Week of March 10–16, 2014
Upcoming Church Events & News:
Lent Season Wednesday Evening Prayer: Starting March 12
During Lent season (starting on March 12 up to Easter), we will have open prayer in our sanctuary on Wednesday evenings, from 7:00–8:30pm. Please come for individual and corporate prayer as we seek the Lord together during this season of repentance and renewal.
Congregational Meeting: April 6
A congregational meeting for the members of the church is called for Sunday, April 6, 2:00–3:30pm. Renewal members are encouraged to attend as we vote on our next fiscal year's budget. Parents, if you would like childcare for this meeting, please e-mail the Renewal office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 30. If any members are willing to help assist with childcare for this meeting, please contact the office as well.
March Service Opportunities: Mercy Ministries
There are some great opportunities every month to go and serve our city. Check out the different serving opportunities and consider volunteering.
Renewal Sunday Service Opportunities
Consider serving on one of our Sunday committees that help enable our worship services to run!
Children's Ministry Nursery Volunteers
We are in need of more volunteers for our nursery during the 10am service. If you're interested in caring for our infants, please contact Nate Pugh (email@example.com).
The worship committee helps set up for service, user, and welcome newcomers. If you are interested, please contact Jae Sim (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The multimedia committee runs media for the service and for our website. If you are interested, please contact Kevin Park (email@example.com).
Summer Medical Institute (SMI) Philly: June 28 – July 19, 2014
SMI is a three-week immersion program for Christian healthcare students, serving the urban communities of North Philly by sharing the love of Christ as they provide door-to-door health screenings. Visit the SMI website (http://mcophilly.org/smi-philadelphia/) for more info and to fill out the online application. Applications are due by March 15, 2014.
St. Roch Community Church (New Orleans) Partnership Support Trip
Consider being part of our team going down to New Orleans this summer in support of the ministry of St. Roch Community Church. The trip dates are July 4-13, 2014. If you are interested in applying for this trip, please pick up an application in the mailbox in the side entrance lobby and sign in your name. Applications are due April 6, 2014.
Counseling & Care:
Getting Diaconate Care
Speak with a Renewal deacon or deaconess if you would like to speak to someone about receiving care. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or speak with a pastor, elder, deacon, or deaconess after Sunday service.
Philadelphia Renewal Network: Christian Counseling & Psychiatric Services
Looking for extra support and counsel for life's challenges? The Philadelphia Renewal Network offers affordable, accessible, professional, gospel-centered counseling and psychiatric services. Visit the PRN website (www.philadelphiarenewalnetwork.org) for more information. Please e-mail email@example.com to inquire about an initial appointment.
2013 Tax-Deduction Letters
If you have a Renewal e-giving account and would like to receive a tax deduction letter for your giving in 2013, please e-mail our Treasury Committee
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Letters will only be provided upon e-mail request. If you would like a record of your giving kept for 2014, we ask that you give online through an e-giving
Set up your weekly automatic tithing online through E-Giving.
Renewal Building Fund Drive
We are undergoing Phase 3 of our building renovation plan right now. We ask you to consider supporting our renovation effort by contributing to our building fund. Please email your financial pledge to email@example.com.
Ongoing Church Events & News:
Weddings Through Renewal
For engaged couples looking to have a Renewal pastor officiate their wedding, there is a formal process that we ask you to go through starting at least four months before your wedding date. This includes attending an all-day Saturday premarital seminar, which is offered only three times a year on set dates. Visit www.renewalchurch.org/weddings for all the information, and please plan ahead!
Renewal Bulletin Board
There is now an active bulletin board posted at the main entrance to the sanctuary. On the calendar, you will be able to view Renewal events for the month and post any Renewal social events you'd like to share. In addition, there are areas to post community announcements, things you need, and things you have to sell or give away. This will hopefully help keep everyone informed of the various events going on. If you have any questions, please contact Samantha Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renewal Calendar of Events
View all upcoming events on the Renewal Google Calendar.