8/12/18 Announcements

Sunday 8/12 - Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30

Saturday 8/18 - Testimonies of Kayla Hoffman, Nick Hoffman and Natalie Burmood at 6:45 - with baptisms on Sunday 8/19

Sunday 8/19
  • Fellowship Hall Maintenance Fund Collection
  • Bloomington Church Student Welcome - All incoming Illinois State, Heartland Community College, and Illinois Wesleyan students AND their parents are invited to the ISU Young Group welcome dinner on Sunday, August 19th at the Bloomington Church. The evening will begin at 4 p.m. with a pizza party to kick off the upcoming year's activities!

Wednesday 8/22 - A Biblical Approach to Non-Resistance - Bro. Fred Witzig (Washington)

August 24-25 - Nursing Home Benefit - There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for the Homecoming Day benefit:
  • Pies for Friday evening dinner and Saturday lunch stand.  Helpers for the pies.
  • Pop donations
  • Farmers market workers
  • Clean-up committee
The congregation is also encouraged to donate fresh produce for the farmers market and  bake items for the Bake Sale.

Sunday 9/16 - Sunday School Starts

Missionary Support Cards - It has been a year since the initial Missionary Support Cards were distributed.  The new 2018 cards which can be added to your pack are by the bulletin board in the north hall.  For additional information, please contact Bro. Jim or Sis. Marge Braker.

The Silver Lining - is seeking contributors for their next special article:  “Mission Work at Home:  What are the Ways to Share Christ with your Friends and Neighbors.”  This is not to showcase your efforts, but to encourage others about the many opportunities that are available. Additional information is on the bulletin board or you can contact Sis. Barb Schwind.

Your Gifts in His Body - There are many blessings that we receive by being a part of our church family.  Some of those blessings are the opportunities we have to support each other both in the good times and difficult times of life.  Recently an effort has begun to connect those in our church that could benefit from the support of their church family with those who want to provide that support.  The title of this new endeavor is "Your Gifts in His Body".  In a larger church sometimes needs can be overlooked even though there are many willing people who want to be involved.  A committee has been developed to discuss how we can better serve one another in the body of Christ.   As a way to begin, we will have a Spiritual Gifts Bible Study on Wed. evening 9/12 and once again take the Spiritual Gifts survey.  The results of this survey will be used to identify how individuals can help as needs arise within the church.  If you have a need that you would like assistance with from within our church please contact Sis. Marjorie Bertschi at 309-253-0151 or marjoriebertschi@gmail.com.  If you have questions about this new effort you can contact Bro. Matt Feucht.  

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