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Bulletin – 5-14-17

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible.
(Corrie Ten Boom)

(just transitioned to assisted living / best friend of Nora Miller)
Elizabeth Williams, River Oaks, 1244 Vail Street, Princeton, IN 47670

PRAYER LIST… Pray One for Another – James 5:16
Sue Ellen Parker (recovering from knee surgery / beginning therapy)
Megan Miller (granddaughter of Red & Nora Miller / Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma / was to undergo surgery May 4th to remove thyroid, parathyroid and any diseased lymph nodes)
Elizabeth Williams (best friend of Nora Miller / has become a resident of River Oaks Assisted Living)
John & Ellen Vinson (friends of Jack & Eleanor McDowell / assisted living in Petersburg / need prayers)
Pat Chamberlain (recovering from knee replacement surgery)
Mary Ann Stone (health concerns / recovering from surgery) – at home
Belle Howell (aunt of Heather Luttrell / heart aneurysm / upcoming surgery)
Haley Beckner (daughter of Gina Beckner / recovering from surgery)
Erica Pinney (daughter of Pastor Jeff / health issues / upcoming surgery)
Betty Woodlief’s son-in-law (stroke)
Romaine McCabe (friend of Puff Rogers’ family / mass around heart / chemo/radiation)
Betty Bateman – Gibson General (room 535)
Brooke(mother) & Savannah(unborn baby) Teremini (4 birth defects / open heart surgery scheduled immediately after birth / will have multiple surgeries)
Co-Worker of Ellyn Horrall (diagnosed with breast cancer / needs prayers)
Fred Wise (prostate cancer / undergoing treatment)
Matt Harper (undergoing cancer treatments)
Heather Ota (cancer concerns)
Dave Newcome (friend of Barb Skelton / improving from stroke)
Toni Whitehouse (granddaughter of Barbara Whitehouse / awaiting kidney transplant)
Tina Taylor (health concerns)
Karen Gress (recurrence of cancer / continuing treatments)
Harold Cox (brother of Dorthy Douglas / stage 4 cancer / chemo)
Steve Sullivan (brother of Faith Livermore / cancer)
Harlan Scott (friend of Ed & Ellyn Horrall / cancer)
Jeff Stenfenagel (co-worker of Greg Ault / stage 4 cancer)
Jewell Pressley (friend of Dorthy Douglas / undergoing maintenance chemo)
Bernie Burger(father of Bonnie Pinney / continuing health concerns)
Vic Welch (uncle of Darla Meyer Smith & Lisa Meyer / undergoing cancer treatment)
Faith Livermore (health concerns)
Larry & Heather Luttrell (health concerns)
Military: Mark Ambrose, Jr. (Grandbig of Kevin Meyer / on alert status with U.S. Coast Guard / currently completing degree at Ball State); Brad Hale (nephew of Dick & Babs Johnson/re-deployed); Christopher Cook & family (New Mexico); Unspoken Concerns; Trinity Cluster Churches

ATTENDANCE – Worship Attendance Last Sunday-90 / Sunday School Attendance Last Sunday- 21

ACOLYTES—Addison Schafer & Camden Miller
GREETERS—Mike & Debby Phares
ORGANIST—Kathy Hudson
USHERS—Ben Heidenreich, Emma Ault, Olivia Marvel, Andrew May

TUESDAY GGH Devotional Service, 2:00pm, Bible Study, 7:00pm
WEDNESDAY Ad. Council, 6:30pm
5/20/17 FLC Reserved for Grad Sunday prep
5/21/17 PUMC Grad Sunday & Reception (no Sunday School)
5/22/17 Youth Coalition Meal, 12:30pm at PCMS Cafeteria (help needed)
PCHS Girls Tennis Banquet, 6:00pm (help needed)
5/23/17 Bible Study, 7:00pm
5/25/17 PCHS Boys Baseball Banquet, 6:00pm (help needed)
5/27/17 Men’s Breakfast, 7:00am, FLC Reserved, 8:30am

NEW MAILING ADDRESS FOR THE SW DISTRICT CENTER / PHONE NUMBERS REMAIN THE SAME: The SW District office has been transitioning to a virtual office. Joy will now be fully virtual with primary hours in Santa Claus from Monday-Thursday 7:30am(cst) – 4:00pm(cst). She will be available to come to your church or area if needed. ALL FUTURE MAIL should be addressed to SW District, PO Box 99, Santa Claus, IN 47579-0099. DS Steve and ADS Anderson will be available by appointment. Joy does keep both calendars. Feel free to contact her. All phone numbers remain the same. (812)965-6200 Office or (877)781-6715.

