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Newsletter 08 29-2011

  1. 1. AUGUST 29, 2011 VOLUME 18 The Shining Beacon We are ‘Love at Work’ in supporting and spreading the truth of Jesus Christ in our witness to all people as we do ministry with children, youth, and adults in the Lambuth neighborhood, University of Memphis, our community, and the world in which we live. Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church “TOGETHER WE WILL” From 2000 until 2004 my son (Kyle) ran under this quote. He played football for Lambuth University during those years. This is the sign that Coach Wallace, Lambuth’s then head football coach used to have his players run under when entering the playing field before home games. 120 players, each person different, from different states, different color of skin, they were different in so many ways. How could 120 people that different come together for one propose. It really was very hard for this unity to happen. Here is how it was done. Every player was asked to be concerned about someone else other than himself. In 2003 I got to see this up close and personal. I happen to be one of those players asked to do that. What I learned from that has helped me so much in my life.When I started to care for someone else before myself, a whole new world was opened up to me. That very world can be seen at Lambuth Memorial Church. So many people helping others before helping themselves. If we all do this, then we truly will be able to make Disciples of Christ and change the world. Together We Will, how awesome is that! Peace, Joey WEDNESDAY FAMILY NIGHTS Just being a part of a congregation that believes Jesus is the Christ, our Savior, the son of God, is a truly helpful experience! Sharing with each other in this spiritual community is also obeying a scriptural requirement.“Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another ….” Hebrews 10: 24-25 On September 7, 2011 at 5:45PM we will begin Wednesday Family nights!Individuals and families will come together because they love Jesus and because they want to know more about how to live “in love with God” It may be necessary for you to eat a late lunch, pick up something, or give up your evening meal to get to the church for study. Jesus asks us to put Him first. We hope to have a volunteer that will help us plan occasional meals before our study. We will gather with a Song, ascripture, and a prayer. We will watch a new video called “BECOMING A GOOD SAMARITAN” then we will break into small groups to discuss the topic. PLEASE COME JOIN US. YOU WILL BE BLESSED. NEW NURSERY The nursery has moved to the room across the hall from the youth recreation room downstairs from the Sanctuary. This room will be used for infants through preschool ages. For the present time kindergarteners and older will attend the church service. Volunteers are needed to help in the nursery on Sunday from 10:00 to 11:30AM. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Joyce Tackett, Cathy Johnson, Sara Wallace, or Jane Cox. ALTAR FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS Altar flower arrangements may be made by completing the reservation form in the church office, or by contacting Linda Clayton with your information LMUMC CERAMICS GROUP Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church Ceramics Group is selling lighted church replicas for $40.00.
  2. 2. FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY Have you ever wondered where your money goes? Come learn how to better manage your money and your life.Lambuth Memorial is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace class to teach God’s way of handling money. The class is Dave teaching on video followed by small-group discussion. These principles apply to everyone—whether you’re financially secure or are struggling with debt. The class will show you how to really live like never before with lessons on saving, debt elimination, investing and real estate to name a few. Over a million families have changed their family trees through Financial Peace, and we want to give you the opportunity to do the same. Class Start: Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 