St. Helena Seventh-day Adventist Church
1777 Main St
Saint Helena, CA, 94574-1048
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Bulletin Announcements ~ updated September 29, 2017

Welcome, Visitors and Members! We count it a joy to be able to worship and fellowship together with you.  If you have a prayer request or praise, complete one of the ministry cards located in the pews at the church or email the church Cards will be collected during the Opening Hymn. Each request is prayed over in the office throughout the coming week, and they are sent to the prayer team via email.  If you wish anonymity, please indicate this on the prayer card.

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   Attributes of the Holy Spirit meets the second and fourth Sabbaths of each month, following church
   Potluck each first and third Sabbath of the month.

Redwood Adventist SINGLES and FRIENDS
September & October 2017
Every Friday at 7 pm ~ Bible Study at Audrey Stern's, Napa. 226-8910.

Sabbath, September 30 ~ Audrey's for vegeburgers
Sabbath, October 7 ~ 6 pm Potluck, Vespers, Wii, etc. at Fred & Barbara Hassard's, Angwin. 965-2114.
Sunday, October 8 ~ 3 pm The Yountville SDA Church is hosting the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet.
Sabbath, October 14 ~ No event planned.
Sabbath, October 21 ~ 5:30 pm Potluck, Vespers,Games, etc. at Berta Jost's, Angwin. 965-2757.
Sabbath, October 28 ~ No event planned.
Sunday, October 29 ~ The Yountville SDA Church's Fall Festival will be in their Fireside Room and back parking lot.

St Helena Church Tuition Aid Applications are available at the Ministry Booth. Please note that we would like you to include a copy of your school's application for Student Aid Assistance & your 2016 IRS 1040. Scholarships and NCC assistance forms are available at the NCC website.

Our Next Communion Service is scheduled for September 30. Preparation for the Supper includes self-examination, repentance, and confession. The Master ordained the service of foot washing to signify renewed cleansing, to express a willingness to serve one another in Christlike humility, and to unite our hearts in love. The communion service is open to all believing Christians. 

Redwood Singles and Friends Sabbath, September 30 at 6PM: Vespers, potluck, games at Audrey’s. Bring salads, chips, and desserts. Audrey is making vege-burgers! Every Friday at 7 PM we have a Bible Study at Audrey Stern’s, Napa, 226-8910.
The Haven Thrift Store Bag Sale Sunday, October 1, from 9 AM to 1 PM, come fill a 13-gallon bag full of clothing for a great price at 651 Deer Park Rd, St Helena. Call 963-2062 for questions.
PUC Elementary’s Annual Soapbox Derby this Sunday, October 1, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM along Angwin Avenue next to the PUC Church.  Food and game booths will be open from 10:45 AM-2:30 PM.  Games, prizes, food & raffle.
Support Needed Foothills Christian Preschool is having their annual Trike-a-thon this Sunday, October 1, they need sliced oranges, & watermelon to give the kids as a refreshment as kids ride around the PUC track and volunteers to help out from 9 AM – 2 PM.  Please call Julieta Whiteside at 707-292-1443. Chef Tony from Armadillos will be preparing a meal for sale in addition to bottles of salsa. Come out and join us for some fun and fellowship while supporting our local school. Our fundraising goal is $5000.
Angwin Prayer Meeting Wednesdays, 6:30 PM meets in October at the home of the Bailey’s, studying the book of John.
St. Helena Church Bible Study Wednesday evenings 7 PM, reading through The Spirituality of the Law in the Pastors Office.
All Church Picnic next Sabbath at the Pridmore’s October 7 following the worship service.  Bring your favorite main course, salad and side dishes lawn chairs to sit in and come join in the fun with Ken and Sandy.  We will have directions for you next Sabbath.      
The Prayer Room is ready for you to put your prayer requests up on the board.  Pens and cards are in the room on the table. 
Angwin Prayer Meeting Wednesdays, 6:30 PM at the home of K. Shepard, then in June at the Sterling's.  They are studying the book Last Day Events by E.G. White.
St. Helena Church Wednesday Evening  7pm in the Fireside Room.  Thank you for your prayers.

