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American Cancer Society Relay for Life sponsored by Chapel Hill Chapel Hill will be sponsoring an American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team. Our team name is Team Chapel Hill Dragon Flies. The date for the Relay for Life will be June 7th and 8th at North Middle School. Our group will be doing fundraisers over the next few months to raise money for this organization. Our goal

is to raise $3,000.00. We will have a sausage and pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 4th from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m., donations will be welcomed. We are selling BBQ chicken dinners for $7.00. Tickets are available in the narthex every Sunday. For more info, please see Rhonda Busby and/or

Marla Owens. Pre sold chicken dinners will be available for pickup on Saturday, May 18th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the lower level parking lot. We encourage our church family to become involved in this project. We would like to honor all those individuals in our church family that have lost loved ones, have survived or are currently fighting this horrible disease.

“Second Friday” launches on May 10th A time for parents to recharge. A place for kids to live large with adults in-charge without any charge! Parents Night Out (PNO) is for infants and children up to 5th grade and is conducted on the “Second Friday” of every month from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. PNO is a “drop-in” type program and is open for participating parents and

children between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. PNO relies upon adult volunteers, paid staff, and youth helpers. All activities of PNO comply with our church’s Safe Sanctuaries policies for the safety of our workers and participating children. For questions, please call Marie Rutledge. The next scheduled PNO is Friday, May 10th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and there will

be no cost. Please join us for an evening out while we have a fun filled night with the kids! During PNO, the children will enjoy Zumbatomic (need tennis shoes, towel, water and gym clothes) in Static Hall, crafts, games, snack time, and a movie. If you would like to help volunteer or need more info, contact Marie Rutledge at 270.577.2224.

Pentecost Sunday—May 19th Pentecost Sunday, the seventh Sunday after Easter, is one of the greatest mission festivals of the Christian year. Pentecost is also linked to baptism and rebirth in Christ. In many congregations, individuals confess their faith and join the

church on Pentecost. Methodism's founders, John and Charles Wesley, published a small collection of Pentecost poems and hymns that celebrated God's presence and love. "United Methodists, heirs of the Wesleyan witness and zeal, are today servants of God's

Spirit in expanding God's love around the earth. . . . as we celebrate the birthday of the Church, as we remember our baptisms, and as we rejoice in the presence of God through the Holy Spirit, let us also commit ourselves to become stronger mission witnesses to God's new-created world of grace and love."

Inside this issue:

Pastor’s Corner News You Can Use

2 3,9-10

In Honor/In Memory

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Children’s Ministries

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May Calendar

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Youth Ministries

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Mark your calendars

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Coming in June! It will be Christmas time (details to follow)

Welcome our newest members to Chapel Hill Donna Goodwin Brenda Herron


The Pastor’s Corner by Ted Burke Four years ago we began a campaign to raise funds to build a new children and youth wing and the campaign was called, “Now is the Time”. This phrase was taken from a speech Ryan Owens gave during a Sunday morning worship service at Chapel Hill. Ryan told us of how he had heard all his life Chapel Hill was going to have a new children and youth wing and then he said, “Now is the Time”. We have completed our building and raised almost a million dollars in these four years to pay toward that building. The “Now is the Time” campaign will be coming to an end on May 31st. It has been an amazing step of faith in these economic times for a church of our size to build this building. We began the building campaign with over 200,000 dollars in the bank and those funds were used

for our professional fundraisers, Architect and various introductory needs. The building was completed for around 2 million dollars and now we have a debt of 1,385,000.00 dollars. I want you to celebrate with me that over the last four years we have raised one million dollars for this new building. A few amazing facts about this is we did not receive many “large” donations but there was a large number of people who contributed to this amount. It has been a group effort! I will be sending you a letter in the near future regarding the end of this campaign and our plans for a new campaign. This new campaign will focus on retiring this debt so we can move into a secure future for our children. The Administrative Council voted that this campaign will be led by members of the church. A team is

being put together at this time as the Trustees and Endowment Committees continue to look at our options with the property that was donated to the church. I have never doubted God called us to build this new building, but He has found so many ways to confirm this direction. I am excited to see what will develop in the next year by using this new building to reach out to children and youth in our community. Please pray for this new campaign and begin to ask yourself how you will be able to help retire this debt so we can insure our children’s future. Grace and Peace,

