February 25, 2018

INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES CONFERENCE - International Ministries Conference is this coming weekend, March 2-4.  Toby and Kiersten are the international workers who will be our guests, and share with us about their work in Africa.  See the flyer distributed with your bulletin for details.  Be sure to participate as much as you can in the weekend events.

WALK FOR LIFE - Choices Women's Clinic will hold their annual Walk for Life on Saturday, April 28th.  We are looking for a Church Champion to help promote this event for Westwood.  There will be an informational breakfast for Church Champions this coming Saturday, March 3rd.  If you are passionate about the life and health of women and babies, and you can lead the charge for Westwood, please contact the office or indicate on your Communication Card.

BAPTISM - A Baptismal Service is planned for Sunday, March 18th.  There are currently four people scheduled to be baptized that day.  If you would like to join them and follow the Lord in baptism, there’s still time.  Indicate on your Communication Card or contact a member of the Staff.

PASSION CAMP 2018 - RED students will attend Passion Camp in Daytona Beach in June.  The students and sponsors will have several fundraisers over the next few months to help offset the cost.  Watch for these opportunities to invest in the lives of our students.  If you can help with scholarships, please indicate “RED Retreat” on the Other line on your envelope.

RIGHTNOW MEDIA - RightNow Media is a phenomenal resource which is available to all regular attenders of Westwood Church.  There are Bible studies, teaching videos and much more from the most well-know Christian authors and speakers.  If you have not yet gotten a password which gives to access, simply put your name, “RightNow Media” and your email address on your Communication Card, and we’ll send you an email to get you started.

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 March are:

     March 11 – Galatians 3:26-4:7
     March 18 – Galatians 4:8-20
     March 25 – Galatians 4:21-31

FINANCES 02/22/18 – YTD DATA

OPERATING BUDGET  $ 397,338

OPERATING INCOME  $ 383,502

OPERATING EXPENSES  $ 401,218

OPERATING INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET  -$13,836

YTD MISSIONS GIVING  $ 25,099

YTD BENEVOLENT GIVING  $ 4,223