Schweitzer News – July 2, 2019

Schweitzer UMCNews

Pastor Spencer wants to hear from you on his Listening Tour. Meet Spencer and join the conversation, which will be framed around the following questions:

  • Why did you come to Schweitzer or why have you stayed at Schweitzer?
  • What are you most excited about that Schweitzer can do in the next 5 years?
  • What is one dream you have for Schweitzer?

You can sign-up online, through the Schweitzer app, or by calling the church office. Various dates and times are available.

At Vacation Bible School, kids will learn their true value as God’s beautiful creation and His love for ALL of His children. The Incredible Race is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids can see, hear, touch and even taste! Sign up today!

More info and Register here

Find your inner youth…experience the race! VBS Volunteers, please join us for lunch and a VBS pre-party on Sunday, July 14, or Sunday, July 21, 12:00-2:00 p.m. This is a time to get energized and excited about the Incredible Race…where people are the most valuable creation! Read more here.

Our teenagers have been busy hanging out all summer. We have activities on a weekly basis for our Youth at Schweitzer. Check out the rest of the activities we have planned online and sign up!

Staff Updates

We are excited to welcome Sheila Pippin to the Schweitzer staff as Director of First Impressions. God trusts us to care for the guest and as Director of First Impressions, Sheila will focus on making guest feel welcomed and valued. First Impression Ministries include ushers, greeters, hospitality, data team, connection and the security team. Sheila has extensive ministry experience, and she is passionate about serving God. She is looking forward to being part of the Schweitzer community, and she is especially excited to meet those who serve in the First Impressions Ministry. 

Nikki Crisp will be our new Hospitality Coordinator following the retirement of Deanna Gorden. Nikki and the dedicated team that serve on Sunday morning will continue to serve an exceptional selection of snacks which we have all grown to love. The Fellowship Center is a great place to greet new guests and catch up with old friends. Please take a moment to welcome Nikki to our Schweitzer community.

David Freeman has a new title and role, Director of Adult Discipleship. He will give leadership to groups, classes, spiritual guides, and mentors. He will continue to give some leadership in the arena of Community Impact as he takes on this new role of helping us all grow deeper in our walk with Christ and one another.