Wednesday's Word

January 13th, 2016

Praise and Prayers

Praise

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

We welcome Rev. Phil DeMore who served our church we were in Milstead many years ago.

Prayers

Fred and Bonny Watson are asking everyone to continue to pray for Allan McDonald's speedy recovery and complete healing from shoulder surgery.

Tim Willis is asking everyone to pray for Deborah for complete healing and a speedy recovery as she is recovering from shoulder surgery.

Bill and Brenda Edwards ask that you keep Tom Davis in your prayers as he is being taken off chemo and placed in hospice care.

Neal Hester is asking everyone to keep Juanita Kiser's Family in your prayers during this difficult time. Juanita passed away on Wednesday, January 6th and graveside services were held Sunday. January 10th.

Joel Crissman is asking for prayers for Al Cote, Wayne Lewis and Cindy Brewbaker during their battle with cancer.

Announcements

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER

Wednesday, January 20th at 6:00 PM


MENU

Chicken Parmesan

Pasta w/Alfredo or marinara

Green Beans

Glazed Carrots

Tossed Salad

Rolls

Iced Tea & Lemonade

Chocolate Delight

Cost:

Adults: $8 each, or 3 for $22, or 4 for $30

Children: $5 each

CHURCH WIDE RETREAT

Saturday, January 23rd at 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at Crossroads UMC

Join us as we rekindle the fire and get back on track to do extraordinary things for God in 2016. We'll accomplish several goals:

  • Review the good work we have completed

  • Recast the vision of the Sanctuary renovation

  • Reprioritize goals we had from the last two years retreats

  • Plan for excellence in the coming year


There will be a brief Church Council meeting to kick the day off. Pot-luck lunch so bring a dish to share. Church will supply drinks and paper supplies. Please RSVP to the church office by Tuesday, January 19th. We will end early if you come ready to work!

Ladies Bible Study

Jan 24 - Feb 28

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Girl's Still Got It! Take a Walk with Ruth and the God Who Rocked Her World by Liz Curtis Higgs.

Read through this book and come for weekly video segments and discussion.

Read two chapters before the first sessions if possible.

Books available at Amazon.com and LifeWay bookstore. (Please see the cashier counter if purchasing from Lifeway Bookstore, Mary Jane Lea has them reserved under her name for members interested in purchasing a copy for Ladies Bible Study.)

For questions, contact Mary Jane Lea at maryjanelea@gmail.com.

Crossroads 101

New to Crossroads UMC? Come join us in the Sanctuary on Sunday, January 31st and Sunday, February 7th at 10:00 AM for our introductory course. Rev. Zack Martin leads these classes to give visitors and long-time attendees an overview of our church. We'll cover United Methodist beliefs and practices, Christian history, and programs at Crossroads UMC. Join us for a fun and informative time together. Whether you're new to the faith, new to Crossroads UMC, or just need a refresher in the basics you'll find something in our time together. Contact Rev. Zack Martin at zack.martin@crossroadsumc.net for more information.

RSVP by January 28th at secretary@crossroadsumc.net or 770-388-7438.