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What’s Happening at CofC: Week of 4/24/16

Announcements

ADULT FAITH FORMATION –We return to Adult Faith Formation today with our series titled “Ephesians: A Study in Unity.” Pastor Dave is leading this six-part series through the letter the Apostle Paul wrote to the churches of Ephesus focusing on the uniting and reconciling mission of Jesus Christ. You’re invited to come to this uplifting, energetic time of learning in the Library between worship services on Sundays, beginning at approximately 10:15 and ending at 10:55.

CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION/SUNDAY SCHOOL – for age 3-3rd grade continues! Our Faith Formation program is designed for children to be able to drop in any time they happen to be here.  We’d love to have your child join us!

COMMITMENT SUNDAY Today you are invited to bring your Pledge Card forward during worship.  Representatives of the Stewardship Committee are in the Narthex with Pledge Cards if you have not already received one.  If you are not able to return your Pledge Card today you may return it directly to the office.  Thank you.

ROOTS – Genealogy Group meets Wednesday from 10am to 2pm in the church library. Join us as we explore our family histories together.

CROSS OF CHRIST HOSTS OUTDOORS FOR ALLWe are excited to welcome this outstanding organization which will be utilizing our parking lot for the next three Saturdays for their bicycling program. Founded in 1979 here in the Pacific Northwest, Outdoors for all is a national leader in delivering adaptive and therapeutic recreation for children and adults with disabilities. For more information visit their website at outdoorsforall.org. And if you are on campus when they are, be sure to welcome them!

SPRING CLEANING TOWEL DRIVE The Sunday School students finish up their “Spring CLEANing” towel drive today.  The towels will be donated to Compass Housing Alliance which provides services to homeless people in Seattle.  Thank you for your support!

JOIN THE COOKIE BRIGADE Cookies are needed for Sunday Fellowship. Please sign up at the Information Desk.

TEE TIME FOR CROSS OF CHRIST GOLF It’s Spring, and time to dust of your golf clubs!  We begin play on Thursday, May 5, at 10:15am, at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course in Fall City. There is a signup sheet at the Information Desk.  If you have questions please call Tom Fine at 425 885 6750.

  CONGREGATIONS FOR THE HOMELESS RETURNS IN MAY – Cross of Christ will once again host the men of Congregations for the Homeless next month. We are responsible for meals for the first part of the month.   There is a signup sheet at the Information Desk today. If you have questions, contact Nadine Bentsen at 425-747-1543 or  nadinebentsen@yahoo.com or Ann Huseby at 425- 922-6319 or ahuseby@comcast .net.

LEGACY PLANNING SEMINAR – What kind of legacy do you want to leave? Do you have a will, living trust, power of attorney, and medical directives to make sure your end of life wishes are carried out?   What conversations should you have with your children and other family members about these issues? Does the church or pastor know what kind of funeral or memorial service you desire, what your favorite hymns are? An informative presentation sponsored by the Cross of Christ Endowment Board will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 9 am. A sign-up sheet is available at the Information Desk. We strongly encourage you to attend and bring your adult children and/or other family members with you. For questions, please see Hal Mills or Linda Capron.

TANZANIA TEAM MISSION–  Part of our mission is to bring needed items to the girl’s school. We are asking for donations for the following items: jewelry findings- stainless steel/ sterling silver earring hooks, barrel clasps, O-rings, (these can be found at JoAnne Fabric, Michaels with coupons),  battery -operated smoke alarms for dormitories (can be found at Costco, First Alert that are good for 10 years, School supplies-new pencils, new pink erasers, rulers, black pens, compasses, protractors (Found at Dollars stores), Stethoscopes- if anyone has any knowledge in obtaining them, Money donations are always accepted.  You can make a check to Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Tanzania Mission. If you have questions call Mary J Mehlum-425-281-1967 Thank you for your help.

 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 $125 per person, payable to Jock McNaughton.  Contact Jock at 425-641-1874 or jockandjudy@hotmail.com to learn more.

 ARK SEEKING SUB TEACHERS – If you know anyone who is interested please contact Ark Director Jan Galbraith at 425-644-5414.