Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Clock is Ticking!

How long until Gateway's 33rd. Annual Stewardship Banquet?

Our theme for the evening - You Overcame

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Our special guest:
Rev. John Bechtel


Rev. John W. Bechtel is the Lead Pastor of Calvary Assembly of God in Springfield, NJ, where he serves alongside his wife Jeanne. 

They first served for five years as a missionary workers in Tamil Nadu, India, where they evangelized and planted a church.  Since his return to the United States, Rev. Bechtel has pastored at Calvary.   His heart is found in Calvary’s Mission Statement: “Love God, Value People, & Reach the World.”     

Furthermore, Rev. Bechtel is involved in other leadership positions within the New Jersey District of the Assemblies of God.  Since 2000, he has served as the State Director of Light for the Lost - a ministry which raises finances for missionaries, equipping them with resources for evangelism.  Also, for the past thirteen years, Rev. Bechtel has held the position of Sectional Presbyter.  In this role, he oversees 25 churches and approximately 50 ministry credential holders in this region of New Jersey. 

In his spare time, Rev. Bechtel enjoys working on classic cars and fixing antique clocks.  He and wife Jeanne have seven children and thirteen grandchildren (and one on the way).

Special Music by:
Bituin and Erwin Escarcha

Erwin and Bituin Escarcha are a husband and wife duo who leads praise and worship in Great Shepherd Church, Erwin is an electrical Engineer by profession but loves to sing, while Bituin is a classically trained soprano and a private voice teacher. They both studied at the University of the Philippines with their respective courses but met at one of the University's Musical Productions where they were cast as "sweethearts," which then apparently led into real life romance for good.

You will hear testimonies by men and women impacted by the ministry. You will be blessed with music to stir your soul and challenge your spirit:
Our Board Chairman, Rev. Michael Westbrook  (pictured above with his wife Maria) will be the master of ceremonies for the evening. Check out the Greater Life Community Outreach Center's website.

Each year we present an award to 'The Friend of Gateway'  (we call it the Andy Andersen Memorial Award) 
The 2018 award goes to... 
(To be announced on October 25th. at the dinner)
The banquet is $10.00 per person (adults only). This is a fundraising dinner for the ministry. There will be an opportunity given for a freewill offering and monthly giving.
Advanced reservations must be made.
Please return payment and the reservation form to Gateway at P.O. Box Box 1893, Union, NJ 07083

For information: (973) 399-8378
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for further details.
            Banquet Location: 

Harvest Training Center Calvary Tabernacle

69 Myrtle Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

            Directions to the Banquet

 Gateway is one of the many home missions of Calvary Tabernacle, Cranford.

Reservations are available by advance notice only !!!

               How To Make Reservations   
Please return the form below with your check to:

Gateway Pregnancy Center
P.O. Box 1793, Union, NJ  07083

Prayerfully consider giving at the banquet.

You will be challenged to help Gateway meet our 
budget and project success for 2019

Clip and return with your reservation:

Yes, I wish to make a significant difference at Banquet 2018
_____   I  / we plan to attend and enclose $10.00 per person (adults only)
             Please list your guests names and addresses when making reservations
______ I cannot attend, but wish to give  a special stewardship gift of:

______$5,000  _____$2,000   ______$1,000  ____$500                 ______   $250    ______  other ______ $20 per month pledge  _______   $50 per month pledge
Name: _____________________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________

City ________________________________State_____________Zip___________________
Telephone: (             )  ____________________email:_____________________________

  mail to:   Gateway Pregnancy Centers, Inc.         P.O. Box 1793, Union, NJ  07083 
Please pray as to how you will participate in the freewill offering to be taken that evening.

Again, the dinner is $10.00 per person (adults only). There will be an opportunity given for a freewill offering and monthly giving.

Can't make it?  Please give online! 

Real Lives Changed
Since 1985, Gateway Pregnancy Center and the former, Archway Pregnancy Center have helped over 35,870  women in a crisis  pregnancy, seeing 5,412 known born and most importantly, over  3,997 trusting Christ as Savior and Lord!

The Gospel ministry of Gateway has had the opportunity to share Christ with women who otherwise may never enter a church building.
Services offered by the Gateway ministry include pregnancy testing, boyfriend / husband counseling on responsibility, free infant clothes and supplies, maternity clothes, baby furniture, post abortion counseling, church, high school, college, radio and television speaking opportunities, internet counseling and various contacts with the FBI and other parts of the judicial system.

All services are free of charge and strictly confidential. 

If you have a ‘smart phone’ check out our promotional video on YouTube and follow us on Facebook!

Gateway’s services are made possible only through church missions giving and individual gifts and pledges.
As a 501 c-3 non-profit, we receive no funds from the government.
We are dependent upon the Lord through Gods people.

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Please mark your gift  ‘Banquet 2018’

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Consider placing an ad in our 2018 Banquet Journal for your church, your business, your prayer group, yourself   or in honor or memory of a loved one  (see below)

The deadline for ads is Friday October 19, 2018

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  On the night of the banquet, we will be updating our supporters about Mission England 2024 view here the promo video directly from the UK ...