EASTER Sunday, April 16
Series: A Living Hope
Title: He Lives
Passage: Luke 24:13-33

Thank you for taking the time to read Orchard's weekly news bulletin.  It is our hope that the information in this communication will enable you to get plugged in, get to know your brothers and sisters in Christ, and come together in fellowship as Christ followers with the goal of "inviting people to experience Hope through Faith in Christ." 

If you missed last Sunday, you can listen to last week's sermon "Boldly Believing" by clicking here.

Weekly Memory Verse: "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."  Isaiah 41:10


UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS


URGENT—ASL Interpreters NEEDED

To make Orchard an inclusive and welcoming church for all visitors, we need an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for our services. If you’re interested in serving or are willing to be trained in ASL, please contact Carlos Maldonado, cmaldonado@orchardcc.org


EASTER SERVICES

Easter is fast approaching! What a joy it will be to celebrate the Lord’s resurrection together. We will be offering the following services:

         Good Friday
         When: April 14, 6:30-8pm
         Where: The Shapiro’s (2317 Via Cascabel, Escondido)
         You’re welcome to arrive 15 minutes early to
         watch the sunset.

         Easter Sunday
         When: April 16, 9 and 10:30am
         Where: Orange Glen High School


PADRES FAMILY & FAITH NIGHT

Support the Padres VS Marlins by purchasing a ticket to the game on Saturday, April 22 @ 5:40 PM.  We want to have a good representation of Orchard people there for the Family and Faith night.  The tickets are for sale @ $20.00 apiece from Mel Bittner.  We have forty available.
That is a discounted price!! Transportation is on your own!

If you have any questions, contact Mel Bittner @ mbittner@orchardcc.org.


FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST | SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Please join us next week for a free pancake breakfast at 10am in between our services. Let's get to know one another better over a delicious meal. Bring your friends and family!


FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Learn how to get out of debt and best manage your resources during a nine-week Financial Peace class, Tuesday nights at 6:30-8:30pm, at the Shapiro’s, starting April 25. You’re welcome to enjoy a potluck meal at 6pm before the class starts promptly at 6:30pm. The cost is $93 per family unit. To sign up, write “Financial Peace” or “FPU” on your response card, or email Natalie Boyd at nboyd@orchardcc.org


WOMEN'S SPRING RETREAT

Saturday, April 29, 9am-1:30pm | 31515 Larga Vista, Valley Center

$15 ticket | Sign up today at the Connection Center!

Join us for a lovely retreat at Loreta Villemez’s home. Our speaker, Shannon Vandewarker, will be encouraging us to believe God bravely. Please bring your assigned dish to share. For more info, contact Natalie, nboyd@orchardcc.org.


BAPTISM CELEBRATION | SUNDAY, MAY 7

Baptism is an outward expression of an inward transformation that occurs as you trust Jesus Christ as your Savior from sin. If you're interested in being baptized, please write "Baptism" on your response card or sign up at the Connection Center. Participants are required to attend one of the baptism classes offered at 9am on Sundays, April 23 or 30.


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GIVEAWAYS:

-Giving away a full size IKEA bed plus two thick mattresses. The bed is missing a side rail (silver strip leaning against the bed frame. SEE BELOW...
-Dining table and four chairs, the chair seats need cleaning or reupholstering.
-Coffee table with two slide out drink holder trays.
-Entertainment center with adjustable shelves (shelves not shown in picture)
Contact Lu Valdez at lu.valdez@yahoo.com, if you are interested in any of these items.


CONGREGATIONAL NEEDS

Nothing listed at this time...


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