09-24-2017 Thought For The Week

Thought for the Week
“When God wants to do something wonderful, He begins with a difficulty. When God wants to do something spectacular, He begins with an impossibility.”
-- Adlai Naidoo

09-24-2017 Announcements

goal is that you will discover the love, acceptance, and
forgiveness of both Jesus and His Body, the Church.


The FALL FELLOWSHIP MUSIC PROGRAM/FELLOWSHIP DINNER
is Sat., Sept. 30
th at 3:00 P.M. Menu: hot dogs, corn on the cob,
sliced tomatoes and apple pie. Sign up sheets are on table in the foyer.

HELLO LADIES!!
SO/SEW TOGETHER IS COMING, MONDAY. Come any
time between 10a.m. and 2:00 p.m. LUNCH will be served at noon.
Enjoy the laughter and friendship! This is just a time to sit and visit
OR bring a project to work on…it’s your choice, NO RULES, the goal
is to be together. Bring a snack or some food to share. Question?
Call Susan I. (253-471-7898).


WOMEN’S RETREAT is October 6-8 at Black Lake Bible Camp in
Olympia. The cost is $135 and includes housing and meals. The
weekend will include fellowship, workshops, time with God, a silent
auction, crafts, and, of course an awesome speaker. Registration is
open now. Contact Abbe Bailon at
ffice@blacklakebiblecamp.com">office@blacklakebiblecamp.com
.
F. Y. I. – For those of us who are interested in helping some of those
who have been seriously and adversely affected by recent hurricanes
and tropical storms, the Evangelical Free Church of America is coordin-
ating a physical and financial response to those most greatly affected.
If you would like to help, you can find the information on how to do so
at
EFCA.org/hurricaneharvey. Thanks.

NOURISH PIERCE COUNTY (formerly FISH Food Banks) is holding their 4th Annual Luncheon “A Place At Our Table”. The date is Thurs.,
Oct 12
th, 11:30 am at the Murano in Tacoma. While the luncheon itself
is free, there will be a request for donations during the program.
Reservations are required and must be in by Oct. 5
th. Please see the invitation on the Events bulletin board in the foyer.

In
Need of a Care-Giver? Pastor Jim is in touch with a Christian lady
who is now available to provide services for anyone needing personal care, errands, or housekeeping. For more info, talk to Pastor Jim.

09-17-2017 Thought for the week

Thought for the Week
“Jesus said it: ”Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes will He find faith on earth?”
-- Luke 18:8

09-17-2017 Announcements

The FALL FELLOWSHIP MUSIC PROGRAM/FELLOWSHIP DINNER is Sat., Sept. 30th at 3:00 P.M. Menu: hot dogs, corn
on the cob, sliced tomatoes and apple pie. Sign up sgeets are
on the table in the foyer.

HELLO LADIES!!
SO/SEW TOGETHER IS COMING, MON., SRPT. 28TH. Come
anytime between 10a.m. and 2:00 p.m. LUNCH will be served
at noon.
Enjoy the laughter and friendship! This is just a time to sit
and visit
OR bring a project to work on…it’s your choice, NO RULES,
the goal is to be together. Bring a snack or some food to share.
Question? Call Susan I. (253-471-7898).


WOMEN’S RETREAT is October 6-8 at Black Lake Bible Camp in
Olympia. The cost is $135 and includes housing and meals. The
weekend will include fellowship, workshops, time with God, a silent
auction, crafts, and, of course an awesome speaker. Registration is
open now. Contact Abbe Bailon at
ffice@blacklakebiblecamp.com">office@blacklakebiblecamp.com
.
F. Y. I. – For those of us who are interested in helping some of those
who have been seriously and adversely affected by recent hurricanes
and tropical storms, the Evangelical Free Church of America is coordin-
ating a physical and financial response to those most greatly affected.
If you would like to help, you can find the information on how to do so
at
EFCA.org/hurricaneharvey. Thanks.

F.Y.I. – On Oct. 7, Associated Ministries is sponsoring the
“Amazing Quest,” a family-friendly Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt to inves-
tigate and better understand
the realities of homelessness in our com-
munity. If you would like to get together a team of 2-8 participants, or
do your own thing, or just want more info, go on line to associated ministries.org or talk to Pastor Jim. It could be interesting!


