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.

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