ERCC News - Week of 4/12/2024

NEW WORSHIP SONG
In Matthew 27:54 we read that the Roman soldiers who witnessed Jesus' death exclaimed "Truly this man was the Son of God!" If even they could recognize Jesus as God the Son, how much more can we as believers recognize and praise the holiness of God our Father.
New Worship Song for April - Only a Holy God by CityAlight

YOUNG LIFE
Community Family!
Renton Young Life is holding its annual Fundraiser Banquet Fiesta! The celebration will be on May 3rd, from 6pm to 8pm at New Life Church on Maple Valley Highway (15711 152nd Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058). This is a night of fun, community connection, and great food and we are so excited to spend it with you! Our goal for the night is to share with our community about the amazing things the Lord has done locally this past year. From growing our high school ministry to starting up a new middle school ministry. The goal is not just financial, but to also expand the knowledge and understanding of what the Lord is doing with those around us. We're hopeful you can join us and if you would like more info please email or call Area Director Abraham Garcia (425-523-4655) or Tage Aaker (206-355-6581).

NEWCOMERS LUNCH
We're excited to invite all newcomers to a special meal on Sunday, May 5th at 11:45am, right after our Sunday service. This is a great opportunity to get to know our church leaders and other members of the congregation in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy a delicious lunch, connect with new friends, and learn more about our church's mission and ministries. Our pastors, elders, and leadership team will be there to personally welcome you and answer any questions you may have.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP by letting someone know at the welcome desk and if you will be needing childcare, or contact one of our elders, or Pastor Jeremy directly. We look forward to breaking bread with you!

ERCC KIDS 
Become a part of our dedicated team in teaching/helping in Sunday school—an incredible opportunity to share and grow in God's Word while impacting young lives. Areas that need filling are two in nursery, one in the toddler room and one to teach preschool. Your time will make a meaningful difference! Contact Pastor Adam.

SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY
Come and join us before service every Sunday at 8:45am in the media room. Elder Scott is facilitating a study of the Minor Prophets by Warren Wiersbe titled “Be Heroic”. This is a great opportunity to meet others in the church and share God’s Word. You can pick up a copy of the book for $12 in class.

COFFEE FELLOWSHIP
Stop in and join us before service on Sunday, around 9:15am, for some light refreshments and fellowship.

YOUNG ADULTS
Friday, April 19th at 6:30pm! Join us for a night of fun with a delicious dinner, a meaningful devotional, and games. It’s a great way to meet people and create new friendships.

MEN’S BREAKFAST
Come and enjoy breakfast while getting to know the men of our church on Saturday, April 20th from 7:00-8:30am. Elder Giff will be speaking, and this is a great opportunity to invite other men to join us. Let’s strengthen each other through His Word. If you have any prayer requests, please let us know as we would love to be in prayer for you!

POTLUCK
Join us for a potluck after service on Sunday, April 21st. The church will provide paper goods, plastic utensils, water, and lemonade for refreshments. If your last name begins with the letters A-M, please bring a main dish and N-Z, please bring a side dish or dessert. Looking forward to sharing time together!
**When you bring your dish into the kitchen, please fill out a tent card located on the center counter and tape it to your food item. Thank you.

ERCC YOUTH
Get ready for three hours of fun hanging out with friends on April 21st. The evening begins at 4:30pm which starts with dinner, then games, a biblical message and discussion groups. If you know someone who would be interested, invite them to join us Questions email Pastor Adam.

SENIOR BIBLE FELLOWSHIP
Senior Saints! Please join us as we share our lives in Christ to encourage, grow, and laugh with each other. We’ll meet in the ERCC Media room for a delicious lunch, ukulele led worship, a biblical message, sharing, and prayer. The Lord sustains us as we continue to bear fruit and praise God. (Psalm 92:14 – 15). Our next gathering is Tuesday, April 23rd from 11:30-1:00pm. (We will only be meeting on the 4th Tuesday this month.) If you have any questions or need transportation, contact Dean or Kirie Tsuchida at: 425-228-1427. We look forward to spending time with you!

LADIES GETAWAY
All the spots have been filled for April 26th-28th. You can be put on a waiting list just in case someone can’t go at the last minute. The remaining balance for the getaway will be due April 21st. We will meet at the church at 12:30pm on Friday. You will receive our LGA booklet, name tag, and assigned car. We will make one quick stop at the halfway point to switch around passengers. Questions, contact  Women’s Ministry.

LADIES NIGHT OUT
Come join us on May 8th at 7:00pm. We’ll hear an inspiring testimony from Andrea Langlois as well as deepen our friendships. It’s all about encouraging each other and growing together in Christ. You are welcome, but not required, to bring a snack during our fellowship time. If you need childcare for the evening, please notify by Monday prior to the event. We can't wait to see you there!

IRON SHARPENS IRON
We encourage the men of ERCC to invite friends and join us on May 11th at 7:00am. Let’s help strengthen one another spiritually, mentally, and emotionally through thoughtful conversations. For questions, send an email.

CHURCH CALENDAR
If you want to know what events are scheduled at the church, you can check out the church calendar on our website or on the church app.

LAST TO LEAVE
If you are the last person to leave the church after a service or an event, please turn off all the lights and give the doors a tug once they have closed to make sure the lock has clicked. If you leave through the front doors, the left door sometimes drops a peg at the bottom of the door which causes the door not to fully close. To prevent this from happening hold the bar in when closing the left door and exit out the right door.