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Announcements for 9/30/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. Max’s adult Sunday School class will be in the main room and Shaun’s class will be in the conference room.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon text is 1 Corinthians 14:1-25.
 
4. Devil’s Lake Dinner and Worship: Come spend the day at Devil’s Lake State Park on Saturday, October 13th. Hike or boat that afternoon, then meet up for a bring-your-own picnic dinner at the Rock Elm Shelter (on the north shore) starting at 4:30pm. Stick around for a time of worship starting at 6:30pm.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Avery S. and Margaret B.
Communion: Elsa S.
Greeters: Avery S. and Bob B.
Nursery: Michael and Emma V.
Refreshments: Elsa S.

Announcements for 9/23/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am.
 
3. Current Adult Sunday School Classes:
Max is teaching a Sunday school class in the main room. For the next 5 weeks he will be exploring how it is that we know God.
 
Shaun will be teaching a class in the conference room. His class is the first class in a series he’s calling “Pillars for Discipleship”. The class will be looking at establishing solid beliefs and practices for being a follower of Jesus. The first series (5 weeks) will look at the basic claims of Jesus. He’ll be asking those who participate in this class to do a little outside preparation each week…fair warning…
 
4. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon text is 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Diana A.
Communion: Susan E.
Greeters: Mechelle S. and Debbie B.
Nursery: Sunday School: Josh L. and Patti B.
              Worship: Stephen and Joy B.
Refreshments: Pingli W.

Announcements for 9/16/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
Announcements:
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am.
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is from 1 Corinthians 12:12-26.
4. Prayer Walk: This Saturday, September 15th Bryce will be leading a Prayer Walk from Picnic Point to the Wisconsin State Capitol at 2:00pm. The group will meet at the entrance to Picnic Point, 2000 University Bay Dr. in Madison. Please contact Bryce (swiftauburn@gmail.com or 630-340-9225) if you plan to come.
5. Children’s Worship Helpers: If your teen or pre-teen wishes to assist the adult Children’s Worship leaders, please come (and have them come!) to an introductory session after the worship service this Sunday, September 16th. In addition, Children’s Worship sessions still need 1 adult helper per Sunday. If you’re willing to serve the children of Lake Trails in this way, please sign up for as many Sundays as you would like in the “Helper” slot. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly (drkym1@yahoo.com). Sign-up for adult helpers: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aa5a72c7-childrens1
6. Children’s Ministries Meeting: This Sunday (September 16th) following worship, Margaret J. will be meeting with Children’s Sunday School and Children’s Worship leaders to share some of her experience in teaching. The goal is to help us develop some consistent and effective ways to love kids participating in our ministries, especially when they are having difficult days at church. We anticipate this taking about 20 minutes.
7. Mystery Dinner: Our second “Mystery Dinner” will be held on Saturday, September 29th, but the deadline to sign up is Monday, September 17th! For this event, attendees sign up to host or be hosted and will be sorted into random (“mystery”) dinner parties (about 6 per house) for the evening. It’s a great chance to meet new friends and enjoy a shared meal. Please fill out the form at this link by Monday if you plan to participate: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIizjML4–Sy2dLuqjPWfxdxGGXwjLUla0ueEPOfqwAOCtfQ/viewform
8. Women’s Bible Study: The Fall Women’s Bible Study on Monday nights will begin on September 17th. The study will last 6 weeks, with the last study on October 29th. The study will meet in the Conference Room. Please contact Laura (lauradvorak0531@gmail.com) if you have any questions.
Service Reminders:
Children’s Worship: Josh L. and Kelly M.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: Mechelle S. and Debbie B.
Refreshments: Mechelle S.

Announcements for 9/2/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:

1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.

