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This Week at Burke UMC Burke United Methodist Church Sunday, December 5 A Stephen Ministry Congregation December 4 and 5, 2010 9:00 and 10:30 AM Worship Services 4:00 PM Children’s Musical 5:00 PM Family Advent Celebration 7:00 PM Al Anon Between Successes. We continue a ministry initiative Monday, December 6 SPECIAL NOTE: for those who are “between successes” (unemployed) and 10:00 AM CIC want to enjoy a new network within the BUMC community. 3:30 PM Children’s Choirs Meets at 9:00–10:00 AM each Friday. If you know of job Daily Advent Reflections. Our opportunities or are otherwise willing to help 6:00 PM Girl Scout 52-7 Team clergy will offer daily reflections during unemployed members of our church family in their job 6:00 PM Sr. Hi Bible Study Advent via the web. Each day’s posting search, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. 7:00 PM CIC will include scripture, a brief devotion, a 7:00 PM Girl Scout 52-7 Service Unit sentence prayer, and a question to Wednesday Morning Prayer. At 8:30 AM in the 7:30 PM Adult Handbells guide your prayer and reflection. You are invited to respond if Reflection Room, we remember people on the prayer list in you wish through our new BUMC blog: intercessory prayer as well as cultivate our own prayer lives 7:30 PM Trustees streamsfrombumc.blogspot.com. through devotion, reflection, and various forms of prayer 8:30 PM AA Tuesday, December 7 together. BURKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH United Methodist Family Services December 6:30 PM Youth Handbells Tel. 703- 250-6100 Offering. UMFS serves Virginia children, teens and families 7:00 PM BS 1347 DivorceCare. Divorce Care meets Wednesdays from Fax 703- 250-0742 who have suffered abuse, neglect, crisis and trauma. Please 7:00 - 9:00 PM, for people who are separated, newly 7:30 PM Ministries Council make checks out to BUMC and note UMFS offering. divorced, or working on divorce-related issues. Led by 7:30 PM Prayer Shawl E-mail: Susan Grimes & Bob Youmans. Wednesday, December 8 email@example.com Poinsettias for Our Sanctuary. Honor or remember 8:30 AM Morning Prayer special persons in your life with the purchase of a poinsettia Young Adults: Young adult small group Bible study 9:30 AM Card Ministry Internet: plant. Cost is $14.00. Order by Dec. 5. Envelopes are on the meets on Monday evening, 6 PM, at the house of Morgan 7:00 PM Disciple II entryway table. Flowers will be displayed December 12-25, and Cheryl Guyton, 6210 Kersey Ct, Burke. Dinner will be www.burkeumc.org and may be taken home after the 10 PM service on Christmas 7:00 PM Divorce Care provided; you may bring a side dish if you wish. Contact 7:00 PM Beyond Divorce Care Eve. firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm participation. 7:00 PM Divorce Care For Kids 7:30 PM Chancel Choir PASTORS Church Wide Potluck Dinner on Cards of Comfort. Meets Wednesdays at 9:30 AM in Thursday, December 9 Rev. Dr. Lawrence W. Buxton Saturday, December 11 at 6:45 PM. Room B3 to create cards for people on the concerns list, for 10:00 AM Women In Study Rev. Morgan A. Guyton Join us for great fellowship, good food birthdays/anniversaries, and our military overseas. In 2:00 PM Aerobics for Seniors and tasty treats. Please bring a dish to support of this ministry, Cards of Comfort will be selling share. hand made cards in the Fellowship Hall on December 5. 7:00 PM Praise Hula 7:00 PM Disciple I MINISTER OF DISCIPLESHIP Rev. Judy Fender Military Fellowship Potluck, December 12. Women In Study (WIS). WIS meets in Room 1-2-3 on 7:30 PM Finance Committee DIRECTOR MUSIC MINISTRIES Angela Burns Thursday from 10:00–11:30 AM. Following the Bible study, Our military families and friends are invited to share and join 7:30 PM Stephen Leaders us for a potluck lunch immediately following the 10:30 AM many of us enjoy lunch at Spartan’s Restaurant. Teacher is Friday, December 10 ORGANIST Linda Brese service on Sunday, December 12. The Gaillard family will host Mary Ruth Giese. New members are always welcome. 