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It 's our sincere desire that you find yourself at home and welcome here at Alexandria Covenant. Plea~ visit us at the Welcome Center to learn more about how you and your family 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

HYMNS OF PRAISE (8 :30am) 1168 Corne Thou Fount ofEvay Blessing #359 All My Sins Have Seen Forgiven COMMISSIONING Lake Beauty Bible Camp Summer Staff WELCOME New Pastor ofSwda1t Minislrics; Brian Farl<a and hiswife Joyce OFFERTORY Crosbee Olson CHILDRENS CHURCH Children agc4yrs-2nd grade arc invited to room 100 during the servi"·e TODAY'S MESSAGE It's tl1eGospe~ SUJpid : Restoration (Galati8lls 6:1-5)

by Pa.~or John L,eVahn COMMUNION BENEVOLENT OFFERING


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It's the Gospel, Stupid- Pnrt #16 Restoration Galatians 6: 1·5 by Pastor John

How do we handle the brother or sister who sins? • We need to be ready _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ "Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gendy." Galatians 6:1

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"But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Ouist. But if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself. But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in a nother." Galatians 6:2·4

June 4th,

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P• We have an Open Prayer Room for anyone who needs prayer. This room is open the 1st Monday of each month between 7:00 • 8:00 pm. Someone will be available to pray with you.


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the birth of the1r daughter Peyton, May 25th.

Sunday Morning Children's Church volunteers needed. Spend the morning connecting with kids and supervising a video. Serve as often as you would like t hrough the summer months. Give a gift of service by allowing our full time children's volunteers t he summer offl 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 at 7:00 pm-August 8th (excluding July 4th.) Pastor Brian is looking forward to meeting all of you. Join us at this address: 2400 Bradford Bay, Alexandria, if you need directions call Dee at 320-762-5154


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.'June 16th, 5:30 _pm Mark your calendar to come meet ou r new Pastor of Student Ministries, Brian Farka, and his wife Joyce. We will enjoy a BBQ/potluck in the Fellowship Center and then move up to the Worship Center for '1myrov

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comedy by David Chrisman and Colin Hearn. Families whose last name start with A-L please bring a salad, M·Z bring a dessert. Hamburgers will be provided . A basket will be available if you choose to give the Farkas a card.

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Camping Experience"

MUUUCE stands for. .. Join 850 other Jr. High kids for a weekend like no other. MUUUCE includes Valley Fair, Water Park, CHOAS, Speakers, food and much more. The cost is$ 89. Sign-up by July 2nd with your $25 deposit. Registration forms can be found at the Welcome Center. Final deadline payment is July 23rd. Plan to bring some extra cash for snacks and extra food.

For more details contact Andrew Peabody 320-491·1249


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COME FLY WITH US at SKY Vacation Bible School I

Plans are undeiWay for this ministry, July 23rd-27th, and we would love to have you on the flight plan. Kids can register today at the Kiosk in the Commons Area and receive a free glider. Online kid registration is available at www.alexandriacovenant.org under the Children's Ministry team. Early registration aids the VBS team in preparing for an awesome week together. If you are interested inbeing a part of the VBS team, information and registration is available at the Kiosk and onIine. Imagi ne trusting God forever ••• the sky's the limit!

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_ Voting at Heart 60+) : 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 w ill 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 Bisel320-491-4337

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--- -- -- -- - --- SUNDAY June 3rd - - -- -- - -- 8:30 am Blended Service - Worship Center 10:00 am Contemporary Service - Worship Center

nRWi.l ---------- --- MONDAY June 4th ------6:00 pm Celebrate Recovery - Fellowship Center 6:30pm Celebrate Recovery - Ministry Center 7:00 pm Open Prayer - Prayer Room lr.l'DI

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--------------TUESDAY June 5th--9:00am Women's Study-When God Moves-Rm 1308

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- ·- -- -- -- ----THURSDAY June 7th - - -- -- -- 12:00 Pm Young at Heart - Grand Arbor

--- -- -- -- - --- FRIDAY JUNE 8th -- ·- ·- -- -6:00am Men's Bible Study· Fe.llowship Center

------------SATURDAY JUNE 9th ------ -- 8:00am Mighty Men of Prayer· Room 116

Our Sympathy to the family of Joe Bergstrom, who passed away June 5th.

