"Praise the Lord, For His MERCY endures forever! "

THE "BACK TO SCHOOL BLESSING" FELLOWSHIP is planned for Sunday evening, August 19, at 6 pm in the Family Life Center.  This is our annual time of fellowship for students of all ages returning to school.  Pastor Murphy will pray a blessing over them in the service. Sub sandwiches will be served and please bring your favorite finger foods and beverages for the fellowship!

MERCY KIDS "END OF SUMMER" PARTY is August 18 from 5-7 pm.  It is at the home of Wade & Laura Wilson, 1497 Wire Road, Aiken, 29805 (look for the red fence).  There will be food, games and swimming!  This is for Kids Church (4K through 5th grade).  4K & 5K must come with an adult.  See Debby Jordan for more information and to get your required liability release form.     

VOLUNTEERS FOR THE BENEVOLENCE MINISTRY are needed!  If you would like to help by donating and/or preparing food to assist with putting a meal together for family members following funerals or extended illnesses, please see or call Molly Duncan (803-295-6282).   There is a sign up sheet in the foyer for volunteers.  Your help is greatly appreciated!   

THE GOLDEN WARRIORS will go to Old McDonald's Fish Camp for a time of fellowship on September 8 at 4 pm.  If you want to ride the church van, please be at the church at 3 pm.  Sign up today if you need a ride AND if you plan to attend so that preparations may be made.  See Christine Looney for more info.

OUR FALL WOMEN'S MINISTRIES KICK-OFF BRUNCH  will be held on Saturday, September 15 at 10 am.  A lot of great things are being planned for the ladies of our church!  Women of all ages are invited and encouraged to attend the brunch!  Plan now to attend!  Please see Kim Mills for more information.  


As we do each year, we will be collecting school supplies for students
 in our area who are unable to purchase them.  Items needed include:
Pencils, wide rule notebook paper, 16 count crayons, index cards, wide rule composition books (no spirals), scissors, dry erase markers & headphones.  Please see Juanita Bell or Jennifer Williamson for details.  A box for these items is placed in the foyer. 

Thank you for your support for this worthy cause!



Please pray daily for Jim and Liliya Boughner.  
They will be in Ukraine until August 20
ministering in the orphanage again this summer
 and involved in evangelism efforts.
 Thank you for your commitment to pray for them
and the people of Ukraine.