This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24
Give joy in a new way today. Give out of God's love, His mercy poured out, His faithfulness, His good, good promises kept, AND point all to the giver of your joy--Jesus Christ.
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Psalm 150:6
This Sunday Our message is "Freedom to Change" and is rooted in 2 Corinthians 3:16–18. Here are the sermon notes. Join us on Facebook Live Stream or YouTube Live Stream at 8:30 and 10am every Sunday.
Last Sunday View the 7.17 service, message, and sermon notes. Note, all previous messages and services are available on YouTube.
Prayer Gathering Connect with Cathy: 319/541-3073 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jerry: 319/573-4253 to share a prayer request or join this mighty team who are praying with boldness and regularity. Every Tuesday @ PBC from 6 to 7pm.
Podcasts Want to share a message with a friend? Or catch a message you missed? Find PBC messages on your podcast app. Here's a direct link to last week's service. New to podcasts? Check out directions here!
Invite Invite others to join us as we worship our Lord and Savior. https://www.facebook.com/CRPrairieBibleChurch/ and http://www.prairiebible.org
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and the Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19
Last Tuesday Coffee July 26, 9am in the Gathering Space. Enjoy coffee, treats, conversation, a short hymn sing, and a brief meditation followed by prayer. All are welcome—especially newcomers!
*TODAY* Middle Youth Summer All 5-8th graders are invited to our Middle Youth summer gatherings at the Hughes house every other Wednesday night from 6:30-8pm. Here's a calendar. These Life-Group-style get togethers are full of fellowship, Bible time, and prayer. We're spending the summer in Genesis 1.
New ACTS study Join Ron Bunch for a study through the book of Acts. All about how the Church began and grew, the book of Acts is rich in truth for our church today. The study is Tuesdays from 7–8:30pm at PBC August 16 through November 15. Sign-up near the Miracle Barn or connect with Ron at 319/350-8945 or via email.
High School Youth Every week at 9:30am in the Education Wing. Join Pastor Billy and team for community, connection, and Christ. Connect: Pastor Billy.
Kids Life Group! Every Sunday morning during the message we'll gather to grow in Christ and community. We're spending the summer in Genesis 1 and celebrating God's good design for the world and humanity. Our memory verse is Genesis 1:1. Memorize it with us!
Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Romans 12:11
PBC July Ministry Spotlight: Summer Games University (SGU) A Christian summer camp for 6th through 12th graders, SGU's mission is to help students build authentic relationships with Jesus Christ through community and games. Join us in prayer for our 11 students going to SGU in Grinnell this July. If you would like to contribute financially, here's a link to SGU's wishlist; send items to Christ Church (address in Amazon cart).
Local Concert + Mental Health Bash @ CR is a free Christian concert with a focus on mental health awareness. Check it out here.
Congregational Meeting Summary Here's a link to the 5.15 gathering. Highlights include finance, missions, and Prayer Ministry spotlight.
AA Alcoholics Anonymous Led by the Spirit, Mike Mango organized an AA meeting at PBC. Everyone is welcome; the only requirement is the desire to stop drinking. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Connect: Mike Mango
Al-Anon @ PBC Meeting here at PBC at same time as AA, Al-Anon is a program that offers help and hope for family and friends of alcoholics. Connect: Joyce Vail (319/560-5679).
Growing the Church Campaign This capital campaign aims to retire our debt and tackle some remaining projects. Here is a campaign brochure and pledge form.
Giving If you are called, please remember Prairie Bible in your giving. You will find several convenient giving options on our website. Visit the Give tab.
Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. Jeremiah 29:12
EMERGENCY RESPONSE Prayer Team. A dedicated team of 18 people have committed to stop everything to immediately pray for urgent needs. Reach out for prayer—the Prayer Warriors will call on God on your behalf. Contact Pastor Craig (319/210-8316) or Cathy Schroeder (319/541-3073) with urgent needs.
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