Then They Believed

                                              October 17, 2017
 
Sunday’s Message:  ‘Then they Believed‘  John 2:12-22.  We are encouraged to read John chapter 2.
 
Petit-do Salina, the young lady from Haiti, that our church sponsors, has sent a letter.  It is posted on the bulletin board.  Please take time to read it.  Salina is now in the 7th grade.
 
Church Board: is meeting Thursday evening.  They do have some resumes and will take time at that meeting to determine what the next step will be.  Please be in prayer for our church board as they lead through this important time in the life of our church.
 
Welcome: Bridget Martinson as the newest member of our church family.
 
2018 Beautiful Winona Calendars are available and are on the table at the back of the sanctuary.
 
Updated Addresses:  
   Robert & Jennifer:   216 Caledonia
                                LaCrosse, WI 54603
   Bridget Martinson:  1100 Sugarloaf Road  Apt 1
                                Winona, MN 55987
 
Bible Quiz:  meets Sunday’s at 3:00 p.m. in the children’s wing of the church.
 
News Items:  If you have a news item and would like it included in the News & Updates, please send a note to:  pastor@winonanazarene.com and we will include it in our eNews letter.
 
9:30 Sunday – Bible Study:
   Adults:  ‘Humanity Beyond the Fall‘   John 3:1-18
   Children & Teens will continue in their individual classes
 
Interested in more information about MidAmerica Nazarene University:
       mnu.edu   the University’s web-site
or    Brandon J. Newton   bjnewton@mnu.edu – He is the Admissions Counselor for the Prairie Lakes District.
Brandon can answer your questions send you informative materials.
 
Prayer Requests:
   Church Board; Char Lemke; Jenell Vogel; Sue Reed
   Laura Mesadieu is still working to get her visa
   Chaffins in their search for an associate vet and front desk help
   Bible study and worship times this coming Sunday

Jesus, The Lamb of God

                                   October 10, 2017
 
Sunday’s Message:  ‘The Son of God‘  John 1:29-34, John said, “I have seen and I testify that this is the Son of God.” 1:34.  Read chapter 1 of John again this week.  It is a powerful message to us.
 
Membership Sunday is this coming Sunday, the 15th, during the morning worship.
 
9:30 Sunday Bible Study:  
   Adult Study:  ‘Atonement‘, Romans 5:6-21.  This is a good series of Bible lessons.  Don’t miss Sunday morning.
   Teens & Children will continue with their individual classes.
 
Board Meeting:  Tonight (Tuesday 10th) 7:00 p.m.
 
MidAmerica University Homecoming weekend.  October 20-22.  mnu.edu gives complete information.
 
2018 Beautiful Winona Calendars are available.  Cost is $15.00 and all funds go to our building remodel and update fund.  Kari Yearous took all the photos in the calendar – thanks Kari for your work and your donation. 
 
Bible Quiz – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon in the children’s wing.
 
NYI Retreat:  October 20-22, Inspiration Point Conference Center, Clitheral, MN
 
Missing in Action:  Call someone tell them you missed them.  Invite someone to join us for Bible Study and worship on Sunday.  Your call could be the one that ‘makes the difference’.
 
Building Lock-up:
   October – Tom Drackley
   November – Terry Selleck 
 
Prayer Requests:
   Sue Reed; Char Lemke; Shirley Czeplewski; Jenell Vogel; Susan Drackley; Phil Sorenson;  all of these are for physical needs.
   Chaffins, in search of an associate veterinarian; church board in our pastoral search; touching our community with the ‘good news’.