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CUC Newsletter – September 23, 2022

Sunday, September 25, 2022

“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.” Hebrews 13:7 ESV

Malone’s Legacy

Roger Davis will lead CUC’s lesson this Sunday, discussing some of the history of RUMC, remembering the legacy of Malone Dodson, and playing the video prepared for Malone at his retirement. The video will help us recall the life and ministry of Malone for those who knew him as our leader and introduce him to those who have joined RUMC since Malone retired.

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

September 18

Members: 65

Teacher: 1

Zoom: 9

Total: 75

  • Jeannie Ehlers as she recovers from her latest chemo
  • Don and Marlene McCleod as they move to assisted living
  • Brenda Burrell’s husband Bob Burrell for good recovery following a stroke
  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy Acree. Prayers for her and her family as she suffers from lung and brain tumors.
  • Rose Lappe reports she and Jim met with her oncologist and though radiation did some good there is still active cancer in bones in multiple places. She is going off current chemo and being put on one that has been around for many years, praying it will be more effective. In the interim they are trying to get into M. D. Anderson in Houston. Rose says, ”I’m now asking for CUC and RUMC to pray for us to help make that happen. We wish to thank you all for the get well cards and phone calls. I am very fortunate to belong to such a wonderful group of believers. There definitely is POWER IN PRAYER.”

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who continues to have health problems and for Laverne Lamb who cares for him
  • Sister Backus– for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Gayle Crolius for relief of her chronic back and leg pain
  • Babs Skillings – pray that she can have relief of her pain.
  • Edna Smith is now at home with the help of caregivers
  • Stan Thomason, former CUC member in declining health
  • 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.

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

Birthdays

  • Gene Osborn – September 27
  • Mary Kay Mills – September 28

Anniversaries

  • -=None=-

Tee shirts for Honduras

During fall closet clean out, if you run across some tee shirts you would like to donate, please bring them to CUC. We are sending another box of clothing to Honduras and these are well used and greatly appreciated. All sizes can be used. Thank you and any questions call Claudia Phelps.

Christmas is Coming!

Lynn Roberts has ordered boxes for Operation Christmas Child and will have them soon! Collection will start November 14 and Lynn will be gathering them starting the first of November. People may fill a box online at Samaritans Purse, Operation Christmas Child. The fee per box to cover shipping etc has increased from $9 per box to $10 per box. Lynn will make an announcement Sunday and answer questions.

Believe Ministries Benefit Celebration

A Believe Ministries Benefit Celebration will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2022, 7-9 PM in Fellowship Hall. The CUC class has always enjoyed the evening and usually fill up several tables. Tickets are free! You and your special guests can come together for magical entertainment, music, yummy desserts, and great fellowship.

Believe Ministries was founded in 2007 in order to share the good news of Christ around the world. Jane Riley and Greg Davidson are long- time members of RUMC and have shared the good news of Christ all over the world, and have seen thousands of people give their lives to Christ. The special extra performer this year is Todd Charles, a multi -talented and very funny entertainer. It will be a wonderfully fun “God Night.”

Previous year’s guests will be receiving their invitations and tickets by mail by September 27 (watch for a red envelope.) Claudia Phelps will have invitation packets for those who do not receive one in the mail. Questions? Write to Jane Riley jane.riley@att.net or text to 678.852.1685 to be placed on the “yes” list.

Meals-To-Go

Information from Jacob:

The RUMC Hospitality Team will be serving up more great meals next week! Our Tuesday/Thursday Hot Lunches are available from 11:30 Am -1:30 PM.(We are still around after that if you need to pick up later). Our freezer is fully stocked up with great meals for the whole family!

September 27th and September 29th

  • Tuesday: Beef Chili, Steamed White Rice, Sauteed Corn, Corn Bread,
  • Thursday: Chicken Pasta Alfredo, Steamed Broccoli, Garlic Bread.
  • Frozen Meals ($7) Asian Pork Meatballs w/ Vegetable Fried Rice, Chicken and Dumplings, Mac and Cheese, Smoked Ham w/ Mac & Cheese, Beef Bourguignon w/ Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Pot Pie
  • Frozen Soup $4(3 pints for $10)Black-Eyed Pea Soup
  • Family Size Meals ($25)Macaroni and Cheese

Wednesday Night Supper

Enjoy our Wednesday Night Supper in the Fellowship Hall each Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. This Wednesday, September 28: Brown Sugar Crusted Pork Loin w/ Apple Cider Pork Jus, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Carrot and Green Bean Medley, Yeast Roll, Bacon and Corn Chowder, Featured Salad Bar, Spice Cake, Assorted Cookies

MUST Neighborhood Pantry

For our October pantry, we’re collecting laundry detergent (the larger-sized jugs to last one month), feminine hygiene products (pads more popular than tampons), paper towels and bath towels. Why towels? We asked our local food pantry and thrift store at NFCC what were some of their most requested items. Towels were high on their list! (Buy your paper towels in bulk at Costco? Perfect! They are individually wrapped – we can break them down.) Donations can be dropped-off at the pantry building at RUMC on Sundaycuc1 9:00-12:00 PM or Monday, October 3rd 12:00 PM-4:00 PM.

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.
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20
  • Believe Ministries Benefit Celebration – October 27, 7-9
  • CUC Christmas Party – Tuesday, December 6


CUC Newsletter – September 10, 2022

Sunday, September 11, 2022

As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;

Luke 24:15

Where are we now?

Rev. Marion Brown has our CUC lesson this Sunday. She will give us an update on Missions activity for RUMC. Marion is an Associate Pastor Chapel Roswell and is also in charge of RUMC’s missions and service. Her scripture for her lesson is Luke 24:15

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

September 4

Members: 74

Teacher: 1

Visitors: 3

Zoom: 26

Total: 104!

New CUC Members

Please welcome our newest CUC members, James (Jim) and Anne Carter

They have been members of RUMC for over 20 years.

Save the Date

The CUC Christmas Party will be December 6 at 6:00 pm at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. The price will include the same lovely venue and delicious food, with some fun holiday activities! You don’t want to miss it!! More details to follow with sign up beginning soon.

CUC Retreat Plans

Please let Sandy Martin know if you have signed up and will be staying “off campus” during the retreat.

Prayer Requests

  • Tom and Linda Cantrell ‘s son, William Cantrell’s memorial service will be this Monday, September 12, at 1:00 in the Chapel with celebration of life immediately after. Pray for the family at this sad time.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she recovers from her latest chemo
  • Vince Grosse’s ’s brother, Vern, passed away early this Friday morning. Please keep Vince and Donna and family in your prayers
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is finished with radiation but has a very low white blood count
  • Don and Marlene McCleod as they move to assisted living
  • Brenda Burrell’s husband Bob Burrell for good recovery following a stroke
  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy Acree. Prayers for her and her family as she suffers from lung and brain tumors and recovers from this past week’s additional brain surgery.
  • Don & Ann McNew’s son Mike who has been having multiple complications from recent illness

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Gayle Crolius for relief of her chronic back and leg pain
  • Babs Skillings – pray that she can have relief of her pain.
  • Edna Smith is now at home with the help of caregivers
  • Stan Thomason, former CUC member in declining health
  • 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.

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

Birthdays

  • -=none=-

Anniversaries

  • Bill and Carey Floyd – September 12, 1964, East Point, GA, 58 years
  • Jim and Rose Lappe – September 16, 1968, Grand Rapids, MI, 54 years

Meals-To-Go and Wednesday Night Supper

Information from Jacob:

The RUMC Hospitality Team will be serving up more great meals next week! Our Tuesday/Thursday Hot Lunches are available from 11:30 Am -1:30 PM.(We are still around after that if you need to pick up later). Our freezer is fully stocked up with great meals for the whole family!

September 13th and September 15th:

  • Tuesday: Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole, Fresh Fruit, Yeast Roll.
  • Thursday: Chicken and Smoked Sausage Jambalaya, Rice Pilaf, Green Beans and Carrots, Yeast Roll.

  • Frozen Meals ($7) available this week are: Asian Pork Meatballs w/ Vegetable Fried Rice, Buttermilk Fried Chicken w/ Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Chicken and Dumplings w/ Wild Rice, Spaghetti Bolognese, Smoked Ham w/ Mac & Cheese,
  • Chicken Pot Pie, Braised Pork w/ Garlic Rice
  • Frozen Soup $4(3 pints for $10) Black-Eyed Pea Soup
  • Family Size Meals ($25) Macaroni and Cheese, Beef Chili, Chicken and Dumplings, Chicken Pot Pie

Enjoy our Wednesday Night Suppers in the Fellowship Hall each Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. This Wednesday, September 14th, we are having

  • Lasagna Bolognese, Italian Vegetable Medley, Garlic Bread, Vegetable Minestrone, Featured Salad Bar, Triple Chocolate Cake, and Assorted Cookies.

