Weekly Eclips Newsletter

WEEKLY NEWS
 FROM SUNCOAST MCC

 

 

SunCoast MCC
Metropolitan Community Church
3276 E. Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34292
941-484-7068

Pastors: 
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson
Rev.  Vickie Miller
As a welcoming, diverse and active community, we share God’s love in a spiritual environment offering truth, trust and transformation.

 

 This Sunday at SunCoast MCC 

JOIN US THIS SUNDAY
June 17 – 10am
Rev. Gene Hutter
 “Big Results from Small Beginnings” 
 
The 
kingdom will develop from the smallest of beginnings into something that will be greater than anyone could have imagined from the outset.

 

Readings:  

 
“What Makes a Dad,”
 
  Mark 4:26-34 

  


 
 Save These Dates at SunCoast MCC 
 

SUMMER AT SUNCOAST
June 15 – Game Night and Pot Luck
June 22 — Harvest Dinner
June 24 – Celebration of Life for Jackie Seeds
June 27 – Prayer Surge Service and Brown Bag Dinner
July 1 — Pre-Independence Day BBQ
July 4 – Independence Day (Church Office Closed)
July 11 – Brown Bag Dinner and Study “Paul & Silas: 
How They Got Into Jail 
& How They Got Out!”
July 13 – Movie Night and Banana Splits
July 14 – Landscaping Day
July 14 – TransLife Support Group
July 25, August 1, 9 & 15 – Summer Salad Series
“Characters in Love and Conflict”
July 27 – Concert by Su
n Coast Wind Ensemble
July 29 – Membership Class
August 10 – Game Night and Pot Luck
September 2 – Labor Day (Church Office Closed)
 
 Fellowship and Education Opportunities
 

GAME NIGHT AND POT LUCK
June 15 – Pot Luck 6pm
Game Night 7pm
Food, Fellowship, Fun!  Bring a dish to share and your favorite game to play.  You may not win, but you will share lots of fun and laughter.
Also, mark your calendars now for August 10 Pot Luck and Game Night.
 

HARVEST DINNER
Sign Up Today!
 

PRAYER SURGE

 

Prayer Surge Service
June 27, 2018
Brown Bag Dinner at 5 pm
Prayer Service at 5:45 pm
Please join us for this sacred and meaningful service with time for spiritual centering with prayer and music.  During this service we light candles, sing and pray for each posting on the Prayer Wall.  Participants will also submit additional prayers for our world, our church, others and ourselves.  Collectively, we offer up our hearts to God and provide support to each other.

 

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JACKIE SEEDS

 

Memorial Service
Noon, Sunday, June 24
Plan to attend the Memorial Service for Jackie Seeds, a well-known longtime member of SunCoast.  In recent years she was a regular volunteer as an usher and a Prayer, Care, Share Minister.

 

PRE-INDEPENDENCE DAY BBQ

 

BBQ Following Church at 1pm.
$5 gets a hamburger OR a hot dog plus sides.
Sign up in the lobby today!
Begin your holiday celebrations with this
SCC Fund Raiser!
(No hospitality refreshments that Sunday).

 

SUN COAST WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT

 

Congregation News
 

Hurricane
SEVERE WEATHER PLANNING

Check out the Severe Weather Form found in your bulletin this week and complete the form so we can be aware of those people who may need extra assistance and those able to provide extra help.  Please place the form in the basket in the lobby.
 

MEMBERSHIP CLASS

 

Sunday, July 29
Following Worship
Watch for details and a sign-up list coming later in June!

 

REFRESHMENTS FOLLOWING SUNDAY SERVICE

HOSPITALITY PLAN
If your last name starts from A to E, June is your month to help provide refreshments following the Sunday service.  Bring something sweet, something savory, something healthy, something decadent.  Help out this month, as you are able – bring something at least once during June:  We are noted for being a welcoming church.  Let’s show the world just how that works!  Thank you in advance for your generosity!
Schedule for Hospitality –
June: A – E, July: F – L, August: M – R, September: S – Z

 

What’s Happening in the Denomination
 

HEADLINES FROM THE DENOMINATION
  • Volunteers Urgently Needed in Puerto Rico
  • Church Service Held in Havana
  • Planning for General Conference


Check out the many events happening in MCC Churches!
 

MCC COUNCIL OF ELDERS WEEKLY CALL TO PRAYER



Join us as we pray for the needs of our world.  Each week MCC’s Council of Elders publishes a prayer written by a member of MCC.  These prayers reflect the diversity and international flavor of this denomination.  For this week’s prayer, follow this link.

 

 
What’s Happening in the Area

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