Weekly Announcements – April 4, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15 am.

Date: 8-Apr
Theme: Peace Be With You
Plan/Preside: Leonard Speer
Speak: Bill Crabtree
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Amy Ragland
Sound: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Dennis & Lois Nelson
Nursery: Diane Sloan

Mark your Calendars!

Sundays, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.
Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm – Centering Prayer at TBW
Saturdays @ 4:30pm – Tonopah small group meets.

Jared & Lois would like to know what kind of Sunday school subjects you would like to study this spring.

Small group interest survey update– Diane has 7 groups sign up and all had a different interest: Buckeye location study, hiking/walking, young adult, Graceland coffee morning, Dining Group. Diane is asking if there is an interest in anyone facilitating one of these groups.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Short business meeting to elect a new auditor to replace Ray Taylor who is moving out of state. See Jared Ingram for more information.

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 4:00 pm – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast. Join us at the church to view the webcast together. The challenge video will be available to view on Monday, April 2, but will be broadcast on April 8 prior to the live question and answer session. You are encouraged to view the video and send questions to AskSteveVeazey@CofChrist.org prior to the webcast.

April 15 Worship at the Park Gathering @ 10:00, worship @ 10:30- Meet at Saguaro Ranch Park (59th & Mountain View – south of Peoria Ave). Click here for more information. If you have a percussion instrument, bring it along. You might want to bring a chair or blanket as well. Picnic lunch after the service – burgers and hot dogs provided, but bring a dish to share. See Johnathan for more information.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio
Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship
Calendar of events is here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents

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 28, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15 am.

Date: 1-Apr
Theme: Alleluia! Jesus Lives! (Easter Sunday)
Plan: Worship Committee
Preside: Tom Richards
Speak: Special Service
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Amy Ragland
Sound: Amy Ragland
Greeters: Genie Perigo & Donna Hill
Nursery: Amber Pope

Introducing Andrew McMillan. He was born at 11:58 pm on 25 Mar, weighing in at 6lb 11oz. Mom, dad, and baby are doing great!

Mark your Calendars!

Sundays, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.
Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm – Centering Prayer at TBW
Saturdays @ 4:30pm – Tonopah small group meets.

Sunday, April 1 – Easter Egg Hunt after church. Please bring pre-filled eggs (no marshmallow or chocolate) before church service.

Jared & Lois would like to know what kind of Sunday school subjects you would like to study this spring.

Small group interest survey – please consider filling out the small group interest survey located in the front lobby of the church.

Saturday, Mar 31 @ TBW, 9:00 am – Workday to prepare the floor and lay the carpet tiles in the nursery/classroom. See Eldora for more information.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Short business meeting to elect a new auditor to replace Ray Taylor who is moving out of state. See Jared Ingram for more information.

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 4:00 pm – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast. Join us at the church to view the webcast together. The challenge video will be available to view on Monday, April 2, but will be broadcast on April 8 prior to the live question and answer session. You are encouraged to view the video and send questions to AskSteveVeazey@CofChrist.org prior to the webcast.

April 15 Worship at the Park Gathering @ 10:00, worship @ 10:30- Meet at Saguaro Ranch Park (59th & Mountain View – south of Peoria Ave). Click here for more information. If you have a percussion instrument, bring it along. You might want to bring a chair or blanket as well. Picnic lunch after the service – burgers and hot dogs provided, but bring a dish to share. See Johnathan for more information.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio
Schedules are herehttp://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship
Calendar of events is here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents

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 21, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15 am.

Date: 25-Mar
Theme: Hosanna! (Palm Sunday)
Plan/Preside: Beth Richardson
Speak: John Walton
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Heather Featherstone
Sound: Brad McMillan
Greeters: John & Judi Walton
Nursery: Amber Pope

Mark your Calendars!

Sundays, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.
Wednesdays – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 – 8 PM.
Fridays @ 4:30pm – Tonopah small group meets.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio

Every Sunday until Easter – after church. The choir will be rehearsing for Easter services after church every week until April 1. If you are interested in singing with the choir, please contact Connie Denton.

Easter Egg Hunt eggs needed by next Sunday, April 1. Please bring pre-filled eggs (no marshmallow or chocolate).

Jared & Lois would like to know what kind of Sunday school subjects you would like to study this spring.

Saturday, Mar 24 & 31 @ TBW, 9:00 am – Work days to prepare the floor and lay the carpet tiles in the nursery/classroom. See Eldora for more information.