MUST Neighborhood Pantry

Paper towels and bath towels, to be given out along with food and other products from the Pantry in October, can be dropped off in the pantry building on Sundays 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. For more information, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Bad Girls of the Bible

Debbie Goodwin will be teaching a Women’s Bible study based on Liz Curtis Higgs’ book, Bad Girls of the Bible: Character Studies that Share Warnings, Hope, and God’s Unfailing Love. It will meet on Thursdays, September 15 – November 17 (except October 20), 9:45-11:30 in Room 246/248. This is a study about making choices. Using the humor and heart-challenging insights from Liz Curtis Higgs, we’ll gather big lessons about God’s grace and reaching love. Cost is $10 for workbook, available at the first session. Register online at RUMC.com or by contacting Debbie Goodwin.

Seniors Enriched Living

Allen Buckley encourages CUC members to take advantage of the great offerings of The SEL program which begins the 3rd week in September. The classes are offered live on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Mondays and Wednesdays by Zoom. For more information about the courses and how to register go to selroswellga.org

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.
  • Nancy Wright received a letter thanking CUC for the contribution of 150 pounds of flip tops which are worth $5 /pound. Keep up the good work CUC flip top collectors!
  • 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.
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20
  • CUC Christmas Party – Tuesday, December 6


CUC Newsletter – September 2, 2022

Sunday, September 4, 2022

The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!… Matthew 6:22–23

Optimism vs. Pessimism

Allan Kennedy has our lesson Sunday. His topic: Optimism vs. Pessimism: Can Christians be pessimists? This lesson will look at this issue from a Biblical as well as a psychological perspective. It is good to have a CUC speaker who is a psychologist as well as a good Christian.

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

August 28

Members: 72

Teacher: 1

Visitors: 3

Zoom: 20

Total: 96

New CUC Member

Please welcome our newest CUC member, Karen Sledge

Save the Date

The CUC Christmas Party will be December 6 at 6:00 pm at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. The price will include the same lovely venue and delicious food, with some fun holiday activities! You don’t want to miss it!! More details to follow with sign up beginning soon.

Prayer Requests

  • Tom and Linda Cantrell ‘s son, William Cantrell died suddenly last week in California. They are working with authorities to get William back to GA. They request prayers for the family as they go through this tragic time, and thank you for the calls, cards, and texts.
  • Gayle Crolius for relief of her chronic back and leg pain
  • Ann Douglas for good healing of cellulitis of foot.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she continues chemo next week after what she describes was a good visit to MD Anderson
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Shirley May-pray for a full recovery from surgery
  • Don and Marlene McCleod – as they move to assisted living in September
  • Babs Skillings – pray that she can have relief of her pain.
  • Brenda Burrell’s husband Bob Burrell for good recovery following a stroke
  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy Acree. Prayers still needed . Until Sept. 8, she will be at Emory University rehab center then she will have surgery and chemo for lung cancer.
  • Don & Ann McNew’s son Mike who has been in Piedmont Hospital being treated for infection following recent illnes. Pray for his full recovery.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus- for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Edna Smith is now at home with the help of caregivers
  • Stan Thomason, former CUC member in declining health
  • Please keep Vince Grosse’s ’s brother, Vern, in your prayers as he has had some complications as he continues to have treatment for cancer in his liver. Vern sends his appreciation to the class.
  • 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.

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

Birthdays

  • Virginia Hardy-September 5
  • Bill Scott-September 5

Anniversaries

  • Jack and Gloria Stadler-September 4, 1954 – Gibsonville, NC—68 years!

Meals-To-Go and Wednesday Night Supper

Information from Jacob:

The RUMC Hospitality Team will be serving up more great meals next week September 6th and September 8th! Our Tuesday/Thursday Hot Lunches are available from 11:30 Am -1:30 PM.(We are still around after that if you need to pick up later). Our freezer is fully stocked up with great meals for the whole family!

  • Tuesday: Chicken Pot Pie, Fresh Fruit Salad, Yeast Roll.
  • Thursday: Peruvian Pork Stew, Yellow Rice, Roasted Plantains, Flat Bread.

We are also thrilled to be resuming our Wednesday Night Suppers in the Fellowship Hall each Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. This Wednesday, September 7th, we are having Country Fried Steak w/ Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Roasted Corn and Sweet Peas, Buttered Biscuit, Black-eyed Pea Soup, Featured Salad Bar, Bobby’s Chocolate Chip Browned Butter Blondies, and Assorted Cookies

MUST Neighborhood Pantry

The MUST Neighborhood Pantry on Mimosa is gearing-up for its next grocery distribution on Tuesday, September 6th. Though most pantries will be held on the first Monday of each month, the September pantry will be on a Tuesday because of the holiday weekend. Because the pantry is now monthly, the larger size of detergent and larger boxes/bags of pads are ideal. Each month, the pantry will also ask for donations of a “special item” that has been identified as a need in the community. Throughout the month of September, we will collect paper towels and bath towels, which will be distributed to our client families at the pantry on October 3rd. Donations of laundry detergent, feminine hygiene products, paper towels and bath towels can be dropped off in the pantry building on Sundays 9:00 AM-12:00 PM or on the day of the pantry (Tuesday, September 6th) 12:00-4:00 PM. For more information, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Volunteers: Still several open shifts! We need lots of volunteers to pack produce and groceries, unload the MUST delivery trucks and distribute groceries to families. Note that the produce team shift has moved to 1:00-3:00 PM to help bag the MUST produce delivery, which is delivered around that time. To volunteer in-person for any and all shifts, sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fabad29a31-myneighbors1

RUMC Mission Booth

From Annette Whaley:

The RUMC mission booth at City Antiques is looking for furniture, Holiday items (no garland or wreaths unless spectacular), nice lamps, pictures, decorative items, antiques, Jewelry (fine and costume). If uncertain about what we will take, email me with pictures at thewhaleys2@bellsouth.net or call/text at 770-634-2289 to Annette Whaley. If you have a whole house of items and need pick up that can be arranged with 2 weeks notice (maybe less). Items in boxes and bags can be dropped off at church office or if just a couple of pieces of furniture and you want to drop it off at City Antiques Mission Booth, I or one of the Booth Babes will meet you there. These 2 booths have been donated to us by City Antiques and all the money goes to various missions. So try to go by and support City Antiques. It is a wonderful place to browse and find a treasure.

Bad Girls of the Bible

Debbie Goodwin will be teaching a Women’s Bible study based on Liz Curtis Higgs’ book, Bad Girls of the Bible: Character Studies that Share Warnings, Hope, and God’s Unfailing Love. It will meet on Thursdays, September 15 – November 17 (except October 20), 9:45-11:30 in Room 246/248. This is a study about making choices. Using the humor and heart-challenging insights from Liz Curtis Higgs, we’ll gather big lessons about God’s grace and reaching love. Cost is $10 for workbook, available at the first session. Register online at RUMC.com or by contacting Debbie at debmgoodwin@gmail.com.

The Color of Compromise

What does it mean to be complicit with racism? Read & Discuss THE COLOR OF COMPROMISE by Jemar Tisby, Thursdays 11:00 – 12:30pm, Sept 8 – Oct 13, in the Trinity Café/Dining Rm. The Book and Audio are available on Amazon. Contact: Nancy Wistrand. This link goes directly to the Color of Compromise Sign Up. http://www.rumc.com/widgets/event-details/?id=24024

Seniors Enriched Living

The SEL program begins live Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning the 3rd week in September. For more information go to selroswellga.org

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.
  • Nancy Wright received a letter thanking CUC for the contribution of 150 pounds of flip tops which are worth $5 /pound. Keep up the good work CUC flip top collectors!
  • 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.
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament -October 10
  • CUC Retreat- October 18-20
  • CUC Christmas Party – Tuesday, December 6


CUC Newsletter – August 26, 2022

Sunday, August 28, 2022

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

2 Timothy:16-17

Final Instructions to Timothy

Mark Kramer, a member of the Berean class and one of our favorite teachers, is looking forward to being with CUC again this Sunday. His friend Bob Fletcher told him that he was with us and taught on I Thessalonians. Since that was the first letter that Paul wrote, Mark decided to teach on Paul’s last letter: 2 Timothy which he thinks is his favorite book of the bible. He suggests that everyone reads the entire letter which is just 4 chapters. Key verses are 2 Timothy 1:6, 2:2, 2:15, 3:16-17 and 4:2-3.

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 has 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

August 21

Members: 77

Teacher: 1

Visitors: 4

Zoom: 20

Total: 102!

Honoring Our CUC Past President

Instead of a year-end gift to our outgoing CUC president Sandy Martin , at her request, a donation from CUC has been sent to Homestretch.

Thank you Sandy for your great leadership of CUC this past year.

New Class Rosters

Thanks to Dave Roberts who has again provided the CUC Class with updated and current rosters of the CUC members, officers, birthdays and anniversaries. CUC now has 149 total members…49 couples, and 51 single members.

CUC Fellowship Committee

The committee that plans and puts on all the CUC social events would like to have more people participate on that committee. The committee will meet this Sunday after class.

Braves Game?

