Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon today, Sunday, July 22, with scriptures from Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Ephesians 2:11-22. The Rev. Tim Pace is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.
VBS/Parents’ Night Out
Mark your calendar for VBS / Parent’s Night Out on Friday, August 3, from 6-8 p.m.
‘Bridges Out of Poverty’
McGill will host “Bridges Out of Poverty” Class and Hope Teams beginning in August and will continue each Thursday thru November 15. The class offers a new perspective for understanding and addressing the dynamics which characterize life in poverty and why is it so difficult for people to break out of poverty. McGill will provide a meal for the group each week. The following weeks are open and we would appreciate you volunteering to help on August 23 or 30, September 6, 20, or 27, October 4, or 25 and November 8 or 15. See Winfry Whicker with questions.
The Samaritan’s Feet event will be on Saturday, August 11, for 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Shoes will be given out to children in need in our community. Please sign up in the back of the sanctuary to volunteer or see Donna Duncan with questions.
Part of the Samaritan’s Feet event will be packing of backpacks at Epworth United Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 8, at 6 p.m. You are asked to donate school supplies for the backpacks through July 29. Backpacks will be given out on August 11 during The Samaritan’s Feet event.
Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child for July: pencils and pencil sharpener (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13) August: Crayons and scissors