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Sept 8 2013_announcements

  1. 1. “Rio Rancho United Methodist Church is a body of Christ, led and empowered by the Holy Spirit, meeting the needs of God's people through open hearts, open minds, and open arms."
  2. 2. Please register your attendance as well as all members of your family who are present today. You will find the perforated registration form at the end of the bulletin. Tear it off and place it in the offering plate or hand it to an usher. If you have a prayer request, please fill it out and place it in the offering plate for the prayer team.
  3. 3. and Children’s Church 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. - Sunday School 11:00 a.m. service - Children’s Church is for children in grades K-3.
  4. 4. Attention Parents • In accordance with Safe Sanctuaries, it is important that YOU make sure that your children get to, and are picked up from, their Sunday school classrooms. • It is not safe to have children “wandering” the church, looking for their parents.
  5. 5. NOOMA video series Led by Pastor Joe Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in the Agape room All are welcome to attend.
  6. 6. Women's Bible Study Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. in the Agape room We will be following a Serendipity Bible Study. No homework! All you need to bring is your Bible. For more information contact Cazandra at
  7. 7. Our Mission Emphasis for the rest of September is Warrior Wash supports churches in starting ministries to help veterans recover from the effects of war. Dr. David Bachelor, an ordained United Methodist pastor, who struggled to reintegrate after war, leads this ministry. He will speak to us on Sunday, October 13. The ministry newsletter is The Bootlace at
  8. 8. Directory Pictures • Please see Betty or Walt Gallaher. • Pictures in the directory are so important to help us all to get to know one-another.
  9. 9. Sunday School Study Methodist Beliefs and Practices Sundays: 9:45 a.m. - Agape room Book: United Methodists and the Sacraments by Gayle C. Felton Led by: John Hockert
  10. 10. • We have just a few openings left in our RRUMC Preschool. • Tell your friends and neighbors of this wonderful opportunity that awaits their children! RRUMC Preschool
  11. 11. New Bible Study The Frazzled Female – Finding God’s Peace in Your Daily Chaos Sundays at 9:45 a.m. in the Upper room Facilitated by Melissa Mercogliano Join other women as we look at God’s word for just how we are supposed to manage all the demands of life.
  12. 12. Wednesday Night Out Sonshine Choir 5:00 PM Sonshine Parents 5:00 PM Dinner 5:30 PM Praise Practice 6:00 PM Bible Study 6:15 PM Choir Practice 7:00 PM
  13. 13. WNO Menu September 18 BBQ Sandwiches Baked Sweet Potato French Fries Applesauce Cookies
  14. 14. Women’s Book Club Book: The Little Way of Ruthie Leming by Rob Dreher When: 3rd Thursday, September 19th ,11 am Where: The Agape Room – Across from the Prayer Room
  15. 15. • Who: For 6th through 12th graders • When: Sundays, starting Sept. 22nd, for 20 Sundays • Time: 3:30 to 5:00 PM • To sign up, please contact Kim or Pastor Joe in the church office. Confirmation Classes
  16. 16. • When: Sunday, September 29th , Leave RRUMC at 2:00 PM and return at 5:00 PM. • Where: Titanic exhibit at the Natural History Museum. • Who: Youth Group + everyone • Cost: $18.00 for adults and $11.00 for children under 12 • Notify: Kim Peterson The Titanic
  17. 17. Seeking Altar Decorations  fabric remnants  candlestick holders  pottery  a cross  Be creative! If you have something to donate, please drop it off at the office or see Cazandra on a Sunday morning.
  18. 18. Maggie Cordova Elementary School Project Backpack You’ll find a list of healthy, easy to manage, snack suggestions near the Project Backpack box in the Narthex.
  19. 19. Maggie Cordova ES NEEDS School Supplies Near the Project Backpack box, you’ll find a list of school supplies requested for our needy families and a list of Supply Room items for our teachers.
  20. 20. Thanks for Your Coupons for Our Troops! • Bring in Manufacturers Coupons to help Air Force families at Osan Air Force Base, South Korea stretch their tight food and household budgets. • Thanks to Priscilla Brigham and the Free Store volunteers for clipping, sorting, and mailing these coupons.
  21. 21. Feeds the Hungry. Drop off non-perishable food in the Storehouse West box across from Fellowship Hall. Find the needs of the week by checking the Storehouse West page. You can make a monetary gift by writing “Storehouse West” on your offering envelope or the memo line of your check to “RRUMC.”
