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.
APRIL 29, 2018
Call to Worship
Events of the Church
Worshipping Through Song
~ Compassion Sunday ~
Praises & Petitions
Worshipping Through the Word
Scripture: Philippians 1:27 - 2:4 (Brendon Shields)
(Page 1175 - Church Bible)
Pastor Keith’s Message
A Primary Church Attitude
~ 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
Compassion Sunday – Will be held Sunday, April 29th. If anyone is interested in helping out, please contact Brendon Shields (715) 292-5680.
1st Qtr Business Meeting – Sunday, April 29th after services.
Women’s Breakfast – Saturday, May 5th at Delta Diner.
- Sign-up sheet is in the back
Taste of Grace – Will be Monday, May 7th.
- Sign-up sheet is in the back for items needed
- Sign-up sheet in the back for help needed
Ascension Day – Thursday May 10th.
Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 13th.
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
Nevers to Wannebo
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: APRIL
Lead: Larry Carter
1 st No Scripture
8th Teresa Rusch
15th Jon Piff
22nd Rose Bailen
29th Brendon Shields
* 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: June Winnie
8th Christine See/Hana 15th Amy Vik/Katie 20th Joe See/Katie; 29th Karen Thomas/Allison