NEWS & EVENTS
The C. L. A. M.
Please feel free to call or email the church office (310-822-8094 / email@example.com) if you need more info or have any questions or requests about anything here in the CLAM.
CHURCH LIFE AND MINISTRY
aka: The CLAM
5/17 & 31: AWANA (CHILDREN’S MINISTRY) – 7 p.m.
5/18: CAFÉ NIGHT AT VENICE CHURCH - Free live music, food & coffee! See flyer for more details & bring friends! Time: at 7-10 p.m.
5/19: COLLEGE FELLOWSHIP at 11:45 a.m. at the Cottage.
5/19: “FAN INTO FLAME” –Part 3 of a 10-part sermon series on Christian growth resumes on Sunday mornings. We are looking into the book of II Timothy.
5/24: MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) – A MOPS ministry group is being formed at Venice Church! Moms interested in serving on the Steer-ing Team or as a “Mentor Mom” are invited to the next meeting on Friday at 9:30 a.m. in room 8. For info about MOPS, contact Dianne Tyau: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Venice MOPS activities will launch in September.)
5/25: YOUTH FELLOWSHIP –7 p.m. (Small groups: 5 p.m.)
5/26: SANTA MONICA CONVALESCENT HOME VISIT – Join us as we minister to residents of SMCH at 2 p.m. For more details, contact Wayne Ginoza at 310-963-4681 or email@example.com.
5/26: MacARTHUR PARK MINISTRY (MPM) TAKING A BREAK - MPM will not be meeting until further notice. Contact Tom Granucci at 310/327-8894 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
6/02: “MATSUDAS ON A MISSION” CRAFT SALE - 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Catherine, Nicole & Wyatt Mastuda are going on a medical/educational mission to Jamaica, 6/17-21. They’ll be selling handcrafted items in front of the church to help offset travels costs. Also, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the GO Ministry for its support of global missions. (Special message: Thanks to all who contributed to the Matsuda’s school supply drive. They collected 5 large boxes of school supplies to be shipped to Jamaica which will be distributed by them to various schools in Ocho Rios.)
6/06: VJCC NEWSLETTER STAPLING – We minister to the VJCC & community by as-sembling their newsletter once a year. Help us serve the people in our community. Time: 7:30 p.m. Please sign up in the narthex.
6/15: SAM VISIT TO NETHERCUTT COLLECTION & MUSEUM
PLANNING YOUR SUMMER SCHEDULE? Include spiritual growth opportunities like the following in your plans:
• 6/30-7/6: MT. HERMON CONF. (Reg. forms @ Jems.org. None in narthex.)
• 7/15-19: VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - Face Your Fears at Colossal Coaster World!
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $10 per child. Register by 6/9 - Registration is on a first-come
basis. Once our capacity is reached registration will be CLOSED. Registration forms are
available in the narthex at church.
• 7/28-8/3: CONFERENCE FAMILY CAMP @ Redwood Christian Park. Reg. forms in the narthex at church or you can register on-line at: pcjcfm.org. Register by 5/27 to avoid late fee of $60. Registration closes: 7/1.
9/6-8: MEN’S RETREAT: We encourage all men to reserve this date! More info later.
9/7-15: SAM PARKS & PRESIDENTS TOUR
MISCELLANEOUS (but important) INFO:
ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE CLASS: Join Mrs. Lily Ann Inouye on Fridays at 10 a.m. in room 1 if interested in improving your English conversation skills. For more details and to sign up for the ESL class contact Mrs. Inouye at (310) 827-3285 or email@example.com.
ISRAEL? Interested in touring Israel with Pastor Jim in 2014? If so, please contact him.
SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY: “Finding Our Hebrew Roots” at 10:15 a.m. with Randy Evans at the Corner House.
3 MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES: 1) Sunday School Teachers & Aides. Contact Audrey Hodges at Venicekids@gmail.com. 2) Sunday Hospitality Coordinator aide. Contact Kiyomi: 310-641-0724/Kamshido@aol.com. 3) Baked goods for Sunday mornings. Please bring items to kitchen or tables in front of the church. Thx!
2013 OFFERING ENVELOPES (OEs): If u’d like a box of personal OEs, contact Michelle in the church office. If you already receive OEs, your new 2013 OEs are now in the narthex at church for you to pick up.
FAITH PROMISE FUNDS: We are still collecting your reports of your Faith Promise giving. Please put green slips in the offering plate on Sunday mornings.
NO LONGER BOUND: Abortion Recovery Ministry to women seeking healing & deliverance from the emotional pain of abortion. See info in narthex at church.
CAN YOU HELP? One of our single parents needs “One Touch Ultra” test strips for her son & daughter. If you have any, please give them in to Pastor Jim.
Want SUNDAY SERMON CDs? Fill out a “Request Form” in the narthex.
GOT JOB LEADS? We’ll pass them on to those looking for work.
TITHINGS/OFFERINGS can be done electronically. See info in narthex.
SEIZURES SUPPORT GROUP: Contact Angela Meadows at (310) 804-5307.
“THE LIFE GOD BLESSES”: This book (in the narthex) by Jim Cymbala, will encourage your faith. Suggested donation: $5
Get your free copies of the daily devotional, “Our Daily Bread” & the FMC magazine, “Light & Life” in the narthex.
THE “SEABREEZE”: Please let us know if you access our newsletter off the web @ venicechurch.org and don’t need one mailed to your home. Also let us know when you have any changes to your personal info: Address, phone #’s, email addresses, etc. Thanks!!