Home visitation with

Pastor Jim and Tina

Pastor Jim is available for home visits to anyone who would like one.  Please use the sign-up sheet in Sunday School Hall, let the office know or email Pastor Jim directly.

 

 

Awana In-brief Meeting!

There is an Awana “In-Brief” meeting on Tuesday, September 5th at the Firehouse at 6:20PM for anyone interested in helping!  All are welcome! Awana starts September 12th for all kids age 4 through the 8th grade!

 

 

 

Special Relief Offering for Hurricane Harvey Victims

A special offering will be collected on September 10th and 17th for victims of Hurricane Harvey.  All funds collected will be delivered to IDES out of Noblesville, In.  Donations may also be dropped off at the office or given online.

Thank you for your assistance!

 

 

 

Community Outreach Dinner

Our next Community Outreach dinner date is set for September 13th

from 4:15-6:15 PM at the Firehouse.

 

Menu: Beef-N-Noodles

Mashed Potatoes

Green Beans

Brownies

 

Dine-in Only

 

come, join us for good food and fellowship.

 

Help spread the word by inviting all you meet!

 

Thank you to all those who help meet this need in our community! 

 

One last item, if you would be interested in being the "closer" for any or all of the meals, let Dave or the church office know.  You'd be responsible for all the volunteers who help clean up after the meal, tally up how many were served and collecting any funds donated.  

 

Sign up sheets are in Sunday

School Hall or click here to sign up online!

 

 

Ladies Retreat at the Ark

September 15-16

Speakers, Music, Pampering Sessions

A brochure and registration forms are posted in Sunday School Hall.

Check the board and Sign up today!

 

 

Manna on Main Street

Soup Kitchen at the Old Firehouse Starts September 18th

Meals will be served Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the school year from 11:30 – 12:30 PM.

This outreach is a group effort from various churches and businesses in Peru and is open to anyone wanting a meal.  A short devotional will also be given.

If you are interested in helping with this ministry, contact your church to see if they involved. 

 

11th Annual Chili Cookoff

Sponsored by Harvesting Capabilities

Saturday, October 7th, 11:30 AM

Interested in a team for FCC? 

See Carol Biddle or call 469-0695

 

 

Faith Promise Cards

for our Lima Church Plant

Please use a card to dedicate your gift to our church plant in Lima, Peru.  Our past gift has been $500 per month to cover the program expenses, utilities, rent, and maintenance.  We will send whatever is collected for the month, up to that amount.  Any excess will be rolled over to the next month.  You can support this outreach through the Offertory or through our Online Giving option

Thank you for your continued support of our fellow Peruvian believers!!

 

 

40 Weeks of Missions

One way to help support our overseas missions is to give $2 a week for 40 weeks.  Lets see if we can get 50 families to take part.  We will post up-to-date information each week.  Be sure to mark your offerings as 40 Weeks or use our Online Giving option and select the “40 Weeks of Missions” fund.

Weekly Totals

Number of Families: 21

Collected/pledged: $1,427

 

 

Operation Christmas Child:

We will be collecting items for Operation Christmas Child each month.  That way there will not be the added concern of “just one more thing to do” right before Christmas.

September Items:

School supplies

Thank you for helping and making the Christmas season a little less busy for all of us!

 

 

Fix-It Ministry

Volunteer to help fix things for others.  Be an angel to someone.  Sign up in Sunday School Hall.  Check with Pastor Jim if you have any questions!

 

 

 

Nursery Help Needed

If you are willing to help even one Sunday a month,

please let Renee or the office know.

Also – we’ve started a new process –

all children will be signed in and out of the nursery.  Thank You!

 

 

 

Bible Study

A Bible study meets

each  Saturday, at 9:00 AM.  

This study is open to everyone.

 

 

 

Help Wanted!

Volunteers are needed for GREETERS, SERVERS, and HOST FAMILIES!  Let Carol Seymoure or the church office know if you would like to help in any of these areas.  Just give one of them a call or print, fill out and return the “Guest Ministry” information form available from any of the church webpages.  Thank you!

 

 

 

Honor Flight

We are beginning the collection of Honor Flight letters to thank the Honor Flight Veterans next October.  There are expected to be 85 veterans on the flight.  Drop off your letters to the office by October 8th.

 

 

 

Prayer Chain

Would you like to help with this vital ministry?  If so, please contact Betty Parsons or the church office

 

 

 

Bible Study at

Blaire Ridge Nursing Home.

Second Monday of each month

at 2:00 PM. 

Everyone is welcome!

 

 

 

Communion Preparers are needed

The person helping prepare communion each week helps for only one month at a time.  If you think you would like to help, please contact Pam Stitsworth or the church office.

 

 

 

Card and Flower Fund

A Card and Flower fund was started with proceeds of the recent T-shirt sale conducted by Bill and Rayla Steiner.  In order to keep the fund functioning, money will need to be added from time to time.  If you would like to help support this ministry please identify your gift and leave in the offering plate or at the office.  Thank you for your help in comforting the hurting.

 

 

Pew Bibles

If you do not have a Bible, please feel free to take one with you. Donations are being accepted to offset their cost. If you would like to help, please add your donation to the offering plate and mark it as "Bible Donation".  You may also donate online.

Thank you.

 

 

Collectible Items

We are still collecting pop tabs, glasses and education box tops.  Please leave these items in the basket next to the copy machine in Sunday School hall. 

Thank you!

First Christian Church
53 W Main St
Peru, IN 46970


Phone: (765) 473-3105

E-Mail:  mail@fccperu.org

 

 

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