Sunday Bulletin … September 18, 2016

Welcome to Archdale United Methodist Church

9:00 Worship Service in Sanctuary

10:00       Sunday School

11:00 Casual Service in Fellowship Hall


Prelude Denise Warren

All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name (v. 1,3,4,6) #154 UMH

My Jesus, I Love Thee #172 UMH

Welcome and Announcements Lorri Finch


Call to Prayer #2272 TFWS   Holy Ground

Morning Prayer Lorri Finch

The Lord’s Prayer #895 UMH

Prayer Response #143 UMH   On Eagle’s Wings


Special Music The Archdale Choir   Lay Up Your Treasures in Heaven

Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow   #95 UMH


Scripture James 5:1-6

Message Rev. Dr. Dana M. Bunn    “Reversal of Fortune”

Song of Commitment #354 UMH   I Surrender All 


Please Be Praying For…



THOSE WITH CANCER: Debbie Alwran, Dianne Catlett, Steve Lax, David Rains, Larry Soule, Larry Askew (liver cancer, brother of Billy Askew), Jan Bodisco-Masinc (ovarian cancer, friend of McKinney family), Bob Burchette (bladder cancer, Julie Smith’s father), Steve Carter (leukemia, son of Lib Brown), James Larry Hall (cancer, friend of Wanda Stutts), Clark Jenkins (cancer surgery, father of Rusty Smith’s fiancé), Ruth Kissinger (cancer, Sharon Crist’s mother), Jorge Lagueruela (multiple myeloma, friend of Norman & Denise Askew), Mason Lasco (leukemia, great-nephew of Sharon Crist), Bill Mullis (Blain Alwran’s uncle), Glen Murray (cancer, Sharon Crist’s brother), Kenneth Murray (Sharon Crist’s father), Amber Nash (cancer, Elizabeth Terrell’s cousin), Steve Nash (cancer, Elizabeth Terrell’s cousin), Brooks Norris (throat cancer, Margaret Shaw’s brother), George Roberts (previous AUMC member), John Saunders (throat cancer, Beulah Darr’s grandson’s uncle), Margaret Stephenson (lung cancer, previous AUMC member), Jack Welch (cancer, friend of Tim & Debbie Kennedy),


OTHERS: Kerma Hammer, Don Miller, Jill Parrish, Sumiko Robinson, Megan Smith, Naomi Smith, Lewis Stroud, Margaret Adams (Dialysis, Aliene Soule’s sister), Shirley Brown (macular degeneration, mother of Wanda Stutts), Elly Durham (birth defects, granddaughter of friends of Kathy Brown),  Garrett Foster (health issues, friend of Krpejs family), Josh Hill (auto accident/paralyzed, friend of Michael Felder), Howell Hunter (health issues, Mylanda Ross’ father), Jacob Kimball (Hirschprung Disease, great-grandson of Sally Hord), Brian Krpejs (Eric Krpejs’ dad), Joel Love (health issues, son of Raye Love-Martin), Dan McAnally, Mildred Phillips (Alzheimer’s, Jackie Stroud’s sister), Nick Simonenko, Scott Tims (Guillain Barré syndrome, friend of Teresa Wood), Helen Weaver (pelvic fractures & Temporal Arteritis, Jackie Stroud’s sister), Ruthann Wood (multiple health issues, friend of Donna Reid), Sandy Work (bypass surgery 9/2, mother of Kevin Work),


AUMC HOMEBOUND: Charles Allen, Peggie Cronham, Debbie Dean, Charles & Zula Dobbins, Anna Lee Edwards, Alice Flynt, Mandy Forrester, Mary Lou Hines, Lois Lassiter, Annie Loflin, Cleota Metzler, Betty Roach, Jackie Sheeley, Mary Jean Smith, Betty Warren, Lois Welborn


We ask you to continue to remember all who need our prayers.  This list will be updated periodically.  If someone’s name is taken off this list and you wish to have their name listed in future bulletins, please contact the church office.  We are glad to add names and update the prayer lists with any changes that need to be made to keep it current.

Please pray for those serving our country:

Logan Brinkley, Ian Burley, Heath Burrow, Matt Cain, Dylan Fling, Alec Gardner, Avery Hazelwood, Richard Ivy, Jake Lawrence, Marcus McKeregan, Aaron Parker, Daulton Rogers, Eric Schneider, Joel Summerlin, Nicholas White, Timmy White, Zack Willey

This Week at AUMC

Sunday, September 18
9:00am Worship Service
10:00am Sunday School
10:00am Called Trustee Meeting
11:00am Casual Worship Service
5:00pm Casual Service Meeting
5:30pm Kid Steps & Thru the Roof
8:00pm AA Meeting
Monday, September 19

