Category Archives: CUC Committees

CUC Newsletter – July 20, 2019

“When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers – the moon and the stars you have set in place – what are mortals that you should think of us, mere mortals that you should care for us?”  

Psalms 8:3-4


Sunday, July 21, 2019

What is on the final exam?

Our teacher this Sunday is Dave Mueller, a member of the Crosstalk Sunday School Class.  He has taught our class before and we look forward to welcoming him back.  Dave’s subject is “What is on the final exam?’  The overall scripture passage is Micah 6:6-8.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week.  This Sunday they will be provided by Babs & Shaw Skillings and Judy & Dal Zierk

CUC Attendance

July 14
90 members + 3 visitors + guest speaker = 94

CUC Collection

July 14
$116.

New CUC Donations

With the results from the potluck supper love offering of over $1600 plus some additional funds from the CUC treasury, checks in the amount of $1,000 have been given to Homestretch and to the Murphy-Harpst Children’s Home in Cedartown.


CUC Wednesday Night Out

This past Wednesday evening, 36 of us dined at Brookwood Grill.

Reservation has been made for Altobeli’s Italian restaurant [MENU] for 5:30 pm on next  Wednesday, July 24. The location is 3000 Old Alabama Rd, Alpharetta  (corner of Haynes Bridge Rd & Old Alabama Rd). The owner will again provide free hors d’oeuvres for each table in our group.

If you don’t sign up on Sunday and can attend or you sign up and can’t attend please notify Larry or Ann Douglas by noon Tuesday, so we can provide the restaurant with an accurate count.


CUC Class Officers for 2020

Time flies by! August  4th is the date that new Sunday School Class officers and committee members take over some of the tasks of keeping our Christians Under Construction Class organized, taught, cared for, prayed for, entertained, and in touch with one  another.

Please look over your 2018-19 list of CUC officers and if there are any committees that you see that you think you would like to contribute your own talents to please call or email Sara Beecham


MUST Summer Lunches

CUC will be picking up supplies on Monday, July 22 and will be packing bags in the DOD at 10:00 on Tuesday, July 23.
Contact Sandy Griffin if you would like to help, or just come. Many hands make light work!

MUST Summer Lunch Program will continue to deliver lunches each day through August 9. To sign up to pack and load lunches or to drive and ride on a delivery route, visit rumc.com/MUST.

Members still wishing to make donations to the summer lunch program should make out their checks to CUC and include “MUST summer lunches” on the line for notes.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 

Acting UP is presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in five shows running July 25-28. With a live orchestra, a cast of 45, and costumes from New York, this classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is not to be missed!

This popular musical re-imagines the biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers, and his coat of many colors. Tickets are available from the Worship Arts office or the Acting UP box office. $10 General Admission, $25 reserved seating. Information: 678.871.7766 


Box Tops and Flip Tops, etc.

Keep on bringing in those accumulated Box Tops for Education for Red Bird Missions and flip tops for Ronald McDonald Houses! And remember to set up accounts and use your purchases at Publix and Amazon Smile to support. Murphy Harpst.


Birthdays

  • Kathy Carpenter—Jul 22
  • Linda Cantrell—Jul 22
  • Bettie Goss—Jul 23
  • Steve Covert—Jul 27

 Anniversaries

  • none

  • Myra Belote for  good recovery following revision hip surgery
  • Pat Deaton and her daughter Lara Deaton Mittlehouser as Lara recovers  at  home
  • Jeff Koelho  who will be having cervical disk surgery on July 26
  • Laverne  Lamb on  the  loss  of  her  sister as  she  deals with  her  own  health  issues, and as she  continues to help Dick Anthony 

Continuing prayers:

  • Dick Anthony– who is improving as he continues treatment for Multiple Myeloma
  • Pat (Mrs.) Cooney as she has chemo for multiple myeloma. Her condition has improved and she hopes to stop chemo soon.  Keep her and her husband Pat in your prayers.
  • Diane Frei and Gail Earman (former  CUC  members) as Diana is in her last months of her battle with  Lymphoma.

Thanksgiving

  • Marlene McLeod back to CUC recovering from recent shoulder fracture

( Please  help to  keep  this  list  up to date  by  notifying  the  editor  of any  CUC  members  who  need  to be added  or  removed  from this  list)

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


  • Tuesday, July 23 –RUMC Chick-fil-A Day Trip
  • July 25-28– Acting Up – “Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”
  • Oct. 8-10 – CUC 2019 Retreat Amicalola Falls Lodge
  • Oct. 7 – RUMC Foundation Golf Tournament
  • Dec. 3 – CUC Christmas  Party at  Metropolitan  Club


CUC Newsletter – July 12, 2019

“Jesus said unto them, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  This is the first and great commandment.  And the second is like unto it, thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self.”  Matthew 22:37-39


Sunday – July 14, 2019

The Main Thing

Our lesson this week will be presented by Dr. Jim McCormick, who is back after a very moving and insightful lesson last week.  Jim’s lesson this week is entitled “The Main Thing”.  The scripture passage is Matthew 22:35-40.  

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week.  This Sunday they will be provided by Judy & Sieg Hoogstraal and Dee & Bill Scott.

CUC Attendance

July 7
1 teacher + 1 guest + 82 members = 84 total

CUC Collection

July 7
$96


CUC Wednesday Night Out

Twenty eight CUC members and guests enjoyed this past week’s CUC WNO at Slopes BBQ.

Next week’s Wednesday Night dinner on July 17 at 5:30 will be at the Brookwood Grill [MENU], 880 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Roswell. If you don’t sign up on  Sunday and can attend or you sign up and can’t attend please notify Larry or Ann Douglas by noon Tuesday, so we can provide the restaurant with an accurate count. 


CUC Class Officers for 2020

Time flies by! August  4th is the date that new Sunday School Class officers and committee members take over some of the tasks of keeping our Christians Under Construction Class organized, taught, cared for, prayed for, entertained, and in touch with one another.

Please look over your 2018-19 list of CUC officers and if there are any committees that you see that you think you would like to contribute your own talents to please call or email Sara Beecham


Continue To Support our Children’s Ministry!

Nancy Spence writes: The joy and music of 365 children and their leaders filled the walls of RUMC during VBS! Thank you, CUC for your financial and prayer support. Please continue to keep the children’s ministry in your prayers next week as they share God’s love during Mission Week.


Thank You From Homestretch

The following letter was received by the church from Talaya Parker, Executive Director of HomeStretch regarding the  gift the CUC Foundation sent  to Homestretch  recently:

On behalf of HomeStretch and the families we serve, we would like to thank you for your generous donation. We received your gift in the amount of $2,000.00.
Your generosity is so important to us and the homeless working families of North Fulton County.  With this gift, you are helping us provide supportive housing for families in crisis, so parents and their children can stay together.  But that’s not all.  During their time with us, the families receive life skills education and mentoring to cultivate stability and promote future self-reliance.  Through commitments such as yours, the families can focus on regaining their dignity and reaching financial independence without worrying about where they and their children will sleep each night. Providing transitional housing and supportive services is an expensive but worthwhile investment in the transformation of the lives of homeless families.   HomeStretch relies on donations like yours to help fund this program. Thank you for helping us through your gift.


MUST Summer Lunches

MUST Summer Lunch Program will continue to deliver lunches each day through August 9. To sign up to pack and load lunches or to drive and ride on a delivery route, visit rumc.com/MUST. Members still wishing to make donations to the summer lunch program should make out their checks to CUC and include “MUST summer lunches” on the line for notes.


 RUMC Senior Day Trip

Tuesday, July 23, will be a Senior Day Trip to the Chick-fil-A headquarters for a tour of the facilities and lunch at The Dwarf House. Cost is $15 (does not include lunch); register by this Sunday, July 14 at rumc.com/seniordaytrip. Questions: Dr. Jeff Rossjross@rumccom


 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Acting UP is Presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat .

With a live orchestra, a cast of 45, and costumes from New York, this classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is not to be missed! The production runs July 25-28.

Tickets are available from the Worship Arts office or the Acting UP box office. $10 General Admission, $25 reserved seating. Information: 678.871.7766 


Box Tops and Flip Tops, etc.

Keep on bringing in those accumulated Box Tops for Education for Red Bird Missions and flip tops for Ronald McDonald Houses! And remember to set up accounts and use your purchases at Publix and Amazon Smile to support. Murphy Harpst.

Birthdays

  • Jack Stadler – July 15
  • Malone Dodson– July 15
  • PD May—July 18
  • Edna Smith—July 20

Anniversaries

  • Shirley and PD May – July 19, 1958 – 61 years!!

