Week ending January 28

If you want to join us on the next trip, see Al Stewart 615.668.4668, John Skinner 850.687.3440 or Tim Ryals 850.333.6577.  If you would like to donate go to www.ReNewFlorida.org

IT’S TWO-TIMING TIME!

snowbirds

No, not what you think! January – March Schedule is 8:30 am and 10:00 am

“ROAD TRIP: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE”

Each winter Ronnie leads an extended Bible Study at A Simple Faith. The study for 2018 is called “Road Trip: A Journey Through the Bible,” is currently running and meets at 6:00 pm every Wednesday evening at ASF Church for eight weeks.

Audio sessions will appear on Ronnie’s website (ronniemcbrayer.org)as they become available, along with the session notes.  For audio sessions and session notes, click on ROAD TRIP.

You’ll find the sessions by scrolling down the page a bit past Ronnie’s weekly talks.

Jump Start into Positive Health – FREE!

Hi! I am Melanie Stewart, a Holistic Nutritionist and Health Coach specializing in human digestion and the importance of eating REAL foods the RIGHT WAY. I have an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and a Master’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition. I am also an experienced educator, author, counselor/coach and public speaker and I invite you to join me for a FREE SEMINAR!

 January 27 @ 10:00

A Simple Faith Church

No matter what your wellness goal(s) – healthy eating, weight loss, improved cholesterol ratios and/or triglyceride levels, reduced markers for inflammation, stabilized blood sugar levels, reduction in the need for medications, even reversal of the disease process, or maybe you just want to feel GREAT, you are sure to gain something positive from our time together!

Jump Start to Positive Health and Healing through the Power of 3

Nutrition 101 – No matter what or how much you eat, if you are not absorbing the nutrients from the food – YOU ARE AT RISK!  Learn tips and techniques that will make you feel great while you maximize your health and minimize your waistline!

Understanding Digestion – No matter how serious the message, it goes down a bit easier when it’s fun!  We’ll take a ride through the digestive system that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!

Meal Planning – Many of us were taught to include every food group at every meal.  This a digestive nightmare!  It requires just a bit of rearranging to work with our perfectly designed system and, fortunately, it’s easy!

This presentation is a call to action! 
People don’t just listen, they get emotionally connected, excited and ready to change!

“Melanie Stewart is one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining speakers l have ever had the pleasure of hearing. She explains complex digestive workings in terms that both amuse you and make you think.” – Cyndi Talty

“Melanie’s simple techniques for healthy eating combined with explaining how our bodies function is inspiring and LIFE CHANGING, even for people who are well versed in healthy eating!” – Kim Ryals

“Melanie is an engaging speaker and is able to easily communicate complex nutritional information into practical and easy action steps that you can implement into your life immediately.” – Susan Shipley

“Mel really knows her stuff and does a superb job communicating and encouraging. I deeply enjoy the group dynamic of the workshop and recommend participation by both men and women.” – Rick Wimberly

melanie@yumtumnutrition.com

DIRECTIONS: Turn north on Blue Mountain Road, at the new traffic light on Hwy 98.  Take the first left turn into Blue Mountain Beach Industrial Park.  We are in the second building on the left.

“Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good and your soul will delight in the richest of fare.” Isaiah 55:2

 

FUN WITH MISS CYNDI IN SUNDAY SCHOOL!

Receipts for 2017 donations are now printed and are available in the foyer of the church, on the table to your left as you walk in.  If you would prefer that I email your receipt to you, just let me know!  sthornton821@gmail.com

All envelopes not picked up after Sunday service, January 28, will be mailed on Monday, January 29.

Thanks so much –

Susan Thornton
850.267.0455  O
850.830.3756  C
1Corinthians 10:31

 

 

Learning Through Loss

SESSION 4 – WINTER 2018

After all the attempts to comfort ourselves and to make sense of our loss, we are still left with a huge hole in the fabric of our lives; “I miss you, I miss you, I miss you.”

And then what?

In this session of Learning Through Loss we will dig into the scriptures to learn what God has planned for us and how we can move forward with His divine plan for us.

This session will be lead by Robin Tharpe.  Our goal is to help you on your healing journey and deeper walk with Christ.

Meetings are held at Santa Rosa Beach Community Church in the chapel at 11:00A.M.

We encourage you to come and learn, forge new friendships with others who are also working through their loss, through these informative classes and occasional after-meeting lunches and outings.

We look forward to meeting you as we journey together in
Learning Through Loss.

