CUC Newsletter – February 10, 2017

CUC Logo Resized with I AddKeep on loving each other as brothers. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.
Hebrews 13: 1-2

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sunday at CUC
Our own Paul Beecham will be our class teacher this week. Paul is one of our favorite teachers and always has a thought-provoking lesson.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by LaVerne Lamb, Dick Anthony, Jane Bailey, and Louise Booysen.

CUC Class Attendance

February 5
86 members + 3 visitors and 1 teacher = total 90

New CUC Member

Jackie Hubbard is officially welcomed as becoming a member of the CUC Class. Jackie is preparing to be a Stephen Minister.

Get Your Cans To Church!

February Is RUMC’s Month to fill the pantry at North Fulton Community Charities. A list of items is available at Drop off non-perishable items Sundays at church and weekdays in the main office.

RUMC Travelers Club

Sandra Nauman has recommended to the class that many of the RUMC Travelers Club activities might be of interest to CUC members. The club takes day trips as well as longer ones of several days. The next trip coming up is to Brumby, TN. For more information speak to Sandra or Bonnie White.

Murphy Harpst Birthday Party

The CUC Mission/Outreach Committee is making final plans for our annual birthday party, Saturday, February 18th for residents at Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers.

Presently twelve class members plan to participate, but our contact person there says up to eighteen adults would be fine. Only a small number of people need to help with the party, but others may want to go for a tour of the Murphy-Harpst campus.The group going will leave RUMC at 10:45 to arrive at noon with the party scheduled for 1:00.

The sign-up sheet on a clipboard sent around again on February 12 will be a way for others to come to Cedartown, experience the party, and tour the campus with special attention to dorm rooms which our class has furnished. Also, since we are preparing for sixty residents, the basket will come around again for financial donations to cover basic expenses of the party. Thank you for your help! For questions contact Betty Hunt.

The Right Order of Things

Jim McCormick’s new book, The Right Order of Things is still available. Get them on Sunday morning in CUC. See Tom Knight. The book is a great summary of Jim’s thoughts on Christian beliefs in our modern world presented in a simple way that all of us can understand. The cost is $15 per book. Thanks to Jim, a $7 donation will be made to the RUMC Foundation for every book sold at RUMC. Make checks payable to the RUMC Foundation. Jim has personally signed every copy!

Homestretch Peachtree Tea

The 10th annual Peachtree Tea Champagne Reception and Lunch which benefits Homestretch will be held at the Country Club of the South, on Tuesday, February 28, 11;00-2:00. It is always a very nice event. Tickets are $75. Let’s try to get a full CUC table. Sign up to enjoy the tea, silent auction and raffle in class or contact Lynn Adcock at 770-993-2861. This is a great event and we would like to be well represented.

To book tables, become a sponsor, or learn more about Homestretch visit or call 770-642-9185. For individual tickets and to register for the fabulous online auction visit To participate in the silent auction without purchasing tickets go to the website and at the Peachtree Tea logo click Register only. Your credit card will not be charged unless you are a bid winner.

Homestretch Road Race

Attention, all loyal HomeStretch Road Race Volunteers. It’s coming!!! The 16th Annual Run the River 5K/10K Road Race 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, April 22. Once again, it will begin and end the race at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Riverside Road. CUC has been a big part of Homestretch’s success in past races and we want to make sure you save the date.

Save the date!

You are invited to the 10th annual Believe Ministries Benefit Celebration. May 4, 2017 at 7 pm.

School Supplies for Honduras

Help‼ We will be supplying school supplies for the children in our Honduras school when we go April 20. If you can help us with crayons, colored pencils, markers and glue sticks they will be so appreciated.

Bring them to CUC and Gale Davis will make sure they get them. If you and/or your grandchildren would like to make a craft for the children to make just give Gale a call. Any simple craft with the accompanying supplies will be great. We can also use small cosmetic bags. Thank you.

Save those Pull Tops and Labels!

Remember to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House in Atlanta and bring them in for Nancy Wright. We’re aiming for 10 pounds worth!
And for Red Bird Missions watch for those boxtops and labels!

Prayer Requests

  • Barbara Davis – as she continues to battle her own clotting disorder, she has lost her sister Glenda.
  • Sue Gardner for continued recovery and relief of pain following hip replacement surgery
  • Frank Magaro as he recovers from a broken kneecap, restricted to a wheelchair. He enjoys having visitors. His 93rd birthday is this coming week.

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Barbara Davis, Pat Peterson, Linda Temples as they continue to deal with health problems
  • Frank and Betty Magaro at Brookdale – Neese Road Assisted Living, Woodstock

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


Betty Dunn continues to improve. Dick hopes to have her home next week. Thanks for caring.


  • Mr. Pat Cooney – Feb. 15th
  • Frank Magaro – Feb 17th



Calendar Reminders

  • February 28 –Homestretch Peachtree Tea
  • March 2-5 – Global Impact Celebration
  • April 22 – Homestretch Run the River Road Race
  • May 4 – Believe Ministries Benefit Celebration.
  • Aug. 3-5 – The Upscale Garage Sale
  • November 1,2, and 3 – CUC Annual Retreat- Winshape Center, Berry College


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