Our Mission Action Project for the month of September will be for the Shalom House Ministries, Inc. of Anderson. The Shalom House is a transitional home for women in recovery from drugs and alcohol. They can use Coffee, Creamer, Sugar, Paper Towels, Ziploc Bags, Soft Scrub with Bleach, Liquid Laundry Products, Clorox, Sponges, and Scouring Pads. Please leave these in the Bible Study Office.
Yesterday, our church observed the ordinance of the Lord''s Supper or Communion as some call it. Our church is blessed to have a committee that prepares this for us on every fifth Sunday. This practice is designed to take us back in our hearts and minds to that dreadful night where Jesus sat at a table with His disciples to prepare them for His pending crucifixion . The purpose of the Lord's Supper is not for us to go through the motions, but to remember all that Christ did for us. His body was broken and blood was shed for the forgiveness of our sins. Communion is a time to reflect, appreciate and give honor to Jesus for what He endured for us. This ordinance is not for everyone. This is only to be taken by those who are believers and accepted Jesus as their ultimate forgiver and leader. To partake in this service in an unworthy state is sin. 1 Corinthians 11:27 (NLT) 27 So anyone who eats this bread or drinks this cup of the Lord unworthily is guilty of s