Sunday, March 4th Satila and Melody Tuivanu, pastors of the Polynation Christian Fellowship that meets in Ross Chapel on Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m., will be sharing in worship the vision and calling that God has placed on their hearts to reach Polynesian people in our valley.

Things to Remember!  

Daylight Savings Time begins March 11th

Spring Break March 26-30

 

Lord’s Supper Service Sunday, March 25th at 6 P.M.  II Corinthians 11:26 says, “For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.”

On March 25th we will hold a Lord’s Supper service for those who appreciate using the elements to proclaim Jesus’ death until He comes. The service will feature worship, reflection and repentance, sharing the elements and open sharing.

 

Ladies You are Invited to a Baby Shower for Kim Woodbridge, Thursday, March 15th, at 7 p.m. in the fireside room at MFC. Kim and Ben are having a baby boy, and they are registered at Target.

 

Ladies Meetings in March:

FWMF (Friends Women Missionary Fellowship) is open to all women of our church. Our time together is spent in fellowship and learning about the work of our missionaries, their needs and the people to whom they minister.  All ladies are welcome to join us at the home of Donnalee Archibald, Thursday, March 15th, at 10 a.m.  A buffet luncheon will follow the meeting.

Friends Women – All ladies are invited and welcome to join us for sharing & caring fellowship. We will meet Tuesday, March 20th, at the home of Glenda Workman.

 Ladies, Mark Your Calendars For the Annual Spring Rally April 21, 2012.

This year’s theme is “Glow in the Dark” (I John 1:5) and will be held at MFC.  More information coming soon!

 

All Jr. and Sr. High Students are invited attend!

What: Paul Wright Concert
Where: 1st Nazarene Church, 1974 E. McAndrews Rd.
When: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Cost: Free – for rides meet @ MFC @ 6:30 p.m.

At Community Bible Church in Central Point – March 11, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

This month’s topic is self-hate/injury. All Jr. Hi and High School girls are invited to participate. You can get more information at girlsniteintheword.com – empowering teen girls to make wise choices – hosted by Jimmelynn Rice.

 

All Church Potluck – Sunday, March 18th –  Everyone is Welcome!

Bring a main dish & a salad, vegetable or dessert and join in the fellowship following the 11 a.m. Sunday School hour.

 

Help Wanted- The Christian Education Committee is exploring the possibility of holding a Vacation Bible School in mid-June. If you would be interested in directing this ministry or serving in it, please circle “V” on the back of the information sheet or contact Lena Anderson.  Thank you!

 

June 16-24, 2012 Mexico Missions Trip – Cost is $425. Must have valid ID, passport and $100 Non-refundable deposit due on Sunday, March 26th.  Contact Dave Gomez for more information.

 

Missionary Breakfast at MFC Saturday, March 24th at 8:00 a.m.

Dr. Fred VanGorkum, Regional Director for Africa with Christian Veterinary Mission, will be sharing about the many ways that God is working through the veterinary missionaries in Africa. Plan to come to be blessed by Fred’s report. Stan Schlosser will be preparing the meal. There will be opportunities to RSVP during worship services this month or you can call the church office.

 

 Financial Report

February 2012          year-to-date

Income           $14,997.39                $32,238.33

Expenses         18,609.49                   36,958.09

Difference         -3,612.49                   -4,719.76

 

We have kept spending under our budgeted amount but our giving for the months of January and February has not kept pace. We are thankful to everyone who supports the ministry of Medford Friends in all of the ways that you do and we thank God for His faithfulness to always meet our needs as we seek to serve and honor Him.