We are grateful that Emily Key shared her moving testimony with us on Sunday. Emily’s message of pain and hope reminded us to wait in the difficult times. I was especially encouraged that Emily discovered profound peace when she had a relationship with God.
Today Jubilee shared over a ton of God’s Groceries with 99 households. What a joyful, capable and loving group of volunteers gathered to pray and serve today.
Mom’s Group is thriving. This morning the happy sounds of children playing in the gym reached all the way to the foyer. Mom’s Group meets every Tuesday morning. If you know someone who would benefit, talk to Beth Graybill.
Tomorrow evening at 6:30pm join us in the Sojourners Room for the Ash Wednesday Service. This simple service will remind us of our humility and need for God’s forgiveness. The service will include prayers, songs, scriptures and the imposition of ashes, which means placing ashes in the shape of a cross on the forehead.
On Friday morning Jubilee men are invited to Prayer Breakfast at 6:15am at Queen City Truck Stop.
Pine Lake will be bustling all day Saturday. Join the fun at Work Day! The day begins at 8:30. There will be projects for every skill level. Lunch will be provided at 1:00. Talk to Lindsay Diener or Matt Graybill for more details.
All Youth are invited to the Youth Game Night on Saturday evening at 7:00. Joel Diener has those details.
I hope you can join us for Worship on Sunday. This Sunday you can expect to experience God and:
– Anita Wansley preaching from Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 & Matthew 4:1-11
– Celebrating the Lord’s Supper
– Welcome! Class beginning during Sunday School
– Worship Planning Team meeting at 1:30
Tonight I pray for the many of us who are sick or in pain. And I give thanks to be part of a church that tries to do as Jesus taught, to love our neighbors.