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 4:00 pm – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast. Join us at the church to view the webcast together. The challenge video will be available to view on Monday, April 2, but will be broadcast on April 8 prior to the live question and answer session. You are encouraged to view the video and send questions to AskSteveVeazey@CofChrist.org prior to the webcast.

April 15 Worship service Gathering @ 10:00, worship @ 10:30– Meet at Saguaro Ranch Park (59th & Mountain View – south of Peoria Ave). If you have a percussion instrument, bring it along. Picnic lunch after the service – burgers and hot dogs provided, but bring a dish to share. See Johnathan for more information.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Calendar of events is here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents

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 14, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15am.

Date: 18-Mar
Theme: Glorify God
Plan/Preside: Amy Ragland/Mary Ragland
Speak: Special Service
Piano: Heather Featherstone
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Heather Featherstone
Sound: Brad McMillan
Greeters: John & Judi Walton
Nursery: Allison Helm

Mark your Calendars!

Sundays, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.
Wednesdays – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 – 8 PM.
Fridays @ 4:30pm – Tonopah small group meets.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here – http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio

Every Sunday until Easter – after church. The choir will be rehearsing for Easter services after church every week until April 1. If you are interested in singing with the choir, please contact Connie Denton.

Saturday, March 17, 6:00 pm @ Chandler church – St. Patty’s Day gathering. Where green and bring a dish to share.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast – more information to come.

April 15 Worship service @ 10:30 – Meet at Saguaro Park (59th & Peoria). If you have a percussion instrument, bring it along. Picnic lunch after the service – burgers and hot dogs provided, but bring a dish to share. See Johnathan for more information.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Calendar of events is here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents

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 – Feb 28, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15am.

Date: 4-Mar
Theme: Create Sacred Space (World Hunger Emphasis)
Plan: Lee Swick
Preside: Scott Sloan
Speak: Larry McGuire
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Heather Featherstone
Sound: TBA
Greeters: John & Judi Walton
Nursery: Diane Sloan

Mark your Calendars!
Every Friday @ 4:30pm – Tonopah small group meets.

Every Sunday, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.

Every Wednesday – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 – 8 PM.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here (http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio

Are you going to SPEC and IYF? We need to know! We need a rough estimate of how many youth plan on attending these events this summer. Please notify Barb Bear by May 1, 2018 if you/your child is planning on attending IYF/SPEC. The $450 fee is due to Barb by May 1, 2018 also. Barb’s contact information: Cell: 602.620.0036, Email: jbmrbear@gmail.com, Mail: 1303 E. Angela Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85022

Every Sunday until Easter – after church. The choir will be rehearsing for Easter services after church every week until April 1. If you are interested in singing with the choir, please contact Connie Denton.

Interested in participating or starting a small group? Make sure you put down what you are interested in doing on the signup sheet in the foyer. This is just an interest survey. See Diane for more info.

Saturday, Mar 3, around 11 am @ Donna H’s home – cleaning and painting “party”. See Kaleah, Dotti, or Donna for more info.

Sunday, Mar 11, after church @ TBW – Diaper shower for Brad & Cici. A light lunch will be served. Please see Donna G for more info.

Sunday, Mar 18, Worship Service – Amy and Mary Ragland are in charge of this service and have invited anyone that would like to share something during the service to contact them to help them plan.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast – more information to come.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents, 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 – Feb 21, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15am.

Theme: Lose your Life or Save it?
Plan/Preside: Tom Richards
Speak: Jane Richards
Piano: Heather Featherstone
Deacon: Brad McMillan
PPt: Brian Tubbesing
Sound: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters: Bill Crabtree & Leonard Speer
Nursery: Robyn Harper

Mark your Calendars!
Every Sunday, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.

Every Wednesday – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 – 8 PM.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here (http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio

Are you going to SPEC and IYF? We need to know! We need a rough estimate of how many youth plan on attending these events this summer. Please notify Barb Bear by May 1, 2018 if you/your child is planning on attending IYF/SPEC. The $450 fee is due to Barb by May 1, 2018 also. Barb’s contact information: Cell: 602.620.0036, Email: jbmrbear@gmail.com, Mail: 1303 E. Angela Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85022

Every Sunday until Easter – after church. The choir will be rehearsing for Easter services after church every week until April 1. If you are interested in singing with the choir, please contact Connie Denton.

