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.

NOVEMBER 18, 2018

Call to Worship

Come Ye Thankful People Come

Events of the Church

~ Greet One Another ~

Worshipping Through Song

Great is the Lord

Be Thou My Vision


Praises & Petitions


Worshipping Through the Word

Scripture:  Acts 4:23-31 (Brendon Shields)

(Page 1091-1092 - Church Bible)

Pastor Keith’s Message

Conflict Blanket



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)

Collection Week:

Monday, Nov 12th (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Tuesday, Nov 13th (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Wednesday, Nov 14th (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Thursday, Nov 15th (4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Friday, Nov 16th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Saturday, Nov 17th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Sunday, Nov 18th (12:30 pm - 2:30 pm)

Monday, Nov 19th (8:30 am - 10:30 am)

Boxes Ship at 10:45 am

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


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 –  First week in November. 

Collection week is third week in November.

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)


OCC Collection week will be Nov 12th – 19th.  Please praise God for all the shoeboxes.  Ask Him to bless our efforts. Also, please pray God’s blessing on good weather and lots more shoeboxes to be delivered during collection week from area churches and individuals.  See Marilyn if you can help during collection week.

Northern Lights Auxiliary (Holiday Bazaar) – Saturday, Nov 17th.  They are requesting “gently used” white elephant items, crafts and holiday baked goods (no clothing).  Contact Diane (715) 779-5122 or if you are able to contribute.   Thanks.

Baptism – There will be a baptism on Sunday, Nov 18th during the service.  If anyone is desiring to follow the Lord Jesus through this action of faith that demonstrates the reality of trust in Him for His life-giving death and resurrection please contact Pastor Keith.

Membership – Congratulations!  Rusty Abel, Linsey Abel, Morgan Beebe, Sarah Beebe, Chris Brinker, Toshiko Brinker, Tom Croteau, Cara Croteau, Guy Folsom, Beth Folsom, Steve Neundorf, Esther Neundorf, John Osness, Maria Osness, Amy Swan, John Tomkins and Val Tomkins

Lord, we thank you for the life journey that brought these people to join our church today. May our church home strengthen their faith and deepen their discipleship.

Thanksgiving – November 22nd

Dear Lord,

Today we give thanks for our many blessings, as we pray for those in need, we give thanks for our family and for friends as we pray for those who are lonely. We give thanks for our freedom as we pray for those who are oppressed.  We give thanks for our good health as we pray for those who are ill.  We give thanks for our comfort and prosperity as we shore our blessings with others. On this day of Thanksgiving, may the love of God enfold us, the peace of God dwell within us and the joy of God uplift us.  Amen

JOYNo Senior Joy Group this week due to Thanksgiving.  Will reconvene Nov 27th at 1:00 pm.

Women’s Breakfast – Saturday, Dec 1st at Rittenhouse at 8:00 am.  Cost is $10. Sign-up sheet on Welcome Table in the back.

Taste of Grace (Spaghetti Dinner) – Free Community Supper will be held Monday, Dec 3rd (4:00-6:30 pm).  Sign-up sheet to help and/or donate is in the back (Welcome Table).

Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, Dec. 8th at 7:00 AM (GBF).  Guys…come for a relaxing breakfast and community building event.  All Men Welcome!

Wool Socks for Richard Coss Prison Ministry Please have donation of socks to the church by December 9th.

Christmas Play – for high schoolers thru 3 yrs. Old.  The program will be the evening of Sun. Dec 16th.  Practices are the first 15 mins of Children’s Church and older youth will also practice Wed. nights at youth group.  For more information contact Leah Lauren (715) 209-3828.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD NEWS: Local headquarters will be moving to Chicago next year (still in Minneapolis this year). If you would like to help please register at this location: Any Questions? Please contact Marilyn Jaeger (715-373-5663). 

No Regrets Men's Conference - Saturday, Feb 2nd from 8am - 4pm.  Guys mark your calendars.  More info to come.


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: NOVEMBER


Lead:  Ken Compton

    Dave Barningham

    Ryan Olson

            Karen Johnson


Scripture Readers:

4th   No Scripture

11th  Teresa Rusch

18th  Brendon Shields

25th   Karen 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:  MJ Weaver

     Barb Pennington

     Angie Vik

            Bernice Carter

    Judy Kurschner



4th Linton's; 11th Sackman; 18th See's; 25th Amundson   Subs:  Paul & Karen Johnson



4th Brittany/Talia; 11th  Elaine/Sophie; 18th Brendon/Angela; 25th Joe/Hana    Sub:  Call Karen Johnson






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