SUM GOOD NEWS "Love" - Sedona United Methodist Church

Sedona
SUM Good News
Sedona United Methodist Church
110 Indian Cliffs Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
United Methodist
Church
SUM GOOD NEWS
April & May 2015
Phone: 928-282-1780
Fax: 928-282-6377
Email: sedo naum [email protected] ail.co m
Website: www.sedonaumc.org
Office Hours: Mo n. – Thurs. 9:00 to 4:00
Special Mother’s Day
Concert featuring
Rev. Dr. Lily Chou
In honor of all mothers for Mother’s Day, Dr.
Lily Chou will perform a concert with focus
on the theme of “Love.” Chou will play
composers spanning almost 250 years and
encompassing the baroque, classical,
romantic and contemporary periods. She will
tell the story of why each composer wrote
that particular work, whether it is his love
for his God, his country, his parent or child,
his sibling or friend, his teacher, or student
or even a pet! Knowing the background
stories, is sure to enhance your listening
pleasure. The entire “love” offering will be
donated to the church, so please bring
friends and be generous.
Sedona United Methodist Church
Mission Statement
Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ by Welcoming all people, Worshiping
God joyfully, Caring for each person, Discovering Christ’s transforming love,
and Serving God’s world.
Vision Statement
To share the happiness that is Christianity for all people.
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Dr. Lily Chou has been our music director
since last September. She is a retired
Methodist ordained minister of the N.C.
Conference, having served eight Methodist
churches. She began piano lessons at age five
in Hong Kong and came to the U.S. for her
college education. She received a B.A. cum
laude from Bob Jones University, majoring in
piano and minoring in English; a M.S. from
Juilliard School of Music, a D.M.A. from Duke
Divinity School. She has performed in five
continents and in such prestigious halls as
Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Carnegie Hall
in New York, Chicago Cultural Center,
Sanders Theatre of Harvard, and city halls in
major cities of the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong
Kong, China, etc.
"Love"
A Mother's Day Concert
With Rev. Dr. Lily Chou
Sedona UMC's very own Director of Music Ministries,
Accomplished Pianist and Musician
Sunday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m.
Free will offering to benefit the church
Root Beer Floats will be served after the concert
You are Invited!
Chou was once broadcast live on TV for 300,000,000 when she
played Beethoven’s Fourth Concerto with the China Broadcasting
Symphony Orchestra. She has taught in several universities and
colleges in this country, Taiwan and the Philippines. Over forty of
her graduates overseas have received their high degrees in the
USA.
Lily and her husband, Leland, have been residents of Sedona for
five years. They have two sons, Philip and Leon and a
granddaughter who is one and another coming in May! Lily’s
vision is that many will come to know the love of God through the
language of music -- whereas once she sneaked a little God into
her music, now she sneaks a little music into her God.
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In honor of those who will be resurrected.
Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, CLOSED
928-282-1780; Fax: 928-282-6377
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sedonaumc.org
Published monthly by
Sedona United Methodist Church,
keeping members and friends
informed of programs of the church and
reporting news about the congregation.
Deadline is the 15th of the previous
month.
Worship Service:
Sunday: 9:30 a.m.
Communion: first Sunday of the month.
Celebrations: 2nd Sunday of the month.
Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
Our Church Staff:
All Members of the Church
Ministers
Rev. Dr. Jimelvia P. Martin
Senior Pastor
Rev. Arland Averill
Rev. Phyllis Averill
Rev. Tom Bush
Pastors/Retired
Maude Johns
Missionary /Retired
Scot Munro
Lay Leader
Rev. Dr. Lily Chou
Music Director
Mary Luttrell
Keyboardist
Richard Batka
Custodian
Carol Taylor
Nursery
Vicki Loeding
Administrative Assistant
Gayle Macklin
Bookkeeper
Dr. Rick Brothers; Pat DiMillo
Wellness Ministry
Ellen Brooks
Caring Lay Ministry
Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata
Desert Southwest Annual Conference
Rev. Gary Kennedy
District Superintendent
In Loving Memory:
Rev. David Ellsworth, 1922 – 2011
Founding Pastor
Drewer Johns, 1919 - 2012
Retired Missionary
Love Pastor J.
