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Weekly Newsletter

May 9, 2019

Developing loving relationships with Christ and our community

Featured Ministry: Beginners
Laura Beth Schneider, Ministry Leader; Jane Cross, Assistant
 
The Cradle Roll or Beginners Sabbath school class is for our littlest members, ages 0-3 years of age, which is a wonderful and creative time in a child’s life. We strive to integrate the love of Jesus and His amazing world into a single experience. Parents will join their children for Sabbath School and assist in the child’s participation.
 
The goal of this ministry is to have various programs that provide learning about Jesus in a fun and interactive way. A variety of songs and activities tell how wonderful Jesus the Creator is and help to reinforce the theme of the program. The songs have catchy tunes that can be sung at home during the week. While ideas such as sharing, taking turns and obedience are taught, the main goal for each program is to allow the children to “give their hearts” to Jesus, as a gift in response for all the wonderful gifts that He has given us.

Currently we are learning about the farm and all of the wonderful animals that Jesus has made. We are also learning about gardening, including planting, watering, raking, etc., at a very basic level and that it is Jesus that makes the plants to grow.
 
We are so appreciative of the church support that we receive and we ask that you please continue to hold up the teaching staff, the parents, and the children in prayer as we work together to grow in our experience of loving Jesus.
Dear Church Family,

We hope this newsletter is a useful resource for church members to stay involved and be in-the-know.

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

The King's Heralds will be at Stonehill SDA for the 11 o'clock service this Sabbath, May 11, 2019. Invite your friends and neighbors to come enjoy the music.

International Sabbath is planned for next Sabbath, May 18, 2019. Dust off your unique cultural attire in preparation and bring your favorite international dish to share at fellowship lunch.

Women's Ministry Painting Class on Sunday, May 19th, 2-4pm at Stonehill Church. Ladies are invited to a painting class with an instructor from Art by the Glass in Round Rock. We will be painting a beautiful Austin sunset. Supplies are included. The cost is $15 (bring cash or check to the event). To reserve your spot, email or call Bobbie Golding at bvalenc2@yahoo.com or 619-339-0757. Light snacks refreshments will be provided.

D2U delivery from the Texas Adventist Book Center. Delivery will be May 20, 2019 between 10:45 and 11:15am. To place an order call the ABC at 800-333-1844.  If you wish to see our food list and monthly sales you can go to www.abckeene.com. Deadline to place an order for this delivery is May 16.

Stonehill Christian Academy is now enrolling students in pre-school through 9th grade, for the 2019-2020 school year. To receive a registration packet or for more information, call/text (512) 763-2776, email missukegbu.teacher@gmail.com, or see Mrs. Cici Uyaniker (Ukegbu) after the service.

Interested in volunteering at Stonehill? We are currently looking to fill the following positions: Children’s ministries coordinator, Kindergarten team members/teachers, Junior team members/teachers, Deaconesses, Family Life coordinator, Family Life team members, Shower ministry team members (for baby showers, wedding showers, etc.,). If interested, please contact Pastor Eugene, or Teresa teresa@stonehillchurch.org. Please Note: In order to serve or volunteer, you will have to go through the Verified Volunteers Screening and Training Process.


Welcome to Jamii Kingdom, where we are all part of God's Family!  Get ready for summer fun in Jamii Kingdom, Stonehill's Vacation Bible School Program taking place the week of July 22-26, 2019 at Stonehill SDA Church with a closing program on Saturday, July 27 during the church service. At this VBS kids will have a great time exploring an African savanna while making friends and learning how we are all part of God's big family. Christ-centered activities will introduce kids to the plan of salvation and how we can share the Good News with others. Click here to learn more. We need volunteers of all gifts and abilities! To volunteer, please fill out this form: Volunteer Registration Form To register a child, please fill out this form: Child Registration Form
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.

Stay Informed

Please remember, no food or drinks in the Sabbath School classrooms. And especially, do not put food in the trash cans in any of the Sabbath School rooms. Thank you.

EPIC Men’s Spiritual Retreat Convention, May 31 – June 2, 2019, at Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center, Waxahachie, TX. For more information and to register, go to www.southwesternadventist.org/men.

Women’s Ministry Retreat, “Rise and Shine”, is scheduled for October 25-27, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in San Marcos, Texas. Registration fee is $165 (after October 10 fee is $180). To register, go to https://www.txsda.org/reg/index.asp. To reserve your hotel room, visit Embassy Suites website or call 512.392.6450 (using group code EWR).

Facility Maintenance Technician: Stonehill SDA Church is looking for a part-time facility maintenance technician to perform custodial, minor maintenance and grounds keeping tasks, 20 hours per week. Interested persons should send a resume to Ellen Jensen (ejensen9@sbcglobal.net). For a full job description or for questions, contact Teresa at 512.537.1844 or teresa@stonehillchurch.org.

Erlin Reyes from San Antonio is looking for kidney donor for her husband, Joseph Reyes.  If you would like to learn more, please feel free to call Erlin at 210.551.9155. You can also visit the webpage at
www.sahealth.com/kidneytransplant.com or contact a coordinator at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital at 210.575.4483 (give Joseph Reyes' name). 


Available to help Ann Deluz with packing? She will be packing up the week of June 2, 2019, and could use some help. If you are available that week to help, contact Guy at 512-800-5262, or Ann at 512-800-5554 email:adaluz@gmail.comFurniture for Sale: Ann has some items to sell before she moves.  If interested you can contact Ann.

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

May 11  Asian Group
May 18  Myrna Cogan’s SS class
May 25  Children’s Ministries
June 1    Invite a Guest Home for Lunch
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 Wednesday to Teresa@StonehillChurch.org.

If you want to become a member or transfer membership from another church email Meri@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 Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


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