Free Webinar – Oct. 10

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Spiritual Characteristics of Teens Webinar – Join Faith Formation Ministries for part one the free webinar series about the spiritual characteristics of teens on Tuesday, October 10, at 1:00 pm EST. The two-part webinar series will explore what makes teens “tick” spiritually and how that impacts them, their families, and the church’s ministries. This one-hour webinar will be led by Ron Devries, who serves as both a Faith Formation Ministries Regional Catalyzer in Alberta and as the Christian Reformed Church’s Youth Ministry Catalyzer. To register for this free webinar, visit network.crcna.org/faith-nurture/spiritual-characteristics-teens-webinar

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Starting Wed. Oct. 11

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Spirit Warriors will be meeting this Wednesday, October 11th at church, starting at 6:30pm and going until 7:30pm. Spirit Warriors is for all elementary aged children and meets monthly on the second Wednesday of every month. Come join us for Bible lesson, an activity and snack!! Any questions, please call Scott or Holly Kooiman at 356-9756.

Support Group Begins

divorcecare-copy-2DivorceCare, a weekly support group will begin meeting this Thursday, from 6:30 – 8:30pm here at the church, Faith Community Church 401 Stone Street, Beaver Dam WI.   It is designed so that people can begin attending on any week.

Topics include “Facing My Anger”, “Facing My Loneliness”, “New Relationships”, “KidCare”, and “Forgiveness”.

During the first 30–40 minutes of the meeting, each DivorceCare group watches a video seminar featuring top experts on divorce and recovery subjects. These videos are produced in an interesting-to-watch television magazine format featuring expert interviews, real-life case studies and on-location video. After viewing the video, DivorceCare group participants spend time as a support group, discussing what was presented in that week’s video seminar and what is going on in the lives of group members.

More information can be found at https://www.divorcecare.org/groups/83646

Tim Hilgers, Facilitator 920-296-5961

Bible League Retreat – Tuesday!

logo-high-resServing the under-resourced Church globally through the provision of Bibles, biblical resources, and training to transform lives worldwide through God’s Word.

For over 75 years Bible League International has been equipping the local church with God’s Word worldwide. Today we serve in six regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and the U.S., equipping the under-resourced Church so they can reach their communities with the Gospel. Our ministry programs include our Project Philip evangelistic and discipleship Bible study; Bible-based Literacy; and Church Planter Training. Through these programs, people connect with Christ so their lives can be transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit.

BIBLE LEAGUE RETREAT—TUESDAY Sept.19 from 9 AM—3 PM Location: First Reformed Church 422 West Franklin Street | Waupun, WI 53963

Jennie Afman Dimkoff is an international motivational speaker, trainer and storyteller, speaking for women’s retreats, conferences, on college campuses and for military wives and military personnel. She has a heart for God and a passion to win others to Christ. Musical Guests, New Generations will provide vocal entertainment during the daytime retreat. Kathleen Beekman will lead us in worship while Betty Kemink accom-panies on piano. There will be an offering for Bible League International’s ministry in Africa. Cost: $30 Deadline for registration is September 11, 2017  For more information, contact: Marlene Wierenga: 920-324-3013 | mwrnga@gmail.com

Contact Donna Meyer to carpool!

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ReNew Forum

45541_image_editor_resultBrookfield CRC will host the 2017 Classis Wisconsin ReNew forum (formerly the Leadership Forum). People involved in ministry at any level of the church are welcome to attend.

Here is the 2017 line-up.

~ Helping Those Who Struggle with Addiction
~ Encouraging Spiritual Questions
~ Communicating the Gospel in Today’s Culture
~ How Are Finances Limiting Your Church’s Ministry? Can We Build a Better and Bigger Budget?
~ Millennials and the Local Church
~ A Millennial Panel Discussion Group

Our group will meet here at church at 12:30 and leave for the ReNew conference in Brookfield.  The conference begins at 2:00 PM Please keep in prayer all who are attending and that the Lord would enable this to be a wonderful time of renewal, encouragement, and insight for the churches in Wisconsin.