Sligo's Weekly Newsletter | May 3rd, 2018
TRUTH OVER TRADITION
Greetings! I’m sure that many, if not most, of you are aware that I was not raised in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, but rather my spiritual beginnings were deeply rooted in the Baptist tradition. As I have shared from the pulpit many times, not only were my parents deeply entrenched in the leadership of the First Free-Will Baptist Church, the church our family attended, three of... (CONTINUE READING)

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News To Think About
May 2018 Feature: Finding Home

May 01, 2018 ∙ by vmbernard ∙ in Pennsylvania Conference, Potomac Conference, This Month's Issue Story by Sylvia Garcia Urrutia Hannah Koilpillai fondly remembers when, as a child, she came to the U.S. as an immigrant and treasures the woman who...

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Celebrate World Refugee Sabbath | Visitor Magazine

On June 16, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the humanitarian arm for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, will commemorate World Refugee Sabbath.

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Upcoming Items of Interest
Refugee Info Fair & Film Screening -  Wondering how you can
get involved to support refugees in our community and around
the world? ADRA and Sligo Church invite you to a free event on May 20
from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sligo Church in Takoma Park. Meet
local organizations serving refugees, join Takoma Park’s mayor
for a discussion on the refugee crisis, and watch an eye-opening
film about refugees. Refreshments will be served. For more
info click the image above.
BE A VOLUNTEER AT SLIGO'S AMAZING 2018 VBS!
Click HERE to register as a volunteer or participant!
JOIN US FOR RESET!
Reset your week, as we hear a story, sing with the Reset Band and find new friendships!
Looking to be part of a different kind of ministry?

Join us on Sabbath May 19th for a meeting and potluck to learn how you can be a part of Simple Truths for Life, Sligo’s growing radio ministry. 

Come and learn about the impact of this ministry as well as the opportunities for you to get involved. 

Click here to sign to volunteer and let us know you'd like to attend this meeting and potluck.
Join us each Wednesday evening!
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:  Started Wednesday, March 7th, and every Wednesday for 12 weeks, from 6 pm to 7:00 pm.
Where:  Sligo Youth Room
This Sabbath: WAU Baccalaureate
Featured Speaker for First and Second Service:

Director of Homiletics
Andrews University,
Class of '85

Professor
Hyveth Williams


"CHUTZPAH: A Key for Committed Overcomers"
SUNSET FOR FRIDAY: 8:04pm | SUNSET FOR SATURDAY: 8:05pm

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