There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. God works in different ways, but it is the same God who does the work in all of us.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
This Sunday we will have a program about Murphy Harpst. Our primary speaker is Brian P. Scales, Vice President of Development for Murphy Harpst Children’s Centers. This will be an opportunity to learn more about this home and school for troubled youth to which CUC has been donating money, books, and other supplies, and where CUC gives a yearly birthday party.
We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Myra & Julian Belote and Jeannie & Jim Ehlers
CUC Class Attendance Sunday, September 10
CUC Class Contributions Sunday, September 3rd and 10th
Charlie Mason, CUC Class Treasurer, turned over to RUMC’s financial office the checks from the CUC Class for UMCOR’s disaster relief. The checks from our class totaled $13,636. This amount does not include the $1200contribution from the CUC Endowment Fund. If the contribution from the endowment fund is included, the total for UMCOR becomes $14,836.
Hurricane Harvey and Irma Offerings
As we pray for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and and Irma and the aftermath of these storms know that through your generosity, RUMC financially supports the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), a team already on the ground providing relief to victims.
If you feel led to do more, you can support those in need financially by indicating #901670 or “Disaster Relief” on the memo line of your check written to RUMC or by choosing “Disaster Relief” if making a donation online throughrumc.com/give. 100% of the money you give to UMCOR in this offering is given to help those in flooded areas. Administrative costs have been paid separately.
You may also participate in our “Flood Bucket” efforts. Visit www.rumc.com/hurricanerelief to learn more.
Time for CUC Small Group Dinners!
These gracious events give CUCers a chance to gather in smaller groups and really get to know one another. The host household provides the entree and each guest brings a side dish. The host family finds a good date for all guests assigned to them and they organize the menu. If you don’t have a chance to sign up in class, please contact Mary Serafina or Kris Taylor. You’ll be glad you did!
Malone Dodson Golf Tournament
The 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament to benefit The RUMC Foundation, Inc. is set for Monday Oct. 9, 2017. For full information on our 80th birthday tribute opportunity in honor of Dr. Malone Dodson. Information/ Registration: www.rumc.com/golf.
RUMC October Senior Day Trip
Join us for a tour of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, October 16th. We will have lunch at Mellow Mushroom following the tour. The tour is $14 and lunch will be on your own. For more information about the Center for Civil and Human Rights visit: https://www.civilandhumanrights.org/. If you have any questions, email email@example.com or by phone 770-261-1796.
Get Your Cans To Church!
Remember September is the month RUMC collects food for North Fulton Charities.
Little Things Mean a Lot!
Please continue collecting the Boxtops labels found on many products. Labels for Education are not printed on as many grocery items any more, but they will be accepted at Red Bird School until the end of 2017. Bettie Hunt is collecting.
Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.
- Lynn Adcock as she has her final course of chemo next week.
- Beth Hamilton who fell this past Saturday fracturing her pelvis, for relief of pain
- Norma Hills – for relief of back and leg pain and mobility issues
- Terry Taylor – for a good recovery as he regains his strength.Terry says, “My doctor says it will take me a long time to fully recover, but I hope to see you in CUC in the next few weeks”
- Scott Woodison -following surgery scheduled for this past Monday
- Please pray for Wilma & Keith Stump‘s daughter Jolane and her husband Chris whose home in Fairburn was very severely damaged and by a huge tree tree during the storm Monday.
- Bob Morisey – celebrating the birth of his first great- granddaughter
- Myra Ettenborough, friend of Kris Taylor, was released from a federal prison camp in Florida on Thursday, September 7th. Her family picked her up and they fled Florida in front of Hurricane Irma. Luckily, as evacuees were clogging northbound routes on I-95, they were traveling a more western route from the panhandle to the halfway house which is a much more liberal and welcoming environment than the prison camp.
We still have no idea how long she will have to spend there but at least it is easier to go visit her and she has her own phone for the first time in 51/2 years. God is good and has blessed many people through Myra’s teaching and ministry. We eagerly await her return to Roswell.
Ongoing CUC Prayer Request
- Frank Magaro – at Hearthstone Assisted Living in Roswell.
- Betty and Don Gay – now at Cottonwood Retirement Community
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.
- Janet Thomas – Sept. 19
- John Sharp – Sept. 19
- Jim Ehlers – Sept 22
- Mike Ewing – Sept. 22
- Wilfred Boayue – Sept. 23
- Beverly & Doug Tatom – Sept. 19, 1998 – 19 years
- October 9 – 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournaments
- October 16 – Center for Civil and Human Rights day trip,
- October 21 – Great Day of Service
- November 1, 2, and 3 – CUC Annual Retreat – Winshape Center, Berry College