Sunday, March 13, 2016


Wednesday, March 16 ~ “Glow Night” for Awana

Friday, March 18 ~ Mini trip to GAiN Warehouse 

Friday night, March 18, 7 PM – Youth All-nighter with special  guest speaker Craig Wright doing bike stunts.        
   Cost is $20.      Permission forms are located outside Pastor Luke’s Office
Welcome to Keith & Beverly Sellers , our visiting missionaries.  You are invited to hear them give a mission’s report this evening
       in the BFLC at 6 PM.  Please bring a dessert to share. 
Midweek Menu this week:  
:  Join us for our Midweek Family Meal on Wed.  March 16.  The menu for this week is Emerald Isle Corned Beef & Cabbage and Pot O’Gold Corn Chowder.    Please sign up by Monday, March 14, on the Ramp Bulletin Board, in your SBS class, or by calling the office.   Suggested donation for meals is $3 per person/$10 per family.  If you would like to take a meal to a shut-in there is no charge. 
If you are interested in being baptized 
, please talk to one of the pastors.  A baptism service is planned for Sunday, April 3. 

Don’t forget to bring items to put in the college care packages.  Donations can be placed in the box located in the kitchen foyer today through
April 10.  Parents of college students need to fill out a form updating their child’s address (deadline April 3 

).  Forms with suggested items and address updates are available at the Information Desk.  Boxes will be packed in the coat room on April 11th.  
The Deacon Board has called a 
Special Meeting on Sunday March 20 at 6:00 PM
before the Evening Service. The purpose of the meeting is to complete the Pastoral Search Committee by electing the Member at Large. The Deacons recommend that Robert Davies be the Member at Large. The other members of the committee include: Anna Kissinger-Deaconess; Alice Laidacker-Mission Board; Sandy Brent-Trustee; Doug Wesner-Christian Ed. Board; Jim Hawkins and Ted Hancock-Deacons & Co-Chairs. This committee will then meet in April to review and present a Senior Pastor profile and the Senior Pastor Job Description for approval by the congregation at the Spring Business Meeting on May 4, 2016. Please be in prayer for the Lord’s leading in all of these matters.

Please help us save postage  by picking up your letter containing the Haiti 10 (April 16-23) Mission Trip details. There is one copy for every family. The team can always use large suitcases to transport materials they are taking with them and linen plastic bags. These items may be placed in the office.

A Ladies Friendship Tea, “Springtime in Paris”, is planned for all ladies of the church on April 23.  Starting this morning in the foyer, tickets are
available and may be picked up for a $5 donation.   Please consider picking up an extra ticket for a friend.  Stop by the table to see how you can help or loan items for the tea.  
SURGE is May 13-15
for all interested Young Adults.  A deposit of $30 must be made before April 15th to lock in the cost of $179.00 for the weekend (balance is due before leaving).  This event sold out last year, so there are no guarantees if spots are not reserved. 
Easter flowers
may be ordered in honor or memory of a loved one.  Suggested donation is $8.50.  The flowers will be available to take on Resurrection Sunday after the 10:30 service.  Please stop by the Information Desk or call the office by March 23rd. 

The Easter Offering this year will go toward Youth Mission Events.  If you would like to participate
in this offering, Easter Offering Envelopes are available in the pew racks this morning and will also be available next Sunday.