Fairview Christian School

March 2017 Newsletter

My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. II Corinthians 12:9

Memories in a Book

To reserve your copy of the 2016-2017 yearbook, use the order form enclosed. The cost is $24 per copy. Please do not include this amount with your tuition bill. Write a separate check or send cash, clearly marked as yearbook payment. Make checks payable to Fairview Christian School. We have a limited supply of yearbooks, so order yours before March 24. We are not obligated to fill orders received after the deadline.

Achievement Tests

Testing will be held on March 28 & 29.  Please help us by making sure your children get a good night of sleep and a healthy breakfast.

Easter Vacation

We will be dismissing at noon on Thursday, April 13, and have off on Friday, April 14, and Monday, April 17, for Easter vacation.

Christian Education Sunday

Christian Education Sunday will be held on Sunday, April 2, at 9:30 am in the FCS gym. Come and enjoy many of the presentations the high school students will be sharing at Convention.

Spring Program

Coming right up! Mark your calendar for an inspiring, uplifting evening on Friday, April 28. Our spring program will be held in the gym at 7:00 pm.

Our students are hard at work practicing, and we hope you can be there!

Re-enrollment

If you have not returned your re-enrollment forms, please do so immediately.  We are now opening enrollment up to others, so you are no longer guaranteed a spot after March 10.

Scrip

We have gift cards available at the office. Thanks for using them! Fairview Christian School benefits each time you purchase one.

February 26, 2017

Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves. 

1 Peter 4:8

 9:20       Worship

                Song Leader – Dan Petersheim

 9:40       Announcements & Offering

                Offering – Building Fund

9:50        Message – Ted Steinruck

10:30     Testimonies

10:40     Superintendent Comments

10:45     Sunday School

                Adult Lesson: “Your Redemption Draweth Nigh”

11:30     Children’s Singing & Closing – Brian Fox

Fellowship Meal in our church basement.  Please join us.

Sunday Evening – No service at Fairview

Wednesday, March 1, 7:30 PM, Winter Bible School

        Moderator – Ted Steinruck

        Choir Singing – Nathan Rutt (7:35-8:10)

        Adult Topic – Anabaptist Distinctives: Biblical Interpretation

        Speaker – Ted Steinruck

        Children Ages 3-5 – Sheila Troyer

        Children Ages 6-8 – Kim Petersheim

        Children Ages 9-11 – Caleb Gehman

        Bells will ring at 8:40 and 8:45 to end the classes.

Greeters:  Feb 26 Seth & Deanna Kulp    Mar 5 Dan & Janna Lapp

Hostess:  Feb 26Fellowship Meal    Mar 5Beth Gehman – Family Group

Saturday, March 4 – Olive Branch Mennonite Missions Annual Meeting

3:00 & 7:00 PM at Faith Mennonite Fellowship       Speaker – Amos Esh  Children’s activities in afternoon. Reaching Out Quartet in evening.

Birthdays & Anniversaries – God bless your day!

            Feb 28 – Nathan & Lauren Rutt – Congratulations – 8 years!

            Feb 29 – Adrian & Maria Bara-Popa – Congratulations – 25 years!

            Mar 1 – Tyler Zimmerman – 6 years old

            Mar 4 – Jesse Petersheim – 1 year old

            Mar 4 – Nate Long – 15 years old

            Mar 4 – Keith Nolt        

Blessing Those Away From Home

Geoff Sensenig Family – Feb 26-Dan Lapp; Mar 5-Jason Fox

Rebekah Weiner: Feb 26-Clifford Steinruck; Mar 5-Randy Petersheim

TOP School, 329 E. Poplar St, York, PA 17403 (bekah4jesuschrist@gmail.com)

Rick Rhodes Family: Feb 26-Curvin Weaver; Mar 5-Keith Gehman

rickrenitarhodes@hotmail.com (Thailand)

Brenda Weaver:  Feb 26-Steve Petersheim; Mar 5-Lavina King

Brweaver013@gmail.com (Honduras)

Tiffany Fox: Feb 26-Nate Waldron; Mar 5-Tony Hollinger

Tiffdfox8@gmail.com (Grenada)

Janita Kulp: Feb 26-Ken Troyer; Mar 5-Roy Good
Janitasue15@gmail.com (Guatemala)

Looking Ahead

Mar 8, Wed PM, WBS – Children 3-5: Denise Fox, Children 6-8: Beth Gehman, Children 9-11: Kenny Martin, Adults: Ben Martin

Mar 12, Sun PM, Council Meeting

Mar 26, Sun PM, Presentation by Heralds of Hope (Calendar change)

Dear Church Family, thanks so much for coming to our 25th anniversary celebration party that our children planned for us. We value each one of you. Your generous gifts on the money tree are very much appreciated. We really did have wonderful time celebrating together last week. Thank you to each one of you for all you have poured into our lives.   

Love, Brian & Sheryl Fox

For Prayer:  

Eddie & Ethel Kurtz.  Eddie plans to come home from the rehab Feb 28.

Clarence Horst, living at Rittenhouse Village in Muhlenberg.

Lisa Bansner, recovering from surgery.

