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August 12, 2011

Join us in worship this Sunday!  The Doug Jablonski Men’s Fellowship will provide Special Music, and Pastor will be speaking from Matthew 16:13-20.

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Our Cents-Ability offering will be received this Sunday.  Please use the lunch containers at the entrances to the sanctuary for your donations.  (See your “Good Morning” for information on this mission.

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The Browns will host a garden railroad open house Sunday from 1-5 p.m.  (Heavy rain will postpone this until next Sunday, August 21.)

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The Senior Youth will be in the Poconos August 19-21.  (The van will not be available next Sunday.)

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Make your reservation now for the dinner cruise on August 24!  Cost is $35 per person and is due ASAP.  See Gayle Ackerman. 

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Anyone who is interested in cooking breakfast (French toast) the 2nd Sunday of the month please call Kris at 748-1214.

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Remember, Deadlines are Important!

“Good Morning” (Sunday bulletin announcements) – Noon Thursday

“The Presby Post” (what you’re reading now) – Noon Thursday

“Good News” (monthly newsletter) – 20th of the month (that’s next Saturday!)

Articles are to be in writing and submitted to the office (email preferred) by that day.  Please keep in mind it may be necessary to edit due to space limitations.

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Please Remember in Prayer ~

Betsy Cunius

Flora Hutchinson

Norma Suarez

Paul Hamer

Harry Williamson

Betty Ann MacNaughton

Leslie Harvey

Leopold and Vigue families

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Jesus as Lord and Savior

“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.” Romans 10:9

Have you ever thought that salvation was like a cafeteria where you can pick and choose the aspects of Jesus you want? “I’ll have a little Saviorhood, but please, no Lordship today.” If Jesus is not your Lord, Jesus is not your Savior. What’s the difference?

Well, suppose I perform a wedding ceremony and say to the young man, “Would you take Susan to be your lawfully wedded wife?” And he responds, “Well, I’ll take Susan as housekeeper.” And then I say to her, “Would you take John to be your lawfully wedded husband?” And she says, “Well, I’ll take him as provider.” We can’t pick and choose what we want from Jesus. We take Jesus as Lord over all!

Is Jesus Christ Lord of every area of your life? Take time to today to examine your life – your finances, your relationships, your hopes and dreams.

Adrian Rogers

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This Week in Our Church . . .

 

Sunday            Cents-Ability Offering

              9:45 Hymn sing

            10:00 Worship

            11:15 Refreshments

            11:30 Manse Picnic

Monday           Pastor Begins Vacation          

Thursday

            Noon Serve at Sister Jean’s

Saturday          Good News Deadline

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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
 
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