What’s Happening

 WEDNESDAY May 3     
 —Intercession Salad supper, 5:30 PM @ parsonage

No Sunday School Zooms this week
No vocal or chiming choir practices
–Monthly Meeting for Business, 7:00 PM by Zoom

SUNDAY May 7       
–Meeting for Worship-Sharing, 10:00 AM Eastern both in person and at the meetinghouse and online via Zoom
TUESDAY May 9          
–USFW meeting, 7:00 PM by Zoom or at parsonage
WINCHESTER FRIENDS 150th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS begin today with guest speaker Jay Marshall and guest singer Judi Marshall helping us to reflect during worship on God’s past blessings to our Meeting and the Spirit’s call upon our church and Quakers for the next 150 years.  There will be a fellowship potluck lunch downstairs after the service at around 11:45 AM.  Thank you for helping us celebrate!
MAY’s MONTHLY MEETING FOR BUSINESS will be held this Wednesday evening May 3 at 7:00 PM by Zoom or at the parsonage.  All Winchester Friends are urged to attend to hear reports on the church’s ministries and to help discern God’s leading for any resource decisions that must be made.  Let the church office know if you would like to get the Zoom invitation.
THE 150th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION continues next Sunday May 7 with our Meeting for Worship-Sharing at 10:00 AM, followed by a brief dedication of the “Stone of Help” (I Samuel 4-7) placed recently on the annex lawn, then a catered luncheon in the dining hall downstairs.  Invite a friend and come celebrate the Lord’s continued faithfulness.
THE WELCOME CLASS BIBLE STUDY will next meet on Wednesday May 10 at 7:00 PM by Zoom to study Lesson 8 (“Faith and Reconciliation” drawn from II Corinthians 4 and 5) 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 Psalms 61-81.  The year’s daily reading schedule is on the parlor table.
THE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP is now reading the novel Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, for discussion on May 15.  Copies are available for loan from the church office.  All Friends are welcome to participate.
WHEN THE SPIRIT CALLS:  Copies of Jay Marshall’s book about God’s call and our discernment are available for loan on the southwest parlor table, or it can be purchased from Amazon.com.
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