( Please  help to  keep  this  list  up to date  by  notifying  the  editor  of any  CUC  members  who  need  to be added  or  removed  from this  list)

  • Myra Belote for  good recovery following revision hip surgery
  • Marlene McLeod for healing of shoulder fracture following  a fall
  • Pat Deaton and her daughter Lara Deaton Mittlehouser. Lara is still  hospitalized at  Northside Cherokee  following surgery on last Friday to remove her gallbladder. 

( Please help to  keep  this  list  up to date  by  notifying the editor of any CUC  members who need to be added or removed  from this  list)

Continuing prayers:

  • Dick Anthony – as he continues treatment for Multiple Myeloma
  • Pat (Mrs.) Cooney as she has chemo for multiple myeloma. Her condition has improved but she will need to continue chemo.  Keep her and her husband Pat in your prayers.
  • Diane Frei and Gail Earman (former CUC members) as Diana is in her last months of her battle with  Lymphoma

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


  • Tuesday, July 23 –RUMC Chick-fil-A  Day Trip
  • July 25-28– Acting Up – “Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”
  • Oct. 8-10 – CUC 2019 Retreat Amicalola Falls Lodge
  • Oct. 7 – RUMC Foundation Golf Tournament
  • Dec. 3 – CUC Christmas  Party at  Metropolitan  Club


CUC Newsletter – June 28, 2019

“Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in you..”

1 Peter 3:15


Sunday, June 30, 2019

Christian, What do You Believe?

We will welcome Scott Dickson back this Sunday after his “thought provoking” lesson last week. The title of the lesson this week is “Christian, What do You Believe?”
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Scott’s lessons encourage us to think and be prepared to defend what we believe – as difficult as it might be at times. After last week, the one truth we can know for sure is: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believed in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This Sunday they will be provided by Rose & Jim Lappe and Sue & Hugh Gardner

CUC Attendance

June 23
members 93, Visitors 1, total = 94

CUC Collection

June 23
$88


Patriotic Picnic Potluck

There was a great turnout for the Patriotic Picnic Wednesday evening, Jeff Coelho counted 83 in attendance.

We also celebrated Charlotte and Malone’s 60 wedding Anniversary, Dee and Bill Scott’s Anniversary and Beverly Tatom’s Birthday.

From Claudia Phelps: If you were unable to contribute to the love offering Wednesday night, you may bring checks Sunday and give them to Charlie Mason.

From Beverly Tatom: A great big thank you to my wonderful CUC family for the “Totally” surprise birthday accolades. Plus Birthday cake, roses and even a crown! I am so blessed to have such loving Christian friends and I love each of you.

Thanks to Jeff for MC’ing and the great presentation.
And a special Thanks to the Fellowship committee for their planning, hard work, and great execution!

It was a GREAT party….GREAT food, GREAT entertainment..and GREAT folks

               Photos from the Patriotic Potluck Picnic

Potluck Picnic Photos
(click on link to see the album)


MUST Summer Lunches

The next date for CUC to pack lunch bags will be Tuesday, July 2 – 10:00 – 11:00 am

Members still wishing to make donations to the summer lunch program should make out their checks to CUC and include “MUST summer lunches” on the line for notes. These checks can be placed in the collection basket any Sunday.

Volunteer help is also needed for volunteers to pack and load lunches or to drive or ride on a delivery route, to get all those lunches delivered each day. Visit rumc.com/must to sign up.


Patriotic Concerts

The Thirty-Eighth Annual Roswell Patriotic Celebration Concerts are Friday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 30, at 3 p.m. Complimentary tickets will be available in the Main Office, the Worship Arts office. Or, you may get your tickets from Sarah Beecham in the CUC class on Sunday morning (for the Sunday afternoon Concert).

If you would like to honor or memorialize a Veteran or active duty member of the military by purchasing a flower arrangement for the Patriotic Celebration Concerts, please contact Ann Moore at amoore@rumc.com or 770.261.1719.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Acting UP is Presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat With a live orchestra, a cast of 45, and costumes from New York.

This classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is not to be missed! The production runs July 25-28. Tickets are available from the Worship Arts office or the Acting UP box office. $10 General Admission, $25 reserved seating. Information: 678.871.7766


Wednesday Night Out

There will be no dinner for July 3.
Dinners will resume on July 10.

Larry Douglas


Senior Day Trip: Tuesday, July 23, will be a Senior Day Trip to the Chick-fil-A headquarters for a tour of the facilities and lunch at The Dwarf House. Cost is $15 (does not include lunch); register by Sunday, July 14 at rumc.com/seniordaytrip. Questions: Dr. Jeff Ross, jross@rumc.com


Summer Bible studies will begin next month with the first studies beginning on July 11 (Braving the Wilderness, Brene Brown) and July 16 (Listening to Scripture: Strategies for Interpreting the Bible, The Kerygma Program). To register, go to: http://www.rumc.com/special-interest-short-term-classes/


Box Tops and Flip Tops, etc.

Keep on bringing in those accumulated Box Tops for Education for Red Bird Missions and flip tops for Ronald McDonald Houses! And remember to set up accounts and use your purchases at Publix and Amazon Smile to support. Murphy Harpst.

Why Do We Want Boxtops for Red Bird Missions?

The United Methodist Conference has established this fully accredited Christian grade school through high school to educate poor children in Appalachia. It has a 97% graduation rate. United Methodist Churches all over the country collect and send Boxtops For Education so the schools can buy needed items. (As you save yours and bring them in, please check the expiration dates!)


Birthdays

  • Dick Anthony – July 1

Anniversaries

  • Nancy and Dave Wistrand – July 2, 1994 – 25 years
  • Ann and Larry Douglas – July 6, 1968 – 51 years!

(Please help to keep this list up to date by notifying the editor of any CUC members who need to be added or removed from this list)

  • Prayers for Diana Frei, who is in the last stages of lymphoma. She has stopped treatment except for meds to keep her comfortable. She is being cared for at home by her partner of 40 years, Gail Erman.
  • Prayers for Rev. Melissa Mobley and her family. Her father Jack Kime, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 25th. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Visitation will be Friday, June 28th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home in Calhoun, GA. The funeral service will be Saturday, June 29th at 11:00 am at Calhoun First UMC (205 E Line St., Calhoun, GA).
  • Dick Anthony – Pray for good recovery after surgery on his leg as he continues treatment for Multiple Myeloma.
  • From Robin Hicks – Please pray for my daughter, Shannon Garrett. She will leave this Sunday, June 23, to have a stem cell transplant to halt the progression of Multiple Sclerosis. She will be at Clinica Ruiz for a month long treatment. This facility is run by Dr. Ruiz Arguelles , a top 50 Mayo Clinic Alumnus, and is one of two places in the world with proven results of stopping MS progression. Thank you in advance for your prayers.
  • Harvey West – for good recovery following his colon surgery

Continuing prayers:

  • Shirley May who is still recovering from the effects of Shingles.
  • Pat (Mrs.) Cooney as she has chemo for multiple myeloma. Her condition has improved but she will need to continue chemo. Keep her and her husband Pat in your prayers.

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


  • June 28 -7:30 PM – Patriotic Concert
  • June 30 – 3PM – Patriotic Concert
  • July 2 – 10:00 – 11:00 am – Pack Must Ministries Lunch Bags
  • July 25-28 – Acting Up – “Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”
  • Oct. 8-10 – CUC 2019 Retreat Amicalola Falls Lodge
  • Oct. 7 – RUMC Foundation Golf Tournament
  • Dec. 3 – CUC Christmas Party at Metropolitan Club
  • Oct. 21-23, 2020 – CUC annual retreat at Winshape at Berry College!



CUC Newsletter – March 1, 2019

“Before they left, the men told her, “We can guarantee your safety only if you leave this scarlet rope hanging from the window. And all your family members …. must be here inside the house.”

Judges 2:17-18


Sunday, March 3, 2019

The Gospel Through a Rope

The title of this Sundays lesson is: “The Gospel through a rope”. Be sure to read the scripture passage, Joshua 2:12-21 before class so you will have the background for the lesson.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This Sunday they will be provided by Jan Ligon, Jeannie & Jim Ehlers, and Julianna Goodson

CUC Attendance

Sunday, February 24
99 members + 1 teacher = 100 total

CUC Offering

Sunday, February 24
$106.50

CUC Mardi Gras Party

Thanks to our CUC Fellowship Committee especially Mike and Garlinn Story and Bill and Patsy Lanham for the planning and putting on the Mardi Gras Party this past Thursday evening. It was really a GREAT party!


Get Ready for the Fun of Small Group Dinners!

