WELCOME TO PATHFINDER DAY! Today we celebrate our fantastic Phoenix Pathfinder Club and look back on their tremendous year of growth and service. Thank you to the parents and leaders who have poured out their time and energy, helping the Phoenix to flourish. And a big thank you to our fearless Director and Master Guide, Kelly Hester, for her outstanding passion and leadership.
THE PATHFINDER INVESTITURE PROGRAM is at 2 pm today in the sanctuary. All are invited to attend the program, during which the Pathfinders will receive their badges, honors, and trophies.
A MEMBERSHIP REQUEST (FIRST READING) has been made by Brent Johnson, wishing to join us from the Hutchinson SDA Church in Hutchinson, MN.
A CONSTITUENCY MEETING for San Diego Academy will be held at 4 pm tomorrow, April 9, at San Diego Academy. The primary order of business will be re-wording the school constitution to improve its clarity and flow. All constituents are welcome to attend.
THE NEXT ADVENTIST FORUM MEETING will be held next Sabbath, April 15, at 9:30 am, in our Fellowship Hall. Dr. Gil Valentine will speak on the subject of “Ellen White in Australia: Broader Perspectives in Understanding.” There will be no breakfast or adult Sabbath School that morning. The Adventurer Club will host its annual International Food Fundraiser for the noon meal that day.
THE ADVENTURERS’ 4th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FOOD FUNDRAISER is next Sabbath, April 15, directly following the worship hour. This incredible feast is the Adventurers’ biggest fundraiser of the year and the tastiest as well. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for kids 4-10. All proceeds go toward the Adventurer Club’s big May camping trip.
OUR NEXT AGAPE FEAST/COMMUNION will be on Friday evening, April 21, beginning at 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. We will celebrate a Passover Seder and enjoy good food and fellowship.
THE ANNUAL SECC RETIREE RETREAT will be held from May 15 -17 at Pine Springs Ranch and is open to ALL retirees 55 and older. Registration and additional information can be found by visiting https://seccretiree.adventistfaith.org or by calling (951) 509-2287. The early bird discount deadline is this Thursday, April 13.
THE WOMEN’S SHELTER is in dire need of new pillows and they are asking for donations of new or gently used, unstained pillows. If you would like to donate monetarily, please place your donation in a tithe envelope and mark “Women’s Shelter.” A good night’s rest could mean the world to a family under immense stress.
A FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN is underway here at Tierrasanta to raise money for a new audio/visual system for our sanctuary. An anonymous donor has pledged to match up to $30,000 of the funds raised for this campaign! Thus far, we have received $12,700 in donations. The total cost of improvements will be $60,000. Please consider this new campaign in your contributions.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is on its way! The fun will arrive July 5-8 right here at the TSDA Church for kids ages 4-12. More exciting details are still to come but for now, mark your calendars!