Weekly E-Blast for Friday, October 26, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,


The Gathering of God’s People


Prelude – How Great Thou Art with Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Call to Worship

Song of Worship – This Little Light of Mine - #585

Children’s Moment & Mission Jar – Karen Longnecker

Anthem – Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel? – Handbell Choir

Sharing of God’s Tithes and Offerings

Offertory – O For a Thousand Tongues – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Offertory and Dedication Prayer

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn – Here I Am Lord - #593

Scripture – Matthew 5:13-16

Sermon – How to Have a Life Changing Witness – Pastor Mike

Closing Song – Lord Prepare Me and Make Me a Servant


Postlude – Shine On Us – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Liturgist – Brian McMillan

Counters – Ted Myers & Pam Cook


Some have expressed an interest to see the video we presented about Operation Christmas Child on Sunday, October 7.  Here is the link:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1c2R74K7LbULdGf-sckWpkpVI3ZnEOQvo?usp=sharing_eil&ts=5ba3ba4f

Prayer and Praise

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

The Family of Rick Heintschel

Cheryl King, Sue Gregory’s cousin

Paula Kirby – as she recovers from surgery 

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

Praises for Matt Emihiser and Emily May who are now engaged! 

Operation Christmas Child - October Collection Items - Items for boys ages 10-14!  Balls, playing cards, tools, water bottles, dominoes, Rubik cubes.   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 this Sunday.

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 1:00.  Please 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.

Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Bell Ringing!...Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Waterville Kroger location.  Sign up for a one-hour slots (or you may 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.  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.

Sandy Clark, Secretary Thursday/Friday