DEAR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF WATERVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH,
WORSHIP SERVICE FOR SUNDAY, AUG 20:
Prelude –Brethren, We have met to Worship- Olga Topuzova-Meade
Call to Worship
Song of Worship – Freely, Freely
Children’s Moment – With Pastor Mike
Scripture – Mathew 15:21-28
Sermon –“Persistent Faith”
Hymn - Standing on the Promises
Sharing God’s Tithes and Offerings
Offertory – On the Jericho Road- Olga Topuzova-Meade
Offertory and Dedication Prayer -
Prayers of God’s People
The Lord’s Prayer
Closing Song –“This is a Day of New Beginnings”
Postlude- Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise - Olga Topuzova-Meade
Liturgist – Tom Quinn
Prayer group will meet at 9:00 a.m. this Sunday in the Sanctuary. Prayer is a vital part of ministry.
Bob Lammon- Fireworks accident - reconstruction of left side of face
John Scheub – Radiation for lymphoma
Cathy Landis is requesting prayer for her son-in-law, his wife Alissa and the boys. He is serving our country for the next 9 Months.
Don Williams – Hip Surgery and Cancer
** Bernie Utz – Broken elbow & bruises due to a fall
**Don’t forget to pick up your August Copy of “ Better Families”
Located on the table in church Foyer.
MISSION JAR IS NEXT SUNDAY
AUGUST 2017 MISSION FOCUS
In the Face of natural disasters, violence, or grinding poverty Hygiene kits can mean the difference between sickness and health for struggling families. For several years, WUMC has gathered items for hygiene kits and this month we will be asking for your help in donating items from the list below.
Your support makes a tremendous difference in the lives of so many people both here at home and around the world. Each kit represents a person whose life will be changed because of the simple items contained within. .
· One hand towel measuring approximately 15x20 to 16x 32 (no fingertip, bath, dish towel, or microfiber)
· One Washcloth
· One wide-tooth comb removed from the package
· One finger nail or toenail clipper removed from the package
· One bath size bar of soap in the wrapper
· One toothbrush in the package
· 10 standard size Band-Aids
All items need to fit inside a one-gallon zipper closure bag with air removed.
DO NOT add any extra items. DO NOT add any toothpaste. Toothpaste has an expiration date and would expire before possible delivery.
***ANNUAL ROCHE DE BOUEF FESTIVAL in Waterville. We are inviting the community to join us in the Samaritan Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoebox ministry. We will be handing out OCC shoeboxes and flyers about the project. We are asking volunteers to help cover the booth for two-hour shifts on Sept 23. Sign-up sheet on the bulletin board. Please consider helping us impact more children around the worlds and share God’s word with this unique ministry!
National Collection week is Nov. 13-30
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES - Our collection items for the month of August will be School Supplies – crayons, pencils, sharpeners, paper, ruler, colored pencils, scissors, calculators, learning books, index cards, small notebooks, pencil cases, small paint kits with brushes.
Seeking a Wedding Coordinator.
More information is located on the church bulletin board in the hallway
The Church Wedding Coordinator position is part time and paid by the bridal party. The Coordinator will help to ensure the wedding ceremony at Waterville United Methodist Church is a memorable experience for the bride, the groom and their guests. Interested parties should contact Char Hansen for additional information at Charlene.Hansen@live.com.
The sign-up sheet is on hallway bulletin board.
PEANUT BUTTER JARS
We are collecting Peanut Butter Jars for the Humane Society. There is a basket on the shelf by the church office. It is a nice treat for the dogs to have the un-scraped Peanut butter left in the jar.
In His Steps,