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Weekly Newsletter

February 7, 2019

Developing loving relationships with Christ and our community

Featured Ministry: Sunset 2 Sunset
By Rafael Mauries and Bobbie Golding, Ministry Leaders

Sunset to Sunset (S2S) provides teens and their families a place to gather each Friday evening to welcome the Sabbath. Our mission statement is: Youth coming together to connect; nourishing the body, mind and soul with God. With this mission in mind, the goal of the ministry is to make our church youth and community feel welcome at our church by providing a meal and a relevant message. Messages are presented by teens, juniors, and other church members.

Some topics that we have covered include: peer pressure, stress, being a friend, the fruit of the Spirit, chosen by Christ, being thankful, and giving. In the future we plan to look at topics such as love, serving, and time management. If you are interested in volunteering to be a guest speaker, please contact us.

We ask that the church support our ministry by praying for our youth, our leaders, and for those who will visit and experience the program. We also appreciate any donations to our ministry, which will allow us to put on future summer programs where we can invite our neighbors and our community. Please mark donations "Sunset to Sunset" on your tithe envelope.

 
Dear Church Family,

We've updated our weekly newsletter!  We hope it will be 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

Potluck: Our Head-Deacon, Shawn Iram will be marrying his fiancée Judith this coming Sabbath between Sabbath School and Divine service. (Sabbath School will end 20 minutes early). Please bring your best potluck dish, and possibly a little extra, to celebrate their nuptials together as a church family.



Baby Sprinkle - Feb. 10. A Baby Sprinkle for Kijana Knight-Torres will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2:00-4:00pm at Bobbie Golding's house (19408 Kolsti Way, Pflugerville, TX 78660). All ladies are invited to attend the celebration. Visit the growing family's baby registry (it's a girl!) at https://www.babylist.com/knight-torres. For questions, contact Bianca Peterson at bianca.bidiuc@gmail.com.   

You won't want to miss 2019 Total Member Involvement Evangelism Training coming to the Central Texas Area on Sabbath afternoon, February 16, 4:00--6:30 pm at the Pflugerville Spanish Church (500 E Pecan St, Pflugerville, TX). Start Something New to Win Souls is the theme, there will be something for EVERYONE. Interactive Separate Training Sessions will be presented in Child Evangelism, Youth Evangelism, Sabbath School, Literature Evangelism, Personal Ministries, Health Evangelism, Global Mission, Community Services, and Family Ministries. Each training has new, fresh material this year to present. Take your pick! English and Spanish sessions will be available.


Baby Shower - Feb. 17. Please join us for brunch, treats, and games as we celebrate the soon arrival of Tim and Laura Jones' newest addition - Baby Daniel! The shower will be held on Sunday, February 17, 11 am - 1 pm @ The Chodorow's (3144 Pablo Way, Round Rock, 78665).
 Ladies and gents are both welcome to this shower! The Jones' are registered at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/baby-reg/timothye-jones-march-2019-georgetown/19KO0974TTT5B 

Austin South Pathfinders are hosting a Chili Cook-off on Saturday, February 16 at 6pm. Categories are Hot, Med/Mild, Children’s, and Cornbread. Cost is $5 for children 4-1, and $10 for ages 12 and up. Proceeds benefit the S.A.I.L Pathfinders.
 
The Adventist Book Center D2U delivery will be Monday, February 18, 2019 between 10:45 and 11:15am. To place an order call the ABC at 800-333-1844.  Deadline to place an order for this delivery is February 14, 2019. If you wish to see our food list and monthly sales you can go to 
www.abckeene.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

Stay Informed

CTA Adventurer Honor's Fair will be Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Austin Spanish First Church, 100 W. Rundberg Lane, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Cost is $5 per person ages 4-99. Come fellowship with your friends from all over Central Texas while you learn and earn exclusive Texas honors. Classes will be offered starting from Little Lambs through Helping Hands. Parents will also have a learning experience to participate in while Adventurers are taking their honors. There will also be a food sale.

Please help us continue to take care of our septic system by remembering not to flush wipes!!! Please make sure that toilet paper and body waste are the only items that are flushed. All other items are to go in the trash can.
 
SCA Prayer Time, Thursday mornings at 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. in the church lobby. Prayer Time is to help support the teachers and students of SCA through prayer, to pray for God’s guidance to parents and uplift family burdens, and to ask for God’s guidance of SCA now and in the future. All parents, guardians, grandparents, and supporters of Stonehill Christian Academy are invited to come and pray for the school. If you are not able to be present but have a prayer request, please email Beth Sinha at
bkdupper@yahoo.com.

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

Feb 9      Roberto Torres SS class
Feb 16    Asian Group
Feb 23    Myrna Cogan SS class
Mar 2     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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