Weekly Announcements – March 22, 2017

Welcome to the new format for announcements –
remember to check back here every week for the latest news and updates.

The Prayer List (click)

This week in worship:
Date: 26-Mar
Theme: I Was Blind and Now I See
Plan: Dottie Dyer
Speak: Bill Crabtree
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
PA: Amy Ragland
Deacons: Eldora Engebretson & Brad McMillan
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters:  Greg Denton & Lucille Engebretson
Nursery:

Happy Birthday to the following people this week:
Kevin H (Mar 24)

Lois N (Mar 27)
Lee Swick (Mar 27)
Holli M (Mar 28)

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March.  Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered.  We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April.  The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.  
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
7-May: *Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures ($,P/P)

4-Jun: Rivers of the Living Water (P/P, S)
11-Jun: Go! Invite People to Christ (P/P, S)
25-Jun: Take Up the Cross and Follow Me (P/P, S)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants.  Click here for more information:  http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.  

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed?  Or Communications?  Or Fellowship?  A printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet is herehttp://tinyurl.com/hqhxjpv

Sunday, April 2, 3:00 pm, Thunderbird West – We invite you to come watch President Steve Veazey’s Address to the church video, followed by participation in the Live Q&A.  A Pizza Dinner will be served after the Live viewing.  Please RSVP to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com or call Heather Featherstone at 623-229-4214 if you plan on staying for dinner.

Blessing bags are now available to anyone who wants to take a few.  They are located in the fellowship hall on the piano.  Please take as many as you think you will need.  Also, please see the posted needs for the next round of blessing bags.

Sunday, April 16, 9:00 am – 10:15 (during Sunday School) – Easter Brunch with Guest Speaker Larry McGuire.  This is a planned brunch so come hungry and ready to fellowship with each other on what will be a fine Easter morning.

Sunday, April 23, 2:00- 3:30 pm @ TBW – Child Youth Worker Training Boundaries Class.  Any person that might be working with Children/Youth must take this class.  This class will be followed by the Child/Youth Worker Core Training from 3:45-5:45pm – All priesthood members and anyone working with Children and Youth are required to have this class.  If you are unsure if you have taken these classes please check with any of the pastorate to see which class(es) you might need.

Saturday, April 29, Time: TBA at Eldora and Lucille’s home.  Congregational Picnic – hamburgers (veggie too) and hot dogs will be provided.  Bring a smile and a dish to share!

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open.  If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge?  Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner.  Want a different month?  Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”.  The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – March 15, 2017

This week in worship:
Date: 19-Mar
Theme: Come, Drink Living Water
Plan: Iris Boswell
Speak: Mary Ragland
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Deacons: Eldora Engebretson & Brad McMillan
PPT: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Greg Denton & Lucille Engebretson
Nursery:
New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
2-Apr: *I am the Resurrection and the Life (S) (Communion)
7-May: *Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures ($,P/P)
4-Jun: Rivers of the Living Water (P/P, S)
11-Jun: Go! Invite People to Christ (P/P, S)
18-Jun: Proclaim the Good News (P/P, S)
25-Jun: Take Up the Cross and Follow Me (P/P, S)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? A printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet is here – http://tinyurl.com/hqhxjpv

Heather will be out of town Monday-Wednesday, March 20-22. Please contact either Scott or Diane if you need anything.

Sunday, April 16, 9:00 am – 10:15 (during Sunday School) – Easter Brunch with Guest Speaker Larry McGuire. This is a planned brunch so come hungry and ready to fellowship with each other on what will be a fine Easter morning.

Sunday, April 23, 2:00- 3:30 pm @ TBW – Child Youth Worker Training Boundaries Class. Any person that might be working with Children/Youth must take this class. This class will be followed by the Child/Youth Worker Core Training from 3:45-5:45pm – All priesthood members and anyone working with Children and Youth are required to have this class. If you are unsure if you have taken these classes please check with any of the pastorate to see which class(es) you might need.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – March 8, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 12-Mar
Theme:
Be Born of Water and Spirit
Plan: Heather Featherstone
Speak: Gabriel Horne
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA:     Amy Ragland
Deacons: Eldora Engebretson & Brad McMillan
PPT: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters:  Greg Denton & Lucille Engebretson
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March.  Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered.  We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April.  The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.

