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Posted by Rita at 2:23 pm on September 19, 2014

First Sunday Welcome Lunch – The Ambassadors and Neighbors classes invite visitors and new members who have placed membership since October 2013 to be their guests for lunch in the Dining Hall of the Fellowship Center Sunday, October 5, immediately following the 10:45am worship service.

Reminder, the special informational meeting for the Wrapped in Love Ministry is this Sunday, September 21, from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in the Fellowship Center.  Lunch will be provided. Extra food has been ordered; even if you did not make a reservation and would like to attend, please come. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday Night Diner – September 24, 5:00pm – 6:00pm. The White Plate special includes – Pork Chops, Sunday Company Potatoes and Green Beans, Salad, Dessert and Drink for $5. Kid-friendly menu of Chicken Nuggets or Individual Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni) or Salad is also available for $1 per item.

Piecemakers Quilting Bee – Tuesday, September 30, from 4:00pm-8:00pm, at the Christian Service Center. Bring your own supper. Experience is not necessary. If you have questions, contact Betty Curbo, Becky Roberts or Jamie Skelton.

Ladies, if you have yarn at home that you would like to donate to the Christian Service Center for homemade hats and scarfs for the CSC Christmas Store, please see one of our volunteers – Ellen Kirk, Kathy Moore, or Judy Little.

Magi Project – Remember to return the filled boxes to the table in the gym by September 28. For more information, contact Carolyn Southward at 254-897-2755.

Spanish Class Offered – Come join us for a fun Spanish class where you can “Play Your Way to Proficiency” – Saturday, September 27, 9:00am–12:00pm in Room 30 (please use the east entrance near the Parlor).  The class will be taught by Jan Vernon whose classes are “so much fun you can’t help but learn” (quote from an adult student in Midland). The class is recommended for middle school students through adults, although younger children may attend with a parent. A $5 donation (if able) is requested to cover the cost of handouts. Call the church office to register for the class. 



A Play in a Manger – Parent Meeting
Posted by Rita at 2:21 pm on September 19, 2014

A parent meeting is planned for those who have children interested in participating in  this year’s Christmas Musical. It will be in the Fellowship Center next Sunday, Sept 28, at 9:30am during the Bible class hour. This year’s musical is titled, “A Play in a Manger.”


Sunday Night Convivio
Posted by Rita at 2:20 pm on September 19, 2014

Convivio is the Spanish equivalent for ‘dinner on the ground’ – i.e. a time of fellowship that includes some food. This evening, the English-speaking worship assembly will begin at 5:00pm to join with the Spanish-speaking assembly that meets at the same hour. We will be together in the Worship Center. Carlos Bautista will preach in Spanish and his son, Jacob, will translate. Following the worship assembly, we will enjoy a meal together in the Dining Hall. Please bring a dessert to share. A few others will be bringing Mexican casseroles and all the trimmings. We will also be asking for a contribution to help fund the Hispanic Ministry for the remainder of the year.