This Week's News and Updates
February 19, 2019
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Join us for Spirit Café!
Every Wednesday @ 7:00PM in the Agape' Social Hall

Spirit Cafe is a community driven vehicle for sharing and creating opportunities for healing, personal growth and awareness.

This week is "Game Night".
Garage Sale Delivery Day
Thursday, February 21, 2019
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Bring your garage sale items and drop them off Thursday, February 21st.
Please call Cassy at (817) 992-9161 for delivery address and details.
*** Date Change ***

So who is ready for a Grief Meeting?

We are going to gather and play games Thursday, February 28, 2109 at 6:30 PM.
Agape' MCC Social Hall
4615 E. California Parkway

Come ready to have some fun!
Dear Agape Family,

I wanted to tell you about a big challenge I’m taking on this fall. I have committed to walk 60 miles (yes, really!) over the course of three days in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. Those of you who know me well know that there must be a really good reason that I would volunteer to exercise this much, and there is. It’s to raise money for a cause that’s very near and dear to my heart, to help end breast cancer.

Breast cancer has been a part of my life since last August when I was diagnosed. I underwent surgery in August to have a spot removed and later had radiation treatment to help make sure it won’t return. Since then I have been on hormone blocking medication that I will have to take for at least another five years - but more likely for the rest of my life.

I am very lucky in that my form of cancer was very treatable and that I caught it very early. I am so thankful! But I look around and nearly every day I hear about someone else. Many are not as lucky as I am and I know I have to do something now to raise awareness and try to help. So this is for them …and this is for me, because I am alive and so very thankful.  

I’ll be lacing up my tennis shoes, going on training walks, and most importantly, asking for money! It is your donations that will help fund the research and the treatment that will make a difference. I’m not used to asking for money, this is not for me. This is for all who are fighting the battle.

The 3-Day is not until November, but my goal is to raise the minimum $2,300 (or more!) before then, so I’m getting started now. You can help! Click the link at the end of this email to go to my personal fundraising webpage, or see me and I’ll make sure you get a donation form. (Or you can call 800-996-3DAY and the nice people at the 3-Day can take your donation over the phone.)

This is a huge deal for me and that is why I’m asking for help. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Lisa O’Grady 

 Today I walk through the city, oh Spirit of love.
Give me the courage to feel in my skin, in my emotions those who I find on my way.
Give me a compassionate look to receive the vulnerability of others,
May that glance be a bridge that allows us to communicate not with words but in your silence that is the space of all possibility. I'm walking through the streets of this complex city, I'm open-hearted to listen to you in the others.

Prayer Submitted by:
Rev. Elder Margarita Sánchez  De León
February Birthdays
  • 02/16 - Tru Edwards
  • 02/18 - Kevin Harkins
  • 02/23 - Lynne Fratt
  • 02/27 - Julie Korek
  • 02/27 - Paxton Roberts

Sunday - February 24, 2019
Epiphany 7 - "Agape Your Enemies"
Call to Worship - Rev. David Wynn

Opening Song - "Nothing More"

Welcome and Greeting - Rev. David Wynn

Time wih the Children - Rev. David Wynn

Gospel Reading - Luke 6: 27-38 - Evelyn Brown

Song of Response - "There Is Only Love"

Time of Teaching - Rev. David Wynn

Centering Song - "I Will Change Your Name"

Community Prayer - Rebecca McDonell

Prayer Response - "I Will Change Your Name"

Bringing our Gifts - Cassy Batts

Celebration of Holy Communion - Rev. Robert Myers

Song of Sending Forth - "Hallelujah (Your Love is Amazing)"

Announcements and Benediction - Rev. David Wynn
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