- Please keep Pastor Craig and his family in prayer as they travel this week.
- Note: All weekday activities are canceled this week: Ladies Book Study (Mon & Wed), Pastor Craig’s office hours, Prayer Meeting, and Bible Study are all canceled.
- Elder Jay Tolsma will bless us with God’s message at our service on Sunday, Nov 29th.
- The first Advent reading and lighting of the candle will begin November 29th. We will continue Dec 6th, 13th, 20th, and 24th.
- December 6th: Baptism during morning service
- Please sign up for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign (Reunion has Dec 12th.).
- December 20th we plan to go caroling. Stay tuned for details.
- Each Sunday in December, Kathy Wire will be taking pictures and information to update our pictorial directory. Please stop by the table in the fellowship hall, near the sanctuary doors.
- December 24th we will have a Christmas Eve service at 4:00 p.m.
Pray for our elections; pray for our country.
2 Timothy 2.11-17a:
It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself. Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers. Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. And their word will eat as doth a canker:
God reigns! He is in control. Fear not, but be always obedient unto His Word. Choose your words wisely; speak the truth in love. For we are here as ambassadors of Christ, and our purpose is to introduce Him to those whom He calls to us.
International Day of Prayer for persecuted Christians, month of November.
Ways to pray for our persecuted Christian family:
- Sense God’s presence (Heb 13.5)
- Know we are praying for them (2 Tim 1.3)
- Experience God’s comfort (2 Thess 2.16, 17)
- See God open doors to evangelism (Col 4.3)
- Boldly share the gospel (Acts 4.29)
- Mature in their faith (Col 1.28, 29)
- Be granted wisdom in covert ministry work (Acts 9.23-25)
- Remain joyful amid suffering (Acts 5.41)
- Forgive and love their persecutors (Matt 5.44)
- Be rooted in God’s Word (2 Tim 3.16, 17)
- Receive God’s comfort through friends (2 Cor 1.4)
Mitchell Food Pantry
Mitchell Food Pantry receives assistance from Feeding South Dakota and Feeding America.
The Food Pantry is supported by your donations, as well as generous donations from local businesses like Walmart, Country Hearth, Coborn’s, and County Fair.
All the Food Pantry workers in Mitchell are volunteers. The Board of Directors is a composite of 15 local churches.
Find the Mitchell Food Pantry on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mitchellfoodpantry
Phone the Pantry locally at 990.3663
SD Cares Housing Assistance Program info: If you or anyone you know has been affected by covid and needs housing assistance, be sure to check it out.
Edifying / Interesting / Useful Outside Links:
Online Bible reading and study: https://biblehub.com/
Bible Atlas: https://www.openbible.info/geo/atlas/a
Over 14,600 Christian hymns and Gospel songs: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/
Art of the Bible: https://artofthe.bible/
A Christian Apologetics Ministry Dedicated to Demonstrating the Historical Reliability of the Bible through Archaeological and Biblical Research.: https://biblearchaeology.org/
Direction for how to pray for persecuted Christians; gives Friday morning updates and a calendar; Can also look for the Pray Today app in your app store. icommittopray.com
Voice of the Martyrs website: https://www.persecution.com/
The Gideons International https://www.gideons.org/
National Right to Life https://www.nrlc.org/
South Dakota Right to Life https://www.sdrighttolife.org/
Family Heritage Alliance https://www.familyheritagealliance.org/
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association https://billygraham.org/
Samaritan’s Purse International, founded by Franklin Graham, “Helping in Jesus’ Name” https://samaritanspurse.org/
The Chosen is a Bible-based movie available for free on youtube. It depicts the life of Christ. There are several segments. This is the link for Episode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=craeyJdrCsE
Christian books and supplies: https://www.christianbook.com/
Christian books and supplies: https://www.hendricksonrose.com/