Your Fellowship Committee is preparing for our springtime round of small group dinners. This is a wonderful opportunity to get to know your CUC classmates at a more intimate gathering. We encourage all, but especially our newest members, to take advantage of dining at a classmate’s home with 6 or 8 other CUC’ers. Here are the details:

  1. Sign-ups will be taken until March 24th. A clip board will be passed in class or you can let a committee member know by email that you would like to join in. Please Contact: Kris Taylor or Mary Serafina.
  2. Simply add your name(s) and mark the column “Host” if you would like to hold the dinner in your home.
  3. The host provides the main course and wine if desired. Each guest will bring a portion of the meal. Easy peasy!
  4. The committee will start matching up guests and hosts at the end of March. Dinners will be held throughout the spring (April, May, June) as each group selects a date convenient to all.

Questions? Comments? Favorite recipes? Send all to Kris or Mary.


CPR Class

A CPR & AID class for CUC members will be taught on this Sunday, March 3rd, at 12:30 PM, in the A Building in rooms 177 & 178 which are near the elevator. It will be taught by Teresa Dean who is a certified instructor and a member of RUMC.

This is for anyone who wants to be newly certified or recertified. The cost is $15.00 per person. We suggest you bring a snack or light lunch. The class should last approx. 1 1/2 hrs. Questions? Please contact Sharon Erdman.


Dr. Jeff Ross will lead the Lenten study “Restored: Finding Redemption in Our Mess” by Tom Berlin on Wednesdays, March 6-April 17, from 4:30-5:45 p.m. in Room 358, Chapel building.
Information/registration: rumc.com/small groups


Wednesday Night Out

Join us weekly from 4:45-6:30 p.m. for dinner in the Fellowship Hall. This week’s menu:

  • Stuffed Tortellini in a Roasted Garlic Alfredo Oven Roasted Buttered Broccoli
  • Garlic Bread, Chicken and Rice Soup, Salad Bar, Strawberry Shortcake

Seniors Enriched Living

Registration has begun for the SEL spring session. Continuing education classes in finance, art, music, history, theology and more begin March 26 and are held every Tuesday and Thursday for eight weeks in the Dodson Youth Center.

Information/registration: selroswellga.org or 770.587.3750


Box Tops and Flip Tops

Keep on bringing in those accumulated box tops and flip tops for Red Bird Missions and Ronald McDonald Houses!


Birthdays

  • Linda Boswell – Mar 4
  • Johnie Wright – Mar 8

Anniversaries

  • None

  • Jo Adcock, sister of Jim Adcock, being transferred to Manor Care following pneumonia and a fall.

Continuing prayers:

  • Barbara Davis and Shirley May who are both recovering from Shingles
  • Pat (Mrs.) Cooney as she has chemo for multiple myeloma. Her condition has improved but she will need to continue chemo. Keep her and her husband Pat in your prayers.

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


  • March 17 – “An Afternoon with Anita Renfroe”
  • March 22-24 – Acting UP! “Arsenic and Old Lace”
  • April 6 – Run the River Homestretch Road Race
  • May 2-4 – RUMC’s Annual Garage Sale Extravaganza
  • Oct. 14 – RUMC Foundation Golf Tournament


CUC Newsletter – August 31, 2018

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The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Psalms 23: 1-4 KJV

(My grandfather offered to give me a silver dollar if I memorized the 23rd Psalm. And so I did. Sara Beecham.)


Sunday, September 2, 2018

Four Principles for Daily Living

Our own Roger Davis will be teaching CUC this Sunday The topic is “Four Principles for Daily Living”. Roger always has a good message for us. The scripture reference is Romans 8:28-38.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This Sunday they will be provided by Sister & Gannett Backus and Jeannie & Jim Ehlers

CUC Attendance

Sunday, August 26
1 speaker, 5 guests, 93 members = Total 99

CUC Offering

Sunday, August 26
$100

Thanks to Outgoing CUC Officers and Committee Members

Thanks especially to Tom Knight for his leadership this past year as Sara Beecham takes over as our new president.

CUC’s Weekly Scriptures

CUC’s 2018-19 class president is inviting class members to send a favorite Bible verse and a brief remark for our newsletter each week. Please send to: sarabeecham@gmail.com


NEW COVENANT GROUPS FORMING

Tom Davis spoke in a recent sermon, ” For where two or three are gathered in My name, I am in the midst of them.” This verse really applies to our class, where 97 people currently meet and study in small groups.

In recent months we have added more new members to the class who might be interested in forming their own groups. We have resources for study books and guidelines for setting up these groups.

For more information please contact Ann Douglas acdvld@aol.com or Roger Davis – rogale1123@gmail.com


Homestretch Year End Report

As CUC has always been a big supporter of Homestretch since its very beginning it is with pleasure that we hear the statistics June to June of this year:

Of 15 families, 14 graduated. All are full-time employed and in permanent housing. Two of their kids are off to college, one an honor graduate with a full scholarship to Stanford University.


Why Could Red Bird Christian School Use 2nd Language Textbooks?

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Recently Norma and David Hills took clothing, books etc. to Red Bird Missions including 2nd language textbooks.

UM Churches and volunteers with their money, labor, and materials renovated Red Bird’s two old dorms so a Residential Program could be offered. The 2 dorms house 24 students and each dorm has its own dorm parents.

Internationals attending the Residential Programs live in these dorms and concentrate on the skills of learning a new language: grammar, reading writing, vocabulary, listening and speaking. Their goals are to attend a college or university. That’s how the 2nd language textbooks are used.

To facilitate their spiritual growth, they participate in daily devotions, weekly chapel services, Sat. leadership training and 2 Bible Study courses during their high school career.


Calling All Seniors (age 60+)

Do you like to sing? For the Prime Time Singers, RUMC’s Senior Adult Choir under the direction of Tom Alterman, no experience or audition is necessary.

PTS rehearses on Wednesday mornings in the choir room beginning September 5 through May from 10:45 -12 noon for a fun-filled time of rehearsal and fellowship. The choir sings for the First Sunday Communion Services, Senior Adult Activities, and at venues in the community.


Little Things Mean a Lot!

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Don’t forget to collect and bring in to CUC  your flip tops to support Ronald McDonald Houses.

CUC Helps Red Bird Missions by collecting Labels for Education

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The Path of Compassion: Living with Heart, Soul, and Mind

The Path of Compassion: Living with Heart, Soul, and Mind by [Greer, Ronald J.]

Adult Bible Study taught by Jeff Ross, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m, Aug. 22-Oct. 17 (Note time change) in the Crosstalk Classroom (across from CUC Room.)

Written by seasoned pastoral counselor, Ron Greer, the study explores the foundational truths of the Scriptures to love God “with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind” and to love “your neighbor as yourself.”


Wednesday Night Out

WNO

Join other CUC members along with the rest of the RUMC church family weekly on Wednesday 4:45-6:30 for dinner, planned by our new chef, Jacob Crane, in the Fellowship Hall. The menu each week can be found at rumc.com/wno


Get Your Cans to Church!

September is RUMC’s month to fill the pantry at North Fulton Charities. Remember to bring nonperishable items to church on Sunday mornings or to the church office during office hours Monday-Thursday


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  • John Sharp – for quick recovery from kidney surgery.
  • Pat (Mrs.) Cooney who has had multiple myeloma recurrence with fractured vertebra. Keep her and her husband Pat in your prayers.

Thanksgivings

  • Beverly Tatom doing well after her spinal surgery
  • Birth of new grandson for Johnie and Nancy Wright

 

Continuing prayers:

  • links-icon-9889-20x20Pastor Andrew Brunson  is still on house arrest in Turkey while the U.S. imposes sanctions on Turkey, demanding his release. Please pray for his release soon, or at the scheduled hearing October 12. Terry and Wanda Taylor’s son Kent is Andrew’s partner in ministry.
  • Pray for Mary Serafina and her daughter Pam Pruit as Pam continues chemo.

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.

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


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CUC Newsletter – June 23, 2018

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“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Do not put out the Spirit’s fire; do not treat prophecies with contempt. Test everything. Hold on to the good. Avoid every kind of evil.”

1 Thessalonians 5:16-22:


Sunday, June 24, 2018

“A Fantastic Bus Ride”

Our teacher this Sunday is Sally Dowland and her topic is “A Fantastic Bus Ride”. Sally is a member of the Bereans Sunday School class and had been with us previously. She was on staff of RUMC where she was the adult coordinator.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This Sunday they will be provided by Lynne & Dave Roberts and Martha Jane & Charlie Mason

CUC Attendance

Sunday, June 17
Members 89 + 1 teacher + 2 visitors = 92

CUC Offering

Sunday, June 17
$83

New CUC Member

Please welcome our newest CUC Class member Jan Williams


CUC’s Wednesday Night Out

WNO

This past week’s Wednesday Night Out Dinner on June 20 at the Olive Garden was enjoyed by 21 CUC members.


