News and Notes from Curwensville Alliance Church
Join us on Sundays at 8:00 am and at 10:45 am as we worship together!
Our Church Family
For Couples — A Weekend2Remember
Check the table in the lobby for information on A Weekend to Remember for you and your spouse.
Questions? See Eric and Kay Rowles.
Hey Kids (8-12 yrs)!
Join us every Sunday from 6-7 pm beginning 9/10 for Kids Time. We eat snacks, play games, and most importantly, study the Bible. Questions? See Cristi Smay.
VELOCITY: Come join us for our return bash 9/10 following the second service. Outdoor games food and fun. Details: See Eric or Kay Rowles.
Adoption Steering Committee
The Adoption Steering Committee meets 9/26 at 6:30 pm at the church.
If you can help at Living Bread on the second Saturday of each month from 9-11 am, please see Eric or Kay Rowles.
Curwensville Alliance serves at Living Bread on the second Saturday of each month.
Your time commitment would be from 9:00 to about 11:00 am.
Speak to Eric or Kay Rowles if you have questions.
Small Group Leaders
If you’re starting a small group, or interested in seeing one started, please speak to Sue Spaid, Bethany Livergood, or Pastor Steve. Remember, all Small Groups, Leaders, and Material are to be approved by Disciple-Making Ministries.
Can You Help?
Please consider working as a Leader or Helper in our Children’s Worship program in 2016, helping children ages 4-8 learn more about having a relationship with God. Commitment is for a month of services; workers’ instruction and materials are provided. Sign up now on the Children’s Ministries board for the month that suits your schedule! Questions? Ask Carrie Warren.
The Curwensville Alliance App is now available for Android and the iOS.
Download it at the app store / play store free so that you can access web information, calendar events, Facebook posts and Twitter tweets, podcasts, and prayer requests.
One handy feature on the app is the ability to add an event to your own calendar. Just open the event in the app, click the + sign in the corner and add the event to your personal calendar.
You can download the app at the App Store or Play Store. Once you do, all the online information you need from your church is in one place!
Give it a try and give us a rating! Thank you!
The Alliance Men invite all the men of the church to join them for breakfast on the third Saturday of the month. Please sign up on the bulletin board in the lobby, or tell Lloyd Bloom you’re planning to come.
Increasingly, Curwensville Alliance is building bridges by placing content online. As such, as you participate here, be aware your picture may be included.
AGAPE ministries Mentor Moms meets the third Sunday of each month in room 103. Questions? See Denise Mullins.
Working with Children
If you are working with Children at Curwensville Alliance and have not up-dated your clearances in the past three years, see Bethany Livergood. If you have updated clearances, give Bethany a copy.
If you are interested in learning about Baptism, please see the signup sheet on the bulletin board in the lobby.
Small Group Website Leaders
Our Adult DiscipleMaking Coordinator, Sue Spaid, is updating the Small Group portion of our web site. If you would, please give her a short description of your group, including the Group Name, Who it’s for, when and where it meets.
If you’re not getting emails from the e-Prayerline, you might want to check your spam folder. Recently some email providers have tightened their spam filtering and many emails sent from list-servers like the one at Curwensville Alliance are getting lost.
If you can help with Sweet Sunday, please speak to Rob Brion. Thank you.
Delivery to Shut-ins
If you would be willing to deliver an audio recording of the Traditional Service to a shut-in, please see Ed McCulley for details. Thanks!
If you can help set up for a luncheon, please see Kay Rowles. Thank you!
Curwensville Alliance has openings for volunteer Children’s Worship Workers. We will train you and help you get your clearances. Interested? See Autumn Farley.
The church library is available to all of us. Books and videos can be signed out with your full name and date on the card and returned to the basket just inside the door within a few weeks. Questions? See Laurel Shields.
Local Food Bank
Boxes are in the foyer for non-perishable food for the local food bank.
The Deacons help those in financial need. If you would like to give mark your gift “Deacons Fund”. If you have a need speak to Rusty McCracken. Thank you!
If you are interested in dedicating your baby or child please speak to Pastor Steve.
If you would like to send and receive prayer requests to and from your church family via email, please place your email address on a Welcome Card and indicate you would like to be on the email prayer line. Questions? Please speak to Pastor Steve. Thank you!
Activity Center Use
If you would like to schedule an event in the Activity Center please speak to Pastor Steve. Remember to sweep, clean up and take all leftovers home with you. Thank you!
If you have announcements for this newsletter and the website, please give them to Pastor Steve. Thanks!
Need a ride? Can you offer a ride?
We are looking for people who are in need of rides or are willing to offer rides to morning and evening services as well as Bible studies and other church events. If you are in need of a ride or want to offer to provide rides please speak to Pastor Steve. Thanks!
Nursery Workers Ministry
If you can help with the Toddlers and/or Infant Nursery, please see Cristi Smay.
Small Groups Updates
As our church has transitioned to small groups, it’s important to keep an eye on what might be helpful to your own spiritual development. You can read about it in detail on the small groups section of our website here.
Love in Action Ministry
If you would like to be part of a ministry to meet the needs of those in our church family who need a gift of love – a meal in time of need please sign up on the bulletin board today. Questions? Please speak to Judy Kim.
Attention Ministry Leaders
Bethany Livergood has organized the data from the Ministry Survey. If you would like a copy, please speak to her or to Pastor Steve. Thank you.
Please remember to bring in canned goods, pasta, etc for the local food bank. Boxes are in the foyer to help with those in need in the community. Thanks!
If you would like to give to the Deacons’ fund please mark your offering “Deacons Fund”.
If you would like to send and receive prayer requests to and from your church family via email, please place your email address on a Welcome Card and indicate you would like to be on the email prayer line. Questions? Please speak to Pastor Steve.
If you are going into the hospital, please inform Pastor Steve so he can be praying for you and possibly visit with you. Thank you!
Have You Missed Church?
You can listen to recent sermons online at curwensvillealliance.org. If you would like a CD or a cassette tape of a sermon please speak to the sound man. Also, if you heard a sermon that might bless someone else, send them the address of the church website so they can listen.