ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SUNDAY, March 21

Welcome to Stone Memorial Christian Church! If you are visiting please take a moment and fill out a connection card. See the tear off connection card at the bottom right hand corner of your bulletin or you can also go to our website  www.stonemcc.com We would love to get to know you better, answer your questions, and pray for you!

Connection Card: Please fill out the connection card if you have any prayer request, change in your information, and concerns. You can also fill it out through the SMCC app.

THIS WEEK, Mar 22—Mar 26
Mid-Week Gathering Note: The Wednesday night gathering will be in the Main Auditorium at 7:00 pm.

LOOKING AHEAD
Rake—N—Run: Saturday, March 27th from 10—12 noon. We will go around our community and help those who are unable to clean up their yards. We need volunteers for this project!

Good Friday: Join us on Good Friday April 2 at 7 pm. We will watch the movie, “The Passion of The Christ”, in the main auditorium. We encourage you all to come and remember what Jesus did for us that night he was crucified on the cross. We will show a children movie for 5th grade and under in the multi-purpose room.

Easter Sunrise Service: Sunday, April 4 starting at 7 am. Join us at Jack Dalton Park for the Sunrise Service. Several churches will attend with us for fellowship and worship. Bring a chair and breakfast will be served after the gathering.

Women’s Craft Meeting: All ladies of the church are invited to attend a women’s craft morning on April 10th from 10am-12noon. We will be painting a wooden board with a bible verse/inspirational quote of your choice. You must pre-register and pay for this event in order to secure your spot. A sign up sheet is located in the breezeway. Please bring a brunch snack to share. 

Blood Drive: We will host a blood drive on Friday, April 16 from 12—5 pm in the Multi-purpose room.

CHURCH FAMILY UPDATES & NEWS
Grace Network Donation: Bisquick( baking mix-small) For Jan—Mar
                                         Cereal (12—18 oz) For April—June

Just A Little Walk With Jesus Challenge: Get outside and join the SMCC family for a fitness challenge in the month of April. The challenge will consist of walking/running/biking/etc. 15 miles in the month of April. The cost to participate in this challenge is $25, or $30 with a t-shirt. 100% of the proceeds will go to benefit Sonlight Christian Mission. Registration is open from now until April 4. Stop by the registration table in the breezeway or see the church office to register for this event. You must pre-register for this event to get a t-shirt.

Easter Practice Schedule: The practice time for Praise/AV/Praise Choir are: Monday, March 22 at 7 pm, Thursday, April 1 at 7 pm, Saturday, April 3 at 1 pm.

Team Donna Bracelets: If you would like to have a Team Donna bracelet, please contact Heather at the church office. These bracelets are $5 per bracelet. All donations will go towards Donna’s medical expenses.
Thank you to everyone that participated in the benefit for Donna Scearce at Jerry’s Pizza. Because of your love and support Jerry’s Pizza was able to donate $500.00 for Donna!

YOUTH UPCOMING EVENTS:
Good Friday, April 2
-We will show a children movie and have Easter activities for 5th grade and under in the multi-purpose room.
-Nursery & Pre-K Easter Egg Hunt starting at 2 pm.

Camp Pitt: Camp Pitt confirmed they will have camp this summer. Dates will be announced soon.

CIY Highschool Conference
Please let Pam know by March 16th if you plan to attend this event.

VBS
June 1 – 4 6:00 – 8:30 pm. June 5 Closing Party at 12 noon. More information coming soon.
Please contact Pam Mabry at 276-734-2746 if you have any
questions about SMCC’s children or youth ministries.
or if you would like to volunteer. Thank you!

Prayer List:
Tom Oliver, Leslie Shivley, Debbie Ashworth’s mother, Sandy Via, David Richardson, Becky Amos, Jennifer Hollyfield, Natasha Goodwin, Gil Lancaster, Jackie Padgett, Joel Hollingsworth, Gary Hill, Cindy Wynn, James Jenkins, Leona Pendleton, Janice Inman, Madeline Hubbard, Jean Watts, Amy Shepherd, Lawrence Harris, Karren Meeks, Morris & Jan Rogers, Mission in Haiti, Norma Fuller, Nikki Oakes, Brenda Thacker, Patsy Deisher, Brenda Young, Pauline Miles, Gary Brown, Phillip Jamison, Peggy Atwal, Tommy Wyatt, Ricky Carter, Ralph Miller, Sue Merriman, Donnie Trantham, Donna Scearce, Maria Gauldin, Donna Wilson Daughter—Joan, Jay Wilkinson, Ethan Thiel, Ann Duncan and Family, Karen Walker, Jasper McBride, Hazel Jamerson, Ray Jones, Tommy Adkins, Margaret Davis, Leonard Whitlow, Annette Carter’s Aunt Peggy, Glenda Hall, Dana Williams, Kathy Jones, Lindsey Finney.