Andover Campus Weekly 3/11/18

Andover Campus Weekly  3.11.18
Sunday, Mar 11
8:30 Worship Service
9:30 Children’s Choir practice
9:45 Sunday School
11:00 Worship Service
12:30 Staff meeting
5:00 Youth group
6:00 Prayer and Praise
Tuesday, Mar 13
10:00 Bible Study at the church
Wednesday, Mar 14
6:00 ALT meeting
7:00 Andover choir practice
Thanks once again for your food donations!!!!!
Mark 15 Worship
is your response to God’s love for you…how will you prepare to receive his word for you? One step could be to read the scripture before Sunday. To prepare your hearts for worship this Sunday, read Mark 15:1-15.
Easter Lilies
It is time to order Easter lilies to celebrate Christ’s Resurrection and help beautify our sanctuary . The envelopes are available in the sanctuary and are due March 18.The cost is still only $10 per plant. Place the completed envelope in the offering plate or give to Vicki Lanham. Thank you.
Prayer and Praise Night
This Sunday evening, our monthly prayer and praise night will invite us to explore an ancient and much misunderstood practice in Christianity – fasting. Join Dr. Timothy and Julie Tennent as they share their insight. Join us at 6 pm as we sing, learn and pray together.
Andover Egg Hunt
On Palm Sunday (3/25) we will be having a family event from 3pm-5pm for all ages! There will be crafts, dying eggs, decorating cookies, making crosses out of coins and a teaching moment to talk about the real heart of Easter! We will conclude with an egg hunt for the children!! We hope you will join us for this time of fellowship!
Donations are needed…interested?  Please select an egg from the bulletin board in the back of the sanctuary. Bring the donations to Andover no later than 3/21 unless specified differently. Thank you in advance!
New Member Classes
Mark your calendars! We will begin classes 4/8 – 4/29 on Sunday mornings at 9:45am for those interested in becoming members at Andover. If you’re not a member, would you consider linking arms and joining with us? Contact Pastor Jim to signup.
Please read our update from Bethany Tennent
altar flowers Altar flowers
 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.
Some early vacancies are Mar 25, Apr 8,29, May 6,13
Making summer plans? If you would like to see some information about Aldersgate Camp, brochures are available in the hallway outside of Pastor Jim’s office.
Upcoming Dates:
March 11 – Easter lily envelopes are available
March 11 – Prayer and Praise night with Dr. Tim and Julie Tennent
March 18 – Easter lily orders are due
March 25 – Palm Sunday
March 25 – Family Easter event and egg hunt- 3PM
March 29 – Maunday Thursday service- 6:30PM
March 30 – Good Friday – church will be open from 11a -1p for quiet reflection
April 1 – Easter Sunday – 8A – sunrise service, 9A and 11A- identical services (no Sunday School)
April 8 – Beginning of 4 week New member classes – 9:45
May 18-19 – Marriage Enrichment
**** On a personal note: I am missing a hooded tan jacket with a removable lining. I took it to church before I left for the Holy Lands and forgot to take it home. If any one knows where it might be or has seen it or perhaps took it home by mistake, please see me Vicki Lanham. Thanks !
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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