Kentucky Annual Conference This year our Annual Conference Mission Offering will go to benefit Imagine No Malaria, an organization that seeks to empower the people of Africa to overcome the burden of malaria. Imagine No Malaria, an extraordinary effort of the people of the United Methodist Church, calls us to put our faith into action to end preventable deaths caused by malaria in Africa, especially the death of a child or a mother. The offering will be used to purchase nets and medication, and to provide education for those who face the

consequences of this disease. Bishop Davis and the Cabinet have set a goal of raising $100,000 with this offering, which will be taken at the Mission Celebration on June 11. The purchase of one net costs $10 and will save one life. Therefore, our goal of $100,000 will potentially save 10,000 lives. It is our desire that our offering be used in the mission field of the South Sudan, where we have missionaries from the Red Bird Conference already serving. Christ has called to "Reach the World". May we respond to His challenge with open hearts, willing to

take a risk of faith in order to foster health, wholeness and healing. Kentucky Annual Conference June 10-12 Our delegates, Tom and Janice Perry; and Sarah Courtney, will be leaving for Annual Conference on the 9th. They need to collect 3 oz soap bars and canned food. There will be a collection box (trunk) for the soap and canned goods in the narthex. The Owensboro district is responsible for getting bars of soap and canned food to be given out at the "Afternoon of Service"---an annual event at conference. We hope you can help out with these items. Many thanks in advance for your kindness and concern. Tom and Janice Perry; and Sarah Courtney

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QUESTION: What is the Upper Room Living Prayer Line? call her and let her see her ANSWER: A blessing for you! granddaughter. They had been Once every month on the 3rd estranged for several months. Her Thursday between 7:00 pm & 9:00 pm daughter would not return her calls. members of Chapel Hill Church Five of us prayed for that caller while answer the Upper Room Prayer Line she was on the phone. The call ended and pray for the request of each caller. and, we took several other calls, then a This prayer line call is forwarded call came in, the voice was very from the office of the Upper Room in excited, she identified herself and said, Nashville, TN to a local phone number "this is xxxxxxxx, I called a few where we are gathered together to pray minutes ago and within 15 minutes of for specific requests of each caller. your prayers, my daughter called and Requests are for a wide range of she's bringing my grand daughter over wants and needs. Physical or emotional to visit shortly, PRAISE THE pain, financial LORD! Thank you for your problems, bad "Where did those words prayers. During a Methodist relationships with came from?" But we Men's Retreat at Jabez, KY we friends, relatives or spouses. Many ask for really do know where were taking calls on a Saturday prayer for themselves they come from. It's the morning. The gent on the phone started repeating the or others. Some call to Holy Spirit at His best! request of the caller...."You are praise God for blessings they have received or for answered prayers. We only request their first name and the state from which they are calling. Once during a session we were asked to pray that the caller's daughter would

a quadriplegic and you are considering ending your life by going off a bridge near your home in Minneapolis, is that right? There were over 100 men listening to the seminar speaker in the adjoining room. We stopped the meeting and everyone

Personal Finances OK. This article may not be for everyone. It’s about getting your personal finances together. Maybe you’re tired of just making ends meet or tired of being up to your eyeballs in debt. Maybe you want to know more about personal finances but were afraid to ask or didn’t know who to ask or trust. So what is the solution? Well, in my humble opinion, it is to not live beyond your means and pay off your debt. You should also know that this is not easy. I urge you to reach out to resources that dive deeper into the sensibility of this theme. Dave Ramsey is one such resource. He famously advises money basics by physically budgeting your

prayed for the young caller. We also called the National Suicide Hotline to report the location city of the caller. We did not have Caller ID so that's the best we could do at the time. Did it make a difference in the caller’s life? We have to think it did in a positive manner. We invite you to see and feel the power of the Holy Spirit during these calls. Many times we don't know how to respond to the caller, but our Lord ALWAYS gives us the words to respond. We often look at each other after a call and say, "Where did those words came from?" But we really do know where they come from. It's the Holy Spirit at His best! You will not be asked to answer a phone call, unless you want to..come join us and be blessed! This can be an awesome experience whether or not you answer a call or pray for the one who does answer the call......You will be blessed! Call us, Paul or Brenda 860-5334.

May the Lord bless you and encourage your heart!

