November 6,2016

PRAY AND VOTE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH!!

LET’S BE THE CHURCH FOR OSFCA {Orange and Seminole Foster Care Association} Led by our Children’s Ministry Team, we are collecting items to donate to the OSFAC to help with the transition and placement of children in the Foster Care system. If you did not receive the flyer with the list of needed items, some are still available on the back table. Please purchase whatever items you can, and place them in the bin in the lobby, as we commit to be The Church for these little ones who are in great need of the very basic necessities of life.

THANKSGIVING BASKETS We plan to provide 30 Thanksgiving Baskets for families at Prairie Lake Elementary School. Please choose one or more cards from the baskets on the Information Desk, purchase items, and bring with you over the next few weeks. We will assemble the baskets on Sunday, November 20th, and distribute them on Tuesday & Wednesday, the 22nd & 23rd.

FOOD PACKING FOR HAITI, NOVEMBER 19TH On Saturday, November 19th, beginning at 9:00 am, we will do a food-packing event here at Westwood for those whose lives were devastated by Hurricane Matthew on October 4th. Take an envelope and ask family members, neighbors, co-workers & schoolmates to contribute along with you as we work together to meet this great need!

SUNDAY MUNCH NOVEMBER 13TH Stay and have lunch with the church family. Everyone bring a crock pot of soup to share. Sandwich makings and drinks will be provided.

COMMUNITY GROUP LEADER TRAINING Sunday, November 20th, immediately following service, all current community group leaders, as well as anyone currently participating in a group or interested in joining a group is encouraged to stay after service to be challenged and motivated regarding our Community Groups ministry and purpose. Note on your Communication Card, or contact the office if you are planning to come so that we can plan appropriately for lunch, child care, etc.

KEEP THE BRIDGE OPEN If you haven’t already, please go to keepthebridgeopen.com to sign the petition and find information on how to directly contact Governor Scott and Secretary Julie Jones to express your support for The Bridge program.

BRIDGE LUNCHES Every other month, we serve lunch after service to our guests from The Bridge. Might you be Interested in participating in this exciting opportunity? Note on your communication card and one of the Elders' Wives will contact you to join them in hosting.

FINANCES 11/03/16 – YTD DATA

OPERATING BUDGET $243,071 OPERATING INCOME $216,968 OPERATING EXPENSES $226,448 OPERATING INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET - $26,103 YTD MISSIONS GIVING $19,305 YTD BENEVOLENT GIVING $3,651

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