BUILDING UPDATE: We're joining voices on the farm for a while longer. We know that our all-knowing, always-guiding, Father will show us when and how to transition into our new space. His plans are ALWAYS better than ours!
Worship @ the Farm
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heaves. Ecclesiastes 3:1
Here's our working plan. We pray that it brings glory God!
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
Middle Youth: Save the Date. Sunday, August 16 from 1 to 4 pm. All incoming 4th through 8th graders welcome! It'll be full of Jesus and Joy. Count on Bible teaching, games, snacks, and swimming!
Bible 101 Classes Find links to all the Bible 101 classes on our website. Led by Pastor Craig, this 4-class series was recently presented and is an awesome intro to the Bible. Handouts and videos of the classes are online for you!
Worship @ the Farm this week—Kids Life Group! The kids are invited to come together for teaching, games, and community during the message. We're excited about sharing a lessons during the month of August about how God is powerful and because of that we have FAITH over fear.
Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Romans 12:11
Fabric Mask Update Our dedicated PBC seamstress Nancy Zahn crafted more than 300 masks for PBC over the last 4 months. She is transitioning to making masks for Prairie Schools now. Nancy is happy to make you a custom mask if you need. Just give her a ring: 319/558-6727.
EXPO Dry Erase Markers For Prairie Our friends at Prairie Schools reached out to us with a need for EXPO dry erase markers. These tools are valuable for learners of all ages but especially the younger students. Prairie is hoping to collect 3,000 markers and PBC hopes to help! Bring your donations--any size, any color, just make sure they are EXPO brand—to Sunday service and place in the box near the Miracle Barn or drop them off at PBC in the designated box near the masks. Monetary donations are welcome. Mark them "Expo Markers" and place in the Miracle Barn. We'll collect markers through Sunday, August 9.
Transform Week—August 31–Sept 4 Matthew 25 is hosting its annual Transform Week at the end of August. This community-centered project brings new life to properties in the Taylor and Time Check neighborhoods through light construction, painting, cleaning, and landscaping. All skill levels are welcome—construction experience isn't required. Most work days are from 8am to 3:30pm with lunch and snacks provided.
Prairie Bible formed a team of volunteers join Transform Week the last 2 years. This year we'd like to target working as a team on Thursday, September 3. If you would like to volunteer for Transform Week 2020, please go to this link: online registration form or go to https://www.hub25.org/
Questions: Contact Tina Steffens (firstname.lastname@example.org), Cheryl Lehman, or Judy Griffith.
Skills Survey We're building a simple database of where and how you would like to serve the Kingdom—@PBC and beyond. Here's a link to the fillable form. You are welcome to print and fill out the paper copy, submitting it at PBC in the Miracle Barn or save digital copy and send it to our coordinator Judy Griffith at email@example.com.
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.
Congregational Meeting 6.28 Watch the meeting and check out the presentation via the links here.
Admin Board minutes Our Administration Board met 7.16.20. Here's a link to the minutes of that meeting.
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 9 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 Cpeters5750@gmail.com) or Cathy Schroeder (319/541-3073 firstname.lastname@example.org) with urgent needs.
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