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Bulletin – 9-10-17

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – God has no superstars! He has only disciples. Disciples are willing to be poured out in an endless stream of God’s love.” ― Osunsakin Adewale

LOVED ONE OF THE WEEK – (Bob has heart issues / Irene has liver cancer) Mr. & Mrs. Robert Williams
2415 Greenway Avenue, Newton, North Carolina 28658

PRAYER LIST – Pray One for Another – James 5:16
Marcella Welsh (niece of Puff & Buddy Rogers / pregnancy concerns)
Patty Pflug (mass on kidney)
Mary Lou Douglas (breast cancer)
Jane Waterman (mother-in-law of Amy Waterman / recovering from a fall & cracked vertebrae / in a brace for 10 weeks / now at home)
Rev. William Morris (was to undergo knee replacement surgery Sept. 6th)
Betty Bateman (health concerns)
Becky Woodburn (cousin of Sue Hollen / recovering from triple by-pass heart and valve surgery) – at home
Norman Hulfachor (friend of Pat Chamberlain / cancer)
Ruth Knust (recovering from a fall / currently at River Oaks for recovery)
Bonnie Potts (health concerns)
Mary Lou Broadwater (sister-in-law of Mildred Heidenreich / recovering from a fall / moved to a rehab facility for further recuperation)
John “Willard” Wilson (health issues)
Leighton Sioux (nephew of Heather Luttrell / born June 27th / heart problems)
Elizabeth Key (friend of Nancy Nelson)
Mike Ellis (recovering from stroke / at home / therapy 3 times a week)
Jakatelyn Morrow (friend of Shelby Luttrell / brain cancer / undergoing chemo)
Robert & Irene Williams (friends of David Hudson / Bob has heart problems / Irene has liver cancer) – North Carolina
Romaine McCabe (friend of Puff Rogers’ / mass around heart / chemo/radiation)
Brooke(mother) & Savannah(unborn baby) Teremini
Co-Worker of Ellyn Horrall (breast cancer / needs prayers)
Matt Harper (undergoing cancer treatments)
Toni Whitehouse (granddaughter of Barbara Whitehouse / awaiting kidney transplant)
Karen Gress (undergoing cancer 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 / undergoing chemo)
Jewell Pressley (friend of Dorthy Douglas / maintenance chemo)
Vic Welch (uncle of Darla Meyer Smith & Lisa Meyer / cancer treatments)
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

ATTENDANCE – Worship Attendance Last Sunday-96 / Sunday School Attendance Last Sunday-22

UP FRONT NEXT SUNDAY
ACOLYTES—Aadin Lovett & Kimberly Chamberlain
BELL STEWARD—Mark Berry
CHILDREN’S CHURCH—Amanda Sands
CHILDREN’S MESSAGE—Grace Luttrell
GREETERS—David Marvel family
ORGANIST—Kathy Hudson
USHERS—Frank Conner, John Anthis, Mike Phares, Don Davis
WORSHIP LEADER—Barbara Skelton

THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES & UPCOMING EVENTS
TODAY FLC Reserved for Apple Butter Prep
MONDAY Apple Butter Production
TUESDAY Apple Butter Production
FRIDAY Church Reserved, all day, FLC Reserved, all day, Heritage Days Booth
SATURDAY Church Reserved, all day, FLC Reserved, all day, Heritage Days Booth
9/19/17 Bible Study, 7:00pm
9/20/17 Ad. Council, 6:30pm
9/23/17 FLC Reserved, all day

ANNOUNCEMENTS
HURRICANE RELIFE COLLECTION: We are currently collecting for the Hurricane Harvey / UMCOR offering. (Remember 100% of the UMCOR offering goes to disaster relief.) We have an UMCOR/Hurricane Harvey donation box on the entrance table to receive donations at any time over the next few weeks.

APPLE BUTTER WEEK IS HERE!!! – September 11th & 12th.
 Monetary donations are ALWAYS appreciated
 Donate fabric for jar toppers OR cut out toppers (fabric/pattern on table)
 We need BUTTONS in a big way!!! Dime size or larger, please. Get those to Sue Hollen or Melissa Gaines as soon as possible.
 Plan to work at our church booth at Heritage Days September 15th & 16th
 Pray for production days and for our volunteers

APPLE BUTTER PRE-ORDER FORMS: At the entrance of the sanctuary are “Apple Butter Pre-Order Forms”. These help us to have an idea of what your initial order might be so that we can set aside an adequate amount for Heritage Days.
Please also use this form on Apple Butter making days so we can put your order together.
Please remember that the apple butter will not be available for removing until we have completed the apple butter and have a firm count of production. Basically it’s not to be removed until we have specifically set it aside.