Janet Faught, Finance Chair money through a system of envelopes for each expense. Chapel Hill has offered a small group Dave Ramsey study and has material available in the church library that you may borrow. I have always wanted to take this study but never have because (GULP) it costs $100. I do think that his materials are prudent. If you are a doit-yourselfer, you could check out his book from the public library or find a paperback version and receive a lot of good advice. FYI...the church does have 2 Dave Ramsey Studies available for $50.00. This is the one from 2006 but the concepts are still “spot on”. My favorite personal finance resource is The Motley Fool, and it is free. The company's name was taken

from Shakespeare, whose wise fools both instructed and amused, and could speak the truth to the king -without getting their heads lopped off. The web-site is fool.com. Go to the How to Invest tab where you will find the personal finance section. There are articles on a ton of personal finance topics. But mostly, the articles are fun to read. Let’s face it. Finance can be Boring (yes, with a capital B). It takes some getting used to reading the fool’s articles. They refer to foolishness, which really means that you are smart. The website is very empowering and encouraging. When you aren’t feeling so great about money matters, you need this. Page 3

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Prayer Requests... Starting this month, we will be listing our prayer requests from our church services and those that have been received by the church office. Please keep this list available and “pray continually”. At Chapel Hill, we take prayer very seriously. It’s an important part of our worship services; is the foundation of our small groups, Bible studies, and leadership meetings; and is also a ministry unto itself. If you have a prayer need, want to submit a request on someone else’s behalf, or want to share a joy about how God has been at work in your

life, or if you would like to join our email prayer ministry and be a part of praying for others, please email: chchurch@chchurch.org  Nancy Hawkins  Dennis Belt  Killian Bentley (age 7).  Hugh McCormick  Bill Heppler  Ann, Kevin Salyer’s mother  Elyse Siener moving to St. Louis  Women’s Cursillo  Tom Barron  Christa Michael  Wanda Scott  Wayne Wilson

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James and Gerl Thomason Richard Berry James and Jeremy Thomason Ravonda Murphy Henrietta and G.L. Campbell Steven Cotter

Thank You Chapel Hill... Thanks to everyone at Chapel Hill for your support during the time of Fred’s illness and death. Thanks to Pastor Ted for the service and the care bears for the food. Thanks to everyone who came to the hospital and funeral home. We will always remember your kindness and support during this time. Fred Ellis Family Good king and thoughtful friends of Chapel Hill UMC, we thank you for the cards, encouragement, concern and love you have expresses to us these past month. It has meant much to us and has helped with recovery. We are grateful. W.D and Joyce Owens

In Honor and In Memory Of GENERAL FUND In memory of Ralph Luck and Sara Hurt by Gladys Luck BUILDING FUND In Memory of Fred Ellis by Mildred Utley, Aubrey and Martha Gibson, Yvonne Peacock,

Nancy Wilson, Bonnie Travis, Daniel and Whitney Smith, Angie LaNova Cook, Barbara and and Kirk Barnes Buddy Morgan, Chapel Hill’s UM In Honor of Mary Herron Men, Ralph and Faye Bridges, LaNova Cook, Beryl and Lester Charles and Carolyn Glenn, LaBruyere, Stan and Sue Glenn Evelyn Jackson, Marla and Randy In Honor of W.D. and Joyce Owens, Deaconess Clinic in Owens Evansville Beryl and Lester LaBruyere, In Memory of Ryan Owens Yvonne Peacock

Chapel Hill Budget for April Average Attendance Total Budget Received Total Budget YTD Needed Total Budget YTD Received

387 $ 40,454.34 $ 39,833.33 $159,039.91

April Driving Ministry Number of transports Miles driven Volunteer hours

13 transports 362 miles 23 hours

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Chelsea Buckman Children’s Director 270.860.0937

Nikki Hutchinson Children’s Director 317.696.4050

Carol Odom Children’s Director 812.774.2548

Chapel Hill Go! Children’s Ministry Kingdom Rock VBS Coming July 21st!!!! Imagine… …a child hearing about God’s love for the first time. …kids worshipping in powerful ways. …children praying for each other. …adults and teens modeling Jesus’ love to children. …children serving each other and learning how to reach out in our community. This summer, let’s give kids the royal treatment at Kingdom Rock. Be a part of Vacation Bible School during July 21-25. It’s our goal to reach 150 kids with this program. That’s 150 kids who will

