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Announcements

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We're Getting "unTangled"

It's NEW! It's FUN! It's for EVERYONE! We're planning a very special musical/dramatic production for Easter Sunday morning (unTangled) and YOU are invited to join the celebration. Singers of all ages (kids, teens, adults) are invited to sing with the inter-generational choir. Rehearsals are held every Wednesday at 6:00-6:30PM in the back of the sanctuary.

MEMBERSHIP CLASS 101

If you are new to our church or desire to be a member, this class is for you! Pastor Phil leads these sessions which include vital information about the beliefs and practices of our local and global church. Please note that we will be meeting March 22 right after the morning service. A light meal is included.

NAZ MEN'S BREAKFAST

Join other men on our district for a time of fellowship with guest speaker Will McDaniel and Pianist, vocalist and worship leader Tab Beechler. Will is a seasoned comic, bringing clean family-friendly laughter to audiences for more than 10 years. He has traveled all over the Untied States sharing his twist on everything from family, friends, fun, and faith. No matter the topic, Will's twist on it will have you in stitches and wanting more! Will is on a mission! He wants to share his comedy to build bridges and to restore joy! Tab is a native of Bluffton, Indiana sharing his keyboard artistry. He has performed thousands of concerts at churches, retreats, and conferences across the upper Midwest. This event is Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9am at Shiloh Park, $15 each. Registration is due by Monday, March 30.

Maundy Thursday Family Communion

Pastor Phil is offering a special time of communion for any interested families or singles on Maundy Thursday evening. The date is April 2nd and the time frame is 6:00pm through 8:30pm. Each family group will have communion with Pastor Phil on a first come, first served basis. This can be a very special way of observing Passion Week with your family or friends.
"As often as you do this, do it in remembrance of Me." - (1Corinthians 11:25)

Shenandoah Community Good Friday Service

A special service commemorating Jesus' death on the cross will be offered on Good Friday, April 2nd, beginning at 6:00pm. The service will begin at the Middletown Methodist Church and will end at the corner of Locust and 8th Streets where a cross will be erected. All are invited to participate in this very meaningful service.

FFP15

15 Minutes: Family—Fellowship—Prayer

  • 1. Be present with your family in the foyer at 10:00am.
  • 2. Speak with at least 3 people whose names you don’t know.
  • 3. Shake hands with at least 3 people who are not from your generation.
  • 4. Spend time praying for the worship service.
  • 5. Be ready to worship beginning at 10:15am.

Five-part Challenge goes through the month of March.
WILL YOU TAKE THE CHALLENGE?

Soup for Missions

Don't forget to stop by the foyer kitchen window and order soup to support MCON missions. Three different types of soup will be available as follows: Vegetable Soup; Chicken Tortilla Soup-March 22; Chicken Vegetable/Noodle Soup-April 19. Advance orders are preferred. The cost for each is just $6.00. Thanks for your generous support!

MCON Text Alerts

To receive texts from MCON, one of our frequently used forms of communication, send a message from your cell phone to 40650 that says "Join MCON" (without quotation marks). Also be sure that no automatic signature is included in the message. You will receive a text message back asking you to replay "yes" to confirm.

THE COVE

Cove hours on Tuesday and Thursday will be 3:00-6:00PM each week. On Wednesday, the Cove will be open from 3:00PM until approximately 9:00PM when the Water's Edge ministries conclude. Help us spread the word! This is a great place to meet with friends, play games, do homework, and enjoy relaxing together.

THE TENT

"The Tent" is an intentionally Christ-centered Community of Young Adults, transforming their lives through the call to community, discipleship, and commission. Meetings are on the 1st & 3rd Friday of the Month at 7:00PM at Middletown Church of the Nazarene. Small groups meet every Monday night at 7:00pm in various locations. For further information visit thetentonline.com or contact Christen Sanders.

CCK - Crisis Care Kits

Don't forget to help support our crisis outreach efforts by providing one or more Crisis Care Kits. These kits are sent to areas in the US where natural disasters have occurred and provide immediate hygiene and small items for those who have lost everything. Please continue to bring CCK so we may replenish our supply.

  • 1 medium-size bottle of shampoo (12-18 oz.)
  • 2 bars of soap (bath-size or larger)
  • 1 medium toothpaste (4.0-6.4 oz.)
  • 3 toothbrushes
  • 1 box of band-aids (30 or more)
  • 1 fingernail clipper
  • 1 sturdy hair comb
  • 2 hand towels
  • 4 pocket-size packages of facial tissue
  • 1 Beanie Baby-size stuffed toy

Pray First!

We believe in "Praying First" and we believe God loves to hear the prayers of His people!! Don’t forget to take advantage of these great prayer opportunities at our church throughout the week:

  • Men's Weekly Study/Prayer: Tuesday at 6:30am
  • Women's Weekly Prayer: Thursdays at 8:15am
  • Women's Monthly Prayer: First Saturday of month at 9:00am
  • Men's Monthly Prayer: Second Saturday of month at 7:30am

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

- Colossians 4:2