April 20, 2018

Noteworthy this Sunday, Apr. 22
Communiversity Schedule, Apr. 29
Summer at Nassau > sign up now for Memorial Day Retreat
noteworthyNoteworthy this Sunday
Sunday, April 22
Why do we sing in church? Visit the Great Wall for answers from our choirs.
Hunger Offering
We receive our monthly Hunger Offering in worship this Sunday.
Listening Events with Session
The Session is hosting listening events on the question of providing sanctuary for undocumented persons in our building, should that need arise. The second of the two events is this Sunday at 10:20 AM in Niles Chapel. Further details and documents are on the Listening Events post.
All-Church Luncheon
As we celebrate our 40-plus year church members at the 11:00 AM service of worship, please join us immediately afterwards for an All-Church Luncheon at 12:15 PM in the Assembly Room. We will enjoy good food, fellowship, and conversation. The cost is $8.00 per person, with 40+ year members as our guests.
communiversityCommuniversity Schedule
Sunday, April 29:  9:15 service only
Communiversity is coming up on Sunday, April 29. Note, we will have only one worship service at 9:15 AM. There will be Church School but no Adult Education or bus service. 

At our tables during Communiversity we will be sharing information about our mission and outreach. Volunteers are needed for set up (11:00 AM) and tear down (6:00 PM). Contact Loretta Wells ( lorwells4@gmail.com) if you can help. Elsewhere the youth will be raising funds for their Appalachia Service Project summer trip. 
Adult Education

We end April on a high note this Sunday, April 22:
  • "Free at Last" - Jim McCloskey on Centurion's "most rewarding" case. 
  • "Meaning and Purpose As We Age" with Robin Bacon Hoffman
  • Carol Wehrheim presents Growing in God's Love, the beautiful, just-published story Bible that she co-edited - a free copy for all families with children up to grade two!
  • Weekly First Corinthians In-Depth with George Hunsinger
summerSet Your Summer Plans
2017 Memorial Day Retreat at NorthBay. The Memorial Day Retreat begins an exciting summer at Nassau. Click through to find your Summer at Nassau dates of note!
Memorial Day Retreat
Have you been waiting to sign-up for the all-church retreat?  We are going to NorthBay, located two hours south on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, from Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27.  Our retreat begins with dinner on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday.  Sign-up online now before the May 1 deadline!
Summer Youth Trips Forms Day
This Sunday, April 22, is final forms/payment day for our summer youth trips to NorthBay, ASP, and Beyond. Between services or after the 11:00 AM service, visit the Music and Education Offices to notarize and turn in forms and make final payments. Bring a government-issued photo ID for notary service.  Trip prep info and forms here for double-checking.
Summer at Nassau
Our summer worship schedule of one service at 10:00 AM begins early this year on Sunday, May 20.  Make sure to note further dates now for Summer at Nassau  - opportunities for faith, fellowship, and service like Summer Church School, VBS, Chancel Drama (auditions soon), and Loaves and Fishes.