Sunday 23 October 2011

Thank you to Sarah Morice Brubaker for a wonderful presentation on Theology and St. Augustine of Hippo.

Thank you to Scott Morgan for an wonderful prayer.

Thank you to those who Greeted and Refreshed:
Michael Lane
Scott and Debbie Morgan

October Birthdays:
24 Ed Payton

October Anniversaries:
23 John and Linda Nicks

Visitors:
Tom and Sharron Cox

Announcements:
ELECTIONS for 2012 Officers continues.

Gene Martin’s mom, Betty Martin, passed away 12 October with family at her side, following a fall she suffered in her home 10 days ago.  Services are scheduled for Saturday, October 29 at her home church (The Landing) in Glenpool.

Sunday 30 October is our Fifth Sunday Brunch. Bring your favorite dish. Any theme suggestions for  our Brunch, please email me.

We are needing people to pray during class. If interested please contact Sharon Earley

We are still needing Greeters and Refreshments.
If you are able to provided on a Sunday listed please contact Beverly North.

Intergenerational Flag Football Game During the Downtown Hoedown
Sunday October 30 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Questions?  Call Audra Fogle 918-699-0130

Wednesday 9 November, Balance and Fall Prevention Seminar and Screening in Community Hall.
Join Holly Thompson, physical therapist, for an informative session on balance, preventing falls, safety in the home, and exercise to decrease the risk of falling. Participants will receive a balance and fall risk screening at the end of the session. Holly has over 13 years of experience as a physical therapist at ST John’s Medical Center, in all areas of rehabilitation. Certified as an NDT Therapist. For more information and registration for this School of Continuing Education Bonus Presentation, contact Paula Gradney at 918-699-0129 or paulagradney(at)bostonavenue.org.

19 November, Gourmet Dinner 6:30PM, Address: 2133 E 69th Street. For those that bought into this at our 2010 Christmas Party Bob and Lynn Russell will be contacting you.

Boston Avenue United Methodist Church and John Burroughs Elementary School Partner’s In Education since 1999.
Burroughs Elementary, 1924 North Cincinnati Ave Tulsa OK. Student population is approximately 363 with the school at 99% poverty. In 2007, was name the Title 1 Distinguished School. This school year Burroughs has added 6th Grade and ED class.
Ways you can support Burroughs Elementary:
1. Be a  mentor through the Big Brother and Big Sisters School Based Program
2. Pick an apple from the Apple Tree and fill the request.
3. Provide funding for special projects through our Boston Avenue and Burroughs Together Account
4. Provide any of the following items:
Ongoing Needs of Burroughs Elementary
Copy Paper, Kleenex, Hand Sanitizers, Box tops for Education
child size socks, Gloves, Belts, Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap
Children’s games and puzzles, Prize items for Incentive Store
Children’s uniform pants and shirts:  Khakis or Navy Pants, Red, Yellow or White collared shirts (in size extra small, 3T, 4T, 5T)
Upcoming Events:
Apple Tree for the Teachers – Fall 2011
Mid Year School Supply Drive – January 2012
Snacks for Spring Testing – April 2012
Test Monitors – April 2012
Teachers Appreciation – May 2012
For more information please contact:  Reverend Eva Marie Campbell, 918-699-0120 evamariecampbell(at)bostonavenue.org  or Principle Michell Cullom,  918-833-8780  cullomi(at)tulsaschools.org

Cookson Hills Christmas Giving October 1 through 31
It is time once again to collect gifts for our United Methodist Mission at Cookson. Tables will be in Bishops’ Hall each Sunday in October to receive these gifts. All gifts must be NEW and UNWRAPPED. They will be taken to the Cookson Center for their Christmas store shopping. Gift list are available in Bishops Hall, Information Desk Window and in the church Paper (The Word)

Discover Islam:  Come and learn about Islam and help dispel the many myths about Islam in America.
October 25 African Americans 7 Islam
November 1 Islam: An American Faith
November 8  Women in Islam
One hour session begins at 6:30PM. For more information please call 918-583-5181 or billcrowell(at)bostonavenue.org for free reservations. Respected members of the Tulsa Islamic Community will be present to hear comments and answer questions.

Ugandan Orphan Choir , November 18, 19 and 20th.
Anyone who is willing to open there house and provide Choir members and there Families a place to stay please contact Dr Joel Panciera

Maranatha Christmas Party is Saturday December 10 at 6PM at the Tulsa Country Club. Cost is $29.95 per person

Sunday 25 December: Current plans are for the 11AM Service only. As of right now we will be having class on Christmas Day

Joys and Concerns:
Susan Carr  –  Passed away
Miranda – Knees
Jay North –  Recovered
Sharron Bookout – Hip Replacement
Rex Donely
Eric – Recovering from cancer
Lynn Russell’s Grandson
Rob Rex’s Mother
Trisha
Ross
Betty
Randy’s mother turned 90 – Congratulations
Sam Smith’s Mother

Have a great week.
I hope to see all on Sunday

William

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