News and Events for August 28

Louisiana Flood Relief— If you are looking for ways to help those affected by  the Louisiana Flood, please give, making checks payable to Bluff City UMC and put on the memo line: UMCOR flood relief.

UMCOR Sager Brown Depot was not affected by the flooding, and all staff are safe in their homes.  They are busy coordinating relief supplies, and anticipate a surge of requests for cleaning buckets.

Outside volunteers have not been requested yet, so please stay put and do your part by donating to UMCOR.

We are making plans for a new directory.  Pictures will be taken Monday and Tuesday, 8/29 and 8/30.  Make plans for a  portrait for friends and family.  Invite grandparents and other family members.  Sign up is in progress.  Please see Elaine Good or Joyce Durham to sign up.  As always you will receive a free 8 x 10 portrait and directory.

Choir Practice is back on Wednesday Nights at 7:30 PM!  Come Join Us and Sing His praises!

Dear Friends, We continue to rejoice that hundreds and thousands of inmates continue to respond to the offer of eternal life through Jesus Christ!  And we praise Him for allowing us to be part of this great work.  Thank you for your partnership in the work of the Gospel.

God Bless,
Jon Evans, President
Good News Jail & Prison  Ministry

Church Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 8, and on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Ministry Team Chairs please schedule a meeting before  mid-September to meet with your team to prepare budget requests for 2017. You can check the church calendar at our website, http://www.bluffcityumc.org , to look for an open date. When you determine the date, please contact Betty in the church office so she can get it on the calendar. Please avoid conflicts with other church events.

 

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