CHAPEL UPDATE

All gatherings at Fellowship Chapel and all events will be postponed (luncheon for Knoppels; Financial Peace University; Museum of the Bible Bus Trip; AWANA; Wednesday Night Bible Study; etc.) until further notice.

We will be online this Sunday, so please join us Sunday morning to listen to Pastor Mike’s sermon. You can watch it at any time and it will remain online and publicly available. This Sunday’s sermon will be prerecorded rather than live-streamed. Additionally, audio recordings of Pastor Mike’s sermons will be available at www.fellowshipchapel.info. We will send a reminder and link via email and through Facebook and Instagram @ 9 AM Sunday morning. Be sure to click ‘Subscribe’ on the YouTube Channel to receive notifications about new videos: Fellowship Chapel YouTube

As a symbol of hope in Christ during this time, for our community we have lit our North Harford Community Christmas Tree as others in our nation are doing!


Prayer:

Our dear brother Bill Hill entered the presence of the Lord on Saturday afternoon 3.28.2020.

We rejoice in a life faithfully ‘well lived’ while also missing his physical presence with ‘US’. How we thank God for the appointed time God blessed ‘US’ with Bill. Please remain in prayer for Barb and their family in his physical absence while anticipating that joyous reunion to come. Barb is leaning on the Lord for strength and wisdom and manifesting ‘trust’ in Jesus. A ‘Celebration of Life’ is planned for Bill at FC, Lord willing, on Saturday 13 June 2020 at 11 AM.

More here.


Pray for those with health concerns: for Shirley McCann, for Dorothy Dawson, and for Audrina Smith.

If you would like to send a card of encouragement to Dorothy Dawson please contact the Chapel Office for her address. Please note, there have been changes in addresses for former members of FC who have moved from the area: Jean DeFontes and Nelle Inabinet.

If you’d like to send a card or a letter or call those mentioned above, please contact the Chapel Office by calling 410.557.8859 or via email: chapel3821@msn.com for more information.


Pray for our Elders as they pray / meet / plan / prepare for how to wisely lead ‘US’ in these uncharted times.


Pray for our community, State and Nation: its leaders and caregivers during this time for not only physical needs but most importantly for reliance on God thru Christ and renewal / revival in our land and the world. (Be ready to give account for the hope you have in Jesus Christ!)


Pray for those who are facing financial challenges because of job uncertainties as well as physical illness from COVID-19.


Pray for Jack and Barb Knoppel (moving!)


Continue to pray for the Lord’s will and specific leading for David Ice to come to Fellowship Chapel as Associate Pastor, after the unanimous votes cast during last Sunday’s Family Meeting to extend to him an invitation to fill that need.


Thank the Lord for our 2019 Live Nativity, for our Christmas Eve Service, for our wonderful December 8 Community Christmas Tree Lighting. Pray our seasonal community outreach blessed all who attended. Give thanks for all who have been involved!


Pray for our Awana ministry and for those teaching, for Duane & Val Williams as they lead, for all the children who will be coming. Pray many of the children will be saved as a result of this ministry.


Continue to pray for our Junior / Senior High young people who attended Camp Areté this year. Thank the Lord for this wonderful opportunity and for the impact it had on those who attended last year. Learn more here.


Pray for those devastated by recent hurricanes. Thank the Lord for Samaritan’s Purse as this ministry goes into situations such as this to give help and hope. Pray for those who have been devastated by fires, floods and other disasters. Pray the Lord will comfort survivors, strengthen firefighters and other first responders, and draw many into a relationship with His Son in the midst of these tragedies.


Pray for our new Ministry year, for God’s direction and blessing.


Pray for the salvation of family and friends for whom you are concerned.


Continue to pray for President Donald Trump and all who have authority over us, that we might lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.


Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.


Pray for Christians all over the world who are being persecuted and are suffering for their faith in the Lord Jesus. Pray for God’s protection and encouragement for these dear ones, many of whom have lost everything except their faith in Jesus Christ.


Pray for the ministries of Fellowship Chapel: Discovery Time, Life Discipling Groups, Awana, Young Adult, Shepherding, Churchtime Ministry, VBS, Scripture Adventure, Family Life Fellowship Ministry, Caring for Others Ministry, Health Care Ministry.


