ESSENTIALS: This Week’s Bulletin

Childcare — We have a team of volunteers who will care for your child during the message until the beginning of communion. Visit us in Pingo Land.

Need someone to pray for you? — Hope Mentors are available to pray for you, talk with you, and provide care and support with any challenging circumstance. Hope Mentors are located at the Information Center in the lobby.

Meet & Greet — Join us Sunday, May 13 after the service in the Fellowship Hall as we welcome our new member families. Learn more of their story as they share something of themselves.

Quarterly Voter’s Meeting — Join us on Sunday, May 20 after the service in the Fellowship Hall. We will be voting on the candidates to fill officer positions.

Armed Forces Sunday — Join us on Sunday, May 20, in the Fellowship Hall as we celebrate those who have served in the military. Please bring a photo of yourself in uniform and we will see if we can identify our military during Coffee Time.

Pillow Pals — Messiah’s “Pillow Pals” are making small, soft pillows for children in Hospice care next Saturday, May 19, at 10:00 AM, in the Fellowship Hall. All supplies are provided.. Questions, call Carol Ernst.

Midweek — Desire to see your faith (and joy) in the Lord grow?  One key is to go deeper into God’s Word. Join us on Tuesdays (9:30 am or 6:30 pm) as we study through the practical Book of James. James wrote this to help followers of Christ understand and attain spiritual maturity. For more information, call Mark & Barb at 910-616-9532.

Community Groups — Be in a Community Group to fill the GAP between learning truth on Sunday morning and applying it in your life. Visit the Next Steps table to discover how you can do life together with others!

GIVE — Automate what’s important: make a plan to give your offering electronically from your bank every week/month for free. See the Information Center.

Church Membership — If you have questions about becoming member of Messiah, please visit the Next Steps table in the lobby after the service.

Portals of Prayer — Daily devotional booklets are available at the Information Center.

Recycle — Your used devotional booklets at the Information Center for local prison and preschool use