CUC Patriotic Potluck Picnic

Patriotic Potluck Picnic!

The CUC Patriotic Potluck Picnic is in the DOD next Wednesday, June 27th at 5:30 pm.

The Fellowship Committee is providing barbecue, buns, and iced tea and dessert. Plan to bring potluck dishes or nibbles and non-alcoholic beverage of choice.

The Treble Makers will be singing for us at 6:30. Our Potluck Picnic is also a game night for those who wish to bring games to play. Cost? A Love offering for charity of your choice; Homestretch, Lunches for Learning, Murphy Harpst, MUST. (Please write checks to CUC with name of charity at bottom.) Questions? Contact Claudia Phelps


CUC CLASS OFFICERS FOR 2018-19

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It’s time to be thinking about class officers for 2018-19 with responsibilities beginning in August. Sara Beecham, current Vice President, will move into the president position but many other jobs will likely be available.

Current committees have all done a great job and keeping some experienced persons on their current assignments is advisable. However, it is equally important to get new people involved. A nominating committee is working on this in the next few weeks. Information on current class committees is available on the class web site (CUCX.WORDPRESS.COM). If you’re interested in serving on any committee or would like to change your current assignment, please let me know asap. My goal is to have everything tied down by mid-July.

Many thanks, Tom Knight


Must Ministries Lunch Program

A big thank you to our class for the steady contributions of Apples for Must Ministries each week! Keep up the good work!

Continuing every Sunday through the months of June and July please bring bags of apples as you are able and they will be placed with the lunch crews for distribution with the bag lunches.

Last year we made 2400 lunches and plan to do that again this year. Our next date is June 26, Tuesday, 9:00 am, in the Fellowship Hall. We have enough volunteers signed up for that date but may need more some later on. The CUC MUST Lunch Committee consists of Sandy and Bill Griffin, Martha Jane Mason, Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho, Jim Boswell, Claudia Phelps.


2018 CUC RETREAT – OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMER 2

We will be passing the clip-board for sign-up to attend the CUC Retreat at Chick-fil-A’s Winshape facility again this week. THIS WILL BE THE LAST WEEK TO SIGN UP.

  • We currently have 78 CUC’ers signed up plus our guest speakers.
  • We will announce the guest speakers this Sunday!
  • You may start giving your deposit this Sunday. The deposit is $150.00. Please make your check payable to “CUC Class” and add “Retreat” on the memo line.
  • All deposits must be in by July 8 in order to hold the rooms.
  • If you have any change in plans, please let us know immediately.

From a cost standpoint we are estimating the following rates: (subject to slight change)

  • Married couple – $465
  • Single – sharing a room $280
  • Single – not sharing a room $350
  • These rates include all meals, coffee breaks, ice cream breaks, etc.

Questions? Ask Roger Davis.


Reception for New Clergy

There is a reception this Sunday, June 24th after the 11:00 service for new clergy in the Fellowship Hall in the chapel building.

We cannot wait to see you this Sunday and hope that you make plans to attend the reception for

  • Rev. Melissa Mobley
  • Rev. Dr. Joe McKechnie
  • Rev. Dr. Jeff Ross
at 12 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Chapel building

Reminder next Sunday

Next Sunday, July 1st there is one service at 11am in the sanctuary and 11am in the chapel and hot dogs and ice cream will be served on the commons at noon.


Little Things Mean a Lot!

Apples to CUC for MUST lunches!

Box Tops should be clipped when you see them on boxes, cans, bags you have brought home from stores and brought for CUC Red Bird Ministry basket

Flip tops from cans for Ronald McDonald Houses – keep collecting them and bring to Sunday School.

 

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  • Bev Harrell – pray for healing of leg injury following fall
  • Johnny Johnson – Pray for successful hip surgery next week.
  • Edna Smith is home from successful hernia surgery. Prayers for a speedy recovery
  • Arlis Bryant, sister of La Verne Lamb, has two masses on her left lung with midline lymph node involvement. She is having a biopsy this week and will start chemo with immunotherapy on Monday.
  • Mary Serafina is planning to be at MD Anderson in Houston with her daughter Pam Pruit for a month for Pam’s cancer treatments. Pray for Pam’s recovery from pneumonia and successful cancer treatment

Ongoing Prayer Request

  • Pastor Andrew Brunson, wrongly imprisoned in Turkey, his wife and family, and for Terry and Wanda Taylor’s son Kent who is Andrew’s partner in ministry in Turkey. Andrew’s trial has been postponed to July 18th.

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made. (Please send updates on any of our ill or recovering classmates so the editor can keep information current)


Celebrations

Birthdays

Anniversaries


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CUC Newsletter – June 1, 2018

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“It is my judgement, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood.” (AD 50).

Acts 15:19,20


Sunday, June 3, 2018

Why Chapel Roswell is Working

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Eric Lee is our CUC speaker Sunday. His topic, “Why Chapel Roswell is Working”. Eric has had quite an impact on RUMC during his time here and this will be our last time to hear him before he moves on to his new church. His last day at RUMC is June 10.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This Sunday they will be provided by Norma Taylor, Pat & Pat Cooney, and Daphne Fradl.

CUC Attendance

Sunday, May 27
70 members + 3 visitors + teacher = 74

CUC Offering

Sunday, May 27
$63.00


CUC’s Wednesday Night Out

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This past week’s Wednesday Night Out Dinner on May 30 at the Longhorn Steakhouse was attended by 24 CUC members.

The CUC Wednesday Night Out Dinner for June 6, at 5:30 will be at the Thai House, 10930 Crabapple Rd., Roswell [MENU]. If you want to come and can’t sign up in class, call Grady or Pat Phillips at 770-587-5392 or email them at ghpppp@bellsouth.net by noon Tuesday June 5.


Bringing Hope to Honduras

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Our speaker last Sunday, Phil Dodson, talked on bringing help to Honduras, one lunch at a time, through the Lunches for Learning program.

CUC has sent members to Honduras on mission trips and has contributed through the church to Lunches For Learning,

but it was suggested that if individuals are so led, they could make individual donations to the program. ($150 feeds one child lunches for a year). (Lunches for Learning, Inc., P.O. Box 2146, Roswell 30077) (lunchesforlearning.org)


Must Ministries Lunch Program

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We will be collecting bags of apples in CUC for the MUST Summer Lunch program. Every Sunday through the months of June and July please bring bags of apples as you are able and they will be placed with the lunch crews for distribution with the bag lunches.

Last year we made 2400 lunches and plan to do that again this year. Our first date is Tuesday, June 12, 9:00 am, in the Fellowship Hall. We will be passing the clipboard for volunteers to make the lunches. They will be ham sandwiches this year. It takes about 15 volunteers to put these lunches together.

The CUC MUST Lunch Committee consists of Sandy and Bill Griffin, Martha Jane Mason, Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho, Jim Boswell, Claudia Phelps


From the Fellowship Committee:

Patriotic Potluck Picnic!

There will be a CUC Patriotic Potluck Picnic in the DOD on Wednesday, June 27th! Save the date! Plan to bring potluck and games to share.


2018 CUC RETREAT – OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 2

By unanimous vote at our last retreat, we are returning to Chick-fil-A’s Winshape facility at Berry College for 2018. The facility, the staff, and the amenities are outstanding.

From a cost standpoint we are estimating the following rates: (subject to slight change)

  • Married couple – $465
  • Single – sharing a room $280
  • Single – not sharing a room $350

These rates include all meals, coffee breaks, ice cream breaks, etc.

We are not ready to announce our program at this time but feel the class will be well pleased and blessed by being there.

Please be prayerfully considering your participation in this annual event. More information will be coming, but we want to get an initial indication concerning your attendance and we want you to get it on your calendar to avoid conflicts.

We will start “Passing a Clipboard” this Sunday and asking for a deposit for a portion of the cost in late June. Questions? Ask Roger Davis.

DON’T MISS THIS SPECIAL EVENT!!


Little Things Mean a Lot!

Apples to CUC for Must lunches!

 

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Please keep on clipping Box Tops when you see them on boxes, cans, bags you have brought home from stores. CUC has a basket for their deposit. Please remember to keep collecting and bring to Sunday School your flip tops from cans for Ronald McDonald Houses


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  • Lynn & Jim Adcock as they prepare for their move to Huntcliff Summit on July 1.
  • Steve Horton, brother-law of John Sharp as he battles cancer

Thanksgivings

  • Mary Serafina was back to CUC last Sunday, recovered from a mild stroke

Ongoing Prayer Requests

  • Mary Serafina asked that we continue to pray for her daughter Pam Pruit as she battles cancer. She is going to MD Anderson in Houston for further evaluation.
  • Pastor Andrew Brunson, wrongly imprisoned in Turkey, his wife and family, and for Terry and Wanda Taylor’s son Kent who is Andrew’s partner in ministry in Turkey.

