Announcements for Sunday, March 25

 

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Financial Peace University teaches how to design a personal financial plan using proven Biblical principles. West Side offers the 9-week course starting Sunday, April 15 (6:30–8:15pm) with time off for Mother’s and Father’s Days. Register at https://fpu.com/1061736 and get your materials for $109 (normally $129). For more info, contact Donna Stewart or go to www.DaveRamsey.com.

EASTER CHOIR

Would you like to sing exciting music with the choir on Easter? There are just two rehearsals – Thursday, March 22 (7:00pm) and Maundy Thursday, March 29 (after worship service). Please contact Anthony Spain at anthonyspain@juno.com.

SHARE THE EASTER JOY WITH LILIES

With their stunning purity, lilies have long been used by the church as a symbol of the resurrection joy. Please consider donating a lily (or two!) for our Easter morning services. You can either take it home or give it to our ill and home-bound people. Sign-up on the bulletin board in the Narthex.

SPECIAL LENT / EASTER OFFERINGS
WEST SIDE & OUR COMMUNITY

West Side’s Stations of the Cross – 14 artistic depictions of Jesus’ path towards the cross in our Chapel starting Sunday, March 18. Times noted on church calendar.

Living Stations of the Cross – Wednesday, March 28 at 8:00pm at Holy Rosary Church. Recreates the Passion of Christ using live actors and music. Free will offering collected.

West Side’s Maundy Thursday Service, March 29, 7:30pm. Need a ride? Madeline (206-935-4477) is putting together transportation options if enough people need it.

West Seattle Church Collective Good Friday Service – Grace Church (10323 28th Ave SW) hosts this year’s service, Keep the Silence, March 30 at 6:30pm.

EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES
Sunrise Service at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 6:00am
West Side Services at 8:15am and 10:00am

DISTRICT 1,4,& 15 LUNCHEON SUNDAY

Have some food and fellowship with others in your family district in Howell Auditorium following worship service Sunday, March 18. District numbers are in the church directory, the map at the front door, or online.

30 HOUR FAMINE – PRAY!

West Side youth start their fasting this Friday, March 23. You can help them reach their $10,000 goal for World Vision to help end world hunger by donating to a student after worship today or at https://youth.worldvision.org/team/18967. You may also pick up your pre-ordered bake sale cookies today.

ADULT SUNDAY EDUCATION CLASSES @ 9am

Today and March 25 – Stations of the Cross – Throughout history, various forms of creative expression (art, music, architecture, etc.) have been used to glorify the Lord, reflect on his creation and honor his love for his people. The Stations of the Cross are one such expression – 14 artistic depictions of things that happened to Jesus on the day he was crucified as detailed in Scripture. Hear West Side artists tell of their creative process as they contemplated how they could bring that Scripture to life for our Stations display in the chapel. Howell Auditorium

Spring, April 8–June 24
The Book of Romans – Paul’s letter to Roman Christians offers us some of the best theology in the Bible coupled with practical application of the Gospel to our hearts, relationships, social involvement and work. He covers things – grace, sin, spiritual gifts, suffering and contentment – that resonate with everyone, but especially those who want to grow in faith.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

Church Time for 3 Year Old through 2nd Grade in Room 6
Today – Jon and Susan DeFant
March 25 – Tom Shafer and Sherry Cejna

YOUTH NEWS (Grades 6-12)

Sun. (18) – Sunday School, 9:00am: High School in Room 5, Middle School in Room 3
Sun. (18) – Quest / Discipleship Groups, 6–8:00pm
Sun. (18) – Youth Leadership Team, 5pm
Fri. (23) – 30 Hour Famine – Begin on your own at 12 noon!
Fri. (23) – Volunteer at Date Night, 5:30–9:15pm
Fri.–Sat. (23–24) – 30 Hour Famine/Service Project, Fri. 9pm–Sat.6pm
Sat. (24) – 30 Hour Famine Meal / Communion, 6pm

SERVICE NOTES FOR SUNDAY

Jonah Series – The book of Jonah concludes with God’s gracious reminder that the story of resurrection is for all people. The Good News of a compassionate God who can change people from within speaks to us, for we know, deep down, that our reputation is better than we deserve. The beauty of this truth taking root in us draws us from our neighborhoods to the nations and into all the world.

Preaching Today – Rich Leatherberry, a Fuller Seminary graduate, has been the mission pastor at Bellevue Presbyterian Church since 1999. Rich also delights in helping indigenous leaders transform the places where they live. He and his wife of 33 years, Kristen, have three children.

Assisting in Worship – Rick Boogaard is an auditor for Providence. He coordinates the Prayer Team, Communion servers, assists Special People ministry and is on the Pastor Nominating Committee.

READ THE BIBLE IN A YEAR

This week: Judges 1–21; Ruth 1–4

CALENDAR

Sun. (18)
8–1:00pm Stations of the Cross (Chapel)
9:00am Adult Class: Stations of the Cross
9:00am Children/Youth Sunday School
10:00am Worship Service
11:15am Refreshments & Fellowship
11:30pm Districts 1, 4 and 15 Luncheon
5:00pm Youth Leadership Team
6–8:00pm Quest / Discipleship Groups

Mon. (19) Church Building Closed

Tues. (20)
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast
7:00pm Cub Scouts
6–8:00pm Stations of the Cross (Chapel)
6:30pm West Side Interfaith Network
7:00pm Session Moderators
7:00pm Scouts
7:30pm Scout Parents

Wed. (21)
10am Congregational Care Meeting
1-4pm West Side Wednesdays
6–8pm Stations of the Cross (Chapel)
7:00pm Scout Parent Planning Meeting
7:00pm Bible Study and Prayer

Thurs. (22)
9:30pm Women’s Bible Study
6–8pm Stations of the Cross (Chapel)
6:00pm Girl Scouts
6–9pm Scouts AED/CPR Training
7:00pm Choir Rehearsal

Fri. (23)
9:30–12:30pm Staff Training
4:00pm 30 Hour Famine (Fasting 12pm–6pm Sat.)
5:50pm Date Night Check-In

Sat. (24)
8:00am Oasis Men’s Group
WS HS Booster Spaghetti Dinner
6:00pm 30 Hour Famine Meal / Communion

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