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Our Tri-Cities Diaper Bank needs volunteers to help man our booth at the upcoming FAMILY EXPO, January 25 & 26. If you can help for a couple of hours or even an hour or more, please  CONTACT: Renee Martin at myrichlandchurch@gmail.com OR 509-946-8807  /  928-241-3153.
We really need your help this year!  Thank you!!

HOURS/TIMES TO VOLUNTEER:
FRIDAY - January 25 from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SATURDAY - January 26 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
All Richland Church men! You are invited to FAITHBUILDERS-WIDE OPEN, a Richland Church Men's Ministry event, Sunday, January 20th, from 9:00-10:30 am in the Richland Church Fellowship Hall. Come enjoy a time of fellowship, inspiration and strengthening faith, designed exclusively for men! Bring a friend. Join us this month or next! FAITHBUILDERS usually meets the LAST SUNDAY of each month! 
NOTE: Breakfast will be served.
New Small Group!
"40 Days, Prayers and Devotions to Prepare for the Second Coming" By Dennis Smith Friday evenings at 6:00pm beginning January 25. Bring your own book or $15 to cover costs. Call or text Loni 316-6646 or Darren 412-2931 for more details!
KIDS ages 4-10 join us for Children's Church Sabbath, January 26th, in the Community Hall! Children's Church is held on the LAST Sabbath of each month!
Come join us for some fun and games watching Super Bowl 52, February 3, in the Community Hall. Game starts at 3:30pm. There will be a table football tournament at half time, a score pick game, Super Bowl Trivia, Super Bowl Bingo during the game. Bring food and/or your favorite football food, and drinks. If you want to help please let me know. It would be greatly appreciated. If anyone has any ideas of other games, and want to help with it, please let me know. CONTACT: Chris Fargo at chrisafargo@gmail.com 
Church Board will be Monday, January 28, 2019, at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Church Board meetings are open to the membership and they are encouraged to attend.
Join us in the Community Hall for an All Church Potluck, Saturday, February 2nd, immediately following the service. Bring a couple of your favorite dishes to share and plan to enjoy a meal with your church family!
January 16-18 - Semester Exams Grades 9-10
January 21 - NO SCHOOL Martin Luther King Day
January 31 - February 2 - UCA Choir Clinic
February 18 - NO SCHOOL President's Day
February 20-21 - TCAS School Evaluation
March 2 - TCAS Play 7:00 pm (Matinee - March 3)
March 4 - NO SCHOOL - UCC Teacher In-Service 

March 10 - TCAS Matinee Play
March 25-29 - SPRING BREAK

April 4 – Visitation Day
April 5 – Class Pictures 8:30 am
April 10 – Parent-Teacher Conferences
April 15 – TCAS Constituency Meeting
Tri-City Adventist School is now accepting applications for second semester transfer students. Second semester begins on January 22. The best referrals to our school come from people just like you. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors who deserve a Christ-centered, value-driven, quality education in a safe environment. Please call 509-547-8092 or email office@mytcas.org TODAY. Limited seating in certain classrooms is available on a first come, first serve basis. Financial aid is available for qualified families. Don’t wait—connect with us for more information.
Pathfinder Teens, Save the Date - Jan. 25-27, 2019
The annual retreat for Teen Pathfinders is all about “A God Who Won’t Let Go.” Pastor Jared Spano from Pasco Riverview SDA Church will be the main speaker. Mark January 25-27, 2019 in your calendar!
Tri-City Adventist School              4115 W. Henry Pasco, WA 99301
PHONE:                    509-547-8092
EMAIL:                      office@mytcas.org

FACEBOOK:            https://www.facebook.com/mytcas
WEBSITE:               http://tricity24.adventistschoolconnect.org/ 

Shop at Yokes? Yokes (grocery store) will donate a percentage of your purchases to TriCity Adventist School. Get your card at TCAS, 4115 W Henry, Pasco.
Donate to TCAS while shopping on Amazon – Consider donating to Tri-City Adventist School when you do your amazon shopping. Go to smile.amazon.com and select Tri-City Adventist School as your charity
North American Division Clears False Claims
On December 31, 2018 the North American Division responded to false claims and inaccurate statements appearing online. You may read this here:
 https://l.uccsda.org/NADFalseClaim2018

Becoming a Man of God - March 1-3
The UCC Men’s Summit tackles important questions around manhood.  Men; do you find yourself struggling to know where you fit as a man? Are you wanting more in your walk with God – but aren’t sure how to go deeper? Do you want to do more than survive? Do you dream of making a real impact? There are still spots available at the UCC Men’s Summit where Pastor Kevin Wilfley will address these questions,  in with his “Becoming a Man of God” series. Join us at Camp MiVoden March 1-3. Reserve your spot at 
https://uccevents.regfox.com/ucc-mens-summit . And why not share this event on your facebook page to invite some of your friends to attend.


Children's/Young Teen’s Leadership Expo
This will be Sunday March 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Upper Columbia Conference. This year’s VBS previews will include the Adventist VBX, Jamii Kingdom, as well as a demo of the Biblically-themed program, Athens, plus another African savannah-themed VBS, Roar, and a weekend VBS, Yee Haw.  Special topics include breakouts on crafts, decorating ideas and how-to’s for Beginners and Kindergarten teachers, a breakout about engaging ideas for pre-teens and young teens (Primary, Junior, Earliteen age).  Also Attorney Jennifer Carpenter will give straight talk about helping our children and teens navigate the complex world of sex – including body safety, boundaries, consent, appropriate touching, and God’s plan for healthy relationships. If you are parents or lead out in areas for children and teens, mark your calendar and join us!  On-line registration opens soon.


UCC Announces Official Position on World Church Affirmation Sabbath
During a regularly scheduled meeting, December 4, 2018, the Upper Columbia Conference executive committee voted an official conference position banning activities of the group calling themselves the World Church Affirmation Sabbath (WCAS).  Following a thoughtful and open discussion of the distractions being created in UCC churches as a result of WCAS activities and actions, the conference executive committee overwhelmingly voted to ban WCAS public or private activities from UCC churches, schools and property. Furthermore, UCC pulpits are not to be used to promote the WCAS or their divisive agenda. A document outlining the conference position on the WCAS and its activities was shared with pastors and church leaders across the conference: 
Official Upper Columbia Conference Position on World Church Affirmation Sabbath

Reserve Lodging for Camp Meeting?  - June 19-22, 2019 
Get off to a good start in the new year. Reserve your lodging for Upper Columbia Conference camp meeting. The main speakers this year are Randy Roberts, senior pastor of the Loma Linda University Adventist Church and Sung Kwon, director of the North American Division Adventist Community Services. Your whole family will be spiritually blessed as we seek to build up the family of God. This is the time to invite your new members and interests!  Go to:
 https://www.uccsda.org/campmeeting to register.


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