Ray and I appreciate the concern and caring everyone has shown. During the past couple of months and
my 6 weeks of hospitalization, it has meant so
much to have received so much love, support, cards,
visits and prayers. Please accept our thank you's for
all of your help and the prayer quilt that I used every
day.
In the Shadow of the Cross
By Marvin Hinton
There is a shadow across the land
it reaches far abroad
to cover each and everyone
Who needs a loving God.
Brenda Strom
It shows no partiality
to color or to creed
but offers simple loving grace
to fill each humble need.
March 9
Dear Rev. Martin. Just a quick note to express our
appreciation for your church's hospitality this past
Sunday. We felt very much at home and enjoyed the loaf,
flowers and kazoo (we return to Canada on my wife's
birthday--March 25th). Also, a real pleasure to meet you
and the others. We enjoyed your spirited sermon very much
indeed. We have enclosed a few pics for you. Many
blessings to you and Sedona United Methodist
Church.
No one’s taller than another
there is no gain or loss.
For everyone is equal
In the Shadow of the Cross
Rev. Rod Bennett (and Daphne)
Please continue in prayer for Marvin & Barbara Hinton,
Lorraine Godbold, Phyllis & Arland Averill, and
Brenda Strom.
* Please notify church office to update.
Dear Jimelvia and UMC,
Thank you so much for your incredible support of Young Life. Letting us use your facilities
for our Leadership Fellowship enables us to pour into our leaders and set them up to be
poured out into the lives of lost kids across Northern Arizona. I am so thankful for the
blessing and partnership with the Methodist Church. Thank You!
Jon Boothe
Like us on Facebook!
We currently have 94 likes and would
love to hit 100 “Likes”.
The website has some new features!
Website: www.sedonaumc.org
“There’s going to be a grocery cart at church? ”
Check out:
Sunday Sermons online
Online Prayer Requests
A Photo Gallery
“What’s this all about?”
Watch and you’ll find out soon.
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Church Office Update From SPRC
"Save the Date": Saturday- June 6 UMW Annual Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show
Beginning with the first week of January, 2015, our Administrative Assistant’s hours have
been reduced due to budget limitations. Vicki now works 18 hours per week instead of her
previous 28 hours per week. Vicki is in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:004:00 and works from home a half day on Wednesdays. On Mondays and Wednesdays, we do
our best to cover the office with volunteers. So, between Vicki and the office volunteers, we
are usually able to staff the office Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The office remains closed on Fridays.
More details will be forthcoming and registration will start in May.
Questions - call or email
Linda Nelson.928-301-4691. [email protected]
A Time to Celebrate
We are extremely thankful for both our faithful office volunteers and for Vicki!
Gary Kennedy
Because of her reduced hours, Vicki’s focus is mainly on the bulletins and newsletters.
Please be thoughtful in what extra requests you make of Vicki as her time is limited. Thank
you for your support.
Thursday, April 30th from 3:00-5:00PM
Additional office volunteers are needed. Please call the church office if you can help.
Asbury Hall
First Phoenix United Methodist Church
5510 North Central, Phoenix
(Central & Missouri)
I would like to thank my SUMC
Family for all the prayers of peace
and comfort, for the many cards, and
for the beautiful flowers. It has
meant so much to me while grieving
the loss of my Mom, Rose.
The event will include:
Finger Desserts
A Silent Auction of Gary’s most prized memorabilia
(Proceeds to benefit the Central West in their
Annual Conference Mission Project)
Could you volunteer to help in
the nursery one Sunday
morning a month, or fill in
occasionally as a substitute? We
are required to have two people
in the nursery each Sunday, so
we need one volunteer in
addition to our regular staff
person, Carol. If you can help,
please contact Vicki in the
church office at 928-282-1780.
A special musical presentation by:
Strings Attached of Prescott
A ‘Restaurant Gift Card Tree’ will be available
for those who would like to participate
Friends, Food, Fun, Laughter & A Good Time!
Thoughts, memories, pictures, and stories you may have of Gary
are being collected for a special album.
Please email to:
[email protected]
I greatly appreciate all the volunteers
and substitutes who helped in the
office and Barb Chandler who
coordinated the effort to keep the
church office open while I was gone.
I wish to thank Pastor for her pastoral care during my time in MN and
now during my grief.
Thank You!
