Game Night with Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate November 4th at 6:30 p.m. at MFC
Join us for a fun get-together for everyone!

The Activities Committee has planned a Game Night with refreshments November 4th at 6:30 p.m. at MFC. Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate will be provided, attendees are asked to bring ice cream toppings and their favorite game to share.

 

Medford Friends Kids! Grades 1 through 6

We are going to the Science Works in Ashland on Sunday, November 6th. We will leave MFC at 11 a.m. and return at 3 p.m. Bring $5 for lunch and entry fee. All kids will need to have permissions slips, if you have turned in one for previous events, we only need a new one if information has changed!  If you have questions contact Drew Krupp or Patsy Burton.

 

 

Please be praying for God's comfort and peace to be upon Pastor Jesse and his family following the passing of his brother in Arizona. He will be staying with his family for a time as they work through this time together.

Josh and Audra Cadd thank you for your prayers and financial support for their family. The Cadd family serves with Wycliffe Associates and DOOR International, their mission prayer reminder cards are located on the usher’s table, please take one. The information on the back is helpful in keeping up with their ministry.

Ladies Fellowship Meeting for Sharing/Caring/Praying

The group will meet on Tuesday, November 1st at Patsy Burton’s: 2500 Bethany Court, Medford. All ladies are welcome 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

 

Friends Women Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale at Talent Friends Church, 50 Talent Ave.
Saturday, November 5th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lots of baked goods, local fruit jams, handcrafted items & a bargain basement featuring gently used items. Luncheon served from 11 a.m. to closing with vegetable beef soup, bread and pie.

 

Administrative Committee Meeting Tuesday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Committee Clerks, let's be ready to jump into sharing what our committees are planning and where we might work together and/or help one another.

 

Farewell for Ilene Ogier
Ilene Ogier has been a part of Medford Friends Church for over 65 years. Through those years she has ministered and shared the love of Jesus through music and teaching and being a loving friend to all.

Ilene is moving to Friendsview Manor in Newberg and November 13th will be her last Sunday with us. To say “thank you” and “until we meet again” we will celebrate with Ilene during our fellowship time between worship and Sunday School. Everyone is encouraged to bring a card of thanks and blessing to share with her.

 

The November FWMF Meeting will be held at MFC on Thursday, November 17th, at 10 a.m. All ladies are welcome to join us in the fireside room. Following the meeting there will be a buffet luncheon.

 

Thanksgiving Potluck – November 20th
Please join us for a time of celebration, fellowship and good food! We will meet in the fellowship hall following the Sunday School & Bible Study hour. The church will provide the Turkey and Ham. Please bring Thanksgiving sides dishes and desserts to share.

The Friends Women Missionary Fellowship group will hold their Harvest Baked Goods Sale on Sunday, November 20th. Be sure to take advantage of their specialties that will compliment your Thanksgiving dinner! There will be pies, cakes, cookies, as well as quick and yeast breads/rolls, and candy. Purchases can be made during the fellowship time following worship. Proceeds will support Friends Serving /Teaching Abroad, our local church, and community.

 

Volunteer Needed to facilitate the senior’s Sunday School class. Please be praying about a new leader for the class. They use Adult Friends curriculum, reading through it in class with some discussion. Please contact Christian Ed. clerk, Patsy Burton for details.

Requirement to work with our youth at MFC
In compliance with the Mandatory Abuse Prevention Standards of NWYM anyone working with minors in our congregation must go through a training session and renew their background checks. This is a requirement to work with our youth. If you were unable to attend one of the classes last month we will work with you on getting the training and background check done, contact the church office.

Samaritan's purse – Operation Christmas Child
We have an opportunity to bring the love of Jesus to children all over the world through shoeboxes that demonstrate Jesus’ love. Printed Operation Christmas Child boxes are available on the table in the main hallway (or any standard size shoebox will work as well). There are printed instruction pamphlets with gift suggestions for filling the boxes, be sure to take note! Things have changed, as what is allowed and be sure to include $7 or more with each shoebox to help with shipping and other expenses. Be sure boxes are returned to MFC by Wednesday, November 16th.