Prayer Requests

We pray for God’s blessings on Patrick & Amber Lepien as they move to Arizona this week.

Scott & Christine Saunders ask prayers for a healthier new year.

John Anderson has COPD and is being treated for bronchitis.  The cold weather makes it hard for him to breathe or get out.

Shirley Arnott is scheduled for medical testing. Her daughter, Sarah, asks for prayers for her.

April Alexander outpatient surgery on her hip was successful. She is healing at home. Please pray for her speedy and complete recovery.

Toni Bully asks prayers for her relationship with her mother to improve.

Andrea and Rodney Maybin ask for prayers for safe travels for their son, Aaron Maybin, as he relocates back home to Wisconsin for a career advancement. They also ask prayers for their daughter Adrienne, as she serves the world food program in Guinea, West Africa with the Peace Corps.

Allie Sturomski has Parkinson’s Disease and it is progressing causing numerous complications.

Mark Van Handel’s sister in law, Florence, suffered a major stroke last week. Prayers are requested for her and for Marks brother.

The Stephen and Jacqueline Eylers family will be moving to Peoria, IL in June. Stephen accepted a job there starting when he’s finished with his residency.

Dorothy Henry asks for prayers for her sister’s family, the Porter family.

Prayers that Julie Shuster’s brother, Bill, will grow spiritually closer to God.

Karen Van Handel asks for prayers that a good pain management solution can be found for Mark.

Pat Steevens father was moved into hospice care. Pat asks for prayers for comfort and peace for her father and for her family.

Darrell & Elaine Woodard ask for prayers for travelling grace for Elaine as she goes to Jamaica to visit her ailing mother. Prayers for her mother Algirta, also.

Katie Morawski asks for prayers for her father, Ron Morawski, who has infection in his leg, dementia and cirrhosis of the liver and is not doing good.

Please remember those who have lost loved ones recently, especially Diana Kutcheid, Julia Hawley, and Vilma Bivens.  Others have lost parents, siblings or other loved ones this year too.

Jim Nichols asks for prayers for his brother, Dan Nichols, who continues to struggle deeply.  Dan lost his wife and his son in the last few years and is having a difficult time dealing with life and struggles with substance use.

Dennis & Marlene Saunders ask for prayers for Ryan Wilson, of the Monroe Church of Christ, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Please keep Troy Jensen’s father in prayer as he deals with cancer.

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Coming Up

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group meets this Tuesday at the building at 6:30 p.m. with a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

Lindy Zinkgraf is planning a meeting of the caring ministry helpers for Sunday January 14 after the morning service.  A light lunch is planned.

The ladies are planning an activity for “Tangling” art at the building on Saturday January 20 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Please bring a snack to share, a friend or two, and YOU!  Please sign up at the Ladies Bulletin board.  See Jan Alexander or Allison Morrill for details.

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10. Watch for details and sign up sheet.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.  We are raising money to restore the Pines cabin.

The Southside Youth Rally is being planned for February 24th.

Family Bible Day will be Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is Saturday March 17.

The annual Men’s Retreat is planned for April 20-21 at Camp Minikani.

The WCYC Youth Rally at Fallhall Glen is scheduled for April 20-21.

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December 31, 2017

This week

We have an attended nursery for small children during morning worship periods in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium where parents can stay with their little ones.

No evening service is planned today.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group is planned for Tuesday at the building at 6:30 p.m. for a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

Next week, we are planning to collect nonperishable food items for the First Sunday First Fruits program.  The food will be shared with those in need.  Please see Danny Giombi or Jeff Hill for details.

Special Events

Lindy Zinkgraf is planning a meeting of the caring ministry helpers for Sunday January 14 after the morning service.  A light lunch is planned.

The ladies are planning an activity for “Tangling” art at the building on Saturday January 20 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Please bring a snack to share, a friend or two, and YOU!  Please sign up at the Ladies Bulletin board.  See Jan Alexander or Allison Morrill for details.

Northtown is planning Sunday Night Live for the youth on Sunday January 21.

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.  We are raising money to restore the Pines cabin.

Southside is planning a Youth Rally for Saturday February 24.

Family Bible Day is planned for Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is planned for Saturday March 17.

The annual Men’s Retreat is planned for April 20-21 at Camp Minikani.

Regular Events

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m.

Juan Santana is offering a stretching and strength training class every Monday at 6:00 p.m. for about an hour.  You will need comfortable clothes and a mat.

The weekly Ladies’ Bible Class meets on Thursdays at the building starting at 10:00 a.m. looking at the book of Isaiah.

A 6:00 a.m. Tuesday early morning Weekly Men’s Study is scheduled at the Church building.  The book of Isaiah is being started.

The Christian Workers’ Meeting is planned for the third Tuesday of each month, 9:00 a.m.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group is planned for the first Tuesday of each month at the building at 6:30 p.m. for a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.

Jim Nichols brother Dan is looking for a place to stay that is shared with another person.

If you would like to help the people in Houston or Florida, you can donate to the Church Of Christ Relief fund http://disasterreliefeffort.org

We are in need of teachers to fill the Sunday school nursery class.  Class time is 9:00am to 9:45 am.  Please contact Ken Koch if you can help.

Please contact Shirley Cerka if you are able to help in the children’s nursery during the worship time.

The children’s ministry is in need of teachers, assistants and subs.  A strong and well supported Children’s ministry is vital to the health of any church, so please consider helping.  No previous experience is necessary.  If interested, talk to Kevin Morrill or Ken Koch.

Help is needed with leading Children’s Worship.  Several children ages 3 – 3rd grade are dismissed after communion to enjoy a child-friendly worship downstairs.  The worship includes singing, prayer, lesson, and application via various games and simple crafts.  Each worship is co-lead by a team of 2 adults.  If you would like to help with this serving opportunity or learn more about it, please contact Kevin Morrill.

Southside is in need of a historian.

Volunteer drivers are needed for the non-profit “Muskego Senior Taxi Service” during the week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please call 262-679-4754 if you are interested.

 Information

The 2018 Southside budget has been completed and a copy is posted on the bulletin board just outside the church office.  If you have any questions, please see Brad Stanger.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  Don’t forget to return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

If you have wonderful news to share about a newly engaged couple or an expectant mother, etc., please let Brenda Kosobucki know so they can plan a shower for them.

When planning events, don’t forget to check the calendar in the back hallway by room 9 for conflicts and enter your own events.  This is for events that involve use of the building and/or for a majority of the congregation.

