Field Notes Weekly Newsletter
ANNOUNCEMENTS -- FEBRUARY 18, 2018
We Welcome Our Guests
To Young Meadows, and invite you to visit our Welcome Center located outside the Sanctuary. 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.
These young people listed below have successfully completed the requirements for confirmation as Communing Members of Young Meadows Presbyterian Church and will be presented this Sunday during our combined worship:
Brady James Bennett
Garrison Jones Gulledge
Mallory Rose Gulledge
Macy Bennett Herring
Benjamin Porter Johnson
Daniel Lewis Skinner
Nathaniel Harvey Skinner
William McFall Waddell IV
Combined Worship & Luncheon
TODAY, in the Sanctuary. Stephen Spanjer, one of our supported missionaries, will preach. He is working to plant a reformed and bilingual church in Germany. A luncheon will follow in the fellowship hall: $5-Adults, $3-children (10 and younger), $20-family max.
Baby Bottles Funds
The Baby Bottle Boomerang fundraiser ends TODAY. Leave a gift in a baby bottle at the display table to support First Choice Women’s Medical Center.
Packaged with Prayer
Bags of outfits for the women served by the Family Sunshine Center are due TODAY. Leave your completed bags in Room 102 in the size-appropriate box. Contact Ethel Boykin, 799-9722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehearsals begin Wednesday, Feb. 21, for anyone who would like to sing in the Easter Choir. We will be preparing for both the Tenebrae Service and Easter. Join us! For information contact Michael Wutzke, 244-1385 or email@example.com.
TODAY is the last day to accept officer nominations for the 2018-19 church year. Nominations forms are available on tables in the narthex, reception desk, and Bridge table. Completed forms may be left on the Reception Desk or offering plate.
Help provide Child Evangelism Fellowship programs at Garrett Elementary School on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. Contact Jim Simoneau, firstname.lastname@example.org or 244-1385.
You are invited to celebrate Black History Feast at 2Cities Church, 162 Lee Street, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 11:00 a.m., when James Meredith, the first African American to attend Ole Miss, speaks about his experiences and his faith. A luncheon is provided following the service. Contact Rev. James Williams, (774) 437-1833.
Saturday, March 3, 8:00-10:00 a.m., Applebee’s at Taylor Road, to raise funds for the Haiti Mission trip set for March 9-13. Come for breakfast and support our missions team. Tickets are $5 per person, and can be purchased in the church office or from Jay Joye and members of the Outreach Council. Contact Jay Joye, email@example.com or 244-1385.
Kelley Allen, our administrative assistant, has announced her resignation effective Feb. 28. She has been an exceptional assistant, and we are grateful for her service. Now we are seeking a new administrative assistant for 20 hours/week. If you — or someone you know — might be interested, please contact Paula Mathis, 244-1385 or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
A revised list of Shepherding Groups has been posted in the church office, sent out by email, and lists are available around the church. If your name is not listed, call the church office at 244-1385 or email kallen@ ympca.org.
Wednesdays @ THE WELL
4:30 p.m. -- Children’s Choir & Hand Bells
5:00 p.m. -- Youth Choir
5:00 p.m. -- Supper — Reservations Needed (244-1385 or email@example.com)
6:00 p.m. -- Age-Level Programs: Adults, Youth & Children
6:00 p.m. -- Prayer GG
6:00 p.m. -- Sanctuary Choir
7:15 p.m. -- Bells of Praise Rehearsal
Men’s Bible Study -- Engaging God’s Word: 1 & 2 Peter -- $10 per book
Women’s Bible Study -- A Living Hope in Christ — $13 per book
Women’s Parenting Class -- Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles that Can Radically Change Your Family
by Paul Tripp; Contact Deana Hodge, 549-6222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship of Loving Disciples
*Sunday School — 9:30-10:25 a.m. in the Youth Room. Senior High class is studying Respectable Sins. Junior High class, New City Catechism.
*F.O.L.D. Connect — 6:00 p.m., in the Youth Room.
Summer RYM Dates
Panama City Florida
Jr. High: June 25-29, $375/person
Sr. High: July 9-14, $400/person
$50 deposit due ASAP
Contact Adam Coppock, 318-3562 or email@example.com.
Help us prevent the spread of the flu and other seasonal illnesses among our children and older members. Please take every precaution if your child is ill or may be coming down with something. If your child is sick, please keep them home from church until they have improved for 48 hours or have been on antibiotics for that long. Questions: Kim Tormey, (920) 333-4982 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 2, 5:00 p.m., in the Youth Room. A light supper will be provided for the children. Reservations needed — watch for email. Contact Kim Tormey, (910) 333-4982 or email@example.com.
Word and Worship -- Monday, February 19, 6:00 p.m.
Diaconate Meeting -- Wednesday, February 21,7:00 p.m.
DEACON OF THE DAY
Feb. 18 — Doug Fuhrman
Feb. 25 — Keith Higginbotham
DEACON OF THE WEEK
Feb. 19-25 — Keith Higginbotham
Feb. 26-March 4 — Dave Covalli/Michael Nunn
Feb. 18 — Bert & Jennifer English; Trip & Karen Etheridge
Feb. 25 — Miles & Jennifer Faggert; Charles & Nancy Frazier
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER
Hot Dogs on the Grill
Church Offices Closed
Monday, February 19 — President’s Day
Young Meadows This Week
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Fellowship
11:00 a.m. Combined Worship Service
12:15 p.m. Fellowship Luncheon
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 -- Church Offices Closed
5:30 p.m. Birmingham Seminary
6:00 p.m. Word and Worship Council
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
6:45 a.m. Matt Bennett’s DG
9:30 a.m. City Bible Study
4:00 p.m. CEF/Blount School
5:30 p.m. Birmingham Seminary
6:00 p.m. Boykins GG
6:00 p.m. Williams GG
7:45 p.m. College DG
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
6:45 a.m. John Bennett’s DG
9:30 a.m. Mexican Dominoes
3:00 p.m. Lin Allen’s DG
4:00 p.m. CEF/Garrett School
4:30 p.m. Grace Notes
4:30 p.m. Hallelujah Ringers
5:00 p.m. Youth Choir
5:00 p.m. Supper
6:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir
6:00 p.m. Prayer Growth GG
6:00 p.m. F.O.L.D. Connect
6:00 p.m. Children’s Lessons
6:00 p.m. Adult Bible Studies
6:00 p.m. Praise Band Rehearsal
7:00 p.m. Diaconate Meeting
7:15 p.m. Bells of Praise
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22
8:00 a.m. Classical Conversations
12:00 p.m. Men’s Bible Study Lunch
4:00 p.m. Oak Grove Bible Study
5:30 p.m. Birmingham Seminary
6:30 p.m. American Heritage Girls
6:30 p.m. Etheridge GG
7:30 p.m. Young Prof/Married GG
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
8:00 a.m. Catalyst Debate Club
7:00 p.m. F.O.L.D. Game Night
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
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Bridge Service (11:00 a.m.) — Every Sunday
Traditional services (8:15 & 11:00 a.m.) — 2nd Sunday each month.