What's Happening at AFM!
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THIS SUNDAY - October 22, 2017
9:00am - Hymn Sing
10:00am - Sunday School
11:00am - Worship
3:00pm - Youth
Our next hymn sing will be THIS Sunday, October 22nd, prior to Sunday School (9:00am—9:45am) in the Fellowship Hall. Please join us and enjoy Friends ‘N Harmony!
MEAL PACKING EVENT
10am-Noon November 18, 2017
Thanks to everyone who contributed to the upcoming meal packing event! Your combined efforts have raised the $6000.00 needed to pack 20,000 meals for kids in schools throughout Haiti. We look forward to seeing you on November 18th! Be sure and sign up in your SS class, or the bulletin board outside Rusty’s office or go online and register at https://numanainc.com/event/archdale/ and join the fun! If you have questions contact Scott Haynes at 336-434-5349 or firstname.lastname@example.org
October is Pastor Appreciation Month! For the next two Sundays, October 22 and 29, there will be a basket in the foyer and one on the flower table at the front of the Worship Room if you wish to share a card of appreciation. Thank you!
PRESCHOOL SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS
The Preschool Sunday School class (2 yr. olds-Kindergarten) meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month.)They meet upstairs (Children’s Wing), 2nd room on left.
YOUTH NEWS from Herb Andrews
THIS SUNDAY: Youth will meet in the Youth Room from 3-4pm.
Sunday, October 29: Youth will help with the Fall Festival, 5-7pm
A Fall Festival is being planned for Sunday, October 29th from 5-7pm!!! Please come and bring your whole family. There will be face painting, bouncy houses, food, games and trunk or treat!
We need trunks!! We are asking for 12 or so people to donate their trunks and a couple bags of candy for our Trunk or Treat. This is a huge ministry opportunity for our neighborhood families. Please
contact Brandon if you’re interested.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Operation Christmas Child shoe box collection has started and will end on November 12. Brochures will be in the bulletins THIS SUNDAY! Shipping and handling has gone up to $9.00 per box. Red and green Cardboard shoe boxes are NOW AVAILABLE located on PEW OUTSIDE OFFICE.
This year, DO NOTPUT ANY CANDY OR TOOTHPASTE in the boxes. Anydonations toward supplies or shipping & handling will be appreciated. A DVD is available if any class or group would like to view it.
This mission project at Archdale Friends is inmemory of Jackie Johnson.
SHOEBOX COLLECTION SITE
We will once again be a Drop Off site during the National Collection week--November 13 thru November 20. We will need 2 to 3 volunteersto help during collection times. We have day and evening times available. Please let me know if you can help.If you have any questions, please call me. 336-819-0297. Janey Stinnett
SUNDAY SCHOOL for 5th SUNDAYS
On Sunday, October 29th, 5th Sunday for Sunday School, all classes are invited to join an intergenerational Sunday School time in the Fellowship Hall, John Archdale Classroom. Children and adult songs will be led by Charlene. Brandon and Rusty will lead the teaching portion. We hope your class will join us! We also plan to do a similar event for the 5th Sunday in December, during Sunday School time.
NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Nursery volunteers are needed. Feel free to sign up on the bulletin board outside Rusty’s office. Thanks!
Persimmon pulp is ready! $6/pint and ALL proceeds go to Trinity Memorial UMC church budget. Please call Gerry Croker (Elaine Albertston’s mom) at 336-431-2855. Leave a message and phone number if no answer.