Estes Echo

Upcoming Ladies Events: Get Involved!

So imagine this: you are running errands in Jackson with your small children when you see a sad-looking couple parked at the edge of the parking lot. They look tired and dirty. Their hood is up. They have crafted a sign out of a cardboard box telling you that they need help. Your seven year old pipes up from the back seat, “Mom, those people need help. Can we help them?” Your heart melts. This is the idea behind “blessing bags” that you can have on hand when someone—a stranger on the street, a friend who is having a hard time, or a family who has just experienced trauma—needs to be lifted up. You keep blessing bags on hand or in your car to give people you encounter in your journey through life. Estes ladies will be making blessing bags on July 25, but that is only one of the many activities coming up.

Until Sunday, June 19: Collection of Items for “Blessing Bags”

  • Kindergarten – Boxes of individually wrapped hand wipes
  • 1st Grade – Packages of peanut butter or cheese crackers
  • 2nd Grade – Granola or other type of snack bars
  • 3rd & 4th Grade- Small tubes of toothpaste
  • 5th & 6th Grade- Chap Stick or Lip Balm
  • Youth Group – Boxes of standard or large size band-aids
  • Adult Class (Missions Room) – Adult-size white socks
  • Adult Class (Room 5) – Bottled Water or Packages of Gum/Mints

Get your kids involved in helping others!

June 20: Card Ministry Meeting 6:00; in the fellowship room. Come make a card to lighten the load of someone on our prayer list!

June 25: Blessing Bag Assembly, Devo, and Breakfast Fellowship 9:00. Come help others and be uplifted!

July 8: Movie and snack night 6:30. Come enjoy some fun and fellowship!

July 17-20: VBS at Estes. Get ready to sing!

August 2: First full day of class at Chester County Schools

August 22: Fellowship and Devo “Building Our Spirits” by Sylvia Scott (7:00-8:00). Come to be built up!

August 24: First Day of Class at FHU

September 9-10: Ladies Retreat at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park Group Lodge. Cost is $25.00 per person; see Ashley Estes if you want to attend; sign up lists will be posted later in the summer for food and jobs. Activities will begin at 6:30 on Friday evening and end by 3:00 on Saturday.

Come spend some quality time with your sisters in Christ!