VBS – ATHENS
Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth
We are looking for volunteers to help us get ready and to run our VBS. As you know this is a great ministry to our community and a great opportunity to serve alongside other members of the church. There are opportunities to be involved as a group leader, marketplace shop owner, column builder and a work day volunteer. Please connect with Sarita to find out more.
There will be a lunch and workshop for those involved in VBS on Sunday June 2 from 1-4 p.m. Please reply (to Sarita) by May 26th if you plan on attending.
Our regular Family Night has ended until September but for the next month there will be games and activities for Elementary and Jr. High ages from 6:30-7:45 pm.
The adult Bible study group will be studying the gospel of Luke and will be led by Gord Emigh.
A brand new prayer list will be produced for the first Wednesday in May. If you have a new, specific prayer request or an update to an existing request that you would like included, please contact the church office by email or leave a note in the church office mailbox by the end of the month.
50 Plus Luncheon…
Join us Tuesday, May 28 at 11:30 a.m. for a special time which will include a delicious meal and special guest Ralph and Marge Venema of the Brazos de Amor Orphanage in Mexico, For more information, please see Marilyn.
Malawi Pastor’s Conference
Pastor Ryttersgaard and Melanie have arrived for the pastor’s conference in Malawi. Their team includes Pastor and Cheryl Kring from Delhi, Ontario, Pastor Gord Belyea and Peggy White (Peggy and her husband are long time supporters of the ministry in Malawi). Please pray for them as they travel and as they minister to the pastors and their wives at widows clubs and in village churches. Ask the Lord to strengthen them, bless their work and bring them safely home.
Growing Older & Wiser – Wednesday Morning Bible Study
“We can’t change the fact that we are getting older. And indeed we may not want to. Age brings many gifts, even as it brings opportunities for continued growth. This study offers a biblical perspective on aging and show how powerfully God can use those who ave grown wiser with the years.”
This study will be held Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and will be led by Pastor Downs.
Ross and Doreen’s son and Jane and Terry’s brother Mike has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Please pray for Mike and his family as they anticipate chemo and radiation treatments. Ask the Lord to strengthen and help the entire Wilkins family.