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Bulletin – 6-5-16

(This parable) warns us that there are certain things which cannot be borrowed. The foolish virgins found it impossible to borrow oil, when they discovered they needed it. A man cannot borrow a relationship with God; he must possess it. A man cannot borrow a character; he must be clothed with it. We cannot always be living on the spiritual capital which others have amassed. There are certain things which we must win or possess for ourselves, for we cannot borrow them from others. (William Barclay, Daily Study Bible “Matthew”)

LOVED ONE OF THE WEEK – ( retirement dinner – Sunday, June 12th [see announcements] )
Pastor Greg & Teresa Davis, 310 Wood Street, Loogootee, IN 47553

Congratulations to Ethan Muncy & Hana Wilzbacher on their marriage May 28th!

PRAYER LIST… Pray One for Another – James 5:16
Our sympathy & prayers are extended to the family & friends of… Harold Wright(father of Tabitha Anthis)… Vera Helen Wheaton(mother of Pastor Aaron Wheaton)… Hazel Pauley… Carol(friend of Bonnie Pinney)… B.J. Wilkerson.
David Holmes(friend of Sue Hollen / health issues)
Barry Bane (health concerns)
Tony Davis (health concerns)
Sherry Sullivan (friend of Barbara Whitehouse / health concerns)
Susan Franklin (daughter of Sharon Richeson / recovering from fall & broken wrists)
Darla Meyer Smith (health concerns)
Casey Lamb (computer teacher at PCIS / breast cancer / chemo followed by surgery)
Rosemary Clark (friend of Spencer & Melissa Gaines / health issues / tests)
John Anthis (prostate cancer / surgery scheduled mid-June / follow-up radiation)
Virginia Horath (recovering from shoulder surgery)
Larry Luttrell (hemochromatosis / undergoing treatment)
Rita Barton (severe back & neck pain / undergoing treatment)
Sheryl Morrison (daughter of Mary Ann Stone / ongoing health issues)
John Wagner (son-in-law of Virginia Horath / stage 3 cancer of the neck & throat)
Patricia Cardin (step-mother of Chris MacKay / stage 4 cancer / undergoing chemo)
Jeff Stenfenagel (co-worker of Greg Ault / stage 4 cancer)
Jewell Pressley (friend of Dorthy Douglas / stage 4 cancer)
Bernie Burger(father of Bonnie Pinney / health concerns)
Vic Welch (uncle of Darla Meyer Smith & Lisa Meyer / undergoing cancer treatment)
Faith Livermore (health concerns)
Jeannette Dickerson (sister of Patti Davis / rehab facility in Terre Haute)
Heather Luttrell (continuing health concerns)
Ed Knust & Ruth Knust (health concerns)
Unspoken Requests Concerning Employment/Jobs
Military: Matt Welsh (nephew of Puff & Buddy Rogers / deployed to Asia Pacific); 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); Derek Wilson(nephew of Pat Chamberlain & Jo Ellen Bingham/Navy/Naples, Italy); Christopher Cook & family (Turkey); Those Who Can’t Be With Us Today; Unspoken Concerns; Trinity Cluster Churches

ATTENDANCE – Worship Attendance Last Sunday-93 / Sunday School Attendance Last Sunday-54

ACOLYTES—Travor Beckner & Asher Braden
GREETERS—Andy Schafer family
USHERS—Ron Hudson, Jim Bishop, David Hudson, Mike Berry
WORSHIP LEADER—Barbara Skelton

TUESDAY Bible Study, 7:00pm
WEDNESDAY PCHS Girls Softball Banquet, 6:00pm / help needed at 5:15pm
UMYF, 10:30-11:30am
6/14/16 Bible Study, 7:00pm
6/15/16 Ad. Council, 6:30pm
6/17/16 Holiday World Trip – leave PUMC at 8:30am
6/21/16 GGH Devotional Service, 2:00pm
Missions, 6:00pm
Bible Study, 7:00pm

SOUPER BOWL OF CARING 2016 WRAP UP: The 2016 campaign has come to a close, and it was another amazing year! With everyone’s help, more than 10.4 million in cash and food items was collected and donated to over 5,000 charities. Since Souper Bowl of Caring was founded in 1990, over 125 million in cash and food items has been raised for hunger and poverty relief causes across the country. We are so appreciative of all our participants, donors and friends who have helped us out along the way. Without your help, we would not be celebrating this incredible milestone. Melissa Daigneault, National Community Relations Manager

HELP NEEDED TO SERVE SPORTS BANQUET THIS WEEK: Patoka UMC will serve a meal for PCHS Girls Softball this Wednesday, June 8th at 6:00pm. Help will be needed at 5:15pm. Contact Laura Heidenreich (812-385-5079) if you can help serve that evening.

