Entries by Andrea Sharp

Week 15 – Still Time to Return Your Pledge!

There is STILL time to return your pledge…if you haven’t yet returned your pledge form, we ask that all pledges be returned by May 31** so that we can announce a grand total at our special Ice Cream Social celebration on Sunday June 3 at 10:15 a.m. (after single service at 9 a.m.). Can you […]

Week 14 – The Sky is the Limit!

We are getting SO CLOSE!! We have raised 93% of our goal ($768,000)!  There is STILL time to return your pledge…we hope to have all pledges in before June 3 so that we can announce a grand total at our special Ice Cream Social celebration. Every single pledge is vitally important…your gift matters!! If everyone […]

Week 13 – Inch by Inch, Row by Row

Inch by inch, row by row Gonna make this garden grow All it takes is a rake and a hoe And a piece of fertile ground Inch by inch, row by row Someone bless these seeds I sow Someone warm them from below Till the rain comes tumbling down. ~ Songwriter David Mallett When I […]

Week 11 & 12 – Behind the Scenes

Happy Spring! Here’s a sneak peek at what is going on behind the scenes in our Capital Campaign… While the Steering Committee has been busy planning and visitors have been reaching out to connect with everyone in our congregation, our Trustees have begun the bidding process for two of our Capital Campaign priorities—the roof and […]

May 2018 Church Council

May 1st, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge Opening prayer – Rev. Simon Changes to the agenda Approve April 3, 2018 Council Meeting minutes Approve April 22, 2018 Special Meeting (by-law changes) minutes Capital Campaign Update and Tracking item 15 June 10th Installation for Rev. Simon (3-4:30) Receive any reports or feedback from recognized groups of the […]

Week 10 – Signs of Spring?!

Is anyone else ready for winter to be done? This picture was taken a few weeks ago, but some snow still remains. For much of the winter, this massive snow pile blocked our church sign from most angles. Replacing and re-positioning the sign is just one of the projects this Capital Campaign will make possible. […]

Week 9 – Wow!

God is great! Did you feel God’s love in Fellowship Hall last Sunday when our congregation came together to officially kick off the Our Home, Our Future, Our Time Capital Campaign?  We did! Special thanks to Cathy Shearer and her team of volunteers for making the kick-off so much fun – Myrna Doney, Phyllis Willey, […]

Week 7 & 8 – Come…See what God has made possible!

We hope everyone will join us this Sunday April 8th for the all-church Capital Campaign Kick-Off Celebration. We will make a very exciting announcement about how much money the Campaign has raised to date and unveil our special Campaign “thermometer.” PLUS we will have food, a scavenger hunt and children’s entertainment by the Big Blue […]

April 2018 Church Council

April 3rd, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge Opening prayer – Rev. Simon Changes to the agenda Approve March 6, 2018 Council Meeting minutes Approve Annual Meeting Minutes Capital Campaign Update – Dave Johnson June 10th Installation for Rev. Simon (3-4:30) Food Pantry feedback “These bylaws shall be reviewed every three to five years by an ad-hoc […]