Join the Booster Club We all need to be lifted up and encouraged at times and the Bible is a great source for encouragement. The Bible is the living word of God and feeds us through the promises of God as found in scripture. I have recently added the “Promises of God” app to my iPhone. It works like the old book version where you look up a topic and then it gives you the verse were God has made a promise to us. Wow, what a great tool! In fact the Bible has over 7000 promises for us to stand on. It has something to say on everything we can face in this life. Isn’t God good? The promises of God have a way of lifting our spirit in times of need, giving us hope for the future, and inspiration in the present. The Lord has also set up the church—the body of Christ in its local expression for the same purpose of encouragement. Hebrews 10:25 (NIV) says, “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” Notice, “Let us encourage one another” that sounds like we should join the booster club By giving each other a boost every time we get a chance.
The word “encourage” is a powerful little word. In the ancient Greek world this word depicted someone who is right alongside a person, urging him, imploring him intensely and begging him to make some kind of correct decision.
and in a straightforward manner, the way a commanding officer would speak to his troops. Become their booster club, by reminding them of the sweetness of victory when the battle is over. Stand along side them; they need to hear a passionate, heartfelt word of encouragement Military leaders often used this from you! Who knows sometime word before they sent their you may need a booster club to troops into battle. Rather than come along side of you. hide from the painful reality of war, the leaders would sumAll these ideas are contained in mon their troops together and the word encourage in Hebrews speak straightforwardly with 10:25. So make it your aim to them about the potential dan- speak words of encouragement ger of the battlefield. The to those around you. If you see leaders would also tell their someone who is discouraged, or troops about the glories of if you know someone who’s winning a major victory. struggling in their faith, go out of Rather than ignore these your way to encourage the clear-cut dangers of battle, troops. Give them a boost, literthese officers came right ally put courage in them! alongside their troops and urged, exhorted, implored, Join the booster club and be a begged, pleaded with them to blessing, use your words and stand tall, throw their shoulHis word to bring strength and ders back, look the enemy courage to someone today. straight-on, eyeball to eyeball, and face their battles bravely. Blessings, Walking by faith and doing the will of God sometimes places us in the midst of spiriJeff Wiedenmeyer tual battles and tribulations. Sometimes these tribulations are not overcome and won quickly. So, if you know someone who is discouraged because their fight isn’t won yet, speak to that person truthfully
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Communion Sun. Oct. 7, 2012
Sun. Oct 7, 2012 Jeff Wiedenmeyer Lead Pastor
Mary Ann Adams
Deacon Meeting Thurs. Oct. 18, 2012 7 pm at the church
Attention All Men! Men’s Ministries Wild Game Feed When: Fri. Oct. 5, 2012 at 6 pm Speaker-Korey Kirschenmann owner of Kirsch’s Outdoor Prducts and GPS maps, TRAXMAPS, of Fargo, ND Where: Church fellowship hall-This is a potluck so do your hunting early! Baked potato, salad and dessert will be furnished. Invite your friends! Contact Tom Waldie for more information! Ph. 701-368-3878
Ladies Morning Break Bible study Tuesday’s at 9 am & Evening Break Bible study Wednesday’s at 6:30 pm at the church. We will be studying “Becoming a Woman of Influence” By Carol Kent. (No book required!) (Childcare provided during Wednesday’s Evening Break Bible Study.)
Save the date!
AG International workers Paul & Patty Durbin will be the morning speaker Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 @ 10:30 am. Paul and Patty work in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a territory in the East of the Himalayan Plateau of Southern China where Paul teaches English and Intercultural Communication at Guangxi Medical University.
Ladies Night Out When: Fri. Oct. 26, 2012 @ 6 pm Where: First Assembly fellowship hall What: Bunko and Chili Night
All Ladies Welcome! Contact LeAnn Beckstrand for more info ph. 269-2856
Stay Connected with Jamestown First Assembly! Find Us Online: www.ourheartispeople.com (If you missed a Sunday, sermons are available on the website.) Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/jamestownfirst (There is a link on facebook that will take you to the website.)
Weaving personal stories with inspiring original music, AG International workers, Nolan and Kami Sanders will be at First Assembly of God Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 at 6 pm sharing a life journey which has taken them from ND to Europe and Asia.
Wedding Reception to celebrate Jeremy and Jordan Simpson’s wedding. When: Sun. Oct. 21, 2012 Time: After the evening service Where: Church fellowship hall Everyone Welcome!
Fall Fest Wednesday October 31st 5:30-7:30 P.M. Need lots of volunteers and help for our Fall Fest please sign up on the connection card or contact Pastor Mary Ann! We also need candy! There is container in the foyer where you can drop off candy! Thank You! Please invite all your neighborhood families and friends!
