Central`s News for April 19, 2015

PRAYER MINISTRY
We will keep a prayer request name on our list for 30 days. It’s time to resubmit your
requests if it was made on March 15. The Prayer Request forms (yellow colored) are
located in the narthex and in the cross roads.
Please inform the church office of births, deaths, weddings, etc.
Please remember with your prayers this week of April 15: Esther Ungerer,
Barbara Pfau, Bob Patterson (Jesse Helms Center), Anne Morris, Bob Sullivan,
Aaron Johnson, Charlie Sanders, Ann Stover, Katrina & Charlie Sturgis, Irene
Ward (In Rehab), Belinda Thompson, Mary Ann Lee, Elsie Clements, Bob Bodnar,
Chuck Anderson, Sara Stewart, Dallas Rollins, Caroline Faith Baucom, Barbara
Murray, Jo & Julian Bell, Harold Medlin, Frank Hunley, Marlene Carpenter, Pat
Finlay, Matt Gustafson III, Lee Fowler (Jack & Nan Thomas' daughter), Heather
Hendley (John & Julie Hendley's daughter-in law), Barbara Odom (Linda Deese's
sister), Jack and Martha Bell (Julian Bell's brother and sister-in-law), Evan Drake
(request submitted by Elaine Hall), Jeff Davis (Judy Sanders' cousin), Jonathan
Mackay (son of Bill & Jeanne Mackay), Lorrie Merchant (Ann Richardson's
daughter), Gordon & Linda Suhré (friends of Kevin Rogers), Larry Tornai (Bob
Sullivan's sister's husband), Sam McInnis (son of Susan McInnis), Roger
Millward (Philip's father), sympathy to Esther Ungerer (upon the death of her
brother, Jakie de wet of South Africa), sympathy to Bruce Sanderson and Judy
and Billy Graves (upon the death of Bruce's wife and Judy's mother, Judy
Sanderson on Wednesday, April 8, 2015).
Carriage Club: Linda Lewis
Cypress: Marge Plyler, Betsy Griffin
Monroe Square: Patty Norwood
Plantation Estates: Tom & Betty Lathan, Bob Johnston, Virginia Bjorlin,
Mary Ann Lee, Frank & Virginia Carpenter
South Island: Bonnie Price (2902 South Island Rd., Georgetown SC 29440)
Southminster: Helen Huntley, Corinne Eubanks
Rehab & Nursing Center: John Secrest
Waltonwood Providence: Molene Turner (as of April 20)
5039 Providence Country Club Dr. Apt. 2016, Charlotte, NC 28277
Woodridge Assisted Living: Ann Niven, Nancy Snyder
Woodridge Village: Helen Winchester, Betty Harkness,
Richard & Phyllis Tuttle, Dot Moyer
MILITARY PRAYER LIST
Our Military Troops, Kent Frey, Brian Kindley, Van McCoy, Chip Medlin, Josh
Secrest, Robert Lathan, Steven Cook, Matthew Farmer, Johnny Piggot, Jeremiah
O’Leary, Austin Hancock, David Keller, James Lindler, Adam Nifong, Dorothy
Arturs, Tyler Harrill, Matt Colee, Timothy Killough, Alex Alvord, Joseph Pryor,
Nicholas Barnett, Cory Lofton, Sasha Rutizer, Caarlo Hietala, Patrick Bacher,
Jacob Mazur, John Land, Mark Parks, Andrea Cheyne, Melvin Melton, Phil
Pressley, Tony Pellegrini, Justin Selvaggio, Steven Cheyne, Brian Ingram, Andrew
Forsyth, Brian Ingram, Ernest A. Youhouse III, Helicia Fish, James Mackay,
Geoffrey O’Neill, Jessie Gordon, Robbie Conn, Nico Rich, Christopher Ford, Tyler
Allred, Ben DeMeyere, Ethan Mears, Jamey Rumbold
CENTRAL’S NEWS
WELCOME VISITORS!
We're glad you're with us today! For all those interested in exploring
church membership call Rev. Laura Hamrick at 704-289-3186 or email her
at [email protected] If you are online you may visit us at:
www.CentralUMCMonroe.org.
THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
April 19, 2015
FIRST LESSON: Psalm 4
GOSPEL LESSON: Luke 24:36-48
SERMON: "The Gift of a Merciful Heart"
PREACHING: Rev. George M. Freeman
KIDZ BIZ..
