Mid Week Messenger May 9
5 Things to Know This Week @ First Pres
1 Celebrate Moms
Begin your Mother’s Day celebrations by joining us in worship to thank God for the gift of our moms. With Muffins for Mom after worship, special music from the Men’s Quartet, and gifts from our kids. We’ll conclude our worship series, “Habits of Happiness,” with a look at Philippians 4, “I know the secret..."
2 Summer Camp Scholarship Fund
Through the month of May, we’ll continue collecting funds to support our Summer Camp Scholarship Fund, so that our families can send their children and youth to church camp without significant financial burden. Please give generously as you’re able. If you’re unable to give in church, don’t forget you can also offer your gift online from our website www.firstchurchlajunta.org.
3 Softball Tournament
If you didn’t get a chance to stop by the Southeast Colorado Charity Softball Tournament, you missed quite a production. Well done and high fives to Hayden Bickel, Bethany Bender, and Elias Altamirano for their amazing job making it happen. Funds were raised to pay the balance for Hayden and Bethany’s June mission trip to El Salvador with Living Water International.
4 “Emergence” results
With much gratitude for everyone’s wonderful artwork, here are our winners in the “Emergence” art show:
Adult Best in Show: (tie) Brianne McRunnel “Wind and Water” and Patti Aldea “Easter Sunrise” Adult Honorable Mention: (tie) Kristin Bickel “Emergence of New Life” and Catherine Cantu “Grasshopper Flower" Adult People’s Choice: Kristin Bickel “Reflections”
Kids’ Best in Show: (tie) Aalyha Trujillo “Light of the Cross” and Gabby Cunningham “Untitled” Kids’ Honorable Mention: Carter Pickering “Peace is Cool” Kids’ People’s Choice: Emma Gacnik “Ladybug”
5 Red Balloon Sunday
Next week, May 20, we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, affectionately known here as “Red Balloon Sunday.” Wear red, bring a friend, and celebrate a most sacred and joyful event in our life of faith together.