The Catalina News - Catalina United Methodist Church

Vol. 63
No. 8
April 19, 2015
The Catalina News
The Newsletter of Catalina United Methodist Church
5th Annual
Every Sunday At
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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Please Remember in Your Prayers
During this week keep the following persons in your
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.
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
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
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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
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…
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!