The seven week period between the joyous, hope-inspiring resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter and Pentecost Sunday, "the birthday of the church," when the Holy Spirit gave the disciples the ability to speak new languages so as to spread Jesus' teachings to the entire world, is known as Eastertide. Throughout this period, we will continue to celebrate Jesus' triumph over the grave, and the gift of eternal life, while also looking at the many blessings in our lives and how we, as disciples of Jesus, can be more fully alive through the everyday practices of our faith.
During Eastertide, we have several special worship services and events planned.
Sunday 4.17 @ 9:30 am - Teacher Appreciation Sunday. On this day, we would like to honor and recognize all the hardworking teachers, administrators and support staff of our Carrier Mills - Stonefort schools. These men and women bless our community daily, by giving tirelessly of themselves to fulfill their mission of educating our children to become intelligent and responsible adults.
Sunday 4.17 @ 1-2 pm - 3rd Sunday Food Pantry Distribution. We encourage all in our community who are struggling to put food on their tables to stop by for a bag of groceries.
Wednesday 4.20 - Teacher Appreciation Luncheon. This special meal is yet one more way of thanking those who serve our community and our children so well.
Sunday 4.24 @ 9:30 am - Communion Sunday. During worship, we will celebrate Holy Communion. All are welcome at God's table!
Sunday 5.1 @ 9:30 am - Baby Bring Your Parents to Church Sunday. Babies are a special blessing, We want to celebrate the gifts and joy they bring to their families and the congregation,
Sunday 5.8 @ 9:30 am - Mother's Day. During worship we will recognize, honor and remember all the women whose nurture and love have blessed our lives in ways too numerous to measure.
Sunday 5.15 @ 9:30 am - Pentecost. Join us to celebrate the birthday of the church and learn how we can continue the work of the early disciples in bringing Jesus' message of love and hope into the world. We will also recognize all the 2016 graduates, kindergarten through professional school, in our congregation. The Great Romance, a regional Christian band, will enrich and enliven our worship service with their special worship music.
Sunday 5.15 @ 1-2 pm - 3rd Sunday Food Pantry Distribution. If you are finding it difficult to feed yourself and your family, we encourage you to stop by for a bag of groceries.