Worcester Weekly- April 4, 2021
Time change: Sunday services now begin at 10 am.
All New England Virtual Worship Services: On April 25, there will be All New England virtual worship services for the Marrieds, Singles, Campus and Teens. More information and links to follow.
Midweek Classes: Our midweek classes resume this Wednesday, April 7 and will continue through the rest of the month.
Welcome Baby: Andrew John Overdevest was born on Sunday March 14, weighing in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 ½ inches long. If you would like to serve them with a dinner, here is a link to their Meal Train: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/72engn
Golf Tournament: Registration for the 7th Annual Mickael Jette Memorial Golf Tournament on June 13th has begun. Spots for volunteers, golfers and companies that are willing to sponsor a hole are still available. Details and registration are at www.mickaeljettememorial.com and you can contact Eric Jette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-260-0061 with any questions. Thanks so much for your love and support!!
In Person Worship: It is great to be worshipping together in person at Saint John’s! We will now be meeting all together, both groups, still following the safety protocols that were sent out. Upcoming dates for in-person worship are: April 11. If you are ready to come back, we would love to see you in person!
Virtual Marriage Retreat: Come join us for the first ever “All New England Virtual Marriage Retreat” and hear from gifted speakers from all over the US. On Friday, April 23rd at 8pm there will be two classes (1 class is for young marrieds with children to enjoy after putting the kids to bed). On Saturday, there will be three class sessions with two classes in each session to choose from. Saturday night will be Date Night! Join the Murder Mystery Fun…“Murder in the Queens Court” ($30 Registration Per Couple). On Sunday 10am, there will be the “All New England Marrieds Worship Service” As we worship God together and hear from Sam & Cynthia Powell from New York, NY. Register online at the Boston Church website here. There is no charge- please register as soon as possible, as there will be a raffle for all who register by April 4.
All New England Church App: We are excited to announce that the Worcester Church is part of the recently launched All New England Church app for smartphones! To get the app, type in "ICOC NE" in your app store or click this link: https://a3a.me/ICOCN. To see a promotional video on the app, go to: https://vimeo.com/user69738629/download/495018048/26c62fe179
Worship services online: Services will continue to be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook, even when we are meeting in person at Saint John’s. Sunday service is at 10 AM and Midweek will be at 7:30 PM.
Virtual Fellowship Hall: Join us every Sunday after service by going to The Worcester Church website (http://www.worcesterchurch.org) and click the Virtual Fellowship Hall links (VFH button on the top or under the ministries section).
Contribution: We are collecting contribution every week. We encourage everyone to sign up with Tithe.ly as it will be so helpful during this time! Contribution can also be mailed to John Clark, 1 Brendon Drive, Northborough, MA 01532. Please do not mail cash.
Jeff Crumble: He received the liver transplant he had been waiting for on Friday! Please pray for a successful transplant and for his recovery. Samantha Nganju: She is requesting prayers for Nganju Muturi's mom whose cancer has returned and that her treatment will be effective. Susan Auger, Christine Arsenault and Mark Holmberg request prayers for their brother John whose lung cancer has returned. He had been in remission for almost a year thanks to God answering your prayers. Jacqui Balestier: Her sister Migdalia is undergoing chemotherapy, has been hospitalized and is very weak. Rebecca Mora: Her sister Emily’s cancer is very advanced and she has been in the hospital twice this month. She has three kids, ages 5, 14, and 16. We are asking for time. Dan Dorval: His brother-in-law Pete has an updated diagnoses of viral encephalitis. He's still suffering, and Dan’s sister Kathy is handicapped and struggling. Tyrone Jones: He is continuing treatment for amyloidosis.
MINISTRY STAFF Lead Evangelist/Women’s Ministry Leader: Tom & Sydney Caswell 508-434-0253
Campus Ministry: Ida Benson-Jaja 912-508-2871 Marcela Torres 781-479-6395 http://www.worcesterchurch.org/