APPLE BUTTER BOOTH – SIGN UP!! Please take a minute to add your name to the sign-up sheet (on foyer table) if you plan to work at the Apple Butter Booth during Heritage Days, Friday, September 15th & Saturday, September 16th. We need volunteers from Friday noon-8:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-8:00pm. Shifts are 2-3 hours, depending on your shift. It would be helpful if there were at least 2-3 people each shift.

YOU ARE INVITED… to celebrate the installation of Rev. Mitchell Curtis Gieselman to the office of Conference Superintendent of the Southwest District, Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. Sunday, September 17th at 3:00pm at Trinity UMC, 216 SE 3rd Street in Evansville. Reception immediately following. Please RSVP via email to: southewest.district@inumc.org.

RIVERCITY FAITHFEST 2017: Saturday, September 23rd, 2:00-9:00pm / Downtown: 320 Cherry Street in Evansville. RiverCity Faithfest is a FREE Christian music festival that shares JESUS with the entire tristate! The festival is completely FREE! For more information go to http://rivercityfaithfest.com/vip.

UMYHBOYS HOME GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY: The United Methodist Youth Home is delighted to invite you to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for our new Boys Home on Sunday, October 1st at 2:00pm. There will be a short ceremony followed by refreshments and an opportunity to tour our campus! We would love to see you there! Parking space is limited, so please carpool if possible. (UMYH is located at 2521 N. Burkhardt Rd. in Evansville)

WALK TO FIGHT SUICIDE: Gibson County Out of the Darkness Community Walk will be held Sunday, October 1st at the Princeton Community High School track. For more information or to register, go to afsp.org/GibsonCounty.

HELP NEEDED TO SERVE BANQUET:
 Tuesday, October 3rd
 6:00pm / help needed at 5:15
 PCHS Cross Country
 To help, contact Laura Heidenreich at 812-385-5079

CHARGE CONFERENCE: Patoka UMC Charge Conference will be held on Sunday, October 15th at 2:00pm at Patoka UMC and will involve only Patoka UMC. Rev. Doug Heiman from Bluegrass UMC will officiate. Committees will meet soon to prepare necessary leadership rolls, information, and stats. Since Rev. Heiman will have to immediately move to another charge conference, there will be no reception or social time following Patoka’s meeting. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

FALL COOKOUT: Buddy & Puff Rogers are hosting their annual United Methodist Youth Home cookout/party on Saturday, October 28th afternoon/evening, and you’re also invited! Come out and enjoy great food, Scott Mason playing music, games, hayrides and more! For more information or directions contact Buddy or Puff at 812-635-9001.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX MINISTRY will be here before you know it – deadline is Sunday, November 12th. On the foyer table are brochures that tell you how to pack a shoebox, along with the tag that goes on the outside designating boy or girl, and a reminder of your $9 cost to aid in shipping. Please remember to leave your shoebox Unwrapped, as our youth will be handling that for you! Please consider being a part of this amazing outreach opportunity.

NEW ADDRESSES/CONTACT INFO:
 Abby Heidenreich, 2037 S. College St., Apt. 507, Auburn, AL 36832
 Kevin Meyer, 454 Quail Ridge Drive, Manchester, MO 63021
o 812-664-5611
 Blake Anthis, 541 S. Ronson St., #5103A, Bloomington, IN 47403

When you are loved well, you want more of it. The only reason I believe anyone would not desire to be a disciple of Christ is because they fail to realize just how well loved they are by him. How could you not want to be with someone who loves you well?” ― Sandra M. Michelle

Some people will not make the decision to give Jesus love back no matter how great his love is. These folks are who I call “grace users”. They just take advantage of the Lord’s love and kindness. True disciples will love the Lord back. When someone truly opens their heart and falls in love with Jesus, wanting to be his disciple will come naturally to them. Christ’s love is compelling.” ― Sandra M. Michelle

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