Bulletin for Sabbath January 25, 2020

Worship Service


Hymns of Praise


Jon Schewe



Elder Lawrence Ancrum



Elder Lawrence Ancrum



Praise and Worship Team

Opening Prayer


Pastor Nakwan Kitching

Children’s Story


Jessica Arika

Praise and Worship


Praise and Worship Team

Intercessory Prayer


Elder Lawrence Ancrum

Worship in Giving


Daniel Damte

Reading of the Word

Genesis 1:1

Irene Kagose

Worship in Music


Neema Machel

The Spoken Word

"The Names of God"

Pastor Nakwan Kitching

Song of Consecration


Jon Schewe



Pastor Nakwan Kitching

Church Announcements

Our condolences go out to  Sheila Braithwate who lost her Uncle this week.
There will be a business meeting for all church members on February 1st immediately following the service.

The music department is seeking new MEMBERS to join the praise team and choir. Those interested see Mr. Brown, Blaine or Angelica.

Pastor Kitching Office Hours (*By Appointment Only), Tuesday: 9 am-2 pm, Wednesday: 3:30-5:30 pm, Thursday: 9-2 pm. To schedule an appointment with the pastor, please email minneapolisfirst@gmail.com

Come join us for midweek prayer and Bible study “Order my Steps” a journey through Psalms 119. Wednesdays, Bible Study 6:00pm - 7:00pm, prayer 7:00PM - 7:15pm. All are welcome! Please bring a friend! You can tune in online at  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/349347989 or via phone at 571-317-3116, Access Code: 349-347-989.

Clothing Sharing needs winter jackets for all ages and sizes.

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.

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.

The Seniors Bible Study group meets every 3rd Sunday 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

Bullying Prevention Training at Southview Church. There is going to be a Bullying Prevention Training at Southview Church on January 25 & 26  from 2-5 pm & 11 am - 2 pm. Register at https://pixelark.com/southviewsdachurch/form/pathfinding-parents-bullying-prevention-registration/?6668



PROPEL RALLY. Pastor Eric Flickinger, Associate Speaker for It Is Written, will be holding a "Propel Rally" on Sabbath, January 25th, 2020, from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Rochester Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1100 - 37th St. NW, Rochester, MN.  This Propel Rally is to kick off our Minnesota Conference-wide Propel initiative in cooperation with It Is Written.  This initiative is for the entire Minnesota Conference.  If you cannot attend in person, please live-stream it by going to www.mnsda.com, or by going to https://www.youtube.com/user/MinnesotaConference.  Join Pastor Eric Flickinger as he shares what the Lord is doing around the world and what He can do in your life.  You will be encouraged, inspired, and challenged.


Conference Delegates Meetings
The Conference will hold delegates meetings in various geographical regions to elect the Nomination Committee members and the discussion of other Conference issues. The dates and place for the area meetings are listed below
February 8:  Area 6 – 5:30 PM - Faith Church International
February 9: Areas - 9 and 10 – 2:30 PM – St Paul Karen SDA church
February 9: Area 2 – 7:00 PM – Hutchinson SDA church
February 15: Areas 1 – 6:00 PM – Bemidji SDA church
February 29: Areas 3 and 4 - 6:00 PM – Rochester SDA Church
March 1: Area 5 - 10:00AM - Hinckley SDA church
March 1: Areas - 7 and 8 - 4:00PM - Minnetonka SDA church


Young Adult Mountain Fellowship

Young Adult Mountain Fellowship, February 9, 2020 at Bulk Hill, MN. Enjoy a day of snowboarding or skiing with friends. Join the crew for discounted lift ticket and a time of community building in God's beautiful nature. For more information and to register go to https://minnesotaconferenceofsda.regfox.com/young-adult-mountain-fellowship . Registration closes February 4.