Bulletin & News

Updated: November 7, 2019

 

 

                 Schedule for Sabbath, November 9, 2019

                                          Sabbath School

 

Welcome                                                                                                                   Debbie Miller
Scripture & Prayer                                                                                                    Debbie Miller
Song Service                                                                                                             George Jr. and Tim
Mission Story                                   “Bus Preacher”                                                   Debbie Miller
Lesson Study                        “The Reading Of The Word”                                          Tim Whitchurch

                                         Worship Service

Music Meditation                                                                                                      Joao Pedro Voos (JP)
Announcements                                                                                                        Bruce Parker
Opening Hymn                       Bringing In The Sheaves                                                   #369
Call To Worship                                     Ps 96:7-9                                                     Jim Baumgartner
Loose Offering                            Local Church Budget                                             Bruce
Conference                                      World Budget                                                    Bruce
Children’s Offering                                                                                                    Bruce
Children’s Story                                                                                                         Valerie Wikander
Welcome                                                                                                                   Bea Renner
Song Service                                                                                                             Michael, Abby & JP
Scripture                                           Luke 10: 2-4                                                    Bruce
Prayer                                                                                                                       Bruce
Special Music                                                                                                           FJA Students
                                                                                                                                 Joao Pedro Voos (JP)


                                               Proclamation Of The Word

                                                                    “The Radical Prayer”

Sermon                                                                                                                       Jim Baumgartner

 

                                                             Closing

Closing Song                                       O Where Are The Reapers                                       #366
Closing Prayer Jim Baumgartner

                   
Music: Joao Pedro Voos (JP)                    Elder: Bruce Parker                                     Deacon: Michael Norton

 

                                 Announcements - November 9, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshipping with us today. Visitor’s luncheon hosted by Spanish Class. Next week’s all fellowship luncheon is hosted by Tim’s team…..it is a vegetarian THANKSGIVING theme. Bring your favorite holiday dish and the recipe to share. If you would like, e-mail the recipe to me and I will make copies to share at the luncheon. Let’s make this a Holiday Feast!!!


2. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Rita Roberts. The flowers in the lobby on the guest book table are for Cindy Neumann. We wish both ladies a very happy birthday with love from your church family. The flowers in the lobby on the glass cabinet table are to Lalita Brinckhaus for her birthday with love from “The Old Girls”.


3. LIVE NATIVITY: It is time to start preparing for the “Live Nativity”., Dec. 14 th , and 15 th . There is a signup sheet available in the lobby, on the guest table. . Ask your neighbor or co-worker if they would like to be involved in this community outreach!!! It takes a lot of people to put on this presentation. If they agree to be part, don’t forget to put their name on the sign-up sheet.


4. FCSC: The barrel is in the lobby for us to collect items for the FCSC Christmas give-away. Gloves, mittens, hats, socks, t-shirts and underwear are always needed. Any size….men, women and children. (IT’S STILL
EMPTY)

5. TEACHERS: The adult upstairs Sabbath School class is in need of two lesson study teachers. We need one for the 4 th Sabbath of each month. An additional one is needed for the month of Nov. to fill in for Dave Perry. Please call Tim Whitchurch if you can help out


6. Corrections: Colleen Hough’s birthday is on the 28 th , not the 29 th . The men’s breakfast and painting project is on NOV. 17 th , not OCT. 17 th as in the Focus.


7. THANK YOU!! Michael and Amy Norton want to give a big shout out and thank you to everyone who came out last Sunday and helped with the moving. There was an outpouring of help from the church family and it was so appreciated.

8. PLEASE CHECK THE BULLETIN INSERT FOR UPCOMING EVENTS. NOVEMBER IS TURNING IN TO A BUSY MONTH. COULDN’T FIT EVERYTHING IN THE BULLETIN. PRAISE THE LORD FOR AN ACTIVE CHURCH!

 

                                   Bulletin Insert - November 9, 2019

SPECIAL SERVICE: Our November 16 th Sabbath our worship service will be a presentation by Karina Brinckhaus. In the afternoon at 4:30 it will be a continued time of stories and sharing of her time as a missionary in Thailand with a taste of their cultural dishes.


THANKSGIVING POTLUCK: Don’t forget that our fellowship luncheon next Sabbath is going to be “Thanksgiving themed”. So we’re looking for that favorite vegetarian casserole, potatoes and gravy, dressing, salads, cranberry dish and of course pumpkin desserts. If you send me your holiday recipe, I will print it out and make available that day. Just let me know. I am hungry all ready!!

Men’s Fellowship: Nov. 17 th will be another men’s fellowship breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Afterwards, as many as are able, are invited to help paint the carport area and possibly the shed. Bring your ladders, tarps, rollers and brushes. Plan to paint and then head on over to the Fall Festival at FJA!!!


FALL FESTIVAL: The school’s Fall Festival and Fundraiser” including a Chili Cook- off, is NOV. 17 TH , 11:00 – 3:00. Registration forms are available in the lobby on the information table. This will be a great way to come out and support our FJA school and students. Sign-up now!!


BABY SHOWER: Adela Yanez wants to invite everyone to a baby shower for Mari Bel Vargus, Sunday, Nov. 17 th at 4:00 at FCSC. There will be food, fun and games. She is having a girl.


