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Weekly Announcements for 4/14/19

Announcements usually change on the previous Wednesdays.

IT’S #10 CAN SUNDAY: Today’s the day you will see volunteers in the narthex after both services, and they will be holding giant #10 cans for your donations which purchase canned fruit and veggies for the daily hot meal program at HUM.

COFFEE W/ THE PASTOR IS TODAY 4/14/19 at 2 pm: Join us in the lobby with the Pastor so you can learn more about First Church and our ministries. Childcare is provided.

EASTER CANTATA: Join us on Maundy Thursday at 7 PM for the Musical, “Once Upon A Tree,” by Pepper Choplin. It’s a story that has been told  millions of times. We hope you will experience with us the events of the cross and be ready to be changed by the story that begins “Once Upon A Tree.”

EASTER EGG CANDY: We are in need of individually wrapped candy for filling Easter eggs! (No chocolate please.) Please bring candy donations to the lobby in the Sanctuary or to Ms. Brittany.

EASTER FLOWER CROSS: Easter Sunday is on April 21st. Please bring flowers for the Easter Cross on Sunday, April 21st.

A HUGE THANK YOU PORT ORANGE FLORIST FOR YOUR SUPPORT: Thank you Port Orange Florist for your generous donation of flowers for our Easter Cross again this year! But remember to bring your own as well.

WHAT IS ON MISSION TOGETHER?: OMT is a weekend designed for us to collectively celebrate and be on mission together in our neighborhoods. We’ll be partnering with Covenant UMC on May 4th to serve on fun and exciting Mission projects together! Your design team leaders are Clint and Susan Hulcher. They will be in the lobby each Sunday to get you signed up for one of the 10 amazing Mission projects! Let’s be good neighbors and OMT!

BBQ COOKOFF REGISTRATION IS OPEN: Interested in supporting the students by serving up some Barbecue?  You can win $100 if your dish is voted the best by our guests!  Visit www.firstchurchpo.org/bbq to register and for complete rules.

JOURNEY CLASS:  Will not be meeting on April 21st for Easter.

NEW CHURCH BUS COMING SOON?: Would you like to see the new 29 passenger church bus we are praying that God will provide for us here at First Church.  Come April 18th from 5p-8p (Maundy Thursday) and take a peek.

THRIFT BOUTIQUE NEEDS: Garden hand tools; power tools in good working order; linens and towels; summer items for outdoor activities such as coolers, tents, rust-free folding chairs, yard/pool games, etc.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL IS COMING: Join us for our summer VBS journey as we go To “Mars And Beyond”.  This week long adventure is FREE and takes place from June 3-7, 2019, each morning. Scan the QR code to register or visit www.firstchurchpo.org/VBS

FOOD PANTRY NEEDS FOR APRIL:  Packaged Crackers