THIS WEEK'S ACTIVITIES (1/26-2/1)

SUNDAY:
Attention Members:
Your year-end statement for your 2019 contributions is available. Please see Ruth at the Information Booth after the service to receive your statement.

The 2020 Church Directories are available by the Information Booth and also by the Display Case. Please feel free to pick up a copy. There are also a limited number of large print copies available as well.

Sunday School classes meet immediately following the morning service. If you need help in locating a class, please stop at the Information Booth.

Coffee and cookies will be served in the Fellowship Room following the morning service.

TUESDAY:
9:00 AM - Eernisse Circle meets in the Fellowship Hall. Hostess - Althea Ver Velde

WEDNESDAY:
6:30 - 7:30 PM - Bible Classes meet. Night Security - Brad Riddiough; February 5 - Tom Wensink

6:30 - 7:30 PM - Jr. High Large Group in the Shed then to small groups (7:00 PM).

6:30 - 7:30 PM - Sr. High (1st Wednesday) Girls all small group, guys small group then dude's Large Group.

7:30 PM - Sr. Choir Practice. Devotions - Lynne Tebeest; Prayer- Cindy Hoitink

SATURDAY:
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM - No Regret's Men's Conference Simulcast at our church.

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR EVERYONE!

COMMUNITY MEAL DONATIONS NEEDED: On Tuesday, February 11th, we would like to once again provide a meal for our community members that shop at the Food Vault, as well as for the workers who help out that night. There is a sign-up sheet on the Children's Ministry Board outside the Library if you're able to help out with any of the items. If you have any questions, call Vicki Swart at 920-627-8125. Thank you so much for your generosity!

NEEDED! COOKIES! COOKIES! For Sunday Morning Coffee Fellowship Time: ("boughten" or homemade). Also more coffee servers would be appreciated, too. It's a fun mission visiting and listening to the hum of the fellowship time. Sign-up on the clipboards in the kitchen. Or if questions? Call Gloria: 564-3063. A big "THANK YOU!" to all who bring cookies and serve coffee!

On Sunday Evening, February 23rd, at 6:00 PM we will be having a Service of Remembrance. We will be remembering those form our church family who passed away in 2019. Please mark your calendars and plan on attending this special service.

Check out the bulletin insert that lists the Life Groups that are being offered for the Winter/Spring Semester.

January Food Needs: Fruit juice, jelly and rice. We are still collecting coupons from the Sunday paper. Please consider sharing them with us when you are finished cutting what you will use! Your coupons help us save$$!

Sheboygan County Night to Shine - This is a prom for people with special needs ages 14 and up, which will be on February 7, 2020. It will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheboygan Falls and Christian Life Church in Plymouth. If you are interested in volunteering or attending this event, please visit our website at sheboyqancounty.nighttoshine.com.

Family Camp is back for the second year. Watch for details soon.

MISSION OF THE MONTH: The offerings received in January are going to the FRC Food Vault. The amount received to date is $1,550.00.

Attention Church Family! On Saturday, February 15th, from 6:00-8:00 PM, we are hosting How to Speak Your Spouses Love Language featuring Jocelyn Medrek from Great Marriages for Sheboygan County. The evening will begin with dinner which will be provided by our youth. The dinner will be a fundraiser for the youth mission trip. Following dinner you will learn what your love language is and how to speak all 5 love languages so you can keep your partner's "love tank" full. Cost is $10.00 per person. Child care is available. During registration please indicate the number of children and their ages. Registration is only available online at www.great-marriages.org/events. If you have questions feel free to contact Pastor Brian.

We need you!! We only have a few more families lined up for Faces of FRC. If you are willing to share, please take a little time to submit your information. All you need to do is answer a few simple questions and submit a photo. You can either submit your information by going to the FRC website: www.frcoostburg.org and click on the Faces of FRC tab and fill out the form online or pick up a form at the Information Booth and place it in the Faces of FRC box with a picture attached. Thanks for your help!

Ladies and teens are invited to the 4th Annual Women's Retreat at Faith Reformed Church on Saturday, February 81h from 8:00 - 12:30 (doors open at 7:30 AM). Our time together will include worship, testimony, craft, fellowship and a time of sharing from guest speaker, Rachel Craddock. Her message, "Rooted in Love," is based on Ephesians 3 & 4. To register, call the church office at 668-6725. For those registering after Jan. 31st the craft experience may not be available.

