POTLUCK AFTER CHURCH
Next Sunday, April 19, there will be a Potluck after church. Please bring a dish to share and enjoy the fellowship that follows the morning worship (where Arlene Leonard will be ordained).
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS SCHEDULE
The “The Quest for Practical Spirituality” Adult Sunday School Class series will resume on April 19 with the following schedule.
April 19, “Success, Failure and Your Life Energy,” discussion led by Paul Bennetts.
April 26, “Religion vs. Spirituality,” discussion led by Jane Landrum. This session will wrap up the “Quest for Practical Spirituality” series.
Starting May 3, the Adult Sunday School class will begin studying Mark Scherer’s “The Journey of a People: The Era of Reorganization, 1844 to 1946.”
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:00-8:30 PM – Mission Bells rehearsal in Church Sanctuary.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:30-7:30 PM – Saints’ Chorale rehearsal.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:40 PM – The Prayer Circle meets in the quiet of the Church Library.
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 9:00 AM – Breakfast (Karen & Larry Birkby), join the informal conversations in the Fellowship Hall.
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 10:30 AM –Jack Cave will speak on the theme “Hope Is Fulfilled” with Nadine Bennetts presiding. Nadine will also serve as worship planner. The Mission Bells will provide the ministry of music.
YOUTH CAMP REGISTRATIONS AND REUNIONS
The Youth Camp registration forms and booklets are on the table in the Fellowship Hall next to the Bulletin Board. All forms are due on May 1. Also, Reunion Registration Forms are on the table as well.
MISSION ROAD WORSHIP SERVICE PODCASTS
Our congregational worship service podcasts are hosted online at https://copy.com/ej21J9e1xKOCiJwX
Recently added podcasts include:
Good Friday Service presented on April 3, 2015, filename 20150403-GoodFriday.mp3
Gary Logan (Easter) message presented on April 5, 2015, filename 20150405-GLogan.mp3
Jerry Rushfelt message presented on April 12, 2015, filename 20150412-GRushfelt.mp3
The beginning numbers of each filename indicate the Sunday of the podcast. The first 4 digits represent the year, the next two digits indicate the month and last two digits represent the day of the month. In most cases, the date is followed by a dash and then the first initial and last name of the speaker.
Podcasts from previous years are located in folders corresponding to the year (2005, 2006, 2007, and so on). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Plans are in the works for Vacation Bible School (VBS) in July 2015. The exact date is not finalized. Please talk to Karen Birkby if you are interested in assisting with VBS in any capacity.
NEXT ALL GOOD BOOKS CLUB MEETING
The next meeting of the All Good Books group will meet in the Church Library on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM to meet Dr. William Reed and discuss his book "The Pulse of Hope: A Surgeon’s Memoirs from Poverty to Prosperity."
"The Pulse of Hope" is available at Rainy Day Books but does not seem to be available in local libraries or on Amazon.
If you want to read or hear more information on "The Pulse of Hope" check out the radio interview with Dr. Reed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ke4FHmnD-2c or visit his website at http://www.thepulseofhope.com/. There’s also a YouTube video about Dr. Reed and his life at https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=184&v=pzGnJq8DAwU
We hope you can join us in May for "The Pulse of Hope" discussion and visit by Dr. Reed.