VBS 2016: VBS will run from August 1st-5th. We are passing around signup sheets today with the positions we need filled. If you can help in any of these, please write your name down.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER - THURSDAY, MAY 5th:
1) National Day of Prayer breakfast, 7:15 a.m. at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau. Music by Carl & Dianna Cole/Maria Lewis. This is a FREE breakfast, limited seating. R.S.V.P. by May 3rd call (815) 297-2918 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 2) Pray for Our Nation Ceremony at the Stephenson County Courthouse, 11:30 concert by Mark & Lynn Rische with FREE sack lunch followed by 12 noon Ceremony. 3) Prayer Service at our church 6 - 8 pm.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAY: The church will be open on Thursday, May 5th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for a ‘come as you are’ to pray event. This is open to everyone to come and pray for our nation.
BRAT STAND WORKERS: Anyone that is helping with the Brat stand on May 6 & 7 and handling the food will need to wear an apron and hat/or hair-net. Cub Foods provides the hairnets for those who don't have a hat and the church has some aprons.
FUNDRAISER FOR YOUTH GROUP: On May 6-7 (Fri. & Sat) plan to come to the brat stand at Cub Foods and purchase something to eat on one or both of those days to help raise money for the youth group. Contact Linda Rios at 815-297-5311 or the church office with questions.
GRADUATION RECOGNITION & GRADUATE NAMES: We will be taking time to celebrate with our 2016 High School and College graduates during the worship service on Sunday, May 15th. Please help us by providing the name of any High School or College graduate to the church office by May 8th. Forms are available on the table in the Welcome Center.
CHANGE FOR LIFE 2016 FUNDRAISER: We will have baby bottles available on May 8th for anyone who would like to take one home and fill it with spare change, cash or a check to help support the Freeport Pregnancy Center. Return by Father’s Day.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS: Rick Eiler will continue his study in Hebrews.
BRUCE DONKER SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS: “Sometimes God gives us more than we can handle…alone.”Join us as we start a six part video series “Acts Of God”. This will be presented as a Sunday School class and a Small Group study. Your leaders are Bruce and Susie Donker. The study has begun and will continue through Sunday May 22nd and Tuesday May 24th. The Sunday/Tuesday sessions will be the same, so if you miss Sunday morning, you may come Tuesday night.
SOFTBALL TEAM SIGN-UP: Church League Softball season is just around the corner. If you are interested in playing on Emmanuel’s team this year, please add your name to the signup sheet posted on the tripod in the foyer. If you have any questions, contact Roger Hull.
HOMETOUCH: Copies of the May HomeTouch paper are available on the table in the Welcome Center for anyone who would like one. They are great to take to shut-ins or the home bound.
COPIES OF ANY SERMON: We have sermons on our website (www.cedarec.org). Select: Menu, Ministries, Sermons. If you would rather have a CD, there are copies available in the Welcome Center.
MAY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY LIST AVAILABLE: Copies of the May birthday/anniversary list are available on the table in the Welcome Center for those who were not here when they were distributed.
VILLAGE NEWSPAPER AVAILABLE: Copies of the May Echoes of Cedarville village newspaper are available on the table in the Welcome Center for those who are interested.
CAMP REGISTRATION INFORMATION AVAILABLE: Rock River Bible Camp Registration forms for all camps are now available on the website www.rockriverbiblecamp.org. If you are in need of financial assistance this year, please contact the church office so that help can be arranged.
THANK YOU: I would like to thank the church family for their generosity. The card and gifts given to me for Administrative Professionals Day was great appreciated. Cindy Lasco