Speaking Schedule:
Nov 25 Mark Everett
Fellowship Meal This Sabbath!  Fellowship Meals are 1st and 3rd Sabbaths and a Haystack Potluck each 5th Sabbath. Cup of Fellowship the rest of the month. Plan on enjoying delicious food and building relationships during our monthly Fellowship Meal, formerly known as “Potluck” Please sign up for the open weeks on the sheet available in the foyer.
Wednesday Prayer Meetings at 6:30pm: Currently, Prayer Meetings are being held at the Everett Home. Please join our family for our weekly prayer time. The church that prays together, stays together!
All men are invited to meet at 7:00 AM each Thursday for Band of Brothers @ Billy’s Cafe in Burlington, 316 E Fairhaven Ave, Burlington, WA 98233.
“Ladies Fellowship” is now open to all genders and will be called “Community Services Fellowship” Everyone who is interested can meet at Whidbey Coffee in Burlington 1960 Marketplace Drive”, Burlington “(near Home Depot) every Friday at 7:00am for fellowship and discussion.
FaceBook Page: We post sermon and service information, church events and more. https://www.facebook.com/mountvernonsda
Mailboxes: Please remember to check your box every time you come to church. Each week your bulletin will be in your mail box. Please let Darci know if you need a mailbox.
We are having a WOOL Sock drive at our Church, until the end of April 2018. Please bring your donations of WOOL socks to the church. We will also be looking into buying WOOL socks in bulk, so your monetary donations are very welcome as well!

Love & Laundry: We’re are pleased to report that we are going to be able to continue with our Love & Laundry program during the month of November (except for Thanksgiving Day). Laundry services will be offered every Thursday (except November 23) from 1:00-3:30 pm at Laundryland, 1800 S. 2nd Street in Mt. Vernon. If you are able to help, please let us know which Thursday(s) during November work(s) best for you on the sign-up sheet in the lobby.
Our Church will be hosting a seminar by Sheri Crooker, conference educational coach, on Friday, December 1, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, and Saturday, December 2, from 2:00-3:30pm and 6:30-8:30pm.  The first day will be to discuss what happens to the brain when major trauma occurs–especially in childhood.  The second day will focus on how to develop compassion, understanding, and offer encouragement and help to others.
Save the Date:  Christmas Brunch will be held December 16.  We’re looking for volunteers to help, so If you can, please contact Darci at (360) 416-0443 or office@mountvernonsda.com
Navigating The Skagit Volunteer Center Website

www.skagitvolunteercenter.org

The Skagit Volunteer Center Website is a great way to respond to the needs of our community. The first step is to create an account, personalize it to what interests you. This flyer will help you get started! It is fast and easy. After you set up your user account, you are free to roam the site and respond to the needs of the community.

If you have any questions contact Susan Rowe, susanr@communityactionskagit.org or (360) 588-5731 or stop by at 2221 Riverside Dr., Mount Vernon, and we will gladly help you set up your account!

Visual Volunteer: Jennifer Walton, has been taking care of our visual/Powerpoint needs for over 5 years, is willing to train a few more people to be able to run the visual each Sabbath. Let’s all prayerfully consider stepping up to be part of a rotation so that the work is shared among us :).
Out and About: The Washington Conference has a new weekly newsletter called “Out and About” To view it or to subscribe to the newsletter please visit http://www.washingtonconference.org/
Skagit Valley Family Radio KTFJ 104.7 FM
Encourage others to listen on air or online. Keep the station in your prayers as they begin producing local programming. Listen for the Health Minute with Dr. Barry Bacon, Dinner with the Doctor, and an upcoming preparedness seminar. Remember, podcasts are always available. www.radiooflife.org.
Help Seniors & Adults with Disabilities Remain in their Homes
Ongoing | Various locations in Skagit County
Community Action’s Volunteer services program recruits and coordinates community volunteers to provide direct services for elderly and disabled adults.

Among the services we provide are housekeeping, shopping, meal preparation, yard work, transportation, moving assistance, firewood stacking in the winter, minor home repair, and more as we strive to help clients remain living independently in their own homes.

Right now they have a big need for volunteers to help out with, driving seniors to appointments, housework, moving, and small home repairs.

For more information visit: www.skagitvolunteercenter.org.

The greeter ministry schedule for November is as follows: Nov 4th Dan & Machelle Osborne, Nov 11th Rita Everett, Nov 18th Shelia Dodd & Todd Booker, Nov 25th Melissa Baskett & Bob Walton. Please contact Melissa Baskett if you have any questions.
The Deacon and Deaconess ministry schedule for November is as follows: Nov 4th Dan & Machelle Osborne, Nov 11th Rochelle Everett & Tony Rocha, Nov 18th Shelia Dodd & Todd Booker, Nov 25th Melissa Baskett & Bob Walton. Please contact Melissa Baskett if you have any questions.
Please let Darci Guise know if someone needs visitation at home or in the hospital. Also let her know if you want a mailbox at the Church to receive the weekly bulletins and other information. To contact Darci please call 360-416-0443 or email her at office@mountvernonsda.com
If you would like to learn more about Jesus Off the Street please contact Ann @ 425-280-7212.

Friday Night Sundown: 4:30 PM
Sabbath Evening Sundown 4:29 PM