2015 July 12 Announcements

Our collection boxes are open this month for the Apostolic Christian Handicapped Home Timber Ridge. Please prayerfully consider the special loved ones who are served by this facility and share accordingly. May God bless you richly for giving to the Lord's work.

Gateway Woods annual sale will be Saturday, August 1st! We are in need of items for the sale. If you have a heart to donate please get your new, or antique items to Bro. Craig or Sis. Marla Wiegand by the end of July. This is a great way to support Gateway Woods and your donation of items or monetary gifts are GREATLY appreciated! Thank you very much for your support!

We are collecting items for the Heart House backpack program again. On the counter by the message center there is a basket with index cards that show you what we need. If you have any questions please see Sisters Audrey Rocke or Paula Hartman.

We are needing volunteers to help the residents at the home with putting together rice pilaf packages. This is done on the first 3 Tuesday mornings of each month. It's a great opportunity to interact with some of the residents there. If you are interested, please contact Sis. Trish Gerber.

The Apostolic Christian Home has begun their Junior Volunteer Program for the summer months. This program is open to any student entering 7th grade through High School. Any student wishing to become a Junior Volunteer, or anyone wanting more information on the program, should contact Bro. Royce Schieler (309-319-4480) for more info. Moms and dads….this is a great opportunity for your children to participate in a wonderful ministry. There is a background check form and a Junior Volunteer Form which will need to be completed in order to participate.

Retired Elder Brother Bob Walder from Congerville passed away last Thursday. His visitation was today from 2-6 at the Goodfield Fellowship Hall. The funeral will be at 10 am on Monday (July 13th) at the Congerville church. Please keep his dear family in your prayers.

The young group and Bible class are invited to a fishing tournament/cookout at Mark & Connie Rocke’s lake on Sunday, July 19th at 4:00 p.m.

Please be prayerful for Sis. Sarah Melton as she is having eye surgery on Monday to remove fluid behind her left retina.