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Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church


Saturdays 7:00-8:00 pm

Sundays 10:00 am


Look for us on Facebook @ Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church


Announcements


Are you connected in discipleship or a small group?

We want to know how. There are groups and one on one discipleship happening but many don’t even know this is happening. Let’s get a cohesive list started back up. If you are currently in a discipleship relationship, or leading or part of a small group, please contact Pastor Scotty so he can have up to date info.


Self Service Coffee Cart in the Fellowship Area

Please enjoy decaf coffee, regular coffee, tea, cider, and hot chocolate anytime during the week or on weekends.


Notice someone missing from service today?

Pray for them. Then, contact them and let them know you thought of them, and prayed for them.


Weekly handprints on the bulletin board!

Please pray for Teresita Valenzuela. Teresita is one of the orphans we reach out to through our church partner (Grace and Truth Church), and World Orphans, in Zone 18 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


Grace & Truth Church

November Family Profile

Please pray for Ana Gonzales and her niece and nephew. The children’s mother abandoned them many years ago. Ana works long hours and the children are home alone. Their information is posted on the bulletin board this month.


Coffee with a Purpose!

Purchase a bag of Guatemalan coffee. Makes for a great gift! 100% of the purchase goes to a Guatemalan partnership that supports an economic empowerment program. Handmade gift bags can be re-gifted to Christmas Shoeboxes. See the display next to the church library or go to ainsworthfree.org for more information.


What We Believe?

We will have a four-session teaching on the Ainsworth Evangelical Free Statement of Faith. This is required for all people interested in becoming new members. BUT, WE WANT EVERYONE TO ATTEND. Lunch is provided. No childcare. Sign up at Connect Central.

November – Sundays, 12:00-2:30 pm

3rd   Elder Joel Barrow. God/Trinity. Article 2,3,4.

10th  Pastor Dan Johnson. Scriptures. Article 1.

17th Pastor Scotty Clark. Church. Article 7,8,9,10.

24th Elder Jonathan Seidel. Gospel. Article 5,6,11,12.

          

8-Session Men’s Bible Study

Sunday mornings, 7:45am, E-Free Church, ROCK Room. Study Leader, Dan Brockman, 402-760-0902. The curriculum fee is covered. Free. The study is called, “Wild at Heart” by John Eldredge. “Eldredge provides a look inside the true heart of a man and gives men permission to be what God designed them to be—dangerous, passionate, alive, and free.”


Family Scripture Memory Challenge

Adventure Bay invites all families (that means you!) to join in a Scripture memory challenge with a new monthly challenge from now through May. If you would like to participate, please sign up in the orange room or contact Emily Seidel (402-608-4774). You can jump in any time!!

It's time for a new challenge! November's challenge is Psalm 100.


Saturday Service - 7:00-8:00pm - Come as you are!


Operation Christmas Child - Shoebox Sunday is the 17th!


Prayer Requests

·  Sunday is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Let's join our family around the world in praying for our brothers and sisters to remain in Christ when the costs to follow Him are beyond what we can imagine.

Please contact Janelle Carpenter at (402) 989-2076 or efreeprayerchain@gmail.com with any prayer requests, updates or to be added to the prayer chain list. She will forward requests on daily.


Sermon Notes

November 2 & 3, 2019

Series Title:  Christ In First Place - Colossians

Sermon Title:  Life Worth Dying For

Sermon Passage:  Colossians 1:24-2:5

For a free CD of the sermon, please visit the sound booth after the service. Also, you may download a copy from our website @ www.ainsworthfree.org


