Vol. 63 No. 8 April 19, 2015 The Catalina News The Newsletter of Catalina United Methodist Church 5th Annual Every Sunday At Catalina Christian Family Week May 4-8, 2015 Worship in the Chapel Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. 8:15 a.m. Worship in the Sanctuary 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship The Refuge Fellowship Hall 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Alternative Worship Sunday School Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. for all ages Catalina Youth Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. in the High School Room (C207) and Middle School in E22 Youth Group and Dinner 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. In Fellowship Hall ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE! Everyone is welcome!! Friday May 1 Family First Friday Kick Off PARTY!! Join us on the South Lawn at 5:30 p.m. Monday May 4 Mission Night in Fellowship Hall 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with Pizza Dinner! Tuesday May 5 Family Crafts and Book Swap with Dinner 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Pine Tree Patio Bring your books to read and SWAP with friends. Book donations accepted for TMM. Wednesday May 6 Sing-Along Worship for ALL ages in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 p.m. Bring a dish to share! Pot-Luck Dinner in the Pine Tree Patio 5:30 p.m. Thursday May 7 Family Game Night 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Fun for little and big kids! Bring your favorite game and snack to share in Room E23. Friday, May 8 Family Movie Night! 5:30 p.m. popcorn, nachos, and drinks provided! Vote on what movie to watch...bring extra snacks or some pillows to relax on the floor in Fellowship Hall. For more information contact Kristin at [email protected]; (520) 3274296. Unit Meeting Wednesday, May 6 Our theme for May is Welcoming through Laughter. Our speaker will be Dr. Tom Potter, local humorist and bluesman. Tom spoke at the annual TMM meeting here at the church a few years ago. Catalina, where all are invited and all are welcome We will have pizza and salad at noon in Fellowship Hall followed by the program. This is our last meeting before summer, so hope to see you there. Bring a friend! Upcoming Sundays at Catalina Gardeners Needed! We are looking for gardeners who would like to work 2-4 hours a week helping other gardeners work on the flower beds and roses around our campus on Thursdays or Fridays. If you have some spare time every week that you would like to give, please contact the church office, 327-4296, and they will have someone get in touch with you. Thanks for your time and service. April 26, 2015 Worship in the Chapel and Sanctuary 8:15; 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Message by Rev. Matt Ashley Music at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. May 3, 2015 Worship in the Chapel and Sanctuary 8:15; 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Message by Rev. Matt Ashley Come and join other Methodist men on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Our guest speaker will be David Hernandez. He will be speaking on “Musical Instruments Around the World” with unique and unusual examples. The coffee will be ready at 8:00 a.m., along with our famous $3.00 breakfast. See you there and bring a friend. Catalina's Shalom UMW Circle would like to invite all women to our April meeting, Tuesday, April 28th at 7:00 p.m. in Room E-18. Our program will be presented by Ms. Andrea Birch and Mr. Andy Stang, both from the Department of Child Safety (DCS.) The program title is: "DCS and the Faith Community." Come check out our circle, and enjoy an informational program, and devotions. Hope to see many of you there. Questions: contact Judy Wingert, 909-4404 - [email protected] A gentle reminder: the handicapped parking lot on the northeast corner of our property, just outside of the northeast sanctuary door, is designated handicapped parking. Please do not park in a spot designated "handicapped" unless you have the proper designation visible on your car. Thanks Music at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. The Refuge Alternative Worship in the Fellowship Hall 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. April 26, 2015 Message by Richard Jones May 3, 2015 Message by Guest Speaker Music by the Cornerstone Band Services in the Hall feature contemporary music and a casual atmosphere Congratulations to Jason Schukraft and Katie Plemmons and grandparents, Rob and Robin Plemmons on the birth of Jason and Katie’s daughter Claire Plemmons Schukraft who was born on Friday, April 3, 2015. She weighted 6 lbs. 12 oz. and was 20 inches long. Regular Schedule Youth Group meets tonight. Join us from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. for fun activities, a great dinner, discussion, prayer, Bible study, and hanging out with your friends. We begin on the South Lawn. DISTRICT GAME NIGHT April 26. We