Bulletin for Sabbath March 6, 2021

Sabbath school online 9:00 am - check your email or WhatsApp for the links


Please join the live stream for the service at 11:00 am

Worship Service

Hymns of Praise




Elder Anne Juma



Elder Anne Juma



Praise & Worship Team

Opening Prayer


Pastor Nakwan Kitching

Children’s Story


Zoey Nyasende

Praise and Worship


Praise & Worship Team

Intercessory Prayer


Pastor Nakwan Kitching

Worship in Giving


Elder Anne Juma

Reading of the Word

1 John 3:1-3

Elder Anne Juma

Worship in Music


The Spoken Word

“Are you hungry?”

Jack Phillips

Song of Consecration




Pastor Nakwan Kitching


Check your email or WhatsApp for links to the afternoon programs.

Church Announcements

No parking in the accountant’s lot February 13 through April 16

1st reading for the church board meeting on March 14 at Noon.

Womens Ministry has 2 WhatsApp forums that are used to fellowship and post updates within the ministry. If any adult woman is not yet added to these forums and would like to be added, please reach out to Hellen (612-366-8040) so she can add your name.

The Minneapolis First church Community Services is excited to participate in the 40th annual Statewide Food Shelf March Campaign.  The need is great and with your help we will be able to serve more of our community in need. We are asking you to help us with your donations of food. The more you give, the more people we will be able to serve. Our greatest need at the moment is for rice, dried beans (lentils, black beans, pinto, etc.) and juice. The campaign runs from MARCH 1 - APRIL 11, 2021. Please contact Neal Morgan to arrange drop off 952-334-2294. Thank you in advance for all your support.



Propel Minnesota: And Jesus said, Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. This year 1st Church will be doing exactly that! In partnership with It Is Written, Minneapolis First will be evangelizing the state of Minnesota. In preparation for sharing the gospel, a series of training will be provided! The first training is March 17th at 7 pm to discuss "Gathering the Fruit and How Did I Plant". We hope to see you there.



Community Services clothing giveaway is in need of donations, especially men's coats, pants, shoes, baby clothing for newborns up to age two. We could also use kitchen, bedding items and gloves for all. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE IS OPEN EVERY THURSDAY. If food is needed, please come or tell others to come from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. PLEASE DONATE AND COME ON THURSDAYS AT 3:00 PM to help unload, pack food, sort, set up, serve and clean up. 2315 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Contact Neal at 952-334-2295



Church Mortgage! ...  As you know, we are working toward paying off the mortgage. If Every Person gave an extra $6 a week minimum, we will be done in 2023! Please, don't forget to give your contribution and mark it as Mortgage in whichever way you choose to give.  If you have any questions, please see Nichole Broner.

Pastor Kitching Virtual Office Hours are Monday and Tuesday 9-5, Wednesday 9-3 and Friday 9-5. To schedule a phone or zoom appointment with the pastor, please email minneapolisfirst@gmail.com

Come join us for midweek prayer and Bible study. Wednesdays, Bible Study 6:00pm - 7:00pm, prayer 7:00PM - 7:15pm. You can tune in via phone at 571-317-3116, Access Code: 349-347-989. Watch your email or WhatsApp for a GotoMeeting link to share video.

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, or via CashApp $mpls2315nicollet. Also, checks can be mailed to 2315 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55304.

The church prayer line phone number is 612-351-3093, access code 724197#. The prayer line meets at 5:00am.

If you have an announcement for the bulletin, the deadline is Wednesday at 12:00 Noon.  Please have your council head 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 or WhatsApp lists? If not, contact the church clerk via email at minneapolisfirst@gmail.com.  This is a good way to know what’s going on at the church and around us.

If you need any audio visual needs: slideshow, special music, etc. Please email us at minneapolisfirst.av@gmail.com.

We are all reminded that we have recycling bins throughout the church, please be mindful what you put in them.

Please leave the parking space in front of the shed for Pastor to park.


From the Conference

Digital Discipleship & Evangelism
All Adult Ministries Directors, Coordinators and Volunteers, join us for the upcoming 6 Part LIVE Series on Digital Discipleship & Evangelism presented by Jamie Domm, Digital Media Expert. The event will be held LIVE on our YouTube Page – NAD Adult Ministries and our Facebook Page- @nadadultmin 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time 2nd and 4th Tuesdays starting January 12 through March 23, 2021. Join us and learn how to enhance your ministry’s digital presence and win souls for Christ in a new way!



Messiah’s Mansion
Countryside Christian Center SDA Church, near St. Cloud, will be host to Messiah’s Mansion this summer.  The life-size sanctuary will be coming in August, dates for tours are August 14-22, 2021. For more information or to schedule a tour, please call Dave Parker at 218-639-3549, or email: loggerdave372@gmail.com

North Star Camp Ministry Openings
Calling Young Adults who are ready to make a difference in campers’ lives. Horses, lake activities, and friendships serve as a wonderful backdrop to a job where you can connect yourself and others with Jesus – it’s the greatest goal! Apply for this adventure at:  www.northstarcamp.org/employment