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Palm Sunday and the Road to Redemption”  Matthew 21:1-11


  • JOY (Just Older Youth) potluck lunch is tomorrow from 11am-1pm.  Be sure to join us and bring a dish to share!
  • We are in need of a few volunteers to pick up the Panera Bread donation in Woodinville on Tuesday nights at 9pm. This is the bread and pastries we serve on Sunday mornings.  Please see Gini Sorgen for more information.


Do you have plans for Spring Break? Need something to entertain the kids for a few hours? Come join me as I lead a Spring hike at Lord Hill Regional Park. Meet me Wednesday, April 12th at 9 AM and we will hike as far as the group is interested. We can go just a mile or so to the beaver pond or take more time and explore further afield if everyone is interested. There are many loops possible of various lengths. If it is raining, bring your rain gear and dry clothes for the drive home! Remember to bring a water bottle and some snacks, too. Hope to see you there! Feel free to contact Carol Hurley.


Did you know we have a quilting group that meets at FBC on the first and third Wednesday of each month? We would like to invite all ladies to join us. We meet from 10AM to 2pm.  Everyone brings a bag lunch. We provide coffee and tea. We make quilts for Everett Gospel Mission, Pregnancy Resource Center, Matthew House, Acres of Diamonds, Regency Care Center, missionaries and the homeless. No experience is necessary. If anyone has questions they can call Karol Bentley at 360-863-2522 or Kathy Bailey at 360-380-2453.


The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering® changes lives forever by empowering North American missionaries to bring the gospel to the lost. With over 269 million lost people, North America and its major cities are some of the most spiritually dark places in the world. Join us on the mission to equip every missionary and reach every lost person in the United States and Canada.  Our church wide goal is $5,020.17, please be in prayer about your gift to this offering. If you did not get a “Flat Annie” last Sunday be sure to grab one this Sunday to send around the world.

Please be sure to take your pictures with her before you send her on an adventure and email ONE of your best pictures to info@fbcmonroe.org.  Also, encourage the person you are mailing it to, to send you a picture back and send all Annie adventure pictures to info@fbcmonroe.org.  REMEMBER:  we will have a prize for the Annie who travels the farthest by Easter Sunday! (with a returned pictured) Inside each Annie packet is a missionary prayer booklet, be sure to be praying for our missionaries on the field daily! Have fun and engage in this interactive hands on project to help spread the word about Annie Armstrong giving!


Ladies do you have special china tucked away just waiting to be used for a special occasion? We need YOU! The Women’s Ministry Team is presenting a Ladies Tea on Saturday, May 20 and we need table hostesses. Use your pretty dishes to set one table and make those that sit down with you feel welcome. Partner up with a friend if you like. To sign up or if you have questions about what’s involved, stop by the table in the lobby after service to speak someone from the Women’s Ministry team. Be part of this!


Your SonShine Preschool & Kindergarteners are selling mouthwatering Butter Braids and Pastry Puffins to help fund improvements to our church/school playground. If you would like to support our school by ordering a yummy treat, please sign up on our bulletin board in the hallway and provide payment to Fran or Kelly. Last day to order is April 18. Delivery to church will be May 9. Thank you.


We invite you to this year’s Sky Valley National Day of Prayer Service at 7pm. It will be a one-hour event to pray for all those “in authority”, for those who serve and for our Nation.  More than ever we need God’s help and blessing as we seek Him for the “wisdom from above…that is…first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.” (James 3:17)