Posts from September 2020

Posts from September 2020

Women’s Book Club

This year’s book is The Emotionally Healthy Woman: Eight Things you Have to Quit to Change Your Life, by Geri Scazzero.  Geri writes of her own struggles with pain, resentment, and an inauthentic, superficial spirituality.  She invites us to share in her journey as she discovered greater emotional health and genuine freedom in Christ.  The topics covered are: being afraid of what others think; lying; dying to the wrong things; denying anger, sadness, and fear; blaming; over functioning; faulty thinking; and living…

Acts 5:28-29

We strictly charged you not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and you intend to bring this man’s blood upon us.”  But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

Dormant Sprouters

Hi, ladies,  I came across this little devotional that I wrote a couple years back. It freshly encouraged me to “remember the button weed” as I patiently wait for God’s harvest!  Hope you are encouraged as well!!!  See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the fall and spring rains. – James 5:7 NIV Growing up on a farm afforded me many opportunities to work hard. One of them was…

Renew Campaign Update Meeting

Join us on Sept. 23 from 8-9 p.m. via Zoom for an update on the Renew Campaign and the construction progress that has been made in recent months. We will talk about the finances, and show photos of the construction, as well as discuss upcoming construction plans. A Zoom link will be sent soon.

Women’s Ministry Kickoff

Stonebrook Women — this Saturday evening at 7:00 is our Women’s Ministry Kick-Off Event!  In years past, our women have enjoyed a Progressive Dinner to introduce the new ministry season.  One of the highlights of this annual event has been the chance to gather in different small groups over the course of the evening and get to know each other better.  This year we are continuing this tradition with a Progressive (Virtual) Game Night on Zoom.  Designed to be fun and chill,…

Sunday mornings and the new City Mask Ordinance

Greetings in Christ, Stonebrook members and regular attenders! We are writing to make you aware that on September 1, 2020, the Ames City Council adopted a city ordinance requiring face coverings. The ordinance is in effect as of Friday, September 4, 2020. (Click here to read Ordinance No. 4420 Face Covering Requirement.) Please familiarize yourself with the ordinance. (The City of Ames provided a Frequently Asked Questions page here.) The Stonebrook pastors have counseled together with multiple other pastors from a…

Acts 4:19-20

Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide; for we are unable to stop speaking about what we have seen and heard. (CSB)