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Weekly news from WCUMC 1/06/2013


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Weekly news from WCUMC 1/06/2013

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-1/06/2013Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world. "O Come Let Us Worship Him, Adore Him, and Trust Him ... Forever" January 6, 2013 - Epiphany“ ... When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to thehouse, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed downand worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presentedhim with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh." Matthew 2:10-11Epiphany means "manifestation" or "revelation". It refers particularly tothe manifestation (or the demonstration) of God in Jesus Christ. Thestory of the Magi shows the amazing unconditional love that God has forall people -- Jews and Gentiles, believers and non-believers.In Matthew 2:1-12, we see three different responses tot he coming of
  2. 2. Christ into the world: 1. King Herods reaction was one of rejection -- jealousy, self- centeredness and hatred. 2. The chief priests and teachers of the law chose to ignore the coming of Christ into their world. 3. The Magis response was one of joy, praise, worship and trust.How may of us reject God or chose to ignore his presence because wedont want Him to impact our lives?How have you responded to Jesus coming into our world?Next week we begin a new sermon series on "Basic Training for Followers of Jesus", based onPauls letter to the Ephesians. THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 1/06 Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 1/07 "The WORD" Bible Study, 2:00 PM, Memorial Room Talk Time, 7:00 PM, Crossfire Room Men of Integrity, 7:00 PM, Memorial RoomTuesday - 1/08 Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 AM, Sanctuary Mens Morning Bible Study, 9:45 PM, Room 11 MST will meet on the 15thWednesday - 1/09 Womens Bible Study, 10:00 AM, Memorial Room Choir, 7:15 PM, Sanctuary Prison Ministry meets in Church parking lot at 5:40 PM Youth Group, 7:00 PM, Crossfire RoomThursday - 1/10Friday - 1/11
  3. 3. Prime Timers Dinner, 6:00 PM, Celebration HallSaturday - 1/12 Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CHSunday - 1/13 Sunday School classes 9:00 AM Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing 10:30 AM Worship Service IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS Begin the New Year with Bible StudyThe "WORD" Bible StudyMonday, beginning January 72:00 - 3:00 PMThe Gospel of John (continues)Tuesday Bible Study Outreach9:30 - 11:30 AM beginning January 8Life-Changing Lessons from the PsalmsWednesday Womens Bible Study10-11:30 AM beginning January 9, 2013
  4. 4. Exploring Membership Class Sunday, January 13 12:00 - 3:00 PM If you are new to WCUMC or have been around for a while and are now ready to take that next step, then join us for our membership class. We will meet after the worship service on January 13 in theMemorial Room. Lunch will be served and childcare is available.Please contact Evelyn Carlson at to reserve aplace. Are you interested in joining our Outward Ministries Team?The Outward Ministries Team is having an introductory Leaders Meetingon Sunday, January 20 at 12:00, after church in the Memorial Room. Wewill have a chili lunch.The Outward Ministry exists to promote and encourage the missions andoutreach of the church. We have two main goals: to identify andaddress the needs in our local community (where we are the Missionariesin Woodinville), and to help every believers realize that he or she is amissionary for Jesus wherever they are located.Do you have a heart for missions? Come to this meeting and see whereyou can be involved in this important mission of the church.
  5. 5. Prime Timers Dinner Friday, January 11 6:00 PM A Pilgrimage to England and Scotland by Chris and Patti WardJoin us for dinner this Friday evening, and enjoy a slideshow anddiscussion led by the Wards of their trip to the Summer Olympics inLondon and their spiritual journey in England and Scotland. Entree to beprovided. Please sign up for side dishes. OPERATION NIGHTWATCH TOURRick Reynolds of Operation Nightwatch will host a tour for our Church oftheir Seattle Homeless Shelter on Saturday, January 12, from 10:00 AM -12:30 PM. A group will car pool from the church. If you would like tojoin the tour, contact Della Haug at 206-999-1753
  6. 6. Youth SNOZONE 2013 - Mt. Baker February 20 -22 $175 $15 Discount if paid by February 1 $10 OFF for you and each NEW friend Woodinville Storehouse Food BankThis Weeks Needs: Spaghetti sauce Hamburger Helper Peanut Butter Tuna Canned Meat Cereal Spaghetti noodlesThank you for your continued support.
  7. 7. - Financial Snapshot General Fund: Income for week ended 12/23/2012 $ 10,849 Income, weekly avg. year to date $ 9,371 Expenses, weekly average, year-to-date $ 9,555 Expenses, weekly avg. budget $ 10,214 Faith Promise Monthly Support: Beginning Balance 11/1/12 $ 21,016 Total Pledges 2012-2013 $ 90,342 Received to date $ 10,390 Disbursed to date $ 14,200Prayer ChainPrayer Chain requests call the Church Office at 425-483-5252 or emailyour requests to 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