Church Info


Staff

Scotty Clark, Pastor of Community & Outreach

pastorscotty@threeriver.net  (402) 760-2923

Joel Barrow, Sunday Worship Director

jpbarrow416@gmail.com  (402) 273-4015

Toby Clark, Saturday Worship Director

theclarkslovejesus@yahoo.com  (402) 387-9956

Miriam McNabb, Administrative Assistant

efreeofc@threeriver.net  (402) 760-0438


Church Leadership

Emily Seidel, Director of Children’s Ministries

seidelfamilyo6@gmail.com (402) 387-1352

Elders:  Joel Barrow, Brad Wilkins, Kevin Scheer, Jonathan Seidel

Deacons:  Brad Kroll, Bryan Doke, Josh Titus, Tim Denny

Deaconesses:  Carlene Burrows, Roxanne Philben, Sandy Clapper, Ginger Brockman


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

PO Box 384 Ÿ Ainsworth, Nebraska 69210

(402) 387-0755 or 1-800-594-7149

Email: efreeofc@threeriver.net


Stewardship for October 26 & 27, 2019

Giving Last Week:  $12,256.41           YTD Giving: $203,912.18

Need Per Week:  $5,522.12           YTD Needs:  $237,451.16

Thank you for your gifts.

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October 26 & 27, 2019


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

Saturdays 7:00-8:00 pm

Sundays 10:00 am


Announcements


8-Session Men’s Bible Study – Beginning October 27th

Sunday mornings, 7:45am, E-Free Church, ROCK Room. Study Leader, Dan Brockman, 402-760-0902. The curriculum fee is covered. Free. The study is called “Wild at Heart” by John Eldredge. “Eldredge provides a look inside the true heart of a man and gives men permission to be what God designed them to be—dangerous, passionate, alive, and free.”


Are you connected in discipleship or a small group?

We want to know how. There are groups and one on one discipleship happening but many don’t even know this is happening. Let’s get a cohesive list started back up. If you are currently in a discipleship relationship, or leading or part of a small group, please contact Pastor Scotty so he can have up to date info.


Parents, we'd like to avoid just letting kids loose after class- please pick up your kids from their class at noon so we know they are with their families. Preschool and Kindergarten are in the blue room, all other kids will be in the orange room. Thank you!


Operation Christmas Child, Shoebox Sunday is the 17th!   


Grace & Truth Church

October Family Profile

Please pray for Flory Catalan and her twin daughters. Pray for housing that is in a better location and is more suitable for the rainy season. Their information is posted on the bulletin board this month.


What We Believe?

We will have a four-session teaching on the Ainsworth Evangelical Free Statement of Faith. This is required for all people interested in becoming new members. BUT, WE WANT EVERYONE TO ATTEND. Lunch is provided. No childcare. Sign up at Connect Central.

November – Sundays, 12:00-2:30 pm

3rd   Elder Joel Barrow. God/Trinity. Article 2,3,4.

10th  Pastor Dan Johnson. Scriptures. Article 1.

17th Pastor Scotty Clark. Church. Article 7,8,9,10.

24th Elder Jonathan Seidel. Gospel. Article 5,6,11,12.


Family Scripture Memory Challenge

Adventure Bay invites all families (that means you!) to join in a Scripture memory challenge with a new monthly challenge from now through May. If you would like to participate, please sign up in the orange room or contact Emily Seidel (402-608-4774). You can jump in any time!!

It's time for a new challenge! November's challenge is Psalm 100.


October is Pastor Appreciation Month!


Sunday Evening Connect Group is moving to the church.

Every Sunday at the Church, 6:00-7:00 pm, join Pastor Scotty and Toby and others as they pray, dive into scripture, and fellowship. Everyone is welcome.


Saturday Service 7:00-8:00pm. Come as you are!


Weekly handprints on the bulletin board!

Please pray for Aaron Ramos. Aaron is one of the orphans we reach out to through our church partner (Grace and Truth Church), and World Orphans, in Zone 18 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


RightNow Media

Sign up today, go to www.ainsworthfree.org  On the lower right side is a banner you can click on to get set up for FREE (it is already paid for by the church). RightNow Media is like the Netflix of Bible studies. It includes biblical video content for adults and children.


Monthly Men’s Breakfast meets the last Thursday of the month. This month it is the 31st, from 6:00am to 7:00am.


What’s Your Story?

Do you have a story of something God has done in your life?

Or possibly a song a poem, or something that reflects God’s beauty?

Consider sharing with the congregation Sunday mornings.

Please talk with Pastor Scotty.


Prayer Requests

·  Pray for our area ag producers as seasons change and workloads increase, for safety, wisdom and rest.

