Weekly News from WCUMC-5/19/2013Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world.Holy Spirit LivingPentecost SundayThe only way we can be witnesses in our world is when we havereceived power as the Holy Spirit comes upon us!Jesus promised that He would send the Holy Spirit…Acts 1:8“… you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you,and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria,and to the end of the earth.”Prophecy was fulfilled on that day of Pentecost.God’s promise of the Holy Spirit is for all people who submit theirlives to Him.Acts 2:21, 39And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.This promise is for you, your children, and for all who arefar away—as many as the Lord our God invites. ”The Fruit of the SpiritGalatians 5:22-23
… love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,gentleness, and self-control.As we celebrate what happened on that day of Pentecost some 2000years ago… May we realize that the Holy Spirit continues to enable usto do the work of Jesus right here today…Sharing the transforming love of Jesus Christ . . . across the street andaround the world.Next Week’s Message – The Letter to the Church in Thyatira Rev 2:18-29Pastor Rick Vinther preachingTHIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 5/19Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 5/20Talk Time, 6:00 PM, Crossfire RoomStorehouse Board Meeting, 7:00 PMTuesday - 5/21Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 AM, SanctuarySewing Group, 6:30 PM, Memorial RoomFinance Meeting, 7:00 PM. Room 11Wednesday - 5/22Womens Bible Study, 10:00 AM, Memorial RoomPrison Ministry meets in Church parking lot at 5:40 PMThursday - 5/23Friday - 5/24Saturday - 5/25Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CHSunday - 5/26Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing
10:30 AM Worship ServiceTweeners Class for 5th-8th graders, 11:00 AM, Memorial RoomEvening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomIf you missed the Connections Fair onSunday, you missed a great time.To see more pictures from Connections Fair 2013, go to our Facebookpage at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Woodinville-Community-Church/39111933074
Support Our ChildrenSummer Camp ProgramsJuly 8 - 12 - KidShine Performing Arts Day CampJuly 22 - 26 - Vacation Bible SchoolAug. 5 - 9 - Twinlow Summer Day CampAug. 19 - 21 - Mega Sports CampWe need volunteer support in all areas for all of these Childrens Ministryprograms plus we have Sunday Morning Openings for all ages. Pleasecontact Rev. Lindsay Eklund if you want to experience the joy of showingGods love to our children.
Spring Baby Bottle CampaignJoin with us and support women in our community facing unplannedpregnancies by participating in our fund-raising campaign.Pick up a baby bottle, fill it with yourspare change, cash or a check, andreturn it on Fathers Day, June 16.Small ChangeChanges Lives.You’re invited to the BSO BrunchMay 21 9:30 am -12:30 pmCelebration HallA Dramatic Presentation of the life ofDr. Margaret BrandOn May 21, Bible Study Outreach is hosting a brunch featuring SusieTucker of Faith Heroines Alive, who will present one of her one womanshows.At the brunch Susie will bring alive the story ofMargaret Brand.Dr. Margaret Brand went with her husband Dr.Paul Brand to Vellore, India as medicalmissionaries in the late 1940’s. Both Paul andMargaret pioneered treatments for patientssuffering from leprosy, Paul in the field oforthopedics and Margaret specializing in the eyediseases related to leprosy.They did all this while raising an adventurousgroup of six children, and they remainedhumble about their accomplishments, giving thecredit to God for all that occurred. Margaret and Paul finished theircareers in Carville, Louisiana and retired to Seattle in the 1980’s. Paulwent to be with the Lord in 2003. Margaret lives in Covenant Shoresretirement complex on Mercer Island. She is excited that her story is
being presented to groups today.If you would like to come, RSVP, as seating is limited. If childcare isneeded, please also let them know the number and ages of childrencoming. RSVP to Heather Kreeck, 425-806-6945.All-ChurchMariners GameSunday, June 231:10 PMvs. OaklandSign up in church foyer or call thechurch office. Group tickets are$12. Make your check to WCUMC and write Mariners Game on memoline.Nepal Short Term Mission Trip Meeting -Sunday May 26thIf you are thinking of going to Nepal plan to meet on Sunday May 26thafter church in the Memorial room. We will cover:1. Why go to Nepal?2. What to expect.3. Is it safe (Food, Water, Personally)?4. Should I go?5. Optional travel agendas.
6. Dates, tentative costs & fund raising.7. Process for applying to go.8. Share Next steps.9. Be through by 1:30.10. Next meeting will be in October or November.This is an important first meeting as it establishes how we will structureand move forward with the STM trip. If you are interested in going toNepal and are unable to come to the May meeting, please let BradMaynard know by Sunday May 26th(206-999-4582) or Bradfordmaynard@aol.com).Brad MaynardOutdoor AdventuresAll Outdoor Adventure trips are open to family and friends. A greatopportunity to invite non-Christians to a non-threatening churchsponsored event!Dungeness Spit Kayaking-Hiking-Camping Trip - Friday-Sunday, June14-16th,We camp at Dungeness Recreation area near Sequim, Washington onFriday and Saturday nights (we have some camping equipment fornewbies). On Saturday, half our group kayaks to the lighthouse at theend of the spit while the other half hikes out (about 5 miles). Then weswitch off and the other half kayaks back while the kayakers hike back -a full body work out in a beautiful location. Sunday we breakcamp and have an outdoor worship service overlooking the Strait of Juande Fuca.Afterwards for those interested, we will go see the animals at theOlympic Game Farm. Warning, this is no zoo. You really get up close andpersonal with buffaloes and other impressive animals (like GrizzlyBears!). Then it’s back home on the ferry.Cost: $20 per person (includes 2 nights camping and use of the kayaks),plus ferry fees. Olympic game farm charges $11 per adult. This is a verypopular trip so sign up soon in the narthex. Unfortunately because of thecost involved, we are asking people to put down a $10 deposit to reserveyour spot.
If you have questions on any of these events, please contact Bob orSandy Clemence at 425-486-0762.Your generosity and community spirit allow us to provide fresh food(milk, eggs, meat) in addition to canned goods. We are also thankful forthe generous donation of bread from Panera and Franz. An extra item ortwo each shopping trip is all it takes to fill up your "cool green bag" forpick-up every other month.We also need monetary support, team support and Food Drive support.For more information, contact Della at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-999-1753.This Weeks Needs:Dry CerealChiliHamburger HelperThank you for your continued support.www.woodinvillestorehouse.org
Financial SnapshotGeneral Fund:Income for week ended 5/12/2013 $ 8,194Income, weekly avg. year to date $ 10,097Expenses, weekly average, year-to-date $ 10,133Expenses, weekly avg. budget $ 10,413Faith Promise Monthly Support:Beginning Balance 11/1/12 $ 21,016Total Pledges 2012-2013 $ 90,342Received to date $ 45,780Disbursed to date $ 58,935Prayer Chain RequestsPrayer Chain requests call Barbara Clark 425-483-3885. After 6:00 PM callMary Harvey at 425-827-2883 or call the church at 425-483-5252 duringoffice hours.We hope to see you in church this Sunday and God Bless.Have a great week!This newsletter is published by Woodinville Community United Methodist Church for ourmembers, friends and all who love Jesus. Our vision is "To Share the Transforming Love ofJesus Christ Across the Street and Around the World". If you are looking for a church homewith loving, devoted followers of our Lord, Jesus Christ, we invite you to attend our SundayWorship Service at 10:30 each Sunday. We are located at 17110 140th Ave NE, Woodinville,WA 98072. Learn more at www.wcumc.org.