August 17, 2014
NOTE: Worship at 10:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. in room 1 and Children’s Church School at 10:20 a.m.
Help Needed, August 20, 21, 22 and 23 – The Building Improvement Taskforce is asking for volunteers to help with various projects around the church. Help is needed with cleaning the floors in the kitchen and nursery, cleaning carpets in classrooms (if you have a carpet cleaner, please bring), washing windows, planting new lawn and help move appliances from kitchen. If you are available to help any or all days, please come to the church by 9:00 a.m. and stay as long as you can. If you have any questions, please call Cliff Leaver at 801-554-6802.
Courier Deadline is Friday, August 22 – Please email your articles to Becky Bringard at email@example.com or bring to the Church office by 3:00 p.m. on Friday.
Pledge/Donation Statements for the second quarter are now available. If you want a copy of your statement please contact the church office. Statements can be mailed or emailed.
Prayer Group - 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.
Director of Music Position Vacancy - The Administration Committee is now seeking candidates interested in leading Cottonwood's music program into the future. It is a paid, part time position and would include directing the choir and leading the music program during worship. If you or someone you know has musical talent, skills, and the ability to meet our musical program needs in the future, please contact the church office. Applications are being accepted until Friday, August 29.
Interested in Church Membership or Learning about Cottonwood or Presbyterianism? On Saturday, August 23, from 10:00 a.m. to
2:00 p.m. Pastor Tom, will lead a class in the Fellowship Hall or room 6 for anyone interested in joining Cottonwood, or simply learning more about the Christian Faith or the Presbyterian Tradition. Lunch will be provided. We hope you come and join us.
Attention Parents – Monday, September 8 begins a 7 week small group on the topic, Raising Teens in an Almost Christian World. The small group will provide a wonderful opportunity for parents of older elementary age children and older to discuss faith development in our
kids and youth, and faith sharing with our kids and youth. The small group will take place at Julie Speck’s home.
Men’s Lunch meets Wednesday, August 20, at 11:30 a.m. at Zupas, located at 6550 South 3000 East. Call the church office no later than 10:30 a.m. on the day of the lunch, to let us know you are planning to be there.
The gardens are going full blast as you’ll see at the Sunday market. A wide range of vegies are available including collards, chard, kale, onions, zucchini, spaghetti squash, herbs, honey and more. Tomatoes are starting to turn color and should be available soon. Remember that proceeds from the Sunday sales go to feeding the hungry in the valley.
13th Annual Golf Scramble - Please sign up today through September 7 for the 13th Annual Golf Scramble. Nine holes of golf with a cart start at 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, September 13, followed by dinner at Randy and Dorothy Urbom’s house. Golf and dinner is $35.00 per person. If you don’t golf and would like to join us for dinner, the cost is $10.00 per person. If you can only golf, cost is $25.00 per golfer.
Volunteers are needed to help serve Coffee Fellowship on Sundays after worship. Please sign up on the sheet in the Fellowship Hall. Or you can sign up on our website using this link: http://www.cottonwoodpres.org/coffeesignup.shtml
Or contact Dorothy Urbom to volunteer at 801-414-8896.
In Our Community
Soup Kitchen – Volunteers are needed to help make sandwiches next Sunday, August 24, during church. Sandwiches will be taken to the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, located at 200 South 437 West to be served on Monday, August 25. If you are available to volunteer for one or both days, please contact Jack Van Klaveren.
The East Murray Interfaith Alliance wants to thank you for all your help at the Fun Day held on Saturday at the LDS Ward on Vine Street. Once again it was fun to work with the LDS Ward and South East Christian Church. We heard that over 250 people had already arrived by 11 a.m. so it was a very successful event. Thanks again for your help and participation.
Crossroads Urban Center food of the month is canned fruit and canned pasta, but all non-perishable food and beverages are appreciated, especially food in snack-size containers and single–serve beverages. Water in plastic bottles is always needed in addition to food and beverage items.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church invites our congregation to join them for “Honor: The Secret Ingredient for the Family Life.” Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN from the National Center for Biblical Parenting are coming to town to present this amazing parenting seminar. The seminar will be held on Thursday, September 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 8875 South 700 East.