Stonehill SDA Church
Newsletter 3/19/2016

Developing Loving Relationships with
hrist and Our Community.

Hello Stonehill Family,

We look forward to worshiping with you this Sabbath!

If you would like to have announcements listed in the bulletin or here in our weekly newsletter please email me at All requests have to be to me by Wednesday evening before Sabbath.

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Things you need to know...
Stonehill Church is now accepting applications for a part time administrative assistant. Contact Pastor Kitney, or Ellen Jensen, for more details.

Stonehill Christian Academy is now accepting applications for a part time assistant for our Summer Camp program running June 1 through July 31. The schedule would be 12:00-4:00. Contact Chinyere Ukegbu at 512-763-2776 for more details. Submit resume to High School education required.

It’s picture day!
Wear your best Sabbath clothes Sabbath March 26 or April 2nd. You will have another opportunity to have your picture taken, or taken again, to be included in the pictorial directory. We especially want to encourage anyone who has a leadership position in the church to have their picture taken. There is no charge for having your picture taken.

Organizing Committee, please meet immediately following the worship service, March 26. Should take no longer than 15/20 minutes.


This riveting true story of courage, strength, and football at the height of racial tension in Birmingham, Alabama, inspired the motion picture Woodlawn. It tells the story of Coach Tandy Gerelds, his running back Tony Nathan, and a high school football game that healed a city.

Youth Peru Mission Trip Fundraiser March 26th
Stonehill Seventh-day Adventist Church
Dinner to begin at: 7PM
Movie Woodlawn to begin at: 7:45PM

Please bring your friends, neighbors, any one to support a great cause by extending Texas hospitality and the gospel message to children in Peru.

Donations will be collected throughout the night.

Church family support: Food donations and meal prep. The menu will be Italian (Pasta/spaghetti, etc./Salad/Desert). Please sign up on the forms located in the lobby.

Youth support:
Set-up, food prep (with adult supervision), clean-up. Please sign up on forms located in the lobby.


Chinese Cooking Class - Are you interested of learning how to cook Chinese food?  Please contact Amy Wan at

Worship Service
Praise in Giving: Our Local Church Budget
     “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this…if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it (Mal. 3:10).
      God invites you to test Him today to prove that He will bless you when you are faithful with your tithe and offerings.
Praise in Music: Lisa Vaughn
The Message: “The Head of the Church & His Church” – Luke 4:16-21 - Pastor Kitney
Elder of the Day: Brent Holm  |  512.966-3501
Deacon of the Day: Ken Dean  |  903.738.7673

Finance Chart

1.  Local Budget - provides for our church ministries,
     building, and mortgage.
2.  Tithe - sent to Texas Conference for administrative
     support in Texas and worldwide church.
3.  Mark specific donations on your offering envelop.  All
     unmarked and loose offering is used to support our Local
4.  Save labels (Morning Star, Loma Linda, Worthington). 
     Kellogg Corporation supports NAD mission projects for
     collected labels.




    Flowers up front: If you would
    like to donate a floral bouquet
our platform to celebrate
    a special occasion or just
    because,contact Rhona Ballarta,





This Sabbath
Fellowship Lunch - Ellen Jensen’s Class
Stonehill Choir Practice, 1:30-2:30 pm

Next Week
Tuesday: Prayer Group. A weekly session devoted to praying for our school, the parents, teachers, and students. It will meet at the school at 8:15 am.
Tuesday: Church Board Meeting, 7:00 pm.
Friday: Agape Service, 7:00 pm.

Next Sabbath
Fellowship Lunch - Invite a Guest Home
Choir Practice, 1:30 pm
Adventurers -  Evangelism or Community Service, 2:30-4:00 pm
Pathfinder Meeting, 2:30-5:30 pm.
Youth Peru Mission Trip Fundraiser - Dinner 7:00 pm, Woodlawn 7:45 pm. 

Coming Events
Stonehill Christian Academy 1st Annual 5K Walk-a-thon May 1st.

