THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES (7/21– 7/27)

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

WEDNESDAY
6:00– 7:30 PM – Youth Choir in the Shed. 6:00 – Pizza; 6:30 PM – PracticeJ

THURSDAY
9:00 AM – Eernisse Circle meets at church.  Hostess – Phyl Vander Ploeg

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR EVERYONE! 

Our Christian Sympathy is extended to Phyllis Parrish and her extended family in the loss of Norman on July 11th, and to Gary & Marilyn Glander and Lee & Mary Kaat and their extended families in the loss of Althea Kaat on July 14th.  We pray God will comfort these families in their time of bereavement.

MISSION OF THE MONTH:  The offerings received in July will go toward school supplies.  Any money received above and beyond the amount needed to provide school supplies will go to theFood Vault for purchase of future necessities. The amount received to date is $255.00. 

Urgent Need:  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$$!

There are still a few spots available for Family Camping weekend which is August 16-18 atPine Ridge Campground in Waldo.  A sign-up sheet and brochures are at the Information Booth.  See Lori or Toby with questions.  Please note: Deposits are due TODAY!

Are you a beautician/barber? We could use your help with an outreach event on the evening of Tuesday, August13.  Please see Lori if you would like more information.

Our Men’s Ministry Team is sponsoring a trip to Lambeau Field for the Packer’s Family Night on Friday, August 2. The doors will be open at 5:30 PM and activities start at 7:30 PM.  Snacks, soda and water will be available prior to the game.  We have 60 tickets reserved on a first-paid first-served basis. The cost is $10 per ticket. Tickets can be paid for in the church office. Transportation via the church bus will be available to the first 28 who would like a ride.  The bus will leave the church at 3:30PM.  There is a sign-up sheet at theInformation Booth.  If you have questions contact Pastor Brian.

ATTENTION ALL RETIREES AND SENIOR CITIZENS!Young at Heart will be going to Farm Wisconsin Discovery Tour on Monday, August19 leaving church at 9:00 a.m. The cost will be $25.00 per person which includes a bus tour, leisurely walking tour, and a buffet style meal including gratuity and sales tax.  A minimum of 20 people is required in order to get this price. Please sign up by next Sunday, July 28.  The bus holds 28; the count has to be in byAugust 1.

The annual Men’s Golf Scramble (four person best-ball) will be held on Saturday,September 7 at Autumn Ridge Golf Course near Valders. Tee-off is at 7:30 AM.The cost is $40 per person which includes green fees, a power cart, lunch and prizes. You are encouraged to form your own teams but we will do our best to form teams for those who sign up as individuals.  Each team is encouraged to designate a team captain. There is a sign-up sheet at the Information Booth.  For questions contact Pastor Brian.

Sunday, July 14th – Offerings Received – $12,044.00; Attendance – 341.

July Food Vault Needs:  Spaghettios, fruit juice and mac and cheese.  Items can be placed in the food vault barrel in the coat room outside of the office.

AugustFest 2019 onFriday, August 9th – FRC will be hosting a booth at this event. The goal is to provide free water bottles (Matthew 25:37-40), books and literature to those that attend the event. Also, we’d like to have an area for kids to be able to get their faces painted, use stick on tattoos and fill-in coloring pages.  We will need volunteers to help operate the booth and work with the kids.  We will also need water bottle donations by July 15th and coolers to borrow by the time of the event.  Sign-up sheets will be available at the information booth, if you are willing to help out.  If you have questions you can contact Brett Lilyquist.  Thank you for your help!

The 2019 Christian Schools Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, August 10that Town and Country Golf Club in Sheboygan. Friends and supporters of SheboyganChristian and Oostburg Christian School are encouraged to participate in this fun event.  Go to our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ChristianSchoolsGolfOuting for more information or to register your foursome.

