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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.

MARCH 22, 2020

Welcome

Events of the Church

 Worshipping Through Song

Praises & Petitions

 Offertory

 Worshipping Through the Word

Pastor Keith’s Message

 Closing

~ Worship Team ~

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!

They may be contacted at (715) 292-2608 or soundslikegrace@gmail.com

 

Operation Christmas Child

1,034 Boxes

A HUGE Thank You to Everyone that participated in 2019.

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OCC Item Collection begins (April-October) – Will you help to collect items for the boxes each month.  These items will be used at our packing parties in November.

(No Liquid Please)

Month of AprilHYGIENE (toothbrushes, wash clothes, combs, bar soap, hair decorations, etc.

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 (i.e. regular or collapsible water bottles, plastic cups, bowl, plate, eating utensils, watch, tote bags, cloth reusable shopping bag - line box with it, sewing kit, homemade drawstring bags, headlamps, solar-powered flashlight, rubber potholders & cooking spatula/spoons, plastic drop cloth (for older kids - can be used for ground cover, shade, cover things to keep dry, etc.), work gloves. candy, sharpies (with a sharpie, older kids can decorate anything), bicycle repair kit, soccer ball (deflated), ball pump, pump needles, little doll with blanket, some brown-skinned dolls, hacky-sacks, Inflatable globes or balls, old navy bouncy balls, toy toolkit or doctor kit, harmonica, mini etch-a-sketch, tennis ball, jump rope, slinky, cars, ribbon, nail stickers, fun duct tape in different colors, travel games, bracelets, noisemakers, etc.)

Month of November:  Bring your boxes or Come help fill boxes at packing parties.

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November is Packing Party Month

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Collection Week

Sunday, November, 2020 (12:30-2:30 PM)

Monday, November, 2020 (8:30-10:30 AM) (Shipping Day)

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957 Boxes

A HUGE Thank You to Everyone that participated in 2018.

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~ WEEKLY BIBLE STUDIES,
CARE GROUPS & MEETINGS ~

Sun.  9:00 am - Sunday School (@GBF)

Sun.  After Service - Confidential Individual Prayer

John & Val Tomkins are available for personal private prayer each week at the front of the sanctuary

Sun. 4:00-6:00 pm - Youth Group

If interested contact Leah Lauren (leahmlauren@hotmail.com)

Tues. 6:00 am - Ashland Men’s Study (@ Burger King)

Wed. 8-9:15 am - Men’s Bible Study (@ GBF)

Wed. 9:30 am - Bible Study - Led by Tina Miller (@GBF)

Wed. 6:30 pm - Worship Team Practice

Wed. 1:00 pm - JOY Group - Led by Leo Dallaire (@ GBF) (Jan-Apr) & (Sept-Dec)

If interested contact Leo (715) 823-1054

Thurs. 6:30-8pm Women's Group - Led by Mauricette (@ Cherylann's home).

If interested contact Mauricette (715) 373-0164 or Cherylann (715) 373-1062

Sat. 7:30 am (1st Sat. of mo.) - Women of Grace Breakfast – (see bulletin or Click on Ministries Tab)

Life Groups (see listing to the left of this posting)

~ Life Groups ~

Chris & Toshiko Brinker (Washburn)

After Church Services

Steve & Donna Linton (Bayfield)

4 PM Sunday's

Gary & Barb Pennington (Ashland)

6:30 PM Monday's

Upcoming Events

Spring begins – Thurs. Mar 19th.  Good bye snow—Hello sunshine!

Women’s Retreats:

Mar 19-22   

Crafting Retreat @ Forest Springs.

$180 to $220.

Mar 27-29   

Ladies Retreat @ Forest Springs $154

Easter Season/Holy Week

April 5th        Palm Sunday

April 10th      Good Friday

April 12th      Easter Sunday 

No Sunday School – Sunday, April 12th.

Women’s Retreats:

Apr 3-5   

Crafting Retreat @ Arrowhead Bible Camp $97

Apr 17-19   

Mother Daughter Retreat @ Forest Springs

13 and up            $154 to $194

12 and under       $134 to $174

Adding Events – Please let the Church Secretary (Deb) and Church Coordinator (Emma) know if you want an event added to the (3) church calendars.

Library - There are Books, Christian audio dramas on CDs for the young, young at heart, and history lovers.

  • Church Library is in Room 2 at GBF

Lost & Found – Please go through the lost and found container in the welcoming room.

BREEZE APP

Online giving is now available through the GBF Breeze Church App. Contact Gary Pennington, Cara Croteau, or Emma Meyer if you have questions.

~ Announcement(s) ~

Need Volunteer(s)

ABC Thrift Store in the store front. Marilyn Jaeger can help you. Shifts are 3 hrs and working even 1-2 shifts a month helps (And no, you don’t have to be a Senior to volunteer.)

Make a Difference with The BRICK - Reach out to The BRICK today to explore a wide array of volunteer opportunities suitable for any skill set. Interested individuals can contact our Office Manager, Cheyanne Reeves at: officemanager.thebrick@centurytel.net or (715) 682-7425 ex. 102.

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.

All photos are needed ASAP.

Weekly Assignments

Month: MARCH

 Ushers:

Lead:  Guy Folsom

    Gary Pennington

            Aaron Folsom

  Morgan Beebe

 

Scripture Readers:

1st No Scripture

8th Karen J

15th Steve M

22nd Teresa R

29th Brendon S

                        * Sub: MJ Weaver

 Hospitality / Kitchen:

Chair:  MJ Weaver

     Barb Pennington

     Bernice Carter

            Judy Kurschner

Nursery:               1st Brittany/Talia; 8th Elaine/Hana; 15th Erin/Amelia; 22nd Karen/Allison; 29th Joe/Sophie                 *Sub:  Karen Thomas

 

Children’s Church:     1st Karen T; 8th Julie E; 15th Jillian C; 22nd Ronda W; 29th John & Val                                       *Sub:  Karen Thomas

 

Greeters:              1st Peggy; 8th Lynn; 15th Vokanovich’s; 22nd Shannon M; 29th Eckels                                              *Sub:  Paul J/Lynne B

 

Farewellers:         1st Folsom’s; 8th Smylie’s; 15th Leonard’s; 22nd Pennington’s; 29th Amy S                                       *Sub: Paul J

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