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9:30 a.m. - Summer Worship Service
10:30 a.m. - Fellowship
Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays
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In This Issue
  • Pet Blessing
  • Fall Festival
  • Fill the Food Shelf
  • Parking Lot Update
  • Help our Children
  • Register for 5K
  • Community Prayers
  • Important Links
Fur and Feathers
Bring your furry and feathery friends to worship for a blessing this week. Animals who cannot be present or recently departed can be blessed by name. If you would like to bring an animal, please plan to leash, kennel or otherwise control your pet during the service. If your pet does not play well with others please consider bringing a picture :
  • Sunday, July 29
  • During 9:30 a.m. Worship
Fall Festival Fun is Starting
Come to a meeting and get involved with Rejoice's Fall Festival, our biggest fundraiser and tons of fun!
  • Sunday, July 29
  • Following 10:30 a.m. Fellowship
  • Rejoice Education Wing Meeting Room

Anyone may pick up raffle tickets Sunday mornings or in the church office during regular business hours. Raffle tickets are $1 each. Thank you for your support!

Mark your calendar for the 2018 Fall Festival - Saturday, September 29 !
Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation
This Sunday is the last chance to have your gift matched for the Food Shelf Summer Challenge in July. Help families that rely on free and reduced breakfast and lunch programs during the school year and are struggling to provide during the summer. Envelopes will be provided on Sunday - fill it up!
Parking Lot Update
The chip and seal resurfacing of the parking lot has been scheduled. No sprinklers or water can be used around the surface prior to or during the project, and vehicles must be parked off the pavement:
  • Wednesday, August 1
  • Beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Thank you for your cooperation.
SOS - Shipwrecked VBS
We want to be shipwrecked - not sunk! Can you please help with Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, August 12-16? Call Becky Brzinski at 320.420.6356 or Tara Maile at 320.223.0675.
Spoke Folk Rolling into Rejoice
Spoke Folk is a ministry passionate about living and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Through biking, music, and community, All are invited to welcome Spoke Folk to Rejoice:
  • Tuesday, August 7
  • 7:00 p.m.

A free will offering will be taken. Guaranteed a fun night - see you there!
Have a Heart - Lend a Hand
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Consider being a leader for the Sunday School year. Please call Becky Brzinski at 320.420.6356; Tara Maile at 320.223.0675; or or Lori Lanes 320.963.3492.
5K Family Fun Run
The annual Kayleen Larson Legacy Foundation 5K is coming up. Proceeds from the walk/run will be used to fulfill Kayleen’s Legacy... that every year on her birthday, Star Studio shelves at the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis are stocked with toys. Proceeds will also be distributed to groups that help families who are dealing with childhood cancer and funding research for a cure of pediatric cancers. Join us:
  • Saturday, September 15
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Sportsman Park
  • 20806-20842 County Highway 75, Clearwater
  • Kayleen’s Birthday Bash with free kids activities follow the 5K

Pre-register by August 7 at http://kayleenslegacy5k.zapevent.com/

Pick up your gear:
  • Friday, September 14
  • 5-7:00 p.m.
  • Clearwater American Legion
  • 505 Pine Street, Clearwater
  • Saturday, September 15
  • 8:00 a.m.
  • Sportsman Park

Everyone welcome - pets included! Bag check is available during the 5K.

Saints Praise God
The Saint Cloud Area Singing Saints Barbershop Chorus will be singing for a few minutes at the start of the Sunday, August 5 service.
Community Prayers
I f you have a loved one or friend in need of prayer, fill out a   prayer request   or use one of the prayer concern requests located on the Interest table and in the sanctuary welcome pads. The star(*) in front of a name denotes a Rejoice member. This is a dynamic list. Requests will be printed for up to four weeks; call the church office at 320.558.6851 to extend listing. If a name of a friend or loved one has been omitted please resubmit the name and/or concern using one of the prayer concern forms found in the red Welcome Pads in the worship area. 
Receiving Treatment for Cancer:
Mary Fickling (friend, Carolyn & Ron Stensby)
Jen Braun (friend, Amy Brzinski)
Dean Bissell (brother, Darryl Bissell)
Sydney (friend, Karie Monk-Gohman)
Joyce Volkmann (sister, Duane Johnson)
Cecelia Daniels (friend, Duane & Darlene Johnson)
*Pete Lidberg
Lori Krebs (daughter, Mary & Ray Wilson)
Pat Backhaus (nephew, Sharon Dupont)
Kent Petersen (brother, Rhoda Senkler)
*Bev Hugo
Deployed or Returning from Active Duty:
Jon Fisher (brother, Joe Fisher)
Rejoice Staff
Carol Eich Office Administrator
Sara Miller Youth & Family Coordinator
Nicole Heberling Music Coordinator
Mary Bergeron Office Assistant