Church Announcements


Sabbath, April 13, 2019

13th SABBATH SCHOOL PROGRAM previously scheduled for today has been canceled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

PATHFINDERS & ADVENTURERS will meet tomorrow morning at 10:00 am.

We will celebrate the Lord’s Supper (COMMUNION) NEXT SABBATH, April 20th. Please prepare your hearts for this special service.

JOIN US IN PRAYING FOR THE EVANGELISTIC SERIES! You are invited to join Elder David Long for a Sunday morning prayer call at 9:00 am for our upcoming meetings. Call (515) 739 – 1033 and use Code 477658#. This is for anyone who would like to pray with us.

Did you miss the first Peacemaking Sabbath on March 23? If you were teaching a children’s Sabbath School class or missed worship on March 23, please see Pastor Jason after worship to receive some important materials.

our upcoming evangelistic series begins Sunday, April 21 and ends May 11. The only off days during this three-week series are Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mark your calendars! You are invited to join us to pray for the series on Sunday mornings. Refer to the prayer announcement for details.

MOPS! Moms on Fire! The next MOPS meeting will be on Thursday evening of April 25th at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Note that we will meet on the 2nd & 4th Thursday thru May 23rd. All moms welcome! For questions contact Sis. Bettis at 803-556-6422.

Wednesday evening prayer meetings ARE canceled for the month of April and resume on May 15 after the conclusion of the evangelistic meetings.

FIRST FAMILY COOKBOOKS are still available for $15/ea. Make checks payable to Columbia First SDA and annotate “cookbook” on the memo line. Contact Sis. Harmon for more information.

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE. Please update your contact information using the forms provided on the Welcome Booth in the foyer.

2019 Great Controversy Tour June 21 – July 4, 2019 w/ Dr. Gerard Damsteegt. Visit European Reformation sites. Call 269-815-8624 or email

SERVING ANGELS AT VISITOR’S LUNCH. “Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares” Hebrews 13:2. It is important to entertain our visitors here at Columbia First. Help us extend hospitality to our special guests each Sabbath. Contact Sis. Barnett to participate!

READY TO LOVE! Presented by S.A.L.T Ministries Saturdays will take place on Sabbath, May 4th at 1:00 pm at the Ephesus SDA Church, 7709 Wilson Blvd. This event will feature a real talk Q&A with Chaplain Peters. Join us after the session for a group date outing and wrap-up! This is a Singles Only Event. RSVP @ facebook page Ephesus SDA Singles!

HOMESICK FOR HEAVEN! May 26th – June 1st. Plan now to join us at Lake Junaluska Campmeeting for this week-long spiritual revival with music, sermons, and seminars! No reservations are necessary, but attendees must plan for housing and meals. See bulletin board and