Minneapolis First Seventh-day Adventist Church

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Announcements for Sabbath April 22, 2017

Stuck at home on Sabbath? Experience the blessing live on line 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 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.  Please join us for food and fellowship.
*Second Reading for the Membership Transfer of Bruce Berlin, From Minneapolis First SDA Church (Minneapolis, MN) to Artichoke SDA Church (Correll, MN)
*Second Reading for the Membership Transfer of Karilyn Wissmiller from Minneapolis First SDA Church (Minneapolis, MN) to Cambridge SDA Church (Cambridge, MN)
*Second Reading for the Membership Transfer of Crystal Kemboi from Minneapolis First SDA Church (Minneapolis, MN) to Longview Heights SDA Church (Memphis, TN)
*Second Reading for the Membership Transfer of Kelly Phipps from Minneapolis First SDA Church (Minneapolis, MN) Minnesota Conference SDA Church (Maple Grove, MN)
*April 22, 2017 the Minneapolis First Youth will be Presenting Youth Day "God's Gifts He Gave You." Come and support our Youth
*April 22, 2017 Adventist Youth Service (AYS) will be meeting at 3:00pm.  All youth and young adults are invited to attend.  
*April 29, 2017 the Minneapolis Pathfinders will be Presenting Pathfinder Day.  The Pathfinders will be collecting a special offering to support the Pathfinder Club after the sermon.  Please come and support our Pathfinders.
*There will be a Minneapolis First Women's Ministry Gathering on  May 6th right after church service to wherever time you choose to leave. The Venue will be at 301 E. Burnsville Pkwy, Burnsville Club House, 3rd floor.  Press # 100 to be buzzed in. No kids please. To have a good time without the stress of cooking, we will be seeking $10 dollars per person to pay for a carter. If you would like to attend, please see Gwantwa or Pam Ontundo with your $10 dollar contribution.  You can also deposit in Gwantwa Mwakalundwa's wellsfargo acct.  Please contact her for her acct. information and inform her once you deposit.
*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.
*All Health Professionals – You are cordially invited and encouraged to attend a health networking meeting on camp meeting Sabbath, June 10, from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Social Studies Room of the Ad Building, campus of Maplewood Academy in Hutchinson.  Dr. Ken Dedeker, Health Ministries coordinator for the Minnesota Conference, will be facilitating this meeting with special guest, Angeline David, DrPH, MHS, RDN, Director of NAD Health Ministries. It is hoped to build a statewide network of health professionals and to explore further health initiatives in Minnesota.
*Maplewood Academy Maranatha Project is coming quickly!  We are still looking for volunteers.  All volunteers, even if just coming for 1 day, need to sign up in the Maranatha website. https://maranatha.org/volunteer-opportunities/
*Maplewood Academy Days will be held on April 27-30.  Please see flyer below for more details.  
* Minnesota Women's Ministries invites you to Finding God's Calling 2017: Called To Love First.  Have you ever wondered if God has a call for you personally? Ever wondered if you are part of God's great plan for the world? Join us as we discover the deep calling from God for all of us to love as He loved us. Angie Joseph, a dynamic speaker from Missouri, will lead us through a weekend of discovery and answering God's call on our lives. Cost is $25.The event will be held May 5-6. Fill out the registration form and mail or email it to Kristin at mnwmsda@gmail.com or the Minnesota Conference Office, 7384 Kirkwood Ct, Maple Grove, MN 55369. You can find the registration form at the conference website, www.mnsda.com on the women's ministries page.