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Weekly Announcements for 4/22/18
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CHURCHWIDE SUMMER MISSIONS OPPORTUNITY: This summer you have an opportunity to serve those who are in great need right here in our own state by signing up for this year’s Missions Trip.  As a church we will be helping rebuild hurricane Irma damaged homes with the Florida UM Conf in Big Pine Key, FL on the week of July 16-21.  The only costs will be travel, food and a fun event on the last day. Everything else is covered by the conference!!  An information meeting will be coming soon.  Talk with Judi Winch or Tyler Winch for details.

ROLLING RIVER RAMPAGE VBS: It’s coming the week of June 4th–8th and we need you!  Register at www.cokesburyvbs.com/firstchurchportorange. It takes at least 40 volunteers to make our time together safe and impactful for the kids. There’s a donation board in the Lobby.

FAMILY WORSHIP SERVICE: Join us for Together”, a worship service for the whole family on Saturday, May 12th at 5:30p. Dinner, fellowship, family activities and a message that is engaging and fun for all ages. Noisy worshipers and spontaneous praise dancers are welcome! Let’s worship together as a family, WITH our families! Contact Suzi for more information.

PRESCHOOL APRIL SHOWER: We are having an April Shower for our Church Preschool. There is a display in the Lobby. We are asking for gardening and work tools. Shelley Boehm will be there before each service to explain and collect items.

SENIOR TABLES: Graduation Autograph Books for our seniors will be on the tables in the lobby today.  If you’d like to leave an encouraging word, please sign their graduation books today.

1ST CHURCH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: KidMin will have a booth in the Kids Zone at Halifax Riverfest May 5th and 6th. We need friendly volunteers to help facilitate children’s activities at our table and spread the word about upcoming events at First Church. Contact Suzi if you can help!

BBQ COOKOFF IS BACK: Our 7th Annual StuMin BBQ Cookoff and Silent Auction is back on May 20th from 11a-2p.  We are now taking registrations for the cookoff competition at firstchurchpo.org/bbq. We are also now accepting gifts and gift cards for the Silent Auction. See Tony for details and tickets will be available soon.

NEXT SUNDAY IS CHILDREN’S HOME SUNDAY: Next week a special offering will be collected on behalf of the United Methodist Children’s Home. Please place your offering in the special envelope.