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"Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you." Matthew 6:33


Emergency Food Pantry
:
Opens every Tuesday from 9:00am to Noon

Goverment Commodities Distribution:
Goverment Commodities are givien out on the first Wednesday of the month,
9:00am-12:00pm. Volunteers arrive at 8:00am to set up.


Heaven's Bounty Thrift Shop:
Heaven's Bounty Thrift Shop will now be open on first Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Fellowship Singers:
Fellowship Singers meet up every Thursday @ 4:15pm.

Women's Fellowship:
Women's Fellowship meeting every 3rd Tuesday of the month starting at 1:00pm..

Church Board Meeting:
Church Board meeting every 3rd Thursday of the month starting at 6:00pm.

Coffee Hour / Sunday Luncheon:
Coffee hour and Sunday Luncheon will now take place every 2nd and 4th Sunday after Worship Service.

Friday Fellowship:
Friday Fellowship is back. Next: All Church Friday Fellowship at the Church. June 7th at 11:30am.

*Schedule subect to change on any given week or month.

 


Empire COB News:

Honor Mom, Dad, and Grad:
Honor Mom, Dad, and Grad luncheon this Sunday, June 9th following church service.

Prayer Alerts

+ Don & Pat Benton
+ David & Evelyn Hurlbut
+ Phyllis Caudle
+ Family of David Leib
+ Barbara Lutes
+ Seth Lutes
+ Wayne Shimer
+ Linda Ward
+ PSWD:For the District Pastors retreat this week, that they and their families will find a renewing and restful time.





PSWD District News:

Jesus in the Neighborhood and other Partnership Grants:

With the adoption by the denomination of the Compelling Vision at the 2021 Annual Conference, the Pacific Southwest District Congregational Vitality Task Group wants to encourage our congregations, fellowships, and projects to look for ways to bring life to the Jesus in the Neighborhood vision in your community. PSWD is still making $500 grants available to assist and encourage congregations to try something that will share Jesus in your community with relationship-based neighborhood engagement.

Congregations can apply for up to two grants per year. Applications received by the first of each month will be considered by the committee soon thereafter and checks will be mailed to the church the following week. Applications should be in and approved prior to the event.

And don't forget there are other programs like the Ministry Partnership funds and the Ministry & Improvement Fund with help in leadership development and youth needs. If you have questions, reach out to see ways the District can help provide partnering funds for your ministry ideas.




District Prayer Calendar
:

June 2 - For the District Pastors retreat this week, that they and their families will find it a renewing and restful time / Para que el retiro de pastores de distrito de esta semana, ellos y sus familias encuentren un tiempo renovador y de descanso.
June 9 - Imperial Heights (Los Angeles) Church of the Brethren and Pastor Thomas Dowdy
June 16 - La Verne Church of the Brethren and Pastor Amanda Bennett and Interim Pastor Ron Faus
June 23 - Laton Church of the Brethren and its leaders
June 30 - The Church of the Brethren as it gathers for Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, MI, this week / La iglesia de los hermanos se reúne para la Conferencia Anual en GrandRapids, MI, esta semana


Camp Peaceful Pines:

Opening Camp: May 24-27, 2024
Women's Retreat: June 14-16, 2024
Discovery Camp: June 27-July 3, 2024
Family Camp: July 19-25, 2024
Weekend Nature Camp: August 2-4, 2024
Jr/Jr.High/Youth Camp:
August 9-11, 2024
Love and Laughter in the Pines: August 23-25, 2024
Closing Camp:
September 1-4, 2024



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5101 Yosemite Blvd. Empire, CA 95319
P.O. Box 215
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Phone:
209-522-4302

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