HELP NEEDED Food Needed Please bring non-perishable staple food items to the church for distribution to those in the community who are in need.  If you have questions, please see Glenn Cutchens.

A Nursery Service
for children 4 years and under is available each Sabbath in the Earli-teens Room.
However We Need Volunteers! Please contact Juanita Miles (828) 280-7162. 

Women's Ministry is looking for ladies willing to help out with organizing events, helping with organizing different areas of Bags of Love, and brainstorming for new ideas. If you are Interested in working with Women's Ministry, please contact Kathy Herbert (828) 691-5593. 

Bags of Love needs your help. We are in need of more hygiene products, kids' devotional books, story books, infant needs, and toys. Remember all items need to be new or like new. These items are being given to children who need to know how much they are loved. Please contact Kathy Herbert 828.691.5593 or

The Junior Class is collecting "Shoes For Orphans". They are collecting kid's shoes. New or gently used, size 2-18 to be sent for Christmas. There is a bgox in the church foyer to leave the shoes. Or, you may donate money to buy some shoes for the children. If you have any questions please contact Julie Tullock at 828-691-4872.

Special Notes

Note: New Church Office Hours Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Listen daily to local Christian radio on WFHC 97.3 FM 24 hours a day. Arden Church Services are broadcast on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. 

Jan 25-31

Bible Year Readings for the coming week:
Jan 25 - Genesis: 38-40
Jan 26 - Genesis: 41-42
Jan 27 - Genesis: 43-45
Jan 28 - Genesis: 46-47
Jan 29 - Genesis: 48-50
Jan 30 - Exodus: 1-3
Jan 31 - Exodus: 4-6 

Jan 27

Prayer Time 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Studies in Daniel 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Intercessory Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. 

Jan 28

Midweek Study 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Adventurer Field Trip 3:30 p.m.
Pathfinder Meeting 6:30 p.m. 

Jan 31

Sabbath - Mt. Pisgah Academy
Speaker - Elder Leslie Louis 8:15 & 11:00a.m.
Lunch - Hosted by the Congregation Men's Lunch Group.
Sunset - 5:56 p.m. 

Feb 3 - 5

Dr. David J. DeRose will be presenting the health series "Living Life to the Fullest" at 7:00 p.m. on Feb 3, 4 & 5 in the Community Life Center covering diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, and high blood pressure. A free supper is offered Thursday night at 6:00 p.m. Please call the church if you plan to attend the supper to reserve your seat - 828-684-6700. For specific topics of the weekend meetings, please see the flyer inserted into this weeks bulletin, or check the link on our home page.

Feb 5

Attention All Sensational Seniors of Arden: Please set aside Feb 5th at 12:00 Noon for a special Early Valentine's Luncheon and guest speaker. Be looking for a flyer giving more information regarding this date.

Feb 8

Family Life Ministries sponsors a couple's banquest on Sunday Feb 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room. Please sign up at the front desk in the church lobby. Cost is $10 per couple - covers a delicious vegetarian supper and entertainment. Please contact Mary Beth Hagan between now and Feb 2nd. Great event to invite your non SDA friends to as well.

Feb 8

A Banquet & Auction will be held at the Mills River SDA School  Sunday Feb 8th, at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy delicious food, an awesome door prize, and unique auction items. Please RSVP for the Banquet - call Sue Holt at 828-779-7161 by Thrusday Feb 5th to reserve your seat.  You may also contact Sue via E-mail - 

Feb 12

Captain Gilmer Christian School is taking orders for Temple oranges and Ruby Grapefruit. Order by Feb 3, and pickup will be on February 12. To Order call the Fruit Hotline 828-687-5150

Feb 13-15

Romance at the Ranch 2015: Feb 13-15, at Nosoca Pines Ranch. The speakers are Alan and Nicole Parker from Southern Adventist University. To register go to, Family Ministries Department, or call the conference office at 704-596-3200.

Feb 13 - 14

Fletcher Academy will host a Youth Rally on Feb 13 & 14. Scott Ritsema will be there from "Belt of Truth Ministries" The first meeting is Friday, Feb 13 at 7:00p.m. entitled "A Greater Lust". He will continue sessions beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Sabbath discussing the effects of "Media on the Brain." Plan to stay for the whole afternoon as he will have presentations throughout the day. These sessions are for the entire family. Fletcher Academy will be providing a spaghetti lunch for all attendees. Please bring a garden salad to add to your meal and contact Chrisy Witt at 828-447-0649 or Tonya Kim at 828-817-2177 for a head count of your family and/or friends attending.

Feb 21

The Arden SDA Church Talent Show is coming Feb 21 with a Chili and dessert contest. More details will follow.