Announcements for Nov. 4, 2023

Prayer Meeting on Wed. evenings at 7:00 p.m.  Come join in the study of Matt. 7.


All Church Fellowship Meal following the church service today. If you are visiting with us please come and join us at the Youth Center.


 Harvest Tree It is that time of the year for us to remember our friends in need.  Every year we have appreciated your generous support for this project.  Boxed Crackers, Boxed Cereal, Boxed Potatoes.  Each year we have to purchase extra non-perishable food items to fill in. We will accept any monetary donation to help supplement the additional items needed. Please mark your envelope TLC food pantry contribution.


Date Change for Nov. Board Meeting Because of the upcoming holidays we are combining the Nov. and Dec. board meeting on Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Please mark your calendar!


Special Thanksgiving Meal This is an invitation for anyone who will be alone for Thanksgiving .  Please join our family for Thanksgiving dinner.  We do not want you to eat alone.  This is not a potluck.  Just come and help us celebrate all the things we have to be thankful for.  Please let me know by Mon., Nov. 13, if you will be joining us.  Please call 479-283-9308.  This will be at the home of Lois and Van Morley on Thur., Nov. 23, at 12:30 p.m.


Greeter’s Mystery Dinner   A special event is being planned at the Youth Center for all the Greeters for Sunday, Dec.  3, at 3:00 p.m.  Please R.S.V.P. to Dona Young at 479-957-4739 as soon as possible.  You will not want to miss this fun time together!


OAA Drama presents The Mouse That Roars on November 18 in the OAA Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Set in the 1970s, Grand Fenwick is having financial trouble so they choose to wage war on the United States of America, who doesn't realize they are at war, much less been brazenly attacked, until one of their generals and a scientist are taken hostage. Chaos ensues as the two countries deal with this "war" and sort things out. Tickets are available at the door. Come support the OAA drama program and purchase a few items from the food sale.


Christmas is here sooner then we think!  It’s time to start the rehearsals.  Again, we want this to be a community event and invite all instrument players to join forces. Please spread the news and contact Gabriel Bloter at 954-937-4394.


Exciting News!!  Adventurer Club will be starting at the Gentry Church in January, 2024.  If you have a child ages 4 to 4th grade please contact Cynda Grant to have your child registered on her list.  You will not want to miss out on all the things planned for our children.  Contact Cynda Grant 318-505-3540. TO MAKE THIS PROGRAM SUCCESSFUL WE WILL NEED WILLING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP!


Bread Baking Class Sun., Nov. 12, 2-4 p.m. RSVP tsave your spot for this fun class!  Learn to make a basic whole wheat loaf of bread.  We will have bread samples, live demonstrations, and then everyone will dive in and mix up their own loaf of yummy bread to take home and bake, Only 32 spots available for this class.  Contact the TLC to sign up.  GENTRYTLC@GMAIL.COM OR 479-736-8231.


Women’s Ministry Upcoming projects for Nov. and Dec. (everyone is welcomed to participate).  We have so much to be thankful for this thanksgiving season and always. In November, we will be sending encouraging cards and letters to our deployed troops via America’s Adopt a Soldier program. You can make a homemade card of your own, or take one provided by the church on the tables on both entrances and return them by the end of the month. Do not seal the envelope please, as we will add some inserts to the card before mailing.  In Dec. we will be collecting gently used coats and new socks for the homeless.


6th Annual Christmas to the Cross, live walk-through nativity will happen again.  If you l would like to help with the nativity or have any questions call Judy Fetters at 804-874-9430 or email