Thank you to those who have already signed up and helped with snow removal for our worship services. Many openings are still available! Shovels and a snow blower are provided, as well as instructions on what to do. Sign up at the Information Kiosk in the atrium. If you’d like to learn more or have questions, contact our Facility Director, Bob Antes, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 594-9488.
Our recent cold and snowy weather seems like a good time to remind everyone that we post closings on our website, Facebook, and TV channels 8,10 & 13.
Stop by Common Grounds for a warm or cold beverage… grilled cheese sandwiches, soups, and snacks are available, too. Check facebook.com/Common Grounds Café at Pearce for special offers.
NOTE: The café will be closed February 19-23 for the RWC winter break and reopens on Monday, February 26.
Regular Hours of Operation:
- Sundays: 9:30-11am
- Monday-Friday: 10am-1:30pm (when RWC classes are in session)
- $5 lunch special: grilled cheese sandwich & soup of the day
The following sports ministries are meeting at Pearce Church:
- Adult Floor Hockey, Tuesdays, 7-9pm; contact: Dave Mantegna (585-752-8221)
- Volleyball (for ages 13 and up), Thursdays, 7-9pm; contact: Brad Moore (585-749-5592)
Join us for dinner on Wednesday nights this winter! You won’t have to cook and you can meet some new friends, too. Dinner will be served each Wednesday, from 4:30-6:15pm in the Family Life Center. Registration is requested. Cost is $7 for adults ($7.50 at the door); $4 for children 11 and under; and free for children 4 and under. To sign up, stop by the reception desk before/after church or during normal week-day office hours, or you can RSVP below, each Thursday-Monday.
January 10: Roast Turkey and Dressing, Penne Pasta & Sauce
January 17: Baked Chicken BBQ, Grilled Hots/Sausages
January 24: Roast Pork with Apple Glaze, Macaroni & Cheese
January 31: Baked Stuffed Chicken, Taco Bar
February 7: Roast Beef, Pulled Pork
February 14: Baked Tavern Hame with Pineapple, Baked Chicken Casserole
February 21: Roast Turkey and Dressing, Spaghetti & Meat Sauce
Under the leadership of Pastor Harold Scott, our Community Care Pastor, a Pastoral Care Team is available to help with hospital visitation, follow-ups at home, and visits to our seniors and shut-ins. Each pastor on this team serves several days each month. Our Pastoral Care Team is made up of the following ordained ministers: Jeff Altman, Brian Babcock, Laverne Bates, Dave Carden, Larry Greeno, Nelson Hill, Megan Hoose, and John Tassone. In addition, Sarah Grice and Maurice Hopkins will help to provide support over weekends. So, if you are ever hospitalized or going through a time of person struggle, you can anticipate one of these pastors to follow up with you. If you have questions, you may contact Pastor Harold Scott at email@example.com or call the church office at 594-9488.
Recovery Now, in partnership with the Town of Gates and Gates Police Department, are offering addiction support services at Gates to Recovery, on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Gates Town Hall, 1605 Buffalo Road. This group will answer questions you have regarding the disease of addiction, offer solutions to those with a substance use disorder, and support affected families. If you need immediate help, call the 24-hour helpline at 585-310-4080.
Tuesday Morning Men’s Group Options:
- Meet at 6am at Town & Country Family Restaurant (Chili Avenue) to pray for each other. Contact: Dave Heimberger, 585-594-8234
- Gather in Room 137 (education wing) at 8:30am to pray for our nation. Contact: Miles Nelson, 585-617-3247
- A Bible study meets in Room 137 (education wing) at 9:15am each week. Contact: Rick Kinde, 585-594-9848
Do you want to stay connected to all that is happening at Pearce Church? If you haven’t done so already, you can sign-up to receive the NEUs in your email inbox each week. Simply include your email address on a Connection Card (found in the pew rack or the weekend bulletin) and note that you’d like to be added to the NEUs distribution list. You can also note if you would like to have Pastor Roger’s Blog sent to you, or prayer requests for our prayer chain. If you have any questions, you may contact Kim Brittin in the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids’ Gym is an interactive play time for pre-school kids and their parent/caregiver. If you are a parent, babysitter, or grandparent of a preschooler, Kids’ Gym is a great time to connect with other families in our community while having fun with your kids in a big, open space.
Kids’ Gym meets on most Wednesdays at 10am in the Family Life Center and runs through May (following the Churchville-Chili school calendar). Check our online calendar each week.