Tower Tidings for the Week of February 4, 2018

Merry Hearts & Cherry Tarts
Feb 10th 7p, Kimberly Hall


The FCC Players will be having another benefit concert February 10th at 7pm in Kimberly Hall. Come and enjoy some wonderful music of love and friendship, and treat yourself with a large array of amazing desserts. Tickets are $25 per person and can be pre-purchased after worship on Sunday, or by calling our church office!

Men's Pancake Breakfast
Feb 13th 6:30a - 7:30a, Kimberly Hall


Come celebrate Fat Tuesday on Feb 13th with a Men’s Pancake Breakfast at 6:30a. Pastor Jon MacDonald from Restoration Covenant Church will be our guest speaker, and he will be leading us in a conversation about what happens when men get together to pray. As part of our Lenten series, First Congregational Church is inviting our congregation to deepen our relationship with God by developing a rich and joyous prayer life. All the men of our church and community are invited! To sign up, call our church office at 909-793-3157.

Our Church Community

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Worship Service
Youth Ministry
Fellowship
  • Tod Bolsinger Talks about his Book: Canoeing the Mountains, Magnolia Presbyterian in Riverside on Feb 24th 9a-noon. Sign up at the patio after church.
Christian Education
  • Men's Coffee & God Talk
    Tuesdays 6:30a - Basement
  • Adult Bible Study
    Sundays 8:45a - Library
  • Find your S.H.A.P.E.
Community
Missions
(Your contributions support)
Celebrating Suzy
The friends of Suzy Morgan wish to invite you to a reception in her honor after worship Service this Sunday Feb 4th, in thanks for her church leadership and two years as chair of our Board of Directors. She and her family will be moving to Georgia this month.
 
2018 Flower Calendar
The 2018 Flower Calendar is now up in the church office. If you would like to sign up for a specific date, please write your name on the calendar, or you may call the office at (909) 793-3157 to select a date. Thank you for your generous support! ​

Women's Book Club March 11
The women’s book club is reading the classic, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis for its next meeting on March 11th at 11:15a in the church library. There are a couple of extra copies – see us at the Welcome/Information table after second service if you would like one.
 
Kirk Night, ALPHA & Bethel Study
Kirk Night has started up again, Wednesdays at 6:00p in Kimberly Hall. Come for dinner and stay for the continuation of our Bethel Series taught by Rev. Dr. Lowell Linden, or attend the continuation of ALPHA in the Basement. Please sign up at the welcome table on Sunday, or give us a call at the church office.
 
Cooking for Youth Hope
​We are starting a new group who can cook dinners for Youth Hope 3 times per year (April, August, December), on the 4th Monday of those months. The group begins this April. Please contact Lisa Soria if you wish to be a part of this special ministry! We need 3 - 5 people to form this group. Gather some friends or come on your own and make new ones!
2018 Committee Meeting Schedule
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Prayer List
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS
Gordon Baird
Brenda Bennett
Mary Clegg
Weldon Clegg
Dorothy Dally
Barbara Davies
Lloyd Dodd
Seve Garcia
Jean Harp
Athene Johnston
William Vander Lugt
Bud Miner
Don Nydam
Carol Roghair
Jeanne Rosenquist
Marian Rundle
David Swanston IV
Bob & Monica Temple
Audrey Vaughn
Grace Wilson
Mike Wirz

LONG TERM HEALTH ISSUES
Michael DiMuro
Steve Graves
Carl Griffin
Jane Hawkins
Darla Heringes
Roy Sheeley
PRAYERS FOR EXTENDED CHURCH FAMILY
Teri Hankammer—Joann Dickson’s daughter
Jennifer Haynes—Granddaughter of the Lecklers & the Alfords
Hoffman Family: Jim, Kenny, Brian, & Laurel—John Grossman's sister-in-law's family
Keith Hook—Barbara Hook’s son
Stacy Huckins—Maizie’s daughter-in-law
Shirley Mayse—Sue Baze’s mother
Jeannine Petnode—Friend of Darla Heringes
Alma Rennegarbe—Robert Mendez’s mother
John (Tim) Simon—Ken and Madeline Hendershot’s son-in-law
Grace Williams—Ruth Ann Nydam’s granddaughter
Marge Wilson—Younger sister of Jean Nease

If you know of anyone who is in need of prayer or a visit from the pastor, please feel free to call the church office and let us know, or leave a note on your response card in church.

Birthday Wishes!

Feb 4:
Claudia Malinowski

Feb 5:
Theresa Kwappenberg
Susan Zenzen

Feb 6:
Weldon Clegg
Maizie Johnson
Feb 8:
Donna Farris

Feb 9:
Don Nydam
Ernest Siva

Feb 10:
Lynn Branch
Randy Owens

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