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Church happenings :: updated January 19
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THE CHURCH THIS WEEK


Friday, Jan 19
  • Family Promise, through Sunday, Jan 21, Youth House
  • NCSDA Women's Retreat, Jan. 19-21 at the Cedar Tree House in Bellingham 
Sabbath, Jan 20
  • Family Promise, through Sunday, Jan 21, Youth House
  • NCSDA Women's Retreat, Jan. 19-21 at the Cedar Tree House in Bellingham 
  • Pathfinder Bible Experience
Sunday, Jan 21
  • Family Promise, Youth House
  • NCSDA Women's Retreat, Jan. 19-21 at the Cedar Tree House in Bellingham 
Monday, Jan 22
  • Monday Morning Bible Study Group, 10 a.m., Fireside Room

Tuesday, Jan 23

 

  • Eat with Pastor Ofa, 11:30 a.m., Asian One
  • Cascade Eagles Pathfinders, 6:30 to 8 p.m., SAA 
  • Cascade Eagles Adventurers, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., SAA 
  • Friends of 104.7 Prayer Time, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Earliteen Room (Youth House) 
Wednesday, Jan 24
  • Bulletin information due, noon
  • Church Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Fireside Room
Thursday, Jan 25
  • Celebrate Recovery main meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall
  • "Where Two or Three Are Gathered" Prayer Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Vicki Jacob's home
  • Prison Ministries Meeting, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall
  • Women’s Bible Study, 7:30 p.m., Burlington Haggens 
Friday, Jan 26
  • Soup Supper, 6 p.m., various homes

THE CHURCH IN ACTION


 
 
An exciting sermon series that will inspire and grow your relationship with God!

Pathfinder Bible Experience Event at NCSDA
Sabbath, Jan. 20, NCSDA, after potluck
Come support our Pathfinders and meet others at the Area Event, which will be held here at our very own church. Several local clubs will be visiting to recite Bible verses. Many of our women will be gone at the retreat this weekend, so please, be sure to welcome them and support the potluck for the day. Thank you!
 

NCSDA Women's Retreat
January 19-21 at the Cedar Tree House in Bellingham
Speaker Christine Caine talks about being "Unashamed". Many of our church family are attending this inspirational weekend!


Eat with Pastor Ofa

First lunch: Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m., Asian One
Anyone is welcome to come join Pastor Ofa and his family at Asian One for great food and lots of fun! Please let him know if you will attend so he can plan with the restaurant.  
 
Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m.             
Lunch at Asian One
 
Feb. 6, 4 to 8 p.m.               
Dinner at Chipotle
(fundraiser benefit for
the SAA Mission Trip)


 
Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m.
Senior Luncheon at
Royal Star Buffet
 
Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.
Dinner at Sakura
(please RSVP so we can
get a hibachi grill or
large table)
 
March 8, 5:30 p.m.              
Dinner at Lorenzo’s (Sedro)
 
March 13, 11:30 a.m.
Senior Luncheon at
Royal Star Buffet
 
March 20, 5:30 p.m.
Dinner at Olive Garden
 
Prison Ministries Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall
Anyone who is interested in participating in our Prison Ministries team is invited to learn more about how we can support inmates and introduce them to Jesus. Contact Karl Murphy for details.
 

Soup Supper
Starting Friday, Jan. 26, 6 p.m., various homes
Eat a delicious bowl of soup and build new friendships at one of our soup suppers. Hosts are also needed for upcoming suppers. Contact Cindy Hartley with questions.
 

Random Acts of Kindness Projects
Starting Sabbath, Jan. 27
The Outreach Committee  is planning monthly projects to serve our community. January through March, we will collect “Pot of Gold” funds for the Helping Hands food bank in Sedro-Woolley. February, we will collect children’s books for two local shelters. Please see one of the flyers next week in your box or in the foyer for more information.

Ladies of Grace
Sabbath, Jan. 27, after second service, Vicki Jacob’s home
The Ladies of Grace small group will meet for fellowship and good food. Please RSVP to Vicki Jacobs.

Filipino New Years Party
Sabbath, January 27, 5 to 9:30 p.m., Youth House
Everyone is invited to celebrate the Filipino New Year. Please bring one favorite dish and game board. There will be favorite Filipino dishes available too! Sundown worship at 5:15 p.m. Reservations are needed -- please RSVP to Jessica Ammons or Maureen Parker.

