Sunday, July 27, 2014

This Sunday Deborah Suess will conclude her series on forgiveness: “God’s Grace & Forgiving Oneself”. Our Clerk of Monthly Meeting, Lawrence Ross will join her on Facing Bench. We will also provide a send off blessing to our beloved Fetrows!

9 am unprogrammed will meet in the Gathering Room located downstairs. All are welcome!

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click here:July 27 Bulletin

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I Cannot Tell a Lie (Jim Plummer)

This Sunday Jim Plummer will be offering the morning message, “I Cannot Tell A Lie.” Our Pastor of Education & Outreach, Sheila Hoyer will join him on Facing Bench as well as a Stewardship Minute provided by Jenny Ross.

Unprogrammed Meeting will be in the Gathering Room at 9am and all are always welcomed.

At the Rise of Worship we invite everyone to join us downstairs in the Fellowship Hall for a forum: Come listen, learn, and ask questions of Max and Jane who have spent years working for peace in Palestine/Israel. This Sunday directly after Meeting for Worship we will gather in Fellowship Hall. Hearty snacks, drinks and childcare provided.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:July 20 Bulletin

 

 

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Confession & Saying Sorry

Saying, “I’m Sorry” can be just as hard as forgiving someone. This Sunday, Deborah Suess continues her series on forgiveness with the 11am morning message, “Confession & Saying Sorry”.  We will also have a send-off blessing for our amazing office intern, Madeline Parrish as she moves to Japan to teach English.

Our 9 am Unprogrammed Meeting is in the Gathering Room and all are welcome to worship in silence with Friends.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:July 13 Bulletin

 

 

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Turning Round Right

Join us this Sunday as Deborah Suess continues her series on forgiveness with the message, “Turning Round Right.” She will talk about the story of Zacchaeus. Mary Nelle Smith will bring the Young Friends Message and will be asking all of us to join in the singing the children’s song, “Zacchaeus”.  Please feel free to bring friends and family that are visiting from out of town. For those of you traveling, we offer blessings of safe travels!

Sunday schedule:

9 am Unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room

11am Semi-programmed Meeting in the Meetingroom

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:July 6 Bulletin

 

 

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Forgiving My Own Worst Enemy (Sara Beth Terrell)

This Sunday we continue our morning message on forgiveness.

9am Unprogrammed Meeting will be in the Gathering Room.

10am Peace & Social Concerns forum on Forgiveness. We will talk about 5 steps towards forgiveness. Even if you missed last Sunday’s lunch we would still love for you to join us. We will be in the Fellowship Hall with coffee, tea, and goodies!

11am Sara Beth Terrell will offer the morning message, “Forgiving My Own Worst Enemy.”

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here: June 15 Bulletin

 

 

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What Forgiveness is Not…

This  Sunday, June 8, is Pentecost Sunday and  Deborah will offer the morning message, “What Forgiveness is Not…” during our 11am Semi-programmed Meeting.

9am Unprogrammed Meeting will be in the Gathering Room, all welcome for a time of silent worship.

10am-Small Groups are on Summer sabbatical.

The Peace & Social Concerns will be hosting “Lunch and a Movie” starting at 12:15 pm in the Fellowship Hall. We will watch the movie, The Big Question, and ask such questions as, What is the role in our Christian/Quaker faith in forgiveness? A follow up 5 steps to forgiveness forum on June 5. Attend both or one, please notify the office if you would like to attend. Lunch will be provided along with a suggested $10 donation.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click here:June 8 Bulletin

 

 

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The Blessing of Being Uncomfortable (Sheila Hoyer)

Do you love planting flowers? Do you have extra gardening gloves and trowels? Join us this Sunday, June 1, at 9:30 a.m. as we will switch the wilting pansies for begonias that can better survive the summer heat.

9 am Unprogrammed will meet in the Gathering Room

11 am Sheila Hoyer will offer the morning message, “The Blessing of Being Uncomfortable”. At the Rise of Worship all welcome to stay and join our Monthly Meeting that will last no longer than 1:15 pm.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:June 1 Bulletin

 

 

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Worship & the Inadequacy of Words

Join us on Sunday, May 25 as we unveil a new and improved bulletin! Steam-lined, simple announcements, and easier to read. We will put more information in our Weekly Friend so if you are not receiving that via email, please contact office@firstfriendsmeeting.org

9 am is out Unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room.

10am is a celebration of our small group leaders and for our food pantry friends. Gather in the Fellowship Hall to help pack ‘Blessing Bags’.

Items needed: small trial size shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, non-perishable snacks, juice boxes and anything you can think of that might be a fun addition!

This is for all ages and there will be snacks and coffee provided.

11am Semi-programmed Meeting, Deborah Suess will offer the morning message, “Worship & the Inadequacy of Words”. Our beloved Amy Murphy, a.k.a Chicken Lady will join her on the Facing Bench. Ian Joyce will also offer a Stewardship Minute.

We offer safe travels to those of you enjoying a weekend away over Memorial Day weekend. If you have family in town, please bring them along! To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:May 25 Bulletin

 

 

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Sunday, May 11, 2014

This Sunday concludes our Project 5000. We are so grateful for those who have brought in bags overflowing  with food for Our Friends Food Pantry. At the Rise of Worship we will form a fire line to take all the donations downstairs.

Our 9 am Unprogrammed Meeting will be in the Gathering Room located downstairs.

10am Small Groups have 3 weeks until the summer break, but we encourage you to attend.

11am Semi-Programmed will have special music provided with Anna Gilbert on violin and Jenny Rowlett & David Gilbert on cello. Deborah Suess offers the morning message, “Known…in the Breaking of the Bread…” Margaret Rowlett and David Gilbert joins Deborah on the Facing Bench.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:May 11 Bulletin

 

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YARD SALE-THIS SATURDAY MAY 3

Our annual yard sale is this Saturday, May 3, from 8am-1pm. Lots of clothes, furniture, home goods, books, toys, and much more will be ready for the choosing. All proceeds help support our youth for their work trip this summer!

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