Sun. Dec. 3 12:30pm Children's Program Practice Tues.Dec. 5 6:30pm All Boards Meet Wed. Dec. 6 6:30pm Adult Bible Study Sat. Dec. 9 9:00am Ladies Bible Study at Panera Bread 10:30am Children's Program Dress Rehearsal
Coming Up Sun. Dec. 10 11:00am Children's Christmas Program Wed. Dec. 13 6:30pm Adult Bible Study Sun. Dec. 24 11:00am Worship Service with communion 7:00pm Christmas Eve Service
WINTER WEATHER POLICY If the Greater Johnstown School District closes, dismisses early, or cancels evening programs due to inclement weather, MBC will also be closed.
Christmas Program & "Happy Birthday, Jesus" Party You are cordially invited to attend our Children's Christmas Program on December 10, during church. Following the service, we will celebrate the birth of Jesus with cookies and other finger foods. Please talk to Jackie Albertson if you are willing to donate something, and we look forward to hearing the Christmas message through the voices of our children!
Children's Christmas Program "The Colors of Christmas" This year's program will take place during our church service on Sunday, December 10. Practice will be after church every Sunday EXCEPT for Nov. 26, with dress rehearsal on Sat. Dec. 9. There will be no speaking parts given out after Oct. 15, but your child can still be in it. Lunch will be provided.For children not joining us for lunch, practice will begin around 12:30pm.
Mitten Tree Project Throughout the month of December, we will be collecting new and gently-used hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves for chidlren and adults. Please help decorate the Christmas tree in the entryway with these items for those in need.
Saturday's Kitchen Christmas outreach We have been asked to assist Saturday's Kitchen as they prepare Christmas boxes of food for families in need in need in the Johnstown area. Our item this year is spaghetti noodles. Please support this important ministry by donating boxes of spaghetti throughout the month of November. Donations can be place in the labeled bin in the entryway. Thank you!
Men's Breakfasts & Work Days We have a Men's Prayer Breakfast at Graystone Restaurant (in Richland, at the top of Eisenhower) at 8:30am on the first Saturday of each month. Afterwards, when the weather is good, anyone who is interested and available is invited to come down to the church at 9:45am for a few hours to join in taking care of small jobs around the building and grounds.
Sunday School We'd like to invite you to join us Sunday mornings for Sunday School at 9:45am! Adults meet in the Mary Martha room, while children meet downstairs.
Daily Bread Devotionals June/July booklets are now available in the front entryway. A donation of $1 is suggested and can be placed in the box next to the devotional booklets. Sermon Recordings Now available online!!! The Memorial Baptist Church website now has recent sermons available, which you can listen to on your computer, tablet, or moble phone! Sermons are available at http://www.mbcjohnstown.com/sermons
Update from the Pulpit Committee We are pleased to announce that Pastor Carl Irwin has officially agreed to serve as our Interim Pastor while we continue in the search process for a permanent pastor. Additionally, Glenda Irwin, Pastor Irwin's wife, has become a valuable asset to the music ministry here at MBC, and her accompaniment and special piano pieces have been such a blessing. We are so thankful for their service and willingness to minister with us during this time of transition! If you would like to speak to Pastor Irwin, know of someone in need of visitation or prayer, or are aware of an emergency or hospitalization, please contact Pastor Irwin via call or text on his cell phone.
Ladies Bible Study There was a new Ladies Bible Study on the book of Colossians at Panera Bread. Please contact Karen D if you are interested in attending so that she may prepare the materials. Thank you!
Wednesday Evening Bible Study Bible Study is being held at MBC, every Wed. evening at 6:30pm. Please plan to attend and bring your friends!
Gathering Room If anyone would like to volunteer to donate baked goods/snacks for the Gathering Room, the help would be greatly appreciated. Please see Jackie A. to sign up.