SUNDAY APRIL 9 – PALM SUNDAY – 10 a.m. “Sound is God” music demonstration by Rick de Yampert -- a prelude to our regular worship. Rick will use the sitar, African hand drum and Native American flute to demonstrate various types of sacred music and chant. Soft background music starts 9:30 a.m. to set the mood. WORSHIP & HOLY COMMUNION, Message by Rev. Donna Choate 11:30 a.m. – PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER served by the Women’s Ministry Noon – NCF Board monthly meeting MONDAY APRIL 10, 6:30 p.m. – PASSOVER SERVICE and SEDER, led by Rev. Donna & Merrill. RSVP in advance. $5 donation requested. FRIDAY, APRIL 14 – GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE 7 p.m. SUNDAY APRIL 16, 10 a.m. – EASTER WORSHIP & HOLY COMMUNION, Message by Rev. Donna Choate. NOON -- POTLUCK DINNER – Please sign up to tell us what side dish you plan to bring. The church will provide main meat dishes.
THE EASTER CHOIR NEEDS YOU. We are getting ready to do our Easter Music service and if you would like to join us to help sing praise to our God we would love to have you. You do not have to be a regular Choir Member, just wanting to sing praises. Let Reverend Donna know if you would like to join. We will be staying after service each Sunday till Easter to rehearse.
Be a HERO. Make a donation. Please make a donation to help me find a cure for Cancer. I am a Cancer Survivor. I will be participating in the Relay for Life of Greater DeLand - Stetson on Saturday, March 4. It will be held from 10 am to 10 pm at the DeLand City Hall parking lot. (S.R. 44 west of Woodland Blvd.) You may go online and make a donation with your credit card http://www.relayforlife.org/delandfl and find our team "A Different Breed" or you may write a check made out to the American Cancer Society and mail to me at: Bob Austin; 1018 Mahogany Bend Drive; DeLand, Florida 32724. Too many people are affected by cancer. That's why I joined this Relay For Life event - to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Money raised from these events can make a HUGE impact on cancer research and saves millions of lives. Relay For Life is more than a fundraiser; it's an event that brings the whole community together to prove that we will not let cancer win! It's also a time when we honor survivors and caregivers, and remember loved ones lost. Together, we can stop this disease. That's why I'd like your help. Here's how the American Cancer Society uses donations to help save lives: Supporting innovative cancer research, lifesaving screenings, and treatment Offering 24/7 Lifeline for free, comprehensive cancer information, patient navigators, health insurance information, clinical trial matching, or just a friendly ear. Providing crucial patient care programs like Hope Lodge®, which offers patients and their caregivers a free place to stay when treatment is far from home. We are also selling Luminary Bags for $5 to honor a loved one fighting, has fought or has passed on from Cancer. They will be placed around our walk area and be lighted at dark. It is such a awesome sight. Please support the American Cancer Society by making a donation. Thanks so much!
New Church Family will be holding a forum after Sunday Service 1/22 to RESPECTFULLY discuss the church need or opportunity as to an alternate service or possibly later service time. This forum will be moderated by your NCF President Deb Ramsay and Brother David McBride. I will not be in attendance for the forum to ensure zero conflict of interest. I encourage the membership to attend if possible, but also any of our regular visitors and friends of the church because we now and always want every voice in our ministry heard.
The NCF Board met after service Jan. 8 with Bob Austin presiding, substituting for President Deb Ramsay. Board members present were Gil Jordan, and Rev. Donna. Also attending were Jeff Farance, Dave McBride, Cindy Parker and Tom Brown.
OUR NEW T-SHIRTS ARE IN. We have our new T-shirts now. As you can see we have Dark Blue, Light Blue and Purple. Sizes range from M-3X. They are $15 each. If you want one see Reverend Donna Choate or Jeff DeYoung. Get yours today before they are all gone.