CUC – April 30, 2023 – Newsletter

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. Psalm 23 

Sunday, April 30, 2023

CUC Sunday School Class

 The Easter Confusion and Amazement in Heaven

 This Sunday we will again have Mark  Goodwin as our speaker.  A retired minister from Church of the Nazarene, Mark always brings us an inspiring message. This Sunday his message is “The Easter Confusion and Amazement in Heaven”.  “And now this Good News has been announced to you by those who preached in the power of the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. It is all so wonderful that even the angels are eagerly watching these things happen.”  1 Peter 1:12   

Zoom

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! CUC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting

Topic: CUC Zoom Meeting – April 30, 2023

Time: 9:30 AM Eastern time

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

CUC  Attendance

April 23, 2023

Class -88

Visitors-2

Teacher-1

Zoom-10

Total – 101 !

 We especially welcomed our international members this Sunday  ….Peter  Oliver visiting  from  France  and  Wilfred  Boayue from Liberia.

Birthdays

George Crolius-April 30

Doug Davis-May 1

Kathy Chaplin-May 2

Annette Davis-May 3

Prayer Requests

Rose Lappe -continue prayers as she continues with further diagnostic tests and therapy in her ongoing  battle with cancer

Shirley May– pray for relief of back pain following repeated surgeries

Don McNew and family on the loss of Ann last Sunday morning. Her Memorial Service will be in the RUMC Chapel on Tuesday, at 2 p.m.

Lynn Roberts as she deals with various medical issues

Edna Smith as she deals with complications of Parkinson’s Disease

 Bev Tatom – On Monday she is having a radiofrequency ablation on the nerves in her spine, a treatment for relief from back pain which is supposed  to last from a few months to a year. 

Ongoing Prayers

Laverne Lamb  for her daughter Kathy who is home now gaining strength but faces more  chemo

Pray for the 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.

(Please help keep  your weekly  CUC newsletter editor  updated  as  to  prayers  needed  for  our  fellow  CUC  members and  their  families.)

Anniversaries

None

Message from Beth Hamilton

 Hi dear CUC friends!   Some of you have not met us. We are OLD CUC folks! My Bob will turn 93 on May 7.  He is doing very well, but unable to walk, due to eye problems.  He says that he will be back to CUC when he can walk in the door! (Beverly Tatom is always so dear about sending birthday cards to all of us! She is a winner! ) It would be wonderful if any of you friends would like to send Bob a birthday card.  Our home is 4434 Orchard Trace, Roswell, Ga.30076.  Please come by to see us at your convenience!  Thanks and Love!

Update On Former  CUC  Members

Dave  Roberts   heard  recently  from Scott and Caryn Woodison who  were our CUC Class presidents in 1998-99.  Several years ago they moved to SC permanently. Scott wrote that he “would drop you a quick note to let you know that Caryn and I are still alive, in good health, and living in Mt. Pleasant, SC (Charleston area). Please feel free to pass our contact information and good wishes along to any/all class members.” “We still follow the class email and remember the wonderful times we had with the class. It always pains us to hear of the medical problems our great friends are having.” Their home is: 2589 John Boone Ct, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466, Phone 770-656-5584.

The Commons  Project

Work  is  progressing on the  Commons  Project and you are encouraged to get  out  and  take  a look! The project should be completed  by August. Go  to rumc.com/commons  for  more information or  to donate. Money. ( $900,000 ) is  needed so  get those pledges in!

Update from Jacob

Community and Fellowship Lunch Tuesday, May 2Beef Goulash Pasta, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, Assorted Cookies11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Dine In (Fellowship Hall), or “To go” $7.00 per personFamily Meal Option Available for $30.00 (24 Hour Advance Notice)Wednesday Night Supper, May 3
5:00 pm – 6:45 pm, $10.00 per adult, $5.00 for Soup and Salad Bar,Chicken Verde Enchilada Casserole, Mexican Rice  Pilaf, Carro  Beans, Roasted Red  Pepper-Tomato  Bisque Chocolate  Brownies, Assorted  cookies(Come  and  join other  CUC  members and  meet other  RUMC  folks while  enjoying  our  kitchen staff’s great  cooking! )
$30.00 Family Meal “To go” (24 Hour Advance Notice)
http://www.rumc.com/widgets/event-details/?id=25302
 (Click to order Wednesday Night Supper)Frozen Meals $7- Smoked Pork Loin w/ Wild Rice and Black-Eyed Collards, Ham Cordon Bleu CasseroleFrozen Soup $4 (3 pints for $10) Chicken and Rice Soup,  Bacon and Corn Chowder,  Vegetable Soup,        Ham and Bean SoupFrozen Family Size Meal($25 Feeds6-8) Shepherd’s Pie,  Chicken Pot Pie,  Lasagna Bolognesehttp://www.rumc.com/widgets/event-details/?id=25252  (Click to order Tuesday Lunch or Frozen Meals) MUST Neighborhood Pantry: Our next MUST Neighborhood Pantry on Mimosa will be this Monday, May 1st!  There are many ways to help…#1: Volunteer!NOTE: We will be packing both the produce bags AND the blue MUST bags of non-perishable groceries onsite for the foreseeable future. Pallets and pallets of groceries and fresh produce! This means we will need more volunteers between 11:00 AM-2:30 PM! We have broken this into two shifts: Produce Packing 12:30-2:30 PM and Blue Bag Packing 11:00-1:00 PM. Sign-up  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fabad29a31-myneighbors1 #2: Donate! We need laundry detergent (larger size to last a month) and feminine hygiene products (pads more popular than tampons). You can drop donations off on the Monday of the Pantry any time before 4:00 PM. #3: Let us do the shopping! We use $$ donations to buy laundry detergent, tortillas, feminine hygiene products and more.  To donate online, go to www.rumc.com and choose About/Giving/Give Online. After you click on “Give Online,” there’s a page with a drop-down menu that says: “Tithes and Offerings.” Pull-down that menu to “MUST Neighborhood Pantry” and donate there. You can also drop-off monetary donations in the RUMC front office. Just write “MUST Neighborhood Pantry” on the check or envelope to ensure it gets to us. We’re operating out of the RUMC Fellowship Hall. Drive around to the back of the B Building and you’ll see us.

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 Publix.com with Murphy Harpst school as the one to receive a

portion of your receipts at Publix and  Kroger.

Calendar

Saturday, June 10- HomeStretch Run the River Road Race

Monday, October 9 – Malone Dodson Golf Tournament

Oct 17- 19, 2023 CUC Fall Retreat

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