Sunday, September 24, 2017

2017-9-24 English Ministry News and Notes

 *Enormous Thanks for a wonderful 8th Annual Kumi Benefit Dinner (KBD)!  Thanks be to God for all hands, all hearts, and overflowing generosity.

*Prayer Invite -  Please pray for Aeri as she continues to settle in and for her health.  Please pray for Brenda Nyadoi, sponsored KCVS orphan, who is sick with malaria and her younger sister, Levenda, who is in fragile health due to AIDS.
*Celebrating Covenant Relationships Today - We welcome special guest preacher: Howard Parker,  Cal-Nev Conference Secretary of Global Ministries. In this role, Howard connects UMC missionaries to local churches.  He became involved in this aspect of church service when his daughter, Katherine, was commissioned as a missionary in 2008.  She now serves in Nepal after 5 years in Cambodia working with Joseph and Marilyn Chan.  Please note: We will be taking a special offering for our covenant relationships today!
*Adventures in Faith Ministry Kicks Off - AiF begins a new ministry year in October committed to scattering seeds of God’s love and nurturing those seeds with intentional relationship.  AiF is held every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, from 2:15 - 4:45 p.m.  Please connect with P. Emily to get involved.
*World Communion Picnic Sunday, Oct. 1st - We're headed out to creation once again to celebrate our awesome God that connects us in community with brothers and sisters from around the world.  Today’s the last day to sign up! We are collecting $10 donation for lunch (no one turned away for lack of funds!)  See below for directions.
*Pitch In! We will hold our Fall all church clean up day on Saturday, Oct. 7th, 9:30 - 12:30 p.m. with a light lunch afterwards.  We will clean, organize, and fix!  Your presence and participation is important!  Please sign up today.