(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)

Themes:
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
7-May: Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures ($,P/P)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants.  Click here for more information:  http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

Directory Updates:
William & Asenath Crabtree
Home phone: 623-386-9495

Birthday additions:
Larry Richardson – Apr 4
Beth Richardson – Sept 10

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed?  Or Communications?  Or Fellowship?  Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.

Sunday, March 12, after services – Sandwich Bar Lunch and Sequence Tournament.  The fellowship committee will prepare the food. (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.)  Please plan to join us for food, fun, and fellowship.

Saturday, March 18, 9:00am @ the Sloan’s – Commissioner’s Meeting.  If you are in charge of a commission or committee, please plan to attend.  If you are unable to attend, please send a short report about what your commission/committee has done in the last few months and immediate future plans (the next three months) to any of the pastorate.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open.  If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge?  Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner.  Want a different month?  Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”.  The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – March 1, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 5-Mar
Theme: Into the Wilderness
Plan: Diane Sloan
Speak: Scott Sloan
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Deacons: Eldora Engebretson & Brad McMillan
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Gregg Denton & Lucille Engebretson
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
7-May: Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures ($,P/P)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Last call for photos – the book will be assembled in the next few weeks. If you haven’t had your picture taken yet, this Sunday will be the last chance.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.
Sunday, March 5, after church – Donna Hill has invited people to accompany her and her friend to lunch at Good China on 91st and Union Hills. Please contact Donna Hill if you are able to attend so she can make reservations.

Sunday, March 12, after services – Sandwich Bar Lunch and Sequence Tournament. The fellowship committee will prepare the food. (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.) Please plan to join us for food, fun, and fellowship.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – February 22, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 26-Feb
Theme: Listen to Him
Plan: Beth Richardson
Speak: Lois Nelson
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Eldora Engebretson
Acting Deacon: Kyle Brittan & Dean Speer
PPT: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Genie Perigo & Lucille Engebretson
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)

Themes:
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit (P/P)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)
7-May: Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures ($, P/P & S)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be taken until Sunday, February 26. If you haven’t had your photo taken by then you will not be in the photo directory. You can still send a copy of a photo to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February or if you would like to make arrangements to have your photo taken at your home, please contact Heather Featherstone at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. Class room cabinets cleaned out and organized, storage rooms organized and inventoried, kitchen inventory, flooring in attic and wall repairs will be done.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise.

Sunday, March 12, after services – Sandwich Bar Lunch and Sequence Tournament. The fellowship committee will prepare the food. (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.) Please plan to join us for food, fun, and fellowship.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – February 15, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 19-Feb
Theme: Turn the Other Cheek
Plan: Dulcy Silverthorn
Speak: Ray Taylor
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Denny Nelson & Mary Ragland
PPT: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Eilene & Leonard Speer
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit (P/P)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)
7-May: Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures ($, P/P & S)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be taken until Sunday, February 26. If you haven’t had your photo taken by then you will not be in the photo directory. You can still send a copy of a photo to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February or if you would like to make arrangements to have your photo taken at your home, please contact Heather Featherstone at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Saturday, February 18, 7:00-8:30 pm @ Phx Central – Storytellers Event to kick off Winter Reunion. Our own Kevin Harper will be sharing stories of his early family experience with the church as well as Barb Walden and Tom Morain. A donation opportunity for the Alma Blair Internship Program will be available for those interested in supporting this unique educational opportunity for young adults.

February 19-24: Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Guest Ministers: Apostle Robin Linkhart; Tom Morain, Historic Sites Foundation; Larry McGuire, AZ Mission Center President. Theme: Fully Awake and Ready to Respond. Registration forms are available on the bulletin board.

Monday, February 20, Phoenix Central: Youth sponsored lunch fundraiser. Youth are asked to be at Phoenix Central by 10:30 and plan to stay until about 1:30 to help prepare, serve and clean up after lunch.

Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. Class room cabinets cleaned out and organized, storage rooms organized and inventoried, kitchen inventory, flooring in attic and wall repairs will be done.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise.

