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Fall Festival 2014b
 

This year’s Fall Festival at PFWC will be like never before!  For the very first time at PFWC our fall festival will double as a benefit for a young man named Jackson.  Jackson is a six-year-old boy with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).  Businesses from all over the Roanoke Valley are coming to be a part of this great event, to help make a difference in the life of this family.  Activities include:  Carnival games, a petting zoo, inflatables, a classic car show, music, and of course food.  You will even have the opportunity to dunk your favorite (or least favorite) pastor in the dunk tank.  Not only will kids have a chance at winning prizes during the carnival games, but also adults will have the opportunity to win some great prizes during our raffle!

 On top of everything else, Virginia Blood Services will be back again this year running a blood drive.  VBS supplies blood directly to our very own Carillion Hospital, so we are excited to be able to partner with them again this year to make a difference in our community. 

 We need your help to get the word out!  Share it on Facebook, invite friends, family, and coworkers, send out a carrier pigeon, whatever you can do to let, as many people know as possible. 

 We are so excited to be able to serve our community both in tangible ways like this benefit, as well as continually sharing the hope of Jesus Christ with those who need it.  See Pastor Myron, Pastor Darren, or Pastor Paul today to see how you can help.
 
Here is a flyer that you can share on Facebook.  :-)  
Blood Drive Fall Festival
 

RESCUE MISSION OUTREACH

 Rescue Mission September 30On September 30th, Epicenter youth will be leading in worship at the Roanoke Rescue Mission.  This is a great opportunity to share the message of Jesus with individuals who need the hope of Christ.  If you would like to be involved, we’ll meet at the church at 5:30 pm, and head over together.  See Pastor Darren for more info. 
 
 

OCTOBER SERMON SERIES

Heaven is for real

During the month of October our Sunday morning and midweek Power-Up will be focused on Heaven. 

October 5th – The Reality of Heaven

October 12th – The Battle for Heaven

October 19th – The Hope of Heaven

October 26th –The Hands of Heaven

NO EXCUSE SUNDAY

No Excuse Sunday 2014

Every Sunday people make excuses for not coming to church.  Well, we have a special day just for them.  We will be working on eleminating the excuses.  We have made arrangements to have the clocks turned back to give everyone an extra hour of sleep on November 2nd (Not really but it makes this paragraph sound good!) and we will have doctors and nurses on hand for those that say they are sick, have anxiety, stress, etc.  It’s just going to be an incredible Sunday.
 
 Two Services ONE MESSAGE
 
Two Servics One Message

Every day we are faced with options and now we will have options here at Penn Forest Worship Center!  We now two different styles of worship services.  We understand that people enjoy worshiping differently and this is just another way that we are striving to encourage people to come to church and quit making excuses!

  • 9:30 AM – This is a Blended  Service.  The sermon will be the same as the later service but the music will be toned down and will include a mixture of older and newer songs.
  • 11:00 AM – This is a Contemporary Service.  The worship music will use the full band and will include a mixture of mostly newer songs.

We have our Sunday School Connect and Grow groups at 9:45 AM but are open to starting other groups as we continue to move forward.   Penn Forest Worship Center offers a modern worship experience with encouraging music, relate-able messages, and a comfortable atmosphere. What you won’t find at PFWC is a dress code, hard pews, perfect people, or dry sermons.   Come and join us as we reach across the generations!

 MEN’S BREAKFAST

 Attention Men! Come to Hardees on Electric Rd. at 6:00 AM on Tuesdays for breakfast, devotions, and prayer.  It’s a great time of encouragement.  We have had as many as 14 men show up and as few as two.  See you there! 

WOMEN’S MINISTRY – LAUGH

Moms need time to LAUGH together. We will meet weekly to share the LOVE of Christ with each other. We will AFFIRM and encourage one another as we take time to better UNDERSTAND the role God has given us as mothers. Then we will be able to GIVE advice and HELP each other be Godly examples for our children. This group is for moms of all ages and any mom can attend, even those who don’t go to our church.    All women are welcome. See Courtney Chilson or Karen Marable for more information.

 

Campbell’s soup labels

Every label sent to Hephzibah Children’s Home brings them closer to the 1,500,000 labels needed to purchase a new vehicle. As with anything, a little is a lot when God is in it. This is a project where even the smallest group can have a “BIG IMPACT.”   Save your labels and turn them in at the PFWC office.

 

 

 

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