ANNOUNCEMENTS
Stewardship & Gratitude.    On November 19th, we will distribute your pledge forms for 2018!  We ask that your prayerfully consider your stewardship support for your church in 2018.  We will receive your completed Stewardship & Gratitude forms on December 3, 2018.  Please focus on the important points for the survival and prospering of our church!  Please click on link below.
 
 
 
Adult Sunday School/Bible Study– We continue our study in-between first and second service in Benjamin Hall.   This is a study of the Methodist church, the founder, (John  Wesley) some doctrine, and Bible reading. Our final class is today, November 19. Classes will resume on January 7th
.  If you have any questions, contact Bob Geary through Church Office.
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Bible Study With Pastor Bruce –

Bible Study of the Book of The Acts of the Apostles (“Acts”) continues!  The class is on Tuesday evening beginning at 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  Join us for this crucial and interesting examination of the bridge between the Gospels and today!
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LNUMC Service Members– One of the highlights of any soldier’s day is mail call. Please feel free to send a letter to our service members. Please copy the address exactly as written to ensure delivery.
Recruit Vanpelt, Robert M.
Plt 3006 Kilo Company
3rd Battalion
PO Box 16335
MCRD PARRIS ISLAND, SC
                   29905-6335

 

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Prayer List –

If you have a prayer concern, praise report or something to share, please place it in the offering plate or give the information to a pastor or our Lay Leader.

 

~~Office Hours For Next Week~~

The Office will be open on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 10am – 3:00pm.  Closed on Thursday and Friday.

Happy Thanksgiving from your faithful servant. – Karen

 
Women’s Bible Study –
All women of the Church are invited to our new Women’s Bible Study starting on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00. It is a continuation of Pastor Bruce’s “Wicked Women of the Bible”.  Join us as we continue to explore this topic together.
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United Methodist Women Mission Projects

Disciple Cross – You will be able to purchase these cross between Sunday services.  They are still only $7.00 each.  Please see either Jeri Gaudiosco or Carol Loy.  You can chose from Red, Pink, Green, Aqua, Black, Silver, Purple or Gold.  If you would like to order them so all you need to do is pick them up on Sunday, please email Carol at whb1010@verizon.net  

or call Church office

Rada Cutlery –

If you want a nice gift for a friend that isn’t to expensive and something they will probably use almost everyday, then see the Rada Catalog in the Hospitality Room.  Pick up an order form and give the order and your payment to either Joanne Allen or Lois Goepel.  If paying by check please make the check out to: LNUMW with Rada on the memo line.

United Methodist Emblem Jewelry – With Christmas just a few months away, it isn’t too early to be thinking about a beautiful silver necklace with the UM Cross and Flame.  They are handcrafted by a local gentleman and his prices are very reasonable.  If you would like to order one of them, see Pat Deubert for the lengths and prices.  You can contact her through the Church office

The profit from these projects will help the UMW with their yearly mission projects. 
 
Craft Folks– Everyone is invited to join the crafters every Wednesday in Behm Hall at 10 am till ? for making items to sell at the Christmas Craft Show on December 2, 2017.  If you have ideas or if you just want to help make things please come and join them.  Even if you are not “crafty” there is always something you can do to help.  If you have any questions contact Pat Norton through the Church office.
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Martha’s Group –
The Martha’s is a group that provides meals for church members recovering from illness or hospital stays.  We are looking for assistance in caring for our members during challenging times.  Please contact Carol McElwee or Lois Santangelo.  A sign-up sheet is also available in the Narthex.
 

Sanctuary Open For Prayer –

Teri and a team of volunteers will open the Sanctuary every Wednesday from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.  Please feel free to come to the campus and spend time with God.  Thanks Teri and your team for this vital prayer ministry.
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White Crosses Are Still Available! If you haven’t gotten your white cross – or if you need more – please see Kaye Lemke to place your order.  Each cross is only $4.00 with the proceeds going to support our Sunday School effort.
Have You Ever Wondered about Prayer & Fasting as a Spiritual Discipline?  We are going to conduct a mini-study on the subject of Prayer and Fasting (probably two sessions).  We are called – as Methodists and disciples – to fast regularly.  How do we fast?  What do we do?  Why?  Hopefully, this study will answer these and many other questions.  Stay Tuned.
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Beyond The Broken Heart, Session II.  Are you experiencing grief or depressed feelings for any reason?  Grief is a natural, human process of dealing with loss or hurt.  Please join us on Thursday evenings at 7pm, as we walk through t he study of grief and healing broken hearts.  Please contact Kaye Lemke through Church office for more information.

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Christmas Fair Is Coming!  Yes, it’s that time of year already!  We have to begin preparing for the Christmas Fair again this year.  Would you help us?  We need volunteers and stewards to help make this event a success. Interested?  Please contact Leslie Smoyer at lesliesmoyer@yahoo.com
or  the pastors to sign on to this wonderful and fun event.
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Flower Chart –
The 2018 Flower Chart is hanging on the bulletin board in the Hospitality room.  Ready for you to choose your date.