Announcements 6-15-2022

Wednesday Food Bank Distribution: Today and each Wednesday beginning at 5 p.m., our volunteers distribute boxes of pre-packed food into people’s trunks. If you or someone you know could benefit, do not hesitate to come/invite them to the church to come & receive. A big thanks goes out to the volunteers who help collect, organize, and distribute the food. We will continue such distributions on Wednesdays going forward. If you would like to help out in some manner (including helping with pickups from grocery stores 4 mornings per week), don’t hesitate to let us know!

Mid-week Prayer/book discussion group, Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., this week via Zoom only (meeting ID#: 7053955673, with password 172569). We also continue to discuss book, “Patriarchs and Prophets”, written by Ellen White. This week we will discuss chapter 9: “The Literal Week”. Come join us to get a mid-week Spiritual recharge, and connection with fellow church members.

Sabbath Morning Church Worship: We continue to meet in the sanctuary. Folks are still recommended to wear facemasks while worshipping, especially those who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Sabbath Worship/Activities schedule:

9:00 a.m. Spanish Sabbath School service in the fellowship hall

9:20 a.m. Kids’ song service (all ages) in Youth Room

9:45 a.m. Kids’ Sabbath Schools in their age/grade-based classrooms

10:00 a.m. Spanish Devotional Service – fellowship hall

      Young Adult Sabbath School – room 304

      English Adult Sabbath School – sanctuary

11:00 a.m. All ages/languages church service in sanctuary

3:00 p.m. Pathfinder Club meets – entryway to Fellowship Hall

6:00 p.m. “Sociedad de Jovenes” program joining AWA @ Emmanuel Spanish church this week

Online Worship Options: If you are ever traveling, sick, or still prefer to worship from home, we have online worship options, live Sabbath mornings from 10:00-12:00 on Zoom (mtg ID# is 7053955673, with password 172569), or services being posted after-the-fact on our Anaheim Sunkist SDA Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfZrh44kEB7LJUy2c37XrFA

Church Board Meeting Next Monday, June 20th, at 7:00 p.m. Either in-person or via zoom. Leaders, look at your e-mail inbox for zoom invite info. Please get any additional agenda items to Pr. Mark or Martiza as soon as possible. And all members: please pray for God to direct and bless in the church’s plans & events moving forward.

Red Cross Blood Drive June 25th From 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., our Fellowship Hall will be used as a blood donation site. Please consider donating! You can sign-up a reservation time at www.redcross.org.

“Cross-Fit” Outdoors club Hike Next Sabbath June 25th at 5:00 p.m. our outdoors group will be meeting for a late-afternoon hike. Come enjoy fellowship & exercise in a beautiful environment. Ask JoAnne Lightford or Ivette Hernandez if you have any questions.

“Heroes” Vacation Bible School is fast approaching! We are less than 2 weeks away!  June 27th – July 1st, 6:15-8:30 p.m. We’re so thankful to Jenny Hastings and Griselda Schultz for leading our team. We’re looking forward to it being a wonderful time! Please invite friends, neighbors, classmates, etc.

Car Show July 3rdA Young Adult friend of Pastor Nathaniel’s organizes car shows, and we will be hosting one that Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. in our parking lot! Elder Michael and Pr. Mark visited an earlier one, and found it remarkably family-friendly, fun and interesting. Come stop by for an interesting form of outreach to the local Young Adult community.

Summertime Fun & Faith @ PSR Christian Camp: This summer, Pine Springs Ranch, our conference camp near Idyllwild, is reopening after the pandemic! Parents can look at offerings & register their kids at www.psrcamp.org. The camp is also looking for young adult workers who’d like a summer job in a beautiful, Spiritual environment. All employees are background-checked.

Pastoral Vacations throughout July: Pastor Nathaniel will be taking a vacation to the East Coast with his family from July 6th – 12th, and Pastor Mark will be travelling to Argentina with his family from July 13th – 26th. Please pray for safe travels, and refreshing, fulfilling times for both pastors and their families. 

Online Giving: Please remember the church’s local funding needs in your giving plans.  Your tithes (10% of your increase) and offerings are most appreciated during this time. Adventist giving has both a phone app and a website you can donate through: adventistgiving.org. Any donations made here are applied directly, with no percentage skimmed off, and your donations will come in your year-end receipt, seamlessly integrated with donations made in the church. May God bless us as we partner with him in faith through our finances.

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