Anyone interested in going as a group please contact Bobbie Causey

CUC Retreat

CUC RETREAT ATTENDEES: Remember to get your check to Jim Morman or Sandy Martin ASAP. 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.

Save the Date

The CUC Christmas Party will be December 6 at 6:00 pm at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. The price will include the same lovely venue and delicious food, with some fun holiday activities! You don’t want to miss it!! More details to follow with sign up beginning soon.

Prayer Requests

  • Gayle Crolius – prayers are much appreciated upon the return of her chronic back and leg pain, limiting her ability to walk. .
  • Charlotte Dodson and the Dodson family on the passing of Malone who was so dearly loved by all.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she and Jim are at MD Anderson this week for further evaluation of her cancer therapy
  • Susan Emmons as she moves to Michigan at the end of the month to be with family.
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Bill Lanham continuing to regain his strength and stamina
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Lynda and Bob Leckie as they sell their home of 49 years and make a move to south Georgia at the end of this month
  • Shirley May – pray for a full and speedy recovery from surgery
  • Don McCleod – Pray for good recovery 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.
  • Brenda Burrell’s husband Bob Burrell hospitalized in ICU after suffering a stroke this past Wednesday
  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy Acree. Prayers still needed. Until Sept. 8, she will be at Emory University rehab center trying to regain use of her left leg and her speech. Then she will have cyber knife surgery and chemo for lung cancer.
  • Don & Ann McNew’s son Mike who has been in Piedmont Hospital determining source of infection following recent dialysis. Please pray for his full recovery.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Edna Smith is now at home with the help of caregivers
  • Please keep Vince Grosse’s ’s brother, Vern, in your prayers as he continues to have treatment for cancer in his liver. Vern sends his appreciation to the class.
  • Stan Thomason, former CUC member, is in declining health according to his son Scott . His memory isn’t good and is slowly getting worse. He no longer has phone service so trying to give Stan a phone call is no longer possible. We need to keep Stan in our prayers. If anyone wishes to send Stan a card, they can send it via Stan’s son Scott. Scott’s address is 114 Sugar Cane Ct, Greer SC 29650

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.

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

Birthdays

  • Fred Brown – August 28
  • Colleen Taylor – August 29
  • Sharon Erdman – August 31
  • Ann Douglas – September 1
  • LaVerne Lamb – September 3

Anniversaries

  • Mike and Garlinn Story – August 28, 1969- Portland, OR, 53 years
  • Bob and Lynda Leckie – September 2, 1962- Blackshear, GA, 60 years !!
  • Jim and Jeannie Ehlers – September 2, 1967- Virginia Beach, VA, 55 years

Meals To-Go and Wednesday Night Supper

Hot Meals To-Go are back! Drive through each Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. August 30th and September 1st:

  • Tuesday: Spaghetti Bolognese, Garlic Bread, Caesar Salad.
  • Thursday: Smoked Ham, Mac & Cheese, Stewed Green Beans, Yeast Roll.

We are also thrilled to be resuming our Wednesday Night Suppers in the Fellowship Hall each Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m.

This Wednesday we are having Pan Fried Chicken Breast, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Vegetable Medley, Honey Butter Biscuits, Cheesy Broccoli Soup, Featured Salad Bar, Banana Pudding, Assorted Cookies

MUST Neighborhood Pantry

The MUST Neighborhood Pantry on Mimosa is gearing-up for its next grocery distribution on Tuesday, September 6th. Though most pantries will be held on the first Monday of each month, the September pantry will be on a Tuesday because of the holiday weekend. For September, the pantry needs donations of laundry detergent and feminine hygiene products (pads are preferred). Because the pantry is now monthly, the larger size of detergent and larger boxes/bags of pads are ideal.

Each month, the pantry will also ask for donations of a “special item” that has been identified as a need in the community. Throughout the month of September, we will collect paper towels and bath towels, which will be distributed to our client families at the pantry on October 3rd. Donations of laundry detergent, feminine hygiene products, paper towels and bath towels can be dropped off in the pantry building on Sundays 9:00 AM-12:00 PM or on the day of the pantry (Tuesday, September 6th) 12:00-4:00 PM. For more information, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

RUMC Mission Booth

From Annette Whaley:

The RUMC mission booth at City Antiques is looking for furniture, Holiday items (no garland or wreaths unless spectacular), nice lamps, pictures, decorative items, antiques, Jewelry (fine and costume).

If uncertain about what we will take, email me with pictures at thewhaleys2@bellsouth.net or call/text at 770-634-2289 to Annette Whaley.

If you have a whole house of items and need pick up that can be arranged with 2 weeks notice (maybe less). Items in boxes and bags can be dropped off at church office or if just a couple of pieces of furniture and you want to drop it off at City Antiques Mission Booth, I or one of the Booth Babes will meet you there. These 2 booths have been donated to us by City Antiques and all the money goes to various missions. So try to go by and support City Antiques. It is a wonderful place to browse and find a treasure.

Seniors Enriched Living

The SEL program begins live Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning the 3rd week in September. For more information go to selroswellga.org

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.
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20
  • CUC Christmas Party – Tuesday, December 6


CUC Newsletter – August 19, 2022

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved by him, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly explaining the word of truth. – 2 Timothy 2:15 NRSV

Final Instructions to Timothy

Mark Kramer, a member of the Berean class and one of our favorite teachers, is looking forward to being with CUC the next two Sundays. His friend Bob Fletcher told him that he was with us the past two Sundays and taught on I Thessalonians. Since that was the first letter that Paul wrote (although some say Galatians was) Mark decided to teach on Paul’s last letter: 2 Timothy which he thinks is his favorite book of the bible. He suggests that everyone reads the entire letter which is just 4 chapters.
Key verses are 2 Timothy 1:6, 2:2, 2:15, 3:16-17 and 4:2-3.

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

August 14

Members: 68

Teacher: 1

Visitors: 1

Zoom: 13

Total: 83

Wednesday Night Out

There were 20 CUC people at this past week’s CUC WNO at the Marietta Fish Market.

Next Wednesday we go back to Fellowship Hall and Jacob’s fine cooking.

CUC Retreat

CUC RETREAT ATTENDEES: Remember to get your check to Jim Morman or Sandy Martin ASAP. 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.

Save the Date

The CUC Christmas Party will be December 6 at 6:00 pm at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. The price will include the same lovely venue and delicious food, with some fun holiday activities! You don’t want to miss it!! More details to follow with sign up beginning soon.

Prayer Requests

  • 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.
  • Charlotte Dodson and the Dodson family on the passing of Malone who was so dearly loved by all.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she has started a new course of cancer-fighting drugs and plans a trip to MD Anderson
  • Susan Emmons as she moves to Michigan at the end of the month to be with family.
  • Daphne Fradle – For good healing of arm fracture following a fall
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Evelyn Hatfield, a relatively new CUC member, passed away last Saturday. Pray for her family.
  • Bill Lanham was released from the hospital Sunday evening and is doing well, trying to regain his strength and stamina. Thank you for all your calls, emails and cards.
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Lynda and Bob Leckie as they sell their home of 49 years and make a move to south Georgia at the end of this month
  • Shirley May – pray for a full and speedy recovery from surgery
  • Don McCleod – Pray for good recovery 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
  • 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. Vern sends his appreciation to the class.

Thanksgiving

  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy had brain surgery to remove tumors. The surgery was a success. They got 99.9 percent. Pray for a good recovery.

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.

Birthdays

  • Daphne Fradl – August 23

Anniversaries

  • Sieg and Judy Hoogstraal – August 23, 2008 – Asheville, NC-14 years
  • Charles and Martha Jane Mason – August 24, 1968 – Atlanta, GA – 54 years!

Information From Jacob Crane:

The RUMC Hospitality Ministry will be back in full swing this coming week! We will have hot lunches available for take home on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Our freezer is fully loaded with delicious meals for purchase as well.

You can order all meals online and pay by credit card by clicking on the links : https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=21877

Here are the menus for the drive-thru this coming week: August 23rd and August 25th ,

  • Tuesday: Beef Stroganoff w/ Egg Noodles, Pickled Beet Salad, Yeast Roll. $7($30 Family Meal)
  • Thursday: Chicken and Dumplings, Peas and Carrots, Buttered Biscuit. $7 ($30 Family Meal)
  • Frozen Meals $7
    • Mexican Beef w/ Rice and Beans,
    • Asian Pork Meatballs w/ Vegetable Fried Rice,
    • Caribbean Pork Fried Rice,
    • Chicken Cacciatore w/ Rice Pilaf,
    • Swedish Beef Meatballs w/ Rice Pilaf,
    • Frozen Soup $4(3 pints for $10)
    • Chicken Noodle Soup,
  • Family Size Meals ($25) Mac and Cheese,Chicken Pot Pie, Beef Chili

Wednesday Night Supper

We will hold our first RUMC Wednesday Night Supper of the season on Wednesday August 24th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall!

