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5/30/21 Announcementw

 May’s Collection - Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services

 

Sunday 5/30 - 

  • Adult Bible Class at 9:45- The current Seniors start attending Adult Bible Class on May 30th. Converts and friends are also welcome.  Adult Bible Class will meet each week with drinks and fellowship time. For our first week, we are planning to serve breakfast.  Class will continue in the same room we've used in the past - near the base of the northeast basement staircase.

  • 2nd Service - “Contending for the Faith” - Bro. Nate (Guiding Principle H)

 

Wednesday 6/2 - HOPE will meet in the Bible Class room at 7:30 

 

Thursday 6/3 - Helping Hands from 9:00 -12:00

 

Sunday 6/6

  • 2nd Service - Moving Forward - The Guiding Principle talk that had been planned is postponed and instead the conclusion of the Planning Committee will be given as well as the next steps that will be taken for moving forward. 

 

VBS - June 7th -11th (singing starts at 6:45)

  • 2021 Theme is Faith - The outline with topics and speakers was sent out lasts week and is also posted  on the North Hall bulletin board. Feel free to encourage and pray for the speakers.

  • 3 year olds - 8th grade - Singing for students 3 years old through 8th grade will begin at 6:45. Students will be released around 8:05.  

  • Sign-up for snacks downstairs: www.PerfectPotluck.com/HUOM2582

  • Renault Sunday School Collection - We are collecting new or gently used shoes, clothes, and book bags to send to the children that attend the Renault Sunday school in Les Cayes, Haiti.  Size 2T- adult small.  Boxes will be at each of the foyer doors the month of June.  Thanks for your support.  Please contact Mandy Yordy 309(678-5484) with questions or for pick up.  

 

Sunday 6/25 Annual Sunday School Picnic at the Roanoke Park Building at 4:30 - Please sign up. This year, the entire meal and table service will be provided. 

 

Dining Room Help Needed - Please consider helping with our church lunches by waiting a table. You may either sign up on the bulletin board in the NW hall area or go back to the kitchen on Sunday morning to sign up. We would really like to have two waiters at each table. Thanks for serving our church!

 

Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • The Silver Lining is requesting that readers submit articles on "What have you learned about pursuing peacemaking and edifying one another (Romans 14:19)?" The deadline for articles is July 15. There is more information posted on the bulletin board in the north hall.

  • Renew Fellowship Invite on June 5th at the Morton, IL Fellowship Hall. The evening will include dinner, fellowship, singing, and teaching (The Power of His Cross and Blood - Bro. Greg Lehman, Wolcott, Indiana). The meal prayer is at 4:40 PM. We will again have childcare available after dinner for those interested. Please use this link to RSVP: https://www.addevent.com/event/RL6114171   Other options to RSVP: email info@renew32.org or call/text (309) 657-5033

  • HarvestCall Proclaim and Serve Conference at the Peoria Church on July 9th and 10th -  Registration is required: proclaimandserve.org

5/23/21 Annouoncements

 May’s Collection - Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services

 

Sunday 5/23 

  • Baccalaureate Service - All bible class students should meet downstairs at 9:20 to run through the songs quick before service. Senior Parents and all bible class students, please plan to meet in the North Hall by 9:40 am, and we will be ushered in as a group. The list of 2021 Graduates is attached below.

  • 2nd Service - “Technology, the Bible and you” - Bro. John Bradle (Guiding Principle E)

 

Wednesday 5/26 HOPE -  will meet at Bro. Brett and Sis. Laura’s home for an end-of-year party. Details will be sent in an email.

 

Sunday 5/30 - Adult Bible Class will start back up - We are going to try something new! The current Seniors will go over and start attending Adult Bible Class on May 30th. College age students are invited to attend along with any converts and friends.  Adult Bible Class will start at 9:45 each week with drinks and fellowship time. For our first week, we are planning to serve breakfast.  Class will continue in the same room we've used in the past - near the base of the northeast basement staircase.

 

VBS - June 7th -11th (singing starts at 6:45)

  • 2021 Theme is Faith - The outline with topics and speakers is attached below and is on North Hall bulletin board. Feel free to encourage and pray for the speakers, their contact information is included.

