First Connections May 15, 2015

First Connections – May 15, 2015

My heart is ready, O God, my heart is ready! I will sing, I will sing praises! Awake, my soul! Awake, O harp and lyre! I will awake the dawn! Psalm 108:1-2


Motions on the agenda for business meeting May 17, 6:00 pm

Old Business:

From the Nominating Committee: Nominating Joe Ford to serve as the at-large member on the ad hoc committee established by the church at the April business meeting.

New Business:

A motion coming from the Trustees, Properties, & Finance committees concerning renting the Ministry Corner to a local recovery group





May 29 & 30 the youth will be having a garage sale here in the pavilion area as a fundraiser for their summer mission trip. We are now accepting items to sell. If you would like to donate please bring them to the west end of the fellowship hall. If you are home bound or have really large items and you need help please contact Brandon or the Church office at 275-6111.



V.B.S.         June 15-18  9am - 12pm

We need people to serve as traveling teachers.

We need to borrow for decorating; climbing gear, ropes, white bed sheets, snowshoes, and hiking boots. These items will be returned as soon as V.B.S. is over.

To sign up your child to attend or to volunteer to help please go to the church website;, or contact the church office.


No More Wednesday Night Dinners until after school starts this August.



Church Calendar — May 17 –May 24, 2015

 Sunday, May 17

Deacon’s Meeting                                                       8:30 am

Bible Study                                                                  9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                     10:45 am

Youth Handbells                                                        4:00 pm

Youth Choir Mission Tour Meeting                         5:00 pm

                        For Parents and Youth in Choir Room

Business Meeting in room A-100                           6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups                                                 6:15 pm

                        Middle School at Stobbe’s; High School at Dyer’s

 Tuesday, May 19

Staff Meeting                                                            1:00 pm

 Wednesday, May 20

Prayer Meeting in room A-100                               6:00 pm

Shimmer                                                                    6:30 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                              7:00 pm

 Friday, May 22

Shawnee School Last Day of Classes

 Sunday, May 24

Bible Study                                                               9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                  10:45 am

Evening Activities canceled for Memorial Day Holiday



If you move or change your phone number or email address, please contact us at the church office so we can make the changes to the church directory and database. (Call 275-6111 or email Thank you!  Mary