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October 8, 2010

“We bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord; we bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord. And we offer up to you the sacrifices of thanksgiving; and we offer up to you the sacrifices of joy.” ~ “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise” by Kirk Dearman (Hymn #651)

This Sunday we welcome new members to our congregation!  Come and introduce yourselves during the refreshment time in Madden Hall between services.

Rev. Cobb will be speaking from Luke 17:11-19.

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The monthly Cents-Ability Offering will be received this Sunday.  Please use the lunch containers at the entrances to the sanctuary for your donations.

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The CROP Walk is next Sunday, October 17, beginning at the Heritage Park gazebo.  Registration is at 1:00, and the Walk begins at 1:30.  Please sponsor our walkers!

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Our new Wednesday night Bible study begins October 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Cobb Lounge.   Scott Sabo and Barbara Morgan are the leaders.  This group will be meeting the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  All are welcome!

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Members of our Senior Youth and A2J youth groups will be on a fall retreat at Cobb’s cabin this weekend.  Please pray for a rich time of fellowship and study.

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Our Fall Work Day will be Saturday, October 16, from 9-12.  We’ll be washing windows, yard work, and other necessary jobs to prepare for the winter.  Many hands make light work!

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Please remember in prayer ~

Eddie Haldeman

Cathy & Rich Guenther

Youth Fall Retreat

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Always and Never

Very few things in life are "always" and "never." Your wife doesn't always tell you how to drive. Your pastor isn't always asking for money. It's not like your kids never do a thing you say. But when it comes to God, there are some always and nevers you can take to the bank.

He is "always at his work" (John 5:17), never dozing off or growing tired of meeting your needs. He is "always righteous" (Jeremiah 12:1), never changing to accommodate the times. Jesus "always lives" to pray for you (Hebrews 7:25), to continually insure that your sins are forgiven, if you've trusted Him for salvation. He is a rock of refuge to which you can "always go" (Psalm 71:3).

He will "never stop doing good" to you (Jeremiah 32:40), always supplying you with all you really need. He tells us not to worry about money or the future, because He has promised, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you" (Hebrews 13:5). His years "will never end" (Hebrews 1:12). He has "set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed" (Daniel 2:44). "Heaven and earth will pass away," Jesus said, "but my words will never pass away" (Luke 21:33).

Life may seem a tangled mess of empty words and broken promises. But when your trust is in God, you're on the most solid footing of all. Blessed is the man who "always fears the Lord" (Proverbs 28:14).

From Coach Joe Gibbs Game Plan for Life Two Minute Drills

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This Week in Our Church . . .

Sunday                       

              8:45 Breakfast

              9:30 Sunday School & Worship

            10:45 Refreshments

            11:00 Worship

              7:00 Pastors’ Study 

Monday           Columbus Day

              1:30 Bible Study

              6:00 Senior Youth      

Tuesday

              1:00 Cemetery              

Wednesday    

              6:30 Bible Study                

Thursday

              9:00 PB & J

            10:00 Martha Circle at Carol Thomas’

            Noon Serve at Sister Jean’s   

              7:00 Chancel Choir Rehearsal

Friday

              6:00 “Back to Mayberry”

Saturday

              2:00 Guenther Wedding

 

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Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - I Corinthians 13:7
 
The Presbyterian Church at Absecon
208 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, New Jersey 08201
 
www.abseconpresby.org