Sligo's Weekly Newsletter | March 9th, 2018
COMMUNITY IN DIVERSITY
Greetings! Just over six years ago I arrived to Sligo Church to begin my ministry as the Children and Family Ministries Pastor. I quickly discovered Sligo is a melting pot of diversity with so many different countries and cultures coming together in worship and community. 
An growing group at Sligo (CONTINUE READING)
News To Think About
Beginning in Battle Creek

During the 1850s, new and up-and-coming Battle Creek, Michigan, became a location of growing importance for the Seventh-day Adventist movement. Sabbathkeeping Adventist faith came to the city in 1852 when Joseph Bates was directed by the...

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www.adventistreview.org
Love Is Enough

Dr. Olive Hemmings, religion professor at Washington Adventist University, preaches on the topic of love:

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spectrummagazine.org
Upcoming Items of Interest
Game, Set, Match!

Grab a racquet and get ready to serve up some fun! Join your Sligo family March 24th at Fairland Sports and Aquatic Complex @ 13820 Old Gun-powder Rd in Laurel, Maryland for a great nice of fellowship and fun! The event runs from 7pm to 11pm and admission is free! Proceeds from food and refreshment sales goes to support our youth mission trip to Puerto Rico!
Join us at Reset!

Stories are how we share our lives. At Reset you have an opportunity to learn about those around you and share your story as well. Join us this Saturday evening!

Pastor Gerry Lopez shares his story!
JOIN US EACH WEDNESDAY
Join us each Wednesday evening as Pastor Tapp takes us on a life-changing journey in learning how to hear the voice of God and understand the languages that God uses to get his message across.
Our resource for this series is the book, WHISPER, by New York Times best-selling author, Mark Batterson.
PowerUp Children's Church

Join us for PowerUp Children’s Church, this Sabbath! Our theme will be: GOD NEEDS YOU TO BE PLUGGED IN TO HIS WORD. Children's Church runs from 11:00a-12:30p and we are inviting our friends from ages 1-12! Our service is held in the Memorial Chapel. We'd love for you to invite your friends, neighbors and family!
A Bible Study for Kids Every Sabbath

There is now a Bible Study each Sabbath for kids ages 7-10. It is led by Pastor Gerry Lopez from 1-1:45pm in the Sligo Church Discipleship Room. Don't forget your bible!

To get more information contact Pastor Gerry at glopez@sligochurch.org
After school program for high school students. 

If you are a high school student or a busy parent of a high school student, a new after-school program called M.I.N.D.S. will offer some exciting new opportunities.

What:  M.I.N.D.S. seeks to provide a safe, structured and supervised after-school program that supports students both academically and through mentorship. Food provided!
When:  Starts Wednesday, March 7th, from 6 pm to 7:00 pm and then every Wednesday for 12 weeks. 
Where:  Sligo Youth Room
Sligo Underground - THIS SABBATH!

What makes a good friend? Underground will encourage you to reconsider how you choose your friends, ultimately your friends will have a big influence on your life now, and where it ends up later. Your friends can make you or break you. Our Sligo Church Varsity Basketball team will be leading our worship service with Coach Michael Edwards sharing the message.
Sligo Youth Mission Trip Meeting and Sign Up

Our first parent Puerto Rico Summer Mission Trip meeting will be held on February 10th , right after Sligo Underground (Youth service) in the youth room. You can preregister for the mission trip by completing the registration form, note that spaces are limited so get in early!  Registration form . Please note that a $100 non-refundable deposit needs to be made by the end of February to reserve your place.
You need to know...
In response to our local church context at Sligo, we’ve produced a Curriculum by Sligo members for Sligo members. We invite the whole church to study together during this first quarter of 2018 what it means to be the Biblical Community Christ created us to be. 

February Dates:

The Word of God and Community March 3 – March 9
Worshipping Community March 10 – March 16
Nurturing Community March 17 – March 23
Community in Outreach March 24 – March 30

If you are unable to attend Sabbath School, we’d still love for you to study the lesson in your home, with your family, or with fellow Sligo members. 

Click here to download the Curriculum. 

No matter how you choose to engage in the study of this Curriculum, please join us in the conversation in our discussion group located at Sligo Church facebook page.  Click Here

*Traditional Quarterly is available at Welcome Desks.
Bringing a dish and make some friends!
Put these dates on your calendar.
March 24 | April 7 | April 21
This Sabbath... COMMUNION SABBATH
Featured Speaker for First and Second Service:

Charles A. Tapp 


" The Call to Community "
SUNSET FOR FRIDAY: 6:03pm | SUNSET FOR SATURDAY: 6:04pm

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