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April 2011 Cassidy Chronicle CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: Rev. Robert E. Burlingham 8:00AM—5:00PM Monday thru Friday Pastor (closed 12-1PM for lunch) C A S S I D Y U N I T E D M E T H O D I S T C H U R C H Holy Week Services While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, the focus was family, life and unity. Today, food and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to his disci- merely fuels our busy lives. Busy is our focus. We ples and said… Matthew 26:26 have little time for the table. The dining room and kitchen tables are relics of a bygone era. I see wit- Christians recognize this scene as Maundy Thurs- ness of this at our Wednesday meals. Attendance day. Our Hebrew sisters and brothers still gather is based on the menu not fellowship. on this night to celebrate how God delivered them from the slavery of Egypt, through the Wilderness This Maundy Thursday you are invited to gather at of Sin, and finally into the Promised Land. the table of our ancestors and hopefully reclaim Two ideas leap out of the scene. First ‘they were the most basic principles of the Christian faith. We eating ‘a meal with Jesus. Second, as the meal ask that you remember one dish that comforted came to a close Jesus said a ‘blessing’. Eating in you when you were sick or out of sorts. For exam- God’s presence and blessing are the foundations ple: when I was sick my grandmother always made of life. The Christian life is not based on some me a cherry pie. The pie comforted my body while deep philosophy or set of rules. It is based on the her presence and attention healed my soul. Fur- most basic principles of community gathering for a ther, she made sure that the pie was shared with meal and the celebration of God’s presence, this everyone at the table. we call the blessing. Friends, the blessing is living, while good food and drink sustains our ability to Jesus takes a loaf of bread and after blessing it he live. shares it with everyone at the table. For the long- est time Holy Communion made no sense to me. Do you nurture your life and family with eating and Then one day I made the connection. All my life blessing? Does your family daily gather around a my grandmother had done the same thing with table to share a daily meal? Do you say a prayer of her cherry pie that Jesus does with the loaf of thanksgiving at every meal? You know that fewer bread. Suddenly the Communion Table made and fewer families practice these foundations, sense. right? Who wants to stay away from good food, conver- I remember when supper was a celebration of the sation, blessings and the celebration of life? I hope day’s events. We shared good food and drink but you will accept the invitation. Sign up for our Continued on Page 3 P a g e 2 been upstairs in the Lighthouse. It has been an From the Program amazing experience – first to see an upstairs apart- ment become an unbelievable space for children to Director’s Desk learn and grow and now to realize that we have out- grown the space! How great is it that the downstairs area is available to us now?! Some of the workshops will move to a downstairs area and some will remain Children’s Ministry has a special place in my heart. I don’t upstairs. We are making room for more children to know why, I guess God just put it there! I’m so thankful experience Learning In God’s House Today! that God also put me here, at Cassidy, where ministry to children is a priority. April is a busy month for the Chil- There is a lot of work to do but I know that many of dren’s Ministry Team! Just read how this ministry is striv- you will want to help. We will be removing carpet, ing to meet the needs of children, their families and the wallpaper and vinyl flooring. We will be painting, til- community. I can’t tell you what a blessing it is to watch ing, remodeling for each workshop and cleaning. We our children and, often times, literally see their spiritual will be giving thanks for all the good times, wonderful growth as they put into practice what they have seen, fellowship, study and service opportunities that the heard and experienced in God’s Word! Lighthouse has already provided; praying for the new ministries that will be occupying this space and the Just today I got word that Cassidy’s Trustees approved the children they will bless, enjoying fellowship, getting renovation plan that was submitted to extend Children’s dirty and loving every minute of it! It is a huge under- Ministry space to include the first floor of the Lighthouse! taking – especially since our goal is to be in it by There is a lot of work ahead, but