Field Notes Weekly Newsletter

ANNOUNCEMENTS   --   Sunday, April 21, 2019

 

Easter Sunday

Christ Is Risen! Christ Is Risen Indeed!

Alleluia!

We Welcome Our Guests

To Young Meadows, and invite you to join us for Sunday school and other activities throughout the week. If you would like to know more about the life of Young Meadows Church, our greeters will assist you with information and take you to worship services and Sunday school.

Evangelism Workout for April

Consider random acts of kindness for April’s Evangelism Workout. Do something special, or even ordinary, that might brighten someone else’s life in a way we can’t imagine. Contact Jay Joye, 652-1316 or jjoye@ympca.org.

Every Member Serving

Kick off — Sunday, April 28

For even the Son of Man came

not to be served, but to serve… Matthew 10:45

Watch for your EMS and Stewardship cards by email or as inserts in the bulletins and in the Bridge Service. Make plans today to serve and support the ministries of Young Meadows Church. You may sign up by email or online — keep watching! Commitment Sunday is May 19.

Senior Recognition Sunday

Graduating seniors from high school and college will be honored Sunday, May 5, during both worship services. If you have a child(ren) who is graduating from high school or college this year, please notify the church office at 244-1385 or pmathis@ympca.org.

MM&I Fundraiser

Ministry to the Military & Internationals (MM&I) in Montgomery will hold its MM&I Fundraising Banquet Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m., Eastwood Presbyterian Church. Featured speaker is Bentley Rayburn. To register, contact Doug Hudson, (334) 593-4599 or doug.gertie@yahoo.com.

Grounds Clean Up Day

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 a.m. Join us to clean up and make our grounds look ready for summer — VBS Sports Camp and all the many activities and worship opportunities. Bring your garden tools and sun hats, too! Contact Paula Mathis, 652-3063 or pmathis @ympca.org.

Communicants Presented

Our eight communicants will be presented at both services on Sunday, May 12. They have been interviewed by the Session and received into communing membership.  

Easter Monday

April 22

Church Offices Closed

F.O.L.D.

Fellowship of Loving Disciples

Youth Sunday School

10:10-10:50 a.m.

7-9th Grades — Youth Room

10-12th Grades — Room 205

Study: The Book of Acts

CONNECT Groups

Sundays, 5:30 p.m.

Youth Room

Senior Recognition Day

Sunday, May 5

Details to Come

Wednesday Night Series

Purity for the Glory of God

6:00 p.m. in Youth Room

RYM Summer 2019

Monday-Friday, July 8-13

Panama City Beach, Florida

Fundraising Opportunities Planned

Sign Up TODAY

(Use the link in the email)

Contact Adam Coppock, 318-3562 or acoppock@ympca.org

Children’s Ministry

Stepping Stones

Memory work will be checked next Sunday, April 28, 10:15 a.m., in the Children’s Hallway. Bring your books! Checkers are Peggy Parker and Becky Singleton.

RTF Children’s Art Auction

Support Rooftop Friends Disabilities Ministries and enjoy original artwork by our children. The annual Children’s Art Auction begins Sunday, April 28 through May 12 (Mother’s Day). Art will be on exhibit in the long hallway for bidding. Help support RTF and its Hope Heals Camps with a purchase! Contact Nancy Burtron, 213-3698 or bmaw2020@hotmail.com.

Mark Your Calendar

Teacher Recognition Sunday

May 19

Sports Camp 2019

Monday-Friday, June 3-7

Upcoming Missions Opportunities

Consider the following options offered by the Outreach Council:

  • Haiti trip, originally planned for March, is now scheduled for May 24-30
  • Turks & Caicos, Nov. 15-20; cost is $2,000
  • Germany, Sept. 25-30
  • One person to serve as a short-term missionary in China Aug. 2-22; only expense is airfare.

Contact Jay Joye, 652-1316 or jjoye@ympca.org.

Welcome New Members

Bree Alloway

Arpi Jane Alloway

57 County Road 7727, Troy 36081

Arpi Jane will be added to the non-communing rolls

Destiny Griffin

5715 Calmar Drive, Montgomery 36116

Scott & Tiffany Martin

Nick, Grace & Clay Martin

46 Creek Drive, Montgomery 36117

David Wills

Betsy and Abby Wills

8161 Oak Alley, Montgomery 36117

Betsy and Abby will be added to the non-communing rolls

In Sympathy

The ministers and congregation extend their deepest sympathy to Brian and Rachel Grete and their family upon the death of Rachel’s father, Charles Joseph Schroeder, Jr., Friday, April 12, in Montgomery; and to Hank and Laura Gaston and their family upon the death of Hank’s grandmother, Jewel Odom Gaston.

OFFICERS MEETINGS

Officer Nominees Training

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Word & Worship Council

Wednesday, May 1, 11:30 a.m.

Shepherding Council

Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 p.m.

Joint Quarterly Session & Diaconate Meeting

Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 p.m.

DEACON OF THE DAY

April 21 — Paul Cobb

April 28 — John Coley

DEACON ON CALL

April 22-28 — Matt Bennett

April 29-May 5 — Doug Fuhrman

NURSERY

April 21 — Matt & Camille Phillips, Pat Pickett

April 28 — Susan Powe, Paula Roberts

Easter Monday

April 22

Church Offices Closed

 

Young Meadows This Week

SUNDAY,  APRIL 21 — Easter

   7:00 a.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   9:00 a.m.     Bridge Worship Service

 10:10 a.m.     Sunday School

 11:00 a.m.     Traditional Worship Service

MONDAY, APRIL 22 — Offices Closed

   4:00 p.m.     CEF/Brewbaker

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary  

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

   6:45 a.m.     Men’s DG/M. Bennett

   9:30 a.m.     Presbytery Candidates Exam

   4:00 p.m.     CEF/Blount

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary

   6:30 p.m.     Boykin/Phelan GG

   7:30 p.m.     College GG

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

   6:45 a.m.     Men’s DG/J. Bennett

   9:30 a.m.     Mexican Dominoes

   Noon            Elders Prayer

   3:00 p.m.     Men’s DG/Allen

   6:00 p.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   6:00 p.m.     Prayer Growth Group

   6:00 p.m.     F.O.L.D. Bible Study

   6:30 p.m.     Officer Nominees Training

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

   8:00 a.m.     Classical Conversations

   9:45 a.m.     Kindermusik

   Noon            Men’s Bible Study & Lunch

   4:00 p.m.     Oak Grove Bible Study

   6:30 p.m.     Steele’s GG

   6:30 p.m.     American Heritage Girls

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

   8:00 a.m.     Campus Outreach Retreat

   Noon            Kindermusik

   1:00 p.m.     Knitting Group

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

   9:45 a.m.     Girl Scouts Awards Program

 

 

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