Posts by Stonebrook Church (Page 3)

Posts by Stonebrook Church (Page 3)

Psalm 20

“May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble!May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!May he send you help from the sanctuary and give you support from Zion!May he remember all your offerings and regard with favor your burnt sacrifices!Selah May he grant you your heart’s desire and fulfill all your plans!May we shout for joy over your salvation, and in the name of our God set up our banners!May the Lord fulfill all your petitions!…

Genesis 6:7-8

“So the Lord said, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens, for I am sorry that I have made them.”  But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord.” (ESV)

Nov. 29 Announcements

Check out this week’s announcements for information on Thanksgiving donations, the Angel Tree ministry, Sunday morning info, and much more!

Sunday, November 29th Service Online Only

A week ago, we sent an email stating that though COVID rates are rising dramatically, we would continue our current trajectory of in-person services plus online streaming. We would like to tweak that for one week.  This coming Sunday, November 29th, we will be online only.  We plan to return to in-person services on December 6th.  

Nov. 22 Announcements

Nov. 22 Announcements No Nursery for Next Two Weeks Food Drive for Bethesda Food Pantry Operation Christmas Child Thank You Janitorial Position Opening Sunday Morning Information Tune into Sunday Service Pre-Service Zoom Meeting BLAST For Kids Adult Sunday School/Prayer Discussion Weekly All Church Prayer Meetings Prayer Requests Parent and Teen Ministry Calendar Sermon Information Finances No Nursery for Nov. 22, 29 – Due to a lack of volunteers, no nursery will be offered during the Sunday services on November 22…

Nov. 15 Announcements

Here is a list of this week’s announcements. No Nursery this Sunday Week of Prayer Nov. 9-15 Food Drive for Bethesda Food Pantry Urgent Volunteer Needed Janitorial Position Opening Operation Christmas Child Christmas Card Crafting Events Sunday Morning Information Tune into Sunday Service Pre-Service Zoom Meeting BLAST For Kids Adult Sunday School/Prayer Discussion Weekly All Church Prayer Meetings Prayer Requests Prayer and Care Parent and Teen Ministry Calendar Sermon Information Finances No Nursery this Sunday – Due to a lack…

Acts 17:30-31

“The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.” (ESV)

Nov. 8 Announcements

Week of Prayer Nov. 9-15 Food Drive for Bethesda Food Pantry Volunteer Needed Janitorial Position Opening Operation Christmas Child Christmas Card Crafting Events Sunday Morning Information Tune into Sunday Service Pre-Service Zoom Meeting BLAST For Kids Adult Sunday School/Prayer Discussion Changes to All Church Prayer Meetings Prayer Requests Parent and Teen Ministry Calendar Sermon Information Finances Week of Prayer Nov. 9-15 – Be sure to sign up for prayer time(s) during Stonebrook’s annual week of prayer November 9-15. This year,…

Nov. 1 Announcements

Daylight Savings Time this Saturday Plan for All Church Thanksgiving Meal Volunteer Needed Changes to All Church Prayer Meetings Janitorial Position Opening Adult Sunday School/Prayer Discussion Operation Christmas Child Week of Prayer Nov. 9-15 Tune into Sunday Service Pre-Service Zoom Meeting BLAST For Kids Prayer Requests Parent and Teen Ministry Calendar Sermon Information Finances Daylight Savings Time – Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour this Saturday before you go to bed! Plan for All Church Thanksgiving Meal…

Acts 10:34-35

Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.

A Love Story

A Love Story In one recent Sunday teaching of Acts, Pastor Dave pointed out how God orchestrated the events in the Ethiopian Eunuch’s life for his salvation. In this blog, I will recount God’s amazing work in my salvation almost two decades ago! My hope is that that my story will encourage your heart and remind us of our Savior’s unfailing love and Sovereignty! First Church Visit.  I was a graduate teaching assistant at the time. Two students in my…

Women’s Oct. 17 SIP!

Stonebrook women, join us online Saturday morning, Oct. 17, 10:00 – 11:30 am, for a SIP! (Sisters in Progress) gathering on the topic of Anxiety.  Holly Lukasiewic, LISW, from the Cornerstone Counseling Center will speak with us about clinical aspects of anxiety, what God says about anxiety, and practical ways of addressing our anxiety.  Loralynn Riggle will share with us a message of hope and freedom, and Dawn Bovenmyer will lead us in a time of reflection as we bring…

All Church Prayer Meetings

This ministry year we are adopting the following changes to our all church prayer meetings with a desire to better serve you: – increasing the frequency: do it weekly.  This will give us a better rhythm. – for a shorter duration each time: 30 minutes. – 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 7-7:30…

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)