SAA Senior Recognition
Friday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Sanctuary
Come celebrate our SAA Seniors at a program in their honor. The Seniors’ names are Katie Cordero, Javin Hernandez, Kallan Richards, JT Slockbower and Melissa Wedel. There will be a reception following the program.


"Starting Right" Sabbath School teachers and parent training

Sabbath, Feb. 3, after potluck, Youth House
An afternoon of learning and understanding the pressures of youth today with the Salazars. Parents, teachers, guardians, and anyone who loves youth are encouraged to attend.


Superbowl Halftime Variety Show
Saturday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., SAA Gym
An evening of skits, poems, music and more. Come wearing your favorite team gear! The Pathfinders will raise funds by offering a taco bar supper ($5). We are still looking for a few acts. To participate, contact Loni Carambot or Joan Hilde.

Mission Trip Fundraiser/Eat with Pastor O
Tuesday. Feb. 6, 4 to 8 p.m., Chipotle’s in Burlington
Help the mission trip at a satisfying and tasteful fundraiser. Bring a coupon from SAA and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to SAA to support the spring mission trip to Puerto Rico. Invite your family, friends, neighbors, work associates and everyone in your circle of acquaintances.
 


Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey
Class starts:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m., NCSDA (8 sessions to follow on Thursdays)
During this life-changing course you will learn how to put together a monthly spending plan, study a step-by-step process for getting out of debt, plan how to set financial goals, practice how to communicate about money and much more! Call Tex or Alline Ladish for details.

  • Free childcare will be provided
  • There is a material fee for first time participants.
  • Alumni can come for free
Visit these links to register and purchase class materials:
Aila Jensen Memorial
Sabbath, Feb. 24, 3 p.m.
Save the date - we will celebrate Aila’s life and pray with the family next month. More details will be announced soon.

Cascade Eagles Adventurer Club
The Adventures are studying healthy living in January and plan to give each child an exercise mat. If you would like to support our kids, please consider donating funds towards the purchase of mats. Contact Tina Wall or LaVonne Long.
 

Spruced Up Thrift Store
We are carrying a larger variety of vegetarian foods, and special orders are now available. Come check out all the delicious options!
 

Skagit Valley Family Radio KTFJ 104.7 FM
Enjoy music and programming which celebrates and explores Jesus Christ on 104.7 FM KTFJ. Share our station with a friend as we seek to share the loving character of Christ. Thank you for your continued prayers and support. Donation envelopes are available in the church foyer. www.radiooflife.org.

Daily Prayer Call
Join a daily prayer conference call. Beginning Jan. 2, from 7 to 7:30 a.m. we will pray together every day via phone. Access the call by dialing 1-669-900-6833 on the free zoom conference app, or go online at www.zoom.us. The meeting code is 491-363-262.

Julie Dawson Restaurant Cards
We are still collecting restaurant gift cards for Julie. The cards have made a huge difference for the family and they have really appreciated everyone's help. Julie doing better but is still limited on what she can do. She would love to have visitors to break up her long days. 
 

THE CHURCH ROSTER

Speaker
Jan 20 - Pastor Ofa Langi
Jan 27 - Pastor Steven Fonseca
 
A/V team member
Jan 20 - Timo & Sharon Wilson
Jan 27 - Ken Price
 
Elder
Jan 20 - Andrew Rice
Jan 27 - Carlindo Pereira
 
Potluck 
Jan 20 - Jane Girotto
Jan 27 - Sue Milchenko
 
Deacon
Jan 20 - Mike Beldin
Jan 27 - Chas Edwards

 
Greeters
Jan 20 - Carol Atkins, Aubrey Fautheree, Joan Hilde, Dick Tolf
Jan 27 - Kelvin Beaton, Tressa Farnsworth, Patsy Price, Dana Schafer
 
THE CHURCH COMMUNITY

Volunteer opportunity

 
Aila Jensen Memorial
Sabbath, Feb. 24, 3 p.m.
Save the date - we will celebrate Aila’s life and pray with the family next month. More details will be announced soon.