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This Sunday in Worship
 

                         Matthew 6:21
                    2 Corinthians 9:11
                        1 John 4:15-20

                  "MONEY MATTERS" 


                       Rev. Cindy Kaupp

 
We hope to see you in church this Sunday.  We have an exciting day planned.   Our new prayer garden/gazebo will be dedicated, we have a pot luck celebration lunch planned, and it is the day we bring forth our monetary pledges for the year. 
 
(Matthew 6:21)
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”  
 
From the book "Shiney Gods" by Mike Slaughter, here are five of the insights that are written:
 
1. God has promised to provide for all our needs.
2. We have accountability with God for using the resources that he has placed in our hands to serve God’s redemptive purpose in the world. 
3. One of the first and foremost purposes of wealth is to serve as God’s means of provision in our own lives. 
4. God equips us to witness to the world through our generosity. 
5. People will believe us not because we say the right words or believe the right things. They will believe us when they see that we are committed to right actions.
 
People will believe us when they see that WE are committed to the right actions.  What are you committed to?   Hope to see you this Sunday.
OCTOBER 2018 CALENDAR
Acolyte Schedule:
 
10/28 - Caleb Myers
11/4 - Amelia Mayfield
11/11 - Caleb Myers
11/11 - Christina Fischer
11/25 - Deseray Bartley

Do you have a child or youth (over age 8) who would like to be trained as an acolyte? Please contact Pastor Susie at susiethomas@cox.net .

Happy birthday this month to:
Marsha Stanton, Joe Burch, Jennifer Miller, Aubrey Richards, Dianne Yarborough, Christina Bordelon,  Charlotte Calandro, Cindy Kaupp,  Barret Barger,  Susan Kolb, Vera Mayfield, Sharon Bowen, Carol Fife, Kirby Craddock, Tommy Fontenot, Jerry Felder, Shirley LaCoste, Byron Craddock, Barbara Hobgood, Valerie Little, Kayla Culotta
 

Happy anniversary this month to:
Gary & Wanda Evans,  Brandon & Beth Barger,  Pierre & Becky Pecot,  Andy & Katie Fulks,  Joe & Alisa Burch, Gerald & Christina Bordelon 

Don’t see your birthday or anniversary on this list? Email us at secretary@prumc.net!



THIS SUNDAY IS
COMMITMENT
SUNDAY!!
Friends, please join us this Sunday as we celebrate the financial commitment you have pledged to your church.  It is by your generosity that our church  is succeeding in spreading the word of God.  We are asking you to bring your favorite dish to share in a potluck lunch immediately following the dedication service.  Also please wear your  “I Love My Church” t-shirt that Sunday as we hope to take a group picture of all in attendance. Our District Superintendent may be with us in worship. We look forward to a great day and a successful pledge campaign!
Join Us This Evening for Trunk or Treat Fun!
Crosby Lane’s Harmonies Lead Our Worship

Read Psalm 131

Psalm Prayer: 

“How majestic are your ways, great God of life! Although we know much, we still understand so little. Yet in Jesus Christ you have offered us “all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge” (Col. 2:3). May we therefore clothe ourselves in his humility that we might receive the gifts you have placed in the treasure trove of his heart. Amen."

Our Prayer Gazebo
and Garden Are Ready!
Thanks to the contributions of many, our Mike Cannon Prayer Garden is complete, and ready for a service of dedication.  Please join Pastor Susie and Pastor Cindy immediately following worship this Sunday around our new Prayer Garden as we dedicate the garden to the glory of God and in memory of Mike Cannon, whose wife Linda has generously given us the funds to construct this beautiful asset to our campus.

This addition to our campus will bless our church for many years to come.
Meet Our Sponsored Children in Tanzania!
Because of your generosity, Edwin and Joseph will go to school - all expenses paid - for another year at the King Emmanuel School at Gamasara UMC in Gamasara, Tanzania. Both boys’ families had suffered financial reversals and Joseph and Edwin would have had to stay home, had it not been for for contributions. Thank you!
 
