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Lord's Day

9:15 to 12:15 Nursery child care  

9:30 AM Worship Contemporary

9:30 AM Sunday School (ages 3-99)

10:15 AM Fellowship Time 

11:00 AM Worship  Traditional  

Starting on Sept. 13, 2015, the Sunday Schedule will be as follows:  

9:00 am Contemporary Worship

10:00 am Sunday School

11:00 am Traditional Worship.

This schedule will enable teachers and students to attend Sunday School without missing the worship service of their choice, and will enable our children and youth to participate in worship!

In Worship

If Needed: Ask an Usher for Large Print Worship Bulletins, Large Print Hymnals, Children's Doodle Folders, and Listening Devices.

Holy Communion
First Sunday each month.  

In Study

Pastor's Bible Study 
Weds. 7:04PM; potluck served at 6:30 pm. until Sept 16 where the family meal at 6 pm. will resume.

Adult Sunday School Class - September 13 at 10 am. Some church members will teach an adult Sunday School class for both men and women at 10:00 am Sundays beginning September 13. The first book will be Adam Hamilton’s When Christians Get It Wrong. This book discusses politics, judgment, salvation, sexuality, tragedy and science from a Christian perspective. The church will order the books, which will cost in the range of $10, and class participants can purchase the books prior to September 13 or the first day of class. Sign up for this class in the church office by September 3 so that we know how many books to purchase. For more information, please call the church office.

Women’s Bible Study - The Women's Fall Bible study begins at 9:30 Thursday, September 3 in Fellowship Hall. “Faith in Action” is a Fisherman study on the Book of James, accompanied by the video “Developing a Faith that Works” with Pastor Rick Warren. All women are invited to attend and are most welcome. Please sign up in the church office. If you have questions, you may call the church office for more information.

Women's Bible Study for Sept. - Sept. 3,10,17,24 at 9:30 am.

Grief Group for August - August 7,13 and 31 at 4-6 pm in library

Grief Group for Sept. - Sept. 14 and 28 at 4-6 pm in library

 In Mission

Food Pantry collections first Sunday of every month.

Children's Pillowcase ministry. Like Prayer Shawls ministry for the younger set! Please contact the church office with suggestion for gifting.    

Rugs and Sleeping Bages for Sept. - Sept. 2,9,16,23,30

  

In Fellowship

Wed Night Meal - Will resume on Sept. 16 (and every Wednesday after unless noted) at 6 pm. followed by Bible study at 7:04 pm.

XYZ meeting - September 3 at 12 pm.

Emmaus Gathering and Potluck - Sept. 5 at 4:30-8:00 pm.

United Methodist Women (UMW) general meeting - Sept. 14 at 1:30 pm.  

United Methodist Women Reading Night - Next meeting to TBA. For more information about this group (books and soon) please call the church office for more details.

Red Cross Blood Drive - Sept. 18 at 12 to 6 pm. For more information, please call the church office.  

 

Sunday School  

Coats and Boots for Kids - If you have any of these items that you could donate, please drop them off in the drop box located by the main doors.       

Sunday School Events

Each Sunday during the school year at 10 AM   

Sept. Sunday School Events:

9/6—Labor Day Weekend Junior Church

9/13—1st day of Sunday School

9/20—Worship in the Woods

9/27—SS, Puppets, Bible Sunday FALL FESTIVAL 2-5 pm

Legacy

Jr. & Sr. Youth meetings, each Sunday during the school year

NEW YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE (starts 9/20)

Middle School—Sunday nights 4-5:30 pm

High School—Sunday nights 5:30-7 pm

Other        

Choirs for August - August 27; Chancel choir 7 pm; Praise Choir 8 pm

Choirs for Sept. - Sept. 3,10,17,24; Chancel choir 7 pm; Praise Choir 8 pm

Salvation Army Food Pantry - Please remember to bring non-perishable items for the Salvation Army Food Pantry: Cans of baked beans, soups, fruits and vegetables; boxes of macaroni and cheese, cereal, boxed meals; packages of rice, noodles, pasta and beans; peanut butter and jelly, powdered milk, and any other non-perishable items. Drop off in the narthex. Thank you so much.         

Reel to Real - Sept. 20 at 12:15 pm

Christian Education Meeting - August 10 at 6:30 pm  

Annual School Supply Collection - Once again Church Women United is sponsoring its annual school supply collection for economically disadvantaged children. Starting July 5, a bin will belocated in the entryway to collect items. Please donate backpacks, scissors, pens, pencils, spiral notebooks, erasers, crayons, small packs of Kleenex, small hand sanitizer, and other items useful in a backpack. Anyonewishing to donate funds instead can make a check payable to United Methodist Church of Ludington, noting “backpacks” in the memo. The deadline for collection is August 2. This church has always donated and your help in appreciated.  

Dare to Care Yard Sale Setup - August 28

Dare to Care Yard Sale sponsored by Ludington Cares - August 28 at 8 am to 5 pm. 

Meditation - Sept. 2 at 1 pm.

Youth Sunday - Sept. 27

Fall Festival - Sept. 27 - 2-5 pm. held at the church. For more information, please call the church office.

Volunteer Opportunities  

Please call the Church office to see if any volunteer opportunities are available.

Set up Fellowship Hall - Once again we need some first service attendees to set up coffee, punch and goodies in Fellowship Hall prior to 9:00 am. We need this help for the first and fourth Sundays each month. If you are willing to help one of these Sundays, please call the church office for more information.

Summer Substitue receptionists - The church office could use some occasional summer substitute receptionists. Please call the church office if you are interested in more information or to sign up.

Videographers needed by the sound/video crew - Our long history of providing audio recordings of Sunday Services has been enhanced to include video. Experienced or not, we need you full time or to fill in. If you are ready to serve your church, you could take in worship from a new vantage point. Please join us. For more information or to volunteer, please call the church office for more information.

The Christian Education Department needs you!

**We need an individual or couple to teach the middle school Sunday School class, which meets from 10:00 to 11:00 am beginning September 13.

**We also need someone to help with one of the youth groups each Sunday night., beginning September 13. The middle school youth group meets from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, and the high school youth group meets from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. You would only need to help with one of the groups, so that means we need two people.

**All of these positions could be filled on a rotational basis so that one person would not need to commit to every Sunday. Please contact the church office if you are interested in helping to nurture our youth as they grow in Christian faith.

Church Office Closed:

Sept. 7 - Labor Day

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