Announcements for the Week of April 4

Announcements for the Week of April 4

Good Friday Service – Join us for Stonebrook’s annual Good Friday service, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. The service will be in person, and on livestream. Find the livestream on Stonebrook’s Website. This year there will be no meal in conjunction with the service.

Sunday’s Easter lilies were donated by the following
Stonebrook members in honor of their loved ones:

Stonebrook AttenderIn Memory of
Brad and Annette BarrettArvid Bauman (Annette’s Father)
Wesley and Sarah BalvanzJacob Dvorak (Sarah’s Brother)
Dave and Dawn BovenmyerRuth Bovenmyer (Dave’s Mother)
Gene LundLan Lund (The Bride of My Youth)
Kent and Glenda MeynKenneth Meyn (Kent’s Father) and Howard and TrudyTeSlaa (Glenda’s Father and Mother)
Kathy StreigleDave Streigle (Husband)

Easter Collection for Obria and Martha’s House of Hope – This Sunday is the last day to give donations for Obria and Martha’s House of Hope. Both organizations support the LIFE of the unborn and the mommies choosing LIFE.  Here is a link to the list of needs.  All items may be placed in the foyer.  Thank you for protecting and supporting our unborn babies and their moms!

Marriage Conference April 30-May 1 – Stonebrook will be joining Walnut Creek Church in downtown Des Moines for a marriage conference April 30-May 1. The conference will start Friday evening, and end Saturday afternoon. The theme of the conference is “Known.” God never intended for us to hide from Him and others. Intimacy has always been His intention. We were made to be known. For more information and to register, go to

Sunday Morning Information
Tune into Sunday’s Service
– Stonebrook services are streamed online at at 10 a.m. CST. Let your friends, relatives, and neighbors know that they are welcome to watch, a great opportunity for them to hear God’s word! PARENTS: find a special PDF print-out to help your kids engage in the service.

Pre Service Zoom Meeting – We will have a Pre service Zoom mtg. for anyone not returning to church.  9:30-10:00. Here is the meeting info.  Join Zoom Meeting. The password is 391072. We hope that you will join us! (Note – we will no longer have the post-service Zoom meeting)

BLAST – Parents of K-4th grade students – We are sending out weekly BLAST e-mails that include our Bible story, Christ connection, and activity sheets.  Please email Naomi ( if you’d like to be added to or taken off that email list. 

For Kids – Dawn Bovenmyer has created some Sunday school videos for your young children to enjoy as an additional activity before or after services on Sundays. Come join Mrs. Bovenmyer and her trusty sidekick Scout for singing, Bible stories, and lots of fun!

Weekly Prayer Meetings – Please join us for our weekly all church prayer meetings!

– Day/time: Sundays 7-7:30pm. Every Sunday unless otherwise notified.

– Do it via Zoom. Below is the zoom link that will be used each time we meet. 

Topic: Stonebrook Church Weekly Prayer Meeting (Sundays at 7-7:30pm)

Meeting ID: 939 987 4228

Passcode: 998652

Prayer Requests – Stonebrook has a prayer team ready to pray for your requests! If you have a prayer request, send it to If you would like to join the prayer team, e-mail to

Prayer and Care – Please pray for Ev Cherrington and his family as they grieve the loss of Ev’s brother-in-law, Don Ross.

Parent and Teen Ministry – PTM will be meeting at the church on Wednesday from 6:50-8:30 p.m. We are in a study on Proverbs. We hope to see you there! Teens and their parents are welcome to attend. Please email Tim Hibbing ( with any questions.

This Week’s Sermon –   Pastor Matt will preach on “Easter: The Day of the Lord in the Death and Resurrection of Jesus.” This Easter Sunday we’ll be remembering the death and resurrection of Jesus, and look at how the events surrounding it show us that when the prophets spoke of “the day of the Lord”, they were referring to not only near-term events of their day by which God would bring judgement and rescue for his people, but also forward to a day when he would bring these for his people’s greatest enemies: sin and death!

Giving Report as of 03/31/2021
Stonebrook’s fiscal year runs from
August 1st to July 31st.
Giving to Date:$401,613
Budgeted to Date:$405,777
Percent from budget:1.03% below budget

Ways to Give at Stonebrook – There are a number of giving tools available at Stonebrook.

  1. Mail a check to Stonebrook Community Church, 3611 Eisenhower Ave., Ames, IA 50010.
  2. Use your own bank’s bill pay system
  3. Fill out a form to authorize Stonebrook to withdraw a certain amount from your bank account on the 5th of each month. Talk to Heidi in the office to get the form.
  4. Use the online giving Web portal.

Terri Huffman

Our passion is to love God and all people by living, proclaiming, and teaching the gospel of Jesus, God’s Messiah.