Southside has an email list that is used to send congregational news to those subscribed.  Please join us by emailing
ssidechurch-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
from the email account you wish to receive at and stay up to date with everything happening at Southside.  This automated mail list is used for church related matters such as general announcements, prayer requests, the bulletin, and other items of interest to the congregation.  See Craig Anderson or Laurie Giombi for details.

Mid-week group meetings are planned in several locations:
Ketterhagen’s home, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., “Believe”
Werner’s home, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., “True Spirituality”
At the building, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. classes for children,
I, II III John
Santana’s home, Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Romans
Young Adults, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., contact Josh Stafford for details.

Dear members and visitors alike, this is a friendly reminder to please fill out the blue connection card for a record of your attendance.  Also, if you have an urgent prayer request please give your card directly to one of our elders, instead of having it picked up in the aisle.  Thank you so much.

Married couples: The family here likes to recognize your wedding anniversary.  If we don’t already have that on record could you please fill in the month and year of your wedding anniversary so we may recognize you.  There is a place to do that on the bulletin board by the kitchen.  Thanks!

A children’s worship is scheduled to begin near the start of the worship lesson time.  Children’s Worship is intended to provide a time of worship for children age 3 thru Grade 3 and to encourage families with children.  Everyone is asked to begin worship in the auditorium (adults and children).  Parents should accompany their smaller children to the basement as well as children who have not attended before.

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

Group leaders; please contact the church office to update your current studies on the information Board.

Mike Meyer has connections with used car lots and experience repairing cars.  If you are in need of either, Mike may be able to help.  Also, Lynn is looking for paid help to do house cleaning.

Library Book Review

If you like to read true stories about other people and how they coped in their life, visit one of the Biography sections in the library.  The Bible Biography section has books about real people in the Bible, like Elijah & Paul.  The other Biography section has books about people who lived after Bible times to the present.  Two of these books include a book about Tony Dungy, Quiet Strength:  The Principles, Practices & Priorities of a Winning Life and Walking with Lincoln – Spiritual Strength from America’s Favorite President.  Stop in after worship.

Prayer Requests

John Anderson has COPD and is being treated for bronchitis.  The cold weather makes it hard for him to breathe or get out.

Tom and Kia Mutranowski say, “We love you guys, thank you for your continued faithfulness.”

Patti Schultz asks that we continue to pray to God about her husband to come to church with her.

Andrea and Rodney Maybin ask that we pray for safe travels for Aaron Maybin as he relocates back home to Wisconsin for career advancement.

Pray for a quick recovery for Elizabeth Dickson’s cold.

Sarah Arnott asks for prayers for Shirley Arnott and some upcoming tests.

Juanita Hernandez says “The grace of God be in your heart is my prayer for our church, in Jesus name”.

Juan Santana says, “I talk to the Lord every day, but it’s not always with nice words – so I have to remind myself that at the end of the day, He is still in control.”

Allie Elias (Sturomski) was in the hospital in Oshkosh due to chest pain and is being tested.

April Alexander is recovering from surgery on her hip.

Mark Van Handel’s brother’s wife, Florene, suffered a major stroke and is in ICU.  Please pray for her and for Mark’s brother.

Toni Bully asks that we would pray that her mother would accept her as her daughter.

Stephen and Jacqueline Eyler have prayers of praise – Stephen accepted a job in Peoria, IL following his residency.  They plan to move in June.

Julie Shuster requests prayers for all the men in our lives.

Barb Dawson was planning two procedures.  Ablation on her heart for rhythm problems December 13, and January 15 for carpel tunnel surgery.  She is thankful for all the prayers.

Patty Young‘s cataract surgery was postponed.

Arneetrice Ellerman prays, “That I am able to continuously submit to the will of the Lord and not my own.  May God always help me remain humble.”

Jeff Valodine asks for prayers for his health, moving into the new year.

Elizabeth Dickson asks us to pray for her sister, Barbara and her husband, who have decided to separate.

Katie Morawski asks for prayers for Ron Morawski (father) who has infection in his leg, dementia, cirrhosis of the liver and was in the hospital recently.

Julie Shuster’s brother Bill, who was in rehab. for alcohol abuse, has a job now.  He is thankful for the bible Julie gave him and says he will read it.  She asks for continued prayers for his spiritual growth.

Pat’s Steevens father is in hospice care.  Pat asks for prayers for comfort and peace for her father and for her family.

Darrell and Elaine Woodard ask prayers for travelling grace for Elaine as she goes to Jamaica to visit her ailing mother, Mrs. Algirta White.  Prayers for her mother also.

Zoe Alicea asks our prayers for her co-workers child who is on life support after being in an accident last Tuesday.

Mike Meyer asks for prayer that his sister, Lori, and brother in-law, Wilfred, can resolve their differences and not get a divorce.

Karen Van Handel requests prayers for, “Guidance & help with Mark’s pain management.”

Juanita Hernandez would appreciate continued prayers for her health issues.  She is thankful for answered prayers in Jesus name.

Dorothy Henry would like us to pray for her sister’s family – the Porter family.  God knows what is on her heart.

We rejoice with our brother in Christ, Chris Miller, who was baptized on Nov. 19!  Pray for his spiritual walk and growth.

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December 24, 2017

This week

No evening service is planned today and next week.

No Wednesday study is planned at the building this week.

Special Events

Lindy Zinkgraf is planning a meeting of the caring ministry helpers for Sunday January 14 after the morning service.  A light lunch is planned.

The ladies are planning an activity for “Tangling” art at the building on Saturday January 20 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Please bring a snack to share, a friend or two, and YOU!  Please sign up at the Ladies Bulletin board.  See Jan Alexander or Allison Morrill for details.

Northtown is holding a Sunday Night Live for the youth, Sunday January 21.

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.

Southside will have their Youth Rally Saturday February 24.

Family Bible Day is being planned for Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is Saturday March 17.

The annual Men’s Retreat is set for April 20-21 at Camp Minikani.

Regular Events

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m.

Juan Santana is offering a stretching and strength training class every Monday at 6:00 p.m. for about an hour.  You will need comfortable clothes and a mat.

The weekly Ladies’ Bible Class meets on Thursdays at the building starting at 10:00 a.m. looking at the book of Isaiah.