Children’s Ministries: Children's activity bags are available to our visitors and members during the service and can be found near the greeters table by the main entrance. Please remember to return them at the end of the service. If you are interested in helping with or leading out in this ministry, please contact Amber Lovett at

Housekeeping items:
1) Please dispose of baby wipes in the trash can and not the toilet. It wreaks havoc with our pump station.
2) Please put used cooking oil in a container and after it has cooled, throw it in the trash. Do not pour down the drain.
3) The appliances in the kitchen are NOT cleaned by our custodians; it is our responsibility to keep them clean.
4) Please pick up after yourself and your family. This is God’s House.
5) If you have items you would like to donate to the church, please contact the pastor first.
Thank you for your attention to these matters.

Prayer List 
Please remember these requests in your daily prayers:
Special Emphasis: Deacons & Deaconesses
Stephen (Carlton's brother) - recovering from heart attack
Tina Okrah - facial palsy
Isolde Whichelow (Eric’s mother) - hysterectomy surgery March 21 and poor health
Yolanda Jacoby (Roberto’s sister’s mother-in-law) - stage 4 cancer
Kris Fiala – (Eric Whichelow’s friend) - hysterectomy
Adrianna Baca’s grandmother - very sick
Chinyere Ukegbu - her aunt passed away
Julieth Dick - swelling in her knee
Diane Yates (Sarah Wolverton’s friend) - breast cancer
Family of Vernon Anderson who passed away
Wayne Hutchison - health issues
Demi Garduque (Chinyere Ukegbu’s friend) - end stage renal disease
Laurie (Hutchison’s daughter) - breast cancer
Bill Price (Corky’s husband) - recovering from accident
Matthew Walker - cancer is in remission
David Stone (Sue Peugh's friend) - Leukemia
James (Hutchison’s friend) - Lymphoma
Karin (Brent and Meri's friend) - Breast cancer
Grace Byrd (daughter of Amber Lovett’s friend) - Leukemia
Lukas (Sue Peugh’s great nephew) - health issues
Elias Taylor (Alicia’s 3-year-old son) - high blood pressure
Jim Underwood (friend of the Julers) - brain cancer
Kaitlyn Jankovsky (daughter of the Ballarta’s friend) - Leukemia
Teatsy Farris - lung cancer
Thomas Taylor - nursing home

 If you have a prayer request or praise, send it to

Church directory: You can access our church directory through the Instant Church Directory app, available for your Android, Amazon, or Apple device. Our directory is always being updated by our Communications Team. If you want to update your directory information, or if you have any questions about the directory, you can contact our administrative assistant, Meri Holm at


Keep up with the lastest news!
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Our Facebook web address!

or our webpage


Stonehill Christian Academy

Stonehill Christian Academy 1st Annual Walk-A-Thon: Save the date and your money to participate in and sponsor an SCA student to walk a 5K at the Pflugerville Lake Park on May 1st, 2016 at 8:00 am.  Registration fee for non-student participants will be $25.  All proceeds will benefit SCA.  Make plans now to attend and if you can't, please plan to sponsor a student.

Have a Blessed Day!

Meri Holm
Administrative Assistant, Church Office       
(512) 537-1844

**If you want to become a member or transfer membership from another church please get in contact with Meri Holm or email

Calendar of Events
19   Fellowship Lunch-
        Ellen Jensen’s Class
19   Stonehill Choir
22  Church Board
25-27   Central Texas
        Camporee -
25   Agape Service
26   Adventurers - 
        Evangelism or
        Community Service
26   Invite a Guest Home
        for Lunch
26   Stonehill Choir
26   Pathfinder Meeting
26   Youth Peru
        Mission Trip
27   Easter Sunday
 2    Stonehill 101 Class
 2    Fellowship Lunch-
        Deaconesses &
        Spanish Class
 2    Stonehill Choir
 2    Adventurer Meeting
 3    Guys’ Table Tennis
 3    Vacation Bible
       School Training, San
 9    Fellowship Lunch -
        All Church
 9    Stonehill Choir
 9    Pathfinder Meeting


*The lunch host is responsible for coordinating the receiving/placement of dishes and cleanup. 

Members we encourage you, to invite guests to join you in line. If you stay for lunch please help us with the cleanup afterwards.

Our mailing address is:
Stonehill Seventh-day Adventist Church

P.O. Box 1309
Pflugerville, TX 78691

Church Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm