January 14, 2018

YEAR-END GIVING STATEMENTS - The year-end giving statements are ready and available to pick up from the baskets on the table at the back of the Sanctuary. They are alphabetized to make it easy for you to find yours.  If you take it home with you, you will save us the cost of postage.  Thank you for your faithful support of the ministries of Westwood Church! 

RED MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY - We are looking for those who have a passion for our young people, and who would be interested in being volunteer sponsors for RED Student Ministry.  If you think this might be how you are designed and gifted, please contact Tyson Simon for more information.

CHOICES VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - Choices Women’s Clinic needs volunteers for several roles.  If you think this ministry might be a fit for you, plan to attend the Volunteer Preview on Friday, February 9th from 9:30 am-11:00 am, to hear about ministry opportunities available tas we work to change the lives of women, men, and babies and make a difference for LIFE!  If you are interested, please call Michelle at 407-244-5527 or email her at michelle@choiceswomensclinic.com

PRAYING IN 2018 - The most important thing we can do for ourselves, our families, our local church, our community, our country and our world is to pray.  Pray every day!  And join us for the RED Prayer Initiative – praying once a month specifically for our students and Student Ministry leaders.  The first gathering will be Sunday, January 28th, at the Durands’ home (32 Justin Dr, Apopka), beginning at 4 pm.  Please contact Tyson or note on your Communication Card if you will attend.

SOAPING WEEKLY - In order to prepare your spirit for the message each week, S.O.A.P. through a passage (read the Scripture, make your Observation, find a specific Application, and write a Prayer) in advance of Sunday service.  Suggested SOAPing Scripture passages for January are:   January 21 – Galatians 2:1-10, January 28 – Galatians 2:11-21

BAPTISM - If you would like to take the very important step of following the Lord in baptism, please note “Baptism” on your Communication Card, or notify one of the Staff.  We will schedule a baptismal service in the near future, and would love to include you.

FINANCES 01/11/18 – YTD DATA

OPERATING BUDGET  $ 346,614

OPERATING INCOME$   342,086

OPERATING EXPENSES  $ 341,605

OPERATING INCOME  OVER/UNDER BUDGET  - $4,528

YTD MISSIONS GIVING  $ 21,395

YTD BENEVOLENT GIVING  $ 3,748