Faith UMC Torrance, CA
Friday, March 06, 2015
Grow Deeper, Go Farther
Please join us for:
  • "I Am" Lenten Studies - Various Times & Dates, see below
  • Lenten Prayer - Monday through Saturday, 7:00am from Now until April 4
  • Logos Bible Study - Tuesday, March 17, 10:30am
  • Family First Night - Saturday, March 7, 5pm
  • Daylight Savings Time - Saturday, March 8, 2am
  • Women's Grief & Men's Grief Support Joint Meeting - Tuesday, March 10, 9:30am
  • God's Sunshine Club - Tuesday, March 10, 10:30am
  • 101 Studies - Dates & Times, see below
  • No Kid Hungry Bake Sale - Sunday, March 15, 9am-1pm
  • King's Hawaiian/Local Place Fundraiser - Wednesday, March 18, all day
  • SAC Lunches - Saturday, March 21, 8:30am
  • Hinamatsuri, Girls' Day Luncheon - Saturday, March 21, 11am-2pm
  • Easter Lily Dedications - Due by Sunday, March 22
  • Caregivers' Support Group - Monday, March 23, 7pm
  • Easter Picnic - Sunday, March 29, 1pm 
  • Easter Sunday Services - Sunday, April 5, 7am, 8:30am & 10:30am
  • Relay for Life - April 25-26 at South High School

"I Am" Lenten Bible Study - Sundays at 12:30pm , 5pm, Wednesdays 9am, 7:30pm, & Thursdays 7pm
We will have weekly reflection groups just for the season of Lent to discuss each week's "I Am" statement.

Lenten Prayer - Monday through Saturday, 7:00am, Now through April 4
Do you seem to start every day one step behind? Wouldn't it be wonderful to take a moment to connect with God, pray over the tasks ahead, lay before God your concerns, and consider wisely how you can make the most of the precious day that is ahead? Here is your chance. In keeping with the upcoming season of Lent, we will be having a daily time of prayer.

Logos Bible Study - Tuesday, March 17, 10:30am
Please bring your bible, pen, notebook, and an open mind! Everyone is welcome! No experience necessary!

Family First Night - Saturday, March 7, 5pm
Come join us for an evening of food, games, and family time! This month’s theme is “Growing Up On the Inside.” This first Saturday monthly gathering is for families of all shapes, sizes, and ages. RSVP to admin@faithsouthbay.org by Wednesday, March 4 so we can make adequate arrangements for food.

Daylight Savings - Sunday, March 8, 2am
Don't forget to "Spring Forward" an hour before you go to sleep on Saturday, March 7!

Women's Grief & Men's Grief Support Joint Meeting - Tuesday, March 10, 9:30am
We will be having a special guest speaker. Please join us for support, encouragement, and fellowship to help you journey through the difficult life transition of losing a loved one.

God's Sunshine Club - Tuesday, March 10, 10:30am
God’s Sunshine Club is comprised of members who are impacted by loved ones with special needs. Please join us on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:30am so that you are not alone in loving family members with special needs. 

101 Studies Classes
Session 1 Classes: Mar. 9 at 7pm. Mar. 11 at 1pm or March 11 at 7pm
Session 2 Classes: Mar. 16 at 7pm, Mar. 18 at 1pm, or Mar. 18 at 7pm
This two-session class covers the basics of Christianity, the history of the Church, the UM church, and Faith UMC. 

No Kid Hungry Bake Sale - Sunday, March 15, 9am-1pm
 
 Join kid chef, Jackson, as he hosts a No Kid Hungry Bake Sale to raise money to help end childhood hunger. 

King's Hawaiian/Local Place Relay for Life Fundraiser - Wednesday, March 18, all day
Please join us as we raise money for Relay for Life! For more details, download the flyer here!

SAC Lunches - Saturday, March 21, 8:30am
Now is the opportunity to help with local outreach! On the 3rd Saturday of each month, 40 lunch bags are prepared and handed out to the laborers at Home Depot on 182nd Street in Gardena. About 6 persons on a team are adequate. You may help as an individual, or with friends, or as a family. Sign up sheet in the Narthex. Faith in Action!

Hinamatsuri Girls' Day Luncheon - Saturday, March 21, 11am-2pm
Faith UMW and Nihongobu invite you to join us for our annual Girls' Day Luncheon and Japanese classical dance with special guest, Madame Nakamura Narumi. There is limited seating. Sign up in the Narthex. For more information, download the flyer here!

Easter Lily Dedications - Due by Sunday, March 22
Please help us adorn our altar and experience springtime joy on Easter Sunday! For more information, download the form here!

Caregivers' Support Group - Monday, March 23, 7pm
Please join us as we will be having a special guest speaker from Keiro's Institute on Healthy Aging who will be discussing memory loss - dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The mission of the Caregiver Support Group is to provide emotional and spiritual support to adults who are caring for aging parents and spouses. The group also provides resources in the fields of elder care, Alzheimer’s disease, and other end-of-life issues. Small groups enable personal sharing and encouragement. We meet on the 4th Monday of every month and are open to church members as well as members of our community.

Easter Picnic - Sunday, March 29, 1pm
Save the date! More information coming soon...

Easter Sunday Services - Sunday, April 5
7am: Sunrise Worship and Flowering of the Cross
Please bring a few fresh flowers in honor of loved ones.
8:30am & 10:30am: Easter Worship Celebration
Let's celebrate the Risen Christ with baptisms and new members!

Relay for Life - April 25-26 at South High School
Save the date! More information coming soon...

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