Field Notes Weekly Newsletter
ANNOUNCEMENTS -- Sunday, April 22, 2018
We Welcome Our Guests
To Young Meadows, and invite you to visit our Welcome Center located in the hallway between the Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall. If you would like to know more about the life of Young Meadows Church, our hospitality volunteers will assist you with information and take you to worship services and Sunday school classes.
Shepherding Group Gatherings
Continue today and next Sunday, 9:30 a.m. (in lieu of regular adult Sunday school), to offer fellowship with your Shepherds and the groups they oversee. Join your Shepherding Group for these weekly informational and fellowship gatherings. Contact Kirby Smith, 324-4655 or ksmith@ ympca.org.
Group 1 — Boykin/Jones -- Room 208 (Lamp Post SS Class)
Group 2 — Duggar/Markwell -- Youth Room
Group 3 — Carver/Schaupp -- Sanctuary
Group 4 — Brown/Johnson -- Room 211 (Ladies Short-Term Class)
Group 5 — Scott/Shamburger -- Room 210 (Cross Trainers Class)
Men’s Clay Shoot
Sign up TODAY! Join the men for a morning of clay shooting followed by lunch Saturday, April 28, 8:30 a.m., at the Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club, 4758 Lower Wetumpka Road; $10 per person. Bring your son(s); bring your own gun or rent one from the club. Lunch provided, but reservations needed. See online sign-up sent by email and today’s insert. Deadline: Tuesday, April 24.
Women’s Prayer Breakfast
Join us Saturday, April 28, 8:00 a.m., in the conference room to pray for our families, church, community, and world. Help create prayer warriors to meet monthly for prayer. All women and teenage girls are encouraged to participate. Contact Nancy Burtron, 213-3698 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will meet Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Prattville. Contact Jim Simoneau, 399-1733 or email@example.com.
Sunday, May 6, 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School — 9:30 a.m.
Trip to Israel
The informational meeting for a proposed trip to Israel in 2019 has been postponed. We will reschedule this meeting again soon so keep posted. Contact Kirby Smith, 324-4655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Member Serving
Kicks off Sunday, April 29. Plan to serve our congregation, our community, and our Lord in various ministries of the church. Prayerfully commit to serve Young Meadows through your prayers, your presence, your gifts, and your service!
Be a volunteer for the Miracle League and help children and adults with disabilities play baseball, Friday nights at Ray Thorington Park, 6:00 p.m. Contact Jay Joye, 652-1316 or email@example.com.
RTF Children’s Art Auction
Bid on children’s art work during its annual art auction, Sunday-Sunday, May 6-13, in the Children’s Hallway. Your purchase helps provide a scholarship for a Hope Heals camper and/or volunteer. Rooftop Friends Disabilities Ministry provides support and an annual camp for families with disabilities.
Hope Heals Camps
Our Rooftop Friends Disabilities Ministry will again support Hope Heals Camps, June 18-22 at Camp ASCCA and June 25-29 at Camp McDowell. If you would like to serve as a Compassionate Companion volunteer, visit the web site at hopeheals.com/camp.
Foster Care Bags
Are needed for foster children to transport their belongings with dignity. Bags are $4 for one, $20 for five bags. If you will help provide funds for these bags, please leave a check payable to Young Meadows with “Foster Bags” in the Memo line in the offering plate or on the Reception Desk. Contact Sophy Shore at (678) 836-6362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship of Loving Disciples
*Sunday School — 9:30-10:25 a.m. in the Youth Room.
*F.O.L.D. Connect — Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m., in the Youth Room.
Summer RYM Dates
Panama City, Florida
Junior Highs: June 25-29, $375/person
Senior Highs: July 9-14, $400/person
$150 deposit due May 1
Contact Adam Coppock, 318-3562 or email@example.com.
Sports Camp 2018
Youth and adult volunteers are needed for Sports Camp 2018 — Monday-Friday, June 4-8, 9 a.m.-Noon, at the church. Help in various areas — activities, teach, lead a group, or provide and serve snacks. Contact Kim Tormey, (910) 333-4982 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memory work will be checked next Sunday, April 29, 10:15 a.m., in the Children’s Hallway. Bring your books! Checkers are Sherry Nunn and Peggy Parker.
Mark Your Calendars
Children’s Art Auction for Rooftop Friends
May 6-13, Children’s Hallway; Bid on children’s artwork and support Hope Heals campers
Friday, May 4-Saturday, May 5, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m.; Tormeys’ Camp Meriwether, 160 Meriwether Trail, Pike Road
Friday, June 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Youth Room
Big Daddy’s BBQ & Biscuits Baseball
Saturday, June 2, 5:30 p.m., BBQ at Old Alabama Town Park
7:05 p.m., Biscuits Game, Riverwalk Stadium
Contact for any of these events: Kim Tormey, children’s director, (910) 333-4982 or email@example.com.
John Drew Marshall III
April 4, 2018
Son of Lauren & John Marshall Jr.
Grandson of John & Wendy Marshall
Officer Candidates Exams -- Sunday, April 29, 3:00 p.m.
Shepherding Council -- Monday, May 7, 5:30 p.m.
Diaconate Meeting -- Wednesday, May 9, 7:00 p.m.
Session Meeting -- Monday, May 14, 6:00 p.m.
DEACON OF THE DAY
April 22 — Doug Fuhrman
April 29 — Matt Bennett
DEACON OF THE WEEK
April 23-29 — Matt Bennett
April 30-May 6 — Paul Cobb
April 22 — Wally & Paula Hester, Keith & Tiffany Higginbotham
April 29 — Ray & Deana Hodge, Ron & Jennifer Holtsford