Weekly news from WCUMC 10 28 2012


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Weekly news from WCUMC 10 28 2012

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-10/28/2012Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world. "Faith Promise Commitment Sunday Life Commitment Sunday"As a climax to our Mission Emphasis Month, we were treated to a specialmessage from Dr. Miriam Adeney, Associate Professor at Seattle PacificUniversity. Dr. Adeneys message combined the Bible story of Danielwith anecdotes from her personal missionary experiences and successesin sharing the gospel.Her stories were inspiring, and in some cases tragic, but all emphasizedthe importance of the singular message that "His kingdom knows no endand will never be destroyed". She encouraged us to "join the party" andshare our faith with the world.Following Dr. Adeneys message, Pastor Rick asked all members ofWCUMC to make a Faith Promise Commitment and a LifeCommitment. The purpose of the Faith Promise Commitment is to allowour Global Outreach (GO) Team to plan and administer financial supportto the mission efforts of WCUMC.The Faith Promise Commitment is a faith agreement between God andyou. No one is asked to provide their name, but simply to give us anamount that we can use for planning purposes. The Faith Promiseshould be over and above any financial support you give for basicoperations and staff salaries. Please consider these Commitmentscarefully, and stop by the church when you can to complete the formsshown below.
  2. 2. THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 10/28 Financial Peace University - 12:30-2:00 PM - Rm. 11 Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 10/29 "Kingdom Inheritance" Bible Study for Men and Women, 2:00 PM, Memorial Room Talk Time, 7:00 PM, Crossfire Room
  3. 3. Men of Integrity - 7:00 PM, Memorial RoomTuesday - 10/30 Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 - 11:30 AM, Sanctuary Mens Bible Study, 9:45 AM, Room 10Wednesday - 10/31 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 - 11/01Friday - 11/02Saturday - 11/03 Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CHSunday - 11/04 Sunday School classes 9:00 AM Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing 10:30 AM Worship Service IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS 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
  4. 4. about our church and its vision, and have a chance to ask questions. Asalad and pizza lunch will be served, and childcare is available withadvance 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 ecarlson@wcumc.org. The Woodinville Storehouse Food Bank is doing something special this Thanksgiving. We are putting together special Thanksgiving bags for our clients. Will you help? Volunteers will assemble the bags on Thursday night, November 15
  5. 5. at 6:30 PM in Room 14. If you would like to help assemble the bags, please contact Della at 425-483-1391 or email to dellahaug@hotmail.com WCUMC will provide cranberry sauce and stuffing for the bags. If you can donate one of these items for this special occasion, please put it, along with any other items you can donate, into one of the Storehouse collection bins in the Narthex. We are also accepting cash donations to purchase turkeys. If you can help with a cash donation, please make your check out to Woodinville Storehouse and put it in the offering plate on Sunday. Thanks for helping! This Weeks Needs: Chili Cereal Rice Pasta Peanut Butter Hamburger Helper Thank you for your continued support. www.woodinvillestorehouse.org OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILDOnce again, we will be participating in the annual event. Pick up yourvinyl shoe boxes in the Gathering Place or the Foyer. Take the time to
  6. 6. read the gift suggestions for filling the shoebox and read the DO NOTINCLUDE list. You may take as many shoe boxes as you plan to fill.The filled boxes are due back by Sunday, November 11. Helping our brothers and sisters in need.From time to time we are able to help those in our body with specialfinancial needs through our Benevolence Fund. We have one of thoseneeds now, and could use additional funds. If you can help, make tocheck to WCUMC with "Benevolence Fund" in the memo line. Thanks. - 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 $ 21,000
  7. 7. Prayer ChainPrayer Chain requests call the Church Office at 425-483-5252 or emailyour requests to wcumc@wcumc.org.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.