A 6:00 a.m. Tuesday early morning Weekly Men’s Study is scheduled at the Church building.  The book of Isaiah is being started.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the building at 6:30 p.m. A meal preceds the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

The Christian Workers’ Meeting meets at Southside on the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.  A donation box is in the foyer.

If you would like to help the people in Houston or Florida, you can donate to the Church Of Christ Relief fund http://disasterreliefeffort.org

Help is needed with leading Children’s Worship.  Several children ages 3 – 3rd grade are dismissed after communion to enjoy a child-friendly worship downstairs.  The worship includes singing, prayer, lesson, and application via various games and simple crafts.  Each worship is co-lead by a team of 2 adults.  If you would like to help with this serving opportunity or learn more about it, please contact Kevin Morrill.

Volunteer drivers are needed for the non-profit “Muskego Senior Taxi Service” during the week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please call 262-679-4754 if you are interested.

Southside is in need of a historian.

Library Book Review

Hallelujah!  Christ the Savior is born!  Merry Christmas from Your Library!  Check out 2 books during December and receive an ornament.

Are you wondering how you can strengthen your faith?  Check out the Faith section of our library.  “If I Really Believe, Why do I Have These Doubts?” by Lynn Anderson helps with overcoming obstacles to faith and will bring help and hope to every heart searching for a deeper faith.  “The Case for Faith,” by Lee Strobel answers eight objections that are often brought up when someone is struggling with faith and belief.

Information

The 2018 Southside budget has been completed and a copy is posted on the bulletin board just outside the church office.  If you have any questions, please see Brad Stanger.

Dear members and visitors alike, this is a friendly reminder to please fill out the blue connection card for a record of your attendance.  Also, if you have an urgent prayer request please give your card directly to one of our elders, instead of having it picked up in the aisle.  Thank you so much.

Married couples: The family here likes to recognize your wedding anniversary.  If we don’t already have that on record could you please fill in the month and year of your wedding anniversary so we may recognize you.  There is a place to do that on the bulletin board by the kitchen.  Thanks!

We have an attended nursery for small children during morning worship periods in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium where parents can stay with their little ones while worshipping.

A children’s worship is scheduled to begin near the start of the worship lesson time.  Children’s Worship is intended to provide a time of worship for children age 3 thru Grade 3 and to encourage families with children.

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  Don’t forget to return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

Please see the bulletin boards for additional announcements.

If you have announcements for this handout, please inform Cliff Copass or Laurie Giombi by Friday Evening.

Prayer Requests

Allie Elias (Sturomski) is currently in the hospital in Oshkosh due to chest pain and is being tested.

April Alexander is scheduled for outpatient surgery on Dec. 27.  Please pray for her and for the medical staff.

Mark Van Handel’s brother’s wife, Florene, suffered a major stroke and is in ICU.  Please pray for her and for Mark’s brother.

Venu and Davie Thota ask that we pray for the gospel meeting in India finishing today.

Toni Bully asks that we would pray that her mother would accept her as her daughter.

Stephen and Jacqueline Eyler have prayers of praise – Stephen accepted a job in Peoria, IL following his residency.  They plan to move in June.

Juanita Hernandez would appreciate continued prayers for her health issues.  She is thankful for answered prayers in Jesus name.

Patti Schultz requests our continued prayers for her husband.

Julie Shuster requests prayers for all the men in our lives.

Barb Dawson was planning two procedures.  Ablation on her heart for rhythm problems December 13, and January 15 for carpel tunnel surgery.  She is thankful for all the prayers.

Patty Young‘s cataract surgery was posponed.

Dorothy Henry would like us to pray for her sister’s family – the Porter family.  God knows what is on her heart.

Arneetrice Ellerman prays, “That I am able to continuously submit to the will of the Lord and not my own.  May God always help me remain humble.”

Jeff Valodine asks for prayers for his health, moving into the new year.

Katie Morawski asks for prayers for Ron Morawski (father) who has infection in his leg, dementia, cirrhosis of the liver and was in the hospital recently.

Elizabeth Dickson asks us to pray for her sister, Barbara and her husband, who have decided to separate.

Julie Shuster’s brother Bill, who was in rehab. for alcohol abuse, has a job now.  He is thankful for the bible Julie gave him and says he will read it.  She asks for continued prayers for his spiritual growth.

Rodney and Andrea Maybin ask prayers for their brother-in-law Henry, as he transitions in his employment.

Pat’s Steevens father is moving into hospice care.  Pat asks for prayers for comfort and peace for her father and for her family.

Darrell and Elaine Woodard ask prayers for travelling grace for Elaine as she goes to Jamaica to visit her ailing mother, Mrs. Algirta White.  Prayers for her mother also.

Zoe Alicea asks our prayers for her co-workers child who is on life support after being in an accident last Tuesday.

Mike Meyer asks for prayer that his sister, Lori, and brother in-law, Wilfred, can resolve their differences and not get a divorce.

Karen Van Handel requests prayers for, “Guidance & help with Mark’s pain management.”

We rejoice with our brother in Christ, Chris Miller, who was baptized on Nov. 19!  Pray for his spiritual walk and growth.

Lyla Claire Giombi, was born November 28 to Kyle and Holly Giombi.  8 lb. 2.7 oz and 19.25 inches.  All are well.

Jettie Carr thanks everyone who has graciously helped her thru the last eight weeks.

Elizabeth Dickson asks for prayers for her brother, Brian, and his family with the passing of his father-in-law, Bob.

Toni Bully asks for prayers for her job search, to be able to get a cross-over car, and for her family to know Jesus and be saved.

Amber Lepien requests our continued prayers for her daughter, Jillian to walk with Christ and for her other two daughters, Bree and Nicky to be touched by truth.

Also include: Shirley Arnott, and Diane Santana.

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Information

The 2018 Southside budget has been completed and a copy is posted on the bulletin board just outside the church office.  If you have any questions, please see Brad Stanger.

Our Spanish speaking brethren meet Sunday mornings from 10 AM to Noon in room 9.

The First Sunday First Fruits food pantry is in room 4.

The elders are conducting a survey of preferred subjects for future adult Bible classes.

Mid-week group meetings are planned in several locations:
Ketterhagen’s home, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., “Believe”
Werner’s home, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., “Who is this Man?”
At the building, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. I, II III John (Includes separate class for children)
Santana’s home, Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Romans
Young Adults, second Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m., various
homes, contact Josh Stafford for details.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  We have many good books and movies, ranging from children’s, adult fiction, self help subjects to bibles and classroom and study materials. Please return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

A 6:00 am Tuesday early morning Men’s Study meets weekly at the Church building.

