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Rejoicing in this wonderful day,

The Leadership Team of First Assembly

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Announcements for March 25

Esther Bible Study
The ladies Esther Bible study will not meet Thursday, March 26 due to Spring Break. The next session will be Thursday, April 2.

Young at Heart Fellowship
On Friday, March 27, the Young at Heart will meet at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall for a potluck and white elephant auction.

Discovery Class
If you are interested in church membership or becoming involved in church ministry we invite you to attend the Discovery class beginning Sunday, March 29 at 9:30 AM in the Discovery classroom. This 9-week class is taught by Bobby Kennedy.

Special Guests
Brad and Glenda McMath will be with us Sunday, March 29. Brad will preach in the AM services and Glenda will preach in the PM service.

CORE Leaders Meeting
The CORE leaders meeting on Sunday, March 29 will not meet in the Family Life Center. We will discuss any business at the beginning of the evening service in the sanctuary.

Men's Breakfast
All men are invited to the Men's Breakfast on Saturday, April 4 at 8:00 AM in the Family Life Center. This will be a great time of fellowship.

Office Closed
The office will be closed on Friday, April 10 in observance of Good Friday. A pastor will be on call for emergencies.

Revolve Car Wash/Rummage Sale
The Revolve youth group will have a car wash and rummage sale on Saturday, April 11 at the church from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. Donations for the rummage sale may be dropped off at the Family Life Center. Tickets for the car wash may be purchased for $5 with any youth or youth sponsor.

Mother-Son Banquet
Saturday, April 25, there will be a Mother-Son banquet in the Family Life Center at 7:00 PM. To reserve a table, please contact Jackie Harrell or Lee Ann Sturch. The cost is $25/couple and the deadline is April 17.

Purity is Power Girls Retreat
Purity is Power, a sleepover for girls in the 4th-6th grades, will be held Friday, April 17-Saturday, April 18. Anyone interested in registering a girl for the sleepover should do so by Sunday, April 5. Space is limited, so don't wait until the last week to sign up. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, you don't want your girls to miss this! Please see Becky Harness for registration forms or more information. The cost is $10 before Sunday, April 5 ($15 after April 5). Anyone willing to donate food, drinks, purses or other items, please sign up at the information centers or see Becky Harness or Denise Baxley.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Announcements for March 4

30 + Singles Fellowship
The 30+ Singles will eat at Kooky Kunuc on Friday, March 6. Please meet at the church at 6:00 PM. If you plan to attend, please contact Diane Lumpkin.

40 & Below Ladies Fellowship
40 & Below is a new WM ministry to bring together ladies who are 40 & younger for a great time of fun and fellowship. The first meeting will be Friday, March 6 at 7:00 PM at Sis. Dorinda’s home (803 Stratford, West Memphis) to watch a Chonda Pierce video. Please bring a 2 liter soda and your favorite snack. If you have any questions, please call the office.

Revolve Youth Spring Cleaning Fundraiser
Do you need leaves raked, tree limbs picked up, window washed or gutters cleaned out? The Revolve Youth group is here to help! They will be working on Saturdays, March 7 and 21st to raise money for trips and activities. Sign up sheets are available at each entrance or you may contact Pastor Johnny, any youth sponsor or the church office.

Christian Education Teachers Training Workshop
All Sunday School teachers, Girls Ministries leaders, Royal Rangers leaders, or anyone interested in teaching is encouraged to attend the C.E. Teachers Training Workshop on Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. The speakers will be Pastor Rusty—Adult, Pastor Bill—Children, Dane Hall—Youth. Stephanie Sharp will also be sharing about Autism. If you have any questions, please call the church office.

Couples Night Out
All couples are invited to a Couples Night Out on Saturday, March 7 at 5:00 PM. We will show the movie, Fireproof. The Revolve youth concession stand will be open for snacks and drinks.

Time Change—Spring Forward
On Saturday night, March 7 don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour.

Men’s Ministry Soup & Potato Dinner/Handyman Auction
The Men’s Ministries will have a Soup & Potato dinner on Sunday, March 15 after the PM service in the Family Life Center. There will also be a Handyman auction.

Adult Ministries CORE Leaders Meeting
There will be an Adult Ministries CORE leaders meeting on Wednesday, March 18 at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Angel Food Ministries
The March menu is now available at each entrance. The deadline to order with cash or check is Thursday, March 12. To pay on-line, the deadline is Sunday, March 15. The pick up day is Saturday, March 21 from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM. If you would like to help with the distribution, please call the office.

Discovery Class for Potential New Members
If you are interested in church membership or becoming involved in church ministry, we invite you to attend The Discovery Sunday School Class beginning Sunday, March 29 at 9:30 AM in the Discovery classroom. This 9-week class is taught by Bobby Kennedy.