Keep our Active Military in Your Prayers Joseph Benfield, Army Eric Dickerson, Air Force John Gearhart, Navy Capt. David Little, US Army Reserve Active Sgt. Christopher Lloyd, Army Msgt. Bradley L. Parnell, Air Force Active Reserves 1st. Lt. Charles Reed, Army Anna Nicole Shore, US Marine Corps Brittany Stewart, Army National Guard Michael Thacker, Army Revik C. Walker, Air Force Brandon Yokley, Army William Cameron Yokley, Marine Reserves
Friedland Features August 2013 Our Purpose is to make the Lord Jesus Christ a reality in the lives of people.
Senior Pastor: The Rev. David H. Merritt Main Office: (336) 788-2652 Office: (336) 788-8320 X1 Home: (336) 784-2184 Cell: (336) 971-1065 Email: PastorDavidM1@triad.rr.com Associate Pastor: The Rev. Carol A. Foltz Office: (336) 788-8320 X2 Cell Phone: (336) 926-0381; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Administrative Assistant, Linda Lyons Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Office: (336) 788-2652 X3; Email: email@example.com For Regular Church Service information (336) 788-8320 X5 For Special Events for the week call (336)788-8320 X6 Music Department: Band: Robert Alphin, Choir: Nancy Sawtelle, Handbells: Dorothy Perdue, Organist: Montine Wilkinson
Friedland Moravian Church The Rev. David H. Merritt, Senior Pastor The Rev. Carol A. Foltz, Associate Pastor 2750 Friedland Church Road Winston-Salem, NC 27107
(336) 788-2652 www.friedlandmoravian.org
Our sympathy and prayers are with Farrell and Julia Horton with the loss of Farrell’s son, Kenny Horton, who passed away on Monday, July 8, 2013.
to Tom and Bobbie Hendrick who celebrated their 63rd Wedding Anniversary and
Sympathy Our sympathy and prayers are with Charlie Sapp, III and family with the loss of his wife, Ashleigh Sapp, who passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
84 Years! th
Tom’s 84 Birthday on July 7, 2013.
NOTICE: BUS RESERVATIONS and ACCESS Beginning Thursday, August 1, 2013 the Bus Keys and Checkout Sheets will be available in the Church office ONLY between 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. Please make your plans accordingly.
Salem Trombone Choir Concert It is time once again for the Dixie Classic Fair. The Men's and Women's Fellowship have committed to doing the fair booth this year. We are needing volunteers!!! Please call or email Dana Rushing if you would like to help. Specific days and times are not needed. We just need to know you would like to work. You can commit to one day...or the entire fair!! No help will be turned away!! We also need pound cakes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-408-1465 if you would like to work or make a cake!
The Salem Trombone Choir (STC) will present a concert on Sunday afternoon, August 25, at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Trinity Moravian Church. This concert, in memory of Lillian Fort and the other trombone choir members who have “gone home,” will include favorites of those members along with newer selections. Arrangements/transcriptions include both sacred and secular, and span the eighteenth century to the present. Conducted by Donna Rothrock, members of the Raleigh Moravian Trombone Choir, trombonists from the Bethlehem (PA) area, and organist Daniel Johnson for this free concert. For more information, contact Donna at 336-705-9011.
Fall Band Classes begin September 3, 2013. Once again Salem Congregation and Home Church will sponsor band classes each Tuesday evening for all ages 4th nd
grade and older. Beginning Band
begins at 6:30pm and 2 Year and Chorale Study Band classes which meet at 7:30pm each Tuesday. The classes are held at Home Church in Room 5 of the Rondthaler Memorial Building. If you have wanted to learn to play, 2013 is the year to make the commitment. For more information please contact: Robah Ogburn – 985-3267 or Connie Merritt – email@example.com
When August Comes What Can We Expect???... A heat wave, a last minute trip to the beach, or a rush to campus for a new year of study and exams. In our church, it means a chance to celebrate our Sunday School, picnics, and games, coming together in worship and beginning a new year of youth activities. We really want you to ask yourself one question: Are you ready??? Yes, are you ready? The church is really a grouping of people who seek to follow Jesus in their daily lives. In the New Testament it does not suggest that church is an empty building or a social assembly. The church is Christ’s living presence in the world in which we live. We are the body of Christ! Being a church family means being prepared to follow, being willing to listen and learn, being open to new experiences and being aware of the challenge before us to make disciples of all Nations as we go our separate ways.
YOU are invited to shop at our Yard/Bake Sale that will be in our cool air conditioned Fellowship Hall. We will have furniture, household items, toys, baked goods, books, kitchen items, glassware, knick-knacks, appliances, pictures, linens, and much, much, more to choose from!
Fairview Moravian Church Fellowship Hall (Sponsored by the Fairview Women’s Fellowship)
WELCOME BACK… Welcome and explore the majesty and mystery of God’s power at work in the world!