PineHaven's NODA (No One Dies Alone) Team is looking for volunteers who have a special place in their hearts for our elderly residents and would like the privilege of holding their hand, reading the Bible or just being with them in their last days. Our next NODA training will be July 25th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at our Haven Drive Campus in theEducation Room. If interested, please contact Sue Niesen, Volunteer Coordinator at 920-550-5289 or sniesen@pinehaven.org

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES

Hey kids – we’ve got lots of fun planned just for you this summer.  The next event is the movie “Wonderpark” at Sheboygan Marcus Theater thisWednesday, July 31st.  Checkout the Children’s Ministry Board outside the Church Library for permission slips and more information about Summer Fun!!!

WOMEN’S MINISTRIES

Attention all Ladies:  Our church will be hosting a Revive 2019Event on September 27-28, 2019. This will be a simulcast presentation to join thousands of Women in seeking Him for revival. This event will be held inIndianapolis and around the globe for "SEEKING HIM", a conference from REVIVE Our Hearts. The speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth – author of Adorned Bible study that many of you women are familiar with. Other speakers’ include Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh and many more, will open God'sWord to reveal the heart of true revival on Friday evening and all daySaturday.  Save the date and invite friends and family to this great opportunity to grow in the Lord!  For more information please see the pink insert in today’s bulletin, or contact Holli Rook or Mary Roethel.

 

MEN’S MINISTRIES

The next Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be on Saturday, August 3, at 6:00 PM at Judi’sPlace in Oostburg.  Men of all ages are welcome.  If you plan to come, please sign-up at the Information Booth.

ADVANCED ANNOUNCEMENTS

July 31 – Summer Fun – On the Move – Movie Wonderpark (9:00 AM – 12:15 PM).

August 7 – Summer Fun Stay and Play (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM).

August 11 – Young Adult Brewer Game! $10 gets you some tailgating fun, good seats and a great crew to watch the game with!  Let Toby know if you are interested if you did not vote on Facebook.

August 11 – Community Worship Service at 6:00 PM at the Oostburg Veteran’s Park.

August 13 – Food and School Supply pick-up from 6:00 – 7:30 PM

August 16-18 – Family camping weekend.

September 7 – Men’ Golf Scramble at Autumn Ridge Golf Course.

September 8 – Worship in the Park and Church Picnic. Serving Groups 2, 4 & 6.

Please be in prayer for the following people this week:

Pray for Carol (Herb) Hengst who will have hip replacement surgery on Wednesday at Memorial Hospital.

Pray for Nancy Huenink (Mrs. Jeremy) as she recuperates from surgery which took place on Thursday.

Pray for Jim Roethel who is receiving physical therapy as part of his recovery from rotator cuff surgery. 

Pray for Dale Ten Pas as he recovers at home after having had surgery.

Pray for Ken (Shorty) Hoftiezer who is under Hospice Care in his room at Cedar Grove Gardens.

Pray for Garrit Ledeboer who is receiving Hospice Care in his room at the Giddings AvenueCampus of Pine Haven.

Pray for Nancy Josiah as her body responds to her most recent chemotherapy treatment.

Pray for Ruth Ann Draayers for relief from her back pain.

Pray for Verla Westerbeke as she awaits a doctor appointment regarding possible surgery.

Pray for Jean Kohls as her body responds to her most recent cancer treatment. 

Pray for Randy Prinsen as his body responds to his most recent chemo treatment. Offer a prayer of praise that his treatments have been going well.

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

Pray for Jeremy Dees as he resides at a transitional home in Fond du Lac.

Reach - Within FRC and Our Community:

LoveInc. Check out the Love Inc. board to find out how you can reach and serve others through this important ministry that walks alongside those choosing to live a more abundant life.  Next volunteer training is Tuesday, July 16from 6:00 – 7:30 PM and Thursday, July 18 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM at the LoveInc. Offices, 807 Forest Avenue, Sheboygan Falls.  Any questions, contact Cindy Hoitink(564-3150) or Diane Joosse (564-2861).

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.

RememberNhu – 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.

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