April 20, 2014

Elder of the Month: Chuck Carneal

Fellowship Deacon: Kathy Menk

Projectionist: Jimbo Woodall     Sound Technician: Marvin King


8:00am     Worship Service in the Historic Chapel          

9:00am     Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall, hosted by the Deacons. Everyone is  invited and welcome. There is no cost for breakfast.           

10:00am  Worship in the Sanctuary

11:00am   Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds; all children of all ages please join us.

      The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be served by intinction at both the 8:00 and 10:00 am services today. All are welcome to partake who have been baptized.  Please take a piece of bread, dip it in the juice, and immediately partake.         

      One Great Hour of Sharing special offering will be collected. An envelope is provided in your bulletin.

      Thank you to all who provided the Easter lilies. You may take them home with you after this service.


Mon, April 21 – Pastor Keith and Pate begin their fund-raising bike ride for the  Presbyterian Home for Children. They plan to back in Gulf Shores on Friday. Please continue to support them with your prayers and donations. Donations of any size can be earmarked for “Bike Ride” and can be made payable to the Swift Church. Donations can be made online at Click “online donations” under “apply gift to” highlight “Bike ride for children”.

Mon, April 21 – Session will meet at 6:30pm in the Andy Lay room

Tues, April 22 – GriefShare meets at 6:00 – 8:00pm in the annex

Wed, April 23 – Food Pantry; volunteers are Georgette and Marcia

Wed, April 23 – Women’s Bible Study will begin a 6-week study of Hosea: 10:00-11:30am in the Annex. This is a non-denominational group that  meets at Swift Church. All women are invited and welcome.

Wed, April 23 – Neither choir will meet; Lisa will be with Keith and Pate.

Calling All Cooks!

            Swift Cookbook is coming!  If you have a favorite casserole, a recipe that your mother used to make or an awesome rib rub to share, give it to Susan Pichoff ( or drop them in the box at the back of the sanctuary or chapel. 


Sun, April 27 – Next week we will collect our 2-cents-a-Meal offering, which will go to Living Waters of the World.

Sun, April 27 – Deacons will meet in the Fellowship Hall, 5:00-7:00pm

Wed, April 30 – Kids’ Club – all kids, Kindergarten and up, are invited to join us for dinner, games, and devotional: 5:30 – 7:00pm.

Thurs, May 1 – National Day of Prayer

Sat, May 3 – Relay for Life at Foley Heritage Park; 10:00am – 10:00pm

Sun, May 4 – Good Grill Charlie Brown! Join us on Sunday, May 4th for a  grill out at Swift after the 10am service. We’ll have hamburgers, hot dogs, and sides. If you could help round out the meal with a yummy dessert, please contact Susan Pichoff ( Hope to see you!


“From Dark to Sight”

Focusing on the Emmaus Road story in Luke 24

            The Living Murals, on display, help us visualize the spiritual development of the characters in Luke 24. Each Sunday the murals have changed to reflect the movement along the Emmaus Road. On the Day of Resurrection rays of light will radiate from the tomb and we will add the word “Salvation."


      On May 3, 2014, 9:00am – 2:00pm, Foley First PW is planning a special event entitled “Study of Essential Oil for the Body and Soul”. Dee Kosa, PCUSA Certified Christian Educator and Martha Yost, Corporate Chief of Sysco Jackson, LLC, will be the distinguished guest speakers. Lunch will be catered by Harriet Sims. Registration is $20; RSVP by Wednesday, April 23, to Kathy Young, 943-6043 or Connie Teague, 979-7130.


Sunday, May 4, 2014 @ 1:00pm.

      First Presbyterian Church of Foley will host the 5th Annual Fred Vosloh Memorial Golf Tournament at GlenLakes Golf Course. Check-in at the clubhouse is 12:00-12:45pm. Format is a 4-person scramble on the Lakes/Vista. Cost is $60/person; $240/team. Registration forms are available in the back of both churches. For more information, you may call Ivan Jones, 943-1323 or Ron Arrington, 423-280-7109.


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