Saturday, Feb 24, 5:00 pm @ TBW – All Birthday Celebration and White Elephant Gift Exchange. Please bring a fun or silly gift to exchange. Contact Donna G to RSVP (623-363-2970).

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast – more information to come.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents, 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 7, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15 am.

Date: 11-Feb
Theme: Listen for the Voice of God
Plan/Preside: Heather Featherstone
Speak: Scott Sloan
Piano: LaVeta Talcott
Deacon: Brad McMillan
PPt: Brian Tubbesing
Sound: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters:
Nursery: Allison Helm

Mark your Calendars!

Every Sunday, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.

Every Wednesday – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 – 8 PM.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here (http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio): Just find the date you missed (either inside the month folder or just hanging out in the main folder), open it up and enjoy. Please let Heather Featherstone know if you have any issues with the files or finding something.

Are you going to SPEC and IYF? We need to know! We need a rough estimate of how many youth plans on attending these events this summer. IYF will be July 19-20 in Independence, Missouri, on July 18 as the travel date. SPEC will be July 21-28 in Lamoni, Iowa. Both are for youth currently in grades 9-12. For more information on IYF/Spectacular and to learn about the amazing opportunity this will be for our youth, please visit https://spec-cofchrist.org/about/. The cost will be approximately $450 to cover the travel to and from Kansas City. The other costs are being covered by the mission center and fundraising efforts. If you plan on attending these events, you will need to participate in at least some of the fundraising efforts. 2 upcoming fundraisers are Jan. 28, Mesa Labyrinth Project and Feb. 19, Winter Reunion IYF/SPEC Lunch Fundraiser (Details can be found on AZMC website under ACTIVITIES tab. Registration forms can be found under the YOUTH FORMS tab.). Please notify Barb Bear by May 1, 2018, if you/your child is planning on attending IYF/SPEC. The $450 fee is due to Barb by May 1, 2018, also. Barb’s contact information: Cell: 602.620.0036, Email: jbmrbear@gmail.com, Mail: 1303 E. Angela Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85022

Saturday, February 10, @ Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 6400 W. Del Rio St., Chandler, Arizona 85226-1764 – Emma’s Revolution (writers of “Peace, Salaam, Shalom”) will be doing a workshop and concert. The workshop is 2-4, the concert is at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available here: https://emmasrevolution.com/feb-choir-festival-event-tickets-chandler-az.

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:0o PM – Sigma Alpha Iota Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) will present their annual “Silver Tea Benefit Concert”. This is a benefit concert to raise funds for the chapter’s Outreach fund – this year we are giving two $200 scholarships to women college students involved in music. See Heather for other ways the Outreach fund has been used in the past. Several musicians from the valley will be performing (including Heather). Come and enjoy an afternoon of quality entertainment. All donations will be accepted.

Sunday, Feb 18 – Friday, Feb 23, 2018 – Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Registration forms and schedule can be found here (http://tinyurl.com/AZ-CofC-Winter). Cost is $15 before Feb 1 ($18 after that). THE STORYTELLERS: An Evening of Tales Among Friends. Do you love a good story?
If so, we have an exciting evening for you! Join Barb Walden, Larry McGuire, and Steve Smith for a fun night of storytelling at the Phoenix Central congregation on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 PM.
Our storytellers will share the theme “When History Gets Personal.”
The Storytellers evening is sponsored by the Phoenix Central Congregation and Community of Christ Historic Sites Foundation in support of summer interns who share the church’s stories at our historic sites. A donation opportunity for the Alma Blair Internship Program will be available for those interested in supporting this unique educational opportunity for young adults. All are invited. No RSVP needed.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – President Veazey’s Challenge to the Church webcast – more information to come.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents, 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 31, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:15 am.

Date: 4-Feb
Theme: Compassionate Ministry
Plan/Preside: Sarah Tubbesing & Micki Talcott
Speak: Testimonies
Piano: Kathy West
Deacon: Heather Featherstone
PPt: Brian Tubbesing
Sound: Eldora Engebretson
Greeters: TBD
Nursery: Kaleah Dyer

Mark your Calendars!
Every Sunday, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time.

Every Wednesday – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 – 8 PM.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here (http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio): Just find the date you missed (either inside the month folder or just hanging out in the main folder), open it up and enjoy. Please let Heather Featherstone know if you have any issues with the files or finding something.

The pastors would like your input: Please print, fill out and return the 2018 Pastors Survey (http://tinyurl.com/2018-Pastor-Survey) to Scott as soon as possible to aid in planning for the year.

