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The Glance

What's happening this week at Gayton!


🗓 THIS WEEK 10/25 A NEW SERIES BEGINS...

WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS SUNDAY? 10/18

📝October 25 // David Washburn// MESSAGE: The Lampstand

The golden lampstand was the only source of light in the holy place in the Tabernacle, and it was to remain lit as a reminder that God was always with His people. Over the next four weeks, we’re going to consider God’s continuous presence in our lives and how that presence informs and shapes us to reflect God’s loving goodness to our community.


David will be preaching at both Celebration (9:30) and Nexus (10:45)!


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If you missed a previous message, you can watch or listen to the message/gathering at: GAYTON.CHURCH/MEDIA

or on APPLE PODCAST and SPOTIFY PODCAST.


There are some important details that you need to know about returning to in-person gatherings. Please read them in-full and sign up to let us know to expect you! DO ALL OF THAT HERE...


🧒🏾Kids Ministry

Virtual Kids Ministry (Preschool Church & Elementary Kids Worship) will continue to be available on the Gayton Kids Facebook Group starting at 8 am Sunday mornings.


In-person Nursery, Preschool Church is available at 9:30 and 10:45am. Elementary Kids Worship programming is available at 10:45am. Check-in/registration takes place at the Kids Min table in the gym foyer for now. 


Elementary Sermon Notes Templates and Preschool Family Activity Packs are available at the Welcome Desk for children who are attending worship with their families.


SEE KIDS MINISTRY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


🙎‍♂️Student Ministry

In addition to Sunday Bible Brunch, Oxygen and Engage will meet each week for High School and Middle School on Sunday evenings! Details for programming and the High School and Middle School retreats on the Gayton Students page...


---->THE FOOD PANTRY WILL BE CLOSED ON ELECTION DAY; TUESDAY, NOV 3<----


FOOD PANTRY UPDATE - Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020


It's a true blessing to see how our pantry and church help those in need. We have a lot to be thankful for this past couple of weeks:





  • MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
  • Cereal
  • Crackers
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Thanksgiving items (sweet potatoes, mashed potato mix, stuffing, cranberry sauce)



Update from Steffan Carr of the Bruce Outreach Center!

📊 FINANCIAL HEALTH UPDATE

(Budget = Anticipated Giving; Actual = Actual Giving Received; MTD = Month-to-Date)


CURRENT:

OCTOBER: Budget $90,500; Actual MTD [thru 10/18]: $46,711

SEPTEMBER: Budget $90,800; Actual MTD [thru 9/27]: $70,400

AUGUST: Budget $89k; Actual $71,460

YEAR-END: Budget $1,107,049; Actual $1,167,652



GAYTON KIDS!

(10:45 only, elementary only)

Elementary Kids Worship resumed on August 23 for the 10:45 only and continues each Sunday. (We are starting with one hour of Kids Worship at this time due to safety measures and staffing availability.)


Elementary Kids Worship is for kids who have finished kindergarten through the fifth grade, and we are inviting rising kindergarteners who will be starting school in the fall to join us, as well. 


We are asking that kids and leaders be masked while in the building. Chairs will be set up in the Kids Worship room to meet social distancing recommendations and hand sanitizer will be provided.  Please enter through the gym doors for check-in.

 

Please contact Kim with any questions or to share a desire to join our elementary team! We need plenty of Kids team leaders to help make our reopening a success. 


PRESCHOOL CHURCH & NURSERY!

(9:30 and 10:45, volunteers needed - see below)


OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE AND LOVE KIDS!

We need YOU in Kids Ministry! Help us disciple the youngest members of our church family, helping them learn that God made them, God loves them, and Jesus wants to be their friend forever!


The Preschool Church team is seeking one adult and one youth volunteer (middle school or high school) on the THIRD Sundays of the month, and two adults + 2 youth volunteers on the FOURTH Sundays of the month. 


The Nursery Care team is seeking one adult on the THIRD Sundays of the month. 


The Elementary Sunday team is seeking one adult and one high school student twice a month in Kids Worship at 10:45.


Contact Hillary (hillary@gayton.church) with questions or to make your commitment for the Preschool or Nursery team and contact Kim (Kim@gayton.church) to join the elementary team!


STAY ENGAGED WITH GAYTON KIDS ON FACEBOOK

Parents - if you're not already on the Gayton Kids private Facebook Group, head over and request to join! We're releasing content each day to help you and your kids stay engaged with Kid Min and, most importantly, Jesus!


Youth Sunday Brunch class meets outside at 9:30am on SUNDAYS

Sunday Brunch class will meet on the patio of the cafe each Sunday. Bring a chair! Please register on the regathering page.


If you are not comfortable joining the group in person, please join via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/851572867

Meeting ID: 851 572 867

password: Jesus


DEEP DESSERTS // WEDNESDAYS // 7:30pm

Deep Desserts is back on the menu. If you had a chance to hear the message from 7/12, then you've had an opportunity to meet the host for Deep Desserts: Karl & Katheryn Enters. 


Join the crew 7:30-8:30pm for a great time of fellowship at the Enters' home!


5824 Ketterley Row

Glen Allen, VA 23059


STUDENT MINISTRY GROUPS/PROGRAMMING RESUMES

Weekly Student Ministry programming began on Sunday, September 13. Stay up-to-date with the latest info on the Students page...


STAY ENGAGED WITH GAYTON STUDENTS ON SOCIAL!

You'll find messages from Giles and other content on the Gayton High School and Middle School Facebook groups.


WEEKLY EMAILS

If you have not received the Youth Weekly e-news in a while, then we invite you to either check your spam or update your email newsletter preferences. 


The e-news goes out weekly and if you have a student, this is the best way to stay up-to-date on what's happening in student ministries.