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What’s Happening at CofC: Week of 2/14/16

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ADULT FAITH FORMATION – continues today, led by Pastor Dave, “Angels and Demons: Myths, Misconceptions and Biblical Meaning.” We’ll consider commonly held notions about spiritual beings and compare those with the Biblical accounts of angels and demons. Adult Faith Formation meets in the Library between worship services, beginning at approximately 10:15.

CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION/SUNDAY SCHOOL – for age 3-3rd grade is continuing! Our Faith Formation program is designed for children to be able to drop in any time they happen to be here. Today we finish our learning on the Fruit of the Spirit. Beginning next week, we’ll be taking a Lenten journey that will end with the joyful celebration of Easter.  We’d love to have your child join us!

LENTEN SOUP SUPPERS – This Wednesday through March 16 a soup supper will be served at 6 pm each Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall. A Midweek Lenten service will follow at 7 pm in the Sanctuary.  If you would like to bring a pot of soup or help with the supper on March 9, please contact Sharen Stoll at Bellevuesharen@yahoo.com or 425-484-7078.

NEW TIME FOR WEDNESDAY BIBLE BREAKFAST – 7:30 am, in the Conference Room (204).  Everyone is welcome.

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – YouthQuake is coming!  Please join us for this amazing weekend of fun and faith March 11-13 in Olympia.  Talk to Kristie Walker for more details, or email youth@cofclc.org.

LIGHTING PROJECT UPDATE Progress is being made and soon we’ll see work begin on the first phase of the installation of lights in the Sanctuary. Electricians and engineers have been completing their plans, and the custom-made pendants that are the centerpiece of the project are under construction. As early as this week the first of the installation work is scheduled to begin. Thanks for your patience during the installation process.

THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS – is offering a free class at Cross of Christ for to those living with mental illness. Peer-to-Peer is a 10-week class that will meet every Thursday beginning March 3, and ending May 5, from 6:30-8:30 pm. The course is designed to offer an opportunity for growth and help one learn new skills for leading a healthy life. Contact Melissa@nami-eastside.org for more information and to sign up.

SEE THE TULIPS WITH THE LARKS on a Skagit Valley Tulip Tour Thursday, April 14. The tour will leave from Cross of Christ at 8:30 am and return at approximately 6 pm. The cost of tour is $70 per person, a lunch BBQ is available for an additional $8 – $15.  A sign-up sheet is available at the Information Desk in the Narthex.  For more information contact Heidi Fine at 425 885 6750 or email finealso@comcast.net.

JOIN US AT THE BALLPARK The LARKS are organizing an outing to Safeco Field for Sunday, September 4, to watch the Mariners play the Los Angeles Angels from our own private suite complete with great food! Carpools will leave from Cross of Christ. Sign up at the information desk. Cost is approximately $120 per person, payable to Jock McNaughton.  Contact Jock at 425-641-1874 or jockandjudy@hotmail.com to learn more.

THE SOPHIA WAY NEEDS BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FOODS – for the weekends such as yogurt, cottage cheese, and string cheese; items to make sandwiches like bread, cheese, sandwich meats, canned tuna, and canned chicken; as well as canned soups. Drop off at Day Center between 12:30 and 2 pm.  There is also an Amazon Wish List on the Sophia Way website for additional items that are needed.  Find Wish List under “Get Involved” then “Make a Donation” then “Amazon Wish List” at www.Sophiaway.org . Thank you for your support to assist homeless women on their journey to independence.

FUNERAL SERVICE FOR CHRIS PICKRELL – the Pickrell family extends an invitation to members of Cross of Christ to the funeral service of Chris Pickrell tomorrow at 10 am at Bethel Lutheran Church of Shoreline, 17418 8th Avenue NE. Chris and Marlys Pickrell and their daughters Kari and Elizabeth are former members of Cross of Christ.