Sunday, January 5th - Offering Received - $17,332.30 (Budget Amount Needed $19,669).

Anchor of Hope is offering a confidential post-abortive support group/bible study starting on Tuesday, Feb. 4th• If your life has been impacted by an abortion decision, we invite you to join us as we seek to experience the forgiveness and grace found in Jesus. The 10-week study will start at 6:00 PM and will meet at Anchor of Hope Health Center located at 703 North 9th Street in Sheboygan. If you're interested in participating, call 920- 452-4673 or text 4GIVEN to our confidential number at 920-226-4837.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

Fifth Graders - The next High Five will be on Sunday, February 16th. We look forward to a movie day here at church!

It's just about time to register for Camp Manitoqua. Watch for registration materials next week. Children who have completed third through fifth grade are able to attend June 14-19.

MEN'S MINISTRIES

Attention Men! Don't forget to purchase your ticket(s) for the No Regrets Conference this Saturday. Tickets will be on sale this morning at the No Regrets Booth. Consider buying one or more extra tickets and invite others to join you. The cost is $15 per ticket and $10 per ticket if you purchase two or more. Tickets are also available online at the church website: www .frcoostburg.org

ADVANCED ANNOUNCEMENTS

February 3 - Registration open for Summer Camp at Manitoqua! Get online registration guide on the Uth Board.

February 11 - Community Meal from 5:30 - 6:30 PM and Food Pick-up from 6:00 - 7:30 PM

February 16 - 3 year old through fifth grade sing during worship. {date changed)

Feb. 21-23 - Area High School Winter Retreat at Silver Birch Ranch - Sign up on the Uth Board, consent form and money ($75) due Feb. 5th.

February 23 - Service of Remembrance at 6:00 PM. Work Group #2

March 15 - Children's Sunday.

April 12 - 3 year old through fifth grade sing during worship - Easter.

June 14-19 - Camp Manitoqua for those kids who have completed third through seventh grade.

July 19-25- High School Twin Cities Mission Trip.

August 7-9 - FRC Family Camp weekend at Pine Ridge Campground.

Please be in prayer for the following people this week:

Pray for Mary Dulmes as she receives rehabilitative therapy at the Haven Drive Campus of Pine Haven.

Pray for E.J. Caljouw as his body reacts to his first cancer treatment which took place this past Tuesday. Pray that the treatment is effective with minimal side effects.

Pray for Kay Huenink who is recovering at home after having had knee replacement surgery.

Pray for Nancy Josiah as she continues to deal with side effects from previous treatments.

Pray for Ruth Ann Draayers as she seeks relief from back pain.

Pray for Verla Westerbeke as she receives her maintenance chemotherapy treatment on Monday. Pray that the treatment is effective with minimal side effects.

Pray for Jean Kohls with her ongoing treatments for cancer.

Pray for Tom Horn with his ongoing kidney dialysis and other health issues.

Reach - Within FRC and Our Community:

Love Inc.: Is always in need of volunteers to be the hands and feet of Christ. The Transformational Ministry is always in need of people willing to walk alongside those choosing transformation through the courses they offer. You could take a class, be a mentor, teach a class, help in the kitchen or help with child care. The first step would be volunteer training. The next training will be held on Tuesday, January 21, from 6:00 -7:30 PM or Thursday, January 23 from 10:00 - 11 :30 AM. Please contact Dawn at 920-783-6701 x 5104 or email her at dawn@loveincsheboygancounty.org to sign up to attend at the Love Inc. Office located at 807 Forest Avenue, Sheboygan Falls.

Please stop at the Love Inc. table to look at all the different options available for you. Contact Cindy Hoitink at 564-3150 or phoitink@hotmail.com with any questions.

Reach - Our World:

Missionaries - Gay Wynveen and Pam Quaas do a wonderful job in keeping us up to date with the missionaries we support through the board in the narthex. Contact them if you would like to help support our missionaries by letter or email.

Remember Nhu - Ending child sex slavery through prevention. FRC helped start the Ke24 home in Kenya. Sponsorship is still need for 29 girls! (Either $60, $40 or $20 per month}. Imagine the impact we can have on these girl's lives. Please consider changing their world. See Pastor Brian for details.

If you have any questions about any of the Reach opportunities, please contact Cindy Hoitink 564-3150 or phoitink@hotmail.com

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