The Announcer | April 16, 2024

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Sunday, April 21 | Both services

Believers are called to be baptized as a symbol of belief in whole-heartedly following Jesus Christ. The biblical church of Jesus Christ is called to make disciples and to baptize in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Sign up to speak with a pastor!

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Friday & Saturday (April 26 & 27)

The Weekender is your on-ramp to the life of Alliance Bible Fellowship. You will have the opportunity to meet our elders & staff, ask questions about our church, and share a home-cooked meal with other members of our church.

Church Work Day

Saturday, May 4, 9:00am

Please join us for a church-wide cleanup, organization, and beautification day. Save the date for now, but more details to come. No RSVP needed.

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Child Dedication

Class: May 5

Dedication: May 12

Child Dedication is the 1st Milestone we celebrate as a church. We see Child Dedication as a call for families to commit to being the primary discipler in their child’s life. This is accomplished alongside a church family that is dedicated to loving, supporting, and discipling each individual family.

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Hope for the Journey

Friday, May 10 | 5:00-8:00pm

Please join us for Show Hope – Hope For the Journey Conference, an evening event for parents, but specifically for parents who foster care or have adopted children with trauma.The cost is FREE and includes childcare. Dinner and snacks will be provided.

Announcements, Updates, & Happenings

We're Hiring!

Communications Manager

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The Communications Manager serves the church and staff as chief communications advisor and administrator, overseeing all communications functions of the church. He/She will serve in such a way that complements and supports the ministries of Alliance Bible Fellowship, and it’s staff in fulfilling the mission of the church.

Joy Prom

Sat, Apr 20 | 1:00pm

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Joy Prom is a special dance for guests (teens and older) who have special medical or intellectual/developmental needs. Learn more at We are in need of men’s pants, suits, ties, shirts for Joy Prom. If you have extra, please consider donating.

New Member!

Please welcome Andrew LaPrade as a new member of our church! Say "hello" when you see him.

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Glory Days Volunteer Opportunity

Are you interested in volunteering for the most fun and full week of the year at Alliance?! Glory Days summer camp is happening July 15th-19th and we are looking for volunteers as we get ready to minister to hundreds of kids from ABF and the community. Please fill out the volunteer from or contact Heather Hayes at for more information.

Assistant Positions for Mom's Morning Out

Mom's Morning Out happens every MWF from 8:00am-12:00pm. Assistant teachers assist the classroom in childcare and preparing lessons for teaching. Please email Julie Hartley at if interested. LEARN MORE about the position.

Dodgeball for Hope Tournament Fundraiser

Saturday, April 27 | $100

Teams consist of five players & each team will receive a free t-shirt for participation. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams at the end. Your participation will enable us to provide quality medical, emotional and practical services to women and families facing unintended pregnancies. For more information & to register: Text VOLUNTEER to 828-265-4357 or email at to volunteer at the event.

Two Trips with Scott and Tana Andrews: Israel and the Journeys of Paul

Join Pastor Scott and Tana on one of two trips this year and next. They will be leading their first Journeys of Paul trip September 18-30, 2024. This trip will include such stops as Athens, Corinth and Ephesus, among others. They will also lead their fourth trip to Israel February 18-28, 2025. It is an exciting trip to travel throughout the Holy Land to walk in the "footsteps of Jesus." Brochures for both trips are at the Welcome Center, or you can contact Tana at for more details.

Pickleball for All in the Gym

No cost, just fun! We meet in the church gym every week. Come and make some friends and get some exercise. REGISTER HERE. The days and times:

Every Tuesday – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month only: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Every Thursday – 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Every Saturday – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

You don’t need to bring any equipment. Be sure to wear good tennis shoes. For those interested in learning about and/or playing Pickleball, please contact Ric and Donna Dolbier at or at 828 964-2168 with questions.

Need Old Vehicles for Beater for Better

Alliance needs your old vehicle for our ministry called Beater for Better. We give old vehicles to people in need in our community. The vehicles don’t have to be running (we know mechanics to get ‘em running again). If you have an old vehicle you want to give away, email the office at

Respite Nights

Friday, May 17, 6:00-8:30pm

The ABF Special Needs Ministry invites children and adults with special medical or developmental needs, and their siblings, to participate in the next Respite Night. Activities include a large motor area, a playroom for younger children, a sensory area, a craft, a movie, and a light snack. Experienced volunteers will hang out with the kids while mom and dad can enjoy a couple of hours away. Please contact Ronny and Anne Margaret Wright,, with any questions. CLICK HERE to sign up to come. CLICK HERE to serve at Respite Nights.

Webpage for Sunday Worship Lyrics

We're introducing as a new webpage that will be updated weekly with the upcoming songs and lyrics each Sunday. This is specifically for those who cannot see the large screen lyrics. Feel free to pull out your phone and follow along with the lyrics!

Hearing Loop in the Auditorium for Hearing Aid Users

Did you know… ABF has a hearing loop installed in the lower level of the auditorium? This extension of our sound system allows hearing aid users with a telecoil to pick up a signal directly from the stage. Check your hearing aid settings to see if you have a “T” or telecoil mode. **Note: This feature is not available in the raised seating in the back of the room.** We also have wireless packs with headphones which can be picked up from the welcome center or sound booth. Talk with Clayton Thornton to learn more.

Receive the Weekly Prayer Alert

Are you passionate about praying for the needs in our church? Then consider joining our weekly Prayer alert. We compile a list of needs and requests in our church and send it out to our church family. Join the email list.

Alliance Classifieds Facebook Group

Check out the Alliance Classifieds Facebook group for Alliance members and attendees to discuss, ask questions, and buy/sell.

Something for Everyone!

Learn more about what Alliance Ministries

A few of the things we have at Alliance:

Children's Ministry, Student Ministry, College Ministry, Men's Ministry, Women's Ministry, Young Adults Ministry, Worship Ministry, Life Groups, Connection Groups, Merge (Marriage), Re|Engage (Marriage), Blueprint (Mothers), Chosen (foster or adopt), Special Needs, Divorce Care, Adopt A Cop, Immigrant Connection, Support Ministries, the Alliance Institute, and much more!

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