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.( Please send updates on any of our ill or recovering classmates so this editor can keep information current)


Celebrations

Anniversaries

  • Claudia & John PhelpsJune 8, 1968 50 years!
  • Kris & Dave TaylorJune 9 1968 50 years!

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CUC Newsletter – August 11, 2017

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I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message. I pray that they will all be one just as you and I are one – as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent me.

John 17:20


Sunday, August 13, 2017

Is It God or Just the Wind ?

Dave Mueller is our CUC speaker for this Sunday. Dave is a member of the Bereans Sunday School Class and has spoken to us before. He has chosen “Is it God or just the wind?” as the title of the class.

Dave is encouraging us to bring our Bibles to class or have one available on our phone.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Jan & Allen Buckley and Dick Anthony and Laverne Lamb.

Please also thank Wanda Taylor for her work in organizing which class members bring refreshments each week.

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, August 6
88 members

CUC Class Contributions
Sunday, Aug 6
$95


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CUC Wednesday Night Out

44 CUC members enjoyed dinner at Bob Schnakenberg’s son’s Family Traditions Restaurant this past week.
RUMC Wednesday Night Out dinners begin next week, August 16th.


Upscale Garage Sale

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Thanks to all CUC members (at least 65 of us!) who came out and helped with our 2017 Garage Sale Extravaganza to support our RUMC Job Networking program.

Thanks to all who donated, volunteered their time and energy, and all those who bought the things collected. Job Networking made over $45,000! Gale Davis reports clothing alone took in $3500 and Dave Roberts reports $1703 from book sales.


Michael O’Neal Summer Singers Concert

The Michael O’Neal Summer Singers will be presenting a concert “Sounds of Today”, choral music by living composers of the 21st century, this Sunday, August 13 at 3:00. Get your tickets ($15) from Virginia Thomason.


Multiply

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Be inspired to serve like Jesus in our church and community. As Linda King announced in CUC Class this past Sunday, you are invited to this “Multiply” event on Saturday, August 26, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm in the chapel for breakfast and lunch and a time of worship with Tom Davis, author Jo Saxton, Tom Alterman, and the Chapel Roswell Band. To register go to rumc.com/multiply.


New Adult Bible Studies and Classes

As a church, we are called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We hope you will join us for one of the bible study opportunities coming up this fall here at RUMC as we seek to grow in our knowledge of God, scripture, and faith. With a variety of topics, each of these classes will engage in deep study, rich discussion, and communal prayer as participants learn and grow together. Go to rumc.com/biblestudies or pick up a booklet in the lobby to learn more.


Malone Dodson Golf Tournament

The 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament to benefit The RUMC Foundation, Inc. is set for Monday Oct. 9, 2017. We are offering a special discount for RUMC Members if you register by Aug. 31. Check out our 80th birthday tribute opportunity in honor of Dr. Malone Dodson. Information/ Registration: www.rumc.com/golf.


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Thank you, CUC members, for participating in a project that helps Red Bird Mission School in rural Kentucky.

The Labels for Education that we have sent to this school are among the 1,500,000 required for the school to be awarded a new school van by the Campbell Company. This van will provide transportation for students depending on this school for their education and also for trips students make during the year.

Labels for Education are not printed on as many grocery items any more, but they will be accepted at Red Bird School until the end of 2017. Any you have will be sent for other needs there. Betty Hunt is collecting the Labels for Education and Box Tops for Education.

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

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Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock as she has a couple of weeks off from chemotherapy and regains strength.
  • Betty Gay who fell and broke her hip. The Gays are now at Cottonwood Retirement Community in Alpharetta
  • Shirley May – who has been suffering from very severe joint pain.
  • Terry Taylor – was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday. He and Wanda would appreciate our CUC family to pray for Terry and their family as he goes through a procedure on Friday (8-11) and surgery next week, and to have complete healing.
  • MariAnna Brown ‘s brother for a good recovery following a liver transplant
  • Sue Gardner requests prayers for her brother Dave Dowling, who has had a recurrence of multiple myeloma and will be having a bone marrow transplant on August 17.

Thanksgivings

  • Shirley & PD May are great-grandparents for the 3rd time with the birth of a great-granddaughter, Emily Christina.
  • Dave Wistrand – Good news from doctor concerning test following Eye Stroke: nothing serious to keep him from trip. Needs more exercise and when back to see vascular doc and stress test. Thanks for your prayers.

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

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

 

love   Anniversaries

  • Sue & Hugh Gardener – August 18, 1970 – 47 years

 

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CUC Newsletter – August 4, 2017

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God has united you with Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made Him to be wisdom itself. Christ made us right with God; he made us pure and holy, and he freed us from sin.

1 Corinthians 1:30


Sunday, August 6, 2017

Why Should I Continue to Believe?

CUC’s teacher this Sunday is our own Jeff Coelho. His topic is “Why Should I Continue to Believe?”. Jeff shared this subject with a Catholic teen club he once lead in Hawaii where he was a motivational speaker.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Linda Mooney, Nancy Van Horn, Peggy Rodway, and Jill Caviness.
Please also thank Wanda Taylor for her work in organizing which class members bring refreshments each week.

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, July 30
98 members, 6 visitors and 1 teacher = 105 !!

CUC Class Contributions
Sunday July 30
$101

Welcome Our New CUC Members
Bill & Patsy Lanham

 


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CUC Wednesday Night Out

CUC members will enjoy dinner at Family Tradition restaurant at 7830 Hickory Flat Hwy(Hwy 140), Woodstock [MENU], at 5:30pm on August 9th. Sign up in class on Sunday or if you want to come and didn’t sign up in class, call Larry Douglas. ( The Douglas’s have retired their land line with their move this past week to Woodstock.)


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Books for Murphy Harpst

Murphy Harpst School is in need of books for ages 12- 20 to build their new library.

Pamela Kramer, Director of Therapeutic Recreation, who some CUC members have met at the CUC February birthday parties at Murphy Harpst, has told Norma Hills that also needed are stuffed animals and items for activities for their leisure time like puzzles, board games, playing cards, adult coloring books and colored pencils .

Please bring any items you might want to contribute to CUC class next Sunday or deliver them to the Hills’ home. Dave & Norma Hills plan to deliver what we collect to the school in Cedartown in August.


Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

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This is the week!

It has been a busy week preparing for this event with lots of CUC members participating. The Garage Sale Extravaganza continues this Friday and Saturday Aug. 4-5! If you aren’t coming to work, please come to shop. Wonderful bargains galore!! All proceeds help fund Job Networking.


RUMC Trip to Atlanta History Center

Join a group from RUMC Wednesday, August 16 for a tour of the Atlanta History Center. Admission is $13 per person. Lunch will be at Smokebelly BBQ and will be paid individually. We will leave from the parlor at 9:00 am. To make reservations, acummings@rumc.com


Multiply

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Be inspired to serve like Jesus in our church and community. As Linda King announced in CUC Class this past Sunday, you are invited to this “Multiply” event on Saturday, August 26, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm in the chapel for breakfast and lunch and a time of worship with Tom Davis, author Jo Saxton, Tom Alterman, and the Chapel Roswell Band. To register go to rumc.com/multiply.


New Adult Bible Studies and Classes

As a church, we are called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We hope you will join us for one of the bible study opportunities coming up this fall here at RUMC as we seek to grow in our knowledge of God, scripture, and faith. With a variety of topics, each of these classes will engage in deep study, rich discussion, and communal prayer as participants learn and grow together. Go to rumc.com/biblestudies or pick up a booklet in the lobby to learn more.


Malone Dodson Golf Tournament

The 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament to benefit The RUMC Foundation, Inc. is set for Monday Oct. 9, 2017. We are offering a special discount for RUMC Members if you register by Aug. 31. Check out our 80th birthday tribute opportunity in honor of Dr. Malone Dodson. Information/ Registration: www.rumc.com/golf.


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education  (please include the bar code) for Betty Hunt.

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Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock as she has completed another week of chemotherapy.
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain.
  • Terry Taylor – returning to hospital daily for IV antibiotics.
  • MariAnna Brown ‘s brother for a good recovery following a liver transplant

 

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

  • Bob Davis – August 6
  • Sharon Schnackenberg – August 8
  • Larry Douglas – August 12

 

love   Anniversaries

  • Norma & Dave Hills – August 11, 1957 – 60 years!!
  • Ann & Don McNew – August 12, 1961 – 56 years !
  • Myra & John Belote – August 12, 1989- 28 years

 

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CUC Newsletter – July 28, 2017

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Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked scheme. For the wicked will be destroyed, but those who trust in the Lord will possess the land.

