Announcements for Nov. 25, 2023

Prayer Meeting on Wed. evenings at 7:00 p.m.  Come join in the study of Matthew.


Next All Church Fellowship Potluck with be on Dec. 2.  Bring plenty of food to share. 


Date Change for Nov. Board Meeting Because of the upcoming holidays we are combining the Nov. and Dec. board meeting on Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Please mark your calendar!



We Need Your Participation On Christmas Sabbath Dec. 23.  This will be a special Christmas Sabbath for our Church family. If you would like to share a special song, read a poem/ scripture or involve your family with singing, please contact Savanah Hitt at 479-426-5023 by Dec. 2 


Dorm Dude Dinner Plan now to enjoy deluxe nachos and ice cream sundaes with your dorm dude on Sun., Dec. 10 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Gentry Youth Center.  Please RSVP to Bonnie and bring a small gift (under $15) for your adopted dude. 479-736-2221 Ext. 143. or


Cookies Needed We will be offering homemade cookies and hot chocolate to our guest at the end of the nativity walk thru. If you could help make cookies bring them individually wrapped in a small baggie to the Ad building at the academy (Tue. Dec. 12-Fri, Dec.15) Contact Judy Fetters for questions 804-874-9430.


Christmas is here sooner then we think!  It’s time to start the rehearsals.  Again, we want this to be a community event and invite all instrument players to join forces. Please spread the news and contact Gabriel Bloter at 954-937-4394.


Exciting News!!  Adventurer Club will be starting at the Gentry Church in January, 2024.  If you have a child ages 4 to 4th grade please contact Cynda Grant to have your child registered on her list.  You will not want to miss out on all the things planned for our children.  Contact Cynda Grant 318-505-3540. TO MAKE THIS PROGRAM SUCCESSFUL WE WILL NEED WILLING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP!


Women’s Ministry Upcoming projects for Nov. and Dec. (everyone is welcomed to participate).  We have so much to be thankful for this thanksgiving season and always. In November, we will be sending encouraging cards and letters to our deployed troops via America’s Adopt a Soldier program. You can make a homemade card of your own, or take one provided by the church on the tables on both entrances and return them by the end of the month. Do not seal the envelope please, as we will add some inserts to the card before mailing.  In Dec. we will be collecting gently used coats and new socks for the homeless.


6th Annual Christmas to the Cross, live walk-through nativity will happen again. If you would like to help with the nativity or have any questions call Judy Fetters at 804-874-9430 or email   Dec. 16 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17 3:00-6:00 p.m.


Devotional Books If you would like a 2024 devotional book please contact Sleepy Hollow.


Greeter’s Mystery Dinner   A special event is being planned at the Youth Center for all the Greeters for Sunday, Dec.  3, at 3:00 p.m.  Please R.S.V.P by Nov. 30. to Dona Young at 479-957-4739 as soon as possible.  You will not want to miss this fun time together!


Part-time Positions at Ozark Adventist Academy   There are two positions open in the cafeteria and one at McKee.  If you are interested please contact Robert Fetters at or 479-736-2221.


Community Vespers  All are invited to Community Vesperss at the Ozark Academy Auditorium Friday night, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.  John Millea will be sharing  his testimony.  Bring a friend!


John Millea Concert Saturday evening, Dec 3, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Singer/songwriter John Millea of Bristol, Oklahoma will be sharing stories and music at the Gentry Church sanctuary.  All are invited!