We are having a Kitchen Fundraiser selling varieties of popcorn from Koated Kernels. We have had Bake Sales in the past and are trying a different fundraiser this year. Order forms are in your mailbox. Fifty percent of all sales will go towards the expansion of the kitchen. Share the information with your friends and family.
Bring your orders to the Welcome Center or to the church office.
Deadline to order is March 14. Popcorn will be delivered March 28.
For questions, contact Vicki Altena or Diana Schwartz.
Please join us this Tuesday, February 23, 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall for a conversation with Father. “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 145:18
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
American Reformed Church will host the World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 5, 1:30 PM. This year the focus will be on the country of Vanuatu and Matthew 7:24-27. All are invited!
BABY ITEMS FOR THE ALPHA CENTER
The February Children’s offering will help purchase needed baby items for the Alpha Center in Sioux Falls, SD. The Alpha center is a non-profit agency that provides positive alternatives with practical support to women and men involved in an unexpected pregnancy. In addition to monetary donations, if anyone would like to donate diapers or wipes, please place them in the tote under the table in the lobby.
MEN’S BIBLE STUDY
There will be a 12 week study for young married men beginning Sunday, February 7 in the Multipurpose Room during the Sunday School hour. If interested, contact Ken Hup at 507-227-1423 for more details. Materials will be distributed along with a short introduction to the study on January 31.
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING
February 7 is Super Bowl Sunday. Sr RCYF will be taking a Souper Bowl of Caring offering to help fight hunger. Donations will be given to the Rock County Food Shelf.
ARC’s Sr High Youth Group is hosting a Pizza Pickup Fundraiser at the Luverne Pizza Ranch on Tuesday, January 12, 3-8 PM.
Place your order online (www.pizzaranchorder.com) or by phone (507-283-2379) and pick it up at the Ranch.
10% of all sales will be donated to the Sr High Youth Group.
Proceeds will be used to help with expenses for Rocky Mountain High.
Be a blessing to ARC and our online viewers and volunteer for a spot in the tech booth. Sound techs and projection volunteers are needed. Contact Arlin Sandbulte (712-395-2744) with questions. Training provided.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Thank you to everyone that filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child; 80 boxes were collected from ARC. Thank you also for the generous financial gifts that were given to purchase livestock. With the $2,800 received we were able to purchase 5 oxen, 10 dairy goats, 10 sets of honeybee hives, and 15 sets of a dozen baby chicks. May God bless those who receive these gifts!
ARC students in Grades K-5 packed 136 Blessing Bags during Sunday School over the last several weeks. The bags were delivered to people living in various care facilities in the local area. Nice job, kids!