Field Notes Weekly Newsletter
ANNOUNCEMENTS -- Sunday, August 19, 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.
Sunday, Aug. 26, we will honor our heritage with a 25th Anniversary celebration. A combined worship service honoring our Charter Members will be held at 11:00 in the Sanctuary followed by a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall. Combined Adult Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Youth Room. Jerry Leachman of Leachman Ministries in Virginia is guest speaker. Plan to attend — sign up for the luncheon now by email or call the church office at 244-1385. No charge for the luncheon.
Volunteers are needed in various areas of service from Communion stewards to food service assistance, leading Children’s Church to watering flowers. If you would serve in one of these areas, please contact Paula Mathis, 652-3063 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesdays at THE WELL
Resumes Sept. 5 with supper at 5:00 p.m. and Bible studies for all ages, choir and praise team rehearsals, and Prayer Growth Group at 6:00 p.m. Suppers will be catered by Sherri Tate, Daughter by Design, by reservation, and cost is $6 adults/$3 children 10 and under/$20 family max. For weekly or standing reservations, call 244-1385 or watch for email.
City Bible Study
Begins Tuesday, Sept. 4, 9:45 a.m., in the Youth Room to study Engaging God’s Word: Esther & Ruth. Books are available on amazon.com. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or email@example.com.
The Mom Connection
Join other moms for breakfast, encouragement, and great speakers, Saturdays, Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, and Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m. Nursery provided. Cost for breakfast: $5 per person. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall semester for the Birmingham Theological Seminary is Sept. 4-Dec. 14, with Montgomery Campus classes meeting at Young Meadows and Trinity Presbyterian. To register and check class schedules, contact birminghamseminary.org.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast
Meets Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6:45 a.m., in the Conference Room. Come for food, fellowship, and prayer. Contact Kirby Smith, 324-4655 or email@example.com.
Boston Butt Sale for United Appeal
It’s that time of year again! Order your Boston Butts and support the United Appeal Fund — the mercy ministry of Young Meadows. Boston butts are $35 each and deadline to order is Sunday, Sept. 23. Pick up on Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the church. To reserve your Boston butts, contact the church office at 244-1385 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch for the email to sign up.
Fellowship of Loving Disciples
Combined Youth Sunday School
Power and Practice of Studying the Bible
Begin Wednesday, Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Caring for One Another: 8 Ways to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships
Adam Coppock, 318-3562 or email@example.com
Children’s & Youth Choirs/Handbells
Children and youth grades 5-12 who are interested in playing in the youth handbell choir should sign up on Michael Wutzke’s door or call him by Aug. 31. Contact Michael Wutzke, 244-1385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Heritage Girls
for girls age 5-18 returns Thursdays with an Open House, Aug. 16, 6:00 p.m., in the Youth Room. American Heritage Girls is the “premier character development organization for girls age 5-18 that embraces Christian values and family involvement.” Contact Kristin Skinner, (757) 450-0368 or email@example.com.
Growth Groups/Discipleship Groups
Men’s Discipleship Groups
- Tuesdays — 6:45 a.m., Matt Bennett’s office, 4270 Carmichael Road; contact 202-1437; resumes Sept. 4.
- Wednesdays — 6:45 a.m., John Bennett’s office, 4270 Carmichael Road; contact 272-3776. Resumes Sept. 19.
- Wednesdays — 3:30 p.m. at the home of Lin Allen, 7924 Lakeridge Drive; contact Paul Johnson, 399-4251; continuing.
- Thursdays — Noon Men’s Bible Study meets at the church; lunch $5; contact Guerry Edwards, 514-0090; continuing.
- Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. — Boykins GG, 8727 Lydia Lane; contact Ethel Boykin, 395-5949; resumes Sept. 18.
- Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. — Williams GG, 7024 Mid Pines Dr.; contact Mike Jones, 301-0104; resumes Sept. 4.
- Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. — College GG, 8701 Wible Ct.; contact Jay Joye, 652-1316; resumes Sept. 4.
- Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. — Prayer GG at the church; contact Kirby Smith,324-4655; resumes Sept. 4.
- Thursdays — 6:30 p.m., Growth Group, Linda Steele’s, 5649 Woodside Circle; contact Trip Etheridge, 279-9038; resumes Sept. 6.
- Thursdays — 7:30 p.m., Young Marrieds/Professionals GG, 819 Felder Ave.; contact Hart Johnson, 306-2937; resumes Sept. 6.
Sanctuary flowers are needed for upcoming Sundays. Please call the church office at 244-1285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org of a date you would provide flowers. We also are in need of medium-sized vases if you have extras.
Drew Evelyn Russell
August 9, 2018
Daughter of Jordan and Anna Russell
Granddaughter of John and Wendy Marshall
Davis Richard O’Barr and Sara Lee McKenzie Fortune
August 12, 2018
Word & Worship
Monday, August 20, 6:00 p.m.
DEACON OF THE DAY
Aug. 19 — Matt Clower
Aug. 26 — Keith Higginbotham
DEACON OF THE WEEK
Aug. 20-26 — Keith Higginbotham
Aug. 27-Sept. 2 — Dave Covalli/Michael Nunn
Aug. 19 — Jake & Hunter Shepherd, Becky Shepherd
Aug. 26 — Craig & Sophy Shore, Jeremy & Katie Short
Young Meadows This Week
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
8:15 a.m. Traditional Worship Service
8:30 a.m. Praise Band Rehearsal
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Fellowship
11:00 a.m. Bridge Worship Service
11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service
2:30 p.m. Visitation for John Capell
3:30 p.m. Memorial Service for John Capell
MONDAY, AUGUST 20
6:00 p.m. Word & Worship Council
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22
9:30 a.m. Mexican Dominoes
3:00 p.m. Lin Allen’s DG
6:00 p.m. Choir Rehearsal
6:00 p.m. Praise Team Rehearsal
6:00 p.m. Diaconate Set-Up Team/25th Anniversary Celebration
6:00 p.m. F.O.L.D. Connect
7:15 p.m. Bells of Praise
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
8:00 a.m. Classical Conversations
Noon Men’s Lunch & Bible Study
4:00 p.m. Oak Grove Bible Study
6:00 p.m. American Heritage Girls
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
All Day Set up for 25th Anniversary Celebration
8:00 a.m. Catalyst Debate Club
9:00 a.m. Staff Retreat
9:30 a.m. KinderMusik
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
All Day Set up for 25th Anniversary Celebration
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Bridge Service (11:00 a.m.) — Every Sunday
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