Our UM missionary, Bernadette St. Amand, will send us pictures and videos of the boys and their school, all throughout the coming year, so that we can follow them as they grow in “wisdom and in stature”!
Join us as we spruce up our campus and buildings. Come out on Saturday morning at 8am, November 3rd. Bring your broom, mop bucket, cleaning rags and a great attitude. Let’s get ready for fall. Hope to see everyone here! 
Don’t forget to turn your clocks BACK an hour when you go to bed next Saturday, Nov. 3!
The PrimeTimers group will meet on Wednesday, November 7th, immediately following the “Sunday Scriptures” Bible Study. Everyone is invited to join them for lunch at Cracker Barrell, 790 E. I-10 Service Road, Slidell.  If you have any questions, please give Marsha Felder a call at 985-290-5366. 
This year’s fall campout to Fontainebleau State Park (Mandeville) is Thursday, Nov. 8th to Sunday, Nov. 11th. Camp any or all nights! For more information about camping, please contact Cleveland Crawford at  985-863-5565. On Saturday, November 10th at Noon there will be a potluck lunch for the entire church--Campers and Non-Campers are welcome!  Bring your favorite dish to share, your drinks, lawn chairs or blankets, and your friends as we enjoy all the fellowship that camping and Creation can bring. 
Thanksgiving Baskets Mission
Help make someone’s Thanksgiving special this year! Please look for the sign-up board in the Gathering Room on October 28th for donations of food items for our Thanksgiving baskets outreach. All food items must be brought to the church by Wednesday, Nov. 14th.
We are also asking for any names, addresses, and phone numbers of people that could really use one of these baskets. Please make sure the names you submit for the baskets will accept them. Please pass the information along to Kirby Craddock, 985-445-7903, Jeri Barron at 985-502-1279 or phone the church office at 985-863-7452. We will need volunteers on Sunday, Nov. 18th to help deliver the baskets after worship. Thank you for supporting this mission. 

The annual Community Thanksgiving Service will take place at 7pm on November 14th at New Jerusalem Praise and Worship Center, 62340 Highway 1090 (Military Road). Everyone is invited to attend this 1-hour service and reception to follow. The offering that night will help replenish the Community-Wide Benevolence Fund that First Baptist Church of Pearl River administers on behalf of the Pearl River area churches.  
Coming in November:
 
Learning to pray using prayer beads. 
More information to follow!
For Your Calendar: Hazardous Waste Collection Day November 11
Celebrate Recovery - a 12-step, Christ-centered path to recovery from any of life’s “hurts, hang-ups, and habits,” including substance abuse and addiction - meets EVERY FRIDAY at 7 PM in the Agape Center. More info? Celebraterecovery@prumc.net.
 Grief Support for the Holidays at Aldersgate UMC

Upcoming at PRUMC



Friday, October 26th
Celebrate Recovery
7:00pm • Agape Center

Trunk or Treat
6:00pm • River Plaza

Saturday, October 27th
Charge Conference
10:30am • St. Timothy, Mandeville, LA

Sunday, October 28th
Nursery & Children's Church Schedule:
Nursery: Dee Dee Mullins & Charlotte Calandro
3yr. olds - Kind:  Carol Fife
1st-3rd Grades:  Irene Wenner

Pledge Sunday, Potluck Celebration & Prayer Garden Dedication
11:30am


Monday, October 30th
Holy Spirit Bible Study
6:00pm • Agape Center

Wednesday, October 31st
POP (Power of Prayer) Team
9:30am • Sanctuary

"Sunday's Scripture" Bible Study
10am • Grace Center

Praise Band Practice
6:30pm • Sanctuary




























































Contact Us 
Susie Thomas, Senior Pastor
pastor@prumc.net

Cindy Kaupp, Associate Pastor
ckaupp@prumc.net

Leslie Craddock, Worship Leader & Music Ministries Coordinator
music@prumc.net

Kandy Ward, Office Assistant
secretary@prumc.net

Christina Bordelon, Youth Director
youth@prumc.net

 

 
Sundays at 
PRUMC


9:00am: 
Children's Rotation Sunday School (Agape Center)
Adult Sunday School (Grace Center);
Prayer Time
(in Prayer Room in Sanctuary)

10:00am: 
Worship With Us!
(Children's Church & Nursery provided)



































































































































































 
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