Olympia Fields United Methodist Church, serves the south suburbs. Join us for worship @ 9:30 a.m.
Parish Notices and Opportunities this Week
August 11, 2019
Our Life Together
Adult Sunday school is currently discussing the DVD, “One Thousand Gifts” by Ann Voscamp. Feel free to join us even if you are coming for the first time. We meet at 11:00 in the classroom across from Fellowship Hall.
Attendance Registration forms are at the end of each pew. Please fill in your name on the form. We would like to have a record of your attendance each Sunday.
Worship Committee meets on Thursday, August 15th, 7:00 p.m.
Clean-Up Days scheduled For Saturday, August 17th and Saturday, August 24th from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. We are cleaning the Youth and storage rooms. Please join us and help remove/organize any property at the church. Items not needed, may be donated to Habitat for Humanity in Chicago Heights.
Mary Martha Ice Cream Social, Tuesday August 20th, 6:00 p.m. It is an inter-generational event. Men, women, kids grandkids invited. Healthy snacks, games, music, stories, magic, puppets to end with ice cream sundaes. Join Us.
There is a CPR/AED training on Thursday, August 29th at 7:00 p.m. The sign-up sheet is located on the hall table, if you are interested.
Thank you for all the generous donations of school supplies for Jones Center.
Help wanted. Like computers become a creative Multi-media
assistant. Students welcome! See Lois Nemeth for details.
UMM Still Collecting Stamps. Jack Hunt, Coordinator of Stamp Collection for the United Methodist Men on behalf of Father
Flanagan's Boys Town, reminds the congregation and friends that cancelled stamps may be deposited in the container in the kitchen.
Our Chancel Choir takes a vacation during the summer months beginning on June 2nd. They will resume in September. We need people to provide special music during these months. The sign-up sheet is on the piano in the parlor. A big THANK YOU to the choir for all of their wonderful music throughout the year.
Communion Helpers Needed to help on a monthly rotation basis to help prepare the elements for Holy Communion. There is a sign-up sheet on the hall table. Or, please let Martha Smith-Lewis or the church office know if you can help.
A few good counters needed … once a month or once a year, you choose. You just have to be comfortable with numbers and be discreet. Contact Bob Bergwall, if you are interested.
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Check out the church’s website at www.ofumc.com. There is a donate button on the first page. You can now make a donation to the church, if you are not in attendance. You can use Pay Pal or a credit or debit card.
Needed: Current e-mail addresses. Could you please send the church office the e-mail address that you check the most frequently?
Needed: Coffee Hosts. The chart for 2018-2019 is up. Drinking coffee and eating treats is fun. We need people to sign up to make the coffee and bring the treats. Sign up today! The sign-up sheet is above the water fountain.
The Flower Chart for 2019 is above the water fountain. The cost is $25. We really need people to sign up for flowers to help our budget. Don’t forget, the flowers are yours to take home. Please sign your name and who you want the flowers to be in honor or memory of.
The Bulletin Chart for 2019 is above the water fountain. The cost is $13.00. Please sign your name and who you want the bulletin to be in honor or memory of.
Birthdays This Week! If your birthday is not listed, please let the church office know so that it can be included.
August 13th - Crystal Smith
August 15th - Christine Winkless
Prayer Request. There are prayer request forms on the podium outside the sanctuary door and in the registration pad folder. Please write your prayer requests and thanksgivings on the form and give it to an usher.
Prayer list. Please keep the following people in your prayers:
Norma Zajicek Julia Stein Michael Banks
Kurt Williams Gail Ballard Norma Simpson
Sylvia Buckles Shirley Price Doug & Lois Hinde
Claudette Doyle Wade Roberts Andre Stewart
Richard Jackson Hazel Smith Basil Booton
Melissa Moore Gwen Bailey Rhonda Golston
Helen Hardman Elena Williams Jim Maurice
Elizabeth Popst Amoah Gyampoh Stanley Clinton
Gwen Baker Andre Hebert Dorothy Williams
Charlotte Martin Bill Hunt Howard Pampolino, Sr.
Deborah Shelton Louise Damiani Maurice McMillan
Joshua, Rachel & Monica Davis Edward & Janet Simpson
Antoinette Highsmith Sanders Keith Simmons Family
Joseph Brooks, Roosevelt University, Chicago
Anthony Burris, Joliet Junior College
Kellen Williams, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Kalla Williams, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Uzoma Nwabara, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Kelechi Nwabara, Ross University School of Medicine
Javonnie Lewis, Illinois State University, Normal
Joshua Robinson, Bradley University, Decatur
Abigail Hunt, University of Hawaii, Manao, Honolulu, Hawaii
Christopher Falk, Illinois State University, Normal
Patia Hunt, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Evan Falk, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
Katelyn Stevens, Joliet Jr. College
Milan Williams, Harvard University
André W. Hebert II, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
If you have anyone to add to the list, please let the church office know.
Opportunities This Week
Sunday, August 11th 9:30 a.m. Worship Service -
11:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School
Tuesday, August 13th 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts
Wednesday, August 14th 10:00 a.m. Bible Study
6:30 p.m. Zumba Class
Thursday, August 15th 7:00 p.m. Worship Committee
Saturday, August 17th 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Church Clean-up Day
Sunday, August 18th 9:30 a.m. Worship Service -
11:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00 p.m. Mary Martha All Church Ice Cream Social
7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts
Wednesday, August 21st 10:00 a.m. Bible Study
6:30 p.m. Zumba Class
Saturday, August 24th 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Church Clean-up Day
Ways to Keep in Touch During the Week
There are prayer request forms on the podium outside the sanctuary door. Please write your prayer requests and thanksgivings on the form and give it to an usher.