What’s Happening, May 26, 2017

McKENDREE MINISTRIES!

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@METROCENTER  Our Encounter service will not be meeting this Sunday.  We welcome everyone to join us on Sundays at 12:30pm, when 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.  For more information on either of our Encounter Ministries, you may contact Rick Quinn at mckendreerick@gmail.com.

BAPTISMS  If you are interested in being baptized, please contact Ruth in the church office at 615-271-2600 or mckendreeinfo@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 31 is Chapter 13, “I Can Turn Your Tragedy into Triumph.”  We meet in Pastor Stephen’s office at 6pm, and everyone is welcome to join us!

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER  Remember that we as a church are praying the Lord’s Prayer every day at Noon.  Wherever you are at noon, we invite you to join us in prayer.

FAREWELL RECEPTION  There will be a reception on Sunday, June 4 at 10am to honor Jordan Callaway for his 18 years of service here at McKendree Church.  Jordan will be leaving McKendree to pursue other career options.  We pray God’s blessings on Jordan, Lacey and their family.

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MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES!

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

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!

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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 available at www.McKendreeNashville.com/give/financialgifts/.  You may also 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.

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

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

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