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July 29, 2020
Yearly Meeting Equipping Workshops
The Ministry Teams and Directors put together workshops on a variety of helpful topics. Be sure to check them out on our  YouTube channel !

Recorded Pastors, remember that you can receive  Equipping Units  for Yearly Meeting sessions and Equipping Workshops.
Evangelical Friends Mission 2020 Children's Mission Focus
EFM’s 2020 Children’s Missions Focus is now available at  www.friendsmission.com/children . The theme this year is “Here am I. Send me!” and the lessons tell the story of the first missionary to be sent out by what is known today as Evangelical Friends. These lessons are also being released at the same time that the EFM Board is announcing a God-sized goal for the next five years:  to send 10 new missionary households from North America to launch 5 new fields by 2025 . So many missionaries first heard God calling them to this kind of ministry when they were children. Our prayer is that these lessons will be used by the Lord to send more workers into the harvest fields of the world whether it’s 5, 15, or 25 years from now.
Would you find a way to put these lessons to good use?  Maybe it will be in your own home with your children or grandchildren. Maybe it will be in the Sunday school program of your church. Maybe a kid’s club, youth group, or a small group of adults. This material will not bear fruit unless it is used. Please find a way to use it. Someone’s life and eternal destiny could be impacted by those who take the time to work through these lessons.
The money collected through this offering will be used for EFM’s work around the world. Some churches may take an offering together, while other churches encourage their members to send contributions directly to EFM. However you or your church chooses to handle it,  we pray that you will consider giving to our 2020 Children’s Missions Focus.  We need both your prayers and financial support as we ask God to lead us into the next five years of ministry!
Equipping Units for Recorded Pastors
Recorded Pastors: The deadline for  Equipping Units  is THIS Friday , July 31. Please submit your units at  www.efcer.org/equippingunits .

If you anticipate not being able to finish your Equipping Units for this year, please contact  Randy Heckert , EFC-ER Leadership Development Director to make arrangements.
Visit the events calendar on our website at  www.efcer.org/events .

* September 21-22 - Church Health and Leadership Development Team Meetings
* September 23-24 - Multiplication Team Meetings
* September 24 - Finance & Administration Team Meeting
* October 8-9 - Oversight Board Meetings
* October 8-10 - Malone University Board of Trustees Meetings
* October 12-14 - Glorious Finish   2020 National Conference  at The Chapel in Akron, OH. Info available  here . Use code "EFCER" for $25 off registration.
Quote for the Week

"The critical question for our generation - and for every generation - is this: If you could have heaven, with no sickness, and with all the friends you ever had on earth, and all the food you ever liked, and all the leisure activities you ever enjoyed, and all the natural beauties you ever saw, all the physical pleasures you ever tasted, and no human conflict or any natural disasters, could you be satisfied with heaven if Christ were not there?"
- John Piper