Servant Leaders for 2017-18 Announced; Young Adult Campfire & Taco Bar; Kids Club Planning Meeting (UCC Family News, 7-13-17)

Teen Camp Begins on Sunday!

Servant Leaders for 2017-18 Announced!
We are so grateful to the following people for their willingness to serve as leaders of the following ministries for the 2017-18 academic year.  We may add a servant leader for “seniors ministry” following the planning meeting on August 20.  Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team!

  1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
  2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
  3. Finance: Chris Bauman
  4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
  5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
  6. Men’s Fellowship: Lee Morgan
  7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
  8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
  9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
  10. Women’s Fellowship: Jenny Parmelee
  11. Worship Coordination: Shannon Warwar
  12. Worship Design: Eric Wilson

Summer in Stauffer Continues
Summer in Stauffer continues this Sunday. Classes for all ages at 9am and worship assembly at 10:15am. Greg Warwar will teach the adult class in Stauffer Chapel on the subject of the Tabernacle.  The morning sermon will come from Hebrews 9:1-10:18 and is titled, “One & Done.”

Young Adult Campfire & Taco Bar
The Warwar family is hosting the young adults at their home in Moorpark at 6pm this Saturday. Contact me (Al) with any questions!

Kids Club Planning Meeting
All parents of elementary-aged children are invited to a brief kids club planning meeting in the church office with Al this Sunday following the morning worship assembly.

Celebration for Youth Group Graduates
Join us at the Breeding’s Condo (24358 Baxter) to honor our graduating youth group members on Monday evening, August 7, from 7-8:30pm. This will be a time to share a word of encouragement as our students head off to college. Please bring a snack or dessert to share.

New Prayer Request
Janet Davis had a successful back surgery at Cedars Sinai yesterday.  She is expected to come home over the weekend.  Please keep Janet’s recovery in your prayers!

Ongoing Prayers:
Ann Warford, for ongoing health challenges.
Carol Thompson and family, Ann Warford’s sister, in hospice care from her ALS condition.
Sue Griffin, Brad’s mother, for her mastectomy surgery on July 19.
Taylor Lowe, as he recovers from multiple injuries following a hiking accident. Please refrain from emails or visits at this time, but cards are welcomed (24531 Mariposa Circle, Malibu, CA 90265)
– Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

Stats from Last Week:
Sunday Worship Attendance: 113
Weekly Contribution: $10,641.50

The Week Ahead:
Saturday, July 15: Young Adult Campfire & Taco Bar at the Warwars (more info above)
Sunday, July 16: Bible Classes (9am); Worship Service (10:15am in Stauffer Chapel)
Sunday, July 16: Kids Club Planning Meeting (more info above)
Sunday, July 16: SoCal Teen Camp
Wednesday, July 19: Youth Group House Group (7pm at the Breedings)

Upcoming Events:
July 30-August 5: King’s Kamp (more info below)
August 7: Celebration for Youth Group Graduates (more info above)
August 13: Return to Elkins Auditorium (and Eric Wilson preaches!)
August 17: S.O.S. Ministry
August 20: Seniors Ministry Planning Meeting (2pm)
August 27: Fall Kickoff Sunday!

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King’s Kamp Registration:
King’s Kamp is a week-long Bible camp for boys and girls entering 4th through 8th grades in the fall of 2017.  It is scheduled for July 30 through August 5 ( Late registration is $370. The cost for additional campers from the same family is $299 each.  King’s Kamp is limited to the first 120 registrations.

Summer Adult Bible Class Schedule
July 16: The Tabernacle (Greg Warwar)
July 23: Judgment Day (John Barton)
July 30: Abraham & Sarah’s Faith – combined with teens (Dusty Breeding)
August 6: Mount Sinai & Mount Zion (Dave Lemley)
August 13: Singing – combined with teens (Brad Griffin)
August 20: Benedictions in the New Testament (Mike Folkerts)

Children’s Class Teachers (2017-2018)
Here is the lineup beginning in late August!
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin (fall); Corinne Le & a college student (spring)
* Toddlers: Corinne Le & Carlie Ott (fall); Linda Truschke & Jody Sturgeon (spring)
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Rachel Jolly (fall); Angie Lemley & a college student (spring)
* K-3rd grade: Annette Trisler & Annie Sides (fall); Rick Cupp & Al Sturgeon (spring)
* 4th-5th grades: Emily & Jason Jarvis (fall); Dusty Breeding & teen helpers (spring)