*The Walnut Hill Refugee Ministry Team is being gathered around the leadership of Nelson Barnes. Opportunities abound for persons of all ages to help in larger and smaller ways. A refugee family could be sent our way at any time, so we need to be ready! Check the Sanctuary foyer for information regarding how you can help, or simply contact Nelson (255-9389).
*The next Walnut Hill Men's Dinner will be held on Thursday, April 10, 6pm, at Joseph Beth Bookseller's Café. Our special guest for the evening will be Dick Shore who will speak regarding the mining practice of mountaintop removal, its effects upon the environment, and why we should be concerned about it. Contact Gene Brockopp (268-2045) or use the sign up sheet in the Sanctuary to rsvp.
*The Interfaith Alliance of the Bluegrass is organizing three interfaith dialogue groups for the spring. These groups (10 persons each) are by invitation and will include participants from various religious traditions who will gather on three occasions for a meal and guided conversation. Walnut Hill has been invited to nominate two persons for this program, one for the group that will meet on Thursday evenings (April 24, May 8 and 22), 6:30pm 8:30pm; and one for the group that will meet on Wednesday mornings (April 30, May 14 and 28), 8am 10am. Meeting locations to be announced. Contact Mike Ward if you would like to participate in this program.
*Thanks to...the Walnut Hill Children's Choir and director Nell Horman for their presentation during worship on Sunday; Julia Eastin Dubowy for providing music during the Sunrise Service; Phil Bloomfield for preparing our Communion elements; The adult Choir, Jeff & Martha DeReamer, Bob and Natalie Watt, and Ron Johnston for their assistance and leadership during worship.
*Congratulations to Braxton DeCamp, Meredith Rawlings, William Ristau, and Chloe Talbott (the 2008 Confirmation Class) who were received into membership on Easter Sunday.
*Walnut Hill member Shelby Shanklin, Jr., departed this life on Thursday, March 20. A memorial service for Shelby was held at Walnut Hill on March 24.
*Persons who have been collecting the One Great Hour of Sharing offering at home during Lent are asked to bring your home collection boxes to the church at your earliest opportunity.
Peace to all.