CUC Newsletter – August 5, 2022

God has called us to live holy lives, not impure lives. 1 Thessalonians 4:7

Sunday, August 7, 2022

I’m Saved—Now What?

One of our favorite teachers, Bob Fletcher will be our CUC speaker this week and next. His title this week is “I’m saved—now what?” 1 Thessalonians 4:7

CUC Sunday School Class

We continue to have class both in the classroom and on Zoom. We still have Zoom for those of CUC who prefer to stay at home or who are away from home! (And for those with or exposed to Covid. ) CUC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Those attending class via Zoom should be signed into Zoom and admitted no later than 9:40 AM to prevent feedback noise. Thanks for everyone’s cooperation on this!

CUC Attendance

July 31

Members: 75
Teacher: 1
Visitors: 3
Zoom: 20
Total: 99

New CUC Member

Please welcome Barbara Cook, our newest CUC member

CUC Wednesday Night Out

There were 33 at this week’s CUC dinner at the Family Tradition restaurant.

Next Wednesday, August 10, our dinner out will be at the Olive Garden [Menu] (5:30) on Holcomb Bridge Road. If you’d like to go early (3:30 or so)and play a game, the back room is reserved for us. If you don’t have the opportunity to sign up in class on Sunday or have to cancel, please contact Gale & Roger Davis by Tuesday noon.

CUC Retreat

CUC RETREAT ATTENDEES: Remember to get your check to Jim Morman or Sandy Martin. All attendees should have received an email on Tuesday, August 2 from the retreat committee with details on how to make out your check. Payment sooner rather than later is preferable! All payments must be submitted by Tuesday, Oct 4.

  • Gayle Crolius – prayers are much appreciated upon the return of her chronic back and leg pain, limiting her ability to walk, as she is considering treatment options.
  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson – Prayers are needed as both have Covid and Malone is hospitalized with pneumonia.
  • Jeannie Ehlers – She will be starting a new course of cancer-fighting drugs
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy has been having mobility issues for a week and was diagnosed with two masses on the brain and a tumor on her right lung, currently trying to get into Cancer Center of America in Newnan. Laverne, Kathy and her husband, Sammy covet your prayers
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Shirley May – pray for a full and speedy recovery from surgery last Tuesday
  • Don McCleod – Pray for good results following total hip replacement surgery
  • Babs Skillings – pray that the spinal cord stimulator placed in her back has the desired effect of relief of her pain.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus– for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Brenda Burrell’s husband Bob for pain relief
  • Bob Hamilton – Sends thanks to all of the CUCers for all the prayers. His condition is classified as neuropathy and is being treated now so he is confident a cure is on the way. All the prayers are truly appreciated.
  • Evelyn Hatfield at Dalton Place.
  • Bill Lanham would like to thank everyone for the emails, calls, cards and visits following his hip replacement. He is making great progress and hopes to be back in CUC soon.
  • Edna Smith is now at home with the help of caregivers
  • Please keep Vince Grosse’s ’s brother, Vern, in your prayers as he recovers from a procedure to destroy cancer cells in his liver. Vince & Donna appreciate all your prayers.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.

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. Prayers also for our nation and its people and for the people of Ukraine.

Thank You
From Nancy Spence:

Thanks to the CUC members for their prayers, cards, and other support during the last few weeks. The love and concern has meant much to us after the sudden loss of my son-in-law Philip.

Memorial Service

The memorial service for former long-term CUC member Betty Gay will be on August 18, in the chapel at 2:00 PM. Bill Floyd will be officiating.


  • Terry Martin – August 7
  • Sharon Schnakenberg – August 8
  • Jim Morman – August 11
  • Larry Douglas – August 12
  • Ann O’Meara – August 13


  • David and Norma Hills – August 11, 1957, Hart, MI, 65 years !!
  • Don and Ann McNew – August 12, 1961, Ripley, WV, 61 years
  • Julian and Myra Belote – August 12, 1989, Jacksonville, FL, 33 years

Jacob Says:

Our weekly Hot Take Home Lunch Program will resume on Tuesday, August 16th and Thursday August 18th starting at 11:30 am and running until 1:30 pm! Due to the rising prices on all of our food costs we will be adjusting our prices to $7.00 for both the Hot Lunches and the Frozen Meals. Hot Family size meals will remain @ $30.00 and Frozen Family Meals will remain @ $25.00. This price increase will be in effect for the week beginning Sunday, August 14th..

We will also be holding a churchwide back to school and back to church BBQ celebration on Sunday August 14th! Food will be Served in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the 11:15 Services! We will have live music, inflatables, fun and games, great food and fellowship, and ministry booths available for information on how to get involved and connected here at RUMC! Bring out the whole family for a great time! $5 Donations are suggested but not required to attend. Please RSVP at the Link below to let us know how many to plan for:

We have plenty of meals in the freezer to tide you over until the week of the 16th! Click the Link below to place an online order and stop by Monday – Thursday from 9-3 to pick up.

Here is what we have in stock this week: Frozen Meals $5- Spaghetti Bolognese’, Chicken Pot Pie, Caribbean Pork Fried Rice. Frozen Soup $4(3 pints for $10) Chicken Noodle Soup, Brunswick Stew Family Size Meals ($25)- Mac and Cheese, Chicken Pot Pie, Beef Chili

MUST Neighborhood Pantry

From Scotty Brewington:

Hello All! Our first night as the MUST Neighborhood Pantry on Mimosa was a success! We served 81 families on Monday night (126 children; 21 seniors and 167 adults).

Our next pantry will be on Tuesday, September 6th! Though most monthly pantries will be held on the first Monday of the month, September’s event will be on a Tuesday because of the holiday weekend.

A few notes: 1) The Produce Team shift has moved to 1:00-3:00 PM. 2) We will be collecting laundry detergent and feminine hygiene items for 9/6. If you have time to pick some up, you can drop them off at RUMC on Sundays 9:00-12:00 or on Tuesday, September 6th 12:00 AM-4:00 PM. To volunteer in-person, sign up here: Thanks for all you do!

Neighborhood Care Groups

Don’t forget to make a call or a text or visit this week to someone in your CUC Neighborhood Care Group!

Support for Our CUC Missions:

  • Continue to save those flip tops for Ronald McDonald Houses.
  • Continue to contribute support to Murphy Harpst using AmazonSmile.
  • Also register at with Murphy Harpst school as the one to receive a portion of your receipts at Publix and Kroger.
  • Wednesday Night Suppers resume – August 24th
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20

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