2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon will be from 1 Corinthians 11:17-34.
3. Potluck September 9th, the second Sunday of the month: Our next congregational potluck will be a little later this month on Sunday, September 9th immediately following the service.
4. Sunday School: Our Fall/School year schedule will resume on Sunday, September 9th. Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am and morning prayer will move to an earlier time.
5. A Praying Life Seminar: Chris Vogel and NextGen Pastors are planning a seminar on prayer that will be held at Lake Trails on September 8th from 8:00am – 3:30pm. For more information or to register, please go to https://www.seejesus.net/events/praying-life-seminar-10
6. Children’s Worship – this Sunday: We don’t have anyone signed up to lead Children’s Worship this Sunday, the last Sunday of our summer schedule. If you’re willing and able to lead this Sunday, please reply all!
7. Children’s Worship – this school year: The Children’s Worship teachers are in need of helpers for the upcoming school year. Helpers aren’t in charge of the lessons, but they assist the teachers with “crowd control” and with leading the children through stories, songs, art projects, and prayer. If you’re able to help for any number of Sundays this school year, please sign up for “Helper” slots on this sign up sheet: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aa5a72c7-childrens1 If you have any additional questions about Children’s Worship, please contact Kelly (drkym1@yahoo.com).
8. Women’s Bible Study: Don’t forget that a Women’s Bible Study on the first six chapters of Daniel will begin Monday, September 17th. The study will be 6:30-8:00pm on Monday nights through October 22nd or 29th. Please contact Laura (lauradvorak0531@gmail.com) if you have questions about the study.
Service Reminders:
Children’s Worship: —
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Rebecca W. and Gloria Y.
Nursery: Danielle S. and Lynn H.
Refreshments: Rebecca W.

Announcements for 8/26/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.

2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Max will be preaching a sermon titled “Your eyes shall be opened” from Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-13, and 3:22a.
 
3. Corn Roast: Our Annual Corn Roast will be THIS SATURDAY, August 25th starting at 4:30pm. We will be at Rennebohm Park in Madison. There will be corn and lots of other food, along with a chance to play games and fellowship with others. Invite your friends! If you can bring food or help with things that need to get done, volunteers are still needed. Please sign up here: https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=QUFI5111&welcome=1
4. A Praying Life Seminar: Chris Vogel and NextGen Pastors are planning a seminar on prayer that will be held at Lake Trails on September 8th from 8am – 3:30pm. For more information or to register, please go to https://www.seejesus.net/events/praying-life-seminar-10
5. Women’s Bible Study: The Women’s Bible Study on the first six chapters of Daniel will begin Monday, September 17th instead of September 10th. The study will be 6:30-8:00pm on Monday nights through October 22nd or 29th. Please contact Laura (lauradvorak0531@gmail.com) if you have questions about the study.
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Miguela F.
Communion: Susan E.
Greeters: Mechelle S. and Debbie B.

Nursery: Mary Ann and Bob B.
Refreshments: Liz S.

Announcements for 8/19/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.

2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon will be from 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. 
 
3. Corn Roast: Our Annual Corn Roast will be on Saturday, August 25th starting at 4:30pm. We will be at Rennebohm Park in Madison. There will be corn and lots of other food, along with a chance to play games and fellowship with others. Invite your friends! If you can bring food or help with things that need to get done, please sign up here: https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=QUFI5111&welcome=1
4. A Praying Life Seminar: Chris Vogel and NextGen Pastors are planning a seminar on prayer that will be held at Lake Trails on September 8th from 8am – 3:30pm. For more information or to register, please go to https://www.seejesus.net/events/praying-life-seminar-10
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Danielle and Eva S.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.

Nursery: Debbie B. and Michael V. 
Refreshments: Sarah S.

Announcements for 8/12/18

**Our final weeknight Summer Picnic is scheduled for tonight (Wednesday) at 6:00pm. We’ll be at Rennebohm Park, 115 N. Eau Claire Ave. in Madison. Don’t forget to bring food, chairs, sports equipment, or anything else that you want at the picnic.
 
Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.
2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun is preaching from 1 Corinthians 10:1-11:1.
 
3. Corn 🌽 Roast: Our Annual Corn Roast will be on Saturday, August 25th starting at 4:30pm. We will be at Rennebohm Park in Madison. There will be corn and lots of other food, along with a chance to play games and fellowship with others. Invite your friends! If you can bring food or help with things that need to get done, please sign up here: https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=QUFI5111&welcome=1
 
Service Reminders:
Children’s Worship: Emma V. and Lily S.
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Peter and Marie K.
Nursery: Peter K. and Alisa M.
Refreshments: Rebecca W.

