Family News

FAMILY NEWS – DEC 13, 2019
HAPPENING THIS WEEK!

  • ADVENT INVITATIONS: Please pick up postcards this weekend to invite your friends and neighbors to our advent season!
  • ADVENT CELEBRATION KIT AVAILABLE:  This Sunday is the first Sun of Advent!  We have provided Advent Celebration Kits (devotional booklet and candles) to guide you/your family/your life group through celebrating Advent at home.  Pick yours up this Sun in the lobby.
  • DEC 15 – MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASS:  9:30 am in the Student Room.
  • DEC 15 –MIDDLE SCHOOL PAJAMAS & PANCAKES CHRISTMAS PARTY:  6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Grusendorf home (8224 Burl Wood Drive, 80908).  Wear your PJs!  Bring a wrapped ornament for an exchange and a silly pancake topping!
  • DEC 15 – HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FORMAL:  6-9 pm at church. Cost : $15   Dress in your best, bring your bunco game face and join us for our annual Christmas celebration!  Dinner provided.  If you have not signed up yet, email Dawn at dawn@northsprings.church.  PARENTS:  If you would like to provide a dessert or be part of our cleanup crew from 9:00 – 9:30 pm, please let Dawn know!
  • DEC 19 – PRAYER MEETING: We meet every month on the third Thursday in the Youth Room at 10:45 am. Please join us! Everyone is welcome.
  • ALL CHURCH MISSIONARY PRAYER:  scheduled for Thursday, December 19th at 6 pm, will not be held this month. Please note that it will resume on Thursday, January 16th at 6pm.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

  • DEC 24 – CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES:  4:30 and 6:00 pm.  Join us for this 45 – 60 minute celebration of Christ’s birth! Childcare for birth through age 4 provided at the 4:30 service only.
  • JAN 12 – SHORT TERM MISSION TRIP to DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Registration / Sign ups are due Jan 12, 2020. The trip will be June 6-13, 2020. There is a $60 registration fee that can be made by cash, check or online with Tithe.ly. Make sure you designate and mark in the memo for the DR Mission Trip 2020. Click here to fill out the registration form. Contact Geralyn (sassyg@msn.com), Keith (grauman.keith@gmail.com) OR visit our missions board in the foyer for more information.
  • JAN 5 – CROSSLIFE Life Group: is beginning a new study “Letters to the Church”. This is a 9-week video-based series by Francis Chan focusing on how God intends to change the world through the local church.  Please join with us Sunday mornings at 11am in the church kitchen.
  • JAN 20 – THE LIVING ROOM: The Living Room is a space for ladies to have quiet reflection spent with God. We come together in community as we worship, pray, and share what God is doing in our lives. For questions, contact Suzzie DeMarchi (Suzzie.demarchi@gmail.com)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • DO YOU LOVE VBX? Do you love providing an experience that kids LOVE in order to point them to Jesus? We are seeking a VBX Director (or co-director) for our VBX program scheduled in June.  If you have any interest in finding out more, contact Dawn (dawn@northsprings.church).
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL OPENING: Looking for a Male Small Group Leader for Middle School Group on Sunday nights, which is a relational leadership role. Consider investing in this awesome group of students navigating crucial years of their development…they need you!  Contact Dawn Wilkinson (dawn@northsprings.church) or Amanda Trostad (arttrostad@yahoo.com) to learn more.
  • CHILDREN’S MINISTRY OPENINGS: Consider getting involved in our super fun and super important children’s ministry!  We still have openings for Nursery Workers, Elementary Hosts, Storytellers, Small Group Leaders, Preschool/Kinder Teachers and more. Contact Dawn (dawn@northsprings.church), Amy Jo Boal -Nursery(amyjo@northsprings.church)Geralyn Wingett -Elementary (sassyg@msn.com), or Genice Lehmkuhl – Preschool/Kinder (niecee1899@msn.com) to learn more.
  • SERVE OUR CAMPUS 2019: While the Governing Board has responded to the needs of our campus, there are still a number of projects that can be addressed by individuals, families, LifeGroups or Discipleship Groups. Please consider how you might be able to serve our campus—indoors or out—during this season of giving/serving.  We need YOU!!  Contact Keith Grauman at operations@northsprings.church.

ONGOING

  • AMAZON.SMILE: Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charity of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support North Springs Alliance Church by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com!
  • BIBLE STUDY – LADIES: Genesis Precept Study will reconvene Jan 9, 2020. We meet Thursday Mornings 9 – 10:30 AM at NSAC, downstairs in the preschool rooms. Feel free to join us! Contact Tonya with questions venheim@yahoo.com or 719-351-8138.
  • FAMILY ROOM: The Upper Level room is a “family room”. It’s an unstaffed room where parents or nursing mothers can be with their children while participating in the Sunday morning service.
  • GOVERNING BOARD MTG. MINUTES: To review a summary of our most recent Governing Board Meeting Minutes, they are posted downstairs on the bulletin board outside the church office.
  • MISSIONS: PRAY for our Global Partners – We have four North Springs/C&MA Global Partners:
  1. The Burns serving with CAMA (Compassions and Mercy Associates) in Thailand
  2. The Fetherlins serving with International Ministries in the Green Mountains
  3. The Nishizakis serving with Envision in engaging the deaf in Washington, D.C.
  4. Vicky Mah serving with Marketplace Ministries (and Engineering Ministries International) in Cambodia

For more information on our global partners, take a look at the information on the Missions Wall in the Foyer. To help in praying more specifically, pick up “TEN Ways to Pray for Your International Workers” by DR. JESSIE RITCHEY also located on the Missions’ Wall.

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  • Alliance Life (Christian & Missionary Alliance‘s Official Magazine): Current & Past Magazine Issues To sign up for FREE Alliance Life bimonthly magazines to be mailed directly to you, fill in this form and enter “North Springs Alliance Church; Colorado Springs; CO” in the Church Information section. A hardcopy version of this form can also be picked up at the Welcome Center.