February 19, 2017

Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves. 

1 Peter 4:8

 9:20       Worship

                Song Leader – Ralli Zook

 9:40       Announcements & Offering

                Offering – Leadership Support

9:50        Message – Marcus Fox

10:30     Testimonies

10:40     Superintendent Comments

10:45     Sunday School

                Adult Lesson: “That the Dead Are Raised”

11:30     Children’s Singing & Closing – Ryan Huber

Sunday Evening, February 19, 6:30 PM, Children’s Ministry

Song Leader & Story – Marcus Fox

K – Justine Nolt

1st & 2nd – Jessica Stoltzfus

3rd & 4th – Renee Sensenig

5th & 6th – Ryan Martin

7th – 9th – Nate Waldron

Adult – Curvin Weaver

Snack – Yvonne Martin           

Wednesday, February 22, 7:30 WBS

        Moderator – Ted Steinruck

        Choir Singing – Brian Fox (7:35-8:10)

        Adult Topic – Tony Hollinger

        Children Ages 3-5 – Kim Zook

        Children Ages 6-8 – Lonell Martin

        Children Ages 9-11 – Ryan Huber

        Bells will ring at 8:40 and 8:45 to end the classes.

Greeters:  Feb 19–Duane & Angela Kulp     Feb 26 Seth & Deanna Kulp

Hostess:  Feb 19–Krista Fox–Family Group     Feb 26 Fellowship Meal

Birthdays & Anniversaries – God bless your day!

            Feb 19 – Lydia Petersheim

            Feb 20 – Yvonne Martin

            Feb 20 – Rilyn Weaver – 2 years old

            Feb 20 – Esther Martin

            Feb 21 – Lance & Rosanna Risser – Congratulations – 2 years!

            Feb 25 – Chandel Sensenig – 16 years old 

Blessing Those Away From Home

Geoff Sensenig Family – Feb 19-Jeff Weaver; Feb 26-Dan Lapp

Rebekah Weiner: Feb 19-Duane Kulp; Feb 26-Clifford Steinruck

TOP School, 329 E. Poplar St, York, PA 17403 (bekah4jesuschrist@gmail.com)

Rick Rhodes Family: Feb 19-Leon Eberly; Feb 27-Curvin Weaver

rickrenitarhodes@hotmail.com (Thailand)

Brenda Weaver:  Feb 19-Caitlin Herzog; Feb 26-Steve Petersheim

Brweaver013@gmail.com (Honduras)

Tiffany Fox: Feb 19-McKenzie Steinruck; Feb 26-Nate Waldron

Tiffdfox8@gmail.com (Grenada)

Janita Kulp: Feb 19-Wilson Zimmerman; Feb 26-Ken Troyer
Janitasue15@gmail.com (Guatemala)

Melissa Kulp is visiting her sister Janita in Guatemala Feb 14 – Feb 20.

Looking Ahead

Mar 12, Sun PM, Council Meeting

Mar 26, Sun PM, has been changed from Family Groups to a presentation by Heralds of Hope

 

“I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.” – Jesus (John 11:25-26a)

February 12, 2017

Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves. 

1 Peter 4:8

 9:20       Worship

                Song Leader – Tony Hollinger

 9:40       Announcements & Offering

                Offering – General Fund

9:50        Message – Lester Zimmerman

10:30     Testimonies

10:40     Superintendent Comments

10:45     Sunday School

                Adult Lesson: “To Give Thanks”

11:30     Children’s Singing & Closing – Marcus Fox

Sunday Evening, February 12, 6:30 PM

                Moderator – Brent Fox

                Song Leader – Steve Petersheim

                Children’s Meeting – Ryan Huber

                Topic – Tony Hollinger

Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 PM, Small Groups

        Moderator – Jason Fox

        Song Leader – Caleb Gehman

        Groups Only for Men and Women

        Children Ages 3-6 – Elaine Weaver

        Children Ages 7-9 – Ryan Huber

        Children Ages 10-12 – Bryan Martin

        Youth – Roy Good

Friday, February 17, 6:30 PM

        District Sweetheart Banquet at Fairview Christian School

Greeters:  Feb 12–Arlin & Carissa King     Feb 19–Duane & Angela Kulp

Hostess:  Feb 12–Denise Fox     Feb 19–Krista Fox–Family Group

Birthdays & Anniversaries – God bless your day!

            Feb 13 – Grace Long – 12 years old

            Feb 14 – Dan Petersheim

            Feb 14 – Clara Steinruck – 11 years old

            Feb 15 – Nate Waldron

            Feb 16 – Tony & Erika Hollinger – Congratulations – 4 years!

