Thursday Thoughts – February 7, 2019

Scripture – Luke 5: 1-11

Reflection – Go Deep!  

Questions I have been pondering: 

  • What do we do when Jesus calls us when we are tired?
  • Do we struggle with obedience to his call?

Conflict Resolution Workshop

Wednesday evening, member of the Executive, Transition Team and other interested parties come a workshop where we explored our preferred conflict resolution styles and worked on some case studies, as well as entered into Lectio Divina on Matthew 18.

Interim Ministry Evaluation
Today, after the service, and a Potluck Brunch, Presbytery Representatives Rev. Dr. Susan MacAlpine-Gillis and Elaine Gray are going to lead the congregations in a process of reflection on the Interim Ministry. While this is the only formal opportunity to do so, the Transition Team always welcomes feedback and response. You might want to check out some of the Listening Circles Reports, you can find them here.

THIS WEEK
Tue. Feb. 12th Study Group – Riv. @ 1:00 pm
Wed. Feb. 13th Elmsdale Cooperative Ministry Annual Meeting
at Riverview @ 7:30 pm

COMING UP
Sun. Feb. 17th NMR Annual Meeting to take place within worship.
Mon. Feb. 18th ECM Office closed (Heritage Day)
Tue. Feb. 19th Study Group – Riv. @ 1:00 pm
Tue. Feb. 19th Worship Committee Meeting @ 7:30 pm
Wed. Feb. 20th UCW Meeting @ 1:00 pm
Wed. Feb. 20th Executive Business Meeting @ 7:00 pm
Sat. Feb. 23rd Riv. Turkey Dinner @ 4:30 pm

Bible Study!
Tuesday afternoons @ 1 pm
Come as your schedule allows. Some of us gather in the Choir Room at noon for lunch and then Study Group is 1:00-2:00 pm.
The reading for February 12th is Luke 6:27-38

Annual Meetings!
Cooperative Ministry –Feb 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – Riverview
Nine Mile River – February 17, 2019 – During Worship
Riverview – February 24, 2019 – During Worship

Riverview Charitable Donation Receipts Your 2018 Tax Receipt will be issued by February 28th, 2019. Receipts are automatically issued.

World Day of Prayer Service
St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church
Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
The service has been prepared by the women of Slovenia, with the theme “Come – Everything is Ready!”
For more information on World Day of Prayer, check out
https://worlddayofprayer.net/slovenia-2019.html

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