Pastor Cindy’s July 16th Epistle

Pastor Cindy’s July 16th Epistle

NEW NEWS/Information
We are planning a Family outing to a Louisville Bats Ball game on either Saturday, September 11 or September 12 at 1:00 p.m. If you would like to join us let either Pastor Cindy or Kate Farrell know of your desire to attend.

NEW YOUNG ADULT GROUP will be launched on Thursday, July 22 from 6-8 p.m. in the Epicenter {youth area}. This group will be for persons 18 and over.  Anyone who has graduated high school and above is welcome to join and attend this new group.  Justin and Gia Harris, our new Family/Youth Pastor will be leading this group.  Come check this group out.

Fall Fest -Youth – Children’s – Family Launch Event
We will have a kick-off event on Saturday, August 7 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at EUMC on our parking lot and church grounds.  We will be having inflatables, yard games and touch a truck. We will have a dunk tank. Bring a can of food for Hope of Southern Indiana and you can choose to dunk Pastor Cindy, Justin Harris, Kate or Luke Farrell.  We are also working on some other surprises for the day. Our EUMC Food Trailer will be serving Hot Dogs/Hamburgers, chips and soda. We will have a Kona Shaved Ice Truck available. We will also have displays sharing with families what is happening at EUMC.  If you have something you would like to share with families, children and youth please let Pastor Cindy, Kate Farrell or Justin Harris know you would like to have a display.  We will end the day with a bonfire, smore’s and a time of worship at 7:00 p.m. around our shelter house.  Bring your chairs and come join us for this event.

YOUTH GROUP is meeting each Tuesday evening in the Epi-Center.  The group is for youth grades 5-12. Come, bring a friend, meet Justin and Gia, make some new friends and find out about how fun being part of youth group can be. They meet from 6-8 p.m.

OLD News/Information

Willing Workers Quilt and Craft Show will return on Friday and Saturday, September 24-25.  Friday hours will be 9-6 and Saturday hours will be 9-4:00. Be watching for more details on Facebook and on the EUMC website in the coming weeks.

Harvest Homecoming will be held on October 7-10 in New Albany. We will once again be making candy. Candy making dates will be Tuesday, Sept. 28/Thursday, Sept. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 6:00 p.m. each night.  Be planning now to see how you might help with this great time of fellowship and outreach in the community. Everyone is welcome to participate. Schedules will be coming out soon for candy making, donations, and working in the trailer at Harvest Homecoming.

Sermon in a Box can now be found in the narthex on Sunday mornings.  These are for children Pre-K through 4th grade.  Take a box into the sanctuary with you and return it to the table following worship.  Children have something to do while being in worship.

Epistle Mailings will cease beginning the week of JULY 1. We will continue to email, but stop mailing to those who do not have email.  They will be copied and laid out for pick-up at the church each weekend. As we will resume having bulletins on Sunday, July 4, much of what is in the Epistle will be in the bulletin. We are experiencing a large cost in pre-printed envelopes, postage and copy cost.  Plan to look for bulletins July 4 and Epistle copies in the narthex beginning July 4.

11:11 Kid’s Church Volunteers
July VolunteersJuly 18 – Janice Napier; July 25 – Kayla Stinson

Bible Study Survey Class Bible Study Survey Class continues Monday evenings via ZOOM and on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in New Fellowship Hall.  We are currently working through the Gospel of Matthew. The Zoom address is 898 3520 8432 and passcode is 066540. This is a recurring address that will used each week.   Feel free to share this address with others who might want to join us on Mondays or come and join us on Tuesday afternoons.

Prayer Concerns

Please keep each of these persons, their families and other concerns listed in your prayers.

  • Cindy Rudy – Patient at Baptist Health/Floyd County
  • Jerry Kitterman – Moved to Cobalt Rehab in Clarksville.
  • Dee Cutrera – Death of her husband Andy. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 24 at 2:00 in our Sanctuary.
  • Grief Journey: Sandra Beckett; Jeff/Brenda VanKirk; Gary/Larry/Matthew Cook; Nancy Bastian; and others who have lost loved ones over the past year.
  • Posey Family
  • Infant Charlie – Brain Cancer – She is 6 months old
  • Eudell Wathen – Emma’s Place Assisted Living – Pekin.
  • Levi Eurton

  • Financial Information:
  • General Fund Giving 7/11/21: $8,873
  • Needed Weekly: $6,252
  • Mortgage Payment Fund Giving 7/11/21: $1,184
  • Mortgage Monthly Payment: $3,269
  • Needed Weekly Mortgage Payment:  $754
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