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MICHIGAN REGION 

MISSIONARY CHURCH

WEDNESDAY

DECEMBER 13, 2017

PRAYER & PRAISE:

  1. Pray for REV. CHARLIE GREEN, NEW HOPE FELLOWSHIP MC, who was hospitalized Monday with chest pain. Charlie is scheduled for a heart cath and probably two stents tomorrow. 
  2. PAUL (COLLEEN) HOLCROFT has announced his resignation (date to be determined later) at MARQUETTE MC. Pray for the church and the Holcrofts during this time of transition. 
  3. PASTOR JOSH (KATIE) WHIPPLE has announced his resignation as Associate Pastor at THE ORCHARDS CC, ROMEO. The Whipples have accepted the senior pastor position at Mooretown Brethren in Christ Church, Sandusky.
  4. Remember to pray for our missionaries around the world at Christmas time as they are far from loved ones.  Pray for the families here in the states as they miss those who are ministering far away. 
  5. Pray for our churches as they reach out to lost people during this Christmas season.  May hearts be softened as the message of Christ coming to earth is shared.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. DISCOVER CONFERENCE best rate registrations are due this Friday, December 15.  For information on this ministry to youth, go to: discover-conference.org
  2. FAITH MC, FLINT will present IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME at 10:45 AM on December 17.
  3. COLONIAL WOODS MC, PORT HURON invites all to their cantata CHRISTMAS INVITATION at 7:30 PM on December 15, 16 & 17.
  4. The Christmas cantata at NEW FAITH CHAPEL, ROMULUS, will take place on December 16 at 7:00 PM.
  5. FIELD USA & CROSSROADS COMMUNITY CHURCH (CHINA, MI) are hosting a DISCIPLESHIP CYCLE TRAINING event on January 20th, 2018 at CROSSROADS CC.  The Discipleship Cycle helps people disciple others through the 4 Key Fields of Cultivating, Planting, Growing & Harvesting Anyone interested in making disciples is welcome to attend.  The training runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with registration at 8:30.  The cost is $15.00 which covers training materials, snacks and lunch.  REV. ANTHONY FERRIELL, Director of the Missionary Church Field USA, is the main presenter.  Contact Anthony fusa@mcusa.org if you plan to attend or if you have questions.
  6. CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INSTITUTE – Pastor Phil Whetstone will be offering a CMI class on “Preaching for Life Change” at Colonial Woods Missionary Church in Port Huron.  The dates for the class are January 13, February 3, and February 24, 2018.  (Note: These dates are different from the dates in the CMI brochure.)  The class is a 100 level class and is appropriate for anyone interested in developing or improving their preaching or teaching skills.  The class is held from 9 AM to 2 PM each of the Saturdays.  Registration forms are available at the Regional website.  A scholarship of $100 is available for those who attend a Missionary Church.  Please register by January 8, 2018.
  7. ReFuel Conference is a one-day event for worship ministry teams and those who lead them. The goal of ReFuel is to create a day for worship teams and their leaders to be together, be refreshed, and be equipped to continue to effectively lead the local church in worship. On Saturday, January 20, 2018, worship ministry teams will begin to check-in starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Everest-Rohrer Auditorium on the campus of Bethel College for a spiritually refreshing day of worship, encouragement, teaching, laughter, food, fellowship and training. The first session begins at 8:30 a.m., and the final session concludes by 5:30 p.m. Presenters are Todd Fields (Northpoint Church), Kathryn Scott (songwriter & worship leader), Jon Egan (songwriter & worship leader), Andi Rozier (Harvest Bible Chapel & Vertical Church Band) and Matt McCoy (Loop Community). The final registration deadline is Jan 6, 2018.  For information go to: RefuelConference.com