Fresh Start ~ Hope is Here!
Sunday, Sept. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021
Sunday Worship: 9am Praise Service in Center for Hope
11am Traditional Service in Sanctuary
Be a part of the “new thing” God is doing in and through the Wintersville UM Church & the Center for Hope!
Sunday, Sept. 19 ~ Fresh Start Sunday.
Please join with us in person (or online if necessary) and invite others for a “Fresh Start” in worship, fellowship & Christian Discipleship.
** Worship theme – “Models of Hope: Abraham, Peter & YOU!”
Romans 4:18-21, Hebrews 11:8-19, 1 Peter 1:3-9
Special music by Beth Rupert-Warren
** “Children’s Church” 9:30-10:00, led by Jessica Ward
** Refreshments and Fellowship Time for All ~ 10-11am in the Center for Hope in front of the gym doors.
** Sunday School for All ages ~ NEW adult classes and topics
“Developing a Biblical Worldview” Focus on the Family video series, facilitated by Pastor Clint, in Fellowship Hall
“Unshakable Hope” by Max Lucado meets in the Fidelis Room, facilitated by Carol Mackey
Youth (grades 7-12) Sunday School class, meets in Youth Room
6:30pm ~ All Ohio Valley Youth Rally in the Center for Hope
Wednesday, Sept. 22 ~ FAITHBUILDERS “FRESH START” ~ 6:00-7:45pm
* Featuring: Worship, Kingdom Kids, Youth Group, and several Bible Studies to choose from, including one-on-one (or groups of 3 or 4) Bible Study for adults on “Foundations: Core Truths of Christianity”
Please call Hester Hudson (740-424-4466) if you are interested in participating in “Foundations”.
Saturday, Sept. 25 ~ CAR WASH by Donation – Senior Citizens for FREE!
Noon – 3:00pm, all donations support new ministries and outreach.
** Several other new ministry opportunities as well (see inside newsletter)
Sunday, Sept. 26 ~ Worship theme – “Foundations of Hope: Truth and Promises”, 1 Timothy 6:17-19, Mark 10:17-31, 12:41-44, 8:34-38,
Personal Testimonies of Hope in Jesus.
Sunday, Oct. 3 ~ OUTDOOR WORSHIP & CHURCH PICNIC at
Richmond Park back pavilion. We will meet at Richmond Park by 11:00am for worship, including special music, congregational singing, and Pastor Clint sharing a message continuing with our theme, “Hope is Here!”
Sermon: “Enemies of Hope: Fear and Doubt”, 1 John 4:18.
Our worship experience will be followed by a covered dish picnic lunch (burgers, hot dogs & drinks provided), and then several organized games, fun, and fellowship activities for all ages. Please join with us and invite others!
*There will be NO regular worship services at the church Oct. 3rd.
Wednesday, Oct. 6 ~ Final “First Wednesdays in Wintersville” for the year.
Please join with us anytime between 4:30-8:30. It is such a great opportunity to represent our church, ministries, and mission well to our community and to make a positive difference in the community.
Sunday, Oct. 10 ~ Worship theme – “Rewards of Hope: Now and Forever,”
Romans 15:13, Isaiah 40:31, 1 Corinthians 15:19. Special music.
HOPE is always worth it!
** 5pm ~ “Hope is Here!” ~ CELEBRATION DINNER in the Center for Hope.
Please plan now to join with your church family and invite others!
Sunday, Oct. 17 ~ Worship theme – “Servants of Hope: Humble and Helpful,” Mark 9:33-35,38-41; 10:35-45.
Please see all other opportunities for small groups, fellowship activities, outreach, and growing as Jesus’ disciples for all ages in this newsletter. And please continue to pray and do your part to fulfill our mission to:
“Connect with God ~ Grow in Faith ~ Serve in Love”
“May the God of Hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you will overflow with Hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.”