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Ministry spotlight Welcome / Host Team Ministry Dept: Worship Hospitality Ministry Leader: Jennie Guinn or Jana Daniel Description: Smiling and making others feel welcome are the qualities this team is looking for. Handing out Bulletins and light setup and/or cleanup are also a part of the job. How to get involved: Visit the Get Connected Table, write the words “Welcome Host” on your Communication Card or email info@olivedrivechurch.com.

ENJOY God GROW within community

LOVE others

CONTACT US Bill Magsig Co-Lead Interim Pastor

billm@olivedrivechurch.com twitter.com/billmagsig

Joshua Kirstine Co-Lead Interim Pastor

joshuak@olivedrivechurch.com twitter.com/joshuakirstine

Mike Gleim Asso. Pastor (Youth & Children)

Chris White Children’s Director

chrisw@olivedrivechurch.com

Landen Belardes Great Room Worship

landenb@olivedrivechurch.com twitter.com/landenbelardes

Scott Smith Classic Worship

scotts@olivedrivechurch.com

mikeg@olivedrivechurch.com twitter.com/gleim_time

Marilyn Stone Director of Administration

marilyns@olivedrivechurch.com twitter.com/ODClife

Kim Coats Office & Facilities Manager kimc@olivedrivechurch.com

Debbie Taylor Bookkeeper

accounting@olivedrivechurch.com

CHURCH OFFICE 5500 Olive Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93308 P: 661-393-8210 E: info@olivedrivechurch.com VISIT US ONLINE Download sermon audio & podcasts at www.olivedrivechurch.com Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ODClife and Twitter: @ODClife WEEKEND SERVICE TIMES Sundays @ 9:00 AM - Classic Service - Celebration Hall (Bldg. 2) Sundays @ 10:45 AM - Modern Service - Great Room (Bldg. 9) GIVING REPORT APRIL 2013

Week 1: $12,584.50

Week 2: $

Week 3: $

Week 4: $

Glorifying God through lives transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ

April 21, 2013 | www.olivedrivechurch.com


getconnected howto

1. attend STARTING POINT

Are you new to ODC? Would you like to meet the pastors, get connected and make some new friends? If yes, then watch your Bulletin for the date of our next "Starting Point - Pizza with the Pastors" . Please visit the Get Connected Table to sign up or you can sign up online at www.olivedrivechurch.com/online-forms. Childcare is available.

2. get involved with a SERVICE TEAM

Service Teams are various groups who serve together to help meet needs within the church and/or out in our city. They also are a great way to meet other people. Fill out the Communication Card (inserted in this Bulletin) and check the box for “Service Opportunities.” Bring your Communication Card to the Get Connected Table for more info. You can also go online at www.olivedrivechurch.com/service-opportunities.

3. join a SMALL GROUP

Small Groups are the heartbeat of our church and serve as the primary setting for spiritual growth as we seek to live out the mission of Olive Drive Church. Fill out the Communication Card (inserted in this Bulletin) and check the box for “Small Groups” or join us for one of our upcoming Bible Studies. Bring your Communication Card to the Get Connected Table for more info. You can also visit our website at www. olivedrivechurch.com/small-groups. Note: We take your privacy seriously. Information gathered on the Communication Card is NOT shared with anyone or any company outside of ODC.

ODC KIDS (Birth - Fifth Grade)

Children, birth - 4 years old, meet in Bldg. 4 and children, grades K - 5th, meet in Bldg 5 for both the 9:00 and 10:45 AM services.

MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY

Parents/Family MINISTRY

Parents/Family MINISTRY

MINISTRY

9:00 AM: Students meet in Bldg. 8 and then serve in a variety of areas around the campus. 10:45 AM: Students meet in the Youth Lounge (Bldg. 9 - Great Room) for some hangout time then, after worship, move to Bldg. 8 for a coed Bible Study.

Checkout our new family focused web pages and get INFORMED about gospel-centered parenting, get EQUIPPED in parent discipleship and get INVOLVED in spiritual coversations at home. Go to www.olivedrivechurch.com/parentsplayground.

gospel-centered parenting

A Wednesday Night Bible Study Parenting is tough, but it can also be the primary means through which God transforms your life and the lives of your children. This study will focus on walking through the major Bible principles on parenting and helping you better understand how to approach your role as a dad or a mom from a Gospel-centered perspective. Led by Bill Magsig. Starts Wednesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00. Childcare available. Sign up today at the Get Connected table.

Blow it up!

Get ready for some bounce house awesome goodness! Call your friends and neighbors and gather the kids for this family friendly event Wednesday, May 1, at 6:00 PM, in the Great Room. The event is FREE so there is no need to sign up just come and enjoy! Questions? Contact Chris White in the church office or by email, chrisw@olivedrivechurch.com.

New! Parents playground

Have you ever wished you had more resources when it comes to parenting advice? Have you struggled for creative ways to help your children grow in Christ? Check out our new family focused web pages and get informed about gospelcentered parenting, get EQUIPPED in parent discipleship and get INVOLVED in spiritual conversations at home. Go to www.olivedrivechurch.com and click the "Parents' Playground" link.

Pathways Juvenile Facility Visit

ODC, in conjunction with Youth For Christ, is planning a BBQ, mentoring, ministry event at Pathways Juvenile Faciltiy on Saturday, May 4, 2013. If you would like to show Christ's love to a group of young boys and girls, visit the Get Connected Table to sign up; deadline is April 21. Questions? Contact Sue Anthony via email: santhony@yfckern.org.

vbs is back, again!

Vacation Bible School is right around the corner (July 15th19th), and that means it's time to start our VBS volunteer drive. Last year's relaunch was a huge success and created quite a buzz among parents and kids in our community. Much of that success is credited to our healthy VBS volunteer crew. Mark VBS on your Communication Card or visit the Get Connected Table if you are interested in helping this summer. If you are free to help, we have a spot for you!

ODC FOOD PANTRY

GIVE A LITTLE SOMETHING EVERY WEEK by choosing an item from the list. Needs this week: powdered milk, tuna, crackers, jam or jelly, peanut butter, pork & beans, chili beans, soup, 1 lb. ground beef or turkey


April 21, 2013