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Bulletin – 9-3-17

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.” – Francis Chan

LOVED ONE OF THE WEEK – (sister-in-law of Mildred Heidenreich / recovering from a fall)
Mary Lou Broadwater, 1111 Church Avenue, Jasper, IN 47546

Pray One for Another – James 5:16 /
Rev. William Morris (knee replacement surgery Sept. 6th)
Betty Bateman (health concerns)
Becky Woodburn (cousin of Sue Hollen / recovering from triple by-pass heart and valve surgery)
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 Williams (friend of David Hudson / heart problems) – North Carolina
Megan Miller (granddaughter of Red & Nora Miller / radiation iodine treatment)
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-99 / Sunday School Attendance Last Sunday-19

ACOLYTES—Jamison Meyer & Brandon Luttrell
GREETERS—Bill & Pat Anthis
ORGANIST—Kathy Hudson
USHERS—Eric Westlund, Shane Hayes, Ethan Muncy, Andy Schafer

MONDAY Office Closed in Observance of Labor Day
TUESDAY Finance Meeting, 6:00pm, Bible Study, 7:00pm
WEDNESDAY FLC Reserved, 1:00-4:00pm Nominations Meeting, 6:30pm
SATURDAY (thru 9/12/17) FLC Reserved for Apple Butter

HURRICANE RELIFE OFFERINGS: This Sunday we will have two offerings – and for the next several Sundays – the first offering will be for the General Fund, as usual. The second offering will be for the Hurricane Harvey / UMCOR offering. (Remember 100% of the UMCOR offering goes to disaster relief.) IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU EXPLICITLY DESIGNATE YOUR HURRICANE HARVEY / UMCOR DONATION IN SOME WAY. If not it will go to the general fund. Please put “UMCOR” or “Hurricane Harvey” in the memo portion of your check …or….mark it clearly on your normal envelope….or…..get an envelope from the pew rack and note it. We also have an UMCOR/Hurricane Harvey donation box on the entrance table to receive donations at any time over the next few weeks.

Brock Kolb, 3226 Morningsong Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46241

 Finance Committee is scheduled to meet this Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00pm
 To review and report where we are through August.
 Finance Committee members are: Jim Bishop, Amber May, Mildred Heidenreich, Ellyn Horall, Laura Heidenreich, Rick Hudson, Debbie Bryant, Ron Hudson, Chris Heidenreich, Mike berry, Kathy Hudson, Jamie Schafer, Mike Phares

 Need 3 volunteers to serve on this committee
 3 year term
 Duties: Meet once a year to nominate committee members
 Will meet this Wednesday, September 6th @ 6:30 to nominate those who wish to serve on committees in 2018.
 What committee do you wish to serve on and be a part of? What committee are you on which you would like to be removed from?
 Term ends after 2017: Melissa Gaines, Ellyn Horrall, Maria Stone
 Remaining: Shane Hayes, Cindy Kissel, Amanda Sands, Tabitha Anthis, Janet Ault, Patti Davis

 In 2018 we need 3 new members and also someone to volunteer to be chairman
 3 year term
 Meeting date/time pending
 Duties: Be a liaison between the church and the staff when needed / Set salaries
 The following 3 people will be off in 2018: Chris Heidenreich (chairman) Amber May, Neeley Muncy
 Remaining: Shea Duke, David Marvel, Eric Westlund, Mark Berry, Jeff Cook, Buddy Rogers

APPLE BUTTER WEEK is set for September 11th & 12th. Coordinators are in place but EVERYONE’S help is needed, from washing jars to peeling & cooking and stirring & filling jars! There’s a job for anyone willing to help. We’ll start at 6:30am each day, but we can use people all throughout the day & evening. We will need a firm commitment from those volunteering.
Updated Needs List:
 Stainless steel scrubbers
 1 gallon vinegar
 47each- 4 pound bags of Sugar / we CANNOT use “fine granulated”
 23 large bags of Splenda
 5 bottles of cinnamon
 15 cases of pint jars
 8 cases of ½ pint jars
 42 each -12 count boxes of rings and lids
 WASH JARS: In the shed on the north side of the garage are jars that have been sorted and counted as far as what we can use this year. The door is unlocked. Directly, immediately, and most definitely the jars we will use are right in front of the door against the wall. Please take some and wash. We do not need to use the jars on the upper right shelves this year. Immediately to the left of the door are the “wrong” jars and we cannot / will not use them. We will try to get them out and will have caution tape and a note on them. Your help now…helps later.
 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 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.
 Tuesday, October 3rd
 6:00pm / help needed at 5:15
 PCHS Cross Country
 To help, contact Laura Heidenreich at 812-385-5079

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.

Deuteronomy 30:10-20 portions:
“The Lord your God will delight in you if you obey his voice and keep the commands and decrees written in this Book of Instruction, and if you turn to the Lord your God with all your heart and soul. This command I am giving you today is not too difficult for you, and it is not beyond your reach. No, the message is very close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart so that you can obey it. Now listen! Today I am giving you a choice between life and death, between prosperity and disaster. For I command you this day to love the Lord your God and to keep His commands, decrees, and regulations by walking in his ways.
If you do this, you will live and multiply, and the Lord your God will bless you. But if your heart turns away and you refuse to listen, and if you are drawn away to serve and worship other gods, then I warn you now that you will certainly be destroyed. Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants might live!” You can make this choice by loving the Lord your God, obeying Him, and committing yourself firmly to him. This is the key to your life.”

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