April 2024 Announcements

OUR SINCERE SYMPATHY TO TONYA BECKER and family at the loss of Tonya’s mother, Diana Stensland, who went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning. Please keep them in your prayers.

SPRING CLEANUP DAY WILL BE SUNDAY, APRIL 21. Come and help clean up the church and grounds.

PLANNING COMMITTEE NEEDED to organize Memorial Day Dinner. 2-3 people who can prepare menu, assign and mail job assignments and purchase groceries. Please talk to Kent if you can help.

SALEM SPRING TEA will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 27. Tickets are available for $15.00 each. For more information, check the bulletin board in the upper narthex.

THE ENGAGEMENT PROJECT continues on Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm. This DVD study, led by Del Tackett, is a call to the body of Christ to awaken from its slumber and to begin to be the light and salt we were meant to be.

PAILS THAT ARE PASSED AROUND DURING OFFERING are for donations of loose change to go to International Justice Mission in their fight to end human trafficking.

BRADEN THOMAS AND HIS WIFE LUPE have both been deployed to Europe. Please keep them, and all of our military, in your prayers.

OUR DAILY BREAD FOR MARCH – MAY is available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourselves.

THE MARCH/APRIL ISSUE OF CONNECTIONS MAGAZINE is now available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

PORTALS OF PRAYER FOR APRIL – JUNE are available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

APRIL MISSION COLLECTION: The Food Pantry in Zearing has been very busy helping many in our communities with food and other essentials. We are currently spending our limited funds buying groceries. We need your help and support to be able to furnish things that are not food, but are still needed. We would appreciate it if you could donate things like bar soap, shampoo, toilet paper, Kleenex. They will go to the Zearing Food Pantry to help the residents of Zearing, McCallsburg, St. Anthony and Clemons.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WILLING TO LEARN TO RUN OUR SOUND/VIDEO SYSTEM. If God has gifted you with a skill for technology, please talk to Mark Thomas or Brad Becker to see how you can help. Brad has offered to teach a class to anyone interested in learning.

OUR CHURCH BUILDING WILL REQUIRE TUCKPOINTING in the near future and the Trustees are inviting everyone to contribute to a fund that will pay for this essential project. Simply mark your donation “Tuckpointing”—we appreciate whatever you can do.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY continues. Everyone is invited to join us at 8:00 am as we study Paul’s letters to Timothy.

SUNDAY NIGHT MEN’S BIBLE STUDY:  Men will be participating in the Engagement Project study at 5:30 and will not be meeting at 7.

OUR DAYCARE IS HIRING. WE ARE IN DESPERATE NEED OF MORE STAFF. We especially need part-time staff (able to work even a few hours a week) and people who would be able to fill in when regular staff is sick or otherwise unable to work. Please talk to Pastor Kathy if you are interested.