9:00 AM Between Successes DIRECTOR OF PRESCHOOL Kathy Landon the event and bring the main course: their seasonal favorite 9:30 AM Chat & Play chili! Guests are welcome to bring a side dish, dessert or just Prayer Shawl. Shawls are made and dedicated by this 10:00 AM Art Group ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR Jan Williams their appetites. It promises to be a great time. Please RSVP to ministry as symbols of God’s comfort. They meet Tuesdays 6:00 PM Boy Scout Troop 1347 Lock-In Frank or Daria at 703-372-5051 or email@example.com. at 7:30 PM. Louise Gunderson is the contact person. 6:30 PM GS Troop 6115 COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER Wendy Hudson Saturday, December 11 Director of Christian Education position at BUMC. ADMIN. ASSISTANT Karen Cochran 10 AM-Noon Chancel choir Rehearsal BUMC is seeking an experienced, vibrant Director of Christian ALTAR FLOWERS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Steve Breseman Education. The DCE would be responsible for directing, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Santa’s Secret Workshop maintaining, supporting, and visioning for Christian Education 4:30 PM Parent’s Night Out for all ages. Degree in Christian Education or UMC Flowers on the altar are given by Sean and Becky Twitchell HANDBELL DIRECTOR Ingrid Bowers th in celebration of McKenna’s 9 birthday. 5:30 PM Lifesign Service Certification in Christian Education preferred. Applicant must 6:00 PM Hispanic Congregation PARISH NURSE Brenda Trask be familiar with and supportive of United Methodist theological understanding. Call 703-250-6100 for more information. 2011 Flower Chart. Please sign up on the chart on the YOUTH DIRECTOR Marti Ringenbach Application deadline is December 15. table in the entryway to dedicate altar flowers in honor of, or in memory of a special person in your life. ADULT OPPORTUNITIES JOYS AND CONCERNS A LOOK AT OUR FAITHFULNESS Stephen Ministry training in January. Stephen Ministers Joys and Concerns for family and friends may be made at work alongside our pastors to care, encourage, and provide any time. They will remain on the list for three weeks. If you Attendance on November 27 and 28: 451 emotional and spiritual support to people who are going would like for a name to be re-listed after three weeks, Sunday School Attendance: 98 through a difficult time. Please begin to prayerfully consider please let us know by using a prayer request card from the Operations Giving: $23,806 Reaching Out In Faith: $602 whether you might want to be part of this exciting ministry. pew rack, or by contacting the church. Stephen Leaders: Sallie Tiso, 703-323-6240 or Brenda Trask at 703-425-4855. SUNDAY SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP ECHO (Ecumenical Communities Helping Others), The Grace Notes Handbell Quartet will be caroling at 703-569-9160, located at 7205 Old Keene Mill Rd, Springfield, local retirement homes on Dec. 6 & 13. The group will ring serves the Burke and Springfield area. Check ECHO’s web at the Burke Wal-Mart at 10:20 AM on Dec. 6. Young Adult Sunday School Class. Join us at 10:30 BUMC Military Family Fellowship. Military Family site: www.echo-inc.org for current needs. ECHO accepts AM in Rm. 1 & 2. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Fellowship provides prayers, support, assistance, and donations weekdays, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, or 7:00-9:00 PM on with questions. fellowship to families with deployed Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Civilians. If you are such a family, or would like Tues., Wed., and Thurs. BUMC has collection bins for ECHO outside the kitchen for those who have small amounts to PRESCHOOL The JOY Class. Please join the class for a new adult to be part of the support group, please sign up in the entryway donate and do not need a receipt. Advent study, “Christmas Gifts That Won’t Break.” We will or contact Frank & Daria Gaillard at Daria.email@example.com. Burke United Methodist Preschool (BUMP) th th BUMP will celebrate its 30th Anniversary in 2011. Please meet in December