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Weekly Quest – May 8-15 – Mothers Day

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Weekly Quest – May 8-15 – Mothers Day

May 8, 2015 Our Purpose To experience the grace of Jesus Christ; To share, serve, and grow in God’s love; To worship God and enjoy the fellowship of His community. Sunday May 10, 2015     MOTHER’S DAYCHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES:Acts 10:44-48, 1 John 5:1-6 GOSPEL LESSON: John 15:9-17 SUNDAY SCHOOL   SERMON: Festival of the Christian Home   USHERS: Marcia Johannesen Please come to Fellowship Hall for a coffee hourfollowing the worship service Also in this issue: Thank You from the Youth Group for Helping Them Meet Their $1500 Goal! Noon Music in May Features Sopranos This Week! Worship Time Survey In Progress Stowe Bible Camp is June 15-19, Registration is Open Now Pictures From Last Sunday’s Service “Seeking the Gift of a Glad and Generous Heart” by Bruce Comiskey Opportunities to Serve the Church  Thought for the Week:   Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. Habakkuk 3:18 (NIV) Church Calendar for May 10-17                 Sunday: 5/10          8:30AM Bible Study 9:30AM Worship Service and Sunday School Monday, 5/11 10:00 Sake – NIA (non impact aerobics) Noon AA weekly meeting 5:30 Reparative Board Tuesday, 5/12 6:30 Pastoral Search Committee 8:00 AA weekly meeting Wednesday, 5/13Noon Music in May – 3 Sopranos, Operatic Aria Sopranos Sarah Cullins, Narda Munoz and Ana Maria Ruge will sing arias by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and Mozart as well as American opera arias with pianist Annemicke McLane.Noon AA meeting in nursery5:30 Choir rehearsal  Thursday, 5/14 5:30 Stowe Christian Fellowship   Friday, 5/15 9:30 Play Group hosted by Lamoille Family Center   Saturday, 5/16 9:00 Sake – NIA (non impact aerobics) 11:00 Memorial Service for Ora Pike. Please wear “Happy Colors” Happy Birthday this week to:Robert Lentz on 5/11 Charles Alekson and Alexis Hall on 5/14 Happy Anniversary this week to:   PRAYER TEAM LEADER: Rosmarie Trapp for May 498-8229 Return to top Youth Group Meets Their Goal – Thank You! The Stowe Community Church Youth Group would like to thank everyone who donated money for the COTS Walk.  With the help of the Mission’s committee we raised over $1500 and this money will be matched by another COTS donor from outside our church.  COTS provides temporary shelter and meals for the many homeless adults and children in the Chittenden area.  The walk was an eye opening experience as we toured the different shelters and talked with shelter volunteers.   Donations to this worthy organization can be made any time at http://cotsonline.org/.Thank you again for all of your continued support!  Youth Group and Mission Committee Return to top Noon Music in May at the Church   Noon Music in May will be held at the Church on Wednesdays (at noon, of course)   May 13th 3 Sopranos, Operatic Aria – Sopranos Sarah Cullins, Narda Munoz and Ana Maria Ruge will sing arias by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and Mozart as well as American opera arias with pianist Annemieke McLane. May 20th Karim Nagi, Egyptian-born percussionist, composer and folk dancer will present a dynamic program of live drumming and dance, done simultaneously. May 27th Cantemus Chamber Chorus “On the Waterfront: Songs of the Sea” This Massachusetts-based ensemble conducted by Artistic Director Jane Ring Frank will sing folk songs, anthems, madrigals and motets. Return to top Worship Time Survey in Progress So...

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Weekly Quest – April 24 – May 1

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Weekly Quest – April 24 – May 1

