6/16/2013 Announcements

Sunday 6/16 - Family Hymn Sing at the Nursing Home from 1:30 - 2:00

Sunday 6/30
Sunday School Picnic - The Sunday School Picnic is scheduled for 4:30 pm June 30th at the Roanoke Park Building.  An attendance signup sheet has been posted on the bulletin board.
Senior Breakfast - The Senior Breakfast is Sunday, June 30th at the fellowship hall at 8:30.  All Bible Class students, converted seniors, parents of seniors, Bible class teachers and their wives are invited to attend.
Brotherhood Conference Registration Deadline - The 2013 Brotherhood Conference will be held in Fairbury on Friday, August 9th.  Please sign up on the bulletin board by June 30th.

Monday 7/1 - Apostolic Christian Men's Hymn Sing Registration Deadline
The 2013 Apostolic Christian Men's Hymn Sing will be held in Peoria on August 24th and 25th.  Registration deadline is July 1st. For additional information please contact Bro. Mel Hohulin or refer to the announcement on the bulletin board.  You can register at:  www.ac mensing.com

Saturday 8/3 - Gateway Woods Auction
The 2013 Gateway Woods Auction will be held Saturday, August 3.  This is a primary fundraiser for the work at Gateway Woods, and its success depends heavily on donated items from our congregations.  Please consider donating items for the sale.  There is information posted on the bulletin board about what has and has not sold well in the past.  Items need to be registered and tagged by late July.  Volunteers are also needed the week of the sale and on sale day.  Contact bro. Brad and sis. Patty Hodel or check the bulletin board for more information.

Fort Scott World Relief Project
This spring, Fort Scott had extensive hail damage.  Bro. Chris Wuthrich is heading up a World Relief Project to repair roofs in Fort Scott.  Work teams are being assembled to assist with this work which will begin in July and go into the fall.  If you are interested in volunteering on a work team, please contact Bro. Jim Braker.

Opportunities to Serve our Nursing Home
Nursing Home Benefit - The Nursing Home Benefit will be held on August 24th. There are forms on the 2 bulletin boards to fill out if you are able to donate a new item or a service. It is very beneficial to advertise the items ahead of time. In order to do this, please have your forms filled out by July14th. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Knapp or Lynne Hodel.
Help with Sunday Services - The Home is looking for some volunteers to help host the church service on Sunday morning.  This could be a once a month commitment.  You would come at 9:30 and help set up the room, welcome the residents and hand out the song books and bibles.  You are back out to church by 11:00.  This church service is very important to the residents, both Apostolic and our community residents.  They are no longer able to go to church and they express time and time again how much this service means to them. 
Volunteer Positions - We are also putting out a plea to all the churches in Roanoke-Benson area to fill volunteer positions.  Many of our older brothers and sisters that have been faithful volunteers for many years, are now unable to help out at the Home because of failing health.  It is now time for the next generations to step forward to make this Nursing Home your mission.  This can be a 30 minute job to a two hour job once a week or once a month.  Please consider using your gifts that the Lord has blessed you with to touch the lives of our elderly.  Contact the Home for information on volunteering.

Father/Son Campout Thank You
A special thanks to everyone who contributed and participated in the Father/Son Campout.  It was a success and they plan to make this an annual event.

Looking Ahead: 

Saturday 8/3 - Gateway Woods Auction

Friday 8/9 - Apostolic Christian Church Conference at Fairbury

Fri/Sat 8/23-24 - Nursing Home Benefit

Sat/Sun 8/24-25 - Apostolic Christian Men's Hymn Sing at Peoria

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