Outreach – N.E.W. Ministry: N.E.W. Ministry stands for Neighbors Evangelizing by Welcoming. Thursday, March 26th we will begin our N.E.W. Minstry. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., we will deliver welcome gifts to new members of the Windsor Locks and surrounding communities. This outreach is intended to show people that we care about them. If you have never done this outreach before, you’re encouraged to come out and try this low-risk, non-confrontational approach to letting people know about the Lord and our church. If you would like to distribute packets at another time than the above scheduled time, please le the church office know.
Men’s Prayer Time: Calling all men and boys! This Saturday, March 28th at 8:00 a.m. join us for our monthly Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Project of the Month. Please sign up in the Fellowship Hall if you are able to attend. “There is no duty in Christianity, the practice of which Christ and the Apostles press upon us more frequently than prayer. Amidst all the absurdities and heresies which have sprung up in the Christian world, we know of none who have dared to deny the duty of prayer.” ~ Asahel Nettleton
Good Friday Service: Invite your friends and relatives to our special Good Friday service on April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. This service will be a time of singing and Scripture reading as we reflect on the sacrifice the Lord made for His children. Also, we will fellowship together around the Lord’s Table that evening. There will not be a regular Wednesday evening service that week.
ABC Teachers’ Meeting: There will be a meeting for all Adult Bible Class teachers after evening service on Sunday, April 5th.
Adult Bible Class: Our current Adult Bible Class cycle is drawing to a close. The next ABC cycle will begin Sunday, April 12th. The same three classes will be offered. For those of you who have already signed up, you will automatically be placed in the second class you chose. If you have not signed up for a class, now is the perfect time. Please see the sign-up sheet located in the Fellowship Hall for more information.
Sacrifice Sunday: “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” ~ II Corinthians 9:7. Sunday, April 12th will give us an oppporunity to joyfully give to the work the Lord is doing here. Please begin praying about what the Lord would have you give for Sacrifice Sunday. Below, in order of priority, are the projects or items for which monies received will go toward:
1. Fix air conditioning & heating problem in Pastor’s study;
2. Replace bushes along entryway;
3. New, efficient light fixtures for Fellowship Hall;
4. Replace air conditioning units in Fellowship Hall with mini-split system and masonry work for walls;
5. New electric piano for Judson Room;
6. Bistro style tables and chairs, bookshelf for church archives, and couches for the Fellowship Hall; and
7. Front lawn sprinkler system.
Dessert Fellowship: Join us after the evening service on Sunday, April 12th for a special time of fellowship around some delicious dessert. Make your favorite dessert to share and plan to encourage others with praises of how the Lord has been working in your life recently.