MEMORIAL UMC’s MISSION…
We are CALLED by Christ to GROW in faith, BUILD relationships, and SERVE all people.
MAY 22 – 27
ART ACADEMY RECITALS
ART ACADEMY SUMMER SESSION
JUNE 27 – JULY 3
APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT
AUGUST 2 – 6
RISE AGAINST HUNGER MEAL PACKING EVENT
HARVEST OF HOPE 5K FUN RUN
FINCH PREACHING MISSION
BISHOP KEN CARTER
DECEMBER 11 – 12
STAR OF BETHLEHEM
THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR
SUNDAY MAY 30, 2021
8:30 AM Nursery
8:50 AM AWAKEN Worship Service NOW ON YOUTUBE! (Contact: Aaron Prillaman)
10:00 AM R.L. Pope Class – Stan Styers (Contact Richard Herman)
10:00 AM UMW Sunday Morning Circle (Women’s Sunday School Class) (Contact: )
10:00 AM Sunday School
11: 00 AM Worship
3:30 PM Youth Group (Contact Rodney Denton)
MONDAY MAY 31 (MEMORIAL DAY)
OFFICE IS CLOSED
THURSDAY JUNE 3
10:30 AM Chicks with Sticks (Knitting Ministry) (Contact: Charlie Hanner)
FRIDAY JUNE 4
SATURDAY JUNE 5
SUNDAY JUNE 6
8:30 AM Nursery OPEN
8:50 AM AWAKEN Worship Service NOW ON YOUTUBE! (Contact Aaron Prillaman)
10:00 AM R.L. Pope Class – Jim McGhee (Contact Richard Herman)
10:00 AM UMW Sunday Morning Circle (Women’s Sunday School Class) (Contact:
10:00 AM Sunday School
11:00 AM Worship
11:00 AM Children’s Church (1st & 3rd Sundays) (Contact Lynda Hepler)
3:30 PM Youth Group (Contact Rodney Denton)
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…
- Anna Rose & family
- Andrea Cain and family
- Margie Collins
- Ronnie Dancy
- Joey Driggers
- Chris Eddinger
- Carol Kaiser
- Laura Kennedy
- Tim Priska
- Charlotte Rorie
- Dean Sharpe-Austin
- Lori Sechrist & daughter, Abbie
- Randall Tysinger
- Harold Vannoy
Also Remember: All those affected by COVID-19, All military personnel, Our United Methodist missionaries, The United Methodist Church.
WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY…
VIRTUAL WORSHIP RESOURCES:
- AWAKEN WORSHIP BULLETIN can be found HERE
- 11 AM WORSHIP BULLETIN can be found HERE.
PLEASE NOTE: New worship bulletins will be uploaded by Saturday afternoon.
- PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN’S BULLETIN can be found HERE.
- GRADE SCHOOL CHILDREN’S BULLETIN can be found HERE.
“IN PERSON” WORSHIP:
What to Expect at Indoor, In-Person Worship
- FACE MASKS will be required for non-vaccinated ONLY while entering and exiting the building.
- Out of respect for others, please refrain from SHAKING HANDS or HUGGING.
- OFFERING PLATES will be available at the entrance and exit of the sanctuary.
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN DISTRICT EVENTS
Our district and conference have two special events coming up soon that I just wanted to be sure you knew about. The registration links for both are on our conference web site at https://www.wnccumw.org. Both events are free but you do need to register to attend.
“WEAR A HAT, BRING A HAT TEA”
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
This time of fun and fellowship is a time for membership nurture of our members and a time of outreach to invite potential members to attend. Yes, you are encouraged to wear a hat because we’ll be able to see everyone in gallery view in this Zoom meeting format. In addition to devotions, sharing from the Prayer Calendar and beautiful music, you’ll hear from a representative from Cancer Services and the many ways they benefit those with cancer in our district. The hats you collect will be taken to either Ardmore UMC in Winston-Salem or Memorial UMC in Thomasville and then donated to Cancer Services. Plan to enjoy a cup of hot or iced tea as you learn about the health benefits of tea and play some tea party games. Be sure and register at https://www.wnccumw.org/
Virtual Spiritual Growth Retreat
“You Lift Me Up”
Via WHOVA. AND ZOOM
In addition to 3 plenary sessions with guest speaker Rev. Lisa Beth White and music leaders Catherine Ritch and Rev. Dr. Mark Barden there will be 5 breakout sessions. You can attend 2 of them, but all will be recorded so you can attend others at a later time. The breakout sessions are:
- Tea and Mindfulness Meditation
- Crocheting Together
- Reclaiming Sabbath: Reshaping the Rhythm of Our Lives
- Juneteenth: An Uplifting Celebration of Freedom
- You Lift Me Up — Book Study by Catherine Rich on her book about Armenia
We’ll still be using Zoom for this event, but Whova will help all of us be a “community of women” during the retreat with lots of ways to interact and share with your United Methodist Women sisters. Whova will make it very simple to join individual sessions with links to all sessions in one place without having to search for that Zoom invitation e-mail! Register for this event at https://www.wnccumw.org
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT CHERYL HERMAN
UMW CLEANING SUPPLIES COLLECTION
Cleaning Supplies are being collected for the UMW’s annual Mission Project to make cleaning buckets for CCM. Items needed: multi-purpose cleaners, Lysol/Clorox wipes, sponges, dishwashing liquid, etc.
