November 30 updates

There are several new announcements / events for this week:

  • The Women’s prayer group meets Wednesday mornings at 8:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall. See Karen for more info.
  • Children’s Church is for K-4th graders and meets during the worship service (11:00).
  • The Nursery is available during worship (11:00) in the Fellowship Hall.
  • Fusion Youth Group meets Saturday nights from 6:00-8:00 PM.
  • The opening of the Creche is next Saturday, December 7th, after church (about 12:15) at the Long Lake Town Hall. Then we’ll have a pot-luck community lunch in the Town Hall.
  • Pastor’s Open House for Christmas is Friday, December 19th from 6:00-9:00 PM at the Parsonage.
  • As you look for the perfect gift this Christmas season, remember, “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows” (James 1:17).

If you have any questions, Contact Us or call the church office at 518-624-2411 or email Pastor at DrJohnGocke@hotmail.com.

November 23 updates

As Pastor John said, today was a low-tech Sunday: the office computer crashed and so there was no bulletin and the EasyWorship presentation software was not so Easy so there was no video. Amazingly enough, we were still able to worship and glorify God with a piano, great pianist, and great Bible teaching!

  • Many thanks to everyone who helped with the Thanksgiving Community Dinner yesterday. We think we served about 100 dinners again this year.
  • Ladies’ Bible Study will NOT meet this Wednesday, but will resume next Wednesday at 9 AM with Joyce. We will have the coffee pot on; hope to see you there!
  • As Pastor reminded us this morning, Paul was not thankful FOR his circumstances when he was in prison, but he was thankful IN his circumstances! As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s be thankful IN our circumstances.
  • On Sunday, December 7 the Christian Community in Long Lake and Newcomb are invited to the opening of the Creche at the Town Hall right after church at 12:15 or so, and then pot luck to follow with carol singing.
  • Please continue to pray for our Pastor and his family!

November 16 updates

In addition to the announcements below, here are a few more:

  • Ladies’ Bible Study will resume this Wednesday morning at 9 AM with Joyce. We will have the coffee pot on; hope to see you there!
  • Saturday, November 22, join us for our Thanksgiving Community Dinner in the Fellowship Hall at noon.
  • Thank God that no one was injured when Chris’ truck fell off the lift! It could’ve been very different.
  • It was good to see Dale in church today. His grandson was in a bad accident, but they’re OK.
  • Greg spoke briefly about their trip to Haiti. Long Lake is making a difference there! They’re using solar power in the hospital, saving $$ in utility bills. The Church was packed for worship when they were there. There are eight homes for boys and girls; they currently have 80 children in the orphanage. You can see some photos at: http://okipe.org. Prayer needs: what to do with children when they reach 17? Hospital in progress; Doctors, dentist, pharmacist, nurses, supplies; bring supplies like bandages and medicine bottles to church and we’ll get them to the hospital.
  • On Sunday, December 7 the Christian Community in Long Lake and Newcomb are invited to the opening of the Creche at the Town Hall right after church at 12:15 or so, and then pot luck to follow with carol singing.
  • Please continue to pray for our Pastor and his family!

November 15 updates

Be sure to invite your friends to our Thanksgiving series entitled, “God and Country” and rediscover the spiritual roots of America and how we can recapture them. Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m.

  • Please grab a bag of “Community Garden” potatoes for yourself, and to share with a neighbor in Jesus name.
  • The nursery is held in the lower level during worship service.
  • Thank God for bringing our Haiti team home safely!
  • Come on Sunday night at 6:00 pm for our study of the “Roots of War.” If you have wondered why groups in the Middle East like ISIS, Hamas, and others constantly seek to kill Jews, Christians and attack Israel, you won’t want to miss this study of prophecy and history.
  • Come to our Wednesday night prayer meeting and encounter the scriptures concerning the “Rise of the Anti-Christ” and ponder prophecy unfolding in our world.
  • See updates to our Missions page. We’ve started supporting the Weavers, and we have updates from Veronica and several other missionaries.