Michael’s Missives for August 28, 2019

First Pres Community –

Enjoy these last days of August!!!  And have a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  Be sure to mark your calendars as September begins on Sunday.

TONIGHT, Bells resume at 6:30pm and Choir at 7:30pm.  New participants are always welcome.  Spirit Bells practice Mondays at 9:15am.

THIS SUNDAY, Communion will be celebrated at both the 9am and 11am Worship services.  The sermon will be “Ya’ll Come!”.  During the 10am Faith and Fellowship Time, an adult summer class downstairs will be led by Carol Phillips.  Nursery care is provided all morning.

Saturday, September 7, Women’s Breakfast at 8:30am.  All ladies welcome.

Also, Saturday, September 7, Men’s Group Annual Fish Fry at the Beavers.  Bring a salad/dessert. All are invited.  Rsvp with the Beavers asap.

In addition on September 7, the Eating Out Group will dine. Contact Lucy Daily if interested.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th is KICK-OFF SUNDAY!  Choir returns at the 11am service.  Between the services, during the 10am Faith and Fellowship hour, there will be games for kids inside and outside…and an opportunity for all to meet their Sunday School teachers and to see their classrooms.  At 12, the Chiefs season opener will be on in our Fellowship Hall as we enjoy a Tailgate Potluck Luncheon with a Chicken Wing Contest.  Sign-ups in the Narthex.  It should be a “wing ding” of a day!

Monday, September 9, Dinner for Eight, gathering at the Stefanellis, 5:30pm.  Contact Donna Haines to sign up or for more information.

Thursday, September 12, Keenagers to Shatto Dairy Farm.  Sign up in Narthex.

Sunday, September 15, Church School classes begin, 10-10:40am.

Looking ahead, LOGOS and Youth Group resume Wednesday, October 2, 5:30-7:30pm.

Lastly, be sure to sign up for our Rise Against Hunger event in the Narthex.

If you aren’t laboring, I look forward to seeing you this Sunday!

In the faith, hope, and love of Jesus –

Your pastor and friend  Michael