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It's our sincere desire that you find yourself at home and welcome here at Alexandria Covenant Please visit us at the Welcome Center to learn more about how you and your tamily can get connected to others within the church and our community. • Nursery is available for infants - 3 years old. • Assisted listening devices at the Welcome Center

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CHORAL ANTHEM Mt Pra;sa Sons INFANT BAPTISM 8 :25am - )illian lorraine Sjoman, daughter of Chad Sjoman & lnnsa lngsbngtssn

OFFERING OUR GIFTS 8 :25 am - lynn Johnson, saxophons

CHILDREN'S CHURCH Children ages 4 yrs- 2nd grade are invited to room 100

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Communion and Benevolence Sunday will be observed April 29th.


M...-, bt\1, Please be aware that we will only have two worship services on Confirmation Sunday at 9:45 & 11 :05 am. During Confirmation Sunday, students will share their testimonies with us. Please pray for theses students as they prepare for this important moment.

The April Bibles bY the Bedside calendars are due next Sunday! BBB is a Bible read ire incentive program for students in grades 1-9. Our goal is In create a habit of beire in God's Word daily. Sign-up your child at any time! Fo• .... ~ ;..for....ti.., tl~..~~ e-ll ""'~M "'"'~ ~10.1;1;~.10~

volunteers to prepare and deliver one meal to the families of a newborn. Due to the growth of our church family we are in need of more volunteers. The goal is for volunteers to serve no more than two or three meals a year. C.OMt'..Ct r ..t \.<Molle~, ~10.1n.n~~ 0Y ~10.ill;.~l01

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-1It's not too late to register for summer camp! Go to www.lbbc.com or pickup a registration form at the Welcome Center. To get a 50% discount use one of the following codes: Frontier Kids ($89 OFF): ACC12-FK Trail blazers ($150 OFFJ: ACC12-T8 Jr. High, Super High, Sr. High ($ 155 OFF): ACC12-155 o.~~stio•s? C.o•tAct NA•C':II-I•I ... o20.1~>.H? ,.

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Come hungry for Lasagna and hear from speakers Pastor John and Pastor Trinity. Please bring $3.50 to help offset the cost to provide for this fun event. LocAtio•: tile Fellowsllip C.e• tev Fov w.ov-e infov..,. "'ti~ c~t"ct S\\evvi 8e"v-, ;2.0.11,.11f,4-

ALl'3LlSt '7t~-llt~ 7th-9th graders! Join us for the " Most Unbelievable Ultimate Urban Camping Experience" Mark your calendar for this fun tri p to the Twin Cities. More details and registration available this summer.

FYido.ys, 6:00 "'"' Join us as we explore the Bi blical concept of manhood. This study provides practical building blocks for any man to use to construct for himself a nobler and more satisfying manhood. ~ov ~ove i~fov ... "tio)\ C"-11 AI C."YI~o,, ;1o.~llj.OI81


ApYil 22..&, b:;o I"" We are excited to invite families of the church ..mohave children in 5th-6th grade to get to know pastor Brian Farka and his wife Joyce this Sunday evening at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Center. Pastor Brian is coming to us from Onalaska, WI and is candidating fur our Youth Pastor Position. L..e..ti...: t\1~ F~llows\lip C.~..t:~•.

Kids Kindergarter.-6th grade this is your moment to shine! If you can shake a bell then you can participate. We will be playing for all three worship services on May 13th. Rehearsal times are as follows: • April 22nd and 29th, 10:45 am in room 114 • May 6th, 9:15 am in room 114 ~~~stie"'1

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MOPS You are invited to a place designed specifically for you, a mother of preschoolers. Here you'll experience authentic community, mothering support, personal growth and spiritual hope, all to help you be the best mom possible. Pre-registration is recommended at WWN. Lakesareamops.org. l..oeAtie•: Th~ M(,.~t<-, ~-t~Y.

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A team from the conmunlty and others from around the country are plamlng a mission ll1p to carrefour, Haiti and you can come help! The purpose of the ll1p Is to minister to ldds at the local orphanage, at the church and the surrounding Hattlan community. Take a leap of faith and see v.tlat God has In store tor you and the Haitians you11 enoounterl Commitment Is needed by May 4th. ~"t.Stie~? C..eMt-.c.t Ji• Wi..~t.ts ..t j~wM,~IS@'\l"'.. tteo.. •• ~20.2\, .U~O .

M.,._, ;1st Celebrating 15 years of bull<lng hope. homes and cornml111ty. We need )'O'S helpwtth Installing laminate ftoonng In a home for a local family In need. \l:llunteers needed tndude (10) people tor Construction and (5) for snad</lundl preparation. .,.-~f t til~ t•bl~ l•e·t~d •• til~ c.. ....'"' ....~.. tod·~l

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/.pl'il 2 'Jt~ OUr Church Is participating In Compassion Sunday on Aprtl 29th. This Is a national e-<ent that helps us grow In our ~ndlng of God's very special love for the poor. It's also an opportunity tor each or us to make a difference In the life ot a d'llld living In poverty. For MOl't. ~or•"'t1~ ViSit eo.pASSiOMISI4t\dA..,..C.O• L

•• The at the front or the Worship represent Savanna Schmitz (2nd grade), and Ashton Schmitz (kindergarten) who recently gave their lives to Chrtst As their church family, let's pray for their spiritual development and praise God for the seeds He has plante(l.

