MEMORIAL UMC’s MISSION…
We are CALLED by Christ to
GROW in faith,
BUILD relationships, and
SERVE all people.
SUNDAY JUNE 9
Day of Pentecost
8:30 Nursery Care
8:50 Contemporary Worship (Jarrett)
10 Children’s Sun. Sch. (Main)
10 Youth Sun. Sch. (CEC)
10 R.L. Pope Class: Allen Brown
10:30 Chancel Choir Reh.
11 Worship Service (Sanctuary)
12:15 Reception for Ben Devoid
MONDAY JUNE 10
6:30 Spanish Class
TUESDAY JUNE 11
7:30 Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Sunrise)
6:30 Contemp. Worship Music Reh. WEDNESDAY JUNE 12
5:30 Offsite Summer Supper at Rosa Mae’s (RSVP to Theresa Humphreys by Tuesday morning.)
THURSDAY JUNE 13
10:30 Chicks with Sticks
FRIDAY JUNE 14
SATURDAY JUNE 15
SUNDAY JUNE 16
8:50 Contemporary Worship (Jarrett)
10 R.L. Pope Class: Carol Vannoy
10:30 Chancel Choir Reh.
11 Worship Service (Sanctuary)
No Youth – Father’s Day
If you or a loved one would like to be added to the prayer list, please contact Lorna McCullough at 336-259-5814. If you put a name on the list, please keep in touch to let us know how that person is doing, as names are removed after three weeks. During the coming week, please pray for:
The United Methodist Church
All Military Personnel
Our UM Missionaries
Hannah Lee Dixon
Special Charge Conference
Monday, June 17
Scout Room in the CEC
Administrative Council members are encourage to attend.
A Charge Conference will be held to approve Brian Russel’s appointment to Memorial United Methodist as a part-time local pastor. Brian’s job description will remain that same, as the Director of Contemporary Worship. Neither will this approval require a change in the Memorial operating budget. Brian will also serve Unity United Methodist Church as their part-time pastor, giving him a full time appointment through the Annual Conference. His salary will be supplemented with a grant from the Annual Conference.
RECEPTION FOR BEN
CHRISTIAN ENRICHMENT CENTER
Ben’s last day in the pulpit at Memorial is June 16. Before he leaves us, we want to gather to thank Ben and wish him well. Please join the congregation on Sunday June 9 at 12:15 pm for a church-wide reception for Ben. You should also have received a letter from Ken Hanner and Harold Vannoy this week letting you know of the reception on June 9 and Ben’s last Sunday at Memorial on June 16. If you did not receive this, please let Susan Frye know.
MEL JONES AND HIS BAG O’ BONES FUNDRAISER
Tickets are $25. Proceeds go to to the R. L Pope Scholarship Fund, Art Academy, Journey to Bethlehem, and Rise Against Hunger. Contact Roger Bryant at 336-476-4180 for tickets. This will be a great night for 4 great causes! Tell your friends to look for this on Facebook!
CHURCH-WIDE BAKE SALE
Saturday, July 6, 2019
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thomasville Farmers Market (corner of Commerce & Guilford Streets)
(Sponsored by United Methodist Women)
We need the help of all cooks to make this event a success. All proceeds will be used to support local mission programs and projects. Some of the items that sell well are: all type of breads, seasonal fruit pies, cookies, brownies and other bar-type cookies, ham and sausage biscuits, cakes of all kinds, candy, fried fruit pies, persimmon pudding.
Please bring items to the church on Friday, July 5, 2019 between the hours of 10:00 – 12 Noon. Items can also be dropped of at Sara Faulkner’s house Friday afternoon or at the Farmers Market on Saturday morning. Help at the market is needed from 7:30 – 9:45 AM and 9:45 AM to 12 Noon.
Please contact Sara at 336-689-2523 if you can help.
Summer VBS FEST
Sunday, July 7th
5 – 7 PM
Pace Park/ Farmers Market
ART CAMP 2019: DISCOVERY!
Two Weeks to Choose From:
Week 1: July 22-26 (9am – 3pm)
Week 2: Jul. 29 – Aug. 2 (9am – 3pm)
Registration Deadline is July 15th!
Cost: $75 per student and includes breakfast, lunch, and all materials. For students 1st grade – through rising 7th grade. Classes will be divided into two age groups: 1st -4th & 5th -7th. Registration is limited to the first 20 students for each week. Students may only attend one week of camp. First come, first serve.
Each of us is created in the image of God, the master artist. During the week at Art Camp your child will discover their creative spirit regardless of age or ability. The camp focus will be on learning how to incorporate various media into an art piece as well as how visual and performance art are integrated. During the week, campers will experience: Music, Visual Art, Construction Art and the Art of Etiquette as they explore their creative side.
Click on the image to download a registration brochure!
(FORMERLY “TRASH & TREASURE” SALE)
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24
Mark your calendar, and start saving your treasures! We do have some limited storage, but if it is possible, keep your items until the week of the sale. Please contact Berta Riley if you have questions.
