Weekly Church Bulletin
Visitors are always welcome at
Grace Bible Fellowship.
We trust you will feel a warm
welcome & stay for a cup of coffee.
MAY 13, 2018
Call to Worship
For the Beauty of the Earth (#182)
Events of the Church
~ Greet One Another ~
Worshipping Through Song
Mighty to Save
Find Us Faithful (#456)
Praises & Petitions
Worshipping Through the Word
Scripture: Ephesians 4:7-16 (Alice Johnson)
(Page 1171-1172 - Church Bible)
Pastor Keith’s Message
~ ANNOUNCEMENTS ~
Worship Coordinator Please remember to contact Dan & Emma Meyer about any special presentations or elements for inclusion in the worship service. Please give as much advance notice as possible!
Operation Christmas Child
It is time to start thinking about helping filling shoe boxes for children around the world and touching their lives with the Love of Jesus.
Will you help to collect items for the boxes each month. These items will be used at our packing parties in November.
Item Collection(s) is:
Month of April: HYGIENE (toothbrushes, wash clothes, combs, bar soap, hair decorations, etc. (No Liquid Please).
Month of May: Older Boys and Girls (tools, kitchen items, soccer balls and pumps, etc.)
Month of June: Crafts and Accessories
Month of July: Toys, Dolls, Stuffed Animals, etc.
Month of August: School Supplies (pencils, snub nose scissors, paper, small rulers, colored pencils, etc.
Month of September: Clothing
Month of October: Fill-In Items
Month of November: Bring your boxes or Come help fill boxes at packing parties.
If you have questions, please contact Marilyn Jaeger, Mauricette Keeley or visit Samaritanspurse.org.
OCC Collection Box will be in the fellowship hall and items collected will be kept for the packing parties in November.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP IN FILLING THESE BOXES.
~ WEEKLY BIBLE STUDIES,
CARE GROUPS & MEETINGS ~
Sun. 8:45 am - Sunday School (@GBF)
Tues. 6:00 am - Ashland Men’s Study (@ Burger King)
Tues. (TBD) - Elders Meeting (every other week)
Wed. 8-9:15 am - Men’s Bible Study (@ GBF)
Wed. 1:00 pm - Senior Life Together Group (@ GBF) [until June 28th]
Wed. 6:30 pm - Worship Team Practice
Thurs. 9:30-11:30 am - Women's Bible Study - Led by Tina Miller (@GBF)
Thurs. 6:30-8pm Women's Group - Led by Mauricette (@ Cherylann's home)
Sat. 7:30 am (1st Sat. of mo.) - Women of Grace Breakfast – (see bulletin)
Sat. 7:30 am (2nd & 4th Sat. of mo.) - Women's Prayer Meeting
~ UPCOMING EVENTS ~
The church has a new email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 13th.
To those who Comfort with a Mother’s Hand. We Thank You!
To those who Encourage with a Mother’s Praise. We Applaud You!
To those who Love with a Mother’s Heart. We Honor You!
Not just Today ……but Always!
Armed Forces Day – Saturday, May 19th. To all the men and women who serve our country – THANK YOU! GOD BLESS YOU!
Sunday School – The last class will end May 20th. We will start again in September.
Leadership Council – Meets Sunday, May 20th after services.
Youth Group Parents - Please note the dates for youth group over the summer. June 8; July 6, 20 (6-9;00). August 17th family event.
Baby Shower for Esther Nuendorf – Saturday, June 2nd at 10:00 AM (GBF). Registered at Amazon.com/registry/baby/EPRUQ53P22KK.
Ark Bus Trip (June 18-23) – There is room for more! If you’ve been waiting to come on the GBF Bus Trip to the Ark and Creation Museum—there is still rom and time to get on. Come and enjoy the fellowship and adventure. Doing things together creates good memories. See Pastor Keith if you want to join.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) – Save the Date. VBS is scheduled for July 23-27, 2018.
Roadside Clean-Up – It’s time to start thinking about cleaning up our section of highway. We hope to get started as soon as the snow melts.
Which section will you do? Let Pastor Keith know…
Nolander to Wedal (spoken for)
Wedal to Engoe (spoken for)
Engoe to Nevers (spoken for)
Nevers to Wannebo (spoken for)
Wannebo to Thompson
Directory – Paul Johnson is coordinating the publishing on a new church directory. If you have information that needs updating, need a picture, or if you want to be included in the new directory; please contact him either directly.
~ ANNOUNCEMENTS ~
Website Manager – We are looking for someone to oversee our website and Facebook online presence. This would require regular updating of the content of the church’s activities and future expansion of content as ministries develop.
There is a small financial stipend that comes with this position. If interested please contact Pastor Keith for an application and job description.
The BRICK – is seeking VOLUNTEERS to help at the Ashland location. If you have a few hours a week and want to make a real impact in our community, PLEASE CALL The BRICK’s Office Manager Kris Westlund at 715-682-7425.
Prayer Chain - "If you would like to be on our Church Email Prayer Chain, or need to come off the list for some reason, please see Marilyn Jaeger as the list is being updated. Those who don't have email and would like prayer notices, let her know and she will find volunteers to call you." (715-373-5663 or email@example.com)
Church Directory – If you are interested in being included in the GBF directory; please fill out a form on the back table in the gathering room and give to Deb or put in the church office.
If you sign up for the directory—please submit a photo to the church.
If your family photos need updating—please submit a recent photo to the church.
All photos are needed ASAP.
Month of: MAY
Lead: Emmer Shields
6th No Scripture
13th Alice Johnson
20th Paul Johnson
27th Annette Meyer
* Sub: MJ Weaver
Dan and Emma Meyer are Worship and Technical Coordinators for this ministry.
They may be contacted at (715) 292-2608 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospitality / Kitchen:
Chair: Mauricette Keeley
6th Brittany Schulte-Cora; 13th Christine See/Sophie; 20th Amy Vik/Hana; 27th Joe See/Katie;