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.
DECEMBER 10, 2017
Call to Worship
Angels We Have Heard on High
Events of the Church
~ Greet One Another ~
Worshipping Through Song
Love Has Come
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
It Came Upon
Praises & Petitions
Worshipping Through the Word
Scripture: Luke 1:39-55 (Emmer Shields)
(Page 1019 - 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!
~ WEEKLY BIBLE STUDIES,
CARE GROUPS & MEETINGS ~
Sun. 8:45 am - Sunday School (@GBF) - (begins in Sept.)
Tues. 6:00 am - Ashland Men’s Study (@ Burger King)
Wed. 7:00 am - 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. 6:30-8pm Women's Group - Led by Mauricette (@ Cherylann's home)
Sat. 7:30 am (1st Sat. of mo.) - Women of Grace Breakfast – (TBD)
Sat. 7:30 am (2nd & 4th Sat. of mo.) - Women's Prayer Meeting
~ UPCOMING EVENTS ~
2nd Sunday of Advent - December 10th
Wreath Symbol of Eternity
2nd Week Purple Candle
This second candle represents LOVE
This candle is called the "Bethlehem Candle"
Symbolizing Christ Manger
Bible Quiz – Saturday, Dec 16th @ GBF (9:00am-3:00pm). If you have questions contact Toshiko Brinker (715-372-5907). You are welcome to come anytime during this quiz.
Wool Socks – Donalee Brevak is collecting (new) wool blend socks again this year for the inmates. Please bring them to church by Sunday, Dec 17th.
GBF Christmas Party – Saturday, Dec 16th at 5:00 PM. Pot luck.
Leadership Council – Sunday, Dec 17th after services.
Joy Group – There will be no Joy (Sr) Group Dec 20th and 27th.
Church Service and Christmas Eve Service – Sunday, Dec 24th church service at 10:00 AM and Christmas Eve Service at 5:00 PM.
Youth Conference – Jan 5th – 7th, 2018.
Frankincense and Myrrh – Tara Olson will be teaching a class called “Frankincense and Myrrh” on Tues. Jan 5th at her home (801 6th Ave W) @ 6:15pm. Learn why Jesus was given these precious oils at his birth.
Snow Shovelers & More Needed For Faith in Action – Call 682-4414 ext. 3
~ ANNOUNCEMENTS ~
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.
We need photos. If you signed up for the directory in 2017—please submit a photo to the church.
Also, we have family photos that are in need of updating—please submit a recent photo to the church.
All photos are needed ASAP.
Month of: DECEMBER
Lead: Tom Riemer
3rd No Scripture
10th Emmer Shields
17th Annette Meyer
24th Christmas Eve
31st Teresa Rusch
* 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: Pat Shields & Family