Maranatha News from May 20, 2012 – The Bishop is Coming!

The Bishop is Coming! The Bishop is Coming! – Bishop Hayes will bless our classroom on Sunday at 9:40am. We will start promptly and have social time after he speaks.

Exodus House – Gathering there on Saturday morning (5/26) at about 9am for cleaning and moving in party! 2624 E Newton – South of Pine and just east of Lewis

Hosts
The Recks and The Embreys – Thank you!

Next Week’s Hosts– The Earleys and The Norths

Birthdays

22 – Angie Dale

22 – Mary Elliott

22 – Bill Gersten

25 – Jane Smith

26 – Amy Michael

Anniversary

21 – Kendall & David Carpenter
23 – Suzy & Denny Meredith-Orr
25 – Allene & Rex Donley

Guests
Christie Hayes (from Exodus House), Mary and Clark Bundren

Announcements

~ EXODUS HOUSE – 2624 E Newton – South of Pine and just east of Lewis – Saturday Morning at about 9am – general cleaning and bring your furniture items or contact Sharon about them. Carpets being cleaned this week. Hoping to have it all finished by next week.
~The Pirates of Penzance will be the BABA production this summer. Suzy & Denny are directing. Auditions are Sunday, May 20, 12:30 to 2:30
~ Annual Conference Youth Cafe’ needs donations – see attached sheet
~ Scott Morgan announced that Darrin, a former Exodus resident, is starting his own business and had info for people to pick up – it is a landscaping type business
~ Home Run for the Homeless – Click Here
~ Pam is working on social options – Stay tuned and send her ideas
~ Martha Blevins spoke about the Job Seeking Ministry – people interested in working on the committee should contact her

Joys and Concerns

~ Eric Green is home and his condition is such that he is about to be declared in remission! His tumor has disappeared.

Prayer
Denny Meredith-Orr provided the class prayer

Speaker
Rev. Plowman completed his series with a lesson on who we are in the world – who’s our neighbor . . . very thought provoking – Our Thanks to him!

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Youth Cafe.pdf

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Maranatha News from May 13, 2012

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

~ Rev. Howard Plowman continued his 3 part series. This week he challenged us to think about who we are. He completes the series this week.

Hosts
Michael Lane and Angie Dale & Jim McCann – Thank you!

Next Week’s Hosts– The Recks and The Embreys

Birthdays

13th – Jim Embrey

Anniversary

18th – Debbie and Scott Morgan

Guests
Paul Wilson, Trudy Plowman, Rhonda Dawes, Melissa Young, Rachel Tallent

Announcements

~ Pam announced that the May/June Socials will be taken care of by the Auction parties and the Thursday night Utica events
~ EXODUS HOUSE – attached is the list of needs for the Exodus House apartment. Many items are still needed. Sharon tells me she found out it will be a woman resident and that she has arrived and will be staying in another apartment until Apt M is ready. She asked me to mention that she feels no painting will be required and a general cleaning could be done Sat, 5/26 – morning or afternoon.
~The Pirates of Penzance will be the BABA production this summer. Suzy & Denny are directing. Auditions are Sat., May 19 from 10am to Noon and Sunday, May 20, 12:30 to 2:30
~ Annual Conference Youth Cafe’ needs donations – see attached sheet

Joys and Concerns

~ Christie Luks survived a mountain bike accident in Bolivia
~ It was announced that Barbara Rice, a long time supporter of Exodus House, has died. Our prayers go out to her family and friends
~ Lee Anne Nichols shared that her daughter, Katy, recently won prizes for her artwork
~ Pam Sherman announced that their grandson’s group placed 4th in the Nation at a Color Guard competition

Prayer
Janet Purinton provided the class prayer

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Apt M – May 16 needs.xls

Youth Cafe.PDF

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Maranatha Class News for May 6, 2012

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

~ We were happy to have Rev. Howard Plowman begin his 3 part series. This week he challenged us to think about who God is and how we can keep people from exiting the church.

Hosts
Janet Purinton and Patti & Gary Smith – Thank you!

Next Week’s Hosts– Michael Lane and Angie Dale & Jim McCann

Birthdays

6th – Paul Loyd

8th – John Nicks

11th – Paula Scott

Anniversary

6th – Charlotte and Roger Rowe

Guests
Lauren Latchem and Mary Bundren

Announcements

~ Youth Stock Investment ended today
~ Richard announced serving at Day Center will be Friday, May 11 – Denny & Suzy will coordinate and send info out about meeting time and place – probably the
church at 5pm
~ Richard introduced Martha Blevins who spoke about a Maranatha Project to help people who suddenly find themselves unemployed – More details to come.
Hopefully this will become a church wide effort
~ Martha also spoke about Children’s Library Catalog Project – they are looking for a Db program to help with this project – Contact Martha for more details
~ Janet Purinton announced that the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus will be performing next Saturday, May 12, in the Sanctuary. The Chorus will offer Bach’s “B Minor
Mass” – Tickets are $5 off for Boston Avenue Members
~ Pam Sherman suggested a combined May/June Social at one of the lakes nearby. A show of hands seemed to indicate people were interested – she will start
working on it and have more details soon

~ A list of needs for the Exodus House apartment was passed around. The apartment is empty and we will begin working on it for a new resident soon

Joys and Concerns

~ Janet shared that the husband of Sharon, one of our amazing kitchen ladies, will be undergoing quadruple bypass surgery this week and asked us to keep Jim in
our thoughts and prayers
~ Denny congratulated all those involved in the recent Bay Troupe Production, Curtains – BRAVO!
~ The Pirates of Penzance will be the BABA production this summer. Suzy & Denny are directing. The first auditions are next Sat., May 12 from 10am to Noon
in Community Hall. Additional Auditions are set for Sat/Sunday, May 19 & 20.

Prayer
Paul Loyd provided the class prayer

Enjoy your week!

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