- Scripture Preparation for Sunday's Message
Read Matthew 24:1-50 in preparation for Sunday's message.
- Matthew 25:14-30 Stewardship
What is you view of money? Is it your money & you give some to God or is it God's money & you use some for yourself? Join us this week as we explore what the Bible has to say about money.
- Women's Renew Conference 2015 (Ladies Retreat @ IRBC)
Attention, ladies! This year's Women's Renew Conference is quickly approaching! The conference runs from Friday afternoon (Sept 11) thru Saturday afternoon (Sept 12). Registration for the weekend is $60. Check out the website for more information about the conference (http://irbc.org/#/retreats/womens-renew-conference) A sign-up sheet is available on the Information Counter. Please sign up ASAP if you are planning on attending. If you have any questions, contact Krista Gates (515-782-0039) or Debbie Black (319-431-0904).
- Bible/Youth Conference- Sept 11 & 12
Bible Conference-September 11
Mark your calendars and invite all your friends to the conference!
Friday night: Bible conference featuring Carl Kerby and Juan Valdes. The topics for the night include the following:
*Juan Valdes:* The Doubt Virus Engaging Culture: A Universe From Nothing??
*Carl Kerby:* What About . . . Fossils! What About . . . Human Evolution!
To register or find out more information about the speakers visit thinklikechrist.org.
Youth Conference-September 12 This is a great event for all teens from 6th grade to 12th. We are excited to have Carl Kerby as our special speaker this year along with his assistant Juan Valdes. This is an all day event that includes 2 main sessions, worship, workshops, games, skits, and lunch! The conference is all FREE! Visit thinklikechrist.org for more information.
Help needed! Since we like to keep the conference free for all we are asking for donation for the lunch and snack that are provided. Would you be willing to donate one of the following:
-Mini Dorito Bags (we need a total of 150 bags)
-3 3lb tubs of sour cream
-7 heads of iceburg lettuce
-1 Huge jar of nacho cheese sauce
-1 Huge jar of salsa
-25 lbs of beef
-LOTS of baked goods for dessert!
There will be a sign up sheet on Sunday in the foyer and you can put your name by what you want to bring. Thank you in advance for your willingness to serve in this way!
- Fellowship Dinner-September 13
There will be a fellowship dinner Sunday, September 13th, following the morning service. If your last name begins A-L, please bring 1 pkg sliced deli cheese AND a dessert. If your last name begins M-Z, please bring 1 pkg sliced deli meat AND a side dish. Also, 3 volunteers are needed to provide buns in lieu of their assigned items. Please let Julie Turnis know if you would prefer to do that. Any questions, contact Julie Turnis.
- Book Corner: On Prayer by E.M. Bounds
E.M. Bounds truly followed the charge to pray without ceasing. It was as normal and essential to him as breathing. But though he was in prayer constantly, it never became a chore to him. Throughout his life, whether he was ministering to troops during the Civil War or bringing God's Word to his congregation, E.M. Bounds relished his time in conversation with God.
- Church Clean-up Day
There will be a church clean-up day on Saturday, September 19th beginning @ 2:00. This is in preparation for our 50th Anniversary celebration. Please lend a hand!
- Baby Shower for Krista Gates-September 19
Ladies, you are invited to a baby shower for Krista Gates @ 10am on September 19th. Check your mailbox for your invitation!
- Our Daily Bread
The Jul/Aug/Sept edition of the Our Daily Bread devotional is available in the Information Corner of the church foyer. They are free to everyone.