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.

JANUARY 20, 2018

Call to Worship

Made to Worship

Events of the Church

~ Greet One Another ~

Worshipping Through Song

Fairest Lord Jesus

Wonderful, Merciful, Savior

My Jesus I Love Thee

Praises & Petitions


Worshipping Through the Word

Scripture:  Matthew 26:31-46 (Rose Bailen)

(Page 989-990 - Church Bible)

Pastor Keith’s Message

The Wonder of….” Why?”



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

957 Boxes

were collected and shipped in 2018

A HUGE Thank You to Everyone that participated in 2018.


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)

~ 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

Upcoming Events

Leadership Council – Will meet after services Sunday, Jan 20th.

Women’s Ministry Meeting – Tuesday, Jan 22nd.

Joy Group – Will meet Tuesday, Jan 23rd at 1:00 pm.

Attn. Secret Sisters: If you want to be a Secret Sister in 2019 and haven't filled out a form yet...Sunday, is the last day to pick one up from the info table. Please return it to Marilyn Jaeger by January 25th!  

Ladies’ Crafting Getaway – Next weekend (Jan 25-27th) at Arrowhead Bible Camp.  Cost is $90 full weekend (+ $7 for early arrival on Friday).  Register at  Sign-up list for car-pooling is in the Gathering Room.  If you have questions call Karen Johnson or text her (715) 292-0264.  “This is a great weekend to get away to work at any craft project: crocheting, painting, jewelry, or any other craft you can think to do.  Great food and comfy accommodations!”

Brick Ministries – Taste of the Bay Fundraiser, Jan 26th.  See Welcome Table for into.

Annual Meeting - Is Sunday, Jan 27thIf you missed the deadline and have not turned in your reports please do so ASAP—booklets need to be made.

Nominating Committee – The Committee has nominated for Council: Financial Secretary Cara Croteau.  She has agreed to be nominated and will serve a 2-year term.  There were two candidates who desired to serve in the position of Vice Chair:  Daniel Meyer and Steve Linton.  This will require a ballot at the annual meeting on Sunday, 27th to fill the council seat.  This also is a 2-year term obligation.  No nominations are received at the Annual Meeting.  If a member of the church wants to put forward any other candidate, they must do so to the nominating committee at least 2 weeks prior to the annual meeting.

GBF Constitution – A vote will be taken on Jan 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 (8:30 am to 4 pm) at Salem Baptist Church.  Lunch is provided.  Conference is for men to worship God and grow together to live a life with no regrets.  Pre-registration at  Pre-register is $15 and $20 at the door the day of event.  Contact Tom Croteau or Ralph Lauren for more information.



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

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: JANUARY


Lead:  Steve Meyer

    Guy Folsom

    Chris Brinker

            Dale Brevak

Scripture Readers:

6th No Scripture

13th Jon Piff

20th Rose Bailen

30th 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

Hospitality / Kitchen:

Chair:  Mauricette Keeley

     Terry Frostman

     Brinker Family

            Karen Johnson



6th Peggy & June; 13th Cookie & Alice; 20th Fulwebers, 27th Leroy’s     Sub:  Paul & Karen Johnson



6th Brittany S/Talia; 13th Elaine/Katie; 20th Brendon/Angela; 27th Joe/Sophie     Sub:  Call Karen Johnson






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