Bulletin for Sunday, April 23, 2017

* Welcome, Greeting
* Song: Blessed Assurance
* Announcements, Gideons’ Report
* Songs: Strong God, Never Once, You Never Let Go
* Message: Jim Woldhuis

 Songs Used by Permission - CCLI License #356753
Ephesians 6:10-13
Prepare for Battle


1. Know the Source

2. Know the Tactics

3. Know the Enemy

4. Stand Firm

What’s Happening at CVBC

· The EQUIP Retreat for Middle School students is this coming weekend, April 28/29. Registration and payment ($25) are due today. Details and registration forms can be found in the wall display near Alan’s office.

· MEN: Register TODAY for the Men’s Retreat May 5 & 6 at Arrowhead Bible Camp in New Auburn. All men are welcome! Cost is $50 for meals, lodging, fellowship, opportunities for fishing & biking, and other manly stuff. For registration and more information, see Matt Jewell in the foyer.

· The Annual CVBC Thrift Sale will be Friday/Saturday, May 5 & 6. See back of bulletin for more details.

· Love & Respect, a new marriage study, begins May 7. We will be watching the DVD series by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, followed by discussion. We’ll meet from 5-7pm on alternating Sundays through August 20. Contact Sara Johnson for more information: 920-857-6488. Sign up in the foyer.

· CVBC Youth Missions will host a Chicken Dinner Sunday, May 7, at CVBC from 11am –2pm. The meal includes two pieces of chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, and desserts. All proceeds from the free-will offering will go to the summer mission trip to Guatemala.

· Electronic Giving: In this day and age of electronic financial transfers for nearly anything you choose, is the only check you’re still writing the one to your church? Well, in less than 15 minutes you can set up an account and choose your giving options in the privacy and convenience of your own home! Simply go to www.cvbc.net and click “ONLINE GIVING” under the “ABOUT CVBC” tab.

· The Titus 2 Mentoring Ministry for women has recently been launched. If you are a woman who is interested in mentoring another or being mentored contact Christi Stoll at christi.stoll@gmail.com or 715-201-9547.

· Christ-Centered Recovery meets on Thursday nights at 7:00 and  Saturday mornings at 7:00. We use the Life Recovery Bible 12-Step Program. Anyone is welcome to join us! Contact cvccrp@yahoo.com.

· Financial Update:  2016/2017 fiscal budget: $447,969 ($37,331 monthly)
Giving for March: $37,997 (vs. $37,331=101.8%)
YTD Income through March: $291,244 (vs. $261,315 =111%)
     Fellowship Fund Information for March 2017:
       Donations: $225, Account balance: $2513
       $700 was spent to assist CVBC and community families

 Can’t make it to CVBC on a Sunday?
LIVE STREAM our worship service from your home computer, smart phone, or tablet!  cvbc.net/live-streaming
 Ministry Highlight: Annual CVBC Thrift Sale

Friday & Saturday, May 5 & 6
7:30am-6pm Friday
7:30am-2:30pm Saturday

All proceeds go to support the Youth Mission Trip to Guatemala

· You can bring donations: M, T, Th: 9am-4pm, Wed: 9 am-9 pm, & Sun: 8am-Noon. To donate large items please contact Steph Krizan: 720-1069 or cskrizan@yahoo.com.

· We appreciate your donations! We are also grateful for your discernment as to whether your donated items will sell.

· Pricing isn’t necessary.

· Receipts will be available for your tax deductible donations (ask in the office).

· If you’d like to make a monetary donation, please designate on your donation “Youth Missions.”

Volunteers needed:

· To help Travis K. with the brat stand Friday or Saturday

· To make baked goodies (brownies, cookies, bars) to sell (brat stand)

· To help set up on Thursday, May 4, between 10am and 4pm (you get “early bird” shopping  privileges!)

· To help with sales on Friday & Saturday — morning and afternoon  shifts available, and help needed for clean up Sat. afternoon

Please contact Steph Krizan if you are able to helpat  720-1069 or cskrizan@yahoo.com. 


CVBC Leaders & Staff

Elder Team:  

Tom Arneberg                 715-726-1728               toma@cvbc.net
Dave Bishop                   715-726-1887               daveb@cvbc.net
Dave Daniels                  715-830-1403               daved@cvbc.net
Alan Dunham                 715-937-4662                aland@cvbc.net
Matt Jewell                     715-254-5290                mattj@cvbc.net
Stuart Krause                 715-933-1422              stuartk@cvbc.net
Brent Tilton                    715-828-9552               brentt@cvbc.net
Jim Woldhuis                 715-271-1339                jimw@cvbc.net

 Deacon Team:
Joe Cherrier                     715-720-7718                joec@cvbc.net
Mark Hedrington             715-214-3840               markh@cvbc.net
Terry Huppert                   715-577-4846              terryh@cvbc.net
Heather Clutter                  Children’s Ministry Director         heatherc@cvbc.net
Alan Dunham                     Student Ministry Director             aland@cvbc.net
Jodi Jewell                          Music Director                              jodij@cvbc.net
Jeff Johnson                     Custodian                                      jeffj@cvbc.net
Libby Krause                      Secretary                                       libbyk@cvbc.net
Chris Kriehn                        Office Manager                            chrisk@cvbc.net
Amy Solberg                      Media Director                              amys@cvbc.net
Jim Woldhuis                     Preaching Elder                             jimw@cvbc.net
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