  • Hickory Smoked Pork Loin w/ Peach Dijon BBQ Sauce,
  • Wild Rice, Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Peas,
  • Yeast Rolls, Creamy Mushroom Soup, Featured Salad Bar, Peach Cobbler w/ Vanilla Ice Cream,
  • $10.00 ($30.00 Family Max or Family “To GO”)

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.
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20
  • CUC Christmas Party – December 6


CUC Newsletter – August 12, 2022

May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. 1 Thessalonians 3:12

Sunday, August 14, 2022

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

One of our favorite teachers, Bob Fletcher will be our CUC speaker again this week. His title this week is “What’s love got to do with it?” 1 Thessalonians 3:12

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

August 7

Members: 80

Teacher: 1

Visitors: 1

Zoom: 20

Total: 102!

Back to School, Back to Church Sunday

After the 11:15 church service this Sunday there will be BBQ, ice cream, food and entertainment in the parking lot by the Fellowship Hall. There will be seating outside and also available in the Fellowship Hall and Dining Room.

Parking will be blocked off this Sunday in the upper parking lot by the Fellowship Hall for the BBQ to be set up. We hope to have a few golf cart drivers available to help transport members to the B building classrooms and to and from the Sanctuary. There will be at least two golf carts running from 9:30 -10:00, 10:45-11:15, and 12:00-12:45 and maybe throughout the BBQ .

There will be a volunteer from CUC or Crosstalk out to move cones as needed for cars to drop off any members with mobility needs. Tables and chairs will be set up, but there should be room to drop off and turn around depending on how everything is set up.

CUC Wednesday Night Out

There were 34 people at this past week’s CUC WNO. CUC Wednesday Night Dinner for August 17 at 5:30 will be at: Marietta Fish Market [Menu], 3185 Canton Rd., Marietta. If you don’t sign up in class and can attend, or if you sign up and can’t attend, please notify Larry Douglas by Noon Tuesday.

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.
  • Charlotte Dodson and the Dodson family on the passing of Malone who was so dearly loved by all.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she has started a new course of cancer-fighting drugs
  • Susan Emmons as she moves to Michigan at the end of the month to be with family.
  • Daphne Fradle – For good healing of arm fracture following a fall
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Bill Lanham is in Kennestone Hospital. He had some bleeding issues, low sodium level and high potassium. Trying to find the causes. Bill and Patsy appreciate your prayers. He has done so well with his hip replacement three weeks ago and this just came “out of the blue”.
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Shirley May – pray for a full and speedy recovery from surgery
  • Don McCleod – Pray for good recovery 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
  • 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.

Thanksgiving

  • Laverne Lamb’s daughter, Kathy had brain surgery to remove tumors last Monday. The surgery was a success. They got 99.9 percent. Pray for a good recovery.
  • 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.

Congratulations

  • Congratulations to Mike and Garlinn Story on the birth of their new granddaughter!

Memorial Services

The memorial service for Malone Dodson is this Friday, August 12, at 11:00 in the sanctuary with fellowship following in the Fellowship Hall.

It will be live streamed on the RUMC website.

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

Birthdays

  • Gale Davis – August 14
  • Shaw Skillings – August 17
  • John Phelps – August 18

Anniversaries

  • Hugh and Sue Gardner – August 15, 1970, Watertown, NY, 52 years

From the RUMC Kitchen:

We look forward to Jacob’s drive-through lunches which are starting back again this week, Tuesday and Thursday. 11:30-1:30

Here is the menu for the hot take-home lunches August 16th and August 18th

  • Tuesday: Beef and Cheese Tacos w/ Fresh Salsa, Mexican Rice, Pinto Beans.
  • Thursday: Ginger Sesame Pork Meatballs, Vegetable Fried Rice, Egg Roll, Fresh Fruit.

Due to inflation the price on both hot meals and frozen meals has had to be increased to $7.

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.
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


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.

Birthdays

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

Anniversaries

  • 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: http://www.rumc.com/widgets/event-details/?id=24184

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. https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=21875

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: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fabad29a31-myneighbors1. 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 Publix.com 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


CUC Newsletter – July 29, 2022

“In this world you shall have tribulation, but be of good cheer, for I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

Sunday, July 31, 2022

You Can Be Stressed or Blessed

We are so pleased to have as our teacher in CUC this Sunday, Dr. Harvey West. His topic is “You Can Be Stressed or Blessed”. The basic scripture verse for his lesson is John 16:33.

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 24

Members: 67

Speaker: 1

Visitors: 3

Zoom: 18

Total: 89

Thank You

CUC members thank an anonymous donor for our CUC refreshments each Sunday!

Lost and Found

What appears to be a garage door opener was found under the food table at CUC. Is it yours? Sandy will bring it to class next Sunday.

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC will meet for dinner next Wednesday at 5:30 pm at Family Tradition [Menu], 7830 Hickory Flat Hwy., Woodstock. We had 28 diners at Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub this past Wednesday.

If you don’t have the opportunity to sign up in class or have to cancel, please phone or email Ann or Larry Douglas.

Update on CUC Retreat

If you are among the 66!!!! folks planning to attend the CUC 2022 Retreat (Oct. 18-20, 2022) at The Ridges on Lake Chatuge, please be sure to get your check for $138 per person ($276 per couple) to either Jim Morman or Sandy Martin as soon as possible. Remember that our associate pastor of worship arts, Dr. Michael Cromwell, will be our presenter, and Michael’s presence and his program preparation on “The Joy of Christianity” guarantee a happy, uplifting and spiritual couple of days for CUCers!

Your retreat payment includes (1) a cookout dinner on the evening of Oct. 18 (burgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw and a great dessert!); (2) a full buffet breakfast on the morning of Oct. 19; (3) dinner on Oct. 19 (meat loaf, roasted chicken, mac & cheese and green beans and another quite yummy dessert); (4) a continental breakfast on the morning of Oct. 20; and (5) all the miscellaneous expenses associated with the retreat. The committee has worked closely with The Ridges to ensure reasonable costs, the best possible food, and a great overall experience in 2022.

As Oct. 18 approaches, the committee will be emailing attendees more information about activities available in the area.

If you have not yet signed up to attend the retreat but wish to do so, please contact The Ridges ((706) 896-2262) to reserve your room. If you have registered but are unable to attend, please let Jim or Sandy know as soon as your plans change.

NOTE: All communication about the retreat will be by email, so be sure to look for emails titled “CUC RETREAT” as they will contain information you will want to read. If you are attending the retreat but do not receive any emails about it in the next couple of weeks, please let Jim or Sandy know so you can be properly registered and on the email list!

Prayer Requests

  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson – Charlotte writes: Thank you CUC for your prayers , cards, and concerns getting us through this transition. We are settling in our new home, and have been graciously received at Brookdale Chambrel. Malone was extremely disoriented for 4 – 5 days, but is now getting adjusted. He is continuing speech and PT, and beginning OT. We love you and miss you.
  • Jeannie Ehlers – She will be starting a new course of cancer-fighting drugs
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Evelyn Hatfield now at Dalton Place. She asks for prayers.
  • Bill Lanham for a good recovery following hip replacement.
  • Rose Lappe for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Marlene McCleod writes “Please relay to CUC how very grateful we are for their support, prayers, cards, emails and phone calls. I am on the way to recovery from my foot surgery, but Don is having total hip replacement surgery on Tuesday, August 2, at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming. We would be most appreciative of prayers for a successful outcome and recovery for him.”
  • Babs Skillings pray that the spinal cord stimulator placed in her back has the desired effect of relief of her pain.
  • 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.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities Malone and
  • 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.
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.

Thanksgiving

  • We welcome back to CUC Mary Kay Mills in person for the first time in 2 years. Her leukemia is in remission.

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.

Birthdays

  • Peggy McNay – July 31
  • Bill Lanham – August 1
  • David Wistrand – August 1
  • Earnie Robertson – August 5

Anniversaries

  • -=None=-

From the RUMC Kitchen

Jacob says:

Hopefully you are having a great summer and staying cool! We have some great meals in the freezer for you to take home next week.

Stop by the kitchen Monday-Thursday from 9-3 to pick up your orders or to just come say hello.

Click on the link below to pre-order some of our convenient frozen meals:

https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=24001

Summer Grocery Program

Update on My Neighbors Pantry:

After partnering with MUST Ministries for 15+ years – serving as the North Fulton hub of the MUST Summer Lunch Program and later the Summer Grocery Program, My Neighbor’s Pantry will become an official MUST Neighborhood Pantry as of August 1st. It will continue to operate out of our current location on RUMC’s campus.

My Neighbor’s Pantry will now be called the MUST Neighborhood Pantry on Mimosa. MUST has 32 of these pantries all over the Atlanta area and we will become the first and only official MUST Neighborhood Pantry in North Fulton. The pantry will run monthly – the first Monday of each month on most months. As a MUST Neighborhood Pantry, MUST will provide us with all kinds of non-perishable food, as well as proteins, produce and dairy.

