November 18, 2001
Volume 11, Number 46

Coming Soon ...

… a new program of outreach into our community entitled House to House / Heart to Heart. It is an 8-page bi-monthly magazine that presents the gospel of Christ in a very positive format. At present more than 750,000+ issues are being mailed with great success throughout the country.

We have ordered our first issues and hope to begin an initial mailing of the magazine into our community around the first of the year. (Sample issues the foyer.)

If you have a friend, neighbor or co-worker that lives in Charlotte or Sarasota Counties that you would like to have placed on the mailing list—please give us their name and address. (There are sign up sheets for the mailing list on the table in the foyer.)

A Seminar That You Will Not Want To Miss ...

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar dealing with these and other important issues. The speaker is Dr. Bert Thompson, former professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A & M University. He is Executive Director and co-founder of Apologetics Press. He is also the editor of Reason and Revelation, a monthly journal on Christian evidences, published by Apologetics Press since 1981. All sessions are free. In addition, handout materials accompanying each lecture will be made available free-of-charge to those in attendance. Most sessions are followed by questions and answers.

Tentative Schedule

Friday, January 25, 2002
at the Venice High School Auditorium
7:00 p.m. “The Creation / Evolution Controversy

Saturday, January 26, 2002
at the Venice High School Auditorium
1:00-2:30 p.m. “Creation or Evolution … Which? Part I
2:30-3:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session
3:00-3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. “Creation or Evolution … Which? Part II

Sunday, January, 27, 2002
at the Church of Christ of Venice Building
10:00 a.m. “Scientific Evidences for the Inspiration of the Bible
11:00 a.m. “The Effect of Evolution on the Home, Church and Nation

Note: Friday and Saturday Seminar sessions will be held at the Venice High School Auditorium.

More details and scheduling coming soon!

Our Condolences

To Clarence, Florence and the entire Riggenbach family at the passing of Vera Mae this past week.

May God comfort you
during this time of loss.

— Deacons —

Jim Treece and Merlian Marshall are being considered to serve as deacons. Jim for building maintenance and Merlian for lawn & grounds). The elders appreciate and are considering the comments and/or feedback that we have received.

the Elders

Annual Bible Reading Program

This week’s Bible readings are:

Sunday, 18th: 1 Peter 1; Jeremiah 31-32; Psalms 134
Monday, 19th: 1 Peter 2; Jeremiah 33-34; Psalms 135
Tuesday, 20th: 1 Peter 3; Jeremiah 35-36; Psalms 136
Wednesday, 21st: 1 Peter 4; Jeremiah 37-38; Psalms 137
Thursday, 22nd: 1 Peter 5; Jeremiah 39-40; Psalms 138
Friday, 23rd: 2 Peter 1; Isaiah 41-42; Psalms 139
Saturday, 24th: 2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalms 140

"Let us do good with our goods while we live … to part with what we cannot keep, that we may get what we cannot lose."
Thomas Adams, Colonial Puritan

"To be like Christ is to be a Christian."

Directory Update

If you have not had your picture taken yet (or your retake) please see Ted after services Sunday for a photo op.

Walt & Jeanette Thompson - Melissa Keyso - Smith Tiller - Pansy McCord
Charlie White - Bill & Jeanne Sherman - Leslie Johnson - Viola Morinier
Virginia Law - Walt & Jeanette Thompson - Mary Kaupilla - Ernest Bowker
Naomi Morton - Betty Dougan

Sunday’s Lessons:

AM ... "Thanksgiving" (Psalms 103:1-13)
PM ...
"The Fall of the Mighty" (1 Samuel 32)

Service Opportunities


Time of Services


 Wayne Vowell




 Walt Thompson


Bible Study:

10:00 am

Morning Services



11:00 am

Bible Reading:

 Kerry Keathley  

Evening Worship:

6:00 pm


 David Coffman  



 Ted Wheeler


Bible Study:

6:30 pm

Closing Prayer:

 Glen Law


Evening Services



Opening Prayer:

 Carl Rigney



 David Coffman


Our Record - Last Week


 Ted Wheeler  

Closing Prayer:

 Larry Jenson



$ 1276.03
Mike Weber
  Weekly Budget:
$ 1500.00
Dick Navarre
Sean Keathley

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