2017 February 5 Announcements

If you have not turned in your Sunday School ballots please do so as soon as possible.

Our collection for the month of February is for the Apostolic Christian Church HarvestCall Mission Collection.  Contributions support our church’s work in spreading the gospel message of salvation. Your donations are used to:

• Distribute Bibles throughout the world

• Fund missions in Mexico, the Caribbean, India, and Japan (this includes our Sister Erin Davis and Bro. Kurt and Sis Joan)

• Support prison ministries

• Translate, print and disperse hymnbooks, tracts and  other materials

• Build church facilities in Europe

• Assist our small congregations

•  Add Christian literature into World Relief’s aid shipments

•  AC publications

• …and much more.

To learn more, please visit harvestcall.org Thanks for your prayerful and financial support of this work.

Please be prayerful for Bro. Jeff Wiegand as he teaches the Friends Bible study at the Fellowship hall each Sunday morning this month. Feel free to invite a friend or neighbor.

The rotating potluck lists are ready and are at the information center.

The yearly Church calendars are finished and are available at the information center or on our church website.

There will be singing at the Eureka Home this Saturday starting at 6:45pm.  Please consider coming.

The Goodfield all church shower for Bro. Matt Grimm and Sis. Hannah Rinkenberger will be Saturday, February 18 at the Gathering Room.  It will be a walk through luncheon from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Please bring $5-&10 and a grocery item.  Contact Sis. Rhonda Zeltwanger if you have any questions.

The ICC/Bradley Benefit Dinner is at the Morton Fellowship Hall on Saturday, February 25th.  Dinner will be served from 5:00-7:00pm with a short singing program around 6:30.   (Take-out meals will be available at the fellowship hall's phone number (309) 263-0683)  All proceeds go to help fund the Young Group service projects throughout the year such as Thanksgiving Baskets and the Spring Break Mission Trip with Harvest Call.

In the month of February we are collecting household products for the Heart House. There are marked blue collection bins by the entrance doors. Thank you for all the prayers, love, and support for this wonderful outreach.

Items needed include:

toilet paper

paper towels


tall kitchen trash bags

large (39 gallon) trash bags

dish soap

liquid laundry soap

fabric softener sheets

fabric pre-treater

hand soap

toilet bowl cleaner

kitchen/bathroom cleaner

clorox wipes

lysol spray

floor cleaner

shampoo & conditioner

bars of soap

non-alcohol mouthwash


Our monthly topical Bible study will be this Wednesday, February 8th.  Bro. Chris Laukuf from Latty, OH will be here and will be speaking on the topic “Wisdom: what it is, what it isn’t, and how to get it.”

March 4th is the Home Benefit Auction.  It will begin with a breakfast at 8:00 (the bake sale begins at 8 as well) the auction begins at 9:30.  There is more information at the message center.

March 11th is the Bible Class Fundraiser.  They still need items for the silent auction.  Please sign up at the message center if you plan to attend.

Note from Bro. Roy Wyss:

Thank you for your prayers & gifts of love during my illness and recovery. I am feeling some better now. God’s blessings to each of you.

We are very thankful to announce that Cade Schumacher is at peace with God and man and is ready for baptism. Cade is a freshman in High School and is the son of Bro. Dan and Sis. Heidi Schumacher. Please pray for him and encourage him during this most important time in his life.  If you have any words of encouragement or concerns, please contact him. We are so thankful that God is still patient and calling souls to repentance and conversion.