THIS WEEK AT GETHSEMANE
Sun 9/8 8:15 am Traditional Worship Service
9:45 am Sunday School/ Breakfast for children
11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service
WB Food Pantry Sunday
Mon 9/9 6:30 pm Karate
7:00 pm Daycare Board
Tues 9/10 8:00 am Quilting
6:30 pm Fingers of Faith
6:30 pm GUMC Youth
7:00 pm Garden Circle @ home of Judy Larson
Wed 9/11 9:00 am Clothes Closet Open
Worship Service Attendance
TOGETHER SEEKING GOD
TODAY @ 9:45 am
* Enjoy the Celebration of Missions with displays in the
Welcome Center Area.
* Look for opportunities to plug into ministry and missions with the Gethsemane Community.
* Hear an introduction to our Sunday School programs for the fall.
TODAY @ 11: 00 am
Start in the Sanctuary with a time of praise and worship that will
include a prayer walk.
Options for Prayer Walk :
*Walk around the West Branch Area School
*Walk the Prayer Labyrinth downstairs
*Spend the time praying in the Sanctuary
FINGERS of FAITH Crochet/Knitting group meets TUESDAYS @ 6:30. Join the fellowship to learn, share a pattern or get help with a difficult stitch.
5th Sunday Prayers for Healing will be September 29.
Grow Like A Willow Small Group will be sponsoring a bus to Joyce Meyer Ministries at the Giant Center, Hershey on November 9. Admission is free to the conference. The cost for the bus is $31 per person. Please sign up at the Welcome Center and indicate whether you’d like to stop for dinner on the way home. You can also contact Missy Maines (321-3036) or Robin Marshall (345-6601) for more information.
MAKING NEW DISCIPLES
Pray for our Sunday School and church van ministry. Please pray for the leaders as they teach the children, teen and adults about Jesus and pray for hearts and minds to receive the truth of God’s word and many would grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord.
RENEWING THE WORLD
The first Church Fundraiser Dinner of the fall is September 28. Please take time and sign up to work at the dinner and make pies. Signup sheets are on bulletin board by main entrance. If you do not want to bake pies, you can have them made here for $5. It takes many helpers to prepare and serve the meal. When the guests are all served, workers get to enjoy a free dinner. Sign up for the fun!
Mission Central HUB news – We will be collecting items to complete some School Kits. On easel located in the Welcome Center are items that are needed. Please read the note carefully! Last day to bring items is September 22.
West Branch Area Compassion Walk will be Sunday, October 6.
It will start at the Palestine UM Church, 2 pm. Half the money raised will go directly into the Compassion Fund and the other half will be divided among the 2 area Food Pantries (West Branch and Karthaus).
If you want to walk, there are envelopes for you to collect money on the display board in Welcome Center. If you don’t want to walk, but would like to help, you can give a monetary donation. Put it in an envelope with Compassion Walk on front and place in offering plate. Checks should be written out to West Branch Ministerium.
Volunteers in Mission Team Leader Training will be Nov.2 in Lewistown. Topics covered include: Best Practices, Cultural Awareness, Health & Safety, Team Orientations, Useful Forms, and Fundraising. Open to all: those who have lead teams and those who have never been on a team. We can all learn to become better missionaries and servants. If interested, contact Penny 345-4222