Friday, July 15, 2011

Friday Fives

1. Preaching Series - I want to invite you to join us, this Sunday at 10:30am, as we continue our preaching series celebrating a few of the prominent Women of the Bible. Our sermon will focus on 
Ruth, a woman whose concern for others, combined with her ability to love, and loyalty to God inspired those around her.  Invite and friend and I look forward to seeing all of you there.

2. Church Website - I am happy to announce the redesigned website for the church is up and running. I encourage you to take a tour of it and see all that it has to offer. We have menus across the top for our various fellowship, community outreach, and ministry areas. There are also links to the church calendar, the pastor's blog and even a place for the weekly bulletin and monthly newsletter. One great feature is the news feed that runs down the left hand side where we can update the news of the church instantly.

The address is

I hope you enjoy it and find it informative. Bookmark it and visit often!

3. Meeting Night - This Wednesday night is our monthly meeting night; Trustees at 5pm, Finance at 6:30pm, and Church Council at 7pm.  If you are a member of any of these committees please make plans to be in attendance so we can accomplish the tasks set before us.

4. GoodSearch - Here's a new easy way to raise money for our church. Just start using Yahoo! powered as your search engine and they'll donate about a penny to our church every time you do a search!

In addition, do all of your shopping through their online shopping mall,, where you can shop at more than 2,000 top online retailers and a percentage of your purchases will go to the church. You pay the same price as you normally would, but a donation goes to us!

Here's the web site — You can also read about GoodSearch in the NY Times, Oprah Magazine, CNN, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal.

And if you download the GoodSearch – Druid Hills United Methodist Church toolbar, our church will earn money every time you shop and search online - even if you forget to go to GoodShop or GoodSearch first! Add the Druid Hills United Methodist Church toolbar by clicking here

5. Ocala  Health and Rehab – This Sunday is our week to go and minister to the residents of Ocala Health and Rehab.  I want to extend an invitation to all of you to come and join us, Sunday at 2pm.  Ocala Health and Rehab is located just down the street from the church on the corner of Lake Weir Road and SE 24th Road.  We begin with a few hymns, I give a brief devotion, and we wrap it up with a few more hymns and a prayer.  It is a wonderful time of fellowship and spreading the love of Christ.  I am sure you will enjoy it and be glad you participated!  I hope to see you there!

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