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August, 2017 Blog Entries

Mom 2 Mom Registration for 2017 is live!

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

Registration has started for Mom-To-Mom This group of moms of young children is organized by Jenifer Padgett. Every two weeks, the groups meet to share devotionals, biblical lessons, and advice on parenting with each other. Join the circles that interest you and if you don’t see what you looking for, we start can start new Mom-To-Mom circles that meets… Read More >>

Morning Watch, August 20, 2017

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 08202017

3rd Grade Bible Retreat – Sept. 22

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

All 3rd graders are invited to the 3rd Grade Bible Retreat on September 22. This is a free event. Children will check in at Room 211 (the Hangar) at 6:30 PM for dinner. We will be serving pizza, salad, fruit and ice cream sundaes for dessert. Following dinner, we will be learning about the Bible with fun… Read More >>

Starting Point – Here I Am. Now What?

Posted on: August 16th, 2017

Do you have questions about our church, its programs, worship services, or missions? Are you wondering how to get involved with a bible study, a Sunday morning fellowship, or small groups? Maybe you were raised in a different faith than Methodism, and you want to ask questions about the concept of Wesleyan theology. Is it… Read More >>

Nursery Volunteers Needed

Posted on: August 16th, 2017

The Nursery needs your help on Sunday mornings at 9:45AM and 11AM. Do you love rocking babies and playing with toddlers? Contact Angie Rosowski at rosowskiangie@gmail.com for details and to learn how you can get signed up for this wonderful opportunity.

New Members-July 2017

Posted on: August 15th, 2017

Please welcome our newest members who joined Christ United Methodist Church in July.  

Adult Basketball League- Sept 11

Posted on: August 15th, 2017

Registration is now open for the Christ United Adult Basketball League! This league is designed to provide an opportunity for friendly competition while promoting good sportsmanship, teamwork, and integrity. Games are played on Monday nights and conform to the guidelines established in the National Federation of High School Association’s Rule Book. The regular Fall session… Read More >>

Fall Golf League-Aug 22

Posted on: August 15th, 2017

CUMC Fall 2017 Golf League Click on dates to register: Tuesdays, August 22 – October 10 (8 weeks) Location: Ridgeview Ranch in Plano Cost: $200 Christ United Sports hosts a Spring and Fall golf league. Play is on Tuesday evenings beginning August 22nd. The format is an 8 week schedule in the fall with a weekly shotgun start at 5:30 PM… Read More >>

CUMC’s Photo Club – Sept 6

Posted on: August 14th, 2017

Love taking photos? Join the new Photo Club at CUMC! Our purpose is to bring together people interested in exploring the wonder of God’s creation through the lens of a camera, encourage one another and share our love of nature, travels, people and memories. The Photo Club will meet on the first Wednesday of every month at… Read More >>

Morning Watch, August 13, 2017

Posted on: August 13th, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 08132017

Project Hope, Project Next Generation, & Technology Volunteers

Posted on: August 11th, 2017

–Coach a family in Project Hope by being a family/faith coach or a budget coach. Contact Laurie Kendig at laurie@cumc.com for details and to learn how you can get trained for this wonderful opportunity.   –Coach/Tutor for youth involved in Project Next Generation. Also, meals are still needed for School on Sunday for PNG Youth.… Read More >>

Savannah House

Posted on: August 10th, 2017

What is Savannah House? Savannah House is an experimental living and learning experience where young adults who are discerning a possible path to Christian ministry can live among similar peers in a house that is guided by a “Rule of Life”. In addition, they will gain experience and be mentored to help them along their… Read More >>

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Activities – August 9

Posted on: August 9th, 2017

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day while making new friends. COVERED DISH DINNER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 6 pm, Trinity Hall. It has been a while since we have held a dinner. They are always a lot of… Read More >>

Joys and concerns – August 9

Posted on: August 9th, 2017

For confidentiality, some names may not be listed here.  Please keep the following individuals and their families in your thoughts and prayers. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS None at this time   RECENT SURGERIES, HOSPITALIZATIONS Rachel Nguyen Darlene Nossaman IN SYMPATHY Becky McKinney on the death of her uncle Sonda Stokes on the death of her aunt Traci… Read More >>

