ESSENTIALS: This Week’s Bulletin

Kids Activity Bags — Available for children to engage with during the service. Pick up your bag from the tree in the lobby and return it after the service.

Childcare — We have a team of volunteers who will care for your child during the message until the beginning of communion. Visit us in Pingo Land.

Need someone to pray for you? — Hope Mentors are available to pray for you, talk with you, and provide care and support with any challenging circumstance. Hope Mentors are located at the Information Center in the lobby.

Who’s Heroic to You? — After the service stop by the table in the lobby and tell us your story of why someone is heroic to you. Check back every week during this new series to read others’ stories.

Start-up Sunday — All of our after-service environments (Pingo Land, Xtreme, Converge) startup on Sunday, September 9. See you after Labor Day!

Choir — First meeting of the choir for the new season will be Thursday, August 30, at 7 pm Come join us as we see what this year has in store for us! Call or email Kathy Lyon or let one of our choir members know that you would like to serve!

Honoring Fire Station #7 — Help us honor our first responders for Patriot Day and thank them for their heroic service. Bring: 1) A well-sealed sweet treat or packaged snack (cookies, brownies, CLIF bars, trail mix, beef jerky), and 2) A thank you card, with you on Sunday, Sep. 9. Drop off items in the Fellowship Hall before or after the service. Help us pack up the gift wagon after the service and help us hand-deliver the gifts as we walk across the street to the station at 11:30 AM. Let’s show them Messiah is FOR them!

Midweek — Begins a new session on Tuesday, September 11 studying the Gospel of John. Tuesday sessions are 9:30 AM or 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Register at the Information Center in the lobby.

Kairos — Our Fall weekend is Oct 18-21. If interested, please speak with Mark and Barb Spelzhausen or Bruce Rudd. Visit the Kairos website at

Get in a Circle — As we begin our new ministry year, now’s a great time to get involved in a Community Groups as you meet in homes with people in your season of life, on a regular basis, praying together, opening up God’s word together, and just doing life together. Visit the Next Steps table for more info.

GIVE — Automate what’s important: make a plan to give your offering electronically from your bank every week/month for free. See the Information Center.