Vicki Loeding
NAME TAGS
The Welcome Team would like to remind everyone to please wear your name tags on Sunday
mornings. If you’ve never received a name tag, or would like to order one with a magnet,
please ask Vicki in the office to add your name to the name tag list. We will soon have
engraved, magnetic name tags available for purchase for approx. $8.00 each. Lanyard and
pin-type name tags are available at no cost.
Thank you.
Let’s honor Gary with a fantastic ‘send off’!
RSVP before April 27th by return email or call:
Janet Keffer: 623-977-0701 or [email protected]
Sponsored by The Central West Superintendent’s Committee
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Health and Caring Ministries
“Did You Know?”
One of our 2015 goals is to provide transportation to worship services for
those members who are in need of a ride.
Please call 24 hours in advance:
West Sedona
Pat Dimillo
Cornville
Alice Stephenson
Sedona
Dr. Rick Brothers
Rimrock/Camp Verde
Pam Wrigley
VOC
Denise Jurgensen
909-557-7512
928-634-1959
928-554-4501
928-567-8578
928-284-6898
MIGHT YOU HAVE A PRIZE FOR OUR ESOL WORD BINGO NIGHT?
Church members are welcome to join our enthusiastic ESOL students and their families for a
Potluck-Bingo on Night April 28 at 5:30pm in Fellowship Hall. Following supper we will
play “Word Bingo” called by our students. WE COULD USE DONATED PRIZES: Easy to read
books, movie tickets, meal coupons, cash cards, anything of nominal value-$15 or less. Even
slightly loved, clean, new looking white elephant prizes are welcome. Just remember, if you
play and win, you might get back the prize you donated (so make it good!) Please call Suzie
Dunn or tag your donation for ESOL Bingo and drop it off in the office.
Contact Suzie for further information. 928-284-4707 or [email protected]
5th Annual Swap Meet
Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. until Noon
Church’s Front Parking Lot
Our 5th Annual Swap Meet, sponsored by the Special Events
Team (SET), will be held in the church’s front parking lot
Saturday morning, May 2nd, from 8 until noon. The Swap Meet
started 5 years ago when the Sunday School Class studied Adam
Hamilton’s “Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and
Generosity”. The intention is to have fun while simplifying your life by ridding your home of clutter
and things you have been holding onto that you think others will appreciate.
Our history at SUMC is that some folks sell gently used items, knickknacks, kitchen items,
collections, crafts, etc. What you don’t sell, you take home or drop it off at one of the local thrift
stores. SUMC participants are asked to give a minimum of 10% of the money collected from their
sales. More is always welcome. Proceeds benefit the General Fund and Verde Valley Sanctuary.
How do you get involved? There are 30 spaces available. You can choose from 6 foot or 8 foot
tables or bring your own. Sign-ups will begin on Easter, April 5th. SUMC members will be given first
choice. After April 19th, we will open up to outside vendors which will be allowed with a $25
deposit. As usual, SET will provide the advertising. A tip sheet is available on the sign-up poster.
If you have questions, please contact Cheryl Henriksen or Suzie Dunn.
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STEWARDSHIP: SPRUCING UP THE CHURCH PROPERTY
The Trustees and friends worked hard on Saturday morning,
March 21. Please take time to thank them as your see them
around the church. A special thanks to our custodian, Richard
Batka, who works so well with the Trustees to keep our church
safe, secure and clean.
Bruce Bramblett
Carol Keller
Herb Hanks
Barb Chandler
Jeff Dunn
Jim Keller
Gail Davis
Lyle Branch
Terry Cook
Lynn Goodman
Doug Hersey
Kat Bramblett
Suzie Dunn
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Wellness Notes —
Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over,
will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
Luke 6:38 ESV
As we enter this Easter Season, having walked the Lenten journey and faced our wilderness experience, let us look
now where we go from here. We strive to be more like our Lord with giving as our focus. However, I am
frequently reminded how we may look at giving so strongly, that we forget to look at RECEIVING.