A men’s fellowship and study group  meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at the building. Supper is served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a topical bible study. Please see Dan Giombi for details. No meeting will be held in July and August. The class will resume in September.

The weekly morning Ladies’ Bible Class which meets each Thursday morning at the church building at 10:00 AM is breaking for the summer months. Class will resume meeting in September.

Southside has an  email list that is used to send congregational news to those subscribed. Please join us by emailing:
ssidechurch-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
from the email account you wish to receive messages at and stay up to date with everything happening at Southside.  Please see Craig Anderson or Laurie Giombi for details.

We have an attended nursery for small children during the morning worship period in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium where parents can stay with their little ones while worshiping.

children’s worship begins at the start of the lesson time during worship.  Children’s worship is intended to provide a time of worship for children age 3 thru Grade 3 and to encourage families with children. Everyone is asked to begin worship in the auditorium (adults and children).  Parents should accompany their smaller children to the basement as well as children who have not attended before.

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

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Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.  A donation box is in the foyer.

Volunteers to help count the contribution after morning service are needed.  Please contact Louie Hill  if you are interested.

Southside is in need of a historian.

Please contact Shirley Cerka if you are able to help in the children’s nursery during the worship time.

The children’s ministry is in need of teachers, assistants and subs.  A strong and well supported Children’s ministry is vital to the health of any church, so please consider helping.  No previous experience is necessary.  If interested, talk to April Alexander or Ken Koch.  The “Hands on Bible” curriculum has been working well.

Help is needed with leading Children’s Worship. Children ages 3 – 3rd grade are dismissed after communion to enjoy a child-friendly (which mostly means loud with lots of wiggles) worship downstairs. The worship includes singing, prayer, lesson, and application via various games and simple crafts. Each worship is co-lead by a team of 2 adults. Our current curriculum focus is “Super Heroes of the Bible” with several old and new testament figures being represented in the lessons. We currently are using two books and mixing and matching games and activities to suit the age profile of the children. A typical worship involves about 10-15 children. If you would like to help with this serving opportunity, please contact Kevin Morrill.

Volunteer drivers are needed for the non-profit “Muskego Senior Taxi Service” during the week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please call 262-679-4754 if you are interested. Talk to Jim Nichols about the rewarding experience this service can be.

Cliff Copass is looking for someone to regularly help with the production of the Sunday morning handout every other Sunday.

We are looking for furniture and appliances for people in need.  There is a current need for a stove, refrigerator, couch and full size bed.  Please see Juan Santana if you would like to help.

The first Sunday of every month is designated as the First Sunday, First Fruits food donation program. Members are asked to bring in non-perishable food and personal items to be shared with those who have a need. Donations are accepted anytime. The food pantry is in Room 4.

Volunteers are needed to take turns in helping with the Praise and Palate.  Kitchen work involves heating, cutting (as in cakes, apples or what ever), staging the food and making a fruit mix / lemon aid drink.  Cleaning up entails clearing off & wiping down the tables, bringing leftovers to the kitchen, washing / drying dishes, clearing / cleaning the counter tops and vacuuming the fellowship hall. Additional help would lighten the load for all.  Please see Jim Nichols if you are interested.

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December 17, 2017

This week

Evening worship is planned for 6:00 p.m. today with the subject Loving God’s Law.

The Christian Workers’ Meeting is planned for the third Tuesday of each month, 9:00 a.m. October through May.

Dear members and visitors alike, this is a friendly reminder to please fill out the blue connection card for a record of your attendance.  Also, if you have an urgent prayer request please give your card directly to one of our elders, instead of having it picked up in the aisle.  Thank you so much.

Special Events

Lindy Zinkgraf is planning a meeting of the caring ministry helpers for Sunday January 14 after the morning service.  A light lunch is planned.

The ladies are planning an activity for “Tangling” art at the building on Saturday January 20 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Please bring a snack to share, a friend or two, and YOU!  Please sign up at the Ladies Bulletin board.  See Jan Alexander or Allison Morrill for details.

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.

Family Bible Day is planned for Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is planned for Saturday March 17.

The annual Men’s Retreat is planned for April 20-21 at Camp Minikani.

Youth Announcements

Northtown is planning Sunday Night Live for Sunday January 21.

Southside is planning a Youth Rally for Saturday February 24.

Regular Events

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m.

Juan Santana is offering a stretching and strength training class every Monday at 6:00 p.m. for about an hour.  You will need comfortable clothes and a mat.

The weekly Ladies’ Bible Class meets on Thursdays at the building starting at 10:00 a.m. looking at the book of Isaiah.

A 6:00 a.m. Tuesday early morning Weekly Men’s Study is scheduled at the Church building.  The book of Isaiah is being started.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group is planned for the first Tuesday of each month at the building at 6:30 p.m. for a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

Library Book Review

Hallelujah!  Christ the Savior is born!  Merry Christmas from Your Library!  Check out 2 books during December and receive an ornament.

Angels played a big part in the birth of Christ and we often think and wonder about them.  What does the Bible say about the role of Angels in our world?  “All About Angels,” by A.S.Joppie covers Biblical truths about angels.  “In the Arms of Angels” by Joan Wester Anderson is a collection of mysterious and heart-stirring stories of heavenly guardians as told by the people who saw them.  You can find these books in the Theology / Doctrine section of our library.

Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.  A donation box is in the foyer.

Jim Nichols brother Dan is looking for a place to stay that is shared with another person.

Volunteers to help count the contribution after morning service are needed.  Please contact Louie Hill if you are interested.

If you would like to help the people in Houston or Florida, you can donate to the Church Of Christ Relief fund http://disasterreliefeffort.org

Please contact Shirley Cerka if you are able to help in the children’s nursery during the worship time.

Southside is in need of a historian.

Information

The 2018 Southside budget has been completed and a copy is posted on the bulletin board just outside the church office.  If you have any questions, please see Brad Stanger.

A children’s worship is scheduled to begin near the start of the worship lesson time.  Children’s Worship is intended to provide a time of worship for children age 3 thru Grade 3 and to encourage families with children.

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  Don’t forget to return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

Please see the bulletin boards for additional announcements.

If you have announcements for this handout, please inform Cliff Copass or Laurie Giombi by Friday Evening.

We have an attended nursery for small children during morning worship periods in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium where parents can stay with their little ones while worshipping.

