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Friday 4.19.2019
JOIN US THIS SUNDAY TO CELEBRATE OUR RISEN CHRIST!
* Easter Sunrise is a combined service with 5 local Methodist churches. We will gather at the Muhlenburg Brigade, stop #2 on the Valley Forge Park Tour, south of the Visitor Center.
WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY
@ 9:15 AM (contemporary praise, sanctuary)
@ 10:30 AM (blended traditional, sanctuary)
CHOSEN 300 IS SATURDAY, APRIL 27
More volunteers are needed for this serving! Every other month, Wayne Church provides a home-cooked meal for the homeless at Chosen 300’s Pottstown location. We have many opportunities for involvement, shopping, cooking, scooping, running so sign up if you are looking to be part of a very rewarding ministry.
Questions? Please contact Kimm Ebersole or Agnes Fischer .
W O R S H I P
Participating in Worship this Sunday
Head Host : Lowell Gustafson
Hospitality Team : Bob King, Anne Mackin, Rich Switzer

Lector: John Shannon

Hospitality Greeters & Refreshments :
Morgan, Dendunnen

Worship Childcare Volunteers :
Agnes Fischer

April Counters:
Pat Ford (captain), Tom Ford & George Spill
N U R T U R E
COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS: GENERAL CONFERENCE
When: Sunday, April 28 at 12pm
Where: The Upper Room
Do you have concerns or questions about the events and decisions of the 2019 United Methodist Church General Conference? Or maybe you would like to know a little more? If so, you are invited to engage in courageous conversations where we will seek to unpack and process our feelings and experiences together. You are welcome to attend any or all of the discussions. Childcare will be provided.
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BEES & THE ENVIRONMENT
When: Thursday, May 16 at 12 pm
Where: Lower level
Come learn about one of the most important creatures on earth and how they are affected by what's going on. A Lunch & Learn that is sure to BEE a real treat! Donation of $10 to cover lunch. You must RSVP to the church office by the Tuesday before the luncheon.
BAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE!
On Sunday, May 12 th , the Women’s Retreat team is having a Bake Sale! A delicious variety of baked goods will be available. Honor the women in your life and plan to bring home dessert for Mother’s Day. All proceeds to benefit the Women’s Retreat Scholarship Fund. Please look for the sign up email if you are interested in donating a baked good. Questions? Contact Denise Slawter and Claudine Estrade.
LADIES' NEXT BOOK DISCUSSION
When: Tuesday, May 21 at 7pm
Where: Becky Douglas’ home (see church directory for address)
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett is the next book we will be delving into. There are used copies available in the Narthex for $5. From Amazon - "Award-winning,   New York Times  bestselling author, Ann Patchett, returns with a provocative and assured novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazon rainforest. Patchett delivers an enthrallingly innovative tale of aspiration, exploration, and attachment in  State of Wonder —a gripping adventure story and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name of discovery and love."
LADIES' SPRING POTLUCK!
When: Friday, May 31 @ 7pm
Where: Michele Leonard's home (see church directory for address)
Save the date now! We will be enjoying a fun night of fellowship and delicious food while catching up with friends and strengthening connections within our church family. Plan to bring an appetizer, side or even main dish. Michele Leonard will, once again, be our gracious hostess and she will provide the rest. Festivities will begin at 7pm but stop in when you can.
O U T R E A C H
IHN ANNUAL SPRING FUNDRAISER IS APRIL 28
From 5 to 7:30 PM at Appleford Estate, 770 Mt. Moro Road, Villanova. This festive evening of music and dining will benefit Interfaith Hospitality Network. They will be honoring Susan Ayres, one of the founding coordinators, and hearing from special guest, Mark E. Talbot Sr., Norristown Chief of Police. Music will be compliments of The Jazz Sanctuary. 
LADIES' YOUNG LIVES EVENING OF SERVICE
THURSDAY, MAY 2, 5 - 8 PM