I am reminded of a dear friend who was one of the most 'giving' individuals I have ever met. She was always
available to council, listen, reach out, supply resources and love teach, and assist in every sort of trial faced by
those she loved. This was just her personality, gifts, and calling. She was always the "Cheerful Giver" who could be
counted on when the journey got rough. Countless members of her family, faith community, and surrounding
community were the beneficiaries of her loving care. Then came the day that she was in need. It was sudden,
devastating, and unexpected. No longer was she able to reach out and give. She and her loved ones needed help
and support. It was, however, so very difficult for her to be a "Cheerful Receiver". She felt undeserving, uncertain,
and distressed, knowing she needed what others could give, yet feeling guilty, uncomfortable, and unable to
lovingly accept what they had to offer. This became a difficult situation. Those who loved her were so called to
reach out and give, they saw needs she had that their gifts could fill, they wanted so desperately to 'give back'
some of the loving care that they had received from her in the past. It seemed like there was no way they could
get around the hesitancy they perceived from their loved one. Here is where we all need practice!!
"Give and it well be given to you", "Ask and you well receive", "As you give, so shall you receive"--we have heard
this over and over in our life. BUT, do we realize that the one giving must have a 'fertile field' onto which to plant
their gifts? The one to whom they are giving must be willing and able to receive what if offered. That takes practice!!
--Can we easily say "THANK YOU"? (refraining from the popular "No Problem" response!)
--Can we easily welcome the hugs, smiles, meals, transportation, resources, listening ears, and shoulders to cry on?
--Can we allow ourselves to see the love held out by the giver, and practice gratitude, graciousness, and calm in the
face of the gift?
--Can we see in the eyes and action of the one giving to us, the need to be needed, the drive to return a loving
kindness, and the loving hand of Jesus that is reaching out to us?
As we journey ahead from the Easter experience, let us practice cheerful receiving, loving patience in the
receiving of other's gifts, and gratitude for the 'returned favors' and love that comes our way. In this way, we refill
our pitchers and are better able to pour out again to others.
As we give, let us also learn to receive.
Alice Stephenson BSN,RN, Parish Nurse
(Retired)
SUMC Health Corner
Disclaimer
The SUMC “Health Corner” features informative articles by Lyman R.
Brothers, III MD, Alice Stephenson, RN, and Pat Dimillo on health and
nutrition. These articles are written by health professionals from the
congregation as a service to their church family. If you have any ideas
about future articles, please let Vicki Loeding in the office know and she will
pass on the requests to us.
Assisting in Worship
April & May at 9:30 a.m.
April 19
Liturgist: Kenn Trout
Greeters: Doug & Janie McDaniel
Ushers: Jim Latham, George Dana, Scot Munro,
Mike Givler
Children’s Time
April 26
Liturgist: Alice Stephenson
Greeters: Al & Anna Schneck
Ushers: Jim Keller, Lynn Frank, Cheryl Henriksen,
Joe Huff
April: Worship
May: Christian Education
& Library Team
June: Finance Team
July: Choir
May 3
Liturgist: Dale Compton
Greeters: Glenn & Jan Snowberger
Ushers:
Terry Sidwell, Al Schneck, Don Reilly,
Rick Brothers
May 10
Liturgist: Jeff Dunn
Greeters: David & Linda Allardice
Ushers:
Steve Nelson, Herb Hanks, Larry Herman
May 17
Liturgist: Dave Johnson
Greeters: Rick & Jane Brothers
Ushers: Jim Latham, George Dana, Scot Munro,
Mike Givler
May 24
Liturgist: Doug McDaniel
Greeters: Freda Wrons & Ellen Brooks
Ushers: Jim Keller, Lynn Frank, Cheryl Henriksen,
Joe Huff
May 31
Liturgist: Don Reilly
Greeters: Gene & Barbara Chandler
Ushers:
Terry Sidwell, Al Schneck,
Don Reilly, Rick Brothers
This article is for information
only and is not intended to
replace evaluation, diagnosis,
and treatment by your health
care professional.
Fellowship Teams:
August: SPRC
September: Welcome Team
October: Nominating Committee
November: Trustees
December: UMW
Prayers
The churches of the Central-West
District are praying for each other again
this year. During the months of
April and May please pray for:
Justa Center, Phoenix
City Square, Phoenix
Faith, Phoenix
Lakeview, Sun City
Sun City First
Youngtown
Prescott
Alice Stephenson BSN,RN,PN
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Introducing the “IGNITE” Project
The purpose of the $2,000 gift to each church from our
Conference Bishop was to inspire us to create an
ORIGINAL project which would renew enthusiasm and joy
church wide, provide outreach to the community, and
possibly be a fundraising event.
Selecting from an extensive list of 50 projects, our plan is to produce one to four LIVE
productions of Biblical events, modernized and highlighting religious events and
holidays. Hence the name, “SUMC LIVE.”
