October 23, 2016

PREPARE TO VOTE First and foremost, PRAY that God will give you wisdom as you consider how to use the responsibility and privilege of voting - for president, senators, congressmen, judges and amendments. A list of available voter guides was handed out with your bulletin. Be prayerful, be informed and vote!

FALL FEST, WED. OCTOBER 26TH Please place your donated items in the basket in the lobby. And, if you can stay for a few minutes after service this morning, help us stack the chairs (6-high), so this week we can convert the Sanctuary into a Fall Fest for the elementary kids of Westwood and our community. Thank you for your generosity and willingness to help!

40 DAYS OF LOVE This is the last week in the 40 Days of Love campaign. Even now, you can start praying, caring and sharing with those in your Area of Accountability. If you have made your list of names, and are in the process of showing them the love of Jesus through your acts of care, remember to look for opportunities to share with them the Gospel – the Good News that God is a Good God who loves them, that Jesus is a perfect Savior! Let’s continue to be The Church in our community!

GOOD NEWS CLUB (GNC) Our first day to have Prairie Lakes Elementary students attend our Good News Club will be this Friday, October 28th. Invitations are being sent home with students this week. Let’s be praying that God will prompt the hearts of students and their parents, and bring to us every kid who needs to hear the Good News we have to share! Please pray for the following folks this week, and especially Friday afternoon: Carol Rich, Jim Zirkel, Paula Torbert, Maxine Kelly, Donna Howard, Penny Crafton, Dianne Bonanno, Jodi Puleikis, Coralie Adam, Michelle Sejour, Adriana Jean Baptiste, Briana Jean Baptiste, and Donna Rodgers.

KEEP THE BRIDGE OPEN Everyone, please join us as we encourage the Department of Corrections and our state government to keep The Bridges of America program going. Simply go to keepthebridgeopen.com, sign the petition and contact our governor and secretary to lend your support.

DIRECTORIES AVAILABLE See Amanda at the Information Desk to pick up your copy of the Pictorial Directory. They are available to anyone who would like to have one until they are gone.

FINANCES 10/20/16 – YTD DATA

OPERATING BUDGET $227,389 OPERATING INCOME $201,949 OPERATING EXPENSES $209,668 OPERATING INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET - $25,440 YTD MISSIONS GIVING $18,534 YTD BENEVOLENT GIVING $3,600