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2018 Congregational Theme!
"LET'S KEEP IT GOING!"
EACH NEW DAY, FRESH AND ALIVE
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AWESOME AUGUST
That's right.  It will be AWESOME AUGUST at Friendship Church.  Don't miss a Sunday.  Great music, delightful worship in the 
Sierra Ballroom, wonderful fellowship Sunday at 10:00 am. - Don't miss it.

Friendship Express will be running
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Friendship Church
SUN CITY
August 9, 2018 | Volume 3: Issue 33

AUGUST 19 - 10:00 AM
WE WORSHIP TOGETHER IN THE BEAUTIFUL SIERRA BALLROOM.
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Reverend George Smith's Message
Isaiah 40: 28-31, II Chronicles 7: 11-14
                           
"RENEWAL "

We are often in need of renewal.  Sometime it is physical. Other times emotional, but in so many of our lives it is spiritual Renewal we need.
    
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 MY
       SENIOR
MOMENT

"INFLUENCE"

I am often reminded of the men in my life upon whose shoulders I stand.
     There was a German professor who me helped through college.  There was a wise and unselfish pastor who when I was 23 year old rookie in his town showed me the ropes.  There was my grandad who influenced me more than anyone because he loved me and believed in me when, in reality, I didn't deserve his confidence.  And there was my dad, who though not a great father, loved me and became my hero.  Then there was James Dobson, my cousin and brother, who offered me a chance at Focus on the Family to sculpt out a ministry to clergy members around the world.
     I have been blessed with titans of the faith who invested in me.  How about you?  All of us have some people in our lives that have changed our lives for ever.  People who unselfishly sowed into our lives.

"What you heard from me, keep as the pattern for sound teaching"                                         II Timothy 1:12

Pastor HB
   
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Thought for the Day
   I pray that I may keep my feet on the way.  I pray that I may stay       on God's side.
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Words to Live By
   Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
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NEW OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Closed
                                      Tuesday - Friday - 10:00 am - 1:00pm

New Email Address: friendshipchurchscpd@gmail.com

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  ONLINE SERVICES    

To see a live stream of the Sunday service please   

If you would like to see a video of our Sunday service please click here


     NEW PICTORIAL DIRECTORIES AVAILABLE!
Our beautiful new Directories - the fine work of Jim Boehner, Jackie Collins, Ramona Larson and Ben Cardell will be available in the foyer of the ballroom this Sunday after the service.
Please one to a family.
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JOIN US ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 PRE-SERVICE COFFEE AND JUICE HOUR
          
IN SESSION - 2018

Bible Studies Fall 2018
Dark for August.

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Men are meeting at the Daily Grind from 9-10 am for coffee and conversation. Discussion will focus on the Scripture readings read at each Sunday morning worship.

WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Friendship Women's Upcoming Fall Season: 
We will meet from Wednesday, October 24 - December 5, 2018
Speaker's Hall in Sunset View and Big Bear/Silverwood Rooms in Lakeview Clubhouse


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  FRIENDSHIP WOMEN
 
Catherine Martin_ Pastor of Women_s Ministries
         You are invited to join Friendship 
     Women for Bible study and        
     fellowship. Our goal is "to know Christ 
     and make Him known."
                     
       But more than that, I count everything as loss         
       compared to the priceless privilege and supreme    
       advantage of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord [and of 
       growing more deeply and thoroughly acquainted with                Him-a joy unequaled].  Philippians 3:8 AMP        
          
        Catherine Martin                                                                                                                       
Pastor of Women's Ministries        

     
             
You are invited to join Friendship Women Bible Study beginning in October 2018. We will study God's Word, meet together for worship, inspirational messages, and times of fellowship and discussion. Make this the year that you draw near to God, grow in your relationship with Him, meet other women and make new friends.

Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.
2 Peter 3:18 NIV

                        SAVE THE DATES FOR FALL 2018                                     
  October 17, 2018 Fellowship Gathering - Speakers Hall
October 24 - December 5, 2018 Fall Women's Bible Study
December 12, 2018 Friendship Women's Christmas Luncheon

Prayer Requests

Pray for Pastor HB. 

Pray for Sheila Holmquist's sister
Pray for Joyce Shepard's brother who is ill.
Pray for Don & Eleanor Reid's friend Carol Pattison recovering.
Pray for Gerry Loeb's friend Ken Ruggles who is recovering from surgery.
Pray for Gunter Kroll who is having bypass surgery on Friday


Continued prayer for Bev & Jack Turner, Cheryl Miller, Jinja Karleen,  Roberta Allbritton, Betty Robinson, Russ Ebert,  Ramona Larson, Brigitte Jackson, Isa Yager, and Robert Glen.
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THE FRIENDSHIP CHURCH'S PRAYER MINISTRY HAS A PLACE FOR YOU.
Come to express your prayers for our church family and perhaps to be prayed for. We meet at 9:30 am (between services) for about 20 minutes in the Palm Rm. Visit us to be blessed with fellowship as you enjoy the privilege of praying for others in their time of need. For more information call the church office at 760-260-8640. 

HOME SICK? NEED GROCERIES?

This service is excellent when you're home bound or just rushed for time.

Go to: 
www.instacart.com /staterbros

Select your groceries and they will be delivered within 1 hour to your home.

Several stores participate in this service: Stater Bros., Albertsons, Walmart, Costco, etc.

First order has free delivery and then $5.99 delivery after that.

Flowers

For those of you who want to order flowers for the altar please stop by Hospitality Center or call the church office - 760-260-8640

Each arrangement is $50 inclusive of tax.
Cartoon Corner


Friendship Church of Sun City | 760-260-8640 | FriendshipChurchSunCity.com

Sun City Palm Desert 

36890 Del Webb Boulevard 
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Sunset View Clubhouse in the Speakers Hall
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