Connect, Serve and Grow for 1.6.2020

Connect, Serve, and Grow with us at Tahlequah United Methodist Church a United Methodist Community who strives to be a Church of Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors as we make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of ourselves and of the world.

The Connect, Serve, and Grow is info that is going on in the Church. You can find a printed copy at the Church. But sometimes we have some last-minute unprinted additions.

Events for this week at Tahlequah FUMC

Stay Connected to the Church Calendar: www.tahlequahumc.org/calendar

Sunday January 5th

8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Sunday School

10:00 a.m. Celebration Worship

11:30 a.m. Church Board

Monday January 6th

5:30 p.m. Yoga

6:00 p.m. Staff Party/Atrium

6:30 p.m. Basketball Practice

Tuesday January 7th

8:30 a.m. Building Repair Group

1:15 p.m. Care Team

4:00 p.m. Sew Blessed Quilters

5:00 p.m. Foster Support Group

6:30 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous

Wednesday January 8th

6:30 a.m. Men’s Bible Study

3:30 p.m. Kids Connect

4:30 p.m. Jr. High/TUMY

5:30 p.m. Sr. High/TUMY

6:00 p.m. Celebration Ringers

7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir

Thursday January 9th

10:30 a.m. Thursday Morning Group

5-6 pm. Feed My Sheep Meal

Sunday January 12th

8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m Sunday School

10:00 a.m. Celebration Worship

Upcoming TUMC Opportunities

For Disaster relief info talk with Pastor Matt and keep an eye on our website and social media for opportunities to connect.

Men’s Bible Study Wednesday’s at 6:30 a.m. at McDonald’s

Bring Your Bible, as we are working through the Book of Genesis.

Yoga Class, 5:30 p.m. Monday Evenings

Yoga class will begin again on January 6, 2020. Cost is $7.

The Celebration Ringers Bell Choir has many open positions

They Meet Wednesday Evenings at 6 p.m.

See or call (918-931-7828) Director Linda Cheatham for information.

The Chancel Choir Meets Wednesday Evenings at 7 p.m. in Choir Loft  

Open Gym Basketball Will Start Back on Monday Jan. 13th at 7:30 p.m.   

Mission Trip Opportunity

Sager Brown UMCOR Depot (Baldwin, LA) June 6-12, 2020

Tentative Schedule

Depart from Tahlequah UMC at 8:00am on June 6.

Return to church about 10:00pm on June 12.

Estimated Cost $375/ person (final cost depends upon the number of volunteers going)

to cover lodging and meals at Sager Brown, travel and registration expenses

Out-of-pocket expenses: to cover 9 meals on the road, touring and souvenirs, other personal purchases

Background Check through local church

(if your latest was before April 1, 2017)

$100 non-refundable deposit due by January 6, 2020 make check to Tahlequah United Methodist Church in MEMO line, write “DR803-Sager Brown”

Space is limited, so contact James Bond for details: (918) 456-3667 or email: bondj1117@gmail.com

Mission Trip Opportunity

McCurdy Ministries (Española, NM) March 28-April 4, 2020

Tentative Schedule

Depart from Tahlequah UMC at 8:00am on March 28

Return to church about 10:00pm on April 4

Estimated Cost$400/ person (final cost depends upon the number of volunteers going) to cover lodging and meals at McCurdy, travel and registration expenses

Out-of-pocket expenses: to cover 10 meals on the road, touring and souvenirs, other personal purchases

Background Check through local church (if your latest was before April 1, 2017)

$100 non-refundable deposit due by December 6, 2019 make check to Tahlequah United Methodist Church in MEMO line, write “DR803-McCurdy”

Space is limited, so contact James Bond for details: (918) 456-3667 or bondj1117@gmail.com

How Do I Connect with the Church?

If you are interested in serving in the Church please connect with the Pastors we would love for you to be connected to the Church to help you grow on your faith journey. We have many places for you to grow.

Email the Pastors

Lead Pastor Matt Franks Matt.franks@tahlequahumc.org

Associate Pastor of Congregational Care and the NSU Wesley Foundation Director

Rev. Shana Dry Shana.dry@tahlequahumc.org

This Weeks Scripture Readings

Sunday: John 1:1-18

Monday: Isaiah 42:1-9

Tuesday: Psalm 29

Wednesday: Acts 10:34-43

Thursday: Matthew 3:13-17

Friday: Luke 1:37

Our Weekly Prayer

As the dawn breaks on a new year, let us give thanks for all we hold dear: our health, our family and our friends. Let us release our grudges, our anger and our pains, for these are nothing but binding chains. Let us live each day in the most loving ways, the God-conscious way.