there is also a lot of en- Easter Sunday, April 24! But as the children have thusiasm, commitment, love and care for the little ones of learned, “With man it is impossible, but with God, our Cassidy family. Renovations will be made so that Cas- all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26. sidy’s children’s worship – Power Source – will have a dedicated space for worship. Worship is the most im- Did I say April is a busy month? It is and I haven’t portant element in church life – it’s where we sing our even mentioned Lenten Fair…. Mother’s Day…. or praises, offer our thanksgivings, share our joys and sor- VBS! God has been so good. He continues to bless rows – come together as the body of Christ. It’s no wonder Cassidy’s ministry to children. I pray that you see it, the Children’s Ministry Team would want to provide an op- too, and will support the work that will be done this portunity for our children to experience worship in a space month with your prayers, your presence, an encour- and order that is designed just for them. Power Source is aging word, a paint brush, a plate of brownies … just that - children learn about the seasons of the church year, the meaning behind paraments and banners, why we See you at Cassidy – where we believe all things are light candles before service and the significance of carry- possible! ing the light out. Each aspect of worship is explained. The sermon they hear is based on the lectionary – just as it is in the sanctuary. Every Sunday our children are not just Elizabeth spectators, but active participants. You may not be familiar with our children’s Sunday School program at Cassidy called L.I.G.H.T. Keepers. Learning In God’s House Today. The model we have adopted is called Rotation Sunday School. Children rotate through a series of workshops as we study God’s Word. Our model has five workshops: beabeacon.com – computers; Cap- tain’s Galley/Gallery – cooking or art; Lighthouse Temple School – storytelling and games; Lighthouse Theater – drama; and Sonshine Studios – video. Until now, we have Continued from page 1 P a g e 3 April Birthdays Maundy Thursday meal. Bring the dish that re- minds you of comfort and healing. Bring the dish and, if you are willing, share your story. While we are eating and sharing our stories of April 1 Glenn Harr comfort Jesus will once again take a loaf of bread April 2 Robert Appleton bless it and break it…and hopefully we will remem- April 3 Richard Millhorn ber how to heal our marriages, families and na- David Depew tions. April 4 Alleen Culbertson Then on Good Friday we will gather in the sanctu- Janice Hutsell ary for a Service of Candles. Here we will listen to April 6 April Mason the real meaning of “this is by body broken for April 7 Margaret Eldreth you…” One by one the candles will be extin- April 8 Kyle Krull guished as the Light of God is snuffed out in Word April 12 Kaitlin James and deed. April 14 Tanner Arnold April 15 Jewell Pendergrass Friends, Good Friday will never make sense if you fail to understand the comfort and healing of Jim Vicars Maundy Thursday’s table! That relic sitting in our April 17 Lisa Anderson homes is a place of comfort and healing. Come April 20 Mike Depew discover why. Come let us eat and be blessed! Allison Egan Cade Campbell One in Christ April 21 Joyce Beverly Robert Christen Holt Rebecca Burleson April 22 Wendy Gordon Bonnie Blazer April 25 Creg Bishop NEW EMAIL Katie Carey Humphries ADDRESSES April 26 Tina Godsey Susan Arnold FOR CHURCH April 27 Kristen Lantz STAFF: April 30 Zula Butt Larry Kaufman Church—email@example.com Robert Burlingham—firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Carey—email@example.com Susan Gamble—firstname.lastname@example.org Treasurer (Walt McConnell) - email@example.com Preschool—firstname.lastname@example.org P a g e 4 IN HONOR OF: Haynes & Jewell Pendergrass’ 50th Wedding Anniversary Memorials Given by: Carl & Nancy Barger Joyce Beverly Backpack Ministry General Budget IN HONOR OF: Haynes & Jewell Pendergrass’ 50th Wedding Anniversary IN MEMORY OF: Bonnie Harr Given by: Margaret Eldreth Given by: Haskell Harr Eula Barger Pendleton Helen Steadman Robert & Freida Appleton Gail Macbeth Dale & Virginia Harr Nancy Hickman IN MEMORY OF: Ruth Lane Given by: Ron & Jo Ann Yeatts IN HONOR OF: Cassidy’s Middle School Youth Given by: Nancy Hickman IN MEMORY OF: Ruby Lawson Given by: Ron & Jo Ann Yeatts Adkins Property IN MEMORY OF: Daisy Glenn IN HONOR OF: Haynes & Jewell Pendergrass’ 50th Given by: Ron & Jo Ann Yeatts Wedding Anniversary Given by: Robert & Sandra Eaton IN MEMORY OF: Molly Worley Nancy Hickman Given by: Carl & Nancy Barger Betty & Wayne