News for August 3, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,



 The Gathering of God’s People


Mission Moment – Karen Wiggins

Prelude – Praise to the Lord, the Almighty – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Opening Prayer

Hymn of Worship – Fill My Cup, Lord #641 (twice)

Special Music – This Little Light of Mine – Christian Taylor

Children’s Moment

Scripture – Ephesians 4:1-16

Sermon – Living a Worthy Life – Pastor Mike

Sharing 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

Communion Hymn - There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood - #622

Celebration of Holy Communion

Prayer of Confession

Closing Hymn – I Surrender All #354

Benediction – Pastor Mike

Postlude – Bind Us Together– Olga Topuzova-Meade


Liturgist – Christian Taylor

Counters – Ted Myers and Tom Quinn


 Bev Curtis, sister of Yvonne Lammon (Prayer Quilt for her this Sunday)

Doug Hansen

Karl & Connie Kirkman

Kay McClure- Open heart surgery- Friend of Char Hansen

Kay McClure’s father, George

The family of Tom Nicholson for the loss of his mother-in-law

Bonne Spychalski

Wayne and Barb Strayer and their family for the loss of his father

Praises and prayers for Pam Denman's niece, Hope McPherson, who gave birth to identical twin boys on August 1---Ezra (8 lbs.) & Emmett (6.7 lbs.).  Continued prayers for Hope, and her husband, Dan and the boys.

This Sunday, please stop by and tie a knot and say a prayer at the quilt for Bev Curtis.  May the warmth of the quilt remind her that God’s loving presence is with her always and that our caring prayers continue.

 Exciting News!  Our August 26 Worship Service will be held at the new church site under a tent!  AUGUST 26 @ 10:30 am at 7115 Waterville-Monclova Road.  Worship, Prayer and Praise!

 We have the opportunity to serve our community by assisting a family in need of school supplies and clothing.  We are asking for gift cards.  Examples would be Target, Walmart or Meijer.  If the Lord is calling you to help, please bring your gift card to the church office next week.  Thank you.

 Join Us!  Fall Women’s Bible Study starting Monday, September 10 at 7:00 pm.  Please contact Delores Young at 419-878-8238 if you are interested!

 August Mission FocusHygiene Kits and School Kits! – We have enough bags!  Time to fill them!!!


Our most needed Kits!  These little kits are jam-packed with supplies to help keep people clean & healthy.  From toothbrushes to washcloths, you’re making sure that someone’s needs are going to be met in the wake of an emergency whenever the most basic supplies can be hard to come by.

·       One hand towel measuring approximately 15”x20” to 16”x 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 original package

·       Ten standard size Band-Aids


Remember how it felt to start a new school year with all the right supplies?  Help give the same feeling to students around the world recovering from a disaster or living in tough circumstances.

§  One pair of blunt scissors removed from package (rounded tip only)

§  Three 70 - count bound notebooks or notebooks totaling 200-210 pages (no loose leaf or filler paper)

§  One 30- centimeter, 12”ruler

§  One hand held pencil sharpener removed from the package

§  One large eraser (no pencil cap erasers)

§  Six new, unsharpened pencils with erasers, removed from the package

§  One box of 24 crayons

Operation Christmas Child  - August Collection Items - School supplies, calculator, scissors, learning books, coloring books, crayons, pencils, stamp ink pads.

 Let Your Voice Be Heard!    Anyone that would like to give a gift of service of their time and talent to sing music or play bells to our Lord and His church, please consider joining one of our choir ministries. The first Sanctuary Choir rehearsal will be Thursday, August 30th @ 7:00 p.m.  Stay tuned for the meeting date and time for our Bell Choir. All are welcome to join these two wonderful families of musicians. Thank you for your consideration!


Be watching for it! More mobile friendly, and it will have the ability for easy access links, “ read more” links

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Sandy Clark

Secretary Thursday/Friday