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Join us at one of our three worship services Sunday as Sid Batts, our senior pastor, preaches "For the Wind Was Against Them."

Scripture: Genesis 37:2-4 and Matthew 14:22-33

Services in Temple Emanuel (across Greene Street from our sanctuary) begin at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m.

Our Rejoice! service in Mullin Life Center begins at 10:45 a.m.

Trusting God

Senior Pastor Sid Batts would like to hear from you about a time in your life when you needed to trust God. Sid will be reading responses as he prepares a fall sermon series. Send your thoughts to Sid via e-mail at or write down your thoughts and drop them off at the receptionist's desk.


In Church School: 9:30 a.m.

The Agape Class meets with Young Men's Bible Class in Redhead Hall.

The Travelers Class with Austin Carty concludes "Cultivating Wholeness: Joy, Peace and Spiritual Wellness" in Memorial 304.

The Seekers Class, Shetler 214, continues its study of John, led by Gerard Davidson.

Young Men's Bible Class meets in Redhead Hall with Bob Hunter teaching.

Children and youth classes

Regular children's and youth Church School classes are on summer break.


Child Protection Policy Training

A 1-hour training session about our Child Protection Policy begins at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial 200, the Spencer Love Room, Sunday. Anyone who volunteers in our children's or youth ministries must comlete the training. To sign up for Sunday's class or a class offered at another time, contact Sara Manchester, or 478-4722.



Temple bulletin

Sunday's Temple service bulletin (9:30 and 10:45 a.m.) is available here (pdf).


Looking ahead

August 24: Ordination / Installation of new church officers

August 24: Back-to-School Blessing Sunday for students of all ages. Also, please bring a full-size toiletry item or school supplies for Backpack Beginnings.

August 24: Children's GROW teachers have a noon to 1 p.m. meeting and luncheon in Spencer Love Dining Room, Memorial 200. Need child care? Contact Sara Manchester.

August 31: We hold our 9:30 a.m. Temple service for the last time.

September 7: Our 8:30 a.m. Temple service returns.

September 7: Children's and youth Church School returns. One of the Church School highlights is "Storyline" in Shetler 106.

September 7: Pennies for Hunger

October 5: World Communion Sunday

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