VESPERS /SUPPER: The Dumitrescus have graciously offered to host a light supper and vespers on Friday, November 22. The supper will start at 6:00. You are encouraged to bring your favorite salads, soups and bread. We want to keep it simple. We will then usher in the Sabbath with vespers. Their address is 3800 Newburg Road. All the way to the end, to a peachy colored house. Call Jolene for questions or info.
512-797-0257.


CANCELLED: There was the possibility of a church game night social after Karina’s afternoon presentation. However, as you can see……that is a very, very busy weekend with lots of opportunities to fellowship and
socialize. Thanks for understanding.


FJA: On November 30 th , there will be a special presentation for the student of the month at FJA. Let’s continue to lift our staff and students up in prayer.

 

                                      Next Week - November 9 to 16

Sabbath, Nov. 9 th              1:00 Visitor’s Luncheon


Sunday, Nov. 10 th              9:30 Dorcas Work Bee

Monday, Nov. 11 th           10:00 Bible Study @ Nadine’s 661-203-9628

                                            6:00 Pathfinder’s- Full Dress
 
Tuesday, Nov. 12 th              9:30 -11:30 Dorcas
                                           10:00 Church Office Opens
 
Wed. Nov. 13 th                     9:30 – 11:30 Dorcas Open
                                              6:30 Ladies Bible Study
                                              6:30 Bible Study-Christ’s Object Lessons

Thursday Nov. 14 th             10:00 Office Open
                                               4:00 School Board


Friday, Nov.15 th                       

Sabbath, Nov. 16 th               Speaker: Karina Brinckhaus
                                              4:30 Afternoon presentation

 

                                               Coming Up

FJA Fall Festival - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - -Nov. 17 th
Men’s Fellowship/Painting day - - - - - - -Nov. 17 th
Church Finance  Board - - - - - - - - - - - - Nov. 21 st
Vespers/supper at Dumitrescu’s - - - - - - Nov. 22 nd
LIVE NATIVITY - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Dec. 14 th , 15 th

 

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                               Announcements - November 2, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshipping with us today. The luncheon today is an ALL CHURCH “potluck” so bring your favorite dish!!


2. FALL FESTIVAL: The school’s Fall Festival and Fundraiser” including a Chili Cook- off has been RESCHEDULED TO NOV. 17 TH , 11:00 – 3:00. Registration forms are available in the lobby on the information table!! Plan to participate. You can cook up a pot of your famous chili, or be a judge!! Invite your friends, family and neighbors to come on out!


3. MUSIC FESTIVAL: The annual Fortuna Music Festival will be held on Sunday, December 8 th . As usual, we need bakers to donate some baked goods to sell as a fundraiser for FJA. Call Valerie Wikander of Kim Unruh if you can donate baked goods.


4. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Raemel Oliveira for her birthday. The lobby flowers are dedicated to Karole Poli for her birthday. Happy birthday to you both from your church family. We love you!!


5. LIVE NATIVITY: It is time to start preparing for the “Live Nativity”. There is a signup sheet available in the lobby. It will be the weekend of December 14 th and 15 th .


6. 2 nd READING: 2 nd reading to appoint Jason Nelson as a deacon in the Fortuna SDA Church.


7. FCSC: The barrel is in the lobby for us to collect items for the FCSC Christmas give-away. Gloves, mittens, hats, socks, t-shirts and underwear are always needed. Any size…. men, women and children.


8. TEACHERS: The adult upstairs Sabbath School class is in need of two lesson study teachers. We need one for the 4 th Sabbath of each month. An additional one is needed for the month of Nov. to fill in for Dave Perry. Please call Tim Whitchurch if you can help out.


9 Men’s Fellowship: Nov. 17 th will be another men’s fellowship breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Afterwards, as many as are able, will paint the carport area and possibly the shed. Plan to attend and then head on over to the Fall Festival at FJA!!!


10. EMERGENCY FORM: Please take a look at the bulletin insert this Sabbath. It is pretty self-explanatory. We want to know who we can help in the event of an emergency and who is willing to help out.

 

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                         Announcements - October 26, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshipping with us today! If you see an unfamiliar face, please go show them some Fortuna church love. The luncheon today is for those participating in the canned food drive. Next week’s luncheon will be a “potluck” so bring your favorite dish!!


2. FALL FESTIVAL: The school will be hosting a ” Fall Festival and Fundraiser” including a Chili Cook- off on November 3 rd , 11:00 – 3:00. Registration forms are available in the lobby on the information table!! Plan to participate. You can cook up a pot of your famous chili, or be a judge!!


3. CANNED FOOD DRIVE: Our Church canned food drive is today and tomorrow. Potluck today is for those participating in this event. Bags will be distributed today and picked up tomorrow. Then we will need help unloading and sorting at the center.


4. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Dolores Gardner for her birthday. Happy birthday from your church family.


5. The Eureka SDA Church will be celebrating their 50 th Anniversary on the weekend of Nov. 1-3, Starting Friday at 6:00 pm. Please RSVP to 707-845-1958.


6. LIVE NATIVITY: It is time to start preparing for the “Live Nativity”. There is a signup sheet available in the lobby. There are many different jobs and roles that you can sign-up for. We need a lot of people to help us put on this presentation for our community. It will be the weekend of December 14 th and 15 th , I think.


