GOD WITH US
Beth A. Richardson
God with us at waking,
God with us at noontime,
God with us at evening,
God with us in sleeping.
God in us at waking,
God in us at noontime,
God in us at evening,
God in us in sleeping.
God’s hands, our hands.
God’s feet, our feet.
God’s mouth, our mouth.
God’s heart, our heart.
God’s blessing, our blessing.
God’s blessing, your blessing.
God’s blessing, all blessings.
God’s blessing, for all the world.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS
WONDERFUL WESLEY WEDNESDAYS continue at 6:00 PM (note change in time to accommodate a longer program) on July 26. We will have pizza, salad and dessert for movie night! We will watch Babette’s Feast and have a brief discussion about the movie led by Jeffrey Pugh. Sign up in the Aldersgate Room so we know how many to prepare for.
ANNUAL PICNIC AT INNISFREE is scheduled for July 29. Sponsored by the Ministry to the Community and World committee, this is a wonderful opportunity to meet and fellowship with a community of differently-abled adults on their farm. We will eat together, sing together, tour their facilities and learn about the ways in which these fantastic folks are making a difference in the world. We will carpool from Wesley Memorial, leaving at 10:15. Sign up to bring food in the Aldersgate Room. Contact Renita Sheesley Banks at 434.409.4140 for more information, or visit www.innisfreevillage.org
THE HIGHLAND SUPPORT PROJECT, a Mission to the Community and the World endeavor, announces that Tom Miller is going to Guatemala to assist their program. If you’d like to support Tom and the important work the Highland Support Project does, please donate to the Equip a Maya Midwife Campaign. Go to the following website to donate: https://www.classy.org/campaign/equip-a-maya-midwife-campaign/c130314 Write in “Wesley Memorial” as your team, or donate in person at Wesley Memorial. The campaign ends July 30, so don’t delay.
BUCKINGHAM COUNTY SCHOOL SUPPLIES School begins in Buckingham County August 3rd and school supplies are needed. Suggestions: tissues, hand sanitizer, large erasers, box of 24 crayons, index cards, glue sticks, blunt-nosed scissors, washable markers, pencils, pencil top erasers, composition books, 3 ring binders, 3 ring wide lined paper, pencil sharpeners, construction paper, cardstock, and rulers. Supplies can be placed in the box in the narthex. Collection ends on July 30. Contact Gene or Pat Rader at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
THE FIRST THURSDAY LUNCH GROUP will be going to Travinia Restaurant In Stonefield Shopping Center on August 3, at 11:45 a.m. Please contact Peggy Bidwell, 973-4996 or Gay Morris, 293-5330, if interested in going.
LET’S GET VISIBLE! Wesley Memorial UMC has a presence at the City Market this summer, giving you an opportunity to reach out to our community to share what drew you to this church-home, and what keeps you here. We are distributing information flyers about our ministry and giving away free water to all (you would be amazed how many people want it!) and bubbles to the children. Last date is August 5 for this summer. You can sign up to help on the sheet in the Aldersgate Room, OR you can go to this link: https://beta.doodle.com/poll/54r35hkbywv5rpw7#table, OR you can email Andrea Zimmerman at email@example.com.
MINISTRY TO COMMUNITY AND THE WORLD will be gleaning at the City Market on Saturday August 26 and Saturday September 23. We need a few volunteers to help gather produce for the hungry through the Society of St Andrew. We will meet about 1145 at the parking kiosk at the market. It generally takes about an hour to finish. Contact Sandy Staggers for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
CAMP YOUNG AT HEART 2017, an ecumenical camp for adults of all ages will occur August 28-30. 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Registration Fee is $20 Individual/ $35 Couple. For more information call Broadus Memorial Baptist Church 977-7381.
PASTORAL VISITATIONS BEGIN. During July and August Pastor Jan and Nancy Horn are making home visits to many of our members to hear your thoughts about the current state and the future of Wesley Memorial Church. If you would like a visit, please email Gina at email@example.com, or call the church 434-296-6976.
LAY LEADERS for July 30, 2017
Liturgist: Rosie Pohlmann
Lay Reader: Andrea Zimmerman
Offering Counters: David Sandridge, Wes Carr
Children’s Moment: Sherry Lambert
Children’s Church: Carolyn Ball
Ushers: Fred O’Bryant, Blanche Hess, Wes Carr, Andrea Zimmerman
Fellowship Hosts: Sylvia Gillespie, Thelma Eley