JUNE 2 YOUTH SUNDAY
JUNE 2 UMW LUNCHEON FOR HS GRADS
JUNE 9 RECEPTION FOR REV. BEN DEVOID
JUNE 12 OFFSITE SUMMER SUPPER AT ROSA MAE’S. (SEE ANNOUNCEMENT & RSVP.)
JUNE 16 PASTOR BEN’S LAST SUNDAY AT MEMORIAL UMC
JUNE 20-23 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JUNE 28 MEL JONES FUNDRAISER
JUNE 30 – JULY 6 ASP
JULY 7 VBS @ PACE PARK, 5 – 7 PM
JULY 14 FIRST SUNDAY FOR REV. DANNY LEONARD
JULY 22 – 26 ART CAMP, WEEK I
JULY 29 – AUG 2 ART CAMP, WEEK II
AUG 2 – 4 LAKE JUNALUSKA YOUTH RETREAT
AUG 7 ASP STOCKHOLDER’S DINNER
AUG 18 YOUTH GROUP KIDNAPPING 😉
AUG 24 BARGAIN TREASURES
IF YOU HAVE A CHURCH EVENT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE ADDED TO OUR CALENDAR, PLEASE CONTACT SUSAN FRYE.
Do you like a good book?
In the process of packing for his upcoming move, Ben has been culling his personal and church library. A couple stacks have been left in the church library. If you have an interest take a look. He’ll dispose of them by June 14.
ART ACADEMY HAPPENINGS
(See today’s separate announcement about our SUMMER ART CAMPS!!)
SUMMER LESSONS FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN!
Register by May 31 for Private Music Lessons and Group Visual Art Classes.
Lessons run the weeks of Jun. 24, Jul. 8-29, and Aug. 12.
Now Enrolling for Fall
Arts Alive Art Academy
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE
Classes for the 2019-20 school year will begin the week of September 3, 2019, and end the week of May 18, 2020. Start planning!
TO SERVE IN CHILDREN’S CHURCH FOR BOTH THE 8:50 AND 11AM SERVICES.
This volunteer position is to simply come and assist the leader and engage kids with the lesson through conversation. Please contact Lynda Hepler to volunteer. We are required to have two adults with children to comply with Safe Sanctuaries.
Thank you! And please use THIS LINK to sign up.
SEWING VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED
Please remember that our sewing ministry still needs help making DRESS A GIRL dresses and boys shorts. This ministry is an ongoing project and volunteers are always needed to sew dresses and shorts at home. Pre-cut “kits” are located in Jarrett Hall. Thank you for your help with this special missions project.
PILOT POINT VAN DRIVERS AND OTHER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
This is an opportunity for church members to missionally engage with children who are behind reading level. Pilot Point is a six-week summer literacy camp based at Fairview United Methodist Church. This program is sponsored by The Duke Endowment. Outings are planned for the students twice a week, and Memorial is providing our vans for this. We are seeking drivers for from 12:30 to 5:00 PM for these Mondays: June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, and 22. Additionally, van drivers are needed on the following dates from about 12:30 to 3:00 PM: June 19, 27, July 3, 10, 16, 24, and 26. Contact Lynda Hepler with questions or to volunteer to help drive a van. Contact Megan Crady at 336-848-5211 to learn more about other ways to help.
UMW BOOK DRIVE
The Wednesday Circle for the United Methodist Women is hosting a book drive. So far, 50 books have been collected but we need enough for 100 children! The books will be given to children attending the community Vacation Bible School one-day event July 7th being organized by Pastor Lynda Hepler. Books for preschoolers to 5th graders are preferred. We will be collecting books until June 15th. A collection box is in the CEC lobby area. If you are not able to donate books, a monetary donation is perfectly acceptable. Please give a check to Charlotte Hanner with notation “book drive,” or drop off a check at the church office. For more information, please contact Cheryl Herman at 336-307-0022.
THE SPIRITUAL ACADEMY FOR LEADING TRANSFORMATION
THE SPIRITUAL ACADEMY FOR LEADING TRANSFORMATION (SALT), sponsored by the Yadkin Valley District, is an eight-month program designed to identify, inspire, train, and support a new cohort of spiritually-mature lay people able to partner with clergy to lead effective change in congregations and communities. The program consists of five pieces: retreats, evening sessions, a leadership project, collaboration with clergy, and small groups. Please see the insert in today’s bulletin and give this opportunity your prayerful consideration.
SUMMER SUPPER CLUB
SUMMER SUPPER GATHERINGS. Please contact Theresa Humphreys at 336-475-7255 if you are interested in joining other church members for informal Wednesday suppers this summer at various local restaurants. Please RSVP to Theresa by Tuesday morning!
Rosa Mae’s Café
Pioneer Family Restaurant
Classic Diner – Note, this is on a Thursday!
CCM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Cooperative Community Ministry is currently in need of several weekly volunteers for our food pantry. Volunteers would bag food and distribute to clients. If interested, call CCM and ask for Peggy (336-476-1842).