            Feb 17 – Matt Burkholder

            Feb 17 – Gabriel Lapp – 13 years old

            Feb 17 – Krista Fox

Blessing Those Away From Home

Geoff Sensenig Family – Feb 12-Seth Kulp; Feb 19-Jeff Weaver

Rebekah Weiner:  Feb 12-Hannah Steinruck; Feb 19-Duane Kulp

TOP School, 329 E. Poplar St, York, PA 17403 (bekah4jesuschrist@gmail.com)

Rick Rhodes Family: Feb 12-Joe Martin; Feb 19-Leon Eberly

rickrenitarhodes@hotmail.com (Thailand)

Brenda Weaver:  Feb 12-Willis Petersheim; Feb 19-Caitlin Herzog

Brweaver013@gmail.com (Honduras)

Tiffany Fox: Feb 12-Jason Fox; Feb 19-McKenzie Steinruck

Tiffdfox8@gmail.com (Grenada)

Janita Kulp: Feb 12-Roy Good; Feb 19-Wilson Zimmerman
Janitasue15@gmail.com (Guatemala)

Looking Ahead

Feb 19, Sun PM, Children’s Ministry – Story- Marcus Fox,

            K-Justine Nolt, 1&2-Judith Nolt, 3&4-Renee Sensenig

            5-6-Ryan Martin, 7-9-Nate Waldron, Adult-Curvin Weaver

Feb 22, Wed PM, Winter Bible School, Speaker – Marcus Fox

            Children 3-5-Kim Zook, Children 6-8-Lonell Martin

            Children 9-11-Ryan Huber

Feb 26, Sun, Fellowship Meal

Remember Ethel & Eddie Kurtz in prayer – Eddie had a stroke.

Also pray for Arlin & Carissa and their son Greyson who has RSV.

February 5, 2017

Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves. 

1 Peter 4:8

 9:20       Worship

                Song Leader – Dan Petersheim

 9:40       Announcements & Offering

                Offering – Fairview Christian School

9:50        Message – Leon Sensenig (Myerstown)

10:30     Testimonies

10:40     Superintendent Comments

10:45     Sunday School

                Adult Lesson: “The Rich Man and the Poor Man”

11:30     Children’s Singing & Closing – Nathan Rutt

Ladies, you can be prepared to give to the Sunshine Fund during Sunday School class today.

Sunday Evening, No Service at Fairview

Wednesday, February 8, Congregational Fasting Day: Rejoice in the Lord and bring the needs of our church, missionaries, and ministries to Him.

Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 PM, Winter Bible School

        Moderator – Ted Steinruck

        Choir Singing – Dan Petersheim (7:35-8:10)

        Adult Topic – Family Life: Parents & Children

        Speaker – Keith Gehman

        Children Ages 3-5 – Bambi Good   

        Children Ages 6-8 – Sylvia Gehman

        Children Ages 9-11 – Arlin King

        Bells will ring at 8:40 and 8:45 to end the classes.

Greeters:  Feb 5 – Lucy Keller & Children     Feb 12 – Arlin & Carissa King

Hostess:  Feb 5 – Andra Fox     Feb 12 – Denise Fox

Birthdays & Anniversaries – God bless your day!

            Feb 6 – Javian Rutt – 4 years old

            Feb 6 – Tony Hollinger

            Feb 7 – Jayla Huber – 6 years old

            Feb 7 – Emory Martin

            Feb 7 – Benjamin Nolt -13 years old

            Feb 7 – Mason Petersheim – 4 years old

            Feb 11 – Dan Lapp

            Feb 11 – Emory & Dawn Martin – Congratulations – 33 years!

Blessing Those Away From Home

Geoff Sensenig Family – Feb 5-Clifford Steinruck; Feb 12-Seth Kulp

Rebekah Weiner:  Feb 5-Jeremy Martin; Feb 12-Hannah Steinruck

TOP School, 329 E. Poplar St, York, PA 17403 (bekah4jesuschrist@gmail.com)

Rick Rhodes Family: Feb 5-Ralli Zook; Feb 12-Joe Martin

rickrenitarhodes@hotmail.com (Thailand)

Brenda Weaver:  Feb 5-Ben Martin; Feb 12-Willis Petersheim

Brweaver013@gmail.com (Honduras)

Tiffany Fox: Feb 5-Ryan Huber; Feb 12-Jason Fox

Tiffdfox8@gmail.com (Grenada)

Janita Kulp: Feb 5-Kevin Good; Feb 12-Roy Good

Janitasue15@gmail.com (Guatemala)

Remember in prayer:  Geoff Sensenig family returning to China on February 2.  The Sensenigs have put one copy of their new photo prayer reminder card into each mailbox. If you or your family need additional copies, check the table where you pick up the bulletins.  If you don’t see any there, ask Orpha for them.

Marcus Fox & Tyler are visiting Tiffany in Grenada Feb 2 – Feb 7.

Looking Ahead

Feb 17, Fri, 6:30 PM, District Sweetheart Banquet at FCS.  Sign up!

April 22 & 23, Sat/Sun, 7:00 PM at Myerstown Mennonite Church

Myerstown-Reading Spring Inspirational Meetings

Sat Night Topic: “The Effects of the Media on Culture”

Sun Night Topic: “The Effects of the Media on the Church”

Speaker: Harry Argo from Fellowship Haven, Washington DC

Feb 15, Wed, Small Groups: Children 3-6-Elaine Weaver, Children 7-9-Ryan Huber, Children 10-12-Bryan Martin, Bus Driver-Brian Fox, Youth-Roy Good

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