February 7, 2019

This Week
February 7-13
Grace Place - February 8
Fellowship, games and lunch.  Bring a friend and join us!

Pray for Our Youth! - February 8-10
On Friday afternoon, 6 high school youth and 2 advisers will head out for a weekend retreat at Camp Johnsonburg in Johnsonburg, NJ. Please join us in prayer for the retreat participants' safety, growth in relationships with God and one another, and revelation of God's continuing work in their lives.
Youth: Nathaniel Barnett, Rachel Danilak, Luke Medwid, Maya Reeves, Jess Spindler, and Blake Stoudt
Advisers: Nick Satterthwaite and Pastor Kristen Levens

Adult Education - February 10
This Sunday is the second session in Race, Reconciliation, and Remembering.  The focus will be on events in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.  There will be a 20-minute documentary and then a discussion led by Josh Jablonski, who teaches American history.  Future sessions, led by Pastor Sandy Hull, are:

  • February 17 - Sugar, Blood, and Faith: The West Indies

  • February 24 - Forgotten Terrorism: The Mississippi Delta

Prizes Needed - through February 10
At our first Fellowship Meal on Tuesday, February 12th, we will have a fun night of BINGO.  We would like to collect prizes for this event.  Please bring in unopened/unused gifts, unused gift cards, or consider donating small prizes for any age group.  Prizes can be placed in the bin at the donation area labeled BINGO.  

Come and Sing in the Intergenerational Choir! - February 10
Join the Intergenerational Choir (IGC) to sing and fellowship through music with family, friends, and church members of all ages from 5 years old to 105.  We will sing at the 10:30 worship service occasionally throughout the year beginning on March 3.  Rehearsals will be in the chapel on Sunday February 10, 17, and 24 from 11:30 -12:15.  Please try to attend at least two of the three rehearsals.  All will need to attend the final rehearsal on March 3 at 9:30 am in the choir room. 

Fellowship Meal - February 12 
Next Tuesday, February 12th will be our first Fellowship Meal.  The meal will cost $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and children.  It will be from 5:30-7:00 pm.  The menu for this month is stuffed manicotti, salad and bread.  There will be a PB and J station for children.  PLEASE SIGN UP either online or at the welcome center.  It is important for the cooks to get an accurate number  This month's program will be Bingo. There are prizes for all ages.  

Prayer and Pilates - February 13
Join us each Wednesday for six weeks at 5:30 pm in the Palmer Room. We will be working towards strengthening our bodies and spiritual lives, creating fellowship, and becoming stronger and more motivated to be the healthy person God intends us to be.

 Please bring a mat and a small pillow and wear clothes that you can easily move in. It is helpful to be able to get down on the floor and get back up again.  Email June Hudson with any questions or for more information.  

Upcoming Events

February 15:  Grace Place
Rick Spector from Moviehouse Productions will present on program called “A Century of Movie Memories”.  Come and enjoy his tribute to 100 years of classic movies and what they mean to great film buffs.  Lunch is at 12:00, and the program will begin at 12:45.  Bring a friend and join us!

July 28-August 3: Adult Mission Trip
The adult mission trip for this summer is coming together! Join us for a week of hurricane relief in Kinston, North Carolina.  Email or phone Pastor Kristen for more information. You can sign up on our website here.

Michaela Payne