Worship This Weekend
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Isaiah 6:1-8 is this Sunday's scripture passage.  "Here I Am; Send Me!" is the sermon title.  About the sermon, Rev. Jim Warren says, "After experiencing the absolute holiness of God, the prophet Isaiah responds to God with a strong, 'Here I am; send me!'  When we experience the depths of who God is, we similarly assent readily to taking on God's mission."   
 
At the 9:00 service, our gift of music is appropriate to the theme and promises to be wonderful. At One and All, the band will be performing some favorites so gather at 10:15 in Fellowship Hall for a sermon, prayer, music, and a complimentary breakfast.     

food_drive_girl.jpg Gifts for Another Table:
The food pantries are always most appreciative of receiving these items.  Needed this month for St. Vincent de Paul are: canned fruits & vegetables, cereal, soup, crackers, cookies, Hamburger Helper, and instant mashed potatoes.
Don't Miss It

Activities/Events at Our Church THIS Weekend

Sunday:   

           
9:00 a.m.         Traditional Worship in
                              Sanctuary                  
                        Worship and Wonder will  
                              meet directly after Time
                              for Children
 
10:15 a.m.       Sunday School for Adults
 
10:15 a.m.       One and All service in  
                              Fellowship Hall  
Prayer Concerns

CARD SHOWER:  Mickey Armstrong  
 
PRAYER FOCUS : Vacation Bible School 

 

HOSPICE: Harold Goyen, Virginia Warren

 

AFTERCARE: Helen Joyce Barclay, Wannie Beard, Jim Fry, John & Connie Lindenbaum, Art Taylor


Serving this Sunday 

Please note:  This is current data as of Friday Email publishing date.  If you know of changes to your own duties, please continue as you have planned.   Thank you!

Acolyte: Calen Kiesewetter
Child Care: Trish Logan, Michelle Kiesewetter
Deacons: 9:00 Stacey Erickson, Libby Nussbaum 10:15 Scott & Valerie Fisher
Jr. Deacons: Sadie Newton, Averie Kiesewetter
Drivers: Rich Crusius, Frank Lipscomb
Elders: Kathie Chapman, Naomi Kosier
Homebound Elders:Marla McElroy, May Jackson
Fellowship Hosts:Betty Steinlicht, Susan Hinrichsen
Fill Candles: Kathie Chapman
Greeters:Art & Camille Taylor; Bill, Susan, and Tom Chaney
Information Center: Teri Arvik
Scripture: Holly Rocke
Time for Children: Jim Warren 
Sound Tech: James Nussbaum
Video Tech: Nate Damery
Pulpit: Jim Warren - Isaiah 6:1-8 "Here I Am; Send Me!"
After experiencing the absolute holiness of God, the prophet Isaiah
responds to God with a strong, "Here I am; send me!" When we
experience the depths of who God is, we similarly assent readily to
taking on God's mission.
 
Reminders
Things to Do While
You Are at Church

Sign up at the Information Center to be a VBS volunteer.  You may also talk to Holly Irvin if you are interested in the opportunity.  

Grab a Donation Post-it Slip for VBS meals/snacks at the Information Center.  Your help is greatly needed and appreciated!

Help Promote VBS with a VBS Button!  We have had 180 VBS buttons gifted to us!  If anyone will take one and wear it this week and promote VBS that would be super.  Pick yours up at the Information Center.
 
Support the 2018 Block Party 4 School Kits
by signing up and getting details at the Information Center.  Also support the block party by purchasing a Block Party T-shirt and by dropping new toothpaste and toothbrushes at the Information Center (ask your dentist when you go for a cleaning!).
 
Check In on Facebook while you are at church.  And at the One and All service feel free to use your device for social media, to share photos and thoughts about your worship experience as it happens.  

Make a new friend!  Greet a visitor. We are seeing more and more visitors lately and they seem to love a friendly greeting.  Show folks around and help them with questions they might have.  Invite them to worship and/or to share fellowship over a cup of coffee or breakfast treat.  The bulletin is a great source of information for visitors, as is the Information Center.  Let's be a welcoming church!   
The Church Office will be closed Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day. 

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See the Youth Bulletin Board in the Centrum for Camp and VBS schedules.

Children and Youth Sunday School and Youth Groups are on Summer break!   
 
Special event this summer:

July 22-28 Mission Trip to St. Louis


Upcoming
 
Brown Bag Bible Bunch meets at noon on Wednesdays. The group is studying Jude.  Bring a lunch to the conference room and join the study!  All are welcome!  

The congregation is invited to Carol Kline's 95th birthday Open House this Saturday, May 26, 2:00-4:00 PM, at Westminster's Social Center.  No gifts, please.

VBS Decorating this Saturday, May 26, from 9:00 to 1:00 in Major Hall.  Join the fun!

Vacation Bible School will be held June 3 through 7 (Sunday through Thursday) from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., with supper at 5:30.
Mark your calendars!! This program is for children ages 3 through 5th grade. The theme this year is Shipwrecked -- Rescued by Jesus. This year it will be held at First Christian Church and we will be joined by Centennial Christian Church and St. Luke's Union Church.  Sign up here (to volunteer or for your child to participate): 

Disciples Women's Ministries' next regular meeting will be on
Thursday, June 7,
at 1:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.

Appalachian Mission Trip June 24-29. See Messenger and bulletins for details.

Registration for the July 22-28 FCC Youth Mission Trip to St. Louis will begin soon.

It's time to register for 
summer camps online
at cciwdisciples.org

Sharing FAITH beyond the FCC walls.  Opportunities to be involved in our community...
 
If we faithfully listen
for God's guidance, we will be well poised to enter our next season of life together.


Jim Warren, regarding our Discernment Process, in
The Messenger



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