Married couples: The family here likes to recognize your wedding anniversary.  If we don’t already have that on record could you please fill in the month and year of your wedding anniversary so we may recognize you.  There is a place to do that on the bulletin board by the kitchen.  Thanks!

Mid-week group meetings are planned in several locations:
Ketterhagen’s home, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., “Believe”
Werner’s home, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., “True Spirituality”
At the building, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. classes for children,
I, II III John
Santana’s home, Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Romans
Young Adults, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., contact Josh Stafford for details.

Prayer Requests

Barb Dawson was planning two procedures.  Ablation on her heart for rhythm problems December 13, and January 15 for carpel tunnel surgery.  She is thankful for all the prayers.

Patty Young was scheduled to have cataract surgery on December 14, but it had to be rescheduled.

Dorothy Henry would like us to pray for her sister’s family – the Porter family.  God knows what is on her heart.

Arneetrice Ellerman prays, “That I am able to continuously submit to the will of the Lord and not my own.  May God always help me remain humble.”

Jeff Valodine asks for prayers for his health, moving into the new year.

Elizabeth Dickson asks us to pray for her sister, Barbara and her husband, who have decided to separate.

Katie Morawski asks for prayers for Ron Morawski (father) who has infection in his leg, dementia, cirrhosis of the liver and was in the hospital recently.

Julie Shuster’s brother Bill, who was in rehab. for alcohol abuse, has a job now.  He is thankful for the bible Julie gave him and says he will read it.  She asks for continued prayers for his spiritual growth.

Rodney and Andrea Maybin ask prayers for their brother-in-law Henry, as he transitions in his employment.

Mike Meyer says, “Praise the Lord! Life is great!”

Pat’s Steevens father is moving into hospice care.  Pat asks for prayers for comfort and peace for her father and for her family.

Patti Schultz says, “Thank you for praying for my husband, Al.  Praise God that I have this church!”

Darrell and Elaine Woodard ask prayers for travelling grace for Elaine as she goes to Jamaica to visit her ailing mother, Mrs. Algirta White.  Prayers for her mother also.

Zoe Alicea asks our prayers for her co-workers child who is on life support after being in an accident last Tuesday.

Patti Schultz is thankful that her sore throat did not turn out to be serious.  Her lungs are not healthy so illnesses can be worse for her.

Mike Meyer asks for prayer that his sister, Lori, and brother in-law, Wilfred, can resolve their differences and not get a divorce.

Juanita Hernandez says, “Continue to pray for my health and unity in my family.  Christ Jesus, thank you, and our merciful Lord.  For He is good.”

Juan Santana’s words, “When reaching out seems harder day by day – remember He who still reaches down to you every day.”

Karen Van Handel requests prayers for, “Guidance & help with Mark’s pain management.”

We rejoice with our brother in Christ, Chris Miller, who was baptized on Nov. 19!  Pray for his spiritual walk and growth.

Allie Elias (Sturomski) is out of the hospital and is able to use a walker.

Lyla Claire Giombi, was born November 28 to Kyle and Holly Giombi.  8 lb. 2.7 oz and 19.25 inches.  All are well.

Elizabeth Dickson asks for prayers for her brother, Brian, and his family with the passing of his father-in-law, Bob.

Toni Bully asks for prayers for her job search, to be able to get a cross-over car, and for her family to know Jesus and be saved.

Amber Lepien requests our continued prayers for her daughter, Jillian to walk with Christ and for her other two daughters, Bree and Nicky to be touched by truth.

Josh Stafford is struggling as he deals with stressful situations in his job and schooling.  He asks for our prayers as he goes through them.

Alex Crivello says he is going through issues at his group home with a fellow client.  Prayers are needed for both of them.

Dennis and Marlene Saunders request prayers for Marlene’s brother-in-law.  He fell and is not expected to live.

Others with health issues include: Shirley Arnott, and Diane Santana.

 

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December 10, 2017

This week

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m. We will meet for prayer this week, December 12.

Praise and Palate is planned for 6:00 p.m. this evening.

Dear members and visitors alike, please fill out the blue connection card for a record of your attendance.  Also, if you have an urgent prayer request please give your card directly to one of our elders.

Married couples: The family here likes to recognize your wedding anniversary.  If we don’t already have that on record could you please fill in the month and year of your wedding anniversary on the bulletin board by the kitchen so we may recognize you.  Thanks!

Special Events

A ladies, tweens and teen girls “Tangling” creative activity is planned for January 20.

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.

Family Bible Day is planned for Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is planned for Saturday March 17.

The annual Men’s Retreat is planned for April 20-21 at Camp Minikani.

Youth Announcements

Northtown is planning Sunday Night Live for Sunday January 21.

The Southside Youth Rally is being planned for Saturday February 24.

The WCYC Youth Rally is on the weekend of April 20-21 at Fallhall Glen.

Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.  A donation box is in the foyer.

Jim Nichols brother Dan is looking for a place to stay that is shared with another person.

Volunteers to help count the contribution after morning service are needed.  Please contact Louie Hill if you are interested.

If you would like to help the people in Houston or Florida, you can donate to the Church Of Christ Relief fund http://disasterreliefeffort.org

The children’s ministry is in need of teachers, assistants and subs.  A strong and well supported Children’s ministry is vital to the health of any church, so please consider helping.  No previous experience is necessary.  If interested, talk to Kevin Morrill or Ken Koch.

Library Book Review

Hallelujah!  Christ the Savior is born!  Merry Christmas from Your Library!  Check out 2 books during December and receive an ornament.

The Case for Christmas.”  You never know who may start asking life-changing questions this Christmas.  Here’s a great way to share the gospel—and the true reason for the season!  The Case for Christ author and journalist Lee Strobel investigates the facts behind Luke 2:8–18 and asks: Was it all a hoax—or truly the pivotal event of human history?  Find it in the Jesus Christ section of our library.

Regular Events

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m.

Juan Santana is offering a stretching and strength training class every Monday at 6:00 p.m. for about an hour.  You will need comfortable clothes and a mat.

The weekly Ladies’ Bible Class meets on Thursdays at the building starting at 10:00 a.m. looking at the book of Isaiah.

A 6:00 a.m. Tuesday early morning Weekly Men’s Study is scheduled at the Church building.  The book of Isaiah is being started.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group is planned for the first Tuesday of each month at the building at 6:30 p.m. for a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

The Christian Workers’ Meeting is planned for the third Tuesday of each month, 9:00 a.m.

