CUC Newsletter – May 5, 2018


While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit,” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When had said this, he fell asleep. And Saul was there, giving approval to his death.

Acts 1:59,60

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Jesus’ Ministry in Galilee

This Sunday Scott Schaefer, husband of Mary Schaefer, will be our CUC speaker. His topic will be from the gospel of Matthew, Matthew 4:12 – 14:12, Jesus’ Ministry in Galilee.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Gloria & Jack Stadler, Diane Stephens, and Bob Morisey.

CUC Attendance

Sunday, April 29
85 members, 2 visitors and a teacher for a total of 88

CUC Offering

Sunday, April 29

The Anatomy of Peace

Several class members asked about getting a copy of the book The Anatomy of Peace that Allan Kennedy talked about last Sunday. On in paperback it sells for $9.69 if you have Amazon Prime. Otherwise it’s $17.95.

‘Tis the Season for CUC’s Wednesday Nights Out!


Our WNO for May 9 at 5:30pm will be at Provino’s Italian Restaurant, 1255 Grimes Bridge Rd., Roswell. If you fail to sign-up on Sunday & wish to come, please call Larry Douglas (770.363.3568) by noon on Tuesday, May 8.

Believe Ministries Benefit


This year’s benefit will be May 10, 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The CUC Fellowship Committee is again making this one of CUC’s social events and will be coordinating our participation. The Bereans Sunday School Class has challenged CUC to a “participation” contest for this event. So, put this date on your calendar and be prepared to sign-up via a “Clip Board Passing”. We don’t want to come in “Second” to the Bereans!

An Evening of Music, Magic, Message and Merriment!
Believe Ministries Benefit Celebration
Your hosts, Jane and Greg Davidson have an amazing night planned:

Christian Illusionist Greg Davidson
World-renowned Magician LEVENT
A great Auction
Coffee & Delicious Desserts

Tickets are free; your donation that evening will support the Christian outreach of Believe Ministries.
Order tickets before May 4 by signing up on the clipboard in CUC class or contact
Jane Riley (Davidson)770.587.1292 or e-mail
Your invitation:

Little Things Mean a Lot!


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his week a mailing envelope full of Box Tops for Education went to Red Bird Christian School in Beverly, KY. These small items, added to others from all over the USA, help to buy school supplies. This school, part of a Methodist Missionary Conference community in rural Appalachia, services young people in a widespread area. Gaining an education provides hope for graduates to find employment and a better life. THANK YOU for clipping Box Tops when you see them on boxes, cans, bags you have brought home from stores. CUC has a basket for their deposit.

Please remember to keep collecting and bring to Sunday School your flip tops from cans for Ronald McDonald Houses and your box tops and labels for Redbird Missions.

RUMC May Senior Trip-Mercedes Benz Stadium Tour

From Andrea Cummings: Join us for a tour of the Mercedes Benz Stadium on May 30th. Meeting in the parlor by 9:00 a.m., leaving by 9:15 a.m. We will have lunch at the Hudson Grille (

Tickets are $15 and lunch is on your own. Tickets have to be purchased in advance. As such, I will need payment for your ticket prior to the trip. Please register and pay online, if you can at Otherwise, please drop a check or cash off Monday-Thursday. Make checks payable to Roswell United Methodist Church. If you have any additional questions email or call,|770.261.1796.

RUMC Travelers Club


Looking to take more trips with the wonderful folks of RUMC? Check out these trips with the RUMC Travelers Club:

For more information, contact Cindy Hogan, Secretary, RUMC Travelers, | 404-735-3288.

STAR Singles    shooting star

There is a singles group that grew out of the Singles Ministry that RUMC had a few years back that meets regularly at the church, but doesn’t get much publicity. Here are some of the activities coming up in May if anyone is interested:

  • SATURDAY, MAY 5TH 4:30 – Kentucky Derby Party at home of Nancy Scott 1391 Willow Point Trace, Marietta, 30068 Cost: $5:00 plus a covered dish. Reservations or 770-993-2012
  • THURSDAY, MAY 10 – STAR Monthly Meeting in the Trinity Cafe – 5:45. Speaker: Jeff Justice speaking “How to Use Humor to Avoid Stress”. Reservations: Wednesday May 9 – 2:00 Contact: Nancy Scott : or 770-993-2012
  • SATURDAY, MAY 12 – 6:00 Dinner at China Garden. Reservations: Sheila Richards 770-650-4010 by Friday May 11 – 2:00




  • Caroline Batterson – hospitalized with pneumonia
  • Pat Cooney – for healing of broken wrist
  • Roger Davis – doing well after back surgery
  • Seig Hoogstraal recovering from hernia surgery this past Monday
  • Mary Serafina – following mild stroke and hospitalization last week
  • Pastor Andrew Brunson, wrongly imprisoned in Turkey, his wife and family, and for Terry and Wanda Taylor’s son Kent who is Andrew’s partner in ministry in Turkey.
  • Bob Moore’s brother-in-law placed on hospice care

Ongoing Prayer Requests

  • Mary Serafina asked that we continue to pray for her daughter Pam Pruit as she battles cancer. Pam feels your prayers and feels God’s hand on her life.


  • Bob Davis recovered from illness and back to CUC

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.
(Please send updates on any of our ill or recovering classmates so this editor can keep information current)




  • Bob Hamilton – May 7
  • Pat Phillips – May 9


  • Gayle & George Crolius – May 9, 2001 – 17 years
  • Lesleigh & Jeff Coelho – May 9, 1970 – 48 years





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