Please contact Janelle Carpenter at (402) 989-2076 or efreeprayerchain@gmail.com with any prayer requests, updates or to be added to the prayer chain list. She will forward requests on daily.


Sermon Notes

October 26 & 27, 2019

Series Title:  Christ In First Place - Colossians

Sermon Title:  The Ultimate Answer

Sermon Passage:  Colossians 1:15-23

For a free CD of the sermon, please visit the sound booth after the service. Also, you may download a copy from our website @ www.ainsworthfree.org


Church Info


Staff

Scotty Clark, Pastor of Community & Outreach

pastorscotty@threeriver.net  (402) 760-2923

Joel Barrow, Sunday Worship Director

jpbarrow416@gmail.com  (402) 273-4015

Toby Clark, Saturday Worship Director

theclarkslovejesus@yahoo.com  (402) 387-9956

Miriam McNabb, Administrative Assistant

efreeofc@threeriver.net  (402) 760-0438


Church Leadership

Emily Seidel, Director of Children’s Ministries

seidelfamilyo6@gmail.com (402) 387-1352

Elders:  Joel Barrow, Brad Wilkins, Kevin Scheer, Jonathan Seidel

Deacons:  Brad Kroll, Bryan Doke, Josh Titus, Tim Denny

Deaconesses:  Carlene Burrows, Roxanne Philben, Sandy Clapper, Ginger Brockman


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

PO Box 384 Ÿ Ainsworth, Nebraska 69210

(402) 387-0755 or 1-800-594-7149

Email: efreeofc@threeriver.net


Stewardship for October 12 & 13, 2019

Giving Last Week:  $2,808.00              YTD Giving: $188,841.52

Need Per Week:  $5,522.12           YTD Needs:  $226,406.92

Thank you for your gifts.

______________________________________________________

October 12 & 13, 2019


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

Saturdays 7:00-8:00 pm

Sundays 10:00 am


Look for us on Facebook @ Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church


Announcements


Saturday Night Service Core Group

If you are interested in being a part of this or want to find out what this is, contact Pastor Scotty.


Mission Team

Please welcome Kevin Price as the newest member to the Mission Team! We are excited to see God use Kevin in this ministry.


What We Believe?

We will have a 4-session teaching on the Ainsworth Evangelical Free Statement of Faith. This is required for all people interested in becoming new members. BUT, WE WANT EVERYONE TO ATTEND. Lunch is provided. No childcare. Sign up at Connect Central.

November – Sundays, 12:00-2:30 pm

3rd   Pastor Dan Johnson. Scriptures. Article 1.

10th Elder Joel Barrow. God/Trinity. Article 2,3,4.

17th Pastor Scotty Clark. Church. Article 7,8,9,10.

24th Elder Jonathan Seidel. Gospel. Article 5,6,11,12.


Grace & Truth Church

October Family Profile

Please pray for Flory Catalan and her twin daughters. Pray for housing that is in a better location and is more suitable for the rainy season. Their information is posted on the bulletin board this month.


Weekly handprints on the bulletin board!

Please pray for Lilian Najeva. Lilian is one of the orphans we reach out to through our church partner (Grace and Truth Church), and World Orphans, in Zone 18 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


Saturday Night Service Opportunity

We are short teachers for children that come Saturday night. If anyone would be interested in this ministry, please contact Emily Seidel (402-608-4774). Thank you!


Family Memory Challenge

Adventure Bay invites you to a Family Memory Challenge (extending from September through May). October's challenge is Psalm 1 and/or Jeremiah 17:5-8. 

At the end of nine months, there will be prizes of various levels to encourage and strengthen your family in your faith and walk! Please let Emily Seidel know if you plan to participate (402-608-4774 call or text).


High School Youth

Wednesday night Blaze High School youth group with Joel Carpenter is going strong. Due to lack of attendance for Sunday morning High School Sunday School, we are now encouraging all High School students to serve, or attend adult Sunday school or fellowship. Thank you Toby Clark, for your years of service in this area! Toby would like to start an adult to youth, discipleship program called “E1D1” (Everyone Disciple One). To get involved, or for more information, contact Toby at 402-387-9956.


Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Idea: 

If you like to shop online, check out Amazon. Search “Operation Christmas Child” for suggested shoebox items. Please make sure to check Operation Christmas Child recommendations to make sure items are appropriate for shoeboxes.


Prayer Requests

·  Pray for our leaders as they continue to seek wisdom in the next phase and for Pastor Dan and Ellen as they settle into their new role in Ainsworth.

Please contact Janelle Carpenter at (402) 989-2076 or efreeprayerchain@gmail.com with any prayer requests, updates or to be added to the prayer chain list. She will forward requests on daily.


Sermon Notes

October 12 & 13, 2019

Welcome Pastor Dan

Sermon Title:  Why study Colossians? 

Series Title:  Christ In First Place - Colossians

Sermon Passage:  Colossians 1:1-8

For a free CD of the sermon, please visit the sound booth after the service. Also, you may download a copy from our website @ www.ainsworthfree.org


Church Info


Staff

Scotty Clark, Pastor of Community & Outreach

pastorscotty@threeriver.net  (402) 760-2923

Joel Barrow, Sunday Worship Director

jpbarrow416@gmail.com  (402) 273-4015

Toby Clark, Saturday Worship Director

theclarkslovejesus@yahoo.com  (402) 387-9956

Miriam McNabb, Administrative Assistant

efreeofc@threeriver.net  (402) 760-0438


Church Leadership

Emily Seidel, Director of Children’s Ministries

seidelfamilyo6@gmail.com (402) 387-1352

Elders:  Joel Barrow, Brad Wilkins, Kevin Scheer, Jonathan Seidel

Deacons:  Brad Kroll, Bryan Doke, Josh Titus, Tim Denny

Deaconesses:  Carlene Burrows, Roxanne Philben, Sandy Clapper, Ginger Brockman


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

PO Box 384 Ÿ Ainsworth, Nebraska 69210

(402) 387-0755 or 1-800-594-7149

Email: efreeofc@threeriver.net


Stewardship for October 5 & 6, 2019

Giving Last Week:  $2,899.01              YTD Giving: $186,033.52

Need Per Week:  $5,522.12           YTD Needs:  $220,884.80

Thank you for your gifts.

_________________________________________________________

October 5 & 6, 2109


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

Saturdays 7:00-8:00 pm

Sundays 10:00 am


Look for us on Facebook @ Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church


Announcements

 

High School Youth

Wednesday night Blaze High School youth group with Joel Carpenter is going strong. Due to lack of attendance for Sunday morning High School Sunday School, we are now encouraging all High School students to serve, or attend adult Sunday school or fellowship. Thank you Toby Clark, for your years of service in this area! Toby would like to start an adult to youth, discipleship program called “E1D1” (Everyone Disciple One). To get involved, or for more information, contact Toby at 402-387-9956.


Monthly Prayer Gathering (2nd Wednesday of the Month) meets this Wednesday at 6:00pm.


Saturday Night Service Core Group

If you are interested in being a part of this, or want to find out what this is, contact Pastor Scotty.


Self Service Coffee Cart in the Fellowship Area

Please enjoy decaf coffee, regular coffee, tea, cider, and hot chocolate anytime during the week or on weekends. 


Grace & Truth Church

October Family Profile

Please pray for Flory Catalan and her twin daughters. Pray for housing that is in a better location and is more suitable for the raining season. Their information is posted on the bulletin board this month.


Guatemala

The next trip is February 20-25. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SIGN UP! The mission is to build relationship with our church partner in Guatemala City, Guatemala. No special gifts or talents are required.


Weekly handprints on the bulletin board!

Please pray for Gaby Gonzalez. Gaby is one of the orphans we reach out to through our church partner (Grace and Truth Church), and World Orphans, in Zone 18 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


Coffee with a Purpose!

Purchase a bag of Guatemalan coffee. Makes for a great gift! 100% of the purchase goes to a Guatemalan partnership that supports an economic empowerment program. Handmade gift bags can be re-gifted to Christmas Shoeboxes. See the display next to the church library or go to ainsworthfree.org for more information.


