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.

Weekly Announcements – December 7, 2016

This week in worship:

Date: 11-Dec
Theme: Are you the One Who is to Come? (3rd Sunday of Advent – Peace)
Plan: Lois Nelson
Speak: Diana Hansen
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Eldora Engebretson
Acting Deacon: Carrol McCans
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Scott & Diane Sloan
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
– Cow, Dove, for the manger scene (or something we can slightly modify to look like the above)– looking for 20-25 inch stuffed animals (and any “other” animals the children want to add *dogs, cats, lions, tigers and even bears*)- If your crèche doesn’t have all these elements, we can supplement with stuffed animals.
– 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 come 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.

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 – November 30, 2016

This week in worship:

Date: 4-Dec
Theme: The Kingdom of Heaven Has Come Near (2nd Sunday of Advent – Joy)
Plan: John Walton
Speak: Beth Richardson
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Eldora Engebretson & Mary Ragland
PPT: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Leonard & Eilene Speer
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 – White Christmas Tree lights (I know we have a bunch all ready, but we can never have too many)
– Battery operated tea light and small candles
– A large Crèche/manger scene (one that will fit on the Communion Table and be able to be seen by the congregation).
-For Creche: Mary, Joseph, Baby, Shepherds, Wise Man/Men, Donkey, Cow, Sheep, Dove, and a Camel (and any “other” animals the children want to add *dogs, cats, lions, tigers and even bears*)- If your crèche doesn’t have all these elements, we can supplement with stuffed animals.
– 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)

Saturday, December 3, 10:00am-4:00pm @ Phx Central – Mission Center Conference. Click here for the details. There will be worship at 10am, business to follow, lunch, and afternoon classes lead by Apostle Ron Harmon and Bishop William McFarlin, Diana Hansen, and Even Jenkins. Consider carpooling. See Heather if you need help in lining up a ride or are willing to drive people.

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

Saturday, December 24, 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 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.

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.

Christmas Eve Service – In Search Of….

Special Requests for items for use in the Christmas Eve Service:

Heather is in need of the following items for the Christmas Eve Service:

– White Christmas Tree lights (I know we have a bunch all ready, but we can never have too many)
– Battery operated tea light and small candles
– A large Creche/manger scene (one that will fit on the Communion Table and be able to be seen by the congregation).
– I would like to have the following elements in the creche: Mary, Joseph, Baby, Shepherds, Wise Man/Men, Donkey, Cow, Sheep, Dove, and a Camel (and any “other” animals the children want to add *dogs, cats, lions, tigers and even bears*)- If your creche doesn’t have all these elements, we can supplement with stuffed animals.
– 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)

I will be setting up for the service on Friday, December 23 at 10am – anyone that can come help will be greatly appreciated and put to work.

Thank you in advance to help make this service possible.
Heather

TBW Weekly Announcements – November 2, 2016

This week in worship:

Date: 6-Nov
Theme: God of the Living
Plan: Dulcy Silverthorn
Speak: Heather Featherstone
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Eldora Engebretson & Mary Ragland
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Donna Hill
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.

The Walking Club meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:00pm. We will walk in Eldora’s neighborhood this week and discuss where we will meet next week. Please email Heather at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com or text/call her at 623-229-4214 to let her know you are coming so we don’t leave you behind.

Sunday, November 6, 10:45 am, Phoenix Central – Paul Fisher is being superannuated during the morning worship service. All are invited to attend (except Ruth, ‘cuz she has to play for TBW)

Sunday, November 13, after church – Thanksgiving Meal. Get your “tickets” from Dotti or Mary R or Amy. Please see the sign up on the board by the kitchen. We need cooks, “set-upers”, and “tear-downers”.

Saturday, December 10, 4:30-6:30 pm, at the church – Dinner Theater presented by the youth. You are invited to bring your own talents to share as well – tell a joke, read/write a poem, sing, dance, do cartwheels or whatever you consider a talent

Saturday, December 24, 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 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.

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.

This week in worship:
Date: 30-Oct
Theme: Welcome the Outcast
Plan: Kaleah Dyer & Dulcy Silverthorn
Speak: Childrens’ Service
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Mary Ragland & Dean Speer
PPT: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters: John & Judi Walton
Nursery:

New announcements are purple

Halloween Rest Stop is just around the corner. Kyle and Carla are looking for candy and baked goods donations as well as volunteers to help set up, run and tear down for the event.

