Volume 11 Number 11
Dear Church Family, our Church Family through Bible Study,
prayer, service, care and fellowship.
Discover Putnam 2 We have an exciting month ahead of Hope you will make plans to sign up.
us. On Sunday evening, August 16th, Our goal is to have over 100 people
Reggie Saddler Family 2 we are planning a special service at enrolled in our off-campus groups this
warehouse247 2 the lake with Baptism and Communion. semester.
We will begin at 6:00 pm. If you are
1 Night of Worship I want to thank all of those who helped
2 interested in participating in the
to make High Power Soccer and Take
Baptism please notify the Church
Golden Years 2 the Plunge a great success. Our
Office by Monday, August 10th. Then
children’s summer activities were the
Sunrise Choir 2 on Wednesday evening, August 19th at
highest attended programs for children
6:30, we will have our Back-to-School
Kids Corner News 3 we have ever had.
Fellowship here on campus.
CPR Class We are continuing our Journey through
Beginning August 16th you will have an
the Old Testament on Wednesday
New Members opportunity to sign up for our Off-
3 evenings at 6:30 in the Sanctuary. We
Campus Connection Groups. Our fall
Fall Connect. Groups 3 are continuing our study on the Exodus
semester will begin the week of
of the nation of Israel and how the
September 13th and will continue for
Back to School Bash 4 Israelites journey parallels our journey
ten weeks. The off-campus groups
through this life. Hope you will make
Baptism at the Lake 4 curriculum will be a book written by
plans to join us.
Francis Chan called “Crazy Love”. You
will want to be a part of this exciting
In His Love,
Birthdays & Anniversaries 6 study. These groups provide a place
Thank You 6
for people to become connected to Bryan
Sympathy 6 550
Land Debt Progress
Total Need: $561,000
3 75 Phase 3 $505,000
3 50 Land - $450,000
325 Roof - $ 55,000
300 Projected Interest $ 27,000
2 75 Projected Missions $ 29,000
200 Last 4 weeks Total from
Contributions and Budget:
12 5 $27,427.50
Balance Needed: $307,602.53
1146 County Home Rd., Shelby, NC 28152•704-487-6415•Fax 704-487-6414
THE REGGIE SADDLER FAMILY
IN CONCERT at PUTNAM!!
DISCOVER Sunday, August 9th
PUTNAM 6:00 pm
Welcome back Southern Gospel music's The Reggie Saddler Family to Putnam!
Are you new to Putnam? For those of you who heard them years ago, you will recall their great spirit of
Do you know Putnam’s joy and true worship! Invite your friends for this wonderful evening together.
Find more info on them at saddlerfamily.com
Vision? Do you want to
get “plugged-in” to
Putnam is all about warehouseWednesdays
Connecting people into 8/5- warehouseLake_party* (5:00-8:00pm)
the life of the church! 8/12- poolparty@grey_fox* (6:00-8:00pm)
Come find out who we 8/26- poolparty@allen’s*** (6:00-8:00pm)
are, what we are about
and how you can be a *For more information about the Wednesday summer activities,
part. The next class will see idesk or dock247 (warehouse desk).
meet Sunday, August 9th ***Directions to the Allen’s home will be available @ dock247
@ 9:30 am in the Choir (warehouse desk)
Room. Please register at Promotion dates:
the i-Desk or email us at Wednesday night, 9/2 & Sunday morning, 9/6
firstname.lastname@example.org. (Rising 6th graders promoted to
& Seniors to College Connection)
FRIDAY, Putnam unites with worshippers from Christ
Covenant and Christ For the Nations Church
AUGUST 21st to bless the Lord Jesus through musical
6:30 pm praise and stirring testimonies of the heart.
Dover Theater More than a concert, more than a
at GWU performance, this evening is intended to
obey the words of Christ, "that they may be
Join us for this one". We're praying for a picture of His
historic night of united church, prepared for His glorious
ministry as the return. Join us to worship... join us in
full worship prayer... join us in great expectation that
ministry from revival is on its way!
Golden Years - 55+ years
August 6, 2009 August 18, 2009
Monthly Lunch Monthly Meeting
11:30 am More info to come
sunrise Choir Dismissed in time for AWANA
Come check us out!! Adults of any volunteers and Bible Study
age! A choir for our 8:30 am service. participants. Come join us for a fun
time of singing praises to our Lord
First Rehearsal: and making plans to sing once a
Wednesday, Sept. 9th month (to start!) If interested contact
5:30 pm in the Choir Room June Hatfield @ 704.480.0635
Loving God. Connecting
KIDS CORNER NEWS
VBS “High POWER” Soccer was a great success with over 100 kids in attendance.
Special “thank you” to the Coaches and the Food Team. Super Job!!
“Wacky Wednesdays” – August 5 – 12 – 26 (6:30 – 7:30 pm) Come prepared to have fun…maybe get wet!
Back-To-School Fellowship – August 19
Promotion Sunday – September 6
To move up into Kindergarten, children should be 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2009.
This policy is in line with the Cleveland County Schools.
AWANA Time again! Meeting for all AWANA leaders…August 26th at 6:30 pm. Special guest speaker Mike
Hawkins. Meet in the Fellowship Hall.
AWANA Parent’s Kick-Off Night…September 2 @ 6:30 in the Family Life Center. Parents and kids are
strongly encouraged to attend…see what’s new!
CPR (Heart Saver First Aid) Class
For Children’s Ministry volunteers - August 29. All workers are urged to attend. Please contact the office
to reserve a seat in the class. Limited enrollment. The 3 hour class will begin at 8:30 am in the Family Life
OFF CAMPUS CONNECTION
SEPTEMBER 2009!! New
10 weeks of connection: Fall Study “Crazy Love” by Francis Chan. Does Members
something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo?
Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our Kaitlyn Canipe
world with tangible, even radical solutions? God is calling us to a
passionate love relationship with himself. Because the answer to religious
complacency isn’t working harder at a list of do’s and don’ts---- it’s falling Benjamin Huffstetler
in love with Jesus Christ. And once we encounter His love we will never be Bryan Huffstetler
the same. Give off campus connection a try to experience Crazy Love! Joshua Huffstetler
Book Cost: $10 Zachary Huffstetler
Off campus connection begins the week of September 13th
Connect through: *Bible Study *Prayer *Fellowship
Connection Groups meet Sunday nights, Monday nights, Wednesday
nights and Thursday nights or is there a better time for you?
10 Weeks of doing life together!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Watch for more details to come. Check out the Putnam passport to see how you
can connect! For more INFO-contact Gary Marburger at 704-487-6415 or
with Others. Reaching the World.
Baptism & Communion
at the Lake
August 16, 2009
Free meal begins at 6:00 pm 6:00 p.m.
Inflatables, Games, Each family should bring their
and $1 Concessions favorite desserts and lawn chairs. Drinks
will be provided
DJ with music and FUN!!
123 Windy Hill Drive
You don’t want to miss this great Cherryville, NC 28021
BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY!!!
From 150 North
Go right onto Buffalo Church Rd
Go right onto John Cline Road
Go right onto Windy Hill Drive
Go to house number 123
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Deacon Years Lunch
Ministry 11:30 am
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Lake Service16 17 18 19 20 21 22
and Golden Years Back To
Communion Monthly School Bash
6:00 pm Meeting 6:00 pm
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Sunday Schedule - Unless otherwise noted Wednesday Schedule - Unless otherwise noted
8:30 a.m. Celebration Service 6:30 p.m. Mid - Week Bible Study
9:30 a.m. warehouseConnection warehouseWednesdays
9:30 & 11:00 a.m. Celebration Services Wacky Wednesdays: 2 yrs - 5th gr.
9:30 & 11:00 a.m. Connection Groups for All Ages
11:00 a.m. KIDS Church
6:00 p.m. Bible Study
Tony & Wendy Heafner 1 Josh Huffstetler 1 Gunnar Weathers 17
Wayne & Kathy Jones Jamie Tolbert 2 Martha Strickland 18
John & Angie Knapp 2 Mike Simpson 3 Kaitlyn Canipe 19
Matt & Rebekah Shealy 4 Terry Johnson Abigaile McClure
Bobby & Jenell Blanton 5 Edward Bailes Gina Reeves 20
David & Valiree Carroll Kendra Haneline David Beam 21
Brian & Jennifer Webster Wren Willis 4 Vonnie McNamara
David & Juls Hux 6 Randy Hayes Caroline Nickle 22
Joey & Denise Strickland Sara Clapp 6 Randy Tuttle
Barry & Augusta Webster Miranda Kinmon Presli Green 23
Maynard & Deanna Ledford 7 Tammie Watson 7 Aaron Carpenter
David & Terrany Wright Haley Justice Lindsey Gantt 24
Kent & Samantha Cox 8 Roy Cooke 8 Steve Ryan
Scott & Kristina Fortenberry Anna Cagle 9 Johnathon Webster
Damon & Rhonda Stephens Bobbie Jo Long Jordan Mangum
Wes & Paula Stevens Issac Harrison 10 Brandon Magness 25
Luie & Mary Ann Whitaker 13 Bob Luckadoo Elizabeth Samuel
Randy & Vanessa Lail 14 Chelsea Johnson Tammy Philbeck
Michael & Norma Frady 15
Zackery Kloosterman Terrany Wright
Casey & Tina Wallace
Bob Strom Kari Dyer
John & Ginger Oriente 16
Bethany Payne Grady Woods 26
Steven & Christy Ray 18
Josh Lucas 11 John Knapp
Tommy & Cathy Earls 19
Zack Foster Elizabeth Glisson 27
Jeff & Melissa Kniceley
Chris & Tina Webber 20 Ben Huffstetler John-Michael Knapp
Bob & Dana Strom 21 Wendy Heafner 12 Matthew Earls 28
Bryan & Tina Glisson 22 Brady Waters Sonya Bailes
Al & Sharon Carali 25 Nicholas Hovis 13 Shanna Beam
Greg & Sherry Anthony 26 Shannon Hovis Hannah Goforth 29
Ernie & Pat McDonald Rhonda Alexander 14 Jaron Strom
Brit & Melissa Phillips Ronna Snipes Betty Howell
Johnny & Mollie Bell 27 Addison Crowe Alison Kernicky 30
David & Cindy Settle 28 Dawn Dishman 15 Rita Oakes
Don & Jane Wright Hope Rhinehardt Monty Vassey
Joyce Tatham Christine Hamrick 31
Thank You Tammy Eaker 16 Andy White
• from the family of Mrs. Janie Lowman for the love shown Lane Spangler 17 Tripp Smith
them during her illness and passing
• from the family of Jason Bridges for the kind expressions
of sympathy in his passing We extend our deepest sympathy to
• from Tyler for the generous gift and love given at the
Graduate’s Recognition Service • D.P. Smith in the passing of his father
• from the family of David Bridges for your kindness shown • Susie Leonhardt’s family in her recent passing
in his passing
• David Bridges’ family in his recent passing
You may read the entire note in The Connection