April 26, 2015
PICTORIAL DIRECTORY - We are starting to work on a new pictorial directory. We would like everyone's pictures and information to be included. To begin the process, pictures will be taken from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and also from approximately
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Sunday morning starting April 26th. The pictures will be taken in the corner of the sanctuary. If you go to early service just come up and get your picture taken right after the service concludes. If you go to the 11:00 a.m. service just come up and get your picture taken as it concludes. If there is a line, go get a cup of coffee and then come back. If there is a long line and you can't wait, just try the next week.
ESTHER WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Church Women United invites Female High School Seniors or Graduates or enrolled College Students to apply for a $300.00 Esther Williams Memorial Scholarship. Applications due May 1st. Details and application are available in the Church office or from Desta Aure.
MEMORIAL SERVICE – Cottonwood member Ed Taylor passed away March 31, 2015. Please keep Ed’s family in your prayers. His service will be held at Cottonwood on Wednesday, May 13th at 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow the service.
SPRING CARGO DAY will be held on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to help clean-up the church building and grounds. Lunch will be served by Soul Garden Chef Allen and committee.
PRAYER AND STUDY GROUPS
SUNDAY MORNING CLASS ON ISLAM - Over the next few weeks, Donna Sweitzer will be teaching a class on Islam. Please join the class each Sundays at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
PRAYER GROUP meets each Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the prayer room of the church. You are invited to gather with others in a time of focused prayer. These gatherings last about an hour.
KENTUCKY DERBY AND INSTALLATION OF PW OFFICERS will be held on Saturday, May 2nd in the Fellowship Hall from 12:00–2:00 p.m. Cost will be $5.00. Also, the Birthday Offering will be taken. Please wear a hat to this fun Kentucky Derby event.
2015 CHURCH WOMEN UNITED - MAY FRIENDSHIP DAY CELEBRATION will be held on Friday, May 1st from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1090 South State St. The theme for the celebration is “Companions on a Journey – Journey of the Caregiver.” This is a wonderful ecumenical celebration shared worldwide. Registration fee is $1.00 and lunch is $4.00. For lunch reservations,
please contact Phyllis Allen at 801-298-7197 by Monday, April 27th.
NO SUMMER CHURCH SCHOOL - May 17th will be the last day of Sunday School and Church School (during 10:00 worship) until next Fall. During the summer there will be no Sunday School or Kid's Church School (during 10:00 worship). Kids 6 and under are welcome to go to the nursery. Kids 7+ years old get to stay in worship! They can sit with their families or upfront with friends in the comfy black chairs. What a great way to for our kids to enjoy worshiping God with the entire church family!
YOUNGLIFE AND WYLDLIFE - A way for Christian youth to connect and have fun together! YoungLife is every Monday evening for youth 9th - 12th grade. WyldLife is every Thursday evening for kids’ 6th - 8th grade. Cottonwood kids will be attending these fun groups throughout the summer. Talk to Sonita Almas or Merri Lee Zaba if your kids are interested.
YOUNG LIFE CAMP JULY 26 - AUGUST 1, 2015 - Join us on our sixteenth annual Young Life summer adventure. We’re heading to Williams, AZ for 7 days of pure, unobstructed, far out, crazy fun! Young Life’s Lost Canyon camp is located in the beautiful Kaibab National Forest near Williams, AZ. We will load up our gear on a chartered bus late on the 25th of July and head to camp. Along with Park City, Moab, and Logan Young Life, we’ll hit the camp ready to have the best week of our lives. We will return at approx. 1:00 a.m. on August 2nd. The cost of this trip includes lodging, all events at camp, bus transportation and any
extra activities we add on to increase the fun, plus three awesome meals a day. All this for only $695, what a bargain! Financial assistance is available. Send in a $100 deposit now to reserve your youth’s spot; the deposit is non-refundable after June 30th. Make checks out to Young Lifeand mail to Sam Begg 10277 South 570 East, Sandy, UT 84070. Please call the Sam Begg, 801-680-1334, Matt Cain, 801-599-2793 or Gretchen Ratzlaff with any questions.
SOUP KITCHEN – Volunteers are needed today help make sandwiches during church. Sandwiches will be taken to the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, located at 200 South 437 West to be served on Monday, April 27th. If you are available to volunteer for one or both days, please contact Jack Van Klaveren or Larry Simer.
CROSSROADS URBAN CENTER foods of the month for May are canned juice and canned beans but all non-perishable foods and beverages are appreciated. CROSSROADS THRIFT STORE is in need of blankets and pots & pans.
SPRING IS HERE! That means the Woodstock Elementary School kids and teachers will begin taking field trips to the garden to plant their vegetables and flowers. Please help us welcome them. They will be here on Tuesday, April 28th at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 30th at 10:30 p.m. If you can help serve cookies and drinks, please contact Steve or Karen Sands at 801-278-5957.