March 15, 2017

In the Sanctuary   
 
Sunday, March 19 at 9 and 11am
The Lord's Prayer sermon series continues.
Rev. Carol Bruse will be preaching "Thy Kingdom Come".
Scripture: Matthew 4:12-17, 13:10-17     
 
To listen to last Sunday's sermon click here.
   
Did You Know?       
 
"Lectio Divina" means "divine reading." Laura Elwood will be leading this form of listening prayer at 10:15am and 12:15pm this Sunday in the Drummet. All will be welcomed!

For more infocbruse@westumethodist.org 
Young Adult Lunch   
 
This Sunday, March 19, 12noon.
Join us in the Narthex.
All young adults are welcome to meet for lunch at Mia's
located at 3131 Argonne.

For more info bhenley@westumethodist.org 
West U Methodist Walk
  
Sunday, March 26, 10am in the Parlor
Church tour and information session for our new and prospective members. Everyone is invited!

For more info  wlucas@westumethodist.org 
 
Easter Lilies
  
Lilies will grace our Sanctuary on Easter Sunday, April 16.
Give lilies in honor or memory of a loved one, online at
http://www.westumethodist.org/events/ or pick up a form in the sanctuary
or office. Orders are due by Monday, April 10.

For more info mbell@westumethodist.org 
 

Property Update     
 
Good news! We have been given the opportunity to purchase another contiguous property and sell a portion of the property we purchased in December.

Click here to read frequently asked questions concerning the purchase of 6324 Mercer and the sale of a portion of 6338 Mercer.

Information Meeting
March 21, at 5:30pm in the Drummet

Church Conference
March 28, at 7pm in the Chapel

For more info mbell@westumethodist.org

Master Plan Presentation     
 
Sunday, March 26, 12noon in the Sanctuary
Join us in the sanctuary as our master plan task force and architect John Clement presents a new master plan for your consideration.

For more info mbell@westumethodist.org
Chancel Choir Presentation        
 
Sunday, April 2, 9am,  the Chancel Choir will present the Houston premiere of Come Away to the Skies: A High, Lonesome Bluegrass Mass by Tim Sharp and Wes Ramsay.
The Mass is a celebration of intermingled styles: ancient liturgy, time-tested hymns, and an accompaniment in the Appalachian style, played by a blue grass band.

For more info
ljackson@westumethodist.org  
Backyard Bash Youth Fundraiser
  
Sunday, April 2, 12noon in the backyard of the church.
Fun for all ages - participate in the auction, play bingo, challenge one another on the Ninja Challenge Course, play giant Connect Four, win prize drawings in our auction, enjoy delicious food, and more!
All proceeds go to support the youth program
For more info  ssmolen@westumethodist.org 
 
Adult Basketball Free Play     
 
Monday, March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24.
5:30-8:00pm, in the John Collier High Court, all adults are welcome!

Dinner for 6 - April 7    
 
Join us on April 7 at 7pm for our next Dinner for 6, which is a great way to deepen fellowship and meet new people. We will meet in groups of approximately 6 people, to ensure the group is small enough to have meaningful conversation while dining in a local restaurant. We will make the restaurant reservations for you. Meet in the Chapel at 7pm to receive your group and reservation.

Sign up here.

Childcare provided from 7-9pm. Crib - PreK nursery provided with nursery caregivers and K-5th will attend Friday Fun Night. 
 
For more info wlucas@westumethodist.org
Children's Ministry Eggstravaganza     
 
Bigger and better than ever!
Sunday, April 9, 3pm in the John Collier High Court
Toddlers-2nd grade.
 
Join us for crafts, refreshments and door prize.
Bring your basket.
Rain date Saturday, April 15, 10am
Children's Ministry Summer Camp    
 
Registration is open for church members and the community.
Six weeks of fun, fun, and more fun!
To register for the following sessions click here.

Session I June 12th-16th
Session II June 19th-23rd
Session III June 26th-30th
Session V July 17th-21st
Session VI July 24th-28th

Spaces are limited and are first come first serve.

Church Wide Costa Rica Mission Trip, July 16-22
  
This summer, we invite the whole church to join us on an international mission trip to Costa Rica! Do construction work, play with adorable children, attend a local Methodist service and so much more!

Costa Rica Mission Trip $1,500/person (scholarships available).
Registration closes April 1.

Register online now!

For more info  ssmolen@westumethodist.org 
 
Position Available: Custodian    
 
Custodian needed, 30-35 hours/week
Needed for evenings and Sundays 
 
For more info tanderson@westumethodist.org