Sunday, Feb 4
8:30 Worship Service
9:30 Children’s Choir practice
9:45 Sunday School
11:00 Worship Service
4:30 Youth group
Tuesday, Feb 6
7:30 Men’s Bible Study Breakfast (First Watch, Richmond Rd)
10:00 Bible Study at the church
6:00 Finance (downtown)
Wednesday, Feb 7
6:00 ALT meeting
7:00 Chancel Choir practice
The scripture for this Sunday is Ephesians 1:3-8.
Even before He made the world, God loved us! Please prepare your hearts by reading this passage before Sunday. May you all be richly in doing so.
Prayer and Praise which is regularly scheduled for the first Sunday night of each month will be held next Sunday to not conflict with the Super Bowl.
Glory Sighting: We have our volunteers to teach the 4th and 5th graders Sunday School class!!! Thanks!
Kristen Schill will be starting up the children’s choir this Sunday! The practices will be from 9:30am-10:00am on Sunday mornings in the yellow room.
Youth – Sunday evening Snack Suppers
If you would like to support our youth by providing a snack supper, most of the Sunday evenings are available – Feb 11,25 Mar 4,11,18,25 Apr 8,15,22,29 May 6.
Valentine’s Banquet – February 13
Interested in a meal with your sweetie and your church family? Make plans to join us Tuesday, February 13, starting at 5:30 for a catered meal right here at Andover. This is the last Sunday to sign up.
If you are interested in this event, please sign up in the back of the sanctuary. The cost is $12 per person and will include the meal and the evening entertainment. Money can be put in the offering with “banquet” noted.
Child care will be provided for an additional $5. (includes their meal)
Wonderfully Made Event -Feb 9 and 10
Help preteens learn they are wonderfully made with this faith and sexuality education program. The Wonderfully Made retreat is a fantastic resource that will help children ages 10-12 understand their bodies, the changes they are going through, and how God loves them now and always. First Church is sponsoring this incredible moment and will be partnering with our District and several other churches in the area. See Joy Nichols for more information.
We have needs for altar flower sign ups. If you enjoy the flowers in the front of the sanctuary and would like to contribute, please check the poster(s) in the back of the sanctuary. As always you can honor or remember someone. The cost is $55. You can pay by check and place it in the offering plate. Please write altar flowers on the memo line.
February 9-10 – Wonderfully Made
February 13 – Valentine Banquet
February 14 – Ash Wednesday service – 6PM
February 15- 24 – Trip to the Holy Land
March 4 – Holy Land Recap – 6 PM
May 18-19 – Marriage Enrichment
This newsletter is not meant to replace the Sunday bulletin, but to enhance communication. The announcements may not always be the same, so make sure to continue to check your bulletin for additional information.
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