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VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENTS | APRIL 29 & 30, 2017

 

 

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HARVEST NEWS | APRIL 28, 2017 

Weekend Teaching

Main Campus | April 29 & 30

Join us as Doug Rowland, Pastor of Outreach Ministries, teaches from Ephesians 6:10-20 in his message: "Stand Firm in the Battle."

West Campus | April 30

Join us as Garth Glenn, Associate Pastor, teaches from Ephesians 2:4-7 in his message: "Rich Enough."



Pre-Service Prayer

Join Us for Pre-Service Prayer

Join us in front of the stage 15 minutes prior to services as we take time to focus our hearts and our minds while lifting up our church in prayer.

 

SPOTLIGHT

2017 Short Term Missions Offering

2017 Short Term Missions Offering | May 6 & 7

Short term mission trips are a great way for our people to gain exposure to God at work in the world and catch first hand His vision for the nations. Based on the age-group and location, we do our best to design trips to help our students and adults wrestle with their role in God’s global plan. I’m so excited that this year as a church we have the opportunity to send missions teams to the Twin Cities, Guatemala, Turkey, and locally right here in the Quad Cities! Sending is one of the great privileges and responsibilities given to the local church: sending out teams of our people with our prayers, our love, and our finances. We want our teams to know that their church is behind them fully as they go out from us to represent Christ and support the work God is already doing on the ground.

One of the ways we want to send and support our teams is through our Short Term Missions Offering. Our desire is to utilize this offering to help offset some of the expenses for our teams as they go. It is our heart to give everyone within our church the opportunity to support these teams. Please be in prayer of how God would have you participate and, if you feel led, come prepared to give beyond your normal tithe and offering during services on May 6 & 7.

Until then, be in prayer for our teams as they are starting to come together for training. Pray that God would bring them together for effective ministry, His glory, and their greatest good!

Doug Rowland
Pastor of Outreach Ministries 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Glimpses of Grace

Women’s Spring Retreat | May 5 & 6

Ladies, there's still time to register for "Glimpses of Grace," our Harvest Women’s Spring Retreat! Join us at the Main Campus on May 5 & 6 as we discover the riches of God’s grace and how it impacts our lives. You won’t want to miss this incredible time of teaching, worship, and community. Cost is $30/person. Click here for details and registration.



All Church Work Day

All Church Work Day | Saturday, May 13

God has entrusted us with two great facilities to house each of our church campuses. Let us honor God by being good stewards of what He has graciously given to our care. On Saturday, May 13, we will be having an all church work day from 8:00am-12:00pm at both our Main and West Campuses. Click here for details on what supplies will be provided, what you can bring, and how to sign up.



Night of Prayer

Night of Prayer | Thursday, May 18

Join us for a churchwide Night of Prayer on Thursday, May 18 from 7:00-8:30pm in the Lower Classroom. We’ll gather together to thank God for all He has done—and continues to do—in our church, our community, and our lives. This is a truly powerful evening of thanksgiving, petition, and fellowship. Don’t miss it!



Harvest Students Summer Camp

Harvest Students Summer Camp | June 12-16

Harvest Students, make plans to join us for Summer Camp 2017! This summer, our Junior High (6th-8th grade) and High School (9th-12th grade) students will be heading to Sunstream Retreat Center together for five days of passionate teaching, impactful worship, crazy games, and tons of fun. Early bird pricing of $350/student ends Wednesday, May 17. Click here for details and registration.



High Five

High Five | June 19-23

1st-5th graders are invited to High Five! Hosted at the Main Campus, this week-long day camp will provide kids with the opportunity to choose two electives where they’ll have fun doing hands-on, practical activities. Together, they’ll learn how they can use their talents and skills for Christ. Cost is $100/child. Click here to register by Friday, June 2. Electives are filling up quickly, so be sure to register soon.



Video Announcement

Watch Our Video Announcements Online

Video announcements play 5 minutes prior to services each weekend. Missed an announcement or want to watch it again? Click here to view our most recent video announcements online each week.

 

PLEASE BE IN PRAYER  

Elder Candidate: Dan Reilly

Pray for Our Elder Candidate: Dan Reilly

Dan Reilly is currently being considered as an elder. At Harvest, elders are responsible for doctrine, direction, and discipline. Would you please pray for him and consider whether he is equal to the position based on the qualifications in Titus 1:5-9, 1 Timothy 3:1-7, and 1 Peter 5:1-3?

If you have any concerns or are aware of any issues that would affect his fruitful service as an elder, please approach him directly and lovingly in the spirit of Matthew 18:15-17.



Outreach Update

Pray for Our Local Outreach Partners

We are thankful for the ministry of each of our local partners throughout the Quad Cities: One Eighty, Pregnancy Resources, Safe Families, World Relief, and YouthHope. Please pray for the staff and volunteers as they serve our community as the hands and feet of Jesus. Ask that God would give them strength to press on as they share His love with refugees, recovering addicts, those coming out of jail, families and children in crisis, and others who so often get overlooked by our society. Praise God for the life changing growth that happens as He works through each of our local partners.

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Harvest Initiatives: Ten Missionaries in Ten Years

Pray for Our Initiatives:
Ten Missionaries in Ten Years
Josh & Ally Penn | Radius Fund

One of the key Ten-in-Ten initiatives of our church is to send out ten missionaries in the next ten years. We are preparing to send our first family, Josh & Ally Penn, to Radius International—a 10-month missions training which begins this July. God has done some really amazing things in these past few months in the lives of Josh and Ally:

• They sold their house within one day of listing it
• They hit their first financial goal of $30,000
• They have just a small amount left to raise in preparation for their training

We want to thank you for your generous response in being a part of sending the Penns from our church. Please continue to pray for their family and consider giving regularly to the Radius Fund—above and beyond your normal tithes and offerings—to send more families as part of our Ten-in-Ten Initiative.

To send the Penns and families like them from our church:
• Give a one-time or monthly recurring gift online through your My Harvest portal (fund designation: Radius Fund)
• Give a one-time gift online as a guest
• Mail or deliver a check made payable to Harvest Bible Chapel to the church office (memo: Radius Fund)



Radius International
provides 10 months of pre-field missions training that will equip cross-cultural workers with the necessary competencies and character to establish healthy, indigenous, reproducing churches among unreached people groups.
 
Are you called to go? Click here to discover more about our Ten-in-Ten initiatives.

 

NEXT STEPS AT HARVEST

Step 1 - Discover Harvest

Step 1 - Discover Harvest
Every Weekend | After Each Service

Find out who we are and where we're going as you meet some of our ministry leaders in a casual environment.

MAIN CAMPUS | Lobby Classroom

WEST CAMPUS | Conference Room



Step 2 - Harvest Essentials

Step 2 - Harvest Essentials
May 13 & 14

Learn about the mission, beliefs, and priorities of Harvest and discover next steps for church membership. Click on your campus below to register.

MAIN CAMPUS
Saturday, May 13 | 5:20-7:00pm | Lower Classroom

WEST CAMPUS
Sunday, May 14 | 8:50-10:30am | Conference Room

 

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My Harvest and Social Media

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For more opportunities to connect, visit harvestdavenport.org

 

FINANCIAL UPDATE

Financial Update

Weekly Need: $72,500
Received Last Week: $63,458
YTD Budget: $1,160,000
YTD Received: $1,160,415

We encourage every believer who participates in Harvest Davenport’s ministries to give generously to provide for the needs of the church. Click here to give online.



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