Special thanks to all who filled in during Isaacsons’ vacation time, with
extra special thanks to David Michael and Phil Frickel for their
fine preaching. It is good to be in such a faithful church family.

2017 General Fund Budget……..………………..…..….12,521.55
September General Funds …………………..….. ………2,391.38

09-10-2017 Thought for the week

Thought for the Week
“Experiencing the greatness of God in your life begins and ends with being a servant.”
-- Chris Tomlin.

09-10-2017 Announcements

You are invited: A new Prayer Group has started and will be meeting
again on
Saturday afternoon at 3:00 P.M. at David and Anita’s, 134 E.
70
th. Please call them if you have any questions, 253-473-3745.

F.Y.I. – Pastor Jim and Susan will be back from vacation on Wed.
(Sept. 13). If you need prayer, or some assistance, or have any
questions during this time, please contact one of our quality elders:
Mark (253-539-3629), Al (360-893-3670), or Blake (253-677-7898);
or contact Kay in the church office, (253-474-7151). Thanks.

Ladies – This Tuesday, September 12, starting at 9:00 A.M. is our
Helping Hands meeting. Bring a brown bag lunch and join us for a
time of fellowship as we work on projects for Africa. Also, we have information regarding a widow we will be supporting

F. Y. I. – For those of us who are interested in helping some of those
who have been seriously and adversely affected by the heavy rains
and flooding in Texas, the Evangelical Free Church of America is co-
ordinating a physical and financial response to those most greatly
affected. If you would like to help, you can find the information on
how to do so at
EFCA.org/hurricaneharvey. Thanks.
.
F.Y.I. – On Oct. 7, Associated Ministries is sponsoring the
“Amazing Quest,” a family-friendly Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt to inves-
tigate and better understand
the realities of homelessness in our com-
munity. If you would like to get together a team of 2-8 participants, or
do your own thing, or just want more info, go on line to associated ministries.org or talk to Pastor Jim. It could be interesting!


WOMEN’S RETREAT is October 6-8 at Black Lake Bible Camp in
Olympia. The cost is $135 and includes housing and meals. The
weekend will include fellowship, workshops, time with God, a silent
auction, crafts, and, of course an awesome speaker. Registration is
open now. Contact Abbe Bailon at
ffice@blacklakebiblecamp.com">office@blacklakebiblecamp.com

The FALL FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON will be Sat., Sept. 30
th.
Menu: Hot dogs, Corn on the cob, Sliced tomatoes, and Apple pie
Sign-up sheets will be on the table in the foyer.next week.
.
2017 General Fund Budget……..………………..…..….12,521.55
September General Funds …………………..….. ………1,885.00

09-03-2017 Thought for the week

Thought for the Week
“Church was never meant to be a building. Instead it is a Kingdom of believers practicing love and grace on each other, creating the same conditions on earth that exist in heaven.”
--Graham Cooke

09-03-2017 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 Church.

F.Y.I. – Pastor Jim and Susan are on vacation and will be back on Wednesday, Sept. 13. If you need prayer, or some assistance, or
have any questions during this time, please contact one of our
quality elders: Mark (253-539-3629), Al (360-893-3670), or
Blake (253-677-7898); or contact Kay in the church office,
(253-474-7151). Thanks.

REMINDER - LADIES – Helping Hands will be meeting
next Tuesday, September 12
th starting at 9:00 A.M. There
will be more information next week.

F. Y. I. – For those of us who are interested in helping some of those
who have been seriously and adversely affected by the heavy rains
and flooding in Texas, the Evangelical Free Church of America is co-
ordinating a physical and financial response to those most greatly
affected. If you would like to help, you can find the information on
how to do so at
EFCA.org/hurricaneharvey. Thanks.
.
F.Y.I. – On Oct. 7, Associated Ministries is sponsoring the
“Amazing Quest,” a family-friendly Amazing Race-style
scavenger hunt to investigate and better understand the realities
of homelessness
in our community. If you would like to get
together a team of 2-8 participants, or do your own thing, or just
want more information, go on line to associated ministries.org or
talk to Pastor Jim. It could be interesting!


Date for the FALL FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON has
been has been changed to Sept. 30
th. There will be
more information about menu and sign-up sheets
closer to the event.


2017 General Fund Budget……..………………..…..….12,521.55
Total August General Funds …………………..….. …….9,517.61