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For Sunday, January 31, 2021

Sunday School at 8:45 AM
Worship at 10:00 AM
Nursery care is offered. 
On-line worship is available on Facebook and You Tube
 
We have open seating in our sanctuary, balcony and Fellowship Hall.  Please sit only where bulletins are placed.  We ask everyone to consider sitting in the Fellowship Hall once per month for the worship service.
 
 
Sermon 
Daniel 4 sounds familiar:  King Nebuchadnezzar has a dream that only Daniel can interpret.  But this dream is about the king’s immediate future to teach him a lesson about pride.  This should remind us all to be humble and hopeful, knowing that “the Most High God rules the kingdom of men”—and that’s true today.


Sunday Evening*
  • 5:00 PM  Youth Group, Fellowship Hall
  • 5:00 PM  McKanna Small Group, CE Center
  • 5:00 PM  Wehler Small Group, Online
  • 5:00 PM  Wolf Small Group, CE Center
*Our Sunday Night Small Groups start this Sunday, and our Wednesday Night Group begins this coming Wednesday, February 3.  These groups are open to new members; please contact the leader for details.

Giving
As you are able, please remember your offering, which is both an act of worship and partnership in the mission.  For those gathered at the church building, offering boxes will be available to receive your offering.  For those at home, we have our online giving option, but you can still mail us a check if you prefer.  Our mailing address is 102 S Seminary Avenue, Mt. Morris, IL  61054.  Remember that any gifts for our Helping Hand fund need to be designated as such. 
 

Next Week At EFCMM

  • Tuesday:  Food Pantry Volunteers, 8:45 AM, Church of the Brethren
  • Wednesday:  West Small Group, 6:30 PM, home of N/K Beeh
  • Wednesday:  Online Prayer Gathering, 7:00 PM
  • Thursday:  Council of Elders, 6:00 PM, CE Center
  • Saturday:  Men's Bible Study, 7:00 AM, CE Center
  • Saturday:  Women's Helps Team Meeting, 8:30 AM, Fellowship Hall

Worth a Look

Some Christians have raised ethical questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccines:  Do these vaccines rely on fetal cells from aborted babies, and if so, would that mean a Christian should refuse the vaccine?  In short, yes, some do use fetal cells in production and testing, but others use them only in testing.  While this is deeply disheartening, it doesn’t immediately answer the question of the ethics of receiving the vaccine.  Here are some articles and podcasts that will help you to think through this issue.  Most of the following sources conclude that it is not wrong for a Christian to receive these vaccines, but the last one takes the opposite view.  Still confused?  Pastor Bruce would be happy to talk with you further about this issue.
 
Articles:  

Podcasts:  

Monthly Calendar


Click on the link for a printable version of our February Birthdays and Anniversaries.   You can access and print our on-line monthly calendar here (check back to see updates and/or revisions).  By going to our on-line calendar, you can "click" on any event for more details as well as look ahead to future calendars/events.  
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