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October 12 – 18, 2014

In This Issue
Power of One
Harvest Festival
New Home Builders Class
Stephen Ministry
GP Fall Specials
Text Giving
Sermon Series
Looking Ahead
Fall Info Sheets
Congregational Care

 

 

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Power of One

             

 

This year our ministry theme at West Bowles is called “The Power of One” – we believe firmly that God doesn’t need a lot to do a lot.  The Power of One is a series of 7 challenges for you to more fully and tangibly live out your love of God and for others.


 
 


 

  • Give 1-$1, 1%, 1 time gift
  • Donate 1-Item of the month = Bags of individually wrapped candy for the Harvest Festival – look for the designated bins around the church.
  • Memorize 1-John 11:25-27
  • Reserve 1-Unplug for an hour each week
  • Commit 1-Serve this church once a month – Contact Charlene Couser at ccouser@westbowles.com or 303.225.0701 to help (set-up, clean-up or run one of the booths) at the Harvest Festival.  
  • Invite 1-Invite 1 person a month to West Bowles
  • Bless 1-Choose 1 person or family to invest in and care for

Click HERE for more details, ideas and resources.

 


Harvest Festival

 

Little Saints’ Harvest Festival is October 26th from 5-8pm!  This is a FREE Community Event for kids of ALL ages! Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. We’ll have carnival games, a cakewalk, a Wii game room, face painting, and LOTS more!  Costumes are welcome, but please no scary ones!  Don’t forget to bring a bag for all that candy.  Power of One opportunities:  DONATE 1 – Bring bags of individually wrapped candy to drop offf in marked bins, Sundays in October, or bring by the church office.  COMMIT 1 – By helping with set-up, clean-up, or running one of the booths.  Contact Charlene Couser at 303.225.0701 or email ccouser@westbowles.com.

 


New Home Builders Class for Families with Teens/Young Adults

 

This new class meets on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in the Lower Gathering Place – Chatfield Room.  If you have teens and/or young adults this class is designed for you.  Come join us in fellowship and hear Nathan Harrison as he provides a perspective on this age group.  Home Builders focus is built around Psalm 127:1 “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain”.

 


Stephen Ministry

             

Have you considered being a Stephen Minister?

 

The Rewards of being a Stephen Minister:

  • Increased faith in God, dedication to Jesus, and enjoyment of religious life
  • Personal growth through the training, service and supervision
  • The joy and satisfaction of participation in meaningful ministry and of serving Jesus
  • The friendship and support of the Christian community delveloped in training and supervision

After both services on Sunday, Ryan and Beverleyann will be in the foyer giving out applications to potential Stephen Ministers and answering any questions. Applications need to be turned in by October 26th (they can be mailed to the church address: 12325 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton CO  80127 – Attn: Stephen Ministry).  Interviews will start October 27th.


Gathering Place Fall Specials

             


 

Our coffee bar, The Gathering Place, is offering some new special drinks for the fall season.  

              • Iced Sparkle Berry Cider $2.50
              • Latte Flavors Tall $3.00 Grande $3.75
                • Pumpkin Spice
                • Brown Sugar Cinnamon
                • Gingerbread

Enjoy one of these special treats this Sunday!

 


Text Giving

             


There is a new way to give a one-time gift to West Bowles as we now have text giving available!  Just text an amount to 303.997.3488.  The first time you text to this number you will receive a message back asking you to follow a link and complete some basic information (name, address, email and credit card info).  Once your info is on file, you only need to text the amount to the 303.997.3488 number for future gifts (no additional links or info). Questions?  Call the church office for assistance or email mdykes@westbowles.com.  

 


Current Sermon Series

             

It seems as if everyone has something to say and we are constantly inundated with words.

 

Most of the words we hear we forget.  Most of the words we hear don’t matter.  Most of the words we hear are easily discarded.

 

But not the words of Jesus.

 

We invite you to join us at West Bowles this Fall for a study of the SACRED LETTERS. 

 


Looking Ahead

             

Put these dates on your calendar, you don’t want to miss them!

 

 

Oct.19 & Oct.26-New Members Class

Oct. 26-Little Saint’s Harvest Festival

 


Fall Info Sheets

   

Pick up a new purple (classes/groups) and blue (mission opportunities) information sheet from the Welcome Center. Or better yet, DOWNLOAD THEM HERE. Get plugged in today!


Congregational Care

   

Have a prayer request or praise report?  Click HERE.

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