November 16, 2014

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November 16, 2014
November 16, 2014
Welcome and Announcements
Prayer
Worship Songs
A New Hallelujah
Come Thou Almighty King
A Mighty Fortress is Our God #26
Great Are You Lord
Lord, I Need You
Scripture Reading
Philippians 3:17-21
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Offering
Children are dismissed for Children’s Church in Room A
Message
Sermon Series: Philippians
Part 14 - Perilous Journey
Philippians 3:17-21
Mahlon Friesen - Interim Pastor
Benediction
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TODAY’S ACTIVITIES
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
10:45 AM
Praise Team Practice
Prayer
Sunday School
Golden Living Center Church Service
Worship Service
VISITOR INFORMATION
Visitors - If you are visiting with us today, we would like to give you a
Welcome Packet and a booklet called “The God Questions”. In
the Welcome Packet you will learn more about Broken Bow EFree Church and all of our ministries. Welcome Packets and
the booklet are available on the Information Table in the lobby or
ask an Usher or Greeter for assistance. Thanks for worshiping
with us today.
Nursery - Is available for any infants and toddlers under the age of 3.
The nursery is located off of the Activities Room in Rooms D
and E.
Children’s Church - Is available for children ages 3 through 1st grade
in Room A. Children will be dismissed prior to the sermon.
Children’s Bulletins - Are available in the foyer and contain Bible activity pages for kids. The green ones are for ages 3-6 and the
blue ones are for ages 7-12.
Song Sheets - If you have a hard time seeing the words on the
screen, yellow song sheets are available in the foyer.
Questions - Ushers are available to answer questions or to help find
what you are looking for.
Watch and Listen Online - If you cannot make it to church or if you
are visiting out of town, you can still be a part of the Worship
Service by watching the live broadcast at www.bowefc.org. You
can also watch or listen to previously recorded services.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Financial Report
God loves a cheerful giver - 2 Corinthians 9:7
Weekly Budget
Nov. 9th Offering
$5,800
$5,770
Interviews - If you haven’t already done so, would you take a minute today to
sign up for an interview with Pastor Mahlon and Darlene? They’ve talked to
about a 100 people so far, and want to include you! They’d like to get to know
you and hear any ideas you have about the church. There is a sign-up calendar available in the foyer.
Thanksgiving Supper - The Missions Committee is providing a FREE Thanksgiving Supper (complete with turkey and
all the fixins) during part of the Missions Conference, on Sat.,
Nov. 22nd, beginning at 6:00 PM. To reserve your seats, contact any of these Missions Committee members to get your
FREE tickets: John Whitney, Mel May, Jean Bose, Geri Johnson or Karen Strawder, or call the church office.
Missionary Wives Christmas - We are once
again collecting funds so that we can send at
least $100 to each Missionary wife that we
support. Our goal is to raise $2000. You can
place your donation in the box in the foyer or
place in the offering plate with “Missionary
Wives” on the memo line. We would like to
collect all the money by Wed., November
26th so we can send the checks out at the
beginning of December. $575 has been received so far.
Angel Tree - Will be coming soon. The recipients this year will be the residents of the Golden Living Center. Each ornament on the tree will have a
name and a suggested gift. We ask that the gifts be brought to the church by
Thursday, Dec. 11th. We will deliver the gifts on Sunday, Dec. 14th. After we
deliver the gifts and sing carols, we will return to the church for a soup supper.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing - The Salvation Army is once again looking for
volunteers to ring bells and collect money to help people in need in Custer
County. 90% of all funds raised through this project stay in Custer County. If
you are interested in filling a 2-hour time slot, contact the church office. Store
locations are: Grocery Kart, Schmick’s, Shopko and Alco.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Revolution Student Ministries
Late Start Breakfast - All 7th – 12th grade youth are invited to the Taylor
home this Wed., Nov., 19th at 9:00 AM for breakfast and a short devotional. Pastor Brant and Susanne are offering rides to school from their home
before the 10:00 AM start.
Students and Parents - Want to stay “connected” via text? Periodically Pastor Brant will send out important reminders or encouragement. To receive
these messages via text, text @201415rev to (402) 858-9444. You can optout of messages at any time by replying, 'unsubscribe @201415rev'.
White Elephant Christmas Party - On Dec. 17th, we will celebrate Christmas with a party and “White Elephant” gift exchange. Each person is to find
or purchase a “unique” gift (spend no more than $5), wrap it and bring it to
Youth Group.
