ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE MOST RECENT BULLETIN ARE POSTED BELOW.
ANY BREAKING NEWS, PRAYER REQUESTS OR SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL STILL BE EMAILED SEPARATELY, AS THEY ARISE.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS,
PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE THROUGH EMAIL AT [email protected] OR BY PHONE AT 815-654-3800.
A N N O U N C E M E N T S
PLEASE REMEMBER TO TURN OFF OR SILENCE ALL CELL PHONES DURING THE WORSHIP SERVICE. THANK YOU.
“WORKING TOGETHER TO FILL THE PEW’S”
Following the church service on February 12th there will be an open forum to discuss bringing people back to church. Everyone is welcome to participate.
Your involvement is greatly appreciated.
PUPPETS: On Sunday, February 12, at Beth Eden and on Sunday, February 26, at Aldersgate, we will have a puppet skit during the worship service.
ASH WEDNESDAY MARKS THE BEGINNING OF LENT which is a time of repentance, fasting, and reflection for Christians all around the world. This year there will be a combined Ash Wednesday Service for Aldersgate and Beth Eden, on February 22, 2023, at 6 pm. The service will be held at Aldersgate UMC. We hope you will all attend this important time of worship for all Christians.
THE OFFERING BOOKLETS FOR 2023 are ready to be picked up on one of the tables in the Fellowship Hall.
LUNCH & LEISURE The next Lunch & Leisure outing will be on Friday, February 17, 2023 at 11:30 at the 3-B’s Restaurant, 7007 N. 2nd Street, Machesney Park. Beth Whitford will be host. Sign up by Wednesday, February 15.
THE TRUSTEES ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP CLEAN THE CHURCH.
I will be there Saturday morning @ 08:00. If we have 6-8 volunteers it will take no longer than one hour. Respectfully, Jay Alms Trustee Chair 815.484.3185
WE ARE COLLECTING BIBLES to be shipped to the Philippians for missionary work. If you have spare Bibles you would like to donate, please bring them to either Beth Eden or Aldersgate.
REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS
Those in the congregation who are experiencing physical or emotional distress:
Covella Weller Don O’Hea Karla Burrow Connie Dorsey
Jon Boettner Doug Graham David Levine Phyllis Manrod
June Morgensen Barb Hoey
Please notify the Church Office if you or a member of your family should be added to this list. The name will be removed when that person or a member of their family notifies the Church Office.
OFFICE HOURS: You can call Aldersgate at 815-654-3800 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM or Beth Eden at 815-877-9237 Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
Sunday, February 05 Sunday Service 9:00 AM
Monday, February 06 Pastor Brett at Aldersgate, 815-654-3800 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Tuesday, February 07 Pastor Brett at Beth Eden, 815-877-9237 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sonshine Group 11:00 AM
Wednesday, February 08 Pastor Brett at Aldersgate, 815-654-3800 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Church Council Meeting 6:30 PM
Thursday, February 09 Pastor Brett at Beth Eden, 815-877-9237 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Friday, February 10
Saturday, February 11
Sunday, February 12 Sunday Service 9:00 AM
“Working Together to Fill the Pews” forum after the Service