Announcements for 8/5/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 

1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.

 

2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Michael will be preaching on Psalm 122.
 
3. Bairds’ August Community Group – starts tomorrow: Jim and Patti Baird are hosting a short-term Community Group at their home in Middleton each of the 5 Thursdays in August. The group will meet 6:30-7:45 and there will be refreshments, Bible study, and a time of prayer. The theme is what Scripture says about hardship in our lives and how we should respond. If you plan to come, please email Patti (pbaird56@charter.net).
 
4. August Potluck & Name Tags: Our monthly potluck will be this Sunday, August 5th immediately following the worship service. Don’t forget to make a name tag when you arrive at church so that we can all learn new (or not so new) names and faces. When you know what you plan to bring you can sign up here: https://www.perfectpotluck.com/POYO9426
5. Operation Christmas Child School Supplies: If you plan to pack a shoebox for collection this November, consider looking for school supplies while they are on sale! Here is more information about Operation Christmas Child: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/
6. Corn Roast: Our Annual Corn Roast will be on Saturday, August 25th starting at 4:30pm. We will be at Rennebohm Park in Madison. There will be corn and lots of other food, along with a chance to play games and fellowship with others. Invite your friends! If you can bring food or help with things that need to get done, please sign up here: https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=QUFI5111&welcome=1
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Diana A.
Communion: Sonja O.
Greeters: Gloria Y. and Rebecca W.
Nursery: Amy O. and Jo H.

Refreshments: Sonja O.

Announcements for 7/29/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.
2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon will be from 1 Corinthians 9:1-27.
 
3. Campfire Worship: Bryce is hosting a worship night at Picnic Point on Monday, July 30th. There will be fellowship, friends, worship, and a campfire. Elise will be playing guitar and leading worship, but if you want to bring a voice, drum, banjo, violin or any other instrument along to join in the praise to our savior come along! Bug spray may also contribute to the worship experience. Firepit 6 is reserved for the event. From the Picnic Point parking lot it is about a 15 minute walk (10 minute if you are prancing). The address is: 2000 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI
 
4. Bairds’ Summer Community Group: Jim and Patti Baird will be hosting a short-term community group during the month of August. Here are the details:
– It will be held on the five Thursdays in August from 6:30-7:45pm, starting on 8/2/18
– It will be held at the Baird home, 7145 Peak View Way in Middleton.
– There will be refreshments, Bible study, and a time of prayer.
– The theme is what Scripture says about hardship in our lives and responding to it.
– If you plan to come, please let them know by emailing Patti (pbaird56@charter.net)
 
5. Save the Date – August Potluck: Our next monthly potluck will be Sunday, August 5th immediately following the worship service. It’s still more than a week away, but when you know what you plan to bring you can sign up here: https://www.perfectpotluck.com/POYO9426
 
6. Corn Roast: Our Annual Corn Roast will be on Saturday, August 25th starting at 4:30pm. We will be at Rennebohm Park in Madison. More information to come.
 
Service Reminders:
Children’s Worship: Miguela F.
Communion: Elsa S.
Greeters: Bob B. and Avery S.
Nursery: Michael and Emma V.
Refreshments: Elsa S.

Announcements for 7/22/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 9:15am in the Conference Room.

2. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon text is 1 Corinthians 8:1-13.
3. Bairds’ Summer Community Group: Jim and Patti Baird will be hosting a short-term community group during the month of August. Here are the details:
– It will be held on the five Thursdays in August from 6:30-7:45pm, starting on 8/2/18
– It will be held at the Baird home, 7145 Peak View Way in Middleton.
– There will be refreshments, Bible study, and a time of prayer.
– The theme is what Scripture says about hardship in our lives and responding to it.
– If you plan to come, please let them know by emailing Patti (pbaird56@charter.net)
4. Corn Roast – Save the date! Our Annual Corn Roast will be on Saturday, August 25th starting at 4:30pm. We will be at Rennebohm Park in Madison. More information to come.
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Danielle and Eva S.
Communion: Elsa S.
Greeters: Mechelle S. and Debbie B.
Nursery: Stephen and Joy B.

Refreshments: Pingli W.