Weekly E-Mail Newsletter
June 12, 2019
Tonight @ South Gate!
5:50-8:05   pm  - Vacation Bible School!!!!
NOTE: Remember, D-Groups will not be able to meet at South Gate this evening!
Vacation Bible School!
VBS as of Day 3!

104: Number of Kids Registered!
101: Number of Volunteers Registered!
171: Average Daily Attendance!

Be in prayer for VBS tonight! It's ABC Night - kids will hear the Gospel presented and have an opportunity to make a decision. Pray for the Holy Spirit to prepare the hearts of the kids! Pray also for energy and endurance for all of our amazing volunteers!
U-Haul for Bridge of Faith!
June 15 | 9 am-1 pm
Bring your donations of garage-sale-type items to the SG parking lot to donate to Bridge of Faith Community Church. They will sell these items in their thrift shop to benefit their ministry.

Two Things to Note:
1) Items may NOT be dropped off prior to Saturday, June 15th.
2) No TVs or Computer monitors will be accepted.
Summer School-Age Program
May 20-August 9 | 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Open to kids going into kindergarten through 5th grade completed. Field trips, games, crafts, & Bible study. Parents may sign their kids up for only the weeks they need! Click HERE for more information and to register!

Welcome New Members!
South Gate's Newest Members:
Roger & Sharon Barlow
Judy Hirschman
Michael & Heather Kingston
Chuck & Julie Kroeger
Lynn & Annette Meyer 
Bonnie Talik
Richard & Kathe Workman & Dakota
Prayer Request
These prayer requests were submitted for the entire church to pray for. Thank you for praying!

Unsigned:  Please pray for the Pregnancy Care Care

If you would like to submit a prayer request:
  1. Fill out a green card from the seat backs in the worship center.
  2. Email your request to prayer@southgate.org.

Please Note:
  • Let us know if you would like your request prayed for by the entire church, by the staff & deacons, or only by the staff.
  • Church-wide requests will be published on paper for our Wednesday night church-wide prayer time and here in the e-newsletter.
  • If you prefer to not have your request here in the newsletter, just make a note of that!
  • If you are making a request concerning someone else, make sure you have their permission to share their request.

DivorceCare Support Group
May 21-August 20 | 6-8 pm | Room 131

If you are divorced or separated or know someone who is, a DivorceCare support group is a great resource for help, hope, and healing. Find out more & register at www.divorcecare.org or contact Charlene in the church office: 417-886-3851 or divorcecare@southgate.org .

Text Connection System!

Want to receive reminders & important announcements by text? South Gate has a new text line. To receive messages and reminders from South Gate, text any of the key words below to: 417-228-8222

ANNOUNCEMENTS To receive church-wide announcement  reminders
WEATHER To receive notices of weather cancellations
KIDS To receive reminders for families in Children’s Ministry
SGP To receive reminders for families in Student Ministry

Various ministries will use this same number for their groups. You will receive the key words for those groups from specific ministry leaders.

You can also use the same number to give by text message. Some examples of giving key words are:

GIVE   (amount)                 Donates the specified amount to the General Fund
DEBT  (amount)               Donates the specified amount to Free in Three
ASSIST (amount)           Donates the specified amount to the Benevolent Fund

See a complete list of text codes by logging in at https://southgate.onlinegiving.org/donate/textgiving

Note: If you were signed up for weather or prayer notifications previously, you will need to sign up with our new system!
We encourage you to enjoy your coffee, other beverages, or food items in the Fellowship Hall! Please do not bring drinks (other than water) or food items into the Worship Center! Thank you!
If you become ill or injured while at church, please alert any staff member, teacher, or Security/Medical team member. They will call for the on-call medical person to assist/refer as needed.
Help us out!  

1) Please let your Life Group leader or the church office know if you or someone in your family is experiencing hospitalization or a death or birth within the family. Our ministers and deacons want to care and pray for you.

Salvation, spiritual transformation, or health concerns that you want to be listed on the weekly prayer sheet need to be submitted by Wednesday noon. This is not a confidential document, therefore, please ask permission from the person before sharing their need. Contact the church office anytime if you have an urgent need.
Thank you!

Phone: 417-886-3851
2) Our deacons desire to care for the needs of the body. They call and visit those who are unable to attend regularly or are alone. If you know of a South Gate member who would be blessed by this ministry of our deacons, please contact the church office to make us aware of the need.
Thank you!

Phone: 417-886-3851