Weekly Announcements

You may submit new announcements to announcement@roanokeacchurch.org.

6/17/18 Announcements

Sunday 6/17
  • HarvestCall Bible Fund Collection
  • Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30

Monday 6/18 - Blood Mobile at the Methodist Church from 12:30-5:30 -  As always, the need for blood donors is very urgent. Please take time to stop in to donate blood.
Sunday 6/24 - Sunday School Picnic at the Roanoke Park Building -  Sign up sheets are posted on both bulletin boards and in the baby room. The sheets will be removed after church today. If you missed the sign up, please contact Bro. Jon Fehr at 309-275-4573 so we have a good count for the food order).
Wednesday 7/4 - No Wednesday Evening Services - due to 4th of July
Sunday 7/8- Peoria Rescue Mission at 8:00 AM -  We are in need of a piano player and some singing help.  We will be done in time to return for our morning service.  If you can help, please contact Bro. Tim Martin.
Saturday 7/21 - HarvestCall Proclaim and Serve Mission Conference in Tremont from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM - There will be over 30 sessions to choose from.  In addition to ministry updates, there be sessions on:  Sharing the Gospel, How to Help without Hurting, How to be Culturally Relevant without Losing Truth, Redeployment vs Retirement, etc.  For addition information there are brochures available on the shelf under the bulletin board or you can go to ProclaimAndServe.org.  Pre-registration is required.
Friday 8/10 - The 2018 Brotherhood Conference at Gridley -  If you plan to attend, please reply to the email attachment to register by June 30, or contact Bro John Bradle with any questions.
Since we just hosted the conference last year, we know how important it is to get response back for planning purposes. We realize you won't be staying overnight, but a head-count for the meal on Friday would be helpful. Please respond to email link attached as soon as possible.

August 24-25 - Nursing Home Benefit - There are forms located on the two bulletin boards to fill out if you are able to donate a new item or service for the auction. Please have these forms turned in by July 16.  If you have any questions, please contact Sis Cheryl Baurer or Sis Kathy Knapp.

Bible Distribution Committee - A vacation tip -  if you are going to be staying in Hotels, or renting a Condo, a great way to say thank you is to leave a Pocket Testament Bible, with a few dollars inside and an note saying "Thank You".  We have plenty of the Pocket Testaments available if you need them. For additional information, contact Bro. Tim Martin. 



6/10/18 Announcements



Sunday 6/10 - Tremont Invite - The meal will be at 5:00 p.m. followed by a singing

Basement Remodel 6/9-23 - If you can help with the basement remodel project, there is a signup sheet on the bulletin board. please bring your own lunch and drink.
  • The tables and chairs that the younger Sunday School students used are going to be replaced.  If you would have an interest in the old tables or chairs please contact Bro. Sam Bertschi.
  • There is a table set up outside the dining room with miscellaneous items and old hymn books that the Sunday School no longer uses.   Please help yourself!
  • We would like to have a full team picture from each Bible Class work trip. The first trip was in 1996 to Jamaica.  If you have a picture, please send or give a digital or hard copy to Sis. Marjorie Bertschi at marjoriebertschi@gmail.com.  We are planning a canvas wall display in the Sunday School.

Sunday 6/17 - HarvestCall Bible Fund Collection
Monday 6/18 - Blood Mobile at the Methodist Church from 12:30-5:30 -  As always, the need for blood donors is very urgent. Please take time to stop in to donate blood.
Sunday 6/24 - Sunday School Picnic at the Roanoke Park Building -  There is a sign up sheet on both bulletin boards and in the Baby Room for everyone that will be attending.
Saturday 7/21 - HarvestCall Proclaim and Serve Mission Conference in Tremont from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM - There will be over 30 sessions to choose from.  In addition to ministry updates, there be sessions on:  Sharing the Gospel, How to Help without Hurting, How to be Culturally Relevant without Losing Truth, Redeployment vs Retirement, etc.  For addition information there are brochures available on the shelf under the bulletin board or you can go to ProclaimAndServe.org.  Preregistration is required.

6/3/18 Announcements


Sunday 6/3 - Roanoke Apostolic Cemetery - Please remove all flowers and Memorial Day decorations from the graves by today so mowing can resume.

Monday 6/4 - Bro. Art Baurer’s Funeral - Bro. Art Baurer (Bro. Brad Baurer’s father) passed away. His visitation will be today at Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 and his funeral will be on Tuesday at the Princeville Church at 10:00 with visitation an hour before services.

June 4-8 - Vacation Bible School Week - BABYLON: Daniel's Courage in Captivity
It would be appreciated if the congregation could sit as far forward as possible
  • Speaker Schedule
    • Monday: When you need help, God is with you -  Bro. Mark Zimmerman
    • Tuesday: When things change, God is with you - Bro. James Fehr
    • Wednesday: When you're afraid, God is with you - Bro. Justin Koch
    • Thursday: When you're lonely, God is with you - Bro. Rick Kaisner
    • Friday: When you're thankful, God is with you - Bro. Clark Stoller
  • Renault Sunday School Collection - We are requesting gently used summer  kids clothes, shoes, and book bags. We need boys and girls sizes 2T - adult small.  Please no winter clothes.  Thank you so much for your donation!  It has always been a huge blessing to the children.   If you have questions please contact Sis. Mandy Yordy.
  • Gateway Woods Collection - There is an opportunity to support Gateway Woods as they repair and remodel "Maple House", one of the group homes that offer safety and security to the youth that are in need. The money collected for VBS will be used to support this project at Gateway Woods. The collection boxes will be open upstairs and a special place downstairs. God Bless you for your generous support.

Sunday 6/10 - Tremont Invite - Our congregation has been invited by the Tremont congregation to a supper and singing at the Tremont Fellowship Hall on Sunday, June 10th.  The meal will be at 5:00 p.m. followed by a singing from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome.  Please sign up by today if you will be attending.

Helping Hands Cancelled for the Summer  - Due to the basement remodeling, there will be NO Helping Hands activities in June, July and August. Activities will resume again in September.
Basement Remodel 6/9-23 - If you can help with the basement remodel project, there is a signup sheet on the bulletin board.
HarvestCall Job Opening - Hospital Lumiere in Bonne Fin, Haiti has an urgent need to fill the Director of Operations role which will soon be vacated when the current missionary Director returns home. This is a key management position, vital to the functioning of the hospital, which provides leadership and direction to the hospital’s administrative departments such as Admissions, Finance, Human Resources, Chaplaincy, Security and possibly others. This is a full-time role requiring relocation to Haiti. Financial support is provided through the HarvestCall Servant Fund. Housing, utilities and vehicles on the secure hospital campus are provided as a benefit of service. Please prayerfully consider if God is calling you to cross-cultural service.  For more information on Hospital Lumiere positions contact: Bro. Bob Beebe at 574-276-6748 or Robert.beebe1@gmail.com