ANNOUNCING “NORWOOD’S NOTES” - Brief Summaries of Bible Stories will be occasionally given out as bulletin inserts. These “notes” are intended to provide an overview of the basic stories of the Bible in the hope building greater biblical knowledge and encouraging Bible reading and study.
THE CONSISTORY WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, January 16, at 6:30PM. See Pastor Norwood if you need call-in information.
WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP DINNER will meet on Friday, January 19, at 6:30PM in the Lighthouse Café. Bring a dish and your Bible. Invite a friend too.
“THANK YOU” FELLOWSHIP FOR SISTER CRYSTAL WEEKS on Sunday, January 21st, after morning worship. Sister Crystal Weeks is moving to Florida. Let’s wish her well and thank her for her many years of faithful service.
ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP on February 14th at 6:30PM. Bible Study will follow.
26th CHURCH ANNIVERSARY on February 18. Our morning preacher is our own Pastor Norwood. After the fellowship meal, the 3:00PM worship preacher is Pastor Richard Norris of Bethel AME Church, Pennsauken, NJ.
THE WORSHIP MANUAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM will briefly meet after the fellowship meal on next Sunday, January 21st.
DEACONS MEETING WITH THE PASTOR after the fellowship meal on Sunday, January 21st.
THE SUNDAY PREACHING SCHEDULE is posted on the church website and around the building.
PUERTO RICO RELIEF EFFORT – Give to support the hurricane relief efforts. The following organizations are endorsed by the church leadership for this purpose … The Red Cross (online donations https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey) and Church World Service (online donations https://cwsglobal.org/ )
WHEN PLACING PRAYER REQUESTS IN THE PRAYER BOX, please print clearly. Some have been difficult to read.
SANCTUARY HYMNALS ARE MISSING and may be scattered around the building. Please return all hymnals to the sanctuary.
THE CHOIR IS RAISING MONEY FOR ROBES through snack sales after worship. Please support their effort.
SHARE A WORD OF PRAISE… anyone interested in participating in a time of sharing their testimony during a Sunday worship service is invited to speak with the Pastor. A new feature in addition to the “Wisdom Keeping” will be “A Word of Praise” as scheduled by the Pastor. See Pastor Norwood for details.
THE MASS CHOIR REHEARSALS ARE ON THE 2ND AND 4TH SUNDAY'S AFTER TIME FOR TRUTH STUDIES. 20 Minute sectional rehearsals on the 2nd Sundays. 4th Sunday's all will practice.
THE SENIOR USHERS MEET EVERY 3RD SUNDAY after Time for Truth Studies.
UJIMA’S MIGHTY MEN MEET for a breakfast fellowship on the first Sundays at 9:30AM in the Lighthouse Café. This is an Outreach Opportunity!
SINGLE WOMEN'S MINISTRY …See Deacon Pamela Hill for details.
IF YOU DON’T USE AN ENVELOPE, YOUR OFFERING OR TITHE CAN NOT BE CREDITED TO YOU. Please fill in the information on the appropriate envelope and use it in order to have your donation recorded.
CHURCH LOGO PINS ARE AVAILABLE! Gold tone and Silver tone pins are $7 each. See Brother Caleb Collins for details. Sponsored by the Brotherhood of Mighty Men.
PASTOR NORWOOD’S RECENT SERMONS can be downloaded or streamed online at www.UjimaChurch.org or at www.facebook.com/RevNorwood
Youth Fun & Craft Day – TBD
Summer Christian Education Retreat – 7/2-6
Upcoming 2018 Holy Days and Special Observances: Ash Wednesday (Beginning of Lent) 2/14; Church Anniversary 2/18; Palm Sunday 3/25; Resurrection Sunday 4/1; Ascension Day 5/10; Mother’s Day 5/12; Pentecost 5/20; Father’s Day 6/17; Blessing of the Animals 11/4 (Observance TBD); Reformation Day 10/31; All Saints Day 11/1 (observed 11/4)
SUNDAY MORNING PREACHING SCHEDULE
January 2018: 7th - Pastor Norwood; 14th - Pastor Norwood; 21st- Pastor Norwood; 28th- Deacon Hill
February 2018: 4th- Pastor Norwood; 11th- Rev. Panniell; 18th- Pastor Norwood; 25th- Pastor Norwood
March 2018: 4th- Pastor Norwood; 11th- Pastor Norwood; 18th- Pastor Norwood; 25th- Pastor Norwood