Announcements and Schedules for October 15

INFORMED CHOICE BANQUET: The 2017 Ames Fall Banquet for Informed Choice of Iowa will be Tuesday, October 17th, with guest speakers Alan and Lisa Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame. The banquet will be held at the Gateway Hotel at 2100 Green Hills Drive. Seating begins at 6:30 pm, dinner and program will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. You may register online at InformedChoiceIA.org or call Rhonda Morrison at 319-759-5294 or register at the door the night of the event. There’s no cost to attend, but adults only please, as seating is limited.

SAVE THE DATE: FALL MICRO-CONFERENCE IN AMES: Please mark your calendars for a free micro-conference coming to Ames next month:

November 3-4 — For the Church

In partnership with the Baptist Convention of Iowa, Midwestern Seminary is hosting a For the Church Micro-conference at Cornerstone Church Ames.                Speakers include Jason K. Allen, Jeff Dodge, Jared Wilson, and others. Plan to invite your friends and small group to join you. Schedule and registration available at mbts.edu/ftcames.

BCI MEETING: The annual meeting of the Baptist Convention of Iowa is Saturday, November 4th, beginning at 11:30 AM (following the For the Church Micro-conference) at Cornerstone Church Ames. All are welcome to attend the meeting. If you would like to be a messenger for GABC at the meeting contact Pastor Michael at michael@gabcames.org

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: It’s time to fill shoeboxes full of gifts to bless boys and girls in need around the world while introducing them to Jesus Christ! Sunday, November 12th, is collection day here at GABC. Shoeboxes (constructable) and labels are available in the foyer. There are some updates and new restrictions regarding what can be packed in the shoeboxes. For info please go to: www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/what-goes-in-my-shoebox-suggestions/

GABC WOMEN: Join us November 17th and 18th for a Fall Retreat. Starting at 7:00 PM on Friday the 17th, we will gather together at the home of Emily Jensen (2995 W. 190th Street, Ames, IA 50010) for an evening of games, desserts and a bonfire (weather permitting). Those who would like to spend the night together are welcome to. On Saturday, we will have breakfast together at 8:00 AM and attend a one day event hosted by 1229 Ministries and the ONE conference in partnership with Titus Two Women’s Ministry of Cornerstone Church of Ames as they welcome author, artist, and speaker Jackie Hill Perry on Saturday, November 18th from 10:00 AM— 3:00 PM. Jackie will share the Old Testament story of Hannah– her prayer and sacrifice and commitment to the ONE true God. Register by November 15th for Friday evening and/or Saturday breakfast at gabcames.org/women. Tickets for Saturday’s event are $10 and can be purchased at theoneconference.org or at the door on the day of the event for an increased cost.

SCHEDULE – October 15-21, 2017

Greeters:              David & Anne May

Welcome Ctr:       Jack & Pat Ellis

Nursery:                Brad & Emily Jensen, Michael & Kyndal Bartels, Debbie Martens, Sam Felkins

 

Monday:        Women’s Bible Study …………………….12:00-1:00 pm

Wednesday:  grow   ………………………………..……….…6:30-8:00 pm

Youth group……………………………..…….6:30-8:00 pm

Women’s Bible Study……………………… 6:30-8:00 pm

Men’s Bible Study…………………………….6:30-8:00 pm

Thursday:      Women’s Bible Study…………….…..…….6:00-7:30 am

Men’s Bible Study …………….…………..12:00-1:00 pm

Friday:           Men’s Bible Study…………………………..6:30-7:30 am

 

NEXT SUNDAY – October 22, 2017

Greeters: TBD

Welcome Center: Dixie Carpenter

Nursery: Luke & Becca Jensen, Emily Vardeman, Tomas Hernandez-Mowen, David & Dennis May, Jenny Schumacher

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

October 17 – Informed Choice Banquet 6:30-9:00 pm

October 19 – House of Hope Food Pantry Open 5:45-6:45 pm (Knight, Felkins)

November 2 – House of Hope Food Pantry Open 5:45-6:45 pm (Knight, Carraher)

November 3 & 4 – For the Church Micro-conference @ Cornerstone Church Ames

November 4 – BCI Meeting at Cornerstone 11:30 am

November 7 – Calendar Team Meeting 11:30 am

November 17-18 – Women’s Fall Retreat

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