SPEAKER...Our speaker for today is our Lead Pastor Harold Alomia.
HOUSING REQUEST FOR UNION COLLEGE STUDENT...A young man (21 years old) is looking for housing this semester. He is a very deserving student from Egypt who, for financial reasons, needs to live off campus in order to continue school. He would be willing to do household/yard chores in exchange for housing only. He can provide his own meals. This student was in my class last semester, and I feel confident in recommending him. Please contact me if you are willing to extend hospitality to this fine young man. Peggy Wahlen: 402-484-5088.
WOMEN OF SPIRIT...Women of all ages are invited to the Heartland Hall on Monday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. for an incredible program by speaker/author Michelle DeRusha under the theme “Answering God’s Call Right Where You Are.” Wherever you are on life’s journey, come and hear an inspiring presentation as Michelle talks about recognizing and hearing God’s call on our lives! Enjoy a delicious dinner buffet too! Please RSVP to Linda Millican at 402-488-0556 for the evening and child care. Please bring warm socks, gloves, hats and scarves for the City Mission and Good Neighbor Center as you are able.
BLAZERBURGERS, ICE CREAM AND KARAOKE...Come beat the winter blues with a Blazerburger, Ice cream and WOW us with your song. The Karaoke night is back January 28th, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Come support the Pathfinders as they raise money to attend the MAU Camporee in July and enjoy a good time! Over 10,000 songs available.
EGG ROLL FUNDRAISER FOR CVA SENIOR CLASS...Help sponsor the CVA Senior Class Trip by ordering Mrs. Gustafson’s amazing vegetarian egg rolls! Cost is $14/dozen. Email orders by February 19th to firstname.lastname@example.org with Egg Roll typed in the subject line, or call 402-483-1181 ext. 20 and leave a message. Egg rolls will be ready for pick up on Sunday, February 26th in the multi-purpose room. Delivery also available for a $1 charge. Make sure to include how many dozen you want, whether delivery or pick up, your home address, and a phone number. Any questions, contact 402-483-1181 ext. 20.
MAU MUSIC FESTIVAL...The 64th Mid-America Union Music Festival is February 1-4. High school students coming from the Mid-America Union Academies total 115 band students and 30 orchestra students. Two major concerts in the College View Church sanctuary will highlight the weekend: 1) Friday Vespers, February 3rd at 7:30 pm with the music from several academy directors and from Union College musicians. 2) The Festival Concert will be Sabbath, February 4th at 5:00 pm and will feature the Festival band and Festival Orchestra. As always, both concerts are free and open to the public.
THANK YOU...We want to thank our Sabbath School class and our College View Church family for the beautiful plants and flowers; for the many phone calls and expressions of condolences on the occasion of our mother’s death. We thank God for all of you and for your expressions of Christian love. -Juanita and Sylvester Case
MOM’S CAFÉ...Wine Décor, January 26 at 9:30 a.m. We are going to work on a fun, unique and customizable home décor craft with the talented Nadja van den Hoven. Bundle the kids up and come join the fun in the Fellowship Hall at church!
COLLEGE VIEW ACADEMY...If you are new to the area or are thinking of making a change for second semester, now is the time to contact College View Academy. You will find application forms on our website at www.cvak12.org under the Admissions tab. If you have questions please call Missy Sorter at 402-483-1181 ext. 32 or email her at email@example.com.
Start planning now to attend the Kindergarten/Preschool Sneak Peek event on February 7 and the 8th grade #UP Close Day on February 9. There will be more details to come on these events.
ENGAGED COUPLES: SAVE THE DATE...Union College Campus Ministries is sponsoring an Engaged Encounter Weekend on February 24-26. This is open to all engaged couples who want to prepare for marriage in a deeper way. The presentations are designed to help couples learn more effective communication and conflict resolution skills. The application deadline is February 17. See Stan and Angie Hardt or Tony and Taryn Rouse for further information.
DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOL AT CVA...Road-Ready Driver Training School will again come to CVA to hold Driver Training classes this Spring. Classes will start Monday, February 20th and go through Friday, March 3rd from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Cost is $325. Brochures can be picked up in the high school office (note: brochure lists different/incorrect times). Students must have a driver’s permit before doing the driving portion of the class. For more information or to sign up, contact Lori Lambrecht at firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 402-483-1181 ext. 46.
JANUARY FRUIT SHIPMENT DELAYED...Due to massive flooding in California, Golden Harvest is unable to meet their shipment deadline this weekend. Pick up has been changed to next Sunday, January 29th from 5-8 pm or Monday, January 30th from 7:30-10:30 am. If this presents a challenge for any of you, please email us at LincolnFruit@cvak12.org and we will work something out.
THANK YOU...Bags of Love is a ministry that provides bags filled with personal items (including a handmade quilt and pillow) for children taken out of their homes and placed in foster care. We would like to say thank-you to all who donated quilts, bags, stuffed animals and other personal items. Because of your help, in 2016, we were able to provide 91 bags to help give these children a new start.
SAVE THE DATE...Wednesday Women’s Bible Study, Prayer and Lunch group begins February 1 at 12:00 pm in Heartland Hall. We will look at “Entrusted,” a study of 2 Timothy by Beth Moore. Come and be inspired!
NOTES OF SADNESS
Alek Marinos passed away last Tuesday evening. A memorial service will be held on January 28 at 4 p.m. in the Heritage Room, with a fellowship meal to follow. Please remember his wife Luella at this time with cards and your prayers. In lieu of flowers, there will be a Digging Deeper Scholarship Fund you can donate to. There will be more information on how to send donations later. Please keep the entire family in your prayers through this difficult time.
The Contreras family shares with great sadness the loss of Amanda Contreras, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Amanda passed away in Jesus the evening of January 18, 2017. Funeral arrangements are pending. Any correspondence or cards can be sent to:
1017 West 6th Street
North Platte, NE 69101