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Community Registration - Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather and the preschool is closed, community registration will be rescheduled for the first day we return to school (9:00am-10:00am). If there is a 1 hour delay, registration will occur at normal time of 9:00am-10:00am. If there is a 2 hour delay, registration will occur 10:00am-11:00am.

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FIRST WEDNESDAY DINNER (Church Fellowship, Meals, and Programs) is Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00 p.m. Menu: salad, rolls, brisket, roasted potatoes, green beans with onions and banana pudding for dessert. Fill out the blue cards or e-mail lboxley@guilfordpark.org by Monday, September 29 by 12:00 p.m. In order for Reto’s Home Cuisine to shop and prepare we MUST
have your reservation by 12:00 p.m. Reservations will be closed after 12:00 p.m. Bus service from Friends Home Guilford and West is available.

KidsJam (3-5 grade students) meets Friday, October 3 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. in the Youth Lounge for dinner and a movie.

World Communion Sunday is October 5. We will have one service that day at 11 a.m. We will worship together and celebrate Holy Communion as one church family. Join us for a covered dish luncheon immediately following the service. Bring a dish to share.

Zumba™ Fitness!! Fun, fellowship and fitness coming on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 beginning on October 8th.  Join us in the Fellowship Hall for Zumba™ Fitness!  What is Zumba™??  Often referred to as exercise in disguise, Zumba™ is dance fitness to Latin and International rhythms creating a dynamic, fun and effective workout. You do not need dance skills to participate! You just need to want to have fun while exercising!

The Guilford Travelers will be touring the Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Quilts of Gwendolyn Ann Magee quilting exhibit at UNCG on Thursday, October 9. There are 118 quilts to view and the exhibit is free. The bus will leave the church at 10:30 a.m. and have lunch at Yum Yum Better Ice Cream. Sign up on the Fellowship bulletin board to reserve your spot. Contact Edith Phillips at 282-8111 for more information.

Sunday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m. there will be a blessing of the Guilford Park Guys program (our ministry with Partnership Village boys) at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.

The Annual Greater Greensboro CROP Walk is being held on Sunday, October 19th. The Walk will start around 2:30 p.m. from NewBridge Bank Ballpark in Downtown Greensboro. A table for details and signing up to walk will be in the hallway opposite the Church Office. If you have questions, contact either Lynn Carey at 686-6614 or Gary Stephenson at 908-3831.     

Join Congregational Nurse Janet Dawson for balance exercise class on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. for one hour in the Westminster room. Bring a friend or neighbor.

Great Reads @Guilford Park. Are you looking for a few good books? Then join the new book club this October. Great Reads will meet once a month on the third Tuesday at 7 p.m. through May. We’ll cover about ½ a book at each meeting, starting with the Book of Not
So Common Prayer by Linda McCollough Moore. This is a handbook that combines spiritual insight with practical action steps you can take to change your prayer habits—and change your life. Members will suggest further books for the group to read. Copies are available in the church office for $10 each. Please read chapters 1-5 for the meeting on Tuesday, October 21. A sign-up sheet is on the Adult Education bulletin board, or you can email Jo Owens at jnowens@guilfordpark.org.

WE NEED YOUR PURPLE! The high school youth are creating a visual worship enhancement for World Communion on Sunday, October 5 as part of their Youth in the Arts series. With their instructor, Maria Boulton, they are collecting purple fabric for this project. Please bring any and all size purple fabric to the church for collection in the basket under the welcome table. Thank you in advance!

Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, October 9, 3-7 p.m. You can help by donating blood, making homemade cookies, bringing juice, working a shift at the registration table or canteen area, assisting with the set-up or clean-up--so many opportunities to make a difference. Every donation of blood saves 3 lives! Call Sandy Scherzer at 686-5294 for info
or see the Mission Bulletin Board to sign up.

Our shoe collection for BackPack Beginnings will continue through October 1st. This is the last week to bring gently used pairs of shoes to church and place them in the designated box outside our sanctuary in the gathering space



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World Communion Sunday

Combined Service - 11:00 a.m.


Luke 4:16-21 

Good News for the Poor

The Rev. Mike Aiken

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