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Morning Watch, September 24, 2017

Posted on: September 21st, 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 09242017

Children’s Ministry Volunteers Needed

Posted on: September 12th, 2017

 – Two Sunday school teachers every other week (1st grade and 3 year-olds) – Two or more helpers for 11 AM Sunday school (youth especially) – More greeters for Sunday morning If you would like to volunteer, please email Meredith McBride.

Photo Club – Oct 4

Posted on: September 11th, 2017

Love taking photos? Join the Photo Club at Christ United! 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 meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7… Read More >>

Savannah Internship

Posted on: September 10th, 2017

What is a Savannah Internship?   A Savannah Internship is an experimental spiritual formation and learning experience where young adult men and women who are discerning a career in Christian ministry can gain training in a high-impact church while practicing Christian spiritual practices in a community. Bottom line – you gain practical experience working with… Read More >>

CDC Playdate – Oct 19

Posted on: September 6th, 2017

Join us on the CDC playground for our first family event of the 2017-2018 school year. The whole family can play and get to know their CDC friends on Thursday, October 19th from 4 – 6:30 PM. This is a come and go event and you are welcome to bring a picnic dinner. We are looking forward to our play date with… Read More >>

CDC Preschool Parent Association (PPA) – Sept 13

Posted on: September 5th, 2017

Join us at our first PPA meeting for the 2017-2018 school year at 9:15 AM on Wednesday, September 13th in Trinity Hall. Hear about how you can get involved and volunteer at CDC! We will begin planning fall events and fundraisers and talk about teacher appreciation for the school year. If you need childcare during the… Read More >>

Hotel Harvey

Posted on: August 31st, 2017

Currently the City of Plano has us on standby as an emergency evacuee shelter. As of Monday afternoon (August 28)  the number of evacuees has doubled and there is likelihood that we will be asked to open our church to 100 Harvey evacuees. We are coordinating with a number of governmental and church agencies to… Read More >>

Youth Lemonade Stand – Sep. 3

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

“When life gives you lemons – make lemonade.” On September 3, our Sunday School classes will be working lemonade stands at church Sunday. Lemonade Stand Grade Levels: 8:30-9:30 AM – 8th grade (north entrance), 9th grade (south entrance) 9:30-10:30 AM – 6th grade (north entrance), 7th grade (south entrance) 6th and 7th grade will do… Read More >>

Harvey Update – Aug 29

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

Dear Christ United Members and Friends, Our church has a rich history of serving those who have been touched by natural disaster. The creation of Hotel Katrina in 2005 remains the model for how one congregation can stand in the midst of the storm and provide transforming ministries to those in need. Many of you… Read More >>

Communion Servers for the Sanctuary

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

Additional communion servers are needed in all three Sanctuary services for the first Sunday of each month.  Anyone can be a communion server and it is a wonderful privilege to offer the sacraments of Christ’s love to the congregation. No experience is needed and training is provided.  If you are interested in becoming a communion server,… Read More >>

Quincy’s Quest – Become a Mentor

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

“Children need at least 3 non-parent adult mentors in order to reach their full potential.” – Search Institute Come and join our mentoring team and help students reach their full potential. We are looking for mentors to meet at either Wells or Weathorford Elementary once a week for one hour. Interested? Contact Missy Wilkinson, missy@cumc.com

Youth Pumpkin Patch – Sep 23-Oct 31

Posted on: August 25th, 2017

It’s time once again to welcome back our beloved Pumpkin Patch! This year marks the 15th Annual Youth Pumpkin Patch and we rely on volunteers like you to make it a success. Please consider volunteering your time at the patch in a two-hour shift. All students who work three two-hour shifts will be eligible for… Read More >>

Why I sing-Karen Lantz

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Someone asked me, “Why do you sing?” I wanted to say, “How can I not sing? How can I keep from singing?” I could have shared the reported health, social, and cognitive benefits of singing. But that’s not why I sing. Psalms 96:1-2 says, “Sing unto the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord,… Read More >>

Technology Volunteers Needed

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Do you like working with computers? We have several opportunities on the Technology Volunteer team. Recycle donated computers and turn them into usable tools for our community partners including families in Project Hope. Use your Microsoft Office talents to teach those looking for employment these necessary business skills. Curriculum and training provided. Help keep our… Read More >>

Morning Watch, August 27, 2017

Posted on: August 23rd, 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 08272017

Joys and concerns – August 23

Posted on: August 23rd, 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 Melissa Sandoval Betty Hopper Sandi Craig Ken Masterson Mike Gray Roy Crutchfield   IN SYMPATHY Ernie Beever on the death of his wife.… Read More >>

Youth FUSION/242 – Fall 2017

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Our 6th-12th grade students are invited to join us for Sunday night programming. FUSION is for our Middle School students (6th-8th) and we meet in the Sports & Rec Center from 5-6:15 PM. ALL students (6th-12th) are invited to join us for a light $3 dinner from 6:15-6:45 PM. 242 is for our High School… Read More >>

Youth Lunch Bunch – Fall 2017

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

All juniors and seniors are invited to join the Youth Staff for Lunch Bunch on Monday’s during the school year. Check the schedule below to see where to meet us! August – Coffee Room at CUMC September – Coffee Room at CUMC October – Jason’s Deli (4801 W Parker Rd) November – Coffee Room at… Read More >>

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 >>

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.

Volunteers-Project Hope, Project Next Generation, & Technology

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 >>

Internships

Posted on: August 10th, 2017

We work better together. An internship at Christ United is unlike any other you’ve had. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. And you’ll be proud. No matter what you do here, you’ll be part of something big. Our mission is to bring in, build up, train, and send out the next generation of leaders to… 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 – Starts Oct 1

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 Nov 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 >>