Announcements | 8/23/20

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Weekly Outlook

Sunday, August 23
9:00 am       Sunday Worship | In person and live stream
10:45 am    Sunday Worship | In person only
                      Nursery and Children’s Church available
6:00 pm      Sunday Evening Worship | at FEFC
Tuesday, August 25
6:30 am      Corporate Prayer | at FEFC
Wednesday, August 26
6:30 pm      Adult Bible Study | at FEFC   
Sunday, August 30
9:00 am     Sunday Worship | In person and live stream
10:45am    Sunday Worship | In person only
                     Nursery and Children’s Church available
6:00 pm     Church Picnic | Upper Tuthill Park

First Free 411

Men’s Discipleship Groups:
We plan to start disciples groups in September! More details to come in the near future.
Lifetouch Church Pictures:
We are updating our church directory, so please make note of the following photography dates for next month: Sept 9-12. Please sign up for a slot by clicking on this link or call the church office at 605-338-2077 to get signed up! Thank you.

The Big 3

#1) Membership Class
On Sunday, August 30th from 12:15pm to 3:15pm in the Fellowship Hall, we will have a class for those interested in church membership. We will explore our ministries and the doctrine of the Evangelical Free Church. If you want to sign up or have any questions, please contact a pastor or Ellie in the church office at 338-2077. We would love to have you there!
#2) Women’s Ministry Fall Bible Study
There are two opportunities for you to join us. 
  • Thursday mornings from 9:00 -11:00 AM starting September 10th. We will be studying God of Creation: A Study of Genesis 1-11 by Jen Wilkin. Cost is $17.  Note: In Person and Zoom Option available. Childcare provided to age 5.
  • Tuesday Evenings at church from 7:00-8:30 PM. Intro Night will be September 8th and then we will meet every other Tuesday evening starting September 15th for the study of Colossians He is Enough: Living in the Fullness of Jesus by Asheritah Ciuciu. Cost is $10.
  • Registration deadline is August 30th for both.
  • Please sign up any of 3 ways - on the sheet in the foyer, by emailing Mary Lynne Johnson at or register online at
#3) Sunday School
Sunday School begins September 13th at 10:30am and it will run concurrent with the second worship service.

Children's Sunday School
Registration is now open for Children’s Sunday School. Please visit the link or contact Ellie in the office at 605-338-2077 and she will happily assist you.
College and Career Sunday School Class
This class with Mike Austin is for college students and beyond. It includes a discussion of the morning's sermon along with some short biographical looks at Christian philosophers. We meet in room 106. Please sign up by September 1st.
Adult Sunday School Class: Sept 13th-Nov 8th
Whether it is an organization or a family, it is important to know how each member contributes to the overall good of their society and benefits every member. We hope you will join one of the Elder classes and learn why their role is important for everyone in the church. Classes run Sept 13-Nov 8. Jeff Burch (Fellowship Hall), Michael Herrmann (room 110), and Bill Menke (Room 109) will be teaching this class. Please sign up by September 1st. You may sign up three ways: on the sign-up sheet in the foyer, through our website link, or by calling Ellie in our church office at 338-2077. 
“Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” (Rom. 12:10) We have many in our church family who are vulnerable to the novel coronavirus or cannot risk infection. If you are sick, please stay home and join our Sunday Morning Worship live stream. When you come to church, please wash your hands often, cover your cough, and maintain 6’ physical distance between families. We also encourage you to wear a mask anytime you cannot maintain 6’ physical distancing.

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