Two locations: Giving
Weekly E-News - 10/05/2017
Upcoming X-citing Worship, Faith Development, Congregational Care, Compassionate Outreach, Next Generation Ministries and Community News
X-CITING WORSHIP
Sunday Worship.  This week's sermon "Act Like You Know" Job 12:7-9 at 9a and 11:30a at the Paseo Campus and 10:30a at the Renaissance Campus.  You can also join us online for a live stream of the worship celebrations each week.
   
Wednesday Night Live.  Wednesday, October 11, @ 7p in the Ministry Mall for our continuing exploration of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.  Led by Dr. 3 and the Pastoral Team, we wrestle with what the Bible says, the cultural context, people, places of the time and what it means for us today.  Please read Deuteronomy 6-11 for next week's study.
 
FAITH DEVELOPMENT
Senior Fitness & Bible Study.  Join us at the Paseo Campus every Wednesday from 11-11:30a for light to moderate exercise done from the comfort of a chair!  A trained fitness expert will guide you through exercises that help strengthen you, and the fellowship will help motivate you.  Then, stay for Bible Study from 11:30a -12:30p
 and get strengthened in the spirit!  Feel free to bring a dish and join us in the potluck lunch following our study time.
 
Sunday School.  There are three adult Sunday school classes offered this summer at St. James Paseo Campus. All classes are held on the 2nd floor.  The classes are the Women's Sunday school class, The Mixed Adult's Sunday school class, and the Men's Sunday school class.
 

Renaissance Campus

Bible Study at Renaissance.  "Journey" - A new Bible Study at Renaissance Campus, Thursday evenings 7p to 7:45p in the Fellowship Hall.
 
Wednesday's 6-7p   Line Dancing - Renaissance Campus

4th Sunday's 12-2p "Fuel" - Student Group - Renaissance Campus

 
This year we will be having a fall carnival that will include trunk or treat, carnival games, cotton candy, food, inflatables, a DJ, and fun, fun, fun. Let's make this community event a huge success!!!! All are welcome to participate in this FREE event.
When: Saturday October 28th, 2017
Setup: 11a ~ Cleanup: 4p-5p
Time: 12p to 5p (time of the event is 1p to 4p)
Where: St. James UMC Paseo Campus, North Parking Lot
 
Come spend time with us this Advent season as we explore life together in Christ. Small groups will be starting in November.  Choose your conversational partners. Sign-up at the Welcome Station in October.  
Titles include:  "Sent" - Children & Youth & "Simply Wait, Underdogs & Outsiders", and "Faithful" (Adult)
CONGREGATIONAL CARE
Acknowledgements were received from the families of Leslie S. Cole, sister of Barbara (Frank) Dodson; and Nicholas Daniels, cousin of Crystal Hart-Johnson.
 
GriefShare.  No matter what the circumstances, grief recovery is a painful process.  The St. James GriefShare Support Ministry provides help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend and in a safe and confidential place that helps to put lives back together again.  We will walk with you on the path through grief toward healing and hope for the future. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and have successfully rebuilt their lives.  GriefShare is comprised of a video seminar series that features some of the nation's foremost Christian experts on grief and recovery topics as seen from a biblical perspective coupled with support group discussions of these presentations.   GriefShare Support Group sessions will be hosted every Thursday at 6:00p for 12 weeks.  You may contact Rosalyn Wilson at 816-753-5998 or at wgmn1969@att.net for additional information or to express a desire to participate.  We look forward to your participation.
 
Prayer Time.  Join us on the prayer line every Tuesday and Thursday from 12p-1pDial:  530-881-1212, code 293680996.
 
Prayer Class.  Learn to build your prayer skills and deepen your faith development with Helen Walker every 4th Sunday at 10:15a Paseo Campus - Vaughan Chapel. The next class will be held on Sunday, October 22.
 
Compassionate Care.  When you experience illness, the death of a loved one or if you would like prayer, we want to know so that we may provide compassion, encouragement and comfort during life's challenges.  Please call the Church Office at 816-444-5588 or, after hours, the Care on Call phone at 816-286-6048.
 
HURRICANE RELIEF
This will be a long-term recovery effort and United Methodists will be asked to help support recovery efforts for years to come. We are seeking participants and community partners in this collaborative endeavor.  For additional information please contact  Director of Community Connections Yvette Richards at 816-802-8234.
 
Four ways to help
1.  Prayer
2.  Purchase items for Cleaning and Hygiene Kits
     visit www.stjamesumc.com click on the relief banner.
3.  Volunteer to assemble kits
4.  Give to St. James UMC Hurricane Relief Efforts
     Note:  On your check (memo) or offering envelope Other: Relief Efforts
 
WORSHIP MINISTRIES
Acolytes Needed.  Children ages 4-10 are invited to sing and serve as light celebrants during our 8a worship celebration.  Contact Angela Baker at abswac@gmail.com for more information.
 
Renaissance Ushers. If you are interested in serving as an Usher, please contact Pastor Andre Fulton at afulton@stjamesumc.com.
 
CONNECTING MINISTRIES
 
UMW
WOMEN'S WEEKEND:  
Ladies...Women's Weekend is almost here!!  Get ready for fierce fellowship!
The celebration will begin on Saturday, October 21 at 9:30a at the Paseo campus with a focus on "Attentiveness & Self-Care".  Pastor Danielle Quinn will lead an interactive Sisters and Spirit EXPERIENCE followed by a shopping and care adventure including massage, yoga demo and more. vendor expo featuring various self-care products and services
Sunday worship, October 22  will feature a dynamic guest artist, and vibrant praise and worship with a  powerful Word from Pastor Quinn at 9a, 10:30a and 11:30a!  A special Women's choir is forming, and rehearsals will beginTuesday, October 17 at 6p If you would like to participate in a special act of giving, a special offering envelope is available at the Welcome Table.  The color for the weekend is shades of green.    

Church Family, THANK YOU in advance for celebrating the women of our congregation, and your continued support of the mission work of the United Methodist Women's Ministry!  For more information, contact Alice Ellison, ellisonalicem@gmail.com, or Gwen Goins, gwengoins1962@gmail.com. 
 
Special Choir - 
Women's Sunday
Rehearsals will take place at
6p on Tuesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 19, and at 10a on Saturday, October 21.
Welcome Center.  Ministry teams of the Paseo and Renaissance Campuses have partnered to create an inviting welcome area for members and guests (outside the sanctuary).  Stop by to:
  • Enjoy fresh coffee, juice or tea
  • Pick-up ministry or event information, order CDs/DVDs
  • Update contact information, register or volunteer 
  • Take advantage of convenient, electronic giving
Connectors Needed.  We are missing YOU, please consider volunteering one Sunday a month at 9a or 11:30a to assist at the Welcome Center.  A signup sheet is available or you can contact the church office. Your willingness to serve is greatly appreciated:
Oct 8 Grief Share 
Oct 15 UMM 
Oct 22 Altar Guild 
Oct 29 Worship
 
GUEST CONTEST
ST. JAMES UMC TUMBLERS


Get your Tumbler in time for the Church Anniversary!  
Orders will be taken at the Welcome center, pre-paid only, at both Paseo and Renaissance Campuses.  Your $10 tumbler donation will go towards continuing support for the St. James UMC ministries.

Last day to order will be November 1, 2017.  
 
NEXT GENERATION MINISTRIES

 
RSVP to Katherine Rainey @ rainey.katherine11@gmail.com
 
COMMUNITY NEWS

Sponsored by the Allies for Racial Justice


 
 

St. James United Methodist Church | info@stjamesumc.com
816-444-5588 | www.stjamesumc.com