Sunday, April 16, 2017

2017-4-16 English Ministry News and Notes

 *Happy Joyous Easter!  We welcome each and every person to worship this morning and are glad that you are here. If you are new to the community, we invite you to connect with us by filling out the white "Welcome" card in the pews. May the mystery and promise of Easter bless you today and the weeks to come.

*Great Thanks to all of our wonderful Easter Party volunteers - your presence, effort, and welcome made it possible to host the families of Homework Club!

*Kumi Benefit Ride/Walk II, Apr. 29th - We celebrate the amazing generosity that has enabled us to be in arms reach of our $40,000 fundraising goal!  Thank you and praise be!  It's not too late to join the fun or pitch in.  Please connect with Jane or Becky.

*Fifth Sunday Working Worship is Around the Corner, Apr. 30th - We'll gather to deepen our sense of God's call to worship in service to the world.  Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. and will include praise, prayer, a brief message, and then getting busy cleaning up our neighborhood!

*AO Circuit Holy Land Pilgrimage is Set to Depart - Nine members of our congregation plus pastor and family will head for Palestine/Israel on May 1st - 12th.  Please pray for their final preparations and the leading of the Spirit all throughout the way.

*We welcome new custodian, Bonnie Pan, to the CCUMC Community.  We give huge thanks for the great work and loving commitment of Wendy Wong.  Please pray for Wendy as she seeks a great fitting job!