Weekly E-Blast for Friday, October 19, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,

WORSHIP SERVICE THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM:                          

The Gathering of God’s People


Prelude – How Majestic Is Your Name – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Call to Worship

Song of Worship – You Are Good

Children’s Moment

Anthem – Take Me to Higher Ground – Sanctuary Choir

Sharing of God’s Tithes and Offerings

Offertory – Holy, Holy, Holy – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Offertory and Dedication Prayer

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Scripture – Romans 12:1-2

Sermon – Our Presence in Worship – Pastor Mike

Closing Song – More Love, More Power & There is None Like You


Postlude – I Sing the Almighty Power of God – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Liturgist – Tom Quinn

Counters – Dan Breen and Larry Sheridan


Tonya, Larry and Jan Sheridan’s daughter-in-law; as well as her husband Jay and the 3 children, ages 11, 12 and 13

Paula Dedrich’s mother, Mary – prayers for strength and for helping them find the best treatment for her illness

We have 9 Welcome a Neighbor bags to be delivered to our new neighbors. Please take one this Sunday.

YOUTH OUTREACH - Bagged candy is being collected through THIS SUNDAY October 21 in the box by the community room.

Operation Christmas Child - October Collection Items - Items for boys ages 10-14!  Balls, playing cards, tools, water bottles, dominoes, Rubik cubes. MISSION JAR SUNDAY is October 28. Also for Operation Christmas Child - Remember to take a brochure and a box to fill this Sunday!

Project with a Purpose – Plan to pick up a pair of decorated flip-flops for your OCC box soon. They will be available October 28 and November 4. Project with a Purpose is another way for our children to embrace mission outreach by continuing to touch lives with God’s Love.

An Opportunity for Giving - Gently used blankets and clothing being collected. Collection box is in the Community Room.

Youth Fall Fundraiser – November 4 – If you would like to have your leaves raked on Sunday, November 4, please contact Adam or Stephanie Shelton or sign up on the bulletin board in the hallway!

FREE ELECTION DAY LUNCH - We again as a church will be hosting a Free Election Day Lunch on Tuesday, November 6th from 11:00 to 1:00We are in need of homemade soups, sloppy joes, desserts and helpers.  There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board, please take a minute to sign up and help our church reach out to the community. And plan to join us and fellowship and delicious warm food! Thank you.

Regional Charge Conference is Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm at Perrysburg Grace UMC.

Bell Ringers?  It is time again for our annual participation in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Bell Ringing!  Our date is set for Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Waterville Kroger location.  Times are one-hour slots (though you make take two) running from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Grab a buddy (always more fun that way!) and sign up for a time that works for you.  Sign-up sheet is posted on the hallway bulletin board, and you don’t need to bring anything but yourself…..bells, kettle, and sign provided.  Dress warmly, as you will be standing in the Kroger Lobby.  ~Thank you from the Missions Team

Third Quarter Giving Statements were emailed Saturday, October 6.  For those who receive hardcopies, they are available for your pick up on the shelf outside the Church Office.  Please contact Tom Wiggins at financialsec@watervilleumc.org if you have any questions about anything related to finance, stewardship or the Capital Campaign.

Let all that I am praise the Lord.  Psalm 103:1(a)

Sandy Clark, Secretary Thursday/Friday