Stay current with what is happening at Ada. Below you will find the content from our recent bulletin. For more details about events and activities at Ada, check out the Ada Calendar.
BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS from the weekend of May 18
2013 Annual Vote
Each spring, members vote to affirm board nominees and the annual budget. If you have not yet voted and/or forgot your ballot, please vote online at adabible.org/vote. Ballots are due by 12:30 p.m. on May 19. Contact Barb Bliss at email@example.com.
Seniors 55+ Potluck Dinner — Seniors from all campuses are invited to join us for a potluck dinner on Thursday, May 23, 6-8 p.m. in the DV Diner at the Cascade Campus. Great food, fellowship, and program! Please bring a dish to share. RSVP to Sandy Davison by Monday, May 20.
UNION | Central — UNION is the place to connect with others in their 20s. Join our large group gathering on Tuesday nights, 7-9 p.m. at the Knapp Street Campus. Visit our Facebook page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If today’s message evoked a need for further care or counsel, we can connect you with a pastor or ministry to help you. Contact Care Ministries at 622.3175 or email@example.com.
Grief Support — Starlight Ministries is a Christ centered organization that provides hope, healing, and support for those who are grieving. Meets twice a month for ages 4 through adult at Ridgewood Church in Jenison. For information, visit starlightmin.org or call 616-662-1999.
Parents of Kindergartners (Fall 2013 at Knapp Street) — We have created a new milestone to help you start preparing for the transition from DV Preschool to DV Elementary. Come learn what DV Kindergarten is all about on Thursday, May 23 from 6:30-8 p.m. RSVP to Letty Belcher before May 20.
DV:FX — Join us for a family time of celebration, worship, and fun! The DV:FX gang will be at the Cascade Campus auditorium on Sunday June 2 at 4:30 p.m. for the last DV:FX of the year. Plan to join us after DV:FX for some extra fun! For more information, contact Mary Tiemeyer.
Men’s Bible Study — Study and discuss God’s Word while you connect with other men in a small group environment. We will be studying the book of Ephesians every Friday from 6-7:30 a.m. in Room 302. Contact Tom Zbikowski for more information.
Safety Announcement (for Parents)
In the unlikely event requiring an evacuation, be assured the staff and volunteers at Ada Bible Church will make the safety of your children their absolute priority. Plans are in place in each classroom to safely exit your children from the building. We ask you to please remain calm and follow the direction of the security team and ushers. Once outside, you will be directed to your child’s classroom group and can show your numbered tag to the leaders to pick up your child. Calmly following the evacuation routes as directed will ensure the safety of everyone involved.
Sermon Series Information
Digital Copies — Did you know you can order a digital copy of the sermon on our media player? To order, find the sermon you are interested in and click on the shopping cart icon in the lower left corner. Choose the media format you would like, select the shipping method that works for you, and check out. Questions – call the church office at 868.7005.
Recommended Reading — During the Journey of Trust series, we have three books available dealing with tragedy and difficult seasons of life. You can find these books at the Information Center.
Share Your Story
Sharing you story is simply telling others how God is moving in your life. It allows us to remember what God has done, strengthens our faith, and encourages others to believe and receive his promises. Step out in faith and join the movement at adabible.org/stories.
Helping People Help Each Other — Over 1,000 people have joined this online community where people with abilities assist those with needs. Have you? Give us your name and e-mail on the bulletin response card and place in the offering plate or contact Sandy Davison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LifeLine — Our student ministry team is looking for volunteers for next fall to serve as small group leaders in middle school and high school. If you are interested in exploring the volunteer opportunities available, text your first and last name and your e-mail address to 616.755.8440. Contact Jon Grunden or stop by the Information Center after the service.
Administrative Volunteers (Knapp Street) — We are looking for a few volunteers to aid with office administration tasks during the week. Needs include data entry, printing, and other general office help. For more information, contact Sue Parrott.
Greeter Opportunities (Knapp Street) — Serving opportunities are available for greeters during our services. For more information, contact Sue Parrott.
Community Serving Opportunities (Knapp Street) — Join other Knapp Street Campus attenders for a morning of serving our community at North Kent Community Services on Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. There will be a variety of indoor and outdoor family friendly serving opportunities to choose from. Located at 10075 Northland Dr. NE, Rockford. Sign up at the Information Center or contact Wade White at email@example.com. Lunch will be provided.
Summer Gardening Team (Cascade & Kentwood) — If you have a green thumb and would like to help keep our grounds looking nice over the months ahead, we welcome your help! For The Father’s Garden at Cascade, contact Scott Carlstrom at Scott.Carlstrom@gfs.com. To work in our flower gardens, contact Cindy Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org (Cascade) or contact Mani Rose (Kentwood) or check “Gardening” on the bulletin response card to find out more about the Gardening Team.
Information Center (Cascade) — Looking for friendly faces to help during each service at the Information Center. Training will be provided to make you feel comfortable serving. Fill out the bulletin response card or contact Barb Bestrom if interested.
Discovery Village Summer Volunteers (Kentwood) — We’d like to give our regular volunteers a break during the summer months. If you can help, visit the Information Center following the service. For more information, contact Cindi Imhoff.
This series of 12 core doctrinal teachings is designed to help you understand and grow in your faith. Did you know that 86% of Americans believe in God, but only 2% know what they believe about God? Go to the media player to find 12 audio teachings along with a manuscript and outline for each. Contact Tim Nelson.
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