The Skinny: July 22, 2018

Headlines & Sunday Announcements

WAREHOUSE STUDENTS CAMPING TRIP

Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29

Warehouse Students invites rising sixth grade and up to spend some time in the great outdoors at Morrow Mountain State Park! Meet at Warehouse 242 at 3:30 on Friday to carpool up, expecting to return to Warehouse just after service on Sunday. There are tons of activities to do, and plenty of space to just chill out together. We’ll provide food and snacks, and there is a $5 cost for canoeing. Parents are welcome to join in without cost as chaperones! Hit up Henry (303-345-3799) with any questions. Registration closes next Wednesday.

Who: Rising 6th through 12th grade students and adult chaperones
What: Two night outdoor camping excursion, meals included.
When: 3:30 July 27th – Noon, July 29
Where: Warehouse 242 and Morrow Mountain State Park, Site 6
Why: Outdoor play (pool, canoeing, trails), chilling, and talkin’ with God.
How: Pre-registration, $15, closing midnight on 7/25

COMMON TABLES COMMUNITY LUNCH

Sunday, July 29 / Right After The Service

Who doesn’t love a good potluck? It has been a while, but we’re bringing it back. On Sunday, July 29 after the service, stick around and share the table!

Bring a dish or two to share. Keep in mind that we don’t have the space to keep foods hot or cold, so think picnic and bring something that can be enjoyed at room temp. You’ll drop your dish off in the Coffee Room before before the service starts and we’ll have everything lined up and ready to go when the dinner bell rings at 11:30am!

IMPORTANT PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT!! We will NOT be serving coffee or tea as usual before the service, so plan accordingly and go through your favorite drive-thru or pour an extra large mug full at home.

ONLINE GIVING PLATFORM CHANGE

Have you switched your recurring online gift over to our new platform yet? Very soon the old system will no longer be used, so if you have not yet created your account on the new system, please do that today! Read more about it and get detailed instructions HERE. You can also read about our new mobile and text giving options.

Questions? contact Bob Gluck.

KIDS WAREHOUSE BEGINNING AUGUST 5

Exciting things are happening in Kids Warehouse. Beginning August 5 we will be back in action for the school year with a few adjustments:
  • Elementary students will move up into their 2018-2019 school age classroom…so rising Kindergarten students will move upstairs, and everyone else moves up to their next grade level  classroom!
  • New Missional and Unit leaders will begin leading in KW after the summer break.  Make sure to pop into your child’s classroom to meet them!
  • And…Kids Warehouse will once again be leading Worship through music in age appropriate large groups in KW. So parents of kids preschool age to elementary, that means check your kids in to KW, and drop them off directly in their classrooms.

Questions? Email Colleen Querin


Stuff You Should Know

ASHLEY PARK / GEP PROGRAM UPDATE

Check out our most recent update about Ashley Park PreK-8.

As a part of our mission to cultivate missional followers of Jesus, we are committed to investing in West Charlotte and in key partnerships around the world, and your participation is more important than ever.

Here are some ways you can get involved:
> Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to Ashley Park PreK-8 School
Join the care team whose job it is to encourage and support the faculty and staff at Ashley Park
Mentor a student in reading. Our goal is to increase from 4 to 15 mentors by the end of February!
>Donate items for the Ashley Park Greater Enrichment Program. Drop them off next week in the barrels at Kids Check-In and in the arena.
> Contribute funds towards the Ashley Park first ever field trip! You can give online (choose West Charlotte in the drop down menu) or drop a check in the offering basket with Ashley Park in the memo. For more info, email Kelly Brunk.
Learn about how you can invest in and support our Dominican, Zimbabwean, and Rwandan neighbors

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