Events

WEEK OF March 3, 2024


WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER – Wednesday, March 6, 6pm, Fellowship Hall

This week’s menu is meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, rolls. The price is $5 per person with a $25 immediate family maximum. Hope to see you this week; come for dinner and stay for our Wednesday night programs.

JAM 456 SHAMROCKS AND SHENANIGANS – Friday, March 8, 6-8pm, Target in Lodi

Calling all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders, you won't want to miss this month’s JAM456 Shamrocks and Shenanigans. We will start the evening off at Target on Kettleman Lane for a Shamrock Hunt, and then pick up at Jack in the Box where we will eat dinner. NOTE, please bring money for your dinner, and also bring a friend and get a prize. The event is free and you can register by clicking on the link below.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS – Sunday, March 10

Be sure to spring forward 1 hour before going to bed on Saturday night so you are not late for church on Sunday morning.


“STATE OF THE CHURCH” GATHERING – Sunday, March 10, 6-8pm, Worship Center

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. It will be a night of worship, reflection, and vision casting. Members will pick up a ballot packet and vote on the new 2024 Board of Directors. Come celebrate what God has done and continues to do through Faith Community in the Lodi community and beyond.

FAITH KIDS BAPTISM CLASS – Thursday, March 14, 6:30pm, Room 226

Hey Faith families with kids aged 8 years through 6th grade, we will be holding a baptism class and encourage you to attend if your child has expressed an interest in taking that next step in their faith journey, or if you simply have questions about the baptism process. Please register by clicking on the link below.
YOUTH & ADULT BAPTISM CLASSES OFFERED – Sunday, March 17

Are you wondering about the next step in your faith in Jesus? Baptism may be the answer. Join our class, bring your questions learn about baptism, and then decide if it's for you. Please register for the appropriate class if you plan to attend. The actual baptism ceremony is Wednesday, March 27, 7pm, in the Worship Center.
  • ADULT CLASS – 9am, Portable #3, register by clicking  HERE.
  • YOUTH CLASS – 10:15am, Youth Room, register by contacting Kelly Wiley (kelly@faithlodi.org)
PARENT/CHILD DEDICATION CLASS – Sunday, March 17, 11am, Portable #3

If you would like to learn more about taking the step of having your child dedicated to the Lord, this class is for you! Join us and then decide if this is something you want to move forward with. Please let us know that you would like to attend by clicking on the link below.

CELEBRATING the HOPE of EASTER together!


CELEBRATING THE HOPE OF EASTER TOGETHER

Mark your calendar and plan to attend one of our Easter events. Invite your family, friends and neighbors to join you as we celebrate our Risen Lord together.

FAMILY EGGS-TRAVAGANZA – Saturday, March 30, 11:30am-1:30pm, Outside Courtyard

A great family fun opportunity to celebrate Easter, with something for all ages. We’ll have a “Trunk or Treat” style candy giveaway, hayrides, crafts, face painting, food trucks available for purchase, and much more. To help us prepare we will need lots and lots of candy, cars, and volunteers. Help us make this a wonderful outreach event for those in our community by volunteering. Scan the QR Code above and let us know how you can help.
MEN’S MINISTRY BBQ – Friday, April 5, 6pm, Fellowship Hall

Men, Meat, Fire & Jesus. There’s nothing better than that. Men, plan to join us for an evening of some great BBQ, fellowship and a devotional led by Pastor Jon Velasquez. This is a free event and you can register by clicking on the link below.
2024 WOMEN’S RETREAT – Friday-Sunday, April 12-14, Lake Tahoe

Ladies, mark your calendar and plan now to attend this year’s retreat! This is a great opportunity to grow deeper in your faith and connect in meaningful ways. Location: Zephyr Point Conference Center in beautiful Lake Tahoe. Cost: $225 with three payment options and 1/2 scholarships available. A non-refundable deposit of $75 is due upon sign-up and the balance of $150 is due by March 12. To register click on the QR Code above or visit the Connection Counter in the Lobby on Sunday.
DISTRICT WOMEN’S RETREAT – Friday & Saturday,  April 12-13, SonRise-New Life Church, Vacaville

An immersive retreat experience that will encourage, equip, and empower you to overcome obstacles so that you may discover and live out your Kingdom purpose. The cost is $85 per person. Register by visiting their website at sacnazndi.org/2024/01/12/spring-2024-womens-retreat/.

In Loving Memory of:

Linda Long who was called to her heavenly home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 2-5pm in the Fellowship Hall.


CONNECT TO THE COMMUNITY BY SERVING AS A VOLUNTEER

If you're interested in volunteering in the Lodi community there are a wide variety of opportunities available with different commitment levels. To find out how you can plug in, contact the church office or click on the "Volunteer Inquires" link below.

VOLUNTEER SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE CHURCH
Ever wonder what exactly goes on behind the scenes at church? How many volunteers does it take to make Sunday morning services happen? If you have ever wanted to explore an area where you feel led to serve, we would love to start a conversation with you about that.
Click the link below to see all the variety of areas where help is needed each and every week here at Faith. We would love to have you as part of our team.
FAITH BASED COUNSELING AVAILABLE
Faith Community offers counseling to singles, couples, and families.
Please note that the counseling offered is Biblically based only and our pastors are not state licensed or medical therapists.

To schedule an appointment for your free session with either Pastor Kevin Suess or Pastor Jerry Copp, click the link below.

OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED WEEKLY CLASSES

MONDAYS 
Freed by Faith for Men, a  support and recovery group, 6:30-8pm, Fellowship Hall

TUESDAYS 
50 & Me, a fellowship, study & prayer group for 50+ single adults, 1:30-3:30pm, Fellowship Hall
Christian Writers Group, for those wanting to develop their writing skills, 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 4:30-6:30, Portable #1

WEDNESDAYS 
The Herd, a men’s only Bible study, 6-7am, Fellowship Hall
Faith Community Dinner, 6pm, Fellowship Hall
WOW Kids, 6:30-8pm, for children 1st-6th grade, childcare for parents attending an on campus class, birth-kindergarten
Thrive Youth , 6:30-8pm, Youth Room, for 7th-12th grade students
Route 66, 7-8pm, Worship Center, an in-depth study, led by Pastor Scott, of the 66 books of the Bible
     
THURSDAYS 
Encouragers, a Bible study group for  adults, 12:30-2:30pm, Fellowship Hall
MOPS and MOMSNEXT,  meet on the 1st & 3rd Thursday each month from September through May

FRIDAYS
Men's Prayer Hour (MPH), a men's prayer group meeting from 6-7am in the Worship Center.

LAY COUNSELING AVAILABLE – visit 
www.FaithLodiCounseling.org for an appointment