ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SUNDAY, Oct 17

Welcome to Stone Memorial Christian Church! If you are visiting, please take a moment to fill out a connection card. See the tear-off connection card at the bottom right hand corner of your bulletin or you can also go to our website at www.stonemcc.com. We would love to get to know you better, answer your questions, and pray for you!
Connection Card: Please fill out the connection card if you have any prayer requests, changes in your information, or concerns. You can also fill it out through the SMCC app.

Elder Meeting: The Elder meeting will be Sunday, October 17, at 3 pm.
THIS WEEK, Oct 18—Oct 22
Deacon Meeting: The Deacon meeting will be Monday, October 18, at 6:30 pm
Board Meeting: The Board meeting will be Monday, October 18, at 7 pm.
Wednesday Night Gathering: The adult study will start at 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room. It will also be live-streamed on Facebook.
Silver Stone Seniors: The Silver Stone Seniors will meet Thursday, October 21, at 11 am in the midpoint room. After the meeting, the group will go to the Stuart Family Restaurant. See the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board.
LOOKING AHEAD
Trunk or Treat: Wednesday, October 27, from 6:00—8:00 pm. We need help in several areas including set-up, food, clean-up, car trunks, and candy donations. Please sign-up in the area you would like to help! See the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board.
Camp Pitt Harvest Day: Sunday, November 7, the Harvest Day benefit will be at Camp Pitt starting at 3:00 pm. This benefit is to support the programs and projects for Camp Pitt. We will be collecting donations for this benefit on Sunday, Oct 31. See the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board if you want to attend. Monday, October 25th is the deadline to sign up.
Friendsgiving: Instead of having our pie social we are going to have a Friendsgiving on Sunday, November 14, starting at 5 pm. This will be a drive-in event and it will take place in the lower parking lot of the church. Come out a enjoy pie, music, and fellowship.
CHURCH FAMILY UPDATES & NEWS
Grace Network Donation: Canned Beans or Peas (15 oz) For Oct-Dec
Just A Little Walk With Jesus: Get outside and join the SMCC family for the semi-annual fitness challenge in the month of October. The challenge will consist of walking/running/biking/etc. 15 miles in the month of October. The cost to participate in this challenge is $25 and 100% of the proceeds will go to Sonlight Christian Mission. Stop by the registration table in the breezeway or see the church office to register for this event. 
Operation Christmas Child: We will be participating in OCC again this year. For the next six weeks, we encourage the SMCC family to begin collecting items that will go into the boxes. For item ideas by age and gender please go to www.samaritanspurse.org. We will be collecting your family’s boxes beginning in November!

YOUTH UPCOMING EVENTS:

The Fifth Quarter: Friday Nights will be following the Bassett football games until midnight. We will have food, games, music, & fellowship! We will also have guest speakers in October! Save the dates: October 15th, & November 5th.
Trunk or Treat: Wednesday, October 27 from 6—8 pm. This is a safe event for the whole family. Come dressed in your costume (not too scary, spooky, or ghoulish) and trick or treat from the line of cars!
Lock-In: November 19-20 from 7 pm – 7 am for middle and high school youth.