                                        Pastor Gil
                                    Watch Your Feet
Closing Song                                                         Revella Knight
                                   Follow Me
Worship leader
Paul Bonney
Praise Team
Eva Hevener , Revella Knight, Noah Norwood, Allan Mayen
Tech Team
Ed Booth, Amy Gil, Matthew Griswold,
Mike Jones, Josie Stabel, Micah Norwood

                     Calendar of Events

Sabbath, Today                   
                9:00 a.m.  Early morning prayer
                OAA Breakfast
                All Church Fellowship Meal
                3:00 p.m. Pettey Bible Study Group
                5:29 p.m. Sunset
Sunday, Jan. 21
Monday, Jan 22   
                6:30 p.m .Board Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 23
Wednesday,  Jan. 24
                2:00 p.m. Gilbert Bible Study                
Thursday, Jan. 25
Friday, Jan. 26     
            5:37 p.m. Sunset
Sabbath,  Jan. 27
                Offering Religious Liberty

Religious Liberty Offering - January 27
This is not just a time to promote the Liberty magazine, but it is a time that as a Church we are reminded of the cost of freedom and that the day is coming when the freedoms that are enjoyed today in this country will be taken away.  This offering helps litigation in behalf of church members who may have lost a job because they chose to honor the Lord in keeping the Sabbath. It also sends the Liberty magazine to government officials, attorneys, and local leaders.  We need to keep ‘ringing the bell” for freedom now so that we can continue unimpeded the work of evangelism for as long as possible.