New! Study of Adam Hamilton’s “Revival” Begins Sept 18

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

Rita Ward leads the group in a study of Adam Hamilton’s “Revival.” From the book jacket: Join Adam Hamilton for a six-week journey to England, through Wesley’s land, life, ministry, and teachings. For Methodists, Wesleyans, and all Christians, Wesley’s story is our story, defining our faith and challenging us to rediscover our spiritual passion. The… Read More >>

New Bible Study! Beyond Belief: Exploring the Character of God

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

Tom Jennings will lead discussion based on the bible study “Beyond Belief: Exploring the Character of God.” This six week series will evaluate and discuss the character of God, from six perspectives: God as holy, loving, just, forgiving, wise, and faithful. Classes will meet in N154, on Tuesday mornings, beginning September 12, 2017, concluding on… Read More >>

New! Building your Prayer Toolbox Begins Oct 1, 2017

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

Do you need guidance or practice with prayer? Do you try, but wonder if your words are heard? How can you Tami Gallaway, Tree of Life Spiritual Ministries’ Spiritual Director, will offer a six week course titled “Building Your Prayer Toolbox,” beginning Oct 1, and running through November 5, 2017. The sessions will be held… Read More >>

Wesley Class led by Tami Gallaway – Sep 5

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

Have you imagined a small group that dedicates time to talking about your life in Christ?  This fall, Tami Gallaway, Spiritual Director of Tree of Life Ministries, LLC, will lead a small group formation class focused on just that exercise! Wesley Classes bring individuals into a confidential and affirming group, with the goal of deepening… Read More >>

Youth Cookie Crew Needed – Year-Round

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

It’s that time again to round up our cookie crew to start baking for our wonderful CUMC youth on Sunday mornings. Our youth look forward to these homemade goodies and it is a blessing to see kids going out into the world proclaiming their faith. If you would be willing to become part of our… Read More >>

Clyde Rupert’s “Chronological Jesus” Class: Back by Popular Demand

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

Register HERE See what past Students have said about Chronological Jesus: This is a NOT-TO-BE-MISSED Bible Study if you want to further your spiritual journey in understanding the scriptures, Jesus and the disciples.    LM  I can promise you that a commitment to take this class will change your life.  You will learn things about the… Read More >>

Morning Watch, August 6, 2017

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 08062017  

NEW! Tuesday Night Men’s Bible Study to start September 5, 2017

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

The Tuesday Night Men’s Bible Study is preparing to kick off a new season of studies for the 2017-18 school year. On Sept 5, 2017, there will be a kick-off meeting to meet and greet each other, and to review the calendar for the upcoming year. Beginning Sept 12, Rev. Mike Flynn will lead discussions… Read More >>

NEW! Tuesday Night Women’s Bible Study to start September 5, 2017

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

CUMC’s Faith Journey program will be adding a new women’s bible study, meeting on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8 PM in room N154. This bible study will be led by Pastor Cathy Sweeney or other clergy. Women of all ages are invited to share in this time of study and fellowship. The inaugural study has been… Read More >>

Employment Opportunities

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

Come join our rewarding team and make a difference in the lives of our congregation and community! All employees must complete a background check and additional training as needed for the positions. For additional information and to submit a resume, you may contact Kim Hill at kim@cumc.com.   For Graphic Design position, please apply directly… Read More >>

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Events – August 2

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day while making new friends. MESQUITE CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO, SATURDAY AUGUST 12.  Join us for a great rodeo experience.  Get your boots and jeans ready and join in on the fun.  No boots… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – August 2

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017

For confidentiality, some names may not be listed here.  Please keep the following individuals and their families in your thoughts and prayers.   BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS Elora Grace Nelson, first grandchild of Mark and Pat Stecklein, was born on July 22, 2017 to parents Derrick and Janelle Nelson of Oklahoma City.  Elora weighed 7 lbs. 4… Read More >>

Pre-Planning Workshop – Aug. 29

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017

PRE-PLANNING WORKSHOP, TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 | 7PM A workshop in Pre-Planning for Funeral / Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday evening August 29 at 7pm in Room N156.  You will receive valuable information on legal documents, what documents to have ready for your family, how to select a funeral home, when to let the… Read More >>