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Weekly news from WCUMC Nov. 25 2012


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Weekly news from WCUMC Nov. 25 2012

  1. 1. Weekly News from WCUMC-11/25/2012Sharing the transforming love of Jesus, across the street and around the world. "Thanks-Living - Love and Hate" Our Youth Director, Kim Knudsvig, shared some of the things that Godloves and God hates.In Proverbs 6:16-19, we are told that "There are six things the Lordhates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue,hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes,feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out liesand a person who stirs up conflict in the community."But God also hates the loneliness we feel when our sin and complacencydistance us from Him. Even when we feel distant from God, God is notdistant from us. These words in Pauls letter to the Romans assures usthatGod is always with us "For I am convinced that neither death nor life,neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor anypowers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, willbe able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus ourLord."We know that God loves us because he sent His only Son to bear theburden of our sins, but he also wants us to love others in the same waythat he love us.This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent hisSon as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so lovedus, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:10-11For we are God’s masterpiece, created anew in Christ Jesus to do goodworks, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10
  2. 2. THIS WEEK AT WCUMCSunday - 11/25 Evening Prayer, 5:30 PM, Prayer RoomMonday - 11/26 Hanging of the Greens 9:00 AM "Eight Fundamental Truths" Bible Study for Men and Women, 2:00 PM, Memorial Room Talk Time - 7:00 PM, Crossfire Room Men of Integrity -7-9 PM, Memorial RoomTuesday - 11/27 Womens Bible Study (BSO), 9:30 - 11:30 AM, Sanctuary Mens Bible Study, 9:45 AM, Room 10 Trustees Meeting - 7:00 PM, Room 10Wednesday - 11/28 Womens Bible Study, Brunch, 10:00 AM, Evelyns home Choir Practice - 7:15 PM, Sanctuary Prison Ministry meets in Church parking lot at 5:40 PM Youth Group 7:00 PM, Crossfire RoomThursday - 11/29 Photo Directory Pictures, 1:00 - 9:00 PM, Gathering PlaceFriday - 11/30 Photo Directory Pictures, 1:00 - 9:00 PM, Gathering PlaceSaturday - 12/01 Mens Saturday Morning Group, 7:30 AM, CH Photo Directory Pictures, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Gathering PlaceSunday - 12/02 Sunday School classes 9:00 AM
  3. 3. Nursery Care is available in the Children’s Wing 10:30 AM Worship Service IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS EAGLE OUTREACH MINISTRIES Caring for Children and Families of Inmates Angel Tree Christmas 2012 Return your wrapped gifts to the church NEXT SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2Once again, we are participating in this ministry to provide gifts to morethan 500 children who have a parent in prison. Everyone in your familycan help the love of Jesus Christ shine into a forgotten familys life andprovide some hope.You can help to make a childs Christmas more fun and meaningful thisyear by also giving us your time.Volunteers are needed to sort gifts on Friday, December 7, 6:00 -10:00 PM at Eastside Foursquare Church in Bothell. Volunteers arealso needed for our Delivery Team on Saturday, December 8.
  4. 4. Available times are filling fast. Sign up now.Photography dates: Nov, 29, 30, 31.We are creating a new pictorial directory and we need you to help makeit complete! All families will receive a free 8 x 10 professional portraitalong with a printed directory just for participating.Sign up in three convenient ways: 1. Schedule an appointment online at Click on Announcements, then Church Photo Directory. 2. Look for sign-up table in the Church foyer on Sundays. 3. Or, call Evelyn Carlson at 425-483-5252. Dont miss out! Our directory wont be complete without you. Prime Timers Dinner Friday, December 14All are invited to join us for a special Catered Dinner and ChristmasProgram featuring a brass quartet on Friday, December 14 at 6:00 PM inCelebration Hall. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased atthe sign-up table in the foyer.
  5. 5. You are warmly invited to join Halle & Kathy August for Nica Night Saturday, Dec. 15, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Celebration HallThere will be a Nibble of Nicaragua and a Dessert Auction. Proceedsbenefit Alongside Ministries Scholarship Program Outdoor Adventures Christmas Outing Saturday, December 15Join us on our next adventure to watch the Christmas Ships and then visitthe Bellevue Botanical Gardens on Saturday, December 15. Contact Bobor Sandy Clemence at 360-668-9002
  6. 6. Woodinville Storehouse Food BankThis Weeks Needs: Cereal Tomato sauce Peanut Butter Tuna Canned MeatPLEASE NOTE that The Storehouse Food Bank will be providing adozen cookies to our clients for Christmas. If you would like tobake cookies, we need them by Dec. 17th.We are also getting a large quantity of hamburger on Dec. 7 and weneed a crew to package it for freezing. We will meet in thekitchen in Celebration Hall at noon on Dec. 7th.Contact Della at or 425-483-1391 withquestions or to sign up. Thank you for your continued
  7. 7. - Financial Snapshot General Fund: Income for period ended 11/18/2012 $ 6,560 Income, weekly avg. year to date $ 9,336 Expenses, weekly average, year-to-date $ 9,478 Expenses, weekly avg. budget $ 10,214 Faith Promise Monthly Support: Beginning Balance 11/1/12 $ 17,593 Total Pledges 2012-2013 $ 90,342 Received to date $ 5,821 Disbursed to date $ 7,150Prayer ChainPrayer Chain requests call the Church Office at 425-483-5252 or emailyour requests to
  8. 8. 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