7. 1 st READING: 1 st reading to appoint Jason Nelson as a deacon in the Fortuna SDA Church.


8. FCSC:The barrel is in the lobby for us to collect items for the FCSC Christmas give-away. Gloves, mittens, hats, socks, t-shirts and underwear are always needed. Any size…. men , women and children. Later on we will collect the toiletries like we did last year.


9. MEETING CHANGE: Elder’s meeting will be on Nov. 5 th at 7:00. Not on the 12 th .

 

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                              Announcements - October 12, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshipping with us today! If you see an unfamiliar face, please go show them some Fortuna church love. The visitor’s luncheon will be hosted by the Spanish Class at the FCSC.


2. FALL FESTIVAL: The school will be hosting a ” Fall Festival and Fundraiser” including a Chili Cook- off on November 17, , 11:00 – 3:00. Registration forms are available in the lobby on the information table!! Plan to
participate. You can cook up a pot of your famous chili, or be a judge!!


3. MEN”S MINISTRY:  Sunday, November 17 th , at 8:00 a.m. is our men’s fellowship breakfast. This time we will have the breakfast in the clubhouse at Royal Crest Mobil Home. Plan to attend and bring a friend!  It's a painting day.  Eat breakfast, paint, then go to the Chili Cook-off!


4. MEETING CHANGES: Due to power outage, we have had to move meetings around. School board is now Oct. 17 th @ 4:00. Church finance & Board are now on the 24 th , at 6:00 & 6:30, not on the 17 th .


5. FJA 95 th : ITS HERE!!! Can you believe that next Sabbath is our celebration. Albert Miller has confirmed his sermon info and we have several alumni participating in our Sabbath School and Worship service. We will still need help with set up and clean-up. Stop by the gym on Thursday and Friday and we will put you to use!!! SS starts at 10:00, worship 11:00.


6. CANNED FOOD DRIVE: Our Church canned food drive will be October 26 th and 27 th . There will be a special potluck that Sabbath for those members who have volunteered to help out with the drive. So we encourage you to volunteer!! We want to send you out energized with a good meal!! Then on the 27 th about
2:00 we will need you again to go pick up the bags and return to the center for unloading & sorting.


7. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to our sweet friend, Ruth Anne Wikander for her birthday. We see Jesus in your heart. Keep on shining your light!


8. The Eureka SDA Church will be celebrating their 50 th Anniversary on the weekend of Nov. 1-3, Starting Friday at 6:00pm. Please RSVP to 707-845-1958. (I just found out about this, so it is short notice.)

 

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                              Announcements - October 5, 2019

 

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshipping with us today! We are glad you are here! Fellowship luncheon at FCSC! Haystacks today!!


2. Elder’s Meeting: There will be an Elder’s Meeting on Tuesday, October 8 th in the Pastor’s office.


3. FALL FESTIVAL: The school will be hosting a” Fall Festival Fundraiser” and Chili Cook- off on November 3 rd , 11:00 – 3:00. See your bulletin insert for more information, as well as the poster in the lobby.


4. MEN”S MINISTRY: On Sunday, October 13 th , at 8:00 a.m. there will be another men’s fellowship breakfast. This time we will have the breakfast in the clubhouse at Royal Crest Mobil Home. Plan to attend and bring a friend!!


5. WOMEN”S FELLOWSHIP: We are trying to organize something for the fall. It’s a work in progress! But for sure on Feb.2 nd , we will be launching our “40 Days of Prayer”. There will be a book by Dennis Smith available at that time, “40 Days of Prayer & Devotions for the 2 nd Coming”. Looking forward to it!


6. FJA 95 th :PEASE CAREFULLY READ THE INSERT TODAY ABOUT THE 95 TH . We will need not only our “Luncheon Teams” but others to provide food for our Luncheon. Please read and pray how you can be used as we host this event & then contact Karen Ronk, who is organizing the meal! Thanks!!


7. IN SEARCH OF: FJA Home & School is in search of a Rummage Sale coordinator. Candidate needs to be able to lift & carry, have free-time to devote to it and good organizational skills. As you know this sale is one of FJA’s main fund raisers. Please contact the school if interested. Pray that we find the perfect person…..maybe it’s you.


8. CANNED FOOD DRIVE: Our Church canned food drive will be October 26 th and 27 th . There will be a special potluck that Sabbath for those members who have volunteered to help out with the drive. So we encourage you to volunteer!! We want to send you out energized with a good meal!! Then on the 27 th about 2:00 we will need you again to go pick up the bags and return to the center for unloading & sorting.


9. The flowers in the sanctuary are donated to BEA RENNER. With love from your friends, Ralph & Rita Roberts, in honor of your recent birthday!

 

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                            Announcements - September 28, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshipping with us today! We are glad you are here! Today is our Communion Service. You are welcome to participate if you are visiting with us today.


2. POTLUCK: The potluck next week will be Julie Rowe’s team and will be Haystacks. Bring anything that will compliment that. Thanks!!


3. MEN’S FELLOWSHIP: We have heard that the last fellowship was a blessing to all who attended. Praise God. We have scheduled another for October 13 th , 8:00am, at the Royal Crest Mobile Estates in the clubhouse. Please plan to attend and bring a friend.