grow in their relationship with God! We’re praying this awesome VBS program will touch children’s hearts and lives with God’s love. Help kids in our community discover that · God’s love helps us…stand strong! · Friends and family help us…stand strong! · Prayer helps us…stand strong! · Trusting God helps us…stand strong! · The Bible helps us…stand strong! As we plan and prepare for Kingdom Rock, our team would cherish your prayers. Pray that God would bring volunteers that are committed to serve. And pray that God would begin working in the hearts of the children who will come to Kingdom Rock! Watch for more

information about this exciting ministry event and remember...we need the entire church to be in prayer for Kingdom Rock VBS! We will be having a Children’s Information Meeting, Sunday, May 5th at 3:30pm to go over Vacation Bible School (VBS) and other Summer Activities for the children. This meeting will be to inform our parents, grandparents, guardians and any interested persons!!! Should you have any questions or would like to learn more about our children’s programming, this is the meeting for you!

Nikki Hutchinson, Carol Odom & Chelsea Buckman

Go! Children’s Ministry dates to pencil in: May 1st: 5:30-6:00 Dinner (EVERYONE welcome) $2 for children 6 yrs and under, $4 for anyone older than 6. 6:00-7:15 GO! Ministries for ages 3 years old – 5th grade (Nursery available also) May 2nd: rd 4:15-5:15 Drama Team (3 grade – 12th grade) May 5th: 10:30-11:00 Children’s Bell Choir Practice 3:30 Children’s Council for VBS and Summer Activities Schedule May 8th: 5:30-6:00 Dinner (EVERYONE welcome) $2 for children 6 yrs and under, $4 for anyone older than 6. 6:00-7:15 GO! Ministries for ages 3 years old – 5th grade (Nursery available also) May 9th: 4:15-5:15 Drama Team (3rd grade –

12th grade)

10th:

May 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Second Fridays (infant to 5th grade) May 11th: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Rain Garden planting - Chapel Hill children and families helping out with the rain gardens at the lower level parking lot. May 12th: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!! 9:30 Children’s Bell Choir Performs 11:00 Children’s Bell Choir Performs May 15th: 5:30-6:00 Dinner (EVERYONE welcome) $2 for children 6 yrs and under, $4 for anyone older than 6. 6:00-7:15 GO! Ministries for ages 3 years old – 5th grade (Nursery available also) May 16th: rd 4:15-5:15 Drama Team (3 grade – 12th grade)

May 19th: 9:30 a.m. Service Promotion Sunday 12:00 Safe Sanctuary Training May 22nd: 5:30-6:00 Dinner (EVERYONE welcome) $2 for children 6 yrs and under, $4 for anyone older than 6. 6:00-7:15 GO! Ministries for ages 3 years old – 5th grade (Nursery available also) May 23rd: 4:15-5:15 Drama Team (3rd grade – 12th grade) May 29th: 5:30-6:00 Dinner (EVERYONE welcome) $2 for children 6 yrs and under, $4 for anyone older than 6. 6:00-7:15 GO! Ministries for ages 3 years old – 5th grade (Nursery available also) May 30th: rd 4:15-5:15 Drama Team (3 grade – 12th grade) Page 5

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270-827-2676 (mobile) robkerr@chchurch.org

Rob Kerr, Youth Pastor

Students Taking Action S.T.A.T.I.C. is Chapel Hill’s Youth Program that includes grades 6th - 12th. “The Experiment” is the perfect place to come and meet new friends and to reconnect with friends you haven’t seen in a while. “The

Together In Christ

Experiment” is structured in a big group, small group format. All middle school and high school grades gather together for a message delivered in a variety of formats. Then we take the info given to us in the message to our small groups.

THE EXPERIMENT WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 5:30—6:00 p.m. Dinner 6:00 p.m. Worship Service 7:00-7:45 p.m. Small Groups

30 Statistics about Teens and Social Networking By Taylor Thomas It’s no surprise that the vast majority of American teens are on Facebook, or that parents worry about what their kids are doing there, or even that some kids do things online that they shouldn’t. Still, it’s interesting to see just how much social networking is a part of the modern teenage lifestyle, and how they and their parents feel about it. If you’re the parent of a teenager, you might be surprised at some of the statistics regarding teens and social networking. These stats might make you think twice about getting Facebook parental controls. Teen Internet Use  93% of teens ages 12-17 go online  69% of teens have their own computer  63% of teen internet users go online every day  27% of teens use their phone to get online 24% of teens with a game console use it to go online Teen Social Networking Use  73% of teens are on a social network  The average teen has 201 Facebook friends  37% send messages to friends every day 8% of American teens use Twitter What Teens do on Facebook  86% of social network-using teens comment on a friend's wall  83% comment on friends' pictures  66% send private messages to friends  58% send IM or text messages using

