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Friendly 411 Weekly January 18, 2018

01.18.18 | Weekly 411 | by Various Authors

    Friendly 411 Weekly-January 18, 2018

     What does it mean to make disciples?  How do we do that at FCLC?  DiscipleShift highlights five key shifts that the church must make in order to get out of the paradigm of membership and into the paradigm of discipleship.  This class led by Pastor Matt will begin on Jan. 28, 9:45-10:45 and be held in the sanctuary in order to maximize participation.  If you want a book ($12), sign up on the Information Desk in the foyer and we will order one for you.  DiscipleShift is the primer to Real Life Discipleship by Jim Putman—both books well worth having!

     It’s a girl! All are welcome to attend a special baby shower in celebration of the upcoming birth Johlyn Wiemer’s baby girl. The baby shower will be held on Sunday, January 28th at 1:00pm. If you haven’t already confirmed that you’re attending with Johlyn, please contact Marla Olsen (208-631-3325) if you plan to attend.

     The Thursday Women’s Bible study is studying Beth Moore’s new series called “Breaking Free” on Thursday mornings at 9:15am. All women are welcome to join us.

     Friday Morning Women’s Bible study has begun a new study on Fridays at 10:00am on Great Women of the Bible. All are invited to study with us. Contact Carol Jo Richter (208-866-8300) for more information.

     Celebration Choir Members Please send me an e mail about your availability to sing for Holy Week—we usually sing on Palm Sunday, either Maundy Thursday or Good Friday, as well as Easter Sunday.  It will help me to plan and purchase music.  If you have some great anthems from your experiences elsewhere, please share them with me too.  Small groups---do you have something you would like to do?   Soloists?   . Let me know too, whether Monday evenings still work for rehearsing; if not, other suggestions?  Thank you, dear friends.  Linda Hausch

     Ladies, please join us for the Women's breakfast -FCLC, Saturday, January 27th at 9:30am-11:30am. A Self Defense Class will be presented by Martial Arts Instructor: Sensei Lisa Peterson. FOR ALL WOMEN AND GIRLS wanting to learn some basic self-defense protective moves. Ages 8-98+. We are having a potluck breakfast again, this time we will have the ladies with last names starting with N-Z bringing food. Please sign up if you plan to attend so that we can get a head count.

     Attention All Men! The February Men’s Breakfast will be held on Saturday, February 3rd at 8:00am. Our speaker will be Pastor Matt. Peggy Ohlaug is our cook.

     Friendship Celebration Preschool Invites you to: Preschool Open House Saturday, January 27th   9:00 am – 2:00 pm. We’re enrolling now for our fall session. Openings are available for all classes. Call 208-288-2404 for more information.

     The Sunday 5pm Prayer and Praise Service is on hold indefinitely for the foreseeable future. Our music leader Jaylon Skaggs was being pulled too thin between leading worship on Sunday Mornings, his Job, and being here on Sunday evenings. We thank him for his time and talent, and pray for his ministry of music. If you have any questions regarding this, please talk with Brett or Pastor Matt.

     Did you know...? You can access our monthly newsletter “Friendly Findings” through our website’s Articles section at OR Email in the church office to receive Friendly Findings directly in your email inbox as a PDF file. Hard copies of the newsletter are available at the Information Desk in the foyer.

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      Don’t forget! We have signed up Friendship Celebration for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program. You can help Friendship Celebration earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Here’s how the program works: Sign up for the Communion Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Friendship Celebration at You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number 85075. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping Friendship Celebration earn a donation. Donations will be split 50-50 between the church and preschool. You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today. If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store. For more information, please visit:


    Did you know….? You can access our monthly newsletter “Friendly Findings” through our website in the Articles section. OR click here. OR Email Joan in the church office to receive Friendly Findings directly in your email inbox as a PDF file. Hard copies of the newsletter are available at the Information Desk in the foyer.