AROUND THE DANUBE COMMUNITY--MAKING CONNECTIONS

Updated May 3, 2018

CHANGE! All Church Lunch
May 27 (after the service) is the NEW date for our all-church lunch. Please plan to join us and bring a dessert (no salads.) We will also have a Celebration of God's Faithfulness Over the Last Nine Months immediately after the dinner and EVERYONE is invited. Childcare will be provided for children through 5th grade.
Upcoming Parents' Forum--
May 18-19, 6-9 p.m. (each evening) "Building Resiliency in Children" at the Garden House, Kastély utca 80, Törökbálint 2045. Our facilitator is a neuro-psychologist from Dallas who has worked with children in Nairobi.  It will be great!  Our sessions will be evenings only beginning with dinner on May 18. This forum is for parents, caregivers of children and people in ministry to children. Questions? Contact Jeanni Shepherd below. You can tap on the second button below to register.
Questions about the Forum
Registration Link
NEW ELDER--
The elder board has invited Ryan Nolterieke to become a new elder. Now the congregation has 5 days to give input or ask questions regarding this decision. If you would like to give input, please tap below and connect with Jim Kessler by May 8.
Input for Ryan Noltereike
Danube Church Short Term Mission Projects--Summer, 2018
Are you going on a summer mission project? Would you like to be considered for funding from Danube Church? Please tap below, fill out the form and submit it to danubemissions@gmail.com by May 20, 2018.
 
Missions' Funding Application, 2018
Danube's Children's Sunday School invites you to join our team's ministry! We welcome men, women, and teenagers to serve as teacher, helpers, or coordinators during the late spring, summer, and early fall. We will provide all the training, materials, and support needed. Please click on the link below  to indicate your interest or write to Kristi Hiltibran at khiltibran@icsbudapest.org with any questions.
I'm interested in helping with Children's Sunday School
Questions for Kristi Hiltibran
Volunteers--We need YOU! :)
Would you like to volunteer and have the joy of serving God and others in one of our special ministries? We need help in several areas and you can tap the appropriate button below to find out more information. Thanks for praying about these needs, too!
Sound and Projection--Steve Jantz
Welcome Table/Greeters--Martha Millhouse
Middle School Sunday School--Stephen Anderson
Opportunity to Serve in Worship Ministries— If you play an instrument and sing and would like to use your gifts at Danube International Church, please contact Matt Paschall by tapping below to find out how to get involved.  We are constantly adding new members to the team. Reply by May 31st as we are planning our summer schedule.
Worship--Matt Paschall
Women's Luncheon, May 13
Women, are you new to Danube? Have you begun attending in the last 8 months? Please join us for a luncheon with all the women of Danube, May 13th, 12.30-14.30 in the fellowship room. Sign up with Myriam dos Santos by clicking below. If you can bring something for the lunch, please let her know that too. OR you can sign up Sunday at the Welcome Desk. We look forward to getting to know each other better!
Sign up for Women's Luncheon
Middle School Youth Group--
May 19, 19.00-20:30 in the Pillar Room. 

High School Youth Group--
Friday, May 4, 19.00-21.00 Lazer Tag, bring HUF 1000, Address: 1085 Budapest, Somogyi Béla u. 12. Meet at Bikás Park if you need a ride at 18.25.

Parents:  If you would like more information or would like to get involved, please contact Stephen Anderson, Youth Pastor, below.

Youth Pastor, Stephen Anderson
Matthew 25--Needs for May:
If you can bring in any of the items below to meet critical needs, that would be a great help. Put them behind the Welcome Desk. Contact Chris or Darcy Alexander below if needed.

Food Items:                                       Self-Care Items:       
Juice (1 L- Orange, Apple, Multi-V)     Diapers Size Infant
Pasta/Spaghetti Noodles                     Baby Wipes
Canned Vegetables (Corn, Green Beans)   Shampoo
Flour/Rice flour                                    Laundry Detergent
Canned Tomatoes (Diced)                  Tooth Brushes
                                                            Lotion                                                       

Matthew 25 Pantry Needs--Chris Alexander
Giving to Danube-
You can give/tithe to Danube Church with HUF or USD. If you wish to give in HUF, place cash in the offering. If you would like to do a bank transfer, click below for the account information. If you would prefer to give in USD, please place a U.S. check in the offering made out to ICM. If you would like to give on-line in USD, click below; then under "Giving" click "Donate." Fill out the information and on the last page, designate "Danube International Church." Thank you for giving as the Lord leads! 
Hungarian Bank Transfer Information
USD Giving Through International Church Ministries
SMALL GROUP (GROWTH) FELLOWSHIPS--Groups that will continue from now and into the summer are below.  If you need help in finding an appropriate group, contact James Lauderdale, james.lauderdale@efca.org 
  • Young Professionals and University Students meet for Bible study and fellowship Monday evenings, 18.30-20.30 in the Pillar room downstairs. Contact Rick: richard.erickson@gemission.org
  • Friday Young Women's Student and Professional Group--meets 12.00-14.00 (come and go as you can) at YWAM coffee house, Káldy Gyula u. 6, Budapest 1061; studying "Resolved--Live What You Believe" (a RightNow media seminar.) Contact Myriam: myriam_zingale@yahoo.fr
  • Sunday morning Adult Sunday School--Meets in the VIP room upstairs, 9.30-10.25 a.m.; studying Romans, light refreshments provided. Contact: Kevin Conway, kevin.conway@cru.org
AROUND THE COMMUNITY--

OPEN HOUSE TO HONOR DAVID AND JENNIFER WELSH for their long-time service at International Christian School in Budapest! Please join us Sunday, May 6, 14.00-17.00 in the school gym. Address is Ifjusag utca 11, Diósd 2049

 
LOOKING AHEAD:

May 6--

Hungarian Mother's Day; High School Students lead the service
May 13--Word of Life volunteers' appreciation
May 20--Senior Recognition
May 27--Summer Projects Emphasis/All Church Lunch and Celebration of God's Faithfulness!
June 3--Farewell to those leaving Budapest permanently