Church Announcements 2/18/2018

Announcement

‘Moments In Black History’

TODAY – Sis. Beverly Bolden

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th 10:00am – Youth Ministry

In honor of Black History Month (February)….We are asking everyone to wear your African Attire.

TODAY immediately following the morning worship service – The Women’s Ministry ‘Spiritual Stars’ will host a Fellowship in the Gathering Place inviting ALL Women of Rising Star to come and see what this ministry is all about. Get information on all the exciting events we have planned for this year as we continue to ‘Walk by Faith’.

TODAY *6:00pm – 8:00pm* -Christian Jokes and Notes- Shead-G and Darnell Davis here at Rising Star. Tickets: $20.00 General Admission – $40.00 VIP Dinner and Admission (4:00pm). Tickets will be sold at the door also Will-Call.

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, March 31st 2018 *7:30am – 9:30am* ‘ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES’ at Applebee’s (Illiff and I-225). Donation: $10.00 per ticket. Tickets are available following church services in the Gathering Place and also in the Church Office. Additional information in today’s bulletin.

PARENTS MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! June 1st – June 3rd 2018. Youth Retreat for ages 5 to 18 at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO. Additional information in today’s bulletin.

ATTENTION JUNIOR and SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL YOUNG LADIES!! The Salem Baptist District Association Minister’s Wives & Widows is hosting a “PROM GIVEAWAY’….Winner will receive:

  • Prom Dress and Shoes Shopping trip
  • Matching Jewelry
  • Hair done by a Professional
  • Manicure/Pedicure

Rules:

  •  You must be an active member of a Salem District Church
  •  You must be a Junior or Senior with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  •  Write a 300-500 word essay on ‘Being a Christian Young Lady Today’

(All essays must be written personally. If it is determined that you have received assistance, you will be disqualified)

  •   Submit your essay to your First Lady or email to Betsy.Rooks@gmail.com
  •  Essays due Sunday, March 25, 2018
  •  All essays will be reviewed by the SBDA Minister’s Wives and winner will be chosen by April 2nd 2018.

For additional information, please contact Sis. Alana Chapman, President SBDA Minister’s Wives & Widows.

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR YOUNG LADIES! February is designated as Scholarship Month – Each year scholarships are awarded by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to Female African American High School Seniors ranging from $1,500 – $6,000. To obtain an application, please stop by the church office Tuesday – Thursday (9-5pm). Scholarships Application must be postmarked by April 1, 2018.

*FAITH TO BE HEALTHY: “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and he delighteth in his way” Psalm 37:23.

February is Heart Month. Proverbs 4:23 advises: ‘Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life’ Every year heart disease claims the lives of 460,000 women in our country, and one of those women could be sitting in the pew beside you. In fact, it’s the #1 killer of American women, and that means that someone’s mom, aunt, sister or dear friend will lose her life this year. Faith to be Healthy Ministry will have additional information available throughout the month.

Remember, Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flows the springs of life.

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday March 10, 2018 from 8:30am – 3:30pm 16th Annual Collaborative Health Fair, sponsored by the Center for African American Health (CAAH). This even will be held at the Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec Street. CAAH is committed to improving the health and well-being of the African-American Community Please join CAAH and take advantage of routine health screenings, education sessions as well as fun, family friendly activities like dance and exercise. Best of all, this day of health and wellness is completely FREE! To sign up to volunteer for this year’s Collaborative Health Fair, call 303-355-3423, ext. 110 or email Wafa@caahealth.org to get started.

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday March 11th 2018. Attention All Foodies! Home and Professional Chefs or those who just love food, for the 3rd Annual Taste of Rising Star hosted by the Faith to be Healthy Ministry. To register to participate and turn in your ‘Sunday Best’ dish, you can sign up at the Gathering Place every Sunday after church service with a Faith to be Healthy Member. If you need some suggestions for some tasty treats, we’ll have that too. More information to follow in upcoming Sundays.

· BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING- Every 4th Sunday following the 10:00am worship services in the Guest Registration Area.

· Walking -Rising Star Gymnasium- Walking every Saturday from 8:00am to 9:00am. If interested in participating, contact any member of the Faith to be Healthy Ministry.

Thought for the Week

If you doubt that Jesus cares, remember His tears.

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