Thank You - To Dena Sievering who has been helping coordinate the meals
before Youth Group. Thanks to the others who volunteered to assist. You will
be contacted in the months ahead as the various needs arise.
Welcome Aboard! The Revolution Student Ministry is excited with the
addition of Steve Hostick to our Wednesday Small Group Leadership Team.
Young Couples Fellowship - The YCF is planning a date night on Fri., Dec. 12th, beginning at
6:00 PM in the backroom of the Tumbleweed Café. They are planning an Ugly Sweater Christmas
Party and White Elephant Gift Exchange. More
details will follow.
This Week’s Birthdays and Anniversaries
Nov. 16th - 22nd
Nov:
15 Jim Goings
16 Katie Winter
19 Aubry Hammond
19 Geri Johnson
20 Gene French
Nov:
20 Steve & Deb Hostick
20 Clifford & Gaylean Olson
20 Alvin & Inger Sherbeck
Challenge Center Building Update - The current total is $393,333.58.
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THIS WEEK
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
7:30 PM
7:30 PM
LIFE-Group for Women @ Wanda Anderson’s
Divorce Care
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
1:30 PM
Ladies Bible Study at the High Rise
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
6:00 AM
Men’s Fraternity
9:30 AM
Wednesday Morning Ladies Bible Study
12:00 PM-2:00 PM *Christian Women’s Luncheon
5:00 PM
P.I.G.S. Puppet Practice
6:30 PM
AWANA
6:30 PM
Revolution Youth Group
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
9:30 AM
Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM *Weight Watchers
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 Missions Conference Weekend
7:00 PM
Missionary Fireside Chats (in various homes)
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 Missions Conference Weekend
7:00 AM
6:00 PM
Men’s Breakfast @ Tumbleweed Café
Thanksgiving Supper (free) - Missionaries
UPCOMING EVENTS
Nov.
26
Dec.
2
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No P.I.G.S, AWANA or Revolution Youth Group
Worship Committee Meeting 7:30 PM
Missions Meeting
*Denotes non-BB-EFC activities being held at the church
Our Mission: Leading People into a Growing
Relationship with Jesus Christ.
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PRAYER AND PRAISE
November 16, 2014
“The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.”
Lillian Schmitz (3 year old daughter of Amber Peterson) - She was
able to come home this last week and was scheduled to have Chemo
in Kearney on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Karen Cunningham: Continue to pray for her as she recovers
from shoulder surgery. Pray for strength to endure the physical therapy and for pain levels to subside so she can rest at night.
Pray for Our Church in This Transition - That we will be faithful in
our service and prepared for the fruitful ministry God has in store for
us.
Pray for our Search Committee as they continue to pray and prepare to pursue a godly candidate for the Senior Pastor position.
BB-EFC Missionary of the Week: Helen Langlie, wife of Gordon
Langlie, who was the Broken Bow EFC Church Planter, writes
that she has so many happy memories of the time she and Gordon
served here at BB-EFC. God bless all of you in your great work there
in Broken Bow.
Pray for a Midwest District Church: Gothenburg Evangelical Free
Church, Gothenburg, NE, Pastor Nathaniel Gustafson
Those Serving Today:
Nursery: Tony and Tina Millsap, Tania Kreitman
Children’s Church: Kyla and Abby Olson, Kelsey Bredthauer
Ushers: Travis Hansen, Monte Hermsmeyer, Craig Ottun
Greeter: Bette Fauquet, Doris Cole
Those Serving Next Week:
Nursery: John and Mandy VanZandt, Emily Deterding
Children’s Church: Chelsea Carlson, Samy Hundstad
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SERMON NOTES
Perilous Journey
Philippians 3:17-21
November 16, 2014
As a growing Christian I ...
_________________________ godly examples v. 17
________________________ false teaching vv. 18-19
Anticipate _________________ coming
vv. 20-21
How does God want me to respond to this passage?
For further study, pick up a copy of today’s handout (orange) in the
foyer with “Digging Deeper” questions and the Word Find puzzle.
Next week: Missions Conference with Luther Eatman
Broken Bow Evangelical Free Church
2079 Memorial Drive Broken Bow, NE 68822
(308) 872-3000 www.bowefc.org
Church Office Hours – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Mon.-Thurs.
Interim Pastor -
Pastor Mahlon Friesen
Email: [email protected]
Associate Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries - Pastor Brant Taylor
Email: [email protected]
Secretary Geri Johnson
Email: [email protected]
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