August 20-21 ANNOUNCEMENTS
IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
HOSPITALIZED: Lela Todd.
HOSPICE: Nancy Park.
ADDITIONAL PRAYERS: Betty Tonda, Larry Rowley, Betty McRoberts, Alberta McMulin, Tom Tucker, service people and families. Bev Steger has now moved to Park Lane Assisted Living #149.
CONDOLENCES: Condolences to the family of Barbara Garrison on her passing.
PRAYER CHAIN MINISTRY
Contact Dorothy Danner at 641-842-2557.
If you would like to sign up for the e-prayer chain to receive an e-mail any time a request is made for a prayer, please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or 641-842-3712 with your name and e-mail information.
CRISIS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA Right now there is crisis in the Horn of Africa. Today’s drought is the worst the region has seen in half a century and has left an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Your help is urgently needed. Please give to International Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #982450 by indicating in the memo of your check.
I want to express my heartfelt thanks for all who have shown your love and concern while I was making the long trips to Missouri to be with Larry. He has moved to Iowa now. His address is 606 N. 7th Street #210, Knoxville, IA 50138. He would enjoy your visits and letters. Frances Kirkwood
WIN! WIN! WIN! When you buy Fair Trade Equal Exchange teas and coffees 1) you receive a quality product, 2) small growers in 3rd world countries receive better prices for their products and 3) UMCOR receives a portion of the sales. Check out the products at the display in the Narthex. In doubt? Talk to some of our happy users!
LECTIONARY: August 27-28
Exod. 3:1-15 Ps. 105:1-6, 23-26,45c Rom. 12:9-21
FUMC is participating in the local farmers market on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Please consider donating excess garden produce and plants as well as volunteering to help staff the booth on Saturday mornings. This is an important outreach for our church. Please contact the church office if you can help.
YOU’RE INVITED! You are invited to the Columbia UMC on Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 a.m. to listen to Steve McBride sing with accompaniment by Geoff Shultz. Following the musical worship service, you are invited to a grilled brunch at the Columbia Community Center beginning at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome!
Worship attendance: 148
Sunday August 21, 2011
8:30 & 10:45a Worship Services
9:30a Sunday School
Monday August 22, 2011
1:00-3:00p KAMA—Act Cntr
3:00-6:00p Almost Free Shop
6:00-7:30p Free Clinic – Act Cntr
7:00p KACT Tryouts – WFH
Tuesday August 23, 2011
7:00-8:00a Early Birds – Hardees
9:00-10:00a Staff Mtg – Conf Rm
9:00a-Noon Almost Free Shop
7:00p KACT Tryouts – Choir
Wednesday August 24, 2011
Noon-1:00p WINGS – Conf Rm
1:00-3:00p KAMA—Act Cntr
4:30p Programming Staff Mtg – Conf Rm
6:30p MSPS Board Meeting – Conf Rm
Thursday August 25, 2011
8:00a Late Birds— Mr. C’s
1:30p Mary Circle – EFH
1:30p Sarah Circle – WFH
Friday August 26, 2011
9:00a-4:00p Almost Free Shop
Saturday August 27, 2011
8:00-9:00a SHARE Pickup – Act Cntr
8:00-Noon Farmer’s Market - Square
5:30p Chapel Service
2:00-5:00p PDO (Joyce Russel) – WFH & Sanctuary
Sunday August 28, 2011
9:30a COMBINED WORSHIP SERVICES/RALLY DAY
10:30a Picnic/Games - FUMC
4:00-6:00p Youth Group – WFH/Youth Rm
Assisting with Services:
8:30 - Liturgist: Kay Jensen
10:45 - Praise Band
Saturday - Larry Kline and Dawn Allspach
8:30 – Jim Butler, Jacob DeGeest, Dave Johnson, Dan Russell, John Scott, and Jim Young
10:45 – Kevin and Jennifer Wadle and Park Woodle
8:30 – John and Judy Barnett
10:45 – Larry and Susan Bailey
8:30 – Peg Johnson
10:45 - Erin and Heather Hibma
8:30 – Marion and Susan Friday
8:30 – Ron and Barb Adams
8:30 – Steve McBride
10:45 – Kevin Wadle