Psalm 37:7 & 9


Sunday, July 30, 2017

Oh, the Places We Will Go!

The CUC lesson this Sunday will be given by Pam Page. In addition to working with several local missions, Pam has been on several international mission adventures and serves on the RUMC Global team. A member of the Bereans Class, she has as her topic, “Oh, the places we will go”.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Julianna Goodson, Donna & Vince Grosse, and Jill Head

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, July 16
65 members, 2 new members, 2 visitors, 1 teacher = total 70

 


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CUC Wednesday Night Out

On August 2, 2017 CUC members will enjoy dinner at Peach and the Porkchop, 12040 Etris Road, Roswell  [MENU] at 5:30 . Sign up in class on Sunday. If you want to come and don’t sign up on Sunday, or if you sign up and can’t come please call Grady or Pat Phillips, by noon, Tuesday August 1.


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Books for Murphy Harpst

Murphy Harpst School is in need of books for ages 12- 20 to build their new library.

Pamela Kramer, Director of Therapeutic Recreation, who some CUC members have met at the CUC February birthday parties at Murphy Harpst, has told Norma Hills that also needed are stuffed animals and items for activities for their leisure time like puzzles, board games, playing cards, adult coloring books and colored pencils .

Please bring any items you might want to contribute to CUC class next Sunday or deliver them to the Hills’ home. Dave & Norma Hills plan to deliver what we collect to the school in Cedartown in August.


MUST Summer Lunch Program

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Our CUC team of volunteers will not be needed to put together any more lunch bags.

The class voted on Sunday to put the remaining money into the CUC account to be used for next summer’s lunches.

Thanks to our fine Summer Lunch leadership team, Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho and Bill and Sandy Griffin and to Jim and Linda Boswell, who helped gather financing and the food and supplies, and to all the CUC volunteers.


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Meet Me In St. Louis

Last Chance!! Tickets for Acting Up’s summer musical, Meet Me In St. Louis, as of Sunday were still available for Saturday, July 29, 1:00 and 5:00

Get your tickets in the south lobby as you leave the sanctuary on Sunday, or call the box office at 678.871.7766 or order at itickets.com.


Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

Garage sale

This is the week!

The Garage Sale Extravaganza is Aug. 3-5! Please remember to bring your items for the Upscale Garage Sale this Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.

Come help if you can…All proceeds help fund Job Networking. Come on in any day but especially on Monday and Tuesday this coming week to share in the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.

There is always work to do! Gale Davis who handles the clothing room asks that we bring in our clothing to be sold on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 1, on hangers please!


RUMC Trip to Atlanta History Center

Join a group from RUMC Wednesday, August 16 for a tour of the Atlanta History Center. Admission is $13 per person. Lunch will be at Smokebelly BBQ and will be paid individually. We will leave from the parlor at 9:00 am. To make reservations, acummings@rumc.com


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt

Support Murphy-Harpst and Red Bird Mission school -WEBSITE-


Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock – who has good news and bad news. The lymph nodes are gone so no more radiation-good news. The tumor has shrunk but is still there-bad news. 3 more rounds of chemo starting Monday. Thanks for all of your prayers.
  • Jackie Hubbard – for good recovery following latest procedure on her knee
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain.
  • Terry Taylor – who has spent 5 days in the St. Joes, now home and returning to hospital daily for IV antibiotics.

Thanksgiving

Betty Hunt was able to be back at CUC Class on Sunday morning. She says: Thank you, CUC members, for all your kindness during the weeks I was not able to come to class: cards, calls, visits, food, and especially prayers. It is a real privilege for me to know each one of you in our caring community. God bless you.

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

  • Frank Foil – July 30
  • Peggy Rodway – July 31
  • Dave Wistrand – August 1
  • Don Gay – August 2
  • Earnie Robertson – August 5

 

love   Anniversaries

  • Bettie & Earnie Robertson – August 3, 1990 – 27 years

 

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CUC Newsletter – July 21, 2017

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Commit everything you do to the Lord; trust Him and He will help you. He will make your innocence radiate like the dawn, and the justice of your cause will shine like the noonday sun.

Psalm 37: 5 – 6


Sunday, July 23, 2017

What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality?

The teacher for CUC class this week is again Alexander Thomson for the second part of “What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality?”(It’s not what you think – Listen: Part 1 , Part 2  ) This past week focused on the Old Testament. This week he will look at what the New Testament says on the subject.

Alexander is one of the RUMC members who has agreed to teach classes to adult Sunday School classes on an approved list of subjects.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Nancy & Dave Wistrand and Judy & Dal Zierk.

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, July 16
82 members + 9 visitors +1 teacher = 92

Welcome Our Returning CUC Members!
Sandy & George Martin

CUC collection
Sunday, July 16
$85

Thank You
We need to express our appreciation to Virginia Thomason and Bonnie White for the beautiful piano music they provide for CUC each week as we are gathering!


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CUC Wednesday Night Out

Forty one CUC members attended our dinner at Brookwood Grill this past Wednesday.

There will be no CUC dinner out this coming Wednesday, July 26, as many CUC members will be attending the Job Networking party that night.


Books for Murphy Harpst

Murphy Harpst School is in need of books for ages 12- 20 to build their new library.

Please bring any books you might have to CUC for Betty and Larry Hunt to collect and deliver to Murphy Harpst. Consider purchasing books at the Roswell Library Book Sale or at the RUMC Garage Sale for the school.


MUST Summer Lunch Program

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Thanks to our fine Summer Lunch leadership team, Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho and Bill and Sandy Griffin and to Jim and Linda Boswell who help gather the food and supplies.

Twenty plus CUC members put together over 800 lunches this past Tuesday.

Our CUC team of volunteers will put together the lunch bags again August 1.
Please volunteer to help on this day.


Summer 2017 Mission Close-Ups!
RUMC is blessed to work alongside some amazing local mission partners. We are offering a way for you to get some hands-on knowledge about our agencies. These tours will last up to an hour and will give you a deeper understanding of what they do and who they reach. All tours except 7/25 will be held at the agency. Please go to rumc.com/serve to learn more/sign up for one or more of the tours:

  • Tues. 7/25 – Action Ministries(RUMC B246)
  • Wed. 7/26 – Family Promise (D137 – The Dod)

Meet Me In St. Louis

Last Chance!!  Tickets for Acting Up’s summer musical, Meet Me In St. Louis, Thursday July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM , Saturday, July 29, 1:00 and 5:00 and Sunday , July 30, at 4:00, July 27-30, are on sale.

Get your tickets in the south lobby as you leave the sanctuary on Sunday, or call the box office at 678.871.7766 or order at itickets.com.


Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

Garage sale

A little more than one week away we start setting up!! Continue gathering your treasures for the Garage Sale Extravaganza Aug. 3-5! Continue putting aside your good stuff to sell. Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.

Gale Davis who handles the clothing room asks that we bring in our clothing to be sold on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 1, on hangers please!

Job Networking will be collecting items on all Sundays in July . Items can be dropped off behind the Chapel building from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and then again from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. All loose items in stack-able boxes.


RUMC Trip to Atlanta History Center

Join a group from RUMC Wednesday, August 16 for a tour of the Atlanta History Center. Admission is $13 per person. Lunch will be at Smokebelly BBQ and will be paid individually. We will leave from the parlor at 9:00 am. To make reservations, acummings@rumc.com


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt

Support Murphy-Harpst and Red Bird Mission school -WEBSITE-


Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock – pray for her as she awaits results of a PET scan this coming week
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain.
  • Dave Wistrand – as he adjusts to sudden permanent loss of sight in his right eye
  • Nancy Wright on the passing on Tuesday of her brother Everett in Missouri

Thanksgiving

  • For the RUMC youth mission team which has continued work on the school building in Honduras.

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

  • Bettie Goss – July 23
  • Steve Covert – July 27

 

love   Anniversaries

  • none

 

calendar  Calendar Reminders

CUC Newsletter – July 14, 2017

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Let each of us please his neighbor for His good, to build him up.”

Romans 15:2 ESV


Sunday, July 16, 2017

What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality?

The teacher for CUC class this week and next is Alexander Thomson who has taught our class previously. His topic is “What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality?”. (It’s not what you think – Listen: Part 1 , Part 2  )

Alexander is a member of the Bereans Class and a Stephen minister.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Gale & Roger Davis and Martha & Bill Thompson.

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, July 9
86 members + 2 visitors + teacher = 89

Welcome our new CUC Members!
Susan Emmons
Bob Gray

CUC collection
Sunday, July 9
$102

 


New CUC Officers Announced

The officers for the CUC class for this coming year, beginning in August have been announced. They are:

  • President Tom Knight,
  • Vice president – Sara Beecham,
  • Treasurer – Charlie Mason,
  • Program – George Waite, Lynn Adcock, and Don McNew.

