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 

Thu    9/12      

Fri     9/13

Sat     9/14                               




                                    Worship Service Attendance       

8:15 – 74       10:45 -38     Sunday School  – 13

            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.

Gethsemane Garden Circle  Women’s Group will meet TUESDAY at 7 pm at the home of Judy Larson.  (111 Hoover Lane, Kylertown)    All ladies of the church are invited to become involved in this ministry.

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

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