NEWS & Notes

NEWS & Notes

News & Notes

Written by Barb Kilbourne - Office Manager

News and Notes for September 17, 2017 

UMCOR Response to Hurricanes
Financial donations may be made to United Methodist Committee on     Relief Domestic Disaster Response #901670 at this address: http://www.umcor.org/Search-for-Projects/Projects/901670 or you may write a check to Calvary and put in the memo line “UMCOR — Hurricanes” and we will send it on. Thank you!

Photos Taken for the New Directory Today
Everyone who considers Calvary their church home is encouraged to come and have their photo taken for the new Calvary Photo Directory in the Fireside today or  on Sunday, October 8.  For questions contact Joy Hoffman at 719-339-0449.   

Reloadable King Soopers Card
You may order a reloadable King Soopers card when get your picture taken today.  Calvary receives a check for 5% of the total money reloaded onto the cards each month.

Blood Pressure Checks are Today
Carol Zielomski, our Parish Nurse, will now be doing blood pressure checks on the 3rd Sunday instead of the 4th.  Stop by the Fireside Area today and get yours checked!

Join us for an Important Meeting on Calvary’s Future!
Today from 12:30 - 2:00pm we will have an information and discussion meeting for the possibility of changing Calvary UMC's Boards and Committee Structure in Friendship Hall. It will start with lunch followed by a short presentation and then discussion. The meeting will be moderated by Rev. David Amrie and is open to anyone with an interest in Calvary.

Money Counters Needed
Looking for a way to serve Calvary and like to count money?  We are looking to find two volunteer money counters to come in once a month on Monday mornings at 9am.  Please see Barb in the office if you are interested.  Thank you!

Thank You from Norma Leger
I would like to thank everyone for all the wonderful cards, phone calls, awesome meals and for the generous friends that have been taking me to my physical therapy sessions. This is one of the most caring congregations I've ever met. Thank you all so much.

Life Song;   Our Life Story = Life Change
Join us on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 4-6 pm as we hear life stories that make us who we are and our life what it is. We’ll celebrate our own stories as well, as we share a fellowship potluck around the tables. Mark your calendars and join us for this special event.

Visiting Worship Teams are Today
Join us to take music, fellowship and communion to those who are unable to attend regular Sunday services.  Meet inside the east doors by the church office at 1:00pm.  Catch Debbie or Mike Witherspoon for more information or just show up!

Family Promise Walk —October 15, 2017
Make a difference for homeless families! Join us for our annual Family Promise Walk on Oct 15. You can walk 1 or 3.1 miles to support Family Promise (IHN) efforts. If you would like to walk, stop by the “Family Promise Walk” table this morning and pick up a pledge sheet, to collect pledges or contact Ellen Hanawalt, 433-3876, and she will see that you get one. 

Collecting Food Items for Alamosa Food Bank
Every Sunday during the month of September non-perishable food items will be collected in the Fireside Area for the Alamosa Food Bank.  Items needed are canned fruit and vegetables and high protein non-perishable food, i.e. canned stew, chili, etc.  Thank you for your donations.

Come to a Potluck and Fellowship with our Muslim neighbors
The Neighbors We Have From God team would like to invite you to a potluck and fellowship with our Muslim neighbors on Sunday, September 24th at 5:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome!  Share your favorite dish, enjoy some conversation and maybe even learn something new.  Let’s show our neighbors how we try to love like Jesus loves.

American Indian Multimedia Night
We have rescheduled Debra Stinnett to speak at our next American Indian Multimedia Night at Calvary on Friday, September 22nd at 7pm.  She will talk about the Doctrine of Discovery and Manifest Destiny.  Members and friends of Calvary at least 10 years old are invited to hear her speak.  Refreshments will be served.
 
CALENDAR
 
Sunday, September 17th
8:00    Photos for Directory
8: 30   Praise and Worship Service
9:45    Blood Pressure Checks
9:45    Sunday School for All Ages
11:00  Traditional Service
12:15  Calvary Prayer Shawls Group
12:30  Discussion on Changing Boards and Committee Structure
1:00    Visiting Worship Team
4:00    Disciple III
4:00    Youth Group
5:30    Twelve on a Journey
 
Monday, September 18th
1:30    Beth Moore Bible Study
6:30    Stewardship Meeting
6:30    Girl Scouts
         
Tuesday, September 19th
9:00    Calvary Widowers
9:15    Elizabeth Circle
5:00    Calvary Children’s Literacy Center
6:30    Naomi Circle
6:30    Finance Committee
7:00    Boy Scouts
7:00    Al-Anon
 
Wednesday, September 20th
5:30    NAMI
6:00    Praise and Worship Rehearsal
6:00    Calvary Book Group
6:00    Stephen Ministry
6:30    Security Meeting
         
Thursday, September 21st 
4:00    Nominating Committee
5:00    Calvary Children’s Literacy Center
6:30    Chancel Choir Rehearsal
6:30    First Place 4 Health
 
Friday, September 22nd
10:00  Disciple IV
6:00    American Indian Multimedia Night
 
Saturday, September 23rd
No Scheduled Activities
 
Sunday, September 24th
8: 30   Praise and Worship Service
9:45    Sunday School for All Ages
11:00  Traditional Service
4:00    Disciple III
4:00    Youth Group
5:00    Potluck/Fellowship Dinner with Muslim Community
5:30    Twelve on a Journey