NEW Summer Sunday Schedule- July and August
7:45 a.m. – Garden Service; 10:00 a.m. – Traditional Service in Sanctuary
8:45 a.m. – Sunday School for all ages
Sunday School Classes – 9:45 a.m. (Summer – 8:45 a.m. – July & August)
DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Isaiah 63:7-9 Wed. – Genesis 9:8-17 Fri. – Joel 2:18-27
Tues. – Isaiah 45:1-8 Thur. – Romans 5:1-11 Sat. – 1 Peter 2:1-10
Morning Prayer Call: Monday–Saturday, 6:30–6:45 a.m.;Dial 712-775-7031 and enter access code: 111-576-270#.
Leader: Jody Rudd
Today: May 1, 2016
9:45 a.m. More Than Just Music Room 124
12:30 p.m. Confirmation Class Room 222
6:30 p.m. UMYF – Middle & High School Rooms 222/226
In Fellowship Hall after each service:
Fair Trade Sales and UMW Jewelry and Purse Sale
This Week: May 2 – 7, 2016
Mon 9:30 a.m. Merry Methodists (M&Ms) Fellowship Hall
7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
Tues 9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 a.m. Angel Gang Room 126
7:00 p.m. Membership Team Room 223
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rip’s in Bowie
10:30 a.m. Bible Study for Health Room 125
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Worship Service Sanctuary
Thurs 9:15 a.m. Jesus in the Gospels Room 223
9:30 a.m. Agape Circle Room 102
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 SpiritMove Room 124
Fri 6:30 p.m. Confirmation Retreat
Sat 8:00 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 1249 Garage Sale in front of church
Mark Your Calendar
Sat, May 14 4:00 p.m. Church-wide Confirmation Potluck Fellowship Hall
Sun, May 15 11:00 a.m. Confirmation Sanctuary
Sat, May 21 9:00 a.m. Veterans Awareness Seminar Fellowship Hall
Sun, May 22 11:00 a.m. EEC Celebration in Worship Sanctuary
Tue, May 24 7:00 p.m. VBS Teacher/Leaders/Teen Workshop Room 222
Sun, June 12 Rev. Kathy Wadsley’s Retirement Celebration
Get the latest paper copy of the Circuit Rider in the Narthex.
More Than Just Music – We will be studying “Mariazeller Messe” by F.J. Haydn, in room 124 at 9:45 a.m. on May 1, 2016. Class is led by Isaac Borocz and no previous knowledge of music is required. All are welcome.
UMW Jewelry, Purses and Vase sale TODAY! This closeout sale is in Fellowship Hall after both services. Mother’s Day is coming so pick up a gift or vase to fill with flowers for mom. This event is a fundraiser for missions supported by the UMW.
Vacation Bible School Opportunity – Adults and youth who have completed Grade 6 or higher are invited to be part of the VBS ministry team. We need help for one – five days to lead and assist the age level groups, and especially to play a character in Bible storytelling. Sign up on the clipboard in the Tower of Opportunity or contact Rev. Kathy where you are feeling called to serve. Would like to be fully staffed by NEXT Sunday, May 8.
Confirmation Potluck: In our faith tradition, Confirmation is the moment when children accept for themselves the promises that were made by their parents and godparents on their baptism day. We invite you, the congregation of St. Matthew’s, to join us at our Confirmation Potluck on Saturday, May 14, at 4:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall, followed by testimony from our Confirmands as to why they are taking this next step.
Summer Sunday School Teachers Workshop, May 17, 7:00 p.m. in room 222, for all teachers and teens helping teach the one summer children’s one room class. You will receive the lesson/s you will lead, meet those teaching with you and have some time to plan. Not sure if this is for you? Come and see what it’s all about then decide.
Summer Sunday School Teaching Opportunities – Summer Sunday school classes will be during the 9:45 a.m. hour from June 19 – 26 and 8:45 a.m. during July and August. To give our regular teachers a break,adults are invited to teach one or more Sundays and youth are invited to be teen helpers or teachers with an adult. Sign-up on the Christian Formation bulletin board in the main hallway or contact Rev. Kathy firstname.lastname@example.org
Please help a Guatemalan Child – On May 8, you can become a prayer friend and provide a NEW shirt for a child. Look for more info in the Circuit Rider or email Marian Eisinger.