on the 12 & 19 in Room 3. Gifts for Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Update on BUMC’s Commuter Comfort. Thank all of Church. Sleeping Bags and Pup Tents are being collected by consider giving a donation to our scholarship fund in honor Adult Word Class. Class meets Sunday at 10:30 AM in you for having the hearts of servants, getting up early in the of a child this Christmas. BUMP will begin registration for RHUMMC for distribution to the homeless at their Christmas cold, and putting smiles on so many faces. The people the 2011-2012 school year in January. Registration will be Rm. B9 to study the biblical message and how to apply it to party. Please place donations along with socks, long commuting on the VRE were very, very appreciative. We gave open to the community in February. BUMP has classes for daily life. Leaders are Todd Ringenbach and Donald May. underwear and warm shirts under the Mitten Tree in out BUMC information, had a lot of great conversations, 3 year olds, 4 year olds and young 5’s. If you would like to designated containers by December 19. laughs, and smiles with folks we don't even know. So many register a preschooler or if you have questions about the Sunday School Information. preschool, please call Kathy Landon, Preschool Director, th great moments, funny moments, wonderful fellowship and 9:00 AM: Children in Worship for ages 4 -5 grade. After Christmas Basket Foodstuffs for Rising Hope United (703) 250-3657. evangelism. God's simple kindness leaving someone feeling Children’s Time In Worship, students go to Rm. 9 for Bible Methodist Mission Church. Food items needed include loved. Brett Harn, Chair, Evangelism Committee story. Toddler Nursery is in Rm. 6 for ages 3 and under. large and small sized canned hams, canned vegetables, 10:30 AM: Pre-K through Grade 12 Sunday School. Join us for an exciting faith adventure and discover from an canned fruit, gravy, pie filling, bagged stuffing mix, boxed macaroni & cheese, pie crust and whipped topping. Place Amazing Life Youth Ministries exploration of Bible stories and teachings how incredible, MISSIONS items by December 19 in marked containers outside the amazing, and magnificent is our God. Room locations are Fellowship Hall under Mission Table or in Rising Hope Food Pizza Orders: If you ordered pizza from the youth, please available at our Welcome Center. BUMC Hosts Hypothermia Relief Program, Basket in the entryway. pick up orders on December 5 during Fellowship Coffee. Rainbow Room at 10:30 AM in Rm. 9. This is our December 12-18. The FACETS (Fairfax Area Community classroom for children with special needs who may find the Youth Director, Marti Ringenbach, Emergency & Transitional Services)/Fairfax County Our Brick by Brick by Burke (B5) family. The regular classroom environment not always suitable. The Marti.firstname.lastname@example.org Hypothermia Relief Program provides food and shelter for the Babilonia's, are moving! Now that Rafael is employed, they Rainbow Room teacher is Karen Roberts. homeless during winter months. It's not too late to sign up on will be leaving their FACETS housing and moving to their own the bulletin board in the entryway to help. We especially need apartment in January. We would like to help them furnish this United Methodist Youth Fellowship. Sunday, 5:30- apartment! We are specifically looking for living room and 7:30 p.m. Program schedule includes dinner ($2), games, adults for our overnight teams to help our CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRIES guests be safe and comfortable. The duties dining room furniture, lamps, dressers, TV and stand, as well small groups, and worship. Dec. 5: No UMYF are not difficult, and your presence means as night stands. Please contact Kristine Sellers at so much. The Following paragraphs list Kristinesellers@cox.net or 703-939-5814 if you have any Youth Fellowship Christmas Party, Dec. 12, 5:30 DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K). This is a 13-week Bible- PM to 7:30 PM. The youth fellowship Christmas party will other needs. gently used items