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TUESDAY March 14       


USFW meeting, 7:00 PM by Zoom or at parsonage

WEDNESDAY March 15   

Prayer Soup supper, 5:30 PM @ parsonage
                          –Vocal choir practice, 6:30 PM @ meetinghouse
                          –Welcome Class Bible study, 7:00 PM by Zoom 
                          –Possible chiming choir practice, 7:15 PM @ meetinghouse — watch for word from the director

THURSDAY March 16        

Food Pantry Annual Meeting, 5 PM @ public library

    FRIDAY March 17        

St. Patrick’s Day

SUNDAY March 19  
  –Meeting for Worship-Sharing, 10:00 AM, both in person at the meetinghouse and online via Zoom
–Community Food Pantry Sunday (3rd Sunday each month)
–Trustees meeting, 3:30 PM by Zoom
–Missions & Social Concerns Committee, 4:30 PM by Zoom    
THE UNITED SOCIETY OF FRIENDS WOMEN group will hold their March meeting by Zoom or in person at the parsonage this Tuesday March 14 at 7:00 PM.  All women are invited to attend.
THE WELCOME CLASS BIBLE STUDY will meet this Wednesday March 15 at 7:00 PM by Zoom to study Lesson 3 (“Rules, Relationships, and Ritual,” drawn from I Corinthians 7 in the winter Illuminate quarterly.  All are welcome — request a quarterly or the Zoom link from the church office.
READ THROUGH THE BIBLE IN 2023:  This week’s chapters are Joshua 7-24 and Judges 1-4.  The year’s daily reading schedule is on the parlor table.
AN UPDATED ADDRESS LIST of Winchester Friends participants is available on the southwest parlor table, or by request in the church office.
THE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP is now reading the novel Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, for discussion on April 3.  Copies are available for loan from the church office.  All Friends are welcome to participate.
MARCH’s MONTHLY MEETING FOR BUSINESS approved on March 1 the establishment of a fund to collect and hold Friends’ donations to help cover the expenses of the Meeting’s 150th Anniversary celebration on May 7.   Those will include a commemorative landscaping project on the annex lawn, a partly-catered luncheon, possible guest speaker and musician, and other one-time expenditures.  Friends are invited to contribute by designating your gift “150th Anniversary” and placing it in a Sunday offering or sending it to the church office.  Any excess donated to this fund will be given to help the Community Food Pantry.

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN $10 bills are available to Friends willing to carry them until led by the Spirit to share it with someone needing a bit of help and a reminder of God’s love.  See Ron Ferguson to obtain one. 

Winchester Friends Church        winchesterfriends@juno.com
124 E Washington     Winchester IN 47394     765-584-8276