Sunday, March 12, after services – Sandwich Bar Lunch and Sequence Tournament. The fellowship committee will prepare the food. (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.) Please plan to join us for food, fun, and fellowship.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – February 8, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 12-Feb
Theme: Reconcile with One Another
Plan: Bill Crabtree
Speak: Asenath Crabtree
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Heather Featherstone & Carrol McCans
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Phil & Mary Dachenhausen
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit (P/P)
2-Apr: I Am the Resurrection and the Life (S)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)
7-May: Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures (P/P & S)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be start being taken on Sunday, February 5. If you would rather submit a photo rather than take one at church, please have a copy sent to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Sunday, February 12 in the morning – Blood Drive. Contact Kyle Brittan to set up a time to donate.

Sunday, February 12, after church – Valentine’s Day Lunch. The Fellowship Committee will prepare the food (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.). So please plan to stay after church to enjoy some good food, fellowship and fun. We would also invite each of you to help assemble our Valentine project of making Valentines for the residents of the Glencroft Nursing Home where Diane Sloan works. We also need volunteers to help on clean up.

February 19-24: Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Guest Ministers: Apostle Robin Linkhart; Tom Morain, Historic Sites Foundation; Larry McGuire, AZ Mission Center President. Theme: Fully Awake and Ready to Respond. Registration forms are here.

Monday, February 20, Phoenix Central: Youth sponsored lunch fundraiser. Youth are asked to be at Phoenix Central by 10:30 and plan to stay until about 1:30 to help prepare, serve and clean up after lunch.

Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. A list of what needs to be done will be out soon.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise.

Sunday, March 12, after services – Sandwich Bar Lunch and Sequence Tournament. The fellowship committee will prepare the food. (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.) Please plan to join us for food, fun, and fellowship.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – February 1, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 5-Feb
Theme: Light of the World
Plan: John and Shirley Ann Wilson
Speak: John or Shirley Ann Wilson
Piano: Mark Bradish
PA: Dean Speer
Acting Deacon: Eldora Engebretson & Mary Ragland
PPT: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters: John & Judi Walton
Nursery:
New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit (P/P)
2-Apr: I Am the Resurrection and the Life (S)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)

HELP – Missing Table Cloths. We need help in locating 14 missing round red table cloths that we had planned to use for our Valentine Luncheon. If anyone knows where these table cloths might be, please contact Madelyn

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be start being taken on Sunday, February 5. If you would rather submit a photo rather than take one at church, please have a copy sent to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February.

Are you going to Winter Reunion and have an extra bed to share and a space in your vehicle? Ann Gould has a friend coming in for Winter Reunion and is looking for a bed and a ride to Reunion every day. If you can help, contact Ann Gould.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.
Beth Richardson has suggested that anyone who is interested in gaining a little insight to children with autism like our friend Carter to read the book “The Reason I Jump” by Noaki Higashida. You can buy it online here – http://tinyurl.com/j92q4ha (if you have a Kindle, it’s only $1.99) or you can find it at your local library.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Saturday, February 12 – Youth Craft Event, more details to come.

Wednesday, February 8, 6:00pm – Diner’s Group is meeting at Portofino’s Restaurant, 12851 W. Bell Road, Suite 15, Surprise AZ. Please RSVP to Sandy Decker by Tuesday, February 7 – 623-202-3516 so she can make the reservations. All are invited.

Sunday, February 12 in the morning – Blood Drive. Contact Kyle Brittan to set up a time to donate.

Sunday, February 12, after church – Valentine’s Day Lunch. The Fellowship Committee will prepare the food (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.). So please plan to stay after church to enjoy some good food, fellowship and fun. We would also invite each of you to help assemble our Valentine project of making Valentines for the residents of the Glencroft Nursing Home where Diane Sloan works. We also need volunteers to help on clean up.