The primary event would be a brightly decorated church for Christmas with a manger
scene with some live “actors” and animals. Hopefully, this will draw visitors and
perhaps eventually we will be joined by other nearby churches, even in a competition.
The concept was based on the “Red Rock Fantasy” previously done at Los Abrigados in
Sedona. We will need some donations of used Christmas lights, greenery, statues, etc.
which will minimize the cost.
This brings to life a major Biblical event and attracts people to our church like the
pumpkin patch did. In fact, if we work with the Key Club at the high school or Young
Life, we may be able to bring back the pumpkin patch.
A second project of expanding the Vacation Bible School at our church into a week-long
“day camp” in the fall and spring could also include live productions of Biblical stories
and parables at the camp.
Currently the committee now consists of only Gene Chandler and Ellen Brooks.
Representatives from other committees are invited to join us.
We began the IGNITE Project on Palm Sunday with a Procession of Palms, following the
choir into the church, and welcoming ALL into the Sanctuary and again welcoming ALL
to our Fellowship time after the service with a Procession of the Palms. We look forward to another event in the summer. If you are interested in joining our planning sessions, please contact Ellen Brooks at (928)282-4848.
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Phoenix Boys Choir
in Concert at SUMC
Monday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m.
April Celebrations
May Celebrations
This event is sponsored by the Missions Team! We
will take a free will offering to benefit both the
Phoenix Boys Choir and Sedona UMC.
Please consider helping with this event. The Choir
will be spending the night in Sedona. We are
looking for folks to open their homes for an
overnight stay. There will be 30 boys who will
need accommodations along with a sack lunch for
the next day. We will also feed them dinner before
the concert. For more information, please contact
Wendy Treash.
UMW May 7 at 9:30 a.m.
On May 7, United Methodist Women
will have a “Fun-On-Mother’s Day
meeting.
Maude Johns gave birth to six children
in India. Lee Conrad gave birth to a
daughter in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Pam Wrigley has four adopted children.
Linda Nelson delivered one eager baby
at home. Do you have something related
to a newborn that you would like to
share? All mothers are invited to
participate. Please call Carol Keller at
204-9627 to register to talk. All women
of the church are welcome! The meeting
begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship
Hall.
8th Mitzvah Day of Volunteering
Sunday, May 3
10 Pat Heard
15 Kathy Huff
19 Murle Daugherty Wilson
1 Don & Marie Reilly
21 Bruce & Kat Bramblett
25 Bob & Janis Shuman
25 Ric & Jeanette Mumy-Smith
27 Karen & David Johnson
30 Bob & Joan Jensen
“Story of Jesus”
10 Gene Chandler
11 Al Schneck
14 Gail Davis
14 Lynn Frank
14 Elizabeth Lukeman
14 Jim Pryke
16 Kat Bramblett
16 Bob Jensen
24 Chris Gosser
25 Linda Cline
25 Jim Fletcher
25 Dee Thompson
26 Terry Sidwell
29 Rick Brothers
31 Megan Carder
6 Josef & Lois Anetzberger
17 Kate & Dale Jankowski
25 Michael & Jean Givler
28 Jim & Marlene Latham
Bracelets
The amount collected
toward the mortgage
reduction fund is
$16,000!
On “Mitzvah (Good Deed) Day, projects will
be offered in the Sedona/Cornville/
Cottonwood/Village of Oak Creek areas.
Examples of volunteer opportunities are
sewing and making blankets, addressing
cards for service men, helping with church
gardens, handyman work, etc.
Bracelets are available most Sundays in
Fellowship Hall, or call the church office:
282-1780,
Doris Phillips: 284-1063, or
Barbara Chandler: 282-5423
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Men’s Breakfast
Saturday, May 9
at 8:30 a.m.
Golden Goose Café
www.goldengoosecafe.com
Please bring a can of food
for the Food Bank.
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Classes & Groups
Men’s & Women’s Bible Study
Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room.
Hanna’s Prayer Circle
Mondays at 9:00 a.m. at a private residence
Holy Boldness Men’s Bible Study
Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. in the conference
room.
Anna’s Circle
Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Holy Spirit Bible Study
Saturdays at 10:00 am. Every two weeks at Denise
Jurgensen’s.