AD. COUNCIL MEETS this Wednesday, May 17th at 6:30pm in the FLC Wesley Room. This committee focuses on and addresses the business aspects of church life and the day-to-day operations and needs of the church as a ministry. Ad. Council is open to any and all who would like to be a part of or have a voice in the plans and business of Patoka UMC. All are welcome to attend. Committee Members: Mildred Heidenreich, Melissa Gaines, Amber May, Laura Heidenreich, Rick Hudson, Jim Bishop, Debbie Bryant, Ron Hudson, David Hudson, Sue Ellen Parker, Patty Craig, Mark Berry, Stephanie Berry, Jeanne Bishop, Kathy Hudson, Jamie Schafer, Chris Heidenreich, Mike Berry, Mike Phares.

GRADUATION SUNDAY AT PATOKA UMC is next Sunday, May 21st, honoring our seniors during worship and at a reception to follow in the Family Life Center. No Sunday School that morning. Come celebrate our graduates with us! This will also be the Sunday that our current prayer sponsors reveal themselves to the youth they’ve been praying for throughout the school year. Don’t forget to let them know Prayer Sponsors!!

MOTE IN CONCERT: Nashville Gospel recording artist Gordon Mote is featured in concert at Owensville United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 21st at 6:00pm. The Dove Award nominee has played with artists such as Lee Greenwood, Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Porter Wagoner, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Martina McBride, Bob Seger, Alan Jackson, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, Lionel Richie, Josh Turner, Darius Rucker, Alison Krauss, The Gaither Vocal Band, and has been a part of the long-running Gaither Homecoming Tour, as well as earning numerous awards & top honors. A free will offering will be taken at the service. The public is invited.

YOUTH COALITION MEAL: Patoka UMC will be serving the Youth Coalition Meal on Monday, May 22nd at 12:30pm at PCMS cafeteria. Please be at Patoka UMC at 9:00am to help with preparing, transporting, serving, cooking & grilling, etc. If you can help by donating cookies, rice crispie treats, brownies (2 dozen per person please / and remember – NO NUTS), we ask that you have them to the church by 10:00am on Monday morning or by Sunday evening (21st). Sign-up sheets for both workers and food donations are on the foyer table.
If you can help at any point during the day, please let Laura Heidenreich know as soon as possible (812-385-5079), since we will be moving directly from the Youth Coalition Meal back to the church and into preparing for the PCHS Girls Tennis Banquet that evening at 6:00pm. MUCH help will be needed on the 22nd, the entire day. Thank you in advance for volunteering!

SPORTS BANQUETS: Please let Laura Heidenreich (812-385-5079) know if you can help [at least 45 minutes prior & with clean up] at the following:
 Monday, May 22nd, 6:00pm – PCHS Girls Tennis
 Thursday, May 25th, 6:00pm – PCHS Boys Baseball

OPPORTUNITY TO HELP: Abby Heidenreich will be travelling to Haiti on a mission trip from May 28th thru June 3rd. Their team will be taking the following and if anyone would like to donate, it would be appreciated: new dresses-size small or children’s sizes, but the shoulders need to be covered and knee length; new dress shirts – men’s small; ties; paper & pens; Tylenol; ibuprofen; toothbrushes. Deadline for bringing donations is May 20th-21st.

THE HOPPERS IN CONCERT: Southern Gospel Recording Artists The Hoppers will be in concert in the Family Life Center of North Friendship General Baptist Church (Pastor Spencer & Melissa Gaines’ church), on Thursday evening, June 1st at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm. A free will offering will be received. The women’s ministry will serve concessions. North Friendship is located at 2244 IN-68 in Lynnville, Indiana. For more info or directions call 812-922-3645 or talk with Melissa.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS BENEFIT RIDE: The Rolling Disciples motorcycle ministry of First General Baptist Church in Princeton hosts their 4th annual Benefit Ride on Saturday, June 3rd with proceeds benefitting Special Olympics. A BBQ pork dinner will be held at the church following the ride, with door prizes, silent auction, Chinese auction, free bike show/people’s choice award, and grand prize of a $250.00 gift card from J & P Cycle. Sign up 9:00am at Princeton Courthouse Gazebo. Coffee & donuts served. $15.00 per rider / $10.00 per passenger. Last bike out – 10:00am. Last bike in – 1:00pm. For more information call 812-677-2755 or 812-385-5410.

 June – no Mt. Mission pick up in June – collecting for Free Yard Sale instead
 June 8-10 – Annual Conference
 June 26-30 – 5 Day Good News Club
 July 9-14 – Santa Claus U.M. Church Camp [for Grades 3-6]
 July 17 – Evansville Christian Life Center Golf Scramble
 July 29 – Free Farmers Market Vegetable Give-Away
 August 5 – Free Yard Sale

Talk what we will of faith,
if we do not trust and rely upon Him,
we do not believe in Him.
(Anthony Farindon )

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