BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MAY 28, 2017

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MAY 28, 2017

Sermon: David Bridges
“Who Belongs?”
Galatians 1:10-17, 2:11-21

THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTER TODAY are given in celebration of Sky Lyn and Tim Gibbons’ 20th wedding anniversary. We’ve taken an unconventional route, but it’s been fun!

THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

HIGH & SR. HIGH SUMMER CAMP: The deadline to register for camp is today (May 28th)!You can register at efcmaym.org/camp. After today, you’ll need to check with Jason Porterfield first before signing up to ensure there are still seats available for the drive to and from camp.  Sr. High camp is June 7th-12th; Jr. High camp is June 11th-16th. Cost is $245 per camper plus a $35 late fee that’s now in effect. Additional costs are a $75 travel fee and $60 cash for travel meals. Need-based scholarships are available. Bring A Friend to Camp & You Both Pay Half-Price! If your child brings a friend to camp (someone who doesn’t already attend our youth group), then they both pay half price ($122.50 + $35 late fee per camper). To take advantage of this deal, contact Jason Porterfield. 

TAKE A MOMENT TO SAVE A LIFE! Our church will be hosting a blood drive on Sunday, June 4th The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center’s mobile donor coach will be in our parking lot from 9 a.m. until noon to receive donations. Walk-ins are welcome, but it helps our planning and cuts down on waiting time if you can make an appointment. You can sign up online at giveblood.org  (you will need to set up a “digital donor” account) or you can contact the church office to set up a time. All donors will receive a coupon for a free smoothie from Smoothie King. Please remember to bring a photo ID with you when you donate.  

SUMMER SUNDAYS begin next week! We will enjoy a delicious breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by a brief time of Scripture reading and prayer for all ages (preschoolers are welcome to go to the nursery after breakfast). Then we will have a combined worship service at 10 a.m. If you can help with breakfast on one or more Sundays, please contact Gayle Jircik.

OPEN GYM for kids 3 years through 5th grade begins on June 5th and will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays this year from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Friends Center. The cost is $2 per child per session. Children under 3 are welcome to attend with a parent at no charge.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR for Friday, June 9th and plan to join us for a summer concert by LouAnn Lee. LouAnn is a pastor’s wife, a mother, a worship leader and the women’s pastor at Celebration Community Fellowship in Auburn, California. She is also an international recording artist and speaker. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the Worship Center. Everyone is welcome! 

LAST CHANCES FOR DIRECTORY PICTURES – TODAY AND NEXT SUNDAY!  Rochelle Bridges and Allen & Grace Kirkpatrick will be taking pictures in front of the Worship Center today – please stop by to get your picture taken, or you can also email a photo to the church office. Don’t forget to update your contact info either using the form on our website, or by calling the church office. We hope that our new church directories will be a great blessing in helping us to get to know one another better.

LADIES: Bayshore Friends Church invites you to participate in a conference for women that they will be hosting on Saturday, June 10th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured speakers are Connie Miller (author and teacher) and LouAnn Lee (recording artist and worship leader). The event will include fellowship, teaching, worship, door prizes and a potluck lunch. The church is located at 3507 Walsh Street in Bacliff. For more information, contact Cathy Holder.

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