May 17, 2015
PICTORIAL DIRECTORY!!! – It has been 5 years since Cottonwood’s last directory!! PLEASE help us out and come get your picture taken for our new pictorial directory. Pictures are being taken in the choir room directly after the 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship services. The choir room is located through the door at that southeast corner of the sanctuary. No appointment needed – just come to the choir room after worship. It only takes a few minutes! Cottonwood member, Ron Hunter is a great photographer and has done a fantastic job taking our photos. We would like to have as many member’s pictures as possible. If you have any questions, please find Randy Urbom after worship service.
SUMMER WORSHIP SERVICE - Sunday, May 24th begins our summer schedule of one worship service which will be held at 10:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School will meet in room 1 at 9:00 a.m. Kid’s Sunday School and Kid’s Church School will not be held during the summer months.
SUNDAY MORNING POWERPOINT - Help is needed with operating PowerPoint on Sunday mornings during the late worship service. If you are available and willing to help, please call the church office.
QUARTERLY REPORTS - (January-March) are out. If you haven't received yours or you have questions concerning the report, please contact Desta Aure at 801-572-4104 or the Church Office.
PENTECOST CELEBRATION - On May 24th we not only begin our one service summer worship schedule, but we will also celebrate The Day of Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Invite a friend to join us on this special day in the life of the church, and if you remember, wear red.
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – Session has called a Congregational Meeting, for the purpose of electing Elders and Deacon, on May 31st, after the 10:00 a.m. worship service. Installation of the new officers will be on June 7th.
PRAYER AND STUDY GROUPS
ISLAM CLASS –Today at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Donna Switzer concludes the course about Islam.
PRAYER GROUP meets each Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the prayer room of the church. You are invited to gather with others in a time of focused prayer. These gatherings last about an hour.
CIRCLE 4 will meet Tuesday, May 18th at 12:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Pastor Jeff Silliman will be leading us through the Horizons Bible Study Guide - “Reconciling Paul.”
MEN’S LUNCH will meet Wednesday, May 20th, at 11:30 a.m. at Olive Garden, located at 6305 So. Street St., Fashion Place Mall. Call the church office at 801-278-4619 by 10:30 a.m. on the day of the lunch to let us know if you are coming.
NO SUMMER CHURCH SCHOOL - Today is the last day of Sunday
School and Church School until next Fall. During the summer there
will be no Sunday School or Kid's Church School (during 10:00
worship). Kids 6 and under are welcome to go to the nursery. Kids 7+ years old get to stay in worship! They can sit with their families or upfront with friends in the comfy black chairs. What a great way for our kids to enjoy worshipping God with the entire church family!
YOUNG LIFE CAMP JULY 26 - AUGUST 1, 2015 - Join us on our sixteenth annual Young Life summer adventure. We’re heading to Williams, AZ for 7 days of pure, unobstructed, far out, crazy fun! Young Life’s Lost Canyon camp is located in the beautiful Kaibab National Forest near Williams, AZ. We will load up our gear on a chartered bus late on the 25th of July and head to camp. Along with Park City, Moab, and Logan Young Life, we’ll hit the camp ready to have the best week of our lives. We will return at approx. 1:00 a.m. on August 2nd. The cost of this trip includes lodging, all events at camp, bus transportation and any
extra activities we add on to increase the fun, plus three awesome meals a day. All this for only $695, what a bargain! Financial assistance is available. Send in a $100 deposit now to reserve your youth’s spot; the deposit is non-refundable after June 30th. Make checks out to Young Lifeand mail to Sam Begg 10277 South 570 East, Sandy, UT 84070. Please call the Sam Begg, 801-680-1334, Matt Cain, 801-599-2793 or Gretchen Ratzlaff with any questions.
COFFEE FELLOWSHIP - Volunteers are needed to help serve Coffee Fellowship on Sundays after worship. Please sign up on the sheet in the Fellowship Hall. Or contact Dorothy Urbom to volunteer at 801-414-8896.
SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP – Every Sunday after worship enjoy a few moments connecting with others. This is a great place to meet someone new, or get to know someone you have not known well. Take a risk, step out of your comfort zone and say “hello” to someone different this Sunday.
SENIOR ADULT FELLOWSHIP will meet Friday, May 22nd at 12:00 noon, for a potluck lunch and guest speakers program in Fellowship Hall. Reece Stein of AYL TV on Channel 4 will be our Guest Speaker. He is an outdoor enthusiast and world traveler and will present photos and experiences from his African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania. Your friends and neighbors are all invited to join the fellowship, potluck lunch, and enjoy Reece Stein’s program. Please call the church office by Thursday, May 21st to let us know if you plan to attend.
SAVE THE DATE - 14th Annual Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, August 1st.
CROSSROADS URBAN CENTER foods of the month for May are canned juice and canned beans but all non-perishable foods and beverages are appreciated. CROSSROADS THRIFT STORE is in need of blankets and pots & pans.
SPRING IS HERE! That means the Woodstock Elementary School kids and teachers will begin taking field trips to the garden to plant their vegetables and flowers. Please help us welcome them. They will be
here on Tuesday, May 19th at 12:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 20th at 12:30 p.m. If you can help serve cookies and drinks, please contact Steve or Karen Sands at 801-278-5957.