NEW SERIES STUDY GUIDE
There is a mix-up in our study guide. The sermon schedule is different than what was printed in the study guides. We will update the topic each week for you. On January 25/26, our topic is Prayer (week 3 in your study guide).
SERVE EVENT: CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP
Each year, Easthaven helps out the city and volunteers to pick up Christmas trees in the community. We will meet on Saturday, January 25 (8AM). We will meet in the gym at Easthaven and then divide up and head out. Sign up to serve here.
WOMEN’S CO-OP JANUARY 2020
Our new Women’s Co-Op starts in January 2020! For Women's Co-op events, childcare is limited. If you can leave your children with Dad or Grandma, please do. If not, childcare is by pre-registration only.
January 25: Fireside Hangout from 10AM-12PM. A cold January morning is perfect for spending purposeful, face-to-face time with sisters in Christ. Come hang out, and we'll put a warm beverage in your hand. If you're new and nervous, don't worry; we have some friendly folks who will help you slide into circles and get acquainted on January 25 from 10AM-12PM. Please sign up for childcare online (deadline is January 19). Please register for childcare here.
February 25: Book circle with Christy Fitzwater (The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson—purchase your own book please)
UNDERSTANDING ISRAEL CLASS
Everyone is welcome to this new monthly class starting on Sunday, January 19 from 1:30-3:30PM. This month, George Lafemina will teach on the geography and recent archeological finds of Coastal Plain and Galilee.
Our next PLACE class is a two-part Wednesday class, January 22 & 29. PLACE ministries helps individuals learn about how God has uniquely created them and where they can serve most effectively in the church. We offer PLACE workshops and one-on-one consultations. We want you to get plugged in where you belong – sign up here.
PAPERLESS YEAR-END STATEMENTS
We’re pleased to announce we have chosen to go paperless with our year-end giving statements. Giving statements will be emailed soon. Thank you for your generous giving in 2019!
Give online without creating a login. Our system has updated and we are now able to receive gifts online without the hassle for you!
OUR CHURCH IS GROWING!
As our church continues to grow and more people are in the worship services, please sit towards the middle of the rows so we have room for others to sit at the ends.
SMALL GROUPS AT EASTHAVEN
Interested in joining a small group? Check the join a small group box on the Response Card or sign up here.
EASTHAVEN ESPRESSO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
If you would like to be an espresso barista or cashier at our Easthaven espresso stand during Saturday services, sign up online. We will train!
CHURCH DATABASE: REALM
We stay connected through our church database called Realm. Use the app on your smart device (called Realm Connect in your app store) or click this link. This is a one-stop place for directories, photos, phone numbers, addresses, giving, and registration for our events. Please update your info (phone numbers, addresses, and photos). Need help? Email Kristi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Another option is to email your photo to Kristi and we will upload it for you!
HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY ASSISTANT
We have an opening in our high school ministry. The assistant position is paid hourly and assists the high school director in various aspects of the ministry. If you are interested in more training and an opportunity in ministry, please email resume to email@example.com before January 21.
The annual MTSBC conference will be March 5-6. MPact is high energy with more than a dozen breakout sessions available to help you take your ministry to the next level. For more info or to register, visit mtsbc.org/mpact/.
COLD AND FLU SEASON
It is cold and flu season (we have had confirmed cases of pertussis at Easthaven) and we encourage you to use our hand sanitizers around the building and stay home if you are sick.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER
Dinner on January 22: chicken alfredo pasta, garlic bread, mixed vegetables, salad, and dessert. WNS is served 5-6PM. Age 2 and under is free, 10 years and under is $2, 11 years and older is $3. Not to exceed $10 per family.