Minneapolis First Seventh-day Adventist Church

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Announcements for Sabbath January 20, 2018

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 Wednesday 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 fellowship lunch this week! 

*Minneapolis First Food Sharing Program is asking to hold off on donations for can goods as we have enough at the moment.   Please donate items such as dry beans, Rice, Cereal, cooking oil, etc.  Share the love of Christ by helping to feed the hungry.
*Visitor's Day is January 27, 2018! Please invite your family, friends, members of this community and others to church to learn about the Love of Jesus and to build a loving relationship with us as brothers and sisters.
*On January 27, 2018, from 5:00-9:00pm the Deacons and Deaconesses will be hosting a Board Game Night!  Bring board games. Light snacks will be provided. (See flyer)
*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 Pam Otundo at pnobonyo@yahoo.com if you would like to help.
From the Conference:
Join us January 27 from 6-9 pm at Minnetonka Christian Academy for Winterfest 2018. There will be food, games and much more! To host a booth, please contact Andy Carlson at andy.carlson@mnsda.com. The event will take place at 3500 Williston Rd, Minnetonka, MN.

Maplewood Academy is now officially confirmed to take its Mission Trip to Puerto Rico. At this late date, we have room for additional adult workers if you are interested in joining us rebuild an Adventist Youth Camp near Fronton, Ciales. The dates are March 9-18. The cost of the trip is $1500 per person which covers airfare, project fees, lodging, food, ground transportation, and insurance. If you are interested in joining us, you absolutely must reserve your spot by January 19 so we can complete our airfare arrangements. Contact Linda Vigil by calling Maplewood Academy at 320-587-2830.

Sept. 6–9, 2018 All North American Division members are invited to attend the 2018 Pacific Union Children and Family Ministries Convention coming to Monterey Bay, California. Whether you are a church, conference or union leader in Children’s or Family Ministries, you won’t want to miss this convention designed with you in mind. Watch for more information to come.