Sunday, April 23
Series: A Living Hope
Title: We Live
Passage: Ephesians 2:1-10
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 "He Lives" by clicking here.
Weekly Memory Verse: "For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and self-discipline" 2 Timothy 1:7
UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
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!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.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.
Orchard is collecting travel size items for the month of May in order to assemble hygiene kits for people in need. Please place your items in the Connection Table bin on Sunday mornings. Thank you for partnering with us to bless our community!
TO ALL POTENTIAL CAMPERS
Preparations for a great camping weekend are off and running. We already have reservations from eight families, so if you are planning on coming don’t wait to reserve a site.
The dates are May 26-29 (Friday-Monday) for our third annual camping weekend at Dos Picos Park, Ramona. We’re looking forward to a great weekend of fun, food and especially fellowship. Cost is $87 per site (RV or tent); $30 deposit.
To reserve a site or for more info, visit the camping reservation table on Sunday, March 12 or
register on-line here.
Keep watching for future opportunities!
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