Worship in July and August
During Pastor Linda’s renewal leave, the pulpit will be ably filled by our own Arlene Smith and Lay Speakers from two other Austin churches.
July 8 – Certified lay Minister Arlene Smith preaching on Ezra 9:6-15 and Mark 6:1-13 “So What’s Your Excuse?”
July 15 – Certified Lay Minister Cary Boddeker from Lake Travis UMC preaching on Ephesians 1:3-14 “You Are Chosen.”
July 22 – Certified lay Minister Arlene Smith is preaching.
July 29 – Certified Lay Speaker Brian Dinsmoor from Tarrytown UMC, preaching on Genesis 3:1-6, “So Great a Fall”. Special music by Phil Abbott.
August 5 – Pastor Linda returns with the message, “The Blessings of Sabbath.” Holy Communion.
August 12 – “Outreach in a New Era”. Blue Jean Sunday and blessing of the backpacks.
August 19 – Pastor Linda starts a new 5-part sermon series based on Adam Hamilton’s book “Unafraid: Living with Hope and Courage in Uncertain Times. “The Friendship Class will be discussing each topic the Sunday after Pastor Linda gives the sermon, and newcomers are welcome to attend Sundays at 9:45 in Room 10.
August 26 – The “Unafraid” series continues.
Blue Jean Sunday Coming in August
Blue Jean Sunday will be held this year on August 12. Bring new or gently used jeans (or a monetary donation) to donate to Project School Bell, which supplies children in need of school clothes.
Bible Study Coming in September
We’ll host University UMC for a joint Bible study on the Gospel of John. It will meet Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 for 5 weeks, Sept. 11 through Oct. 9 and will be taught by Rev. John Elford.
on the lawn is scheduled for Sunday, August 19, at 5:00 pm. We’ll have water slides and lots of fun!
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