May 31, 2015

*TOUCH THE LIFE OF A CHILD! CHILDREN'S MINISTRY OFFERS YOU THIS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE! *To give our teachers and helpers a well-deserved rest for the summer months, we are looking for volunteers to work in the *CHILDREN'S MINISTRY (K-5th grade) ON SUNDAY MORNING AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. * If you can give one Sunday, two Sundays, every other Sunday, or every Sunday, we have a place for you in our calendar. Please see Donna Howard right away to get plugged in to this wonderful opportunity to touch the lives of our kids!

*CLEAN HANDS, CLEAN HEART, CLEAN MIND! *Let’s begin SOAPing together. Each day go to lifejournal.cc. Under Today’s Life Journal Reading, click on *Read Now*, and then on *Click Here to Read Today’s Devotions. *

S – Once you’ve read, choose a specific *Scripture *verse/passage that God’s Spirit impresses on you and write it out.

O – Write your* Observations* about what it speaks to you.

A – Write out the Application to your life right now.

P – Write out a brief Prayer of commitment and/or request based on the Scripture you chose.

VBS – JULY 20-24, 9 AM – 12 NOON *VBS* is just around the corner. Mark your calendars and gear up for a fun trip. We are headed to Camp Kilimanjaro. We need volunteers to help guide our children through this jungle safari, so check your calendars, and get ready to be a part of this fantastic journey. Camp Kilimanjaro coming soon! See Donna Howard. Registration for VBS will be available soon, online, and through the church office.

Haiti Missions trip - June 19-23 *PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR * the group of about 15 RED students, Pastor Dan, and some additional families who are headed to Haiti in a couple of weeks to join *No Child Hungry* in their ministry to orphans. Estimated cost is $1,000/person. Fund-raising is continuing, and donations are still being accepted to help underwrite the cost of the trip. Mark your offering envelope “Haiti Missions” if you would like to contribute. If you would like to hire one of the students to work at your home or business and contribute in that way, please contact Cassie Largaespada.

Haiti Missions trip - June 19-23 *LIST OF SUPPLIES THAT ARE NEEDED FOR THE TRIP *70 Packs of Gum, 4 Large Jump Ropes, 4 Soccer Balls, 4 Kick Balls, 2 Hand Pumps, 70 Packs of PB or Cheese Crackers, Barrettes/Head Bands/Ponytail Holders for 40 Girls, 30 Hot Wheels Matchbox Cars, 70 Sticker books, 70 Notebooks/Colored Pencils, 70 Packs of Hard Candy (no chocolate), 40 Bracelets/Necklaces, 70 Individual Raisin/Craisin Packs, 70 Snack Sized Nuts, 70 Individual Fruit Snacks, 70 Bouncy Balls, 30 Ball Caps, 70 Pairs Flip Flops, 10 Sets of Jacks Game, 10 Frisbees

FINANCES *5.25/2015 – YTD DATA*

BUDGET $64,440

GENERAL FUND INCOME & OTHER DESIGNATED INCOME $68,090

MISSIONS INCOME $3,178

TOTAL INCOME $71,268

TOTAL INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET + $6,828

EXPENSES $70,034

TOTAL INCOME OVER/UNDER EXPENSE + $334