RIDGELINES

August 4 – August 11, 2018

The online connection to the Autumn Ridge Church Community.

This Week

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT AUTUMN RIDGE

| children (Infant-Grade 5)

Don’t know where to go? Check out the Children’s Welcome Desk in the lobby.
See a K followed by a number (K18, K19, etc.)? The number = the year a child starts Kindergarten

  • Saturdays, 5:30pm: Infant-K19
  • Sundays, 9:00 & 10:30am: Infant-Grade 5
  • Barnabas (Special Needs): on summer break. Classes resume Sept. 9

Coming Up:

  • Registration is now open for Fall Kid’s Club

register for events on the children’s webpage.

| students (Grades 6-12)

  • Mosaic (Grades 9-12): Sundays 4:30-7:30pm
       Grade 6: 4:30 – 5:30pm
       Grades 7-12: 5:30-7:30pm
  • Middle School Life Groups: On summer break
  • High School Life Groups: On summer break

| men

  • Men’s Coffee Club, Discussions, and Presentations: Wednesdays, 9:30am – Upper Room
  • Men’s Bible Study: Fridays, 6:00am – Upper Room

| women

  • Women’s Bible Study is on summer break
  • A Time for Women is on summer break
  • Side By Side (medical spouses):2 summer studies: After the Boxes Are Unpacked and The Gospel of Mark. July 25-August 22 from 9:15-11:15am n the Summit Room. Childcare available for a modest fee. www.sidebyside-rochester.org

| fusion (Single Young Adults)

  • Tuesdays, 7:00pm: in the Lighthouse

| missions & local outreach

  • Thank you to all who donated to our Snacks for Kids program. We were able to provide summer school snacks, teaching aids, and even ice cream for the last day. You are all a blessing to those involved in our schools.
  • Mark and Rae W, ARC-supported missionaries in Guinea, West Africa, were here for several months for Mark’s cancer treatments. He is now in complete remission, and they have extensive travel plans for the rest of the summer and into the fall. They will be visiting many supporting churches around the country and enjoying being at their son’s wedding this weekend. Pray for strength and stamina for them both and for continued and complete healing for Mark.

| general events & classes

  • Adult Bible Study: “Hot Topics for a Hot Summer” Sundays, 10:30am – Upper Room
  • Volleyball: Tuesdays, 6:30pm – CENTER Gym
  • Food Allergy Support Group: Thursday, Aug 9, at 7:30pm in Luther A
  • Celebrate Recovery: Fridays, 7:00pm – Upper Room
  • Caregiver Support Group: Saturday, Aug 11, at 10:00am in Luther A

General Events/Classes

General Events and Classes

Summer Lake Baptisms

Family Camp: August 1
Autumn Ridge Church (Penz residence): August 12, 6pm

For more information about the August 12 lake baptism service, please follow this link.

Baptism is a beautiful scriptural way of professing our faith in Jesus Christ. If you are interested in taking this step of discipleship, please contact Pastor Paul McDonald at McDonald.Paul@AutumnRidgeChurch.org or call him at 507-288-8880.


State of the Church Meetings

Hear from a number of different people what we expect 2019 to look like

August 11-12 AND August 18-19
Saturdays: 7:00pm
Sundays: 9:10am, 10:40am

All sessions will cover the same content
All sessions will be held in the Common Grounds Cafe

We’ll hear from:

  • The Pastoral Transition Committee
  • The Pulpit Supply Committee
  • Elders
  • Jim Fleming, Executive Pastor

  • Adult Bible Study: Sundays, 10:30am – Upper Room
  • Volleyball: Tuesdays, 6:30pm – CENTER Gym
  • Food Allergy Support Group: Thursday, Aug 9, at 7:30pm in Luther A
  • Celebrate Recovery: Fridays, 7:00pm – Upper Room
  • Caregiver Support Group: Saturday, Aug 11, at 10:00am in Luther A

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Church Community News (Announcements, Letters, Employment, etc.)

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS

Congratulations to Lincoln and Megan Beery on the birth of a daughter, Sophie Jean, on July 9.

Congratulations to Brian and Thao Masters on the birth of a son, Eli Aaron, on June 30.

Congratulations to Don and Shirley Peterson who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 2.

We would like to thank those who sent cards and expressed their sympathy on the recent death of Barb’s brother, Raymond Wiedle.  ~Barb and Bob Johnson


Our Giving To God Last Week:    $ 57,340

Christos Bookcenter

I‘m Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers

~by Tim Madigan 

The story of an enduring friendship and legacy left by Fred Rogers, children’s television icon who brought hope to thousands of children and adults, deserving a place among history’s greatest people.

7 Ways to Choose Healing

~by Stephen Arterburn

Sometime we will all need healing, either spiritual, mental, or physical. The author shares solid biblically-based advice and answers tough questions, for example, “Why can’t I get a miracle?”

Saturday Night Dinners

AUGUST 4th
SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER MENU

Lovingly created by Chef Craig!

Pizza Party
Fresh Green Salad
Ice Cream & Cookies

AUGUST 11th
SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER MENU

Lovingly created by Chef Craig!

Meatloaf
Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
Steamed Vegetables
Fruit Pie

AUGUST 18th
SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER MENU

Lovingly created by Chef Craig!

Grilled Chicken
Orzo Pasta
Roasted Zucchini
Cupcakes