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Chimes – This Week’s News From Coventryville UMC 

Upcoming Events and News:

BUILD A BETTER FUTURE
THE CARPENTER’S CLUB
APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT

This past Sunday we were treated to a very special presentation from Rachael and her dad, Dennis Ewing, about the Appalachia Service Project (ASP).  Their information about the people in this region of our country and the difficulties and hardships they face was eye-opening, inspiring, and certainly caused an outpouring of charity and support from our congregation.
Over $200 was collected in the Good Will Donation basket.  These funds were handed to Rachael directly to support the specific country she will be working in come May.
CUMC will be supporting Rachael and ASP in our upcoming Ham and Oyster Dinner in May. We will have Dennis join us that night with pictures and testimonies from the folks who were helped by ASP (Rachael will already in the county she will be working in)  Please continue to support CUMC’s mission project by purchasing water, soda and ice tea and the collection of quarters in the Sanctuary.
A very proud grandfather of Rachael’s, Rich Fisher, said at the luncheon,  “I am so proud of Rachael and everything she does” .   Indeed, Rich, we feel the same and we could not be happier to support her and the work she is doing in this very important ministry.
We thank Rachael, her dad, Dennis and Ruth Fisher for providing us a mission project to help the many people of this region.
Hope to see everyone at the Ham and Oyster dinner on May 12th
Many blessings. Betsy Booker

Are You Hungry
Little Learners is recommending that you visit the Bucktown Grill at 2088 Pottstown Pike.  We have “Grille Bucks for you to take along and hand in when you pay for your order.  Bucktown Grille will give 10% of your purchase to Little Learners as a donation.  Pick up your Grille Bucks from the basket in the rear of the Sanctuary and keep them in your wallet.  Please tell your family and friends also about this easy and delicious way to help our preschool. Thanks!

Young Adult Program
The Leadership Resources Team is considering offering a Young Adult program.  Are you interested in meeting once a month or every other month if a  program were available?  It could be midnight bowling, grabbing a bite  to eat at a local restaurant, Bible study, marriage enrichment, or  just hanging out at  home or at church playing games/cards or watching a movie.
Please feel free to share your thoughts and ideas with me regarding a Young Adult program.  If you would like to take the lead in developing this group that would be great!  My email is jkwmmw@ptd.net.   Our next  meeting is scheduled for April and the information I gather  will be shared with the members of the Leadership Resources Team.  Thanks!
Missy Walton, Leadership Resources Team

Worship Schedule

The Welcome Table- A Contemporary Worship Service- 9:30 AM
Traditional Worship Service- 11:00 AM

Spiritual Growth Opportunities

Current Sermon Series

HALF TRUTHS

They are simple phrases. They sound Christian – like something you might even find in the Bible:

  • Everything happens for a reason
  • God helps those who help themselves
  • God won’t give you more than you can handle
  • Love the sinner, hate the sin
  • God said it, I believe it, that settles it

We’ve all heard these words. Maybe we’ve said them. They capture some element of truth – yet they also miss the point in very important ways. This five week sermon series breaks down these half-truths.

Sunday School

PASTOR’S CLASS-8:30 AM
Morning Prayer and Bible Study

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY – 9:30 AM

ADULT CLASS-9:30 AM

Bible Study
Wednesday Morning and Evening Bible Study – The morning Session, held in the Choir Room, starts at 10:15 AM and the evening session, in Grace Hall, begins at 7:15 PM. All are welcome to attend.  Contact Pastor Will for more information.

 Praying Hands Prayer Group
Will not be meeting for the time being.  We will post times when we begin meeting again.

Service Matters

Coventry Food Pantry:  Donations may be left in the Narthex of reusable bags, non-perishable food items, and paper towels, toilet paper, diapers,

Aluminum Can Recycling
Please put your DRY, clean and preferably crushed cans in a plastic grocery type bag and drop them in the trash can behind the shed.

Outreach
First: The selling of water, soda, and iced tea in the silver refrigerator in our kitchen will be dedicated to the Appalachia Service Project. Second: is the collection of quarters for the homeless people in our area for laundering–this collection will be divided to also include the APS.  Third: We will also continue to accept donations to the Hygiene Kits for UMCOR.

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