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Our Prayer Concerns Names in bold are new this week


Shut Ins: Millers Merry Manor (Rockport)-Ed Cissna Scenic Hills-Wally Schaaf, Procare- Irene Jones, Eloise Schaaf, Glenda Ferguson, Hamilton Pointe-Margaret Windell River Pointe-Ray Niehaus (Rehab) Home-Betty Kaetzel, Roberta Kaetzel,

Lead Pastor: Tim Ahlemeyer


Student Pastor: Jason Rea


Director Of Music Ministry: Ben LaRue


Those with Cancer: Delsie Sturgeon (Deanna’s mother), Mike Higdon (Conrad’s brother), Jerry Crowder, Ravonda Murphy (Mary Helen Brown’s cousin), Becky Kelly (Iris Ludwig’s cousin), Earla Williams (by Michelle Schipp), Sandi Baker (by Jodi Patmore) Michael Sherer– Cheryl Crawford’s husband Mona Pinckert– health issues Dave Berg– fighting infection Elgie Campbell Iris Ludwig’s nephew, Ray Pully, diverticulitis Carl Kaetzel-Heart attack Bernice Burton– Surgery Aug 13th Jerry Hohl (Michelle Schipp’s father) Audrea Ludlow (Back surgery July 19th) Pelletier’s (prayers for God’s will concerning future move.) Joe Stephens (Julie Gunn’s father) health issues Wes Baker (by Jodi Patmore) facing heart surgery Valada Raber (Macy Schmitt) moved to nursing home Bob McGowen– Pneumonia Joy Huebschman– (DeeAnn Woolems’ mother)

Pastor of Visitation: Joe Kamman


Those in the military; Our Nation, Missionaries in Zimbabwe: Pelletier Family, Leaders of our Church. Our Church Cluster; Gentryville UMC, Dale UMC and Mt. Olive UMC. Prayer Requests– To ADD or REMOVE a name to the prayer list , please call Sherrie Tornatta at 544-2614 or the church office at 937-2938.

Teaching Pastor: Steve Sietz Administrative Assistant: Sarah Heinz


351 N. Holiday Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579 (812)-937-2938 M—F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Oct. 6, 2013 Vol. 1 Issue 5 A publication of Santa Claus United Methodist Church

ministry Opportunities Men’s Work Retreat At the Santa Claus Campground Arrive at 7pm on Oct. 11th Overnight at the campground and ending with communion after lunch

Contact: Frank Kamuf, 812-937-2206

White Water Rafting! Who: Middle and High School students/parents What: White Water Rafting in WV When: Oct. 25-26 Where: Lansing, WV Cost: $135 SIGN-UP ON YOUTH PAGE:

Sacred Secrets Bible Study When: Monday Oct. 28th, a six-week class Time: 6pm at SCUMC *Please sign up before 10/21!* Questions? Tammy Feldpausch, 812-630-5674 United Caring Shelter Update God will take care of you and he surely does! Due to your generosity during the drive for supplies, we are set through the end of the year!

Sign-ups for 2014 are underway!! Donation will be accepted at anytime. If anyone is interested in going to the shelter for a tour, let us know! It is interesting to find out the many ways the shelter helps people in our community and the role we play in making that happen! Contact: Debbie Scott,

Help Wanted Shooting Club Following the Trustee Work Day, we will meet to fellowship and compete with skeet and pistol. Meet at 2pm at Jason Rea’s house. Bring your shotgun and pistol or borrow one there. Both first time and experienced shooters invited.

This Week Today Oct. 6

Mon Oct. 7

Thur Oct. 10

Staff Meeting Nurture Commitee Gideon Bible Study Communications Meeting Children’s Team Meeting Town Hall Meeting Quilt Sewing Group TGIW COM Meeting

Fri Sat

Men’s Work Camp Men’s Work Camp

Tues Oct. 8

Wed Oct. 9

Questions? Pastor Tim, 812-937-2938

Trustee Work Day

It’s that time of year! It’s time to get our church looking beautiful!

October 19th at 7am-11am! It should be a fun day of work and fellowship!

Questions? Jay Porter,

Kids for Christ Service Project When: Sunday, Oct. 20th, 2-4pm Activity: Yard work at the home of Iris Ludwig What to Bring? Smiling faces, work gloves, and a rake! Questions? Shannon Collins, 812-631-0174 Have you checked out the SCUMC website?! Don’t forget about the online directory!

Worship Sunday School Worship

Oct. 11 Oct. 12

8:00 am 9:15 am 10:30 am 1:00pm 6:00pm 9:00 am 3:00pm 7:00pm 10:00am 1:00pm 5:00pm 6:00pm

Next Week Sunday Oct. 13

Mon Oct. 14

Worship Sunday School Worship Pro Health Worship Staff Meeting Emmaus Reunion Group

Tues Oct. 15

SPRC Meeting

Wed Oct. 16

Bulletin Deadline TGIW

Sat. Oct. 19

Trustee Work Day Shooting Club Kids for Christ Service Project

Sun. Oct. 20

8:00 am 9:15 am 10:30 am 1:00pm 1:00 pm 5:30 pm 7:00pm

7:00am 2:00pm 2:00pm

Upcoming Dates to Remember Oct. 4-5th- Men’s Work Camp Oct. 19th– Trustees Work Day– 7am-11am Oct. 20th– Kids for Christ Service Project– 2-4pm

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