Please contact Kris Taylor if you would like to serve in any of the other positions and committees.


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CUC Wednesday Night Out

The CUC Wednesday Night Out Dinner for July 19 will be at Brookwood Grill, 880 Holcomb Bridge Road,Roswell [MENU] at 5:30 pm.

If you do not sign up in Sunday school and want to attend, call Grady or Pat Phillips,770-587-5392.

42 CUC members attended our dinner at Altobeli’s this past Wednesday.


MUST Summer Lunch Program

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Thanks to our fine Summer Lunch leadership team, Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho and Bill and Sandy Griffin. Our CUC team of volunteers will put together the lunch bags again this week on July 18, and then again August 1.

Please volunteer to help on those days.


Job Networking Party

Bob Schnackenberg encourages all CUC members who have helped with Job Networking to plan to came to the Job Networking party at Katherine & Craig Simons’ home on July 26. Sign up with Karen Griggs in the Job Networking office.


Summer 2017 Mission Close-Ups!
RUMC is blessed to work alongside some amazing local mission partners. We are offering a way for you to get some hands-on knowledge about our agencies. These tours will last up to an hour and will give you a deeper understanding of what they do and who they reach. All tours except 7/25 will be held at the agency. Please go to rumc.com/serve to learn more/sign up for one or more of the tours:

  • Tues. 7/25 – Action Ministries(RUMC B246)
  • Wed. 7/26 – Family Promise (D137 – The Dod)

Meet Me In St. Louis

Tickets for Acting Up’s summer musical, Meet Me In St. Louis, Thursday July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM , Saturday, July 29, 1:00 and 5:00 and Sunday , July 30, at 4:00, July 27-30, are on sale.

Get your tickets in the south lobby as you leave the sanctuary on Sunday, or call the box office at 678.871.7766 or order at itickets.com.


Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

Garage sale

Two weeks away!! Continue gathering your treasures for the Garage Sale Extravaganza Aug. 3-5! Continue putting aside your good stuff to sell. Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.

Gale Davis who handles the clothing room asks that we bring in our clothing to be sold on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 1, on hangers please!

Job Networking will be collecting items on all Sundays in July . Items can be dropped off behind the Chapel building from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and then again from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. All loose items in stack-able boxes.


RUMC Trip to Atlanta History Center

Join a group from RUMC Wednesday, August 16 for a tour of the Atlanta History Center. Admission is $13 per person. Lunch will be at Smokebelly BBQ and will be paid individually. We will leave from the parlor at 9:00 am. To make reservations, acummings@rumc.com


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt

Support Murphy-Harpst and Red Bird Mission school -WEBSITE-


Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock – pray for her as she has another course of chemo this coming week.
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain.
  • Bob Schnackenberg’s son Todd with seriously injured hand from power washer, now suffering also from Shingles

Thanksgiving

  • Julian Belote – back to CUC after good recovery from knee replacement surgery
  • Brenda Burrell – her foot is healing well with little pain following foot surgery
  • Bob Burrell’s Crone’s disease is in remission and he has gained back 40 pounds
  • Keith Stump will be released from Salt Lake City Hospital on Friday following serious bout with pneumonia, flying home on Monday
  • Tom Knight and Bob Moore survived the Peachtree Road Race!

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

  • PD May – July 18
  • Edna Smith – July 20
  • Kathy Carpenter – July 22
  • Linda Cantrell – July 22

 

love   Anniversaries

  • PD & Shirley May – July 19, 1958- 59 years !!

 

calendar  Calendar Reminders



CUC Newsletter – July 7, 2017

CUC Logo Clean

Christ has turned all of our sunsets into dawn.
Clement of Alexandria, Greek saint


Sunday, July 9, 2017

Digging Deeper Part 2
Sally Dowland will conclude her 2 week series on “Digging Deeper”. She will continue to explore the “little words” and reference in the Bible and describe how archaeological discoveries can bring a new depth to the understanding of the Bible’s familiar texts. Last week was quite interesting. This should be too.

CUC Refreshments
We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Martha Jane & Charlie Mason and Ann & Don McNew .

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, July 2
84 members, 2 visitors, 1 teacher = total of 87

CUC collection
Sunday, July 2
$97

 


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CUC Wednesday Night Out
On next Wednesday, July 12, our CUC Wednesday Night Out resumes at 5:30 pm and we will be  at Altobeli’s Italian Restaurant & Piano Bar, 3000 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek [MENU] ( corner of Haynes Bridge & Old Alabama). There will be a sign-up sheet in class on Sunday. If you want to come and didn’t sign up, call Larry or Ann Douglas, 770-993-1270, by Noon, Tuesday July 11


MUST Summer Lunch Program

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Thanks to our fine leadership team, Jeff and Lesleigh Coelho and Bill and Sandy Griffin, 23 CUC’ers made ham sandwiches and packed 800 lunches again this week! Well done team!

Our CUC team of volunteers will also put together the lunch bags again July 18, and August 1. Please volunteer to help on those days.


Job Networking Party

Bob Schnackenberg encourages all CUC members who have helped with Job Networking to plan to came to the Job Networking party at Katherine & Craig Simons’ home on July 26. Sign up with Karen Griggs in the Job Networking office.


Summer 2017 Mission Close-Ups!
RUMC is blessed to work alongside some amazing local mission partners. We are offering a way for you to get some hands-on knowledge about our agencies. These tours will last up to an hour and will give you a deeper understanding of what they do and who they reach. All tours except 7/25 will be held at the agency. Please go to rumc.com/serve to learn more/sign up for one or more of the tours:

  • Tues. 7/11 – The Drake House
  • Wed. 7/12 – HomeStretch
  • Tues. 7/25 – Action Ministries(RUMC B246)
  • Wed. 7/26 – Family Promise (D137 – The Dod)

Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

Garage sale

Three weeks away!! Continue gathering your treasures for the Garage Sale Extravaganza Aug. 3-5! Continue putting aside your good stuff to sell. Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.

Gale Davis who handles the clothing room asks that we bring in our clothing to be sold on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 1, on hangers please!

Job Networking will be collecting items on all Sundays in July . Items can be dropped off behind the Chapel building from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and then again from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. All loose items in stack-able boxes.


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt

Support Murphy-Harpst and Red Bird Mission school -WEBSITE-


Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock – pray for her as she takes a break from chemo and radiation and regains strength.
  • Julian Belote – for continued good recovery following knee replacement surgery
  • Brenda Burrell – for a fast recovery following foot surgery
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain.

Thanksgiving

  • Johnie Wright’s mother, near death a few weeks ago, has recovered and returned home

Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

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

 

love   Anniversaries

  • Donna & Vince Grosse – July 11, 1965- 52 years!
  • Lena & John Sharp – July 11, 1964 – 53 years!
  • Betty & Larry Hunt – July 13, 1963 – 54 Years!

 

calendar  Calendar Reminders

  • July 27-30 – “Meet Me In St. Louis”
  • Aug. 3-5 – The Upscale Garage Sale
  • October 9 – 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament
  • November 1, 2, and 3 – CUC Annual Retreat – Winshape Center, Berry College


CUC Newsletter – June 30, 2017

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If I gave everything I have to the poor and even sacrificed my body, I could boast about it; but if I didn’t love others, I would have gained nothing.

1 Corinthians 13:3


Sunday, July 2, 2016

Digging Deeper
This Sunday and next, Sally Dowland is teaching CUC. Her topic is “Digging Deeper”. She will explore the “little words” and reference in the Bible and describe how archaeological discoveries can bring a new depth to the understanding of the Bible’s familiar texts. This should be most interesting.

CUC Refreshments
We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Mary Serafina, Norma Taylor, and Dee & Bill Scott.

CUC Class Attendance
Sunday, June 25
87 members

CUC collection
Sunday, June 25
$75


CUC Welcomed Tom & Gina

Thanks to our Social Committee especially MariAnna Brown and Claudia Phelps for putting together a great party for CUC to welcome Tom and Gina Davis this past Wednesday night. A good time was had by all and all had an opportunity to meet and greet Tom and Gina.


WNO

There will be no CUC Wednesday Night Out this coming week


MUST Summer Lunch Program

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CUC sandwich makers put together 760 sandwiches in 2 1/2 hours last time on June 20th. Now some will be done this coming week on July 6th.

Our CUC team of volunteers will also put together the lunch bags again July 18, and August 1.

The Griffins and Coelhos are co-chairing the organization and implementation for CUC to participate in the MUST lunch program.


