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 Gazette

A quarterly newsletter to keep the community informed.
* President's Note * Treasurer's Corner * Pastor's Corner 
* Weekend Updates * Announcements  * Events * and More

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Dear Deco-Tec Community,

I would like to Introduce myself. My name is Amanda Boss and I am the new Deco-Tec Board President. I know many of you have known me a very long time. But for those of you who do not I'd like to tell you a little about myself. 

I made my Deco-Tec at 14 (#49) about 24 years ago. I joined the board shortly after my first weekend and have held many positions on the board over the years. It is an honor and a gift to be able to serve as your board President again. This movement has been close to my heart for most of my life. I have worked around 20 weekends and each one has been a gift and taught me something new about God every time. 
Deco-Tec #117 gave me a whole new perspective as my son made his first weekend. How amazing it was to watch him join this movement it has blessed me in so many ways.

I would encourage each of you to think about ways you can help keep Deco-Tec alive. Our teens need Christ more than ever and we have to be his hands and feet to show them His Love. A large part of supporting this movement is as easy as showing up. Showing up to Holy Hour, the Hoot, serving meals, coming to church on Sunday, giving Wheat and joining the board. I would love to see all your faces and reconnect with you.

Deco-Tec is an amazing blessing that God has given us and I am so thankful for all the ways it has changed my life and this community.

 

In his name,
Amanda Boss
Board President


TREASURER’S CORNER

May 2020

Deco Tec Community,

My name Kristy Miles and I sit on the Board of Deco Tec in the Treasurer’s position. I would like to share my heart but, also where we stand as a board financially. As I am sure you are all aware as weeks go by the bills and expenses still occur month after month. With Covid-19 it has delayed holding weekends. The money that comes in from our weekends is what pays our bills. We have some bills coming due our Insurance/Liability Bill, our CCLI License and miscellaneous expenses to hold weekends.   

Deco Tec is a ministry that has changed our future generation, it has brought our teens to the knowledge of the saving Grace of Jesus Christ. I believe in this ministry it has been a significant ministry in my family. We as a board want to keep this ministry alive and moving. We come to you to share that we have a need. We ask as a board if you would prayerfully consider making a donation of any size. All donations are tax deductible. 

I thank you for your time and hearing our need. Please mail your donations to the address below and make checks payable to Deco-Tec. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call me.

 

In His Service,
Kristy Miles
6021 Meadowmohr Lane
Twin Lake, MI 49457
231-683-7415

MEET THE NEW TECITES

Deco-Tec #117

Row 1 (Left to Right) Don Stressman, Ron DePung, Gary Boss, Cathy Vaandering, Pat Ferreira, Paul Miles
Row2 (Left to Right) Victoria Welc, Carie Andree, Trent Hansen, Brian Norton, Dianne Travis, Toni Travis, Kim Boss, Moriah Hildebrand
Row 3 (Left to Right) Amanda Boss, Monica Peterman, Lindsey Ferreira, Nathan Johnson, Sara Moore, Becca Arnson, Sydney Peterman, Chelsea Peterman, Kristy Miles
Row 4 (Left to Right) Brittany Roberts, Lillith Turgeon, Cyndi Norton, Alex Lotz, Katy Ryan, Darlene VanderWilt, Cheryl Gonzalez, Vicki Arends, Karen Schrader
Row 5 (Left to Right) Kevin Kirksey, Alyssa Fonger, Bradley Lusk, Kelsey Anaya, Dashia Michael, Courtney Ramthun, Sera Dubson, Kieric Amato, Roland Vaandering
Row 6 (Left to Right) Cayden Gray, Jacob Coles, Faith Andree, Robert Langan, Chase Rasmusen, Mike Guerne, Keenan Johnson
Row 7 (Left to Right) Bruce Zerlaut, Chris Beach, Robert Norton, Jace Greenwood, Andrew Boss, Andrew Beach, Mary Whitlow, Jeff Arends, Jeff Whitlow, James Langan, Leigh Ryan

 UPCOMING WEEKEND #118



If you, like many have been waiting for this amazing announcement and have a teen in mind that would like to attend this upcoming weekend please visit our new updated website at www.deco-tecministries.com, scroll down to the very bottom and fill out the application registration form. Once you have that complete please send it to decotecmin@gmail.com 
 we would love to have them on the weekend! 

***Stay tuned for more information on when we will
be able to hold the next weekend.*** 

P.S. Getting apps in early helps us plan better.  
PASTOR'S CORNER
 

Hello TEC Community,

     I wanted to share some Scripture that I've been reading. These Scriptures are helping me to get through these tough times. I am looking forward to hearing when we gather together again all the amazing things that God is doing in your life. This is a reminder to our family in Christ Jesus, as Paul states one of God's promise's.

Romans 8.28-39
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? Who shall bring any charge against God's elect? It is God who justifies. Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Amen and Amen.

Blessings, 
Pastor Pat

Announcements

*We are looking for Lay Leaders  for the next upcoming quarters. 
If you are someone that feels like God has laid it on your heart to be a leader, we would love for you to attend one our next board meetings to discuss! 
*Our Board Meetings are held the 2nd Sunday of every month from 3-5pm at Shiloh Tabernacle Fellowship in Muskegon. We would like to remind everyone that all of the board meetings are open to the public and we encourage you to attend.Especially if you are curious about what's happening in the Tec community, interested in filling any open position, have any questions, or just want to see what Tec is all about. 
* Join us as we pray over the open board positions. We believe God is preparing people for each and every position that is open. We pray that the ears be open to hear His call and the hearts be open to following His lead.

Open positions include:

Treasurer
Equipment/Trailer Coordinator
Website Editor
Registration
Food Inventory
Tec-Wear
Adult Church Contacts

Teen Board Members

  ***If you are interested but not quite sure what it entails then join us at the next board meeting to discuss it***

FINAL THOUGHTS

Have you been asking God to use you? 
Do you have a have heart to love the broken? 
Have you asked God to use your testimony? 
Do you have a passion to see the next generation become Mighty men & women of God? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions God may be calling you......
Please consider stepping out and saying YES to His calling! There are a number of ways He can use you! Deco-Tec is looking for adults & teens to;
  • Serve on a weekend
    •  teens & adults - teens must have made a previous Tec weekend  
  • Lead a Weekend 
    • adults - we are taking letters at our monthly board meeting for those interested in leading a weekend. Remember without you stepping up to lead a weekend this ministry doesn't exist.
  • Serving on the Board 
    • teens & adults - you have a voice and it matters, being on the board is a way to help build a strong working Christ centered community that assists in the development of Tec weekends you will have a vote on upcoming events, changes, and/or additions to the fundamental workings within the munistry. You must be willing to attend the monthly board meeting where these things take place.
Do you want to see a change? A change in the world, a change in people's attitudes, beliefs, and what seems to be important in today's society? You can, it all starts with the next up and coming generations and that is exactly who God wants us to reach. If you want to help cultivate world changers that WILL make a difference and you know Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior then Tec wants you. Prayfully consider joining God's Ministry reaching the next generation. Above all else Deco-Tec Ministry desires God's perfect will, will you join us in praying for His perfect Will for this ministry and not His permissable will, Amen....
Thank You and God Bless
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