Weekly News for February 14

Ash Wednesday – Tonight

Ash Wednesday soup supper at 5:30 with Ash Wednesday Service at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Soup is provided.

Presidents’ Day

Monday, February 19 is Presidents’ Day. The office will be closed. Monday also the newsletter article deadline. Please feel free to send in your articles, then I can start on the newsletter bright and early Tuesday morning! Thanks, Lyn

Trustees Meeting
The Trustees will meet on February 18 at 11:00 am.

COUNCIL MEETING?
Yes, we need to get together soon, so for the immediate future, let’s meet next Thursday, Feb. 22 at 4:30 pm. We may want to make different meeting time arrangements going forward. If you have elected a Chair, great, if not could another member attend the meeting ? Hopefully, we will establish some goals or improve our meetings so that we have a plan for 2018 ……..other than meeting because it’s a certain time of the month.
Thank-you, Jeanne

Youth Group
Departing from our tradition of meeting on the third Sunday, youth group will NOT meet on February 18th. Instead, youth will have the option to travel to Camp Wilmot in Wilmot, NH the following weekend. Departing Friday the 23rd and returning Sunday the 25th, the group will be joining several other church groups at a youth retreat. Please see Jeremy or Shelby for additional information.

Lent 2018 – Ready for Change

All Boards and Committees: please let me know when your first meeting is as I want to be sure to attend! I will help you understand how to come up with your expectations! So far I have Missions meeting after worship on February 11th, a Trustee’s meeting on February 18th, Finance on February 21st, hopefully CE on February 25th, and Council on February 22. Deacons, when are we meeting?

February 14th – 5:30 pm soup supper and 6 pm – Ash Wednesday service in the Fellowship hall.

Saturday February 24th from 9-noon – leadership retreat for all board and committee members and officers of the church – a time to reflect on your role as a leader at NYCC – no preparation required. Coffee and muffins or some such will be provided.

Friday March 16th – 6:00 pm til whenever! All church potluck supper with Expectations/dreams/hopes presentations from all boards, committees, groups, individuals. I am excited to see what everyone comes up with! Church Council will provide beverages and setup. Please bring the following: Alphabetically by last name – A-G brings munchies/salads/side dishes; H-P bring main dish items; Q-Z bring desserts! Clean up-everyone!

Sunday, March 25th – Journey to Jerusalem Worship of Drama, readings and music.

We also plan to have some Mission presentations dates TBD.

Thursday, March 29th- Maundy Thursday Worship at 7:00 pm.

Sunday, April 1st Easter Sunrise Worship at Skyline Farm with breakfast following? Then worship at NYCC at 9:30 am.

Pet Pantry Needs
Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food and Kitty Litter.

Food Pantry Needs

Laundry Detergent or Dish Detergent (medium sizes are better)

Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 17 – Men’s Club Breakfast – 7:00 am

Sunday, February 18 – Trustees – 11:00 am

Monday, February 19 – Presidents’ Day – Office Closed

Tuesday, February 20– Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Wednesday, February 21 – Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

 

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