Bulletin for Sabbath October 19, 2019

Worship Service

Hymns of Praise   Nicholas Mireri
Welcome   Elder Lawrence Ancrum
Announcements   Elder Lawrence Ancrum
Introit   Praise and Worship Team
Opening Prayer   Pastor Brian Mungandi
Children’s Story   Jennifer Schewe
Ordination   Pastor Brian Mungandi
Praise and Worship   Praise and Worship Team
Intercessory Prayer   Elder Lawrence Ancrum
Worship in Giving   Elder Lawrence Ancrum
Reading of the Word “John 6:10-12” Leila Kerubo Bichanga
Worship in Music   Angelic Voices
The Spoken Word “The Blueprint for Mission” Pastor Brian Mungandi
Song of Consecration   Nicholas Mireri
Benediction   Pastor Brian Mungandi

Church Announcements

Last month we collected $15,914.30 in offerings.

First reading for the transfer of Kuleni Tamerat from Akaki SDA Church to Minneapolis First SDA Church


Today AYM Presents: Bible Trivia on the Book of Jonah! Come as an individual or as a team up to 5 people to test your knowledge on how well you ACTUALLY know the book of Jonah. See you in the Sanctuary at 2:30 pm.


Family Life Ministries is hosting a bowling event at Memory Lanes (2520 26th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406) on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm. All are invited.

Women Ministry Bible Bowl is coming up on 11/2  at Aldersgate Methodist Church 3801 Wooddale Avenue North, St Louis Park. Time: 1:30 pm

Clothing Sharing needs winter jackets for all ages and sizes.

There will be fellowship lunch this week.

We are looking for someone to clear snow at the church this winter. This is a paid position. If you are interested, please contact Robert Mokua or Jon Schewe.

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 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

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. Their new location is 8232 Hwy 65 NE, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432.

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.