Bulletin: Week of April 25, 2010

The ushers will be at the four exit doors after services this morning if you would like to help in this great work of the Gideons.

 

Ken and Linda Simpson placed the beautiful flowers in the sanctuary last Sunday in honor of Mr. Jay’s 84th birthday, which was April 15th and in memory of Miss Sarah’s birthday, April 17th.

 

Brotherhood meeting tomorrow night at 7 pm in the fellowship building. Sign up in the vestibule.

 

2010 Mission Trip to Cumberland, KY: Meeting today after the 11 AM Service. Team members and at least one parent must attend.

Our BIG fundraiser for the mission trip will be May 1st. All team members are expected to participate in this fundraiser. Your total trip cost is working on May 1st and $10 for a t-shirt.

The fellowship building will be open on Friday, April 30 for you to bring your donations for the yard sale.

 

Wee Warrior and Warrior practice Tuesday at 5:30 pm at the Norris field. Wee Warrior game: Sat., May 1, 11:00 at Corinth; snacks, Harpers. Warrior game May 1 at 11:00 at Rock Springs #3; snacks, Swords. Please do not bring peanut products for snacks.

 

Norris Fest meeting today at 4:30 pm; last day to order a staff t-shirt.

 

If you plan to attend the 2010 Camp Marietta this summer, please let Olivia know by today and $75 deposit will be due today. The remainder will be due by May 17th.

 

Young at Heart (anyone 55 or older or has a spouse 55 or older): We have a great trip planned for Oct. 26-28, 2010. We plan to attend the “Glory Conference” at Ridgecrest Lifeway Conference near Asheville, NC. We have all the information in the bin on the wall beside the Young at Heart bulletin board located in the Adult Sunday School wing near the pastor’s office. In addition, all the information about the trip will be sent out with the next church newsletter. You will have until May 23rd to decide to sign up. Be praying now and get your information at the bulletin board. Also, mark your calendar for July 24th, when we will have a cook-out at the Table Rock State Park at a lake-side shelter. More details and sign-up deadline for the picnic will be announced later.

 

We will be celebrating Senior Adult Sunday on May 2, 2010. The regular choir will be leading the 11:00 AM worship service. Any senior adult, who would like to join the choir for this special day, is invited to come for choir practice at 6:00 pm today.

 

John and Denise will provide snacks for the youth Wednesday night, April 28.

 

If your address, phone number or e-mail address has changed, please let the church office know so we can stay current.

 

The Mexico Mission Trip sign-up sheet will be out for two more weeks. Pray about going.

 

AWANA: New mission project for April and May-the power tower. Bring individual rolls of toilet paper or packs of any number or money donations to build our power tower. All donations go to United Christian Ministries.

AWANA leaders, please come out to celebrate the end of AWANA year to “Just More BBQ” on June 5 at 6 pm. You may bring a date (their food will be paid for). Children are welcome to come, but parents please be aware you will need to have money to pay for their food.

 

Medical Imaging Network has offered to come to our church for ultrasound imaging for Stroke/Carotid Artery screening; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening; Peripheral Arterial Disease screening; Heart Rhythm screening (Atrial Fibrillation). The cost is $99. If your insurance pays for preventive medicine, they will provide forms for you to file the cost with them. If you are interested, please sign up in the vestibule.

 

Due to Norris Fest mail outs, the newsletter for May will be sent out a week later. It will be mailed on May 5th. Please have all information for the newsletter in the church office by Monday, May 3rd. Thanks

 

Dear Church Family,

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the surprise celebration for my 10th Anniversary as ministry assistant here at Norris. And wow, was I surprised! . My thanks for the cards and the monetary gifts and for the words of appreciation and encouragement. Thanks for all of your support over the years. It has been a joy and pleasure working here because you all make my job so easy. I love you all. Ann

 

We invite all people to come out to Pizza Pro in Central, in the Wall mart shopping center, on May 11th. From 11am to 10 pm; if you purchase some food there, dine in or take out, the church will get a certain percent of what you order. Be sure to tell them you are from First Baptist church Norris. This will go to the youth going to summer camp.

 

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