Weekly News January 26, 2020
We are called to be a light
to show with our actions the love of our God
The State of Emergency is over and we're back in business.
Join us for Sunday Morning Worship at 11 am
New Board Members Needed
It is almost at the end of the term for several members currently serving on the Board here at First United. If you are interested in serving on the board or serving on a committee, please let Rev. Ian or Joan Winsor know.
Official Board of First United
The following is a breakdown of the Official Board of First United Church Mount Pearl. A more detailed breakdown is provided in the Constitution. (A copy of the Constitution is available at the church office)
Chairperson: The duty of the chairperson shall be to preside at meetings, to preserve order, to take the vote and to announce the decisions of the Official Board.
Secretary: The duty of the secretary is to keep records of proceedings, to conduct correspondence and to preserve all documents.
Treasurer: The treasurer shall be responsible for keeping proper books of accounts and accounting records with respect to all financial transactions of the congregation.
Stewardship Committee: The duties of the Stewardship Committee are - to be responsible for the overall stewardship level of the congregation so that its full financial potential can be realized, to set and monitor budgets, bring reports to the board and annual meeting.
Christian Development Committee: The duties of the CD Committee are - responsibility for planning the CD program and to provide leadership for all programs and groups in the congregation.
Property Committee: The duties of the committee are to care for and ensure that an adequate maintenance program is carried out for all church property.
Membership & Social Outreach: The duties of this committee are - to initiate and implement social outreach programs for the church, to initiate programs for inactive members, non-adherents and to encourage new membership.
Worship Committee: The duties of this committee are - to work closely with the minister. They look after all aspects of evangelism in the church, ushers, communion, baptism, choirs and pulpit supply in the minister’s absence.
Ministry & Personnel Committee: The duties of this committee are - to provide a consultative and supportive agency for the staff of the church and for members and adherents of the congregation, review working conditions, remuneration for the staff and report back to the board.
Board Meeting: The next meeting of the Board is scheduled for January 28th at 7:30 pm
NOTICE from The Worship Committee: As it is with every year at First United, we will be decorating the Sanctuary for the 2020 Lenten Season. If you are interested in helping out, please join us on Sunday, February 2nd (right after morning worship). At that meeting we will explore decorating ideas and make decisions for this year.
Building Fund Sunday - January 26th: The last Sunday of the month has been designated as Building Fund Sunday. Envelopes are available in the church pews if you would like to make a contribution. Thank you for your continued support.
Beverage Container Recycling
DOING CHRISTMAS CLEANING?
Great opportunity to support our Youth Group Beverage Container Recycling: Our Youth Group collects beverage containers for recycling. If you would like to drop off your beverage recycling at the church, here’s what can be recycled: aluminum can; plastic containers; glass bottles; steel cans; drink boxes (tetra); mini sips (drink pouches) etc. (Please wash out all bottles and remove all caps before dropping them off.)
Please note: we are requesting beverage containers only!
From SNAC to all those who participate - Thank you for your support!
2019 ANNUAL REPORT:
As it is time again to put together our Annual Report, we are asking that persons responsible for Committee reports to submit by February 2nd, 2020. Thanking you in advance.