4:30PM in Wesley Hall Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 01, 2011 Cost: $100.00 For more information: contact Jane Cox at 664-6878, 234-2492 or jcox@eplus.net Please make plans to join us on the journey to true financial peace! RIFA/LMUMC CLUB 412 Club 412, based on the scripture I Timothy 4:12, is an after school tutoring and mentoring program for children in kindergarten through eighth grade living the LANA neighborhood of Jackson. It is a joint effort sponsored by RIFA and LMUMC. The program will meet each Tuesday and Thursday beginning on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church. Children will begin the program with a healthy snack, a period of free time depending on what time they arrive, a homework session, a Bible lesson, and a period of enrichment activity before going home. Please pray for the success of this program. Many volunteers will be needed and donations of time and snacks are also needed. A flier with more details can be found at the rear of the sanctuary. SNACKS FOR CLUB 412 Snacks for Club 412 are needed. We are in need of pretzels, popcorn, oranges, granola bars, and fruit snacks, peanut butter & crackers. We also need paper products, small plates, napkins, and cups. Please leave them in the red crates in the Wesley Hall. If you are in need of help putting your items downstairs or have any questions about the program please contact Peggy Parish, Joyce Tackett, or Howard Yates. CLUB 412 VOLUNTEERS All who are interested in volunteering must complete a volunteer application, background and reference check. Also, each volunteer must complete a training session. A training session will be scheduled at a later date. Each volunteer isasked to donate $15.00 to $30.00 towards the cost of the background checks if possible. Please contact Peggy Parish or Joyce Tackett if you are interested in signing up. WEDDING AND RECEPTIONYou are cordially invited to attend the marriage of Jenny Hamilton to Reverend Hillman Moore on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at 1:30PM in the Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church Sanctuary. A reception will follow in the Townsend Hall. WARMBROD’S BARBECUE CHICKEN SALE There will be a BBQ chicken sale on Saturday, September 24, 2011. We will be preselling chicken halves from now until Friday, September 16, 2011. The cost is $6.00 a half. Please complete the order form in the Sunday bulletin and turn it into the church office. LANA NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALE LANA will have a neighborhood yard sale from 7:00 am to noon on Saturday, September 10, 2011. MEMORIALS AND HONORARIUMS The following gift was given in memory of Tommy McAlexander to the Memorial Fund by Sue Hicks. A gift has been given to the Van Fund in memory of Joe Neal by Mr. & Ms Joey Williams and Jenny Hamilton. The following gift was given to the Society of Stephen by Janell Rogers and Lyn M. Fields in memory of Tommy McAlexander. PASTORAL CONCERNS Pastor Gary has been on sabbatical leave for the past two weeks and will return on Sunday, September 11, 2011. During his absence you may contact the church office for any pastoral needs. DONATION LUNCHEON On Sunday, September 11, 2011at 11:45AM, there will be a Donation Luncheon in the Townsend Hall. Proceeds will go to the LMUMC General Fund. Contact Linda Clayton for details.
  3. 3. CHURCH CALENDAR WED 08/31 6:15AM Men’s Prayer Breakfast Townsend Hall 5:30pm Praise / Worship Team Meeting Sanctuary THU 09/01 5:30PM Zumba Wesley Hall 5:30PM Community Time MFLC SUN 09/04 8:25AM First Light Service Sanctuary 9:00AM Sunday School Church 9:50AM Fellowship Townsend Hall 10:15AM Worship Service Sanctuary MON 09/05 ------ Church Office Closed ---------- TUE 09/06 5:30PM Zumba Wesley Hall 7:00PM Kendo MFLC WED 09/07 6:15AM Men’s Prayer Breakfast Townsend Hall 5:45PM Wednesday Family Night Townsend Hall 7:00PM Praise / Worship Team Meeting Sanctuary THU 09/08 5:30PM Zumba Wesley Hall 5:30PM Community Time MFLC SAT 09/10 7:00AM LANA Neighborhood Yard Sale Neighborhood 9:00AM LMUMC/RIFA Church Yard Clean Up Church SUN 09/11 8:25AM First Light Service Sanctuary 9:00AM