WEEK OF March 19, 2023

HOLY WEEK EVENTS: Mark your calendar for all our special events as we celebrate Easter together
  • April 2 – Palm Sunday Services, 9 & 11am, Worship Center
  • April 5 – Parent/Child Dedication and Baptismal Service, 7pm, Worship Center
  • April 7 – Good Friday Service, 6pm, Worship Center with childcare birth thru 4 years available
  • April 8 – Eggs-travaganza, 11am, Church Parking Lot
  • April 9 – EASTER SUNDAY
    • Sunrise Service, 6:30am, Outdoor Amphitheater
    • Easter Service 9am, Worship Center
    • Pancake Breakfast,  10:15-11:15am
    • Easter Service 11am, Worship Center

EGGS-TRAVAGANZA – April 8, 11am, Church Parking Lot

Fun for the entire family! We’ll have cars decorated “Easter Style” handing out lots of candy! You can also enjoy a hayride, face painting, crafts, a riparian area scavenger hunt, axe throwing and more. There will be food trucks available to purchase a little something to eat as well. Don’t miss out, plan to attend and invite another family to come along with you.


We are in need of lots and lots of Easter candy and volunteers for our upcoming Eggs-travaganza! Please consider donating bags of individually wrapped candy from now through April 7. There will be a donation bin in the church lobby, or you can always bring your donations into the church office during the week. We also need LOTS of volunteers willing to decorate their cars, assist with set-up and clean-up, etc. If you can help, please click on the link below and complete the online form.


Our Wednesday night dinner program as well as our W.O.W. Kids will take a break for one more week. We'll be back in full swing on March 29 with pizza from Mountain Mike's. Hope to see you then.

FAITH RIDERS FIDDLE TOWN RIDE – March 18, 9:45am, Church Parking Lot

Bikers of all ages plan to join us for our March ride to Fiddle Town. We’ll depart at 10am from the church. If you’re available meet at Richmaid Restaurant on Cherokee Lane, Lodi for a pre-ride breakfast at 8:45am.

PARENT/CHILD DEDICATION CLASS – March 19, 11am, Fellowship Hall

Parents, what does it mean to dedicate your child to the Lord? If you have questions or are interested about this step of faith, plan to attend this informational class.
The actual dedication ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, at 7pm, in the Worship Center. To help us better prepare, please pre-register by clicking on the link below.
  • Children’s Class – March 22, 7pm, Rooms 224/225. Parents, if you have an 8-year-old through 6th grade who is showing an interest in baptism, plan to join us for this informational class. 
  • Youth & Adult Classes – March 26, 9am (adults) in Portable #3 / 11am (youth) upstairs in the youth room. For all adults and youth (grades 7th-12th) who are looking to deepen their walk of faith, join us for one of the baptism classes being offered. You will learn more about this important step forward. 
Please register for the class you would like to attend below. The actual baptism service for all ages is Wednesday, April 5, 7pm, in the Worship Center.

SEWING CIRCLE – MARCH 25, 10am, Fellowship Hall

For anyone who wants to learn how to sew, get help on a sewing project or just have the encouragement to finish a project. There will be small projects for beginners, machines to use or bring your own. In addition to the sewing, you’ll find great conversation and great people to meet and befriend. Hope you can join us.

MOM’S GAME NIGHT OUT – March 25, 6pm, Fellowship Hall

Calling all moms! Join us for a fun night of board games, laughter and great company. Pizza and ice cream will be provided. The event is being sponsored by our MOPS program and the cost is $10 per person. Let us know that you are coming by simply clicking on the link below.
VERTICAL MARRIAGE CLASS – March 29, 7pm, Portable #1

A 5-week journey with humor-filled and relatable video sessions, group discussion and connection. Vertical Marriage will help couples learn the secret to a healthy marriage. Register online by clicking on the link below. Suggested donation of $20 for the couple's workbooks.

“RENEW” WOMEN’S RETREAT – April 21-22 (Friday 3-9pm) and (Saturday, 8:30-5pm), Worship Center
Ladies, mark your calendar and plan to attend this year’s annual Women’s Retreat. The theme is “Renew” focusing on Romans 12:1-2, “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Our special guest speaker is Pastor Renee Bennett from Axis Church in Stockton. The cost is $75 per person and you can register and pay at the Connection Counter in the lobby on Sundays or by scanning the QR Code and registering on our website.
Faith Community offers counseling to singles, couples, and families.
Please note that the counseling offered is Biblically based only and our pastors are not state licensed or medical therapists.

To schedule an appointment for your free session with either Pastor Kevin Suess or Pastor Jerry Copp, click the link below.


Freed by Faith for Men, a  support and recovery group, 6:30-8pm, Fellowship Hall

50 & Me, a fellowship, study & prayer group for 50+ single adults, 1:30-3:30pm, Fellowship Hall

The Herd, a men’s only Bible study, 6-7am, Fellowship Hall
Faith Community Dinner, 6pm, Fellowship Hall
Route 66, 7-8pm, Pastor Scott is currently leading a study in the Book of Colossians, Worship Center
WOW Kids, 7-8pm,  birth - 6th grade
Thrive Youth midweek program, for all 7-12th graders, 7-8:30pm, Youth Room
Encouragers, a Bible study group for  adults, 12:30-2:30pm, Fellowship Hall

Men's Prayer Hour (MPH), a men's prayer group meeting from 6-7am in the Worship Center.

LAY COUNSELING AVAILABLE – visit for an appointment

Ever wonder what exactly goes on behind the scenes at church? How many volunteers does it take to make Sunday morning services happen? If you have ever wanted to explore an area where you feel led to serve, we would love to start a conversation with you about that.
Click the link below to see all the variety of areas where help is needed each and every week here at Faith. We would love to have you as part of our team.