Weekly news from WCUMC 9/23/2012


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Weekly news from WCUMC 9/23/2012

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-9/23/2012Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world. "Greater Things Than These"“Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I havebeen doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because Iam going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, sothat the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me foranything in my name, and I will do it." Matthew 5:13-16Too often we fall back on the secular expression, "Im only human" YetJesus tells us that we can do even greater things that he did. We shouldnever apologize for being human. Its what God designed us to be andwe should not feel or act "limited" by what the world believes we can orcant do.We are often limited by our lack of faith. We are only limited by ourlack of faith.Jesus did not say, " I will do whatever you ask". He said, "I will dowhatever you ask IN MY NAME".If we link ourselves to the power that Jesus offers, we can movemountains!Next week– “No Longer Servants, but Friends” – John 15:9-17, Rick Vinther, preaching
  2. 2. THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 9/23 Financial Peace University - 12:30-2:00 PM - Rm. 11 Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 9/24 The "Word" Bible Study, Men & Women, 2:00 PM, Memorial Room Talk Time, 7:00 PM, Crossfire Room Men of Integrity - 7:00 PM, Memorial RoomTuesday - 9/25 Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 - 11:30 AM, Sanctuary Mens Bible Study, 9:45 AM, Room 10 SPR Meeting, 7:00 PM, Room 10Wednesday - 9/26 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 - 9/27Friday - 9/28Saturday - 9/29 Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CHSunday - 9/30 Sunday School classes 9:00 AM Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing 10:30 AM Worship Service
  3. 3. IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS Display Your Favorite QuiltEach Sunday, a different quilt will be displayed in the Gathering Place from8:30 - 12:00 Noon, courtesy of the ladies of the sewing group. A sign-up sheetfor anyone desiring to display their favorite quilt is in the Gathering Place
  4. 4. A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM WCUMC TRUSTEESThank you for your gifts to the churchs water system replacement. We praiseGod that we now have $13,122 towards fixing it. This will enable us toreplace the basic system but we still need to pray for additional donations tobring our building completely up to code. We need $15,000 - $18,000 intotal.Please continue to pray that the Lord will provide the resources, and continueto give, as you are able, to the Designated Fund for "Water System".
  5. 5. 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: maynard143@mac.comOutdoor Adventure GroupHeybrook Ridge Family HikeSaturday, September 29Join us for an easy hike to the top of HeybrookRidge to a 1960s Firewatch Tower. The roundtrip is 2.6 miles and the elevation gain is 850feet, but the views are worth it. We will meet atthe Monroe Park and Ride and carpool to the trailentrance. 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.
  6. 6. Food Bank Volunteer OpportunitiesNeeded: Volunteer Coordinator and Administrative Assistant.Contact Della at 425-483-1391 or dellahaug@hotmail.com.This Weeks Needs Canned Meat Tuna Ravioli Chili Peanut Butter Canned Fruit Canned VeggiesThank you for your continued support.www.woodinvillestorehouse.org
  7. 7. 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 atleklund@wcumc.org. Girlfriends Unlimited Book Club Begins Monday, September 24 7:00 PM, Room 9
  8. 8. Contact Evelyn Carlson if you need more information at 425-483-5252. Missions Celebration Banquet Friday, October 26th, 2012 6:30 - 9:00 pm WCUMC SanctuaryJoin us as we celebrate what God has done through this church “acrossthe street and around the world,” The dinner will be catered by Alexa’sof Bothell.MenuTraditional Roast TurkeyRoasted Ham in Pineapple-Brown Sugar GlazeMashed Potatoes & GravySeasonal VegetableCaesar SaladSourdough & Wheat RolesDessertTickets on sale now in Church lobby.Adults - $10.00Children, age 3-12 - $5.00Babies & Toddlers - FreeLast day to buy tickets is Sunday, October 14.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. -
  9. 9. Financial Snapshot General Fund: Income for period ended 9/02/2012 $ 8,199 Income, weekly avg. year to date $ 9,437 Expenses, weekly average, year-to-date $ 9,631 Expenses, weekly avg. budget $ 10,214 Faith Promise Monthly Support: Total Pledges $ 94,179 Received to date $ 81,190 Disbursed to date $ 77,690 Faith Promise Special Support Special One-Time Support $ 16,000Prayer 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 www.wcumc.org.