  • 3 year olds - 8th grade - Singing for students 3 years old through 8th grade will begin at 6:45. Students will be released around 8:05.  

  • Renault Sunday School Collection - We are collecting new or gently used shoes, clothes, and book bags to send to the children that attend the Renault Sunday school in Les Cayes, Haiti.  Size 2T- adult small.  Boxes will be at each of the foyer doors the month of June.  Thanks for your support.  Please contact Mandy Yordy 309(678-5484) with questions or for pick up.  

 

Sunday 6/25 Annual Sunday School Picnic at the Roanoke Park Building at 4:30 - Please sign up. This year, the entire meal and table service will be provided. 

 

Dining Room Help Needed - Please consider helping with our church lunches by waiting a table. You may either sign up on the bulletin board in the NW hall area or go back to the kitchen on Sunday morning to sign up. We would really like to have two waiters at each table. Thanks for serving our church!

 

Sunday School Election Results: 

  • Primary Teachers:  Sisters Susan Bertschi, Lynne Hodel, Stacy Leman

  • Intermediate Teachers:  BrothersLandon Isaia, Bro. Tyler Schick 

  • Bible Class Teachers:  Brothers Eric Hoffman, Scott Luginbuhl

 

Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • Renew Fellowship Invite on June 5th at the Morton, IL Fellowship Hall. The evening will include dinner, fellowship, singing, and teaching (The Power of His Cross and Blood - Bro. Greg Lehman, Wolcott, Indiana). The meal prayer is at 4:40 PM. We will again have childcare available after dinner for those interested. Please use this link to RSVP: https://www.addevent.com/event/RL6114171   Other options to RSVP: email info@renew32.org or call/text (309) 657-5033

  • HarvestCall Proclaim and Serve Conference at the Peoria Church on July 9th and 10th -  Registration is required: proclaimandserve.org

  • Graders needed for Berean Bible Studies - You can pick up studies to grade in the north hall.  When a prisoner asks for a Bible, we provide the Bible and the first two sets of Bible studies.  When they complete the set of studies, they are given a nice Life Application Bible and certificate. We distribute around 5-8000 bibles per year and send out 8-10,000 bible studies. We have volunteers in around 45 - 50 jails, prisons, and juvenile centers in the midwest. Along with grading these, you can certainly send a note of encouragement.   Thank You!


5/16/21 Annouoncements

 May’s Collection - Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services

 Sunday 5/16

  • 2nd Service - “Cultivating a Committed Christian” - Bro. Nate Hodel -

  • Wedding in Washington - Bro. Eddie Moser/Sis. Jessie Jones

 

Wednesday 5/19 - ACTIVE -  will meet at Bro. Ty & Sis. Sara’s new house for an end-of-year party. Details will be sent in an email.

 

Sunday 5/23 

  • Baccalaureate Service - All bible class students should meet downstairs at 9:20 to run through the songs quick before service. Senior Parents and all bible class students, please plan to meet in the North Hall by 9:40 am, and we will be ushered in as a group.

  • 2nd Service - “Technology, the Bible and you” - Bro. John Bradle (“We apply spiritual discernment to our daily decisions based on the Bible, prayer, the Holy Spirit’s direction, and Godly counsel from fellow believers.” GP -E)

 

VBS - We are looking forward to our Summer Vacation Bible School June 7th - 11th. This is an activity that brings many opportunities to serve. Please use the link below to access a sign-up sheet for the week. If you have any questions regarding the sign-up or Vacation Bible School for grades 3 years old - 8th grade, please contact Sis. Jamie Hodel. VBS 2021: Come one, come all! Step up to JESUS... the greatest decision on earth!

 

Dining Room Help Needed - Please consider signing up to wait a table, make coffee, or help in the kitchen or basement for our Sunday lunches. You may either sign up on the bulletin board in the northwest hall area or go back to the kitchen on Sunday morning to see what help is needed. Thank you for serving our church!

