News (Page 44)
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Deep River Friends will be hosting a blood drive for Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. This is an organization which holds blood drives in which all blood donated stays local and within the community. The times will be 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. You can make an appointment by calling the office at 336-454-1928.
The Deep River Community Thanksgiving Worship will be Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at Turner’s Chapel AME.
Deep River Friends will be serving lunch at the Open Door Shelter this coming Saturday. If you are able to help serve, please be at the shelter by 10:45 a.m.
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.
On the second Tuesday of each month, Deep River Friends prepares and delivers food to Leslie’s House. Leslie’s House is a women’s homeless shelter in High Point. We rely on individuals and/or groups in the meeting to take a Tuesday. November and December are available. If you are able to do so, please contact the office. You would be preparing for 25 women. Thanks!
The annual Founders Day will be Sunday, November 6th. Following our meeting for worship, we will have our Founders Day Carry In. This is a special day as we celebrate the founding of Deep River Friends and it’s ongoing story that continues to live on through the lives of each one of us. Invite friends that you know are searching for a church home. We would love to share with them the story of Deep River Friends!
Our Fall Festival will be on October 30 beginning at 4:00 p.m. We will crafts, games and snacks for all! You may come dressed in your costumes or just as yourself. If you want to participate in the Trunk or Treating, please remember we have a few goblins that have allergies to nuts. You may decorate your trunk if you like or you can just hand out treats. If you can help with games or snacks, please let Susie know.
Sunday, Oct. 23, will have a specific focus at Deep River Friends. We are calling it “Vision Sunday” and an ad hoc Vision Committee is planning a day in which we give intentional focus to the vision and future of Deep River Friends Meeting. There will be a special emphasis during worship and then following worship there will be a carry-in lunch. During this lunch we will be inviting folks to give input regarding their hopes, dreams and desire for…
Saturday, Oct. 22 will be a work day at Deep River Friends to help spruce up the grounds and do repairs on the inside. If you have time that day to lend a hand, it will be much appreciated.
A big “thanks” to everyone who helped with the Fall BBQ. It takes many folks participating to make it a success. Thanks to all who helped in a variety of ways.