EUMC News! (Feb 8th, 2018)

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You can read Pastor Tim's blog by opening this link:

https://tinyurl.com/onesieblog


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Our Deep Love marriage and relationships sermon series concludes on Sunday!

(If you missed last week, you can view last week's message online through our mobile app, website, or Facebook page)

No one is interested in a shallow relationship, right? We don't want to hover around the surface. We want to sink the roots of our relationships deep into love. We want to enjoy deeper connection and understanding. Deeper conversations and bonding. Deeper intimacy and passion. And that's exactly what Deep Love can do for relationships! On Sunday, we will explore the role "ADAPTABILITY" plays in the key relationships in our lives as we consider some wonderful teachings from the 4th chapter of Philippians. 

We offer three worship experiences on Sundays!

Our 9:45 am worship service includes modern Christian music led by our amazing praise team.

9:45 am Worship songs:

Everlasting God
Love the Lord
God of This City
I Lift My Hands
Overwhelmed

If you are travelling or staying at home with flu, you can join us online at 9:45 am. This service will be streaming live via our Eureka United Methodist Church Facebook page and Facebook Live.

 

Our 8:30 am worship service includes traditional Christian hymns led by our wonderful choir.

8:30 am hymns:

O For a Heart to Praise My God
Christ is the World's Light
Thou Hidden Source of Calm Repose

Childcare (birth through 2 years old) is available during both worship services.

Our JAM (Jesus and Me) Children's Ministry, ages 3 years old through the 5th grade, meet each Sunday at 9:45 am

Our XP3 Youth (grades 6-12) meet on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.


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ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP SERVICE AT 7 PM on Wednesday, February 14th. This special worship service will include music from both our Praise Team and Choir and will include the imposition of ashes on your forehead or hand. Please join us for what many believe to be one of the most powerful worship experiences of the year!

 
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Pastor Tim will be hanging out at St. Louis Bread Company on Wednesday, February 14th from 6:30 am until 8:30 am. Please stop by on your way to work or school for a brief table side devotion, the imposition of ashes, and a cup of coffee!


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Due to the large number of new guests that are seeking a connection into the life of Eureka UMC, we have added another NEXT STEPS CONNECT CLASS which will begin on Sunday, February 11th from 11:00am-11:59am in the Confirmation room. This class will meet three additional times, each gathering will be 59 minutes and childcare will be provided. If you are interested in taking the next step into connection at Eureka UMC; to find that unique place to connect, grow and serve in your faith, please contact Pastor Tim at  tim.schulte@eurekaumc.org to learn more.


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Healthy Church Initiative Updates

e are excited to announce the formation of two new teams as part of our HCI process.

Our Congregational Care Team will be developing a system of congregational care for Eureka UMC. This team includes Donna Valleroy, Karen Hughes, Sue Engsberg, Jennifer O'Connor, and Tina Butler.

Our Vision Team will be discerning the unique, God given (and God sized) vision for Eureka UMC. This team will be working closely with Rev. Roger Ross, the Director of Congregational Excellence for the Conference. The Vision Team members are David Babb, Michael Koltun III, Gay Heron, Cathy Westbury, Todd Shelton, Susan Richmond, and Camille Subramaniam. 


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Upcoming opportunities to Connect, Grow, or Serve through EUMC


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Flood Recovery Update: next mission Sat 10 Feb. contact me if you want to help repair our flooded neighbors houses. Last month we helped George, a retiree, who has been flooded out twice in the last two years. Five of us turned out to put up wainscoating, patch and finish dry wall and run some new electric wires. George fortunately had flood insurance but he needed help renovating the house he and his wife lived in for a couple of decades. Larry (314) 753-9729


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WINTER SLUMP! Feb 16/5:30 pm—Feb. 17/9 pm

Mid & Sr. High Youth grades 6-12 (Cost $50)

SLUMP stands for St. Louis United Methodist Party - and that's exactly what it is It's what happens when you put too many youth ministers in a room and ask "what if conferences were designed specifically for our kids?" The heart of SLUMP is that the students of the Gateway Central and Gateway Regional districts come together for a weekend to experience the joy of fellowship, discipleship, and service. 

Come spend a weekend with St. Louis United Methodist Youth! We'll worship, learn, pray, play and party. Sign up online at eurekaumc.org or for more information please contact Jenny Babb at jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org .


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EUMC FAMILY NIGHT AT THE POLAR PLUNGE February 20, 6-9PM!

Fun evening for the whole family! We reserved the entire facility for our group. This means NO lines and MORE time going down this amazing tubing hill at Hidden Valley. This event is open to children, youth, and adults and is another great event to invite your friends to. We will enjoy a discounted price of just $15/person for the three hour session. Snacks, food, and drinks will be available for purchase at the Lodge. Online registration at eurekaumc.org. Questions, contact Jenny Babb at jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org


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Genesis meets at 7pm on the first and third Sunday of each month. Genesis is open to all high school youth and young adults who are interested in deepening their relationship with Christ. Please contact Cathy Westbury at westburycathy@gmail.com for more information!


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Women's Bible Study Series Starting Feb 25, 2018

Come join us for a women's bible study beginning Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 from 5-7pm.  The bible study will meet ONCE a MONTH, on the third Sunday. 

The bible study will be on “The Best Yes” By Lysa Terkeurst.   

In The Best Yes, let Lysa TerKeurst help you discern the option that shapes all your other choices. Having trouble deciding which situations deserve a "yay" and which a "nay?" Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul? Offering Scripture-laced insights on effective decision-making, she encourages you to be honest, imaginative, focused, trusting, and humble as you discover the role God most wants you to play.

For more information, please email lifegroups@eurekaumc.org to sign up.


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ACTS Potluck in Commons on Tues., Feb. 20 at Noon. Please bring a meat, vegetable, salad, dessert, bread or drink.

Let Betty Branscum, 636/451-3025, know if you are coming and what you are bringing. FUN, FUN, FUN!


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Eureka UMC to Tour Israel and Biblical sites.

Tour will be in early November 2019. Interested? Contact Sue Engsberg at 314/707-8733 or by email at sue.engsberg@gmail.com. Plenty of time to save for the trip. Feel the Bible come alive with this tour!


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Save the dates for our Summer Youth Mission Trip.  This year we will be going to Lookout Mountain, GA June 7-11

Cost for this trip is $400, more information on our website or contact Jenny Babb, Director of Family Ministries. 

Register online at Eurekaumc.org.


 
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Eagle Lake camp -  registration is now open for Eagle Lake Camp. The dates are July 23rd Thru the 27th. Receive $25 off for early registration! More information available on the website.

Mini camp - have a little one that is too young for Eagle Lake? Register them for our mini camp! Also running July 23rd through the 27th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for ages 3 to 5. Register online, spots are limited.


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We are seeking talented musicians who would like to share their gifts and passion for music as part of our amazing praise band on Sunday mornings! If you are interested, please contact our Praise Team Director, Scott Springman, at 314-560-2990 to schedule an audition.


Have a fantastic week and

we look forward to seeing you on Sunday Morning!

 

Tim Schulte
Pastor
Eureka United Methodist Church
215 North Central Avenue, Eureka MO 63025
www.eurekaumc.org

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