Schweitzer News – February 4, 2020

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52 Stories

All of us have unique interactions with God, stories of God showing up in our lives. In these 52 Stories, people connected to Schweitzer share how God is present and transforming in their lives. In watching, may you be inspired in Hope, encouraged in Faith, and active in sharing your story of God’s presence in your life.


“It has changed the way I look at just about every aspect of my life.”

February 11 and 18
6:00-7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall

Childcare and dinner for children available.

You love your children, but if you are like most parents, you don’t always love their behavior. Learn to stop policing and pleading and become the parent you want to be. Jinny Datema, from Springfield Public Schools will be presenting a workshop on Conscious Parenting. Jinny is an experienced trainer and will share strategies to help with difficult moments and staying focused on the behavior you want from your children. To register, contact Jane Roebke at or 417-881-6800.

Sundays @ 5:00 p.m.
Outreach Center

Dinner service is a worship-centered gathering that welcomes people from all walks of life to find acceptance and freedom in Christ. Join us on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in the Outreach Center for testimonies, worship, and devotional time, along with a meal. Come be a part of our family!

Needing Help!

We are needing a driver with a CDL license that can help with transportation on Sunday for pick-ups at 3:45 p.m. and drop-offs at 7:00 p.m. Be a part of the team!

If you have the right gifts to serve in these ministries, please contact Sheila Pippin at or 417-861-0861 for more information.

INPUT TEAM (Data Team) – Input Connection Card data from worship services. If you are comfortable with spreadsheets and basic data, this is your place! More info here.

MOBILE GREETING/SECURITY TEAM – Cruise the parking lot in our golf cart. You will provide greetings, rides to those who choose, and constant security in our expansive parking lot. More info here.

CONNECTION CENTER –  Provide a warm welcome to new guests and answer questions at the Connection Center. More info here.

FAMILY WELCOME TEAM – Make families and children feel welcome and excited about worship by greeting them as they check in on Sunday mornings. This would be a great opportunity for entire families to participate. More info here.

GREEN TEAM – Adopt a landscaped garden on our church grounds. You and your team would be responsible for weeding, trimming, and providing a good first impression. More info here.

WORSHIP SLIDES OPERATOR – Assist the in making sure all graphics and worship lyrics are displayed for the service. This position requires someone who is quick on his or her feet and not afraid of computers. We will offer training on the software. More info here.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION – Join our Volunteer Appreciation team as we work on creative ways to say “thank you” to our volunteers and teams. More info here.


Job Opening

Title: Communications Director
General Description: The Communications Director leads the Communications Team to design and implement the messaging priorities of Schweitzer Church in fulfilling its mission of “transforming lives by making disciples of Jesus Christ.”  Read more here.