Church Information

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 13, 2018

Worshipping Through Song

Joy Unspeakable

Angels We Have Heard on High

Love Has come

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

Praises & Petitions

Offertory

~ Lighting of Advent Candle ~

Worshipping Through the Word

Scripture:  Luke 1:26-38 (Annette Meyer)

(Page 1018-1019 - Church Bible)

Pastor Keith’s Message

“Fill er up!”

Closing

~ 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!

 

~ Life Groups ~

Chris & Toshiko Brinker (Washburn)

After Church Services

Joe and Christine See (Washburn)

4 PM Sunday's

Steve & Donna Linton (Bayfield)

4 PM Sunday's

Gary & Barb Pennington (Ashland)

6:30 PM Monday's

Rusty & Linsey Abel (Washburn)

7 PM Thursday's

Operation Christmas Child (OCC)

957 Boxes Ship were collected and shipped.

A HUGE Thank You to Everyone that particpated this year.

 

~ 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) [resumes October 10th]

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 – (see bulletin)

Sat. 7:30 am (2nd & 4th Sat. of mo.) - Women's Prayer Meeting

Life Groups (see listing to the left of this posting)

UPCOMING EVENTS

3rd Sunday of Advent  – December 16th.

Wreath      Symbol of Eternity

3rd Week     Pink Candle

The third candle represents Joy

in anticipation of our Lord being near

This candle is typically called the "Shepherds Candle"

Joy (Sr’s Group) – Cancelled until January.

Children's Christmas Play – Sunday Night at 6:30 PM.  Everyone Welcome.

No Sunday School – There will be a two-week recess of Sunday School during Christmas.  No Sunday School Classes on Dec 23rd or Dec 30th.

Christmas Eve Candle Light Service – Will be Monday, December 24th at 5:00 pm.

Thank You – Thanks for all the cards, gifts, desserts and help to make Joan’s memorial service very special.      Leo and the Dallaire Family.

Attention Secret Sisters – We will hold our “After Christmas Gift & Reveal Party” in January.  Details to follow shortly.  Even if you haven’t been a secret sister you are invited.  See Marilyn Jaeger with questions.

End of Year Giving – The last Sunday of the Month (30th) is so close to the end of our fiscal year that if you want your contribution to be included in your 2018 tax returns, it would be best to have them done before the last Sunday.  No contribution received on the 31st (Monday) will be able to be processed in time.  Thanks for all your giving unto the Lord this past year. The Leadership Council

GBF Constitution – A vote will be taken on January 27, 2019 to amend Article III Vision of the GBF Constitution.  Old Vision Statement:  To Reach the community of the Chequamegon Bay with the Love of Jesus Christ.  New Vision Statement:  A Bible Based Church Fostering Leadership, Discipleship, and Healing Through Organized Intentional Ministries That Impact Our Community.

No Regrets Men’s Conference – Saturday, Feb 2nd (8 am - 4 pm).  Mark your calendars guys!  More info to come.

~ 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 vermarjae@gmail.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.

All photos are needed ASAP.

Weekly Assignments

Month of: DECEMBER

Ushers:

Lead:  Ton Riemer

    Gary Pennington

    Jerry Piff

            Jon Piff

 

Scripture Readers:

2nd No Scripture

9th Steve Meyer

16th Annette Meyer

23rd Emmer Shields

30th Teresa Rusch

* Sub:  MJ Weaver

Worship:

Dan and Emma Meyer are Worship and Technical Coordinators for this ministry.

They may be contacted at (715) 292-2608 or soundslikegrace@gmail.com

Hospitality / Kitchen:

Chair:  June Winnie

     Pat Shields

     Alice Johnson

            Donna Linton

 

Greeters:

2nd Brinkers; 9th Abels; 16th Hart/Keeley; 23rd Carters; 30th Longs       Subs:  Dave & Sue Barningham

 

Nursery:

2nd Brittany S./Talia; 9th Christine S./Katie; 16th Esther/Sophie; 23rd Joe/Hana; 30th Karen/Allie     Sub:  Call Karen Johnson

 

 

 

 

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