News (Page 27)

News (Page 27)

NCYM Mid-Year Gathering

The next gathering of North Carolina Yearly Meeting will be their Mid-Year Gathering scheduled for Saturday, March 4 at Quaker Lake Camp beginning at 10:00 a.m. The main business will focus on the ongoing reorganization of North Carolina Yearly Meeting. This meeting is open to anyone if you would like to attend and participate in the conversation. See Scott if you have any questions.

Benefit Dinner Thanks

A big thanks to Larry Henning for organizing last night’s benefit dinner for Amber. A big thanks to everyone who participated through setting up, cooking, and cleaning up. And a special big thanks to everyone that contributed financially toward’s Amber’s medical bills.

Spring BBQ and Tickets

Mark your calendars for March 11 because that’s the date for our Spring BBQ. Tickets are now available for purchase or sale. If you are willing and able to sell tickets, please see Keith Dillon.

2016 Giving Statements

2016 Giving Statements have been mailed out. If you are expecting one but did not receive one, please contact the meeting office at 336-454-1928 or at deepriverfriendsmeeting@gmail.com.

New Director of Student Ministries

This past Thursday in our regular Monthly Meeting for Business, the meeting approved hiring Brittany Varner as our new part-time Director of Student Ministries. Brittany will begin effective March 1. She will work closely with our Christian Education Committee and our student ministries (children through youth). She is a graduate of Guilford College and Wake Forest Divinity School and also works as a Chaplain at Wesley Long Hospital. We are excited to have Brittany on staff and look forward to…

Budget Requests

The Finance Committee is asking that all Committee Clerks have their budget requests to the Finance Committee by April 1st. These can be given to either Quinn Jordan or Toni Gray. The Finance Committee will need these to begin preparing the 2017-2018 budget.

Benefit Dinner for Amber MacDonald

Benefit Charity Dinner Raise funds for medical expenses for our friend Amber MacDonald Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. Adults – $12 / Children under 12 – $8 Choice of 2 meats, vegetables, biscuit/roll and dessert If you have have not filled out a bulletin insert RSVP, please fill out the form below or contact the office at 336-454-1928 or deepriverfriendsmeeting@gmail.com. Note: When registering below, you will pay at the door of the event. You do not need to…

Flowers and Food

Don’t forget, if you are signed up to provide flowers for Sunday morning, you can also provide a basket of food in lieu of flowers. On Monday, we’ll take the basket of food and donate it to “Hand to Hand Pantry”. Bonita Schaal is also coordinating an opportunity for friends to give their loose change (and dollars) throughout the month and she will use that to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables for “Hand to Hand” Pantry.