Wednesday's Word

January 6th, 2016

Praise and Prayers


We give praise for a wonderful Sunday morning with great fellowship!

We give praise for Rachael Carver, she has RETIRED!!! She would like everyone to know she will be extremely busy with retirement so please do not ask her to do anything!!


Allan McDonald will have shoulder surgery tomorrow, Jan 7th. Pray for a speedy recovery and complete healing.

Weyman Owens is asking for prayers to help Andy Owens through a few personal problems.

Jay & Joyce Howe are asking you keep their friends, John & Marcelle Dixon in your prayers. Marcelle broke her hip and underwent full hip replacement. She was placed in an assisted living facility this past Friday.

Karen Rosen asks for prayers for her friend Enez, who is recovering from a stroke.

Deborah and Tim Willis are asking everyone to pray for Ricky Palmer (Brother-in-law), he is at Athens Regional with pancreatitis.

Please pray for Doug Smith, who is recovering from shoulder surgery and Kathy Edwards who had Knee surgery.


2016 Church Directory

This Sunday, January 10th is the last chance you'll have to set up an appointment for a photo session for the CUMC 2016 Family Portrait Church Directory. We ask that everyone sign up on- line by following the link below or by contacting Sally Barfield at (404) 731-2476 to schedule your family's appointment. For further information or questions please contact the church office at

Photo Sessions Available

Tuesday, Jan. 19th 2pm - 9pm

Wednesday, Jan. 20th 10am - 5pm

Monday, Jan 25th 2pm - 9pm

2016 ADOX District Spiritual Formation & Training Event

Sunday, January 10 @ 2:00 - 5:30 pm

Covington 1st UMC

1113 Conyers St SW,

Covington, GA 30014


Workshops for: SPRC, Trustees, Evangelism, Finance,

Administrative Council, Youth, Spirituality,

Mission/Outreach, Worship, Children’s Ministry,

and Lay Leaders/Servants

Marriage Enrichment Group

On January 10th from 5:00PM—7:00PM in the Sanctuary, we’re starting back with our Marriage Enrichment Group. From newlyweds to empty nesters and blended families, anyone who wants to strengthen their marriage is invited to become a part of our monthly couples group. A typical evening includes light food, introduction to an insightful and fun couple’s exercise, and then a short time of reflection and discussion. RSVP for Childcare. Contact Rev. Zack Martin for more info at 770-388-7438 or


Saturday, January 23rd at 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at Crossroads UMC

We will participate in fun activities and planning

exercises that focus our ministry priorities for the coming year.

Please RSVP to the church office by Tuesday, January 19th.