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.

Alyssa Brittan is selling candy bars to assist her dance troupe. Only $1 each!

The Walking Club meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:00pm. We will walk in Eldora’s neighborhood this week and discuss where we will meet next week. Please email Heather at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com or text/call her at 623-229-4214 to let her know you are coming so we don’t leave you behind.

Sunday, October 30, 9:30am – Budget meeting – we will vote on the budget (get a copy of it herehttp://tinyurl.com/zzh2gf5), sustaining World Church appointed officers (CFO, Recorder, and Historian) as well as the following: Please prayerfully consider committing to a congregational blessing. This would require a commitment from members of the congregation to pray and study as directed by the Evangelist.

Sunday, November 13, after church – Thanksgiving Meal. Please see the sign up on the board by the kitchen. We need cooks, “set-upers”, and “tear-downers”.

Saturday, December 10, 4:30-6:30 pm, at the church – Dinner Theater presented by the youth. You are invited to bring your own talents to share as well – tell a joke, read/write a poem, sing, dance, do cartwheels or whatever you consider a talent 

Saturday, December 24, 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 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.

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.

TBW Weekly Announcements – Oct. 19, 2016

This week in worship:
Date: 23-Oct
Theme: Humble Yourself
Plan: Heather Featherstone
Speak: Scott Sloan
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Eldora Engebretson & Carrol McCans
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Greg Denton
Nursery:

New announcements are purple

Halloween Rest Stop is just around the corner. Kyle and Carla are looking for candy and baked goods donations as well as volunteers to help set up, run and tear down for the event.

Alyssa Brittan is selling candy bars to assist her dance troupe. Only $1 each!

The Walking Club meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:00pm. We will walk in Eldora’s neighborhood this week and discuss where we will meet next week. Please email Heather at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com or text/call her at 623-229-4214 to let her know you are coming so we don’t leave you behind.

October 21 & 22 – “Building an Inclusive Church” The Building an Inclusive Church trainings help you design and implement a process for your congregation to publicly and intentionally welcoming people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions. Building an Inclusive Church equips you with ways to create dialogue – deepening relationships throughout the congregation rather than sparking debate and division. Please click here for more information and to register. PLEASE REGISTER BY OCTOBER 6TH to ensure we meet the minimum required registration.

Saturday, October 22 at 4:00pm – Youth Event: Pumpkin days and Corn Maze festival at Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N 75th Ave. Glendale. Meet at the farm entrance, bring a friend. All youth 2-18 are invited (parents can come too). Contact Holli or Luis for more info.

Saturday, October 22, 2:00pm @ TBW – Celebration of Life for Katherine Ramey. Contact Beth Richardson if you can help with the reception (cookies etc.)

Sunday, October 23, 11:45am (after church) – “Welcome Baby Girl West” baby shower. All are invited to attend. A light lunch will be provided. The West’s are registered at Target – http://tinyurl.com/gsvyb8s. Please RSVP to Mary (632-974-8589) or Eldora (632-566-9299) so we can have enough food for everyone.

Sunday, October 30, 9:30am – Budget meeting – we will vote on the budget, sustaining World Church appointed officers (CFO, Recorder, and Historian) as well as the following: Please prayerfully consider committing to a congregational blessing. This would require a commitment from members of the congregation to pray and study as directed by the Evangelist. Also, please prayerfully consider supporting a food pantry for the neighborhood out of TBW.

Sunday, November 13, after church – Thanksgiving Meal. Please see the sign up on the board by the kitchen. We need cooks, “set-upers”, and “tear-downers”.

Saturday, December 10, 4:30-6:30 pm, at the church – Dinner Theater presented by the youth. You are invited to bring your own talents to share as well – tell a joke, read/write a poem, sing, dance, do cartwheels or whatever you consider a talent 

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.

TBW Weekly Announcements – Oct. 12, 2016

This week in worship:
Date: 16-Oct
Theme: Do Not Lose Heart
Plan: Diane Sloan
Speak: Testimonies
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Heather Featherstone
Acting Deacon: Amy & Mary Ragland
PPT: Scott Sloan
Greeters: Harper Family
Nursery:

New announcements are purple

Halloween Rest Stop is just around the corner. Kyle and Carla are looking for candy and baked goods donations as well as volunteers to help set up, run and tear down for the event.

Diane Sloan is in search of Blessing Bags stories – stories of your experiences with our Blessing Bag project for the service she is planning on October 16. Please write up a short experience story and either email it to her at sasdms@aol.com or give it to her at church.

