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Updated: Feb 17, 2017


  • Terry Schwartz
  • Braden Van Eperen
  • Heather Boulais
  • Carol Darrough - chemotherapy
  • Logan Detwieler
  • Robin Baker
  • Pastor Michael Paradise
  • Rob Beck
  • Mary Peters - cancer
  • Josie Escamilla
  • Ayden Rogge - concussion with amnesia
  • Austin Escamilla
  • Linda Skinner - chemotherapy
  • Bailey Escamilla
  • Lory Ann Ortega - Lisette Deemer-Parks’ sister
  • Bernetta Walker
  • Shirley Welch & Family
  • David Opp - heart surgery
  • Diane Henriques - compound fracture right arm


  • February 18 - KS-NE Conference Advance
  • February 25 - Church Budget
  • March 4 - Church Budget
  • March 11 - Adventist World Radio
  • March 18 - KS-NE Conference Advance


SPEAKER...Our speaker for today is our lead pastor, Harold Alomia.

UNION COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT...Welcome to the academy basketball players, family and friends who are worshipping with us today. The annual Union College Invitational Basketball Tournament features teams from Mid-America academies, Battle Creek Academy, Ozark Academy, Pohnpei Adventist School and Spencerville Academy. Games will continue tonight at 7:00 at Union College, College View Academy, Calvert Rec Center and Lincoln Racquet Club. Look for a detailed schedule at www.ucollege.edu/basketballtournament2017.

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 dhansen@cvak12.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.

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 llambrecht@cvak12.org. or call 402-483-1181 ext. 46.

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.

MEMORIAL SERVICE...There will be a memorial Service for Don Prowant tomorrow, Sunday, February 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Piedmont Park Church (4801 A Street, Lincoln). Memorials to the Lincoln City Mission or Piedmont Park Church in his name.

STARTING A SMALL GROUP...Are you interested in knowing more about how to start a small group? Spanish Sabbath School invites you to join them to learn how to create a small group. Meetings will take place on February 18th and 25th and March 4th and 11th at 5:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall B. All are welcome to attend.

MOM’S CAFÉ...Simple Embroidery, February 23 at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Trina Cress will be teaching basic stiches and sharing ideas for personalizing anything from pillows to towels to clothing. This is a fun beginner project you won’t want to miss!

VBS 2017...For information on how to get involved contact Candace Coffman at candacecoffman@windstream.net.

BLAZERBURGERS AND BASKETBALL...Come enjoy a Blazerburger, Hotdog or your favorite concession while enjoying the MAU Basketball Tournament at Union College. The Pathfinders will be selling concessions tonight, and tomorrow in the UC Gym. All funds help the Pathfinders get to the MAU Camporee in July 2017.

NEW MEMBER AND GUESTS POTLUCK...On Sabbath, February 25 at 1:30 in the Heartland Hall is a potluck hosted by the following Sabbath School classes: Digging Deeper, Dan Klein and Russ Thomas/Sylvester Case. New Members and visitors that Sabbath come as our guests. Church family are welcome to bring food and help us welcome people.

50+...There will be a 50+ Valentine Potluck tomorrow, Sunday, February 19 at 10:30 a.m. in the lower level of the annex. Bring something you like or a red or pink dessert! We are collecting for Bags of Love; items needed are: spiral notebooks, pencil cases, small items of lotion, tissues and deodorant. Invite a friend to come share! See you there!

SAVE THE DATE...Sunday, March 19, 2-4 p.m. in the Heartland Hall. The Art of Breadmaking with Becky Gustafson and friends.

FOOD LABELS FOR CHURCH...Beginner I Sabbath School collects canned food labels from the brands of Worthington, Loma Linda and Caroline. All UPC codes from these canned products begin with 28989 or 45561. Only the canned labels can be collected, not the frozen food labels. They use these labels in their SS program and then turn them in for $.05 per label. They would love to have your participation. Just remove the entire label from your canned foods, place them in a baggie and leave them by the Beginner I SS door. Thank you!

LAST CITRUS SHIPMENT FOR THE SEASON...The profits from this year’s fruit sales have helped purchase two new microscopes for the 5th grade classroom, and science anatomy models and snap circuit sets for the 7th and 8th grade room. These items will be displayed in the fruit room for supporters to see when they pick up their fruit next month. The order deadline is tomorrow, Sunday February 19th. Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit, California Navel Oranges and 5lb. Bags of Mandarin Oranges. The pick up date is Sunday, March 5th from 5-8 pm or Monday, March 6th from 7:30-10:30am.

WOMEN OF SPIRIT...You are invited to “Living Courageously as a Daughter of the King” by Trina Cress on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Heartland Hall. You are His princess! To RSVP call Linda at 402-488-0556.

ANNUAL CHOIR FESTIVAL...The Young Adventist Musicians Association (YAMA) is preparing for its annual choir festival on March 23. The festival is a one day extravaganza of music rehearsals, community service, concerts, and bonding for students in grades 5-8. All children—from public school, private school, homeschool, any school—are invited. If you are interested in attending, talk to Lisette Deemer-Parks at CVA or email her at ldeemer@cvak12.org. We hope to see you there for an amazing collaborative celebration of Justice, Truth, and Peace through music. The YAMA Concert will be in the CVA gym at 6:00 p.m.

NOTE OF SADNESS...Wilma Jensen passed away this week. Her service will be Tuesday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. at Butherus-Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 “A” Street.