Weekly E-Blast for Friday, November 2, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,


ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY                       

The Gathering of God’s People

Mission Moment – Karen Wiggins


Prelude – The Church’s One Foundation – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Opening Prayer

Hymn of Worship – Just As I Am, Without One Plea - #357

Roll Call of the Victorious

Children’s Moment – Pastor Mike

Anthem – The Sure Foundation – Sanctuary Choir

Sharing of God’s Tithes and Offerings

Offertory – Amazing Grace – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Offertory and Dedication Prayer

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Celebration of Holy Communion – In Pews

Prayer of Confession

Scripture – Luke 6:37-42

Sermon – Answering God’s Call to Service – Pastor Mike

Closing Hymn – I Am Thine, O Lord - #419

Benediction – Pastor Mike

Postlude – To God Be the Glory – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Liturgist – Brian McMillan

Counters – Anna Banachowski & Pam Cook


Praises from Dan & Anne Stevens for the birth of their new granddaughter, Harlow Phillips!  Harlow was born Tuesday, October 30.  Her parents are Bob and Ashley (Stevens) Phillips. 

 Praises for Tonya Sheridan who was able to come home from the hospital!  Continued prayers for Tonya and her husband, Jay, and their 3 children.

Karen Drake and her family

The Family of Duane Swartzlander, Karen Longnecker’s brother-in-law

 Operation Christmas Child

Would you be able to bring some items for this Sunday’s packing party?  ?  If you go shopping this weekend, would you please consider purchasing some additional items for the Packing Party…. PADS OF PAPER, STENO PADS, COLORING BOOKS, COLORED MARKERS and WASH CLOTHS would really be a blessing.  You may bring them to the church this Sunday.  They can be placed in the gray baskets by each entrance or taken downstairs to the Fellowship Hall.  The children are packing boxes and we are low on some items.  (Please do not bring toothpaste or liquid soaps.)   Thank you so much.

Let’s meet and surpass our goal of 300 boxes!!!  We are seeking some wonderful souls to help with this worthwhile ministry.  Please see below:

 Important Reminders for this Sunday:

-          After worship is the Packing Party! Help welcome!

-          Reminder to parent to help your children when packing.

-          SIGN UP on bulletin board to help with OCC Collection Week November 12-19.

-          SIGN UP on the bulletin board to bring Christmas cookies for OCC Collection Week. 

Youth Fall Fundraiser – NEXT Sunday, November 11 – NOTE DATE CHANGE – Not enough leaves down yet! If you would like to have your leaves raked on Sunday, November 11, please contact Adam or Stephanie Shelton or sign up on the bulletin board in the hallway!

FREE ELECTION DAY LUNCH here at WUMC on NEXT Tuesday, November 6th from 11:00 to 1:00.  Please plan to join us and fellowship and delicious warm food!

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.  The 4:00 pm time slot is opened and the 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm time slots could use one more person!!

Remember to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tomorrow evening!

Every good and perfect gift is from above.  James 1:17

Sandy Clark, Secretary Thursday/Friday