Sunday School Church 9:50AM Fellowship Townsend Hall 10:15AM Worship Service Sanctuary 11:45AM Donation Luncheon Townsend Hall 4:00PM Financial Peace University Wesley Hall 5:30PM UMYF Church TUE 09/13 5:30PM Zumba Wesley Hall 6:15PM LANA Dinner/General Meeting MFLC/Sanctuary 7:00PM Kendo MFLC SUNDAY WORSHIP MEALS ON WHEELS 10:15am September 05 – Betty McKenzie PASTOR September 12 – Carol Clement & Mary Thompson Dr. Gary Morse SEPTEMBER COMMUNION STEWARD LAY LEADER Sue Hicks Joey Williams TAPE DELIVERY LITURGIST September 04 – George Dean September 04 – Brooks Clayton September 11 – Sally Neudecker September 11 – Scott Conger ALTAR FLOWER DELIVERY CHILDREN’S MOMENTS September 04 – Alice Redding September 04 – J. T. Smith September 11 – Sally Neudeckerb September 11 – Ginger Williams SEPTEMBER USHERS & GREETERS SNACK SUPPER VOLUNTEERS Brad Roberson, Stan Carnell, Scott Conger. September 04 – No UMYF Ann & Phillip Evans September 11 – Matt & Sara Wallace ATTENDANCE & FINANCEAs members of this congregation will you faithfully participate in its ministries by your prayers, your presence, your gifts, and your service? ATTENDANCE AUGUST 21 AUGUST 28 First Light Service 04 05 Sunday School 59 65 Worship Service 80 109 FINANCIAL REPORT AS OF AUGUST 28 Received to date $206,414.88.00
  4. 4. . CHUR THANKS FOR BEING OUR GUESTS AUGUST 21 AUGUST 28 Rebecca Cook Ron Agnew Gina Dickey Tera Hay Nikki Frazier CH CALENDAR Hillman Moore Wed Prayer Breakfast Peery Mike 6:15AM Townsend Mike Peery Shea Piercy 08/31 Bill Walker Hall Karen Piercy Bill Walker Praise/Worship 5:30PM Sanctuary REQUESTS PRAYERMax Whaley Team Meeting Thu Zumba 5:30PM Wesley HallOur prayers are with Jeff, Laurie, Will, and Clarie Clark in the recent death of Jeff’s mother, Robbie. 09/01 Community 5:30PM MFLCJean McCoy is being cared for by Hospice TimeVantreese 1st Lightfriends of Marie WorkmanSanctuary family, Service 8:25AM need prayers.SunReverend Benny Hopper was in JMCGH with Church09/04 Sunday School 9:00AM an irregular heartbeat..Those struggling with illnesses9:50AM families Fellowship & their Townsend WorshipPrayers for Alan Duncan Hall 10:15AM SanctuaryPrayers for Ann Phillips who recently had surgery on her hand.Thu Zumba 5:30PM Wesley HallOur nation’s leaders & troops around the world09/08 Area Neighborhood AssociationLambuth Community 5:30PM MFLC TimeThe United Methodist Church Sat LANA Yard 7:00AM NeighborhoodMadeline Adams at UT Knoxville. 09/10 SaleThose in need of jobs & their families RIFA/LMUMC 9:00AM ChurchJanell Rogers Clean Up for prayers for Brenda Hardin is askingPrayers are st Light Service Sun 1requested for Jennifer Parish and Sanctuary and Christine Parish and children – most of them have been 8:25AM her childrensick the last week. School 09/11 Sunday 9:00AM Church Fellowship 9:50AM Townsend PRAISES Worship of Memphis at Lambuth as they begin operationsPraises for the University 10:15AM Hall Donation 11:45AM TownsendPraises for LMUMC/RIFA Club 412 Mentoring Program beginning on September 20, 2011 Luncheon sung by LMUMC Praise Team and Bill Walker and Mike Peery on August 21 and August 28Praises for special music Hall Financial Peace 4:00PM Wesley Hall UMYF 5:30PM Sanctuary The Shining Beacon (USPS 965840) is published bi-weekly (except Christmas & New Year’s Church weeks) by Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church, 160 Campbell St., Jackson, TN 38301. TueVolume 18. Periodicals Postage Paid at Jackson, TN 38301. POSTMASTER: Send address Zumba 5:30PM Wesley Hall 09/13changes to Lambuth Memorial United Methodist, 160 Campbell St., Jackson, TN 38301 Kendo 7:00PM MFLCLambuth Memorial(USPS 965840) is published bi-weekly (except Christmas & New Year’s weeks) by Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church, 160 Campbell St.,The Shining Beacon United Methodist ChurchJackson, TN 38301. Volume 18. Periodicals Postage Paid at Jackson, TN 38301. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lambuth Memorial United Methodist, 160160 Campbell StreetTN 38301.Campbell St., Jackson,Jackson, Tennessee 38301Phone: 731-422-6558Fax: 731-422-6559The Shining Beacon

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