Sunday 4 September 2011

What a wonderful presentation given by Professor Gary Peluso Verdend. We are looking forward to his presentation this Sunday. Thank you to Pam Sherman for a wonderful prayer. Thank you to those who Greeted and Refreshed us:
Set up: Dave and Carol Grim
Clean up: Bill Gertsen

September Birthdays
5 Bob Russell
6 Kraemer Luks
6 Beth Green
9 Pam Sherman
11 Michelle Place

September Anniversaries
9 Paul and Barbara Loyd
10 Thad and Susan Leonard
11 David and Susan Rose
12 Joe and Karen Harris


Our Speaker for Sunday September 11 will be Professor Gary Peluso Verdend

Greeters and Refreshment for Sunday September 11
Set up: Denny and Suzy Meredith-Orr
Clean up: Nancy Morgan

15 Oct is Downtown for Good: We are looking for people who need help. Specifically, people who would not be able to do the task needed on their own. If you know of such a person please email Denny and Suzy Meredith-Orr odms2(at)

Beginning Wednesday September 7 at 5:30PM for 13 weeks: Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The facilitators will be Eric Linn, John Hardin and Jason Dill. Cost is $99.51 per family or FREE, if you’ve previously taken the class and have your materials. For more information please contact Dr Bill Crowell 918-699-0127 or
Paul Gradney 918-699-0129.

Please sign up for picture directory appointment at All who participate will receive a free 8X10 portrait and pets are welcome.

Peace Through Faith, Hope & Love, The Annual Mission Tea Thursday 15 September 2011 from 11:00AM to 1:30PM. The hosts will be Ed and Erma Hensen at 3115 S Columbia Avenue Tulsa OK. Donations benefiting the Boston Avenue United Methodist Women. A shuttle will depart from Boston Ave South Parking Lot at 11:00AM, 11:45AM and 12:30PM.

The Front Porch Project of Tulsa, 2 day Community Training Sunday, October 9 12PM to 5:30PM and Sunday October 23 12PM to 5:30PM at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church. Lunch and Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by September 26 Kathleen Benfield 918-699-0503 or kbenfield(at) The Front Porch Project is aimed at training people from all walks of life on how to safely and appropriately intervene in such circumstances and this past year became the latest Primary Prevention Program of The Parent Child Center of Tulsa, a child abuse prevention agency.

Sunday September 25 at 12:30Pm to 4:00PM at Boston Avenue is Bullying and Decision Making. Lunch is $7 person, free for children 12 and younger. Please RSVP with Paula Gradney at 918-699-0129 or paulagradney(at) by Wednesday September 21. Bullying can be a major factor in how our children and youth manage their school environment. In a timely workshop Kim Fantor will help parents and family members:
Identify the different types of bullying.
Understand the causes and negative outcome of bullying.
Identify the different parenting styles and the impact they have on bullies/victims.
Identify strategies for coping with bullying.
Understand what steps can be taken to empower victims and bystanders.
Learn how to enhance critical thinking skills for decision making and predicting consequences to increase prevention.

2011 Project School Supplies: Restore Hope Ministries has set a goal of 2500 students for this fall, support is needed. A donation of $25 will provide one child a full set of supplies.

Monday September 12 at Forest Ridge Golf Club is Restore Hope Ministries 2011 Golf Tournament. All proceeds will go toward rebuilding the food warehouse destroyed by heavy snow. For more information please contact Jeff Jaynes 918-582-5766 or Sandy Miller.

Joys and Concerns
Jay North
Paul Staat
Bethany Willyard
Earthquake Victims
Victims of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Depression Lee
Have a Great Week. I hope to see all on Sunday.

William Meyer

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