Sunday Bulletin … September 25, 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 Victory in Jesus Cheryl Traylor & Denise Warren

In Unity We Lift Our Song #2221 TFWS

How Great Is Our God #3003 W&S

Welcome and Announcements Rev. Harold Shives

Children’s Moments Catherine Fulcher


Call to Prayer #2025 TFWS   As the Deer

Morning Prayer Rev. Harold Shives

The Lord’s Prayer #895 UMH

Prayer Response #557 UMH   Blest Be the Tie That Binds


Special Music The Archdale Choir    Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Give Thanks #2036 TFWS


Scripture Hebrews 12:1,2

Message Rev. Dr. Jeff Patterson   Looking to Jesus

Song of Commitment #451 UMH   Be Thou My Vision


Shalom to You #666 UMH

Please Be Praying For…

NEW THIS WEEK:  Debbie Alwran (surgery 9/20), Henry Stuart


THOSE WITH CANCER: 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, 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

We extend our love and support to those who have lost loved ones:

Family of George Jones (brother-in-law of Mike & Rosa Allred)

Family of Ritchie Allen (father of Greg Allen)

This Week at AUMC

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
Monday, September 26

Tuesday, September 27

Wednesday, September 28
1:30 & 6:00pm Bible Study
7:00pm Choir Practice

Thursday, September 29
5:30pm Neighborhood Café
8:00pm AA Meeting
Friday, September 30

Saturday, October 1

Sunday, October 2
9:00am Worship Service
10:00 Sunday School
11:00am Casual Worship Service
5:30pm Kid Steps & Thru the Roof
8:00pm AA Meeting


Opening Crew: Jim Beverley


Head Usher: Jim Beverley

Greeters: Billy Askew & Ronnie Hines

Nursery: Kerry & Tanya Gallimore, Al & Emily Henderson

Front Porch Callers: Eric & Lora Krpejs


Nursery: Jeff Patterson Class

Week of 09/18/2016:


Traditional Worship –  79

Sunday School – 141

Casual Worship – 85

Total Worship – 164


Cookbooks: $72.00

Youth T-shirts: $366.00

General Budget:


Needed Each Week: $6,807.10

Needed to Date: $261,669.80

Received to Date: $203,499.20

Building Fund:

Received: $ 5.00

Acct Balance: $ 41,195.05

Endowment Fund:

$ 20,715.23


We welcome Rev. Dr. Jeff Patterson and his wife, Tammy.  Jeff is a former AUMC pastor and our Homecoming preacher today. 

Please join us after our Worship Service for a covered dish lunch in the Fellowship Hall.

Thru the Roof Ministries

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

The 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.


The UMW now have apple pies available in the church office. The cost is $10 each.

(with Sugar or with Splenda)

Church Council Meeting

There will be a Church Council meeting in the George Elder classroom following the covered-dish lunch today.

Methodist Men Making BBQ Slaw

The Methodist Men will be making BBQ Slaw

Wednesday, Oct 5 at 6:00pm. 

We welcome everyone who’d like to help!


Mark your calendars and tell all your friends of our delicious BBQ Buffet set for Saturday, OCTOBER 8 from 11am to 7pm.  The buffet will feature BBQ, Baked Beans, Slaw, Rolls, Dessert and Drink for a cost of only $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-12 and children ages 3 and under eat for free.  Carry-outs will be available through out the day.  Pre-purchase a ticket from the Methodist Men or Youth, or pay at the door.

The Methodist Men and Youth appreciate your support.

Pumpkins Arrive


The pumpkins will arrive on SATURDAY, OCT 8  at 1:00pm.

Please mark your calendar.

We need LOTS of help unloading the truck.

Patch Sitters

Sign-up to be a Patch Sitter. 

We need at least 2 adults per shift.  Sign-up online or on the bulletin board by Wesley Room.

Please help support this Youth Fundraiser.

     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, Oct 5th Wednesday, Nov 2nd

Tuesday, Oct 18th Wednesday, Nov 16th

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.

Mark Your Calendars

  • Church Council Meeting – Sunday, September 25 • after lunch
  • GLOW Meeting – Wednesday, October 5 • 7:00pm
  • BBQ Buffet – Saturday, October 8 • 11am-7pm
  • PUMPKINS ARRIVE – Saturday, October 8 • 1:00pm
  • Pumpkin Patch – October 10-31



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