The Prayer Room has a place for you to put your prayer requests up on the board.  Pens and cards are in the room on the table.

The Discover Bible School Thanks to all who have given out enrollment cards. We are looking for people whom the Holy Spirit has prepared to study the Word of God, and have three people studying so far. Thank you for your prayers as we study the Bible, God’s Bread of Life!

Mission Spotlight is moving to a new week starting in October.  It will be on the second Sabbath of each month. 
Study on the Book of Romans meets every second and fourth Sabbaths of the month at 2 PM in the Pastor’s Study.  Next meeting is scheduled for October 14.  For more information see James Yocum.
Christian Woman’s Retreat flyers are in the foyer.  Plan to invite a friend and attend one of the first two weekends in October. Talk to our representative Donna Voth if you have questions.
The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet & Luidmila Mullin from St. Petersburg, Russia will be at the Yountville SDA Church  1920 Finnell Road October 8 at 3:00 PM. Free donations are welcome!
Medical & Dental Clinic Volunteers Needed! October 18-20 in Ukiah.  Please register at to volunteer.  This is a great community outreach with a free mobile clinic from Amen, Adventist Medical Evangelism Network. 
Foothills Harvest Fair Coming soon! October 22, 3:30 - 6:30 PM at Foothills Elementary School, 711 Sunnyside Rd. Invite friends, family and neighbors to come. Baked goods are needed for the baked sale.  If you can bake something call 963-3546.
Marriage Encounter has some space available for Oct 20-22 weekend held in the Sacramento area. Call Rob & Debbie Purvis by Sunday, October 8 to arrange for your special Weekend! Contact:
916-599-5560 or email  This is a great refresher get-away for couples.  Take sometime for two and get blessed and join the ME graduates.
Have Some Fun & Support Foothills Home & School with Flocking Flamingos! If you would like to put a flock of pink flamingos in a friend’s yard all the proceeds go to the Home and Schools supporting school improvements and scholarships.  Contact Dino 963-3546 at the school office for details or to purchase Flamingo Insurance so they do not show up at your house.
Visit us on Facebook We are live streaming our service each week, and value your input. Share our Facebook link with your friends!
Our Church is continually seeking ways to enhance lives within the church and community. Do you have a great idea? Share it, please! or (707) 963-4461

A Look Ahead

Church Socials -- Community is invited!

June Soft Ball Game and Potluck
July 4th picnic, games and Fireworks
August Progressive Party
September Picnic
October Game night or Bowling
November 11 Birthday Party
December 2 Ginger Bread House Party, 
December 16 Christmas Open House


Christian Education in our area
Foothills Preschool (707) 963-1069
Foothills Elementary (707) 963-3546
PUC Prep (high school age) (707) 200-2648
Pacific Union College 1-800-862-7080


Our church is run entirely on freewill offerings - thank you!

Monthly Needs

Monthly Church Budget - $13,616
Church Budget received for September  - $14,766

The Worthy Student  Fund
subsidizes our elementary and high school students' rising tuition costs
Monthly Need - $2,150

Worthy Student received for September –$895

Still needed:
Roof Fund - $16,948
Paint Fund - $12,293
Thank you!

Online Giving

*The Worthy Student fund assists families with scholarships to defray tuition costs at
our local SDA Christian Schools: Foothills Elementary and PUC Prep.
These schools are run on budgets supported by
local churches and benefactors, tuition contributions and prayer!

Online Giving: Give Securely
Pastor: Dan Freedman ~ 965-3652
First Elder ~ Gregg Stutchman
Secretary: Melanie Ward ~ 963-4461
Treasurer: Lynda Gates ~ 963-7705
Foothills Elementary School ~ 963-3546
Foothills Christian Preschool ~ 299-7806
PUC Prep School ~ 707-200-2648


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