the site 52% send group messages What Else Happens on Facebook  55% of teens have given out personal info to someone they don’t know, including photos and physical descriptions  29% of teens have posted mean info, embarrassing photos or spread rumors about someone  29% have been stalked or contacted by a stranger or someone they don’t know  24% have had private or embarrassing info made public without their permission 22% have been cyber ranked Parental Concerns and Controls  88% of parents know that their teens typically use the internet to communicate with people they don’t know in the offline world  61% of parents’ #1 concern with teen social networking is sharing personal information online  60% of adults think parents should have full control over everything a child does online  47% of parents admit that ensuring their teens are safe online can be overwhelming  40% of parents worry about their teen’s social network safety when online, even at home 34% of parents check their child’s social network sites What Kids Think About Facebook Parental Controls  67% of teenagers say they know how to hide what they do online from parents

 43% of teens say they would change their online behavior if they knew that their parents were watching them  39% think their online activity is private from everyone, including parents  38% would feel offended if they found out their parents were spying on them with Facebook parental controls  25% would be shocked and hurt if they found out about spying  20% of kids think their parents have no idea what they’re doing online  18% have created a private email address or separate social networking profile 10% have unlocked parental controls to disable filtering The results are clear: teens use Facebook. It isn’t necessarily the safest place to play (but then again, that’s part of the appeal) and parents are reasonably concerned. But even with dominant trends and statistics showing what the average family thinks, your family is unique. Kids are unique, parenting styles are dynamically different, and how your family addresses social networking should be too. The best Facebook parental controls can help you protect your children in a way that fits your family best, whether it’s for strict oversight, minimal monitoring, or somewhere in between. 

RESOURCES:

Social Media and Young Adults, Feb. 2010, Pew Internet & American Life Project  Global Insights Into Family Life Online, June 2010, Norton/Symantec & StrategyOne  Teen/Mom Internet Safety Survey, Oct. 2008, McAfee & Harris Interactive

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SCRIP (money) cards available to order church ministries here at Chapel Hill just by buying gift cards for your everyday purchases. Scrip is "noselling" fundraising. Simply go to the Scrip website: www.shopwithscrip.com, and register your family and enter Chapel Hill’s enrollment code: CD24A19C362L8 In addition to physical gift cards, they also have an E-Scrips program where you would pay for your gift cards and receive them immediately electronically and print them out on your own printer (like when you order theater tickets, amazon gift cards or Groupon). Many gift cards are also reloadable. Thank-Scrip-ing Day in May, a one day ShopWithScrip event featuring big

If you purchase gasoline for your car, go to a restaurant occasionally, get a Starbuck’s coffee on the way to work, if you shop at grocery stores, stop at Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Burger King, if you buy stuff at Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Land’s End, Macy’s, or thousands of retailers, then you can easily use Scrip. Scrip is a program that allows our church families and friends to purchase gift cards for everyday expenses like food, clothing, and entertainment from most retailers, and a small percentage of each gift card value is given back to our church ministries. Without spending ANY additional money, without making ANY additional donation, you could easily contribute hundreds of dollars to our

rebates on ScripNow products only, is coming on May 20th! For 24 hours you can earn some of the HIGHEST REBATES EVER OFFERED FROM YOUR FAVORITE SCRIPNOW RETAILERS! Be sure you are signed up for presto pay so you can take advantage of these savings! I would be happy to answer any questions you might have about the Scrips program or even provide a tutorial on how to use the website. Please contact me at sarahcourtney@chchurch.org, or call me at 270.826.3593. Thanks for supporting Chapel Hill’s ministries! Sarah Courtney, Scrips Coordinator

Mary Kendall Day in May The 2013 Mary Kendall Golf Tournament for the children has been scheduled. The golf tournament will be held on Friday, May 10th at 8:00 a.m. at Panther Creek. This golf tournament helps children at the Mary Kendall Campus with histories of abuse, neglect or family trauma. The proceeds pay for school supplies,

medical needs, clothing, food and much more. Four-person scramble format with shotgun starting at 8:00 a.m. Mulligans will be available. For more info, contact Roy Hicks at 270.683.6481 ext 221. On Saturday, May 18th The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth will have their