We will still ask for both in-kind and monetary donations to supplement what MUST provides. The needs may change month to month. Donations will be accepted the day of the monthly pantries, anytime between 11:00-4:00 PM. We will still need volunteers. Here’s the Sign-up Genius for the first MUST Neighborhood Pantry on Monday, August 1st.Here’s the link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FABAD29A31-myneighbors1

Partnering with MUST is great news for needy families.

The Sound of Music

RUMC’s ActingUp group is presenting The Sound of Music on Thursday, July 28 at 7 pm , Friday, July 29th at 7 pm, Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm, and Sunday, July 31st at 3 pm.

Several CUC members have been very involved in this production including Pat Ball who made the costumes and Gene Osborn who built the sets. Sound of Music runs approximately three hours. Get your tickets if any are still available from the ActingUp Box office at 678-871-7766 or through iTickets at rumcactingup.com. All seats are just $10.

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

  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – July 22, 2022

My prayer is not for them (my disciples) alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.” John 17:20-21 NIV

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Meeting Jesus in Community

Our CUC speaker this week will be Mary Stephens who has been a Missionary with college students in Viña Del Mar, Chile. Her topic is meeting Jesus in the community. We look forward to hearing her message through her experiences in Chile.

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. )

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 17

Members: 66
Teacher: 1 (class member)
Visitors: 5
Zoom: 25

Total: 97

New Member

Please welcome CUC’s newest member – Helen Campbell

CUC SMALL GROUPS

One of the strengths of CUC is the number of members who participate in a small group. If you are not a member of a small group and would like to know about how they are structured and how they operate and would like information please call Gale or Roger Davis.

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC will dine at Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub [Menu], 12650 Crabapple Rd., Milton at 5:30pm on July 27. We had 26 diners at the Thai House this past Wednesday.

If you don’t have the opportunity to sign up in class or have to cancel, please phone or email Ann or Larry Douglas by Tuesday noon.

CUC Fall Retreat

We are looking forward to our 2022 CUC Retreat with the program being led by Michael Cromwell. If you haven’t made your reservations for the retreat, October 18th thru the 20th, and you plan to attend, please do so. We are holding a block with a special rate and location. Please contact The Ridges on Lake Chatuge (706) 896-2262 and follow the prompts . When you make your reservation use block code CUC2022. Please inform them the number of occupants. If you have any problem contact Jim Morman.

The retreat committee hopes we can provide everyone with a memorable experience. The list of attendees has almost reached 50. We will be furnishing y’all with the cost of meals and incidentals. We will keep the cost reasonable and do the best we can . Due to the inflationary times it is difficult to establish a cost this far out. We are very excited and hope we can provide each and every one with a blessed time .

  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they settle into their new cottage at Brookdale-Chambrel.
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Evelyn Hatfield now at Dalton Place. She asks for prayers.
  • Bill Lanham for a good recovery following hip replacement Thursday .
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Marlene McCleod – Pray for good healing after toe amputation.
  • Babs Skillings pray that the spinal cord stimulator placed in her back has the desired effect of relief of her pain.
  • Please keep Vince Grosse’s ’s brother, Vern, in your prayers as he will undergo a 5-6 hour procedure on Tuesday to destroy cancer cells in his liver. Vince & Donna appreciate all your prayers.
  • Don and Ann McNew ‘s son, Mike – pray for continued good recovery now that he is back home
  • Cecelia & Bob Mooore’s daughter for recovery from infection + Covid
  • Nancy Spence’s son-in-law, Philip Broome, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening of a heart attack. Her daughter Linda and their 3 teenage children are in a state of shock. So all the family would appreciate your prayers.
  • Pray for Abigail Bridges, who spoke to our CUC class this past Sunday , as she goes to work in a women’s ministry in the Dominican Republic

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
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she continues to battle cancer.
  • Bob Hamilton – pray that he will continue free of problems the cause of which are still a mystery
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.

Thanksgiving

  • Linda Mooney’s husband Bob has had excellent results from his recent serious heart valve replacement surgery

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.

Birthdays

  • Steve Covert – July 27
  • Frank Foil – July 30

Anniversaries

  • -=None=-

From the RUMC Kitchen:

Jacob says:

Hopefully you are having a great summer and staying cool! We have some great meals in the freezer for you to take home next week. Stop by the kitchen Monday-Thursday from 9-3 to pick up your orders or to just come say hello.

Click on the link below to pre-order some of our convenient frozen meals:

https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=24001

Summer Grocery Program

Donations can be dropped-off at RUMC on Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM or Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House). The biggest needs last week were cereal, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce and laundry detergent. There are also several open volunteer slots including those for “shoppers” to purchase select items in bulk. These purchases are reimbursable. Here’s the SignUp Genius Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fabad29a31-myneighbors1

To be added to the Pantry’s weekly e-mail list, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Christmas in July

On this Saturday, July 23, from 9AM to 4PM plan to stop by the Dod to check out crafts and gift items from more than 40 members ( including Carol Kline). All proceeds benefit Friends of Divine Providence Training Center.

The Sound of Music

RUMC’s ActingUp group will be presenting The Sound of Music on:

  • Thursday, July 28 at 7 pm ,
  • Friday, July 29th at 7 pm, Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm
  • Sunday, July 31st at 3 pm.

Sound of Music runs approximately three hours. Be sure you get your tickets on sale from the ActingUp Box office at 678-871-7766 or through iTickets at rumcactingup.com. All seats are just $10. Several CUC members including Gene Osborn have been busily involved in building the stage sets. It promises to be a wonderful performance as usual.

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.
  • Christmas in July Craft Show – July 23, 9AM-4PM
  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – July 15, 2022

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 1 John 5:14

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Praying for Those You Love

We will be having Debbie Goodwin teaching the CUC lesson again this week. Her subject is “Praying for Those You Love”. We are looking forward to her lesson. She will continue to speak based on the scripture…

The earnest prayer of a righteous man has great power and produces wonderful results. James 5:16b

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 3

CUC SMALL GROUPS

One of the strengths of CUC is the number of members who participate in a small group. If you are not a member of a small group and would like to know about how they are structured and how they operate and would like information please call Gale or Roger Davis .

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC will dine at the Thai House [Menu], 10930 Crabapple Rd., Roswell at 5:30pm on July 20.
We had 22 members enjoying the outing at Chicago’s this past Wednesday. If you don’t have the opportunity to sign up in class or have to cancel, please phone or email – Ann or Larry Douglas by Tuesday noon.

CUC Fall Retreat

We are looking forward to our 2022 CUC Retreat with the program being led by Michael Cromwell. If you haven’t made your reservations for the retreat, October 18th thru the 20th, and you plan to attend, please do so. We are holding a block with a special rate and location. Please contact The Ridges on Lake Chatuge (706) 896-2262 and follow the prompts . When you make your reservation use block code CUC2022. Please inform them the number of occupants. If you have any problem contact Jim Morman.

The retreat committee hopes we can provide everyone with a memorable experience. The list of attendees has almost reached 50. We will be furnishing y’all with the cost of meals and incidentals. We will keep the cost reasonable and do the best we can . Due to the inflationary times it is difficult to establish a cost this far out. We are very excited and hope we can provide each and every one with a blessed time .

Prayer Requests

  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they prepare for a move to Brookdale-Chambrel facility on July 19th.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she continues to battle cancer. Jeannie thanks everyone for their prayers, cards, and calls.
  • Lizanne Gibson for good recovery following hip replacement surgery
  • Bob Hamilton – pray that new neurologist will find reason for his problems
  • Evelyn Hatfield now at Dalton Place. She asks for prayers.
  • Bill Lanham is having a hip replacement next Thursday , the 21st of July
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Marlene McCleod – Pray for good healing after toe amputation.
  • Babs Skillings pray that the spinal cord stimulator for pain relief placed in her back has the desired effect.
  • Don and Ann McNew ‘s son, Mike off dialysis and out of ICU
  • Donna & Vince Grosse ask for continued prayers for Vince’s brother Vern who is responding well to treatment for liver cancer.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.

Thanksgiving

Brenda Burrell reports that her husband Bob’s pain has been relieved. Thank you for your prayers.

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.

Birthdays

  • P.D. May – July 18
  • Edna Smith – July 20
  • Linda Cantrell – July 22
  • Kathy Carpenter – July 22
  • Bettie Goss – July 23

Anniversaries

  • P.D. and Shirley May – July 19, 1958, Atlanta, GA, 64 years!

From the RUMC Kitchen:

Jacob says:

Hopefully you are having a great summer and staying cool! We have some great meals in the freezer for you to take home next week. Stop by the kitchen Monday-Thursday from 9-3 to pick up your orders or to just come say hello.

Click on the link below to pre-order some of our convenient frozen meals:

https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=24001

Here is what we have available for sale now, but check back next week for more options!

