Monthly Capital Campaign – The November Capital Campaign is for Crossroads Prison Ministry, formerly known as Crossroads Bible Institute. Crossroads connects prisoners with mentors in Christ-centered relationships so that lives, prisons, and churches are restored through the Gospel. If you are interested in learning more about their mentorship program, you can go to their website at: https://cpministries.org/mentorship-program. The offering for this ministry will take place this morning.
Elder and Deacon Nominations Accepted – At the congregational meeting on December 10th, we will be selecting one new deacon and one new elder to join the council. The men who have accepted their nomination for deacon are Pieter VanderMeer, Justin Taylor, Eric Doyle, and Casey Thiebaud. The men who have accepted their nomination for elder are Roel Stoker, Linsey Hoekstra, and Frank Kalsbeek. Please be in prayer for these leaders and the upcoming congregational meeting on December 10th.
Children’s Christmas Program Practice – All students through 8th grade will be participating in the Christmas program on December 17th at 6:00pm. The students will be practicing this Sunday morning following worship until 12:30.
Pastor Greg & Kay on Vacation – Pastor and Kay will be going on vacation December 1st through 7th. Pastor Todd Hilkemann will be leading the worship service next Sunday, December 3rd which is also the 1st week of Advent.
Congregational Meeting – Join us on Sunday, December 10th at 6 pm for a soup/sandwich potluck followed by our yearly congregational meeting. We will be approving the 2024 budget and also electing a new elder and deacon.
End of Year Education Dates – December 6th will be our last Wednesday Family Night and December 10th will be the last day of Sunday School for the year. Ladies Coffee Break will end the year on December 14th with brunch @ Sina Veltkamp’s house.
Stephenville Christian School Christmas Program – You are invited to support the students at SCS for their annual Christmas Program which will take place on Thursday, December 14th at 6:30pm.
Christmas Worship Services – Join us on Christmas Eve at 10:30 am for our Sunday service. Then on Christmas Day at 10:30 am we will celebrate the birth of our Lord with a Christmas Day candlelight service.
New Year’s Eve Service – Join us Sunday, December 31 at 10:30am for our New Years Eve service. We will also be celebrating the sacrament of communion.
Every month we take a second offering on the 4th Sunday of the month to benefit a local or international ministry.
Listed below are our 2023 monthly capital campaigns. Click on each ministry's name to be taken to their website to learn more about them.
January - Choices Clinic & Life Resource Center
February - Luke's Society
May - Classis Rocky Mountain Church Plants in Spring, Texas (Mission of Faith & Casa de Oracion)
June - Rehoboth Christian School
July - Mission India
August - Backpack Buddies of Erath County
October - Tent Schools International
November - Crossroads Prison Ministries
December - World Renew