e-newsletter  //  September 4, 2014


There's something for everyone on Wednesday evenings this fall! Check out our full list of programming.

Church Picnic This Sunday!

Sunday, September 7, after 11 am service

This Sunday, bring your favorite dish or picnic food and hang out with your church family at a backyard picnic! Plates, utensils and drinks will be provided, as well as snow cones, cotton candy, inflatables for the kids, and face painting. If baking is your thing, be sure to enter the best dessert contest also!

Are you in a small group or Sunday school class? This is your chance to sit together, promote your ministry and compete for the best tailgate food and decor. Prizes will be awarded!

Vote on Deacons/Elder This Sunday
At the end of each service this Sunday, we will have a brief meeting to affirm new leaders stepping up to serve. These include Stan DuBose as a new elder and these that are recommended as deacons: Dave Little, Pam Giese, Mark Jenkins, Maggie Gray, Scott Williams, Tracy Williams, Kitty Streiler, Scott Sandow, Derek Duncan, Eric Wynne, Shawn Eaker, Joy Taylor, Mike Heath, Lorie Seppelt, Rob Williams, Crys Newsom, Mike Schaefer, Michelle Schaefer, and Joshua Post.
Food Drive Competition

Students in UP Kids and FC Students are competing in a food drive competition to collect 3,000 food items for this year's NOEL Project. The grade grouping that collects the most cans will get an awesome party! The teams are as follows: early childhood (birth - kindergarten), 1st & 2nd grade, 3rd & 4th grade, 5th & 6th grade, 7th & 8th grade, 9th & 10th grade and 11th & 12th grade! Students can drop food items in their team boxes at the southeast KidPoint, the Student Center or outside their worship rooms!  

 

Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 10, 4-8 pm

Bring yourself, a friend or family member and your photo ID. To schedule an appointment, contact Pam at pamakihiro@cmfmissionary.org. Walk-ins are also welcome. 

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

As a mom, it was hard enough bringing your baby into the world. But now its gone and turned your world upside down! This phase of life is a turbulent time for both you and your child. So while you are pouring yourself into the development of your child, let us pour encouragement, insight and confidence into you!   

Daytime MOPS meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 9:30-11:15am (starting Sept. 9). While moms are at the meeting, their little ones are being cared for in a loving environment called MOPPETS. In MOPPETS, children are divided into age-appropriate groups and enjoy stories, games and other activities. Kids may be checked in at 9:15 am. Evening MOPS meets each Wednesday evening from 7-8pm. While moms are at the meeting, their children are being cared for in the nursery or attending JAM Choir (ages 2 and up), where they do crafts, play games and practice for the Christmas program in December. Children can be dropped off at 6:45 pm.

New Bible Studies

Women's Bible Study

The Patriarchs - Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob by Beth Moore

LAMBS (Ladies' AM Bible Study), Thursdays, 9:30 AM in Room 105, Starting Thursday, September 11

Women's NightLight Bible Study, Tuesdays, 6:30 PM in Room 105, Starting Tuesday, September 9

Get to know the individuals and families God used to birth His redemptive plan. This is perfect for someone thinking about their first Bible study or someone who has been in a Bible study several times. Sign up at Connecting Point. Books are $16. For more information, contact Pam Vogel at 314-657-5855.

 

Co-ed Precept Upon Precept Bible Study

Ruth: Kinsman Redeemer

Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 105, September 4 - September 25
 
How does the book of Ruth point to a day of redemption? There is much more than a love story between Ruth and Boaz here. Workbook: $8.50. It's not too late to join! Email Jeanne at montco1@sbcglobal.net for more information.

STATS
August 10, 2014Worship: 1138
Missions Offering: $2,127
Total Offering: $30,991 
Decisions for Christ:
Samara Wheeler*, Wyatt Wheeler*
* Baptized into Christ

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