SURGERY / HOSPITALIZED
Congratulations to Hannah Derkatch on the birth of Ava Laurie Derkatch. Born April 6, 1:40 am, 7 lbs. 14 oz. 21 in.
Hannah Derkatch, Johanna Fincher, and JoAnn Swensen Sunday Prayer Team • Sundays, 9:00 am, Room K. Meet for a brief time of prayer for our services and congregation. If you would commit to pray weekly, we will be happy to add you to our e-mail network. Fill out a Connection Card with your info or email us at [email protected]
Baby Announcement Congratulations to Johanna and Blake Fincher on the birth of Gharet Mitchell Fincher. Born April 7, 6:57 pm, 8 lbs. 8 oz. 20.75 in.
What is The City?
WEEKLY UPDATE APRIL 5, 2015
Sunday Attendance 8:00 Gathering 9:30 Gathering 11:00 Gathering Midtown Service Student Gatherings Worship KidStyle Mable Rose Tregaron Preschoolers Total
153 378 341 126 101 136 15 38 192 1,480
Offering General Offering $33,854.92 Greater Things Building Fund $4,293 Monthly Summary Monthly Requirement $120,744 Receipts to Date $33,854 As of End of Last Month Year-to-Date Budget $362,231 Year-to-Date Receipts $353,467 Year-to-Date Expenditures $313,850 Greater Things Building Fund $755,268
GUESTS: The offering supports the work of Christ here at LifeSpring, in the local community, and around the world. It is an opportunity for members and regular attendees to practice biblical stewardship and to impact the kingdom of God.
The City is your 24/7 connection to LifeSpring Church. To join put your name and email on a connection card or go to LifeSpringChurch.com/Resources/The-City
SUNDAYS AT LIFESPRING Whether you are here for the first time or you are a long-time member, we want you to experience God’s unconditional love through our family of faith. Our desire is to help you connect with God and connect with people that can encourage you in your faith journey. Please connect with us through our website, connection cards, email, phone, or meeting a pastor after the service. I am so glad that you are here!
Steve Holdaway • Lead Pastor
LifeSpring’s Ministry Staff Dr. Steve Holdaway • Lead Pastor Steve Hicks • Discipleship & Admin. Pastor Jeff Brocaille • Worship Arts Pastor Ryan Jantz • Student Ministries Pastor Eric Turner • Student Ministries Pastor Michael Lacobee • Midtown Campus Pastor Kelly Wallace • Children’s Minister
South Campus Worship Gatherings
9:30 and 11:00 am / in the Worship Center
9:30 and 11:00 am / in the Chapel
Kids Krew Sunday School
9:30 and 11:00 am / Infants - 6th Grade
Midtown Campus Worship Gathering 10:00 am / in the Worship Center
GET CONNECTED New Here? Stop by Guest Services in the Lobby to pick up a Welcome Packet or ask for more information.
Connection Cards These provide a lifeline for communication at LSC. Use them to let the staff know of prayer needs, spiritual commitments, or address, phone, and email changes. Cards are located in the seat pockets in the Worship Center, or send your request to [email protected]
LifeGroups LifeGroups are the heartbeat of LSC. LifeGroups meet during the week in homes throughout our community. We encourage every student and adult to be involved in one of these community/study groups. For more information please visit the guest info counter in the lobby or check out our website.
Contact Us We are on The City and Facebook. Other Locations Tregaron Chapel 9:00 am Hillcrest Mable Rose 8:30 am
Email: [email protected]
Website: LifeSpringChurch.com South: 3904 S. 36th St. Bellevue, NE 68123 • (402) 292-4546 Midtown: 2100 S. 51st St. Omaha, NE 68106 • (402) 557-8559
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This Week Welcome Guest Speaker General Doug Carver • Doug is the Executive Director of Chaplaincy for the Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board. He is a retired US Army Major General. An advocate for the religious liberty of service members, veterans, and their families, he oversees the professional and pastoral support to 3600 Southern Baptist Chaplains who minister in various institutional settings in the United States and around the world. Prior to joining the North American Mission Board, he was the Army’s 22nd Chief of Chaplains (2007-2011), leading and serving over 2900 chaplains supporting the religious and pastoral needs of our 1.2 million soldiers and families. Chaplain Carver has served at every level of the Army, from platoon to the Department of the Army Staff. At the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003, he served as the senior military chaplain in the combat theater.
Current Sermon Series
Good News Jail and Prison Ministry Banquet • April 14, 6:30 pm, Ramada Plaza Convention Center. For tickets contact Kathy Sell, (402) 938-1513, [email protected]
by April 7. Evangelism Training • This training is available one-on-one, in a small group or class setting, or in your LifeGroup. Contact Pastor Steve Hicks if you are interested.
April 26, 6:00 pm. Submit your film to Pastor Ryan by April 22. Dodgeball Tournament • Today, 6:00 pm. Sign up in the Chapel or on Facebook.
Upcoming Events Parent Day in Boilingpoint… April 19 Pursuit Middle School Retreat…May 15-17 Denver Mission Trip…June 12-19 High School Super Summer… July 20-24 Middle School Super Summer… July 27-31
Weekly Student Events
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Boilingpoint • Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 am. Student worship gathering in the chapel. Current series: LoveLife. High School Lifegroups • Sunday afternoon in homes. See a student pastor for more info.
LifeSpring Women’s Retreat • April 24 -25, Catron Retreat Center. Sign up at LifeSpringChurch.com Vacation Bible School 2015 • June 22-26, 8:30-noon. Trail Guides needed this summer. You will lead Explorers (Completed K-5th Grade) to discover that Jesus is the Ultimate Guide. Visit the Welcome Hut Table to volunteer! VBS Volunteer Jumpstart Training • Saturday, April 18, 8:3011:30 am. Come train and fellowship with volunteers from other churches. Childcare not available. More information on The City. Awana Awards Night • Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. Pat Mingarelli will share photos and how through creation we can see who God is! Afterwards, a Cookie Fellowship and Kick Off Registration for our summer events. Sixth Grade Scavenger Hunt • Saturday, April 25, 5:00-8:00 pm, Plattsmouth. Fellowship time afterward. We will leave the church at 5:00 pm and return at 8:00 pm. Sign up on The City, in Island 6, or at the Welcome Hut. Permission slip required.
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Middle School Plunge • Wednesday nights, 6:00-7:30 pm. Games, bible study, and small group discussion. Red Cross Blood Drive • April 13, 12:00-5:00, in the Chapel. Zambia 5K • Saturday, April 18, 6:30-7:30 pm, Walnut Creek Park. Donations will help support the Zambia Mission team. To register or donate, go to gofundme.com/zambia5k
College LifeGroups • Wednesdays and Thursdays. See Pastor Eric for details. The Well • College students meet the first and third Sunday of the month at our Midtown Campus. Free food at 6:00 pm and worship at 7:00 pm.
Weekly Kids Krew Events Sunday School • Sundays, 9:30 and 11:00 am. Infants-6th grade. Awana • Wednesdays, 6:30 pm.
Weekly Adult Events Midweek Worship • Thursday, 10:30 am, in the Chapel.