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4005 Dakota Street Alexandria, MN 56308 I 320.763.5659 I

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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OFFERING OUR GIFTS Jim, Gretta and leesa lee

CHILDREN'S CHURCH Children ages 4 yrs- 2nd grads are invited to room 100 during the service.


11ooo ami Ethan Allan Johnson, son of JOGOph & Cassandra Johnson

TODAY'S MESSAGE It's tho Gospel; s.._,;d Frurt> of tho Sp;rrt;, Galat;ans 5:22-25 by Pastor John loVahn

J.....e bt\1, 1:;<>-;:oo "'" Students, would you like Christian training to influence your life and the lives around you? Parents, want to see your student become confident in core biblical convictions? Foundations is a discussion based course at the YFC of Alexandria. Ten weeks which respond biblically to common cultural beliefs ...,ich clash with God's truth as stated in His Word. ~~(St~Y .,.~Y ..lddl~ oY 111-,11 se\oool s~de--t b., M..., ";ot\o ...UM~

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What happens when the Holy Spirit moves powerfully within a church? In this six-session DVD study with participant's guide, you will not only learn about the person of the Holy Spirit, you will learn: How to make room for the Spirit's action in your life and in your church; how God wants to YIOrk ttvough your gifts and talents to enable you to do what only he can do; how to listen for the voice of the Spirit in prayer and When God's how to apply God's Word to your life; how S()rit Moves the Spirit can bring healing to your body, your emotions, and your relationships; how a life lived in the presence of the Spirit can transform the church and the world; and how our church can become a place where people regularly experience God's presence and his power. Pastor and bestselling author Jim Cymba Ia shows you how to welcome God's Spirit in a way that can invigorate our church and infuse a fresh sense of his power in your life. Please purchase your books ahead of time. L.oe-.tto..: 2oo-. l;o& G.~stiOMS? c...u M.,Y.,.MM Wittnc~. ';10.6-;.t.!i'l16


Meet our new Pastor of Student Ministries, Brian Farka, and his wife Joyce. We'll enjoy a BBQ potluck and hear from comedians David Christman and Colin Hearn from lmprov Comedy. Families whose last names start with A·L please bring a salad, M·Z bring dessert. Hamburgers will be provided. There wiJJ be a basket provided If you choose to give the Farkas a card. l.oc."tio"'; FL.C../~ - ~~estiOI't~? C..W t'.le C.h\I.Yc.\t Of\'ice, ;zo.Tb;.w;?.

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Jr. & Sr. Hlghers! Meet In the church's north parking lot to bus over to Valleytalr for a great day of roller coasters, water logs, and sugar. The Planet Snoopy addition features 20 new rides! Plck·up a consent form at the Welcome Center or online at and return to the Church Office with your payment Cost Is $35, bring extra money for food and other expenditures. FoY det~ils, COMt~c t AMdYt w re~bod~, olO."t,l.ll't'

We be celebrating graduating Seniors at church on Sunday June 1Oth, at l:oth services. Please have your student come. We are asking for you to respond back to let us know which Worship Service your student will l:e at as we wi II be honoring them before the congregation. Please respond by June 4th, Call 320.763.5659, drop a note in the offering plate or email ecc@a ,~estiOMS? c. ~ll A•dYtw !'~bod~, olO."t,l.ll"t, .

J-e lat\t~urt lot\\ Outdoor and Recreation (OAR) is an outdoor discipleship program that runs for 8 weeks through the summer. Our aim is to graduate students with new skills and abilities for when they eo home, to school, or working in the mission field. They will be equipped with the necessary tools to impact the outdoor industry for Christ. Through all of this, we'll seek out The Creator amidst all of His beauty. The first 4 weeks we spend in Montana will focus on our Spiritual, and Outdoor training, while the last 4 weeks wi II be spent on outreach somewhere in North America and hopefully participating in a NIKO program. Si'l" ~p """~ ... GAY ~M.., $toMe•, +06.1+,.7~1 .,. k_~t\Mt,Y'@'JwctM•OntctN..

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Join us for a time of fellowship and learning more about God's Word! Author and teacher Beth Moore's study-Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy shows how individuals can live with integrity in today's self-absorbed society. We'll focus on Daniel's life as he faced the kind of pressures and temptations Christians encounter today. Study guides are available at the Mustard Seed Book Store, 320.763.7383. Childcare provided. 1.-otAtiCM: 2oo"" 1~08 - fOY •OYt. l.MfoV'•AtiOM C~Aif "YiSti:MA l'eAI>od~, 118.101;.7168 •• ""'" MA~S-ill""'' ;10.80'6.01;1;6.




路 Summer Worship Services:路 , . . ~

Summer schedule starts Today, May 27th 8:30am - Blended Worship 10:00 am - Contemporary Worship Children's Church will be available during both services for kids 4 years - 2nd grade

~ 7tA, at 7:00 /PH路 Join us for a Thursday night encounter with the most High God. Invite friends and family for a time where we can freely worship our God who is jealously in love with you. Worship will be lead by Gretta Lee, Jim Lee and Leesa Lee and the Worship Band.

------------- SUNDAYMAY27th ------ - -- 8:30 am Blended SeJVice Worship Center 10:00 am Contemporary SeJVice Worship Center

--- -- -- -- - --- MONDAY MAY 28th - - -- -- 6:30am Celebrate Recovery Ministry Center

-------------WEDNESDAY MAY 30th -------9:00am Koffee and Kare Travelers Inn

Today we remember those within the armed for~eswho

have so faithfully served and protected our country and communities. Please take a moment today to pray for our soldiers fighting abroad and those stationed at home. Pray that God will protect and comfort them as they seek to defend our freedom. Let us remember not only those currently serving, but the war veterans and those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for us.

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路 Welcome Sunday . .


Join us as we Weli:orm ?few 'Members

to our COI1[YE'[:1Ution. 8:30am Worship Service Orvis Jibben Dolly Jibben Bill Vogeler Julie Vogeler Ben Vogeler Chris Vogeler John Vogeler

10:00 am WorshiP- Service Chris Tabery Farrah Tabery Dustin Thornburg Stefanie Thornburg Nathaniel Synstelien




. , Young at He~rt路 60+) :路 June 7th, 'Thursday, 12:00 ym The Young at Heart will be meeting at Grand Arbor for a tour and a sandwich buffet. The cost for the lunch is $7.00 You will need to make reservations, please sign-up at the Welcome Center or call the church office 320-763-5659 by June 4th deadline. Meet us at Grand Arbor 4403 Pioneer Rd SE, Alexandria. If you have any questions call carolyn Bisel 32<>-491-4337


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Sunday Morning Children's Church volunteers needed. Spend the morning connecting with kids and supervising a video. Serve as often as you would like through the summer months. Give a gift of service by allowing our full time children's volunteers the summer off! Minimal prep required. Sign-up at the kiosk today or contact Chanda in Children's Ministry 320·763-5659.

Do you Want to stay connected with the Lord this summer? Come grow with us as we learn God's word, have fun and chill out by the lake. Youth Group will be meeting every Wednesday, starting June 6th through August 8th (excluding July 4th.) Pastor Brian is looking forvvard to meeting all of you. Join us at this address: 2400 Bradford Bay, Alexandria, if you need directions call Dee at 320-762-5154

Brian Farica Pastor of Student Ministries will be joining our staff June 1st. Join us as we welcome him and his wife Joyce to our church .

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MUUUCE (J.r. High)

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"Most Unbelievable Ultima te Urban Camping Experience"

MUUUCE stands for. . Join 650 other Jr. Higher kids for a weekend like no other. MUUUCE includes Valley Fair, Water park, Chaos, Speakers, food and much more. The cost Is$ 89. Sign-up before June 25th with your $45 deposit. Registration forms can be found at the Welcome Center or online at Plan to bring some extra cash for snacks and extra food. For more details contact Andrew Peabody 320491-1249

PRAYER REQUESTS • Dana (Ch leo Anderson's Daughter) • Kiley (Chleo Anderson's Granddaughter) • John (Candy Nathe's father) • Angie Yanda • Candy Hastings • Son-In-Law to Dale& Deb Trudell

• June Klongerbo • Mark Blair • Chuck Ashenbrener • Sherri Bear • Kelly Buechler • Brad Burg • Justin Carlstrom • Mark Fearing (Carole Anderson's brother) • Ann Hjelle • lonnie Hoium

• Katelyn Langner • Tyson Meissner • Erika Rodriguez www.caringbridge. org/Visitl erikarodriguez • Roger (Lynn Johnson's father) • Jan Swanson • Travis (Eliza Anderson's friend) • Betty Walberg

j_ Lori Hornberger's father, Elroy, passed away May 20th . Please pray for Lori and the family during this difficult time.


Johl'lleVahn • Se:niQr P.stor Trinity Opp • £loewti...e Pastor Andrew PeebodJ . Oirec,tor of Sr. MiWI Mini5t!y Julie 8 - . Oi~dor of Childre:r~'s Minist!y Nancy Holm • Oire:c.tor of Wonhip Ministries. Helen b We8J1er . OirectorofCare Mini!b')' Pwl Kusmek . S:ecility Specilli!t libby r.,e:irne: . S:ecility Assistant (lize Anderson • Tre:.eure:rl Admin, A$$imnl MetthewSencllhl . Gqphic Otsi.ane:r Ruth Nelson • ktninistmi...e Assis-t.wrt Cheri liorm . Admini$trolti...e Secretary Ctww:le Winl; • Assist.ent Director of Children's Ministly

LEADERSHIP TEAM Rick Srie(Cheir) 320.763.2992 lu Andel!on 320.834. 2162 c ,.ig Bjerke: 320.846.1&25 Tim tricbon 320.762.6l52 ~ Klu-320.763. 7224 Jotn le'fthi'I320.76'U659 M.w'*l'l M..tii'ISOI'I320.763. 7321 Tril'lity Opp 320.761.5659 Terry! Pe.,_, 320.352.2486 Jim r 120.223.2045

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May 27, 2012  

Sunday Morning Bulletin at Alexandria Covenant Church 4005 Dakota Street Alexandria, MN 56308

May 27, 2012  

Sunday Morning Bulletin at Alexandria Covenant Church 4005 Dakota Street Alexandria, MN 56308