Small Groups Celebration: Twelve small groups, totaling about 90 people, are meeting during Lent to study The Way of the Cross and the Spirit. On Wednesday, April 8, 7:00-8:30 p.m., everyone is invited to a Small Groups Celebration in the Parish Hall. We’ll have a little dessert, a chance to praise God, and a look ahead. So mark your calendars now of April 8.
Today’s Coffee Hour: The Dong Team will be hosting Coffee Hour during March under the theme: It’s All About Changing the World! Each week will have a different display–come see today’s focus on the impact of our efforts on the Dong Believers.
New Health Ministry: We are forming a new Health Ministry at Church of Our Savior. The Order of St Luke has taken the lead on praying for the sick, and asking God’s healing intervention. The Healing Ministry aims to provide resources for those who want to avoid taking sick, for those who need assistance with health concerns, and for those who are caring for someone with a major medical condition. An organizing meeting will be held on Thursday April 9, at 1:00 p.m. For more information, see Pat Hurst, Verna Giordani, or Fr. Loren. Thank you.
Tracks to Share: For those who are interested, the tracks in the track rack will be given away after today (3/22). New ones will eventually be placed in the Rack.
ECW Food Collection: Thank you to those who have given food items for the Sharing Center.
Women’s Retreat at Canterbury: Registration ends today for this year’s women’s retreat on April 17-19 at Canterbury. The principal speaker is Rachel Hauck, an award winning Christian novelist. Cost of the retreat is $172.00 double occupancy, $202.00 single occupancy including meals. For registration information, see or call Fran Leonard at 321-727-0408.
Relay for Life: Relay for Life, Palm Bay, will be hosting a free Survivor/Caregiver Dinner Dance on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy a great dinner, with fun fellowship, and dancing to music through the decades. The event will be located at Our Lady of Grace Parish Hall. Dinner will be catered by Texas Roadhouse. Registration is required: Edna Wesley (321-610-3344) or register in the church office.
Boxtops: We are now collecting “box tops” for Palm Bay Elementary. The school is able to use the box tops and labels from all sorts of products to earn money and vouchers to purchase supplies for the classroom. Save your box tops and bring them to the Parish Hall.
Sanctuary Candle: The Sanctuary Candle burns for the Glory of God and in loving memory for Al Kaufmann, Jr. from the Kaufmann Family. Thank you. Barbara Kaufmann.
Family Promise: COOS will be hosting Family Promise April 19-26. Next hosting will be in the month of September. Training will be provided. Please sing up on the Friendship Form, or contact Christine G. (321-759-2523) or christine.G.FPB@gmail.com.
- Lloyd Levermore is asking for volunteers to come out on Saturday, starting at 9:00 a.m. to tidy up the properties before Holy Week. We have gutters to clean, shrubs and trees to trim, light bulbs to replace, windows to clean, and more! Everyone is welcome.
- Also, please note that the Youth will be taking the lead to paint the Parish Hall, with some coaching from Mike Scheobel, on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. (We are making accommodations for Tuesday’s small groups and Wednesday’s Bible study.)
Thank you: The family of Caristin Robotham would like to say many thanks to the members of COOS, for their support during the planning and on the day of the funeral.