Ministries and Departments
WEEKLY SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES
Voices of Unity Rehearsal Sabbath, after Divine Worship
AYS: Sabbath evening, 6:00 pm
Time TBA during Daylight Savings Time
Prayer Meeting: Wednesday 6:00 pm
Chancel Choir Rehearsal: Wednesday 6:00 pm
Church Board Meeting 3rd Sundays at 9:00 am
Church Business Meeting 4th Sundays at 2:30 pm
AYS Council 1st Mondays at 6:30 pm
School Board 2nd Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
Asset Management Committee 1st Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
Worship Council 2nd Sundays at 1:30 pm
Elders Meeting 2nd Sundays at 2:30 pm
Evangelism Committee 3rd Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Administration Committee 4th Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Disability Committee every 2nd Sunday at 2:30 pm
Stewardship Committee 1st Sabbath/Saturdays following Divine Service
October 21, 2017
Today at Abney: We welcome and are happy to have all our visitors worshipping with us today. We pray that you receive a blessing, and that you will come again. Happy Sabbath!
Sis Caron Branch would like to meet in the Choir Room with all Deaconess, Junior Deaconess and their mothers, and Deaconess – in – Training immediately after Divine Worship.
A Bake Sale Fundraiser for Puerto Rico will be held at 7:30 pm. Empanadas will also be sold. Monies raised will be donated to Habitat for Humanity in Puerto Rico. Please come out, your support will be greatly appreciated. For further information, please see Sis Luz Ramos.
Always in our Thoughts
Please remember all of our members in the military, those working overseas, and their families in prayer.
Adventurer registration is open to children ages 4 – 9. Please see Elder Tye Vaught, Adventurer Leader, for more information.
If you need a ride to church, please notify the church van drivers by Wednesday. (Please contact Bro Oscar King at: 910-213-2205; or Bro Jean Angrand 910-849-8573.)
Our deepest condolences are extended to Uyonda (Yam) Lovette, Mann, TJ, and Darryl McMillian, upon the death of their father, James Maurice McMillian. The funeral is being held today at 1:00 pm at Thaddeus Chapel Disciple Church, 1029 River Road, Fayetteville, NC 28312. Please remember the family in your thoughts and prayers.
Nightly, beginning at 7:00 pm, Sunday, October 29th – November 4th, except Thursday, November 2nd, Trinity Worship Center, presents: “Trusting Jesus in The Crisis”. The revival guest speaker is Dr. Abraham Jules. Trinity Worship Center is located at 4000 Gallant Lane, Charlotte, NC 28273.
Greater Fayetteville Adventist Academy (GFAA)
GFAA will have the 3rd annual Fall Festival tomorrow, October 22nd, from 2:00pm – 6:00 pm at the school. Join GFAA for games, prizes, live auctions, dunking booth, bounce house, dessert competition, food, and much more! Mark your calendar and bring your family and friends! Thank you in advance for your prayers and support for GFAA.
01 Patricia Morris; 02 Lola Gould; 06 Unzel Simon; 07 Tressie Staten, Augustina Bryan; 08 Avery Daniels; 10 Rodnesha Austin; 11 Candie Hines; 13 Tia Jones; 19 Venetter Fuller, 20 Jean Adeyeye, Joan Daniels; 22 Nicole Austin; 23 Stennet Ray; 24 Julianna Payne; 25 Etta Rebecca Johnson; 26 Chris Monroe
Let us remember our commitment to the women in the woods and the weekend meal program for the children.
All announcements for the bulletin are due No Later Than 12:00 pm each Wednesday.
Please email your announcement to: Abneychapelbulletin@yahoo.com
The Cumberland County Council on Older Adults is dedicated to helping older adults maintain independence with dignity. They provide resources that may be of interest to our members. Cumberland County Council on Older Adults - 339 Devers Street - Fayetteville, NC 28303 910-484-0111 www.ccccooa.org
Happenings with Older Adults
As we age and become caregivers or care-receivers, a multitude of health-related terms become part of our every day language. Sometimes these health-related terms can be quite confusing, especially when we are faced with having to make quick decisions about health care services we are not well-educated on. That's why it's important to learn what services are, where they are and how to access them. Here are some common terms we hear frequently:
Click on each term to learn more. We are here to help provide you, your family, friends, and the community with resources. Please call us with questions about any senior-related services Monday - Friday 8AM-4:30PM: 910-484-0111.
Home Improvement Program - Provide 60 years of age and older help with minor home repairs, security enhancements accessibility and safety modifications. There is no cost for this service.
Senior Companion Program - Recruits and trains volunteers 55 years of age and older to serve older adults needing
help maintaining their independence (i.e. companionship, light household tasks, errand running, accompanyng to doctor
appts, etc) Volunteers receive supplemental volunteer insurance, mileage reimbursement, recognition and may be eligible for hourly stipends. Contact Senior Companion Director Dianna Terrell 910-484-0111 ext 224
SHIIP - The Senior Health Insurance Information Program provides trained volunteer counselors to answer questions concerning Medicare and to assist in addressing Medicare- related issues,
Telephone Reassurance Program - Recruits and trains volunteers to make regular telephone contact with homebound older adults to provide safety checks, medication reminders, caring conversation, etc.
Senior Citizen Discounts
Hardee's - vary by location . usually free coffee or small drink with purchase
IHOP - 10% discounts @ participating locations
Jiffy Lube - check local outlets
Stein Mart - 10% discount on the first Monday of each month
TCBY - 10% discount for 55 and over @ participating stores
Wendy's - free beverage for those 55 and over @ participating stores
Chick-fil-A - free small beverage for those 55 and over
Golden Corral - 10% discount for those 60 and over
Krispy Kreme - 10% off order
Taco Bell - 5% off order
Belk - 15% off first Tuesday of each month
Harris Teeter - 5% off on Thursdays for those 60 and over