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FC: E4:12 | YEAR IN REVIEW | 2012 2013
1: E4:12 Members '12-'13: Anna Leonard Bailey Boerman Cheyenne Sterling Elaina VanLoon Jolie Tremonti Katarina Kovac Katelyn Rusz Lauren Dysarz Maria Helner Marley Redd Milena Spencer Morgan Moore Morgan Moran Peyton Benjamin Rachel Klebba Sydney Naseef Tatianna Bragg
3: Service | Ephesians 4:12 - to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. | Strength | Spirit | Ecclesiastes 4:12 - Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. | Exodus 4:12 - Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.
5: 1st speaker: Anna Warner | 1st project: Toiletries for 70x7 | 1st Meeting Date: September 30, 2012 | lessons from Anna - 1 - keep your focus on God's bigger plan 2 - words can "lift up" or "tear down" 3 - everyone has a story, give people grace
6: meeting 2 speaker - Goran Kljaic | Parting words from Goran - "Remember that even though you are getting older, your parents - not your friends - are your best resource."
7: 2 | service project - soccer balls & RSC t-shirts
8: meetings 3 & 4 | multi-project night: coloring sheets for Meals onWheels Cell Phones for Soldiers toiletries for 70x7 Christmas stockings for our troops
9: 2 | Skyping with speaker Jennifer Sutherland from Hawaii | service project: school supplies & backpacks for ESTHERS Children
10: reject others' labels, embrace God's love | meeting 5
11: speaker: Dee Posey | service project: shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child
12: meeting 6 service project: letters to... | Renuga James in India in Uganda
13: speaker: Mary Hiatt sharing her heart for orphans & foster kids | A Take-Away from Mary: There are foster kids in your classrooms, your neighborhood, your community. Be aware, be sensitive, be kind.
14: THIS YEAR | Prizes for our E4:12 meeting quiz game.. Big winner with perfect score - Bailey! 2nd & 3rd: Sydney & Katarina | A couple of our Secret Santas.
15: Christmas Party & 7th meeting speaker: Rebecca Kiessling - "LIFE"
16: SPORTS | meeting 8 talking "girlfriends" with Liz Zarbaugh and Tracy Gorski service project: toiletries for 70x7 bras for Free the Girls
17: meeting 9 the Truth of the Gospel with Lana Seidel
18: Service Project for Meetings 9 & 10: Encouragement Valentines for area nonprofit and cause leaders | BE WISE BE SAFE
19: meeting 10 speaker: Rikki Schwartz Take-Aways: - seek God - invest in your faith - tell people about Jesus | meeting 11 speaker: Kevin Outland Main Take-Away: "Never meet anyone off-line that you've only ever met on-line!"
20: Meeting # 12 | Speaker: Christine Bertram, World Religions Project: filled Easter eggs for 70x7, and started Easter gifts for parents | Christine: "Never stop searching. God will reveal Himself to you."
21: Meeting #13 Speaker: Karen Shive Project: Easter baskets and notes for parents. | Karen: "When hurts happen in life - don't just look around or look inside - look up!!"
22: Speaker & bra collection partner: Lauren Beras, of Lorla's "When you go through something tragic, do something beautiful with it." Your eyes can become “accustomed to the darkness.” Open your eyes and see “the light” of Jesus. | mtg | 14
23: Meeting #15 Special guests: Suzanne and Russell Pann Speaker: Ayana Knox-Potts Service project: infant and toddler clothing and supplies for orphans at New Hope Foundation - China
24: Meeting #16 - last meeting of 2012-2013 year Speaker: Aaron Thomason | You are worth the effort, and the wait. | "Believe in your worth, know your value.." "When you have standards and you live them, you don't have to broadcast them." | filling out evaluations | Psalm 139:14 | Genesis 2:18 | Psalm 139:15 | 1 Corinthians 13:5 | 1. Tatianna - attended all 16 meetings! 2. Sydney - only missed one meeting! 3. Morgan Moran - only missed two!