E-News from Westside Christian Church of Bradenton, FL • March 10, 2016
Youth Pastor Candidate
Pastor Tim and the Elders are excited to have Adam Hamerlinck coming to meet and interview this weekend! We have had phone interviews and a video conference with him. He is currently pursuing a Master’s of Divinity at Lincoln Christian Seminary in Illinois. He has previous experience at Westside Christian Church and Elm Street Christian Church both in Springfield, IL.
Youth Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction Fundraiser | Sunday, March 13 5:30pm
Stop in the Fellowship Hall and get your tickets today! Suggested donations are $8 per adult, $5 per child, or $20 for a family. You can also sign up to bring a dessert (or 3) for the auction! All proceeds go to our students going to CIY this summer!
Hawaiian Shirt Sunday & DST | March 13
Make sure to set your clock forward and to wear your loudest Hawaiian Shirt!!!
Palm Sunday Picnic | March 20, 2016 4-6pm
Mark your calendar now! Join us on Palm Sunday for a HUGE old fashioned Church Picnic! Come celebrate with us and get ready for the Easter week. Please bring a side and dessert to share. We will provide tons of hot dogs, chips, and sodas. Come and relax with great conversation. Play corn hole or box hockey. We will also have inflatables for the kids!
We have a great opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus this Easter. We need people to bring cooked turkey, ham, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, and desserts to the church on Easter Sunday. We also need volunteers to pack and deliver meals. Stop by the table in the foyer or email Tony to get more information on how you can help.
Support the Navajo Mission Trip by buying a sheep (or even part of a sheep!). Sheep are the livelihood of the people on the Navajo Reservation and for only $75 you can donate to their flock! See Derek or Shana Berg if you would like to help!
Please stop by the Welcome Center to pick up a form or email Tim for an online form. You can then download the app on your smart phone or request a printed copy.
Faith & Family Night at McKechnie Field | Friday, May 20
Join your friends from Westside as we go to the ballpark for their "Faith & Family Night". Sign-up at church beginning Sunday, March 20 for just $10/per person and you get a reserved ticket for the game and concert, as well as a hat and soft drink in a souvenir cup! If you get there early, the first 750 people get a t-shirt!
Watch our hometown Bradenton Marauders take on the Dunedin Blue Jays. The doors open at 5:30, game time is at 6:30. Then, stick around for Peter Furler (former frontman for the Newsboys) for a concert with his new band. Email Tim if you'd like to register!