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Staff: Brian Alnes Monica Halloran Vern Matheson Leland Sheneberger

Christa Ebert Ben Graham Mary Jo Judy Matheson Tim Peterson Chris Proctor Marcia Sheneberger

Summer Staft':

Nick Aaker Emily Dahl Nathan Feith Kaisha Gomez Katie Haugen Andrea Jacobi Gunnar Kolstad Katelyn Lee Jesse Nowak Erin Rhonemus John True

Peter Alnes Alek Eglinton Jonathan Fondell Brenda Hall Brittany Holm Jordan Johnson Luke Korthuis Becca Lee Crosbee Olson Emily Schmiess

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Nathan Bakke Caleb Ellingston Laura Gibson Trisha Hall Austin Holmes Zach Klein Grace Krueger Layne Meyer Cody Priola Katelyn Templin


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. . Sunday School. Picnic : JUNGLE and Promiseland students, families and teachers come for play ground fun, enjoy . .:·· Ill the walking trails, and hang out with friends.

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Bring your own meet to grill and a side dish to share. Beverages, paper products and utensils will be provided. Join us at Alexandria City Park shelter, the park is located on the North end of Alexandria, take hwy 29N, turn left on road 42, turn left on City Park road. Contact Julie at 320-763-5659 or email her at jbarnes@alexandriacovenant.org

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.June 12!'/i 8;oo am -7-·oo_;:nn Join other students for a fun day at Valley Fair, ride the roller coasters, water logs, and enjoy the sugar. Planet Snoopy features 20 new rides. The cost will be $35, students need to pick up a Consent form to turn in with their money, this is located at the Welcome Center Bring extra money for food and other expenditures. Leaving from the churches north parking lot. Contact Andrew Peabody for more details 320-491·1249


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Join us for a T hursday night encounter with the most High G:>d. 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.

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June 6th, 1:30-3:0 0 pm, for Jr & Sr High students Foundations in God's Word - I Timothy 4:8. Would you like Christian training to influence your life and the lives around you? This is a 10 week course. Register online at http://goo.gl/ i3yDN

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Come join this Women's Bible study as we learn God's word. Author and teacher Beth Moore's study-Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy shows how ::............:c...:.:.:.·_· :... " :... " 'c:c":.J individuals can live with integrity in today's self-absorbed society. We will focus on Daniels life as he faced the kind of pressures and temptations Christians encounter today. CHILDCARE IS PROVIDED. Pick up your books at the Mustard seed 320-763-7383 For more information call Kristina at 320-205-7168 or Kara at 320-805-0556


.Junestli 'TUesdays, g:oo am Women's Bible Study What happens when the Holy Spirit moves powerful ly within a church? In this 6 session DVD study you will learn how to make room for the Spirit's action in your life and in your church. Learn how God wants to work through your gifts and talents to enable you to do what only he can do, an much more. Purchase your book ahead of time. Come to the church Tuesday, join us in room 1308, if you have questions contact MaryAnn Wittrock at 320-634-5976 NO CHILDCARE PROVIDED .

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Outdoor Adventure & Recreation : .June 18t/i-!ifugust 10th Our own Missionary Tyler Johnson leads t his Out door Adventure and Recreation (OAR). Thi.s is an outdoor discipleship program that runs for 8 weeks through the summer. The first 4 weeks they spend in Montana will focus on their Spiritual, and Outdoor training, while the last 4 weeks will be spent on an outreach somewhere in North America. Sign-up online or call Kenny Stoner 406-249-7361 or Kenny.stoner@ywammontana.org-ywammontanalorg/oar


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