February 19, 2017
UPCOMING EVENTS FEB
6 - 7:30 pm Library, South Campus
MUCH MATTERS: MONTHLY BOOK GROUP Continues with Nancy Isenberg’s White Trash: The 400Year Untold History of Class in America. Information and registration at FCchurch.com/much-matters
10 - 11:30 am Room 111, North Campus
MAKING LASTING CHANGE IN YOUR LIFE WORKSHOP Eric Zimmer presents How to Build a Good Habit (even if you’ve tried before & failed). Cost is $20/person. Sponsored by The Burkhart Center. FCchurch.com/2017/01/workshop
7 pm Grace Hall, North Campus
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE A time to hear scriptures read, sing simple, meditative songs, light candles and immerse one’s mind and heart in periods of peaceful silence for reflection.
7 pm Rose Wing, North Campus
CHRISTIANITY 101: THE LAST WEEK BOOK DISCUSSION During Lent, we will be reading Borg and Crossan’s interpretation of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. FCchurch.com/2016/10/Christianity-101
5:30 pm Grace Hall, North Campus
DEEP GRIHA BBQ Dinner from City Barbeque, musical entertainment and speaker, Rev. Timothy Ahrens, Senior Minister of First Congregational Church.
9:15 & 11 am Grace Hall, North Campus
WINTERSONG Service of music with the Chancel Choir and orchestra.
SOUTH CAMPUS: 1320 Cambridge Blvd. 43212
NORTH CAMPUS: 3777 Dublin Rd. 43221
MAKE A DIFFERENCE/VOLUNTEER
On MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, the church will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day. On WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, there will be no Children’s Choirs or Midweek Missions. SPECIAL OFFERING FOR MEXICO MISSION TRIP - MARCH 5 Support the work of 40 high school students and 35 adult and college participants traveling spring break to Tecate Mexico to construct 5 homes for families in need. PRESCHOOL NOW ENROLLING for the 2017-2018 year. For more information contact Alayna Pierce at (614) 488-0681 ext. 244 or apierce@FCchurch.com, or visit our website at FCchurch.com Don’t miss the FURBER BOOKSTORE SALE! Many items up to 50% off and more. Titles include past Spiritual Searchers, First Community authors and childrens’ books. Stop in and explore on Sundays before and after worship. CAMP AKITA REGISTRATION is open. Information is available at CampAkita.org or email Registration@CampAkita.org View EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES at FCchurch.com/job-postings SUNDAY CHILDCARE TEACHERS Lead infant and preschool teachers are needed for the Sunday morning childcare program. Contact Kate Hiser at khiser@FCchurch.com
NEXT SUNDAY: FEBRUARY 26 8:30 am Rev. Long preaching Burkhart Chapel, South Campus 9:15 am Dr. Lindsay preaching Grace Hall, North Campus
FRIENDS OF THE HOMELESS Members interested in learning about the provision and serving of Monday Meals can volunteer for the March 20 meal. Contact Carol Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 488-3007. URGENT NEED: Car donation for refugee family of seven who arrived from Syria in January, for transportation to English classes, employment training and work. Mission Council GARAGE SALE NEEDS STORAGE SPACE. We have filled our 1,700-sf storage unit to the gills. Looking for more space to store furniture donations through May 15. Contact Beth Hanson at (614) 488-6526 or email@example.com WARM WELCOME Knitting for refugees. Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 1-3 pm in the Wicker Room at South Campus. Contact Donice Wooster at firstname.lastname@example.org EYEGLASS DONATIONS Collection boxes are at the Tri-Village Trading Post, South and North Campuses. Assist clients at our HEART TO HEART FOOD PANTRY on Tuesdays and Thursdays or stock the pantry Monday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. Details at FCchurch.com/heart-to-heart TRADING POST BAG SALE February 13 - 25. Includes all Bargain Room items and orange ticketed clothing throughout the store. All for $5 a bag! FIRSTNEWS thanks delivery volunteers Suzanne Newcomb, Wayne and Cheri Rickert, Mike Elliott and Dick Meyer for their help in our community outreach. Join them by contacting Jane Torbica at jtorbica@FCchurch.com or (614) 4880681 ext. 247. Some lifting required.
10:30 am Dr. Lindsay preaching Grace Hall, North Campus 11 am
STAY IN TOUCH:
Dr. Lindsay preaching Sanctuary, South Campus