Cornerstone's Weekend Update

February 5, 2016


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Join us this week for the New Sermon Series - “Dreams” – as Dr. Mike leads us through discovering the intersection of God’s dreams and our hopes. Pick up one of our invitation cards at the Welcome Desk and invite your friends & family!

Widows/Widowers Group will meet at McGurk’s on Saturday, February 6, at 4:30 pm for dinner. We will then go to the church to play games & cards. Midge Winkler & Dallas Sermon are leading this group.

Last week we attempted to break our ATTENDANCE RECORD of 372 in January, 2010. We had a total attendance of 347 for January 31, 2016! A very impressive total and we almost made our record! Thank you to everyone who came & invited friends & family. Let's keep it going-invite someone to worship with you this weekend!

Join us for Ash Wednesday Service at 7 pm, on Wednesday, February 10. This service will focus worshippers on our limitations and God’s limitless love for us.

Would you be able to commit to FOUR CHOIR REHEARSALS to prepare a rich & meaningful Easter worship experience for all who enter our doors? If so, please email Kerry at, or contact the church office.

The Young Adult Group will start a new study Friday, Feb. 12th at 5:45 pm at the O’Fallon Bread Co. We will also be helping out at the Oasis Food Pantry Feb 20th. Anyone is invited to attend. For more details contact Dawn Gerard.

Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County is looking for families (including one veteran) to apply for homeownership through their program. To learn more, contact Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County at or see the flyer on the bulletin board across from the restrooms.

Dr. Mike's Lenten Study

Dr. Mike will present a Lenten Study, “The Gospel of Mark,” Mondays, from February 15 to March 21, at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm. Sign-up at “Sign-up Central" (the bulletin board outside of the Sanctuary, across from the office).

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What's new in Missions?

Missions is collecting for FAST (Foster Adoption Support Team). Bring your donations of diapers, clothing (up to toddler size 3), receiving & child sized blankets and toys for children under 3, by the end of February, or place a check to Cornerstone in the offering plates with a notation in the memo line for FAST.

Food Pantry Needs - We need Jelly (no glass jars, please) and boxes of cold cereal.


  • Jean Conoyer - hospitalized at St. Joe's West
  • Jen Lehnhoff - friend of the Bass family - continued prayers for cancer treatments
  • Harold & Wilda Hahn & family - on the death of Harold's mother
  • Tom & Yvonne Dobey - on the death of Yvonne's sister-in-law, Corrine Carter

On Going Requests

Michelle Boyer, Chris Buck, TJ Hartnett, Joel Hon, Brenton Hudelson, Juanita Hummel, Kurt Kenel, Dwayne McKinney, Jean Rapert, Julie Rodriguez, Judi Rose, Shirley Spradley, Vurn Stilgenbauer, Karen Jo Survant, Jim ~ Earla Loveless' son, The Homeless, The Unemployed, All Military Personnel, POW’s & MIA’s, Our covenant church in the Funhalouro Village In Mozambique, The persecuted church & Christians all over the world, All Military Personnel who suffer from PTSD


Reminder to Committee Leaders & Small Group Leaders: Please make sure your meetings & events for the year have been communicated to the office. Click on the link below the weekly calendar to view the Monthly calendar on our website. For any changes or additions, please contact Stacy in the office at

Sunday 2/7

9:00 am Traditional Service

9:00 am Connections Class

9:00 am Youth Sunday School

9:00 am Children’s Classes

10:30 am Contemporary Service

11:45 am Staff Parish Meeting

Monday, 2/8

6:30 pm Monday Nite Ladies

Tuesday, 2/9

9:30 am Quilting

1:00 pm OLIO Bible Study

1:00 pm Visitation Twin Oaks

5:30 pm Handbell Practice

7:00 pm Choir Practice

Wednesday, 2/10

9:30 am Food Pantry

12:00 pm Missions Meeting

7:00 pm Ash Wed. Service

Thursday, 2/11

5:30 pm TOPS Group

6:00 pm Circle of Companions

Friday, 2/12

9:00 am Operation Backpack

9:30 am Moms & More

7:00 pm Disciple 1 Class

7:00 pm NA

Saturday, 2/13

7:30 am Men’s Accountability Grp-Panera O’Fallon

You can see our monthly calendar by clicking here:


  • Pastor ~ Dr. Mike Gillen
  • Office Manager ~ Stacy McGlasson
  • Director of Discipleship & Communications ~ Dawn Gerard
  • Director of Students & Outreach ~ Greg Evans
  • Choir Director ~ Kerry Hartsoe
  • Preschool Director ~ Joann Markus
  • Custodian ~ Roger Campbell
  • Treasurer ~ Jon Woodrum
  • Media Director ~ Glenn Cadena
  • Accompanist ~ Dee Stilgenbauer
  • Accompanist ~ Cameron Graham
  • Accompanist ~ Joan Oliver