Campbell Backpack Ministry IN HONOR OF: The Holt Family Given by: Jennifer Krull IN MEMORY OF: Bonnie Harr Given by: Ben & Faye Nottingham IN HONOR OF: The Gordon Family Given by: Jennifer Krull IN MEMORY OF: Martha Kidd Moore Given by: Eula Barger Pendleton IN HONOR OF: Bill & Freida Stuart Given by: Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Helvey Adkins Property IN MEMORY OF: Bonnie Harr IN HONOR OF: Jim & Elizabeth Carey Given by: Seeker’s Sunday School Class Given by: Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Helvey IN MEMORY OF: Bradley Brock IN HONOR OF: Randall & Allison Egan Given by: Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Helvey Given by: Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Helvey IN MEMORY OF: Ed Barger IN HONOR OF: Robert & Andrea Burlingham Given by: Eula Barger Pendleton Given by: Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Helvey Youth Special Projects Youth Special Projects IN MEMORY OF: Bradley Brock IN HONOR OF: Haynes & Jewell Pendergrass’ 50th Given by: Jennifer & Kyle Krull Wedding Anniversary Given by: Sue Holt Children’s Ministries IN HONOR OF: Haynes & Jewell Pendergrass’ 50th Honorariums Wedding Anniversary Given by: Elizabeth & Jim Carey General Budget IN HONOR OF: H. A. & Wanda Shelton Given by: Judge Edgar & Billie Calhoun P a g e 5 Prayer Opportunities Marsh Regional Remember in Your Prayers: Blood Drive NURSING HOME: Ethel Leininger—Wexford House Wednesday, April 13, 2011 4:00-7:00 p.m. AT HOME: Estelle Austin, Dalton Bass, Zachary Beachley (grandson of Jim & Connie Burleson), Shirley The Marsh Regional Bloodmobile will be at Cassidy Bishop, Charles & Betty Boyer, Zula Butt, Raymond on Wednesday, April 13 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. You Byington, Judge Edgar Calhoun, JoAnn Carter, Don must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 120 lbs. Culbertson, Sarah Davis (niece of Annis Bass), Virginia and be in good health. If you are able, please donate Emmert, Dale Harr, Fred Harr, John Harr, Virgiinia Harr, as there is always a need for blood. The sign-up Charles & Marjorie Horton, Melinda James, Charlie sheet is on the 3-F/Adult bulletin board. Killen (brother-in-law of Joyce Beverly), Mary & Richard Millhorn, Dorothea Porter, Vertie Price, Ruth Rodgers, WOW!!!! Betty Sue Bright has given Betty Sager, June Sutherland (sister of Eula Barger 8 gallons of blood! Pendleton), Tina Taylor (daughter of Iris & Johnny Brown), Mittie Tomlinson, Jim Vicars, Max & Jerry Can you sign up to help Weaver, and Myrtle Wine those in need?? Prayer List—A list of our conference and our district leaders and our church employees is in the bookrack on each sanctuary pew. Please take these lists to your homes and pray for each person by name. Prayer Walkers—As you walk by the homes in your Notes of Appreciation neighborhood, pray silently for the families within each home. Thank you for your prayers, the delicious food, the cards and visits during Virginia‟s sickness. Prayer Warriors—We are asking all of our church Dale and Virginia Harr members to pray for our country, community, and church on a designated day. This can be done within Dear Cassidy Church Family and Friends, your home. Continue to remember our church members It means so much for those whom you love to and community. We need to thank God for our leaders spend time with you on those “special” days. We and members who are willing to serve God so faithfully. appreciate all of those who came to be with us If you need a special prayer, call Dorothea Porter at 323 and those who sent cards or gave us a phone -2221. call. We love you all. Upper Room Living Prayer Center God Bless You, Volunteers will pray for 30 days for each prayer request Jewell & Haynes Pendergrass received. 1-800-251-2468 or www.upperroom.org/ prayercenter. Thanks so much to the Cassidy folks for the many expressions of love and concern following the loss of our home on February 11, 2011. We especially appreciate the „pounding‟ for kitchen supplies sponsored by the Cassidy Chancel Choir on Sun- day, March 6. It was so good to see and visit with all of you. Thanks for being our friends in Christ and may God bless you. Best wishes! Max and Jerry Weaver P a g e 6 ►Proceeds from the Wednes- day night Fellowship Meal of March 16th were donated to United ►The Methodist Church Camp at Methodist Commission on Relief (UMCOR) to help with the Japanese Disaster Relief Buffalo Mountain has requested some help Fund. A total of $268 was collected. from Cassidy to renovate the Girls Bathhouse prior to the opening of the camp in June. Recently 6 persons from Cassidy’s Carpenters For Christ met with Buffalo Mountain Camp Director Jason Onks and Victor Thompson, Property Manager, to dis- cuss the needed renovations. The envisioned renovation will include: New ceiling treatment Hands-On Mission Kits for Update 4 shower stalls and floor with ceramic tile Annual Conference 2011 Update 5 water closet areas with ceramic tile Health Kits and wood paneling Replace a non-functioning power vent It’s that time of year again for one of our conference- Replace bathhouse windows sponsored missions. From now until June 8, 2011, Cassi- Install new shower plumbing and fixtures dy is collecting Health Kits for Zimbabwe. The Kingsport Paint interior walls and flooring District goal for this year is 300 kits. Kits should include: Work will be completed during the months of April 1 bottle of shampoo (12 oz. or less—leave in wrap- and May. If you would like to help with this effort, per) contact Frank Buck. 2 tubes of toothpaste (6 oz.) 1 bottle of children’s cough syrup (small) 2 bars of soap (leave in wrapper) 1 small bottle of Listerine ►Last week the church raised 2 toothbrushes (leave in wrapper) $442 to buy treated mosquito nets 1 bottle of roll-on deodorant to help eliminate malaria in Africa at our ‘Nothing 1 bottle of Equate tablets for diarrhea 1 bottle of multi-vitamins (adult or child) But Nets’ project. Prior to the March 16th 1 wash cloth Wednesday night fellowship meal, 72 folks 1 hand towel attempted to swish the basketball net in the back parking lot of the church with 37 successful shots. NOTE: Pack all items in a 2 gallon Zip-loc bag or secure The money collected from these attempts plus plastic bag. A $5.00 donation for packing and shipping is money donated by the church for each successful to accompany each kit. Do not put money in bag! Cassidy will write one (1) check for total kits to their dis- shot resulted in the total that will be sent for this trict office. This is not an UMCOR kit. effort to save lives. Thanks to everyone who attempted a shot, to the youth for overseeing the Drop-off Dates at Crossroads UMC: June 7 & 8—times to game and to everyone in the church who gives to be announced. the budget which allows us to support our friends in need in Africa. P a g e 7 Cassidy 3-F Members Join Kingsport District think about!! Roots and Shoots The program featured Jim and Ann Putnam tell- ing how God is still on duty even when events in our lives make us feel that there is no hope. Ann is author of If All Things Work Together Cassidy registered 11 members to join with for My Good, Why Am I So Miserable? fellow Kingsport District Churches at the spring Ann began by sharing that when her two parents Roots & Shoots held at Colonial Heights United were in a nursing home and the administrator Methodist Church on March 10. Annis Bass, told her they would be fortunate to live another Joyce Beverly, Bob few days, she returned home to the announce- & Sandy Eaton, ment from her husband that he was leaving and Margaret Eldreth, moving in with a 22 year old office friend. After Nancy Hickman, the divorce, she received a call from an old Berniece Holt, friend who told her he was on his way to visit Doris & Sam her and “I will show you there is life after Jones, Betty divorce,” he said. On his way, he was in a car Mumpower and wreck and didn‟t survive. On the way to a Barbara Ruth funeral, Ann hit a man on the interstate and was pre-registered for told he would die—but he survived. Ann‟s sister the event. BJ‟s -in-law was murdered, and Ann shared the Catering provided a wonderful meal with a choice hatred in her heart for the man who was con- of roast beef or chicken casserole with multiple victed on the murder. Sounds like a heavy load vegetables and salads—and a choice of at least a to carry, right? dozen desserts—all made by the caterers. Ann‟s story reminds us that we all carry heavy Reports were given on Buffalo Mountain Camp, loads, and we are also reminded that the poem is where 4,882 people benefitted from the camp true—when we see only one set of footprints— offerings in 2010 and on Jubilation, a seniors‟ 3 those are the times when God quits walking day worship program sponsored by the Holston beside us—picks us up and carries us. Conference. This year‟s theme is HOPE (Health, Opportunity, Promise and Expectations), and the conference is being held at MeadowView Resort and Conference Center. It‟s not too late to regis- ter. Brochures are on the 3-F/Adult bulletin board. Those who attended the Roots & Shoots were encouraged to bring health kits as a means of focusing on Mission at the event. Thanks to those who contributed items that allowed Cassidy to take 4 kits. Another bit of interesting