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Weeks of March 23rd, 2015

March 2015 Newsletter

Wonderful Wednesday:Dinner 5:30-6:30 pm Programs 6:30-7:30  Menu:Chicken Alfredo, Roasted Broccoli, Garlic Bread, Salad and Dessert.  Prepared by: Priti Griffin and guest Chef Sam Pagan of Season’s Bistro

Palm Sunday Luncheon & Easter Egg Hunt will be Sunday, March 29th. Contact the Church office to RSVP. (For more information regarding Palm Sunday). Please be sure to Bring your FILLED Easter Eggs (No Chocolate) to the Church Anchor, before Sunday School on Sunday. 

Holy Week Services: Maundy Thursday Communion Service, April 2 (7 pm); Good Friday Cantata, April 3 (7 pm); Easter Sunday, April 5: Community Sunrise Service on the Square at 7 am and then the Traditional 8:30 and 11:00 am service in the MPC Sanctuary. For more information regarding Holy Week Services

McYouth Coca-Cola Fundraiser: Do you purchase Coke Products? The McYouth are selling Coke products as a fundraiser. If you are interested in purchasing, contact Destiny or ask a McYouth and they can tell you how to order. ORDERS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. 

Mwangaza Children’s Choir Is Coming To Perform! On March 25, 2015 a wonderful group of talented children from East Africa is going to be performing at McDonough Presbyterian Church. This choir, The Mwangaza Children’s Choir is an inspiring group of 20 hopeful and talented children, ages 8-14, who admirably represent the orphaned and poverty-stricken youth of Uganda. Touring as a ministry outreach of Africa Renewal Ministries, they come to share a special message of hope through authentic Ugandan song and dance. The upcoming performance will be a part of Mwangaza’s tenth international tour!  We are in need of host families to provide housing to the choir while they are here. Please contact Jason Montague for questions or more information. Please visit the website for more information, music, and videos regarding the choir.

Suzette’s Closet is asking for your donations of miscellaneous Prom items such as tuxedos, prom dresses, jewelry, purses etc in all sizes and styles. Donations can be dropped off outside the anchor and will be collected through the end of March.

Friendship Circle will be meeting on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 pm at the home of Shelly Burch. For anyone interested, contact Jill Stroud or Judy Burch for more information. 

Friendship Circle Spring Fundraiser will be Saturday, March 28th at the home of Patti and Danny Brown. Tickets are $25/Single and $40/Couple. Tickets can be purchased on Sunday and Wednesdays. 

Southern Crescents Habitat for Humanity work day will be Saturday, April 25th. We will put the finishing touches on a new construction. If you can help, please contact Tim Peters or Patrick Healy. 

2015 Relay for Life: Thank you for your donations for the 2015 commemorative quilt! We have over 130 names, and we are busy working on the quilt. In the meantime, it’s time to sign up our cancer survivors for the Survivor Dinner which is at 5:30 on the night of Relay, April 24th at Hampton High School. There is no cost and forms are available at Church, or you can contact Mary Mellott. Forms are due back by April 1 to guarantee you T-shirt size.  Also, if anyone would like to order a luminary or torch for the night of Relay, those forms are also at church. Torch forms are due by April 1 and luminaries by April 19. If you have any questions contact Mary Mellott.