CUC Newsletter – December 28, 2018
“But when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, you will receive power and will tell people about me everywhere — in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
Sunday, December 30, 2018
We are fortunate this Sunday to have a very special guest to bring our lesson which will add insight and meaning to our scripture verse above.
Courtney Cox, granddaughter of Linda and Jim Boswell, will share her perspectives gained from a year long experience with Adventures in Mission. During her time with Adventures In Missions, she basically traveled around the world and had opportunities to interact with other cultures and people groups as they presented the gospel and offered hope in very diverse situations. Courtney’s presentation will help us appreciate how young people are making themselves available to go to the ends of the earth, as Jesus commanded.
Come prepared to be blessed and challenged!!
We are thankful for our CUC refreshments each week. This Sunday they will be provided by Sandy & George Martin and Rose & Jim Lappe
Sunday, December 23
87 members + 5 visitors = 92
Sunday, December 23
Plans for this Sunday, December 30
CUC will meet as usual. There is only ONE worship service on Sunday, December 30 at 11:00 in the sanctuary.
CUC Ronald McDonald House Support
Nancy Wright reports that she recently took 27 pounds of pop tops collected by CUC members to one of Atlanta’s two Ronald McDonald Houses.
Since 2010 pop tops have provided a total of $133, 000 toward these Ronald McDonald houses which have provided lodging every year for over 2000 families of ill or injured children. It seems like such a little thing to do, to take tops off of can tops, but $133,000 in 8 years is not insignificant!!
As you make your year-end donations to the RUMC Foundation, don’t forget the CUC Endowment.
New Bible Studies in 2019
Start the new year off by re-engaging with your faith through participating in one of the many RUMC Bible studies! New studies will begin in January, with offerings almost every day of the week, both morning and evening. All are welcome; no previous study required!
For more information, pick up the Spring 2019 Discipleship Guide, available throughout the church, or visit rumc.com/biblestudies
SEL Winter Session
Registration is ongoing for SEL’s Winter Session which runs from Jan. 8 – Feb. 28th on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
SEL offers 23 different classes and the $50 fee covers taking as many classes as you like. Registration can be done online at www.selroswellga.org or you can mail in a paper copy. See Bonnie White for a brochure or call 770-587-3750 for more details.
- Claudia Phelps – Dec 30
- Donna Grosse – Dec 31
- Vince Grosse – Dec 31
- Gloria Stadler – Jan 3
- Sandy Martin – Jan 3
- Susan Emmons – Jan 3
- Norma Hills – Jan 5
- Sue Waite – Jan 5
- Lynne and Dave Roberts – Jan 3, 1961 – 58 years !
- Barbara Davis – who is suffering from Shingles which has affected her eye. She is seeing a corneal specialist.
- Shirley May – for relief of Shingles pain
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.
- Jim Boswell is celebrating 3 months out from his successful major heart surgery
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.
Happy New Year!
- Feb 28 – March 3 – Global Impact Celebration
- May 2 – 4 – RUMC’s Annual Garage Sale Extravaganza
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