Andover Weekly News for July 24, 2016

Worship, Grow, Serve

Sunday, July 24
10:00 Worship Service
After service – dinner at the church
6:00 Youth Group Meeting
Tuesday, July 26
7:30  Bible Study Breakfast (First Watch, Richmond Rd)
6:00 Administrative Council (Whole church at Offerings, 2060 Regency Rd)
Wednesday, July 27
9:300 Crafts in the modular building
Thursday, July 28
         5:00  9-hole golf league at Picadome
5:30 Suicide Survivor Support Group
Please note there is only one service this Sunday at 10AM
 
Honoring the Nelsons!Nelsons
To honor Todd, Susan and their family ‘s service to Andover, we will have dinner at the church this Sunday, July 24, immediately following the worship service.  The buns, pulled pork, sauce, slaw and drinks will be provided so please bring a side dish/dessert to share with everyone.

(Because of the heat and/or possibility of rain we will have the meal inside the sanctuary.)

At 6PM, Jim Nichols will be hosting this time to discuss your hopes and dreams as well as our needs for the youth group going forward. Everyone is invited: youth, parents, grandparents and the entire congregation. We want to hear from you before beginning to interview candidates for the vacant position of Director of Student Ministries.
Welcoming the Nichols 
Sunday, July 31st will be the first Sunday for the Nichols family to be with us. Jim, Joy, Alex, Tyler and Oliver are excited to begin their journey with us at Andover. Please make plans to join in a singe worship service next week at 10AM. Mike Powers will be with us to take part in Jim’s inaugural service as our Andover Campus pastor.
Bull’s Eye Night with Jim Nichols

Come enjoy the fun of getting to know our Pastor Jim at an informal question/ answer time at 6PM on Sunday, July 31st. He will be ready to be the target for your questions, so here’s your chance!


Altar flowers
Have you signed up this year? The Sundays that are vacant are Aug 21, 28, Sept 25, Oct 2, 23, Nov 20 and Dec 11. The poster will be in the back of the sanctuary this Sunday!  The cost is $55. You may pay by check indicating altar flowers on the information line, then just place the check in the offering plate.

Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Needed: 
Hello all,
Sharron’s home is well underway and we are very excited to continue building this weekend. We are still in need of volunteers to help build this Friday and Saturday (July 22 & 23) as well as next weekend (July 29 & 30).
If folks are interested in signing up to help, please have them contact me directly – Laura Howard (859) 252-2224 ext 113 or laurah@lexhabitat.org
Upcoming Dates:
*Sun July 31 – Welcome Rev Jim Nichols to Andover campus with Dr Mike Powers
Tues. Aug 2 – Staff Parish Relations Committee meeting – 6PM at Rokeby Hall, Conference Room
Tues. Aug 9 – Vision Team – 6PM at Rokeby Hall, Conference Room
Tues. Aug 23 – Lay Leadership – Downtown
*Please note – Sunday July 31 -there will also be only 1 service at 10:00. No Sunday School. 
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