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.

APRIL 29, 2018

Call to Worship

Events of the Church

Worshipping Through Song

Congregations’ Choice

~ 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

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)

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: gracebiblewashburn@gmail.com

 

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-UpIt’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 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: APRIL

Ushers:

Lead:  Larry Carter

   Guy Folsum

   Steve Meyer

   Dale Brevak

 

Scripture Readers:

1 st   No Scripture

8th   Teresa Rusch

15th   Jon Piff

22nd  Rose Bailen

29th   Brendon Shields

* 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 Shields

     Alice Johnson

            Donna Linton

Nursery:

8th  Christine See/Hana     15th  Amy Vik/Katie     20th Joe See/Katie;      29th  Karen Thomas/Allison

 

 

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