Deacons and Deaconesses
There will be a Deacon and Deaconess Meeting on 10/20/18 immediately after church in the Pastor's Study. All Deacons and Deaconesses are encouraged to attend.
There will be a Church Board Meeting on October 24 at 6:30pm.
This quarter lambs offering is going to the Pathfinder Camporee.
Kitchen- To help facilitate a more orderly flow for our potlucks, the Kitchen Coordinators are asking that all children age 10 and under be accompanied by a parent when going through the food line. Thank you.
Experience My Jesus Conference
Join us Sabbath, November 10 at the Experience My Jesus Conference, a one-day conference focused on helping members hear God’s voice, recognize their spiritual gifts, and accept their individual calling into ministry! Featuring Ohio Conference President, Ron Halverson, Jr. as the plenary speaker, this Conference also features Karen Lewis, Buffy Halverson, Nancy Fischer, and more. For more information or to register, please visit www.myjesusmn.com.
Adventurer Club Staff Training – Join us at the conference office November 11, 8am – 6pm. Register at https://minnesotaconferenceofsda.regfox.com/adventurer-leadership-training Cost is $10 and lunch will be provided. This is a great opportunity to network with other Adventurer Leaders, grow in your skills, and gain resources to become a better leader.
Memorial Service - Donald Keith a prison ministry missionary and servant of God passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. A Memorial Service will be held November 4, at 11:00 AM at the Minneapolis First SDA Church. If you have any questions regarding the service, contact Tony Mosley at 651-247-6013
Christmas Behind Bars - The 2018 Christmas season has provided another wonderful opportunity for us to spread God’s word and provide some hope and love to thousands of inmates incarcerated in Minnesota. Our goal is to purchase as many packages as we possibly can. For more details on how you can help (see attachment) contact Debra Coklas, MN Conference Prison Ministry Directordcoklas@charter.net or 612-865-4922.
Maplewood Academy New Weekly Newsletter
In an effort to improve communication and connectedness with Minnesota church members, families and students, MWA has begun a new weekly newsletter that is sent out via email, a publication that has already generated a lot of excitement, enthusiasm and positive feedback. You can sign up to receive this publication at: http://bit.ly/mapleleaf-newsletter
Mission Project in the Philippines
For this year's women's retreat we are thrilled to be helping Adventist World Aviation's new project in the Philippines www.flyawa.org. The LaBore Family is serving on a remote island, serving their local community and also flying to other islands to spread the gospel. They are in need of the following various items that you can purchase and bring to the retreat October 26-28, 2018 or you can donate money to help with shipping:
- colored markers
- construction paper
- ****backpacks, (the kids really need those!)
- children’s books with very simple English
- ANY school supplies
- shoes new or gently used. Any children’s size and adult size up to size 6 only in men and women. They are tiny people!
- any clothes, except thick jackets. They do wear long sleeves. All clothes sizes should also be no bigger than size 6 adult
- sharp knives
Please bring everything to the retreat, as we will be packing and shipping the boxes immediately following the retreat. Thank you for helping this new mission field!
2019 Devotional Books
The Maple Grove Adventist Book Center has all 2019 Devotional Books in stock. These devotionals are available to everyone at the discounted church pricing while supplies last.