July 10, 2019
Help Needed to Make Delegate Packets
We are looking for help to create delegate packets for Yearly Meeting. Would you be available this Friday (7/12), Saturday (7/13), Monday (7/15), or Tuesday (7/16) to help create delegate packets at the Evangelical Friends Headquarters?

Contact Marie Hagin at 330-493-1660 if you are able to help.
Meals at Malone University - Must Purchase by This Friday, July 12
If you plan to eat in the Malone cafeteria, you must pre-purchase all of the meals you wish to eat in advance. We will not be able to accommodate walk-ins. Please purchase meals at www.efcer.org/ym19/meals by this Friday, July 12.

Please note that we must meet a minimum number of guests per meal to offer meals at Malone University. If we are unable to meet the number required for a meal that you purchased, we will notify and refund you.
Hospitality Team Members & Childcare Workers Still Needed
We are still in need of people to join our hospitality team for Yearly Meeting. The list of specific needs and times is available at www.efcer.org/ym19/volunteer.

If you are serving as a delegate and want to help, contact Julia McDonald (330-493-1660 ext. 2) for ways you can be involved too.

We also need caring individuals to serve in the Children's Program for infants and toddlers. If you are able to help with childcare, please contact Julie Jenkins directly (330-493-1660 ext 1).
Pastors Luncheon - RSVP by This Friday
All pastors, ministry staff, and spouses are invited to a complimentary luncheon at the Malone University Johnson Center Dining Room. Childcare, including lunch, will be available at First Friends Church. This event is free, but pre-registration is required.

Please RSVP by July 12 by completing the form at www.efcer.org/ym19/allpastorsluncheon .
Pension Consultations at Yearly Meeting
Pastors, two representatives from Cornerstone Capital Advisors will be available on Monday, July 22 to discuss your pension plan. Appointments will be available from 8:30-11:30am and 2:00-5:00pm. We have added more spots since we will have two representatives this year. Advanced sign-up is required to allow the consultants enough time to review your plan. Please sign up (one pastor/couple per slot) at  www.efcer.org/ym19/pension. Appointments will be held in rooms E-106 and E-108 at First Friends, Canton.
Voicu and Ana Marian - Pray for Voicu and Ana as they are in the U.S. for the next three months. Pray that this will be a time of physical, emotional, and spiritual renewal and reconnection with family and friends (I Thessalonians 5:23). Learn more about their ministry at Yearly Meeting .
Women's Missionary Fellowship Gathering - July 20, 2019
Ladies, Yearly Meeting is the perfect opportunity to gather to hear about what our Friends' missionaries are doing around the world. The Women’s Missionary Fellowship will host an informal gathering on Saturday, July 20, at 9:00am in E-101 at First Friends Church in Canton, OH. Find out what’s new with WMF, hear from our EFC-ER missionaries, and enjoy light refreshments. The cost is $5.00 per person, which will be collected at the door. See you there! RSVP to attend here .
Visit the events calendar on our website at www.efcer.org/events .
Camp Gideon summer events are available here .

* July 19 - Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar at First Friends, Canton from 9:00am-4:00pm.
* July 20-22 - Yearly Meeting at First Friends Church in Canton, OH. Details available in the brochure and at www.efcer.org/ym19 . Download the printable bulletin insert here .
* July 22-26 - Friends Youth United at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, OH. Download the brochure and flyer here. Contact Justin Hendershott with questions.
* July 26-29 - Junior Camp at Indian Cave Youth Camp in Virginia. Contact: Zonya Ledyard (276-521-3711).
* September 13-15 - Men's Retreat at Camp Gideon in Mechanicstown, OH. Info here .
* September 20-22 - Southern Women's Retreat in Kitty Hawk, NC. Event info available here . Download the brochure here .
* October 11-13 - Northern Women's Retreat in Sugarcreek, OH. Info here .
Quotes for the Week

"Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol Him, all peoples! For great is His steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!" - Psalm 117 (ESV)

"Oh give thanks to the Lord for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever!"
- Psalm 118:1 (ESV)