Missions Sunday Update; Message by Jeff Walling; Babysitting Night; Campus Ministry Formal; Manna Food Donation; UCC Service Day; All-Church Fast; Meal Trains for Bairds and Rob Terrell; Help Needed at Harbor; Students Seeking Housing (UCC Family News, 4-4-19)

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Check out this great shot Hannah Kate took at Kids Club last week!

Missions Sunday Update
Thank you to everyone who has supported our missionaries! We have currently collected $21,893.15 for the missions fund. This Sunday (April 7) will be the last Sunday we will be collecting contributions for the missions fund. Please prayerfully consider contributing to this great cause this week!

Sunday Message with Jeff Walling
This Sunday’s message will be delivered by Jeff Walling.

Babysitting Night
Calling all parents!!! The UCC service team is offering a free babysitting night this Friday night, April 5th (tomorrow) in the Plaza Classrooms from 5-9pm! Click this link to sign up. We look forward to seeing you there!

Campus Ministry Formal
Come dance the night away at the Sandbar Patio on Saturday, April 6, at 7pm. The theme is the roaring twenties, A Little Party Never Killed Nobody, and there will be a taco man serving up hot tacos all night! Come dressed to impress!

Manna Food Donation
The Benevolence Committee will be collecting the April Manna food donation this Sunday (April 7). The most needed items are as follows: instant coffee, ground coffee, tea, hot cereal, flour, sugar, shampoo & conditioner, mayonnaise, canned pinto or refried beans, tissues, canned sardines, and canned soup (not tomato or chicken noodle). Please leave bags of food at Jerry’s tree. Thank you so much for your generous donations!

Church-Wide Service Day
We will be having a church-wide service day on April 13th at the Malibu Community Labor Exchange and Manna Food Bank. It will take place from approximately 7:30am to 1pm and a light breakfast and lunch will be provided! Click this link to sign up for the service day. Feel free to email cmserviceteam@gmail.com or reach out to Jessie Mandel (678-665-5942) for more information. We look forward to serving our community together as a church family!

Save the Date
Our All-Church Camping Trip will be at the Ventura Ranch KOA from May 24 – 26. Registration details coming soon.

Meal Train for Jane and David Baird
Please consider bringing the Bairds a meal; they are in need of the support of this church family.  All information can be found at their Meal Train: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/489dw6

Meal Train for Rob Terrell

Please consider bringing Rob Terrell a meal; all information can be found at his Meal Train https://mealtrain.com/m8ll49. Gift cards to Santa Monica-area restaurants and Whole Foods, as well as checks, can also be contributed. You can give them to Linn Griffin at church or bring them to the church office. Thank you!

Help Needed at Harbor
Pepperdine Legacy Partners will continue our tradition of serving dessert and coffee in the evenings at Harbor and could use some help in these two areas: 1) helping prep by cutting & plating desserts from 2-4 PM and 2) help man the event in the evening from 7:30-10:30 PM. Help is only needed on WednesdayMay 1, and FridayMay 3. If you can help or have questions, please contact Tami Williamson at tami.williamson@pepperdine.edu or 805-432-2975.

Students Seeking Short-Term Housing
These students are looking for short-term housing options coming up soon. Please email them if you have any leads!

Ash Whitaker (ashley.whitaker@pepperdine.edu) Summer 2019

Jessie Mandel (jessica.mandel@pepperdine.edu) August- November 2019

Conrad Parker (conrad.parker@pepperdine.edu)  August-Dec 2019

-Minister transitions
-Cindy Morgan, for health and healing.
-Walter Glass, for health and healing.
-Blake Mastalerz, for health and healing.
-Nancy Pippin, for health and healing.
-Rob Terrell, for health and healing.
-Peter Thompson, for health and healing.
-Ann Warford, for health and healing.
-Sue Griffin, Brad’s mother.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father.
-Tom McGinley, Patty Atkisson’s brother & Diana Maiorca’s stepdad.
-Leonard Markiewicz, Reagan Brewster’s friend.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia & Kenya), 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).

Upcoming Events:
-April 4: Kids Club
-April 4: The Well
-April 6: Campus Ministry Formal
-April 7: Message by Jeff Walling
-April 7: Young Adult Ministry Lunch
-April 7: Senior Sunday Etiquette Dinner
-April 13: Church-Wide Service Day
-April 14: Message by Steve Davis
-April 14: Last Week of House Groups
-April 14: Won by One leads worship
-April 14: All-Church Pancake Breakfast & Honoring Graduates
-April 14: Final Evening Worship in Stauffer
-April 1-21: All-Church Fast
-April 21: Easter Sunday (& Egg Hunt!)
-April 21: Message by Eric Wilson with Art by Rick Gibson
-April 30-May 3: Harbor: Pepperdine Bible Lectures
-May 5: Message by Rmani Crawford
-May 12: Summer in Stauffer Begins
-May 12: Seniors Ministry Lunch
-May 24-26: All-Church Camping Trip
-July 28-August 3: Kings Kamp

Attendance (March 31): 210 (am) & 20 (pm)
Contribution (March 31): $5,285.50
Weekly Need: $7,903.85
Weekly Average (YTD): $6,222.64

Servant Leaders (2018-2019)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email church@pepperdine.edu:

Servant leaders related to our Sunday gatherings:
Acappella Music: Scott Reynolds
Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
Hospitality: Greg Warwar
Technology: Randy Coppinger
Worship Coordinator: Shannon Warwar
Worship Design: Eric Wilson

Servant leaders related to our family life:
Benevolence: Amy & Chris Doran; Katy & Peter Thompson
Families: Brad & Liz Mancuso
Finance: Paul Jones
Life Together: Steve Rouse & Kanet Thomas
Men’s & Women’s: Lee Morgan & Jenny Parmelee
Missions: Susan Giboney (interim)
Prayer: Kari Coppinger
Seniors: David Baird
Young Adults: Phill DuVentre & Beverly Cawyer

Sunday Morning Bible Classes
Bible classes are offered for all ages at 9am every Sunday morning!

– Adult classes:
* Fruit of the Spirit: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer (Appleby 270)
* Philippians: John Wilson (Appleby 280)
* Preparing for Marriage: Susan Giboney (Church Office)

– Youth group: Living in the Kosmos – An Exploration of Order and Chaos
* Dusty Breeding & YM team (Cafeteria)

– Children’s classes: Lessons from Luke
* Cradle roll: Emily & Jason Jarvis (Plaza 191)
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Marcus Reaves (Plaza 190)
* K-3rd grades: Rick Cupp & Julia Held (Plaza 189)
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le (Plaza 188)

UCC Contact Information / Social Media:
– Website: http://www.uccmalibu.com
– Blog: uccfamilynews.wordpress.com
– Email: church@pepperdine.edu
– Instagram: @UCCMalibu
– Facebook Page: University Church of Christ (Malibu)
– Phone Number: 310.506.4504