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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:23 am

• Vandalia First Presbyterian Church will host KidzConnect on Wednesday, October 19 at 2-4 p.m., the Bell Choir will meet at 4:30 p.m., and the Adult Choir will meet at 5:15 p.m.
On Thursday, October 20 at 7 p.m., the Ruth Circle will meet at TCCC.
On Sunday, October 23 at 9 a.m., there will be Sunday School and a New Member class. At 10 a.m., the Reverend Joel Montgomery will lead the Worship Service. The ushers for the day will be Deana Bybee and Justin Hopke. The greeters will be Othey and Lavada Prunty.
• Vandalia United Methodist Church on Thursday, October 20 at 1 p.m., will have their Sewing Group.
On Sunday, October 23, Sunday School will take place at 8:45 a.m. The Worship Service will follow at 10 a.m. and the DS Installation at the Macon United Methodist Church will take place at 3 p.m.
On Tuesday, October 25, the TOPS meeting will be at 5 p.m. and the Cub Scout Meeting will take place at 6:45 p.m.
• At Friendship Baptist Church, on Sunday, October 16, only 35 were counted in Sunday School.
The numbers were down in morning worship as well. The congregation was led in the singing of hymns by Mrs. Kristy Schott.
Pastor Glenn Forman presented a message entitled “The Marks of a Friend.” The adult choir presented special music entitled, “We Say Amen,” before the morning message. It was good to see at least one family back for morning worship after being absent for several months!
On Sunday evening at 6 p.m., there were 38 in attendance for the “Movie in the Barn” and a hot dog roast at the Craig Bastian farm.
Please join us this Sunday with Sunday School beginning at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship begins at 10:45 a.m.
During the morning service, a “Noisy Offering” will be collected from the crowd by our young children. This special missions offering is designated for support of Cornerstone Ministries (Titus Khamala, Kenya, East Africa). The morning message will be delivered by Pastor Forman. The congregation will be led in singing hymns by Mrs. Schott. Sunday morning special music will be presented by Mrs. Beverly LaRue.
On Sunday evening, October 23 at 6 p.m., Kristy will lead the congregation in singing hymns, Isaiah Schott will present special music, and Pastor Forman will bring a Bible message on the topic of conserving the results of revival. RAs and GAs will meet at 6 p.m. The children’s mission education is led by Mrs. Valory Wright.
Upcoming October events
• October 28 at 7 p.m., “The Lester’s” Live in concert
• October 31 at 5 p.m., Fall Festival (a safe, Christian family alternative to trick or treat–including games, prizes, and candy).
Visit our website or Facebook page for more information regarding the ministries of Friendship Baptist Church, Our website is Please call the church office 573-581-4038 for information, recordings of our services or to arrange transportation to services.