ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING
Your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing support the year-round
response to crises as they happen. It is your gifts that enable
American Baptists to reach out around the world to address the
needs of those whose lives are affected by natural or man-made
disasters. Give generously to the One Great Hour of Sharing I The
One Great Hour of Sharing enables emergency relief, refugee
work, disaster rehabilitation, and development assistance in the
name of Jesus Christ on behalf of American Baptist Churches,
USA, around the world and here in the United States. This offering
will be collected today.
Prove the Tithe Sunday is observed every first and third Sundays
Need Prayer - Use the prayer request cards in the back of the
pews and place your request in the prayer request box in the
vestibule. In times like these remember, God is able!
The Prayer Partner Ministry
Prayer Line- Monday- thru Saturday - 1:00 P.M. -1:30 P.M. The number is (515) 739-1285.
Access Code - 572890.
Vera T. Johnson Food Bank/Community Outreach
The Missionary Ministry will work to support FeedMore. The
Ministry will be collecting specific food items each month. Food
items needed for the month of February Healthy Snacks (Fruit
Cups, Raisins, and Granola Bars). All Items will be donated to FeedMore with the Riverview Baptist Church Vera T. Johnson
Food Bank as the donating organization. Help someone in need.
The Missionary Ministry
Our 2019 ADOPT-A-PEW/Homecoming March will be on the first
and third Sundays of each month, effective January 6 (excluding
March and June as a result of Women's and Men's/Father's Day.
This is an attempt to lessen the possible stress of reaching the
requested goal of $100.00 per member by September 15. The
ADOPT-A- PEW RALLY is an effort to help achieve our Annual
Bl,Jdget. Envelopes are in the back of the church pews. If you
need additional envelopes, please contact an usher. You may use
the Homecoming envelope included with your regular envelopes, if
GREAT NEWS! GREAT NEWS! GREAT NEWS!
Stewardship Ministry will focus on all 5-elements of stewardship
this year: Time, Talent, Tissue, Natural Resources and Treasure.
Presently, in addition to Treasure, we encourage recycling, an
aspect of Natural Resources.
Let's Get Started ... ... . Recycle! Recycle! Recycle!
THE CHRISTIAN CALENDAR
Today is the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. (Pentecost is dedicated
to the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on the fiftieth
day after the Resurrection of Christ). The color is GREEN. Green
symbolizes the renewal of vegetation and generally of living things
and the promise of new life.
Christian Education Ministry
||Joseph 0. Golden Male Ushers
Church School classes for all youth will be held every Sunday in
the Junior High Department near the church office. The class will
begin at 9:45 a.m. All youth are invited to attend; the lesson will be
informative and enjoyable. There are adult classes also.
Devotional leaders for Sunday, June 2- Mary E. Golden Ushers.