April 24, 2015 Our Purpose To experience the grace of Jesus Christ; To share, serve, and grow in God’s love; To worship God and enjoy the fellowship of His community. Sunday April 26, 2015     CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES: Acts 4:5-12, 1 John 3:16-24 GOSPEL LESSON: John 10:11-18   SERMON: Enfolded by Love USHERS: Rosmarie Trapp and Tim Horton Please come to Fellowship Hall for a coffee hourfollowing the worship service Also in this issue: Still Time to Help the Youth Group Meet Their $1500 Goal! Noon Music in May! “Sin is a God Magnet” by Bruce Comiskey Opportunities to Serve the Church  Thought for the Week:   This is what the Lord says: “Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,” declares the Lord. Jeremiah 9:23-24 (NIV) Church Calendar for April 26 – May 3               Sunday: 4/26          8:30AM Bible Study 9:30AM Worship Service(No Sunday School) Monday 4/27 Noon AA weekly meeting 5:30 Reparative Board   Tuesday 4/28 6:30 Pastoral Search Committee 8:00 AA weekly meeting   Wednesday 4/29 Noon AA weekly meeting 5:30 Choir rehearsal Thursday 4/30 5:30 Stowe Christian Fellowship   Friday 5/1 Weekend of Hope   Saturday 5/2 11:00 Baptism 7:30 Weekend of Hope Candlelight Service   Next Sunday 5/3 8:30 Bible Study 9:30 Worship and Sunday School 1:00 Youth Group – COTS Walk 2:00 “Voices For All Seasons” concert at St John’s in the Mountain Happy Birthday this week to: Matthew Blauvelt and Sandy Godin on 4/27 Sara Espey, Lee Elizabeth Helmken and Sean Lacey on 4/28 Sara Percy on 4/30 Annamay Brown and Robert Johnson on 5/1 Happy Anniversary this week to: Richard and Sidney Gerrold on 4/30 Tim and Sarah Horton on 5/2 PRAYER TEAM LEADER:  Bruce Comiskey for April 253-7257 Return to top Help the Youth Group Meet Their Goal! There’s still time to help the Youth Group team reach their goal of $1,500! A private donor has agreed to match all funds of those teams who raise over $1,000. The youth will continue to collect money until the walk on May 3rd. If you would like to find out more about COTS (Committee on Temporary Shelter), visit their website at http://cotsonline.org/. Thank you again for all of your continued support!  Youth Group and Mission Committee Return to top Noon Music in May at the Church   Noon Music in May will be held at the Church on Wednesdays (at noon, of course)   May 6, 2015. The first artist will be world-renowned organist Dr. John Weaver.   May 13th 3 Sopranos, Operatic Aria – Sopranos Sarah Cullins, Narda Munoz and Ana Maria Ruge will sing arias by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and Mozart as well as American opera arias with pianist Annemieke McLane.   May 20th Karim Nagi, Egyptian-born percussionist, composer and folk dancer will present a dynamic program of live drumming and dance, done simultaneously.   May 27th Cantemus Chamber Chorus “On the Waterfront: Songs of the Sea” This Massachusetts-based ensemble conducted by Artistic Director Jane Ring Frank will sing folk songs, anthems, madrigals and motets.     Return to top “Sin is a God Magnet”...

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Weekly Quest – April 10-17

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Weekly Quest – April 10-17

April 10, 2015 Our Purpose To experience the grace of Jesus Christ; To share, serve, and grow in God’s love; To worship God and enjoy the fellowship of His community. Sunday April 12, 2015     CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES: Acts 4:32-35, 1 John 1:1 – 2:2 GOSPEL LESSON: John 20:19-31 YOUTH CHOIR MISSIONS MOMENT: Jenna Burkhardt from COTS PASTORAL SEARCH COMMITTEE: Survey Results – Ken Rapp Review a summary of the survey results here.   SERMON: Behind Closed Doors USHERS: Brad and Lana Burkhardt Please come downstairs to Fellowship Hall for acoffee hour and bake sale following the worship service. The Pastoral Search Committee will be there to answer any questions. Also the Youth Group and Missions Committee will be there hosting a bake sale with the proceeds going to COTS. Also in this issue: Bake Sale for COTS This Sunday, April 12th Youth Group Schedule of Events Wanted: A Flower Committee Chairperson and Assistants! “Understanding the Judas Syndrome” by Bruce Comiskey Easter Flower Donor List and Sunrise Service Photo Hannah Marshall Stars in Legally Blond This Weekend! Opportunities to Serve the Church  Thought for the Week:   Jesus said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.” Mark 16:15-16 (NIV) i Church Calendar for April 11-18              Saturday: 4/11 11:00 – Memorial Service for Kathy Parsons Sunday: 4/12          8:30AM Bible Study 9:30AM Worship Service & Sunday School Monday, 4/13 10:00 Sake – NIA (non impact aerobics) Noon AA weekly meeting 5:30 Reparative Board   Tuesday, 4/14 6:30 Pastoral Search Committee 8:00 AA weekly meeting Wednesday, 4/159:30 Bible Study with Bonnie BoundNoon AA weekly meeting 5:30 choir rehearsal Thursday, 4/15 5:30 Stowe Christian Fellowship   Friday, 4/16 9:30 Play Group hosted by Lamoille Family Center   Next 2 Sundays – no Sunday school due to school vacation. Happy Birthday this week to:Matt Anderson and Neil Van Dyke on 4/12Samuel Salvas on 4/15 Stella Frame on 4/16 Happy Anniversary this week to:John and Margie Rains on 4/15 PRAYER TEAM LEADER:  Bruce Comiskey for April 253-7257 Return to top Bake Sale for COTS This Sunday! On May 3rd the Youth Group will be joining the COTS walk to raise money for the Committee on Temporary Shelter. To support their efforts we are going to talk about it over the next few weeks during our services. On Sunday, April 12th we will hold a bake sale to support their efforts and raise money for this important organization. We are asking that you get out your baking pans and whip up a few goodies for the bake sale. If you can bring a cake, cupcakes, cookies or any other delights, please bring them to the church kitchen on the morning of Sunday, April 12th. And, please don’t forget to stop by and buy some of these after church. Thanks in advance all you great cooks! Return to top Youth Group Schedule and Activities 4/12 – Speaker during Sunday school time / Bake sale after church (remember your baked goods!) 5/3 – COTS walk (time TBD)On May 3rd the Youth Group will be joining the COTS walk to raise money for the Committee on Temporary Shelter. This Sunday we will make announcements about our team and the walk.  We will invite members of the...

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