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.

OCTOBER 21, 2018

Call to Worship

How Great Thou Art

 Events of the Church

 ~ Greet One Another ~

 Worshipping Through Song

Mighty to Save


Oh, Lord Your Beautiful

Praises & Petitions


 Worshipping Through the Word

Scripture:  James 4 (Alice Johnson)

(Page 1209-1210- Church Bible)


The Ignorance of Arrogance



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)

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD NEWS: This is the last year the Processing Center will be in Minneapolis... our local headquarters will be moving to Chicago. If you would like to help on the processing line, please register at this location:

Questions? Contact Marilyn Jaeger (715-373-5663).

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.

Packing Parties – Tue, Nov 6 (6:00 - 8:30 PM) & Sat, Nov 10 (3:30-6:30 PM).  Collection week will be Nov 12th - Nov 19th.

If you have questions, please contact Marilyn Jaeger, Mauricette Keeley or visit

OCC Collection Box will be in the fellowship hall and items collected will be kept for the packing parties in November.



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)


Anniversary – Pastor Keith (Angie, Amy and Lani) are celebrating 10 yrs. here with us (Oct. 1st)

It is like yesterday, but nobody can imagine that 10 yrs. have gone by since Pastor joined us in this church.  He has been a great asset to each and every member who is here today and to

Leadership Council Meeting – after services today.  Very important meeting.

Women’s Fall Tea/Bread of Life – Wednesday, October 24th at Sanborn United Methodist Church (6:30-8:00 PM).  See Flyer in back of church for more details.

 3rd Quarter Business Meeting – Sunday, October 28th.  Important meeting – revision of church vision statement and steps to implement and present the 2019 budget.

OCC Packing Parties – Will be Tue, Nov 6th (6:00 - 8:30 PM) & Sat, Nov 10th (3:30-6:30 PM).  Bring a friend and join the fun.  Help is needed on Nov 3rd in the afternoon to set-up and Nov 10th to tear down.  If boxes are being packed by individual(s)—please let them know they need to be to the church by Sunday, Nov 18thCollection week will be Nov 12th – 19th.

Northern Lights Auxiliary (Holiday Bazaar) – Saturday, November 17th.  They are requesting “gently used” white elephant items, crafts and holiday baked goods (no clothing).  The proceeds will purchase goods for the residents of the nursing home, the Oaks & Assisted Living. Contact Diane (715) 779-5122 or if you are able to contribute.   Thanks.

Socks for Richard Coss Prison Ministry – Donalee will be collecting wool socks for Louisiana death row inmates.  There is a crate in the back of church.  She will be sending them out on December 10th; so, please have any donations of socks to the church by December 9th.

Roadside Clean-up – Fall is here and our designated portion of the highway needs cleaning.  Let Pastor Keith know which section you will take.

Ark Trip in 2019 – Anyone willing to organize and lead one?

Noisy Offerings – We will be collecting change/coins again this year for OCC.  Collections will be Sunday, Oct 14th, Oct 28th, and Nov 4th.

Directory – Should be available for distribution at the Quarterly Meeting, October 28th.

OCC Packing Parties – Tue, Nov 6 (6:00 - 8:30 PM) & Sat, Nov 10 (3:30-6:30 PM).  Collection week will be Nov 12th - Nov 19th.


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.

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: OCTOBER


Lead:  Larry Carter

   Bill Long

   Wally Vietmeier

           Brendon Shields


Scripture Readers:

7th   No Scripture

14th  Jon Piff

21st  Alice Johnson

28th  Paul Johnson

* 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:  Mary Ann Olson

     Roxanne Shuga

     Amanda Metzinger

             Teresa Rusch


7th Smylie’s; 14th Kurschner’s; 21st Compton’s; 28th Pennington’s     Subs:  Folsom’s



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