Frozen Meals $5 – Mediterranean Beef and Pork Stew w/ Seasoned Rice, Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Parmesan w/ Spaghetti, Roasted Cuban Pork Loin w/ Black Beans and Rice. Frozen Soup $4 (3 pints for $10) Beef Cabbage Roll Soup

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

Summer Grocery Program

My Neighbor’s Pantry will be open this Monday (July 18th). There are two weekly pantries left – July 18th and July 25th. After that, the pantry will return to a monthly model beginning August 1st and running the first Monday of each month. For July 18th, our biggest needs are cereal and laundry detergent. Donations can be dropped-off at RUMC on Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM or Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House).

SignUp Genius link for volunteers: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fabad29a31-myneighbors1. For more information, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Christmas in July

On Saturday, July 23, from 9AM to 4PM plan to stop by the Dod to check out crafts and gift items from more than 40 members ( including Carol Kline). All proceeds benefit Friends of Divine Providence Training Center.

The Sound of Music

RUMC’s ActingUp group will be presenting The Sound of Music on Thursday, July 28 at 7 pm , Friday, July 29th at 7 pm, Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm, and Sunday, July 31st at 3 pm. Sound of Music runs approximately three hours. Be sure you get your tickets on sale from the ActingUp Box office at 678-871-7766 or through iTickets at rumcactingup.com. All seats are just $10. Several CUC members including Gene Osborn have been busily involved in building the stage sets. It promises to be a wonderful performance as usual.

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

  • Christmas in July Craft Show – July 23, 9AM-4PM
  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – July 8, 2022

The earnest prayer of a righteous man has great power and produces wonderful results. James 5:16b NLT

Sunday July 10, 2022

Praying for Those you Love

We will be having Debbie Goodwin teaching the CUC lesson the next two weeks. Her subject this week is “Praying for Those you Love”. We are looking forward to her lessons.

CUC Attendance

July 3

CUC SMALL GROUPS

One of the strengths of CUC is the number of members who participate in a small group. If you are not a member of a small group and would like information about how they are structured and how they operate, there will be a short meeting immediately after Sunday School this Sunday (July 10). We will meet in the back of the room near the piano. If you are unable to attend and would like information please call Gale or Roger Davis.

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC’ers will dine at Chicago’s restaurant [Menu], 4401 Shallowford Rd., Roswell at 5:30pm on this Wednesday, July 13. We had 29 diners at Altobeli’s Italian restaurant this past Wednesday.

If you don’t sign up in class and can attend, please notify Larry Douglas by Tuesday noon.

CUC Fall Retreat

We are looking forward to our 2022 CUC Retreat with the program being led by Michael Cromwell. If you haven’t made your reservations for the retreat, October 18th thru the 20th, and you plan to attend, please do so. We are holding a block with a special rate and location. Please contact The Ridges on Lake Chatuge (706) 896-2262 and follow the prompts . When you make your reservation use block code CUC2022. Please inform them of the number of occupants. If you have any problem contact Jim Morman .

The retreat committee hopes we can provide everyone with a memorable experience. The list of attendees has almost reached 50. We will be furnishing Y’all with the cost of meals and incidentals. We will keep the cost reasonable and do the best we can . Due to the inflationary times it is difficult to establish a cost this far out. We are very excited and hope we can provide each and everyone with a blessed time .

  • Brenda Burrell requests prayers for relief of Bob’s ongoing pain.
  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they prepare for a move to Chambrel
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she continues to battle cancer.
  • Bob Hamilton – pray that new neurologist will find reason for his problems
  • Evelyn Hatfield now at Dalton Place She asks for prayers.
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Marlene McCleod had amputation of her antibiotic-resistant infected toe this week. Pray for good healing.
  • Babs Skillings pray that the spinal cord stimulator placed in her back for pain relief has the desired effect.
  • Don and Ann McNew provide the following update on the status of their son, Mike’s, condition following his esophagus ailment which occurred while visiting his daughter and son-in-law in Champaign IL: Mike’s condition continues to improve although he remains in ICU in Memorial Hospital in near-by Carbondale He is feeling much better now but continues dialysis treatment as a result of damage to his kidneys caused by the impairment of his esophagus. We appreciate your loving, prayerful support and ask for your continuation as it means so much especially as we remain in Carbondale with Mike. Blessings on each of you.
  • Pray for the friends and family of Mimi Taylor who passed away on Wednesday after a long bout with leukemia.
  • Donna & Vince Grosse ask for continued prayers for Vince’s brother Vern who is responding well to treatment for liver cancer.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery. She appreciates your cards and notes.

Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.

Please help the CUC newsletter editor – Sue Waite – keep up to date on these prayer requests. Don’t think someone else will do it! (They often don’t!)

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.

Birthdays

  • Craig Simons – July 11
  • Malone Dodson – July 15
  • Jack Stadler – July 15

Anniversaries

  • John and Lenna Sharp, July 11, 1964, Mayodan, NC, 58 years !
  • Vince and Donna Grosse, July 11, 1965, Scottsboro, AL, 57 years !
  • Larry and Betty Hunt, July 13, 1963, Opelika, AL, 59 years!

From the RUMC Kitchen:

Jacob says:

We have been busy in the kitchen this week stocking up the freezer w/ some new frozen meal options. Our freezer is stocked up with meals ready for you to take home. Reserve meals by ordering online through the link below, or just stop by the kitchen between 9-3 Monday through Thursday. Use link to sign up and pay via credit card:

You can find the link through http://www.rumc.com/wednesday/ also

https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=23999

Summer Grocery Program

The Pantry is BACK this Monday (July 11th). Donations can be dropped-off at RUMC on:

  • Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM
  • Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM

at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House). For July 11th, the biggest needs are:

cereal, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, and laundry detergent. There are also several open volunteer slots for July 11th including those for “shoppers” to purchase select items in bulk. These purchases are reimbursable. Here’s the SignUp Genius Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fabad29a31-myneighbors1

To be added to the Pantry’s weekly email list, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Christmas in July

On Saturday, July 23, from 9AM to 4PM
plan to stop by the Dod to check out crafts and gift items from more than 40 members ( including Carol Kline). All proceeds benefit Friends of Divine Providence Training Center.

The Sound of Music

RUMC’s ActingUp group will be presenting:

The Sound of Music on Thursday, July 28 at 7 pm , Friday, July 29th at 7 pm, Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm, and Sunday, July 31st at 3 pm.

Sound of Music runs approximately three hours. Be sure you get your tickets on sale from the ActingUp Box office at 678-871-7766 or through iTickets at rumcactingup.com. All seats are just $10. Several CUC members have been busily involved in building the stage sets. It promises to be a wonderful performance as usual.

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.
  • Christmas in July Craft Show – July 23, 9AM-4PM
  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – July 1, 2022

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people whom he has chosen as his heritage! Psalm 33:12

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17


Sunday July 3, 2022

The Unity of the Bible

Again this week Sally Dowland will be our teacher. Her lesson title is “The Unity of the Bible.”… Let’s talk some more about the Old Testament: why some of us don’t like it, what ‘problems’ we have with studying it, and how we can come to love the stories of the Old Testament as our ‘family’ stories.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 – All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that the person of God may be proficient, equipped for every good work.

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.

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

June 19

Members: 64

Visitor: 1

Teacher: 1

Zoom: 18

Total: 84

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC’ers will dine at Altobeli’s Italian restaurant [Menu] (3000 Old Alabama Rd., Alpharetta) at 5:30pm on July 6.

We had 24 diners at Longhorn Steakhouse.

If you don’t sign up in class and can attend, please notify Larry Douglas by Tuesday noon.

  • Brenda Burrell requests prayers for her husband, Bob, for success of outpatient procedure last Tuesday 6/28 for relief of his ongoing pain.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she has had complications with new chemo capsules and doctors are determining what next. Jeannie thanks everyone for their prayers, cards, and calls.
  • Bob Hamilton – pray that new neurologist will find reason for his problems
  • Evelyn Hatfield is now at Dalton Place, 1300W Waugh Rd., Dalton 30720. She asks for prayers.
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she is being treated with radiation
  • Marlene McCleod who is facing amputation of her toe next week due to antibiotic-resistant infection.
  • Babs Skillings – pray that the spinal cord stimulator for pain relief that was surgically placed in her back last Monday has the desired effect.
  • Betty Gay’s family on her passing on Thursday, June 16.
  • Ann & Don McNew ask for your continued prayer support for their son, Mike, who remains hospitalized in ICU at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois. Mike is being treated for an esophagus ailment which occurred while visiting his daughter and son-in-law in nearby Champaign. We thank you for your support thus far and want you to know how much it is helping. It means so much and we can feel it!!
  • From Donna & Vince Grosse: Our friend Susan Outz went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning. Thank you, CUC friends, for your prayers during her illness. We ask for continued prayers for Vince’s brother Vern who is responding well to treatment for liver cancer.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they anticipate a move to Chambrel
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery. She appreciates your cards and notes.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.
  • Thanksgiving for Sharon & Tom Erdman’s grandson Alex’s safe return from Georgia and that he is now out of harm’s way. Alex is home and they would like to thank all of the CUC for their prayers and support during their worries.

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.

