Weekly E-Blast - Friday, November 30, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,

Highlights of the Worship Service this Sunday, December 2 at 10:30 am:              

Mission Moment – Karen Longnecker

Prelude – A Medley of Bells – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Lighting of the Advent Wreath – The Hankins Family

Call to Worship

Hymn of Worship – Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee  #89

Children’s Moment

Anthem – Room In My Heart for My Lord – Sanctuary Choir

Offertory – O Come, All Ye Faithful – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Scripture – Psalm 25:1-10

Sermon – Trusting God – Pastor Mike

Celebration of Holy Communion

Closing Hymn – Only Trust Him #337

Postlude – Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Liturgist – Tom Quinn

Counters – Anna Banachowski & Pam Cook



Prayer and Praise

John Anspacher, father of a friend of Donna Martin

Marc Banachowski

Ann Brown

The Family of Margaret Hayes

Joanne Longnecker – There will be a prayer quilt for Joanne this Sunday

Kay McClure and her family as her dad, George, is declining in health and is ready to join the Lord and his wife, Marie, who passed away in February

Continued prayers for Tonya Sheridan and her husband, Jay, and their 3 children. 

Operation Christmas Child -  Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Many praises for the amazing response this year for Operation Christmas Child.  The congregation of WUMC donated 211 shoeboxes-211 children whose lives and that of their family have been touched by our love and prayers.  Please continue praying in the weeks ahead for the child that will be receiving your shoebox.

Total number of boxes collected:  1135   WOW!

Number of Volunteers: 19

Number of Volunteer Hours for the week:  69.5 (and there are actually many more than this!)

Total # of OCC Cartons delivered:   81 plus 3 smaller boxes.


Thank you to each and every one of you that helped packed boxes, donated monetarily, baked cookies, set up and tore down the packing party, set up and tore down the collection week site, loaded and delivered the crates, sat at the collection site during the week, found extra crates in moments of panic, and supported this ministry from day one!  Your lives have truly touched others once again! Thank you.

Love Came Down at Christmas - The Children’s Christmas Program will be Sunday, December 9 during the Worship Service.  We will have cookies and fellowship after the service!  See you there!

COOKIE TIME!!!!!!!!!!  Please sign up to bring cookies for the Cookie Fellowship after the Children’s Christmas Program on Sunday, December 9.

Toledo Seagate Food Bank this coming Wednesday, December 5.   Meet at the church at 9:30 am if you can help.

Sandy Clark, Secretary