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 Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Friday Sunset  4:51 pm    -    Saturday Sunset  4:52 pm

Orcas Adventist Fellowship​
Sabbath School  10:00 am
Worship Service 11:00 am
Speaker: Pastor Don 
Elder in Charge: Sally Coffin
Fellowship Potluck
Friday Harbor SDA Church 
Sabbath School  10:00 am
Worship Service 11:00 am

Elder in Charge: Kenn Aufderhar
Fellowship Potluck

Thank You! A huge round of applause to all of you amazing volunteers that helped out with Tuesday's Asian Community Dinner.  There was so much to get done, and with all of your help it happened!  Thanks for all the adult help and the excellent student help.  In all the 15+ years that we have been serving these dinners, this was our first power outage ever.  It certainly made it interesting, but there were lots of appreciative comments about having a warm place to hang out with food to eat.

10 Days of Prayer continues this week through Friday, January 20. Prayer will be held at 6 PM at Friday Harbor church and 7 PM at Orcas church. There will be a small meal provided at Friday Harbor church from 5:30-6:15, with prayer time beginning at 6:30 PM. 

Friday Harbor Church Board will be Thursday, January 19 at 6 PM at Friday Harbor church. 

Orcas Church Board will be Monday, January 23 at 5:30 PM at OCS lunch room. 

"First Place 4Health" a 13 week Sabbath morning program on Orcas is a Christ-centered weight-loss and healthy living program and will be hosted by Anna Vedder. More information to come. 

Send website information to Samantha Graham at sgraham306@gmail.com. Thank you to Rochelle for all her hard work and dedication to the website! 

Text your Prayer Requests to 424-4PRAYER.

Friday Harbor Church Pantry is in continual need of food donations. Drop your donations off at the church.  Thank you for helping those less fortunate! The pantry will now be staffed on Mondays 5-8 PM, Fridays 10 AM-2 PM, and Saturdays 10 AM-2 PM. 


Friday Harbor Women's Bible Study will meet each Monday afternoon at 4:00 pm at Linda Smith's home.

Orcas Women’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the art room of the elementary school building. Everyone welcome! Call for more information, Patricia at (360) 298-2313, or Sally at (360) 842-7743.

Lopez Bible Study will be meeting in January at 7 PM at the Fowlers home. Everyone welcome! 

Beautiful Hands will meet each Friday evening, 6pm-8pm at the OCS High School, Room 306. 

Friday Harbor Bible Study will meet on Thursdays at 6:00pm at Bob & Barb Low's home.

Friday Harbor Men's Bible study is held Sundays at 7 AM at Friday Harbor church. 

Pastor's Message by Pastor Don Bryan

Mission Story from Ireland: "The Power of Example"


 January Birthdays
Gemma Davis 1
   Sally Coffin 4
                  Bill Gaskill 6
                 Ruth Downs 7
                 Kathy Craft 11
                Richard Low 14
                Lyn Naumann 15
                Mike Parnell 17
                Wendy Jo Smith 17
                Sofia Garcia 19
                Barbara Laursen 19
                Eli Bruce 25
                Suzy Karuzzo 25
                Bob Low 26
                Loren Brothers 27
                Richard Foster 27
                Eloyce Bruce 29
                Kenn Aufderhar 31
AdventistGiving is a way to give offerings and pay tithe online.  Access it by clicking on this link or the one at the top of the page. 

Winter Ferry Schedule -  effective January 8, 2017-April 1, 2017.


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Prep Notes

Oat Grouts must be soaked overnight - 8 hours


1 1/2 cup oat groats - certified gluten free (Cover with water and soak oat grouts overnight)
10 medjool dates - soak briefly if dates are a little hard
2 tsp fresh orange zest, or 4 drops doTerra Wild Orange Essential oil
1/2 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
1/2 cup raw walnuts or slivered almonds



Drain, and rinse soaked oat grouts very well. Add oats and dates to a food processor (s-blade) and process until oats break up and mix well with the dates. Next add the orange zest or orange oil. I like to use a little of both. Pulse a few times. Add cranberries and walnuts and pulse until well mixed, but DO NOT over-process.
Place the mixture in the middle of a nonstick surface and shape into a circle. Try your best to make a uniform circle. Use your hands and/or a rolling pin to gently put into place. 
Cut into 8 uniform pieces and transfer to a mesh drying tray. Dehydrate at 110 degrees for about 4 hours for super moist scones. If you like drier scones, dehydrate for 5-6 hours.
** If you do not have a dehydrator, place on a baking sheet. Bake in the oven on the lowest possible temperature. Convection is best because of the fan. Cook for 1-2 hours.
Store in an glass container for up to 5 days.





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