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Upcoming Events

Church Family Outing October 29

All are invited to a corn maze adventure at Warrington Farm in Queenstown, just north of the Outlets on Rt. 301.  We will meet there at 5:00 pm, but if you need a ride, meet at IAC at 4:30.  Admission is $7 adults, $5 under 12.  There will also be a straw maze for the younger children.  They offer great food, fall decorations, and other fun things to do, so for more info, look up “Warrington Farm in Queenstown bring the kids” and click on the short you tube video.  (Note:  this date Oct 29 is a change in plans from the original date)

Bible Quizzing

Bible Quizzing :   Practice will be on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm during the 2014-2015 quiz season.  See Tim Coffelt for more info.

Dates to put on the Calendar

October 26 after worship  Membership Class

October 29  5:00 pm  Warrington Farm corn maze

Nov 1- 2  Ladies Retreat @ Camp Pecometh

Nov 1 5:00 pm  Feed the Hungry Night of Worship & Praise

Nov 2  Daylight Savings Time Ends — “Fall Back”  set your clocks 1 hour backward before going to bed on Saturday

Nov 8  9:00 am Quiz Meet at IAC

Ladies Fall Retreat

November 1 & 2 at Camp Pecometh’s Riverview Retreat Center in Centreville, MD.  This year’s speaker is Mrs. Linda Peeler of Making the Gospel Known Ministries and the theme for the retreat is God Our Strong Tower.  Registration and payment due no later than October 15.  You may sign up using your bulletin insert or calling the church office.  Arrival Saturday, November 1 between 8-9 am, with first session beginning at 9:15 am.  An optional continental breakfast is available on Saturday, November 1 at an additional cost of $8.50.  Sign up for the breakfast in addition to the program if desired.  Two options are available:  Saturday only $60 which includes lunch & dinner, or overnight which includes 2 queen bed room with private bath & 4 meals (Sat lunch & dinner, Sun breakfast & lunch).  Pricing for overnight is as follows:  quad=$113, triple=$126, double=$141, single=$214.   The church van will be available for transportation.  Please indicate on your registration if you need a ride.

All rates are per person and include lodging, meals, and program.  Some optional craft workshops and activities may require a modest fee.

Latest News

Typhoon Haiyan

Many have asked how they can learn more about the effects of Typhoon Haiyan and how it has impacted Alliance churches in the Philippians.   Visit the CAMA services web site at http://camaservices.org/urgent/typhoon-haiyan-relief.php for the most recent updates.  At this time dollars are the greatest need. CAMA services has already sent $10,000 for initial help. The Alliance church in the Philippines are assessing how they should best assist the
overwhelming needs.  Very soon they will make known what continuing help is needed.  CAMA services, in the name of Jesus, partners with other like-minded agencies bringing assistance to suffering people in their time of great need.

UNTANGLED Youth Bible Study

WEDNESDAYS AT 6:30 PM  for  grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.

Men’s Bible Study

TUESDAY EVENINGS 6:45 PM.  Study:  Book of Romans.  All men welcome!

Ladies Bible Studies

TUESDAY MORNINGS 10:30AM.   Study:   Twelve Women of the Bible.  All ladies welcome!

TUESDAY EVENINGS 6:45 PM.      Study:   Children of the Day, a study of 1 & 2 Thessalonians by Beth Moore.  All ladies welcome!

Adult Sunday School Class

The Adult Sunday School is currently offering two classes:  (1) class for men and women meets in the church library studying Old Testament Survey led by Pastor Tom.    (2) a class on marriage  led by Ashley Davis  meets in Room 1.  This class is open to those who are married or are thinking about marriage.  All classes begin at 9:00 am.

Youth Community Fund

IAC has  an account at Today’s Yesterdays (a consignment shop near the Safeway in Chester).  They are   accepting current season’s clothing, household items, jewelry, etc.  All items should be in resaleable condition.   When you drop off your items, please say that they are for the Island Alliance Church account.  Proceeds from the sale of these items will be used to help fund the youth mission trip.  This is a great time to clear out those closets!