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Week of 7/31/17

6:30 pm    ESL Class—Church Library

11:30 am    Bridge—42/43

8:45 am    Contemplative Communion Service—Bride's Room
9:30 am    Sunday School Classes:
Pastor's Bible Study (adults)—42/43
School Age—11
10:50 am    Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary
Come worship with us this Sunday at 10:50 am in Bethany's Sanctuary.

Sunday, August 6

Getting By with Loaves and Fishes

Genesis 32:22-31
Matthew 14:13-21-31
UMW-UMCOR Health Kit Donations
Bethany’s United Methodist Women (UMW) are now collecting donations to make official Health Kits in partnership with the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). These kits will provide care for the most vulnerable people during times of crisis around the world. 
Donations of the following items for each kit will be gratefully accepted:
  • 1 Hand Towel, 15 x 25 inches to 17 x 27 inches, new.  Kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels not acceptable.
  • 1 Washcloth, new
  • 1 Toothbrush, adult size only. Do not remove from original packaging.
  • 6 Adhesive Bandages, ¾ inch to 1 inch-size common household Band-Aids
  • 1 Bath-size Soap, 3 oz. and larger sizes only. No Ivory or Jergens soap due to moisture content. Do not remove from original packaging.
  • 1 Comb, sturdy and longer than 6 inches. No pocket combs or picks. Rattail combs and combs without handle are acceptable with a minimum of 6 inches of teeth.
  • 1 Metal Nail File or Clippers. No emery boards.
  • 1 Plastic Bag, one-gallon size, sealable bag only
Mark your calendar to join us Sunday, August 27th following the worship service to assemble the kits.
Please keep the following in your prayers this week:
  • Bethany and its future
  • Our Nation
  • Caden Law (Mary Mahon's grandson): auto-immune disease
  • Elizabeth Boyd: homebound with mobility issues
  • Bobby Perdue (Ken and Ellen Perdue's nephew): grieving the recent death of a good friend and his wife
  • Mary Phillips: surgery for broken ankle 7/20, now in rehab in Clarewood Extended Care Center
  • Mary Kay Baldwin (Jeanette Filardo's cousin in Seattle): coma
  • Clementine Holmes (Sarah Holmes' mother-in-law): St. Luke's Hospital
Lectionary Readings for This Sunday, August 6

Genesis 32:22-31
Psalm 17:1-7, 15
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21
Bryan Payne                August 2

Weekday School Staff
Tenisha McKinney             July 31

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