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Ministry Updates: November 2014

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Join us in November as Pastor Wes Feltner begins a new message series.  The church.  It’s a building?  It’s a group of dysfunctional people?  It’s also God’s chosen vehicle to spread the gospel.  Invite a friend and join us for our new series, “The church Is kind of a big deal.”  Missed a Sunday?  No problem, you can catch all past messages online.    > Weekend Messages

FaithFamily Celebration & Pie Social:  Wednesday, November 26, 6:30 p.m., Worship Center
Join us for our FaithFamily Celebration taking place on Thanksgiving Eve!  We will worship through music by the worship band, choir, and kid’s choirs.  We will also feature baptism and some vital congregational updates.  Following the service we will have our annual Pie Social in the Gym.  See you there!

Town Hall Meetings:  Sunday, November 23, 6 p.m.
Please save the date and join us for an important Town Hall meeting.

Children

Children’s Volunteer Appreciation Event:  Saturday, November 15 6:15-7:15 p.m., Room 114 AND Sunday, November 169:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 201
All Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday Children’s volunteers, join us for a time for us to say thank you for serving in this vibrant ministry.  Connect with others and join us for drawings for gift cards and our new Berean Kids string backpacks. Saturday we will have pizza and Sunday we will have coffee and treats.

Students

November Events:
The senior high will be having class House Parties.  The dates and times will be announced in youth group.  Junior High is “Celebrating Small Groups” in November for their Wednesday night groups.  Wednesday night leaders will have more details.  For more information, visit Epic Student Ministries.

Adults

Reality Check Presentation:  Sunday, November 26:30-8 p.m., Room 114
“Reality Check: You Aren’t Getting Any Younger.”  Join us for an informational forum about preparing for end of life events.  Pastor Wes will speak about spiritually preparing for the end of life.  Also hear from Marge Sanborn on caregiving, and Jon Rusten will discuss how to financially and logically prepare so that when the time comes, you and your loved ones can focus on grieving, not legalities.    > Reality Check Registration

Cancer Support Group:  Tuesday, November 11, 7 p.m., Room 101
This group is for those whose lives have been touched by cancer.  Meet with others with similar experiences to find support and encouragement.  For more information, contact Kari Peterson.

Women

Women’s Christmas Gathering:  Saturday, November 22, 10 a.m.
This year we will be featuring “Mary’s Journey” with Beth Dutton.  Invite your friends and neighbors. Enjoy a festive brunch and program ($25) or the refreshments and program only option ($18).  Tickets are available online beginning November 1.   > Event Details
 
Women of Wisdom Thanksgiving Dinner:  Wednesday, November 5, 12 p.m.
Join other women for a delicious traditional turkey dinner with music by Kay Mundt on flute.   RSVP to Mendie Skarp.

Men

IronWorks Fall Session:  Fridays, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Room 114 AND Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Room 116
Men, join us for great community, connection, and strengthening at IronWorks fall session, “Wise App!  Wisdom when you need it.”   Join us on Wednesday nights or Friday mornings.   > ironworksmen.com

Outreach

Outreach Weekend: “On Mission.  What’s God Brewing in You?”
November 8 & 9
Join us In services for a caffeinated look into God’s mission and the role you play.  Also join us on Saturday (6:30 p.m.) for a coffee tasting and fair trade workshop, and on Sunday evening (5:30 p.m.) to learn how you can use your skills to impact worldwide missions.  Events are open to all, no registration required.   > Learn More 

Operation: Giving
Take part in Berean’s Christmas outreach efforts through Operation Christmas Child and the Giving Tree.  Pick up a shoebox or ornament tag by the Outreach Corner starting this month.    > Learn more

Connect Groups

Connect Group Leader Huddle:  Thursday, November 137-8:30 p.m., Room 210
Come for a fabulous dinner from Bucca di Beppo, hear what’s new for Connect Groups, share what’s going on with your group, and learn something new to add to your repertoire as a leader. 

Worship

Volunteer Needs:  If you are willing to serve during services on Saturday or Sunday, please contact Tanner Pinkerman.    > Volunteer Registration

Deck the Halls:  December 1-4
Help Berean get decked out for Christmas.  Day and evening shifts are available.  For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Kay Larson.

Month at a glance

November 2014

Month at a glance for November 2014