February 8, 2019

We hope you’re staying warm and comfortable during the cold weather and snow this week.  It’s been a winter wonderland and seen some beautiful sights.  Be safe on the icy walks and enjoy some warm beverages.  Much warmth and care to all!

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Join us this SUNDAY (2/10) at 10:10 a.m. in the Sanctuary to look back at 2018, look ahead at 2019, review our budget and celebrate our wonderful congregation.  Club 56 and Youth are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting.  Childcare for children up through 4th grade will be provided in the gym.  Following the meeting, join us for celebratory refreshments in Fellowship Hall.

CM FAMILY OUTING THIS SUNDAY

Come join your kids on the obstacle course this Sunday (2/10) from 4:00-6:00 p.m.!  There is a play area for 2-4 year olds and a ninja style obstacle course for 5 year olds-adults, plus dodgeball.  We’ll meet at Obstacle Warrior Kids, 10250 State Street in Sandy.

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS IS INITIATING A NEW PROGRAM

Task Tuesday - Pizza and Projects!  The second Tuesday of each month, Buildings and Grounds will host a project work session from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and ends with your favorite pizza for lunch.  The first task Tuesday is February 12th in the library.  We’ll have all the materials and supplies needed for the projects and guidance will be provided.  The only qualifications are a willingness to be part of a team and a favorite pizza!  Look for the table in Fellowship Hall for more information.

HEARTING FUNDRAISER

The Youth will drive around SLC, using their stealth ninja skills to place hearts in the yards of unexpected targets, chosen by congregation members.  We'll stop for dinner so bring $5.  Meet at the church on Wednesday, February 13th at 5:30 p.m.

YOUTH SUMMER RAFT TRIP SAVE THE DATE!

Tuesday, August 6th - Saturday, August 10th the Youth will depart, spend the night at a local church in Moab, and spend three nights and four days on the Colorado River.  This adventure is open to current 6th graders through graduating seniors.  Mark your calendar!

MARDI GRAS

Join in the annual WPC fun of celebrating Fat Tuesday!   All ages are invited to come for a raucous evening of pancakes and bacon, as well as music, dancing, beads and collaborative art.  We’ll wrap the revelry with a short devotion to begin the season of Lent.  Tuesday, March 5th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

SIGN UPS FOR MARDI GRAS & ASH WEDNESDAY

Sign-up clipboards are available for Mardi Gras (March 5) and Ash Wednesday (March 6).  Both events need folks to help clean up after, but we also need help at Mardi Gras making pancakes, and soup for the potluck on Ash Wednesday.

WASATCH PRESCHOOL

Open Enrollment began on February 1st for our preschool.  Anyone interested can visit the website at www.wasatchpreschool.org or contact the Preschool Office at (801) 487-2641.

MONDAY EVENING CLASS

New Ways To Read The Bible - A class led by Jan Bartlett on Mondays from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in RM 355.  We’ll be focusing on Jesus and first century life, the gospel of John, and the differences between fundamentalism and progressive Christianity.  How we think about God, Jesus and the Bible matters greatly.  As the Ringling Brothers said, “Come to be amazed!”