Weekly update

Rummage Sale

The Fall Rummage Sale will be Friday October 20 9am-5pm and Saturday October 21 9am-12pm. You may start bringing your things to church on Monday October 16  – 9:00 am. Any clothing left over from this sale will go to the clothes closet.  This will be our last rummage sale.
Thank you,   Pat Rose, President

Veteran’s Day Photos needed

Mary Eberlyn needs any names and pictures for her Veteran’s Day presentation in November no later than October 29.  mfe879@aol.com

Giving Statements now emailed

The 3rd quarter statements were e-mailed. If you think you should have received one and didn’t, please send an email to treasurer@maizemanorumc.org.
Printed statements for those without email are available in the Narthex between services. Help us save postage and pick yours up. Those unclaimed by October 29th will be mailed October 30.

Charge Conference

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. here at Maize Manor.

Como School Parent Lunch

Como Prep: Monday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Kitchen and Como Lunch: Tuesday, October 24 at 1:30 p.m. at Como School but first we’ll meet in the Kitchen at 12:45 p.m. to gather things up and head over to the school. We can use people to both prep and serve food, so think about volunteering!

Would you like to participate more in the worship service?

Traditional Worship at 9:30am
__ Sing in the Chancel choir
__ Ring in the Bell choir
__ Sing or ring in the Children’s choirs
__ Be a Liturgist
__ Welcome people to worship and sign them in
__ Be an Usher/Greeter
__ Decorate the altar
__ Create slideshows
__ Act or do dramatic readings

Contemporary Worship at 11:00am
__ Sing or play with the praise band
__ Read scriptures
__ Welcome people to worship and sign them in
__ Be an Usher
__ Decorate the altar
__ Help make breakfast
__ Run the soundboard
__ Create slideshows
__ Act or do dramatic readings

Christian Education

From the Preschool Director

Its October already. Our first month of school was successful. I feel all the children are on their way to reach their fullest potential. The parents are making a real effort to send in nutritious snacks and lunches to pro-mote healthy habits. This month will be very busy with lessons about the fall, a field trip and Noahs Ark Day.

Noahs Ark Day is our annual alternative to Halloween. All the children and teachers are hard at work preparing songs for the program. The program will be in the church Fellowship Hall on Monday, October 30 and on Tuesday, October 31. We invite all of you to come and watch as we parade in our costumes and sing. Refreshments will be provided for the parents so please stay and meet the families of Maize Manor Preschool.

Karyn Thomas

Friday Night Live

Friday, October 27th

6:008:00 p.m.

Plus the return of the …Hallowed Hallway

Friday Night Live families are invited to join us Friday, October 27th for some fall FUN! Maize Manor UMC will host Trunk or Treat in the back parking lot from 6:30pm until 8:00pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please wear your nonscary costumes (you may want to skip clown costumes) Safe Fun for the whole family! All church members and friends are encouraged to bring a car and park in back parking lot. Please have your car parked by 6:00 p.m., be prepared for 300 trick or treaters, bring lawn chairs to sit with your car, and have fun. If you can’t decorate a car, you can still partcipant by donating candy. We can always use more candy!

In addition, the youth will again have the downstairs decorated for a little bit of frightening fun with the Hallowed Hallway.

Watch for donation sign up sheets in the entry way of the church, we need hot dogs, buns, apples, chips, bottled water and juice boxes. Contact Alice Castle if you are available to help serve hot dogs.

Children’s Worship

Children’s Worship meets each Sunday when the children are dismissed with a prayer by Pastor Ryan from the Contemporary Worship service (around 11:15am). The kids’ worship time starts with a Bible story during large group in the Sanctuary, then splits off into agelevel groups for fun activities. During the month of October, Children’s Worship will focus on the theme, “From Shepherd to King,” where they will learn about the life of David in the Old Testament. Many thanks to our wonderful children’s education volunteers for all they do!

Women’s Bible Study

The Womens Bible Study will begin a fall study on Tuesday, October 17 7:008:30 in the Parlor. We will be studying The Lords Prayer. Jesus was showing his followers how to pray – including his followers today. As we learn about the Lords Prayer, we will also begin to pray as Jesus instructed us to pray. Join us as we cultivate a passion to pray

Children’s Music

Children’s Bell Choir  rehearse on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. The children will be shown how to read sheet music, ring the bells and play in a group setting. Children ages 6-14 years are invited to join in praising the Lord with music.
Please see Linda Fabbro.

Help wanted

Maize Manor is seeking a part-time paid Nursery Coordinator for Sunday mornings.  Contact the office to inquire.

 

Notes from the Music Director

The Chancel Choir and the Maize Manor Ringers have been busy rehearsing music for the 9:30 service. They soon will begin rehearsing for Advent and Christmas. If anyone is interested in singing or ringing during the Christmas season, please see me before or after the 9:30 service. Or even better come to rehearsal on Thursday evenings! Bells meet at 6:15 in the Bell Room. The Chancel Choir rehearses at 7:30 pm.

Christy Ritts, Music Director

The Breakfast Bunch Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10am

We meet the 4th Tuesday of the month, at 10:00 a.m. at the Bob Evans on 161 and Busch Blvd. This is open to all who attend Maize Manor. It is a nice time to meet with others outside of worship, catchup and socialize. If you can attend please call Mary Smith by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning so she can reserve enough tables for the group.

Crop Walk

Many thanks to all who pledged to the 39th annual Crop Walk here at Maize Manor and UAHS. Marilyn Paulsen turned in a pledge total of $3,580 prior to the 5K walk. If you missed pledging, your contributions are still welcome. See Marilyn Paulsen.

This Week At Maize Manor 

M-Th Oct 16-19    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.    Rummage Sale Setup    Fellowship Hall
Mon Oct 16    12:00 p.m.    Office Meeting    Parlor
1:00 p.m.    Small Group D    Parlor
Tue Oct 17    9:00 a.m.    Sewing Guild        Riverside Hosp
7:00 p.m.     Women’s Bible Study    Parlor
8:00 p.m.    AA            Room 6
Wed Oct 18    9:00 a.m.    TOPS            Parlor
10:00 a.m.    Bible Study        Room 6
1:00 p.m.    Small Group E        Parlor
5:30 p.m.    Prayer Shawl Ministry    various locales
8:00 p.m.    AA            Room 6
Thu Oct 19    5:00 p.m.    Children’s Bell Choir    Bell Room
6:15 p.m.    Bell Choir        Bell Room
7:30 p.m.    Chancel Choir        Choir Room
8:00 p.m.    AA            Parlor
Fri Oct 20    Memo Deadline
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.    Rummage Sale    Fellowship Hall
8:00 p.m.    AA            Parlor
Sat Oct 21    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Rummage Sale    Fellowship Hall
10:00 a.m.    AA            Room 6
Sun Oct 22    9:30 a.m.     Traditional Worship    Sanctuary
9:30 a.m.    Sunday School     Room 5
10:45 a.m.    Adult Study        Parlor
11:00 a.m.     Contemporary Worship     Fellowship Hall
11:00 a.m.    Kid’s Worship        Room

FH=Fellowship Hall ● SH=Shelter House ● YL=Youth Lounge

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