May 31, 2020

Welcome
Call to Worship
Opening Prayer
Praise & Worship                           “Who You Say I Am”  Maggie, Audrey, & Lily
Prayer of Confession & Words of Assurance
Scripture & Meditation                                                    John 3:1-17 “Born Again”
Song                                           “This is Amazing Grace”  Maggie, Audrey, & Lily
Congregational Prayer
Benediction
“Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus”                                             Maggie, Audrey, & Lily

Please Remember in Prayer:
* Joyce Klosterbuer – recovering from surgery
* Curt Crockett (hired man of Hayenga Family) – diagnosed with bone cancer
* Wilbur Prins – having ankle replacement on June 4
* Janine Dekker – treatment for cancer
* Ken Zylstra – treatment for ALS
* Covid-19 – Those who are ill, recovering, or anxious
– Those in nursing care or communal living facilities
– Those out of work during this time
– Healthcare workers of all kinds & first responders
– Our leaders as they make difficult decisions

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Sunday, May 31:
 9:30 AM Worship Service via YouTube

Monday, June 1:
 8 AM – Noon – Office open

Tuesday, June 2:
 8 AM – Noon – Office open

Wednesday, June 3:
 8 AM – Noon – Office open
 3:00 PM – Zoom Coffee with Pastor Troy

Thursday, June 4:
 8 AM – Noon – Office open

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 ARC leadership is working through a plan to hold corporate worship services again. More information will be coming soon.

 Church staff is working to help the congregation stay connected. Phone calls to the church are being forwarded to Cory. Please call 376-6517 and staff will coordinate to assist you. In the event you have church business, please wear a mask and use social distancing while in the building.

 Weekly worship will continue on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM via You Tube. The worship service will also be available on the local cable TV stations at 1:00 PM on Tues., Thurs., and Sun. – Mediacom (Channels 3, 17, or 117.4) or Vast (Channels 3 or 300).

 Vacation Bible School – We will not have VBS the first week of June this year. We are currently looking at other dates and ways to hold Bible School and do not have a concrete plan at this time. More information will be coming soon.

 Please send all tithes and offerings by mail to the church at 1720 N Burlington Ave., Worthington, MN 56187. Automatic deposit is possible as well. Contact Cory if you would like to set this up. Many tithes and offerings have been sent in each week. Your generous giving is very much appreciated! THANK YOU!

 Be encouraged to reach out! As a community of believers we want to check in on our fellow members with a text or phone call. There are those who do not use computers or cell phones and they need to know others are continuing to pray for them and think about their needs. THANK YOU!

 Partners in Prayer continues to meet to share prayer concerns, needs, and praises by text and are still praying separately in their homes. If you have a prayer concern, please contact Marlene at 507-360-7536 or Sherri at 507-360-3120.

 Volunteers are need to mow the church lawn. An online church lawn mowing volunteer sign- up sheet can be accessed at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040B44A9A62AA1FD0-lawn. After you click the “sign up” box next to the date you want, be sure to scroll to the bottom and click the “submit & sign up” button.
Fill out the form with your name and email. A confirmation email will be sent to you immediately, and a reminder email will be sent closer to your volunteer date. The dates listed are Thursdays because that is the suggested day to mow, but feel free to choose the date that works best for you during that week before the following Sunday. Contact a deacon for any questions about what is expected.

June 4 – Moz Hostikka           June 11 – Simon Koster
June 18 – Matt Gaudian        June 25 – Simon Koster

 As states continue to open up we’re gearing up for RiseFest 2020! Newsboys United, Jeremy Camp, Big Daddy Weave, Unspoken, Jason Gray and Cade Thompson were all able to make the date change! Our Early Bird Ticket Special is extended until June 30. Tickets are only $35 individually or $32.50 each when you buy 10 or more. Kids 10 and under are FREE. Go to risefest.com for more information.

 The Steen Reformed Church Tractor Ride will be Saturday, June 20, 2020. This is a fundraiser for the youth group to attend Rocky Mountain High next summer and for mission projects of the church. Call to reserve your spot by June 13. Call Gawaine Diekevers (507)227-7759, Rob or Cherlyn Brouwer (507) 290-1624, or Lenny Otkin at (507)855-2256 or by emailing the church at steenreformed@alliancecom.net.

Drive-Up Food Distribution at Nobles County Fair Grounds, 1600 Stower Drive, Worthington, MN on June 5th, 11 am to 2 pm. Registration not required. Available while supplies last. Each family will receive: a box of produce, a box of chicken and pork, a box of dairy products.
Sponsored by Second Harvest Haeartland & Community Wellness Partners