News and Events for August 4

Team Ministry Chairs, the 2020 request forms will be handed out August 11 and need to be returned September 1.

The 200th Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting begins today!  This year, Bishop David Graves will be the guest preacher and there will be special music nightly as well.  Special Music begins at 6:30 and preaching at 7:00.   The dates are August 4—7.

The Sunday Morning Bible Class, led by Tony Franklin, started a new series this morning.  The series is called The Intercessory Life:  A Missional Model for Discipleship and will last 6-8 weeks.  If you are not currently in a class, you are invited to join in this new study.

Hey kids!  Our youth will be gathering on Sunday evening August 18th for a “Back to School” pool party.  Watch for more details!  Also, our children will be having their “Back to School” event on Wednesday, August 21.  Stay tuned!

Mark your calendars!  The Church Family picnic is scheduled for Saturday, August 10 at the Hurlbert’s, 1821 Pleasant Grove Road.   Activities will begin at 3:00 PM for young and old alike.  There will be a campfire where young folks can do their own hot dogs, marshmallows and other tasty preparations.  There will be kickball, water slide, hiking and bean bag toss for all to enjoy.  For just old-fashioned fun and “jawing”, ample seating and shade is guaranteed.  Special music will soothe the soul.

There will be a SPR meeting this afternoon at 4:30 PM.  Members are: Bobbie Warden, Michael Forrester (Chair), Carole Miler, Valerie  Altman, Elaine Good, Linda Rader, and Tony Lundin.

Nominations Team will be meeting August 12 at 6:00 PM at the home of Priscilla Keene.   Members are:  Sean Glenn (Chair), Tony Lundin, Priscilla Keene, Elaine Good, Herman Carrier, Betty Malone, Kathy Hurlbert.

There are still T-Shirts for sale.  We will wear these shirts on Heritage Day.  If you do not have one, please see Pastor Sean.  The shirts are $10.00 each.

We are in the process of updating our children’s classrooms and there are a few items that we need:  2 bulletin boards, 2 easels with chart paper, small storage bins and a projector for the theatre room.  If you would like to help purchase any of these items, please see Pastor Sean or Megan Burke.

Next week, we will be collecting canned goods and/or monetary donations for the Rockhold Food Pantry. The canned goods can be left in the container in the Information Center.  Please be generous in your giving.

Our Fall Wednesday night Bible study will begin on August 28th.  We will be using the Epic of Eden series again.  This time we will be studying the book of Isaiah.  Please sign up by August 18th.  Books will cost approximately $17 each.

If you are interested in becoming a member of BCUMC, please contact Pastor Sean or fill out the Connect tab, tear off and drop in the offering plate.


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