Monday Night Bible
Discussion Group
Every Monday Night at
6:30 p.m. in the
Conference Room
We are starting a new
study on “Twelve Women
of the Bible” by Lysa Terkeurst . New
session begins Monday, April 20th...so
it would be a great time to visit and
join our group.
If questions, contact J'net Mumy
Smith 206.719.1905
Anna’s Circle
Thursdays at 9:45 a.m.
Does God always keep his promises? Can
an individual, with God’s help, change
the world around them?
Anna’s Circle explores these and other
questions as they study the book of
Exodus. Lively discussions, a caring
fellowship, and the desire to study God’s
word is characteristic of the group.
Anna’s Circle meets on Thursday at 9:45
a.m. (except the 1st Thursday of the
month when UMW meets) in the
Fellowship Hall. The study is open to all
women and we especially welcome new
members. Please join us!
Christian Education News
St. Pat’s Day Silent Auction
Jan Shuman and the Christian
Education Team would like to extend a
heartfelt thank you to everyone who
contributed items for the St. John
Vianney St. Pat’s Day Silent Auction.
The donations from SUMC were most
generous. The final tallies on the
fundraiser are not yet in, but Betty
McGinnis of St. John Vianney stated
that she expected the results to be
“very good.”
Membership Class
Holy Spirit Bible Study
Megan Carder will be teaching a
Membership Class for Odie Overbee
and Carl Williams. Many thanks to
Megan for taking time out of her busy
schedule, as a Kindergarten teacher at
West Sedona School and as a fulltime
mother of 2, to teach this class. Upon
completion of the class, Odie and Carl
will be confirmed as members of the
SUMC congregation.
Next session April 18,
Held every two weeks — 10 a.m.-Noon
The Holy Spirit Bible Study meets at the
residence of Denise Jurgensen. Address is
205 Rimrock Ride, VOC. For more
information call 928-284-6898.
Summer Church Camp
Holy Boldness Men’s Bible Study
Wednesday Mornings – 9:00AM
The brochures about Summer Church
Camp at Mingus Mountain are now
available and can be picked up in
either the church office or from Jan
Shuman.
This Bible study group is currently discussing
the Book of Romans. So far, we have
discussed the relationship of Jew and Gentile
in God’s overall plan for redemption. We’ve
also debated, as Paul does, the topics of faith
versus works, law and grace, sin and
righteousness, judgment and justification.
This camp is open to all children from
elementary through high school.
However, the week long camps fill
quickly, so applications should be
submitted soon. Payment in full does
not need to be made at the time of the
registration; however, a registration fee
must accompany the application in
order to reserve a place for the child or
youth.
In a one hour open discussion format, which
begins with a word of prayer, we seek to
discover God’s message to the 21st Century
Christian grappling with these same issues.
After that time of reading, reflection and
discussion, we sometimes finish with more
questions than answers.
Anyone may sponsor a child by helping
to pay their the camp fees. Please
write a check payable to Sedona
United Methodist Church and mark the
envelope “Summer Church Camp.”
The moneys will be divided equally
among the SUMC children who wish to
attend camp this summer. This will
help offset the cost of attending
summer church camp. For these children and youth, Summer Church Camp
at Mingus Mountain will be a highlight
of their summer break.
As we leave the group each week, we are
thankful for the many insightful comments
and observations of our fellow class
members.
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Adult Sunday School Class
SUMC would like to resume the Sunday
Morning Adult Sunday School Class.
The class could have two sessions:
8:00 a.m. (before church service)
10:45 a.m. (after church service — so that choir
may participate)
The format is flexible. Topics and study material could be
decided by the group. The sessions are also flexible: short
term, 6-8 weeks with leaders taking turns.
Please sign up in the Narthex or contact:
Jan Shuman, chairman of Christian Education Team
[email protected]
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
2015
YOU are needed for Vacation Bible
School. VBS is looking for
volunteers to help with the best
summer program in Sedona.
June 8-12
(9-12 daily)
St. John Vianney Church
For all children K through grade 6
(Preschool for ages 4 and 5)
Volunteer for 1 day, a few days, or for all 5 days. Help is needed
in all areas. Help to give the children of Sedona and the Verde
Valley a week to remember all summer long.
There will be a sign up sheet in the SUMC Narthex.
OR, contact:
Jan Shuman
928-203-0586
[email protected]
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