Children’s Church Update:

We are happy to announce that Children’s Church wil continue through the summer on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. The ages for children’s church have changed through. We will continue to have two classes: one for preschool through those who have finished Kindergarten and the other for those who have finished 1st grade through 3rd grade.

Christian Ed. News:

Intergenerational Sunday School: Intergenerational Sunday School begins on Sunday, June 5th. Nathan will lead the class in the Fellowship Hall from 9:30 to 10:25. Everyone is invited to participate. The theme of the class is Families in the Bible. Breakfast will be provided each Sunday beginning at 9:15. Breakfast will be provided.

Vacation Bible School – SuperKids! This summer Vacation Bible School will be held Monday, June 20th and Tuesday, June 21st from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Our theme this year is SuperKids. We will learn abot Miriam and the boy with the loaves and fishes. Participants will rotate through music, craft, story, and recreation stations as we learn about these SuperKids. Dinner will be provided each night and children ages 3 through completing 5th grade are welcome to participate. Please register your child by June 12th. We are also looking for volunteers to help with dinner, stations, and leading grops. Please contact Diane Driver, Dana Roderick, John Kidd, Kathy Leininger, or Kate Hollenberg if you are willing to help. 

Men’s Fellowship Chicken BBQ:

The Men’s Fellowship will be doing our second chicken barbecue on Saturday, June 18th at the Broadway Pit. There is a sign-up sheet on the table in the Narthex for anyone wishing to help with cooking, wrapping, or selling the chicken. Chicken will go on sale at 8 a.m. unti sold out/ Proceeds from our barbecues are supporting Camp Brethren Woods, Shenandoah District Disaster Auction, and other needs of our Church.

CLAM News:

Summer Picnic: A big thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy our summer picnic on June 5th! A special thanks as well to the people who helped to prepare the meal. The turnout was great – we hope everyone had a wonderful time! Save the date for other CLAM events: 

Sunday, August 28th: Brethren Woods Church Service

Sunday, September 11th: Grandparent’s Day Breakfast

June Music News:

Melissa Nagy will be serving as soloist and song leader during the outdoor worship service, Sunday June 5th.

Deb Proctor and Scott Zane Smith will be playing piano duets during the morning service on June 12th. Thanks so much Deb!

Opera singer Jenny Anne Flory originally from Dayton will be singing during the morning service on June 19th. Jenny Anne has been a performing artist at the Palm Beach Opera House in Florida and appeared for two summers in Italy. She will be joining The Acadmey of Vocal Arts as a Resident Artist in September and will appear in Detroit Opera’s 2022 Production of Faust November 2022. She has previously sung at Linville Creek on many occasions; welcome back!

The Adult Choir will be singing in the choir loft June 12th and June 28th. They will have only one rehearsal in June on Thursday, June 23rd @7:30 p.m. The choir continues to rehearse with masks.

Youth Events in June:

June 5th – College Youth Water Activity

June 11th: Yard Sale Fundraiser for NYC

If you have any questions about youth events, see Philip and Tracy Rhodes.