Announcements for the Week of June 6

Announcements for the Week of June 6

Women’s Summer Bible Study – Join us for this 5 session bible study this summer beginning Monday, June 7th at 7 p.m. hybrid (at the church or on zoom) or on Wednesday, June 9th at 6:30 a.m. To sign up drop payment and which session you’d like to join at the office.  Cost is $15 (scholarships available if needed). Register by June 4.  Email lindsayreneecox@gmail.com for questions.

The Faithful: Heroes of the Old Testament: Explore crucial moments in the lives of 5 Old Testament figures: Queen Esther, Gideon, Hosea, Malachi and Nehemiah. Through their stories, discover how God uses the lives of ordinary people for His glory and the good of His people.

Memorial Services – There will be a memorial service Saturday, June 5th at 4 p.m. at Stonebrook church for Jeff Moore, a former member of Stonebrook (visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. at Stonebrook). Jeff was on the church planting team that went to East Lansing, Michigan with Dave and Dawn Bovenmyer back in 1977. He was married to Peg (Gunderson) who also attended our church and was on the church plant as well. Any questions can be directed to Dave Bovenmyer (dave@stonebrook.org).

There will be a memorial service Saturday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. (visitation at 1 p.m., and service at 2 p.m.) at Stonebrook church for Dick and Helen Opperman (parents of Vicki Jones). Dick passed away on April 30, and Helen passed away on May 26. Any questions can be directed to Terri Huffman (terri@stonebrook.org).

Greeters Needed – If you would like to serve in a monthly rotation as a greeter on Sunday mornings, please contact Heidi (heidi@stonebrook.org) or Ben Wyatt (benmwyatt@gmail.com).  

Welcome Table Volunteers Needed – The Stonebrook Welcome Table is back and ready to show hospitality to our guests and visitors! We are looking for warm, friendly faces with a heart of hospitality to man the table on Sundays. If you are interested in greeting visitors and welcoming them to Stonebrook, please sign up on here, Welcome Table Sign Up. Instructions/Training Info will be provided. Any questions, please contact Jen Glotfelty at jen-n-i@hotmail.com or Ben Wyatt at benmwyatt@gmail.com

Stonecup Starting Back up on June 20 – We will start Stonecup back up in the kitchen after the service on June 20! Stonecup is a fellowship time offering coffee and snacks. Please sign up to donate treats or to volunteer to manage Stonecup on a Sunday. Sign up to bring treats for Stonecup. Sign up to manage Stonecup (training provided).

Pastor’s Weekly Podcasts – Have you had a chance yet to listen to the Stonebrook Pastor’s podcast? These podcasts cover a variety of topics of interest to Christians. This week pastors Matt, Brad, and Dave answer the question: “What does Hebrews 3:13 mean by ‘encouraging one another daily,’ and why is it so important?” The podcasts can be found at https://stonebrook.org/category/pastors-qa-podcast/.

Sunday Morning Information
Tune into Sunday’s Service
– Stonebrook services are streamed online at stonebrook.org/live 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.

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 (naomi.plymesser@gmail.com) 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!

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

Prayer and Care – Please pray for Dale and Ann Culver as they grieve the loss of Dale’s mother, Marjorie Merie Culver, on May 28.

Parent and Teen Ministry – PTM sports nights will be at the church on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Please email Tim Hibbing (thibbing@gmail.com) with any questions.

This Week’s Sermon –   Pastor Luke will begin a new series on Proverbs.

Giving Report as of 05/31/2021
Stonebrook’s fiscal year runs from
August 1st to July 31st.
Giving to Date:$515,408
Budgeted to Date:$504,491
Percent from budget:2.16% above 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.

Note: Donating by bank account rather than credit card will result in lower processing fees for Stonebrook.