Pray for the missionaries and missionary organizations supported by the Chapel: Chris and Sandy Mikesh with Awana; Grace Mission to the World; Richard Kiser; Jimmy Davis; True Life; Iranian Church of Atonement; Larry and Di Mathews with Wycliffe; Birthright; John and Sharon Metzger with Ariel Ministries; World Hope (Honduras); Chafer Theological Seminary; Dan and Heidi Wright with World Team; Scott and Lynn Jackson with THRIVE Leadership Foundation; Evangelical Institute.


Pray for the young men and women in the armed forces, from our own families and loved ones, who are serving our country: Daniel Lightfoot, Josh Lewis, Travis Lewis, Nicholas Soyk, Hugh Rich, Ryan Wainwright.


Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘grant us (Fellowship Chapel) according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through the Holy Spirit in our inner man, that our love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment.’ (Ephesians 3:16; Philippians 1:9)

Pray that the Lord may ‘give to us (Fellowship Chapel) the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Christ, the eyes of our understanding being enlightened.’ (Ephesians 1:18)

Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘give us the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Christ, the eyes of our understanding being enlightened.’ (Ephesians 1:17-18a)

Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘give us (Fellowship Chapel) the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Christ, the eyes of our understanding being enlightened.’ (Ephesians 1:17-18a

Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘count us (Fellowship Chapel) worthy of His calling and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness and the work of faith with power!’ (II Thessalonians 1:11)

Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘fill us (Fellowship Chapel) with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.’ (Colossians 1:9)


Pray for our Elders and Deacons. Thank the Lord for each one as they minister to us here at Fellowship Chapel.


Fellowship Chapel Prayer Chain: Contact Carol Clough with your prayer requests by calling 410.836.7784.


Thanksgiving:

I wanted to express my heart felt thanks for the encouragement received from our streaming of our ‘Family Worship Celebration / Service’ this past weekend! The response has been incredible. We are planning, Lord willing, to stream this weekend again. As you view please share with others as we utilize this season to expand our Christological proclamation to places we could never have imagined!

Pastor Mike


As we celebrate THE GIFT, we thank your church for the gift you are to us!

Love,
Ron and the True Life Staff


We would like to thank everyone here at Fellowship Chapel for all your support and prayers for Camp Areté 2019. The theme of camp this year was Saved to Serve. We all received powerful teachings and the kids experienced a LOT of fun. Please visit the Camp Areté Blog and tap each picture for more fun photos. Looking forward to Areté 2020, if it’s the will of our gracious and kind Father God.

Thank you Jesus!
Buck & Chris
Matt & Ethan Lewis, Ben Williams
Harrison Trimble & Cara Dyke


Thank the Lord for our wonderful Baptism Service. Pray for all who were baptized as they continue their walk with the Lord.


Thank the Lord for our Harford County ‘first responders’ – pray for their safety. Pray for everyone affected by the tragic events of recent weeks.


Thank the Lord for our Discovery Time teachers; for their faithfulness in teaching the truth of God’s Word each Sunday.


Thank the Lord for the 38 years the Lord has been faithful in His care over and blessing of Fellowship Chapel in the Jarrettsville community.


Congratulations:

Congratulations to Jeff and Emily Day on the birth of their daughter, Eloise Anne on Tuesday, January 7. Eric and Holly Feustel are the happy grandparents!


Congratulations to, and thank the Lord for these who were baptized in 2019’s Believer Baptism Celebration Sunday:

Frankie Lynn Barber

Alexis Bosiaki

Don & Diane Burk

Alia Lewis

Joe Lewis

Ella Holbrook

Frankie Reynolds


FYI…

If you have any special need at this time, please contact us at the church office (410.557.8859, chapel3821@msn.com), and we will do all we can to assist you in this historical season.


If we do not have your updated email or phone, please provide it to us and if you know anyone who we may not have, please contact them and have them reach out to us with that information. It is vital for this season for our communication and continued connection.


Jack and Barbara Knoppel are moving to Hanover, PA and Sunday, March 29 will be their last Sunday with us. We will be having a luncheon to honor them following Family Worship that day. If you would like to attend, please sign up @ the Information Table or email the Chapel Office chapel3821@msn.com.


Please return your filled Birthright ‘Baby Bottles’ to the Chapel by Sunday, March 29. Thank you!


Ladies Luncheons

JoAnn Freeman would like to get our Ladies Luncheons started again. We have some new ladies and this is a good way to get to know each other better. She would like feed-back as to what day of the week most women would be available.