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The National Day of Prayer exists so that e-;ery Individual realizes the nee(! tor personal repentance and prayer. The AlelGindrta Area Community Is joining together tor brealcfast beginning at 6:30am at the Broadway Ballroom followed by community prayer at City Hall at 11:AS am. After that polnl each church v.ill disperse to their Individual campuses Including Alexandria Covenanl from 6:00 prn-&ilO pm. We also need a number of volunteers to help v.ith this event lndudlng (10) Prayer leaders, (10) Ushers and (5) food Servers to meet at ACC at 6:00pm.

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- - SUNDAY APRIL 22NO- - - - - - - 8:25 Nit TRADITIONAL SERVICE 9:45 Nit CONTEMPORARY SERVICE 9:45-10:45 AM PROMISELAND (GR 1-5)- MINISTRY CENTER 9:45-10:45 AM JUNGLE (AGE 3-10 - DOWNSTAIRS 9:45-10:45 AM SR. HIGH CAft- THE BEACON 9:45-10:45 AM JOURNEY- ROOM 130AIB/C 9:45-10:45AM THE SWITCH (STH GR.)- ROOM 131 ll:05AM CONTEMPORARY SERVICE 6:3().8:00 PM IMPACT (SR. HIGH) - GYMIFLC 6:30PM SMALL GROUP LED BY THE WINKELS- SIEVERTS HOME

-- MONDAY APRIL 23RD- - - - - - - 6:30 PM CELEBRATE RECOVERY- MINISTRY CENTER 6:30 PM SMALL GROUP LED BY THE BJERKES -ROOM 116 6:30-8:00 PM C-GROUP- WINKEL'S HOME 7:00PM COLLEGE & CAREER- SHEILA SMESRUD'S HOME

-- TUESDAYAPRIL 24TH - - - - - - - 9:00 Nit WOMEN'S PRAYER STUDY- ROOM 1308 6:30 PM CAN WE TALK? WOMEN'S STUDY- ROOM 130 B


- - WEDNESDAY APRIL 25TH 9:00AM KOFFEE & KARE • THE TRAVELER'S INN 5:30 PM CHOIR REHEARSAL· WORSHIP CENTER 6:25--8:00 PM AWANA • FELLOWSHIP CENTER 6:30-8:00 PM C-GROUP • LANGNER'S HOME 6:30-8:00 PM C-GROUP • VAAGENES' HOME 6:30-8:00 PM C-GROUP • CARLSON'S HOME 6:30-8:30 PM JR. HIGH nJUTH GROUP · MINISTRY CENTER

- - THURSDAY APRIL 26TH - - - - - - - - FRIDAY APRIL 27TH - - - - - - - 6:00AM MEN'S BIBLE STUDY· THE BEACON

- - SATURDAY APRIL 28TH - - - - - - -


PRAYER REQUESTS • Bea Rosengren • Kathy Koester • Dan (Gloria Lundblads' brother-in-law) • Wilber (J'Nell Amundson's father) • Gary (Angie Yanda's father) • Brad Burg • Erika Rodriguez caringbridge. org/visit/ erikarodruguez • Jan Swanson

• Desi Hagen (Ed & Sylvia Christopherson's friend) • Elroy (Lori Horn berger's father) • Betty Walberg • Kelly Buechler • Chuck Ashenbrener • DiAnn (Lori Horn berger's sister) • Mary Ellen (Tom Hayes friend)

• Katelyn Langner • Travis (Eliza Anderson's friend) • Roger (l ynn Johnson's father) • Mark Fearing (Carole Anderson's brother) • Ann Hjelle • Lonnie Hoi urn • Justin Carlstrom • Tyson Meissner

Alicia Capp's mother, Ruth, passed away April 16th. Please pray for her and her tam ily during this difficult time.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Johl'lleVahn . Senior P.tor TrinityOpp . £loewti...e Pa'lof Andrew Peebo6t . Oi~tor of Sr. H... Mini5try Julie Bernes . Oi~tor of Children's Mf1i5try Nancy Wdm . Oireetor of Worship Ministries. l-lo:len kn 'Negru:r . Oif't'dor of Cere Mini.slry Pwl Kusmak . S:ecility Speci"'i!t libtrJ r..eime . S:ecility Alll!lisbont £1ize Anderson . T-urer/ Admin. Assin..rt Metthew Sendlhl • Gqphi~ Desianer Ruth Nelson . ktniniw.tive Msis-t.w'lt Cheri Ti""' • Adminiltroltive Secretary Chlnde Winllels. Assist.tnt Oiteetor of 'I Childf'etl's Minislly Digitally signed by Matthew Sandahl DN: cn=Matthew Sandahl, o=ACC, ou, email=matthews@alexandriacovenant.org, c=US Date: 2012.04.19 14:31:13 -05'00'

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April 22, 2012