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Weekly Announcements for 1/26/2020

Announcements usually change on the previous Wednesdays:

FIRST TIME?  Meet our Pastor outside the rear glass sanctuary doors, on your way out today, or consider coming to “Coffee with the Pastor” next week (2/2) at 12:30p in the church lobby.  Childcare is provided.

2019 GIVING STATEMENTS: They are available to take in the Lobby today and next week.  Please help save a stamp by collecting yours.

144 ENVELOPES FUNDRAISER: Take a numbered envelope from the a board and return it with that amount in it.  This is above and beyond your pledged giving. Funds received go towards cutting the cost of camp and missions across the board for anyone that who goes. Only 2 weeks to go.

ONLY 1 MORE WEEK TO REGISTER FOR THE FAMILY RETREAT: The dates are March 27-29, 2020 at Deerhaven Conf. Center. Register now at www.firstchurchpo.org/familyretreat before February 2nd.

WE’RE IN NEED OF A RENOVATION TEAM:  We are putting a team together to finish the STUMIN center and we definitely need help.  We will have an evaluation meeting on February 2nd for 30 minutes after the 2nd service to begin putting a punch list together. If you can help at all, come.

POTLUCK BRUNCH 2/16 @10a: A special Cafe in the Hall to “Share A Little Love” potluck brunch. If you attend 1st service, stay a little while. If you attend 2nd service, come a little early. Bring a simple breakfast or lunch item. No time to prepare? Bring a canned good for the food pantry.

CONFIRMATION CLASS 2020: Calling all graduating 5-12 graders. The kickoff weekend is on Feb 21-23 at Warren Willis Camp where they’ll participate in the first 3 classes. Cost is $25 for the retreat.  Register at www.firstchurchpo.org/confirmation no later than February 2nd.  The class will run for 8 weeks.

SOFTBALL SEASON IS BACK:  Our first game is Friday Feb 7th at 8p at Strickland Fields.  Are you in?  For more information on how to join, ask a player or email jmac1604@gmail.com.

WOMEN’S RETREAT: United Methodist Florida Conference Women’s Retreat at Warren Willis Camp and Conf Center on Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2020. Register online at www.flumc.org/floridaconferencewomensretreats. For questions, contact Holly Donley at 407-415-6451.

STUMIN PARENT CONNECT NIGHT: If you’re a parent of students in grades 6 through 12th grade, then come tonight from 5p-7:30p for a potluck dinner of Breakfast Foods and meeting.  Students are wearing PJ’s

2020 PUERTO RICO MISSIONS TEAM:  Please RSVP to Tony to confirm that you’ll be committing to our team this year.  $100 deposit is due 2/9.

CURRENT FOOD PANTRY NEEDS: Current need is Individual Crackers/Saltines and Pop Top Pastas.