Connect, Serve, Grow for 11.4.19

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 the world.

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

Sunday November 3rd

All Saint’s Sunday

District Hayride for Youth

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

10:00 a.m. Celebration Worship

5:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Study

Monday November 4th

5-6 p.m. TACH Spaghetti Dinner

5:30 p.m. Yoga/Activity Bldg.

Tuesday November 5th

8:30 a.m. Building Repair Group

1:15 p.m. Care Team

4:00 p.m. Sew Blessed Quilters

6:30 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous

Wednesday November 6th

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

3:30 p.m. Kids Connect

5:30 p.m. Youth Group

6:00p.m. Celebration Ringers/Parlor

7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir

Thursday November 7th

10:a.m.. Thursday Morning Group

5-6 pm. Feed My Sheep Meal

Saturday November 9th

12:00 p.m. Youth Box City Begins

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.

Serve at the Community Food Bank November 9th 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spend a Saturday helping the Community of Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma package food items that will go out all over Eastern Oklahoma. For more info about these dates, contact James Bond at bondj1117@gmail.com

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 in the Activity Building.

You need a yoga mat, strap, and a throw (like a towel). Cost is $7.

Advent Studies Starting Nov. 24th

Pastor Shana Dry will be leading a Women’s Group starting at 11:15. on Sunday’s. They will be studying the material from our Advent Sermon Series called The Gift of the Nutcracker. They meet in room 304.

George Warren will be leading a four-week Men’s Bible Study beginning on November 24, starting at 11:15 am Sundays—right after worship. The four topics will be:

  1. Joseph, What were you THINKING! (Matthew 1:18-25; 2:13-15)

  2. Watch for God’s LITTLE packages! (Micah 5:1-4a; Luke 1:39-56)

  3. REPENT is more than a sincere apology! (Baruch 5:1-3; Luke 3:1-14)

  4. Do you know how to PRACTICE joy? (Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-9)

Join George and the other guys as we explore what it means to prepare for Chris’s birth in our lives. We’ll meet in room 305.

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 the 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 the 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

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 the 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

This Weeks Scripture Readings

Sunday: 1 Thessalonians 1:11-12

Monday: Psalm 119:137-144

Tuesday: 2 Thessalonians 1

Wednesday: Habakkuk 1

Thursday: Luke 19:1-10

Friday: Luke 1:37

Our Weekly Prayer

Lord, when we open our hands and hearts to the poor, your kingdom is at hand. Remind us that there is always enough to give to those who are in need. Make us generous today with the goods you have entrusted to us. Amen.

Claiborne, Shane. Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals (p. 507). Zondervan. Kindle Edition.

The Saint’s we remembered on Sunday

  1. Isabel Baker             

  2. David “Punk” Moore Sr.     

  3. Geri Henderson         

  4. Mary Hazen                 

  5. R.C. Smith