April 2 Bulletin

WORSHIP SERVICES

8:25 am* 11:00 am**

Songs of Praise:  #476 Burdens are Lifted, #166 Christ the Lord
Welcome/Announcements
Invocation: 
Elder Jun Cruz
Opening Hymn: #185 Jesus Is All the World to Me
Offering (Church Budget) & Prayer: 
Offertory: Redemption Draweth Nigh by Deborah Rodman* Holy Art Thou by the Belleplate Choir**
Children’s Story: Sprenkle family
  Children please get the baskets at the back of the church and come forward for the story
Scripture: Revelation 12:7-9  Aidan Cruz*  Ethan Cruz**
Prayer song: Our Dear Father Hear Our Prayer
Prayer:  Jun Cruz
Special Music: The King Is Coming by Deborah Rodman* Crown Him With Many Crowns by the Chime Choir**
Message: Deceives the Whole World by Elder Gary Strunk
Closing Hymn: #582 Working, O Christ, For Thee
Benediction: Elder Gary Strunk

SABBATH SCHOOLS

Children's Classes
Cradle Roll (Ages 0-3 )
Kindergarten (Ages 4-6)
Primary (Ages 7-9)
Juniors (Ages 10-12)
Earliteens (Ages 13-15)

Youth and Young Adult Classes
Youth (Ages 15+)
Young Adult (Ages 18-35)

Adult Classes
Adult Lesson Study (Sanctuary Front)
Adult Lesson Study (Room behind the piano will be outside)
Spirit of Prophecy class studying The Final Crisis and Deliverance (Pathfinder Room)
Pastor's Great Controversy class (Fellowship hall and Zoom)

AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES

April 2 is a Day of Prayer and Fasting: We invite you to pray "in your closet.” We invite you to pray with your local church family. And we invite you to the global Revival and Reformation initiative - the Quarterly Day of Prayer.

There will be an afternoon prayer session for the day of fasting and prayer this Sabbath from 2-3pm in the church sanctuary. The program will involve an interactive discussion of the three angels messages of Revelation 14, followed by a breakout session of small group prayers.
 
2pm Great Controversy Distribution: Please join us to distribute this powerful book to every home in our area! There are two locations that we are currently working in Colton and Mentone. Both groups meet at 2:00 pm for training and prayer:
Colton area with Advent Hope - meet at the Loma Linda market
Mentone area - meet in the Three Angels' Gospel tabernacle

7:10 pm - Sunset

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Membership Transfers to Mentone (2nd Reading):
Judy Northrop from Yucaipa SDA church, Yucaipa CA
Ronald Wickerd from Azure Hills SDA , Grand Terrace CA

Help is needed this coming Friday afternoon, April 8, at 3 PM at the church to assemble lunch materials for Sabbath’s lunch. If you can help, please text Sandy Anderson. (760 533-4151). Thanks!

Make plans to join our Mentone I Will Go Spring Convocation April 8-10. Speakers will include Dr. John Shin, Pastor Dennis Priebe, Pastor John Lomacang, and Pastor John Anderson. We need a lot of volunteers for the weekend. Please see www.mentonechurch.org/spring2022.      
Health Expo and Blood Drive – We still need volunteers for our April 10 community health expo. Sign up using the link for the Spring Convocation or the forms on the table just outside the church foyer.

We are planning to have a farewell potluck for the Templeton's on Sabbath, April 16 at the church after the 11 am service. The theme will be asian.

The music committee is looking for participants for May 14’s Spring Concert.  We want to reach the community with the love of God through beautiful music, and we have a few more slots to fill.  Please contact Julie Bowes, Anna Sparks, or Kathleen Wong if you are interested.

Exciting Music Camp opportunities for ages 6-13 are coming to Mentone from June 5-11. Please visit iymcsda.org/mentone for registration and more information.

Music Ministry Training for ages 13+ is open for early bird registration until March 31. Please visit iymcsda.org/mmt for more information.
 
The Institute of Young Musicians for Christ (directed by our friend Daniel Cerna) is thrilled to be traveling to Madagascar to host a music camp for over 100 school children who have little to no access to music education! If you would like to support this worthy endeavor please visit https://www.iymcsda.org/madagascar.

Share Love’s Last Call and the Great Controversy with your neighbors. We have received part of our large order of Love’s Last Call GLOW tracts and encourage everyone to share them with our neighborhoods. We also want to encourage you to adopt an area around our church to share the Great Controversy with.  We have teams that go out every Sabbath at 2:00 pm (at the Loma Linda Market and the Tabernacle).

Best Weigh Program volunteers needed. If you would like to help with this dynamic ministry please contact Dr. Jason Lohr.

We need more volunteers to help write cards for birthdays, anniversaries, and other special events.  Please contact Ethel Meyer, if you are interested:  909-289-0765

Birthday Blessings: April 2nd: Daniel Bora, 3rd: Kyle Allen  4th: Alexander Hilton  5th: Julie Bowes, DonnaLea Strunk  6th: Marlene Steinweg  8th: Don Shelton

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

as of March 31, 2022
Church Budget:  $55,652.71 (goal $68,286.01 to date)
Mentone 10-40:  $25,957.67 (goal $68,286.01 to date)
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Leon Brown - April 1st, 2022 at 6:53am

I was a member of Mentone almost 40 years ago when I worked at The Quiet Hour. I now live in Southern Illinois and volunteer full time at 3 ABN. I am planning on attending the spring convocation next weekend. I am looking forward to maybe seeing some people that might still be around.

God Bless!

Leon

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