ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
SUMMER COMPUTER CAMP
Bellevue Ministry Center
10715 South Halsted
Chicago Illinois

Bellevue Summer Computer Camp is scheduled for June 17 through July 19th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Age: 5 to 15 years old. The cost: $300 per camper.
 
Registration fees includes: Meals, field trips, camp T-shirts, drama, arts and crafts, sports and games, computer sessions, 10 complete lessons from the (UMI) Urban Ministry Curriculum, themes and Scripture lessons. We will make this year’s summer camp fun and educational.
 
Church members, we need your help to reach out to the parents of the children in our community, to encourage them to attend our summer camp, especially children who are not involved in any summer camp program or those we might be able to lead the Christ.
 
Don’t forget that we need adult volunteers to help. We also need support in funding for children in need. If the Lord moves your heart to help sponsor a child, please let us know. For registration, please call the church office (773) 568-3200.                                                                         Summer Camp Planning Committee
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WMG
How should we, as Christian women, cope with the world around us that is spiraling more and more out of control? The Women Meeting God Ministry will offer some guidance on this growing concern with our One Day Seminar on Saturday, June 22. “In Times Like These” will be our theme. Dr. Rosa Sailes will be our Facilitator. This (free) seminar will be held right here at Bellevue in the Fellowship Hall. Once again, we are asking attendees to bring NEW items for Newborn Infants. We are partnering with a new organization, the AKA Sorority, that is sponsoring a Community Baby Shower event for Englewood! A complete list of desired items will be made available. You may sign up for the seminar starting TODAY at the table in the main lobby. Or you and your guests may call the church office and register with our administrative assistant, Ms. Rochelle Cowan.
Thanks, and blessings, WMG Ministry
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CONDOLENCES
We extend sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Glapier Hopkins. He passed last Thursday
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DEBT REDUCTION INITTIATIVE FOR MAY
 
Greetings to everyone,
I made an announcement last Sunday about an outside donor who will match our debt reduction fund raising initiative for the month of May up to $10,000.
 
To help us keep track of this special giving, we are asking you to write on your envelope this line item: “Principal Only Offering for May”
If you are an online giver …please call the church during regular business hours (9a.m-4:30p.m.) and let our secretary know how much you are contributing to this special initiative. Pastor Fullwood
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Health and Wellness Event Family Caregiver Expo-2024-
 
Calling all  Attendees and Volunteers!
 
The Family Caregivers Expo is now 4 weeks away! The event is from 10am to 300pm, Saturday June the 8th.
 
The Health and Wellness Ministry is calling for all Caregivers to attend this event which will provide the needed resources to aid in caregiving as well as respite and encouragement.
 
There are still flyers to pass out and share with QR codes for registration located by the administrative secretary’s office. If you know a caregiver in financial need there are flyers to apply for Respite Care scholarship.
 
We are also in need of volunteers for the event all those who are interested in helping the day before or the day of… We will have members from the Health and Wellness Ministry at the foyer table at the end of services on the following Sunday’s May 5th , May 12th , May 19th, June 2nd (tentative date) Please continue to lift up prayers as the committee plans this event.
Thank You, Health and Wellness Ministry
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Comfort Ministry
 
The Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God (2 Corinthians 1:3-4).
 
The Grief Ministry name has changed to Comfort Ministry. To kick-off the renaming of the ministry we would like to spotlight a book by Dr. David Jeremiah – When Your World Falls Apart-Seeing Past the Pain of the Present.
 
I have a limited number of books available for those who would like a copy of this book. There is a sheet outside of the office. If you have any questions, you can contact Andrea Jones 773-576-5528
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WOMEN MENTORING WOMEN
 

  Women Mentoring Women’s Retreat
• Please note that 100 spaces for the Women’s retreat has been filled.
• For everyone holding a spot, your final payment is due June 30th
• If your payment has not been paid by the cut-off date, you will lose your spot.
• We are presently putting names of women who to go on a waiting list. If you receive a call of a space that has become available, your payment must be made in full.

