Announcements

National Day of Prayer— The YMCA will be holding the national day of prayer event, Thursday, May 7th at 10 a.m.

Men’s Softball— Our men’s softball team will play this Thursday at 6:30 at Munson Park. Come on out and support our men’s softball outreach. Schedules can be found under the bulletin board in the foyer.

Cardio Drumming— Come and join the fun! Cardio drumming is a low impact exercise class for everyone. Cost of supplies are $20 and can be paid the day of class. This class will be held on Monday and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Class will begin Monday, May 11th. For more information contact Sue Turner at 734-529-5735.

Volleyball Players— Sign up in the foyer or on the FB page for the tournament on Friday evening, May 15th. Proceeds from the tournament will fund a sand volleyball court behind the church. Invite your friends to come play or just be a spectator.

Amber Garden Partnership— In partnership with the YMCA Togetherhood program, this year we will have a “Garden Party” with planting help, games and refreshments for their entire family and yours! We will be opening the garden Saturday, May 16th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and would love to have your support that day. If you are interested in having a plot this year please contact Sam Poley in the church office.

Praise and Worship Night— The First Hispanic Church of Monroe is hosting a praise and worship night Saturday, May 16th from 7-10 p.m. Our praise band, along with some others around Monroe will be leading worship. Admission is free and both Spanish and English speakers are welcome. Address is 317 East Front Street, Monroe, MI 48161.

Primetimers May Event— May 16th at 6 p.m. at the church.  We will be having a DESSERT CONTEST with desserts made by the men of our group. Desserts can be box mixes but not frozen and baked. They will also be judged by a panel of women in the categories of appearance, taste and difficulty. Please contact Linda McMullen at lindamcm2@sbcglobal.net or call or text at 313-247-6873 by May 10th to enter your dessert and confirm attendance. It is going to be a good time of fun and food.

Welcome Basket— We will be welcoming our new Student Ministries pastor and his fiancé to our church Sunday, May 17th. If you would like to give a card, gift card, or cash to be placed on a money tree, please drop off items in the office by 9:30 a.m. on the 17th.

Graduation Parties— Please see the bulletin board in the foyer for a list of graduation parties happening this year throughout our church.

Blood Drive— MCN will be hosting a blood drive Thursday, May 11th from 12:30-5:30 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering to help or to give blood please see Sam Poley in the office or call 241-0753.

YMCA Membership Offer— Active church members receive 20% off memberships! Applications must be picked up and returned to our church office for the discount to apply. See Jen Hay for details or questions.

Water’s Edge Summer Camp— Make sure your students are a part of some amazing camps this summer! Registration is available at watersedgecamp.org. There is a $25 discount for registrations paid in full by June 1, 2015. Details are available on any of the bulletin boards. Some scholarships from our church will be available. Let Sam Poley know in the office if you’re interested.

Worship Prayer Group— Come 15 minutes earlier and join the dedicated group that prays specifically for the morning service in room 4 at 9 a.m.

Giving Wall— Check out the board in the foyer for opportunities to give to those in need, such as: Oaks of Righteousness Warming House, Paula’s House, Heartbeat of Monroe, and Fairview.