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THIS WEEK (Ninety-six) of pandemic alterations

TUESDAY January 11       

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

WEDNESDAY January 12   
Prayer Soup supper, 5:30 PM @ parsonage
–Chiming choir practice, 7:00 PM @ church dining hall
–Welcome Class Bible study, 7:00 PM by Zoom
–Fabulous Friends/Parsonage classes Zoom, 8:15 PM

SUNDAY January 16
     –Meeting for Worship-Sharing, 10:00 AM, both in person at the meetinghouse and online via Zoom
THE WELCOME CLASS BIBLE STUDY will meet this Wednesday January 12 at 7:00 PM by Zoom to study Illuminate Lessons 5 and 6 (drawn from Hebrews 5,6) in the December-February quarterly.  Everyone is welcome — please tell the church office if you’d like to receive the Zoom link.  Copies of the quarterly are available on the southwest parlor table.
CHRISTMAS MISSIONS OFFERING donations totaled $900.  After adding the Best Special Projects $500 match, we have at least $1400 to share among FUM Belize ministries, recent tornado disaster recovery, and possibly Colorado wildfire victims.  Thank you, kind Friends, for your compassionate stewardship that makes God’s love tangible!
FUM MISSIONS SUNDAY:  Nikki Holland, Friends United Meeting’s director of Belize Friends Mission, will speak to Winchester Friends by Zoom at 11:00 AM on Sunday January 30 to update us on the missions efforts we support in Belize City.  Please mark your calendar, and don’t miss it!
NEW FRUIT OF THE VINE daily devotionals for January-March are available on the southwest parlor table.
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP MEMBERS are reading novels “of personal choice” during January and will meet by Zoom on January 31 at 7:30 PM to give brief reports to the group about what they read.  Everyone is welcome to participate — let the church office know if you’d like the Zoom invitation.
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.
READ THROUGH THE BIBLE IN 2022:  This week’s chapters are Genesis 30-50 and Job 1-4.  The daily reading schedule is available on the southwest parlor table.
PANDEMIC GATHERING:  For Friends’ health and safety, combined in-person and online Meetings for Worship-Sharing (utilizing Zoom video/phone conferencing) will be held at 10:00 AM each Sunday until further notice.  To connect by telephone, dial 1-301-715-8592, then key in the meeting ID (249 900 7533) and meeting password  (162473).


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