 The next time we get together for our wonderful fun Wednesday
activities will be May 6th. It will be our final gathering before the
summer!
 April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. Once again this
year, we will be teaching our elementary Sunday School Classes
from our Circle of Grace curriculum. This is an excellent
program, with the goal of helping children understand the
sacredness of who they are and how to seek help when needed
through their relationships with trusted adults. If you have any
questions, or concerns, please contact Mary Ann Burns.
 Wednesday, April 22nd is Earth Day! Contact Emily Dilworth to
help plan a mission experience for our children.
 Our next Children’s Leadership Team meeting will be
Wednesday, May 13th, at 6:00 pm, in room #109.
 For those of you who like to plan ahead, please put June 21st
through the 25th on your calendars for Vacation Bible School!
For current information on all children’s ministries activities, go to
www.centralumcmonroe.org. Questions about children’s ministries?
Contact Mary Ann Burns, 704-289-3186, [email protected]
STEPHEN MINISTERS - Elsie Clements and Chuck Anderson
FIRST TIME BREAD DELIVERY MINISTRY
David English (Bread Deliverer for April 19)
OUR FAITHFULNESS TITHES & OFFERINGS
Week ending April 12, 2015
Week
Year-to-Date
Budget
$16,152
$242,280
Actual
$10,449
$223,019
Difference
($5,704)
($19,261)
HOSPITALITY VOLUNTEER: April 19
Tour Guide & Visitor's Booth: Michael Presson
ADULT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
The Union County Supervised Visitation program is looking for more
volunteers. If you can volunteer to help, please call Bill Mackay at 704283-4824 or email Bill: [email protected]
SPIRITUAL GIFTS INVENTORY
Reminder! If you have not completed the Spiritual Gifts Inventory, you
may pick up a copy in the narthex or in the Crossroads. Please complete it
as soon as possible and return to the box in the Crossroads. Your Godgiven gifts are important!
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN'S CIRCLE MEETING!
 The New Beginnings Circle will be meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday,
April 20 in the chapel until 7:30, then they will go to the hospitality
room until 9:00 p.m.
SHARE BACK FOR APRIL
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sunday, April 19 8:45 - Contemporary Service in Central Hall, 8:50 Casual Service in Chapel, 11:00 Traditional Worship Service in the
sanctuary, 4:00 Youth Impact, Monday, April 20 6:30 -Worship Team
meeting in room 106, 7:00 -The New Beginning Circle, Tuesday, April 21
5:45 -Stephen Ministry Training in room 121, 6:30 -Spiritual Formation in
room 106, Wednesday, April 22 10:00 Soul Food in 121, 10:00 WCM
Project Team meeting in 106, 6:30 - Youth Bible Study, 6:30 Celebration
Choir, 7:30 Chancel Choir rehearsal, Thursday, April 23 6:15 -Handbells,
7:00 Union Big Book Group, 7:00 FA Group, 7:30 -Trinity, Friday, April 24
Church office closed on Fridays, 7:00 -Ruth Circle, Saturday, April 25
10:00-3:00 Stephen Ministry Retreat (away), 10:30 -Praise Band
rehearsal, next Sunday, April 26, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Youth Fundraiser
(Potato Bar) in Family Life Center.
Youth Fundraiser in Family Life Center
Sunday, April 26, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Menu: Potato Bar
Cost: Donation
Share Back for April is Crisis Assistance Ministry: Our collection this
month is for personal items; such as shampoo, bar soap, disposable
razors, deodorant and female personal hygiene items. Also, there is
always a need for peanut butter, jelly, macaroni and cheese. There is an
extended list in the hallway on the mission board.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FORMS!
The SALLY SHIRLEY BIVENS SCHOLARSHIP application form is available
now. You can go online at our web site: www.centralumcmonroe.org or
come by the church office to pick up one. The deadline to have your
application completed is Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 12:00 noon. This
deadline will be honored.
The KERMIT D. and JANIE R. STARNES SCHOLARSHIP application form is
available now. You can go online at our web site:
www.centralumcmonroe.org or come by the church office to pick up
one. The deadline to have your application completed is Tuesday, May 5,
2015 at 12:00 noon. This deadline will be honored.
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