Dear Blakemore Family,
2016 has been quite a year for us as a church. We reorganized our leadership structure, adopted value statements, added new members (including a wonderful Confirmation Class), began new classes and other ministries, worshiped together, grieved losses, celebrated joys, and shared God's love in many other ways. I am grateful for each and every one of you and am excited to see how God will do even MORE through us in 2017.
We ran into a few issues while trying to get our Stewardship mailing sent out, which caused it to be sent later than we had hoped. I have also recently learned that many of you still have not received it. We don't know if it is an issue with the post office or what. Therefore, we are also sending it out via this email.
Sarah Cloud has written a wonderful letter and included some great information about how we - together as the Blakemore community - use the financial resources entrusted to us to live out our shared values. I encourage you to read the attached materials and make a financial pledge toward our ministry in 2017. We have cards available in the office and in worship on Sunday mornings. You can also mail your pledge to the church office or contact me or Deanna McCulley, Financial Secretary, directly. Once again, thank you! #WeAreBlakemore
Grace and peace,