February, 2015


The Reveille United Methodist Church SPIRIT Team steering committee is having a wonderful time as they meet monthly to review and plan programs and events in the Swansboro community. SPIRIT is the acronym for Swansboro Partners Inspiring Relationships in Christ Together. Many thanks to the following team members for their time, ideas and support: Sheelagh Davis, Laura Holdych, Patsy Buelow, Carol Kern, Carol Hampton, Tommy Threewitts, Carol Shaughnessy, Linda Thornton, Shirley Bogaev, Mary Evans, Jill Gaynor and Reverend Katie Anthony. This newsletter will update you on all the exciting programs and plans that God is growing in Reveille's Swansboro Outreach Ministry.

Much To Celebrate


Melanie Stoudt and Family who donated a guitar to be used at Musical Mondays at Koinonia. Many thanks to the Stoudts!
Bob Spiers who has donated an additional digital camera to the Swansboro Ministry! Thank you, Bob, for all of your support.
Sarah Anne Reed who helped the Swansboro Girl Scouts complete the requirements for a cooking badge and continued her support by attending their awards ceremony.
Cathy Armistead who has helped advertise this newsletter to more of the Reveille family. Thank you, Cathy, for all that you do and for helping us spread this good news!
Katie Cantone, who is organizing a basketball clinic for students at Swansboro Elementary on February 21st! Way to go, Katie!


*Every Monday in February: 5:00-6:30 pm at Koinonia. Join us for Musical Mondays with children and youth from Koinonia who participate in piano, guitar and drum lessons, crafts and homework assistance. Contact Kathy Rainey at
csrainey1@verizon.net for more information. We will not be meeting on the 16th.

*Every Thursday and Friday in February: 12:00-1:00 pm at Swansboro Elementary School. Fourth and Fifth Grade Girl Power group meetings. Contact Kathy Rainey at csrainey1@verizon.net for more information.

*Sunday, February 8th: 4:00 pm at Koinonia.
Koinonia Christian Church at 3600 McRand Street celebrates Pastor Keith Edmonds' 6th year anniversary as senior pastor. Please come and join this celebration with our friends at Koinonia.

*Wednesday, February 11th: 6:30 pm at Koinonia. Girl Scouts meet. Come and join the fun!

*Sunday, February 15th: 5:30 pm at Reveille. Joint Youth Night for Reveille, Koinonia and Love Center of Unity youth.

*Thursday, February 19th: 7:00 pm at Love Center of Unity Church. Love Center of Unity at 30 East Broad Rock Road will host Reveille and Koinonia for a special meeting to discuss follow-up plans from our "When Helping Hurts" study. All are invited to assist in planning joint programs for 2015.

*Saturday, February 21st: 9:30 am-11:30 am at Swansboro Elementary. Basketball clinic for 3rd-5th grade students organized by Reveille's own, Katie Cantone! Come and bounce a little!

*Wednesday, February 25th: 6:30 pm at Koinonia. Girl Scouts meet. Volunteers are needed to work with these leaders of tomorrow. Come and share a vocation, talent or hobby. Contact Kathy Rainey at csrainey1@verizon.net to volunteer.

*Coming in March: March 2nd is READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY AT SWANSBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. READERS ARE NEEDED TO READ TO CLASSES THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THERE WILL BE A SIGN-UP SHEET IN THE WELCOME CENTER AT REVEILLE. This special day also celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Be a kid again by dressing up like a Dr. Seuss character and reading a book to a class.
*Coming in March: Reveille Food Drive for Swansboro Food Pantries. A table will be placed in the Welcome Center for collections of non-perishable food items.
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