Information

We have an attended nursery for small children during morning worship periods in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium where parents can stay with their little ones while worshipping.

A children’s worship is scheduled to begin near the start of the worship lesson time.  Children’s Worship is intended to provide a time of worship for children age 3 thru Grade 3 and to encourage families with children.  Everyone is asked to begin worship in the auditorium (adults and children).  Parents should accompany their smaller children to the basement as well as children who have not attended before.  Before you return upstairs, be sure to indicate to the people at the door if you would prefer us to keep your young person till you return to get them or if it is alright to let them go after the adult worship is dismissed.

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  Don’t forget to return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

Southside has an email list that is used to send congregational news to those subscribed. Please join us by emailing
ssidechurch-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
from the email account you wish to receive at and stay up to date with everything happening at Southside.  This automated mail list is used for church related matters such as general announcements, prayer requests, the bulletin, and other items of interest to the congregation.  Please see Craig Anderson for details.

Mid-week group meetings are planned in several locations:
Ketterhagen’s home, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., “Believe”
Werner’s home, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., “True Spirituality”
At the building, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. classes for children,
I, II III John
Santana’s home, Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Romans
Young Adults, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., contact Josh Stafford for details.

Please see the bulletin boards for additional announcements.

Prayer Requests

Katie Morawski asks for prayers for Ron Morawski (father) who has infection in his leg, dementia, cirrhosis of the liver and was in the hospital recently.

Julie Shuster’s brother Bill, who was in rehab. for alcohol abuse, has a job now.  He is thankful for the bible Julie gave him and says he will read it.  She asks for continued prayers for his spiritual growth.

Rodney and Andrea Maybin ask prayers for their brother-in-law Henry, as he transitions in his employment.

Mike Meyer says, “Praise the Lord! Life is great!”

Pat’s Steevens father has moved into hospice care.  Pat asks for prayers for comfort and peace for her father and for her family.

Patti Schultz says, “Thank you for praying for my husband, Al.  Praise God that I have this church!”

Darrell and Elaine Woodard ask prayers for travelling grace for Elaine as she goes to Jamaica to visit her ailing mother, Mrs. Algirta White.  Prayers for her mother also.

Zoe Alicea asks our prayers for her co-workers child who is on life support after being in an accident last Tuesday.

Patti Schultz has a sore throat and is hoping it is not strep.

Jeff Valodine shared that he has been having chest pains and asks that the family pray about that, and as he goes to the doctor.

Mike Meyer asks for prayer that his sister, Lori, and brother in-law, Wilfred, can resolve their differences and not get a divorce.

Juanita Hernandez says, “Continue to pray for my health and unity in my family.  Christ Jesus, thank you, and our merciful Lord.  For He is good.”

Juan Santana’s words, “When reaching out seems harder day by day – remember He who still reaches down to you every day.”

Karen Van Handel requests prayers for, “Guidance & help with Mark’s pain management.”

We rejoice with our brother in Christ, Chris Miller, who was baptized on Nov. 19!  Pray for his spiritual walk and growth.

Allie Elias (Sturomski) temporarily lost the use of her legs which is related to her Parkinsons.

Lyla Claire was born November 28 to Kyle and Holly Giombi.  8 lb. 2.7 oz and 19.25 inches.  Baby and mom are doing very well.

Jettie Carr thanks everyone who has graciously helped her thru the last eight weeks.

Toni Bully asks for prayers for her job search, to be able to get a cross-over car, and for her family to know Jesus and be saved.

Amber Lepien requests our continued prayers for her daughter, Jillian to walk with Christ and for her other two daughters, Bree and Nicky to be touched by truth.

Barb Dawson is planning two procedures.  Ablation on her heart for rhythm problems December 13, and January 15 for carpel tunnel surgery.  Her past shoulder surgery has healed nicely and she is thankful for all the prayers.

Josh Stafford is struggling as he deals with stressful situations in his job and schooling.  He asks for our prayers as he goes through them.

Alex Crivello says he is going through issues at his group home with a fellow client.  Prayers are needed for both of them.

Please remember those who have lost loved ones recently, especially Diana Kutcheid, Julia Hawley, and Vilma Bivens.  Others have lost parents, siblings or other loved ones this year too.

Others with health issues include: Shirley Arnott, and Diane Santana.

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December 3, 2017

This week

Today is First Sunday First Fruits.  Tables are set up in room 4.

Evening worship is planned for 6:00 p.m. today.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group meets this Tuesday at the building at 6:30 p.m.

Jan and April Alexander are planning a kids movie day/parents shopping day for Saturday December 9 from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at the building.  We will have snacks, craft projects, holiday movies and lots of fun for the kids!  If you can help with the kids, please see Jan or April.  If you have kids to drop off during this time, please sign up.

The Fireside Theatre outing is this coming Saturday, December 9.

Special Events

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.

Family Bible Day is planned for Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is planned for Saturday March 17.

Youth Announcements

Southside youth ministry exists to instill FAITH.
We will: Form friendships, Actively serve,
Imitate Jesus, Tell others, & Honor God.

Northtown is planning Sunday Night Live on Sunday January 21.

Southside is planning a Youth Rally for Saturday February 24.

Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.  A donation box is in the foyer.

Jim Nichols brother Dan is looking for a place to stay that is shared with another person.

Lindy Zinkgraf has graciously stepped up to coordinate the Caring Ministry.  She will be needing help from many others.

Information

Dear members and visitors alike, this is a friendly reminder to please fill out the blue connection card for a record of your attendance.  Also, if you have an urgent prayer request please give your card directly to one of our elders, instead of having it picked up in the aisle.  Thank you so much.

Married couples: The family here likes to recognize your wedding anniversary.  If we don’t already have that on record could you please fill in the month and year of your wedding anniversary so we may recognize you.  There is a place to do that on the bulletin board by the kitchen.  Thanks!

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

We have an attended nursery for small children during morning worship periods in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium.

A children’s worship is scheduled to begin near the start of the worship lesson time.  Children’s Worship is intended to provide a time of worship for children age 3 thru Grade 3 and to encourage families with children.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  Don’t forget to return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

Southside has an email list that is used to send congregational news to those subscribed.  Please join us by emailing
ssidechurch-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
from the email account you wish to receive at and stay up to date with everything happening at Southside.

