Cornerstone's Weekend Update

January 29, 2016

UPCOMING NEWS

Join us in February for the New Sermon Series - “Dreams” – as Dr. Mike leads us through discovering the intersection of God’s dreams and our hopes. Pick up one of our invitation cards at the Welcome Desk and invite your friends & family!


Widows/Widowers Group will meet at McGurk’s on Saturday, February 6, at 4:30 pm for dinner. We will then go to the church to play games & cards. Midge Winkler & Dallas Sermon are leading this group. Call the church office for more details.


Join us for Ash Wednesday Service at 7 pm on Wednesday, February 10. This service will focus worshippers on our limitations and God’s limitless love for us.


Non-Smoking Campus - The Executive Team has voted to make Cornerstone a non-smoking campus, beginning in February 2016. There will no longer be a designated smoking area outside the building.


Join us online through our social media sites or follow along in the monthly newsletter and read the whole Bible in a year. There will be daily postings on the sites and monthly postings in the newsletter. We hope that you will join us in this endeavor.


Please pick up your 2016 offering envelopes in the church office. If you don’t have assigned envelopes and would like them, please leave a note for Stacy in the office or email stacymcglasson@umcornerstone.org.


Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County is looking for families (including one veteran) to apply for homeownership through their program. To learn more, contact Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County at www.habitatstcharles.org or see the flyer on the bulletin board across from the restrooms.

Dr. Mike's Lenten Study

Dr. Mike will present a Lenten Study, “The Gospel of Mark,” Mondays, from February 15 to March 21, at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm. Sign-up at “Sign-up Central" (the bulletin board outside of the Sanctuary, across from the office).

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What's new in Missions?

Missions is collecting for FAST (Foster Adoption Support Team). Bring your donations of diapers, clothing (up to toddler size 3), receiving & child sized blankets and toys for children under 3, by the end of February, or place a check to Cornerstone in the offering plates with a notation in the memo line for FAST.


Food Pantry Needs - We need Jelly (no glass jars, please) and boxes of cold cereal.

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PRAYER REQUESTS

  • Dwayne McKinney - home recovering from serious illness
  • Juanita Hummel - recovering at home
  • Carol Killian - hospitalized
  • TJ Hartnett - hospitalized at Children's Hospital
  • Joel Hon - Marilyn Rush’s brother - hospitalized with infection

On Going Requests

Michelle Boyer, Chris Buck, Julie Hartman/Lindguard, Brenton Hudelson, Judy Johnson, Kurt Kenel, Jean Rapert, Luke & Debbie Ritten, Julie Rodriguez, Judi Rose, Robert Schwartz, Shirley Spradley, Vurn Stilgenbauer, Karen Jo Survant, Janet ~ Gail Wilson's sister-in law's cousin, Jim ~ Earla Loveless' son, The Homeless, The Unemployed, All Military Personnel, POW’s & MIA’s, Our covenant church in the Funhalouro Village In Mozambique, The persecuted church & Christians all over the world, All Military Personnel who suffer from PTSD

NEXT WEEK'S CALENDAR...

Reminder to Committee Leaders & Small Group Leaders: Please make sure your meetings & events for the year have been communicated to the office. Click on the link below the weekly calendar to view the Monthly calendar on our website. For any changes or additions, please contact Stacy in the office at stacymcglasson@umcornerstone.org.


Sunday 1/31

9:00 am Traditional Service

9:00 am Connections Class

9:00 am Youth Sunday School

9:00 am Children’s Classes

10:30 am Contemporary Service

11:45 am Confirmation Class


Monday, 2/1

6:30 pm Monday Nite Ladies

7:00 pm Boy Scouts


Tuesday, 2/2

9:30 am Quilting

9:30 am Staff Meeting

1:00 pm OLIO Bible Study

5:30 pm Handbell Practice

7:00 pm Choir Practice


Wednesday, 2/3

9:30 am Food Pantry

5:30 pm Electrified Faith

6:30 pm Youth Dinner

6:45 pm Praise Team Practice

7:00 pm Youth Group


Thursday, 2/4

10:00 am Trustees Meeting

5:30 pm TOPS Group

6:00 pm Circle of Companions

6:30 pm Broeker Bible Study


Friday, 2/5

9:00 am Operation Backpack

9:30 am Moms & More

7:00 pm Disciple 1 Class

7:00 pm NA


Saturday, 2/6

7:30 am Men’s Accountability Grp-Panera O’Fallon

4:30 pm Widows/Widowers Group-McGurk's


You can see our monthly calendar by clicking here: http://umcornerstone.org/calendar

CORNERSTONE STAFF

  • Pastor ~ Dr. Mike Gillen
  • Office Manager ~ Stacy McGlasson
  • Director of Discipleship & Communications ~ Dawn Gerard
  • Director of Students & Outreach ~ Greg Evans
  • Choir Director ~ Kerry Hartsoe
  • Preschool Director ~ Joann Markus
  • Custodian ~ Roger Campbell
  • Treasurer ~ Jon Woodrum
  • Media Director ~ Glenn Cadena
  • Accompanist ~ Dee Stilgenbauer
  • Accompanist ~ Cameron Graham
  • Accompanist ~ Joan Oliver