What’s Happening, May 12, 2017


SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES  are regularly at 9am and 11am.  (On Fifth Sundays we have one combined worship service at 10am.)  Our May sermon series is “Spiritual Disciplines: Doing the Little Things!”

ENCOUNTER MINISTRIES — METROCENTER  Each Sunday at 12:30pm, McKendree Church has an alternative worship service for those who feel “church” isn’t for them.  This service meets at the United Methodist Publishing House, 2222 Rosa Parks Blvd.  Everyone is welcome to attend!  For more information on our Encounter Ministries, you may contact Rick Quinn at mckendreerick@gmail.com.

REFRESH! is our mid-week gathering.  We meet in the first floor chapel each Wednesday, 12:00-12:30pm.  Our worship includes prayers, hymns, a message and Holy Communion.  Everyone is invited to attend.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY  We are studying the book, He Chose the Nails, by Max Lucado.  Our lesson for May 17 is Chapter 11, “I Have Redeemed You and I Will Keep You.”  We meet in Pastor Stephen’s office at 6pm, and everyone is welcome to join us!

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN  The McKendree UMW will meet May 20th in the Community Room at 10am following the Leadership Council meeting.  Debbie McCormick will lead the program on “MOTHERS IN ACTION.”  We will celebrate the role of mothers in the Bible who save children’s lives, and discover what United Methodist Women’s priority to improve the health of mothers and their children around the world.  Come and learn with us.  All are welcomed.



5&2 MEAL GROCERY LIST – Can you help?  Each Tuesday we feed over 100-men and women a hot lunch at our 5&2Meal (Community Lunch).  We are in need of help.  When you do your grocery shopping this week, please consider adding a few items to your cart.  We need:
Canned goods – corn, sweet peas, baked beans, green beans
Spaghetti sauce and spaghetti pasta
Thank you for your help!

MEN’S CLOTHING!  We are in great need of men’s clothing for the clothes closet – pants, shirts, t-shirts, underwear and shoes.  All sizes!  You can bring your donations on Sunday and place them in the chest just inside the back door.  Thank you for your generosity!


GRADUATES!!  Are you graduating this year?  High school, college, tech program, or other course of study?  If so, we want to celebrate with you!  Please send to Ruth in the church office: Your name, Where you’re graduating from, Date of graduation and What type of degree, diploma, or certificate you’ve completed.

Whether high school, college or any other program, completing any course of study shows commitment and perseverance.  We want to recognize all our graduates and let you know we’re proud of you!


PASTOR’S SERMON  You may hear Pastor Handy’s latest sermon by going to https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/mckendree-united-methodist/id962978531?mt=2

McKENDREE GIVING  Your financial gifts and donations are always appreciated.  Consider adding McKendree UMC to your bill pay account.  Our address is: 523 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37219.  Online giving is always available at https://mckendreenashville.com/give.  Also, you can text your giving!  Just text the amount you would like to give to 615-375-4049.  The first time you give you will be prompted to visit a secure URL.  Just follow the prompts and enter your information.


As always, remember God’s will for us is good, we must do the rest!
Pastor Stephen

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