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Weekly news from WCUMC 6- 22-2014

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Weekly news from WCUMC 6- 22-2014

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-6/22/2014 “God’s Spirit-Filled People” A Sermon Series on Acts “Our First Test Case” Acts 4 Chapter 4 of the Book of Acts is the first public challenge to the church. After healing a paralytic, and teaching something that was in contradiction to the Sanhedrin, Peter and John were arrested, Peter's response to their questions was straightforward and to the point: Acts 4:8-12 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: “Rulers and elders of the people! If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a man who was lame and are being asked how he was healed, then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed. Jesus is 'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.’ Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” Frustrated with their response, the Sanhedrin warned them not to speak any more about Jesus, to which they replied: Acts 4:19-20 But Peter and John replied, “Which is right in God’s eyes: to listen to
  2. 2. you, or to him? You be the judges! As for us, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.” What can we learn from this lesson? 1. There will always be opposition to the Lord's work because it threatens the status quo. 2. When faced with critics, we should stop, listen and cooperate with the Holy Spirit. 3. We must speak the message of Jesus boldly and with passion. 4. If we stay focused and refuse to give in to worry,we can risk it all in Jesus' name. SIX QUESTION BIBLE STUDY 1. What stands out to you in this passage? What catches your attention and why? 2. What is tough or challenging in this passage? Maybe uncomfortable? Why? 3. What does this passage tell us about the character of God/Jesus? 4. What does this tell us about the character/lifestyle of a believer? 5. What do you not understand in this passage? 6. What can we apply in this passage in our lives this week? What should we model? What should we avoid? THIS WEEK AT WCUMC Sunday - 6/22  Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer Room Monday - 6/23  Vacation Bible School, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Sanctuary
  3. 3.  Talk Time, 7:00 PM, Rooms 10 & 11 Tuesday - 6/24  Vacation Bible School, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Sanctuary  Sewing Group, 6:00 PM, Memorial Room  Staff Parish Relations Meeting, 7:00 PM, Room 9  Trustees Meeting, 7:00 PM, Room 11 Wednesday - 6/25  Vacation Bible School, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Sanctuary Thursday - 6/26  Vacation Bible School, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Sanctuary  Worship Band Rehearsal, 7:00 PM, Sanctuary Friday - 6/27  Vacation Bible School, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Sanctuary Saturday - 6/28 Sunday - 6/29  Open Door Sunday School Class , 9:00 AM  Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing during worship  10:30 AM Worship Service  Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer Room Adult Summer Sunday School: Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit
  4. 4. Begins Sunday, June 22 9:00 am, in Room 11 In the name of the Father, the Son, and ... the Holy Spirit. We pray in the name of all three, but how often do we live with an awareness of only the first two? As Jesus ascended into heaven, He promised to send the Holy Spirit—the Helper—so that we could be true and living witnesses for Christ. Unfortunately, today's church has admired the gift but neglected to open it. Join us in Room 11 at 9 am on Sundays, June 22- August 5, as we study “Forgotten God.” Thorough scriptural support and compelling narrative, author Francis Chan invites us to stop and remember the One we've forgotten, the Spirit of the living God. Books ($12.50) are available from Don Morgan. Please email to order at dsmorg2@comcast.net Vacation Bible School 2014 June 23 - 27 Join the Wilderness Escape Team Sandal Stitcher Butter Churner Musician (making tambourines) Weaver Rope Maker Camp Cleaner
  5. 5. Camel Herder (making bell necklaces) Moses (story teller) Malachi (story teller) or Tribe Leader Contact the church office to learn more about how you can make this summer a special "escape'" for our children. 425-483-5252 Rummage Sale to Support Nepal Mission Trip On July 11-12, we will be having a church rummage sale to support our fall mission trip to Nepal. Do you have items you could contribute? Children’s clothing, utensils you don’t use, kitchenware, clothing or shoes you don’t wear that are in good condition? Bring them to Room 16 downstairs. Need more information? Contact Sandy Vinther or the church office (425- 483-5252). Let's Go Out to the Ball Game Sunday, July 13
  6. 6. Let's all go as a crowd. We'll bring the peanuts and crackerjacks Bring a new friend so they might come back. Let us ROOT ROOT ROOT for the Mariners If they don't win it's OK Cause with one, two, three friends it's fun At the old ball game. Tickets only $12 when you buy through the church. Vans will be leaving at 12, right after the service. Sign up in the Church foyer by Sunday, June 22. Questions? Contact Kim Knudsvig at crossfirelife@gmail.com or the church office at 425-483-5252. All Church Family Retreat
  7. 7. Camp David Jr. on Lake Crescent August 23-26 Join us as we relax in the beauty, experience new adventures, share with friends and family, and trust more in Christ as we learn together. $100 - Adults $40 Kids (6-12) Free( children under 5) REGISTER TODAY - COST GOES UP $25 ON JUNE 30 FAQ Sheet available on display in foyer. For more info, contact Kim Knudsvig, DeAnna Ankrum, or Evelyn Carlson 425-483-5252 or email Kim at crossfirelife@gmail.com FOOD BANK VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Do you like meeting new people? Do you like praying for people's needs? The Woodinville Storehouse is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate teams once or twice a month while the food bank is open. Duties include coordinating teams, interviewing and registering new clients, collecting prayer requests and praying with clients. Contact Della at 425-483-1391 or dellahaug@hotmail.com. STOREHOUSE NEEDS THIS WEEK  Rice-a-Roni
  8. 8.  Peanut Butter  Tomato Sauce  Canned Fruit Financial Snapshot General Fund Income, wk ending 6/8/14 $ 16,082 Income, weekly avg, year-to-date $ 10,130 Expenses, weekly avg, year-to-date $ 9,880 2014 weekly budgeted expenses $ 9,896 Faith Promise Total Faith Promises pledged, 2013 - 14 $ 90,560 Faith Promise Beginning Balance $ 12,439 Received 11/1/13 - 6/8/14 $ 65,412 Disbursed 11/1/13 - 6/8/14 $ 60,386 Want to give online? Contributions can now be debited automatically from your checking or savings account, or processed using your credit or debit card. Simply follow these easy steps: 1. Go to www.wcumc.org 2. Click on the GIVE NOW button that appears on the top right of the Home Page. 3. Click on the CREATE PROFILE button. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your recurring contributions to the church. 779,54910,381
  9. 9. Prayer Chain Requests Prayer Chain requests call Barbara Clark 425-483-3885. After 6:00 PM call Mary Harvey at 425-827-2883 or call the church at 425-483-5252 during office hours. 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 our members, friends and all who love Jesus. Our vision is "To Share the Transforming Love of Jesus Christ Across the Street and Around the World". If you are looking for a church home with loving, devoted followers of our Lord, Jesus Christ, we invite you to attend our Sunday Worship Service at 10:30 each Sunday. We are located at 17110 140th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072. Learn more at www.wcumc.org.

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