August 6, 2017
Welcome to Alliance Church of the Valley and thank you for worshipping with us this morning.
10:00 AM Worship Service 10:00 AM - Children’s Church 9:30 & 11:00 AM - Koinonia Cafe
Nursery Our well staffed nursery is available on the upper level across from the Worship Center doors for children who are infants to 36 months.
Children’s Church provides an age appropriate learning environment for our families in Classroom #3 on the lower level. Children age 3 – 5 years old are welcome.
SERMON NOTES “Faith for a Lifetime” Psalm 71
Pastor Gary Russell
Connecting with Our Church Family Benevolent Offering The Board of Deacons will be receiving a benevolent offering in the foyer at the conclusion of today’s service.
Prayer Ministry Our Elders will be available at the conclusion of today’s services to pray with those who are dealing with health needs and other life challenges. They will gather at the front of the worship center.
Online Giving Option Online giving is convenient, safe and secure, and you decide exactly when your gift is made and where it goes. Please visit www.stcroixalliance.com and click the “Access Online Giving Here” link at the bottom of the home page to get started or to access your existing account. If you have any questions, contact Pam at the church office.
Children’s Church Schedule As in years past, Children Church will not be offered during the month of August or Labor Day weekend. This recess provides a much-needed break for our staff. Children’s Church will resume on Sunday, September 10.
Koinonia Café Summer Hours
Visitors - We are so glad you’ve come this morning to seek the Lord Jesus Christ and worship Him together with us. Please take a moment to complete the Connection Card in the worship folder. After doing so, tear it off and bring it to the Information Center in the lobby to receive a complimentary gift bag and information about the ministries of our church.
Koinonia Café will be open from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the morning service at 10:00 a.m. It will also be open for a half hour after the service concludes.
You Have Mail Communication is important in a family, and one of the ways the ACV
Women’s Ministry Save the Date! Beth Moore Simulcast Saturday, September 16 ACV will be hosting the Beth Moore Simulcast. This is a free event this year. Mark your calendar and pray about whom you might invite to this event.
church family communicates is by using our mailboxes, located by the nursery. If you consider ACV your church home and would like a mailbox, but don’t have one, please make a request using the Connection Card attachment and return it in today’s offering or drop it off at the Information Center.
Baby Bottle Fundraising Campaign Tri-County Options for Women, our local crisis pregnancy center, has just reported that the ACV baby bottles received to date contained $936.49. Thank you for your generous support. If you still have a baby bottle to return, please return them at your earliest convenience.
is for 15 backpacks for boys and 15 backpacks for girls ages preSummer Schedule school through 2nd grade. We are Aug. 3-5 - SERVE Mission also in need of $5 gift cards to Experience include with each of the more than Aug. 20 - Baptism Service 100 backpacks we anticipate will Aug. 23 - Youth Worship Night be given away. Your cash gifts can w/SquareOne - 7-10 p.m. @ be designated “Backpacks” on our Student Center offering envelops. A donation box More information is available at is located in the foyer for the prewww.acvstudentministries.com. school to grade 2 backpacks.
Connecting with the Nations
September Start Up! Wednesday, September 13 7:00-8:30 PM | Student Center
We'll be back to our Wednesday night schedule starting September Ana & Jose Trejo will be going on 13th! All students in grades 6-12th their annual missions trip again this are invited to join us for fellowship, winter to support an ongoing games, worship, teaching and ministry called "The Salve Project". small groups each Wednesday They help with church construction, night from 7:00-8:30 in the Student teach seminars, and minister to Center! Come a little early and families and children. If anyone grab a snack from the Cafe or play would like to donate clothing or a few rounds of Kan Jam or Carpet school supplies for the Salve Ball! See you in September! Mexico Project, they are accepting Backpack Give-Away donations now and will take Our Open Arms ministry will be everything with them when they go giving away backpacks during our on their missions trip to Mexico this community dinner on August 22nd. winter. Thanks to your generosity, we are already well-stocked with more than 100 backpacks for upper elementary, junior high, and senior high students. Our immediate need
Connecting With Our Community
"The Salve Project"
This Week at ACV:
Sunday - August 6 10:00 AM Worship Service-WC
Aug. 20 - Baptism Service Aug. 22 - Open Arms Community Dinner & Backpack Give-away Sept. 16 - Beth Moore Simulcast
Tuesday - August 8 5:30 AM Men’s Study-Our Place Café-SCF 9:00 AM Women’s Prayer-WC 7:00 PM Adult Prayer Saturday - August 12 7:00 AM Men’s Bible Study-CR WC-Worship Center CR-Conference Room SC-Student Center
GR-Great Room D-Classroom D C-Classroom C
Next Sunday, August 13 Greeters: 10:00 AM - Kyle & Melissa Anderson Nursery: 10:00 AM - Briza & Chynalee Schuler
Our Staff: Gary Russell, Sr. Pastor - email@example.com Jeff Naegelen, Assoc. Pastor - firstname.lastname@example.org Chris Folkestad, Youth Pastor - email@example.com Jon Miller, Worship Leader - firstname.lastname@example.org Pam Britt, Administrative Assistant - email@example.com
Stewardship Update July 30 WORSHIP ATTENDANCE: 267 Our fiscal year is August 1st - July 31st Giving for July 30: General Fund Weekly Budget General Fund Giving
Missions Giving $ Year to Date Missions Giving $ 2016 Year to Date Missions Giving $
535.00 38,158.00 48,628.85
General Fund Budget for 2016-17 Offerings for 2016-17
$ 562,276.00 $ 546,497.01
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