to donate. based program/ support group for children, ages 5-12, be held at the home of Marti & Todd Ringenbach, 8608 Oak offered in conjunction with DivorceCare. Children may Chase Circle, Fairfax Station, VA 22039. Youth may be attend DC4K even if a parent is not in DivorceCare. DC4K Brown Bag Lunches for Our Hypothermia Guests. Car Donation for FACETS (Fairfax Area Community Emergency & Transitional Services). If you have a car to taken directly to the Ringenbach home or meets at 7:00 PM on Wednesday. Led by Carol Rose, Food items are needed for the brown bag donate please e-mail or call the church office and we can put dropped off at the church to ride the email@example.com. lunches we will prepare. Please sign up on you in touch with the correct FACETS person. church bus to and from the party. If the bulletin board in the entryway and bring youth are taken directly to the Mean Girls. A 6th grade girl Bible study, Mean, a Pocket your item to church by Dec. 12. If you can Ringenbach home they must also be Bible Study by Hayley DiMarco looks at what God wants for shop during the week for additional supplies picked up from the Ringenbach's at the us as girls and how God wants us to react and act toward as needed, please let us know. Questions? Contact Rev. Judy Fender, Wendy Breseman, MUSIC end of the party. these “mean” girls. We meet Thursday, 6-8 PM at Lisa Youth are asked to bring the following Dockins’ home. Linda Beaver, firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara Nowak or Gerry Staudte. items to the party: & Lisa Dockins, email@example.com are leaders. Middle school and high school brass players. Last names A-H: Drinks Donations for Hypothermia If you are interested in playing in a brass ensemble Christmas Last names I-P: Chips, pretzels, dips, etc. rd th Guests. Gifts for guests staying with Eve at the 4:00 and 6:00 services contact Linda Brese at 703- Camp Highroad Winter Camp. For 3 -6 graders, a Last Names Q-Z: Cookies, brownies, etc. us are being collected in the bins 992-8086 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Rehearsals begin after weekend of cocoa drinking, fire building, craft making, chili Ringenbach's will provide hot dishes. underneath the Hypothermia bulletin Thanksgiving. bowl eating, nature exploring, mountain boarding, arrow Each youth is asked to bring one items to donate to the shooting, s’more munching, movie watching, and praising board. Needed are new socks, Grace Ministries Toy Drive. The items are listed below.(see underwear, T-shirts, hats and gloves for Christmas Hula, December 2, 9 &16. Newcomers Jesus! January 15− 17 at Pine Lodge, Camp Highroad, previous insert item) 21164 Steptoe Hill Rd, Middleburg, VA 20117. Cost: men and women. Warm, used clothing welcome to learn to hula to Christmas carols on Thursdays, $170.00. Register online http://www.camphighroad.org. may also be donated for distribution. 7:00 PM, during December at this fellowship of exercise, 320 Senior High Bible Study. Meets Monday, 6-8 p.m. worship and prayer for ages six and up. Krista Vineyard, is the in Room B-13 at BUMC. Dinner is provided for participants. $5.00 Gift Cards for Hypothermia Guests. $5.00 gift coordinator email@example.com. BUMC Chat and Play Group. Parents and young children meet Fridays at 9:00 AM. Contact person: cards to places like McDonalds, Burger King, IHOP, or Dunkin Rochelle Oedemann, firstname.lastname@example.org. Donuts are most appreciated by our guests so they have You know the neon lights are bright ON buying power and the ability to be inside BROADWAY! Do you love Broadway music? Do you love on cold days, especially on Sundays singing? If you or someone you know would like to perform when the drop-in shelters for homeless during our Interludes concert featuring Broadway music on 16 are closed. Leave cards in the marked January please contact Angela Burns at Please e-mail email@example.com or call container in the entryway. Angela.firstname.lastname@example.org 703-250-6100 with questions on any ministry announcement.
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