Field Notes Weekly Newsletter

ANNOUNCEMENTS -- Sunday, February 17, 2019

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 hospitality volunteers will assist you with information and take you to worship services and Sunday school.

Welcome Jill Howard

One of our supported missionaries to China, Jill Howard, is our guest today. Jill will share her ministry with us during both worship services and visit in the 5-6th grade Sunday school class. She and Judith Jacobsen serve in China with Mission to the World At-Large.

Inquirers Class

For prospective members and visitors will be held Wednesdays, Feb. 20 and 27, 6:00 p.m., in the parlor outside the church office suite. Contact Jay Joye, 652-1316 or

Rooftop Friends Respite

Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:00-5:30 p.m., in the Youth Room. Join us to provide a family respite for our families with disabilities — fun and a movie! Volunteers needed. Contact Nancy Burtron, 546-8324 or

Women’s Discipleship Training

A new women’s discipleship training class meets Wednesdays through April 2, 6:00 p.m., room 210, to study Real Change by CCEF/BCUK (edit. Nicholls/Thorne — order from Taught by Alex Kocher. To register, see the email or contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or

Haiti Mission Trip

Set for Spring Break, March 15-21, our mission team will return to Haiti’s Reformation Hope Orphanage and church to serve. Pray for this mission and for safe traveling. Contact Doug Carr, 422-5901 or

Serve at Brewbaker School

Join us for the following activities at Brewbaker Intermediate School, our partner school. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or

  • Assist with parenting classes, Tuesdays through April 9, 5:30 p.m., at the school
  • Cover lunch for teachers — Tuesday, March 12, 10:30-11:45 or 11:45-1:00 at the school’s lunchroom
  • Prepare cards and treats for teachers, Wednesday, March 13, 6:00 p.m., Room 205 (YMPC)


Fellowship of Loving Disciples

Youth Sunday School

10:10-10:50 a.m.

7-9th Grades — Youth Room

10-12th Grades — Room 205

Study: Get Real: Sharing Your Everyday Faith Every Day, by John Leonard


Sundays, 5:30 p.m.

Youth Room

Birmingham Bulls Hockey

Friday, Feb. 22 (Leave at 4:30 p.m.)

Tickets — $22.00

Night of Worship

Sunday, Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.

Youth Room

RYM Summer 2019

Monday-Friday, July 8-13

Panama City Beach, Florida

Fundraising Opportunities Coming


(Use the link in the email)

Contact Adam Coppock, 318-3562 or

Children’s Ministry

Baby Bottle Boomerang

Today is your last chance to give — for First Choice Women’s Medical Center in recognition of the Sanctity of Human Life. Take a bottle from the table in the Gallery, fill it with coins, cash, or a check, and return it to the church office by Feb. 20.

Evangelism Workout for February

Put your evangelism workout to work: Join us to participate or observe:

  • Rooftop Friends Respite — Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Youth Room
  • Mondays, 6:30 a.m. by phone — Pray for Life on Wheels & First Choice Women’s Medical Center: (605) 475-2875 Access Code 7156080
  • Mondays, 4:00 p.m. — CEF/Brewbaker
  • Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. — CEF/Blount
  • Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. — Parenting Classes at Brewbaker Intermediate School
  • Fridays, 6:00 a.m. — Pray with Life on Wheels in vacant lot across from Central YMCA on S. Perry Street

Ladies Night Out

Thursday, March 7, 6:00 p.m., at Midtown Pizza Kitchen, Zelda Place. Contact Kim Tormey, (910) 333-4982 or

The Mom Connection

Join other moms for breakfast, encouragement, and fellowship Saturday, March 9, 9:00 a.m. Nursery provided. Cost for breakfast: $5 per person. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or

City Bible Study

Tuesdays, 9:45 a.m., in the Youth Room for women, and again Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., for men and women in the Adult Hallway. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or

Prayer Requests

Send your prayer requests to Sophia McCay at our church wide prayer chain: She has led this ministry for many years, and will send your requests as soon as she gets them.

Wednesdays at THE WELL

Supper at 5:00 p.m. and choirs, Prayer Growth Group, and youth, children’s, and adult Bible studies begin at 6:00 p.m. For supper reservations, call the church office, 244-1385 or email

Coming Soon

Rooftop Friends

Heart to Heart Banquet

Friday, February 22, 6:00 p.m.

Lakeview Baptist Church, Auburn

Speaker: Philip Sealy


Saturday, February 23, 1:00-5:30 p.m.

Youth Room

Contact Nancy Burtron, 546-8324 or


Diaconate Meeting

Wednesday, February 20, 7:15 p.m.

Outreach Council

Wednesday, February 27, 5:45 p.m.


Feb. 17 — Michael Strowd

Feb. 24 — Matt Clower/Michael Nunn


Feb. 18-24 — Matt Clower/Michael Nunn

Feb. 25-Mar. 3 — Michael Strowd


Feb. 17 — Bill & Rachael Jones

Feb. 24 — Mike & Cynthia Jones, Ian & Tori Kenyon


Feb. 20 — Baked Potato Bar

Church Offices Closed

Presidents Day

Monday, February 18, 2019


Young Meadows This Week


   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

   5:30 p.m.     F.O.L.D. Connect


   Church Offices Closed — Presidents Day

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary  


   6:45 a.m.     Men’s DG/M. Bennett

   9:45 a.m.     City Bible Study

   4:00 p.m.     CEF/Blount

   5:30 p.m.     Brewbaker Parenting Class

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary

   6:30 p.m.     Boykin/Phelan GG

   7:30 p.m.     College GG


   6:45 a.m.     Men’s DG/J. Bennett

   9:30 a.m.     Mexican Dominoes

   3:00 p.m.     Men’s DG/Allen

   4:30 p.m.     Grace Notes Children’s Choir

   4:30 p.m.     Youth Hand Bells

   5:00 p.m.     Youth Choir

   5:00 p.m.     Supper (Reservations)

   6:00 p.m.     Inquirers class

   6:00 p.m.     Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

   6:00 p.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   6:00 p.m.     Prayer Growth Group

   6:00 p.m.     Adult Bible Studies

   6:00 p.m.     Women’s Discipleship Class

   6:00 p.m.     F.O.L.D. Bible Study

   6:00 p.m.     Children’s Bible Study

   6:00 p.m.     Communicants Class

   7:15 p.m.     Diaconate Meeting

   7:15 p.m.     Bells of Praise


   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


   8:00 a.m.     Catalyst Debate Club

   Noon            Kindermusik

   7:00 p.m.     F.O.L.D. Birmingham Bulls


   1:00 p.m.     Rooftop Friends Respite

   5:00 p.m.     American Heritage Girls Dance



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