EAST FAIRVIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN 1187 Fairview Road, Manheim, PA 17545
717-665-4873 or E-mail us at [email protected] Web Site: www.eastfairview.com
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Pastor: Jimm A. Roland Office Manager: Nate Sauder Hours: Mon-Fri 9am - 1pm Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries: Ryan Dunlevy Family Ministries Coordinator: Mandi Stoltzfus Pianist: Marjorie Kauffman Ministers: All Members of the Church Called-Out Ministers: Tina Kulp, Dana Statler, Rob Dagen, Dave Stauffer Minister Emeritus: Wilbur Lehman, Levi Ziegler
April 9, 2017
CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
WELCOME! We’re glad you’re here and hope you experience a warm welcome. Now relax and worship with us…you’re among friends. We hope our fellowship, praise, prayers, and faith will be a
blessing to God and an encouragement to you.
Team Meeting Minutes Hard copies of each team’s newest, approved minutes are available in the bins beside the mailboxes. If you would like to receive these minutes via email or if there are older minutes you can’t find, please contact Nate in the office.
We invite you to the Gospel of Jesus Christ… Believe It! Live It! Share It!
Our Mission: In obedience to Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we… Embrace All People Equip Believers Pursue the Lost Serve the Needs of People…
This we do to the Glory of God!
By-Laws Amendment Proposal A proposed amendment to the East Fairview By-Laws is available for pick up at the Welcome Desk. Please review the proposal before the April 27
th business meeting.
Lost & Found Items If you think you left a coat, sweatshirt or anything else on the coat rack outside the gym, please see Nate in the office to claim it. If the items aren’t claimed by the end of April they’ll be placed in the donation bin.
SUNDAY April 9, 2017 Palm Sunday
9:00 AM Worship Service New Members being received! 10:30 AM Palm Sunday Brunch
MONDAY 7:00 PM Women’s Bible Study TUESDAY 6:00 PM Discipleship Team Meeting 7:00 PM Stewardship Team Meeting THURSDAY 6:30 PM Love Feast & Communion Service FRIDAY Good Friday
SUNDAY April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday!
9:00 AM Worship Service 10:00 AM Café Fellowship Time 10:20 AM Sunday School Classes
th - Congregational Business Meeting
May 6th - Card Night in the Café
May 14th - Mother’s Day
May 21st - 50-Year Member Recognition
May 21st - Faith at the Ballpark with the Barnstormers
Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!
April 9, 2017
“Hosanna in the highest heaven!“
“This is Amazing Grace” “Crown Him (Majesty)“
NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS & VOWS
PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH
“All Glory, Laud and Honor” (Green 218)
(Page 977 in the Worship Bible)
MESSAGE “Giving Up Popularity”
Messenger – Pastor Jimm
GIVING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS (Please print your name in the black attendance folder in your row)
“Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”
“Hosanna, Loud Hosanna” (Green 220)
ATTENDANCE & STEWARDSHIP FOR LAST WEEK Worship Service - 152 Christian Education - 116 Weekly Budget - $7,840.00 General Contributions - $10,197.44 Designated Giving: Rental - $555.00 Ignite - $40.00 Youth Program - $40.00 Compassion Child-S.S. - $11.95
The offering is a weekly opportunity for our members and regular attendees to give their tithes and gifts in support of the ministries of East Fairview Church. If you are a visitor, we’re glad you’re here and the only thing we ask is that you (as well as regular attendees) take a moment to fill out the black attendance folder located in your row. Thank you!
