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12 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 The Montmorency County Tribune He if Risen! Alleluia! What a great Easter Celebration we had at Bethlehem Lutheran Church! We continue on our Easter Journey on Sunday, April 7 with our scripture reading from Acts 5:(15-20) (21- 32). Pastor Thiel's sermon will be "Tell the Full Mes- sage of Life!" based on the scripture reading in verses 21-32 of Acts 5. He will tell us to stand our ground and tell the people the full mes- sage of this Life! Our divine worship ser- vice begins at 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study, Sunday School, and Youth Group are held at 9:15 a.m. We would love to have you join us! New Beginnings Minis- tries would like to take this time to thank 4One for bringing us the wonderful music last Sunday. It was a true blessing. We would like to invite you to join us Sunday at 10:45 a.m. for worship with Pastor David Hill. The first and third Tuesday of every month the food bank is open froth 9 a.m. until noon. The ladies meet for their craft group every Wednesday at 10 a.m. On Thursday the men meet for their discussion time and prayer at 8:30 a.m. Our prayer list this week includes our pastors and their families, our service- men and women and their families, the lost, the sick, the shut-in's, our country and leaders, and ouryoung people. God bless you all this week. On Easter Sunday at the Hillman United Method- ist Church Pastor Don chose "Remember What he Said" as the title for his sermon, which was based on scripture from Luke 24:1-12 and the Sacrament of Holy Communion was observed. The choir sang "He Is Lord" and "Easter People, Raise Your Voices," as their anthem, which was accompanied Sue Barsen on the pi- too. Ashley Bartow acted is acolyte for the service. :)arrell and Ashley Bartow vere ushers. We were : lessed and thank Jim and Emma Elide for serving the refreshments after the worship service. The two beautiful lilies that adorned the altar stands were given by Betty Seymour in memory of her husband, Stan. Seymour. There also were flowers given by Frank and Marga- ret DeMaggio in memory of Sarah and Russell DeMaggio, Lillian and Lawrence Kempel and Elizabeth DeMaggio. We thank everyone who helped to beautify our sanctuarywith flowers and Diane Hardies for all she does with arranging flow- ~rs.- Please keep all those on he prayer list in your prayers, as well as our churches, our young people going to school and college, and also our coun- try and leaders. Our birthdayblessings go to Sue Shifter, April 1; and Michelin Scramlin and Betty Celizic, April 6. We wish Betty many blessings on her 86th birthday. She called and said to tell ev- eryone hello, and that she will be having a reverse shoulder replacement done on April 18. She would appreciate hearing from some of her friends during this time with a card or a note. Her address is on the bulletin board. Monday, April 8 at 7 p.m. the AD Council will have their meeting in the fellow- ship hall with Mary having devotions. All plan on at- tending! Tuesday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. the UMW meeting will be held in the fellow- ship hall. On Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. Pastor Don will be resuming Bible Study. Sunday. April 14 we will observe Communion. The monthly calendars on the table in the narthex, if you didn't get one yet. Please remember our prayer requests. We wish everyone a blessed week! The Lewiston Congrega- tional United Church of Christ invites you to wor- ship with us this Sunday, April 7, which is Holy Com- munion Sunday. All be- lievers in Jesus Christ are welcome at His table. Rev. Ginny Titus' message is entitled "Made Known to Them." Liturgist is Pat Brooks and the musicians are Roberta Hanna and Denise Makranyi. We thank Glada Porth for the beautiful flowers for the altar. She gives them in memory of her husband Jim. This week's activities in- clude Women's Fellow- ship on Tuesday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. The men's breakfast will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 13. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Atlanta, will have a monthly potluck supper at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10. We always have a delicious meal and great conversation, so plan to come and join us. A team from the Diocese of Eastern Michigan, in- cluding Rev. Seitz and Phyllis Seitz, willbe retum- ing to the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota in June. This has been an an- nual mission trip for sev- eral years. There are still a few openings if you would like to attend. Application deadline is April 15, Car- penter skills are needed but not essential. If inter- ested please contact Rev. Seitz or call the church. First Baptist Church of Atlanta was blessed this past Friday to host the MCMA Good Friday Ser- vice. It was estimated that around 120 people turned out to an inspiring service. Pastor Dave Fisher from the Full Gospel Church gave a challenging mes- sage on Forgiveness. We also appreciated the in- volvement of a number of other area pastors. Special thanks to the choral groups of Big Rock Con- gregational Church and First Baptist for blessing us with music that focused on the cross. Sunday was Easter and our ladies prepared a deli- cious breakfast prior to our Resurrection Service that the men of Atlanta Con- culminated with Corn- gregational United munion. Pastor preached "Church of Christ for cook- on the topic: "It Happened on Easter," helping us re- call the supernatural ac- tivities and startling mes- sages of that day. We invite you to the Southern Gospel Concert "Not Ashamed," next Sun- day (April 7) at i 1 a.m. You won't want to miss this ex- citing event. Two exciting events are retuming this year: June 8 - Picnic and Fishing in the ParkandJune 24-28 isVBS. Keep watching for more details. You have a friend at FBC. A big thank you goes to ing and serving the deli- cious breakfast following the early Easter Sunday service. What a treat! Thanks also to all who par- ticipated in any way in the two services. A special thanks goes to Lois for pro- viding music for both ser- vices. Many ofthewomen of the church decorated hats to weak on Easter, adding a nice touch to the day's ac- tivities. Following the 10:30 service the children enjoyed an Easter egg hunt. Don't forget that Women's Fellowship will Worship ..................... I am Emma Lowery and 6:30 pm. Congregational United Church Wed. Prayer Service _. 6:00 pm of Christ Bible Study .................. 6:30 pm Everyone is welcome as you are. Caring Place, 1st & 3rd Ron Carter Pastor 826-5503 Tuesdays from 2-6 pm - 2nd & Sunday School ............ 9:45 am 4th Tuesdays from 10 am-2 pm Morning Worship ............ 11 am In Search of the Lord's Way. WGTU-TV, Sundays ... 7:30 am Faith Evangelical www.aUantacoc.com Lutheran Church Pastor Jeff Londgren, 24640 Hwy., Hillman. Stars .= Study .......... 7 Pastor Keith ~es, Office 785- 2062, PC) Box 683 4 miles west of Atlanta, M-32 www.big~rchatlantamichigan:org Fit~ Baptist Church, Bible Study~!, .............. 9:15 am Morning Worship ........ 10:30 am ........................................... 6-8 pm Study..7:3(: 10-11 am Church resume meeting on Tues- day, April 9 at 10 a.m. Don't forget to bring a dish for the potluck lunch. All women in the Atlanta com- munity are invited to join the group This week prayers are asked for the following: Eileen, Wanda, Nan, Gil, Richard, Olga, Marlene, Melissa, Bill, Connie, Doug, Keith, for those trav- eling, and unspoken prayers. Thank you to everyone who provided Easter flow- ers to add to the beauty of the sanctuary at St. John Lutheran Church, Hillman. Thank you to Lowell, Taylor and Laurie 6371; Priest, 733-2752; 733- .. 9:45 am ) am 11 am . m) . bulletin hour .... Jrch : 9 a.m, 4:00 pm 11:00 am Call for weekday Mass schedule ', Co, Rd+