9/3/17 Announcements

Sunday 9/3 - Services at South Side Mission at 6:00 - Anyone who can help out with singing at the South Side Mission this evening should contact Bro. Nate or Sis. Jamie Hodel

Tuesday 9/5 - Helping Hands from 9:00 - 3:00

Friday 9/8 - The 7th grade and 8th grade students and their families are planning on attending an Evening Hymn Sing at Timber Ridge. They will meet at 6:10pm at Commerce Bank in Roanoke. Singing begins at 7:00pm. The students and families are then invited to Bro. Drew and Sis. Amanda Leman's parent's home in Morton for pizza. The student's whose families are unable to attend will be given a ride home. For information, please contact the following Jr. High teachers:  Bros  Drew Leman, Matt Kaufman, Jason Rassi or Matt Sauder

Sunday 9/10 & 17 - Berean Stamp Collection - The next two Sundays will be the stamp collection for the Berean Prison Ministry. The bible studies that are sent out to inmates require many stamps. If you would like to donate a roll or a book of stamps, there will be a basket in the north hall on Sept. 10 and Sept 17. The Ministry is thankful for everyone here that is helping by grading bible studies. See sisters: Donna or Rebekah Schwind with any questions.

Saturday 9/23 - Ladies’ Day - "Bridging the Gap" will be the theme for Ladies' Day. It will be a day of cross-generational interaction, fellowship and encouragement through talks and discussions for all women, high school age and above, who attend Roanoke church. This event will be held at the fellowship hall from 9:15 to 2:00, with registration and a coffee bar from 8:45 to 9:15. Please sign up on the bulletin board by September 10, or RSVP to the email you received. If you have questions, please contact sisters: Jill Sauder or Kathy Sauder.

Saturday 11/4 - The Bible Class Harvest Dinner  - Please save the date.  This is the main fund raiser for the Bible Class spring mission trip to Jamaica

Hurricane Harvey Update.  Midwest Food Bank is assisting in the immediate needs from Hurricane Harvey.  HarvestCall will be directly involved in the future with the cleanup and rebuilding efforts. Although HarvestCall is not a first responder, they do provide financial support to organizations who are first responders and have given Midwest Food Bank $100,000 to help with the immediate needs.  Checks can be made out to Harvest Call with "Disaster Relief" in the memo or to Midwest Food Bank.  There will also be opportunities for volunteers to help package items in the coming weeks as this will be a long-term effort.  Most importantly please pray for the following:
  • For those who are suffering from this disaster.
  • For first responders working to evacuate those who are stranded.
  • For safety and passage for those delivering aid.
  • For hearts to recognize that God is the source of help in need and that He will be praised!

AC Medconnect -  There is a network of Apostolic Christian medical practitioners who are available to connect with Apostolic Christian pre-health students.  Additional information is available on the bulletin board or in the e-mail announcements.

Volunteer Bus Drivers Needed for the Home - Drivers are needed to transport residents to doctor appointments and various activity outings.  They are hoping to find several individuals to participate so the need will only be once or twice per month for each volunteer.    You are required to have a J05 license, but it is very easy to obtain.  If you think this would be a way you could help our Home or would like more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Sis. Patsy Kaeb.

Prairie Choristers/Youth Choir - A Christmas program is planned for Wednesday night, December 20. The adult and youth choirs will soon begin practicing for this. Anyone interested in singing in either choir should send an email to Brother Phil Hodel at plhodel@gmail.com
  • The Prairie Choristers will begin Wednesday night, September 13, after church. Practices conclude around 9:30 p.m.
  • The Youth Choir will begin practicing on Sunday morning, September 17, at 9:24 a.m. It is for those aged third grade through senior in high school.

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