Here is what is happening at the Fletcher Seventh-day Adventist Church this Sabbath and in the days to come:
Outdoor Family Worship - 6:00 pm today. Singing, the spoken word, and time for social interaction down on the Fletcher Academy field. This is our last scheduled one for the summer.
Memorial - for Frieda Flerl will be held tomorrow, August 1 at 2:00 pm in the Fletcher Academy Chapel. Please bring a written memory to drop in a keepsake box for her family.
SDA Community Singles in the Park - 1:00 pm next Sabbath, August 7, bring your own picnic lunch, water, chair, etc., and join us as we picnic and hike/walk together. At the Fletcher Park, far end, on the right, at picnic tables area. Open to Singles of all ages locally and conference wide. Contact Kathy Lynch at 828-693-9936.
Children’s Ministry Event - “Digging Your Bible” is hosting a special program in the Arden Community Life Center, August 7, from 3:00-7:00 pm for kids and teens of all ages. Hands on activities and crafts. This event is for families, please do not drop your children off. RSVP 828-684-6700 to the Arden Church Office by August 4.
Captain Gilmer Christian School Workbee - Volunteers are needed on August 8, from 10:00 am -5:00 pm to transport classroom supplies, work in the outdoor classroom, planting and watering, putting desks together, and more. Please call the school if you are willing to help, 828-684-8221.
Anniversary Celebration - Your presence is requested August 8 at 3:00 pm for Don and Elaine Myers 50th wedding anniversary celebration. It will be in the “Upper Room” on the 3rd floor of Fletcher Park Inn, 150 Tulip Trail. Please join WITHOUT gifts.
Tour of Captain Gilmer Christian School Renovations - Monday, August 9 at 6:00 pm come to 257 Doelger Drive for a tour led by school principal Sarah Wilson. Now is your chance to see the updates made during the summer and to hear about the ministry of our school.
NC Mountain State Fair Outreach - September 10 -19 The Arden Seventh-day Adventist booth, representing our local SDA churches as well as our world church, will again be front and center in the Davis Event Building. Thank you for keeping this outreach in your prayers. Contact Linda Duncan at 828-606-3088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
NEW Mid-week Prayer Service - Beginning August 18 and continuing every Wednesday at 6:30pm there will be a prayer service in the church sanctuary. The service will be short (about 30-40 minutes) and will include the public reading of scripture, formal prayers and extemporaneous prayers on behalf of the congregation and our community. At the end of the service there will be opportunity for individual and small group prayer for those who are interested.
5K, 10K, and 1 mile Doggy Dash - Mills River Valley SDA Church School is having its annual fundraising running event September 12. This is a key fundraiser for their Church School and the kids in turn support the Blue Ridge Humane Society with a portion of the proceeds. To register go to millsrivervalleyrace.org. Use the discount code SDA2021 when registering to get $5 off.
Student Aid - If you plan to apply for student aid for your child/ren who will attend Captain Gilmer Christian School or Fletcher Academy this fall, please make your application at the schools, not the church. Fletcher SDA Church provides the schools with funds to apply to the accounts of Fletcher Church members. The schools assess the need and set the criteria used to apply assistance to those who qualify.
Helpers Needed - for the Adventurer Club. Wednesday afternoons, two times a month. If you are able to help with this ministry for children, please contact Evelyn Nicholaides at 828-697-0548.
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Church Budget 2020/2021
3%-5% of income amount needed last week, - - - 7,188.00
Received last week - - 605.00
Year To Date Goal - - 28,741.00
Received to date - - 14,458.46
CGCS Student Aid Offering rec’d last week - - 11.00
A copy of the Church Budget is available at the desk
NOTE: All appeals for funds are to be approved
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Fletcher Adopted Mission Enterprises
Thank you for praying for the people being served at these international missions we are supporting:
Grasp God’s Promises as Leaves from the Tree of Life!
“If your heart is broken, you’ll find God right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he will help you catch your breath.” Psalm 34:18
“From the soul that feels his need, nothing is withheld. He has unrestricted access to Him in whom all fullness dwells.” Desire of Ages, p. 300
(A special thanks to prayer ministry team)
Fletcher Academy, Inc. is seeking to build their team: