Today we welcome Sharon Steinmiller, the director of New Wineskins Missionary Network since 1994. Before beginning to work with New Wineskins (formerly ECMC) in 1987, she taught English to businessmen and university faculty in China from 1981. New Wineskins promotes worldwide missions among Anglicans, bringing attention to the unreached peoples around the world.
The Church Periodical Club is an Episcopal ministry that supplies free books, magazines, tapes, videos and computer programs. There are two primary granting funds. The National Books Fund grants annually and responds to requests for books and related materials around the world. The Miles of Pennies fund is exclusively used for the book needs of children; grants are made year round. Today the CPC asks for $1.00 and prayers to support their ministry.
Today please join us in the Discipleship Center after the 10:30 am service to begin planning Vacation Bible School. We will need volunteers to assist in all areas, before, during and after the week of July 14-18.
Singles Group Lunch: The COOS Singles Group meets once a month to enjoy companionship and Christian fellowship, while we lunch together. All singles of all ages are welcome. RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY & MUST BE CALLED IN BY 9:00 AM the day before the lunch We will be meeting at Bess’s Place, 2400 Dairy Road in Melbourne on May 8 at 11:30 am. Please call Barbara Kaufmann, to make reservations.
Lenten Quarter Books can be turned in to the Church office.
Notary Public: Are you a Notary Public? If so, and you would be willing to provide your service to the Church, please call the Church office.
Thank You: Please accept my sincere thanks and appreciation for your kind expressions of sympathy on the recent passing of my dear mother, May Wilkes. At the age of 102 she went peacefully to her eternal home. May God richly bless all of you. Carol Leacock
Prayers: Jacob Robotham, Caristin Robotham’s husband, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, April 30 after a long illness. Jacob was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Palm Bay. Jeff Ashmeade went home to the Lord on Tuesday, April 29. Jeff was a founding member of the Brotherhood of St. Andrews Chapter at COOS and a member of Blessed Redeemer.