Weekly E-Blast for September 21, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,

The Special Church Conference was held after Worship Service on Sunday, September 16 to vote on the New Building Design.  The vote was 77-Yes; 2-No, and 7-Abstain.  We praise the Lord for his guidance during this time.  Watch for details on the next steps in the coming weeks.

WORSHIP SERVICE THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM:                     

The Gathering of God’s People


Prelude – Exalted Medley – He Is Exalted & We Will Glorify – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Song of Worship – One Thing Remains – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_KXsMCJgBQ

Children’s Moment

Anthem – Softly and Tenderly – Sanctuary Choir

Sharing of God’s Tithes and Offerings

Offertory – I Will Enter His Gates with This Is The Day – Olga Topuzova-Meade


Offertory and Dedication Prayer

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Scripture – Genesis 15:1-6

Sermon – God’s Everlasting Covenant – Pastor Mike

Closing Hymn – Leaning on the Everlasting Arms - #133


Postlude – A Mighty Fortress Is Our God – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Liturgist – Nadia Taylor

Counters – Doug Smith & Larry Sheridan


Amy’s Mom – peace and comfort as well as safe travels for Amy who is going to Connecticut to visit her

Tracy Sigler, cousin of Char Monroe – upcoming surgery

Alex Simpson, co-worker of Christie Wielgopolski

Bonne Spychalski

Jennifer Ward – recovering from surgery

Praises for Sophie Carter

Praises for Alexis Reihing

We will have 21 Welcome A Neighbor bags this Sunday.  Please plan to take 1 or 2 to a new neighbor!

Waterville Primary Families is our September Mission Focus.   The last Sunday in the month is Mission Jar Sunday!

THIS WEEKEND! Look us up at the Roche de Boeuf Festival tomorrow, Saturday, September 22!

QUILTING MINISTRY - Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30 am meet in the Fireside Room.  


The youth will be participating in a community outreach event on October 21 at Sunshine Children’s Home.  They will be handing out candy to the residents and the public as a part of their Spooky Boardwalk.   Please consider donating a bag of candy for this event.  Candy will be collected through October 21.  There will be a collection box by the community room.

An Interesting DVD Available for Borrowing!

A DVD, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, featuring Nabeel Qureshi, a former Muslim, who became a fervent Christian, is available for anyone to borrow.  This DVD is the powerful story of the clash between Islam and Christianity and the peace Qureshi found in Jesus.  Contact Cindy Box at 419-877-5031 or Delores Young at 419-878-8238 if you are interested in borrowing it.

 Sandy Clark, Secretary