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OLD TIME RELIGION” COMMUNITY SING A LONG

SUNDAY, MARCH 31ST

6:00pm

First Presbyterian Church

125 East Main Street, Ionia.

Family Night  Let’s fill the pews with friends, family and neighbors. Join us in singing our favorite old hymns and make a joyful noise unto the Lord. No matter the quality of our “noise”, it will be a joy in His eyes. So let’s have fun! Our evening hosts will be Mary Williams, Hymn Leader Mary Cusack, Pianist, Carol Campbell, Violinist, Perry Gregory, Event Moderator. The evening will end with fellowship and light refreshments.

 

CALENDAR

March 3  -    8:30 A.M. Harkness Handbells practice
10:00 A.M. Worship - Guest Speaker Dr. Chris Dorn, Communion Missions Offering, Sunday School
11:00 A.M. Fellowship and Refreshments

March 6 -      9:30 A.M. Quilters meet
4:00 P.M. Children’s Choir practice
 5:30 P.M. Ash Wednesday service followed by soup dinner

March 7 -      10:30 A.M. Presbyterians on the Go Travelogue
2-4 P.M. Prayer Shawl Group

March 10 -    8:30 A.M. Harkness Handbells practice
10:00 A.M. Worship - Guest Speaker Dr. Chris Dorn
Fill A Pew Collection
11:00 A.M. Fellowship and Refreshments

March 13 -    9:30 A.M. Quilters
4:00 P.M. Children’s Choir

March 14 -     2-4 P.M. Prayer Shawl Group

March 17 -       8:30 A.M. Harkness Handbells practice
10:00 A.M. Worship - Guest Speaker Dr. Chris Dorn
Fill A Pew Collection
11:00 A.M. Fellowship and Refreshments

March 18 -     7:00 P.M. Session meeting

March 20 -       9:30 A.M. Quilters
4:00 P.M. Children’s Choir

March 21 -      2-4 P.M. Prayer Shawl Group
5:00 P.M. Soup kitchen, Team 3 Captain, Chris Desgrainges

March 24        8:30 A.M. Harkness Handbells practice
10:00 A.M. Worship - Guest Speaker Dr. Chris Dorn
11:00 A.M. Fellowship and Refreshments

March 27        9:30 A.M. Quilters
4:00 P.M. Children’s Choir

March 28         2-4 P.M. Prayer Shawl Group

March 31         8:30 A.M. Harkness Handbell practice
10:00 A.M. Worship - Guest Speaker Dr. Chris Dorn
11:00 A.M. Fellowship and Refreshments
6:00 P.M. Old Time Religion Sing - A - Long

BIRTHDAYS

March 4 - David Hanson

March 6 - Vince Rosso

March 11 - Joan Nelson

 

Soup Kitchen

March 21 @ 5:00 P.M.

Team #3

Captain, Chris Desgranges

Prayer Shawl Group News
Just a reminder that blankets are available for all ages. Recipient does not need to
be a church member. If you know of someone who could use a blanket, please
contact Mary Williams or Evelyn Ransom.
Prayer Shawl Group

Please note:  The “Presbyterians on the Go” will continue meeting the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 A.M. for a travelogue. Everyone is welcome to come, young or old.

September Worship Stewards

March 3 - Guest Minister: Dr. Chris Dorn; Liturgist: Lee Hunsberger Communion Preparation: Judi Emlinger, Evelyn Ransom Communion Servers: Margaret Gregory, Sue Reglin, Mary Williams Ushers/Greeters: Duane and Judi Emlinger, Barb Klenk

March 10 - Guest Minister: Dr. Chris Dorn; Liturgist: Sue Reglin Ushers/Greeters: Shelly Reglin, Norma Kilpatrick and Marilyn McKay Children’s Message: Judi Emlinger

March 17 - Guest Minister: Dr. Chris Dorn; Liturgist: Marilyn McKay Ushers/Greeters: Perry and Margaret Gregory, Bill Robinson Children’s Message: Marilyn McKay

March 24 - Guest Minister: Dr. Chris Dorn; Liturgist: Jim VanSyckle Ushers/Greeters: Lavonna and David Hoover, Linda Steele Children’s Message: Kathy VanSyckle

March 31 - Guest Minister: Dr. Chris Dorn; Liturgist: Kathy VanSyckle Ushers/Greeters: Barb Klenk, Jim VanSyckle, Evelyn Ransom Children’s Message: Sue Thompson

Fill A Pew for IM Kids 3rd Meal

March against Hunger

 

Currently IM Kids 3rd Meal serves students every day from Twin Rivers Elementary, Emerson Elementary, Walnut Hills Elementary of Greenville, The Carson City-Crystal Ele- mentary School, Saranac Elementary School, Woodview Elementary, the homeless population of Belding Middle School, and the Upper and Lower Elementary Schools of Central Montcalm. Items from the Wish List will be collected March 10th and March 17th. Please help First Presbyterian Church Fill A Pew.

Items Needed

Jelly
Sandwich Bread
Applesauce
Fruit Cups
Pretzels
Peanuts
100% Fruit Juice Boxes
Peanut Butter
Seasonal Fruit
Sandwich Bags
Snack Bags
Paper Lunch Bags
Cereal (full size)
Granola Bars

1 in 5 Children in Ionia County are food insecure

1 in 4 Children in Montcalm County are food insecure

600 Students receive meals at a cost of around $933.00 a day

RUMMAGE SALE

Set up will be Wednesday, April 24th, from 9 AM to 4 PM. The sale will be held on Thursday April 25th from 9 AM-4 PM and Friday, April 26th from 9 AM –noon. If you have any questions, contact Jan Arnold at (616)902-5591

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Church Office Hours - Monday through Thursday
9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.  Phone 527-2320