Weekly Announcements 10.30.2011

November 1, 2011 by jpark

1. Welcome
Welcome to The Redemption Church, and thank you for coming to worship with us today! Please join us for fellowship and refreshments after service.

2. Sunday Prayer Meeting (Every Sunday, 11:30am-12:15pm, Room 040)
All are welcome to pray for our worship service and our church on Sundays.

3. Operation Christmas Child (Sunday, Oct. 30, to Sunday, Nov. 20)
Starting on Sunday, Oct. 30, we will be collecting school supplies, toys, clothes, and hygiene items to fill the shoe boxes. Each Sunday, there will be a registry of suggested items on display by the refreshment tables for people to consider to donate. Grab a tag or a few and bring the items with you the following Sundays. The final collection date is on Sunday, Nov. 20. We will be packing the shoe boxes at a soon-to-be determined date. Please contact Jim Lee (cjimlee AT gmail DOT com) if you have questions.

4. NPC Women’s Holiday Dinner & Benefit Raffle (Tuesday, Nov. 8, 6-9pm, NPC)
Attention ladies, NPC has invited us to their annual Holiday Dinner & Benefit Raffle! This event is meant to be an outreach to friends/neighbors, to build relationships within the church, and to support Lifespring Ministries. The $20 ticket includes dinner made by Chef Kristi Honn followed by a mini concert by Christian singer Sean Lea and then a dance performance by NPC’s dance team. Please email Joan (joan.nieng AT gmail DOT com) by Sunday Nov. 6 if you’d like to attend.

5. Join a Life Group
We have life groups that meet once a week in Naperville, Schaumburg, Downers Grove (Midwestern U.) and the city (West Loop). Please sign up on the website ( or by emailing It’s never too late to join!

6. Get Involved
There are plenty of opportunities to put your gifts and abilities to good use at TRC. Serving opportunities include:
• Welcoming
Fold & pass out bulletins and greet people as they enter our worship service
• Setting up for service
Set up chairs and help the worship band set up the band equipment
• Preparing refreshments
Create the refreshments menu, prep before service, and have loads of fun in the kitchen during clean up!
• Children’s ministry
Teach a Bible lesson and a craft to the children
• Redemption No Borders
Write the Sunday missions report on a current event, country, or people group
If you are interested in serving in these areas or in any other way, please email us at

7. Ignite 2011
November 4-5, 2011 at 7:30pm at Chicago Grace Church located at 1500 W. Algonquin Road in Hoffman Estates. Rev. Charlie Dates, Senior Pastor of Progressive Baptist Church of Chicago will be the guest speaker.

8. One in Love 2012 (January 4-7, 2012 in Sandwich, IL)
The first deadline is on November 1, 2011. Register at

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