Weekly Quest – June 10-17

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June 10, 2016

OUR PURPOSE STATEMENT
Stowe Community Church
develops loving followers of Christ who
celebrate throughworship
grow through teaching
connect throughfellowship
care through serviceand
share throughoutreach
to our community
and world.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK 

For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

Mary Kay Ash

Stowe Community Church July 14, 2013

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This Week in the Quest:
This Week’s Calendar
Words From Will
Bible Camp Pasta Dinner on June 23rd!
Gathering Hearts Craft Class Schedule
Opportunities to Serve the Church


Parsonage Fund Update:
Total spent…$76,500
Received This Week: $0
Total contributed…$62,900  
Still needed…$13,600
Please prayerfully consider making a donation!
Sunday

Sunday Celebration Service June 12, 2016
Choir Recognition Sunday
PSALM: 32
Lay Reader: Chuck Dudley

NEW TESTAMENT READING:

Acts 14
ANTHEMS:
“And The Father Will Dance” – Hayes
“My Soul Longeth for Thee” – Mendelssohn (This anthem is a gift from Sue and Bruce Bennett in memory of Leah Henzel)
“He Watching Over Israel” – Mendelssohn
“With a Voice of Singing” – Shaw
MYSTERY BOX

SERMON:

“Keys to Growth: Church-Planting”
  

USHERS:

Dave and Nan Myers
Please stay after the worship service for a coffee hour and fellowship!

Cal

Church Calendar for June 12-19                                                             

Sunday, June 12     
8:30 Choir rehearsal in loft
8:30 Apostles’ Creed discussion in Fellowship Hall
9:30 Celebration Service
9:30 Kids Connection
1:00 Memorial Service for Corrine Bryan
Monday, June 13
12:00 noon      AA weekly meeting
Tuesday, June 14
8:00 pm           AA weekly meeting in Fellowship Hall
Wednesday, June 15
12:00 noon      AA weekly meeting in Fellowship Hall
Friday, June 17
9:15 am           Staff meeting
3:00 pm           Wedding Rehearsal
4:00 pm           Wedding Rehearsal
Saturday, June 18
1:00 pm           Wedding
3:30 pm           Wedding
Next Sunday, June 19
8:30 am           “Apostles’ Creed” Discussion in Fellowship Hall
9:30 am           Celebration Service in Sanctuary
10:30 am         Coffee Hour in Fellowship Hall or on the Porch

Happy Birthday this week to:
Miles Crow and Michael Martin on 6/12
Brooklynn Miller on 6/14
Happy Anniversary this week to:   
Thorpe and Sally Freeman on 6/16
 

PRAYER TEAM LEADER:  Nancy Tooley 802-793-1637 for June

PINSWords from Will!

Rev. Will Vaus
We had a wonderful Ministry Fair last Sunday with over 45 people signing up for one or more ministries in which they want to be involved in the church. If you missed the Ministry Fair and would like to sign up for a ministry, please consider the list of ministries below and let me know of your interest by email (will@stowechurch.org) or phone (802-999-7634).
“Church Planting” may or may not be a term you have ever heard of before. What does it look like to plant a church? What are the essential ingredients involved? Those are two questions I will be seeking to answer this Sunday at 9:30 am in our Celebration Service as we look at Paul and Barnabas’ continuing missionary endeavors as recorded in Acts 14.

VolunteersBible Camp Pasta Dinner on June 23rd!

Stowe Bible Camp 2016We will be joining Blessed Sacrament and St. John’s again for our Bible Camp to be held June 20-24, 2016 at Blessed Sacrament Church. Our theme this year is Deep Sea Discovery and learning that God is with us wherever we go.

On Thursday, June 23rd, the students in our Outreach Program will be hosting a Pasta Dinner at Stowe Community Church from 5:30-7:30PM. The cost will be $10 for adults/$5 for children 12 and under. The proceeds from this dinner will go to the Ziegler family to help with Tim’s ongoing medical expenses.

We would be grateful if you could help us with food donations for the dinner. We will need:

-packages of shredded mozzarella cheese

-fruit salads
-loaves of french bread

-tubs of butter
-pies (fruit, nut, cream pies)

Please bring your donations to the church kitchen on Thursday, June 23rd by 10AM. We greatly appreciate your help.

We hope you can join us on June 23rd for the Pasta Dinner. If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know.

Thank you!
Charlie Kerrigan
virginia@desktopmiracles.com
730-3799

ZieglerGathering Hearts Craft Classes!

Gathering HeartsHearts & Craft Guild of Stowe presents

GATHERING HEARTS
Join us for monthly gatherings where you can
learn and create crafts
Becky’s Studio in the Parsonage
Saturday, June 25 – 10AM to Noon – Sew Darn Cute: Sew aprons and knit ring cowls
Saturday, July 23 – 10AM to Noon – Card Making Workshop Saturday,
August 27 – 10 AM to Noon – Make-up Class
Because space will be limited and supplies may need to be purchased, please make a reservation by the Saturday before the meeting you wish to attend. You will receive a confirming e-mail with information on materials needed. Reservations may be made with:
Margery Adams: GnMountain@aol.com

NoonMusicOpportunities to Serve the Church

  1. Please note the PayPal Donate link in the header of this e-mail. Click on that link to make a secure donation to the Stowe Community Church.
  2. Please sign up to usher.  The sheet is on the table in the Narthex by the front door.
  3. Offerings of both food and money for our local food shelf can be placed in the box located in the narthex anytime. As part of our offering time, the grocery cart will be pushed through the aisles, as we to receive your special contributions to help fight hunger in our community. There are many hunger people in our community, especially children.  Please help!
  4. The Community Emergency Aid committee thanks all who put donations in the basket in the narthex.  We have many requests for help such as back rent, fuel, electricity bills, food, and car gas.  The church does budget $3,000 a year to help with this, but it does not cover all the requests. We do suggest people contact other churches and other organizations such as Community Action, Lamoille Family Center, and United Way.  Many times they have already contacted those places but they either can not help them or have given them something toward their need.
  5. Would you like to provide the flowers on the communion table on a certain Sunday in remembrance of a loved one or in honor of someone? Just let Marylou know what week you would like to do that and let her know what you want printed in the bulletin.  The cost of the arrangements is $25. Make a check payable to Stowe Community Church and put flowers on the memo line. If you want a larger arrangement, Marylou can order it for you.
  6. Don’t forget to donate your empty ink cartridges (helps us buy paper) and donate your no longer needed eyeglasses (helps people in third world countries who have no glasses) to the Church..

 

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