Sunday 29 April 2012

Thank you to all those who attended. We had another wonderful lesson by Mindy Sharp of Phillips Theological Seminary.

May Birthdays:
1 Brenda Worthington
4 Susie Butterworth
5 Kirk Place

May Anniversaries:
1 Dave & Margret Been

Prayer:
Richard Wansley

Host:
Richard & Meredith Wansley
Cisco & Sarah Maldonado

Announcements:

Our current Apartment M resident, Bobbie, is moving to Houston. We wish her well.
This means that it is time to ready Apartment M for its next resident. Here is a list of things needed:
Bathroom Items:
nail clippers, Emery board, comb, brush, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, Q tips, lotion, shaving cream,
bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, after shave, shampoo, toilet paper, Kleenex, bath plunger,
bath rug set, conditioner

First Aid Kit
tweezers, Tylenol, band-aids, assorted, antibiotic cream, shower curtain & liner, tub mat, bowl brush, soap & toothbrush
holder set, hand soap, bath soap bars, disinfectant spray, trash can.

A list for Apartment M will be passed around in class.

Bolivia Mission:

Boston Avenue’s VIM Team needs your help!! The team will travel to San Julian, Bolivia this summer. You can support
them by collecting and bringing the following items to the WAOM table in Bishop’s Hall:
Toothpaste, Tylenol, Advil, Multi-Vitamins(adult and children), Sunglasses, Pre-Natal Vitamins, Crayons,
Small Coloring Books, Stickers, Polaroid Film & Cameras, 13 Mosquito Nets

*All items must have and Expiration Date no Earlier that December 2013.

Day Center For The Homeless:
Friday 11 May Maranatha Class will be serving a meal at Day Center For The Homeless. We are looking for
volunteers and a Group Leader. If interested please contact Richard Wansley.

Tulsa Drillers
Sunday June 10 Boston Avenue will attended a Tulsa Drillers Baseball Game. This includes all you can eat BBQ Buffet.
$20 includes ticket and meal. Please contact Dr Bill Crowell if interested.

Joys and Concerns:
Charlotte Kerpan – Pancreatic Cancer
Margo McClay – Lung Cancer

Have a great week.

William

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Maranatha News for Sunday, April 22, 2012

Here’s the news from Maranatha Class this past Sunday . . .

~ We were excited to have Mindy Sharp from Phillips speak to us about Pastoral Theology and Ethics and her journey to be here in Tulsa at Phillips.

~ This coming Sunday she will discuss Matthew 13: 33-35; 36-43; 44-46 – 3 parables – she asked us to read them ahead of time if possible.

Hosts
Solomons and the Morgans – Thank you!

Next Week’s Hosts– Wansley/Davis and Maldonados

Birthdays

23 Sarah Smith

Anniversary

23 Anita & Mark Rounds

Guests
Frances Giessen joined her father, Paul, in class today

Announcements

~ Youth Stock purchases now available in Bishops Hall or contact one of the BA Youth
~ Richard announced serving at Redemption Church will be June 24th NOT April 29 – contact Richard for more details
~ Richard also spoke about the Children’s Library Catalog Project – Contact Richard for more details
~ Parenting with Teens, a workshop by Kim Fanter, will be April 22 at 12:30pm – Sign-up in Bishop’s Hall
~ She will also be doing a pre-school workshop the following Monday
~ Pam Sherman is looking for a house/pet sitter for this summer
~ Sharon announced that we needed to start work on the Exodus House apartment to get it ready for a new person. She will have a sheet ready soon with a list of needs

Joys and Concerns

~ Eric Green was in class and thanked everyone for their prayers and support!
~ John Sherman’s surgery went well
~ The Shermans need twin beds for grandkids in their new home – contact Pam if you have or know of one

Prayer
Jim Embrey provided the class prayer

Enjoy your week one and all!

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Maranatha News from April 18, 2012

Here’s the news from Maranatha Class this past Easter Sunday . . .

~ Rev. Ken Tobler concluded his series on the 3 characteristic approaches to faith practiced by Methodists (and others) – Heart, Head and Hand. Sunday’s lesson focused on using our Hands by reaching out to do all the good we can, for all the people we can, for as long as we can! Thank you, Ken!

~ We are excited to have Mindy Sharp from Phillips joining us for the remain Sunday’s in April

Hosts
Shari & Lynn Goodwin and Suzy & Rob Morgan – Thank you for the good eats!