December Birthdays: Mary Brown, Marlene Saunders, Cathy Ribar, Dylan Ribar, Rosio Gamino, Dick Bosetti, Najya Mudd, Sandie Copass, Michael Shuster, Zoe Alicea Rosa, Richard Mueller, Amber Lepien

Mid-week group meetings are planned in several locations:
Ketterhagen’s home, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., “Believe”|
Werner’s home, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., “True Spirituality”
At the building, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. classes for children,
I, II III John
Santana’s home, Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Romans
Young Adults, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., contact Josh Stafford for details.

 Regular Events

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m.

Juan Santana is offering a stretching and strength training class every Monday at 6:00 p.m. for about an hour.  You will need comfortable clothes and a mat.

The weekly Ladies’ Bible Class meets on Thursdays at the building starting at 10:00 a.m. looking at the book of Isaiah.

A 6:00 a.m. Tuesday early morning Weekly Men’s Study is scheduled at the Church building.  The book of Isaiah is being started.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the building at 6:30 p.m. with a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

The Christian Workers’ Meeting is planned for the third Tuesday of each month, 9:00 a.m.

Library Book Review

Hallelujah!  Christ the Savior is born!  Merry Christmas from Your Library!  Check out 2 books during December and receive an ornament.

Many people struggle with depression during the Christmas season.  If you are one of these people, please talk to one of your brothers or sisters here at Southside about it.  We also have a section in the library called Christian Life – Coping with various books to encourage you.  “Finding Peace,” by Charles Stanley, tells how to claim God’s promise of a life free from regret, anxiety, and fear.  “Emotions – Can You Trust Them?” by James Dobson tells you how to take control of your emotions, before they take control of you.  “In The Eye of the Storm,” by Max Lucado tells the story of how Jesus coped on his stressful day.

Prayer Requests

Jeff Valodine shared that he has been having chest pains and asks that the family pray about that, and as he goes to the doctor.

Katie Morawski asks for prayers for Ron Morawski (father) who has infection in his leg, dementia and cirrhosis of the liver and is not doing well.

Mike Meyer asks for prayer that his sister, Lori, and brother in-law, Wilfred, can resolve their differences and not get a divorce.

Juanita Hernandez says, “Continue to pray for my health and unity in my family.  Christ Jesus, thank you, and our merciful Lord.  For He is good.”

Juan Santana’s words, “When reaching out seems harder day by day – remember He who still reaches down to you every day.”

Karen Van Handel requests prayers for, “Guidance & help with Mark’s pain management.”

We rejoice with our brother in Christ, Chris Miller, who was baptized on Nov. 19!  Pray for his spiritual walk and growth.

Allie Elias (Sturomski) lost the use of her legs which is related to her Parkinsons.

Lyla Claire Giombi, was born November 28 to Kyle and Holly Giombi.  8 lb. 2.7 oz and 19.25 inches.  All are well.

Jettie Carr thanks everyone who has graciously helped her thru the last eight weeks.

Julie Shuster offers thanksgiving that her brother, Bill, has completed rehab.  Please lift him in prayer as he takes the next steps to re-entering society – moving into a sober house and finding work.

Elizabeth Dickson asks for prayers for her brother, Brian, and his family with the passing of his father-in-law, Bob.

Toni Bully asks for prayers for her job search, to be able to get a cross-over car, and for her family to know Jesus and be saved.

Patti Schultz asks for our continued prayers that her husband would be led by Father God to come to church.

Amber Lepien requests our continued prayers for her daughter, Jillian to walk with Christ and for her other two daughters, Bree and Nicky to be touched by truth.

Barb Dawson is planning two procedures.  Ablation on her heart for rhythm problems December 13, and January 15 for carpel tunnel surgery.  Her past shoulder surgery has healed nicely and she is thankful for all the prayers.

Josh Stafford is struggling as he deals with stressful situations in his job and schooling.  He asks for our prayers as he goes through them.

Alex Crivello says he is going through issues at his group home with a fellow client.  Prayers are needed for both of them.

Dennis and Marlene Saunders request prayers for Marlene’s brother-in-law.  He fell and is not expected to live.

Christine Saunders was hospitalized recently due to infection.

Roger Young had a sleep test done and he is also experiencing a lot of back pain.  Patty is having problems with her eyes and can’t see well enough to drive at night.

Please remember those who have lost loved ones recently, especially Diana Kutcheid, Julia Hawley, and Vilma Bivens.  Others have lost parents, siblings or other loved ones this year too.

Patti Schultz’s Aunt Nancy passed away recently.

Karen Van Handel is thankful for the prayers for her sister’s knee replacement surgery.  She is home and recovering.

Shirley and Scot Cerka’s grandson, Jacen, was hospitalized for a few days.

Sarah Arnott requests prayers for her mother, Shirley Arnott.

Please remember to pray for those who struggle with addictions.

Others with health issues include: Shirley Arnott, and Diane Santana.

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November 26, 2017

This week

Evening worship is planned for 6:00 p.m. today.

Club 55 is planning a “Christmas around the World” party on Saturday, December 2, starting at 1:00 p.m. at the building.  Please see Linda Stanger or Sandie Copass for details.

Dear members and visitors alike, this is a friendly reminder to please fill out the blue connection card for a record of your attendance.  Also, if you have an urgent prayer request please give your card directly to one of our elders, instead of having it picked up in the aisle.  Thank you so much.

Special Events

Jan and April Alexander are planning a kids movie day/parents shopping day for Saturday December 9 from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at the building.  We will have snacks, craft projects, holiday movies and lots of fun for the kids!  If you can help with the kids, please see Jan or April.  If you have kids to drop off during this time, please sign up.

Sandie Copass is organizing a group outing to the Fireside Theatre for December 9.  Cost is $67.95 per person and includes dinner.  Please see Sandie to make your final payment.

The annual Sweetheart Dinner is planned for Saturday February 10.

The annual WCYC Silent Auction is planned for Saturday February 17.

Family Bible Day is planned for Saturday March 10.

The annual Men’s Breakfast is planned for Saturday March 17.

Youth Announcements

Northtown Church of Christ is planning a Sunday Night Live event for Sunday Jan. 21.

Southside is planning our Youth Rally for Saturday February 24.

Library Book Review

Hallelujah!  Christ the Savior is born!  Merry Christmas from Your Library!  Check out 2 books during December and receive an ornament.

