Sunday, Feb 26
Series: Rooted at The Orchard
Title: Abiding in Christ
Passage: John 15: 7-8

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 "Walk Worthy" by clicking here.

Weekly Memory Verse: "I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God and they shall be my people."
2 Corinthians 6:16


UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS


WORSHIP & PRAYER AT THE KETTLE

Join us for an afternoon of church fellowship, prayer and worship from 4 - 5:30PM on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Kettle Coffee & Tea in downtown Escondido (119 E. Grand Ave.). Space is limited. Please RSVP by writing “worship night” on the back of your communication card. 


2017 3rd ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

Would you like to take part in the planning and presenting of one of Orchard’s most fun events?  If so, we have the right spot for you.  We will be having another of our great chili cool-offs in early March and are in the process of building a team to handle this event.  Contact Jan Bittner for more information or to let us know this interests you.  (760) 743-3172  jbittner@orchardcc.org


FINANCIAL CLASS

Is Jesus interested in how we handle money? Come learn about the second most referenced topic in the Bible during our 4-week class at 9am, starting Sunday, March 12. Louie and Laurie Shapiro will cover foundational, biblical principles about money and finances. Please bring a Bible and a notebook to class, and we highly suggest committing to all four weeks.


DIG IN? BRAND NEW KIDS MINISTRY!

Parents, we are excited to announce the launching of our new kids program called "Dig In" startingMarch 12, during the 10:30 am service.  This program will be opened to children in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. Please drop off/pick up your kids in Room 601. All grades will be together for worship and teaching before breaking off into smaller groups according to age. Thank you for letting them take part in this new adventure!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Tonya Pinkerton at tpinkerton@orchardcc.org.


3rd ANNUAL CAMPING WEEKEND

Save the dates 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 your spot or for more info, visit the Connection Center today or register on-line here.


INTERESTED IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT?
The team leading the memorial camping weekend is in need of one or two more people to help with the planning and facilitating of the weekend.  If this would interest you, please contact Jan Bittner – jbittner@orchardcc.org or (760) 743-3172 (phone call, not text)


TECH TEAM VOLUNTEERS

Would you be willing to serve once a month in the following areas: service slides, sound and morning setup? If you’re able to push a button or unwind a cable, you’re hired! If interested, please write “Tech Team” on the back of your communication card or contact Josh, jboyd@orchardcc.org.


CONGREGATIONAL NEEDS

In Need of Long-Sleeved Men's T-Shirt (size medium)...they do not have to be new.  If you are able to meet this need, you can bring the t-shirts to Church on Sunday and give them to Jan Bittner who will get them to the person who needs them.


CLASSIFIEDS

Nothing at this time. Please be sure to check next week!


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