Field Notes Weekly Newsletter
ANNOUNCEMENTS -- Sunday, April 21, 2019
Christ Is Risen! Christ Is Risen Indeed!
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
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.
Church Offices Closed
Fellowship of Loving Disciples
Youth Sunday School
7-9th Grades — Youth Room
10-12th Grades — Room 205
Study: The Book of Acts
Sundays, 5:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
Mark Your Calendar
Teacher Recognition Sunday
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome New Members
Arpi Jane Alloway
57 County Road 7727, Troy 36081
Arpi Jane will be added to the non-communing rolls
5715 Calmar Drive, Montgomery 36116
Scott & Tiffany Martin
Nick, Grace & Clay Martin
46 Creek Drive, Montgomery 36117
Betsy and Abby Wills
8161 Oak Alley, Montgomery 36117
Betsy and Abby will be added to the non-communing rolls
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.
Officer Nominees Training
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Word & Worship Council
Wednesday, May 1, 11:30 a.m.
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
April 21 — Matt & Camille Phillips, Pat Pickett
April 28 — Susan Powe, Paula Roberts
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
1:00 p.m. Knitting Group
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
9:45 a.m. Girl Scouts Awards Program
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Bridge Service (9:00 a.m.) — Every Sunday
Traditional Service (11:00 a.m.) — 2nd Sunday each month.