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Weekly Announcements for 10/14/18
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IT’S #10 CAN SUNDAY! Time again to look for volunteers in the narthex holding giant #10 cans for you to help fill with $$ that will purchase #10 cans of fruit for the daily hot meal program at the Bridge of Hope. THANKS for your continued generosity!

TRUNK OR TREAT: Hey everyone! We are now collecting bags of candy for Trunk or Treat to be held Sunday, October 28th from 5-7pm. You can drop off candy donations in Ms. Brittany’s office, the Kidmin building, or in the lobby of the sanctuary. Also, be sure to let Ms. Brittany know if you are interested in decorating your trunk for this event! Bring your car, dress up, and help make this a super fun Halloween for our community!

LIVING GRACE MINISTRIES: Next Planning Meeting will be Tuesday, October 16th 7:30pm at Cooperline. If you are interested in helping with our November 7th event, please feel free to join or contact Lindsay Pembridge at Lcmoss@vt.edu.

PUMPKIN PATCH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Please sign up for Pumpkin Patch Shifts. Visit www.firstchurchpo.org/pumpkinpatch today to sign up for Pumpkin Patch Shifts. 12-2p shifts & 2-4p shifts are most needed.

A HEARTFELT THANK YOU TO ALL WHO SERVED: Kudos to everyone  who served to help make the Halifax Health event last Tuesday-Thursday a great success!  We hosted over 700 people.

OLDER WISER LIVELIER SENIORS: The OWLS are meeting on Friday, October 19th at 11:30 at the Port Orange Steakhouse located at 3851 South Nova Road, Dunlawton Square. Celebrating a birthday this month is Don Weaver. The Steakhouse is famous for it’s barbecued ribs. COME JOIN THE FUN. RSVP Carol at (386) 523-4294 or Carol16224@aol.com

NIGHT OF WORSHIP: Join us for a Night of Worship! Saturday, October 20th.  Enjoy worship with our First Church Worship Band and the Worship Bands from Covenant UMC and Coronado UMC, as well as prayer stations throughout our sanctuary. Food trucks will be on site for this event from 5-9pm and the Worship service will be from 7-8pm.

OCTOBER IS PASTOR APPRECIATION MONTH: We are so thankful to God for blessing us with Pastor Tom and his family. We are also thankful for Tony Sorrell and Brittany Leclair for all they do for the children and youth of our church. Please show your appreciation to them and all the staff of our church with a kind word, a note, or a gift.

WOMEN’S MINISTRY EVENT: Mark your calendars because Living Grace Ministries will host their next Potluck event on Wednesday, November 7th. All women interested in helping serve on the planning committee, please contact Lindsay Pembridge at lcmoss@vt.edu or 757.810.6642.

FOOD PANTRY FOOD OF THE MONTH: All food donations welcome the month of October. Please drop off in the sanctuary Sunday or office M-Th. 9am- 3pm.