 

Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • Renew Fellowship Invite on June 5th at the Morton, IL Fellowship Hall. The evening will include dinner, fellowship, singing, and teaching (The Power of His Cross and Blood - Bro. Greg Lehman, Wolcott, Indiana). The meal prayer is at 4:40 PM. We will again have childcare available after dinner for those interested. Please use this link to RSVP: https://www.addevent.com/event/RL6114171   Other options to RSVP: email info@renew32.org or call/text (309) 657-5033

  • Graders needed for Berean Bible Studies - You can pick up studies to grade in the north hall.  When a prisoner asks for a Bible, we provide the Bible and the first two sets of Bible studies.  When they complete the set of studies, they are given a nice Life Application Bible and certificate. We distribute around 5-8000 bibles per year and send out 8-10,000 bible studies. We have volunteers in around 45 - 50 jails, prisons, and juvenile centers in the midwest. Along with grading these, you can certainly send a note of encouragement.   Thank You!

  • The Goodfield Distribution is looking for an Assistant Clothing Coordinator - If anyone is interested, please contact Matt Sauder for more information.  It is a 4 -year term.

  • AC Central - A brief listing of a few of the topics that are available through AC Central

  • Events: Navigating the Transgender Conversation (Ted Witzig Jr.), Discipleship Conference:  Hide-n-Seek (Matt Kaufmann), Apologetics Conference: Religion Poisons Everything (Jeff Waibel)

  • Studio: Pain of Infertility (Tyler/Casey Zimmerman with Kaleb Beyer), Parenting Teens (Kathy Knochel/Jeff Waibel)

  • Around the Table: The Way of Peace in Abusive Relationships (Kaleb Beyer/Ron Messner/Amber Miller)

  • Sermons - Bro. Steve Stieglitz (Leo) 28 sermons on Revelation from 1/27/19 

5/9/21 Announcements

 May’s Collection - Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services

 

Voting for Sunday School Teachers and Next Steps for Help in the Ministry is Due Today- You can place your votes in the ballot box at church or email or mail your votes to Bro. Frank.  Due to the funeral, the ballot box will be removed from the back hall at 11:30. 

 

Sunday 5/9

  • 9:45 Mother’s Day Service

  • 10:45 Church Lunch

  • 12:00 - 12:45 Visitation at Church for Bro. Lyle Martin

  • 1:00 Funeral

  • Wedding in Champaign - Bro. Jesse Fischer/Sis. Kirby Eckerty

 

Wednesday 5/12 - Minister Vote Update and Memorandum - Bro. Harvey Kaeb (Gridley) will be with us.

 

Sunday 5/16

  • 2nd Service - “Cultivating a Committed Christian” - Bro. Nate Hodel - (“We disciple and care for one another as a committed church body.” - GP -  D)

  • Wedding in Washington - Bro. Eddie Moser/Sis. Jessie Jones

 

Sunday 5/23 Baccalaureate Service

 

The Goodfield Distribution is looking for an Assistant Clothing Coordinator - If anyone is interested, please contact Matt Sauder for more information.  it is a 4 -year term.

 

VBS - We are looking forward to our Summer Vacation Bible School June 7th - 11th. This is an activity that brings many opportunities to serve. Please use the link below to access a sign-up sheet for the week. If you have any questions regarding the sign-up or Vacation Bible School for grades 3 years old - 8th grade, please contact Sis. Jamie Hodel. VBS 2021: Come one, come all! Step up to JESUS... the greatest decision on earth!

 

 

Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • Graders needed for Berean Bible Studies - You can pick up studies to grade in the north hall.  When a prisoner asks for a Bible, we provide the Bible and the first two sets of Bible studies.  When they complete the set of studies, they are given a nice Life Application Bible and certificate. We distribute around 5-8000 bibles per year and send out 8-10,000 bible studies. We have volunteers in around 45 - 50 jails, prisons, and juvenile centers in the midwest. Along with grading these, you can certainly send a note of encouragement.   Thank You!

5/2/21 Announcements

 May’s Collection - Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services

 

Saturday 5/1 - Testimonies have been Postponed to Saturday 6/26

 

Sunday 5/2

  • 2nd Service - Sharing Jesus’ Love in our Homes, Church, and Community - Bro. Frank - “We follow the Great Commission, sharing the love and truth of Jesus Christ in our homes, churches, communities, and throughout the world as God calls us to serve.”  (Guiding Principle C)

 

Voting for Sunday School Teachers and Next Steps for Help in the Ministry is from 5/2-5/9 - You can place your votes in the ballot box at church or email or mail your votes to Bro. Frank

 

Wednesday 5/5

  • National Day of Prayer Eve Service at 7:15

  • HOPE- We will meet in the Bible Class Room at 7:30 - this will continue on 5/12 and 5/19.

