Faith Briefs - June 4

Encouragers to meet June 5

GRANGEVILLE — Robin Brashear, co-founder with husband, Jim, of Shekinah Family Ministries, will speak to Encouragers Thursday, June 5, at Oscar’s Restaurant. The mother of nine, author of home-education resources, conference speaker and RN-BSN currently serves at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville.

Brashear’s topic is faith, freedom and femininity. She will share from her personal faith journey about our need as women for affirmation by our eternal Father, our hunger for ultimate romance with our Messiah-Bridegroom, and our extravagant fulfillment as Spirit-empowered women.

Encouragers meet the first Thursday of each month for Christian fellowship and a no-host luncheon at 101 E. Main in Grangeville. All are welcome. Call Ima at 983-0927.

Musician Weil to perform at Stites, White Bird, Mt. Idaho, Cottonwood

Musician Aaron Michael Weil will be live in concert at Stites Baptist Church Monday, June 16, 7 p.m., located right on Highway 13 in Stites; Tuesday, June 17, 7 p.m., at Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird; Wednesday, June 18, Mt. Idaho Baptist Church, 7 p.m., and at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cottonwood (located on Foster, East and Myrtle streets), also at 7 p.m.

There is no fee, but a love offering will be taken. Weil performs contemporary music as well as hymns.

VBS set for Emmanuel Baptist

COTTONWOOD — Vacation Bible School will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cottonwood June 16-20. Children 3 years through sixth grade are invited from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Youth will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. each day (grade seven through 12). Join in for VBS kick-off on Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., for fun in the bouncy house, hot dogs and other refreshments while preregistering.

Call Pastor Dan Coburn at 962-2407.

Cooperative VBS scheduled for Abundant Life, Christian Church

GRANGEVILLE – Abundant Life Ministries and the Grangeville Christian Church will co-sponsor a vacation Bible school program Monday, June 16, through Thursday, June 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m. each evening.

Children kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to take part in Bible stories, snacks, crafts and other activities focused on the theme of “In the Wilderness with Moses.”

Speaker to discuss dangers of porn

GRANGEVILLE — Stacie Brown will speak at Centennial Evangelical Free Church Saturday, June 14, 6 p.m. Her presentation is about an hour long and then there will be a Q and A session following her talk.

Brown will educate parents and others on the dangers of pornography, especially Internet porn and how to safeguard families. This faith-based presentation is limited to those 18 years and older due to the subject matter.

Women’s Bible study begins June 13

WHITE BIRD — The six-week study, “Faithful, Abundant, True,” will begin at 10 a.m., June 13, at Pleasant View Baptist Church, hosted by Kathy Stefani. The study will meet in the fellowship hall.

Written by Kay Arthur, Beth Moore and Priscilla Shirer, the study is designed to reach women of all ages. A study manual is available ($14) but not required. Ladies are to come to any or all with each session featuring a conference video session by one of the authors followed by group discussion. Contact Stefani at 839-2220.

Special speakers to be at Abundant Life

GRANGEVILLE – Special speakers and musicians Ron and Pat Thrasher will be at Abundant Life Ministries on Grangeville’s Main Street this Saturday, June 7, 6 p.m., and Sunday, June 8, 10:30 a.m. All are invited to attend.

Schuster concert raises more than $4,000 for ALACCA

LEWISTON — A praise and worship concert led by Jason Schuster June 1 raised more than $4,400 for ALACCA, a bible-based camp located in Harpster.

Schuster and friends put on the concert as a fund-raiser for the Christian camp. Log onto www.alacca.org for a schedule of summer camps for kids, teens and families, as well as retreats for various groups.

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