February 19-24: Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Guest Ministers: Apostle Robin Linkhart; Tom Morain, Historic Sites Foundation; Larry McGuire, AZ Mission Center President. Theme: Fully Awake and Ready to Respond. Registration forms are here.
Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. A list of what needs to be done will be out soon.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise. J

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – January 25, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 29-Jan
Theme: Listen to Jesus
Plan: Diane Sloan
Speak: Youth Ministry
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Dean Speer
Acting Deacon: Heather Featherstone & Kyle Brittan
PPT: Scott Sloan
Greeters: Greg Denton & Sandy Decker
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)

Themes:
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit (P/P)
2-Apr: I Am the Resurrection and the Life (S)
16-Apr: Easter Sunday Jesus Lives Again (P/P)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)

HELP – Missing Table Cloths. We need help in locating 14 missing round red table cloths that we had planned to use for our Valentine Luncheon. If anyone knows where these table cloths might be, please contact Madelyn

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be start being taken on Sunday, February 5. If you would rather submit a family photo rather than take one at church, please have a copy sent to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.
Beth Richardson has suggested that anyone who is interested in gaining a little insight to children with autism like our friend Carter to read the book “The Reason I Jump” by Noaki Higashida. You can buy it online here – http://tinyurl.com/j92q4ha (if you have a Kindle, it’s only $1.99) or you can find it at your local library.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Sunday, January 29, 9:30am: The Pastoral Care Committee is meeting to make plans for the year. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please plan to attend. If you can’t make the meeting, please let Diane Sloan know of your interest.

Sunday, January 29 after church – Youth Hike. Meet at Freddie’s for lunch and then over to Thunderbird Park for hike. ALL ARE INVITED – youth or youth-at-heart. Kevin and Robyn want you to know that although they are planning youth activities, everyone is invited – the more the merrier.

Saturday, February 12 – Youth Craft Event, more details to come.

Wednesday, February 8, 6:00pm – Diner’s Group is meeting at Portofino’s Restaurant, 12851 W. Bell Road, Suite 15, Surprise AZ. Please RSVP to Sandy Decker by Tuesday, February 7 – 623-202-3516 so she can make the reservations. All are invited.

Sunday, February 12 in the morning – Blood Drive. Contact Kyle Brittan to set up a time to donate.

Sunday, February 12, after church – Valentine’s Day Lunch. The Fellowship Committee will prepare the food (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.). So please plan to stay after church to enjoy some good food, fellowship and fun. We would also invite each of you to help assemble our Valentine project of making Valentines for the residents of the Glencroft Nursing Home where Diane Sloan works. We also need volunteers to help on clean up.

February 19-24: Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Guest Ministers: Apostle Robin Linkhart; Tom Morain, Historic Sites Foundation; Larry McGuire, AZ Mission Center President. Theme: Fully Awake and Ready to Respond. Registration forms are here.

Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. A list of what needs to be done will be out soon.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise. J

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

Weekly Announcements – January 18, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 22-Jan
Theme: Follow Me
Plan: Micki Talcott
Speak: Testimonies
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
PA: Eldora Engebretson
Acting Deacon: Tom & Judy Bradish
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Diane & Scott Sloan
Nursery:
New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March (March 5 is communion). The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know. We also need some volunteers for April as well. (Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
Themes:
5-Mar: Into the Wilderness (P/P)
2-Apr: I Am the Resurrection and the Life (S)
16-Apr: Easter Sunday Jesus Lives Again (P/P)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be start being taken on Sunday, February 5. If you would rather submit a family photo rather than take one at church, please have a copy sent to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.

Beth Richardson has suggested that anyone who is interested in gaining a little insight to children with autism like our friend Carter to read the book “The Reason I Jump” by Noaki Higashida. You can buy it online here – http://tinyurl.com/j92q4ha (if you have a Kindle, it’s only $1.99) or you can find it at your local library.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Wednesday, February 8, 6:00pm – Diner’s Group is meeting at Portofino’s Restaurant, 12851 W. Bell Road, Suite 15, Surprise AZ. Please RSVP to Sandy Decker by Tuesday, February 7 – 623-202-3516 so she can make the reservations. All are invited.

Sunday, February 12, after church – Valentine’s Day Lunch. Details coming soon.

February 19-24: Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Guest Ministers: Apostle Robin Linkhart; Tom Morain, Historic Sites Foundation; Larry McGuire, AZ Mission Center President. Theme: Fully Awake and Ready to Respond. Registration forms are here.

Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. A list of what needs to be done will be out soon.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise. :)

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.