Weekly Newsletter
August 30, 2017
August 
 
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Kids Ministry Bible Max, 6:30 pm
Student Ministry, 6:30 pm

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Mats for the Homeless Training, 9:30 am
Touching Lives Ladies Bible Study, 7:00 pm

September

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Traditional Worship Service, Discipleship Classes, Kids Church/Sunday School, 9:15 am
Contemporary Worship Service, Discipleship Classes, Kids Church/Sunday School, Kids Club 10:45 am
Teen Bible Quizzing Practice, 5:30 pm
Celebrate Recovery, 6:00 pm

Church Office Closed for Labor Day Holiday

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Laundry Love at Giant Laundry
Please Pray For: 
   
  the Madagascar Street Kids Center in Antananarivo as it serves street children with literacy, Bible study and health care through the support of Doctors Without Borders. The center recently celebrated 20 years of ministry.

  the continued success of the JESUS Film as it reaches those in South Asia and the effectiveness of the JESUS  Film teams.

  the estimated 9,000 people who have been affected by the collapse of a mountainside on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.
  
  Fernando and Liliana Almeida, serving in Portugal
  
    "How shall we rest in God? By giving ourselves wholly to Him. If you give yourself by halves, you cannot find full rest ." - Jean Nicolas Grou  , (1731-1803), French mystic and spiritual writer

star This Sunday - September 3rd
This Sunday we'll be unpacking Habit #2, Journeying and Growing with Others in our Healthy Habits Sermon Series. Join us for the message entitled Genuine Fellowship taken from our series text Acts 2:42-47. 
star 9:15 am - Traditional Service, Discipleship Classes, Kids Church/Sunday School
star 10:45 am Contemporary Service, Discipleship Classes, Kids Church/Sunday  School, Kids Club
star Worship Ministry Kick-Off w
Choir & Orchestra Rehearsals 
Beginning Next Wednesday, September 6th
A new season of Choir and Orchestra begins next Wednesday, September 6th, at 6:30 pm in the Sanctuary. If you would like to participate in the Choir or the Orchestra please join us for rehearsal. For more information please contact Scott McPherson.

star Church at the Fair
Sunday, September 17th
Join Hutch First Naz as we take our contemporary worship service to the Kansas State Fair on Sunday, September 17th at 10:00 am at the Bretz-Young Law Arena on the Kansas State Fairgrounds! 
  Please note: There will also be a traditional worship service in the Sanctuary at 9:15 am this morning.
  Ticket information: Tickets are available for purchase at the Church Office on Sunday mornings or through the week. Adults: $7, Children: $4, Senior Adults $4. A limited amount of tickets are available, first come - first serve.

star Ladies Bible Study
Tuesday Afternoons at 1:30 pm
Beginning September 19th
Ladies! Jesus wants us to live fully in the light of His love, unhindered by fear, regret or self-condemnation. Lazarus Awakening: Finding Your Place in the Heart of God, is a DVD-based Bible study, filmed in Israel and taught by author Joanna Weaver. Come explore many "Lazarus lessons" from shedding our grave clothes, to waking up, to coming forth! 
      Begins:  Tuesday, September 19 at 1:30 p.m. for 8 to 10 weeks
      Where: Janet Singleton's home, 1609 B, Aurora Drive
      Cost: $20.00 for study material
Contact Janet Singleton here or call 620.727.6566 to register or for more information.
star Women's District Retreat
Friday/Saturday, September 29th & 30th
All ladies are invited to this annual retreat to be held at the Doubletree Wichita Airport Hotel. Guest speaker is international speaker and author Susie Shellenberger.
Click here for registration information. 
Click here for brochure.

star  Trunk or Treat
Free Family Fun!
Sunday, October 29th
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Trunk or Treat is a safe and non-scary Halloween alternative held on the grounds of Hutch First Naz. It's the perfect event for families to enjoy together, with something for all ages. Kids can visit trunks decorated in exciting themes to "trunk or treat" for candy, enjoy fun games, bounce in inflatables, munch on treats, and make new friends. Costumes are encouraged, but please nothing scary.
How You Can Help
Donate Candy - Candy donations can be brought to the donation bins located in both foyers of the church building beginning this coming Sunday, September 3rd.
Bring Your Trunk - It takes a huge number of trunks to pull off this amazing event! If you provide the trunk, we'll provide the candy.  Click HERE for more info and to sign up to bring your trunk!
  • Donations of non-perishable food items are also being received as we prepare to help feed families in need this holiday season. Some suggested items include (but are not restricted to):
    Powdered Milk          Peanut Butter   Pancake Mix   Canned Milk Saltines/Crackers       Soup               Jello              Coffee  
    Paper Supplies          Laundry Supplies
star Church at the Fair
Sunday, September 17th
Church at the fair is quickly approaching! All kids elementary age are invited to join us as we help lead worship. We are practicing the songs each Sunday morning and Wednesday night during our regular service from now until then! Please email Kristi Brinar with your child's name and shirt size. Children's ministry will cover ticket cost for each child participating. Shirt cost is $8/shirt. MOPSWebSm
star M.O.P.S. Moppets 
Workers Needed for 2017-18
Do you love kids? Are you free  Friday  mornings? Looking for volunteer hours? Hutchinson MOPS is looking for childcare volunteers! Please call or text Whitney Parr,  620.960.5115 , or Becky Gleason,  402.686.9184 , for more information!

