Sunday, August 20, 2017

2017-8-20 English Ministry News and Notes

 *Celebrating Adventures in Faith - we give great thanks to God for blessing us with the ministry of AiF and for each volunteer, each staff member, and each student that comes to us.  Let us pray intentionally for God to work with us and through us in growing this ministry to “make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”
*The HomeWork Club will be starting a new school year Monday!  Write a blessing for a HomeWork Club student!  Red Hearts will be passed out during service and you can place your blessing in the offering plate or give to Donna.
*Street Fest Outreach Sunday, Aug. 27th - Joint worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a time of preparation and organizing for opening wide our doors to the children in the Homework Club and community.  This is an all hands on deck ministry opportunity.  Please sign up to pitch in today.
*Please Note: Pastor Emily will be on vacation from Monday, 8.21 - Sunday, 8.27.  She returns to the office on Aug. 29th.  Pastor Meina will be away at a Residents in Ministry retreat from Monday, 8.21 - Thursday, 8.24.  Please contact either via cell phone for pastoral emergencies.
*8th Annual Kumi Benefit Dinner -
- Connect with Jane to purchase your tickets or to buy a table...today!
- Silent Auction Items are needed!  Please connect with Peggy if you have new, desirable goods, gift cards or services to donate. 
-Next Planning Mtg: Sept. 3rd @ 12:45 p.m.

*Sending Ben & Aeri Off - We will hear from and lift up Ben & Aeri on Sunday, Sept. 3rd before Aeri departs for their mission year in Uganda (Ben will leave later, likely beginning of Nov.)  Worship will be followed by a fellowship potluck—please bring a main dish or veggie side/salad to share!