Samaritan Ministries www.samaritanministries.org

“Healthcare for people of Biblical faith”. For more information go to Connect Central and pick up an information packet.


Preaching Plan

Knowing that things could change, here is the basic preaching plan until the Interim Pastor starts:

October 5/6    Burt Newman (just graduated with his Masters in Theology), Student Ministries Director at Ridgeview Bible Church in Chadron, Leader at Revive in Chadron College, which is a campus ministry. 

October 12/13    Interim Pastor Dan Johnson


Are you interested in serving at Connect Central?

We are scheduling out the next several months now. For more information, pick up a job description at Connect Central or talk to Pastor Scotty.


Saturday Night Service Opportunity

We are short teachers for children that come Saturday night. If anyone would be interested in this ministry, please contact Emily Seidel (402-608-4774). Thank you!


Family Memory Challenge

Adventure Bay invites you to a Family Memory Challenge (extending from September through May). October's challenge is Psalm 1 and/or Jeremiah 17:5-8. 

At the end of nine months, there will be prizes of various levels to encourage and strengthen your family in your faith and walk! Please let Emily Seidel know if you plan to participate (402-608-4774 call or text).


Notice someone missing from service today?

Pray for them. Then, contact them and let them know you thought of them, and prayed for them.


Spiritual Gift Assessment

Find out what your spiritual gift is. Go to www.ainsworthfree.org and follow the instructions on the right side of the home page.


Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Idea:  School Supplies


What’s Your Story?

Do you have a story of something God has done in your life?

Or possibly a song, a poem, or something that reflects God’s beauty?

Consider sharing with the congregation Sunday mornings.

Please talk with Pastor Scotty.


Prayer Requests

·  Pray for our leaders as they continue to seek wisdom in the next phase and for Pastor Dan and Ellen as they settle into their new role in Ainsworth.

Please contact Janelle Carpenter at (402) 989-2076 or efreeprayerchain@gmail.com with any prayer requests, updates or to be added to the prayer chain list. She will forward requests on daily.


Sermon Notes

October 5 & 6, 2019

Welcome Burt Newman

Title:  Run with Endurance

Text:  Hebrews 12:1-2

For a free CD of the sermon, please visit the sound booth after the service. Also, you may download a copy from our website @ www.ainsworthfree.org


Church Info


Staff

Scotty Clark, Pastor of Community & Outreach

pastorscotty@threeriver.net  (402) 760-2923

Joel Barrow, Sunday Worship Director

jpbarrow416@gmail.com  (402) 273-4015

Toby Clark, Saturday Worship Director

theclarkslovejesus@yahoo.com  (402) 387-9956

Miriam McNabb, Administrative Assistant

efreeofc@threeriver.net  (402) 760-0438


Church Leadership

Emily Seidel, Director of Children’s Ministries

seidelfamilyo6@gmail.com (402) 387-1352

Elders:  Joel Barrow, Brad Wilkins, Kevin Scheer, Jonathan Seidel

Deacons:  Brad Kroll, Bryan Doke, Josh Titus, Tim Denny

Deaconesses:  Carlene Burrows, Roxanne Philben, Sandy Clapper, Ginger Brockman


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

PO Box 384 Ÿ Ainsworth, Nebraska 69210

(402) 387-0755 or 1-800-594-7149

Email: efreeofc@threeriver.net


Stewardship for September 28 & 29, 2019

Giving Last Week:  $1,544.00              YTD Giving: $183,134.51

Need Per Week:  $5,522.12           YTD Needs:  $215,362.68

Thank you for your gifts.

________________________________________________________

September 28 & 29, 2019


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

Saturdays 7:00-8:00 pm

Sundays 10:00 am


Look for us on Facebook @ Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church


Announcements


Meet Your Family!