Alyssa Brittan is selling candy bars to assist her dance troupe. Only $1 each!

The Walking Club meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:00pm. We will walk in Eldora’s neighborhood this week and discuss where we will meet next week. Please email Heather at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com or text/call her at 623-229-4214 to let her know you are coming so we don’t leave you behind.

Sunday, October 16 – Adult Sunday School Class is starting a new book study. The book is called “The Road Less Traveled” by M. Scott Peck (I think). This class will be team taught by Dulcy Silverthorn and Gabriel Horne.

October 21 & 22 – “Building an Inclusive Church” The Building an Inclusive Church trainings help you design and implement a process for your congregation to publicly and intentionally welcoming people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions. Building an Inclusive Church equips you with ways to create dialogue – deepening relationships throughout the congregation rather than sparking debate and division. Please click here for more information and to register. PLEASE REGISTER BY OCTOBER 6TH to ensure we meet the minimum required registration.

Saturday, October 22 at 4:00pm – Youth Event: Pumpkin days and Corn Maze festival at Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N 75th Ave. Glendale. Meet at the farm entrance, bring a friend. All youth 2-18 are invited (parents can come too). Contact Holli or Luis for more info.

Saturday, October 22, 2:00pm @ TBW – Celebration of Life for Katherine Ramey. Contact Beth Richardson if you can help with the reception (cookies etc.)

Sunday, October 23, 11:45am (after church) – “Welcome Baby Girl West” baby shower. All are invited to attend. A light lunch will be provided. The West’s are registered at Target – http://tinyurl.com/gsvyb8s. Please RSVP to Mary (632-974-8589) or Eldora (632-566-9299) so we can have enough food for everyone.

Sunday, October 30, 9:30am – Budget meeting – we will vote on the budget and a few other items. Please pray about the possibility of working toward a congregational blessing. This would require a commitment from members of the congregation in the preparation (not sure exactly what this would entail, still waiting for some details). Also, please prayerfully consider supporting a food pantry for the neighborhood out of TBW.

Sunday, November 12, after church – Thanksgiving Meal. Please see the sign up on the board by the kitchen. We need cooks, “set-upers”, and “tear-downers”.

Saturday, December 20, 4:30-6:30 pm, at the church – Dinner Theater presented by the youth. You are invited to bring your own talents to share as well – tell a joke, read/write a poem, sing, dance, do cartwheels or whatever you consider a talent 

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.

TBW Weekly Announcements – October 5, 2016

This week in worship:
Date: 9-Oct
Theme: Be Grateful
Plan: Iris Boswell
Speak: Beth Richardson
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Eldora Engebretson
Acting Deacon: Dean Speer & Kyle Brittan
PPT: Donna Greenwalt
Greeters: Scott & Diane Sloan
Nursery:

New announcements are purple

Halloween Rest Stop is just around the corner. Kyle and Carla are looking for candy and baked goods donations as well as volunteers to help set up, run and tear down for the event.

Diane Sloan is in search of Blessing Bags stories – stories of your experiences with our Blessing Bag project for the service she is planning on October 16. Please write up a short experience story and either email it to her at sasdms@aol.com or give it to her at church.

Alyssa Brittan is selling candy bars to assist her dance troupe. Only $1 each!

Saturday, October 8, 1:30 pm @ Phx Central – Celebration of Life for Winston Howell.

Sunday, October 9, 5-7 pm, at Phoenix Central. CCY (Community of Christ Youth). See Amber Pope for details and a ride if necessary. More details – http://tinyurl.com/haklxkj

The Walking Club will meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:00pm. We will walk in Eldora’s neighborhood this week and discuss where we will meet next week. Please email Heather at heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com or text/call her at 623-229-4214 to let her know you are coming so we don’t leave you behind.

October 21 & 21 – “Building an Inclusive Church” The Building an Inclusive Church trainings help you design and implement a process for your congregation to publicly and intentionally welcoming people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions. Building an Inclusive Church equips you with ways to create dialogue – deepening relationships throughout the congregation rather than sparking debate and division. Please click here for more information and to register. PLEASE REGISTER BY OCTOBER 6TH to ensure we meet the minimum required registration.

Saturday, October 22, time – TBA @ TBW – Celebration of Life for Katherine Ramey.

Sunday, October 30, 9:30am – Budget meeting

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.