4. PLEASE: We are glad the children are enjoying the “busy bags”. But as much as possible, can you make sure they are neatly re-packed and returned to the secretary’s office after church. It would be so appreciated. Thank you.


5. PATHFINDERS: Pathfinders will re-start on September 30 th at 6:00pm, full dress uniform. Our Church/Pathfinder canned food drive will be Oct. 26-27. There will be a regular all potluck that Sabbath for those members who have volunteered to help out with the drive. We want to send you out energized with
a good meal!!


6. MEETING: The church Business meeting that was cancelled will be this coming Tuesday, Oct 1 st , at 7:00 in the Blue Room. Please come and join us!!


7. IN SEARCH OF: FJA Home & School is in search of a Rummage Sale coordinator. Candidate needs to be able to lift & carry, have free-time to devote to it and good organizational skills. As you know this sale is one of our main fund raisers. Please contact the school if interested. Pray that we find the perfect person…..maybe it’s you.


8. CHURCH DIRECTORY: PLEASE CHECK THE DIRECTORY IN THE LOBBY AND UPDATE OR ADD YOUR CORRECT INFORMATION.


9. FJA 95 TH !!!! Plans are coming along for the 95 th Anniversary. We are getting a lot of comments on the Face book page where we are posting pictures. Please plan to join us on October 19 th for this celebration.
Everyone is invited.

 

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                            Announcements - September 21, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshiping with us today! We are glad you are here! If you see a visitor, please make them feel welcome in our church!


2. POTLUCK TODAY: There is an all church luncheon after church today over at the center. The quicker everyone empties out the church, the quicker we can start the luncheon. Bring your fellowshipping over to the center!


3. BEACH VESPERS: We will have a beach vespers and corn roast this evening beginning at 6:00pm , at Centerville beach. There will be a makeshift restroom available. If won’t be pretty, but it will be functional!! RAIN CANCELS!! If it is raining at 4:00, we will cancel!!!!


4. 2 nd Reading: To re-instate Elder Dave Perry and Charolette Wareham as active elders.


5. WORK BEE: FJA will be having a work bee tomorrow from 10-12 pm. Bring your tools and your muscles and let’s spruce up our school before our anniversary celebration!!!


6. WOMENS FELLOWSHIP: PLEASE NOTE: THE WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP THAT WAS PLANNED FOR SEPTEMBER 29 TH , AT THE BERTHOLF HOME HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PASS THE WORD PLEASE.


7. PATHFINDERS: Pathfinder registration will be on September 23 rd from 6-7pm at FJA. Pathfinders will re-start on September 30 th at 6:00pm. Mark your calendars…..Pathfinder canned food drive will be Oct. 26-27.


8. MEETING CHANGES. PLEASE NOTE: We had to cancel the finance & board mtgs. last week. They will now be on Sept. 24 th at 6:00 and 6:30. This moves the business meeting to the next Tues. Oct. 1 st at 7:00. The
school board meeting has been changed to September 26 th .


9. IN SEARCH OF: FJA Home & School is in search of a Rummage Sale coordinator. Candidate needs to be able to lift & carry, have free-time to devote to it and good organizational skills. As you know this sale is one of our main fund raisers. Please contact the school if interested. Pray that we find the perfect person…..maybe it’s you.


10. CHURCH DIRECTORY: PLEASE CHECK THE DIRECTORY IN THE LOBBY AND UPDATE OR ADD YOUR CORRECT INFORMATION.

 

        

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                            Announcements - September 14, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshiping with us today! We are glad you are here! If you see a visitor, please make them feel welcome in our church!


2. POTLUCK TODAY: There is a VISITOR”S luncheon after church at the center hosted by the Spanish class. The all-church luncheon on September 21 st is “bring your favorite CASSEROLE day!!


3. BEACH VESPERS: We will have a beach vespers and corn roast on September 21 st; beginning at 6:00pm . Corn will be provided.


4. 1 st Reading: To re-instate Elder Dave Perry and Charolette Wareham as active elders. If you have any questions, please contact Nathan Brinckhaus the chairman of the nominating committee.


5. WORK BEE: FJA will be having a work bee on September 22 nd , from 10-12 pm. Bring your tools and your muscles and let’s spruce up our school.


6. WOMENS FELLOWSHIP: On September 29 th , there will be a Women’s fellowship luncheon out at Bertholf’s Gardens on HWY 36. More information to follow.


7. MEN’S FELLOWSHIP: Tomorrow morning, beginning at 8:00 a.m. there will be a men’s fellowship breakfast at the FCSC. We invite all men to join us for breakfast and fellowship together. Bring a friend or neighbor.


8. PATHFINDERS: Pathfinder registration will be on September 23 rd from 6-7pm at FJA. Pathfinders will re-start on September 30 th at 6:00pm. Mark your calendars…..Pathfinder canned food drive will be Oct. 26-27.


9. LADIES GROUP: Becky Chapman wants to remind you that the ladies group will not meet on the week of the 16 th , but will resume the following week.


10. church business meeting will be on Tuesday, September 24 th at 7:00 in the Blue room. All are Welcome.


11. MEETING CHANGE: The school board meeting has been changed to September 26 th not on September 12 th .


12. CHURCH DIRECTORY: PLEASE CHECK THE DIRECTORY IN THE LOBBY AND UPDATE OR ADD YOUR CORRECT INFORMATION.

 

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                            Announcements - September 7, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshiping with us today! We are glad you are here! Have a peaceful & blessed Sabbath.