Tuesday, September 20

Wednesday, September 21
11:30am Senior Lunch
1:30 & 6:00pm Bible Study
7:00pm Choir Practice
7:00pm Finance Meeting
Thursday, September 22
9:00am UMW Making Apple Pies
5:30pm Neighborhood Café
8:00pm AA Meeting
Friday, September 23

Saturday, September 24
SerCo Dinner
Sunday, September 25
10:00am Combined Worship Service
NO Sunday School
11:15am Covered Dish Lunch
After Lunch – Called Church Council Mtg
5:30pm Kid Steps & Thru the Roof
8:00pm AA Meeting


Opening Crew: Jim Beverley


Head Usher: Jim Beverley

Greeters: Linda Game

Nursery: Gayle Dowdy

Front Porch Callers: Tim & Debbie Kennedy


Nursery: Jeff Patterson Class

Week of 09/11/2016:


Traditional Worship –  88

Sunday School – 125

Casual Worship – 77

Total Worship – 165


Children’s Ministry: $20.00

COAT: $25.00

Memorials: $40.00

General Budget:


Needed Each Week: $6,807.10

Needed to Date: $254,862.70

Received to Date: $201,200.20

Building Fund:

Received: $ 80.00

Acct Balance: $ 41,190.05

Endowment Fund:

$ 20,715.23

New Worship Times

9:00am – Blended Worship in Sanctuary

10:00am – Sunday School

11:00am – Casual Worship in Fellowship Hall


Remember the Church Budget during offering!  The Finance Committee will hold its 2017 budget meeting in September.  We will be forecasting our expenses based on our projected annual contributions.  Help us catch up in the next month as the summer comes to an end.  Please give with a Heart of Jesus!  Your contributions are changing lives!



10:00am • Next Sunday, September 25

Rev. Dr. Jeff Patterson will deliver the message.   A covered dish luncheon will follow in the fellowship hall at 11:15am

We will only have a 10:00 worship service next Sunday

(No Sunday School on Homecoming Sunday)


The Youth and Kid Steps will meet at 5:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Sunday School Teachers Needed

We are looking for a SS teachers for the K-1 children’s class for the 1st, 4th and 5th Sundays.

Those interested can contact Shannon.

NEW Young Adult Sunday School Class


NEW Young Adult Sunday School Class meets upstairs in the former Upper Room Classroom.


Anyone interested in mentoring and supporting this new class, please contact the church office.


There will be a meeting at 5:00pm today for everyone currently helping or those interested in helping with the casual service.  A light meal will be served.

The Archdale UMW will be making Apple Pies at 9:00am on Sept 22 in the AUMC kitchen.  Any & all help will be greatly appreciated.  The Apple Pies will sell for $10 each. (with Sugar or Splenda)

Due to an updated calling system, announcements may not go through to all landlines. 

We need to switch as many numbers on this calling system over to cell phones as possible.  Please call or email the church office to let us know what your cell phone numbers are so we can make these updates.



Future meetings for our GLOW (God’s Light on the World) Youth Conference are listed below.  All meetings start at 7:00pm.  If you are willing to help, we would love to have you join our meetings.  This conference is for all denominations and will be held at Adaumont Farm (i.e, Kyle Petty’s old place on Finch Farm Rd.) on Friday evening, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd.  Our goal is to host approximately 550 youth for music, worship and fun. If you are unable to help but would like to give a donation, we would greatly appreciate that as well.  If you have any questions, please contact Angela Chester.

Wednesday, Sept 21st Wednesday, Nov 2nd

Wednesday, Oct 5th Wednesday, Nov 16th

Tuesday, Oct 18th Tuesday, Nov 29th


Thursdays at 5:30.

We’d love for you to join us & invite others.


AUMC Youth & Children are selling t-shirts.

All t-shirt sizes Youth-small thru Adult XL are $10.00; extended sizes are $12.00.  Order forms will be on the tables at the front and back of the sanctuary and in the fellowship hall.   

See Shannon Moser with questions.

Interested in finding JOY and waging war against fear and insecurities?

      A 7 week community Bible study, beginning September 26, will be using Priscilla Shirer’s (War Room) The Armor of God study based on Ephesians 6. They will meet at Mt. Vernon UMC on Mondays from 5:00-6:30 PM.  Be praying that this time of leaning into God’s Word together will help equip us to be His church as we share His love in our communities.

Please let one of us know if you are interested in attending so we can order books ($12.99) by Sept. 19.

Yvette Cooke, Mt. Vernon UMC Carolyn Lawrence, Archdale UMC

336-688-7450 336-963-0538

Mark Your Calendars

  • Senior Lunch – Wednesday, September 21 • 11:30am
  • Finance Meeting – Wednesday, September 21 • 7:00pm
  • Making Apple Pies – Thursday, September 22 • 9:00am
  • Homecoming – Next Sunday, September 25
  • Church Council Meeting – Sunday, September 25 • after lunch


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