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NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF April 22nd

THIS WEEKS MEETINGS AND GROUPS

DAY AWAY

Tuesday, April 23rd; we will be meeting at Pizza Ranch for lunch at 11:30 am and then going to Swan Lake Conservation Center for a program at 1 pm. Sign up at the office. 

We will fold May Messengers on Thursday, April 25th at 9:30 am.

 


We are currently working on making print copies. We will be printing in small batches, because we are printing them at the church. Please be patient with us as we print them. If you have already requested a print copy we will let you know when yours is ready. If you haven't requested a print copy and want one let the church office know or sign up on bulletin insert.


If you ordered suncatchers, they will be available for pick up next weekend. 

      


SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sunday School

During Sunday school in April we will have classes work on a Bible skit of either something they learned about or an Easter theme.

On April 28th we would invite you as parents and the congregation, friends, grandparents, etc. to come and join us for a Coffee Open House. Here we will serve and share a light breakfast with you and present our skits. This would be our last Sunday school time for this year.

April 7

Decide on skit /characters the class will be working on

 

April 14

Finish working on Skits

 

April 21

NO Sunday School
Happy Easter!

He Is Risen!

 

April 28

Coffee (and breakfast) Open House

Skit Presentations

 

 

Duke's adult class meets in the Confirmation room off the elevator. All are welcome to join us for a time of bible study and discussion. Duke's class will continue to meet until the end of May.

 


 

CHILDREN AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES

NO FAITH EXPLORATION on WEDNESDAY, April 24th .

This is for 7th grade students. Click on the picture for more information.

 

NO YOUTH GROUP Wednesday, April 24th.

If you would like to know more about out youth program click on the picture below. Jason is currently seeking a helper for the Youth Program, if you are interested contact Jason Bush. Also we now have a sign up sheet for youth meals. If you would like to volunteer to make meal for our youth please type in your name next to the date on the MEAL SPREADSHEET.

 

 


Coming soon roar vbs!!!

 

Mark you calendars. VBS 2019 dates, July 7-11 from 6-8 pm. Registration on-line is open, click on the logo below for more information. Paper forms will be available at the front desk. Come and see how wild life can be!

 

If you would like to be a VBS helper please contact Suzi at the church at 792-1122 or sign up on the display at the front desk.


IT TIME TO START THINKING ABOUT SUMMER CAMP. CLICK ON THE PICTURE BELOW TO FIND OUT MORE.


MISSIONS OPPORTUNITIES

Food Pantry is need of many different food items as well as tolietry items at this time. There seems to be an increased need during the holidays. Needed at this time are small diapers, baby wipes, pull-up diapers, hand soap and toothpaste. We now have a cash donation jar by the food cart to help pay for rent, utilities and other items needing to bought.

Mission Commission April focus is IMAGINE NO MALARIA. You can make a donation to this cause by placing a check or envelope in the offering plate mark 'Imagine No Malaria'.

 


ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT!!!

CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO GO TO THE CHURCH SURVEY. CLOSING DATE TO TAKE THE SURVEY IS APRIL 24TH. THE MORE INPUT WE GET THE BETTER THE RESULTS. ALL HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS 13 AND UP MAY TAKE THE SURVEY. PAPER COPIES AVAILABLE AT FRONT DESK IF YOU DON'T WANT TO DO IT ONLINE. 


Community Events:

->The Pointe Church, 1402 9th Avenue N, Fort Dodge, Iowa will host a Blended & Blessed Livestream Watch Party on Saturday, April 27th at 8:30 am. .


 

SERVICE INFORMATION FOR NEXT WEEK

 

 SERVICES: Saturday, April 27th at 6:00 pm &  Sunday, April 28th  at 10:30 am

MESSAGE: Building Blocks of Christian Family "Presence" by Pastor Terry Plocher

SPECIAL MUSIC: Kids

 

VERSE OF THE WEEK:

Then he said to them, "The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.

Mark 2:27