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Weekly news from WCUMC 09 16 2012


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Weekly news from WCUMC 09 16 2012

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-9/16/2012Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world. "Being the Salt and Light of Jesus to Our World"“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, howcan it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except tobe thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world.A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lampand put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it giveslight to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shinebefore others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify yourFather in heaven." Matthew 5:13-16This weeks service was a reminder that we are called to show the worldour Christian faith. To live as a Christian is to love . . . and it shows inour faces if we are following Christ with genuine commitment.We are to let our light shine before others, not at them.As Rick closed his sermon today, he shared a video of Jena Lee Nardella,executive director of Blood: Water Mission, a non-profit missionary groupserving in Africa. Her prayer for our nation and its leaders (bothDemocrat and Republican) is an inspiration to us all, and a greatexample of being "salt and light to our world". You can view her closingprayer on YouTube by clicking on this link:
  2. 2. Next week– “Greater Things Than These” – John 14:12-14, Rick Vinther, preaching THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 9/16 Financial Peace University - 12:30 - Rm. 11 Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 9/17 The "Word" Bible Study, 2:00 PM, Memorial Room Talk Time, 7:00 PM, Crossfire Room Men of Integrity - 7:00 PM, Memorial RoomTuesday - 9/18 Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 - 11:30 AM, Sanctuary Mens Bible Study, 9:45 AM, Room 10Wednesday - 9/19 Womens Bible Study, 10:00 AM, Memorial Room Choir Practice 7:15 - 8:30 PM - Sanctuary Prison Ministry meets in Church parking lot at 5:40 PM Youth Group 7:00 PM, Crossfire RoomThursday - 9/20Friday - 9/21Saturday - 9/22 Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CHSunday - 9/23 Sunday School classes 9:00 AM Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing
  3. 3. 10:30 AM Worship Service IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM WCUMC TRUSTEESThank you for your gifts to the churchs water system replacement. Wepraise God that we now have $12,022 towards fixing it. This will enableus to replace the basic system but we still need to pray for additionaldonations to bring our building completely up to code. We need $15,000- $18,000 in total.Please continue to pray that the Lord will provide the resources, andcontinue to give, as you are able, to the Designated Fund for "WaterSystem".
  4. 4. Choir begins Wed., September 19The Chancel Choir will be starting rehearsals this coming Wednesdaynight, Sept. 19, from 7:15 - 8:30 PM. We welcome new members. Allparts are needed. Join us for an exciting year and and opportunity topraise God. Attention Instrumentalists!If you play an instrument we would love to know. Come add your talentsto our worship of God through music.Contact: Deni Johnson at 425-488-1257 or Lynette Maynard: Outdoor Adventure Group NewsHeybrook Ridge Family HikeSaturday, September 29Join us for a family friendly, short but steep hike to the top of heybrookRidge. The round trip is 2.6 miles and the elevation gain is 850 feet, butthe views are worth it. We will meet at the Monroe Park and Ride andcarpool to the trail entrance. Join us for fun, fellowship, a littleexercise, and great views of Gods creation. Contact Christa Clemence(206-979-8624) or Bob Clemence (360-668-9002) for more information.
  5. 5. GeocachingSaturday, October 20This will be a fun, local event. We will use a GPS to locate varioushidden containers. The containers have little trinkets inside of them.The idea is to take one thing out and replace it with something differentContact Kandra Edwards (206-890-4140) or forfuther information.Christmas Ship & GardensSaturday, December 15Watch the Christmas Ships and visit the Bellevue Botanical Gardens forthe lights of Christmas. Contact Bob or Sandy Clemence (360-668-9002)for more information.Eagle Float Trip - Skagit RiverSaturday, January 5Float down the scenic Skagit River to see a large gathering of BaldEagles. Contact Bob or Sandy Clemence (360-668-9002) for moreinformation. Food Bank Volunteer Opportunities Needed: Volunteer Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. Contact Della at 425-483-1391 or This Weeks Needs Canned Meat Ravioli Chili
  6. 6. Peanut Butter Canned Veggies Thank you for your continued support. Whiz Kids Needs VolunteersWoodinville Whiz Kids is in need of Volunteer Readers to listen tochildren read. They need your help 1-2 hours per week or a one-monthcommitment. Contact Pastor LIndsey at 425-483-5252 or Girlfriends Unlimited Book Club
  7. 7. Begins Monday, September 24 7:00 PM, Room 9Contact Evelyn Carlson if you need more information at 425-483-5252. - Financial Snapshot General Fund: Income for period ended 9/02/2012 $ 12,013 Income, weekly avg. year to date $ 9,471 Expenses, weekly average, year-to-date $ 9,481 Expenses, weekly avg. budget $ 10,214 Faith Promise Monthly Support: Total Pledges $ 94,179 Received to date $ 79,836 Disbursed to date $ 70,890 Faith Promise Special Support Special One-Time Support $ 13,500
  8. 8. Prayer ChainPrayer Chain requests call the Church Office at 425-483-5252. Calls after4:00 PM should be made to Mary Harvey at 425-827-2883.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