Next Week’s Hosts– The Solomons and Morgans (Debbie)
Birthdays

15 Jerry Russell

16 Joey Manduano

19 Mickey Maus

Anniversary

15 Nancy & Joey Manduano

Guests
Frances Giessen joined her father, Paul, in class today

Announcements

~ Sharon announced that Bobbie, the person we sponsor at Exodus House, will be graduating on Tuesday, at 6:30pm, at Redemption church – She encouraged people to come. Reservations for the dinner can be made by calling Sharon – preferably before Tuesday evening
~ Richard announced a mission opportunity – serving at Redemption Church, Sunday evening April 29. A sign-up sheet was passed around – contact Richard for more details
~ Parenting with Teens, a workshop by Kim Fanter, will be April 22 at 12:30pm – Sign-up in Bishop’s Hall
~ She will also be doing a pre-school workshop the following Monday

~ Pam is working on the May Social at Woolaroc. She will keep us informed

Joys and Concerns

~ Christie Luks announced the engagement of their son, Brian, who will be married in October
~ Jeff Allen announced the engagement of their son, Taylor, who will be married in September
~ Lynn Jesse asked for prayers for the people in Woodward in the aftermath of the tornadoes
~ Susan Rose asked for prayers for a friend of their daughter who is battling breast and lymph cancer

Prayer
David Carpenter provided the class prayer

Enjoy your week one and all!

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Maranatha Class News from April 8, 2012

Easter Sunday!

Here’s the news from Maranatha Class this past Easter Sunday . . .

~ Rev. Ken Tobler continued his series on the 3 characteristic approaches to faith practiced by Methodists (and others) – Heart, Head and Hand. Sunday’s lesson focused on using our Heads! This coming week will explore how we use our Hands to serve God and the Church. We hope you join us!

Hosts
Nancy & Joey Manduano and Lynn Jesse & Bob Russell – Thank you for the special effort on Easter Sunday!

Next Week’s Hosts– The Goodwins and the Morgans (Suzy and Rob)
Birthdays

13 LeeAnne Nichols

14 Pam Lowe

14 Michael Lane

Anniversary

9 Judy and John Harkins

Guests
Richard & Dolores Hodges, Carol Tobler, Bill & Christie Court, Rich & Melanie Evans, Elaine

Announcements

~ Kendall is preparing Bay Troupe ad
~ Christmas Party/Auction will be Saturday, December 8 at the Tulsa Country Club
~ Parenting with Teens, a workshop by Kim Fanter, will be April 22 at 12:30pm – Sign-up in Bishop’s Hall

Joys and Concerns

~ Pam told us that her granddaughter, Elaine, was selected to be a Foreign Exchange student to Japan
~ Pam also shared that her grandson, Ford, has been made Commander of ROTC for all of the Tulsa Public Schools

~ Jim reminded us about the search for projects for Downtown for Good – especially for church members who need help – send items to Jim or Richard Wansley
~ Lynn asked for prayers for Aaron who is at Mayo clinic – he has had his colon removed and is still battling cancer

~ David asked for prayers for his brother, John, who fell and broke his shoulder

Prayer
Scott Morgan offered the Easter prayer.

Have a wonderful week!

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Maranatha Class News from April 1, 2012

Easter is upon us . . . Sunday School Classes will begin at 9:30 this week!

Here’s the news from Maranatha Class this past Sunday . . .

~ Rev. Ken Tobler began his series on the 3 characteristic approaches to faith practiced by Methodists (and others) – Heart, Head and Hand. This first session included biographical info about John Wesley and a discussion about the way we approach God and Christ through our Hearts. This Sunday’s lesson will focus on using our Heads! We hope you join us!

Hosts
Scott & Debbie Morgan and Pam & John Sherman – Beautiful Table – Many Thanks!

Next Week’s Hosts– The Manduanos and the Jesse-Russells
Birthdays

1 Mark North

1 Judy Harkins

2 Jim Banes

3 Ralph Jackson

4 Anita Rounds

7 Rob Reck

Anniversary

7 Martha & Dan Blevins
7 Sherry & Jim Griffin

Guests
Suzanne Taylor Hood – Andrea Davis’ Mother

Announcements

~ See Attachment for Call for Cooks for a Bay Troupe Fund Raiser
~ Denny will contact Kendall about an ad for Bay Troupe
~ Our Class Offering for One Great Hour of Sharing to support UMCOR last week was about $260
~ Funds Allocation – approved unanimously with one change – $500 was moved form the Phillips allocation to support Ben Pascoe at SMU – THANK YOU FINANCIAL COMMITTEE for your work
~ Karen Campbell explained how she has been contacting people who have missed a month of classes and that she would appreciate anyone with info about people not attending to contact her directly
~ Babs Loyd announced there is an exhibit at the Philbrook called Seeking the Sacred -she would like to lead a group tour in the future
~ Pam Sherman led a vote on the date for the Christmas Party – the decision was that it will be on an early SATURDAY in December
~ It was announced that Pam Snodgrass said she misses class and will be returning soon

Joys and Concerns

~ Pam – Asked for prayers for Bethany and her children, who are now in foster care with different families. They are working to have them all together in the home of someone they all know.
~ Jim Embrey reported that a friend had collapsed, but recovered, in the heat this past week – he suggested we all take care as the real summer approaches.

Prayer
Sharon Earley led us in a beautiful Lenten prayer.

Have a wonderful week! Remember 3 Church Services this week – 8, 9:30 and 11AM. Sunday School will begin at 9:30

BayTroupeAuction.PDF

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