The Bulletin Board is a primary source for information regarding ministry-related news items, updates and opportunities at The Orchard. It also is the place for posting congregational life announcements including weddings, showers, and death notices. If you have a notice for the Bulletin Board, email Mariel Schmitt.
The mission team that traveled to Budapest, Hungary in March will give a report of their trip and lead a time of prayer on Sunday, May 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel at the Arlington Heights Campus.
Have you misplaced your Bible? We have many unclaimed Bibles in the Lost and Found located in the metal cabinets on the lower level.
Sympathy to Laverne (Mitch) Mohr on the death of her father, Gilbert Berg, on May 7.
Ladies of the Orchard are invited to a baby shower for Suzy (Steve) Hiller on June 9, 2-4 p.m. at the Arlington campus. RSVP to Patti at 847.394.8752 by June 3rd. She is registered at Buy Buy Baby.
We welcome Bob, Vicki, Kaitlyn, and Melissa McCollum home after serving as missionaries for the past 5 years in Colombia. With gratitude to God we celebrate with them our partnership in the Gospel. Pray for them in their transition to Annapolis Area Christian School beginning July 1.
Betty Fowler, organist at The Orchard since 1976, will retire on Sunday, May 26. Please join Pastors Colin Smith, Ted Olsen, and Dan Wells at 6 p.m. in the Arlington Heights Sanctuary to celebrate her 37 years of service. Special musical appearances by The Orchard Choir, Daniel Parvin, Paul Satre, Kurt Fowler, and Tara Hayes. The program will last about an hour and will be followed by a reception in the foyer.
Sympathy to family and friends of Joy Gabalec, who went to be with the Lord on May 7, 2013. Joy had been a member at The Orchard since 2006.
Congratulations to Jared and Jordan Hendricks on the birth of their daughter, Kynlee Hosanna, on May 7.
The 3rd Annual Hustle for Hungary 5K Run and Walk to support the High School Mission Trip to Hungary is June 8, 9 a.m. in the Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine. All ages and abilities are welcome. Register online at hustle4hungary.org.
Working together with local churches, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will hold a massive, nationwide outreach in November 2013, called My Hope with Billy Graham. Though The Orchard doesn’t plan to participate as a church, we want to share the information if you’d like to get involved on your own. Visit their website for more information.
Our missionary, Dr. Nimai Suna, will be in this area April 29 - July 12. If you can provide housing or use of a car for any part of his visit, please contact Cathy Richardson, 847.394.0392.
Families of children birth-5th grade, come to Room 101 on November 3 from 9-10:30 a.m. to wrap, decorate, and pray over gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Bring a shoebox filled with kids toys/hygiene items/school supplies. Donuts and refreshments will be provided. Contact Wendi Serna if you have any questions.