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Weekly news from WCUMC 10 21 2012


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Weekly news from WCUMC 10 21 2012

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-10/21/2012Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world. "You Will Receive Power ... And You Will Be My Witnesses"“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and youwill be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and tothe ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8To witness is the calling of EVERY Christian. To fulfill our calling towitness: We must live the good news through our words, thoughts and actions. We must have a personal relationship with Jesus that is making a difference in our lives. We have to have something to share!We must be ready and willing to share the Good News whenever andwhere ever we can.Some of us may be hesitant to talk about our faith because we arentsure we have anything to share. We dont always have to be talkingabout the faith, but we do need to have a passion and a plan for sharingthe faith, and believe that it makes a life and death difference.Because it does!"We dont have to worry about not having anything to share. If we love
  2. 2. Jesus, if hes making a difference in our lives, if we care for others andbelieve that Jesus can make a difference in their lives, then we canshare our love and our concern, and in doing so, share Jesus." Maxie DunhamNext week– Faith Commitment Sunday, Dr. Miriam Adeney, preaching THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 10/21 Financial Peace University - 12:30-2:00 PM - Rm. 11 Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 10/22 "Kingdom Inheritance" Bible Study for Men and Women, 2:00 PM, Memorial Room Talk Time, 7:00 PM, Crossfire Room Men of Integrity - 7:00 PM, Memorial RoomTuesday - 10/23 Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 - 11:30 AM, Sanctuary Mens Bible Study, 9:45 AM, Room 10 Trustees Meeting, 7:00 PM, Room 10Wednesday - 10/24 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 - 10/25Friday - 10/26 Missions Celebration Dinner, 6:30 - 9:00 PM, Celebration HallSaturday - 10/27
  3. 3. Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CHSunday - 10/28 Sunday School classes 9:00 AM Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing 10:30 AM Worship Service IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS Missions Celebration Banquet Friday, October 26th, 2012 6:30 - 9:00 pm WCUMC SanctuaryWe have a few tickets left for this wonderful catered meal. Join us as wecelebrate what God has done through this church “across the street andaround the world,” The dinner will be catered by Alexa’s of Bothell.After the meal, we will have a time of worship, followed by apresentation by Dr. Miriam Adeney, Associate Professor of Global andUrban Ministries at Seattle Pacific.Contact Evelyn Carlson if you would like to purchase a
  4. 4. Do You Green Bag?The Woodinville Storehouse FoodBank needs your help.We are experiencing increasing numbers of clients in need eachweek and our Storehouse shelves are very bare. Can you help?The Storehouse is very thankful to all who faithfully donate on aregular basis, but did you know that you can also "Green Bag" on aone-time basis. All you have to do is sign out a Green Bag in thefoyer and fill it up with items from the enclosed list. When you aredone you can put your Green Bag in one of the collection barrelsand sign in your bag. Some of our volunteers immediately checkout another Green Bag and return it once a month.This Weeks Needs: Chili Cereal Rice Pasta Peanut Butter Hamburger Helper
  5. 5. Thank you for your continued support. OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILDOnce again, we will be participating in the annual event. Pick up yourvinyl shoe boxes in the Gathering Place. Take the time to read the giftsuggestions for filling the shoebox and read the DO NOT INCLUDE list.You may take as many shoe boxes as you plan to fill. Thanks.
  6. 6. Thursday Evening Womens Bible StudyWe have begin a Womens Bible Study to discuss the book of Romans onThursday evening (every other Thursday) from 7-8:30 PM at the home ofJill Trott, 17409 100th Ave SE, Snohomish. Our next meeting isThursday, October 25, and we will study Roman 5:1-11.If you are interested in attending or getting more information, contactEvelyn Carlson 425-483-5252 or Jill Trott at 206-419-5981.. Interested in learning more about Woodinville Community United Methodist Church. Sign up for one or both of these events. Pizza with the Pastor Sunday, November 4 12:00 - 1:30 PM Geared towards those that are newer to our church, you will learn more about our church and its vision, and have a chance to ask questions. A salad and pizza lunch will be served,and childcare is available with advance sign up. Exploring Membership Class November 11, 12:00 - 3:00 PMFind out what it means to be a member of WCUMC. Youll learn about ourchurchs purpose and vision, as well as the responsibilities andrequirements of being a member. Lunch will be served and childcare willbe available if requested when you register to attend.If youve been attending WCUMC and are not yet a member, pleaseconsider taking this class. If you decide you would like to join ourchurch, an opportunity will be offered during a future worship service.Questions? Contact Evelyn Carlson at
  7. 7. - Financial Snapshot General Fund: Income for period ended 10/14/2012 $ 7,953 Income, weekly avg. year to date $ 9,427 Expenses, weekly average, year-to-date $ 9,384 Expenses, weekly avg. budget $ 10,214 Faith Promise Monthly Support: Total Pledges $ 94,179 Received to date $ 87,773 Disbursed to date $ 77,690 Faith Promise Special Support Special One-Time Support $ 21,000Prayer 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