11/27/2016 tgought for the week

“A blessed life is one that understands that when God saves you, He has others in mind. I believe every Christian needs to know that they are not only saved, but are also called to live a life of purpose.”
-- Brian Houston

11/27/2016 announcements

THANKS to all who made our Thanksgiving Potluck Soup Luncheon such a success. All of the soups were delicious, and so was everything else!!!

All Ladies – You are invited to come enjoy a Christmas Potluck with our Helping Hands ladies. We will be starting at 10:00 A.M. in the church basement. Our meeting will start with our guest speaker, Linda Sauke followed by our luncheon. Come join us for a time of fellowship

Anyone interested in making a donation to help pay the
shipping costs to send the container of clothing to Mongolia can mail your donations to EFCA Donor Dept. 901 E. 78th St., Minneapolis, MN 55420, checks payable to EFCA and note on memo section – For Mongolia project #6606

FOOD DRIVE: We began our food drive on Nov. 6th. This is a special emphasis on donations for the FISH Food Bank. Please bring your food items and put them in the boxes under the coat rack in the foyer. This is an on-going project, but during the month of November we want to especially bless those who are needy in our local community. Our donations are given to the food bank at 84th & Portland Ave. For more info read the back of the bulletin.

F.Y.I. - This week, November 27 to December 3, Kay’s office hours will be from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday.

The Advent Season comes to us almost unaware
So we need to think about it and our hearts prepare
For the coming of our Savior, once again to enter in
To bring to us His loving care as He frees us from our sin.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERFUL CONSIDERATION
2016 General Funds Budget………………………………..…….…11,042.99
Funds for November 2016……….………………………………..… 6,955.13

10/13/2016 thought For the week

Thought for the Week
“We are not going to move this world by criticism of it nor conformity too it, but by combustion within ity of lives ignited by the Spirit of Godt.”
--Vance Havner

10/13/2016 Announcements

Please note: Next Sunday will be a Thanksgiving Praise and Testimony Service. Please prayerfully think about what God has done or been doing in your life (including how you were saved) and come prepared with something you can tell your church family about God’s goodness that might encourage the rest of us in our faith. We want to dedicate this Thanksgiving time to praising our loving Father God, and our gracious Savior, Jesus Christ, don’t we?

Only
1 week left to return your shoeboxes for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. Boxes must be returned to church by next
Sunday, Nov. 13th
. Be sure to follow the directions carefully for
what can be put in the boxes. Make sure to include the envelope from the brochure with a check for $7 made out to Samaritan’s Purse. Remember to pray for the child who will receive your box. .

CLOTHING DRIVE ENDS: THANKS again to everyone who has donated clothes and other items for the Suchy’s ministry. We are no longer collecting clothing. The last load was picked up this week. Please consider making a donation to help pay the shipping costs to send the container of clothing to Mongolia. Mail your donations to EFCA Donor Dept., 901 E. 78th St., Minneapolis, MN 55420, checks payable to EFCA and note on memo section – For Mongolia project #6606

FOOD DRIVE: Beginning Nov. 6th we are having a special emphasis on donations for the FISH Food Bank. Please bring your food items and put them in the boxes under the coat rack in the foyer. This is an on-going project, but during the month of November we want to especially bless those who are needy in our local community. Our donations are given to the food bank at 84th & Portland Ave. For more info read the back of the bulletin.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERFUL CONSIDERATION
2016 General Funds Budget…………………….…….……11,042.99
Funds for November 2016……….………………………… .4,275.06

11/06/2016 Thought for the week

Thought for the Week
“Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion---it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.”
-- Billy Graham

11/06/2016 Announcements

Thank you for joining us as we worship God this morning. Our goal is that you will discover the love, acceptance, and forgiveness of both
Jesus and His Body, the Churc

THANKS to Michael for his help and to all the ladies who served LuElla’s family at her Memorial Service on Friday. It is so special to be part of a church family that works together as a team for those in need of Christ’s loving support. Great job all of you.

Only
1 week left to return your shoeboxes for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. Boxes must be returned to church by
Sunday, Nov. 13th
. Be sure to follow the directions carefully for
what can be put in the boxes. Make sure to include the envelope from the brochure with a check for $7 made out to Samaritan’s Purse. Remember to pray for the child who will receive your shoebox.

CLOTHING FOR MONGOLIA: Thanks to all who have been donating clothing for Suchy’s ministry in Mongolia. They now need the funds to ship the items as soon as possible. Please consider making a donation to help pay for the shipping expenses. Send your donation to: EFCA Donor Dept., 901 E. 78th St., Minneapolis, MN 55420, checks payable to EFCA and note on memo section for Mongolia project #6606

FOOD DRIVE: Beginning Nov. 6th we are having a special emphasis on donations for the FISH Food Bank. Please bring your food items and put them in the boxes under the coat rack in the foyer. This is an on-going project, but during the month of November we want to especially bless those who are needy in our local community. Our donations are given to the food bank at 84th & Portland Ave. For more info read the back of the bulletin.

THANKS to those who have completed and returned their Christmas Child boxes. Your generosity will bless the heart of some child.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERFUL CONSIDERATION
2016 General Funds Budget…………………….…….……11,042.99
Total Funds for October 2016……………………………… 12,839..34

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