News and Announcements for the Week of April 12

Church Council meeting, Sunday, April 19 , 4:00 pm, Fellowship Hall. This is our regular quarterly meeting. All are welcome to come and voice opinions, though only Church Council members can vote.

Confirmation Mentors are Christian adults who encourage and support young people going through the Confirmation process. Perhaps a note of encouragement from time to time, a phone call, an ice cream outing, etc. If you are interested in being a Confirmation Mentor, please note your interest on the blue Connection Card or talk with Pastor Dan.

Finance Team meets Thur., April 16, at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Team members are: Tony Lundin (chair),  Nancy Forrester, Betty Malone, Elaine Good, Herman Carrier, Bobby Thompson, Jack Hurlbert, Beverly Smith, Lelia Perry, Dan Gray, Cyndy Sweet, and Bruce Stewart.

The Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) is pleased to announce Rachel Bombailey is our custodian, effective April 1, 2015. Rachel is the granddaughter of Harold Smith, who has served as our custodian for 3 years. The change was made at Harold’s request and approved by the SPRC. We expect Rachel will continue in this role for about one year, and then Harold will return to the position.

The Cox House Team will meet at 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 14 in the Library.  Team members are: Jane Riley (Chair), Jack Hurlbert, Betty Malone, Betsy Carrier, Mike Miller, Herman Carrier, and Cepheus Strachan.

The Wednesday Fellowship Dinner on Wednesday, April 15, will be hosted by the Weslyan Crusaders/Wiling Workers.  The menu will be beans and cornbread.

The Leadership and Vision Team will meet in the Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 PM.  The team members are:  Dan Gray (Chair), Nancy Forrester, Lelia Perry, Bobbie Warden, Beverly Smith, Lydia Thompson, Alicia Ronquillo, Jin Lane, Samantha Gray, Kim Lundin, Dan Perry, Tony Lundin, Jack Hurlbert, Bobby Thompson.

A big Thank You to the congregation for their help with the Easter Children’s Celebration.  A great time was had by all.  All help was deeply appreciated.

– Bobbie Warden

Your gifts to the Society of St. Andrew continue to help us move truckloads of fresh good around the state for distribution to those in need.  We greatly appreciate your partnership as we work to find food going to waster and feed those who are going hungry.

We are excited to see spring coming.  We have found new farmers to reach out to and therefore new opportunities for moving fresh foods to hungry people.  And soon we will be planning gardens, gleaning farmers’  markets and providing healthy food to hungry people.

Because we can make food available at only two cents per serving, your Advance Special gift will put 12,500 servings of food on the plates of people in need in Tennessee.  Amazing!

Thank you for choosing to be part of the Society of St. Andrew’s ministry.  We need your prayers for our hungry brothers and sisters and your voice, as you tell your friends what you are doing through the Society of St. Andrew to alleviate hunger.

Blessings,

Linda Tozer
Tennessee Regional Director

 

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