Winter Session 4 Schedule:

January 30, 2018:      Why Me? Part 2
February 6, 2018:      Grief Can Be So Different for Each of Us
February 15, 2018:     God’s Plan Through Grief
February 20, 2018:     Guest Speaker: TBA
February 28, 2018:    God’s Purpose in Our Grief

If you should need some additional info you can reach Robin at 706-442-7236  or  robintharpe@gmail.com

 

Art in the Park @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Art in the Park is back at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Join local artist, Carol Dickson, for an opportunity to create your own beautiful work of art. Regular park admission applies and is paid at the Ranger Station on the day of class. All classes need a minimum of five participants to occur. Classes are limited to 10 participants and participants must be at least 12 years of age. Registration is due seven days before class date and can be done in the park store or online at www.topsailparkfriends.org. The park store is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Future dates for Art in the Park: Basket Weaving on February 9, 2018 for $35. A different theme and technique are used in each class.

For more information about Art in the Park, please email friendsofthsp@gmail.com. For more information about the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, please visit: www.topsailparkfriends.org.

To learn more about the park, please visit:
https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Topsail-Hill


2018 Bible Study!

THE BOOK OF ACTS!

The Book of ACTS.Begins Wednesday, January 10th.The Book of ACTS of the Apostles is our history book.This study will show us what God can do through ordinary people when they are filled with the Holy Spirit.

It will fill us with hope and a stronger realization of what a mighty God we have and what power He gives us through His Holy Spirit.

Wednesday mornings:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
ALL are welcome, men and women. Study Book is $24.00.

For any questions or to order a book:

Jen Kelley
elle2897@gmail.com
(850)419-5111

Judy Skinner
judyskinner29@gmail.com

second bible study

Art Pierce’s class on the book of Revelation has been temporarily postponed for 8 weeks. Details on when Art’s class will resume will be forthcoming. Just a reminder. This is a fascinating class and if you weren’t able to attend the first session it’s not too late to “drop in”.

 

Can we talk???

If you would like to have a Chat With Cyndi Talty call 850-585-0370 and plan to meet with her.

 

 

yoga classes

Nancy Gross ,MS 200+YTT invites you to a Gentle Yoga Class. “Motion is Lotion” quoted by a participant from Dr. Poelstra. Boost your Balance, Strength, Flexibility. Muscle Pliability and Mindfulness.The days time & location are the same! Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9AM at 769 Eden Drive Santa Rosa Beach, FL. and Monday at 11:15AM and Thursday at 8:30AM at A Simple Faith. Text Nancy Gross 850-797-6926!

 

READERS’ CORNER:

Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear  by Max Lucado

Weary travelers. You’ve seen them — everything they own crammed into their luggage. Staggering through terminals and hotel lobbies with overstuffed suitcases, trunks, duffels, and backpacks.

Backs ache. Feet burn. Eyelids droop.

We’ve all seen people like that.

At times, we are people like that — if not with our physical luggage, then at least with our spiritual load.

We all lug loads we were never intended to carry. Fear. Worry. Discontent. No wonder we get so weary. We’re worn out from carrying that excess baggage. Wouldn’t it be nice to lose some of those bags?

That’s the invitation of Max Lucado. With the Twenty-third Psalm as our guide, let’s release some of the burdens we were never intended to bear.

Using these verses as a guide, Max Lucado walks us through a helpful inventory of our burdens. May God use this Psalm to remind you to release the burdens you were never meant to bear.

 

opportunities:

Greeters: Contact Michael and Laura Granberry, to meet and greet. Contact Michael at mgranberry@earthlink.net  or call 850 496-6610.  You can contact  Laura at simpledesigns@earthlink.net

Communion Servers:Contact Barbara Tape to serve communion: barbara@digitalpark.com.

Tuesdays, The Prayer Boys meet at 8:00am. Contact Kevin Simonsen at 970-259-1748 or kevin@kjsems.com

Mentor – Become a mentor to a child in South Walton County today!

 

communion servers:

8:30 Service

Jan 28……John & Sara Segal
Feb 4……..Bob & Nancy Gross
Feb 11…….Sara & John Segal
Feb 18…….Cyndi & Tom Talty
Feb 25…….Cyndi & Tom Talty

10:00 SERVICE

January 28…Bob & Nancy Gross,
Craig Seelman & Judy Hamilton

Feb 4…Nate & Donna Dearing,
Kurt & Barbara Tape

Feb 11……Rose Rogers & Victoria Hunt
Kim Ryals & friend

Feb 18……John Youngbeck & Ann Scott
        Jackie Losapio & Donna Callahan

Feb 25……Cindy McBrayer & Kim Ryals
Garry & Lynn Hedges
 

Ronnie’s Sermon…

Read Your Bible, Part 2: “Shema, Yisrael!” – From January 21, 2018

Read Ronnie’s weekly column!

if you’re shopping at Amazon, please don’t forget to participate in our “His Children” mission.

When you order go to smile.amazon.com and put in the charity name “His Children Kevil Kentucky.”   Amazon will donate 0.5% of your order total to the organization. It will help provide supplies for “His Children.”

NOTICE: The 30A road closure (from Grayton Beach to Blue Mountain) will be in effect from October 23 through January 31.

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