Cornerstone's Weekend Update

March 25, 2016

Good Friday Service - 7 pm

This service will connect us to the sacrifice of Christ made on our behalf. It will be a very inspirational and meaningful part of this year’s Easter experience. Join us tonight!

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UPCOMING NEWS

This year's Special Easter Offering will be divided - half will go to the General Offering and half will go to purchase a new digital soundboard for worship services. You may use the envelope in your box of offering envelopes, or pick up an Easter Offering Envelope from the ushers on Sunday morning.


Youth Retreat is 4/15/-4/17! If you bring a guest who does NOT attend youth group, you and they will receive a 50% discount on the retreat price, meaning your cost, WILL NOW BE $45.00! DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR RETREAT IS APRIL 4, 2016!!


All are invited to the United Methodist Women’s Annual Dinner on Thursday, April 21st. Seating begins at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6 pm. Dinner will include roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, candied carrots, salad & dessert. Entertainment will be Barbara Kay Paulic in character as hymn writer, Fanny Crosby. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children under 12. Tickets will be on sale between services beginning April 3.


If you have the YouVersion app, you will need to update it, otherwise you will not be able to find our event. Church services are no longer listed as "Live," they are listed as "Events." For more information, please see Dawn Gerard.


The Visitation Team needs a few members to join their team. If you are interested, or would like more information, please contact the office.


If anyone has a Trivial Pursuit Bible Edition that Charlie Cooke can borrow for her Disciple 1 Class, please call the church office.

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JOIN US FOR EASTER SERVICES - THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 27 AT 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM! INVITE YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS AS WE CELEBRATE THE RESURRECTION OF OUR SAVIOR!

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Fundraising Guidelines

We get requests weekly to either have fundraising events at the church or advertise fundraisers through the church publications. The Finance Team and Pastor are asking that every fundraising event, whether for a Cornerstone ministry, or for an outside organization, be approved by them. Simply contact the church office and fill out a fundraiser event request form. Thank you for your cooperation.

WHAT'S NEW IN MISSIONS?

Food Pantry Needs - We need Jelly (no glass jars, please) and boxes of cold cereal.


Please note that MISSIONS WILL NO LONGER BE COLLECTING PERSONAL CARE ITEMS.

PRAYER REQUESTS


  • Judy Griffith - surgery on Monday - pacemaker
  • Paula Ford - recovering from surgery
  • Doris Mollet - hospitalized
  • Cona Cypret - diagnosed with lymphoma
  • Donna Daniel - Betty Swinger’s niece - back surgery
  • Helen Ross - Betty Swinger’s sister-in-law - health concerns
  • Ross Daniel - Betty Swinger’s great-nephew - hospitalized in isolation
  • Rich - Ken & Naomi Jessup’s son-in-law - cancer


On Going Requests

Michelle Boyer, Beverly Bush, Floyd Case, Kay Clark, TJ Hartnett, Robin Hays, Juanita Hummel, Kurt Kenel, Jen Lehnhoff, Stephen Marquard, Scott McLane, Jean Rapert, Brad Reed, Julie Rodriguez, Ronni Smith, Shirley Spradley, Vurn Stilgenbauer, Karen Jo Survant, Jeannette & Lynn Winkler, Brother of Susan Cox's brother-in-law, The Homeless, The Unemployed, All Military Personnel, POW’s & MIA’s, Our covenant church in the Funhalouro Village In Mozambique, The persecuted church & Christians all over the world, All Military Personnel who suffer from PTSD

NEXT WEEK'S CALENDAR...

Sunday 3/27 Happy Easter!

8:00 am Easter Service

9:30 am Easter Service

11:00 am Easter Service


Monday, 3/28 Preschool CLOSED

6:30 pm CTT Children’s Mtg.

6:30 pm Monday Nite Ladies


Tuesday, 3/29

9:30 am Quilting

5:30 pm OLIO Bible Study

5:30 pm Handbell Practice

7:00 pm Choir


Wednesday,3/30

9:30 am Food Pantry

5:30 pm Electrified Faith

6:30 pm Youth Dinner

6:45 pm Praise Team Practice

7:00 pm Youth Group

7:00 pm Twin Oaks


Thursday, 3/31

5:30 pm TOPS Group

6:00 pm Circle of Companions

6:30 pm Broeker Bible Study

6:30 pm Preschool Dad’s Night

7:00 pm Building Committee


Friday, 4/1

9:00 am Operation Backpack

9:30 am Moms & More
7:00 pm Disciple 1 Class

7:00 pm NA


Saturday, 4/2

7:30 pm Men’s Accountability Grp - Panera O’Fallon


You can see our monthly calendar by clicking here: http://umcornerstone.org/calendar

CORNERSTONE STAFF

  • Pastor ~ Dr. Mike Gillen
  • Office Manager ~ Stacy McGlasson
  • Director of Discipleship & Communications ~ Dawn Gerard
  • Director of Students & Outreach ~ Greg Evans
  • Choir Director ~ Kerry Hartsoe
  • Preschool Director ~ Joann Markus
  • Custodian ~ Roger Campbell
  • Treasurer ~ Jon Woodrum
  • Media Director ~ Glenn Cadena
  • Accompanist ~ Dee Stilgenbauer
  • Accompanist ~ Cameron Graham
  • Accompanist ~ Joan Oliver

EXPLAINING THE EASTER STORY!

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