First Connections June 5, 2015

First Connections – June 5, 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




Saturday, June 6 from 9:00 am to noon.

Please come and help us prepare for VBS – set up, decorations, etc.



 June 15-18  9am - 12pm

We still need:

· 1 Traveling Teacher Thurs. for 4th –6th.

· 1 Traveling Teacher Mon.-Thurs. for 4th-6th.

· 1 Traveling Teacher everyday from 11 am-12 pm for 1st –3rd grade

· 1 Station leader to help w/ KidVid cinema for the older kids.

· We also still need to borrow some winter hiking equipment for decorating that will be returned when we are finished.

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


Senior Adult Potluck

June 11 at 6:00 pm will be the senior Adult Potluck and Installation of

2015-2016 Officers in the Fellowship Hall.

 Please bring a side dish.

There is a $2 donation per person for the fried chicken provided by the Senior Adult Council.


 Youth Choir Mission Tour

The Youth Choir and Handbells are headed to Nashville June 8 –13. When they return they will be doing a Reflection Service the evening of June 14 at 6:00 pm. Please come and show your support. Please remember to keep them in your prayers as they travel. (See the attached file: Prayer List with Birthdays, for a prayer guide.)


Pool Party with the Pastor


This week we will be at Woodland Park Shawnee Splash at the corner of Highland and Union at 5:30 pm. You may have read in the newspaper that the Splash was officially opening on the 20th, but they are making exceptions for previous commitments – like us – so our pool party IS ON for Wednesday, June 10.


If you have any questions contact the church office.


 Church Calendar — June 7– June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 7

Bible Study                                                                                            9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                               10:45 am

                                Baptism– Olivia Rose Stobbe

Youth Handbells                                                                                4:00 pm

VBS Traveling Teacher Training                                                       5:00 pm

Youth Choir                                                                                        5:00 pm

Evening Service                                                                                 6:00 pm         

Shimmer in the Summer                                                                 6:00 pm

 Monday, June 8

Youth Choir Mission Tour leaves to Nashville                                       

                                Be at Church by 6:30 am leaving at 7:00 am

Church Council                                                                             11:30 am

VBS Traveling Teacher Training                                                    2:00 pm

 Wednesday, June 10

Pool Party with the Pastor                                                            5:30 pm

                                At Woodland Park Shawnee Splash

Prayer Meeting in A-100                                                               6:00 pm

Youth at Shawnee Splash                                                             6:00 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                                                   7:00 pm

 Thursday, June 11

Senior Adult Potluck & Installation of Officers                           6:00 pm

 Saturday, June 13

Youth Choir Mission Tour Returns

 Sunday, June 14

Bible Study                                                                                    9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                       10:45 am

Youth Choir Mission Tour Reflection Service                           6:00 pm


Coming Soon

 Family Promise                                                                               June 28-July 5



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