For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes – the Jew first and also the Gentile. …As the Scriptures say, “It is through faith that a righteous person has life.”
Romans 1:16 – 17
Sunday, May 21, 2017
The Christian Uniform
The lesson for this coming Sunday will be given by our own Jeff Coelho and his topic is “The Christian Uniform”. We look forward to having Jeff teach our class.
CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, May 14
79 members, 1 teacher and 3 visitors
We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Nancy & Johnie Wright and Lynne & Dave Roberts
CUC Wednesday Night Dinner
A sign up sheet will be passed in class. If you want to come and didn’t sign up, or if you sign up and cannot attend please call Larry or Ann Douglas 770-993-1270 by noon, Tuesday May 23.
Welcoming Tom and Gina
Save the date…..Wednesday, June 28, 2017… 5:30 pm
This is a buffet dinner for CUC to welcome our new minister, Tom Davis and his wife Gina. They will be our guests. The cost will be about $23 per person.
Claudia Phelps and MariAnna Brown will begin circulating a sign up sheet Sunday, June 4. We will also have a box to collect welcome notes, cards, etc. (or people may bring them in the night of the dinner). We would like all checks turned in 2 weeks ahead if possible.
Trip to Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers
Join a group from RUMC Thursday, June 29 at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA. Lunch will be at Blue Willow Inn. The tour is free, lunch is paid individually. We will leave from the parlor at 9:00 am. Reservations, Andrea’ Cummings, email@example.com
Cares and Concerns
Lena Sharp is coordinating meals and driving to radiotherapy for Lynn Adcock. Call her if you want to get on the schedule.
Upscale Garage Sale Preparations
We are looking for storage space for early Garage Sale donations from June 1 to July 31. Can be an unused/partially full storage unit, extra garage or any space that doesn’t involve steps and can be gotten to easily. Please contact Donna Litton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-358-8050 directly if you know of space available we can use.
Continue gathering your treasures for the Garage Sale Extravaganza Aug. 3-5! August will be here before you know it! Continue putting aside your good stuff to sell. Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.
MUST Summer Lunch Program
MUST Summer Lunch Program needs you! Volunteers deliver more than 400 sack lunches Monday through Friday, May 30 – Aug. 4, to area kids in need.
This requires many packed lunches, as well as lots of volunteers to pack them and load them into cars, as well as drivers and riders to deliver the lunches each day. To sign up for packing, loading, driving, or donating lunches, go to: rumc.com/serve or contact Scotty Brewington, email@example.com, for more information.
Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!
Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting
For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt
- Lynn Adcock – pray for her as she continues daily radiation
- Tom Cantrell – suffering from Spinal Stenosis plus Shingles
- Jackie Hubbard – for continuing good recovery following knee surgery
Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests
- Frank Magaro – at Brookdale-Neese Road Assisted Living Facility in 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.
Jim Knight begins a promising new job as a construction superintendent in Charlotte
- Myra Belote – May 21
- Bob Schnakenberg – May 21
- Linda & Jim Boswell – May 27, 1961 – 56 years!
- June 23, 7:30 p.m., June 25, 3 p.m. -Patriotic Celebration Concerts
- June 28 –Welcome Tom Davis & Gina
- June 29 – RUMC trip to Monastery of the Holy Spirit
- July 27-30 – “Meet Me In St. Louis”
- Aug. 3-5 – The Upscale Garage Sale
- October 9 – 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament
- November 1,2 and 3 – CUC Annual Retreat – Winshape Center, Berry College