Deborah Fullwood, Coordinator                        

 

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Health and Wellness Event 2024

The Health and Wellness Ministry is in partnership with a non-for-Profit organization called “Call for Caring”. The mission of this organization is to provide support for families that have taken on the role of caregiving. Our Ministry along with Eta Phi Sorority (National Black Nurses Association are working together to bring Family Caregiver Expo to Chicago.

The Health and Wellness committee is asking for persons who would be interested in helping the ministry with this project. This would include some participation with our meetings for the event and helping with specific tasks, such as making phone calls etc. Also there will be opportunities for individuals to volunteer during the 1-day expo.

Lastly, the most important request is prayers for guidance and discernment as we are planning this event.

For those who would be interested contact Loretta Hudgins or Belinda Hamer                                                                                                                  Health and Wellness Ministry
 
Health and Wellness Event 2024
Chicago Family Caregivers Expo is scheduled for June 8th 2024 a 1-day event that starts at 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for all registered participants. The Health and Wellness Ministry is encouraging all caregivers that are interested in attending this event to sign up either through the QR code or to the website. There are flyers available on the table outside the administrative office, that has this information. Feel free to take flyers and share information with Caregivers you may know who would benefit from participating in the Expo. We will be in the foyer for registration for attendee and volunteers during Sunday School hour and after Church service.
 May 12 and May 19th
We are still asking for any members who are willing to help in the planning stages of this project. For those who would be interested contact Loretta Hudgins  Belinda Hamer. Please continue to lift up prayers as the committee plans this event. Thank You, Health and Wellness Ministry
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The Nursing Home Ministry
 
The nursing home ministry is seeking to find out if there is any interest in re-starting the visitation to the nursing home on Halsted. We are in the early stages of planning, however we need a count of who is interested in going to visit the nursing home once a month. Therefore, we have placed a sign up sheet on the counter outside of the Secretary’s office. Please sign up if you would be interested in re-starting this ministry.
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Calendar of Activities
 
 
MAY
 
12th Mother’s Day Celebration
19th Women Mentoring Women Mtg. in the Fellowship Hall after Worship.
21st Deacons Meeting
26th Feeding the Hungry Ministry 11:30 a.m.
 
JUNE
1ST 8th 15th Saturday morning Men’s Bible Study (8:00 a.m. virtual)
8th Chicago Family Caregivers Expo (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
2ND Communion Sunday
6th 13th 20th All Church Prayer Mtg and Bible Study
16th Father’s Day Celebration
17th through July 19th Summer Computer Camp
23rd Women Mentoring Women Mtg. in the Fellowship Hall after Worship.
18TH Deacons Meeting
22ND Feeding the Hungry Ministry 11:30 a.m.
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READING THE BIBLE THROUGH in 2023
 
Congratulations: The following has completed the Bible reading for 2023
 
Mrs. Deborah Fullwood
Mrs. Rosa Marie Bouier
Mrs. Queen Brown
Ms. Rosemary Sheckels
Ms. Preceise Clark
Mrs. Rosa Pryer
Mrs. Retha Washington
Mrs. Rosie Reed
Mrs. Joyce Jones
Mrs. Ruby Rucker
Ms. Renee Lumpkin
Mrs. Roberta Bryant
Rev. Darryl Winn
Mrs. Caldonia Smith
Mrs. Doris Anglin
Mrs. Eula Curtis
Mrs. Elizabeth Tobias
Ms. Beverly Jones
Mrs. Mozella Schaffer
Mrs. Ora Mickel
Mrs. Carivenda Magee
Mrs. Mary Hobson
Mrs. Donita Rochelle
Mrs. Ruth Robinson
Mrs. Virginia Durr
Deacon Mearon Durr
Mrs. JoAnn Harris
Mr. William Reed
Pastor Lucious Fullwood
Mrs. Eartha Campbell
Mrs. Bernitha Robinson
Mrs. Kathleen Clayton
Mrs. Betty Parker
Mrs. Anice Venzant
Mrs. Hattie Henley
Ms. Vivonette Paige
Mrs. Adrienne Lambert
Mrs. Christelle Perez
Mrs. Loretta Hudgins
Mr. Taylor Robinson
Mrs. Emma Robinson
Mrs. Shirley Rich
Mrs. Mary Bailey
 
 
 
 
 
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