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Visitors are always welcome at
Grace Bible Fellowship.
We trust you will feel a warm
welcome & stay for a cup of coffee.

NOVEMBER 10, 2019

Call to Worship

Fairest Lord Jesus

Events of the Church

~ Greet One Another ~

Worshipping Through Song

Blessed Assurance

Jesus Never Fails

Love Ran Red

Praises & Petitions


Worshipping Through the Word

Scripture:  II Peter (1-11)

(Page 1216 - Church Bible)

Pastor Keith’s Message

Make Every Effort


~ 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


Operation Christmas Child

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.


November Packing Parties for 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 (6:00 - 8:30 pm)

Saturday, November 9, 2019 (9:00 - Noon)


Collection Week

Monday, November 18, 2019 (1:00-3:00 PM)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (1:00-3:00 PM)

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (1:00-3:00 PM)

Thursday, November 21, 2019 (4:00-6:30 PM)

Friday, November 22, 2019 (10:00 AM-Noon)

Saturday, November 23, 2019 (10:00 AM-Noon)

Sunday, November 24, 2019 (12:30-2:30 PM)

Monday, November 25, 2019 (8:30-10:30 AM) (Shipping Day)


957 Boxes

A HUGE Thank You to Everyone that participated in 2018.



Sun.  9:00 am - Sunday School (@GBF)

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

If interested contact Leah Lauren (

Mon 5:15 pm - Bible Study - Led by John & Val Tomkin (@ GBF) [starts 9/16/19 for 10 wks]

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

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

Fri. 10:00 am - Women's Bible Study - Led by Valerie Tomkins [starts 9/13/19 for 10 wks]

If interested contact Valerie (715) 372-4543

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

Veteran’s Day – Monday, Nov 11th.

In honor of the Men and Women who served our Country

  • Jerry Aerts, Dawn Aerts, James Bailen, Doug Borchers, Dale Brevak, Larry Carter, Ken Compton, Vern Jaeger, Frank Kostka, Dan Kovach, Steve Meyer, John Osness, Herb Reiten, Christine See, Joe See, John Tomkins, Wally Vietmeier & Pastor Keith.

 Happy Veteran’s Day. Thank You for your service and sacrifice.  God Bless You and God Bless America.

JOY Group – Wednesday, Nov 13th at 1:00 PM.  “Slaying the Giant of Anger”

Leadership Council – Sunday, Nov 17th after services.

Up North Sunday – Sunday, Nov 17th is wear your best “Up North” Attire:  flannel and other appropriate “local” clothing.  Please no antlers!

OCC Collection Week – Monday, Nov 18th –Monday, Nov 25th.

Hunting Season – Begins Sat Nov 23rd.

Northern Lights Auxiliary – Will hold their annual bazaar on Sat, Nov 23rd.  They will gladly accept any craft/white elephant type “gently used” donations.  Please NO clothing or books.  Contact Peggy Hagstrom (715) 373-2557,, to make arrangements for pick-up.

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov 28th.

Socks for Richard Coss Prison Ministry – Donalee will be collecting wool socks for death row inmates.  There is a container in the back of church.

Attn: Secret Sisters....Have you remembered your Sister in prayer? Have you remembered her with encouragement cards, gifts, friendship?  If not, it's a good day to start!

Adding Events – Please let the Church Secretary (Deb) know if you add an event to the Breeze Calendar; so, she can update the other 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.


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: 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

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



Lead:  Ken Compton

   Dave Barningham

   Ryan Olson

           Paul Amundson

Scripture Readers:

3rd No Scripture

10th Teresa Rusch

17th Brendon Shields

24th Karen Johnson

* Sub: MJ Weaver

Hospitality / Kitchen:

Chair:   MJ Weaver

     Barb Pennington

     Bernice Carter

            Judy Kurschner

Nursery:                3rd Brittany/Amelia;  10th Elaine/Sophie;  17th Esther/Allison;  24th  Joe/Talia     *Sub:  Karen Thomas

Children's Church:   3rd      ;  10th      ;   17th      ;   24th                                                                     *Sub:  Karen Thomas

Greeters:              3rd Hagstrom;  10th Abel;  17th Sam/Alex;  24th Muriel                                          *Subs:  Paul Johnson or Lynne Borcher

Farewellers:         3rd  David/Anna;  10th  Folsom;  17th  Smylie;   24th  Von Riedel                           *Subs:  Paul Johnson


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