Ladies Bible Study

Ladies Bible Study, ‘Heaven My Father’s House’ meets every other Saturday. If you plan to attend, please sign up @ the Information Table.


Inquirer’s Seminar (New Members Class)

If you are interested in attending an Inquirer’s Seminar (New Members Class), date TBD, please sign up @ the Information Table or contact the Chapel Office 410.557.8859, or email (chapel3821@msn.com).


Harford Christian Educational Foundation 5K – Charm City Run

Harford Christian School is having their first ever 5K on March 28, 2020 and have invited anyone to participate in it to support HCS at this exciting outdoor event. For more info: www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/harfordchristian5k


Museum Of The Bible Bus Trip

We are planning a trip on April 4 to the Bible Museum in D.C. – if you are interested, contact Melissa Eyler for more details.


If you are currently sponsoring a child in Honduras, there is a transition in where to mail your checks. Contact Buck Herhei for information.


If you are interested in taking courses from Chafer Seminary, registration begins January 1 and courses will begin the week of January 27. For more information, visit www.chafer.edu.


Sunday May 5, Melissa Eyler gave a short testimony of her family being miraculously rescued from the ocean. Her original 2010 testimony was recorded and is available on CD. If you would like a copy, put your request in the basket on the Information Table.


There is a need for a Discovery Time Teacher for ages 2-5. If you are interested in helping with this ministry, please contact the Chapel Office.


Some of our members are unable to attend services on a regular basis. If you would like to encourage them with a card, letter, etc., to let them know you’re thinking of them, please call the Chapel Office: 410.557.8859, or email (chapel3821@msn.com) for details.


Copies of ‘Names of Jesus – Portraits of Christ‘ and ‘Who Am I In Christ‘ plus ‘Scripture Prayers‘ are available on the Information Table. Pastor Mike spoke about these resources / topics just recently.


During our 2018 Baptism Service, Pastor Mike read ‘A Disciple of Christ‘, that had been read at the funeral for Paul Erspamer. Copies of it are available on the Information Table.


Charles Clough has alerted us about two great reports on recent discoveries concerning ‘digital addiction’ among young people that parents need to check on. Digital addiction can be as dangerous to mental and physical health as drug and alcohol addictions. Find the reports here:

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies, and

Dr. Marc Siegel: Smartphones really are dangerous for our kids (they put them at risk for suicide and more)
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Chafer Seminary sends us this reminder:
As a supporting partner church, we just want to remind you that members of your congregation can take classes with us TUITION-FREE! The only expense is any required textbooks, and a $30 registration fee per term. All tuition costs are waived, because of your faithful support of Chafer and our school / ministry. Please note there is a limit of 2 classes at a time, per student. We encourage anyone interested in taking classes to visit our website, www.chafer.edu for more info, and get registered!


Extra copies of the handout, ‘Jesus, Name Above All Names‘, are available on the Information Table. Take one for yourself or for anyone you would like to give it to.


Extra copies of the handout, ‘Making r12 a Way of Living‘ are available on the Information Table. Take one for yourself or for anyone you would like to give it to.


The following ministries have a need for help:

Discovery Time Teachers – If you feel the Lord leading you to help, contact Dave or Dawn Cornwell. 410.357.4563 or dawndave@netzero.com.

Churchtime Nursery Workers – If you feel the Lord leading you to help in this area, contact Jen Trimble. 443.299.9765 or jentrimble1@gmail.com.


Fellowship Chapel has a ROBO CALL implantation to facilitate getting important info out to the Chapel family. If you have not been receiving those calls but would like to, please let the Chapel office know.


January 22, 2020, ‘Sanctity of Human Life‘ Tuesday, marked 47 years since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion. Pray for reversal of this decision as we have a new administration.


Please note: Lyrics to songs that are displayed overhead during Praise time will no longer be in the ‘Family Connector’. If you would like to have a copy, they are available in the foyer.


The ‘Lost and Found’ container has been moved downstairs. It is in the main room near the stairs.


FYI – If needed, we have hearing devices available for use during services. They can be picked up at the sound booth.


During our Family Worship, as a ministry to our parents with small children, child care is available for infants-age 4. Additionally we have closed circuit, audio / visual capability downstairs for anyone who wishes to utilize that.


Stay tuned!