There are some things a church does every week, like Worship services and Bible studies. There are groups and committees that meet every month, while other events occur only once a year like our VBS, Christmas programs, or Consecration Sunday. But there are some things that only occur every 5 or 6 years, like new pictorial church directories, and it is time to do a new one. Our last one dated 2010 was actually done almost 6 years ago, so we have arranged with Lifetouch to do this one. Olan Mills, who did the past few directories has gone out of business. Lifetouch will be here September 1-3 between 1:30 – 9pm to take the photos with two photographers, who will show you your pictures before you leave (and try to sell you some). Like we’ve done before, everybody who gets their picture taken will receive a free 8”x10” picture and a free copy of the directory. What is new with this company is that everyone who shows up for their photo shoot with a bag of groceries for our church food pantry will get a $5.00 off coupon for picture orders. They will also offer a $10.00 off coupon for those who sign up for their pictures on line toward any purchase you might want to make. You do not have to be a member of the church, or currently attending to be in the directory. Pets, friends, and extended family who are not members of the church are welcome to get their pictures taken, but don’t have to be in the directory. We will have price lists available ahead of time. There will be a $10.00 charge to the church for any submitted “not available” photos, which is new, too.
We will be signing up people for these three days of “shoots” every Sunday in August in the back of the sanctuary, or you can click here to sign up on line. You will be getting 3 recorded phone calls from me on Thursdays about 3:00 in the afternoon (let your voicemail or recorder get it, as I won’t be there in person!) to remind you about this program.
or drop them off at the church office before 1:30 Monday-Thursdays. I’m excited about our new directory and hope you will be, too. I’ll be glad to answer any questions you may have that aren’t answered here, or Caroline can at the church office number 334-6524.
Make sure you reserve your time for one of those first three days in September! If we fill all these slots quickly, we may be able to add another day on Friday, but there are no plans for any additional days later.
Grace and Peace,
Pastor Jeff Symonds
P.S. Don’t forget the Round-Up Sunday Potluck dinner after church at 11:30AM on Sunday, August 30