Last Call for Retreat Deposits

bolt-clipart-8-lightning-bolt-clip-art-clipart-free-clip-2-imageEveryone who plans to attend the retreat at Berry College Nov. 1,2,and 3 must have their deposits to Sara or Paul Beecham for their retreat confirmation by July 6.

We may not be able to hold their spot without a deposit. ($75 per person; $150 per couple). At this point we have 27 couples and 11 singles signed up to go.


Job Networking Party

Bob Schnackenberg encourages all CUC members who have helped with Job Networking to plan to came to the Job Networking party at Katherine & Craig Simons home on July 26. Sign up with Karen Griggs in the Job Networking office.


Summer 2017 Mission Close-Ups!

RUMC is blessed to work alongside some amazing local mission partners. We are offering a way for you to get some hands-on knowledge about our agencies. These tours will last up to an hour and will give you a deeper understanding of what they do and who they reach. All tours except 7/25 will be held at the agency. Please go to rumc.com/serve to learn more/sign up for one or more of the tours:

  • Tues. 7/11 – The Drake House,
  • Wed. 7/12 – HomeStretch,
  • Tues. 7/25 – Action Ministries(RUMC),
  • Wed. 7/26 – Foster Care Support Foundation

Meet Me In St. Louis

Tickets for Acting Up’s summer musical, Meet Me In St. Louis,

  • Thursday July 27 and
  • Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM ,
  • Saturday, July 29, 1:00 and 5:00 and
  • Sunday , July 30, at 4:00,

are on sale. Get your tickets as you leave the sanctuary on Sunday, or call the box office at 678.871.7766 or order at itickets.com.

 


Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

Garage sale

One month away!! Continue gathering your treasures for the Garage Sale Extravaganza Aug. 3-5! Continue putting aside your good stuff to sell. Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.

We will be collecting items on these Sundays in July: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30. Items can be dropped off behind the Chapel building from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and then again from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

All clothing should be on hangers and loose items in stack-able boxes.


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt

Support Murphy-Harpst and Red Bird Mission school -WEBSITE-


Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock – pray for her as she completes her course of radiation and chemo this past week.
  • Julian Belote – for a good recovery following knee replacement surgery
  • Brenda Burrell – for a good recovery following foot surgery
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain. Betty writes -Thank you sincerely, CUC members, for all your many kindnesses while I was dealing with spinal nerve damage with referred pain to the right leg. I have truly missed being with you every Sunday that I had to miss and look forward to returning…walking normally!
  • Linda & Al Temples – for safe travels and happiness ever after as they leave us this Saturday for their new home in Texas.

   Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.


cookie   Birthdays

  • –#– none –#– 

love   Anniversaries

  • Nancy & Dave Wistrand – July 2, 1994 – 23 years
  • Larry & Ann Douglas – July 6, 1968 – 49 years

calendar  Calendar Reminders

  • July 27-30 – “Meet Me In St. Louis”
  • Aug. 3-5 – The Upscale Garage Sale
  • October 9 – 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament
  • November 1, 2, and 3 – CUC Annual Retreat – Winshape Center, Berry College


CUC Newsletter – June 23, 2017

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If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn’t love others, I would be nothing.

1 Corinthians 13:2


Sunday, June 25, 2016

Reflections on the Right Order of Things

Our CUC speaker this week will be our own Tom Knight who has chosen as his subject “Reflections on the Right Order of Things” based on the book by Dr. Jim McCormick ,

The Right Order of Things- A Christian Theology for the Rest Of Us. Tom always brings us an interesting lesson.

CUC Refreshments

We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This week they will be provided by Pat & Pat Cooney and Shirley & P.D. May.

CUC Class Attendance

Sunday, June 18
93 members, 3 visitors and 1 speaker = * 97 *

CUC Collection Report

Sunday, June 18
$83


Welcoming Tom and Gina

There will be a scroll outside the CUC Classroom this Sunday for CUC members to sign which will be presented to welcome Tom and Gina Davis when they begin their ministry at RUMC in a few weeks.

Save the date,Wednesday, June 28, 2017,5:30 pm for our buffet dinner for CUC to welcome our new minister, Tom Davis and his wife Gina. They will be our guests. The cost is $23 per person. We would like all money turned in by this Sunday for those who are attending. Claudia Phelps and MariAnna Brown are planning this event.

The event will be at The Diner at North Point, 2355 Mansell Rd. Alpharetta. We will also have a box to collect welcome notes, cards, etc. in the CUC Class (or people may bring them in the night of the dinner). It looks like it is going to be a good party!


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There were 33 CUC members out to dinner this past Wednesday night. Thank you to Larry & Ann Douglas and Pat & Grady Phillips who have been coordinating our CUC Dinners Out this summer.

  • For planning purposes you should know that there will not be a Wednesday Night Out dinner on June 28 or July 5.

MUST Summer Lunch Program

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Our CUC team of volunteers will put together the lunch bags on July 6, July 18, and August 1. The Griffins and Coelhos are co-chairing the organization and implementation for CUC to participate in the MUST lunch program.


CUC Fall Retreat Deposits are Due

Everyone who plans to attend the retreat at Berry College in the fall should bring or mail their deposit checks by the end of June to Sara or Paul Beecham for their retreat confirmation .

We may not be able to hold your spot without a deposit. ($75 per person; $150 per couple).


Trip to Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers

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Join a group from RUMC Thursday, June 29 at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA. Lunch will be at Blue Willow Inn [MENU]. The tour is free, lunch is paid individually. We will leave from the parlor at 9:00 am. Reservations, Andrea Cummings, acummings@rumc.com


Summer 2017 Mission Close-Ups!

RUMC is blessed to work alongside some amazing local mission partners. We are offering a way for you to get some hands-on knowledge about our agencies. These tours will last up to an hour and will give you a deeper understanding of what they do and who they reach. All tours except 7/25 will be held at the agency. Please go to rumc.com/serve to learn more/sign up for one or more of the tours:

  • Tues. 7/11 – The Drake House,
  • Wed. 7/12 – HomeStretch,
  • Tues. 7/25 – Action Ministries(RUMC),
  • Wed. 7/26 – Foster Care Support Foundation

36th Annual Roswell Patriotic Celebration Concerts

The Roswell Patriotic Celebration Concerts will be this Friday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 25, at 3 p.m. It is always a wonderful celebration of our country.


Meet Me In St. Louis

Tickets for Acting UP’s summer musical, Meet Me In St. Louis, July 27-30, are on sale. Call the box office at 678.871.7766 or order at itickets.com.


Upscale Garage Sale Preparations

Garage sale

Continue gathering your treasures for the Garage Sale Extravaganza Aug. 3-5!

August will be here before you know it! Continue putting aside your good stuff to sell. Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fun of working with other CUC and RUMC members helping to put on this big fundraiser for Job Networking.


Small Things Support Our Various Mission Outreaches!

Please continue to save the pull tops from soda cans to support the Ronald McDonald House which Nancy and Johnie Wright are collecting.

For Red Bird Missions watch for those Boxtops For Education and Labels for Education (include the bar code) for Betty Hunt

Support Murphy-Harpst and Red Bird Mission school -WEBSITE-


Prayer Requests

  • Lynn Adcock – pray for her as she continues radiation.
  • Julian Belote – for a good recovery following knee replacement surgery last Monday. He is home from the hospital. He is very appreciative of the cards, prayers and calls.
  • Brenda Burrell – for a good recovery following foot surgery this past Wednesday
  • Betty Hunt – for relief of continuing back and leg pain

   Ongoing CUC Prayer Requests

  • Frank Magaro at Hearthstone assisted living in Roswell. (2 blocks behind Hooters!) Any volunteers to bring Frank to CUC and church?

Please pray for needs expressed and unexpressed for friends and relatives of CUC class members who are facing illnesses, loss of loved ones, and important decisions to be made.

Thanksgiving

  • Jackie Hubbard expresses her thanks to CUC members for their support during her recent difficult recovery following knee surgery

 


cookie   Birthdays

  • Beverly Tatom – June 26
  • Caryn Woodison – July 1
  • Dick Anthony – July 1

 

love   Anniversaries

  • Charlotte & Malone Dodson – June 28, 1959 – 58 years !
  • Dee & Bill Scott – June 28, 1997 – 20 years

 

calendar  Calendar Reminders

  • June 23, 7:30 p.m., June 25, 3 p.m. – 36th Patriotic Celebration Concerts
  • June 28 –Welcome Tom Davis & Gina
  • June 29 – RUMC trip to Monastery of the Holy Spirit
  • July 27-30 – “Meet Me In St. Louis”
  • Aug. 3-5 – The Upscale Garage Sale
  • October 9 – 20th Annual Malone Dodson Golf Tournament
  • November 1, 2, and 3 – CUC Annual Retreat – Winshape Center, Berry College


 

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