Boy Scout and Cub Scout YARD SALE Saturday, September 28 Our Boy Scout Troop and our Cub Scout Pack are having a yard sale on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. YOU can help us out by donating any good used items that you have and by coming out and buying some "NEW TREASURES'. If you have items that are too large for you to move, please call Larry Jarvis at 788-5104. If you wish to bring items to the cabin, please bring them on Saturday, September 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. If this is not convenient, please call Larry and he will meet you at the cabin at a different time. All the proceeds will support our boys to go on an exciting trip to visit the USS Yorktown in Charleston, SC in the early spring.
New Worship Shorter Moravian Hymnal and Liturgies available on loan for use by our Sunday school classes, Circles, Small groups and Youth to be returned to the Church Office… Many times when groups at church get together, there is a need for a hymnal or liturgy from our current Moravian Book of Worship. Several years ago, a group of clergy, musicians and lay people gathered to create a Shorter Moravian Hymnal. Included in this hymnal is a series of brief liturgies, hymns and responsive prayers. “Singing from the Heart” was created to address the need for a smaller, lightweight spiral bound Hymnal for groups to use in our churches. They are located in the office and can be checked out for use at meetings, retreats, small gatherings and other outings and returned to the Church Office. This saves us time and money and best of all, all the hymns have chords written above the words so that a guitar player can lead a traditional hymn. This Investment in our music will allow us to reduce copying hymns and give us a new tool for worship at home or on the go!!!
YOUNG ADULT RETREAT AT LAUREL RIDGE SAT., AUGUST 24 – SUN., AUGUST 25 There will be a Young Adult Retreat for all young adults (those in their early twenties to mid-thirties) at Laurel Ridge, our Moravian Camp and Conference Center, from Saturday, August 24, to Sunday, August 25. The retreat will be held at the Tise Building. Those who come can arrive anytime in the afternoon which will be free time to enjoy the camp. Supper will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by some group time and a campfire. On Sunday the retreat will include breakfast, a worship service, lunch, and more time to enjoy the camp. The cost of the retreat is $35 per person which includes the cost of one night’s lodging in the Tise Building and three meals. If you would like to attend or need more information, please contact Doug Rights, our province’s Director of Youth, College and Young Adult Ministries (call at 336-722-8126 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org). You can also find out more information about the retreat on Facebook at the YAMs (Young Adult Moravians) page.
July in Kenya Greetings from Ray of Hope. When I think of July I think of summer. In Kenya it is a little cooler and it is Fall. I still have a tough time with that. Things in Kenya are going well. The team of ladies from Kernersville Moravian have just left. They worked so hard and we got so much done. They taught us how to make a raised garden. That will really help with all the weeds we have. They helped the children with all their studies. The teachers are on strike so they had extra time to help them. We had a very successful Bible camp last Friday. The children are doing well, but are ready to go back to school. We hope the strike will end next week. They know how important education is. We have another one of our children entering college. Dixon is going to Bible College in Nairobi. Our numbers are the same we have 16 living at Ray of Hope, 3 high school students going to a local high school and living at Ray of Hope. We have 6 high school and college students living away from home. We had a good rainy season and our water supply is good. We hope our vegetables will grow and we can have some good vegetables. God is continuing to bless us. Thanks for all your prayers and support. Michael, Ceci and Blessing
Retirement, Rehabilitation and Care Facilities Dorothy Hines-Clare Bridge, 275 S. Peace Haven Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104 Raleigh Ingram-Brookridge, 1199 Hayes Forest Drive, Room C604-A Assisted living, Winston-Salem, NC 27106 Willie Weavil-Arbor Ridge at Kernersville, Room 228, 1237 Masten Drive, Kernersville, NC 27284
Hospital and Hospice Care Julia Robbins-Carteret Co. Hosp, 3500 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557 Donna Thomas - Forsyth Hospital Room 5117
Shut-In Bobbie & Tom Hendrick-901 Utah Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Clifton Jones-2475 Union Cross Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Plans for Renovation and Expansion to our Kitchen at Friedland â€” we plan to begin construction in August! The trustees have decided that now is the time to proceed with the construction of a new kitchen. We need your prayers and support as the Church goes forth with this ambitious project. If you feel prayerfully lead to make a financial contribution, please mail the below pledge card into the church office and fulfill your pledge by November 1, 2013.
