Weekly Announcements: March 13, 2020

Week at a Glance
Sunday, March 15
10:00am  Worship & Children’s Worship (Lent 3)
11:00am  Soup & Roll Sunday
12:15pm  Community Life Team Meeting
Monday, March 16
12:00pm  Soup Kitchen
6:30pm  YFC NERF Night (Senior)
Tuesday, March 17
11:30am  Meal Planning Group
Wednesday, March 18
10:30am  Bible Study Group
1:30pm  ARWRC Information Meeting
7:00pm  ARWRC Information Meeting
7:00pm  Strathroy Friendly Group
Thursday, March 19
10:00am  Lay Visitation Meeting
7:15pm  Senior Choir
Friday, March 20
  7:00pm  Youth Night
Sunday, March 22
10:00am  Worship & Children’s Worship (Lent 4)
worship ministry
Prayer List. You can add names to the Prayers of the People during Sunday worship by adding a name to the prayer list book on the usher table. Please include a first name only and Brad will read the list of names for prayer during the worship service.
fellowship ministry
Friendship Club. Due to COVID-19 the Pancake Lunch scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at Fort Rose Maple Company has been cancelled.
Hospital Visits. Please help Brad to know when you or your loved one is in hospital by calling the office at 519.245.0276
Pastoral Emergencies. Brad can be reached outside of office hours at 519.330.0074 for crisis care (deaths, hospitalizations). Please contact the church office for administrative matters.
outreach ministry
Lenten Project. We are asking members to purchase Giant Tiger or Food Basics gift cards in $5, $10 or $15 amounts. These will be divided between the Compassionate Fund, Salvation Army, and WRRC. For those who want a tax receipt, please submit gift cards directly to the office or place in your numbered envelope during Sunday offering with the purchase receipt. Thank you for helping with this ministry.
Soup & Roll Sunday. The next Soup & Roll Sunday is March 15. All are welcome to contribute and to attend – free will offering goes towards our M&S fund.
teaching ministry
Children’s Worship. Our children’s worship program needs volunteers to lead and assist Sunday activities. Training is available. To learn more, please contact Johanna Richards (519.245.3469) or Brad Morrison.
Kids Club. The next Kids Club will be Sunday, March 29 at 1:00pm. This group is open to any child in JK up to Grade 5. There is no cost, but registration is required.  Please contact Kaeleigh Berdan (kaeleighb13@hotmail.com) to register.
Summer Camp. Summer Camp (VBS) will be held from August 4 to 7, 9:00am to 12:00pm.  Save the date and reserve your spot. Registration forms with fees will be available in May. Please contact Tina Zimmermann (519.245.0304) for more information.
Youth Night. The next Youth Night is scheduled for Friday, March 13 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Come out for games, snacks, friends, community, and a great time! Open to youth in grades 6 to 12. Please contact Kaeleigh Berdan via email (kaeleighb13@hotmail.com) to register or to learn more information.
proclamation ministry & special events
Homestyle Turkey Dinner. Thank you to everyone who attended and volunteered for our Homestyle Turkey Dinner!  Over 120 people attended, and we were able to raise $1,433.49.
governance & support
Fix It Crew Volunteers. Are you handy with small fix-it jobs? Do you enjoy small, one-time projects? To learn how you can help our building to create a positive, welcoming, first impression in the community, contact the office (519.245.0276).
Property Team Chairperson. Are you an organizer? The Property Team needs a leader to coordinate and encourage volunteers and staff. You do not need to be handy with repairs or tools. A description of responsibilities is available through the office. If interested, please contact the office (519.245.0276).
Study Leave. Brad Morrison is away from the office for study leave from March 23 to 29. He is available for pastoral emergencies if needed.
partners in ministry
Pearce Williams Summer Camp and Retreat Facility. Many camp programs will be available this coming summer with their Christian Summer Camp being open to children ages 5 to 15. For more information, visit https://www.campisbetter.com/
YFC NERF Night. The next NERF Night for youth in grades 9 to 12 will be hosted Monday, March 16 at 6:30pm at Strathroy United Church. For more information, please email Dave Berdan at david.b@yfcstrathroy.com
Job Opportunity. Lambeth United Church is looking for a Youth Leader who can provide Sunday School Leadership, Evening Youth Group Leadership and Vacation Bible School (VBS) for the spiritual growth and education of children and youth. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 17. For more information, please see the job posting on the Maria St bulletin board or contact office@lambethunitedchurch.ca
The King’s Choraliers Concert. On Friday, March 20 starting at 7:30pm, Westmount Christian Reformed Church (405 Drury Lane) will be hosting The King’s Choraliers, a 35 voice Men’s Chorus, from Grand Rapids, Michigan. All are welcome. There is no charge for the concert. A free-will offering will be taken to help defray tour expenses.
Crescendo Male Choir Spring Concert. On Friday, March 27 starting at 7:30pm, Covenant Christian Church (5783 Camlachie Rd, Wyoming) will be hosting the Crescendo Male Choir with vocal and instrumental accompaniment from John Knox Christian School. Admission is $10.00 per person or $20.00 per family at the door.  For more information, contact Covenant Christian Church at 519.849.5610 or via email at cccclerkj@gmail.com
Ask the Expert. Denning’s Café is hosting an Ask the Expert information session approximately each month for the year 2020.  The next Ask the Expert is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25 at 2:00pm and is titled Wills and Estates. This session will be led by Andrea Bezaire from Bezaire Hemeryck and Barnett Law. For more information, contact Denning’s at 1.844.336.6464 or office@denning.ca
Drive Thru Dinner. On Thursday, April 2 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Forest United Church (21 James St N, Forest) will be hosting their annual Drive Thru Dinner serving homemade lasagna. Orders are $12 and must be placed no later than Tuesday, March 31. For more information contact 519.786.2514 or email mckemp@xcelco.on.ca
Powerful Tools for Caregivers. If you provide care for a family member or friend in their home or yours or from a distance, you are a caregiver. This free 6-week workshop helps caregivers care for themselves.  Start date is Thursday, April 16 at 1:00pm at CMHA Middlesex (21 Richmond St). To register, please call 1.855.463.5692.
Take Charge of Your Health. Do you care for someone with arthritis, chronic pain, mental health issues, or any ongoing condition? Register for this free 6-week workshop at CMHA Middlesex (21 Richmond St) by calling 519.421.5691 or emailing info@swselfmanagement.ca. Start date is Monday, April 20 at 1:00pm.
Rendez-vous 2020. Rendez-vous 2020 is happening this year at the University of Calgary from August 11 to 14. This is open to all youth.  For more information, visit https://www.uccrendezvous.ca/
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