Missions Sunday Update; UCC Service Day; Message by Steve Davis; Won by One Leads Worship; All-Church Camping Trip; Meal Trains for Bairds and Rob Terrell; Help Needed at Harbor; Students Seeking Housing (UCC Family News, 4-4-19)

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Here is a great photo that Conrad Parker captured at our Campus Ministry formal last weekend. It was such a fun night!


Missions Sunday Update
Thank you to everyone who supported our missionaries! In total, we collected $23,203.12 for the missions fund. Thank you for all of your donations!

Church-Wide Service Day
We will be having a church-wide service day this Saturday (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!

Sunday Message by Steve Davis
This Sunday’s message will be delivered by Steve Davis.

Won By One Leads Singing
We are excited to have Won By One with us this week to lead our Sunday worship!

All-Church Pancake Breakfast to Honor our Graduating Students
Come to our all-church pancake breakfast during Bible class time this Sunday (April 14 at 9:00 a.m. in the garden alcove to the left of Elkins) and take your choices of classic, chocolate chip, gluten-free, blueberry, vegan, or high-protein pancakes. If you are a graduating student (at the high school, undergraduate, or graduate level), you will be our honoured guests, but all are invited to this time of fellowship.

All-Church Camping Trip on Memorial Day Weekend
Click this link for camping details and to register for the all-church camping trip coming up on Memorial Day weekend (May 24-26). This year, we will be having a talent show as a group activity, so please prepare your talents and get ready to dazzle your church family with your amazing talents! Contact Jenny Parmelee or Steve Rouse with any questions.

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

Prayers:
-Minister transitions
-Carolyn Nicks, for health and healing.
-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 11: Kids Club
-April 11: The Well
-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

Stats:
Attendance (April 7): 185 (am) & 20 (pm)
Contribution (April 7): $6,806.26
Weekly Need: $7,903.85
Weekly Average (YTD): $6,264.33

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