Sunday July 16, 2023
“You are a king then?” Pilate asked. “You say that I’m a king,” Jesus replied. “I was born for this, and I have come into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”
John 18:37 CSB
Prayer – 8:45 am –All are invited to a time of prayer located in the room past the bulletin board.
Worship – 9:30 am
Children’s Devotional- Dan and Linda Stoltzfus
Sermon John 18:28-40 – Daniel Crandall
- Mark Leatherman – Pray for healing. Pray for increased strength and improved health. Thank God for trucking opportunities. Pray for Natasha and the children as they navigate this difficult time.
- Trip to Mozambique to celebrate 30 years of the Makhua Xirima Bible Project and the completion of the translation: Dave and Lil Nissley and Jeriah Petersheim have safely returned. Heinrich and Susan Botes will join a group of South Africans in Johannesburg and will return on Tuesday.
No Sunday School During the summer.
Important Dates and Information:
- Children’s devotion time- For most Sundays during the summer we will have a children’s devotion during the service. We need people to sign up for this so please contact one of the elders if you are able to serve in this way.
- Abide will not be meeting throughout the summer but will resume again in September.
- Reminder about the “Through the Bible” teaching and prayer meeting. We will not be having this while Heinrich and the rest of the team are on the trip to South Africa and Mozambique. The study will resume on July 20 after the team returns from Africa. Recordings of our study in Acts will be available on the new Chestnut Church website.
- August 18-20 – Church Camping at Camp Swatara.
- Memory verse challenge for kids ages 10-18. The memory challenge includes memorizing Genesis chapters 1-3, and Romans 1:14-23, 3:18-28 completed by January 31, 2024 and will receive $100. If you are interested in participating in this, please contact Elmer Lapp.
Daniel Crandall Pastor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Stoltzfus Pastor: email@example.com
Wayne Petersheim Elder: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heinrich Botes Elder: email@example.com
Elder team email: Chestnutelderteam@gmail.com