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07/25/2021 Newsletter

Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Pray for One Another


To request prayer, email mosaicnazarene@gmail.com

or call/text (520) 709-0815


Our pastors and their families

Our board members


Brenda Hathaway and Karen Springer's brother

Frank and Dawn Sundstrom

Barb Gionfriddo

Mary Ann Watson's friend

Walt Ballard

Talma Harmon's family

Barb Gionfriddo's friends

John Allison

Mary Ann Watson's friend, Nelda

A family who lost their child


The many unspoken requests


Make sure you're a part of our Facebook group to get prayer requests as they come in: https://www.facebook.com/groups/21109057279

 

Bible Reading Plan


  • Don't worry if you missed the first 30 weeks, just pick up the Bible today and start here!

Click the links below to read online

1 Corinthians

2 Corinthians

Song of Solomon

 

Verse of the Week


Click here to read the verse in context.

Psalm 57

 

Nazarene News


Literature ministry thrives in Northern Thailand

Steve and Rebecca Barber are missionaries serving in Thailand. Steve shared how the literature ministry in Northern Thailand is thriving, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.


When Rebecca and I moved to Thailand, one of the things we observed traveling to the villages of Northern Thailand was the complete lack of books. This came as a shock to us. We grew up in homes where we had large bookshelves in every room of the house. Books opens our eyes to the world around us; they take us to adventures and also enable us share the love of God.


As we traveled into the villages and mountains, our literature team saw the situation as a need and an opportunity to minister to the people in Northern Thailand. Rooster Media was born to meet this need. The rooster symbolizes many things in Thailand – honesty, competitiveness, punctuality, generosity, and self-confidence. In some beliefs, rooster is a symbol of resurrection.


Out of this symbolism, Rooster Media chose three words as its slogan: growing, connecting, and discipling. We aim to help each person to grow in the knowledge of God and wisdom, connect each person to God and the world around us, disciple each person to become what God intended them to be, and then pass it on to their neighbors and friends.


As we continue to pray and work on projects, God continues to bring people to help. We met a missionary who is working on the same project. We coordinated with a team of people living in different countries. A young person in one of our Creative Access Areas provided the illustrations. A teacher in Australia wrote the Bible stories for younger readers.


The churches worked to translate the literature into the Thai and Lahu languages, and we provided the graphics and layout for printing. This project was a truly collaborative effort. The literature materials reflected Asian imagery. We want local people to see that the Bible is full of people who are similar to them.

We did not expect a great demand for these materials because of the restrictions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, God had other plans. As we began to share the books, we started receiving calls and emails from missionaries and pastors across Northern Thailand.

The initial printing of 100 books soon became 1,000. And after seven months, we have distributed over 7,000 copies of the Kids of Destiny Bible Story Coloring Book in six different languages.

by Steve Barber for Asia-Pacific Region | 16 Jul 2021

 

Opportunities to Give and Serve

Shelley Butler is looking for voluteers to make a meal for our new weekly K-12 Hangout.

There will be a rotation or you may just do it once.

Contact Shelley @ 928-713-0735

 

Donations of clothes for infant to adult are currently being accepted.

Thank you so much, for your continued generosity of both time and resources.

Your gifts make a difference!

Contact Barbara Keeler: (520) 709-8925

 

You may always designate how you would like your offerings to be used for Mosaic Ministries besides our general fund. Here are some ministries in which you may want your offerings to go:


✎ LoveWorks ✎ Children's Ministry ✎ MOPs ✎ Prison Ministry

✎ Outreach ✎ Women's Ministry ✎ Facilities Upgrade Fund


 

Information


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M O S A I C K I D S


https://www.mosaicnazarene.org/mosaic-kids


This weeks topic is:

Love is not Jealous


New program coming up....


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Coming Up...


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❓❓ Bible Trivia ❓❓


New CHALLAGE! Be the first to email me with the most correct and get a PRIZE! mosaicnazarene.org


1 .Q: Who did Isaac favor of his two sons?

2. Q: Who bought Joseph from his brothers?

3. Q: What did David work as for his father?

4. Q: What last judge of Israel died after Saul made a temporary peace with David?

5. Q: When Bathsheba had another child, what did they name him?

6. Q: When they refused to bow to an idol, where were they thrown?

7. True or False: God sent an earthquake to rescue Paul and Silas from prison in Philippi.

8. Q: Which Apostle took the Gospel to the city of Samaria?

9. Q: What is the 10th commandment?

10. Q: How many requests are in the Lord’s Prayer?

Answers will posted on the next Newsletter.

Last weeks answers:

1. True or False: David wrote the entire book of Psalms. False: The Psalms are a collection by many writers, but David contributed the most.

2. Q: Who were Adam and Eve’s three sons listed in the Bible? A: Cain, Abel, Seth

3. Q: Who were Noah’s three sons?

A: Shem, Ham, Japheth

4. Q: How many plagues did God send on Egypt? A: 10

5. Q: What were men trying to do at the Tower of Babel? A: Built a tower to reach to Heaven.

6. Q: How did God make them spread out across the earth? A: Confused their languages.

7. Q: How many wives did Solomon have?

A: 700

8. Q: How many of Jesus’ sisters are named in the Bible? A: None

9. Q: What was another name for the Apostle Paul? A: Saul of Tarsus

10. Q: In what city were Jesus’ followers first called “Christians”? A: Antioch


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Humor... kinda



 

Social Distancing Guidelines



Please practice social distancing on the church property as much as possible


Sanitizer and masks are available at the front table


If you feel sick or have a temperature, please stay home


Communion elements will be available on a table as you enter the church 


Offering will be taken as you exit the church after service 


Surfaces will be regularly cleaned and sanitized 


Thanks for respecting the guidelines and one another!


 

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