December 16

At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. (This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census. And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David’s ancient home. He traveled there from the village of Nazareth in Galilee (Luke 2:1-4 NLT).

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Pray for the nations: Bulgaria. “Pray for unity among the Church and mission organizations seeking to evangelize this nation.”

  • Sunday: Prophecy study with Pastor John. LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Wednesday: Prayer meeting at LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Thursday: Women’s Bible Study will resume on January 3.
  • Saturday: No Youth meeting.
  • December 24: Christmas Eve service at 6:00 PM.
  • Saturday, January 5: Dress a Girl workshop in the Tupper Lake Public Library Community Room (use lower back entrance). Bring your fabric cutting scissors and your sandwich for lunch; soup will be provided: 10:00 AM – 4:00.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.

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December 9

Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants might live! (Deuteronomy 30:19 NLT).

Watch the services live at 11:00 AM Eastern time at: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnGocke

Pray for the nations: Slovenia. “Pray for disillusioned, materialistic youth to hear and own the truth of Jesus Christ.”

  • Sunday: Prophecy study with Pastor John. LLWC at 6:00 PM, “the Belly of the Beast.”
  • Wednesday: Prayer meeting at LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Thursday: Women’s Bible Study at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall, “When God doesn’t fix it.”
  • Saturday: Fusion/Pulse Youth at Newcomb at 6:00 PM.
  • Christmas Eve service at 6:00 PM.
  • Saturday, January 5: Dress a Girl workshop in the Tupper Lake Public Library Community Room (use lower back entrance). Bring your fabric cutting scissors and your sandwich for lunch; soup will be provided: 10:00 AM – 4:00.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.

December 2

All right then, the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’) (Isaiah 7:14 NLT).

Watch the services live at 11:00 AM Eastern time at: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnGocke

Pray for the nations: Netherlands. “Pray for the large number of young people who either know nothing about Christ or view Christianity as irrelevant.”

  • Sunday: Prophecy study with Pastor John. LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Wednesday: Prayer meeting at LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Thursday: Women’s Bible Study at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall.
  • Saturday: Fusion/Pulse Youth at Newcomb at 6:00 PM.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.

November 25

Here are this week’s announcements:

  • Sunday: Creche Opening – This Sunday immediately after church at the Long Lake Town Hall.  Our church is to bring main dishes for the Fellowship lunch.
  • Thursday December 6: Women’s Bible Study at 10:00 AM.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.

November 18

But if you refuse to serve the Lord, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the Lord (Joshua 24:15 NLT).

Watch the services live at 11:00 AM Eastern time at: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnGocke

Pray for the nations: Cameroon. “Pray for an end to widely held tribal spiritualist traditions among Christians.”

  • Sunday: Prophecy study with Pastor John on the Great Falling Away. LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 2: Fellowship Lunch, everyone invited to LLWC Fellowship Hall at noon.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.

November 11

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect (Romans 12:2 NLT).

Watch the services live at 11:00 AM Eastern time at: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnGocke

Pray for the nations: Tuvalu. “Pray for God to use these times of environmental and economic uncertainty to draw Christians into stronger relationships with Him.”

  • Sunday: Prophecy study with Pastor John on the Great Falling Away. LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Wednesday: Bible study at LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Friday November 16: Katie (Smith) Ward’s Homecoming / Baby celebration at the Adirondack Hotel 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Stop in to visit with Katie and share in the excitement of baby boy on the way! It’s been 6 years since Katie has been home and she wants to see as many of you as she can. Bring an appetizer or dish to pass.
  • Saturday November 17: Thanksgiving Dinner at LLWC. We’ll be taking dinners to those who cannot come to LLWC, and then having our usual community dinner at church.
  • December 2: Fellowship Lunch, everyone invited to LLWC Fellowship Hall at noon.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.

November 4

Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying (John 11:25 NLT).

Watch the services live at 11:00 AM Eastern time at: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnGocke

Pray for the nations: Bangladesh. “Pray for God to raise up spiritually mature leaders in the church who are committed to authentic discipleship.”

  • Sunday: Prophecy study with Pastor John on the 5 Biblical Judgements. LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Wednesday: Bible study on the “I AM” statements of Jesus, at LLWC at 6:00 PM.
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM Monthly Women’s Breakfast at Marsha’s Restaurant in North Creek. Meet there or carpool down. Call Phyllis at 518-582-2228 or Mary at 518-524-5584 for more information.
  • November 16: Katie (Smith) Ward’s Homecoming / Baby celebration at the Adirondack Hotel 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Stop in to visit with Katie and share in the excitement of baby boy on the way! It’s been 6 years since Katie has been home and she wants to see as many of you as she can.
  • November 17: Thanksgiving Dinner at LLWC. We’ll be taking dinners to those who cannot come to LLWC, and then having our usual community dinner at church.
  • December 2: Fellowship Lunch, everyone invited to LLWC Fellowship Hall at noon.

Contact us or call Pastor John at 518-624-2411 (or email longlakepastor@live.com) if you have questions.