10 November, 2019 16:22

Dr. Don Hertzler continued his series of lessons for the month of November on "The Discernment in the Desert-the Exodus and Settlement of the Jews". Today he discussed issues involved with the Hebrews traveling across the desert.

Visitors

Tom and Sue Bennett visited our class on Sunday. We were also visited by Cynthia Burright, our new apartment M occupant.

Class Celebrations

Birthdays this week include Nancy Manduano (12), Sharon Chucoski (14), Carol Maus (16) and Walter Berg (16). No class members celebrated their anniversaries this week.

Prayer
Sarah Maldonaudo gave the prayer today. Next Sunday Mary Bundren will be giving the prayer.

Snacks
The Morgans and the Shermans provided snacks for the class on Sunday. The Evans and the Butterworths will be serving snacks on Sunday.

Class Announcements

  • Our class helped sign up over 80 families at Restore Hope for Thanksgiving baskets last week
  • Attendees had great fun at the Pizza and Bunco Party last night, Friday, November 8.
  • There will be an Exodus House Open House on Tuesday, November 12 from 4:30-7:00 pm. It’s a great opportunity to get to know our new apartment occupant, Cynthia.
  • The Redemption dinner will be November 24.
  • The Christmas Auction Party is Saturday, December 7. It’s time to decide what you want to auction for the classes’ mission money.
  • Rhona Barrett, a former occupant of apartment M at Exodus House who is currently Director of the "Stand in the Gap" organization was recently pardoned by Governor Stitt. She also serves on the states’ criminal justice committee. It’s great to hear that our work with Exodus House has borne such wonderful fruit for the community!
  • Don’t forget: We need officers who will serve the class next year.

Church Announcements

  • Senior Seekers will be having a movie on Tuesday, November 12 at the church.
  • The Volunteers in Missions (VIM) training will be on Saturday, November 23 from 9-4. Let Richard Wansley know if you are interested in attending.

Joys and Concerns

  • Lynn Jesse Russell’s sister who recently suffered a stroke is in need of our prayers.
  • Susan Day continues to recover from her knee surgery at Southern Hills rehabilitation center.
  • We appreciated the thoughtful prayer for our veterans which was written by Jimmie Berg. It was our closing prayer today. .

Peace and Love,

Meredith and Carol

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Maranatha Newsletter – November 3-9, 2019

Dr. Don Hertzler began his series of lessons for the month of November on "The Discernment in the Desert-the Exodus and Settlement of the Jews". He started with a discussion of the migration of the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt. We look forward to this interesting series of lessons.

Visitors

Laura and Danny Darden visited our class on Sunday.

Class Celebrations

Birthdays this week include Rob Davis (6), Janet Purington (7), Judith Payton (7) and Bill and Bob Thomas (9). No class members celebrated their anniversaries this week.

Prayer
Rick Evans gave the prayer today. Next Sunday Sarah Maldonado will be giving the prayer.

Snacks
Bill and Susan Thomas provided snacks for the class on Sunday. The Sherman’s and the Morgan’s will be serving snacks on Sunday.

Class Announcements

  • Our class helped with the Restore Hope Thanksgiving enrollment last Tuesday, November 5.
  • The class social was the Pizza and Bunco Party last night, Friday, November 8.
  • There will be an Exodus House Open House on Tuesday, November 12 from 4:30-7:00 pm. It’s a great opportunity to meet our new occupant, Cynthia.
  • The Redemption dinner will be November 24.
  • The Christmas Auction Party is Saturday, December 7. It’s time to decide what you want to auction for the classes’ mission money.
  • Scott Morgan encouraged the class to sign up to give the prayer. It can be a spiritually rewarding experience for both you and the class.
  • Don’t forget: We need officers who will serve the class next year.

Church Announcements

  • We gave a Love Offering for the staff who had their cars broken into at the church.
  • The Volunteers in Missions (VIM) training will be on Saturday, November 23 from 9-4. Let Richard Wansley know if you are interested in attending.

Joys and Concerns

  • Susan Day is recovering from her knee surgery at Southern Hills rehabilitation center.

Peace and Love,

Meredith and Carol

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Auction Donation Form

Class… Scott Gardner forwarded me the attached Auction Donation Form. We have a significant goal ahead of us. Let’s put on our creative hats and come up with a number of fun items for our auction.

Thanks,

Dave

2019 Auction Donation Form (1).docx

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Maranatha Fall donations

Maranatha Class Donations Request Fall 2019.pdf

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Oct 27

Birthdays:Melanie Shepherd (30) and Cisco Maldonado (1)
Anniversaries:
Julee and Jim Embrey (30) and Jill and Bob Thomas (1)
Prayer: Michelle Place Next week: Rick Evans
Snacks Suzy Morgan and Angie Dale and Jim McCann
Next week: Susan and Bill Thomas.
Missions: Restore Hope Nov 5th, Redemption Nov 24, Neighbor for Neighbor is in December
Socials: Pizza and Bunco Nov 8, Christmas Auction Party is Dec 7th
Upcoming events: Dr. Don Hertzler is our speaker next month, Nov 10 & 17 Holy Conversation with AME church.
Next week there will be a love offering for the staff members who’s cars were vandalized.
Bill and Bob Thomas were honored at the TU football game as outstanding TU Graduates..
Due to the release of prisoners this coming week, we will be doubling up at Apt M. This will mean more food and more expenses these next few months.
Our new Apt. M resident, Cynthia needs a ride to church next Sunday. If you are available, please call Sharon Earley
Prayers and Concerns:
Christi Luks announced the birth of her first grandchild. Martha Blevens asked for prayers for her friend Vicky who is having cancer surgery.
Peace,
Meredith and Carol

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Restore Hope Thanksgiving Client Registration Volunteer – Maranatha Class Sign Up Request

Class… see Bruce’s email attached. If any additional people which to volunteer, give Bruce a call.