Bernice S is in search of a few household items. If you have something you are willing to donate, please see her. ISO – Dresser, bookshelves, microwave, and a 4-top table and chairs.

Are you going to SPEC and IYF? We need to know! We need a rough estimate of how many youth plans on attending these events this summer. IYF will be July 19-20 in Independence, Missouri, on July 18 as the travel date. SPEC will be July 21-28 in Lamoni, Iowa. Both are for youth currently in grades 9-12. For more information on IYF/Spectacular and to learn about the amazing opportunity this will be for our youth, please visit https://spec-cofchrist.org/about/. The cost will be approximately $450 to cover the travel to and from Kansas City. The other costs are being covered by the mission center and fundraising efforts. If you plan on attending these events, you will need to participate in at least some of the fundraising efforts. 2 upcoming fundraisers are Jan. 28, Mesa Labyrinth Project and Feb. 19, Winter Reunion IYF/SPEC Lunch Fundraiser (Details can be found on AZMC website under ACTIVITIES tab. Registration forms can be found under the YOUTH FORMS tab.). Please notify Barb Bear by May 1, 2018, if you/your child is planning on attending IYF/SPEC. The $450 fee is due to Barb by May 1, 2018, also. Barb’s contact information: Cell: 602.620.0036, Email: jbmrbear@gmail.com, Mail: 1303 E. Angela Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85022

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:0o PM – Sigma Alpha Iota Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) will present their annual “Silver Tea Benefit Concert”. This is a benefit concert to raise funds for the chapter’s Outreach fund – this year we are giving two $200 scholarships to women college students involved in music. See Heather for other ways the Outreach fund has been used in the past. Several musicians from the valley will be performing (including Heather). Come and enjoy an afternoon of quality entertainment. All donations will be accepted.

Sunday, Feb 18 – Friday, Feb 23, 2018 – Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Registration forms and schedule can be found here (http://tinyurl.com/AZ-CofC-Winter). Cost is $15 before Feb 1 ($18 after that). THE STORYTELLERS: An Evening of Tales Among Friends. Do you love a good story?   If so, we have an exciting evening for you! Join Barb Walden, Larry McGuire, and Steve Smith for a fun night of storytelling at the Phoenix Central congregation on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 PM.  Our storytellers will share the theme “When History Gets Personal.”   The Storytellers evening is sponsored by the Phoenix Central Congregation and Community of Christ Historic Sites Foundation in support of summer interns who share the church’s stories at our historic sites. A donation opportunity for the Alma Blair Internship Program will be available for those interested in supporting this unique educational opportunity for young adults. All are invited. No RSVP needed.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents, 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 17, 2018

This week in worship:
Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:00 am.
Date: 21-Jan
Theme: Follow Me
Plan: Darrell Ashlock
Preside: Darrell Ashlock
Speak: Marsha Ashlock
Piano: Heather Featherstone
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Amy Ragland
Sound: Brad McMillan
Greeters: John & ShirleyAnn Wilson
Nursery: Robyn Harper

Mark your Calendars!
Every Sunday, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time. Larry McGuire, MC President has invited you to “pause what you are doing and spend intentional time in prayer with sisters and brothers around our mission center…Some may choose to do this as family units, others will do it alone. Regardless, we will be praying together.” Pray for the needs of your local congregation, the mission center, and the world church.

Every Wednesday – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 PM to 8 PM.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here (http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio): Just find the date you missed (either inside the month folder or just hanging out in the main folder), open it up and enjoy. Please let Heather Featherstone know if you have any issues with the files or finding something.

The pastors would like your input: Please print, fill out and return the 2018 Pastors Survey (http://tinyurl.com/2018-Pastor-Survey) to Scott as soon as possible to aid in planning for the year.

Are you going to SPEC and IYF? We need to know! We need a rough estimate of how many youth plans on attending these events this summer. IYF will be July 19-20 in Independence, Missouri, on July 18 as the travel date. SPEC will be July 21-28 in Lamoni, Iowa. Both are for youth currently in grades 9-12. For more information on IYF/Spectacular and to learn about the amazing opportunity this will be for our youth, please visit https://spec-cofchrist.org/about/.  The cost will be approximately $450 to cover the travel to and from Kansas City. The other costs are being covered by the mission center and fundraising efforts. If you plan on attending these events, you will need to participate in at least some of the fundraising efforts. 2 upcoming fundraisers are Jan. 28, Mesa Labyrinth Project and Feb. 19, Winter Reunion IYF/SPEC Lunch Fundraiser (Details can be found on AZMC website under ACTIVITIES tab. Registration forms can be found under the YOUTH FORMS tab.). Please notify Barb Bear by May 1, 2018, if you/your child is planning on attending IYF/SPEC. The $450 fee is due to Barb by May 1, 2018, also.
Barb’s contact information:
Cell: 602.620.0036
Email: jbmrbear@gmail.com
Mail: 1303 E. Angela Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85022

Sunday, January 21, after church – Adventure Crew lunch at Freddy’s (51st Ave & Bell) and then a hike. All are invited. Unable to hike, come for lunch. See Kevin or Robyn for more info.

