Hello Stonehill Church Family,
We look forward to worshiping with you this Sabbath!
Night soccer - Family & Youth Night: Join us 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, for night soccer. It will take place at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex, E. Old Settlers Blvd @ Kenney Fort Blvd. We’ll be in Field 9 – park in south parking lot. Invite a friend!
Baby shower for Maddie and Stefen (Desiree Webb's son) on July 8. Maddie is registered at Wal-Mart, Target and Amazon. The registry is under Maddie Russell.
STONEHILL TRANSFORMERS EXERCISE CLASS: Please come join us next class, July 8, 8:15—10:15 am, at Pflugerville Lake near the flags. Your continued support is appreciated. Key Word is PREVENTION.
Club Ministries Empower Training at Bryan, Texas, July 21-22, 2018. Brazos County Expo Complex, 5827 Leonard Road, Bryan, TX 77807. If you are involved with Pathfinders or Adventurers, this is for you. Register today! Call (817) 790-2255 Ext. 2201, or email Youth@TXSDA.org or visit our website at Txyouth.com.
Pathfinder Babysitting Fundraiser. The next Pathfinders babysitting will be Sabbath night, July 28, 6:30 to 9:30 pm. This is an ongoing fundraising event offered every 4th Sabbath evening of the month to raise money to go to Oshkosh. The cost is $20 per child. Pathfinders will provide a snack and games for the children.
Please help us save our septic pump. Please, please, please do not flush baby or Clorox wipes (not even wipes labeled as flushable!), feminine products, etc. Please dispose of these items in the trash can. Toilet paper and body waste are the only items that should be flushed. Thank you for your help in this matter.
Praise in Giving: Southwestern Union Education Endowment Fund
The offering today is for the Southwestern Union Education Endowment Fund. This fund is used to assist Seventh-day Adventist students in the Southwestern Union with financial aid for educational expenses. The assistance comes in the form of scholarships. Please prayerfully consider giving an offering today in support of financial aid for students in the Southwestern Union. Thank you for your support of Adventist education!
Praise in Music:
The Message: Amy Wan
Elder in charge: Brent Holm
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Deacon in charge: Simeon Rotich
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Greeters this week: Greg & Bianca
Did you know?………
it takes $25 per attending person each week to meet the Stonehill Church budget.
Fellowship Lunch Host
Prayer Warriors, please remember these requests in your daily prayers:
June 30 Roberto Torres SS class
July 7 Asian Group
July 14 Myrna Cogan SS class
July 21 Ellen Jensen SS class
Sabbath, June 30
Fellowship Lunch, Roberto Torres SS class
Week of July 1-6
Sunday, Guys’ Table Tennis
Sabbath, July 7
Stonehill 101, Pastor’s office
Fellowship Lunch, Asian Group
Family & Youth Fun Night, Soccer
Dates to Remember
Transformers Exercise Class, July 8
Baby shower for Maddie and Stefen, July 8
Finance Committee Meeting, July 15
Church Board Meeting, July 17
Pathfinder Babysitting Fundraiser, July 28
Emphasis: Pray for our World church.
Linda (Ruben Garcia’s sister) – recovering from a brutal attack
George (Desiree Webb’s father) – health issues
Geoff Wool (Fawn Escalante’s friend) – serious bike accident
Salvador Posada (Rex’s father) – health issues
Tommy (Teresa Serl’s 9-month old great nephew) – serious health issues
Gavin Pardeiro (grandson of LauraBeth and Roland Schneider) – auto accident injuries
Tony deJong – recovering from surgery
Amanda Vasquez – health issue
Nora Cadena (Fawn Escalante’s friend) – in hospice with ovarian cancer
Dorian Colbert – health issues
Yolanda Jacoby (Roberto’s sister’s mother-in-law) – stage 4 cancer
Steve Budd (Silvia Covarrubias’ brother-in-law) – bone tumor
Miguel Guillet – cancer and other health issues
Laurie Chodorow's sister Marla’s family displaced by hurricane Harvey
Kris Hoch (friend of Chris Huggins) – stage IV pancreatic cancer
Ken Brown (David Jensen’s father-in-law) – recovering from throat surgery
June Ayers –health issues
Julieth Dick – health issues
Julie Davis (Ann Daluz’ sister) – mental and health issues
Jim Underwood (friend of the Julers) – brain cancer
Helen Ing (Eileen deJong’s mother) – health issues
Gracie Kitchens (friend of Eldon Jensen) – in rehab
Gladys Smith – on hospice for liver failure
Diane Yates (Sarah Wolverton’s friend) – breast cancer
Daniel and Megan Christian and daughter Anabella – spiritual issues
Daisy Dongieux (friend of Laura Beth Schneider) – ovarian cancer
Bill and Sandy Cutshall (friends of the Ballartas) – breast cancer and other health issues
If you have a prayer request or praise, send it to PrayForMe@stonehillchurch.org.
It Hurts When You Say His Name
Dezba, a 14-year-old student at Holbrook Seventh-day Adventist Indian School, was in the pastor’s office to talk about her skipping classes. When Pastor Phil mentioned the name of Jesus, the girl’s body jerked violently and she cried out, “Shut up!” Then she relaxed slightly and whispered, “Pastor, it hurts when you say His name.” It was like a boxing match, the Pastor reading Bible promises with the girl screaming and the Pastor fearlessly pushing back. The girl doubled over with pain after another promise was read. Dezba was finally able to say she accepted Jesus and the evil spirit left, leaving her motionless and tired. This is not the only incident in which Giselle, the school case manager, has seen the great controversy firsthand.
Such encounters remind Giselle that the great controversy is real and that Jesus is coming soon. “I didn’t realize until I came here that every time we are absent or do not push forward God’s kingdom, evil advances,” she said. “I can see that in our kids. If I do not constantly provide light in their lives, the darkness takes over and I have to start at the beginning again.” Giselle says she loves mission work, and wouldn’t trade her job for any other. “It is not enough to just speak up front in church every once in a while. We are called to walk and cry with people. Mission work can leave you exhausted, but I have never felt more alive. That is the beauty of working with God. He will do things that you didn’t think possible. It is a blessing to be part of His work and to truly connect with people who need Him.”
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Have a Blessed Day!
Administrative Assistant, Church Office
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