Weekly News from WCUMC-6/16/2013Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world."Fatherhood: Be Prepared"A SPECIAL MESSAGE ON FATHERS DAYScott Eklund gave a very personal and inspirational message on his ownjourney through the trials and joys of fatherhood and shared how Godinstructs fathers through these key passages from Scripture:Be Honest (with yourself)Romans 12:3“For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think ofyourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself withsober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed toeach of you.”Be GenerousProverbs 11:24“One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholdsunduly, but comes to poverty.”Be In the MomentColossians 4:2“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”
Be PatientProverbs 14:29“Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.”Be GentleProverbs 15:1“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”Summer Worship & Pastor Ricks SabbaticalPastor Rick is currently on a long-awaited sabbatical leave from mid-June until mid-August.-------------------------------------------While he is gone, our sermon series will focus on the Parables of Jesus. Avariety of staff and lay speakers will be sharing the messages that Godhas placed on their hearts.-------------------------------------------Other pastoral duties will be covered by qualified staff members on arotating basis.-------------------------------------------Please call the church office at (425) 483-5252THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 6/16Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 6/17Talk Time, 6:00 PM, Crossfire RoomTuesday - 6/18Sewing Group, 6:30 PM, Memorial RoomFinance Meeting, 7:00 PM, Room 11
Wednesday - 6/19Prison Ministry meets in Church parking lot at 5:40 PMThursday - 6/20Friday - 6/21Saturday - 6/22Sunday - 6/23Adult Sunday School,8:45 AM, The Truth Project, Room 119:00 AM, Following God, Memorial RoomNursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing10:30 AM Worship ServiceTweeners Class for 5th-8th graders, 11:00 AM, Memorial RoomAll-Church Mariners Game - 1:10 PMEvening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer Room
All-ChurchMariners GameNext Sunday, June 231:10 PMvs. OaklandSign up in church foyer or call thechurch office. Group seating;tickets only $12. Make your check to WCUMC and write Mariners Gameon memo line.Childrens MinistriesKIDSHINE PERFORMING ARTS DAY CAMPDay Camp July 8-12 (Grades 3-8)This is a week of performing arts fun with a final (free) performance onFriday at 7 pm that will blow your flip-flops off!Sign up NOW!! We need committed campers to fill all the parts!
See Pastor Lindsey or the table outside of the Gathering Place for moreinformation.Vacation Bible SchoolJuly 22-26, 9 AM - 12 PMContact Rev. Lindsay Eklund if you want to experience the joy of showingGods love to our children.
Our needs continue to grow, and our reserves arevery low. Please support this important ministry.During the summer time, there is an increase in need, but there isusually a decrease in donations. Please look at this weeks critical needsbelow and do what you can.Please take a moment and prayerfully consider if you can becomeinvolved. We are looking for another person to stock shelves on Mondaysat 11:00 AM and we also need a shopper for one day a month.For more information, contact Della at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-999-1753.This Weeks Needs:Peanut ButterDry CerealChili/RavioliRice & BeansTomato SauceThank you for your continued support.www.woodinvillestorehouse.orgThis retreat will address the male journey by focusing on the fourspiritual movements expressed in the life of Jesus - Chosen, Blessed,Broken, and Given. Join us at the Palisades Retreat Center in FederalWay for a learning experience in a beautiful, relaxed environment; anon-judgmental setting that will be conducive to your growth towholeness.To register for the retreat, go to www.ThisHealingGround.com.
Financial SnapshotThe Financial Snapshot will return next week.Prayer Chain RequestsPrayer Chain requests call Barbara Clark 425-483-3885. After 6:00 PMcall Mary Harvey at 425-827-2883 or call the church at 425-483-5252during 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 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.