August 18, 2019
TODAY’S WORSHIP “Come, Now is the Time To Worship” “Overwhelmed” “This is Amazing Grace” “My Lighthouse”
TODAY’S MESSAGE “Traits of a Devoted Church: Fellowship Strengthens the Church” Hebrews 10:19-25 (page 1873 in the pew Bible) 1. Incentive to Fellowship (vs. 19-21) 2. Commitment to Fellowship with God (vs. 22-23) 3. Commitment to Fellowship with Others (vs. 24-25)
TODAY: 5:30 PM – Youth Group “Last Chance for Summer Bash!” at Stepec’s. 313 N. 3rd St., Albert City
THIS WEEK: Wed.: 7:00 PM – Ladies Bible Study (Note day change for this week) Thurs.: 6:30 PM – CE Board Meeting Fri.: 6:30 PM – Concert of Prai9se on Ev. Covenant Church lawn, followed by a family movie Sat.: Youth Group Fall Kick-Off at Twin Lakes.
UPCOMING EVENTS: August 25: 4:00 PM – Young Families Picnic at Elbert Park in Pocahontas. August 28: Jr. & Sr. High Parents’ Meeting Sept. 4: Adventure Club Kickoff Sept. 6: 6:00 PM – ACA MomStrong
PRAYER AND PRAISE: Please pray for: Missionaries: Les & Catherine DeRoos, Laborers with Christ Church Families: Mike & Michelle Ehlers, Clayton, Allison Pastor Jesse & Nichole Evans, Brooke, Lily, Abby, Ziva If you know of someone in our church family who should be included in our prayers and praise, please get their permission, and then leave a note on the secretary’s desk. Thanks!
NURSERY SCHEDULE: Today 9:00 AM – Melissa K., Alicia H. 10:00 AM – Aaron & Cheri H., Betty E. August 25 9:00 AM – Julie B., Brooke E. 10:00 AM – Scott & Dorie L., Jaime P.
FOR OUR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN: If your little one needs to “get up and move” a little during the service, we have a live video feed of the service in the fellowship hall so that you can still hear the service.
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL *Ages 2 yrs-2nd grade: “Giddy Up” to the basement for parent-led sessions. *Ages 3rd gr-adult: Head to the gym for “Heroes of the Faith”. *Jr & Sr High: Saunter up the youth room to meet with Pastor Steve Stepec.
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us on August 23 at 6:30 PM for a FAMILY CONCERT OF PRAISE on the lawn of the Evangelical Covenant Church. There will be different groups from the churches in the community leading praise singing, followed by a family-friendly movie on the lawn beginning at 8:30 PM.
BABY DEDICATION: Our church encourages parents to publicly dedicate their children to the Lord. In dedicating your child, as parents, you are acknowledging the child as a gift from God and vow before the congregation to set a godly example for your child and to teach them the truths from Scripture. Please contact the church office if you are interested in having your child/children dedicated.
Are you interested in a LADIES BIBLE STUDY? On Monday evenings, a group of women are going to be going through the book “Finding I AM” by Lysa TerKeurst. This 6 week study covers “What is the deep cry of your heart? The ache in your soul that keeps you up at night? The prayer you keep repeating? Jesus not only cares about this deep, spiritual wrestling, but He also wants to step in and see you through it.”
YOUNG FAMILIES – Want to connect with other young families? You are invited to a picnic at Elbert Park in Pocahontas (north of the court house and swimming pool), Sunday, August 25th at 4:00 PM. There’s lots of playground equipment for kids. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share if you are able. Everything else will be provided. Hope to see you there.
ADVENTURE CLUB: With the school year quickly approaching, our midweek activities will resume September 4th with our annual kickoff. We currently have a need for teachers and helpers. If you’re interested in helping out, please talk to Megan Kischer.
MONTHLY CHURCH TREASURY REPORTS: Current Balance Monthly Budget Needs General & CE Fund: $6,652.36 $26,147 Missions Fund $667.03 $5,900 (need $17,700 by Oct 1)