Posts from 2013

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Prayer Focus for Nauru – Sunday, December 29, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Challenges for Prayer Spiritual awareness grows as the economy shrinks. Materialism’s decline is faith’s gain. Church life is reawakening and evangelical numbers are growing. The Nauru Independent Church is the largest evangelical group, but there are believers in the other denominations as well. The JESUS film has been seen by almost the entire population.  

Prayer Focus for Myanmar – Sunday, December 15, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

            Myanmar, Asia: The suffering and poverty of the Burmese is an increasing challenge in the light of the devastation of cyclone Nargis. When it ripped through the country in May 2008, around 140,000 people lost their lives from the storm itself and the disease and deprivation that followed. About […]

14th Day Ladies will Meet on December 19th

by Cindy Riggle

On Thursday, December 19th our 14th Days Ladies will meet at 7:00p.m. at the home of Linda Neice, 15027 Holleyside Dr. in Dumfries. Please bring a Christmas photo that has a special memory that you can share. Please also bring a plate of Christmas finger foods, Savory or sweet. We look forward to sharing a fun […]

Prayer Focus For Mozambique – December 8, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

              Spiritual responsiveness is one result of the suffering and deprivation endured. Congregations of indigenous Christians mushroomed all across the country. Evangelicals were 3.5% of the population in 1975 and grew to 12% by 2005. Natural disasters in 2000/01 and 2006/07 stimulated much Christian assistance, and churches were planted in […]

Prayer Focus for Morocco – December 1, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

              Morocco, Africa: Pray for peace throughout the nation, and pray that those seeking to commit violence be stymied. Pray for the country’s leaders; may they navigate these troubled waters with wisdom and good decision-making. For more info. visit www.operationworld.org

Christian Education Classes – Winter 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Winter 2013 Sundays from 11:00 – 12:00 noon December 1 through March 2, 2014 Preschool (Ages 2–4) Preschoolers learn that God keeps his promises. Taught by Brian and Hannah Clites Younger Elementary (Grades K–3) Children learn to trust and obey God’s promises responding to Jesus. Taught by CatheRine Root Older Elementary (Grades 4–6) Pre-teens work […]

Prayer Focus for Montenegro – November 17, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

The  Orthodox Church is characterized by an almost farcical drama of claims, counter-claims and mutual anathematizations as the Montenegrin Orthodox Church seeks to establish itself in place of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Before the 20th Century the Montenegrin Orthodox Church existed as an autocephalous group. Pray that instead of squabbling over rights and property, Orthodox […]

Crossroads’ Christmas Vocal Ensemble – Rehearsals

by Cindy Riggle

2013 Crossroads Christmas Vocal Ensemble Advent season is fast approaching; it’s time to start preparing our gifts for the King! Come out and join this season’s Christmas Vocal Ensemble as we prepare new and old anthems for the Advent season. Rehearsals will be held Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., November 14th, 21st & December 5th, 12th downstairs […]