JBQ Practice Sunday Nights @ 6:00 p.m. JBQ Practice Sun. Oct. 7th @ 5:00 p.m. No JBQ Practice Sun. Oct 14th First JBQ Meet First Assembly Jamestown October 13th @ 10:00 a.m. In need of officials and volunteers please contact pastor Mary Ann if you are willing to help!
Terri Marshall Kelly Spanier
14 Vivian W.
Jean Jasmann Selah Jasmann
21 Bonnie D.
Pam Harr Darcy Harr
28 Patty C.
Julie Olson Makayla Delair
Breach Youth Church The leaves are changing; mornings are crisp; fields are being harvested; and our students have already gathered around their flagpole to stand in faith believing that God is going to break free in their school and country. This can only mean one thing! Fall is here! We are so proud of our students who came together Wednesday, Sept. 26th at 7 am for “See You at the Pole.” Eighteen students were gathered at the High School, seven of which were ours. Seventeen were gathered at the middle school, of which three were ours. We are believing God to do great things this year in our students and their schools. “See You at the Pole” is one of the many things this month had for the students of First Assembly. I was also proud of students as the youth accepted the opportunity to talk, encourage, and pray for others at the altars of the Impact World Tour which was held at the civic center. We also kicked off the fist Fifth Quarter event, Friday, Sept. 14th at the Slater. The Fifth Quarter event was an alternative to the dance after the homecoming football game. We had seventeen students come to play games, win door prizes, play games, and eat pizza! We are excited and looking forward to What God is going to do this month through the events that are scheduled. Youth Convention is an amazing time for students to get together with other students of our state, participate in the events, and be renewed and challenged in the evening and morning services. Please be praying for our students as they prepare for these events. These past few weeks my messages have been about taking ownership of their faith, and getting real with God. I believe there is so much that God is doing this month and the months to come. That is why I am excited about our Reverse Trick-orTreating event which we are calling “Treat-no-Tricking.” This is an exciting event where students will dress up and go door to door giving people candy and church information. We are doing this to show our appreciation for them and giving to the people of our community, as well as praying for them and their families needs. This is going to be a lot of fun for the students to dress up and give candy door to door. I believe it is going to build students and impact our community as well. They can have fun AND reach others! Good things are ahead! Thank you for your support and prayers! Pursuing the Moments!
O CTOBER 2012 First Assembly of God 1720 8th Ave SW Jamestown, ND 58401
7 am Pastor Jeff
2 9 am Morning Break Bible Study
9 9 am Morning Break Bible Study
5-6pm JBQ pm Veggie Tales Movie night 14 am Paul Durbin
16 9 am Morning Break Bible Study
pm Nolan Sanders
21 am Pastor Jeff
23 9 am Morning Break Bible Study
pm Pastor Kenneth Simpson wedding reception after evening service
28 am Pastor Jeff
30 9am Morning Break Bible Study
pm Pastor Mary Ann
10 7 am Deacon
Prayer 6:30 pm Evening Break Men’s Bible Study 6:30 pm Kidz Club 6:30 pm Youth Church
17 7 am Deacon Prayer 6:30 pm Kidz Club 6:30 pm Evening Break Men’s Bible Study
24 7 am Deacon Prayer 6;30 pm Evening Break Men’s Bible Study 6:30 pm Kidz Club 6:30 pm Youth Church
7 pm Prayer time @ church 6 pm Wild Game Feed 12
13 10:00 am JBQ at Jamestown
Pastors Evangelism NOW Conf. at LPBC 7 pm Prayer time @ church 18
Youth Convention at Fargo 7 pm Deacon Meeting
7 pm Prayer time @ church
Youth OutreachReverse Trick-ortreating 6 pm Ladies Night Out at the church
7 pm Prayer time @ church
31 7 am Deacon Prayer
5:30 pm Fall Fest
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3 7 am Deacon Prayer 6:30 pm Evening Break Men’s Bible Study 6:30 pm Kidz Club 6:30 pm Youth Church
6:30 pm Youth Church
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8:30 am Connection time in the fellowship hall 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship & Children’s & Toddler’s Church 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship Service
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Hebrews 10:24-25 SUNDAY Sunday School (for all ages)
Children’s & Toddler’s Church (ages 3-10)
Sun 7 Communion BGMC Veggie Tales Movie Night Sat 13 JBQ meet @ Jamestown Sun 14 Am Paul Durbin Pm Nolan Sanders Thurs 18 Youth Convention at Fargo thru the 20th Sun 21 pm Simpson wedding reception Fri 26 Ladies Night Out at the church Youth outreach Wed 31 Fall Fest
Sun 4 Communion Daylight Savings-Fall back Tue 6 Blanket tying for Project Night-light Wed. 7 Blanket tying for Project Night-light Wed 21 No evening activities at the church Thurs 22 Thanksgiving Day-Church Office closed! Fri 23 Church Office closed!