Andover Weekly News for February 28, 2016

Worship, Grow, Serve

Sunday, Feb 28
9:00 Worship Service
10:05  Sunday School
11:10  Worship Service
Monday, Feb 29
3:00 Cooking/Serving dinner at Embrace
Tuesday, Mar 1
10:00 Bible Study, Room 4
Wednesday, Mar 2
10:00 Rachel Circle, Modular bldg
           7:00 Chancel Choir Rehearsal
Thursday, Mar 3
          5:30 Suicide Survivor Support Group
6:00 Stakar Fripp’s Recital at UK Singletary Recital Hall

The 10:00AM Tuesday morning Bible Study continues this week!! We had a great turn out last week, but there is still room for more. Come join us as we study the book of Genesis!
UMW Rachel Circle
Our first get together of the year is this Wednesday, Mar 2, at 10:00 a.m.  Come prepared to share ideas you may have for our monthly programs and activities. All ladies are welcome! If you have questions, contact Retha Kreitzman at 272-1524 or rethak@hotmail.com.
Eager logoAct II: Eager Update Meeting
Please make plans to attend a meeting to update us on Act II: Eager on March 6th.  We will be discussing final results of the pledge campaign, timeline for starting, final budget for the project, and next steps.  We need your input on major items such as financing options for a portion of the project. In order to accommodate most schedules, we are meeting during the Sunday School hour (10:05-11:00) on March 6th.
Meeting for all Ushers and Greeters
Please try to attend our meeting on Sunday March 6th, at 3PM.  Important issues will be presented by Donna Thompson, Faith Community Nurse and Detective Timothy Graul, Lexington Police. We will also discuss how to make things run more smoothly and effectively.

Easter Candy
Easter is just around the corner! And along with Easter, comes an egg hunt! We are in need of non-nut, non-chocolate candies to be stuffed into the eggs. Please leave donations in the basket in the “children’s wing” or see Kristen Schill if you have any questions. Thanks in advance for your participation!
Easter Egg Hunt
Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 3pm on Palm Sunday, March 20. Come ready to spend time with friends, take pictures with the Easter Bunny and fill your baskets with goodies as we enjoy an afternoon of fun together!!
Easter Lilies
It is time to order Easter lilies to celebrate Christ’s Resurrection and help beautify our sanctuary . The envelopes are available starting today and are due March 13. The cost is still only $10 per plant. Place the completed envelope in the offering plate or give to Vicki Lanham. Thank you.
                         Altar Flowers (note price change)
The altar flowers are not only beautiful but also a meaningful way to honor a loved one or special day. The posters to sign up are located in the hallway to the left as you enter the sanctuary. We have several vacant dates in 2016. Please note the cost has been increased to $55 per week. Please place your payment in the offering plate  with the designation “Altar Flowers” on your check.
Churchwide Meetings
Mar 8 – Committee on Finance (downtown)
Mar 15 – Trustees (downtown)
Save the Date
March 24 – Maundy Thursday Service – 6PM- All Communities at                           Andover
March 25 – Good Friday Service – 7:30PM- Downtown
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