Thanks,

Dave

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10/20

Thank you, Dr. Biggs for a great lesson.Board Highlights:
Birthday: Ed Payton 10/24

Terry Jones 10/ 26
Anniversary: Terry and Bob Jones 10/24
Prayer: Jerry LeDoux
Next week: Michelle Place
Snacks: Wanda Williams, Art and Karen Campbell
NEXT week: Suzy Morgan (set up and guilty) Jim McCann and Angelyn Dale (Healthy and Cleanup)
Upcoming Events: Pizza and Bunco at Lynn Jesse’s place of business. Please sign up $6.00 per person.
Visitors: Ryan and Amy Shepherd. Jamie and Carolyn Gill and Keith and Charlotte Montgomery
Prayer request: Laura who is having her 4th attempt at a knee replacement. Bob Russel had another procedure on Monday. Susan Day had a knee replacement, The grandson of a friend who was 3 years old and died..,Family needs prayer.
Dr. Biggs is with us the rest of

the month. Next month Dr. Don Hertzler will be our speaker.

We have a new resident at Apt M, Cynthia.
Peace,
Meredith and Carol

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Maranatha Newsletter – October 13-19, 2019

Dr. Mouzon Biggs continued his series of lessons for the month of October on Theological Truth. This week he led us through the six creeds in the United Methodist Hymnal to discover the historical truths of our faith.

Visitors

Jamie and Carolyn Gill visited our class on Sunday.

Class Celebrations

Birthdays this week include Mary Bundren (13) and Rick Kelly (18). Shannon and Ray Latchem (16) and Sarah and Sam Smith (19) celebrate their anniversaries this week.

Prayer
Pam Sherman gave the prayer today. Next Sunday Jerry LeDoux will be giving the prayer.

Snacks
The Embreys and the Recks provided snacks for the class today. Wanda Williams and the Campbell’s will be serving snacks next. week.

Class Announcements

  • Thanks to Sharon Chucoski and other class members who served dinner at the Tulsa Day Center last Friday.
  • The next class social will be Pizza and Bunco on Friday, November 8.
  • The Redemption dinner will be November 21.
  • The Christmas Auction Party is Saturday, December 7.
  • Don’t forget: It isn’t too early to consider thinking about how you will serve the class next year.

Church Announcements

  • On Sunday, October 20, there will be an educational program on Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia at 5:00 pm.

Joys and Concerns

  • I talked with Susan Day in church on Sunday who has not been in class lately because of severe knee problems. She will be having surgery on October 22.
  • Pam Low talked to the class about currently being free from breast cancer while encouraging all of the women to stay up-to-day on our mammograms.
  • Bill Thomas shared his recent diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis with the class. Our love and support goes to all of our class members who are experiencing health problems.

Peace and Love,

Meredith and Carol

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Maranatha Newsletter – October 6-12

Sorry this is so late! I went out of town and it totally slipped my mind until today. Maybe receiving it today will encourage everyone to attend tomorrow to hear Dr. Mouzon Biggs continue his series of lessons for the month of October on Theological Truth. Previously he has taught on the topics of the Torah, the Gospels, the Prophets, and the Letters of Paul. In these lessons he will lead us through the six creeds in the United Methodist Hymnal to discover the truths of our faith.

Class Celebrations

Birthdays this week include Scott Morgan (7), Jim McCann (8), Amber Young (9), and Karen Campbell (12). There were no anniversaries this week.

Prayer
Michael Dishman gave the prayer today. Next Sunday Pam Sherman will be giving the prayer.

Snacks
The Goodwin and Glenna Arnott provided snacks for the class today. The Embreys and the Recks will be serving snacks next. week.

Announcements

  • The Mission trip was this week in Port Arthur, Texas. They arrived home, tired but invigorated from the opportunity to serve.
  • We served dinner at the Tulsa Day Center on Friday.
  • The next class social will be Pizza and Bunco on Friday, November 8.
  • The Redemption dinner will be November 21.
  • The Christmas Auction Party is Saturday, December 7.
  • Don’t forget: It isn’t too early to consider thinking about how you will serve the class next year.

Joys and Concerns

  • Ed Payton injured his knee and was not able to go on the mission trip.
  • Martha Blevins asked for prayers for her friend, Vicki, who has colon cancer.
  • Gary Smith thanked the class for the cards and concerns shown to him during and following his back surgeries.
  • Cisco Maldonado is continuing to approve and getting his energy back.

Enjoy the rest of your Saturday and we’ll look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

Meredith and Carol

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