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Weekly Newsletter

April 9, 2020

Developing loving relationships with Christ and our community

1 Peter 5:7
 
"Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you."
Events
To view our calendar of upcoming events, visit this link: Calendar of Events

Prayer Ministries
To view the current prayer requests, visit this link: Prayer Request List
If you have a prayer request or would like to receive a list of timely prayer requests from the Prayer Ministries Team, please email Elder Brent at prayforme@stonehillchurch.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thank you!
To those who continue to give to the church during this difficult time, thank you!

Quarterlies Available
This week's Sabbath School Quarterlies are in plastic bins outside the main church entrance now. Please feel free to grab one. Sanitizing wipes will be available with the bins; please keep usage down to 2 wipes per person. (If wipe containers are taken, they will no longer be provided with the quarterlies. Please leave them for others to share.)
You may also view/download digital versions of this week's (April 4th) publications at the following links:
Adult Quarterly
Spanish Quarterly
Guide
Primary Treasure
Little Friend

Sabbath School on Zoom
We have found a more cost-friendly application of Zoom for the church. This Sabbath between 9:30am and 11:15am, a Zoom meeting will open for Sabbath School; the attending classes will be held in respective breakout rooms. The link to the meeting will be distributed tomorrow along with more instructions.
Your sabbath school leader must send a list of attendees and opt in to hold class during this session; please contact your leader about this weeks Sabbath School class.
If you are a Sabbath School leader and would like to join this meeting, please use this Sabbath School Registry to register your class or have your class fill it out by Friday at noon, (please use only one email address per attending household). For more information or for help registering your class, please contact Benjamin Ermshar at (512) 537-1844 during office hours. 

Young Professionals
If you are interested in joining the Young Professionals sabbath school on their independent online meeting this weekend, please contact Christopher Walton at christopherwalton@southern.edu.

Weekly Service
Because we are still in Stage 3 of the Texas Conference contingency plan and abiding by local regulations and recommendations, the church will be closed this weekend. There will be a live stream of the church service starting at 11:00 am.

Please Continue to Give
Please continue to give to the church online using the Adventist Giving website or by mail.


Pathfinders and Adventurers Announcement
Hello Club Ministry leaders, Master Guides, Pathfinders and Adventurer Families!
  1. We will be uniting with the rest of the Pathfinder and Adventurer world in prayer for those affected by COVID-19 every day at 7:00pm until April 25, please use the hashtags #Scarves4Jesus in online posts.
  2. The April Texas Pathfinder Camporee had to be postponed. The tentative date is September 18-20th, 2020. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
  3. April 17-18 (Friday night and Saturday morning 9:00-10:00am), our speaker will be Oshkosh Pastor, Damian Chandler, we will be live streaming through YouTube and Facebook.
  • Get you backyards or living rooms ready, which ever works for your family.
  • Start packing your Bible, sleeping bag, flashlight, tent or homemade shelter,
  •  and get ready to participate in fun activities with our Youth Department.
  • those who registered and complete the challenges will receive their patch for free.
  • if you just desire to join in the program, you are welcome to do so as well.
  • take advantage of this event,
  • take a break from everything that is going on
  • enjoy an evening with your family with a message full of hope
Please start sharing this link in order to register to our first ever Texas Youth iCamporee.


COVID-19 Aid
With the impacts of COVID-19, you or others you know may need help paying for essential needs, finding food, or other services. AuntBertha lists free and reduced-cost resources in any zip-code within the U.S. Please share this with family, friends, and neighbors.

Stay Informed

Texas Conference Contingency Plan - Stage 3 Description
"Stage 3 - Confirmed Case in Church or School, or Advisement of Local State, or Federal Health Officials, direction of Texas Conference, and/or Adventist Risk Management
  • All church services, connect groups will be discontinued until given guidance to resume.
  • Schools will be suspended until the environment is permissible to continue, guidance given.
  • Use of the building for rental churches will be suspended until guidance given to continue.
  • Perform an extra-deep clean of ALL surfaces prior to resuming programs and school."

Choir Practice is suspended until the Texas Conference moves to a lower stage in the Contingency Plan.

Sabbath School Breakfast (Cancelled)
Breakfast Host

Apr 11       Men's Group
Apr 18       Ann Marie
Apr 25      Men's Group
May 02     Amy Wan


Bring a Dish & Join us for a Potluck Lunch! (Cancelled)
Fellowship Lunch Host

Apr 11       All Church Contribution - Easter
Apr 18      Hand of Grace SS
Apr 25      Deacons/Deaconesses
May 02     Invite Guests Home for Lunch
Church Budget

Stewardship in Giving

Did you know it takes $25 per attending person each week to meet the Stonehill Church budget?

 
1. Local Budget - provides for our church ministries, building, and mortgage.
2. Tithe - sent to Texas Conference to support Texas and worldwide church.
3. Mark specific donations on your tithe envelope, along with your name and address. All unmarked and loose offering supports our Local Budget.
4. Give at Stonehill's
Online Giving Page


When filling out your tithe envelope, please clearly write your name (first and last) and address so that we can correctly identify who turned in the envelope and properly post it under the correct name. Thank you in advance for your help.
Visit the Stonehill SDA Church website www.StonehillChurch.org

If you would like to have announcements listed in the bulletin or in our weekly newsletter please email your requests by 2:00pm on Wednesday to Benjamin@stonehillchurch.org.

If you want to become a member or transfer membership from another church email PastorKitney@Stonehillchurch.org.
Our mailing address is:
Stonehill Seventh-day Adventist Church
4301 Kelly Lane
Pflugerville, TX 78660
512-537-1844

Church Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm


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