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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - June 23-27 - 6-8PM
VBS is just one week away. Thank you for registering your children and continue encouraging family and neighbors to register on our church website http://www.unionunitedmethodist.org. We are thankful for our volunteers and at this time you have answered our requests for  volunteers, craft and decorating materials!! Blessings to all! We still are requesting youth to assist in the classrooms with our classroom teachers. Finally, we are asking our church members to assist with the closing of Athens VBS on Friday, June 28 from 9:30-12:00 in the Wesley Center and narthex. Our job is to take down the props in the Wesley Center and narthex and return to TLCS shed and other areas of the church. Trucks will be needed to support some of this work. Finally, VBS Sunday is Sunday, June 30 and honoring our children and volunteers at the 11:10 Service. Thank you again Union for your support and we are grateful! Please pray for a safe and successful VBS! Julia Faile, Gayle Puckett, Suzy Broadus and Ann Copelan, VBS Directors
 

During Vacation Bible School this year our kids are divided into family groups called “Oikos” groups. So to support families our mission project is Family Promise,  a non profit that focuses on keeping homeless families together in their transition. Family Promise provides support services for budgeting, job search and life skills so that the families can find permanent housing. One way we will help is by collecting items for families to use immediately and as they set up their home. Items such as paper goods, cleaning supplies, toiletries and even fun stuff for kids. If you would like to help our efforts feel free to leave items in the Well in the Narthex. Thank you for your prayers and support for VBS!!!

VBS REGISTRATION
As the time draws closer to VBS on June 23-27 from 6:00-8:00PM, please register your children or encourage your neighbors or friends to register soon so we can be prepared. We value every child and volunteer and want to ensure all areas are covered.Register below or contact Suzy@unionunitedmethodist.org. It is going to be an exciting week of Bible Stories learned through teaching, drama, music, crafts, and games!!



YAMs EVENT (Young Adult Methodists) 20s-30s
Fireflies Baseball Game
Saturday, June 29 at 6:05 PM
Get a Bojangles Berm Tickets for $5
And meet us near the outfield.

GROUNDSKEEPER-GENERAL MAINTENANCE WORKER
Union United Methodist Church is accepting applicants for a new part time groundskeeper/general maintenance position.  

The ideal candidate must exhibit Christian character, have at least a high school diploma, possess a valid SC driver’s license, pass a drug test, and submit to a background investigation.

We are looking for someone with previous lawncare and “handyman” experience, the ability to perform manual labor and lift 50lbs or more, and the ability to stand/work for 8 hours per day.  Major duties and responsibilities include:

Performing semi-skilled maintenance, care, and upkeep of Union UMC’s grounds, pavements and buildings.  This includes operating and maintaining groundskeeping equipment and machines used in planting, cultivating, watering, and trimming grounds and landscaping, while making minor repairs to all these as needed.

Performing semi-skilled maintenance, replacement and repair of church facility fixtures and equipment.  This includes minor plumbing and electrical repairs; lighting installation; carpentry, painting, and woodwork; basic appliance and furniture upkeep; and management of supplies, materials, and equipment as required. 

This position is part time (15-20 hours per week) which may include evenings and weekend work, depending on church calendar.

To apply for this position or to obtain more information, please contact our facilities manager Ned Calvert at 803-781-3013 (ncalvert@unionunitedmethodist.org).

BUS DRIVERS NEEDED AUGUST 5-9 FOR HAND Y MANO
Please contact Rev. Jeri Katherine Sipes @ jerikatherine@unionunitedmethodist.org or 781-3013 ext.103) if you are available to drive a bus to pick-up and drop-off children for the summer enrichment refugee program at Grace United Methodist Church.

SHARING GOD’S LOVE SHOE DRIVE
It’s never too early to think about back to school! The Union Mission Team is sponsoring the SGL shoe drive again this year. The drive runs through June 16. Look for the tree with the tags attached located in the Narthex. Take a tag or two and return shoes to the box in the Narthex by June 16. In the past this has been a huge success, please help us make it even better this year! Any questions, please call Nan Gray 803-917-2259.

SALKEHATCHIE

• Water-a-Worker Sundays, July 7 and 14
Lake Murray Salkehatchie will be taking place in a few weeks, July 20-27, and will most likely be some of the hottest days of the summer!  Please help us keep the workers well-hydrated by donating a case of bottled water or Gatorade for use on site while working on homes. Drop off cases in the Family Ministries Center Multipurpose Room on these designated Sundays. Thank you!!! Questions, contact Monica Crodian, 917-1892. 

