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
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.

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