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Our Sunday Worship service times are at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
For the Week Starting 05/28
DURING PASTOR’S DEPLOYMENT anyone in need of spiritual care may contact the church office, 203-268-7555, (Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.); Head Shepherd, Donna Senft, or Board President, Kerry Geffert. We are blessed to have several pastoral resources available.
NEWSLETTER NOTE: The June newsletter items are posted on the newsletter link of our Holy Cross website: www.holycrosstrumbull.org; if you prefer to read the paper version, pick up a newsletter from the red basket behind the last pew.
WEAR RED! Next Sunday, June 4, is The Day of Pentecost…celebrate by wearing red!
MONDAY EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE REMINDER: During June, July and August we will offer a 7 p.m. service on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. In June, those services will be on the 12th and 26th.
OUR NEXT DAY TO COOK AND SERVE THE COMMUNITY SUPPER is next week, on Tuesday, June 6. See the sign-up sheet on the narthex table and indicate your availability to help with the specific tasks – cooking at 1:15 and serving at 4:45.
ATTENTION WORSHIP SERVICE VOLUNTEERS: The 3rd quarter schedules have been distributed into the family mailboxes. If you are an acolyte, usher, reader, deacon, greeter, or serve on the Altar Guild, please look in your mailbox for the July-August-September schedules. Please also know that you can access the current monthly chart of Worship Service Volunteers on our church’s website. Go to www.holycrosstrumbull.org , “Resources” link, then “Serving Page” link.
SUMMER HYMNS: Once again we would like you to tell us what hymns you would like to sing. Please write down your favorite hymn title and the page number on a note paper from the pew and place it in the white/red box at the back of the church. We will be singing these favorite hymns during communion distribution from July to early September. Let us know your favorite by June 4.
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN…we are getting ready for VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2017 and we’d love to see you there! The volunteer sign-up sheet is on the narthex table along with registration forms. We are also looking for juice and peanut-free snack donations. VBS runs from August 7–11 from 9 a.m. to noon. We would love to see you be a part of this valuable outreach program. Need more information? Contact Kimberly Atkinson.
MONEY MATTERS FOR KIDS – A FREE Thrivent seminar for families with youngsters age 4 –10. Sunday, June 4, after the service. Participating kids receive a fun, useful gift. Sign up on the registration sheet on the narthex table.
CAN YOU SERVE AS A FELLOWSHIP HOST ON A SUNDAY MORNING? The new chart is on the narthex table. Pick a week that works with your schedule. Three Sundays in June are open—the 11th, 18th and 25th.
THE CHURCH OFFICE WILL UPDATE the Holy Cross phone/address membership directory this summer. Please take this opportunity to look at your entry in the current green-colored “Phone & Address Membership Directory—Summer 2015.” If you have a new phone number, mailing address or e-mail address, please submit the changes in writing to the church office no later than June 11. Also, if you have a child who is no longer living in your household, please update the office by giving us his or her new contact information. Submit changes by putting a note in the “Church Office” mailbox or sending an e-mail to email@example.com . Also note—If your e-mail address is not listed in the current directory and you would like to have it listed, please submit this e-dress in writing.
IF YOU ARE GRADUATING from high school or college this spring, we encourage you to share the details about this exciting milestone with your church family. We plan to recognize all of our graduates in the July/August newsletter. Please take a “Graduate Information” form (blue half-sheet), from the narthex table, fill it out, and return it to the Church Office mailbox by Sunday, June 11. Let us know who you are – we can’t list you if we don’t have your graduation/future plans details. You are important to us!
STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR CHURCH! – Read the newsletter via the Holy Cross website—www.holycrosstrumbull.org (navigate to the Resources heading, click Newsletter; scroll down and click on current month). Paper copies of the June newsletter are in the red basket behind the last pew. Sign up for the e-mail blast—Receive notifications of upcoming services, events, and cancellations, etc. To be added, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Subscribe blasts” in the subject line.
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