Dallas Martin-2450 Union Cross Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Kermit & Norma Smith-3217 Ridgewood Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Bob Walker-312 Stewart Ford Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Carolyn Willis-So. Winds Villa, Apt.151, 927 S. Ridge Ct., W-S, NC 27107
Medical and Prayer Concerns Wyona Gossett-1933 Butler Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Nova Martin-620 Quarterstaff Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Dorothy Reid - 113 Cheviot Drive, Kernersville, NC 27284 Jane Robertson-c/o Diane Gordon, 4866 Sedgeview Lane, W-S, NC 27107 Jackie Rothrock-c/o William Bastin, 8342 Kamborn Court, Charleston, SC, 29420 Louise Rothrock-3140 Windy Cedar Drive, Hamptonville, NC 27020 Charles Stewart-321 Old Mill Road, High Point, NC 27265 Wanda Tilley-2284 Avalon Street, Costa Masa, CA Martha Vinson-4236 Sherlie Weavil Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Lou Walker-312 Stewart Ford Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Thank you for your prayerful consideration in this endeavor.
Friedland Moravian Church - August 2013 Calendar Sat., Aug. 3 Sun., Aug. 4
10:00-4:00 Scrapbooking (Kit, Fellowship Hall)
Tues., Aug. 6
Middle High 2 Camp @ Laurel Ridge 10:00 Women’s Fellowship Circle 1(Kit, Parlor) Hostesses: Pat Winebarger, Betty Marion, Betty Foster 7:00 Women’s Fellowship Circle 2 Hostesses: Elaine Thacker, Marianne Smith (FH, Parlor, Kit)
Wed., Aug. 7
8:30 Childcare Chapel (Sanctuary) TBA Wonderful Wednesday 6:00 Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)
Thurs., Aug. 8
Sat., Aug. 10
All day Prep. Rehearsal Dinner (Kit, FH, Sanctuary) 4.30 Wedding Rehearsal/Dinner: Tracy James 11-6:30 Prep. and Wedding: (Whole church) 4:30 Wedding: Tracy James/Andrew Wright TBA Jr./Sr. High Campout (Missionaries: Costa Rico, Laurel Ridge and others) 9:45 11:00 7:00 7:00
Sun., Aug. 11-Tues., Aug.13 Sun., Aug. 11-Sat. Aug. 17
Sunday School Worship - Holy Comm. August 13th Festival Elders Meeting (Parlor) Trustees Meeting (Seekers) Pre-Junior 2 Camp@ Laurel Ridge Junior 3 Camp @ Laurel Ridge
Tues., Aug. 13
5:30 Faith Café Bible Study (FH, Parlor)
Wed., Aug. 14
8:30 4:00 6:00 7:00
Childcare Chapel (Sanctuary) Parish Nurses (Seekers) Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) Choir practice (Music Room)
1-3:00 Set-up: Rothrock Family Reunion (FH)
9:45 11:00 12:30-4:00 4:00 4:00
Sunday School Worship Rothrock Family Reunion (Kit, FH) Mission Committee Meeting (Seekers) Scout Committee Meeting (Outreach)
Tues., Aug. 20
1:00 Senior Friends - Bingo! (Kit, FH) anyone who would like to join us is welcome to come
Wed., Aug. 21
8:30 Childcare Chapel (Sanctuary) 6:00 Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) 7:00 Choir Practice (Music Room)
Sat., Aug. 24
Set-up CHURCH PICNIC (Kitchen, FH, Pavilion) 4:00 Softball 6:00 Picnic
Sun., Aug. 25
9:45 11:00 1-4:00 4:00
6:00 CEC (Youth Room)
Sun., Aug. 11
Sat. Aug. 17
Sun., Aug. 18
9:30, 10:30, Noon Blood Pressure Screening 9:45 Sunday School 11:00 Worship
Sunday, Aug 4-Sat., Aug. 10
Fri., Aug. 9
Friedland Moravian Church - August 2013 Calendar
Mon., Aug. 26
Sunday School - Promotion Sunday Worship Phillips Family Reunion (Pavilion) Women’s Executive Board Meeting (Parlor)
6:30 Boy Scouts (Fellowship Hall) 7:00 Childcare Committee Meeting (Seekers)
Tues., Aug. 27
5:30-7:30 Faith Café Bible Study (FH, Parlor)
Wed., Aug. 28
8:30 Childcare Chapel (Sanctuary) 6:00 Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) 7:00 Choir Practice (Music Room)
Events Coming in August
Events Coming in September
Aug. 4… Blood Pressure Screening Aug.4-10..Middle High 2 Camp @ LR Aug. 7… Wonderful Wednesday Aug. 10…Jr./Sr. High Cookout Missionaries Aug. 11…Holy Communion: Aug. 13th Aug. 11-13...Pre-junior 2 @ LR Aug11-17… Junior 3 Camp @ LR Aug. 24...Church Picnic Aug. 25...Promotion Sunday
Sept. 2… Labor Day Sept. 8… Worker’s Lovefeast Sept. 10… W-S Primary Election Sept. 15… Men’s Fellowship Breakfast Sept. 22… First Day of Fall Sept. 28… Boy & Cub Scout Yard Sale