Women’s Update – 9/11/14

Current Announcements:

Prayer Shower for Expectant Moms this Saturday, September 13th, 9am in the Fireside Room
More babies are on the way! Come join us for breakfast and a time of prayer for our expectant and brand new mothers: Elise Byrd, Trina Ewing, Amy Auker, Elisa Wassum, Katie Crawford, Tracey Fischer, and Jennifer Worman. If you are able to bring something to share, please sign up here.

Lena Rose Wassum has arrived!  We rejoice with Josh and Elisa and their families!
Lena Rose is also the granddaughter of Bill and Trish Wassum and Jim and Karen Melnick.  She was born Tuesday and weighed 5 lbs, 12 oz.  Laura Scrivener is coordinating meals for Josh and Elisa.

Titus 2 and Women’s Bible Study – It’s not too late!
Contact Karen Melnick if you missed Titus 2 signups.  Books may be picked up in the office for $5.  If you’d like to join the Tuesday morning Bible study that began this week contact Christine Fulcrod; books are available in the office.

Looking for “Parents” to adopt UMW students
Contact the office if you’d be willing to be a home away from home family to a college student.  We will welcome the UMW students at a luncheon on Sunday, September 14 after the worship service in the fireside room. 

Women’s Ministry Training this Saturday, September 13th, at 10:30 in Room 217
Please read Chapters 3 and 4 of Women’s Leadership in the Church. Phyllis DiBella will be leading this session. If you will not be able to attend, please contact her to schedule a make-up session.

Women’s Ministry Meeting this Sunday, September 14th, at 4:15pm in Room 217

Women’s Retreat October 24-26 – Signups and final payments in the foyer September 21st and 28th

  • Sovereign God of the Covenants
    • teaching by Marcia Vastine
  • at Blessings Lodge, Camp Overlook
    • hotel style lodging, 4 twins per room
    • all meals Friday evening – Sunday noon
  • $120 or your remaining balance due
  • room signup and meal confirmation at time of payment; if you have paid in full already, please stop by the table to pick your room
  • plenty of room available – grab a friend!
  • questions?  Contact Connie Both

Time with the Clark Family Running Out – Schedule time with them soon!
Thank you, Lucinda, for reminding us that Billy, Yashmin, and the girls will be leaving Fredericksburg on October 19th. If you would like to spend some time with them before they leave, the following are the dates they will be in Fredericksburg, don’t miss your opportunity:

September 16-18
October 1-18

Bulletin Folding
Fall is a great time to fold bulletins – older children are in school, schedules are more regular, and you can plan a lunch date and follow it up with service to the church! Do you have a couple hours on a Friday afternoon you can spare? Sign up HERE to fold bulletins after 1 pm some Friday. Takes about 2 hours (faster if you bring a friend!) Questions? Ask Pam in the office.

Job Opportunity – Chandra Bertch is looking for a full-time caregiver
Chandra suffers from severe effects of Lyme’s disease requires help.  Position would start officially on September 22, but would be trained some during the week of the 15th. Job is on weekdays, Monday through Friday, starting at 9/10 am until 2/6 pm. Depends on the day. If you know of anyone or are interested, please contact Chandra.

Do you have information or needs that you’d like passed to the women of the church, activities or studies you’d like to see? Let us know at wm@nlicc.org.

in His grace,
the Women’s Ministry Committee

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