News and Events for May 20

Today is Pentecost, a great celebration in the church based on the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the apostles and the Jerusalem church, recorded in Acts 2. The liturgical color for Pentecost is red.  Cake will be served on the front lawn after the service.

If you have any good boxes like banker boxes for packing files and books, please bring them to the church office for Pastor Dan to use in packing his office.

The recipient of our Annual Conference 2018 Mission Offering will be our South Sudanese brothers and sisters in exile right now in northern Uganda. On Sunday, May 27, we will receive an offering that will be used to help our brothers and sisters of South Sudan.

Hands On Mission Project. We are collecting backpacks filled with school supplies for Liberia as our district’s 2018 Annual Conference Hands-On Mission Project. Pack all items in a backpack. It is okay to send a used backpack, but please make certain it is clean, in good condition, and that you have removed all personal items. A $5.00 donation for packing and shipping is to accompany each kit – do not put money in the backpack.

Backpacks are due in the church office by Wednesday, May 30.

Wednesday  night meals for May 16, 23 and 30th are canceled due to health issues and Joan’s cruise.  Meals will resume on June 6th.

—Jin, Joan and Lelia 

There will be a covered dish dinner on Sunday, June 10  after the service in the Fellowship Hall to honor Pastor Dan and Family as we send them forth on their journey.  Please plan to attend.  Please let Lelia know what dish you are planning to bring so she can coordinate the meal.


Children are absolutely wonderful, and we are here to help them grow spiritually.  You can be a part of that!  We are still in need of volunteers to serve in the nursery, elementary, as well as youth on Sundays as one of our amazing youth leaders, Miss Samantha, will be leaving us later this summer.  We also need volunteers to assist on Wednesday nights.  We aim to begin including childcare for the nursery on both Wednesday and Sundays, and WE CANNOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOU!  If we cannot do this, we will be looking to hire paid workers to ensure that this need is met.

We are hoping to create a rotation FOR ALL CLASSES so that as a volunteer you would only be required to sit in one hour per month, or two months, or longer depending on how many volunteers we can get into the rotation.  Our Safe Sanctuary  policy requires us to have two volunteers in each room.  Safe Sanctuary policies are  put into place for the safety of our children as well as the workers.  If you love children and would like to share your talents, however often, this will allow us to create a rotation that works for everyone involved.   Please see Taylor Lee to see how you can help.  Thank you!







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