EUMC News! (May 3rd, 2018)

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Let's be honest, you've probably heard or read something that's in the Bible and thought to yourself, "that's weird." You may even begin to wonder why this seemingly weird story is even part of God's Word. This begs the question, "why is this weird stuff in the Bible anyway? What does it mean? How can this possibly speak to my life in 2018?"

We are beginning a new series in May titled "Weird Stuff in the Bible". During the next few weeks we will unpack four different weird stories. We will begin this Sunday, May 6th with "Where Did You Lose It?" as we consider the floating axe head from 2 Kings 6:1-7; now that qualifies as weird!

We gather for two unique expressions of worship on Sunday mornings; we invite you and your family to join us at either one of these worship services

 8:30 am Traditional Service: 

Hymns:

158 Come Christian Come and Sing
504 The Old Rugged Cross
601 Thy Word

 

 9:45 am Contemporary Service (and Live Stream on Facebook Live)

Worship Songs:

Broadcast
Your Love Never Fails
Love the Lord
God With Us
All the People Said Amen

Our JAM (Jesus and Me) Children's Ministry meets at 9:45 am for children ages 3 years old through the fifth grade.

Childcare is available for children birth through 2 years old in our nursery during both worship service times on Sunday mornings.


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Weird Stuff in the Bible!

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This compelling series will explore four unique...actually weird stories found in the Bible and consider how this 'weird stuff' applies to our lives today as we seek to grow deeper in our faith and relationship with God.

May 13, "The Widow's Oil" *
               * Mothers Day, Jenny Babb preaching

May 20, "Samson"

May 27, "Sun Stands Still"


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Did you know that you can give to the life changing ministries of Eureka UMC through your smartphone? We recently launched our new SubSplash giving platform through our mobile app. It takes less than two minutes to set up an account through the mobile app and from there giving is simple! You can set up a recurring gift (i.e. weekly or monthly) and also make 'one time' gifts with a simple click on your smart device. Your continued, generous financial support of the ministries at Eureka UMC is greatly appreciated, is making a difference, and will allow us to fuel our Mission of 'making new disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.'


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We will be honoring our graduating High School Seniors on Sunday, May 20th during our 9:45 service.  Seniors and their families are also invited to a complimentary lunch afterwards at Poor Richards.  If you could let us know how many in your family will join us that would be helpful! Lunch will begin at 11:30 am. 

If you are a parent of a graduating senior and would like more information, please contact Jenny Babb at jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org


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Upcoming opportunities to Connect, Grow, or Serve through EUMC


BLOCK PARTY, MAY 25TH, 7-10 PM

The Eureka Parks Department has asked Eureka UMC to partner with them for the first BLOCK PARTY of the summer! We will be sponsoring a new component of the event...the Kid's Corner! We have partnered with the Missouri Conference who will be bringing in some BIG TOYS, including a massive inflatable obstacle course! This is a great outreach to our community and we welcome your assistance to ensure that this is the best Kid's Corner we can offer! Interested in being part of the Block Party Team? Please contact Jenny Babb at jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org
 

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YOUTH SUMMER MISSION TRIP TO GEORGIA!

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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NEW PROMOTION ANNOUNCED! 

Eagle Lake camp -  registration is now open for Eagle Lake Camp. The dates are July 23rd Thru the 27th. Receive $20 off for each referral for a family that has not attended camp before! This could potentially be a HUGE savings (i.e. by inviting multiple families) for your campers. 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.


YOUTH CATALYST SESSION: For youthparents of youth, or those interested in working with youth (5-12 grade), join us on Sunday, April 22nd at 11 am for our first Catalyst session. We will meet in the UTX area for a listening and planning session targeted towards our new youth ministry. This will be a time to come together, explore possibilities, invite new ideas, and build excitement towards things to come. 

We want YOU to be a part of our explosive new youth ministry, please let me know you are coming! Jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org. Thank you, we’ll see you there!

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Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings will be in our community on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Eureka United Methodist Church. Ultrasound screenings to Identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include; Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

Register online TODAY at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle  and receive your “Community Circle” discount and your Preferred Appointment!


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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