ANNOUNCEMENTS

October Calendar of Events

Adult Sunday School will meet after the service. Julia and Jiang Ke are leading a six-week long study on Gender Roles and Women in Christianity.

Caryl and Vinny volunteered to update the church signs. If you have any creative/interesting ideas for the signs that best communicate the gospel message with the community, please feel free to share them with Caryl (and Publicity Committee - Caryl, Tam, & Mallory). Please be reminded that the space on the board is limited and the suggestions will be reviewed by church leadership.

IBC Small Groups:
      Senior Saints meets each Friday evening at 6:30 pm at the Oak Hill Apartment of Audrey Brown. They are studying the Book of John. Please Contact George Norris for more information.
      Men's Group meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month meeting at IBC at 7:00 am. The group is currently studying the Book of Mark. See Gene or Pastor Johann for more information.
      Women's Group meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 10am at the home of Cathie Robie. The group is currently studying Women of Faith from the Old Testament. See Merrily for more information.

The Board of Christian Education is the process of updating the library, which has been moved to the church office. If anyone has relevant Christian books, DVDs - fiction, studies, daily readings, etc - that they would like to share, please give them to someone on the Board of Christian Ed or feel free to put them in the office.

Nursery is available year-round for infants through age 4 during the worship service. Junior Church (during the sermon) is available year-round for ages 4 through 2nd grade.

Are you praying persistently, boldly and believingly for someone or something that God has laid upon your heart and mind?

Ipswich Dinner Bell - a FREE community meals program serves meals at the Masonic Hall (Topsfield Road) from 5:00-6:00 pm every Monday evening. The meal is available to everyone and is prepared by members of local churches and the community. See Merrily or Sue for additional information.

Food Offerings for the Ipswich Food Pantry may be donated any Sunday. There is a container in the entryway for this offering. Specific foods that are always kept in stock include: cereal, mac & cheese, peanut butter and baked beans. Other items, including baby food & formula, are also welcome.

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