  22. 22. Campbell Soup Labels and Box Tops for Education for McCurdy Ministries • Please bring them to church and place them in the box on the shelf outside Fellowship Hall (above the collection boxes for Storehouse West and Project Backpack). • Their goal is to get a new van. The vans currently cost 1.6 million points, and they currently have 1,179,898 points. They’re getting close!
  23. 23. The Renewed Hope Have a truck? Want to help? We have had to turn down furniture because we don’t have large enough pickup trucks or the muscle needed. If you are willing to help or know anyone who has access to a BIG truck, please contact: Priscilla Brigham 771-1642 or Judy Brunk 771-0379.
  24. 24. Krispy Kreme Doughnut Cards! • Cards available for sale, for $10.00 each. • Each card is good for 10 dozen free doughnuts, (buy one dozen get one dozen free). That is a total of $75.00 in free doughnuts. • Get yours today!
  25. 25. Albertson’s Community Partners card • Support our Youth Group! • Pick up your card from Kim today. • Our youth group receives a quarterly check for a percentage of all our purchases from Community Partners. • Easy funding!
  26. 26. Mark your Calendars - Fall • Fort Lone Tree Retreat - September 13 – 15th • Confirmation Classes - Sept. 22nd
  27. 27. Mark your Calendars – Fun Stuff! • Sunday, Oct. 27- Fall Festival, Trunk or Treat • Saturday, Nov 2 - Craft Fair • Sunday, Nov 3 - Christmas Child Boxes • Sunday, Nov 10 - Poinsettia Sale • Sunday, Dec 1- Combined Worship, -Hanging of the Greens & Pot Luck Lunch • Sunday, Dec 1 - Plum Pudding Festival • Sunday, Dec 8 - March to the Manger • Sunday, Dec 8 - White Elephant Party
  28. 28. Like going out to eat? Interested in getting to know other members of your church family better? This is a dinner program for groups of 6-8. Each month, each group decides where to have dinner —restaurant, potluck at someone’s home. Typically groups are switched around every 6 months or so. Contact Mary Ann Steuck at 463-7564 or if you are interested in being part of a group. We can have groups consisting only of adults and some including children if there is an interest.
  29. 29. Sacramento Camp & Conference Center • Sacramento’s Annual Aspen Tour Oct. 4, 5, and/or 6th. Fall color is guaranteed to be beautiful on this day-long ATV ride! • Thanksgiving Celebration & Open House, Nov. 8-10 Fun, fun, fun! • Make a donation, today! With our help they can eliminate their debt and establish a stabilization fund.
  30. 30. Shared Ministries Spotlight Sacramento Methodist Assembly • Your gift to Sacramento Methodist Assembly supports camping and retreat ministries at our church camp, touching the lives of children, youth, and adults. • Sacramento Methodist Assembly, Shared Ministries # 50
  31. 31. 2013 Combined Worship Services 10:00 AM • December 1, 2013 (Hanging of the Greens) • December 15, 2013 (Christmas Program)
  32. 32. Keep Track of Events! •Online at - - editor Steph Kohlrust • – Rio Rancho United Methodist Church - editor Cazandra MacDonald •Newsletter – “Our Vision” - editor Walt Gallaher
  33. 33. Snacks for Fellowship Sign up to provide snacks for Fellowship time. Sunday Fellowship is held in the Fellowship Hall right after the first service.
  34. 34. Electronic Giving It is convenient for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our church. Pick up a form in the office. Electronic giving allows you to make donations on a scheduled, automatic basis.
  35. 35. Attention Quilters • Our Prayer Quilt Ministry is in need of volunteers to make the Prayer Quilts we give to those going through a time in their lives when they need extra prayers. • If interested, please, contact Lowell Kohlrust, 892-6011.
  36. 36. Not Getting a Copy of the RRUMC Newsletter? Our Vision You can download a copy from the Church Web Site: Or e-mail Walt at: and ask for a single copy, or to be put on the list for e-mailing.
  37. 37. A Free Copy of If you would like to use “The Upper Room” for a part of your worship, please help yourself to a copy. Copies are available on the table in the rear of the sanctuary.
  38. 38. What’s happening in the UMC? Pick up a free copy of You can find copies in the Narthex (at the back) under the bulletin board.
  39. 39. Flower Calendar Our flower calendar is in the Narthex, (the room between the entrance and the sanctuary). You can sign up to honor special occasions and loved ones.