EUMC News! (Aug 30th, 2018)

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PAIN. This is perhaps one of the most understood aspects of our lives and it leaves many of us asking a question like this, "if God is all loving, why is there pain in this world? Why is there pain in my life?"

So what do we do with the pain we experience in life? Does pain tend to push you away from God? Or does pain have the capacity to draw you nearer to God?

Inside of life's painful moments are some of the best opportunities for hope. This can be a game changer in how we understand pain and how through it we can find our hope in Christ. 

Join us on Sunday as we continue our current series, "Game Changers". The theme for Sunday is "Pain". Pastor Tim will be preaching from John 11.

 8:30 am Traditional Service: 

Hymns:
Come Christians Join and Sing

When Jesus the Healer Walked Through Galilee
Let the People of God Go Singing
Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee

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

Worship Songs:
All Because of Jesus
Mighty to Save
Praise You in this Storm
Come as You Are
One Thing Remains

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 morning


 
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September 2,   "Pain", from John 11,  Pastor Tim

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August 9, "Who Cares?"

Join us for this wonderful worship service where we will be commissioning our first group of SIX Congregational Care Ministers! This will occur during both worship services

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September 16, "You Belong Here" (Back to Church Sunday)


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Catalyst, our youth group (ages 6-12th grade), will resume meeting on Sunday, Sept 9th, during the 9:45 service.  Catalyst explores subjects that are relevant to the faith journey of youth grades 6-12.  We provide 2 different options for this group. They will meet during the 9:45 service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, and from 6-7:30 pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. 

Schedule for September is as follows: 

Sept 9th 9:45 am,
Sept 16th 6-7:30 pm,
Sept 23rd 9:45 am.  


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Holy Land Tour, December 2-11, 2019 plus optional tour to Petra, Jordan December 11-14.

Want to walk where Jesus walked? Want to see historical places of the Bible? Now is the time. EUMC is joining the Conference of United Methodist on a tour of Israel with an optional extension to Jordan. Join Group Leaders Pastor Tim and Sue Engsberg on this marvelous Holy Land Tour.

This trip is filling up quickly! We currently have 24 people registered for this trip! If you are interested in securing your spot or if you have any questions, please contact Sue Engsberg at sue.engsberg@gmail.com or 314/707-8733.


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We are grateful to worship and serve such a generous God! His generosity is woven throughout the pages of scripture and in our own lives. We encourage you to be generous towards the work that God has called us to do in the lives of the families in our community.

It is quick and easy to give through our mobile app. You can download the app to your smart phone and set up recurring or even one time financial gifts to ensure that we can continue to provide life changing ministries in our community. Thank you for your faithful generosity!


  Upcoming opportunities to Connect, Grow, or Serve through EUMC

Upcoming opportunities to Connect, Grow, or Serve through EUMC


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We have some great opportunities to serve in our community over the next few weeks!

Eureka Days: Our JAM (Jesus and Me) Children's Ministry will be part of the Kid's Corner at Eureka Days on Saturday, September 8th in the afternoon. We will be serving and connecting with the families and kids in Eureka through various fun activities including  FOUR Euro-Jump features.

American Ninja Warrior Kids Course: Our JAM Children's Ministry will be hosting this incredible event on Saturday, September 15th from 3-5 pm. We are expecting a very large turnout and would love to invite you to be part of this incredible, community event!

If you would like to learn more about how you can serve at either of these events, please contact Pastor Suzanne at suzanne.nicholson@eurekaumc.org or Jenny Babb at jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org


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We have identified a family in Eureka that will benefit greatly from some renovations to their home. Their home, although not in the floodplain, was damaged by the intense rain event last year that caused the record flooding. Rain water flooded their home and destroyed the flooring and part of the drywall. Team Rubicon 'gutted' the house in May 2017 and nothing has been done to restore the home. We are in the process of organizing a team in partnership with St. Mark's Lutheran Church to complete this project. Dates are TBD but will likely be in early to mid August. Our volunteer team coordinator for this project is Tom Brozka. If you'd like to be part of the team, whether for a few hours or a few days, please contact Tom at tbroandco@sbcglobal.net .

The scope of this project will include moving large items (the family will be moved out of their home for about a week), demolition work, cleaning, drywall repairs, painting, new flooring, and repairs in the kitchen and bathroom.


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American Ninja Warrior is incredibly popular! Many kids (and their parents) love watching these competitors compete on some amazing obstacle courses. 

We invite you to bring your children, grandchildren, and their friends to be part of our American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course for Kids on Saturday, September 15th from 3-5 pm. This amazing, family friendly event will be held on the South parking lot of Eureka UMC!


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 Ice Cream with the Pastor

September 16 @ 11 am


Summer Connect Classes

September 9 from 11 am-noon


Save the Date:

Feed My Starving Children pack
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

October 10-14 , 2018

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This is the Third Annual EUMC Craft Fair and it will be held in Fellowship Hall on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9:00 to 3:00 with set up at 7:00.

Entry fee is $40 per table with 2 chairs. Each additional table will be $20.00.

Sign up is now through Saturday, October 20th. No registration will be accepted after that date. There will be food concessions this year.

As always all registration fees and concession profits go towards our partnership with Mission Guatemala.

Contacts are Sally Lippmann at stvlp@aol.com 
                       or
Jan Ray at jray8190@aol.com
                 314-412-9107

Registrations can be mailed to:

Eureka UMC
P.O. Box 67
Eureka, MO 63025
  *please mark “Craft Fair” in memo        


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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