Red collection bins are in the library. Monetary donations are also accepted to go towards the cleaning supplies.
UMW HAT COLLECTION FOR CANCER PATIENTS
Please bring in any new and/or gently used hats and place them in the bin in the CEC building for collection through June 21. The hats collected district wide will be donated to Cancer Services.
ARTS ALIVE ART ACADEMY
JUNE 15 – SUMMER SESSION BEGINS
Begin on Tuesday – June 15 thru August 19, 2021
Lesson Days available are Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.
Summer 6-Pack of Lessons are very flexible. Choose 6 lessons to spread out over the summer months when you’re in town.
It’s so important to keep the student moving forward with their lessons during summer so as not to loose their momentum.
Otherwise, it’s like starting all over when they return in the fall.
There is NO registration fee!
DOWNLOAD THE SUMMER SESSION REGISTRATION FORM HERE
ALL SUMMER STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT OFF FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION!
If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.
Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your musical journey.
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: SUMMER BOOK CLUB
EVERY WEDNESDAY THIS SUMMER
BEGINS JUNE 16
4 – 6:30 PM
LYNDA HEPLER’S HOUSE
Kids ages 3rd -5th grade are invited to join pastor Lynda this summer for a Wacky Olympics Summer Book Club! Contact pastor Lynda at email@example.com to sign up and get the book list. The group will meet at Pastor Lynda’s house each Wednesday beginning June 16th from 4-6:30pm weekly.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM: RUNNING THE RACE
FOR ALL AGES!
You don’t have to be an athlete of any kind to run the Christian “race”. The Bible uses running metaphors, to encourage followers of Jesus to train, focus, persevere and to attain the heavenly prize.
Join us as we try ‘Running the Race’ Summer reading plan TODAY. Each week we will provide a reading plan for you to encourage you to grow stronger and increase your spiritual endurance! This is for all ages and you can find this week’s plans BELOW…
THIS WEEK’S: ADULT’S SUMMER READING PLAN
THIS WEEK’S: KID’S SUMMER READING PLAN
For more information CONTACT: Lynda Hepler
ART CAMP 2021
AUGUST 2 – 6
9 AM – 3 PM
Summer Art Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!
One week only: August 2nd-6th, 9am-3pm daily.
Cost is: $75 per child.
Camp is for 1st grade through rising 6th grade students.
We are offering new classes in visual arts, creative movement/music, & videography! Register early, space is limited to 24 students this year due to Covid.
GIFTS GALORE RETURNS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
We are excited to let you know that Memorial’s 16th Annual Gifts Galore WILL take place the first Saturday in November 2021 … November 6th! We have mailed applications and already are hearing positive responses from a great variety of vendors. Save the date to shop and spread the word around the community. If you or anyone you know is interested in being a vendor, please contact the church (336-472-7718) or Marie Carmichael (336-476-4625).
Thanks for helping Gifts Galore continue as a great event for our church!
WE WANT YOUR BAGS!!!
The Bag Ladies are back in business!! We will be set up in our usual room at Gifts Galore in November. Monies raised will support a special project to enhance our worship experience at Memorial.
Please bring your gently used handbags, wallets, eyeglass cases, etc. and put them in the hallway around from the receptionist office (near the Arts & Alter storage room). We are looking forward to this fundraising event- everyone deserves a “like new” bag just for getting through the past year!! Thank you for your continued support of the Arts and Alter members who work hard to make our church a beautiful place to gather.
MEMORIALS & HONORARIUMS
- Harriet Tew by Dr. & Mrs. Lloyd Higgins
- Frank Rankin by Dr. & Mrs. Lloyd Higgins
- Peggy Graham by Ed & Cindy Martin
- Barbara Price by Ed & Cindy Martin
- Sam & Lindsay Everhart by Ginger Cranford
- Chris & Michaela McCullough by Ginger Cranford
CLERGY AND STAFF ARE AVAILABLE
You may contact members of the staff directly or by calling the church office at 336-472-7718 and following the instructions on the recording. Here is a list of staff phone extensions and email addresses, for reference:
- Rev. Danny Leonard, Senior Minister – Ext. 16; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rev. Rodney Denton, Minister of Youth and Young Adults – Ext. 18; email@example.com
- Rev. Lynda Hepler, Minister of Children and Families – Ext. 11; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Norris Norwood, Director of Music – Ext. 12; email@example.com
- Aaron Prillaman, Director of Contemporary Worship – Ext. 20; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Melanie Byerly, Director of Arts Alive Art Academy – Ext. 33; email@example.com
- Kristin Shores, Administrative Assistant – Ext. 14; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jarry Oldaker, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds – Ext. 17; email@example.com