February 12, 2017 there will be a Business Meeting to consider the proposed budget. We will meet in the sanctuary after the worship service with Sunday School to follow.

Sweet Treats for Everyone! The Friends Women Missionary Fellowship Group will also hold their Valentine’s Baked Goods Event on Sunday, February 12th, with all donations supporting mission projects. Look for their table set up in the fellowship hall!

 

FWMF Meeting for February will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, February 16th at MFC instead of Phebe McManama’s.  There will be a buffet luncheon following the meeting. All ladies are welcome to attend.

 

Cadds to Share on February 19th in Worship

We are delighted to have Jon and Cher Cadd with Missionary Aviation Fellowship join us on February 19th, sharing an update on their continued ministry with MAF in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They will share more and will take time for questions and answers at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.  Jon and Cher and their family left Medford Friends in the 1980s to begin their ministry with MAF.

February’s All Church Potluck at 12 noon that same day! Join us in the fellowship hall for good food and fellowship!  Please bring a main dish and salad, vegetable or dessert to share.

 

A Matter of Perspective Movie Premiere

Rich Swingle shared about this upcoming film when he was here at MFC last June!  We are invited to Trinity Presbyterian Church 100 Windsor Ave., Medford on Saturday, February 18th at 7 p.m. for the premiere of A Matter of Perspective in which Rich plays a middle-aged Christian who has drifted from his faith. The film has some beautiful footage of Southern Oregon and surrounding area. Other short films will also be shared including a special behind the scenes for A Matter of Perspective. 

 

Sunday, Feb. 26th – Pizza & Bowling 

Medford Friends Kids Grades 1st – 6th –   Fun Day on Sunday!

We will be going to bowl after having a pizza lunch at church.  Arrive at church by 11 a.m. and bring $5 for bowling.  To participate, all kids will need permissions slips signed by parents or guardians.  If you have turned in one for a previous event, we only need a new one if the information has changed. We will return to MFC at 2 p.m.  Contact Drew Krupp or Patsy Burton for more information.

 

Celebrate all that God is doing through Operation Christmas Child!

Friday, February 10th at 7 p.m. at Medford First Church of the Nazarene,1974 E. McAndrews Road. You are welcome to come and hear the testimony from a shoebox recipient about the impact of a simple gift. Be inspired by the true stories of Operation Christmas Child and learn area and national totals and where our boxes went.  RSVP to Rhonda Sloan at 541-891-7431.

 

Everence® to present informative webinars February 20th & 21st

Budget basics and beyond: Monday, Feb. 20 – 2 or 8 p.m. In this webinar, designed for pastors, church leaders and others interested in church budgets, we’ll discuss what congregations can do to get people excited about giving, what a church budget should do and the four basic church budget models. Presented by Beryl M. Jantzi, Stewardship Education Director.

Women and Money: Tuesday, Feb. 21 – 2 or 8 p.m. Designed for women of all ages, this educational webinar addresses the specific financial hurdles faced by women, preparing financially for the future, plus quick, easy ways to launch an investment plan. Presented by Shari Beck*, Financial Advisor and Rhoda Blough, Stewardship Consultant.

For more information or to register, contact Melissa Short at (800) 222-5054 or melissa.short@everence.com; or visit everence.com/direct. (All times Eastern Daylight Time.)