Sunday, January 21, 6:00 pm @ TBW – A special Temple worship, “Just Jesus,” via live webcast (CofChrist.org/live-webcast). Doors open at 5:00 pm with punch and cookies afterward. The service is a partnership between Community of Christ Seminary at Graceland University and Community of Christ. Matt Frizzell, Community of Christ Seminary dean, and Stassi Cramm, of the Community of Christ First Presidency, will speak on Jesus as our revelation of God’s justice, and what it means for our mission to invite people to Christ.

Sunday, January 28 morning @ TBW – Blood Drive. See Kyle Brittan or Eilene Speer to set up an appointment.

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:0o PM – Sigma Alpha Iota Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) will present their annual “Silver Tea Benefit Concert”. This is a benefit concert to raise funds for the chapter’s Outreach fund – this year we are giving two $200 scholarships to women college students involved in music. See Heather for other ways the Outreach fund has been used in the past. Several musicians from the valley will be performing (including Heather). Come and enjoy an afternoon of quality entertainment. All donations will be accepted.

Sunday, Feb 18 – Friday, Feb 23, 2018 – Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Registration forms and schedule can be found here (http://tinyurl.com/AZ-CofC-Winter). Cost is $15 before Feb 1 ($18 after that).

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Adventure Crew is going to “Feed My Starving Children” to help fill food boxes. There are many spots to fill and is open to anyone from the Mission Center. Contact Kevin Harper (keeve@cox.net or 480-399-5345) for more information.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents, 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 10, 2018

This week in worship:

Dottie and Kaleah will be leading praise music starting at 10:00 am.
Date: 14-Jan
Theme: Jesus Calls (Racial Justice Day)
Plan: Craig Harper
Preside: Craig Harper
Speak: Kyle Harper
Piano: Mark Bradish
Deacon: Eldora Engebretson
PPt: Amy Ragland
Sound: Brad McMillan
Greeters: John & ShirleyAnn Wilson
Nursery: Amber Sloan

Mark your Calendars!

Every Sunday, 6:00 pm – Arizona Mission Center Community Prayer Time. Larry McGuire, MC President has invited you to “pause what you are doing and spend intentional time in prayer with sisters and brothers around our mission center…Some may choose to do this as family units, others will do it alone. Regardless, we will be praying together.” Pray for the needs of your local congregation, the mission center, and the world church.

Every Wednesday – Centering Prayer at TBW 7 PM to 8 PM.

Missed last week’s worship service? Audio tracks and Powerpoint are available here (http://tinyurl.com/TBW-Worship-Audio): Just find the date you missed (either inside the month folder or just hanging out in the main folder), open it up and enjoy. Please let Heather Featherstone know if you have any issues with the files or finding something.

Important new year announcements:
Connie Denton is now in charge of all music – if you are planning a service and want special music, need a pianist, or are in need of hymn choice assistance, please see Connie.
Heather Featherstone is in charge of all communications, including bulletins. Please have your bulletins (preferably electronic) to her no later than the Thursday before your service (any later and they might not get printed). Continue to send announcements and prayer requests to her for the website and bulletin at thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com.

Starting January 7 – the end of February, 9:15 am – New adult Sunday School Class called “Millenials and the Stoneless Church”, led by Kyle Harper. This class will be held in the fellowship hall and people are invited to come and go as they please. Contact Kyle for more info: 602-885-6792.

Sunday, January 28 morning @ TBW – Blood Drive. See Kyle Brittan or Eilene Speer to set up an appointment.

Sunday, Feb 18 – Friday, Feb 23, 2018 – Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Registration forms and schedule can be found here (http://tinyurl.com/AZ-CofC-Winter). Cost is $15 before Feb 1 ($18 after that).

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/TBWWorship

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here –http://tinyurl.com/TBWEvents, 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.