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Bulletin – 9-17-17

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you’re not saved yourself, be sure of that! ― Charles Haddon Spurgeon

LOVED ONE OF THE WEEK – (recovering from knee replacement surgery)
Pastor William Morris, 501 Hart Street, Apt. 508, Vincennes, IN 47591

PRAYER LIST – Pray One for Another – James 5:16 / [Additions & Updates in BOLD]
Frank Eads (health concerns)
Grace Luttrell’s sister, Joyce
Grace Luttrell’s niece, Maria
Pastor William Morris (recovering from knee replacement surgery)
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)
Becky Woodburn (cousin of Sue Hollen / recovering from heart 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)
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)
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-21

ACOLYTES—Colton Duke & Ryder Duke
GREETERS—Faith Livermore
USHERS—Ben Heidenreich, Emma Ault, Olivia Marvel, Andrew May

TUESDAY Bible Study, 7:00pm
WEDNESDAY Ad. Council, 6:30pm
SATURDAY FLC Reserved, all day
9/24/17 FLC Reserved, 12:00pm
9/30/17 Men’s Breakfast, 7:00am
FLC Reserved, 8:30am
10/3/17 PCHS Cross Country Banquet, 6:00pm
Bible Study, 7:00pm
10/4/17 FLC Reserved, 1:00-4:00pm
10/8/17 COMMUNION SUNDAY [note date change]

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 is now available in both regular & Splenda varieties.
Quarts – $8.00; Pints – $6.00; ½ Pints – $4.00

YOU ARE INVITED… to celebrate the installation of Rev. Mitchell Curtis Gieselman to the office of Conference Superintendent of the Southwest District, IN Conference of the United Methodist Church. Today at 3:00pm at Trinity UMC, 216 SE 3rd Street in Evansville. Reception immediately following.

RIVERCITY FAITHFEST 2017: this 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

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

 Tuesday, October 3rd, PCHS Cross Country, 6:00pm / help needed at 5:15
 Tuesday, October 10th, PCHS Boys Tennis, 6:00pm / help needed at 5:15
To help, contact Laura Heidenreich at 812-385-5079

S.M.I.L.E. MILE: The 2017 Smile on Down Syndrome Smile Mile walk is set for Saturday, October 7th, 9:00am-12:00pm at the Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Center. S.M.I.L.E. raises awareness and serves hundreds of families who have a loved one with Down Syndrome. If you’d like to support our own Eddie Craig with a donation to the Eddie’s Buddies team, talk with Patty Craig or Laura Heidenreich prior to walk day.

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.

COATS FOR THE COMMUNITY: We are planning a FREE coat give-away Saturday, November 11th, from 9:00-11:00am, similar to our free yard sale in August. Bring in good, used or NEW coats, for adults and kids. For further details contact Kathy Hudson or Pastor Jeff.

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.

 Michael Kermode, Jr., 607 N. University St., West Lafayette, IN 47906
 Thomas Ault, 2227 Willowbrook Drive, Apt., 218, West Lafayette, IN 47906
 Allison May, 800 E. Grand Ave., Apt. 35D, Carbondale, IL 62901

SOUP LABELS: Campbell’s has ended their longtime soup label program, so we will no longer be collecting labels at PUMC. “Box Tops For Education” are still acceptable for use at places like Henderson Settlement and other group/ministries. Feel free to leave box tops in the wooden box on the entryway table, bottom shelf.

BIG CHURCH NIGHT OUT FALL TOUR featuring Newsboys, Sidewalk Prophets, 7eventh Time Down, Blanca, Derek Minor, Brock Gill, Adam Agee, Jamison Strain, and Jeremy Willet will be held Thursday, December 7th at 7:00pm at the Owensboro Convention Center. All seats reserved! Tickets on sale NOW (starting at $18)! 2 free tickets with groups of 10 or more – limited availability. For tickets and more information go to or

Your message is only as loud as the actions that accompany it. Live your message and it will be heard loud and clear. ― Rev. Kellen Roggenbuck

We email, Facebook, tweet and text with people who are going to spend eternity in either heaven or hell. Our lives are too short to waste on mere temporal conversations when massive eternal realities hang in the balance. Just as you and I have no guarantee that we will live through the day, the people around us are not guaranteed tomorrow either. So let’s be intentional about sewing the threads of the gospel into the fabric of our conversations every day, knowing that it will not always be easy, yet believing that eternity will always be worth it. ― David Platt

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