  • WOW is at the Martin's at 7:00.

 

Thursday 5/6 - Helping Hands from 9:00 - 3:00 - Everyone is welcome

 

Sunday 5/23 Baccalaureate Service

 

VBS - We are looking forward to our Summer Vacation Bible School June 7th - 11th. This is an activity that brings many opportunities to serve. Please use the link below to access a sign-up sheet for the week. If you have any questions regarding the sign-up or Vacation Bible School for grades 3 years old - 8th grade, please contact Sis. Jamie Hodel. VBS 2021: Come one, come all! Step up to JESUS... the greatest decision on earth!

 

Annual Clothes Collection for the Renault Sunday School in Les Cayes, Haiti - Although June is over a month away, with the community garage sale this week, we thought it would be good to remind everyone to be on look out for new and gently used girls and boys clothing and shoes, size 2T to adult small. For pickup or questions, contact Sis. Mandy Yordy (309-678-5484)  Thanks for your support. 

 

Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • Graders needed for Berean Bible Studies - You can pick up studies to grade in the north hall.  When a prisoner asks for a Bible, we provide the Bible and the first two sets of Bible studies.  When they complete the set of studies, they are given a nice Life Application Bible and certificate. We distribute around 5-8000 bibles per year and send out 8-10,000 bible studies. We have volunteers in around 45 - 50 jails, prisons, and juvenile centers in the midwest. Along with grading these, you can certainly send a note of encouragement.   Thank You!

4/25/21 Announcements

 April’s Collection - Charity Fund

 

Sunday 4/25

  • 1st Service - Bro. Kent Heimer (Taylor)

  • 2nd Service - “Footsteps Worth Following” - Bro. Jonathan - “We seek to be like Jesus in thought, action, and character, and to live the entire counsel of his Word.” - (GP B)

  • ACYF in Tremont - Bible class students should meet at the church at 7:55 am. 

  • Sunday School Nominations are Due Today

  • Minister Ballots will be Counted after Church - If you have not mailed your ballot you can still give it to Bro. Kent Heimer today. 

 

Saturday 5/1

  • Testimonies at 7:00 - for David Bertschi, Dexter Hodel, Broc Martin (baptisms on Sunday 5/2 after the second service)

  • LifePoints Gospel Sing at 6:00 PM  - Join us virtually or in person for the celebration of LifePoints’ 50th Anniversary featuring the Covenant Chamber Choir! Livestream registration and in-person tickets are available online through our website www.midwestgospelsing.org 

 

Wednesday 5/6 - National Day of Prayer Eve Service at 7:30

 

VBS - We are looking forward to our Summer Vacation Bible School June 7th - 11th. This is an activity that brings many opportunities to serve. Please use the link below to access a sign-up sheet for the week. If you have any questions regarding the sign-up or Vacation Bible School for grades 3 years old - 8th grade, please contact Sis. Jamie Hodel. VBS 2021: Come one, come all! Step up to JESUS... the greatest decision on earth!

 

Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • Cassady Family (see 4/13 prayer request) Donations may be made to the Cassady family of Morton, whose husband and father, Dustin is in the hospital with Covid and has been on a ventilator for a while. If you would like to make a donation to help the family, there is a GoFundMe at Cassidy Family Covid Relief on Facebook or you can send them directly to the family at: Dustin & Brenna Cassidy, 612 E. Fast Ave., Mackinaw, IL 61755  For additional information please contact Sis. Rita. 

  • Memorial Day Weekend - ALive 2021 - The Athens, Alabama congregation invites everyone to enjoy a beautiful weekend of fellowship, singing and worship. The weekend event will be held at The Vision, a 300+ acre Christian retreat in Huntsville, AL. 

  • Center for Discipleship Program at PeachTree, GA from 6/12-7/9.  For additional information and registration:   https://peachtreeministries.com/