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This Week's Sermon 

June 20, 2021

Thrive: Spiritual Living in a Secular World 

Dealing with Dilemmas

Daniel 1 

Dr. Bill Patterson

Today's Schedule

8:45am - Prayer Time in the Conference Room or from where you are 

9:30am - In-Person Worship Service | Online Worship Service | Children Nursery-PreK and Special Friends (Worship Hour Only) can be dropped off in their classrooms | K-5th grade should remain with their parents in the Worship Service (for duration of summer)

11:00am - Worship Service ends | Equip-U and Sunday School begins | Special Friends should be picked up from their classroom

        Practical Christian Living in Philippians | Fellowship Hall 

        What Does the Bible Say About... | Upper Room 

12:00pm - Equip-U and Sunday School end | Children should be picked up from their classrooms  

*If you are unable to text or connect to Zoom through text messaging, please e-mail Megan Baumgardner at mbaumgardner@southgatechurch.org for direct Zoom links. Also, unless otherwise noted to the leader of your class and attended regularly each week, Zoom will be phased out over the next couple of weeks.                                                         

What's Happening

Children's Ministries

Children's Ministries |  Nursery-5th grade | Please enter through the North Foyer entrance to check your children in | Children Nursery-PreK can be dropped off at their classrooms prior to service | K-5th will be released from service 

Family Camp @ Scioto Hills | July 18th-23rd (Week 4) | Register online 

Have a heart to serve in Children's Ministries? | Volunteer opportunities are available for Worship Hour or Equip-U/Sunday school Hour | Contact Libby Aker if you are available to serve 

Student Ministries

Youth Group | Wednesday 6:30PM  

Women's Ministries

Women's Ministries Movie Night | June 25th 6:30PM | Auditorium | Cost: $5/person | Register online | Spots still open 

Bridal Shower for Megan Coffman | July 24th 1PM | Fellowship Hall | Megan and Wayne are registered at Amazon | RSVP to Renee Coffman 

Men's Ministries

Scripture Reading Challenge |  Join us in reading Scripture throughout the year | For more information and registration, click here 

Weekly Reading Scripture Aloud | Join us weekly for one hour over Zoom as we read scripture aloud together | For more information and registration, click here   

Reds Game | Friday, July 23rd 7:10PM | Church bus leaves at 5PM and will return following the post-game fireworks | Individuals can provide their own transportation | Cost: $15/person | Registration required so that tickets can be planned | All tickets will be electronic | Register online by June 30th | All ages are welcome, so if a man of the church wants to bring their son, grandson, or mentee, please register them along with yourself

Senior Saints  

Afternoon Nosh | June 24th 1:30-3PM | Fellowship Hall | No cost | A variety of cookies, brownies and beverage provided | Register online beginning June 13th 

General Church Events

REFIT | Saturdays @ 7:30AM | Fellowship Hall 

Special Friends | 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday of the Month | Worship Hour only |  Volunteer opportunities available | Contact Libby Aker if you are available to serve

All Church Volleyball | Sundays @ 6PM | Cedarville University Sand Volleyball Courts for summer months | In case of inclement weather, John or Amelia Clairmont will post on the Facebook group on whether to meet at Southgate or cancel for the week 

Quarterly Church Business Meeting | June 27th | Auditorium following Worship Service | No Equip-U

Day of Fasting & Prayer | Tuesday, July 6th | Prayer services at 6AM & 7PM 

Pregnany Resource Blessings in a Bottle | Ends next Sunday | Help us bless the PRC and their mission to help women during pregnancy in Springfield | You can pick up a bottle from the Welcome Center or you can give directly online here

Leffel Lane Entrance | Due to safety reasons, the entrance will remain closed throughout the week but will be open on Sundays 

Printable Bulletin

If you would like to print a copy of the bulletin to have on Sunday, please click here

Reading Plan

June 20th through 26th 

A Chronological Bible Reading Plan 

June 20th - Luke 10-12; Ecclesiastes 1 
June 21st - Luke 13-15; Ecclesiastes 2 
June 22nd - Luke 16-18; Ecclesiastes 3 
June 23rd - Luke 19-21; Ecclesiastes 4 
June 24th - Luke 22-24; Ecclesiastes 5 
June 25th - Amos 1-3; Ecclesiastes 6 
June 26th - Reflection 

Pastor Bill's Daily Reading
June 20th - Daniel 1 
June 21st - 2 Kings 24:1-4
June 22nd - Romans 12:1-3
June 23rd - Ephesians 1:1-10 
June 24th - Ephesians 5 
June 25th - Colossians 1:21-23
June 26th - 1 Peter 1:13-17

Giving as of 06/13/2021

YTD Offering - $462,940

YTD Budget - $536,380

2021 Budget - $1,162,160

Interested in giving online? Click here!


Libby Aker—Coordinator of Children's Ministries 

Michelle Anders—Maintenance Department 

Cara Anderson—Maintenance Department 

Megan Baumgardner—Communications Coordinator 

John Chilcote - Interim Worship Director

Pat Cook—Pastor of Student Ministries

Teresa Dolph—Business Manager 

Shawna Grafton—Administrative Assistant 

George McConkey—Maintenance Director 

Riley Ochs—Video Coordinator 

Bill Patterson - Interim Pastor

Kristi Shaw—Maintenance Department 

Mary Shuman—Administrative Assistant 

Dawn Tincher—Administrative Assistant