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There's still time to register for next week's Sports & More Camp, June 24-28, 2:00-5:15pm daily on the Bridges campus! Ages 6–11 are invited to join either basketball, table tennis, science, or “Makers” — a combo of art and woodworking. << Click here for more info! >>


We also still need some great volunteers to serve as assistant coaches! No prior experience is needed, just a willingness to serve the Lord and the children He brings to our campus. << Click here to volunteer! >> For more info, contact Kathy Spillar in the Bridges office: kathy@bridges.church.

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ManDay August 17

All men are invited to our annual ManDay on Sat., Aug. 17! We'll start at Bridges at 8:30am for breakfast and guest speaker Bobby Evans, former Vice President of Player Operations and General Manager of the Giants. Afterward, join a one-time activity such as golf, target shooting, hiking, bowling, or tennis/pickleball. Look out for more info coming soon!

THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE

Becoming a Servant

Speaker: Mark Liu

Series: This is My Story

Scripture Focus: John 21:14-17 & Matthew 6:25-27

This summer, we’re hearing from our elders and various staff about how God has worked in their lives in similar ways to how He worked in the lives of people throughout biblical history. This week, we'll hear from Mark Liu, one of our church elders, about how God used the powerful stories of Jesus' time on earth among his people to teach Mark how to be a servant in his community.

NEWS AND EVENTS

Memorial Service for Bob Herman — June 22

A memorial service for Bob Herman will be held this Sat., June 22, at 11:00am in the Bridges Family Center. Please continue to remember the Herman family in your prayers.

Anew — June 22

All singles and single again over age 35 are invited to our monthly fellowship. Through workshops, presentations, and discussions, we hope to share healthy relationship principles as singles and single households, and build a safe place for support and growth.

MORE ABOUT ANEW >>

Lunch with a Mission — July 7

Are you curious about how a Bible translation project can even begin in a remote community without a church? What if there aren’t any Christians there at all? Join our mission partners Jon and Christy, members of Wycliffe Bible Translators, as they share miraculous stories of how God created the Maple translation team in Nepal. We will meet over lunch after church on Sun., July 7, in the Bridges Family Center. Please RSVP to let us know you are coming and to request childcare if needed. For questions, contact Kathy Spillar: kathy@bridges.church.

RSVP HERE >>

Annual Elder Search

It's that time of year again when our Bridges elders seek to discern God's will for new church leaders. Currently we have 7 men who will be continuing in their role as elders for the upcoming year. Our constitution allows for up to 12, so we're asking for nominations from our Bridges family. If you have someone in mind who you'd like to see considered, please email Austin Ward (austin@wardsrus.net) or Al Kruger (al@bridges.church).

LACS Enrolling & Hiring for 2024-25

Los Altos Christian Schools are now enrolling for the 2024-25 school year! For information about LACS and how to apply, click the button below. For details about the Learning Support Program LACS offers for grades 1-8, click HERE.


LACS is also hiring for the following positions that will become available in August 2024: after school care staff, substitute teachers, and classroom aides. For more information, email Lizette Hibbert: lizette.hibbert@lacs.com.

LACS ENROLLMENT INFO >>

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Deaconesses and Deacons in Need of Volunteers

Bridges’ Deaconess and Deacon Boards are recruiting volunteers to join in the important mission of hearing the word and doing what it says (James 1:22) along with the combined need for faith and action (James 2:16). Our Deaconesses continually support the Bridges family in ways both seen and behind the scenes, and we hope to grow the Deacon Board to similarly serve and also partner with the Deaconesses on joint projects. Have you been looking for ways to serve with other dedicated people? Whether you’d like to send an encouraging note, visit someone in the hospital, give a ride, or something else that excites you, only sign up when you are available and in areas where you want to contribute. For details, contact Board Chairs Sujana Panthulu (sujana.panthulu@gmail.com) or Tom Hansen (twhansen@yahoo.com).

Family Ministry Volunteers Needed

There is always room for you to serve in the Children's Ministry. Please consider joining the team of people pouring into the children of Bridges in our nursery, preschool, and elementary classes. For more info, contact one of our ministry leaders below:


   Nursery - Liliya Gor (liliya@bridges.church)

   Preschool - Kathy Spillar (kathy@brides.church)

   Elementary - Alba Kellejian (alba@bridges.church)

Short-Term Mission Trip to Brazil

Join us this summer for a short-term mission trip to São Paulo, Brazil, July 18-28! We will be working closely with our long-time mission partners Paulo & Ireni Mota and the organization and staff they oversee (Restoration Ministries) to lead fun Bible programs and activities for children and youth, and to participate in home visitations and prayer outreaches to families in the surrounding favela neighborhoods. The trip will cost approximately $2,000-$2,500 per person. For more information, please email Pastor Steve: steve@bridges.church.

Serve at Bridges

We’d love for each person to find a place to use their God-given gifts within our Bridges family. Prayerfully consider how God would like you to serve, and then fill out our online form. Thank you for helping build our church!

FILL OUT THE FORM >>

STAY CONNECTED

Submit Your Questions About Our Sermons!

Do you have a question about this week's sermon? We want to hear it! To see our pastors answer past sermon questions, click HERE.

ASK A QUESTION >>

Pray with Us

Our Bridges family prays together three different times each week: twice on Wednesday via Zoom, and once on Sunday mornings before our worship service. We'd love to have you join us.

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How to Help and Get Help

Need help picking up groceries, setting up tech tools or equipment, running errands, etc.? We have a team of people who are ready and willing to help. If you're able and willing to help others, join our team!

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Finance Update as of June 9, 2024

These are our current year-to-date giving figures: Actual is $1,314,770; budgeted is $1,415,000; shortfall is $100,230. These figures reflect contributions for the church year, which runs Sept. 1 - Aug. 31.

GIVING PAGE >>

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