January 25, 2015
Memorial Service for Alice Astroth – Service will be held at Cottonwood on Friday, January 30th at 11:30 a.m. A reception will
follow the service.
Hearing Assistance Devices – In case you are unable to attend church next Sunday, please remember to return the unit to the basket in the foyer.
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.
Sunday Morning Adult Class – Join us as we journey through the book of Habakkuk. We will ponder whether God is calling us to have a prophetic voice in our world today. If so, how might that prophetic role play out in our lives? It would be a gift if you would come and join the lively discussion in room 1 at 9:45 a.m.
Adult CE in Fellowship Hall - Over the next few months this class will focus on seven spiritual practices that roughly correlate with the practices that we are working on as a whole church. The creative class materials engage both right and left brain and will stimulate lively discussions. Please join us Sundays at 9:45 a.m.
Annual Meeting - The session has called the Annual Meeting of the Congregation to take place on Sunday, February 15th, immediately following the 11:00 a.m. worship service. During this meeting the Annual Report will be received and reviewed. Also the annual meeting of the corporation will take place.
Crossroads Urban Center - Food of the month for January is canned beans, chili and pork & beans but all non-perishable food and beverages are appreciated.
Prayer. Being in God’s presence. Connecting with God. Listening. Intercessing. Thanksgiving. Praising. Singing. Labyrinth. On February 22nd, from 12:30-3:00 p.m. we will celebrate our 3rd annual congregational retreat as we continue to grow in our priority of “Practice Being Church.” Remember you will not be asked or expected to pray out loud. Please sign up after church beginning Feb. 1st or call the church office. Also, if you are able, sign up to bring a crock-pot of soup or a loaf of bread. What a gift to be together, growing in faith, and love. See you on the 22nd.
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.
Announcing an Adult Night Out - Cottonwood PW is proud to sponsor THE PHOENIX JAZZ AND SWING BAND (composed of senior musicians who play the big band sound for love of music, not pay) on WEDNESDAY, January 28th. This very special evening begins at 6:30 in the gym with a catered dinner of stuffed pork or chicken. The cost is $10.00 per person. At 7:30 the music begins! Reservations for this toe-tapping, invitation-to-dance evening may be made after church services on today or by calling Carol Shutts, 801.274.1781 or Sherry Tyler, 801.944.3827. A free will gratuity basket will be available.
Church Women United – A multi faith gathering of Christian women, will be held on Friday, January 30th at 12:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church – located at 777 South 1300 East ( across the street from East High School). Registration fee is $1.00. There will be a keynote speaker, election and installation of CWU Officers, a time for fellowship and tea. A free will offering will be collected – all donations go to the SLC/Bountiful CWU unit. Checks need to be made payable to Church Women United. For community outreach, items are needed for Crossroads Thrift Store. Please bring: socks and underwear for men, women & children, pots & pans, baby wipes, diapers and food. Cash donations will be accepted – make checks out to Church Women United, designated for Crossroads.
On Sunday, February 8, PW will have its annual VALENTINE BAKE SALE. Sweets for the sweet! For the bakers of pies, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, etc. please have your goodies in the Fellowship Hall before 9:30 a.m. For the buyers, our baked goods will be on sale after both services. Proceeds from these bake sales support PW’s mission projects. We do thank you for your support!
PW Plans a Program on Polygamy - On Saturday, February 21,
Kristyn Decker will speak to us on her first-hand knowledge of polygamy. We will meet in ROOM 1 at 12:00 noon for a winter picnic lunch – sandwiches, chips, pickles, olives and dessert – a picnic on paper plates! There is NO CHARGE for this event. Following her talk Kristyn will have her books for sale. Sign up after church services on February 1, 8, 15. Or call Carol Shutts at 801.274.1781 or Sherry Tyler at 801.944.3827.
Movie Night is Back! Saturday, Feb. 7, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
–For kids age 5+
–Wear jammies, bring a pillow or blanket to get comfy.
–Eat pizza and watch a movie with your Cottonwood friends!
Kids Sing during Worship Service, Sunday, Feb. 8 at 11:00 a.m.
–Singing practice every Sunday at 9:30 am with Miss Jeannette
The Soul Garden Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, February 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. New this year is a “Green House” to start plants earlier. There will be door prizes and refreshments served. Come check us out and join the fun.