MEMORIAL UMC’s MISSION…

We are CALLED by Christ to GROW in faith, BUILD relationships, and SERVE all people.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVEMBER 21
4:30-5:30 PM
MISSION POSSIBLE KIDS HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE FOR CCM
CONTACT: LYNDA HEPLER

NOVEMBER 25
8 AM
THANKSGIVING BREAKFAST
CONTACT: RODNEY DENTON  

DECEMBER 5
1-5 PM
AN ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS AT LINBROOK ESTATE
CONTACT: SANDY MCGHEE

DECEMBER 5
CHRISTMAS CANTATA
CONTACT: NORRIS NORWOOD

DECEMBER 11 – 12
6-8 PM
FRONT LAWN, DRIVE-BY LIVE NATIVITY
CONTACT: DAVID WILLIAMS

DECEMBER 19
LOVE FEAST
CONTACT: PAYTON WILLIAMS

DECEMBER 24
CHRISTMAS EVE COMMUNION
CONTACT: DANNY LEONARD

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR

SUNDAY  NOVEMBER 7
8:30 AM      Nursery (Contact: Sara Faulkner)
8:50  AM     AWAKEN Worship Service NOW ON YOUTUBE! (Contact Aaron Prillaman)
10:00 AM    R.L. Pope Class (Teacher: Stan Styers) (Contact Richard Herman)
10:00 AM    UMW Sunday Morning Circle (Women’s Sunday School Class) (Contact: Cheryl Herman)
10:00 AM    Sunday School
11:00 AM     Worship & Children’s Church

MONDAY  NOVEMBER 8
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Arts Alive Art Academy (Contact: Melanie Byerly)

TUESDAY  NOVEMBER 9
8:30 AM      Men’s Fellowship Group (meets at Loflin’s Restaurant) (Contact: Tim Lyons)
9:00 AM      Sewing Ministry
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Arts Alive Art Academy (Contact: Melanie Byerly)

WEDNESDAY  NOVEMBER 10
The “Weekly Updateon Facebook 
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM   Arts Alive Art Academy (Contact: Melanie Byerly)

THURSDAY  NOVEMBER 11
10:30 AM     Chicks with Sticks (Knitting Ministry)  (Contact: Charlie Hanner)
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Arts Alive Art Academy (Contact: Melanie Byerly)

FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 12

SATURDAY  NOVEMBER 13

SUNDAY  NOVEMBER 14
8:30 AM      Nursery (Contact: Sara Faulkner)
8:50  AM     AWAKEN Worship Service NOW ON YOUTUBE! (Contact Aaron Prillaman)
10:00 AM    R.L. Pope Class (Contact Richard Herman)
10:00 AM    UMW Sunday Morning Circle (Women’s Sunday School Class) (Contact: Cheryl Herman)
10:00 AM    Sunday School
11:00 AM    Worship & Children’s Church

 

PRAYER CONCERNS

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…

  • Andrea Cain and family
  • Margie Collins
  • Chris Eddinger
  • Cherie Johnson
  • Carol Kaiser
  • Harold Vannoy
  • Joyce Hunter

Also Remember: All military personnel, Our United Methodist missionaries, The United Methodist Church.

It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of Emily Lambeth, on October 28th, 2021. Please keep the Lambeth family in your thoughts and prayers. 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY…

JOIN US IN PERSON
8:50 AM    AWAKEN WORSHIP CONTACT:  Aaron Prillaman
11:00 AM  WORSHIP SERVICE CONTACT:  Norris Norwood
JOIN US VIRTUALLY…
Facebook Live  YouTube Channel WGOS AM 1070 (R.L. Pope Class & 11 AM ONLY)

VIRTUAL WORSHIP RESOURCES:

RECEPTIONIST NEEDED!

We are needing a receptionist to fill a spot on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9am – 12 noon. No experience needed; you will receive on the job training.  If you are interested in volunteering for this monthly duty, please contact Lynda Stone @ 336-882-6046.

 

AN ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS AT LINBROOK HERITAGE ESTATE
DECEMBER 5, 2021

Experience the magic of Christmas at Linbrook Hall, enjoy special music while admiring elaborately decorated rooms filled with breathtaking Christmas trees, wreaths, and garlands…

Then head over to the estate’s John Deere Tractor & Antique Industrial Museums…

Lastly, visit the Historic Hoover House to see where the estate began.

December 5, 2021, 1-5 pm Admission $20

Tickets may be purchased at the church during office hours and services, online at https://www.eventbrite.com/…/an-enchanted-christmas-at…, or at the door.

This fundraiser is sponsored by Thomasville Empty Bowls and all proceeds go to Cooperative Community Ministry Food Pantry and Project Divine Interruption (which aids homeless and displaced children in the Thomasville City Schools)

HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE 

Mission Possible Kids will be sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for Cooperative Community Ministry (CCM) on Sunday, November 21st, 4:30- 5:30 pm.  Please bring non- perishable food items. The children will collect car-side in the parking lot at the breezeway of the church.

 

HELP NEEDED! 

Do you want to be a special blessing to others this Christmas and be blessed by your service?

If so, contact Lynda Hepler about joining the Chrismon Tree team. We are looking for volunteers to help repair Chrismon ornaments, make new ornaments, and set up the tree for our Advent/Christmas season.

Help us celebrate and share the hope, love, joy, and peace of the season. Click HERE or call 336-472-9711.

LIVE NATIVITY SCENES

Live nativity scenes will be on the front lawn Saturday, December 11th and Sunday the 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Make your plans to ride down Randolph Street during these designated times and see the beautiful nativity sets reminding us of Jesus’ birth! Our prayer is that next year we will have the full experience of Star of Bethlehem once again.

 

  

UMW ANNUAL WORLD THANK OFFERING 

All women of the church are welcomed! 

We will be having a Gathering on Saturday, November 13th, 10 am-12 pm, in the CEC (Fellowship Hall).  We will be having our annual World Thank Offering and the program is titled “Embracing Change, Sharing Grace”.  Our meal will be chicken pie (with gluten-free options available).  Please bring a salad or dessert to share. Coffee, tea, and water will be provided. Please RSVP to Lynda Stone by Wednesday, November 10th, at 336-882-6046.  Please call Cheryl Herman at 336-307-0022 for any questions.  Looking forward to seeing you!

  

MEMORIALS & HONORARIUMS

MEMORIALS
In Memory of Emily Lambeth by Bank of America Greensboro Private Office
In Memory of Emily Lambeth by Linda Childers
In Memory of Emily Lambeth by Mrs. Robert Elster
In Memory of Bob Kolodziey by David Williams

HONORARIUMS

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:

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