2. POTLUCK TODAY: There is an all church luncheon after church at the center hosted by Pedro and Adela’s team. It's an old-fashioned potluck where you can bring your favorite dishes. The all-church luncheon on September 21st is hosted by Ivette’s team. Please bring your favorite CASSEROLE!!


3. BEACH VESPERS: We will have a beach vespers and corn roast on September 21 st; beginning at 6:00 . NOTE THIS CHANGE: We found out for sure that we cannot build a fire at the Jetty. So the corn roast is moved back to Centerville Beach. Corn will be provided. Bring anything else you want to roast.


4. ELDER’S MEETING: Elder’s meeting this coming Tuesday, Sept. 10 th , at 7:00 in the Pastor’s office


5. WORK BEES: FJA will be having a work bee on September 22 nd . From 10- 12 pm. See the insert. Dorcas work be is tomorrow starting at 9:30.


6. WOMENS FELLOWSHIP: On September 29 th , there will be a Women’s fellowship luncheon out at Bertholf’s Gardens on HWY 36. Lunch will be provided. Come ready to fellowship and pray together and to learn about the plan for our next ministry. More information to follow.


7. MEN’S FELLOWSHIP: On Sunday morning, September 15 th , we will be having a men’s fellowship breakfast at the FCSC. We invite all men to join us for breakfast and fellowship together. Breakfast will be at 8:00 a.m.


8. PATHFINDERS: Pathfinder registration will be on September 23 rd from 6-7 pm at FJA. Pathfinders will re-start on September 30 th . Mark your calendars…..Pathfinder canned food drive will be Oct. 26-27.


9. church business meeting will be on Tuesday, September 24 th at 7:00 in the Blue room. All are Welcome.


10. MEETING CHANGE: The school board meeting has been changed to September 26th not on September 12 th .


11. CHURCH DIRECTORY: For the month of September, there will be a church directory located on the guest book table. Please check your mailing address, phone and e-mail addresses. Make corrections and updates. If you have moved , changed phone or e-mail addresses please check it for accuracy. We get a lot of e-mails back. Several have moved and have not given us new info.

 

 

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                                 Announcements August 31, 2019

1. Welcome: Thank you for worshiping with us today. Praise Jesus for his Grace that covers us. May we have Grace with one another!! Today is ” National Eat Outside Day”….. have a picnic in God’s nature today!


2. BEACH VESPERS: We will have a beach vespers and corn roast again on September 21 st; beginning at 6:00 at the South Jetty (they have restrooms). If you want to roast marshmallows or hotdogs, you are welcome to bring them. We will provide the corn and everything needed to eat it!!!!


3. BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: FJA will be hosting “back to school” night on Thursday, September 5 th , starting at 5:30. They will provide hot dogs and watermelon. You are encouraged to bring a salad or dessert. Everyone is welcome. Come out and fellowship and see what the kids are up to.


4. WORK BEE: FJA will be having a work bee on September 22 nd . We will be putting together a list of things that need to be done like last time. Watch for more information, and come out and help support the school.


5. PRAYER CHALLENGE; Look around the church today. Pray for God to impress on your heart someone to pray for. Take this week to pray for them and next week share with them that you lifted them up in prayer. Watch for the smile!


6. MEN’S FELLOWSHIP: On Sunday morning, September 15 th , we will be having a men’s fellowship breakfast at the FCSC. We invite all men to join us for breakfast and fellowship together. Breakfast will be at 8:00 a.m.


7. The FCSC Constituency meeting will be on October 27 th at 4:00 at the FCSC. Everyone is invited to attend.


8. The next church business meeting will be on Tuesday, September 24 th at 7:00 in the Blue room. All are Welcome.


9. Check the church website for up and coming information and for decisions made at the last board meeting. www.fortunaSDAchurch.org


10. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Nancy Burzo from her children, Justin and Jamie ,with love. Happy Birthday mom! Lobby flowers are dedicated to Ken Hough on his birthday from the church family.

 

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                              Announcements August 24, 2019

1. Welcome: We are happy to see you here this Sabbath. It is good to be in the House of the Lord! Show someone your biggest smile today!! Make sure you give our newly baptized young people, Abbi and Peter and Aurora, a big welcome today. We are so proud to have you here!!

2. BEACH VESPERS: We would like to plan a beach vespers and corn roast again on September 21 st . We still do not have a planning committee yet. If you would like to be part of the planning team, call the church.


3. BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: FJA will be hosting a back to school night on Thursday, September 5 th . Please watch for more details and info. Come out and support the students and staff of FJA!!


4. WORK BEE: FJA will be having a work bee on September 22 nd . We will be putting together a list of things that need to be done like last time. Watch for more information, and come out and help out the school.


5. There will be a 90 th birthday celebration for Neville Price on tomorrow at the Eureka SDA Church. A picnic lunch will be provided.


6. 95 TH ANNIVERSARY Don’t forget to spread the word about FJA’s 95 th celebration on October 19 th . We want everyone to feel welcome. Tell your family, former classmates, teachers and staff. We did not have everyone’s address and we welcome everyone!!!