News from the Troop This month the boys backpacked 16 miles at Two Lakes Loop in the Hoosier National Forest. The adult leaders have enjoyed watching these young camping enthusiasts grow into respectful outdoorsmen. You would be proud of how some of these young men revere our natural world. On all of their backpacking, camping, and canoeing trips, these young men continue to practice the “leave no trace” principle of Scouting. Last month the boys finished up their final Citizenship merit badge, Citizenship in the World. This Eaglerank required badge is one of the more challenging and thoughtprovoking merit badges a Scout will ever earn. If you are unaware of how

annual campus day. There will be a live auction, silent auction, bake sale Kittawa Sprangs Sauce and free BBQ lunch.  8:00 Registration, Silent Auction, Bake Sale Open  9:30 Event Begins  9:45 Live Auction  Lunch

BSA Troop 280 challenging some of these merit badges can be, just ask a Boy Scout or former Boy Scout. As the school year comes to a close, so does the Scouting year. While the troop does not meet regularly during the summer, we will be active with a few activities:  Limited summer meetings  End-of-the-year Court of Honor  Scout families summer barbecue  Week-long camp at Camp Roy C. Manchester Weekend outings Scoutmaster’s Minute: The sixth point of the Scout Law is “kind.” The Boy Scout Handbook states that “a Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he

wants to be treated. Without good reason, he does not harm or kill any living thing.” I’ve always liked how Amelia Earhart saw kindness: No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves. Yours In Scouting, Bill Gary To learn more about Troop 280 Boys Scouts, please contact Bill Gary at 270.577.3174 or Assistant Scout Master, Jason Durham at 270.748.0724.

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Paraphrase it Study Method “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” (Philippians 1:6 NLT) God’s Word will never change your life until you let it become personal. It’s not about your neighbor, your friend, your spouse, or the stranger down the street. God’s Word must be applied to your life. The Bible won’t become dynamic until it becomes specific. How do you make God’s Word personal? Try the personalize-it method of Bible meditation. Anybody can do it. You don’t need any special tools or advanced theological training. You simply put your name in the place of pronouns or nouns in

Rick Warren

Scripture. For example, if I were personalizing John 3:16, I’d write something like this: “For God so loved Rick, he gave his one and only Son so that Rick would not perish but have everlasting life.” Or, for Philippians 1:6: “He who began a good work in Rick Warren will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Put your name in the text, and you’ll strengthen your faith and encourage yourself. You can also re-write the verse as if God is talking directly to you. For example, Philippians 1:6 would be: “I, who began a good work in you, Rick, will carry it on to completion.” Do this, and many passages of Scripture will literally bring tears to

your eyes. You’ll start to read the Bible as God’s love letter to you. It’ll be God’s gift to you! Reading your Bible isn’t just about getting to know the content of the Word; it’s about getting to know the author of the Word — personally!

Talk About It  

Have you ever thought about the Bible as a love letter to you? Do you believe that God wrote the Bible just for you? Do you treat the Bible and your quiet time with God as a personal conversation and lesson for life? How will you personalize what you’re reading today?

Servant of the Week Nominations Each week we announce a servant of the week at Chapel Hill in our weekly program. The servants that have been chosen to date are because of their various ministries in and through Chapel Hill. A box will be located in the entryway for you to

nominate individuals at Chapel Hill for the servant of the week. We will announce in the bulletin when this will begin in May. So, start thinking about who you would like to nominate.

Who do you know is making a difference at Chapel Hill?

Methodist Mountain Truck arrives May 21st HELP! The Mountain Mission is in desperate need of summer clothes and shoes for all as our stock in nearly depleted! In addition to stocking our eight stores with clothing, we also bale clothing that is just not of the quality we would like in our stores. In 2012 we raised $177,431 in baled clothing which helps pay our expenses. This includes clothing, belts, purses and caps. The Mission's Purpose Make available to the people of the area good usable clothing and

household items Provide a source of employment for the people of the area Be involved in the spiritual growth of the people in the community. Where do the Materials come from? Over 900 churches contribute to our materials and supplies from which the Mission's Opportunity Stores operate. The Mission owns four trucks which are on the road at least 48 weeks of the year picking up

the materials provided by the churches.

The Mountain Mission truck will be at Chapel Hill to pickup items on Monday, May 21, 2013. For assistance unloading your boxed items please come by the church Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Call the church office to ensure that someone will be available before you stop by.