Birthdays

  • -=none=-

Anniversaries

  • Larry and Ann Douglas – July 6, 1968, St. Petersburg, FL, 54 years!

From the RUMC Kitchen:

Jacob says:

I hope you have had a wonderful week! We have been busy in the kitchen this week stocking up the freezer w/ some new frozen meal options. Our freezer is stocked up with over 200 meals ready for you to take home. Reserve meals by ordering online through the link below, or just stop by the kitchen between 9-3 Tuesday through Thursday. (This Monday we will be closed for the 4th of July).

Use link to sign up and pay via credit card:

You can find the link through http://www.rumc.com/wednesday/ also

https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=23999

Current Frozen Meal Selections…Check Back Next Week for More Options!!:

  • Frozen Meals $5: BBQ Pulled Pork and Mac & Cheese Combo, Mediterranean Beef and Pork Stew w/ Seasoned Rice, Chicken Pot Pie, Roasted Cuban Pork Loin w/ Black Beans and Rice
  • Frozen Soup $4(3 pints for $10): Potato and Leek Soup, Beef Cabbage Roll Soup
  • Family Sized Frozen Meals $25(Feeds 8-12):Lasagna Bolognese, Chicken Pot Pie, Mediterranean Beef and Pork Stew w/ Seasoned Rice

Thank You

Nancy Erwin, RUMC Contributions Coordinator, thanks members of the CUC class who made contributions to RUMC toward medical care for Jacob Crane during his possible cancer scare recently. Thankfully he is doing fine after surgery.

Summer Grocery Program

MUST Summer Lunch & My Neighbor’s Pantry served 221 families this past week (773 people; 372 kids; 52 seniors)! There will be no pantry this Monday (July 4th), but the Pantry will reopen on Monday, July 11th and runs every Monday in July. Donations can be dropped-off at RUMC on Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM or Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House).

For July 11th, the biggest needs are cereal, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce and laundry detergent. For in-person volunteer opportunities or to be added to the Pantry’s weekly e-mail, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

We need volunteers – especially shoppers! We rely on five sources for groceries:

1: RUMC purchases and prepares several items in bulk.

2: MUST Ministries donates many items.

3: Christ the King donates many items.

4: Individuals donate items.

5: Volunteer shoppers make large purchases for us and are then reimbursed. (Though RUMC purchases many things in bulk, there are some items we rely on individuals to go out and physically get for us in quantities of 25 or higher.)

If you are interested in being a “shopper,” please sign-up! Below is the SignUp Genius link for July for all volunteer shifts (including shoppers). https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FABAD29A31-myneighbors1

Second Friday on the Commons

Plan to bring your own lawn chair and gather on the Commons on Friday, July 8, from 5:30 to 8PM for visits with friends, enjoying live music, and a vintage car show featuring cars from the 1940’s through the 70’s. Also food will be available for purchase.

The Sound of Music

RUMC’s Acting Up group will be presenting The Sound of Music July 28- July 31, 2022, on Thursday, July 28 at 7 pm , Friday, July 29th at 7 pm, Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm, and Sunday, July 31st at 3 pm. Sound of Music runs approximately three hours. Be sure you get your tickets. All seats are just $10. Several CUC members have been busily involved in building the stage sets. It promises to be a wonderful performance as usual.

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.
  • Vintage Car Show on the Commons-July 8
  • Christmas in July Craft Show -July 23
  • The Sound of Music -July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament -October 10
  • CUC Retreat- October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – June 24, 2022

Sunday, June 26, 2022

2 Timothy 3:16-17 – All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that the person of God may be proficient, equipped for every good work.

The Unity of the Bible

For the next two weeks Sally Dowland will be our teacher. Her lesson title is “The Unity of the Bible.”… Let’s talk about the Old Testament: why some of us don’t like it, what ‘problems’ we have with studying it, and how we can come to love the stories of the Old Testament as our ‘family’ stories.

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! 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

June 19

Members: 44

Teacher: 1

Zoom: 28

Total: 73

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC’ers will dine next Wednesday night at 5:30pm at Longhorn Steakhouse [Menu], 900 Mansell Rd., Roswell. We had 21 diners at Slopes BBQ this week.

If you don’t sign up in class and can attend, please notify Larry Douglas by Tuesday noon.

  • Kathy Carpenter on the death of Bob Carpenter on June 14.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she begins a new treatment with special chemo capsules. Jeannie thanks everyone for their prayers, cards, and calls.
  • Bob Hamilton – pray that new neurologist will find reason for his problems
  • Evelyn Hatfield is now at Dalton Place. She asks for prayers.
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she has a low white blood cell count, and a tumor on her spine which will be treated with radiation
  • Marlene McCleod who is facing amputation of 2 toes due to antibiotic-resistant infection.
  • Pray for CUC Members who have tested positive for the Covid virus. May their symptoms be mild and may they soon feel well again with complete recovery.
  • Prayer request from Terry and Wanda Taylor – Please pray for our family. Our daughter in law’s dad, Bob Alexander, passed away from Pulmonary fibrosis. Only a few months ago he was walking 5 miles every day. One early morning 911 was called when he was having trouble breathing. After several days in the hospital he came home on a ventilator. Soon after he was rushed again to the hospital and ICU. He died this Wednesday. Such a shock to our family.
  • Melissa Gay sends the message that Betty Gay passed away on Thursday, June 16.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they anticipate a move to Chambrel
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery. She appreciates your cards and notes.
  • CUC family members in harm’s way ….
  • Bob and Sharon Erdman’s grandson Alex as he finishes his time teaching in Georgia and heads home on June 26th. Pray for safe travel.
  • Martha & Tom Knights’ daughter Dorothy and family whose home is in Warsaw.
  • Thank you for your continued prayers after Susan Outz’s T-cell replacement for pancreatic cancer and also for Vince Grosse’s brother Vern’s radiation implants for liver cancer.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.
  • Pray also for those who continue to mourn the loss of loved ones.

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.

Birthdays

  • Evelyn Hatfield – June 26
  • Beverly Tatom – June 26
  • Dick Anthony – July 1
  • Gail Earman – July 1

Anniversaries

  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson – June 28, 1959, Augusta, GA, 63 years !
  • Bill and Dee Scott – June 28, 1997, Roswell, GA, 25 years
  • Annette & Doug Davis – June 29, 1963, Macon, GA, 59 years !
  • David and Nancy Wistrand – July 2, 1994, Roswell, GA, 28years

From the RUMC Kitchen:

We sold out of many of our frozen options this week, but we still had a few great options available to stock your freezer, and we will be adding more options next week! Stop by the kitchen anytime Monday through Thursday to pick up your pre-orders or to purchase new meals from the freezer. Just pop your head in the kitchen and one of our Hospitality staff members will assist you.

Use the link below to preorder some great meals before they all sell out!

https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_detail.aspx?id=23998

Frozen Meals $5

  1. Brisket Fried Rice
  2. Lasagna Bolognese

Frozen Soup $4 each or 3 for $10)

  1. Potato and Leek Soup
  2. Beef Cabbage Roll Soup

Family Size Frozen Meals ($25Feeds 8-12)

  1. Chicken Pot Pie
  2. Lasagna Bolognese
  3. Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Strata

Summer Grocery Program

MUST Summer Lunch & My Neighbor’s Pantry are providing free groceries and easy lunch items for children and families in our community! We serve between 200-250 families each week.

The program runs every Monday in June and July (except for July 4th). Donations can be dropped off at RUMC on Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM or Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House). There are many in-person volunteer opportunities. To volunteer to help with the program go to SignUp Genius.

Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FABAD29A31-myneighbors1

Items needed each week include:

  • Cereal,
  • Blocks of cheese (or bags of shredded cheese),
  • Hot dogs,
  • 1 lb. bags of yellow rice,
  • 1 lb. bags of black beans,
  • Spaghetti/pasta sauce,
  • laundry detergent,
  • feminine hygiene products, and
  • fresh produce.

To learn more contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Patriotic Celebration Concerts

Patriotic Celebration Concerts are this Friday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 26 at 3 p.m. This concert is always a wonderful event!

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

  • Patriotic Celebration Concerts – Friday, June 24 , 7:30 p.m., Sunday, June 26 ,3 p.m.
  • Christmas in July Craft Show – July 23
  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – June 17, 2022


As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him. Psalm 103:13

Sunday June 19, 2022

Happy Father’s Day!

Pete (and Scott) Ruin Leviticus

Scott Dickson has our lesson again this Sunday. Scott has given the lesson this rather unusual title of “Pete (and Scott) Ruin Leviticus”. He is using the scripture of Leviticus 1:1-2a, from the Robert Alter translation.

“And He called to Moses and the Lord spoke to him from the Tent of Meeting, saying, “Speak to the Israelites”.

Scott always brings us an interesting lesson.

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.

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

  • June 12
  • Members: 34
  • Visitors: 1
  • Teacher: 1
  • Zoom: 34
    • Total: 70

CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC’ers will dine at Slopes BBQ [MENU] at 5:30pm June 22, 34 East Crossville Rd., Roswell.