7. The next church business meeting will be on Tuesday, September 24 th at 7:00 in the Blue room. All are
Welcome.


8. Thanks again to everyone on the Health Committee who participated in our “Creation Health” series. We appreciate you & the hard work. Last week’s potluck was delicious! THANKS also to all of you who have
been using other members, adults and children, on the platform!! We so enjoy seeing others participate in our worship programs.


9. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Tim and Cora Whitchurch on their anniversary from Aunt Sue and Cindy Sue!

 

 

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                                      Announcements August 17, 2019

1. Welcome: We are happy to see you here this Sabbath. It is good to be in the House of the Lord! Today is our last Health Sabbath. After the service today, we will have a healthy options luncheon at the center followed by a health presentation.


2. FJA: The first day of school at FJA will be on August 23 rd . It is not too late to let the school know how you can help them out during the school year.


3. CHURCH FINANCE & BOARD: The church board and finance meetings will be on August 22 nd instead of August 13 th . This is to accommodate those going to Oshkosh, 6:00 and 6:30.


4. BEACH VESPERS: We would like to plan a beach vespers and corn roast again on September 21 st . If you are part of the Social Committee, please call the church office and let’s get together. We can’t plan it without your help.


5. BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: FJA will be hosting a back to school night on Thursday, September 5 th . Please watch for more details and info. Come out and support the students and staff of FJA!!


6. WORK BEE: FJA will be having a work bee on September 22 nd . We will be putting together a list of things that need to be done like last time. Watch for more information, and come out and help out the school.


7. There will be a 90 th birthday celebration for Neville Price on Sunday, August 25 th at the Eureka SDA Church. A picnic lunch will be provided.


8. 95 TH ANNIVERSARY Don’t forget to spread the word about FJA’s 95 th celebration on October 19 th . We want everyone to feel welcome. Tell your family, former classmates, teachers and staff. We did not have everyone’s address and we welcome everyone!!!


9. HUGE THANK YOU!!! If you see a member of our Health Team, give them a great big thank you!!! For months now they have worked tirelessly to present the “CREATION” health series to us. This has been a lot of work to plan and present these topics these past eight months. Make sure you show them some love and appreciation. THANKS HEALTH TEAM!!!!


10. NO MORE BOOKS PLEASE: Our librarians are asking that no more books be donated to the church or library. They are in the process of purging old books and do not need more. Please find another home for
your books. If you have a couple recent publications that you think people would like, contact Julie Rowe or Ann Parker and they will take a look at it. Thanks for all your faithful donations over the years!

 

                 

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                                        Announcements August 10, 2019

1. Welcome: We are happy to see you here this Sabbath. It is good to be in the House of the Lord! Show someone your smile today!!. Visitor’s luncheon hosted by the Spanish class.


2. CREATION HEALTH: Our Creation Health series is coming to a close this month. Don Baird and Colleen Hough will have a presentation on Nutrition Sabbath, August 17th. Stay tuned for more info on the
luncheon after church that day.


3. FJA; School starts on the 23 rd . If you have not completed an FJA volunteer form, they are available in the lobby. Don’ t forget to let family and friends know about the 95 th Anniversary. Mailers are in your boxes this Sabbath and over 650 have been mailed out to those who graduated from FJA. Everyone is invited though, so get in touch with former friends and classmates. We will need many hands on deck to make this work. We need current and former musicians in the afternoon, as well as photos, yearbooks etc.


4. CHURCH FINANCE & BOARD: The church board and finance meetings will be on August 22 nd instead of August 13 th . This is to accommodate those going to Oshkosh, 6:00 and 6:30.


5. PATHFINDERS: Please remember our Pathfinders and the leaders as they travel to Oshkosh this week. Pray for traveling mercies and for Jesus to shine through them wherever they are. There is a list of when Oshkosh will be broadcast live on the bulletin insert.


6. BEACH VESPERS: We would like to plan a beach vespers and corn roast again on September 21 st . If you are part of the Social Committee, please call the church office and let’s get together.


7. BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: FJA will be hosting a back to school night on Thursday, September 5 th . Please watch for more details and info. Come out and support the students and staff of FJA!!


8. WORK BEE: FJA will be having a work bee on September 22 nd . We will be putting together a list of things that need to be done like last time. Watch for more information, and come out and help out the school.

 

       

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                                          Announcements August 3, 2019

1. Welcome: Welcome back. It is good to be in the House of the Lord.  Camp Meeting was wonderful but it is good to be back in our church. We are so glad that you are worshipping with us today. There is a fellowship luncheon after church over at the FCSC.


2. CREATION HEALTH: Our Creation Health series is coming to a close this month. Don Baird and Colleen Hough will have a presentation on Nutrition. Stay tuned for more info on the luncheon after church that day.


3. FJA REGISTRATION will be August 5 th , 12-6 pm and August 6 th , 10-4pm. If you know someone with school-aged children, tell them about our school!


4. SCHOOL BOARD : The school board meeting will be on August 6 th at 4:oo at the school.


5. OOPS!!! Remember to add my friend Kimberlee Wikander to your August birthday list on the 8 th . Sorry Kimberlee!


6. AMEN CLINIC: If you were privileged enough to be part of this clinic on the last Friday of camp meeting, you had to be blessed. This team of volunteers, physicians, dentists, optometrists and nurses that came to
offer free medical, dental and vision services to our community, were Christ in action. Our prayer is that those who were served saw Jesus and will want to come to our church and learn more of his love. Thanks to this team and to our members who helped.


