Bulletin for Sabbath August 17, 2019

Worship Service

Hymns of Praise   Nicholas Mireri
Welcome   Elder Lawrence Ancrum
Announcements   Elder Lawrence Ancrum
Introit   Praise and Worship Team
Opening Prayer   Pastor Nakwan Kitching
Children’s Story   Jennifer Schewe
Baptism   Pastor Nakwan Kitching
Praise and Worship   Praise and Worship Team
Intercessory Prayer   TBD
Worship in Giving   TBD
Reading of the Word “Genesis 2:1-3” TBD
The Spoken Word “Divine Appointment” Pastor Nakwan Kitching
Song of Consecration   Nicholas Mireri
Benediction   Pastor Nakwan Kitching

Church Announcements

Reminder of the board meeting tomorrow at Noon.

You are invited to the Minneapolis 1st Health Fair at Whittier Park on August 25th from 1pm - 6pm.

The  senior's bible study group will meet August 25th from 12:30pm to 2:00 pm at 250 3rd Ave N, Minneapolis. Questions call Bruce Bogaard at 612-860-4396.

If you would like to walk and socialize, please meet at the Calhoun Executive Center, 3033 Excelsior Blvd. at 9:00 am on Sundays. Park in the corner nearest the lake. For more information, contact Pauline Misiak at (952) 452-4714 or Jennifer Schewe at (952) 220-1315.

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 612-351-3093, access code 724197#. The prayer line meets at 5:00am and Wednesdays 7:00pm to 7:30pm.

If you would like to share a devotion during mid-week prayers on Wednesdays contact Gwantwa Mbilima or Benta Ogwang.

If you have an announcement for the bulletin, the deadline is Wednesday at 12:00 Noon.  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 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.

There will be no Fellowship Lunch until the fall.

You are invited to share God's message with our community this Sabbath after church.  We will be distributing tracts and invitation for Bible study. Please make plans to join us - Evangelism Council

The  senior's bible study group will meet August 25th from 12:30pm to 2:00 pm at 250 3rd Ave N, Minneapolis. Questions call Bruce Bogaard at 612-860-4396.

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

The fourth quarter of The Northern Light will focus on the “S” of the EYES acronym “EYES on eternity”, the S stands for Spirituality, Service and Stewardship. Kindly share with the Conference church family your experiences as a faithful steward of all that God has given you how He has blessed you. Share how you found opportunities for service in the church and communities in which you live, doing the common good to further the Kingdom. Kindly send your articles on or before October 12 to: bmungandi@mnsda.com or scarlson@mnsda.com. Please include any high definition photos in separate attachments. We hope to have The Northern Light in homes about the second week of November.

ABC Hours The ABC hours will be  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday,  11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, and 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Fridays.

Church Leadership Summit Church officers, please mark your calendars for October 5, 2019, when our second Church Leadership Summit will be held at the Rivers Edge Convention Center in Saint Cloud, Minn. In 2017, you made it plain that you wanted another summit, so begin plans now to attend! More information is available at www.clsmn.net.




Women’s Convention 2019 the upcoming NAD women’s convention is in Orlando Florida on September 26 thru 29. The Theme is Whole and Holy. Event registration ends September 1. To register go to www.nadwm.org/2019-convention.




Upcoming Let God Speak Events at St. Paul Eastside SDA Church Health Secrets Revealed: Water August 18 at 7 pm. Modern Politics and the Bible August 28 at 6 pm. Discovering Revelation September 6 thru 15 at 6 pm. For more information and registration, visit www.spesda.org.

2019 Women’s Ministry Retreat. Friday, October 25-Sunday, October 27- Take Your Masks Off: Living Authentically Women's Retreat. The Retreat is the Women’s Ministries largest event of the year. It is a time to  reconnect with God and each other, make new connections, rejuvenate and get away. Held every year at Cragun's Resort near Brainerd, it's a weekend you don't want to miss! Speaker: Tamyra Horst, author, speaker and Women's Ministries Director for the Pennsylvania Conference
For more information go to https://www.mnsda.com/ministries/women To register go to https://craguns.formstack.com/forms/mwr19 Any questions, please contact Kristin Breiner at mnwmsda@gmail.com.