2. New Member Class - It is getting close! There will be a New Member Class held next Monday, August 31st and Tuesday, September 1st. Monday night will include dinner and both sessions will go from 6pm to approximately 8:30pm. If you have been attending CUMC for a while and want to take the step of commitment in joining the church, you are welcome to attend. Please contact the church office at 787-1829 or email us by clicking here to RSVP for this class.
3. We Need Your Help! - Our Children’s Ministry is growing here at Community UMC and that truly is a wonderful thing! With these new faces coming that means we need more hands to look after them and make sure they are well taken care of and that is where you all come in. There are several areas that are need of volunteers and we are asking that you be in prayer about the places where you might be able to plug in. We need:
- Sunday School Volunteers to teach and assist with children’s Sunday School during the 9:30am Worship Service. You can help in our Pre-K - 1st, 2nd - 4th, or 5th - 6th grade classes. Training is provided.
- Tutoring Facilitators to work in conjunction with Faye in overseeing the Tutoring Program. Duties include set - up and tear - down of supplies, managing paperwork, and communicating with the school. Tutoring meets Wednesday afternoons: October through April.
4. Wednesday Night Dinner and Activities
Wednesday Night Dinners and Bible Studies get going again for the fall on Wednesday September 16th. Following the dinners there will be several offerings of classes for all ages.
Offerings for Children and Youth
* nursery for infants up to 3 years of age
* those in Pre-K and Kindergarten will be attending Kid's Club
* those in 1st-4th grades will be able to choose between Kid's Club and the Children's Musical
* those in 5th-6th grades will be able to choose between Connect Small Group and the Children's Musical
* those in middle school and high school will have small group time
Offerings for Adults
* Pastor Daryl will be teaching the latest Adam Hamilton Bible Study "The Call" exploring the conversion and missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul
* Pastor Debbie will be leading an in-depth Scripture study of the Gospel of Luke
* Nancy Perkins will be leading a class on Henry Blackaby's "Experiencing God" study
* There will also be a class for parents with young children. Most information coming soon.
5. Cuba Mission Trip - Next month Elsa Kaye and two others will be traveling from Community to our sister church in Cuba. They are gathering medicines in preparation for the trip. A list went out this past week as an insert in the bulletin and will run again. A suitcase for the collection of medicines has been placed in the sanctuary narthex for your convenience. Thank you for your support of our sister church and please keep our mission team in your prayers.
Have a great weekend and we will see you Sunday!