EUMC News! (Oct 4th, 2018)

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After a season of conversation, evaluation, discernment and prayer, the Monthly Mission Dinners  will end following the last Mission Dinner meal on Monday, October 15, 2018. We are so grateful for the leadership the Mission Dinner Team has provided during the last seven years and all those who have participated. These monthly meals have provided wonderful opportunities for members and friends of Eureka UMC to truly be the hands and feet of Christ. God has used these monthly Mission Dinners to help countless persons find encouragement and a connection to the family of God. We are exploring new ways to build on this legacy and to meet the changing needs of our community so that we may continue to be faithful in making news disciples of Jesus for the transformation of the world!

We invite everyone that has ever prepared meals, served, donated desserts, and assisted with set up or clean up for the Mission Dinners to join us for a special celebration of ministry during either worship service on Sunday, October 14th.


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We will begin a new sermon series on Sunday, "A Life That Leads...#follow"

 Jesus invites us into an amazing relationship and on an incredible journey. A journey that will lead us into the deep waters of faith as we follow Jesus. This Sunday we will explore "The Table of Grace" and the powerful message Jesus left for us through Communion.

  8:30 am and 9:45 am worship servies

 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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During October, we will begin a new sermon series that will explore what it looks like to live "A Life that Leads". 

In order to lead, we must first follow Jesus. We will be considering some of the basic practices of the Christian faith and how they can  transform us towards the likeness of Christ.

October 7, "At the Table of Grace"  *Communion Sunday
October 14, "Prayer"
October 21, "Worship"
October 28, "A Heart for Giving"


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Registration now open for Confirmation 2019. If you have a youth in grades 6-12, and you would like to register them for Confirmation, you may do so at eurekaumc.org. Classes will begin in October and take place during the 9:45 service on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays of the month.  Confirmation will take place in April 2019.  Contact jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org for more info.


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Join Acts Group Tuesday, October 9th at noon for a potluck. Ross Malone will be our speaker. Let Betty Branscum (636/451-3025) know if you are able to come.


WOW ANNUAL SOUP LUNCHEON!

WOW (Women of Worship) is having their Annual Soup Luncheon on October 21.

We’re looking for help in making and bringing crockpots of soup and desserts. 100% of the proceeds go towards adopting families for Christmas. Questions? SIGN UP HERE.

Please contact Renee Smola (renee.smola@gmail.com) or Karen Hughes (kdhughes1@charter.net). Thank you in advance for your consideration.

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3rd Annual Craft Fair at Eureka UMC

Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9 am—3 pm

Proceeds support Mission Guatemala
                        


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Trunk or TREAT IS October 28!

Trunk or TreatSunday, October 28/1-3 pm at EUMC lower south parking lot.

Games, crafts, and CANDY! If you are able to volunteer to help, or host a trunk, please contact Jenny Babb at jenny.babb@eurekaumc.org. Thank you!

 


Clean out your closets- the fall rummage sale is coming November 1-3 and will be located in the church basement.  Donations will be accepted beginning October 29th.  Information on large item donation pickups will be shared shortly.  Volunteering to help with sale during prep, clean up or during the actual sale is a great way to make money for your mission account.  SIGN UP HERE. Please contact Amber Wood if you have questions-

alwood1974@gmail.com or 989-387-0300.

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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


Save the Date:

Register to serve through links on our website or mobile app today! This is an awesome opportunity to serve as an individual, as a family, or as a group. We encourage people who serve to help offset the cost of the thousands of meals that you will prepare during your shift to make a suggested financial gift of $25.00 (or more). More information is available online or you can visit the Welcome Desk on Sunday morning.

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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Saturday, October 13
12:15-2:30 pm or 7-9:30 pm

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Don’t have time to volunteer? You can still help by donating towards the cost of food.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE. Please mark donations with “Feed My Children”.

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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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