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Welcome to Our Church
Welcome to our worship service. We hope that it is a blessing to you and that everything from the songs sung to the sermon shared will lift your thoughts and spirit to heaven. If you are visiting with us, please consider joining us for our hospitality luncheon following the service.
Pastor Paris on Vacation
Pastor Shawn is away with his family on vacation until October 19. Please refer all pastoral needs to Pastor John Rengifo or the presiding elder for the week during this time.
Shadow Empire Rescreening
Would you like to review the material from
spring 2016’s program “Shadow Empire”
in preparation for this fall’s new series “A
Pale Horse Rides”? Although this started on September 29 the final episode will be tonight, October 14, in the sanctuary at 7 pm. Please be praying about who you can invite to attend these seed-sowing events with you.
It is Written Bible Study
This Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 pm in the eighth grade classroom, we will continue our Bible study with lesson #23. You are welcome and bring a friend who is seeking a relationship with Jesus Christ. We look forward to sharing God’s word with you.A Pale Horse Rides
A Pale Horse Rides
Plan now to attend this dynamic three-part series from the Voice of Prophecy, specifically designed for you to invite friends. Session one begins Friday, Oct. 27, at 7:00 pm. Ask how you can help!
Midweek Prayer Group
This Wednesday at 7:00 pm we will continue our study in the book of Hebrews. Bring a Bible and a notebook. It promises to be a life-changing experience!
Save the Date!
The Social Committee is planning a Fall Festival for Saturday evening, November 4. It will begin with a vespers at 5:45 pm, followed by good food, fun games, crafts (for both the adults and kids) and will conclude with our second annual Pie Auction! Put this date on your calendar and plan to join your church family for a fun evening together. More information and pie donation sign-ups will begin on October 21.
Afternoons @ Atholton Classical Concert
The United States Army Field Band presents our next Afternoons @Atholton classical concert series on Saturday, October 28 @ 4pm. Highlighting the concert will be music for ute and harp.
Youth Power Sabbath November 4
This all-day event (9:00-6:30), for 7th
grade through college youth, will be held
at the Carderock area of Great Falls Park. Transportation and lunch will be provided for those who RSVP by Oct. 28 to Ms. Meredith at email@example.com. A $5-per-person o ering is requested to cover expenses and a completed permission form is required.
Check out atholton.org for form and more information.
Each week after the service a complimentary vegetarian meal is provided for visitors, and is served downstairs in the gymnasium. Members wishing to join this meal are encouraged to check the list of up-coming menus and plan to bring an appropriate dish or two--enough to feed your own family and to help provide for guests. The menu and host-team schedule are posted in the lobby and kitchen. For more information about a menu or to join a team, contact the weekly team leader or the Visitor Luncheon Coordinator, Beth Villanueva.
Third Quarter Tax Receipts
The third quarter tithe and offering tax receipts have already been emailed. If you did not receive yours and you have Internet access, please send an email with your name to firstname.lastname@example.org and your receipt will be sent as soon as possible. If you do not have Internet access and would like your second quarter receipt, please contact Laura Quinn at 301-802-2940 and one will be mailed to you. Thank you for your faithfulness in returning your tithes and offerings in 2017.
Nugget for October
October’s Senior Nugget provides more information about new Bible Museum opening next month (November) in DC. The Senior Nugget also includes helpful Stress-free Holiday and Winter tips. Pick up your copy in the foyer or view it from the church website. Senior Nuggets are prepared by Atholton’s Senior Ministries.
Publication Distribution Report for August 2017
In December 2011 the Grow In Faith Together Sabbath School Class established the Literature Distribution Project (donation basket is located in foyer). Since that time, thousands of Adventist Reviews, World Reports, Liberty magazines, quarterlies, Junior Guides, children’s material, miscellaneous pamphlets, and books have been given and distributed. Recipients include: veteran centers, National Children’s Center, shelters, hospitals, clinics, Prison ministries and other locations. Thanks for your generous recycling assistance. Please remember to remove your personal information labels from all donated material.
September DISTRIBUTION 2017
Adventist Reviews 48
Sabbath School Quarterlies 19
Children’s Material 82
Answers to Prayer
Special arrangements have been made for Melody Mason, the author of “Daring to Ask for More,” to share miraculous answers to prayer and her passion to help people develop a vibrant prayer life, on Friday, October 20 at 7:30 pm and on Sabbath afternoon, October 21, at 1:30 pm. These sessions can be life changing. Melody is the Seventh-day Adventists denomination’s coordinator for the United in Prayer program and assists with the Revival and Reformation initiatives.
The September Stewpot
The September 2017 edition of the Chesapeake Conference Stewardship Ministries’ The Stewpot is available in the church lobby.Hide Info