|| Sunday announcements
March 1 • 2020
First Sunday in Lent
Elder of the month: Tracy Akins
Greeters: Sue Ann Lay, Lynda Walden
Acolyte: ZoeyLynn Barnwell
Time with the children: Cathy Rogers
Children’s church: None today
Nursery: Jane King, Carlie Sims
Prayer/scripture reader: Tracy Akins
Sound technicians: Marvin King, Al Sprouse
Projectionist: Devery Thomas
Worship elder: Greg McNair
“Jesus Sees Physical Need”
— Elder Philip Melton
■ Thanks to Elder Philip Melton for preaching today in the absence of Pastor Keith and Pastor Jody Beth, who are ill. Phil often preaches at other Presbyterian churches in the area.
■ The Lord’s Supper is not being served today.
■ Prayer tree ribbons are available to tie on the tree, commemorating each person’s prayer.
■ Food pantry collection day
■ Printed newsletters and copies of Our Daily Bread are available in the back of the church.
— 8 a.m. —
►Worship service in the historic chapel
— 9 —
■ Christian education for all ages:
• Children in room 3 in the annex.
Topic: Bibe stories for children. Led by Kathy Menk.
• Youth in room 4 in the annex.
Topic: “It’s Not What You Think.” Led by Tara Morrow.
• Younger adults in the chapel.
Topic: “Anxious for Nothing.” Led by Andrew King.
• Adults in room 2 in the annex.
Topic: New Testament. Led by Cheryl Jensen.
• Adults in fellowship hall. “Snacks With Susan and Daryl.”
Topic: “God’s Messy Family.” Led by Susan and Daryl Pichoff.
— 9 —
■ Chancel choir rehearsal in the music room
— 10 —
►Worship service in the sanctuary
• Hearing assistance devices are available in the back.
Please see a greeter.
• After “Time with the children,” those in preschool
and younger may go to the nursery.
Those in grades K–4 may go to children’s church.
— 11:15 —
■ Fellowship time — Please join us in the fellowship hall
for refreshments and to visit with church family and guests.
■ Flowers are provided today by Cheryl Jensen
in loving memory of her husband Rick’s birthday.
Sunday, March 1 — Music rehearsals: beginner handbells, 11:10 a.m.; Joyful Tones, 12:10 p.m.; chancel choir, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4 — Handbell choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary
Thursday, March 5 — Lenten lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (See below.)
Friday, March 6 — World Day of Prayer
Sunday, March 8 — Daylight-saving time begins — clocks will spring forward.
Sunday, March 8 — Finance committee meeting, after 10:00 worship service
Sunday, March 8 — Deacons meeting, 3:30 p.m. in room 2 in the annex
Sunday, March 8 — Music rehearsals: beginner handbells, 11:10 a.m.; Joyful Tones, 12:10 p.m.; chancel choir, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11 — Food pantry distribution, 10 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall
Wednesday, March 11 — Preschool board meeting, 12:30 p.m. in room 2 in the annex
Wednesday, March 11 — Handbell choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary
Thursday, March 12 — Lenten lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (See below.)
Wednesday, March 11 — Refuel, 6 to 8 p.m. at Pastor Keith and Lisa’s home
Sunday, March 29 — SWAG (for children in grades K–4) and GphiG (youth in grades 5–12), 4 to 6 p.m. at the church. Please contact Tracy Akins if you can help by providing a meal.
Start your season of Lent with
4 Views Leading Up to Easter.
A journey through each gospel’s account of the passion story
is available as a devotional.
Printed copies are available in the back of the church.
Daily readings will post on Facebook or you can read from the church website.
|South Baldwin ecumenical Lenten Lunches |
The 11th season of Lenten Lunches began on Feb. 27 and continues each Thursday through April 2. They are held in the Spirit Center at Foley United Methodist Church, 915 N. Pine St., from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a simple lunch (suggested donation of $5), followed by a highlight of a local social service program, special music, a Lenten devotional and closing prayer. On March 19, our assistant pastor, Jody Beth Melton, will lead the devotional. You are invited to attend any or all of the lunches. No reservation is required and dress is casual.
Sue Ann Lay is working on a new church directory. If you have made changes in your contact information or would like a new picture, please let her know. You can email her at email@example.com. If you have a picture you would like her to use, please email it to her or give it to her at church. Any hard copies of pictures will be returned to you as soon as they are scanned. Thank you.
Next Sunday, March 8
Acolytes: Cadi Cardwell, McCoy Cooper
Time with the children: Pate Cardwell
Greeters: Susie Alexander, Janelle Armbruster
Children’s church: Jane King, Carlie Sims
Nursery: Ginny Kleinschmidt, Tara Morrow
There are calendars in the narthex and chapel for you to sign up for your flower “offerings.” Or you can contact Susie Alexander at 251-943-4145 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your date.
Dates available: March 8, 15, 22, 29
■ Nice weather
■ Gail is feeling better and back in church.
■ The LeDrews’ granddaughter got engaged.
■ Our Swift Food Pantry distributed 31 bags this past Wednesday to feed 55 people.
Thank you to volunteers Dorothy Warren and Sue Johnson.
Thanks to all who donate their money, food and time to this mission.
■ Copies of Our Daily Bread and magazines are available at the back of the church.
■ Please use the prayer request cards found in the pews to add someone to our “joys and concerns” list. You can submit prayers and joys online through the church website.
■ Written and audio copies of sermons can be found on the church website.
|Pray for mission workers in Africa. |
• Inge and Larry Sthreshley
in Democratic Republic of Congo
|Pray for military friends and families. |
• Haleigh Fulmer: U.S. Marine Corps, Middle East
• Sgt. 1C Marc Barkley: Afghanistan
• Dennis Trey Brown: U.S. Army, Afghanistan
• Zane Brewer: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, N.C.
• David Esparza: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, N.C.
• Jeffrey Cain: U.S. Coast Guard, St. Petersburg, Fla.
• Jeremy Rechkemmer: U.S. Army in Stuttgart, Germany
• Capt. Jeremy Timm: National Guard in Arkansas
• Cody Havel: U.S. Navy, Jacksonville, Fla.
• M.Sgt. Jason Rogers: U.S. Marine Corps, Nashville, Tenn.
SWIFT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Rev. Keith Cardwell, pastor: 251-923-6961
Jody Beth Melton, assistant pastor:
Lisa Cardwell, music director
Abby Sikes, preschool director
Church office: 251-943-8367