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Bulletin – 5-7-17

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – The key that unlocks the treasure chest of God’s peace is faith in the promises of God.
(John Piper)

LOVED ONE OF THE WEEK
(remembering our college students)
Matt Stone, 101 S. Roesner Road, Evansville, IN 47712

PRAYER LIST… Pray One for Another – James 5:16
Our sympathy & prayers are extended to the family & friends of Catherine Jones(aunt of Red Miller)… and the family & friends of Sara Hillenberg(aunt of Greg Ault / sister of Linda Ault-Potter).
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) – Deaconess downtown
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 (was to undergo knee replacement April 25th)
Mary Ann Stone (health concerns / recovering from surgery) – at home
Hana Muncy (recovering from surgery for herniated disc)
Belle Howell (aunt of Heather Luttrell / heart aneurysm / upcoming surgery)
Haley Beckner (daughter of Gina Beckner / recovering from surgery to remove blood clots / off defibrillator / doing well but long road of recovery)
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)
Dianna DeBord (breathing problems)
Nancy McCormick (pulmonary fibrosis / had a fall / broken back)
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)
Marty Bishop (continuing health issues) – at home
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-87 / Sunday School Attendance Last Sunday-20

UP FRONT NEXT SUNDAY
ACOLYTES—Asher Braden & Jamison Meyer
BELL STEWARD—David Hudson
CHILDREN’S CHURCH—Jamie Schafer
CHILDREN’S MESSAGE—Jeanne Bishop
GREETERS—Darla Meyer Smith & Lisa Meyer
ORGANIST—Nedra West
USHERS—Frank Conner, John Anthis, Mike Phares, Don Davis
WORSHIP LEADER—Grace Luttrell

THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES & UPCOMING EVENTS
TODAY FLC Reserved, 12:00pm
TUESDAY Bible Study, 7:00pm
FRIDAY FLC Reserved, all day
SATURDAY FLC Reserved, all day,
5/16/17 GGH Devotional Service, 2:00pm, Bible Study, 7:00pm
5/17/17 Ad. Council, 6:30pm

ANNOUNCEMENTS
CORRECTION: The May Newsletter graduation announcement for Kevin Meyer should have stated that Logan University is in Chesterfield, Missouri, not Ohio.

FAMILY LIFE CENTER – FYI: As of this weekend there are only 11 Saturdays left available for scheduling the Family Life Center through the end of this year. We schedule only 1 year in advance, and dates fill up quickly. If you’re thinking about family events, the holidays, showers, etc. you might want to check with Melissa in the church office as soon as possible.

HONORING PARENTS: United Methodist Youth Home is offering you the opportunity to honor your parents while also assisting them with building a much needed Boys Home. As they prepare to lay the foundation they hope you will consider giving a gift toward the Boys Home in honor or memory of the people who provided the building blocks for your life. Any amount is appreciated. Mother’s Day is May 14th. Father’s Day is June 18th. Donations are being accepted now. When the Boys Home is finished there will be a plaque in place celebrating the names of all Mother’s Day and Father’s Day honor & memorial gift dedications. The names will also be listed in the next UMYH Newsletter, and a special letter mailed to the honorees. For more information or a donation form, see Melissa in the church office.

AD. COUNCIL MEETS 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 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.

THY WORD NETWORK GOLF SCRAMBLE: Register now for the 12th Annual Golf Outing scheduled for Thursday May 25th at Oak Meadow Golf Club! Get a team together or they’ll pair you up with other players. Registration begins at 7:15am and the event will finish up with a luncheon. Call 800-264-5550 for details or visit thyword.org. All proceeds will go toward the 1330 AM restoration project.

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.

SAVE THE DATE – THE HOPPERS IN CONCERT: Southern Gospel Recording Artists The Hoppers will be in concert at North Friendship General Baptist Church (Pastor Spencer & Melissa Gaines’ church), on Thursday evening, June 1st. Concert starts at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm. A free will offering will be received. The women’s ministry will serve refreshments that evening. North Friendship is located at 2244 IN-68 in Lynnville, Indiana. For more information 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.

LOOKING AHEAD:
 June – no Mt. Mission pick up in June – collecting for Free Yard Sale instead
 June 8-10 – Annual Conference
 June 16 – Holiday World Trip (tentative)
 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

Oh Deer … A Baby Boy Is Almost Here!
Baby Shower honoring Kyle & Brooke Schafer
Today – May 7, 2017
2-4pm
Patoka United Methodist Church – Family Life Center
Registered at: Amazon and Babies R Us

True faith is never found alone; it is always accompanied by expectation. The man who believes the promises of God expects to see them fulfilled. Where there is no expectation, there is no faith.” (A.W. Tozer)

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