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Donations for Sabbath, October 31:

Please bring breakfast items such as dried cereal, hot cereals, pancake mixes, syrup, peanut butter, jams/jellies. We need any non-perishable food items for use at Breakfast.

Donations for Sabbath, November 7:

We're looking for canned veggies/fruit, sugar, flour, and canned soups. Any good non-perishable staples to fill cupboards and stomachs!


November 2nd Sabbath . . .
Reach for the Stars!

A Star-Studded Weekend!

November 13 & 14 -- Something for the Entire Family

Hey kids, tell your parents to join us at Springtown for a festive family weekend devoted to Johannes Kepler, who was one of the greatest star gazers ever. We'll throw in some Thanksgiving celebrations, amazing kid-size stories and fun-filled Saturday night. Here's the schedule:
1) Friday Night Soup Supper & Presentation -- 6 pm -- Enjoy a delicious supper and then our first story time (with stickers) and lectures about Kepler the star gazer!
2) Sabbath -- A Full Day of Activities
a. Adult Sabbath School at 9:30 am will feature another presentation on Kepler.
b. Worship Service at 10:45 am will feature music by Mark Ringwelski, another story & more stickers for kids, and a final presentation about our star gazing Kepler.
c. Thanksgiving-Theme Potluck -- Please join us and bring your favorite Thanksgiving food to share.
d. Evening of Family Fun - 5 pm at Springtown - Check out this line-up! We'll begin with a light potluck of salads & snacks. The church will provide hot chocolate, hot cider and hot dogs for roasting over the bonfire. Our vespers will include music and astronomy stories. It gets better. Jay Williams and his telescope will introduce us to stars. While you're waiting your turn to gaze Heavenward, decorate space cookies, take part in a fun art project or look inside the International Space Station. And to top it all off . . . enjoy a hayride. 

Our Speakers & Guests

1) Dr. Carl Helrich -- professor emeritus and former chair of the physics department at Goshen College in Goshen, IN. He is the founder of the Midwest Religion and Science Society (MRSS) and a writer of physics textbooks.
2) Dr. Karen Abrahamson -- one of our own who is a mental health professional for Ozark Guidance and a long-time devotee to the religion-and-science topic. She is an adjunct family member of Adventist University Health Sciences at Florida Hospital and a former steering committee member of MRSS.
3) Dr. Mark Ringwelski -- an occupational medicine physician from the Green Bay, WI area, Mark will bless us with his vocal music throughout the weekend. 

Our Speaker - Sabbath, October 31

Larry Yeagley will open God's Words with us during our Worship Service.

Springtown in His Word

Women's Study Group
Monday, November 2, 11:30 am-1 pm

A time for Bible study, fellowship & prayer. Lunch is provided.

Midweek Study Series
Wednesday, November 4, 7-8 pm

Final study on 1st-3rd John will focus on 2nd John & 3rd John. Be sure to check out 1st John 5:14-21 also. Please join us for the conclusion of this study.

Gentry Evangelistic Series

If you're interested, the Gentry Church is conducting a series of meetings from November 6-21. Complete details are on the bulletin board at church.

Come Celebrate with Family & Friends

Bette Rudig Baby Shower

Saturday Night, October 31, 6-8:30 pm

A shower is being held for Bette Rudig in anticipation of the approaching birth of her son. As many of you know, Bette is the business manger/vice principal at Ozark Adventist Academy. The festivities will be held in the Community Room of the Gentry Church. She is registered at Walmart.

Williams Wedding Shower Reception

Sunday, December 6, 6 pm at Springtown

If you can't make the wedding in Cleveland, TN on Sunday, November 22, you're invited to celebrate the marriage of Skyler & Anna Williams at the Springtown Church. A light meal will be served and festivities will honor the by-then-married couple. They are registered at REI, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, and Anthropologie. See the bulletin board for wedding and shower details.

A Cup & A Story

Friday Evening, November 6, 7-8 pm

It's that time of year when a warm beverage and an inspirational story "makes" a Friday night. You're invited to the home of Bert & Bryan Yeagley for a comfortable start to your Sabbath. They live at 21325 Oak Park Lane in Siloam Springs or ask for directions. If you liked A Cup & A Verse last year -- worry not! We'll be alternating Story & Verse.

Give Thanks with Our Community

Sunday, November 22, 6 pm

This year's Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at the Pentecostal Church on Hwy. 12 in Springtown. Please plan on attending this service.

Women's Weekend

Second Sabbath, December 12

We're honored to have Heather Quintana, editor of Vibrant Life (Adventist health magazine) as our guest speaker for Women's Weekend. Watch for more details & get ready for another Sabbath lunch cooked by the Springtown men.

The Light

Springtown Christmas Sabbath, December 19

We'll share a delicious Christmas breakfast at 9 am and then enjoy a special family Christmas service at 10:30 am. Plan today to fellowship and worship with us.

Ready or Not . . . It's This Weekend!