7. THANKS : Thank you to everyone who came out and helped with camp meeting. The setting up and cleaning up and all the other things that you did to help things run smoothly. Also a big THANKS to
everyone who came out and helped our Pathfinders at the burger bar and store. We couldn’t have done it without you.


8. BEACH VESPERS: We would like to plan a beach vesper and corn roast again sometime in September. If you would like to be part of planning and organizing this, please call the church office.


9. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Kerry Freedman for her upcoming birthday. We love and appreciate you Kerry. The flowers in the lobby are dedicated to Becky Chapman for her Birthday from your
church family.

 

 

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                                        Announcements July 13, 2019

1. Welcome: We are so glad that you are worshiping with us today. We have a visitor’s potluck after church today hosted by our Spanish group. If you’re visiting today, feel free to join us.


2. NO SERVICES HERE: Remember that with Camp Meeting starting this week, there will be no church services here on July 20 th and July 27 th . Come worship with us in the Redwoods!!


3. Changes: The elder’s meeting in July has been cancelled. The August school board meeting has been changed to August 6 th , not August 8 th .


4. FJA REGISTRATION will be August 5 th , 12-6 pm and August 6 th , 10-4pm. If you know someone with school-aged children, tell them about our school!


5. PRAYER SERVICE: Today at 3:00, there will be a prayer service out at the camp meeting grounds. You are invited to join them as they go from site to site and pray over our camp meeting divisions and programs. Remember our camp meeting in your prayers daily as they minister to us and to hopefully someone in our community. Pray for all those involved in the planning, set-up and organization of the camp meeting.


6. THANK YOU: A great big thank-you to the Bertholf/Perkins families for hosting our picnic/potluck last Sabbath. You opened your home and your hearts for us to fellowship together. We so appreciate the blessing this day was.


7. THANKS ALSO: To everyone who came out, stopped by, brought food and enjoyed the fireworks on July 3 rd , thanks for coming out and fellowshiping together.


8. Medical/Dental providers: Rhonda Lewis will talk to us today about the AMEN clinic that the conference is providing at FCSC on July 26 th . If you are a medical or dental provider, we invite you to show up and be a presence or familiar face to those in our community that they will be ministering too. Rhonda will have more information for yo if you ask her.


9. The office will be putting out a FOCUS for August. Don’t forget to get your news, prayer request, events and information to the church office by July 23 rd . If you will be at camp meeting, you can send it ahead of time. Office hours may be different during camp meeting, so call ahead to see if Cindy is in.


10. Don’t forget to check to see if your bible study group will still be meeting during camp meeting. Dorcas will be closed during camp meeting as well.


11. As many of you know Jean Ames recently passed away. She was a long-time, friend, member and beloved FJA teacher. I am sure the family appreciates those of you who attended her service. Remember her family in your prayers.

 

        

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                                          Announcements July 6, 2019

1. WELCOME! We are glad you are here to worship with us today! Greet someone you don’t know! You are welcome to participate in our Communion Service and Ordinance of Humility.


2. PICNIC/POTLUCK: After church today….our picnic/potluck is out at the Bertholf/Perkins compound. Directions are in the lobby. Bring your favorite picnic dish, chairs, utensils etc. Come and fellowship together!!


3. A HUGE THANK YOU to all who came out to the church WORK BEE on Sunday. We didn’t have a big crowd, but we so appreciate those that came and spruced up our church. Blessings and thank- you to you!! Mark your calendars for the fall when we will possibly plan another one.


4. WEB PAGE: Don’t forget to check the church website. We send things to Merlin to post quite frequently. The updated church directory is there now. You can print one out if needed. Other information & announcements are posted there as well. www.fortunaSDAchurch.org


5. The flower ladies are missing a large, pedestal, crystal vase. If you by chance have been blessed with a bouquet of flowers, please check to make sure you don’t have it. Thank you.


6. NO SERVICES HERE: Remember that during camp meeting, there will be no services here at the church. July 20 th and 27 th !


7. SORRY: In the July Calendar, I listed the Bible Study @ Nadines on Tuesdays….it is on Mondays. Sorry for the confusion. Also Marie Hough’s birthday is in March, not July. My apologies


8. Prayer : Please pray for all the kids that will be going out to Redwood Creek Camp and for all the leaders & counselors. May these kids be blessed and learn more about the love of Jesus.


9. HELP NEEDED: It’s possible that the Pathfinders still need shifts filled at the Camp Meeting burger bar or the store. Call Chris Miller if you are willing to help out. 707-267-0629.

 

                                  

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                                           Announcements June 29, 2019


1. Celebrate: On July 3 rd ( Wednesday) we will be having a picnic/potluck to celebrate the 4 th of July. We will be meeting just outside of Newburg Park, across from Physical Therapy. See Insert for more information.


2. CHURCH WORKBEE. Please plan to come out tomorrow, June 30 th , and help out, 10:00 to 12:00. There is a list on the insert today. Bring appropriate lawn, maintenance, and painting tools.


3. Church Business Meeting Coming up on Tuesday, July 2 nd . 7:00 in the Blue room downstairs. Come and see what your church is doing. We need everyone’s input.


