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Weekly Newsletter

July 11, 2019

Developing loving relationships with Christ and our community

Featured Ministry: Vacation Bible School
 Ciara Parks, Ministry Leader

Stonehill Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School (VBS) again this summer, July 22-26 at 6:30-9:00pm each night. VBS is a program that is written by a team of Seventh-day Adventist children’s ministries leaders and pastors with lessons that feature a Seventh-day Adventist point of view that will connect with kids from your church and community. All lessons are based on the Bible and focus on the life of Jesus. Kids will meet Jesus and learn about His many miracles and the plan of salvation. The week will be wrapped up on Saturday, July 27 with a special program during the Divine Service. Be sure to come and see what your kids have learned!
 
The goal of this ministry is for kids to have some summer fun in a safe and educational environment where they learn about Jesus. This summer’s theme is set in Jamii Kingdom, where the 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.
 
The church can help by
registering their kids who will attend VBS as soon as possible! Also encourage and invite your friends and neighbors to come to VBS. We are also in need of the following items: 
  • Adult-sized African attire for volunteers to wear
  • African-themed items and animals for decorating around the church
  • 60 Aluminum Cans for African Drum craft
We also ask that the church pray for this program, our children, their families, and the volunteers who are involved in making this a success. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the ministry leader.
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

Baby Gift Baskets - The Beginners Sabbath School Class provides a baby gift basket for new babies with no baby shower. If you would like to participate in the gift baskets, a drop-off box will be located out in the foyer for the next 4 weeks. Items that can always be used are disposable diapers (size 0 or size 1), baby wipes, bibs, burp cloths, bath items, baby toys, etc., We are excited for each family and each newborn. Thanks for your support of these new babies and their families!
 
Pathfinder Oshkosh planning - We will be meeting the next four Sundays from 3:00 - 6:00 pm for EVERYONE attending the Oshkosh 2019 camporee.



Are you a musician? The 1st Annual Church Choir & Orchestra Fest will be Sabbath, August 31, 2019, at the Pflugerville Spanish SDA Church. Rehearsals will be Friday evening and Sabbath, with the concerts (one English, one Spanish) Sabbath beginning at 5pm. Contact
churchmusicfestival@gmail.com for more information or to sign up to participate.


Jamii Kingdom, Stonehill's Vacation Bible School Program will be taking place the week of July 22-26, 2019 at 6:00pm 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, EVERYONE (Teens and Adults) please fill out this form: Volunteer Registration Form To register a child, please fill out this form: Child Registration FormAny questions, contact Ciara Parks at 513.692.6072 or Ciara.parks29@gmail.com.
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

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.

Financial Peace University will be offered again starting Thursday, September 19, 2019. The class will be held each week on Thursday (except Wednesday, October 30 due to Halloween) until November 14. Watch for more information to be provided as it becomes available.

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.

Children’s Ministries Retreat. Texas Conference is having its first children’s ministries retreat August 30-September 1, 2019. Come, be blessed for the weekend out in nature at Freedom 14 Camp. There will be hands-on workshops for North American Division Children’s Ministries Certification Tract 2, meaningful worships, group brainstorming sessions and an Adventure Church Children’s Evangelism experience. Space is limited, so register soon! For more information, call 817.790.2255 ext. 2214 or email arivera@txsda.org.

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).

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

July 13   Roberto Torres SS class
July 20   Asian Group
July 27   Myrna Cogan SS class
Aug 3     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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