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Announcements for the Week of March 7

Overview of Minor Prophets – Stonebrook will start a new series on the Minor Prophets this Sunday. In preparation, there is an overview of the Minor Prophets available. Women’s Game Night March 6 – Ladies, please join us for the game night Saturday March 6th from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This game night has a theme: Luau. Dress up in your favorite Hawaiian shirt and/or beach gear. Or you can simply have a little flower in your hair. There…

Overview of Minor Prophets

On March 7, Stonebrook will begin a series on the minor prophets. In preparation for that series, here is an overview of the minor prophets. OVERVIEW OF MINOR PROPHETS (PDF)

Sign up for Women’s Retreat

We are looking forward to spending time with you either in-person or virtually on Saturday, April 10th for this year’s one day retreat.  We will gather at the church to spend some time in (socially distanced) fellowship with our sisters in Christ.  We have a full day of connection, relaxation, and fun planned for you.  God is our creator and we are his masterpiece (Ephesians 2:10).  Each of us have innumerable characteristics and experiences that God is using to mold and shape us…

Announcements for the Week of Feb. 28

Women’s Game Night March 6 – Ladies of Stonebrook, the Women’s Ministry Team is coordinating a game night Saturday March 6th from 7 p.m. -8:30 p.m. This game night has a theme: Luau. Dress up in your favorite Hawaiian shirt and/or beach gear. Or you can simply have a little flower in your hair. There are in person and zoom options available. We are looking forward to a fun evening of laughter, fellowship and snacks for those attending in person. It will…

Pastors Q&A Ep.1: The Church as a Family

The Bible describes the church as a family and its individual members as brothers and sisters. Is it just an analogy? How is the church like a family or not like a family, and how does that play out in Stonebrook? Listen in to hear how Pastors Brad, Dave, and Matt answer this question.

Grace Alone

Someone recently suggested that we tell the stories of how the Lord brought us to faith, so I’ll share part of my story today.   I was blessed to be born into a Bible-believing, church-attending family and at the age of six, my mom told me that I could pray a prayer to invite Jesus into my heart.  At that point in my life I was convinced of the reality of God and the reality of hell and wanted to…

January 3 Announcements

Diaper Donations for Obria Nursery Volunteers for Spring 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 Sermon Information Finances Diaper Donations for Obria – This is last Sunday to donate diapers for Obria…the crisis pregnancy center here in Ames. Nursery Volunteers for Spring – Liz Crimmins is looking for nursery volunteers for 2021 and is looking for…

Titus 3:4-6

“But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, 5 he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, 6 whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior…” (ESV)

Dec. 27 Announcements

Christmas Eve Service No Prayer Meeting Dec. 20 and 27 Diaper Donations for Obria Demo Days! Nursery Volunteers for Spring 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 Sermon Information Finances Christmas Eve Service – Join us either in person or on the live stream for Stonebrook’s annual Christmas Eve Service, 6:30- 7:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve!…

Daniel 3:17-18

If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up. (ESV)

Dec. 20 Announcements

Dear Stonebrook, Here is a list of this week’s announcements. Christmas Eve Service No Prayer Meeting Dec. 20 and 27 Diaper Donations for Obria Demo Days! Nursery Volunteers for Spring 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 Sermon Information Finances Christmas Eve Service – Join us either in person or on the live stream for Stonebrook’s…

Esther 4:14

“For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” (ESV)

Dec. 13 Announcements

Christmas Eve Service Diaper Donations for Obria Angel Tree Deadline is Monday Demo Days! 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 Sermon Information Finances Christmas Eve Service – Join us either in person or on the live stream for Stonebrook’s annual Christmas Eve Service, 6:30-8 p.m. on Christmas Eve! Diaper Donations for Obria – Life is MESSY and full…

Dec. 6 Announcements

Diaper Donations for Obria Angel Tree 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 and Care Prayer Requests Parent and Teen Ministry Sermon Information Finances Diaper Donations for Obria – As you are Christmas shopping in town or online, don’t forget to buy a package of diapers for the crisis pregnancy center, Obria.  The teens will be collecting diapers each Sunday this December or you…

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…