The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update


October 4, 2013

Church News: Oct. 5

Winford to speak at St. Matthew Church

ANDERSON — The Rev. Doris Winford, pastor emeritus, will be speaking at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1512 N. Madison Ave., at the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Her message titled, "I'm Not Ashamed of the Gospel," is based on 2 Timothy 1:8-14.

The Sanctuary Choir will sing "One Communion" by Lantz emphasizing the first Sunday in October being World Communion Sunday. Following the service a time of fellowship will take place in Wesley Hall. Sunday School classes for all ages begin at 11 a.m.

The church's current mission emphasis is raising $1,000 for a gate for the security wall around the home of Jason and Rachel Helm in Mozambique. The Helms are serving as missionaries in Mozambique. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 27.

Dreger to preach at AU Theology Chapel

ANDERSON — The Rev. Paul Dreger, Church of God Ministries, will be preaching at the Anderson University School of Theology Chapel at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Tamara Shelton will lead worship and Dr. Arlo Newell will serve as chaplain in residence.

World Communion at First Presbyterian

ANDERSON — First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Ninth St., will celebrate World Communion on Sunday at the 8 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. services.

An Anderson University student from Nairobi, Joseph Otori, will be giving the message on communication and culture. The church's Chancel Bell Choir will be ringing “Siyahamba” as the prelude, and the Liturgical Dance Team will be dancing to "We Are." Communion will be served, with different breads and different languages spoken to celebrate World Communion.

An ethnic potluck pitch-in will be served afterward in Fellowship Hall. All are welcome.

Pastor appreciation service Sunday

ANDERSON — The 40th annual celebration and appreciation service for Pastor Samuel L. King and Lady Pearlen King will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Greater St. Mark Church, 2232 Dewey St.

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