When Life Gives You Lemons – April 23
Have you ever wondered why Christians must face adversities and hardships in life? Well join us for tea on April 23, 2016 “When Life Gives You Lemons”. As we come together to discuss turning life’s trials into triumphs. Dee Burks will share a faith testimony regarding overcoming some of her adversities and hear her sing “The God of the Mountain is the God in the Valley”. Kelly Marlowe will also have special devotions that you will not want to miss.
The menu will be Smoked turkey with apple tea sandwich, Ham salad savory tea sandwich, Fresh fruit cup, Zesty lemon pound cake and Hot English Breakfast Tea. Tickets are $7 for ladies and $5 for girls under the age of 12 years. Deadline to purchase a ticket is April 17. Hope you can come and bring a friend.
We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the church food pantry.
To provide ladies in the church and community a tea time while incorporating the following aspects that are important to women; Fellowship, Encouragement, Emotional Support & Sponsorship, Prayer Time, Bible Study, Spiritual Development, Health & Well Being, Mentoring and Life Skills.
About the Ministry:
Ministry committee includes: Chairperson; Patty Gibson, Deb Ayers, Patty Dogan, and Connie Pannell.
The ministry began its planning in 2006 after being inspired when a group of friends enjoyed the afternoon visiting a local tea shop. It was such an encouraging time together that the now formed committee felt lead to begin this ministry and offer it to the ladies in the church as well as friends and community. Our Tea Times are quarterly and on Saturday afternoons from 2-3:30 pm. The program includes a spiritual speaker, tea trivia, fellowship, food, and special music.
Over the last several years, we’ve had theme teas such as: “Southern Belle“, “Harvest Pumpkin & Spice“, “Love Thy Neighbor“, “Enchanted Garden“, “Grandma’s Heirloom”, “Winter Wonderland“, “Mother & Daughter Banquet“, ”Hawaiian Luau”, “Country Christmas”, “Purses, Polka-Dots, Ribbons & Bows”, “Breakfast at Tiffanys”, “Celtic”, “Books, Tea & Thee”, “Country Fair”, “Healthy Heart” , “Celebrating Life”, “Paris Tea”, “Lavender & Lace” & “Buttons, Baskets & Blessings”, “Precious Memories” and Mystery Tea”. Each of these teas were unique as their names; encouraging devotions, special & professional speakers, delicious food and warm conversations. Our desire is for every lady to leave feeling blessed by the message, encouraged and refreshed mentally and spiritually.
“Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”
Know someone who would like to be on our mailing list? If so, just forward the names and addresses to Patty Dogan at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be contacted about a future tea.
PHOTOS FROM PAST TEAS:
Newsletters – The Picket Fence:
A Few of Recipes Served:
Applesauce Cake with Black Walnuts
Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce
Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce (10.13.12)
Patty’s Orange Salad
Pesto Cheese Blossoms
Pineapple Cream Cheese Spread
Pumpkin Dip & Apple Dumplings
Spiced Apple Jelly
If you would like more info, email Patty Dogan at email@example.com.