If you heard any bells ring today at 12:47, know that Wasatch rang our glorious bell as well, joining in the national ringing of bells to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. Joyful sounds indeed!
THANK YOU PANCAKE BREAKFAST
The entire congregation is encouraged to support the Youth’s desire to show gratitude. Please join us for pancakes in Fellowship Hall SUNDAY at 10:00 a.m. Each youth will be assigned a table and will serve pancakes to its guests and engage the table in conversation. Children will be seated on the lawn, served by Hilary, then proceed to Sunday School classrooms at 10:30 a.m. The youth are thankful for all the ways they are supported by our congregation and this is their way to say thanks!
Join us SUNDAY at 11:05 a.m. for a Congregational Meeting to vote on new Elders and Deacons. The new officers will be trained on May 18th and ordained and installed on May 19th.
THANKS TO ALL..
who have donated and supported Royal Family Kids. Through your kind donations, it looks like 50 children from the foster care system will be able to go to camp at no cost to foster parents or caregivers. They are guaranteed a wonderful week in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. THANK YOU!
Camp dates are July 28 through August 2, and we are still in need of volunteers to staff this ministry. There are many ways you can serve. Camp training will be held on June 8. Stay tuned for more information, and please visit our website at http://sandygslc.royalfamilykids.org to apply, donate, explore and see what Royal Family Kids Camp is about. You may also contact Shelley Horel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date! Our annual VBS-style camp for 3 year olds through 3rd graders will happen in the evenings during the week of June 8-14, stay tuned for more details!
MAY 14TH TASK TUESDAY- PIZZA & PROJECTS
Buildings and Grounds invites anyone interested in joining us to work together maintaining, repairing and improving our church and its grounds. We meet in the library and do projects from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It ends with your favorite pizza for lunch. Among this month’s projects are repainting hand rails, spot painting and working on the sprinkler system. All materials and supplies will be provided. The only qualifications are a willingness to be part of a team and a favorite pizza.
CONFIRMATION & MENTOR DINNER
We will celebrate all six confirmation students and their journeys of faith over dinner on Wednesday, May 15th.
HOMEWORK BURN & NIGHT GAMES
An end of the year party, celebrating Abi and Meredith’s high school graduation and the purging of no longer needed school work on Friday, May 17th from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Our next hosting opportunity is coming up May 19-26. We have the blessing to provide for some folks who may not be having a good year. To sign up online, check the "Service" link on the church's website and select "Family Promise". You can also sign up in person with Tom Mitchell or Alysia Harris during coffee hour.
Join us for our Celebration Sunday worship on May 19th at 10:00 a.m. We’ll wrap up our program year, kick off our combined summer worship service, and celebrate many wonderful things in the life of our church, including new Elders and Deacons, Youth Confirmands, 3rd graders getting Bibles, the Children’s Choir, and more.
SANDWICH MAKING AND MEAL SERVING
All are invited to join in sandwich making and meal serving for the soup kitchen this month. Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m. - Sandwich making in the church gym. All ages welcome and encouraged to come. Wednesday, May 22nd at 4:30 p.m. - Serving at St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall downtown. Ages 12 and older welcome and encouraged. To RSVP, please contact Rebecca at email@example.com.
Beginning May 19th, each Sunday throughout the summer, anyone who wishes to sing in the choir for that Sunday's service is invited to come to the choir room for a short rehearsal at 9:15 a.m. to learn the anthem for the day. The music is straightforward and fun! Please consider joining the summer choir when you can.
USHERS AND GREETERS NEEDED
We are in need of Ushers/Greeters for our one combined summer service, which runs from May 19th through Labor Day Weekend. This is a wonderful way to be involved at Wasatch and serve our community! If you are interested please contact Doug Howe at Howe.firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY SCHOOL & ADULT EDUCATION
Adult Ed. Meditation Class - 8:15 a.m. in Rm 355, led by Peggy Riedesel.
Children’s Ministry - Meet on the lawn for pancakes before heading to classes on the main level.