Women’s Bible Study - Fruit of the Spirit April 10th at 7pm in the Conference Room Galatians 5:22 lists the Fruit of the Spirit - how does the fruit filter through and work in our daily lives? Join Women’s Bible Study on the 2
nd and 4
th Mondays of the month to explore this small but powerful
Giving Up Popularity
(Things to remember from today’s message…) Sunday School Classes
Classes begin at 10:20 am and end at 11:10 am
INSIGHTS ~ Led by Dennis Fahnestock - Café
DEEPER MEANING ~ “Some People Are Asking If This Is the End” - Room 113
QUARTERLY ~ Room 112
CONNECTIONS ~ “Book of James” - Conference Room
YOUNG ADULT ~ Room 111 YOUTH:
Senior High ~ SURGE Room
Junior High ~ SURGE Room CHILDREN:
Nursery - Infants - Age 1
Little Lambs - 2 - 3 Year Olds (across from the nursery)
God’s Garden - 4 Year Olds - Kindergarten (Room 105-downstairs)
The Bear’s Den - Grades 1 - 3 (Room 101-downstairs) The Jungle - Grades 4 - 5 (Room 110-downstairs)
BELIEVE: Ways to Grow
Daily Devotionals For Devoted Living Grow in your faith using OUR DAILY BREAD and/or THE UPPER ROOM devotionals for your personal or family devotions. Pick up your free copy in the pockets by the lobby bulletin board. The UPPER ROOM devotional is also available in large print.
*The church nursery (which is available for children ages 0 - 3) is located back the main hallway, past the restrooms, on the left. Please feel free to entrust your children to us for this hour.
Scripture Readings For the Week: Sunday, April 9 John 12:1-19 Monday, April 10 John 12:20-50 Tuesday, April 11 John 13:1-17 Wednesday, April 12 John 13:18-38 Thursday, April 13 John 18:1-40 Friday, April 14 John 19:1-42 Saturday, April 15 John 20:1-31
This Month’s Needs for the MC Food Pantry: Place items in the shopping cart in the narthex. *Canned Ravioli *Canned Chicken *Rice *Peanut Butter *Mac & Cheese *Cereal *Saltines/Crackers *Paper Towels *Toilet Paper *Canned Pineapples/Pears *Canned/Boxed Potatoes
Palm Sunday Brunch You are welcome to stay after the morning worship service for a wonderful brunch in the fellowship hall. There is no Sunday School.
New Members Being Received Today Please welcome and encourage these new members:
Manny Alzate Paul Ganster Beth Stauffer Jodi Earhart Skyler Ganster Dave Stauffer Dan Fry Neil Rohrer Wyatt Stoltzfus Rochelle Fry
BELONG: Ways to connect
Manheim Project The ESM Team is seeking volunteers for the Manheim Project. This year East Fairview is scheduling 3 days (July 24, 25, 26). Sign-up at the Welcome Desk. The ‘Waiver of Liability” form needs to be signed and returned to the Welcome Desk along with project jobs you wish to help with listed on the other side. This is an opportunity to help those with specific needs in our community.
Bell Choir/Choir - Come Make a Joyful Noise! Practices will be on the 1
st and 3
rd Mondays of April & May at 6:30pm
for bells and 7:30pm for choir. Ages 18+ for choir and 10+ for bells. No experience necessary. Call Charity Sauder at 653-8035 or text/call her at 814-244-9896 with questions.
BE READY: Take Action
Love Feast & Communion Thursday, April 13th, 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall Please join us for this meaningful time of worship with our brothers and sisters in Christ!
Walk/Run For Life - Saturday, May 13th Calvary Church, Lancaster or South Hills Park, Lebanon Celebrate life by joining Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services this year. Go to www.svps.org to register or get more info.
Happy Birthday to. . .Michael Martin, Larry
Snavely, Brenda Gantz, Marlin Gibble, Rob
Dagen, Don Diffenderfer, Marcus Vener,
Katelyn Hoover, Bella Statler and Joanne King.
Bread Making/Set Up for Love Feast Tuesday, April 11th at 6pm Please contact Barb Earhart if you are planning to help with bread-making this Tuesday starting at 6:00pm.
Senior Adult Lunch in April! It may not be a “free” lunch, but it could be a great lunch with great fellowship, if you decide to join us! Plan now to join us at Knight and Day Diner (3140 Lititz Pike, Lititz) on Wednesday, April 26
11:30am. …Please sign up at the Welcome Desk! …Family & friends are welcome to join us! …Consider offering to carpool with someone!
Any questions?…please contact Pastor Jimm.
Save the Dates:
Card Night in the Café Saturday, May 6th
Faith At The Ballpark Sunday, May 21st at Clipper Stadium