The Peacemakers overnight is on Friday, July 10 and they are in need. They need someone to flip pancakes and clean up on Saturday morning. Pancakes need to be ready by 7:15 am and clean-up done by 8:00 am. They are also in need of donations of fruit and juice for breakfast. Please contact Constance Wagner at 430-8266 or the church office at 626-2762 if you are able to help.
The Pantry’s Turkey Trot is this Saturday and they are still in need of 10-15 volunteers. Volunteers will receive a t-shirt. Please sign-up if you are able to help: click here
We also need additional treats for the runners when they are finished. Treats can be dropped off on Friday at the Pantry or Saturday at Centennial Park: click here
July 19 is the start of VBS. Volunteers are needed to help set up a large tent for VBS. The group will meet after church on the 19th. Please let the church office know if you are able to help at 626-2762.
Volunteers are still needed for Crew leaders, kitchen helpers, craft leaders, set up and tear down. Contact Mandy or Dani Gryp for more information and to volunteer. Information can also be obtained through the church office at 626-2762.
Join us as a God-filled snowstorm hits the church in July. Come and visit our base camp as we “Embark on an icy expedition where kids overcome obstacles with God’s awesome power. Anchor kids in rock-solid Bible truths that will guide them through life’s challenges.”- Enjoy Mountain top treats, Bible Expeditions, Glacier Games and soar to new heights with inspirational music. Everest VBS 2015
First United Methodist Church of North Liberty
85 N Jones Blvd
When and How Much:
July 19th-22nd, 2015 6:00-8:30pm, $20
Family Meal 5:30 Free will donation
Peacemakers VBS Overnight July 10th-11th. 7pm- 8am. Open to grades 4-6, $5
Volunteers for group leaders/assistants out-going 6th graders to adults
Volunteers to help with the Family Meal
Food Donations for the Family Meal and Snacks
Forecast for the week at Everest
Mission for the week: Collect money for ELL workbooks
Bible Point: God has the power to provide. Bible Story: God provides for Elijah. (1 Kings 17) Key Verse: “And God will generously provide all you need.” (2 Corinthians 9:8)
Bible Point: God has the power to comfort. Bible Story: God speaks to Elijah. (1 Kings 19) Key Verse: “He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.”
(2 Corinthians 1:4)
Bible Point: God has the power to heal. Bible Story: God heals Naaman. (2 Kings 5) Key Verse: “He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3)
Bible Point: God has the power to love us forever. Bible Story: Jesus promises us an eternal home.
(John 14:1-3) Key Verse: “Everyone who believes in him will have eternal life.” (John 3:15)
Bible Point: God has the power to forgive. Bible Story: Jesus dies on a cross to take away our sins, then comes back to life.
(Luke 22:31–24:12) Key Verse: “You are a God of forgiveness.” (Nehemiah 9:17)
Plans are under way for VBS 2015! Mark your calendars- July 19—22 as we head to EVEREST for a VBS Expedition! Right now our plan is to host VBS at our cooperative parish- New Horizons in Coralville, due to the construction. We thank New Horizons for their hospitality and look forward to shared ministry with them this summer.
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July 13—16 come explore the Nature of God’s Love at Jungle Safari VBS
Family Meal at 5:00 pm
Vacation Bible School from 6:00—8:30 pm
Registrations are available by email or in the church office
Questions? Contact Mandy
Our VBS this year is Jungle Safari—where kids explore the nature of God!!! Join us July 13-16. Get ready for a life changing adventure that leads kids in search of a priceless treasure! At Jungle Safari, kids will participate in the large-group excitement of Toucan Jam, experience God’s Word at Zip Line Bible Time, enjoy snacks at Slug-a-Bug Snacks, create fun filled, musical crafts at Jaguar Junction Crafts and games at Lizard’s Leap Games. There’s even a place for the littlest explorers at Lily Pond Play Land!. Along the way, kids will encounter clever clues, mysterious symbols, and cunning creatures. Through Jungle Safari, they will walk away with solid truth—knowing they can always count on God . . .the greatest treasure of all!!! Your kids won’t want to miss this adventure, so mark your calendar today! Family meal will begin at 5:00 pm—a good will donation is welcome. VBS starts at 6:00—8:30 pm. Registration forms are available here.