Jesus is the reason for the Christmas season.  Would you like learn more about him?  Be more like him?  We have helpful books in the Jesus Christ section of the library.  In “Heaven Came Down” by Lynn Anderson, we learn by Jesus’ example how to treat one another and how to be more like Jesus in our heart.  “The Jesus I Never Knew”, by Philip Yancey, offers a new and different perspective on the life of Christ and his work, who he was and why he came, a Jesus who wants to radically transform your life and stretch your faith.  Come in today to explore these and more books about Jesus.

Regular Events

A time of prayer is planned for the second Tuesday of each month at the building, 7:00 p.m.

Juan Santana is offering a stretching and strength training class every Monday at 6:00 p.m. for about an hour.  You will need comfortable clothes and a mat.

The weekly Ladies’ Bible Class meets on Thursdays at the building starting at 10:00 a.m. looking at the book of Isaiah.

A 6:00 a.m. Tuesday early morning Weekly Men’s Study is scheduled at the Church building.  The book of Isaiah is being started.

The First Tuesday Men’s Fellowship and Study Group is planned for the first Tuesday of each month at the building at 6:30 p.m. for a meal preceding the study.  Please see Dan Giombi for details.

The Christian Workers’ Meeting is planned for the third Tuesday of each month, 9:00 a.m.

Opportunities

An organization in the greater Milwaukee is collecting feminine hygiene products for women in area homeless shelters.  A donation box is in the foyer.

Jim Nichols brother Dan is looking for a place to stay that is shared with another person.

Lindy Zinkgraf has graciously stepped up to coordinate the Caring Ministry.  She will be needing help from many others.

Volunteers to help count the contribution after morning service are needed.  Please contact Louie Hill (Louie_USMC@hotmail.com) if you are interested.

If you would like to help the people in Houston or Florida, you can donate to the Church Of Christ Relief fund http://disasterreliefeffort.org

Information

We have an attended nursery for small children during morning worship periods in room 2.  We also have a training room at the rear of the auditorium where parents can stay with their little ones while worshipping.

A children’s worship is scheduled to begin near the start of the worship lesson time.

Free CD’s of the Sunday morning sermons are available from Joel Ribar.  Be sure to specify the date desired.  MP3 copies of sermons are also available at the church web site.

The Library is open after classes and the worship period.  Don’t forget to return any overdue books to the library.  There is a book return box located in the entry way next to the picture board.

Southside has an email list that is used to send congregational news to those subscribed.  Please join us by emailing
ssidechurch-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
from the email account you wish to receive at and stay up to date with everything happening at Southside.

Next week, we are planning to collect nonperishable food items for the First Sunday First Fruits program.  The food will be shared with those in need.  Please see Danny Giombi or Jeff Hill for details.

Married couples: The family here likes to recognize your wedding anniversary.  If we don’t already have that on record could you please fill in the month and year of your wedding anniversary so we may recognize you.  There is a place to do that on the bulletin board by the kitchen.  Thanks!

Mike Meyer’s neighbor Liz wishes to sell a 2001 Ford Tauris (v6) station wagon, 150,000 miles with a little rust.  Mike has checked the car mechanically and found it to be sound.  Asking price is $1200.  Please contact Mike if you are interested.

Mid-week group meetings are planned in several locations:
Ketterhagen’s home, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., “Believe”
Werner’s home, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., “True Spirituality”
At the building, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. classes for children,
I, II III John
Santana’s home, Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Romans
Young Adults, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., contact Josh Stafford for details

Please see the bulletin boards for additional announcements.

Prayer Requests

Jettie Carr thanks everyone who has graciously helped her thru the last eight weeks.

Julie Shuster offers thanksgiving that her brother, Bill, has completed rehab.  Please lift him in prayer as he takes the next steps to re-entering society – moving into a sober house and finding work.

Juanita Hernandez says, “Thanks to you all for your prayers for unity in my family and Christ Jesus. God has answered my prayers!! God bless all.”

Elizabeth Dickson asks for prayers for her brother, Brian, and his family with the passing of his father-in-law, Bob.

Toni Bully asks for prayers for her job search, to be able to get a cross-over car, and for her family to know Jesus and be saved.

Patti Schultz asks for our continued prayers that her husband would be led by Father God to come to church.

Amber Lepien requests our continued prayers for her daughter, Jillian to walk with Christ and for her other two daughters, Bree and Nicky to be touched by truth.

Barb Dawson is planning two procedures.  Ablation on her heart for rhythm problems December 13, and January 15 for carpel tunnel surgery.  Her past shoulder surgery has healed nicely and she is thankful for all the prayers.

Josh Stafford is struggling as he deals with stressful situations in his job and schooling.  He asks for our prayers as he goes through them.

Alex Crivello says he is going through issues at his group home with a fellow client.  Prayers are needed for both of them.

Dennis and Marlene Saunders request prayers for Marlene’s brother-in-law.  He fell and is not expected to live.

Christine Saunders was hospitalized recently due to infection. She is doing much better now.

Roger Young had a sleep test done and he is also experiencing a lot of back pain.  Patty is having problems with her eyes and can’t see well enough to drive at night.

Juan’s words: “Feeling a little lonely? In your loneliness hang on to the song that says, ‘Bind Us Together, Lord’ ”

Please remember those who have lost loved ones recently, especially Diana Kutcheid, Julia Hawley, and Vilma Bivens.  Others have lost parents, siblings or other loved ones this year too.

Patti Schultz’s Aunt Nancy passed away recently.

Karen Van Handel is thankful for the prayers for her sister’s knee replacement surgery.  She is home and recovering.

Shirley and Scot Cerka’s grandson, Jacen, was hospitalized for a few days.

Sarah Arnott requests prayers for her mother, Shirley Arnott.

Please remember to pray for those who struggle with addictions.

Allie Sturomski is home in Oshkosh recovering from a near death experience caused by a mix up with her medication. She is now undergoing some physical therapy to help her regain her strength.

Mary Anguiano asked for prayers for her back.  She is in a lot of pain and she would like prayers for it to get better.  She also requests prayers for her son, Tony Anguiano, that his eye will heal.  It has blood vessels that keep breaking.

Elfreide Wandsnider and Jerry Kutcheid passed away recently.

Jim Nichols says his brother Dan continues to struggle deeply.  He also asks for prayers for his brother, Tim.

Dennis and Marlene Saunders ask for prayers for Ryan Wilson who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Others with health issues include: Shirley Arnott, and Diane Santana.

 

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