4. The flowers in the Sanctuary are dedicated to Andy & Lorraine Schueler for their 68 th Anniversary on July 1 st . Happy Anniversary From Your children! And family.


5. PICNIC SABBATH: The Bertholf/Perkins family has once again agreed to host a picnic/potluck Sabbath. July 6 th after church we will meet out at their property on HWY 36. Directions and more info on the insert today.


6. David Aldinger’s memorial service is today at 4:00 here at the church. A musical presentation will start at 3:30, with the service starting at 4:00. Come and enjoy music from the Eureka Symphony. Light potluck after over at the center.


7. THANK YOU !!! A Big thank you to Noe Vazquez Sr. for trimming the willows above our church sign and re-painting the sign. It looks so good and we are so thankful for what you did. Thank Noe if you see him!!


8. Another big THANK YOU To Valerie Wikander and her team for all of the hard work and time that they put in to make the FJA rummage sale a success. They raised almost $5000 for the school. We appreciate all that you did!!!


9. Changes: The elder’s meeting in July has been cancelled. The August school board meeting has been changed to August 6 th , not August 8 th .


10. FJA REGISTRATION will be August 5 th , 12-6pm and August 6 th , 10-4pm.


11. Offering Schedules are posted in the lobby. Loose offering goes to local church budget. If you want your offering to go to the conference suggested need, mark your envelopes as such.

 

   

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                                        Announcements June 22, 2019


1. Good Morning and welcome! This is a health Sabbath. Have a great Sabbath today as we worship and fellowship together. Fellowship luncheon after church today with Health discussion after. Everyone Welcome!!


2. the social committee invites you: On July 3 rd we will be having a picnic/potluck to celebrate the 4 th of July. We will be meeting just outside of Newburg Park, across from Physical Therapy. Watch for more information.


3. CHURCH WORKBEE. We want our church to reflect the Love we have for our Lord. Please plan to come and help out, 10:00 to 12:00 on Sunday, June 30 th . There is a list on the bulletin insert today. Bring appropriate lawn, maintenance, and painting tools.


4. Church Business Meeting Coming up on Tuesday, July 2 nd . 7:00 in the Blue room downstairs. Come and see what your church is doing. We need everyone’s input.


5. The flowers in the lobby are dedicated to Joanne Voight for her birthday, with love from the church family. The flowers in the sanctuary are dedicated to Sue Carson on her birthday from her daughters, Cindy Gilmore and Connie Bernard. We are what we are because of you!


6. Our next Health Ministry Sabbath will be August 17 th . This will be our last Health Sabbath. Please watch for more information regarding the luncheon after the worship service. No Health Sabbath in July.


7. POTLUCK REMINDER: If you or your group is hosting the potluck, please take the towels, potholders etc. home, launder and bring back. Benecia use to do this, but she is no longer here.


8. PICNIC SABBATH:The Bertholf/Perkins family has once again agreed to host a picnic/potluck Sabbath. July 6 th after church we will meet out at their property on HWY 36. Directions and more info on the insert today.


9. David Aldinger’s memorial service is next Sabbath, June 29 th at 4:00 here at the church. A musical presentation will start at 3:30.

 

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                        Announcements - June 1, 2019

1. Good Morning. We are so glad that each of you is here today. If you would like prayer for yourself, or someone you know, please reach out and let us know.


2. Today is our Health Ministries Sabbath. There will be a potluck after church and the health discussion after.


3. GREAT NEWS!! Empire Roofing will be starting on our roof on this coming Wednesday, the 5 th . PRAISE THE LORD!! Now for the BAD NEWS!!! Because of the roofing project, various areas of our parking lot might be out of order! Depending on how much they get done on Wed./Thurs. it could affect the parking for graduation on
June 6 th . If parts of the parking lot are closed, please stay clear of those areas. We don’t want any flat tires.


4. The service for Lee Dyer will be here at the church on June 8 th at 2:00 pm.


5. The FCSC is looking for a Spanish speaking person to help with their clients on Tues and/0r Wed from 9:30 to 11:30. ASAP. Call the center if you are interested. 707-725-1166


6. All are invited to a celebration of David Aldinger’s life. The service will be held on Sabbath, June 29 th at 4:00 pm here at the church. A reception will follow over at the FCSC. Some food will be provided. A contribution of a salad or a dessert would enhance the menu. Bring your favorite memories and stories of David, or even a musical selection to share. For a special musical treat, starting at 3:30 pm that day, members of the Eureka Symphony will bless us with piano trio music in the sanctuary.


7. FJA needs a volunteer to mow for them every so often when the regular volunteers cannot do it. Please call the school if this is something you would be willing to do occasionally.


8. COME AND MEET BABY RAYBURN. Ariana and Joshua Rayburn invite you to a meet-and-greet with the first and newest addition to their family. Join us Monday, June 17, 2019 in welcoming Nathaniel Jay Rayburn to the world. Come prepared to join in some fun activities and partake in a light meal and refreshments. The event will take place at the SDA Fortuna Community Center. Please kindly RSVP by June 10 by calling Lalita Brinckhaus at (707) 777-9861. Joshua and Ariana are registered at Target and Amazon. If you have a gently used item similar to an item on the registry, Ariana and Joshua are open to used gifts as well.