Young Lives is a faith based organization who helps teen Moms. They hold a “club” every week with leaders who fellowship with them and share the Gospel. We will be providing a meal for about 25 people, delivering it to Phoenixville, serving, and helping with babysitting during the club. Ladies, if you are interested, please contact Laney Douthit.
ANOTHER GREAT RUMMAGE SALE!
Thanks  to all who donated to, worked at, and shopped at our April Rummage sale.   With your help, we raised $1800 for church missions, redeemed gift certificates from a half-dozen food pantry recipients, gathered shoes for Chosen 300 and socks for homeless men, passed on lots of good stuff for GreenDrop, kept our things out of the landfill, and created many happy customers!   The Rummage Team will be meeting over the summer to keep this activity going next fall.   If you'd like to join the team, please contact the church office.   
SPRING IS HERE AND THE FLOWER SALE IS COMING!
Saturday, May 4 to Sunday, May 12
Saturdays & Sundays 8AM – 5PM Weekdays 10AM – 5PM 
Plan to come check out the wide variety of annuals, perennials, herbs, and veggies. Bring friends and neighbors! Great quality and prices. All proceeds benefit youth summer mission trips!
HELP NEEDED
FOOD DRIVE PARTNERS WANTED!
Our food pantry has been blessed to receive the ongoing support of many outside food drive partners such as the Radnor Public School District. However, we need your help to connect with future donation partners and local organizations to keep our shelves supplied year round! You can help by telling your friends and neighbors about the Wayne Church food pantry and by letting the Food Drive Team know of any schools, businesses, or other organizations that may be open to partnership opportunities! Feel free to speak with or contact any of the following food drive team members: Nancy Brown, Bob King, Michele Leonard, Susanne Mertens and Sandy Sage. Click on their name to email them!
PART TIME TEACHER ASSISTANTS NEEDED
Lane Montessori is looking for a few good assistants! Shifts vary from 11:30-6, Monday through Friday. Teams teach children 18 months to 6 years. Immediate start, 3, 4 or 5 hour shifts, $10 an hour. Please contact Anne or Joanne at 610-898-9200 or southwaynelane@gmail.com.
ONGOING STUDIES AND CLASSES
GENTLE YOGA VIN-YIN STYLE
Gentle Yoga is back at Wayne Church at a new time!
When: Thursday evenings from 7-8 pm in the lower level
This class is for all levels with a focus on stretching/moving for folks looking for a gentler experience, new to yoga, or people with injuries or limitations.    Donation $5 per class, plus food item for the food pantry.   All proceeds go to the food pantry. Recommended for ages 18 & up. Open to the community, bring your friends! 
LADIES' MORNING BIBLE STUDY
When: Tuesdays at 10:15 am
Where: The Conference Room
LADIES' EVENING BIBLE STUDY
Where : Kimm Ebersole’s House
(address is in the church directory)
When : Every Other Wednesday 7pm
Dates:  4/24
"FERRETING HOPE FROM FAILURE" BIBLE STUDY
When: Wednesday from 9:15am-11:15am
Where: Art Room
MEN'S BREAKFAST
When: 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 6:15am
Dates: May 2 & 16
Where: The Well
 YOUNG ADULT CONNECTIONS
For Singles, Couples, and Parents with Young Children
When: Sundays at 9:15 am
Where: The Counters' room, 1R, E101 (up one flight of stairs, first door on right)
S C H E D U L E S
WORSHIP CHILDCARE SCHEDULE
  • 4/28 - Carolyn King-Layden, Kirby Brislin, Tola Jordan
  • 5/5 - Hayley Nelson, Emily Quinones
  • 5/12 - Marie Taylor, Tacy Phillips
HOSPITALITY GREETERS & REFRESHMENTS
  • 4/28 - Helmetag/Glanzmann, Schrader, Caristan
  • 5/5 - Gustafson, Lian, Mansfield
  • 5/12 - Estrade, Scott
WORSHIP HOSTS
  • 4/28 - Ron Kirch (head host), Liz Howley, Bob & Sue Kirkpatrick
  • 5/5 - Mike Sticklin (head host), Jarrod Quigley, Bill Tickner, Kris Wempa
  • 5/12 - Ron Kirch (head host), Anne & Jack Childs, Jack Lindgren
LECTOR SCHEDULE
  • 4/28 - Sarah Sperling
  • 5/5 - Juan de Leon
  • 5/12 - Kaite McNabb

COMMUNION PREPARATION
  • May 5 - Simone Howard
  • June 2 - Tom Ford
COUNTING TEAM FOR MAY
  • Sue Scott (captain), Jeannie Fleck & Joanna Hurst
ADD YOUR PHOTO TO THE CHURCH DIRECTORY!
We want to see your candid shots, now is the perfect time to send us a current picture of you and your family for the church directory!   Simply follow this link to easily upload your own photo.
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