RETIREMENT DINNER FOR PASTOR GREG DAVIS: Loogootee UMC invites everyone to a retirement dinner for Pastor Greg Davis & Teresa on Sunday, June 12th at 11:00am(CST) in the church’s fellowship hall. If you plan to attend, please call the church office at 812-295-3049 or email so that they can plan accordingly for food. If unable to attend, cards would be appreciated. The Davis’ address is 310 Wood Street, Loogootee, IN 47553. Loogootee UMC is located at 208 West Main Street.

HOLIDAY WORLD TRIP – DEADLINE NEXT SUNDAY! PUMC’s annual Holiday World trip is set for Friday, June 17th. Ticket cost is $31/person, with a minimum of 15 people, so if you plan to attend be sure to get your name on the sign-up sheet on the foyer table no later than Sunday, June 12th. PUMC youth entering 6th grade in the fall or just having graduated high school may go for free, as the youth fund will pay for your admission and the admission of 1 friend you may take along. All others, including adults and other children will pay the regular price. This year, ALL youth and friends will require a chaperone. Questions? Speak with Pastor Jeff. We will leave PUMC at 8:30am on June 17th.

NEW BIBLE STUDY!!! We hope you’ll choose to join us as we begin a new 6-week Bible Study – “Jesus: Experiencing His Touch” [by Kay Arthur and David Arthur] on Tuesday, June 14th at 7:00pm in the Family Life Center Wesley Room. The first 6 chapters of Mark’s gospel overflow with stories of people drawing near to Jesus, longing to experience firsthand the touch of the Savior. Over and over, Jesus responded with compassion, interacting on a personal level with individuals who had been cast aside by society, their circumstances deemed beyond hope. As we delve into their stories in this powerful study we’ll discover the difference it makes when we engage with Jesus personally and experience His touch in our lives. Study guides/lessons will be made available to you, with no homework necessary. Just come join us. We have extra Bibles, plenty of room, and lively fellowship and conversation each week!

IT’S BBQ TIME! Gibson County Suicide Awareness and Prevention group will hold a BBQ dinner & silent & live auction fundraiser on Friday, June 24th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Patoka UMC Family Life Center, to benefit suicide prevention programs in our community. The group provides t-shirts and suicide prevention programs for middle school and high school students in Gibson County, with the support of Youth First, a non-profit organization that provides intervention, referral and counseling services to community youth. They welcome any and all donations from businesses and organizations for the auctions on June 24th! All proceeds will be used to provide much needed programs dealing with suicide and mental health in our community. For more information please contact Angie Branham at 812-270-0274 or Michelle Hughen at 812-677-1509.

5-DAY CLUB IS COMING!!! Patoka UMC will host the 5-Day Good News Club June 27th-July 1st from 12:30-2:00pm each day. 5-Day Club is for children ages 4-12 and will offer Bible lessons, activities, snacks, music and lots of fun!! For more information about 5-Day Club contact Babs Johnson at 812-386-7790. We look forward to seeing you this summer… and bring your friends too!

NO MOUNTAIN MISSION PICK UP IN JUNE: Instead, we will be collecting for the free back-to-school yard sale which is scheduled for August 6th. Any & all donations would be appreciated for the free yard sale. You can begin bringing items now thru sale time. Please place donations on wood pallets to prevent water damage to items. Watch for full details in the Newsletter. In the meantime, if you would like to assist with preparation for the sale, contact Kathy Hudson – 812-779-2058.

HELP NEEDED TO SERVE PATOKA ALUMNI BANQUET: Patoka UMC will serve the meal for the Patoka Alumni Banquet on Saturday, July 9th at 6:00pm. If you can help, contact Laura Heidenreich at 812-385-5079.

INSTALLATION OF THE NEW SOUTHWEST DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT has been set for Sunday, July 17th at 4:00pm(CST) at Vincennes Community UMC, 1548 South Hart Street in Vincennes. All are invited.

DEADLINE FOR BULLETIN is Wednesday (12:00 noon). Deadline for the next monthly Newsletter is the 3rd Monday (12:00 noon) of the current month.

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