Minneapolis First Seventh-day Adventist Church

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Announcements for Sabbath July 22, 2017

Stuck at home on Sabbath? Experience the blessing live online at minneapolisfirst.org

*Opportunities to give: You can help support our church by giving tithes and offerings online at our website, minneapolisfirst.org, or arrange to give directly online from your bank.

*The church prayer line phone number is 641-715-3272, access code 798575#; the prayer line meets at 5:00am.
 
*If you have an announcement for the bulletinthe deadline is Thursday at 12:00pm.  Please send it to minneapolisfirst@gmail.com.  Any submissions after this time may not be put in the bulletin until the next week.  

*Are you on the church email list! If not, contact Jennifer Schewe via email at minneapolisfirst@gmail.com This is a good way to know what’s going on at the church and around us.
 
*There will not fellowship lunch until September 2, 2017
 
*First Reading for the Church Board Meeting to be held on August 13, 2017 at 12:00pm in the Conference Room.
 
*Please join us on Sabbath afternoons at 3pm as we read and discuss the book, "The Desire of Ages".  See Rebecca Adubia-Konadu for more information at rebadukona@gmail.com or 612-644-5192.
 
*We are looking for Greeters. Please contact Neal Morgan at denealmo@hotmail.com if you would like to help.

*Can you bring 1 food item each Sabbath?  Minneapolis First Community Services needs help! Please come and show God's love to our neighbors on Thursdays from 4:30 pm to  6:30 pm.  If you are only able to come for an hour, please come from 5 pm to 6 pm.  
 
*Clothing sharing has an urgent need for men's shoes and summer clothing for all ages. Please bring items to church or contact Lee Morse at leoneamorse@gmail.com or call (651) 246-9123.
 
Announcements from the Conference
*Minnesota Women’s Ministries invites you to our Annual Prayer Walk. It is open to everyone, men, women, children, family and church groups. It is a time to come away and spend time with our God. There is a playground, drinking fountains and bathrooms at the start of the trail. It is a hiking trail and the walk is a little over a mile in length with benches located all along the trail.  August 193-5 pm. A come and go event. Come anytime between 3 and 5, receive a prayer prompt guide, make your way on the trail at your own pace, leave when you are done. Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Jensen Lake Trail 860 Cliff Rd, Eagan, see their website for driving directions and more information about the park: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/parks/parksTrails/LebanonHills
 
*Maplewood Academy will be holding a workbee on campus on August 6th from 8am to 3pm.  Lunch will be provided.  If you would like to come on the evening of August 5 we would be happy to house you in the dorm. We would appreciate your help to get our campus ready for the new school year. We will be working on painting dorm rooms, laying carpet in some of the dorm rooms, landscaping and bathroom renovation work. Thank you for all of your prayers as we prepare for the upcoming school year and for your help on August 6. (2017 letterwish list )
 
*Capital City Adventist Christian School is seeking a part-time Pre-K(4) & Kindergarten teacher for the 2017 - 2018 school year. CCACS is a PreK-8 grade school located on the south side of St Paul. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated teacher who will help grow our Pre-K/K program. The program will run Tuesday - Thursday from 8:00 - 3:00. Experience: A degree in elementary education or early childhood education and previous experience preferred. Contact Nancy Kruger 651-730-4447 or krugernan@msn.com.
 
 *Minnetonka Christian Academy is seeking a part-time Pre-K(4) teacher for the 2017 - 2018 school year. MCA is a PreK-8 grade school located on the west side of the Minneapolis metro. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated teacher who will help grow our Pre-K program. The program will run Tuesday - Thursday from 8:00 - 3:00. Experience: A degree in elementary education or early childhood education and previous experience preferred. Contact Andrew Carlson 828.674.9885 or acarlson@minnetonkachristian.com.


*What is the eNorthern Light? On the first Monday of each month, the Conference office shares stories and news from around the Conference via email. If you’re interested in receiving monthly updates on how God is moving in Minnesota, please visit http://www.mnsda.com/article/9/news to sign up for the monthly email, or visit www. mnsdanewsletter.wordpress.com.
 
*African Camp Meeting in Rochester. On Sabbath, August 19, 2017, the Rochester Seventh-day Adventist Church will be hosting an African Camp Meeting. This will be an all-day event with guest speakers, Dr. Leroy Sewell from the Georgia-Cumberland Conference, and Pastor Brian Mungandi from the Minnesota Conference. We would also like to invite African music groups to be a part of this event. Spots will be available for you to sing special numbers throughout the day, as well as during a sacred concert in the afternoon. We look forward to this upcoming event which we know will be a blessing to our brothers and sisters all over Minnesota. If you would like your group to have a special part in this camp meeting event, please contact Pastor Bradley Booth at bradley.booth@mnsda.com or 315-560-4122.


*With the storms of last fall and this spring, North Star Camp is in need of lots of help, cleaning up and cutting up the felled trees. Do you have experience in chainsawing? We need your help September 16th – 17th, 2017. Arrive Sabbath evening the 16th, and stay the night. Lodging will be supplied (yes, free) as well as meals, (Sabbath dinner, Sunday breakfast, and lunch). Gas, bar oil and oil mixture for your chainsaw will also be supplied. Must be 18 years old to handle and run chainsaws at this event. Safety Equipment required:  Chaps, Helmet, Goggles, Ear protection, full-length jeans, Sturdy shoes/boots, Leather Gloves. Heavy Equipment /Bulldozer also needed – R.S.V.P. by August 2nd, 2017 to Les  lehmjr40@gmail.comlesmnacsdr@gmail.com or 612-296-2716
 
Announcements from the Conference
*Minnesota Women’s Ministries invites you to our Annual Prayer Walk. It is open to everyone, men, women, children, family and church groups. It is a time to come away and spend time with our God. There is a playground, drinking fountains and bathrooms at the start of the trail. It is a hiking trail and the walk is a little over a mile in length with benches located all along the trail.  August 193-5 pm. A come and go event. Come anytime between 3 and 5, receive a prayer prompt guide, make your way on the trail at your own pace, leave when you are done. Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Jensen Lake Trail 860 Cliff Rd, Eagan, see their website for driving directions and more information about the park: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/parks/parksTrails/LebanonHills