October 22 Announcements

This Sunday


WOMEN OF FAITH EVENING OF ADVENT, DECEMBER 7TH… Please plan to join us on Thursday, Dec. 7th from 6-8:30PM for our annual Women’s Christmas Event.  Tickets will be on sale Sunday, October 29th and Sunday, November 5th.  Table hostesses are needed to make this special evening happen.  Please contact Patrice Sinclair (248-321-4472 or patrice.sinclair@aymondjames.com) with questions or if you are interested in helping in any way. Gentlemen, we need our men to help serve coffee, tea and water so don’t think you’re off the hook.  Call Paul King with any questions at 248-277-1605.

THEOLOGY ON TAP THIS TUESDAY… Theology on Tap is a group of friends who meet monthly to enjoy a good craft beer or soda together as we discuss how theology relates to everyday life and contemporary questions. Please join us this month on Tuesday, October 26th from 8:00-9:30PM at Brooks Brewing in Shelby Township (new location!) We will discuss chapter 5 “Glory unto God: John Calvin” from the book The Theology of the Reformers. Reading the chapter we will be discussing ahead of time is encouraged, but not required.

GIFTS FOR ALL GOD’S CHILDREN… Visit the table in the hallway to choose the name of a child to sponsor from Military Avenue Church. Questions? Contact Laurie Eckles (248.258.6238).

BULLETIN VOLUNTEERS… Do you enjoy writing? Do tpyos in the bulletin drive you crazy? Do you find satisfaction in folding and organizing things? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please contact Julie (Julie@faith-epc.org) to become a part of the new bulletin ministry.

SENIOR SERVANTS (AGES 50+) POTLUCK, WORSHIP AND GAME NIGHT… Join us on the 4th Friday of the month starting October 27th. While we’ll be part of the previously announced game night for all church members and friends. We‘ll have the opportunity to socialize and make new friends with others in our church family. We will supply senior friendly games and conversation. Contact Tom Austin or Tom Henson.

TUTORING SERVICE OPPORTUNITY… We are looking for volunteers who are willing to serve as SOAR reading mentors at the EPC 5point7 Community Church in Detroit on Monday and/or Wednesday evenings from 5:00PM—6:00PM. The program starts in October and goes through the end of the school year. Please contact Pat or Margaret Dolan if you would like to sign-up.

SAFE FAMILIES FUNDRAISER… Several Faith Church families are involved with Bethany Christian Service’s ministry, Safe Families, which provides host families to help parents who need temporary care for their children as they work through unmanageable or critical circumstances. Jill Davis is hosting a table at their annual fundraiser: “Love a Child, Restore a Family.”  It will be held Thurs, 11/9 at 6:00PM at Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights (34911 Van Dyke Ave). Contact Jill Davis if you are interested in attending.

SUPPORT THE FAITH CHURCH MISSIONS BUDGET WHEN YOU SHOP AT AMAZON.COM… All you have to do is visit this page https://smile.amazon.com/ch/38-2625147 and confirm that you would like .05% of your Amazon.com purchases to be donated to Faith Church (we’ll never see what you purchase).

Save the Date

October 22: Message from Pastor Steve, Judges 7

Full calendar: http://faith-epc.org/calendar/

Military Avenue

Each week we collect food for Military Avenue’s Food Bank in the baskets by the front doors. Click here to see their current stock levels/needs. You can help by donating any of the items on the chart, but their most immediate needs are those with less than 30%.

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