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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), Gerry Varner (Beth Schue’s mother), Mike Higdon (Conrad’s brother), Jerry Crowder, Ravonda Murphy (Mary Helen Brown’s cousin), Becky Kelly (Iris Ludwig’s cousin), Richard S of St Louis (friend of DeMaree’s), Earla Williams (by Michelle Schipp), Sandi Baker (by Jodi Patmore), Mike Hargrove

Pastor of Visitation: Joe Kamman


Iris Ludwig’s nephew, Ray Pully, diverticulitis

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

Judy Fairchild-Roberts accident /Rehab @ Brookside Village 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 Paula Alexander– in Oregon fighting fires Valada Raber (Macy Schmitt) moved to nursing home 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.

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ministry Opportunities Help Wanted 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

Information Table Attendants This ministry needs people who are hospitality driven and love to communicate and interact with people. Needed each Sunday morning to work shifts from 7:45am-11:45am. Interested? Contact Deann Siegal.

Contact: Frank Kamuf, 812-686-7223

Have you checked out the SCUMC website?! Don’t forget about the online directory!

Revival Family Camp! September 21-22 Santa Claus Campground Special events: Olympics & a Hog Roast Contact Dee Mulzer at (812) 499-1202

The Hunter Smith Band is coming to Santa Claus! The former Colts punter, Hunter Smith is going to play after the Oct. 4th game at Heritage Hills. Come support your SCUMC youth group and community and hear him play! Check out their website:

SET UP CREW NEEDED We need a 4th team for room setup and tear down in the church. This team would be on the rotation for TGIW and special events. Contact: Pastor Tim, 812-708-0532 I want to thank the church for the prayers, food, and support shown to us through Elmer’s illness and passing. The Christian love and support have been awesome. Elmer I loved this community and certainly felt the love returned. Thanks to Pastor Tim and the Men’s Bible Study Class for praying with us daily. Thanks also to the Kitchen Staff for the dinner after the Celebration ceremony and to everyone who helped in any way. Blessings to You All!

This Week Today Sept 15

Worship 8:00 am Sunday School 9:15 am Worship 10:30 am United Caring Shelter Mon Sept. 16 Staff Meeting 1:00pm Trustee Meeting 6:30pm Tues Sept. 17 Men’s Emmaus Reunion Group 5:00 pm Classic Movie Matinee 12:00pm SPRC Meeting 6:00pm Wed Sept. 18 Quilt Sewing Group 1:00pm TGIW Praise Team Practice 7:00 pm Prayer Ministry Group 7:00 pm Thur Sept. 19 No Scheduled Activities Fri Sept. 20 No scheduled activities Sat Sept. 21 Jamaica Mission Trip Leaves Revival Family Camp at Santa Claus Campground

Next Week Sunday Sept. 22 Worship at Santa Claus Campground Mon Sept. 23

Staff Meeting Emmaus Reunion Group UMW Meeting (Phyllis Kamman’s Home)

1:00 pm 5:30 pm 6:30pm

Tues Sept. 24

Men’s Emmaus Reunion Group

5:00 pm

Wed Sept. 25 Bulletin Deadline TGIW Praise Team Practice Prayer Ministry Thur Aug 22

7:00 pm 6:00 pm

No scheduled events

Carolyn Dilger Spiritual Gifts We want to know how to best utilize the people in this church. God has uniquely gifted us in different ways and we want know how you are gifted. Pastor Tim would like to meet with you to discuss your gifts and if you have never taken a Spiritual Gifts test before, we would be happy to supply one for you! Set up an appointment today with Pastor Tim! 812-937-2938

Upcoming Dates to Remember Sept 21-22– Family Camp/Tabernacle Sunday Sept 28-29th– Men’s Emmaus Walk Oct. 4th– The Hunter Smith Band Concert at Heritage Hills High School

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