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.

Weekly Announcements – January 11, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 15-Jan
Theme: Behold the Lamb of God
Plan: Sandy Decker
Speak: Dena Perrine
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Dennis Nelson & Mary Ragland
PPT: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters: Amber Pope & Donna Hill
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.

Themes:
5-Mar: Into the Wilderness
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit
19-Mar: Come, Drink Living Water

The 2017 Directory is in the process of being edited and proofed – please see Eldora to double and triple check your information to insure its accuracy. We will also be doing a photo directory after the New Year. We will also be 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.

It has been requested to make the TBW Congregational Blessing done several years ago available for those that would like to read through it. Click here – http://tinyurl.com/pkr3367 – for a copy of the Thunderbird West Congregational Blessing.

Sunday, January 15, after church – Soup, Pie and Salad and Pie Luncheon is a free-will fundraiser for Youth and Outreach. Come hungry and ready to share in fellowship.

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.

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 4, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 8-Jan (Setting Apart of New Pastors)
Theme: Jesus, the Beloved
Plan: Beth Richardson
Speak: The Pastorate
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Mary Ragland
Acting Deacon: Carrol McCans & Dean Speer
PPT: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Amy Ragland
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. The Themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for anyof the themes, please let Heather know.
Themes:
19-Feb: Turn the Other Cheek
26-Feb: Listen to Him
5-Mar: Into the Wilderness
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit
19-Mar: Come, Drink Living Water

The 2017 Directory is in the process of being edited and proofed – please see Eldora to double and triple check your information to insure its accuracy. We will also be doing a photo directory after the New Year.

It has been requested to make the TBW Congregational Blessing done several years ago available for those that would like to read through it. Click here – http://tinyurl.com/pkr3367 – for a copy of the Thunderbird West Congregational Blessing.

Sunday, January 15, after church – Soup and Pie Luncheon free-will fundraiser for Youth and Outreach. Come hungry and ready to share in fellowship.

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.

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 – December 28, 2016

This week in worship:

Date: 1-Jan
Theme: Weep for the Children
Plan: Heather Featherstone
Speak: Ray Taylor
Piano: Heather Featherstone
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Eldora Engebretson & Mary Ragland
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Leonard & Eilene Speer
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

There will be no Adult Sunday School class on January 1 (“The Road Less Traveled”) as both Dulcy and Gabriel are out-of-town. Please join us for coffee and pastries starting at 9:15.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. The Themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for anything of the themes, please let Heather know.
Themes:
5-Feb: Light of the World
12-Feb: Reconcile with One Another
19-Feb: Turn the Other Cheek
26-Feb: Listen to Him
5-Mar: Into the Wilderness
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit
19-Mar: Come, Drink Living Water
26-Mar: I Was Blind and Now I See

The 2017 Directory is in the process of being edited and proofed – please see Eldora to double and triple check your information to insure its accuracy. We will also be doing a photo directory after the New Year.

It has been requested to make the TBW Congregational Blessing done several years ago available for those that would like to read through it. Click here – http://tinyurl.com/pkr3367 – for a copy of the Thunderbird West Congregational Blessing.

December 30-Jan 1: Yuletide Retreat @ Whispering Pines Campground. Jr & Sr High, $60. Contact Amber Pope at amber.pope777@gmail.com or 623.776.6829. Registration forms are here.

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.

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 – December 21, 2016

This week in worship:

Date: SATURDAY, 24-Dec (Candlelight Service 5pm)
Theme: God’s Love Made Visible (Christmas Eve)
Plan: Heather Featherstone
Speak: Candle Light Service
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Dean Speer
Acting Deacon: Amy & Mary Ragland
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Greg Denton & Donna Hill
Nursery:

New announcements are purple.

Please remember that the service this week is on Saturday, December 24 at 5:00pm. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the food bank as part of your offering for this service. If you need a ride due to the late hour of the service and can’t drive – please contact Heather Featherstone at 623-229-4214 or through email at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com to make arrangements to get you to the service.

The 2017 Directory is in the process of being edited and proofed – please see Eldora to double and triple check your information to insure its accuracy. We will also be doing a photo directory after the new year.

It has been requested to make the TBW Congregational Blessing done several years ago available for those that would like to read through it. Click here – http://tinyurl.com/pkr3367 – for a copy of the Thunderbird West Congregational Blessing.

Friday, December 23 at 10am at the church- Heather will be there to decorate for the Christmas Eve service. Anyone that can help will be greatly appreciated and put to work.

Saturday, December 24, 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Please bring a non-perishable donation for the food bank. There will be NO services on Sunday, December 25, so plan to attend on Saturday evening. Invite a friend, bring a stranger. Carpooling is encouraged (especially if you have difficulty seeing after dark). Contact Heather Featherstone if you need help in arranging a carpooling buddy.

December 30-Jan 1: Yuletide Retreat @ Whispering Pines Campground. Jr & Sr High, $60. Contact Amber Pope at amber.pope777@gmail.com or 623.776.6829. Registration forms are here.

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.

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 – December 14, 2016

This week in worship:

Date: 18-Dec
Theme: Emmanuel : God With Us (4th Sunday of Advent – Love)
Plan: Iris Boswell
Speak: Larry McGuire
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Eldora Engebretson
Acting Deacon: Kyle Brittan & Eldora Engebretson
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Lucille Engebretson & Amber Pope
Nursery:

New announcements are purple

The 2017 Directory is in the process of being edited and proofed – please see Eldora to double and triple check your information to insure its accuracy. We will also be doing a photo directory after the new year.

It has been requested to make the TBW Congregational Blessing done several years ago available for those that would like to read through it. Click here – http://tinyurl.com/pkr3367 – for a copy of the Thunderbird West Congregational Blessing.

In search of – Battery operated tea light and small candles
– People to help bring above elements to the creche during the service (thank you to those that have already volunteered)
– Canned goods to donate to the food bank (but that doesn’t need to be brought until Christmas Eve)
Bring the items to the church at anytime by Sunday, December 18. Please make sure your name is on anything you bring, because I won’t remember who brought what (especially lights and candles)

Friday, December 23 at 10am at the church- Heather will be there to decorate for the Christmas Eve service. Anyone that can help will be greatly appreciated and put to work.

Saturday, December 24, 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Please bring a non-perishable donation for the food bank. There will be NO services on Sunday, December 25, so plan to attend on Saturday evening. Invite a friend, bring a stranger. Carpooling is encouraged (especially if you have difficulty seeing after dark). Contact Heather Featherstone if you need help in arranging a carpooling buddy.

December 30-Jan 1: Yuletide Retreat @ Whispering Pines Campground. Jr & Sr High, $60. Contact Amber Pope at amber.pope777@gmail.com or 623.776.6829. Registration forms are here.

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.

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.