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.

AUGUST 12, 2018

Call to Worship

Wonderful Words of Life

Events of the Church

~ Greet One Another ~

Worshipping Through Song

Nothing but the Blood

Love Ran Red

Worthy of Worship (#153)

Praises & Petitions

Worship, Witness and Walk of Baptism

Amelia Croteau – Max Brinker – Jordan Rusch

Pastor Keith’s Message

Love Discovery

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!

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 AprilHYGIENE (toothbrushes, wash clothes, combs, bar soap, hair decorations, etc. (No Liquid Please).

Month of MayOlder Boys and Girls (tools, kitchen items, soccer balls and pumps, etc.)

Month of JuneCrafts and Accessories

Month of JulyToys, Dolls, Stuffed Animals, etc.

Month of AugustSchool Supplies (pencils, snub nose scissors, paper, small rulers, colored pencils, etc.

Month of SeptemberClothing

Month of OctoberFill-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) (resumes in Sept)

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 in Sept]

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

 UPCOMING EVENTS

~ Congratulations ~  

  • God has touched your life, saved you by His grace. Now being baptized in His name and walking in His ways, we pray that you will come to know what God has planned for you.

Philippian Season – Our goal started Aug 6th and runs until Sept 9th. Everyone is asked to read Philippians at least (5) times a week (see insert in bulletin).

Youth Group – Friday, August 17th.

Leadership Council – Sunday, August 19th after services.

Hawaiian Shirt Sunday – Sunday, August 19th.

Church Membership Class – We will be offering a class for those who are interested in becoming members of Grace Bible Fellowship.  Taking the class is required for those who desire to become members but taking the class does not obligate those who attend to become members.  It’s a discovery process but beneficial to help people decide what’s best for them.

The class will consist of (3) Sunday evening sessions:  Sunday, Aug 19th at 6 PM; Sunday, Aug. 26th at 6 PM; & Sunday, Sept. 9th at 6 PM.  Each session is required and will be one hour in length.  Pastor Keith is open to other meeting arrangements and will work to accommodate schedules as best able; but would prefer to keep as many in one group as possible.

Please sign up on list available at the Welcome Center in the gathering space in the back of church.

Senior Citizen Day – Tuesday, August 21st.  Take this day to support, honor and show appreciation to the “Young at Heart” who bring out the “Best” in you.

Taste of Grace (Meatball Dinner) – Monday, September 10th.

  • Sign-Up sheets for workers and desserts are on Welcome to Grace desk in gathering room (back of church).

Sunday School – Please be prayerfully thinking how you might be part of Sunday School this coming year.  September is not far away!  We are looking for co-teachers and assistants.  Contact Angie Vik (715) 204-4735.

Directory – We are trying a second (demo) software program at t his time.  This new program will do much more for the church than the 1st program.  In the interim if you need a list of people and addresses or phone numbers--please let Deb know.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

OCC Collection Item for AugustSchool Supplies (especially pencils, snub nosed scissors).          (NO LIQUIDS)

~ 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 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.

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.

Weekly Assignments

Month of: AUGUST

Ushers:

Lead:  Emmer Shield

   Dan Kovach

   Elmer Wilber

   John Smylie

          Leo Dallaire

 

Scripture Readers:

5th     No Scripture

12th  Alice Johnson

19th  Brendon Shield

26th  Karen Johnson

* 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 Shield

     Alice Johnson

            Donna Linton

  Nursery:

 

5th   Brittany Schulte;   12th  Christine See;   19th  Amy Vik;    26th  Joe See

 

Greeters:

5th   Croteau's;   12th  Paul Amundson;  19th  Max & Aaron;  26th  Thomas's      (Sub:  Jaeger's)

 

 

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