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Announcements for Sunday, August 2

The building is open this Sunday for the 8:00 am, 9:15 and 10:45 am services.  Please see our webpage and sign up for the service that fits your level of comfort.  The 8:00 am, 9:15 am and 10:45 am services are mask optional, while masks will be required for all services in the downstairs large classroom. A separate entrance and exit is provided if needed. Other precautions that are being taken are also listed in the letter.  

If you are staying at home or are away for the weekend, please join us for this Sunday's service via LiveStream at 9:15 am and 10:45 am on whitestone.live, our Facebook page or our YouTube Channel.  Facebook and YouTube allow you to chat online to say hello to others that are watching! We encourage you to join in the chat and to even shout out an "Amen" or an emoji or two!  Don't be shy!  Whitestone.live is just the broadcast if the chat feature isn't for you.
On Sunday, stickers will be available for you to wear that fit your social distancing level of comfort!
Join the Men of Stone as they take their annual pilgrimage to the north woods at Fort Wilderness. Take some time to enjoy God’s awesome creation, worship and grow your relationship with our Savior.  Hear from some amazing speakers as they discuss the theme “Man Up”.   Enjoy some alone time or enjoy awesome activities—the shotgun range, horseback riding, horseshoes, rifle range, ax throwing, hiking to name a few.  Please contact Brian Grainger with any questions at brian@mywhitestone.org. To register and pay, go to whitestoneadvance.com or click button below.
 
Click here to Sign up for Men's Advance
If you're not currently in a LIFE Group, now is a great time to join!  It's an excellent way to connect with other believers here at White Stone in a small group setting, learn the Bible together, pray together, fellowship, and make some lasting friendships.

If interested, please click here to sign up: LIFE Group Sign Up
Or email: josh@mywhitestone.org.
AMERICA Class:
The full class is now online!  Follow the link below to listen to/watch what our nation's Founders believed and what we believe today.  In a 3-part series, we look at the Historical EVENTS, the Key FOUNDERS and the Official MANUSCRIPTS to get a up-close view of the principles that shaped our nation.  Why did people risk everything to come to America?  Why did the colonies declare Independence?  What did the Founders say that they believed?  Is GOD in our Constitution?  What is the original definition of 'Freedom of Religion'.  Click here:  https://mywhitestone.org/growth/adult-classes
Please note we have changed the date and place due to these unprecedented times.

Come on out for some family fun in the sun!  The White Stone Worship Team will be hosting a concert at the Oconomowoc Village Green on August 7.  

Music will start at 6:30 pm.  Invite some friends, grab some take-out from one of the downtown restaurants and have a picnic while we praise The Name of Jesus in the heart of the city.  Again, we will be accepting donations for the White Stone Warriors who provide meals and supplies to the homeless in the cities of Waukesha and Milwaukee.  Please bring donations of to church and place in "white" bin outside of front doors and also bring to "Worship Night at the Beach"
Bug spray
sunglasses
chapstick
baseball hats (can be cl
ean and gently used)
Join the Men of White Stone for a parking lot cookout! Friday, August 14 at 6 pm. There will be a testimony from one of the men at 7:30 pm. There is no cost but donations are welcome to cover the food cost. 
Click here to sign up for Men's Cookout

Sisters of Stone and friends please join us on Friday, August 21 from 7 - 8:30 pm in the church parking lot. Enjoy some time outside under the sky with good company and some delicious coffee dessert. An Affogato is an Italian espresso/coffee ice cream drink (either decaf orcaffeinated).

There will be some music playing, nice lights and new friends to chat with and meet! Please fill out the form to attend so we can plan accordingly. The rain date is Friday, August 28. For further questions email Jody Purtell, jodyapurtell@gmail.com
Sign up here ---> https://rebrand.ly/9a2sdm7
Registration for Ripple Effect Mom's group is now open!  We will be meeting bi-monthly on Tuesdays, from 6:30-8:30 pm, beginning September 15th, in the loft. Our first speaker is Elizabeth Murphy! We welcome moms of any age to join us for snacks, fellowship, weekly topical speakers, and small group discussion.   Child Care is not provided. Please register by 8/31/20.  Invite your friends, this is open to anyone. 
Sign up for Ripple Effect Moms Group Here!
Registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year.  We are requiring all parents with children ages 1 through entering 6th grade to complete a registration form. This is so we have the most accurate and up to date information for each family.  If your child(ren) will attend any children's  programming at any time during the year, we ask that you please register by August 31st.  Register online at www.bedrockkids.com.  
Any questions, feel free to contact Jaime Meissner, at jaime@mywhitestone.org

YOUTH GROUP KICK-OFF PARTY
Thursday, September 10 @ White Stone (7-8th Grade Students: 6-7:30 pm) (High School Students: 7:15-9 pm)

We can't wait to start Youth Group back up on Thursday, September 10 at White Stone! We will be partying together with food, music, games, and more. Bring some friends and plan on having an amazing time!! Students & leaders may wear masks if they would like to--but masks will not be required. Hand sanitizer will be plentiful and available for everyone to use.

Go to youthgroupevent.com if you're interested in bringing something to the party to share. 
*Contact Youth Pastor Jake Andrus with any questions you have (jake@mywhitestone.org).

The staff and elders and the family of White Stone would like to pray for you, especially during this time.  We invite you to submit a prayer request by clicking the button below.  You may remain anonymous if you prefer and you can request that it only be shared with staff and elders or sent to the church body via email.
Prayer request
The White Stone App allows you to connect to the LiveStream, listen to Adult Classes, send prayer requests, see the Church Calendar of Events, receive notifications of upcoming events, and even give online. Text: wscc app To: 77977.

General YTD $513,446 | Budget YTD $576,923

Thank you for your generosity to the Lord! Because of your gifts, the church can serve and meet the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of the family and community!  You can give via the Giving Boxes at church, online giving is available through our website, or good old fashioned U.S. mail.

If you or someone you know is in need with rent assistance or a utility bill payment due to unemployment or health situations, please call the church office or fill out the Benevolence form online.  A pastor or staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.

We would like to thank those of you who have made designated donations to the church’s benevolence fund. This has allowed White Stone to help those in need meet their financial obligations. Thanks to your generosity, we’ll be able to help many who are struggling.
We hope you are enjoying the White Stone Bulletin. Please remember, if you need anything or just have a question, staff members are at the church weekdays to assist you. Call or email, 262-569-2766. info@mywhitestone.org.
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