STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30.
Doug Parkey is the minister. We welcome Doug back to the pulpit Sunday morning and wish to thank Nic Elliott for so capably filling in for Doug in his absence.
If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the bus is wheel-chair equipped. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 10:30 in the Educational Building.
The annual church picnic will be held Sunday afternoon at the home of Jeff and Michelle Buell. Swimming and games begin at 4 p.m. The meal will follow at 5 p.m, with drinks, hot dogs and hamburgers furnished. Please bring side dishes and desserts, and your lawn chair. Devotions will follow the meal.
The elders will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11, followed by the regular meeting of the church board at 7 p.m.
The Christian Fellowship Club will meet for lunch at Pizza Hut on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer Group will meet on Aug. 13, at 7 p.m.
Happy Anniversary Greetings go out to Jimmy and Laurie Pleake. The church family rejoiced to witness the baptism of Hannah Barnett last Sunday morning. We welcome her into our fellowship.
STAUNTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Church service begins at 10:30. David Brown is our Pastor and his wife Elaine brings the Children's Message. Glenna Simons is the pianist.
Remember that the Community Food Pantry is open in the church's basement the last two Wednesday afternoons of each month from 3-5 p.m. The next Food Pantry day will be Wednesday, Aug. 20.
Anyone in the Staunton area in need of help is welcome. We truly appreciate the support of our friends at Staunton First Christian Church, as well as other churches, civic organizations, and individuals, in helping to make this needed outreach a success. A container is located in the Staunton Town Office for anyone who would like to contribute non-perishable food items.
Please remember to keep praying for everyone who is battling illness, as well as all the brave men and women of our military and their families.
Also remember in prayer all the folks in nursing homes and hospitals, and those who have lost loved ones. Go out of your way to be kind to someone, and pray for everyone.
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