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FIRST CHURCH


The First Church of Seventh-day Adventists is a community of believers who confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. In continuity with the people of God in Old Testament times, we are called out from the world; and we join together for worship, for fellowship, for instruction in the Word, for the celebration of the Lord's Supper, for service to all mankind, and for the worldwide proclamation of the gospel.


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Come - Worship with us!

WORSHIP

OPPORTUNITIES


The church is one body with many members, called from every nation, kindred, tongue, and people. In Christ we are a new creation; distinctions of race, culture, learning, and nationality, and differences between high and low, rich and poor, male and female, must not be divisive among us.


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Serve - Reach in, out, up, and down.

SERVING GOD

IN THE CHURCH


Out-Reach: The church reaching out to those outside the church. (Evangelism, Missions)

In-Reach: The church reaching in to those inside the church. (Encouragement, Fellowship)

Up-Reach: The church reaching up by communicating and giving to God. (Praising, Prayer, Worship)

Down-Reach: God reaching down by communicating and giving to the church. (Bible Study, Preaching, Teaching, the Holy Spirit)

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Let us pray.

PRAYERLINE

LET US PRAY


The dedicated prayer line is available Sunday through Saturday, 8:30-9:30 pm for prayer.

Call 267-507-0240 and enter pin number 8749900.


"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them." (Matthew 18:20)

Pastor Lisa Smith-Reid

MEET OUR PASTOR

LISA SMITH-REID


Welcome, Pastor Smith-Reid, to the First Church of Seventh-day Adventists!

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FIRST CHURCH

LIVE BROADCAST


We are proud to offer our visitors the opportunity to view live broadcasts of our weekly service at 11:30 am on Saturday mornings.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

DEVOTIONAL BOOK: Pre-orders require PAYMENT. Please see the following committee members--Tony Allard, Norman Lowe, LaShonda Dreher, Karen Perry, Yolanda Swinton to secure order forms.

LADIES DAY CHOIR: The Women's Ministry is happy to announce the return of the Ladies' Day Choir! The choir will be singing for Ladies Day on September 10th. We will begin rehearsals on Sabbath, July 30th - time and place of rehearsals will be announced later. If you are interested in participating, please see Sister Nola Mayo.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

NEXT WEEK – ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: On Sabbath, July 30th, you are invited to the "Back to School Prayer of Dedication" during the 11:00am service. We encourage you to attend and prepare for the upcoming school year. School packages will be distributed after church in the Fellowship Hall. Charmaine Leonard, Education Chair

NEXT WEEK – THE DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY: Will host our next church outreach on Sabbath, July 30, 2016 and Sunday, July 31, 2016. We are asking the entire church to participate on Sabbath as we go forth to evangelize our community, and we are requesting volunteers for Sunday to help us beautify our neighborhood.

Please remember to wear your t-shirts for both events and please sign up for Sunday's beautification project.

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN!: The Annual Church Outing is just around the corner and the Social Recreation Committee is getting everything in gear for lots of food, fellowship and fun, fun, fun. August 21, 2016 at Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro, MD from 11am-5pm.

Please sign up in the lobby to donate food items from the list. Contact Sis. LaShonda Dreher (the.songstress32@gmail.com) for more info.

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WEEKLY BULLETIN

THIS SABBATH: July 23, 2016

Speaker: Pastor Timothy Harris
Sermon Title: TBA
Sermonic Scripture: TBA


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MONTHLY SUNSET

JULY 2016

Begins: Fri., July 01 at 8:36 pm - Ends: Sat., July 02 at 8:36 pm
Begins: Fri., July 08 at 8:35 pm - Ends: Sat., July 09 at 8:34 pm
Begins: Fri., July 15 at 8:32 pm - Ends: Sat., July 16 at 8:31 pm
Begins: Fri., July 22 at 8:27 pm - Ends: Sat., July 23 at 8:26 pm
Begins: Fri., July 29 at 8:21 pm - Ends: Sat., July 30 at 8:20 pm

SPIRITUAL FRUIT OF THE MONTH

Winning the Affection of Children—Smile, parents; smile, teachers. If your heart is sad, let not your face reveal the fact. Let the sunshine from a loving, grateful heart light up the countenance. Unbend from your iron dignity, adapt yourselves to the children's needs, and make them love you. You must win their affection, if you would impress religious truth upon their heart.