Weekly News for March 14

Easter Morning Breakfast update: Lots of Purple House bagels on order, a few pounds of bacon in the freezer, plenty of cream cheese in refrigerator. Ellen is bringing juice and Gail is bringing a breakfast entrée . Ellen has also offered to help with clean up! So, you ask…..”What can I do? A fruit bowl and a couple more entrees would be very good. I’ll be prepping the bacon and setting up on Sat. Morning March 31st. If you want to prepare your dish then we can do that. Even if anyone wants to bring eggs for scrambling that would work. Thank you, Jeanne

Save the date– our youth group is organizing an all church talent show for Saturday evening May 19th. So be thinking what talent you can share – it should be fun!

Preble Street
NYCC is serving at Preble Street Sunday Mar 18th dinner 3:30-6:30 pm. If you are still thinking of signing up please do so. We still need more people.
Please go to Preble Street website to sign up as a volunteer in the kitchen and then sign up for one or both of these days under North Yarmouth Congregational Church.

Lent 2018 – Ready for Change

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!

Saturday, March 24th – Worship, Drama and Music Rehearsal at 10:00 am.

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 at 6:30 am with breakfast following then worship at NYCC at 9:30 am.

Rock Bottom – You are invited to write a word on a rock that represents what you are turning away from or turning toward this lent, or that reflects your feelings about the changes coming in the church or in your personal life. Use a word or draw a picture. The rocks will be placed on the communion table during lent. So please do a rock and put it on the communion table. Watch how our changing rocks will grow.

Good Friday Walk

The Good Friday Walk for Habitat for Humanity will take place on March 30. To sign up as a fundraiser and to walk or run go to: http://www.crowdrise.com/2018GoodFridayWalk.

One Great Hour of Sharing

The One Great Hour of Sharing special offering will be taken on March 18 and 25th. One Great Hour is a Christian effort to empower, provide water, supply food, and give relief from disasters. Water Projects: We currently have projects in over 20 countries. Hunger Relief: See how we are feeding the hungry all over the world. Disaster Relief: Not just immediate responses, but long-term commitment.

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

Wednesday, March 14– Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Thursday, March 15 – Bible Study – 2:00 pm

Friday, March 16 – All Church Potluck

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

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


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