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Saratoga Chapel Weekly Spotlight - April 22, 2018


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WELCOME VISITORS – Thank you for worshiping with us this morning. Please stay and visit with us during coffee hour after the service.  Nursery is available throughout the service. Children ages 4 and up are dismissed for Junior Church during the service.  Please fill out the Visitor Card in the bulletin and drop it in offering plate, so we can acknowledge you and get to know you better.

THIS SUNDAY: Alex Crum and family will be with us.  As you know Alex moved to Texas and is now with Wycliffe’s SIL organization.  Alex will be giving a report on his work with SIL. There will be a lunch following the service.  Everyone is welcome.  This will be a good time to fellowship with the Crums.


A NEW DATE FOR HORIZONS INTERNATIONAL DINNER: The chapel is again blessed to be able to host the Spring Horizons dinner.  It will be Saturday May 5th at 6:00 pm.  We need a lot of helpers to set up and if everyone would bring a casserole it would help feed the international students.  Please see Erna if you can help.


Imagine a Church -- where we see our workplaces, homes, neighborhoods and communities as significant places for spiritual formation, growth and mission.
Imagine a Church -- where we come prepared to encourage, equip, and resource each other for specific purposes God calls us to in those places as part of our everyday lives and to value and validate those purposes as part of God’s larger mission to the world.
Imagine a Church -- where we come together to help each other navigate the challenges of living in a post-Christian culture among folks with differing perspectives and learn how to build a meaningful relationship with them.

YOU are invited to join us for a discussion around the book “Imagine Church” by Neil Hudson. which encourages churches to take seriously Christ’s call to whole-life discipleship in the church and beyond.

Time: Sunday mornings, 8:30-9:30 

Place:  in the adult Sunday School room beside the kitchen.  

Everyone is welcome.


VBS 2018: The Saratoga Chapel will host VBS. during the last week of June … June 25th -29th.  The theme is GAME ON!  Gearing Up For Life’s Big Game 2nd Peter 1:3.  Be excited!  Pray that God will use this week to show Himself to all kinds of kids and their families.  Pray how you can be involved.  We need lots of volunteers (teachers, assistants & staff) during VBS week, but we could also use some volunteers ahead of time.  Contact Becky Mancuso (518-368-3354 call/text) or Daniel & Soiky Jones if you would like to volunteer or have questions.


ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL will start at 8:30 AM and be led by Pastor Jim and held in Pastor Jim’s office.  We will be studying Luke 5, focusing on living out your faith in the world


PHILIPPIANS a new women’s inductive Bible study on the book of Philippians will begin on May2nd at 1:00 pm, and held weekly at the Mancuso home.  We will use a workbook written by Keri Folmar ($10).  Please let Becky Mancuso know if you want to be part of this group so that enough workbooks can be ordered.  All women are welcome


“BEHOLD YOUR GOD” for women course is ongoing at Becky Mancuso’s home on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm.  It is not too late to join, all women are welcome!  Please see Becky or Janet Kautzmann for details. 

PRAYER CHAIN: If you have a prayer request to be put on the prayer chain, please call Erna at
399-1305 or Janet at 399-1421.  If you cannot reach either of them, please call Sue Mead at 384-3275 and she will put the message out.
MEN’S BIBLE STUDY: The men’s Bible study that meets on Wednesday mornings will be RESTARTING Wednesday April 25th at 7:30 am.

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