Insight is our monthly newsletter that is filled with articles from our staff and members as well as information about upcoming events. Click the image to view a PDF of June's issue of Insight.
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VBS | MON., JUN. 26 – FRI., JUN. 30 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | We will meet Ancient Heroes from the Bible and learn how to turn ordinary into extraordinary. You can become a hero, too!
HANDBELL CAMP | MON., JUN. 26 – THUR., JUN. 29 | 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | For 6th – 10th Graders in 2017/2018 school year | For more information and to enroll, contact Emily Friend at firstname.lastname@example.org or 251.706.3336.
ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP | Will not meet in June. Regular schedule will resume in July.
missions & serving
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VOLUNTEER BAKERS NEEDED | Do you love to bake but don’t want the goodies in the house? If so, we have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! Celebrate Recovery needs folks who are willing to bake a dessert one Thursday a month. For more information, contact Donna Alexander at 251.510.0905.
HOMEBOUND MINISTRY TEAM | This is a new ministry to senior adults who are homebound or in assisted living. We need volunteers who will commit to visit someone at least once a month. Contact Patty Parris at 251.661.7087 for details.
MISSION BANQUET | SUN., JUL. 16 | 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Featuring Dr. Mitch Glaser and mission representatives at each table. Dr. Glaser will be presenting, Messiah in the Passover. There is no charge for the event; however, we will be receiving an offering to help fund our continued mission work.
For more details visit christumcmobile.com/adults
CHONDA PIERCE MOVIE: ENOUGH | WED., JUL. 5 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | The film propels discussion, outreach and healing so that everyone can begin a new, more fulfilling life journey. For more information and to buy tickets, visit christumcmobile.com/enough.
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BALANCE EXCERCISE CLASS | Every TUES. beginning JUL. 11 – AUG. 1 | 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Balancing, strengthening, and stretching exercises to help avoid falls and other disabling accidents. Call the Recreation Desk for more information at 251.706.3326. Class is Free!
CSPORTS SOCCER | Registration open | For age 4 by Sept. 1 – entering 6th grade for the 2017/2018 school year | Soccer will begin in August with required evaluations on MON., JUL. 17 and TUES., JUL. 18. Season begins AUG. 7 and ends OCT. 14. Register at the Recreation Desk. Fee: $70.
next generation ministry
For more details visit christumcmobile.com/youth & christumcmobile.com/children
READ AROUND THE WORLD CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM | TODAY – SUN., JUL. 23 | Ages 3 yrs – completed 5th Grade | Complete your reading passport by SUN., JUL. 23 to receive a prize package.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MISSION TRIP | WED., JUL. 12 – SAT., JUL. 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | For upcoming 6th - 8th Grade | We will stay at Christ UMC each night and head out each morning for service projects around the community. To register, visit christumcyouth.com/register. Cost: $75.
HIGH SCHOOL MOVIE NIGHT | WED., JUL. 12 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | Join us for the Rogue One movie! Popcorn and drinks provided. Cost: $5.
TWEEN SUMMER CAMP | SUN., JUL. 23 – WED., JUL. 26 | Camp Baldwin | 3rd – 5th Grade | Join us for a great time to learn about God and make friends. There will be amazing worship, bonfires, swimming, fishing, awesome games, music, and much more. Register at christumcchildren.com/register. Cost: $150 per person.
Other Events & Announcements
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FARMERS' MARKET | EVERY TUES., THROUGH JUL. 11 | 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Hillcrest Entrance | Featuring locally grown produce, honey, seafood, baked goods, and other homemade products.
PREMARITAL CLASSES | Every TUES., JUL. 25 – AUG. 15 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Planning to marry soon? Come to the premarital classes to prepare for a marriage as you plan for your wedding. To register or for more information, contact Brenda Davis at 251.422.6210 or email@example.com.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY | EVERY THURS. | 6:30 p.m. | Building F | A Christ-centered 12-step program for life’s hurts, hang-ups and habits. For more information, contact Donna Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit christumcmobile.com/celebraterecovery.
Online Giving Is Now Available | Visit christumcmobile.com/give, OR install the Pushpay app (red and white “p” logo) from the Google Play Store or the App Store, OR text “christumc” to 77977.
Orders for CDs or DVDs of services may be submitted and picked up at B-122.
Listen for Perceptions at 7:40 a.m. on these radio stations:
WKSJ - 94.9 FM | WRKH - 96.1 FM | WTKX - 101.5 FM
or online at christumcmobile.com/perceptions.
Pastoral Care | For hospital admits, scheduled surgery and prayer requests, Contact Kim Pratt at email@example.com or 251.342.0462, ext. 231 | 24-HOUR PRAYER REQUEST LINE AT EXT. 309
Military Prayer Board | Located in Christ Center Please provide a small snapshot of the person with name, branch of service, place of deployment and connection to Christ UMC. Contact David Smithweck at 251.666.8509.
Stephen Ministers | Are available to help you or someone you know walk through a difficult time in life | For more information, contact Donna Alexander at 251.342.0462, ext. 225.
GROUP LIFE OPPORTUNITIES
Adults | 8:00 a.m. • 9:15 a.m. • 10:40 a.m.
Singles | 9:15 a.m.
Newly Married | 9:15 a.m.
Youth | 6th - 12th Grade | 9:16 a.m. • 10:40 a.m. • 5:00 p.m.
Children | 3 yrs. - 5th Grade | 8:00 a.m. • 9:15 a.m. • 10:40 a.m.
Nursery | Newborn - 2 yrs. | 8:00 a.m. • 9:15 a.m. • 10:40 a.m.
Youth Singers | 10:20 a.m.
Youth Ringers | 11:00 a.m.
College | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Christ Center Hours
Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
We have changed our reporting to make it more informative. We now report monthly giving numbers with a year-to-date total. On the first two Sundays of each month, we will report Forward giving receipts for the previous month; on the last two Sundays we will report principal payments on our debt. Please contact Rob Blackwell or Patricia Parker if you have questions.
|Monthly Debt Principal Budgeted||$59,850||$318,248|
|Monthly Debt Principal Paid||$35,000||$197,310|
|Monthly Mission Fund Budgeted||$3,600||$18,000|
|Monthly Mission Fund Given||$7,366||$11,791|