Sunday, Oct 8
Series: The God Questions
Title: Purpose of Church
Passage: Acts 2:42

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 find Hope and experience Love through Faith in Christ." 

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

Weekly Memory Verse: They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 2:42


Opportunity to serve in Missions!
Do you have carpentry or handyman skills? Or maybe you're called to be a handy helper? If so, Orchard Church needs YOU! Join our Missions Team trip to Los Ninos de Promessa in Tijuana, where we plan to renovate a large dorm room that's in need of TLC. We need people to do tasks such as hang doors, sand, and paint. When you see the happy young faces at the children's home, you will be glad you helped!

The first trip is the weekend of October 14. Interested? Contact: Mel Bittner 
760-743-3172 mbittner@orchardcc.org


Ladies Christmas Tea Meeting October 22
Interested in hosting or co-hosting a table at our Ladies' Christmas Tea from 6-8:30pm on Friday, December 8? Please attend our meeting at 9am on Sunday, October 22 in the OGHS Library. Contact Summer Saif ssaif@orchardcc.org


Children's Ministry
Do you want to be a part of our growing children's ministry? Here are some of the opportunities available:

  • Check-In Station for Infant through 5th Grade once a month

  • Nursery infant-2 years once a month both services

  • Sprouts 3-4 year olds helper once a month

  • Orchard Kids teachers and helpers for both services

If you are interested and available please contact Tonya Pinkerton. tpinkerton@orchardcc.org 760-975-1877


UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS


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CHURCH MEMBERSHIP

Join us for our first Membership Meeting from 6:00-7:30pm on Sunday, October 8.
There are 3 steps to becoming a member at the Orchard:
1. Attend church for 6 months consecutively.
2. Watch/Listen to the Rooted at the Orchard series.
3. Complete the Rooted at the Orchard Devotional with at least one other person. 
(Devotional $5 at the Connections Center or free download available just click picture above)

Need more info? Go to this link: http://orchardcc.org/membership-the-orchard/


SAMARITAN'S PURSE - Christmas Child
The Orchard has the wonderful opportunity to participate in an event that could change the life of a child this holiday season. You can help by bringing in donations that will fit in a shoebox. During the months of September, October, and November we will be asking our church family to bring in items for our shoeboxes. On November 12 we will pack and pray over the shoeboxes as a church. Please help us with our goal of filling 150 shoeboxes this year! Thank you for being a part of this life-changing ministry.

Questions? Contact Joan Freeman joan@pccreations.net or
Tonya Pinkerton tpinkerton@orchardcc.org.

September 24 and October 1 - Bring School Supplies
pencils, pens, markers, crayons, colored pencils, pencil pouch, glue sticks, solar-powered calculators, water color paints, small notebooks, rulers, protractors, safety scissors, tape
For more ideas click on the Operation Christmas Child logo above.


Sunday 9:00 and 10:30 Sunday 9:00 and 10:30 Children's programs K-5th Grade
We are digging into the life of Jesus! Encourage your kids to bring their Bible, their friends, and to memorize their weekly verse for points to spend at the Orchard Kids store!

Weekly Verse
"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness."
1 John 1:9


Hub 45 Harvest Party Saturday October 28Who: 4th-5th grade students
What: Fall themed games, food and fun!
When: 4:00-6:00pm
Where: Berryman's House 1810 Navajo Pl Escondido


RENDEZVOUS

Middle and High School Students bi-weekly gathering
Next gathering Thursday October 5, 6:30-8:00pm at 311 Oak Valley Lane Escondido.


STUDENT MINISTRY TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS

From your phone text, @orcharstu to 81010 or visit remind.com/join/orchardstu


COLLEGE LIFE GROUP

College life group will be meeting Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm. We will be having dinner and discussing God Questions. Please purchase a book at the connections table ASAP. Our group will meet at 2648 Emerald Oaks Glen, Escondido.



Are you ready to join a life group?! Sign-up today! Just click on the picture above. Life Groups are a time to dive in to the Bible, grow, connect and share life with others.  These groups are an awesome place to lift up one another in prayer and truly do life. We don't have enough words to say just how much we love them…. We invite you to become part of our community! Here's a link for more info on each Life Group https://vimeo.com/230850623

Are you ready to join a life group?! Sign-up today! Just click on the picture above. Life Groups are a time to dive in to the Bible, grow, connect and share life with others.  These groups are an awesome place to lift up one another in prayer and truly do life. We don't have enough words to say just how much we love them…. We invite you to become part of our community! Here's a link for more info on each Life Group https://vimeo.com/230850623


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