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Announcements May 1st

Nellie Group The Nellie Group will meet Wednesday May 1st at 9 a.m. at the Downtown Diner for breakfast. Any lady of the church is welcome to join us. May 2nd Caregivers Support Group The caregivers support group meets every 1st Thursday at 4:00 p.m. and concludes at 5:45 p.m. at the Hope House. We offer various guest speakers and support topics for those that act as a care giver. This is open to everyone in our community. I would especially like to encourage Chapel Hill members to attend and support this wonderful ministry. Sandra Heppler at 270.577.5667. May 4th ACS Relay for Life Pancake Breakfast The American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Dragonfly will be hosting a pancake/sausage breakfast from 6:00 7:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Be sure to invite a friend!. May 5th Twice Fed Twice Fed will be held at 1:00 p.m. today. We will meet at Chapel Hill in the Static Hall or one of the large classrooms. Bring your lunch and notes from today’s sermon as we will fellowship and informally discuss this day’s sermon or some type of devotional. Come join us for nourishment for the body and soul and be “Twice Fed”! Reception for W.D. and Joyce Owens There will be a anniversary celebration in the Fellowship Hall from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. for W.D. and Joyce Owens (no gifts please). VBS Information Meeting We will be having a Children’s Information Meeting, Sunday, May 5th at 3:30pm to go over Vacation Bible School (VBS) and other Summer Activities for the children. This meeting will be to inform our parents, grandparents, guardians and any interested persons!!! Should you have any questions or would like to know more about our children’s programming, this is the meeting for you!

May 7th Discipleship Team Meeting The Discipleship team will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. If you are not on the disciple team but would like to attend the meeting, PLEASE feel free to join us! We will be meeting in the Conference Room. Evangelism Team Meeting The Evangelism team will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. If you are not on the evangelism team but would like to attend the meeting, PLEASE feel free to join us! We will be meeting in Room 204. May 13th Finance Committee Finance Committee will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. We will be meeting in room 205. Staff Parish Relations Staff Parish Relations will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. We will be meeting in the Conference Room. May 14th Youth Council Our next Youth Council meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in the café area of STATIC Hall. This is open TO ALL PEOPLE at Chapel Hill that has a passion for the youth at Chapel Hill. You do NOT need to be a member to attend. Administrative Council Our next Administrative Council meeting will be on the 14th at 6:30 p.m. in room 108 May 14th Hilltoppers The Hilltoppers will meet Tuesday, May 14th at 11:30 a.m. at the church in the Fellowship hall. As usual the church will furnish the meat and the drinks, and you bring a side dish or a dessert. The hostesses are Bonnie Travis and Betty Woolsey. Hilltoppers is a seniors social group and is open to singles and couples. May 14th Relay for Life Planning Committee The Relay for Life planning meeting is on the 14th at 6:00 p.m. in Room 204. Any questions, please contact our team captains, Rhonda Busby and Marla Owens. Please mark your calendar. Hope to see you there!

May 18th ACS Relay for Life Chicken Dinners The American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Dragonfly will have their chicken dinners available for pickup in the Static Hall from 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. in Static Hall. Bring your ticket!

FYI...the Fellowship Hall is reserved for a shower from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., please enter through the SH doors during this time.

May 19th Promotion Sunday Promotion Sunday will be held today during the 9:30 a.m. service. We will recognize the 5th graders that will be heading into the youth program. May 20th VOD VOD will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. in room 204. Safe Sanctuary 2013 Safe Sanctuary will be at 12 noon and will conclude by 1:30 p.m. Be sure to stop by the church office to pick up the paperwork that needs to be filled out. The cost of the background check is $10.00 May 26th Twice Fed Twice Fed will be held at 1:00 p.m. today. We will meet at Chapel Hill in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your lunch and notes from today’s sermon as we will fellowship and informally discuss this day’s sermon or some type of devotional. Come join us for nourishment for the body and soul and be “Twice Fed”! May 28th Trustees Meeting Trustees will be meeting in room 108 at 6:00 p.m. S.T.I.R small group leader’s roundtable/study We will meet in room 108 at 6:15 p.m. for session 5 out of this 6 monthly study. FYI...this is open to everyone at Chapel Hill. You do not have to be a small group leader. The purpose of this study is to build groups that will encourage growth and life change. Page 11

“Making Disciples for Jesus Christ”

Happenings on the Hill

May 2013


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“Making Disciples for Jesus Christ”

Happenings on the Hill

May 2013


Chapel Hill May 2013 Newsletter