star FUTURE EVENTS... 
... Naz Nite @ the Kansas State Fair ... Sept. 13
... Enchilada Fundraiser ... Sales - Aug. 30-Sept. 20
... KNYI SOS Missions Retreat ... Oct. 6-8, 2017
... Enchilada Production Day - Oct. 21
... KNYI Lock-In ... Nov. 3-4, 2017
star Dillon's Card Fundraiser
Help the Student Ministry at HFN earn 
money through the Dillon's Community Rewards Program!!! 
 It's a simple 2-step process. 
     Step 1: Login to your Dillon's Shoppers Card Account online and designate HFN as the beneficiary of your Community Rewards. To do this, go to www.dillons.com, login with your username and password, click the "community" tab near the top, and select "Community Rewards". On the page that comes up, either use our "Organization Code" which is 10140, or simply type in "First Church of the Nazarene". A list of organizations should appear. Choose the one with the address of "4290 N. Monroe".
     Step 2: After you've done this, all you have to do is visit this page at the end of each quarter and send Pastor Josh or Pastor Mark a copy/pic of how much you've earned. Earning money to help your student participate in HSM events is that easy!

star  Wednesday Night Schedule
6:30-7:00 pm - Dinner ($2) - Gym
7:00-7:15 pm - Game Time - Gym 
7:15-7:45 pm - Message - MS Area
7:45-8:15 pm - D Groups - MS Area
star  Middle School Sunday Morning Small Groups
Sunday Morning Small Groups have begun for the fall. Groups meet in the Middle School Area from 9:15-10:30 each Sunday morning. 
  Group Leaders:   Eli Truan and Pastor Mark Hall Middle School Boys
Amy Hall and Kristi Adams Middle School Girls

star Sunday Morning Small Groups
Sunday Morning Small Groups have kicked off for the fall. Groups meet in the High School Area from 9:30-10:30 each Sunday morning. 
  Group Leaders: Jeff & Jolene Wells - 11th/12th Grade
Jason & Donna Hett -  10th Grade Group
Pastor Josh & Stacy - 9th Grade Group
star KNYI Lock-In
Friday, Saturday, November 3/4
Several drivers, age 25 and older, are needed for transporting students during Lock-In on Friday Night/Saturday Morning November 3-4.  Email , call or text Pastor Josh at 479.719.2385 if you are available or for more information.
star Teen Bible Quizzing
It's not too late to participate in Teen Bible Quizzing! This year's study will be 1st & 2nd Corinthians. Those interested in participating or anyone with questions can contact Em Calvert at 620-474-5088 (text or call) or email her here. 
star Wednesday Schedule
6:30-7:00 pm - Dinner ($2) - Gym
7:00-7:15 pm - Game Time - Gym 
7:15-7:35 pm - Worship - HS Chapel
7:35-8:00 pm - Message - HS Chapel 
8:00-8:30 pm - D-Groups - HS Area
ALL ABOUT BAGS!           
Join us from  9:30-11:30 in the Fireside Room tomorrow morning, August 31st. You will learn all about our Mats for the Homeless Ministry. There are a number of steps involved and you can participate in the ones you are interested in helping with. This will be a hands-on, fun time of learning and working together Bring any or all of the following items with you: plastic grocery bags, a pair  of sharp scissors, a cutting mat and rotary cutter, a ruler, a few empty paper grocery bags or totes. Questions? Call or text Janet Singleton at  620-727-7566 .

Church Office Closed: Please note the Church Office will be closed this coming Monday, September 4th, for the Labor Day Holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5th.

To my Church Family, Thank you so much for all your support and kindness shown to Bob and I. All the prayers, food, and visits are so appreciated. Love you all so much. Carol Norris

Christ's Care Preschool
2017-18 Openings Still Available
Openings for the Tuesday-Thursday Class, 9:00 - 11:30 am, are still available. Due at enrollment is a  $50 enrollment fee plus the first month's tuition of $80. Contact Melissa Marcum for enrollment forms or more information.

If you have any problems using the wireless network in the church, please text Pastor Mark at 620.474.3121.

You can now fi nancially support  First Church of the Nazarene when you shop at AmazonSmile.  Click on this link to get started.  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the church, and AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.  So whether you are shopping for home or work, always remember to start at  https://smile.amazon.com.

C Celebrate Recovery Meets at New Day/Time
6:00 pm Sunday evenings in Room 106
Trouble with Hurts, Hang-Ups or Habits? Find relief at Celebrate Recovery. Large Group Meeting Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm. For more information, contact Dr. Mark Glover.

Do you have one hour a week?  Communities That Care is looking for volunteers to listen to students read for one hour a week at McCandless, Faris, or Wiley Elementary Schools. If you would like to help and make a difference in our community, contact Lisa at Communities That Care  620-615-4018.