The next trip to Guatemala is set for February 20th to 25th, 2020. This weekend is the last weekend to sign up. We did not want to be a church that just sent funds, we want to be hands and feet as well. This is why we are part of a church- to-church partnership through World Orphans, and our sister church, Grace & Truth Church in Guatemala. This church has become family. Now it is your turn to meet your Guatemalan family! Add your name to the signup sheet located on the table by the library and talk to Sheila Peterson, Travel Coordinator, or any Missions Team member.  Sheila’s cell phone # is 402-760-1265.


High School Youth

Wednesday night Blaze High School youth group with Joel Carpenter is going strong. Due to lack of attendance for Sunday morning High School Sunday School, we are now encouraging all High School students to serve, or attend adult Sunday school or fellowship. Thank you Toby Clark, for your years of service in this area! Toby would like to start an adult to youth, discipleship program called “E1D1” (Everyone Disciple One). To get involved, or for more information, contact Toby at 402-387-9956. 


Grace & Truth Church

September Family Profile

Please pray for Veronica Luna de Leon and her children. Praise the Lord that all her children are in school and doing well! Their information is posted on the bulletin board this month.


Parents…

We'd like to avoid just letting kids loose after class- please pick up your kids from their class at noon so we know they are with their families. Preschool and Kindergarten are in the blue room, all other kids will be in the orange room. Thank you!


Weekly handprints on the bulletin board!

Please pray for Wilian Garcia. Wilian is one of the orphans we reach out to through our church partner (Grace and Truth Church), and World Orphans, in Zone 18 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


Food Pantry

Our Local Ministerial Association collectively has a food pantry and a transient fund. If you would like to donate food, there is a labeled cabinet in the foyer. It is there year around. If you would like to give financially, then make a check out to the E-Free Church and note that it is for the Food Pantry or Transient Fund. Also, your Red & White and H&R bonus points can go to the Food Pantry.


Did you know?

There is a 9:30am, Wednesday morning Women’s Bible study here at the church.


Preaching Plan

Knowing that things could change, here is the basic preaching plan until the Interim Pastor starts:

September 28/29    Brian Hopp, church supported missionary (Navigators at UNL)

October 5/6    Burt Newman (just graduated with his Masters in Theology), Student Ministries Director at Ridgeview Bible Church in Chadron, Leader at Revive in Chadron College, which is a campus ministry. 

October 12/13    Interim Pastor Dan Johnson


Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Idea:  School Supplies


Prayer Requests

·   Please be in prayer for those whose properties and livelihoods have been affected by the most recent floods. 

Please contact Janelle Carpenter at (402) 989-2076 or efreeprayerchain@gmail.com with any prayer requests, updates or to be added to the prayer chain list. She will forward requests on daily.


Sermon Notes

September 28 & 29, 2019

Welcome Brian Hopp

Title:  Freedom in Forgiveness

Text:  Matthew 18:21-35


For a free CD of the sermon, please visit the sound booth after the service. Also, you may download a copy from our website @ www.ainsworthfree.org


Church Info


Staff

Scotty Clark, Pastor of Community & Outreach

pastorscotty@threeriver.net  (402) 760-2923

Joel Barrow, Sunday Worship Director

jpbarrow416@gmail.com  (402) 273-4015

Toby Clark, Saturday Worship Director

theclarkslovejesus@yahoo.com  (402) 387-9956

Miriam McNabb, Administrative Assistant

efreeofc@threeriver.net  (402) 760-0438


Church Leadership

Emily Seidel, Director of Children’s Ministries

seidelfamilyo6@gmail.com (402) 387-1352

Elders:  Joel Barrow, Brad Wilkins, Kevin Scheer, Jonathan Seidel

Deacons:  Brad Kroll, Bryan Doke, Josh Titus, Tim Denny

Deaconesses:  Carlene Burrows, Roxanne Philben, Sandy Clapper, Ginger Brockman


Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church

PO Box 384 Ÿ Ainsworth, Nebraska 69210

(402) 387-0755 or 1-800-594-7149

Email: efreeofc@threeriver.net


Stewardship for September 21 & 22, 2019

Giving Last Week:  $3,000.00              YTD Giving: $181,590.51

Need Per Week:  $5,522.12           YTD Needs:  $209,840.56

Thank you for your gifts.

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