Announcements for January 20


SEMINAR FOR CHILDREN: A three-Saturday seminar entitled “Love Have Good Manners…” is being offered for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The seminar will be held on February 2, 9 and 16 from 1:00-3:00 PM here at GABC. The seminar fee is $10 to defray costs of supplies and printing. For more information and to register for the seminar visit the Welcome Center or go online to or talk to Terry and Debbie Martens.

MEMBERSHIP CLASS: Interested in becoming a Member of GABC? Foundations of Membership Class will be scheduled soon. This class covers our faith and practice. It is open to anyone wishing to learn more about life at GABC. Register at or contact our church office (

GABC WOMEN: Join us during the month of January as we read Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness  by Megan Hill.  We will gather at the church for brunch and a book discussion on the morning of February 2nd from 8:30-10:00 AM. As you read, please note the questions at the end of each day. They will be used for part of our discussion. Please register by January 30th at

BIBLE STUDIES: GABC Men’s and Women’s Ministries will be studying Genesis 16-50 this semester. Groups meet each week from February 3rd through April 14th. If you registered for the Fall Study, you are already registered for this semester and do not need to register again. New participants will receive an email to coordinate picking up their workbook. Everyone needs to complete Lesson 10 before their first meeting in February.

Men’s Group-Wednesday 6:30-8:00 PM at GABC in the D-Building Conference Room (Childcare available)

Mens’ Group–Thursday 7:30-8:30 AM at Memorial Union Food Court

Men’s Group-Friday 6:30-7:30 AM at GABC in Room 102

Women’s Group-Wednesday 6:30-8:00 PM at GABC in the Library (Childcare available)

Women’s Group-Thursday 6:00-7:30 AM at HyVee 640 Lincoln Way, Ames

Registration deadline is January 28th.  You can register at or by contacting the office.

COLLEGE STUDENTS: Welcome Back! Tim and Sam Young are hosting their second annual “Extended-Christmas Party” at their house on Friday, January 25, 2019. Please put the event on your calendars. There will be a white elephant gift exchange and there will also be snacks, games, and hot cider. Bring your friends, it will be a fun night! For more info visit

MEMBERS’ MEETING: There will be a members’ meeting next Sunday, January 27th, at 4:00 PM in the sanctuary. The agenda and minutes from the last meeting were sent out via email.


MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS RECEIVED: Adler Prough and Brooklyn Starr have recently applied for church membership. Please contact any of the elders with questions or comments regarding their applications.


SCHEDULE – January 20-26, 2019

Hospitality Team: TBD

Nursery: Brad & Emily Jensen, Michael & Kyndal Bartels, Johanna Sulc, Sam Stueven

NEXT SUNDAY – January 27, 2019

Hospitality Team: TBD

Nursery: Luke & Becca Jensen, Emily Vardeman, Tomas Mowen-Hernandez, Jenny Schumacher, Tamra Call


January 25 – College Extended Christmas Party

January 27 – Members Meeting

February 2 – Women’s Ministry Brunch & Book Discussion

February 3 – College Lunch After Worship Service

February 2, 9, 16 – Love Has Good Manners Seminar

February 5 – Mission Team Meeting

February 6, 7, 8 – Genesis Bible Study Begins Again

February 17 – Hospitality Workshop

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