Updated August 23, 2019
NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
There is a nursery sign up beside Rusty’s office. Please consider helping with this ministry. We need volunteers. Thank you!!!
We will be serving the meal for Neighborhood Cafe this Thursday, August 29. Please let Elaine Albertson or Gayle Lambeth know if you can help with serving or provide a dessert.
Sunday, September 8, Friend Day, invite and bring a friend to Sunday School and Worship (There are cards on the Information Table if you need one to give a friend.)
C.O.A.T. FOOD DRIVE
NEXT SUNDAY, September 1 ~ Non-perishable and canned food donations will be collected as Worship begins. There will be a cart at the front of the Worship Room. Please place your donations on the cart. Donations will support COAT in helping to provide food for the less fortunate in our community.
REMINDER: Donations are collected the first Sunday of each month.
THANK YOU to the STUNDAS
Thanks to John & Martha Stunda for the beautiful new furniture in the Fellowship Hall. This furniture will certainly serve the Meeting well for many years, while making the fellowship hall even more desirable for meetings and events.
QUAKER MEN ~ GOLF TOURNAMENT
*Flyers are available on Information Table & in office.*
Archdale Friends Quaker Men’s Fourteenth Annual Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, September 19th at 1:00PM (Lunch at 12:00PM and Tee Time at 1:00PM) at Colonial Country Club in Thomasville. This will be Captain’s choice format. The fee is $60 per golfer/$240 per team. We are also looking for hole sponsors and corporate sponsors if you are not a golfer! There will be lots of prizes. All players must be registered by September 1, 2019.
This year’s tournament honors the memory of Steve Farlow and Ed Harris. Proceeds from this event help the Quaker Men support lots of community projects including: COAT, Relay for Life, Hospice of the Piedmont, CIS, Christmas Shoe Box Ministry, Boy Scout Troop 25, Cheer fund, SERCO Club in Archdale, Friends Disaster Services, Quaker Lake and many, many more.
Call Mike Lohr at 336-434-2161 or the church office at 336-431-2918 for more information.
RIDE for MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Allen Sparks will be riding his bicycle this September to raise awareness of the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis in hopes of one day finding a cure. The fundraising event takes place in Historic New Bern NC, September 7 & 8. With your generous support, he has been able to donate over $1,000 each year for many years. Let’s support his efforts by making tax-deductible donations (any amount is appreciated). Please make checks payable to National MS Society. Hand deliver to Allen or mail to 3718 Lynn Oaks Dr., Trinity, NC 27370.
FAMILY LIFE CENTER—KITCHEN CLEANING
During the week of August 26, our Family Life Center kitchen will be cleaned by a professional cleaning service. No one will be allowed to use the kitchen during this week. The freezer and refrigerator must be completely empty for the cleaning. If any group or person has anything in the freezer or refrigerator, please make sure to get it out before August 25. Anything still left in either appliance will be thrown in the trash first thing Monday morning, August 26.
Additionally, if you have any open food containers in the kitchen, please remove them as well. We must completely empty the kitchen of all foods for this industrial type clean. Diane Clapp, Archdale Friends School Board
ARCHDALE FRIENDS FALL BAZAAR/CRAFT FAIR
PURPOSE: Raise funds to buy school supplies for kindergarten students in five local elementary schools
DATE: Saturday, October 26, 2019
TIME: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
LOCATION: AFM Gym
Information sheets with full details are on the Information Table outside the office.
MERCY FUND JARS
The Mercy fund helps members of our meeting and individuals in our
community who need financial support. In the recent past, we have
provided groceries, overnight lodging, phone, and electric bills. Monthly Meeting approved placing collection jars in the meetinghouse to support this ministry. One is located outside the pastor's office and the second is in the vestibule area of the worship room. Thank you in advance for your donations.
CHOIR PRACTICE RESUMES
Choir Practice will resume on Wednesday, September 4th at 7pm! New members are always welcome!