April 5, 2015

HAPPY EASTER

*He is Risen! *

He is Risen Indeed!

Empowered to Connect Conference This is a great opportunity to gain insights into what is needed for us to love children from hard places – in our families, in our Body & in our community. The conference will be simulcast at Westwood, this coming Friday and Saturday, April 10 & 11, 10am-6pm both days. There is no registration fee but the materials cost $8.00. All parents and teachers are strongly encouraged to attend. Please register on the Westwood Church website: westwoodchurch.com, hover over the Resources tab, then drop down to the Empowered to Connect tab..

Haiti Missions trip - *June 19-23 *RED students and any interested adults and/or families; applications must be turned in soon; estimated cost is $1,000/person; Pastor Dan is planning to go; come join us. Donations are being accepted to help underwrite the cost of the trip.

*WASH ‘N WORSHIP *Next Sunday, April 12th, the RED students will be washing cars during the worship service as part of their fund-raising efforts to fund the Haiti missions trip in June. Donations in any amount will be accepted. Suggested donation for wash only is $10; for washing and detailing is $20.

*EASTER EGGS *Thanks to all who donated Easter Eggs for our children’s Easter Egg Hunt. They had a great time this morning.

*REACHING OUT TO OUR COMMUNITY *We continue to support these two community needs. See the baskets in the lobby hall.

For the Bridges of America, please bring: razors & shave cream,* toothbrushes & toothpaste, soap, shampoo, deodorant, comb/hair brush,* toilet paper

*For the Clarcona Elementary teachers: liquid hand soap, paper towels, disinfecting wipes & spray, tissues,** pencils, big erasers, crayons, markers,* glue sticks

This is a chance for us to Be The Church to those in our community in a very practical way!

*The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.** 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee.* Matthew 28:5-7

FINANCES *3/23/2015 – YTD DATA*

BUDGET $405,756

General Fund Income & OTHER DESIGNATED INCOME $374,259

MISSIONS INCOME $14,954

TOTAL INCOME $389,213

TOTAL INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET <$16,545>

EXPENSES $408,746

TOTAL INCOME OVER/UNDER EXPENSE <$19,533>