May News and Announcements
Christ Church Rolesville The church plant has officially launched this month. We want to remember that those who stay at Christ Covenant are also a vital part of this local church ministry. Your role will be constant prayer, encouragement and stepping forward to fill vacancies left by the leaders and volunteers that accepted the call to plant this church. We would encourage you to make a commitment to pray for them over the next year. Pray that God would sustain them, and that the church would bear great fruit in Rolesville.
Fellowship Starters The weekly fellowship starters are an excellent way to engage in fellowship as you discuss the application of the sermon with other believers. These questions are available each Sunday on the blog at cccraleigh.org. You may also pick up a printed copy on the table in the narthex.
May 11 - Sisters in Christ All ladies are invited to join us on Friday, May 11 from 7-9pm in the youth room for a time of fellowship and encouragement from the Word. Kimee Hubbard will be leading in a time of teaching and devotion. Refreshments will be provided.
May 12 - Service Saturday On Saturday, May 12 from 9:00am - 1:00pm, the High School and Middle School students will be looking to serve multiple families within the church. If you have need or know someone that would benefit from a morning of spring-cleaning, yard work, window washing, lifting, organizing, etc., please contact Luke Akins this week at email@example.com!
May 20 - Women’s Summer Reading Each year Sisters in Christ hosts a Summer Book Reading and discussion. This year we will be discussing the book When People are Big and God is Small by Edward Welch. Books will be on sale through Sunday, May 20 in the Narthex. The cost is $11 per book.
May 20 - Recognizing Our Graduates During the service on Sunday, May 20th, we will be recognizing those graduating from high school, college, or grad school. A special luncheon for the graduates and their parents will follow the service. If you are a student or have a student graduating from any of these, please send an email to Luke Akins (firstname.lastname@example.org) with information including the degree earned (if applicable) and the school from which they will graduate (indicate high school, college or grad).
May 27 - Memorial Day Picnic Sunday, May 27, after the morning service, the Cannons will be providing a hot dog lunch for the entire church. Bring your own lawn chairs and stick around after the service.
Nursery Workers Needed We are in need of volunteers who would be willing to serve during the worship hour every other month. Please contact Margaret Hebda or Christina Marrow for more information. Mowers Needed As we transition into spring, we are in need of volunteers to mow the lawn and trim the shrubbery JUST ONCE every 6-7 weeks this spring and summer. All equipment furnished. Please contact Dan Glasser at 306-9026 for more information. Sign up in the narthex.
Driving Opportunities for Refugee Transportation It is our joy to serve the Karen community each week by helping them with transportation to and from church on Sunday mornings. Please consider being part of our pool of drivers. Please see Inge Halvorsen for more details.
Vespers at Mayview Our church will lead vespers at the nursing home on Sunday, May 20 at 4:00 p.m. Contact Gina Arensman if you would like information on this ministry.
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