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February 2020
Welcome to the FCCWH February newsletter!  
January Recap
Sermon Videos
A recording of January 19's sermon is now available!  Sermon videos are available on both the church website as well as the YouTube Channel.  If you would like to receive emails as soon as videos are posted, reply to this email.
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February Updates
Monthly Missions Emphasis

The Mission Emphasis for the Month of February is Heifer  International Project. Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. They empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but the approach is more than just giving them a handout. Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. The animals provide partners with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market.

Please mark the new envelopes monthly emphasis. These  envelopes replace the small brown envelopes formerly used for the monthly emphasis. Thank you all from the Mission Committee.

To learn more about the Monthly Mission Emphasis, visit our website here.

Giving Tree Collection
For the month of February the Giving Tree will be collecting pet food (canned or bagged), new or gently used, clean towels, clay cat litter, and pet treats to benefit The West Haven Animal Shelter. Please remember these precious, beautiful creatures of God as they search for their “furever” homes. Please leave donations under the Giving Tree.
 
Thank you from the Missions Committee!!

To learn more about the Giving Tree Collection visit our website here.
Mark Your Calendars!
Upcoming Events:

February 23rd after worship - Mardi Gras celebration 
Please join us after worship for our Mardi Gras celebration. We will have a pancake lunch and crafts for those who would like to participate. 

March 28th - Easter Festival 9 am to 2:30 pm in Fellowship Hall
Our annual Easter Festival and Craft Fair features a variety of craft vendors, delicious lunch, Raffle baskets, pictures with the Easter Bunny and lots more. 

April 5th  after worship Palm Sunday Worship & Easter Egg coloring for all ages 
Please join us for our Palm Sunday worship service, including the distribution of palms. Following services we will be servicing a light lunch, coloring Easter eggs and crafts for those who wish to participate. 
 
A Note From Christian Education:
The Reverse Advent Calendar collection was a huge success. We collected tons of food which will be donated to WHEAT ithis month. We have picked the theme for this year' VBS. It will be Rocky Railway - Jesus' Power Pulls Us Through. If you would like to get involved with planning please speak with Kirsten Vargo. Dates for this year's event have not been decided as of yet, but as soon as the dates are decided we will share it all with you!
Bible Study
Rev Carl will continue hosting Monday afternoon Bible Study.  This is a general Bible study Mondays from 1 - 2PM.  Click on the link above to learn more.
As always, feel free to send in anything regarding social media - Does a committee that your on have an event coming up? Did you get some great pictures at a church activity that you'd like to share?  Have any other suggestions or comments? Send it in!  You can reply to this email, send a message to pr@fccwesthaven.org, or click the Email button below.
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Recordings of past sermons are available on both on our website as well as the YouTube channel.
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