We had 19 dining at Papa & Beers this past Wednesday.

If you don’t sign up in class and can attend this Wednesday, please notify Larry Douglas by Tuesday noon.

  • Kathy Carpenter on the death of Bob Carpenter on June 14. He had been in failing health.
  • Jeannie Ehlers as she begins a new treatment with special chemo capsules. Jeannie thanks everyone for their prayers, cards, and calls.
  • Bob Hamilton is home and Beth reports a new neurologist may have discovered the cause of these attacks. They pray that she will find the answer to his problem. Prayers please, and love to all.
  • Evelyn Hatfield again hospitalized with heart issues
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she has a low white blood cell count, and a tumor on her spine which will be treated with radiation
  • CUC Members who have tested positive for the Covid virus. May their symptoms be mild and may they soon feel well again with complete recovery.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus- for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they anticipate a move to Chambrel
  • Laverne Lamb as she continues her recovery from shoulder surgery. She appreciates your cards and notes.
  • CUC family members in harm’s way ….
  • Bob and Sharon Erdman’s grandson Alex as he finishes his time teaching in Georgia and heads home
  • Martha & Tom Knights’ daughter Dorothy and family whose home is in Warsaw.
  • Thank you for your continued prayers after Susan Outz’s T-cell replacement for pancreatic cancer and also for Vince Grosse’s brother Vern’s radiation implants for liver cancer.
  • Pray for our caregivers of those who are ailing.
  • Pray also for those who continue to mourn the loss of loved ones.

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for CUC members, and for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnessesand important decisions to be made. Prayers also for our nation and its people and for the people of Ukraine.

Birthdays

  • Mary Jennings – June 21
  • Julia Wilson – June 21
  • Lizann Gibson – June 25

Anniversaries

  • Bill and Patsy Lanham – June 20, 1964, Knoxville, TN, 58 years!
  • Bob and Cecelia Moore – June 20, 1970, Camden, SC, 52 years
  • Allen and Janet Buckley -June 22, 1991, Roswell, GA, 31years

From the RUMC Kitchen:

We hope you all have a great summer! The RUMC Kitchen won’t have hot meals this summer, but we will have plenty of frozen options available for you. You can order ahead online or just stop by any time to chat and pick up a meal or two from the kitchen. The kitchen staff will be working on additional frozen meals each week so check back often to see what we have available.

Here is the link to our Frozen Options for next week:

  • Frozen Meals $5
    • Chicken Pot Pie,
    • Country Fried Steak w/ Mashed Potatoes and Gravy,
    • Southern Corn Succotash, Brisket Fried Rice, Lasagna Bolognese
  • Frozen Soup $4 – (3 pints for $10)-
    • Potato and Leek Soup,
    • Brunswick Stew,
    • Beef Cabbage Roll Soup
  • Order Online

Summer Grocery Program

MUST Summer Lunch & My Neighbor’s Pantry are BACK for 2022, providing free groceries and easy lunch items for children and families in our community! We expect to serve between 200-250 families each week.

The program runs every Monday in June and July (except for July 4th). Donations can be dropped off at RUMC on:

Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM or Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House). There are many in-person volunteer opportunities. To volunteer to help with the program go to SignUp Genius.

To learn more contact Scotty Brewington or Mary Ann Bender.

Items include:

CerealBlocks of cheese (or bags of shredded cheese)
Hot dogs1 lb. bags of yellow rice
1 lb. bags of black beansSpaghetti/pasta sauce
laundry detergentfeminine hygiene products
fresh produce

Patriotic Celebration Concerts

Patriotic Celebration Concerts are coming up soon,

  • Friday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. and
  • Sunday, June 26 at 3 p.m.
  • with complimentary tickets available in the main office and Worship Arts office.

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.
  • Patriotic Celebration Concerts – Friday, June 24 , 7:30 p.m., Sunday, June 26 ,3 p.m.
  • Christmas in July Craft Show – July 23
  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


CUC Newsletter – June 11, 2022

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16


African Missionary Ancestors

Scott Dickson has our lesson June 12th and 19th. His title for June 12th is “African Missionary Ancestors”. His scripture is Matthew 28:19-20 .

From The Message: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.

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 when Covid rears its ugly head!)

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

June 12

  • Members: 21
  • Teacher: 1
  • Zoom: 41

Total: 63

CUC Wednesday Night Out

Our dinner last week at the Thai House was cancelled due to low signup because of the Covid epidemic. Hopefully it will be rescheduled later in the summer as it is one of our favorite restaurants.

CUC has a dinner reservation for June 15 at 5:30 pm at Papas & Beer [MENU], 12050 Etris Rd., Roswell. This is a California Mexican restaurant, recommended by a classmate, that is located in Sweet Apple Village close to Peach & Porkchop.

If you don’t sign up in class and can attend, please notify Larry Douglas: phone or email by Tuesday noon.

Prayer Requests

  • Jeannie Ehlers as she starts a new treatment with special chemo capsules to address existing and additional issues. Jeannie thanks everyone for their prayers, cards, and calls.
  • Laverne Lamb as she recovers from shoulder surgery.
  • Rose Lappe asks for prayers as she has a low white blood cell count, and a tumor on her spine which will be treated with radiation
  • CUC Members who have tested positive for the Covid virus. May their symptoms be mild and may they soon feel well again with complete recovery
  • Linda Cantrell requests: Will you please add Mark Turner son of our good friends, David and Sharon Turner to prayer list. He is fighting Cancer.

Ongoing Prayers

  • Dick Anthony who is doing better with multiple myeloma
  • Sister Backus – for relief of increased back pain and other disabilities
  • Malone and Charlotte Dodson as they anticipate a move to Chambrel
  • CUC family members in harm’s way ….
  • Bob and Sharon Erdman’s grandson Alex as he finishes his time teaching in Georgia and heads home
  • Martha & Tom Knights’ daughter Dorothy and family whose home is in Warsaw.
  • Thank you for your continued prayers after Susan Outz’s T-cell replacement for pancreatic cancer and also for Vern Grosse’s radiation implants for liver cancer.
  • Pray also 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.

Memorial Service

The service for Margie Avery will be this coming Thursday, June 16, 11:00a.m. in the Chapel

Birthdays

  • -=none=-

Anniversaries

  • Bob and Beth Hamilton – June 17, 1961, Pittsburgh, PA, 61 years!
  • Craig and Katherine Simons – June 17, 1967, Huntington, NY, 55years!

Thanks to Melissa

Rev. Melissa Kime-Hall has been appointed as Associate Pastor to Covington First UMC beginning on July 1. A church-wide reception will be held this Sunday , June 12, from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall to thank her for four years of ministry at RUMC and celebrate as she goes to her next assignment. Share your best wishes by participating in a love offering by June 19 online.

From the RUMC Kitchen:

We hope you all have a great summer! The RUMC Kitchen won’t have hot meals this summer, but we will have plenty of frozen options available for you. You can order ahead online or just stop by anytime to chat and pick up a meal or two from the kitchen. The kitchen staff will be working on additional frozen meals each week so check back often to see what we have available.

Here is the link to our Frozen Options for next week: https://my.rumc.com/portal/event_signup.aspx?id=23995

  • Frozen Meals $5 -Shepherd’s Pie, Chicken Pot Pie, Southern Succotash.
  • Frozen Soup $4(3 pints for $10) – Potato and Leek Soup, Brunswick Stew

Summer Grocery Program

MUST Summer Lunch & My Neighbor’s Pantry are BACK for 2022, providing free groceries and easy lunch items for children and families in our community! We expect to serve between 200-250 families each week.

The program runs every Monday in June and July (except for July 4th). Donations can be dropped off at RUMC on Sundays 8:30-12:30 PM or Mondays 12:00-4:00 PM at The Porch building (formerly the Coffee House). There are many in-person volunteer opportunities. To volunteer to help with the program go to SignUp Genius.Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FABAD29A31-myneighbors1

Items needed each week include: Cereal, Blocks of cheese (or bags of shredded cheese),Hot dogs,1 lb. bags of yellow rice, 1 lb. bags of black beans, Spaghetti/pasta sauce, laundry detergent, feminine hygiene products, and fresh produce.

To learn more or to be added to the weekly e-mail list, contact Scotty Brewington (scotty@marketjet.com) or Mary Ann Bender (mabender2@gmail.com).

Patriotic Celebration Concerts

Patriotic Celebration Concerts are coming up soon, Friday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 26 at 3 p.m. with complimentary tickets available in the main office and Worship Arts office.

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:

  • Reception for Melissa Kime-Hall – June 12, 11:30-2:00
  • Patriotic Celebration Concerts – Friday, June 24 , 7:30 p.m., Sunday, June 26 ,3 p.m.
  • Christmas in July Craft Show – July 23
  • The Sound of Music – July 28-31
  • Malone Dodson Golf Tournament – October 10
  • CUC Retreat – October 18-20


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