• Wish List Pot Luck Fellowship Dinner with Lake Murray Salkehatchie!
Union UMC will be hosting a Pot Luck Fellowship Dinner for Lake Murray Salkehatchie on Wednesday, July 24 at 6:00 pm in the Family Ministries Center Gym. Please fix your favorite family recipe to serve 8-10 people and come share a meal with the workers of Salkehatchie! There will be a program featuring a slideshow of pictures of workers on their sites making repairs on selected homes. Salkehatchie workers will also bring “wish lists” of items before the Union family that their homeowner sites need that are not covered by the budgeted repair items. These items of need may be used appliances, furniture, or other necessary items. Questions, contact Monica Crodian, 917-1892. Let’s open our hearts and hands to support Lake Murray Salkehatchie and the families that it will be serving in our community.

ELECTRONIC GIVING UPDATE
Contributions can now be securely debited from your bank account or credit card through the Union web site. Look for the e donate symbol at the bottom of the home page (also on the left on this page.) Giving online is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring or one time contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet.

Reminder: You must now use the UMCGO APP instead of the Joyfully2UMC APP.





Daily Devotional - Provided by the United Methodist Church.

The Union Connection - Our monthly newsletter in PDF format.
This link will download the current issue of our printed newsletter. It's an Adobe Acrobat® PDF file. A new issue will be posted here every month. If you need a back issue, please call us at 803.781.3013 and we will mail or e-mail a copy to you.

UUMC Activities - Our online church calendar.

Fundraiser Request Form

Church Council - A regularly updated document with a list of General Officers, Team Representatives, At-Large & Honorary members to the Council, Nurture Teams, Outreach Teams, Witness Teams and Administrative Teams.

Event / Program Request Form - Union event planners should submit this form to the church office.

The United Methodist Church - The official website of the UMC.

South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church

Date

Sermon Title

Delivered by
05/26/19 The Gift Of Peace Rev. Stephen Taylor
05/12/19 A Mother's Delight Rev. Stephen Taylor
05/05/19 Faith=Love Youth Sunday Participants
04/28/19 Opening Doors Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
04/21/19 Because He Lives Rev. Stephen Taylor
04/14/19 The Lonely Entry Rev. Stephen Taylor
03/31/19 Sermon Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
03/24/19 The Way Of The Cross Rev. Stephen Taylor
02/24/19 Bold Love Rev. Stephen Taylor
02/17/19 Tough Love Rev. Stephen Taylor
02/10/19 Patient Love Rev. Stephen Taylor
01/27/19 When Jesus Comes To Town Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
01/06/19 Responding To Christ Rev. David Anderson
12/24/18 Finding Home Rev. Stephen Taylor
12/23/18 Home Is Surprising Places Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
12/16/18 Chancel Choir Cantata
12/02/18 Homeless For Christmas Rev. Stephen Taylor
11/25/18 Come Home For Christmas Rev. Stephen Taylor
11/18/18 Encountering Bethel Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
11/11/18 Extraordinary Moments Rev. John Hipp
11/04/18 Sermon Rev. Stephen Taylor
10/28/18 Finding Joy In Giving Rev. Stephen Taylor
10/21/18 An Inconvenient Jesus Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
10/14/18 What's It Worth Ya? Rev. Stephen Taylor
09/3018 Making The Lord's Prayer Our Prayer #4 Rev. Stephen Taylor
09/16/18 Making The Lord's Prayer Our Prayer #3 Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
09/09/18 Making The Lord's Prayer Our Prayer #2 Rev. Stephen Taylor
09/02/18 Making The Lord's Prayer Our Prayer #1 Rev. Stephen Taylor
08/12/18 Four Things Every Child Needs (And School Can't Give Them) Rev. Stephen Taylor
08/05/18 You Are The Man Rev. David Anderson
07/15/18 The Children of Ittai Rev. Stephen Taylor
07/08/18 Unashamed Before God! Rev. Stephen Taylor
07/01/18 Give Us A King! Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
06/24/18 The Sin That Crouches By The Door Rev. Stephen Taylor
06/17/18 To Whom Do You Listen? Rev. Jeri Katherine W. Sipes
06/10/18 The Story Of Two Giants Rev. Stephen Taylor




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