5/18/14 Announcements

Sunday 5/18 - Family Hymn Sing in the Nursing Home Lobby at 1:30

Monday 5/19 - Field Cleanup at 8:00 AM  - World Relief will be cleaning a farmer’s field south of Washington.  If you can help, please contact Bro. Jim Braker.

Tuesday 5/20 - Midwest Food Bank 6:30-8:30 - It's Roanoke's turn to volunteer and a group of 20-25 is really needed so please consider giving a couple hours of your time to serve those who are less fortunate. For planning purposes, it is very helpful if you let Bro. Mike or Sis. Nancy Hoffman know that you’re coming, but last minute volunteers are always welcome, too.

Sunday 5/25 - World Relief Collection

Wednesday 5/28 - Topical Bible Study -  “The Healings of Jesus” by Bro. Daren Metz

Friday 6/13 - Father-Son Campout at Comlara Park - The camp will be at the group MRO (same place as last year). There are no age restrictions.  If your father or son is unable to attend, you are still welcome to come fellowship.  If you are uncomfortable sleeping at the campsite overnight, come for the evening and return for breakfast.  If you have any questions, please contact Bro. Robey Shuck.

Yordys Update - The Bro. Scott, Sis. Mandy, Bri, Chloe, and Gab will return to  Roanoke on 5/28 and will be staying until the end of July. Bro. Jonathan and Sis. Megan are the liaison between our church family and the Yordys and have been working on getting things set up for their return.  

VBS - VBS will be from June 2nd to the 6th.  Our first VBS speaker will be Bro. Scott Yordy.  
If you have specific questions for Bro. Scott or Sis. Mandy that you would like for him to talk about,  please write it down on the note cards located in the back hall.  Money collected during VBS will be for a roofing project in Haiti. SIgn up sheets are posted on the bulletin board for the following:
  • All incoming 3 year olds
  • Student guests (so that the craft and snack people can plan accordingly)
  • Teachers (couples or singles)
  • Craft Workers
  • Food
  • Table waiters

Jr. Volunteer Summer Program - The Nursing Home is again offering the Jr. Volunteer program to start for the summer.  Please call the nursing home if you have a student 6th grade or older that would be interested in volunteering this summer.

Looking Ahead

World Relief Washington Cleanup - Volunteers are needed for the continuing cleanup effort in Washington every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  More information is on the bullitin board and at the WR website:  http://www.acworldrelief.org/washington-registration/

Adoption Program - Gateway Woods Family Services has opened a new Adoption Program in Illinois. Their office is located in Morton and they can provide adoption home study services and support services for Illinois families wanting to adopt privately. If you are interested in learning more about their services or have questions please visit contact the Gateway Woods Illinois Executive Director, Sister Luci Koch, at: Gateway Woods Family Services Illinois, 923 Detroit Court, Suite 3, Morton, IL 61550, luci.koch@gatewaywoodsIL.org, Phone: (309)266-0767

World Relief Medical Committee - A Health Care Provider Registry (HCPR) has been developed to  maintain a database of all the health care providers of the members and friends of the Apostolic Christian Churches of America. This allows the Medical Committee to keep the health care providers up to date on the medical activities and opportunities within World Relief. If you are in a medical or dental profession, the Medical Committee would like to encourage you to go to the World Relief website www.acworldrelief.org, click on the Health Care Provider Registry link and fill out the short questionnaire.  Additional information is on the bulletin board.

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