What’s up in September

Thank You Judy! A big thank you to Judy Fields for all of her work on the church family photo board. It looks wonderful and will be a helpful resource to our church family. Thank you too to everyone who took the time to have your picture taken.

 

The Prayer Shawl Group is now The Prayer Shawl & Craft Group and will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse at The Meadows. If you have any questions, call Judy Fields at 541-664-2786.

 

Looking for Volunteers:  Just a Reminder! Last Sunday, Christian Ed. clerk, Lena Anderson made an announcement that the committee is seeking volunteers for nursery and children’s ministries during the Sunday School hour and asked for us to pray about what God would might have us do. If you feel that this is a place where God is calling you to serve please contact Lena or Pastor Mark.

 

We Will Resume Wednesday Night Activities on September 14th   Simple Meal will be at 6 p.m. with Wednesday Night Kids, Youth Group and an adult study beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Kids will meet upstairs. The youth will be meeting for worship, study and small groups in the sanctuary. The adult study will meet in the fellowship hall classroom and will begin with a study on the prayers of Jesus.

 

All Church Potluck – Sunday, September 18th  Mark your calendars now and plan to join us in the fellowship hall following Sunday School and Bible Study. Please bring your favorite potluck main dish, and a salad, vegetable or dessert, enough to feed eight people. There will be a short business meeting afterwards.


Ladies you are Invited to A Baby Shower for Erica (Burton) Chan

Please join us in the fireside room at MFC on Thursday, September 15th at 7 p.m. Erica and Phil are registered at Target and if you haven’t heard they are expecting a bouncing baby boy, due in November!  Be sure to RSVP by circling “J” on the back of your Response and Information sheet in Sunday’s bulletin.

 

Ladies Groups Resume Meeting in September

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 those people to whom they minister.  This year’s theme is “God’s Global Network.” All ladies are welcome to join us at MFC on Thursday, September 15th, at 10 a.m.  A buffet luncheon will follow the meeting.

Ladies Fellowship Group will have their first fall meeting Tuesday, September 20th at 7 p.m. at the home of Patsy Burton. This group plans many of the “all church” fellowship functions. All ladies are warmly invited and welcome to join us for sharing & caring fellowship.

Friends Women Fall Retreat at Twin Rocks Camp

September 30 – October 2 – Women Truly Transformed

Register by Sept. 18 and save $10. Cost is $138. Brochures are on the usher’s table in the foyer. If you’d like to go and need transportation contact Nadine Brood by September 15th.

Each year the retreat holds a silent auction, this year, our FWMF group is planning to send a kitchen themed basket featuring one of our “Recipes from the Heart” cookbooks. If you would like to contribute a fun kitchen item please let Judy Fields or Phebe McManama know by Sept. 15th.   Money raised from the auction will go to help purchase new linens and decorations for the Twin Rocks dining hall.