Announcements for Nov. 17, 2018

Life and Ministry

All Church Fellowship Meal following the church service today. Thank You to our leaders for their willingness to make our potlucks enjoyable.

OAA Senior Class Recognition Fundraiser program tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the OAA Auditorium.  Your support would be appreciated.

   Board Meeting will be postpone until, Mon. Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m..  Due to the upcoming holidays we will combine the Nov. and  Dec. board meeting together.

Church Office will be closed Thurs. and Fri., Nov. 22, and 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Old Glasses Needed A cousin of Charlotte Robinson’s will be going on a mission trip and will take the glasses to those in need.  Please give them to Charlotte, or bring them to the church office by Nov. 17.

Ozark Adventist Academy Junior Class Breakfast Fundraiser will be on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Gentry SDA Church Youth Center, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, and other yummy breakfast items will be available. Vegan options as well!! Donations accepted. All donations will benefit the OAA Junior Class and their community service project.

Women’s Ministry Sponsored Christmas Event Mark your calendar for Sunday, Dec. 16, for a Christmas concert by Mark 209.  This includes all men and women.  The first 40 people to RSVP by Dec. 9 will have a meal from 5:00-6:00 p.m.  To register call the church office. All are invited to the concert at 6:00 p.m. at the Youth Center. Donations will be accepted.

Devotional Books for 2019 This year all orders for devotional books will be placed with Sleepy Hollow.  If you would like to see a sample of the adult evening and morning books you may stop by the church office.

Chocolate Sale!!!! The OAA Juniors are selling World’s Finest Chocolate. The Mint Meltaways are divine, as are the caramel and the almonds.  Contact Ms. Markie Bazzy @ 479-233-0171 or any Junior Class member. The chocolates will be for sale at the Junior Breakfast as well.  


OAA Music Festival Concert will be Sabbath afternoon,  Dec. 1 at 3:00 p.m.. NOTE THE TIME CHANGE  If you would like to participate in the Community Choir the first rehearsal will be Nov. 12, from 5:30-7:30 at the OAA Music Dept.


Hire an OAA Student and Support the Mission Trip to Brazil!  We have 36 OAA students who are going to be going to Franco da Rocha, Brazil in March to help build a church, do evangelism, and hold a VBS program.  Several of them would love to help you with things around the house to help raise money for the trip.  They can do things like raking your leaves, wash your dishes, vacuum, and so much more!  In return, all they ask is a donation for the mission trip!  If you would like to hire a student to help you with something contact Chaplain Seth Clark.  913-449-5768.


Community Thanksgiving Service will be Sunday, Nov. 18, at 6:00 p.m. at Springtown Christian Fellowship 17700 W. Hwy 12. Gentry.  Bring finger foods for snack afterwards.


OAA Outdoor Nativity Help Needed to build scenes.  We are going to meet at 9:00 a.m. Sunday- Nov. 25, Dec. 2, and Dec. 9 .If you are able to help out on any of these days, even if it’s only for a few hours ,that would be a tremendous help!  Also our last planning meeting will be held on Sunday, December 2 at 6:00 PM in the auditorium at Ozark Adventist Academy.  There are so many ways, little or big, that you could be of help.  No job is too small and all the parts add up to help make the nativity a blessing for our students, families, churches and community.  Again, the nativity will be on Friday, Dec. 14, from 6-9 PM and Sabbath, December 15 from 3-6 PM.


Poinsettias If you would like to order poinsettias to help children and  youth based organizations, or show appreciation to a friend, there is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board. 


Dorm Daughter/Secret Mom Reveal Party.  The theme this year is "Socking Around the Christmas Tree".   Get 2 pairs of coordinating (or random if you prefer)Christmas socks. Send two of the socks to your dorm daughter before the reveal party. Both of you wear the socks and the daughter finds the mom who is wearing the same two socks that she has. We will also be collecting socks for the Genesis House in Siloam Springs.  The menu is Mexican themed.  Contact Bonnie Pendergrass for further details.