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Updated: May 2, 2015


  • Terry & Dina Schwartz
  • Dennis Schmeier
  • Malinda Trumble
  • Karen Refugia
  • Braden Van Eperen
  • Nick Conditt
  • Heather Boulais
  • Evelyn Moon - Tabitha


Jesse Collins, Carlos Moura, Jason Thomas


Shayne Schiermeister is off dialysis and recovery is going well. Thank you for your prayers.


  • April 25 - Church Budget
  • May 2 - Church Budget
  • May 9 - Union College
  • May 16 - Church Budget


OUR SPEAKERS TODAY...are for first service - Pastor Doug Hardt; Second Service - Pastor Cedric Belcher.

PROMOTION SABBATH...will be May 16. Sabbath School divisions from Primary to Earliteen will be celebrating the promotion of their students to the next class. Any time after that the students may move on.

BABY SHOWER FOR THE ALOMIA’S..Please bring your families to help Harold & Rosie celebrate the upcoming arrival of their baby girl !The shower will be May 17 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Heartland Hall. They are registered at Target and on Amazon.

YOU ARE INVITED... to attend the Union College Nurses’ Dedication on May 9, at 3:00 p.m. in Heartland Hall. Come join us as we celebrate our May 2015 nursing graduates.

A+ GLOBAL EDUCATION...is seeking host families for accepted Chinese students, a girl in 5th grade, and a boy in 9th, for the 2015-2016 school year, starting next August. There is good remuneration. Please call or text Mary Trumble at 402-440-5813. This is a wonderful chance to be a missionary and not have to leave home!

GRADUATION SERVICES FOR UNION COLLEGE...will be held in the College View Church on the weekend of May 8-10. Consecration will be Friday, May 8, at 8:OO p.m. with testimonies from the class of 2015; Baccalaureate, Sabbath, May 9 at 12:00 noon with CVC Lead Pastor Harold Alomia; Commencement, Sunday, May 10 with speaker Reginald Burton, MD, director of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care.

GLOBAL BIG DAY BIRDING EVENT...Join a team of birders for an afternoon at Spring Creek Prairie on Sabbath May 9. Meet in the southwest corner of the CVC parking lot at 2:30 p.m. or at Spring Creek Prairie at 3:00 p.m.. Spring Creek is 3 miles south of Denton, NE on Southwest 100th St. Possible species include Greater Prairie Chicken, Hudsonian Godwit, Dickcissel, and Henslow’s Sparrow.

WOMEN OF SPIRIT...Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Heartland Hall. Our guest speaker is Juli Burney, humorist - Turning Stumbling Blocks into Stepping Stones. Come hear this award-winning teacher, humorist, author and motivational speaker share on living a joyful life in spite of the problems and stress of daily living. You won’t want to miss our special end of the year celebration! Please call Linda at 402-488-0556 for buffet reservations and child care.

THANK YOU...for the love and kindness we received from our church family and friends in so many different ways during Linda’s illness and death. It was your prayers that sustained us. Linda Asher family.

GENERAL LESSON STUDY...in the Sanctuary on May 9 with the 2015 Union College Graduating class.

MOM’S CAFE...Mom’s Night Out May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Tico’s on 17th & M. You will be served and you don’t even have to do the dishes! Please remember to call Angel for reservations at 402-429-2881.

KS/NE CAMP MEETING...begins the evening of May 27 and ends on May 30, 2015. Featured speakers are Carla Gober, School of Religion - Loma Linda University; Dave Gemmell, Associate Ministerial Director - NAD; Robert Fetrick, UC Religion Department Chair; Ron Carlson, President - KS/NE Conference. The Wedgewood Trio will also present a concert. Seminar topics are: Deliciously Vegan Cooking Classes; Children’s Ministries; Giving Effective Bible Studies, Community Outreach/Disaster Response, Preventative Health Maintenance; The Blessed Life: Unlocking the Rewards of Generous Living. REMEMBER: DURING CAMP MEETING, CHURCH SERVICES ARE AT 8:45 & 11:20 A.M. WITH SABBATH SCHOOL AT 10:00 A.M.

SENIOR RECITAL...Ronnie Zanella will be performing his Senior Recital on Thursday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m. in the Engel Recital Hall.

CONCERT AT THE CAPITOL...Unionaires annual “Concert at the Capitol” will be Friday, May 8; 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda.

LOST COATS ETC...please check the tables by the Ministry Gallery that are full of coats. Check to see if one of the coats is yours. Also dishes left over from funeral dinners etc. Next week everything will be taken to the Good Neighbor Center.

YOU ARE INVITED… to attend the Union College Teachers’ Dedication on May 9, at 5:00 p.m. in Woods Auditorium. Come join us as we celebrate our May 2015 education graduates.

RETIREMENT RECOGNITION...Please join us for a come-and-go "Butterfly Party" to recognize Mary Greenland's retirement on May 17, 2015 from 2 - 4 p.m. The party will be held at College View Academy in the Multi-Purpose Room. There will be a brief presentation at 2:30 p.m. to celebrate Mary's 34 years of commitment to College View Academy

DANIEL MARTINEZ IN CONCERT...He will be giving a Flamenco Hymns Concert at Piedmont Park tonight at 7pm (doors open at 6pm). You are sure to enjoy the music as this amazingly talented guitar player shares selections off of his various Hymns projects. Plan now to bring your family & friends and come for this free concert! Daniel's CDs will be for sale after the concert, and a free-will offering will be taken.

NEPAL...has been devastated by a massive earthquake. The death toll from the 7.9 magnitude earthquake passes 5,300, with more than 7,000 reported injured with hospitals struggling to meet the need. The number is expected to rise dramatically over the coming days.70% of homes close to the epicenter near Kathmandu are damaged or destroyed, and ongoing tremors are causing even more devastation. Thousands are now sleeping outside because they have nowhere else or need to stay safe from falling debris.The need in Nepal is great and it is URGENT. Please donate now to ADRA’s disaster relief services. ADRA’s response has already begun, with our team in the region mobilized and assessing the needs in this rapidly growing crisis. Fast action in these early days is critical, so we need your help right now. We thank God that the ADRA team and offices, along with Sheer SDA Memorial Hospital and their staff, are safe, but our prayers go out to all those affected and to those who are now responding.