will gather with other Methodist youth groups at St. Paul’s UMC for a fun time of activities and getting to know each other. Meet at Catalina at 3:30 p.m. and we will return for pick up by 7:00 p.m. We will have fun activities, a great dinner, and a time to meet new people! Parents are needed to help us drive youth to St. Paul's and back to Catalina. Contact Richard if you can help! Email Richard at [email protected] or phone him at 403 -2403. DONATIONS MADE TO THE TUCSON FOOD BANK IN LIEU OF LILIES CATALINA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH APRIL 2015 In memory of Lowell DeWeerd by His Family. In honor of Lucylle Owen by Mary Lou Magness. In honor of UMW Friendship Circle by Mary Lou Magness. In honor of Betty Pritts by Mary Lou Magness. In memory of our son, Thomas Magness by Charles and Mary Lou Magness. In honor of Alva Ruiz by Charles and Mary Lou Magness. In memory of Janet Webster by Mary Lou Magness. Donated by Marjorie and William Wightman. Join us under the stars on Wednesday, April 22 at 6:15 p.m. for an Earth Day Worship and celebration! This family and pet friendly worship will be on the South Lawn with great music from the Cornerstone Band, devotions lead by Pastor Matt, and many great earth friendly activities. Bring your friends and neighbors, a blanket and visit the Food Trucks on First Street. Please mark your calendar! Sunday, May 3 is Commitment Sunday. You’re invited to return your 2015-2016 Financial Giving Pledge on that date to help our church leaders form a responsible ministry budget for the next year. Ignite Thanks to the donations that Catalina's members have made to the Blenman Account through the month of January, Blenman coaches have reported giving away a total of 368 free books, reading 386 books and spending 8,345 minutes (or over 139 hours) working with children. Thank you for what you have done this far! Reading Seed will compile the 2nd semester. Your generous gifts over the past year help defray the costs. Periodicals Postage Paid at Tucson, Arizona CATALINA NEWS (USPS 093-160) is published every other week The Catalina News 2700 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85716, Periodicals Postage Paid at Tucson, AZ POSTMASTER: Send address changes The Catalina News, 2700 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85716 Please Remember in Your Prayers PRAYER REQUESTS FOR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF OUR CHURCH FAMILY During this week keep the following persons in your prayers: PRAYER REQUESTS: Louis Allen, Eric Anderson, Adam Arlington, Sue Baker, David and Mildred Baum, Bob Boll, Richard Boston, Sandi Bunker, Ivan Burnett., Paul and Liz Clark, Robert Coons, Peg Craig, Larry Cunningham, James Eppley, Betty and Sam Galea, Diane Lopes, Mary Lou Magness, Jane Mathews, Bill McDonald, Ray Noseck, Jim Otta, Lucylle Owen, Edna Petersen, David Powell, Martha Pullen, Kirk Reed, Dan Richards, Alva Ruiz, Sharon Slade, Ina Smalzer, Mary Smith, Marilyn Steele, Reva Sumpter, Gretchen Termini, Virginia Thorne, Kathy Van Lokeren, Elizabeth Wightman, Marjorie Wightman, and Elizabeth Wilson. CONTINUING PRAYERS: Linda Brinkman, Emma Lou Collins, Lois Nickels, Katheryn Patterson, and Jean Smith. KEEP OUR COLLEGE STUDENTS IN YOUR PRAYERS Kailey Caldwell, Jordan Dansdill, Ashley Halferty, Andrew Hoskinson, Corbin Judstra, Rachael Killmer, Lauren Melcher, Adam Melcher, Caitlin McCurry, Chris Nellett, Eric O’Brien, Hailey Rochin, Tatum Rochin, Ethan Wissler, Luke Wohlford, and Jennifer Wong. Please call the church office if you have a family member in college that is a member of Catalina that you would like added to the list. Catalina United Methodist Church 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85716 Office Hours Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday - 8:00 a.m. to Noon Phone: 520-327-4296 Fax: 520-326-7454 SUGGESTED SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR APRIL 20 - MAY 3 Apr. 20 Apr. 21 Apr. 22 Apr. 23 Apr. 24 Apr. 25 Apr. 26 Apr. 27 Apr. 28 Apr. 29 Apr. 30 May 1 May 2 May 3 Luke 24:28-35 Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 Psalm 118:1-29 Psalm 114 John 10:11-18 Acts 8:26-40 Luke 24:36-52 Psalm 22:25-31 Psalm 47 1 John 4:7-21 Luke 24:50-52 John 15:1-8 The Mission Of Catalina United Methodist Church “Our Mission Is To Be a Christ-following community that brings ourselves and others closer to God.” We are a Stephen Ministry Congregation. If you are in need of a caring, confidential Christian ear, call the church office at 3274296. Just a reminder - articles for the next Catalina News are due on Wednesday, April 22 by noon. You are invited to visit our website… www.catalinamethodist.org Take a tour of our campus, read the latest issue of the Catalina News, and see the many opportunities for you to “plug-in” at Catalina. There is also a listing of our staff and their e-mail addresses. We welcome your comments and questions!
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