Announcements (Page 3)

Announcements (Page 3)

Parent and Teen Ministry Kick-off

Calling all students entering grades 7-12 and their parents! The Parent and Teen Ministry kick-off will be Wednesday, September 4 at 7 p.m. at Stonebrook. There will be games, ice cream, and we’ll talk about our plan for the year. Parent attendance is required for this event in order to complete registration paperwork. PTM exists to help our 7th-12th grade students and their parents work together to discover their design and identity in Christ, and to desire Him above anything…

Campus Fellowship Kick-off

Welcome to ISU!  Come join us for our first Thursday night Midweek event on August 29.  Midweek, our Thursday night gathering, is about celebrating Jesus. You’ll find engaging teachings, not-lame worship music, and a fellowship of students dedicated to God and each other. We meet at 8:00 p.m. just a few blocks off campus at 3329 Lincoln Way.

Women’s Ministry Facebook Group

Are you part of Stonebrook, but not yet part of the Women’s Ministry Facebook group? We would love to have you become part of this Facebook community. Go to to join the group!

Stonebrook Groundskeeping

We are looking for volunteers to weed the landscaped areas around the church. If you can spare an hour a week, or even once a month, it would be greatly appreciated. Please let the office ( know if you can help out.

Women’s Second Summer Bible Study

Women’s Second Summer Bible Study Joy is the constant companion of the woman who trusts in the Lord. While you can find joy in friends, family, and circumstances, unfailing, persistent joy will only ever overflow from your relationship with Jesus. Just ask Job, the man from Uz who clung to God’s goodness while all his worldly joys were stripped away. But how is it possible to hold onto such joy in times of sorrow? In this 7-session study by Lisa…

Stonebrook Construction

Due to construction projects, the following rooms will not be available as indicated below: Youth Room – May 11 to August 26Hospitality Room – May 20 to August 26 (Special requests allowed pending timing of projects)Sanctuary – April 1 to July 27 (Special requests allowed pending timing of projects)

Pre-marriage Retreat

Are you an engaged, soon to be engaged, or newly married couple? If so, join us for a pre-marriage retreat on April 12-13. The retreat will be Friday evening, and until 3 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $45 per couple. Contact the office with questions. REGISTER

Prayer Meeting

Join us for our monthly prayer meeting this Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. Childcare is available for ages 6 and under.

2019 Women’s Retreat

Gifts of Grace – Surety in Service Gather your friends and join us for a weekend of fellowship, fun, and relaxation as we explore what God says about our gifts and learn to trust that Jesus is our surety: our security and our guarantee. MORE INFORMATION REGISTER!

Baptism Sunday

Because of weather issues, we are postponing our Baptism Sunday (originally scheduled for March 10). The date will be published soon. If you are interested in being baptized that day, contact the church office (

Discovery Classes Start March 3

Discovery classes are open to people who are interested in finding out more about Stonebrook’s beliefs, history, vision, structure and possible membership. The three class series will be held during the service (after the music) on March 3 and 10, and the evening of March 10 (6-9 p.m.) in the Hospitality Room.

Women’s Craft Event

The Women’s Craft Event has been moved to Friday, February 8 from 6-9 p.m. You will have the opportunity to make up to three crafts. Ashley Heise will teach you how to decorate cupcakes, Susan Elsner will teach barn board decorating, and Gayle Colbert will help you learn to make a centerpiece. SIGN UP

Town Hall Meeting Feb. 6

The renovation plans for the youth room are being developed, and we would like your feedback. So mark your calendar for a town hall meeting Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 7-8 p.m. We will present draft plans and then field questions and receive your feedback. NOTE: This meeting was postponed from Jan. 30 because of the weather. Join us on the 6th!

Women’s Saturday Morning R&R

Join us on Saturday, January 26, from 9-11 a.m. at the church for fellowship and Bible study. We will dig into Deuteronomy 15:1-18, exploring the beauty of God’s design for stewardship. You will be encouraged by God’s love for us!

Financial Peace University

Interested in learning Biblical principles about handling money?  Need a proven method to get out of DEBT and take control of your money? Join us for a 9 week course as we discover what millions of others have learned utilizing Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, starting January 16, 2019 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Doug Brinkman’s house (404 North Dakota).  For more information, contact Doug Brinkman at or check the FPU web site for additional information and sign up for…

Youth Group Diaper Drive

Join the Youth Group in collecting diapers in honor Baby Jesus! All sizes and brands are needed. The diapers will be given to Informed Choices and/or Birthright. Your donations can be placed under the Christmas tree in the Youth Room. We will collect diapers through Christmas.

Parenting Seminar

Register by Nov. 26 for the Stonebrook Parenting Seminar. On Saturday, December 1 from 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., come and learn from more than 100 cumulative years of parenting from parents in our own church family. Our primary focus is for parents of 1st-7th graders, though all are welcome. Childcare will be provided. Cost is $10/couple. Sign up. by November 26! We asked several couples whose children are 18+ years of age, have an active profession of faith and…