Church News 02-19-2023
You Preach the Sermon!
This coming Sunday I would like at least 10 people to tell us their favorite passage of Scripture and a brief story about how that came to be a favorite or an incident in involving that passage. Think 2-3 minutes per person.
Gibson and Josh- Would you pass this along to the college students? I would love to have something from both of you and other students, also.
Lyons Thrift Store Training Saturday February 24 and Monday February 26
Here are the training assignments. We have too many volunteers to fit in on Saturday, so I am pushing some to Monday. That is a good problem to have! Let me know if the assignment does not work for you, I am sure there are alternatives.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.- Noon
Nick, Andrea, Alex, Brooklyn, and Wayne
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Jason, Katrina, Riley, Teresa, and Jackie
Monday 9:00 a.m.- Noon
Doug, Christy, Julie, and Sparrow
February 25 – Convoy of Hope: One Day to Feed the World
Both campuses of Encounter Church are participating in this annual event. We are asked to commit one day’s salary to contribute to Convoy of Hope’s efforts to feed needy children all over the world. This organization is one of the most highly regarded philanthropic ministry’s in the world and is operated by the Assemblies of God.
April 21 – Project Rescue
We will take a special offering on this Sunday to support Project Rescue, a ministry dedicated to purchasing girls out of the sex trade and giving them effective means of self-support.
Wednesday Nights- This week is chapter 5 of our book led by Nick
The book we are studying is by Louie Giglio, Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table.
We will still watch The Chosen every other week until we complete season 3.
Each chapter will be led by a different person. Here is the list:
· February 21 – Nick
· February 28 – The Chosen Christmas Special
· March 6 – Julie
· March 13 – Katrina
· March 20 Jackie
· March 27 – Robb
· April 3– Wayne
Don’t forget the church website- encounterchurchsterling.com