Minneapolis First Seventh-day Adventist Church

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Announcements for Sabbath May 27, 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 bulletin, the 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 be Potluck this week. 
 
*International Day will be this Sabbath, May 27, 2017.  There will be a special divine service, a multi-cultural fellowship lunch, and an afternoon program.  Please invite family and friends to attend.
 
*Focus on Evangelism updates: The following are available to you to get involve and to share with others:                                                                                                 
-Baptismal/Visitor class in the sanctuary close to the AV area.                                 
-Discover Bible school lessons. Bible study by mail (enrollment cards are in the foyer)
-GLOW tracks to share (available in the foyer)
-Weekly community service outreach. (Bring food and clothing to share. Come out to help)
-GLOW mission trip- Please Sign up. See Sister Sasha
Make yourself available to be used by the Lord
 
*GLOW Literature Distribution Mission Trip.  Minneapolis First SDA Church will be providing food and welcome to the missionaries for the kickoff meeting Friday, June 30th at 6 pm - located in the Fellowship Hall and Sanctuary. Please be encouraged to attend. Please contact the Outreach Team (Rebecca, Leo & Sasha) if you can help with food on Friday night. We want to be very welcoming and supportive to all the missionaries. (See flyer below for details)
 
*Please join us on Sabbath afternoons at 3pm as we read and discuss the book, "The Desire of Ages".  See Karmen Keith for more details at karmen_keith@yahoo.com or 7 63-742-7740.
 
*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.  Please contact Lee Morse at leoneamorse@gmail.com or call (651) 246-9123.
 
*Camp Meeting 2017 is coming up! Mike Tucker, Mid-week Speaker, and Carlton Byrd, Weekend Speaker, will be presenting on Christ’s method for winning souls. Come Mingle, Minister, Make Disciples at Maplewood Academy June 6-10!
 
*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.
*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.