Black History Sabbath
February 6, 2016
"Let our rejoicing rise
high as the list'ning skies
Let it resound,
loud as the rolling sea."
-James Weldon Johnson
(From today's postlude hymn,
Lift Every Voice and Sing)
SABBATH SCHOOL PROFILES:
Berean Fellowship began about a decade ago under the direction of the Black Faculty and Staff Fellowship. In one sense, it grew in response to a need for African American style worship on compus. In another sense, Berean sought to create space for people of all ethnicities to share common ground. Reggie Richardson Jr. (Sophomore, theology) reports, “Berean is a place where people of all races can feel comfortable in an interactive and lively worship experience.” Folu Oyefeso (Junior, biochemistry) notes that friendliness and sustenance are part of what make Berean so great. “I love the energy and opennes of all the participants. Oh, and of course the food!”
All are invited to join Berean Fellowship for worship on Sabbath mornings in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium at 10:30am. We are blessed today to be led in worship at First Serve by the Berean Fellowship Praise Team.
Today we welcome our members and visiting friends as we worship together in the historic style of
African Americans. In the Spoken Word, the Music, and congregational Response we honor God in the warm and joyful community of saints.
Laurent Grosvenor, pastor of the Temple Gate SDA Church in Selma, AL, will break the Word. For the third year on this special weekend, Dr. Wayne Bucknor and Professor Andrew Young from Oakwood University are our guest musicians. The mass choir is comprised of church members locally and across the great Northwest.
We invite you to this afternoon’s concert, “Total Praise: a Festival of Choirs”, at 4:00pm right here in the sanctuary.
May we all be richly blessed today as we worship!
-Pedrito U. Maynard-Reid,
WWU Assistant to the President for Diversity
AT THE UNIVERSITY CHURCH
Thank you for partnering financially with the University Church. Our local church budget supports K-12 programs Rogers and WWVA, Children’s Ministries, worship services, a number of staff members’ salaries, and maintaining our facility. Donations marked “tithe” support pastors’ and teachers’ salaries as well as the world church.
As it has in the past, our local church budget supports K-12 schools Rogers and WWVA, Children’s Ministries, worship services, a number of staff members’ salaries, and maintaining our facility. Donations marked “Tithe” support pastors’ and teachers’ salaries as well as the world church.
As always - we welcome your gifts made right here on our website. Click Here to Give!
Student Aid: In addition to subsidies given to both Rogers and WWVA funded directly out of our local church budget, we also keep a fund used to help local families with tuition at our two schools. The students this fund benefits might otherwise not be able to enjoy Christian Education. Thank you for your generosity in supporting those in need!
To give to this fund, mark “Student Aid” on your envelope or check the appropriate box in our online giving platform.
TOUCHES OF INTEREST
All Church Potluck next Sabbath, February 13 at 1:15pm in the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome!
Roller Skating with Children and Family Ministries (CFM) tonight, February 6, at 6pm in the Youth Center.
Pancake Breakfast hosted by Children and Family Ministries (CFM), next Sabbath, February 13 from 9-10am in the Jr. High Room in the Children’s Wing.
SonBridge Community Center seeks an Executive Director. This is a full time position leading an eduction center, thrift store, dental clinic, and hundreds of volunteers. For more information go to www.SonBridge.org. Send resumes to email@example.com.
Rogers Adventist School is accepting applications for Principal. All applicants should be active members in good standing of the Seventh-day Adventist church, and hold an SDA denominational teaching credential. Send resumes to: Upper Columbia Conference - Office of Education, 3715 S Grove Rd., Spokane, WA 99224 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due by February 24.
Rogers Adventist School accepting applications for a full-time Strings Coordinator/Teacher for next school year. Send a cover letter and resume to principal@Rschool.org. For more information, call Clare at 509-529-1850.
Friends of Walla Walla has openings for volunteers to mentor students at Davis Elementary School. Call 509.527.4745 or email email@example.com.
Mission Maddy Baird Worship Service, Wednesday, February 10, 7:30pm in the University Church Sanctuary. This will be a time to worship, reflect, celebrate, and remember all those that we’ve lost in the past year. A fundraiser will also be started in honor of Maddy to help students going out to serve as missionaries.
Mission Maddy Candlelight Prayer Vigil on Sabbath, February 13, at 5pm in front of the the WWU Administration building.
Ancient Words, WWU’s 72-hour Bible reading marathon, begins on February 23 at 8pm. Sign up to take part at this link HERE.
Wanted: Soups and Desserts for the Freshman dinner on Friday, February 19, 5:30pm. Call 509.527.2715 to help.
Retired Denominational Workers Valentine Brunch will be Sunday, February 7, at 10:00 a.m. in the “Alaska Room”, WWU Cafeteria. We have permission to park in the Davis Public School parking lot directly across from the cafeteria on Ash Street. RSVP to 509.522.4848.
Christian Aid Center needs individuals who love working with children to volunteer at the shelter. Contact Jeannette Regalado at 509.525.7153 ext. 114 for more information.
Heavy Lifters, SonBridge needs you! Several 3-4 hour shifts are available. Call 509.529.3100.
Are Teenagers Your Specialty? SonBridge is looking for a task supervisor to coordinate WWVA student workers from 3:30-5:30pm, five days a week. Call 509.529.3100.
“Living Beyond Yourself” a women’s DVD Bible study at SonBridge Community Center. Wednesday, January 6 - March 16, 12-1pm. (Please bring a Sack Lunch).
Free counseling for individuals, couples, and families at Pathways to Change. The clinic is located in Smith Hall and is open Sunday through Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 509-527-2654.
Camp MiVoden Doctors and Nurses needed. If you’re interested in volunteering for a week this summer, call 509.876.1404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home school kids in 3rd-8th grades, you are invited to join Milton-Stateline Adventist School in our annual Winter Sports Days! The dates are February 11, 18, and 25. Call 541.938.7131 for more information.
Join Milton-Stateline Adventist School for a good, old-fashioned Family Movie Night! The premier will be tonight, February 6th, 6:30pm at the MSAS gymnasium featuring Disney’s “Pollyanna.” Tickets available at the door, $1 per person or $5 per family.
Home school families, you are invited to an Open House at Milton-Stateline Adventist School on March 3 at 6:30 pm in the gym. Topics will include how we can work together and how we can include your student in our programs. For information, please call 541-938-7131 or email email@example.com
New Student Visitation Day at Milton-Stateline Adventist School is Friday, March 4, from 8:15 am to noon. Meet the teachers and students. Visit the classrooms. There will be a drawing for two certificates for free registration. Contact us at 541-938-7131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sabbath, February 6
4pm - Total Praise: a Festival of Choirs, Sanctuary
5:07pm - Sunset
6pm - CFM Roller Skating, Youth Center
Sunday, February 7
10am - Retired Denominational Workers Valentine
Brunch, Alaska Room, WWU Cafeteria
Monday, February 8
7:30am - Morning Worship, Heubach Chapel (M-F)
Tuesday, February 9
7pm - High Five Youth Group, Jr. High Room
Wednesday, February 10
12pm - Women’s DVD Bible Study, SonBridge
6:30pm - Pathfinder’s Club, Fellowship Hall
7:30pm - Mission Maddy Baird Worship, Sanctuary
Friday, February 12
5:15pm - Sunset
8pm - WWU Vespers, Pastor Jesse Siebel, Speaker
Sabbath, February 13
9-10am - CFM Pancake Breakfast, Jr. High Room
5pm - Mission Maddy Candlelight Prayer Vigil,
WWU Administration Building
Tuesday, February 23
8pm - Ancient Words Bible Reading Marathon Begins