CUC Newsletter – May 9, 2020

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. “Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.

Psalm 91; 1-3


Sunday, May 10, 2020

Happy Mothers Day!

Start Something New!

Melissa (Mobley) Kime-Hall has the lesson for our CUC class this Sunday. Her title is “Start Something New!”. We look forward to her lesson.

Her Scripture is: Acts 2:36-47

“Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both LORD and Messiah.”

37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?”38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”40 With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” 41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.

CUC Sunday School Class on Zoom

Last Sunday we had the best turnout of all our Zoom classes. 94 attended!

Due to the limit of 100 participants Doug suggests that you watch the Class meeting on one device, such as your tablet, iPad, or computer so that it can be viewed by you and your significant other. This will give everyone a chance to view the class. Be sure to install ZOOM on your device before Sunday.


Note from CUC Pres. Sandy Griffin:

Hello CUC family. First of all I must apologize for leaving out the birthdays and anniversaries last Sunday. All birthdays and anniversaries are special but we had a 90th birthday celebration (Bob Hamilton) and a 50th wedding anniversary (Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho). Please accept my apologies.

As I was reading my Denison devotionals this week I was struck by what Joni Erickson Tada had to say. She had a horrible accident when she was a teenager and became paralyzed from the neck down. She has become a renowned speaker, author and artist. She paints with the brush in her mouth. “God permits what he hates, this difficult paralyzing injury, to accomplish something that he loves, and that is, of course, in me, a changed heart and a closer walk with my God.” Powerful! Not sure if I would have the same sentiment if it was me!

Ralph Waldo Emerson observed: “The purpose of life it not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

“See” you Sunday.


RUMC Covid-19 Virus Sunday Alternative

Be sure to live stream the church service on Sunday. Go to RUMC.com/live at the time of the Sunday service you want to watch.


Meals from the RUMC Kitchen

Jacob Crane reports that they have had a very productive week and have been able to serve over 500 hot meals this week in addition to over 200 frozen meals and over 60 Mother’s day meals! Next week we will have Bonnie White on the Piano on Wednesday, and Mark Ewald and company playing on Tuesday and Thursday for a great Drive Through Experience!

Jacob and his team continue to serve hot meals from 12:00 – 2:00 pm Mondays through Thursdays and frozen meals each day are provided until 2:00 pm. Each meal is only $5.00 each!

While it is preferred that orders are made online, payments of cash or check are still accepted. Just click on the link below to pre-order online or email Jacob and then pull up to the curb outside the Fellowship Hall doors. Just honk your horn! Same for frozen meals – order online or email or call Jacob during daytime hours and just pull up to the curb!

Jacob, cell: 404-291-0889 jcrane@rumc.com Online ordering: http://www.rumc.com/wno/

RUMC Weekly $5.00 “To Go” Menu

All meals include Bottled Water

  • Monday:
    • Coconut Curried Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Roasted Vegetable Medley, Flat Bread,
  • Tuesday:
    • Pasta Primavera, Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic Bread
  • Wednesday:
    • BBQ Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Sliced Rolls
  • Thursday:
    • Lasagna Bolognese, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread

Pray for all our CUC Classmates and their families to stay safe and avoid this terrible communicable virus which has so changed our daily lives.

  • Donna Johnson on the loss of her husband Johnny
  • Patricia McCormick as she recovers at home from a partial hip replacement after a fall
  • Babs Skillings for relief of back pain

Continuing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony as he continues his recovery.
  • Pat (Mrs.) Cooney and (Mr.) Pat as she continues to battle multiple myeloma
  • Shirley May still recovering with post-shingles neuropathy
  • Kris Taylor as she recovers from her 5 broken ribs.
  • Patricia McCormick as she recovers at home from a partial hip replacement after a fall

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for CUC members, and for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made, especially at this difficult time of national emergency with the Corona virus!

We continue to pray for God’s protection for all people during this uncertain time.

CUC Cares and Concerns

Since we will not be meeting it is important that we keep those CUC prayers coming.

Please send prayer requests and updates to Sue Waite


Birthdays

  • Mark Goodwin – March 16

Anniversaries

  • None

Support for Our Missions:

Before the Box Top plan is completely discontinued and changed to an online system, please keep on saving those accumulated Box Tops for Education for Red Bird Missions.

Continue to save those flip tops for Ronald McDonald Houses!

You can also contribute support to Murphy Harpst using Amazon Smile.


  • August 6-8 – Job Networking Garage Sale (setup beginning Sunday, August 2)


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