The Deacons' Corner
"Let all things be done decently and in order"
The word sanctuary has religious roots; historically it refers to a temple or church. It is the most sacred part of a religious building (such as the part of a Christian church in which the altar is placed). It is the room where general worship services are held. It is the place for worship and considered to be a place of reverence. (Dictionary Definitions) In some churches, including Providence, people take special care of the Communion table and do not allow anything to be placed on it that is not a part of the Communion service. In other places, people are careful to not run in the church specifically across the pulpit area. These things are done because people have a sense that this is sacred space. "…In every place where I record My name I will come to you, and I will bless you. Exodus 20:24 NKJV
The sanctuary is where we meet God for worship. This space and place is important for establishing and deepening our relationship with the living God. Respect and reverence for the sanctuary as a sacred place is our worship obligation. It is where we prepare to meet God in praise, prayer and received His word.
Let us remember that our sanctuary is a sacred place; because "We have come into His house and gathered in His name to worship him."
LORD, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory dwells. Psalm 26:8 NIV.
NOTE OF SYMPATHY: The Co-Pastors, Officers and members express sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Sister Marsha White.
Attention All Clubs and Organizations:
It’s Annual Report Time! Please submit to the church secretary all report(s) to be included in the 2017 Annual Book and 2018 Projected Itinerary.
If you have not gotten all of the supplies that you need for school (Grades K-12), we can help you. Members of the +V. A. R. Club will be in the Fellowship Hall after the 11:15 AM - service to assist you.
WOMEN’S DAY NOTICES
Colors: Red and White
Theme: "Love in Action"
Scripture: John 13: 34
The Next Women’s Day Steering Committee Meeting is Tuesday, November 14th in the Fellowship Hall. Repast and Fellowship at 6:30 PM - ; Meeting begins at 7:00 PM -
ATTENTION! Ladies of Providence: We need your voices! We need your talents! We need your support!
- Women’s Day Choir rehearsal is every Monday at 7:00 PM -
- Sign-up to work on a committee Sign-up folders are in the Fellowship Hall
- We encourage you to pay or make payments on your pledge. The Finance Committee is available in the Fellowship Hall after each service.
“Each one of us brings our unique gifts and talents to the table. Our success and achievements depend on us working together as a community.” Thank you for your support.
-Deaconess Claudette Lindsay-Habermann, Chairperson
-Deacon Cynthia Bentley, Co-Chairperson
November is Caregiver Emphasis Month
A caregiver is someone who assists another person with activities of daily living usually while taking care of their own personal and/or family matters.
PBC LIBRARY NEWS:
The Read-Aloud will now take place on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, where feasible. If you are interested in reading to our children, please sign-up. See Pat Brown to do so.
Balcony Usage: We are asking members and friends to please utilize the lower sanctuary first for sharing during the worship service. In the event there is an overflow in the sanctuary the balcony will be made available. Otherwise we ask that you assist us by cooperating with this request.
PLEASE NOTE: The new church email address is email@example.com.
Members who have turned in pledge cards can pick up their envelopes in the church office.
CD copies of the Sunday Worship Services are available upon request. Please fill out the request form in the church office or see any member of the Multi Media Ministry to place your order.
You are requested to notify the church office and Trustee Board of any Call Meetings or cancellation of scheduled meetings and rehearsals.