information: Did you know that the MEDIAN AGE of United Methodist Members is 66? That‟s something to P a g e 8 Cassidy’s Lenten Fair Music Notes is Coming! Come and Worship! The start of the Lenten season means that Cassidy‟s Celebrate the good news of His resurrec- Lenten Fair is coming. The Lenten Fair is always a tion with the Praise Team as we present “As successful outreach ministry, witnessing to several Sure As My Redeemer Lives” on both Palm members of our community, and it is a lot of fun, Sunday and Easter Sunday at 8:45 ALIVE! too! Special Rehearsal Dates… The celebration is scheduled for Saturday, April Praise Team 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Activities will Saturday, April 9—10:00 a.m. be provided for children 2 years old through 5th Saturday, April 16—10:00 a.m. grade. This year, the Lenten Fair activities will Saturday, April 23—4:00 p.m. mirror the information that Robert is introducing to Handbells the congre4gation, and it will be a wonderful learn- Wednesday, April 20—will rehearse at 7:30 p.m. ing experience for children and parents alike. with the Chancel Choir instead of 4:30 p.m. Chancel Choir and Handbells Don‟t forget to bring your Saturday, April 23—3:0 p.m. Easter baskets. The younger children will have a traditional Special Easter Music! egg hunt, while the 2nd-5th On Palm Sunday the Children’s Choirs will graders will take part in an be presenting special music at the 11:00 exciting treasure hunt. a.m. service. If you are interested in helping with the Lenten Fair, On Easter Sunday at the 11:00 a.m. service, please contact Elizabeth Carey or Chrissy Pierce. the Chancel Choir, the Cassidy Ringers and We can always use extra hands the day of Lenten several instrumentalists will be presenting Fair when last minute emergencies arise. We also special music to celebrate the Resurrection need some help on the clean-up crew when the event of Jesus Christ. is over. We hope you will be present to worship with us at these two services. Another easy way to help is to donate candy-filled eggs. We ask that the candy be wrapped candy, in case the egg breaks open and the candy spills out. We need 400-500 eggs. Please place your eggs in Community Mission Center the basket in the vestibule no later than Sunday, Donations April 17th. The Mission Center is located at the old Sunnyside Baptist Church building and is open each Monday Be sure to spread the good news by inviting your 6-8pm and Wednesday 10am-1pm. The items friends and family to share in this special event. needed for donation are soap, toilet tissue and We‟ll see you there! toothpaste. You can leave your items in the brass container under the cabinet in the vestibule. Thank you for your help! P a g e 9 God’s Promised would mean today just as we cannot envision what God’s Promised Land will mean some time Land in the future. Please prayerfully consider your continued or new support to the Adkins Fund. It is only The Adkins Property was purchased by Cassidy through our congregational full participation we in 2009 with a Vision of one day expanding will be able to occupy God’s Promised Land. God’s Ministries throughout Indian Springs. May God continue to bless as we seek his guid- Since this was the only property contiguous to ance. Cassidy, we believed it providential to obtain these 4.8 acres when it became available so Doug Barnett soon after acquiring the Fusion House Finance Committee (Bellamy) property. Frank Buck We purchased the property with a 5-year loan Stewardship Committee of $122,500 at an interest rate of 6.75%. Cassidy has made good progress in reducing the loan balance to $85,500. This reduction in Office Volunteers Are a principle is already saving us $200 per month of interest. True Blessing! Contributions in 2009 $42,384 God has a special place for each of us to serve. Contributions in 2010 $11,738 There are many areas at Cassidy that you can offer Needs beginning March 1 for 20ll $26,000 your special gifts. We are so blessed to have some wonderful volunteers that help in the church office You may have noticed contributions were answering the phone, helping with the bulletins strong in 2009. To remain on track for a 5-year and folding, assembling, labeling the monthly payoff of the loan, contributions from March 1 newsletter. You are the hands, the feet, the voice will need to be $26,000 for the remainder of and the love of God expressed in many different the year. Cassidy has always responded when ways. You have chosen to honor him as you serve the need arises and undoubtedly we will again. in his name. Thank you—you bless many lives. Dianne Anderson has graciously offered to coordi- Our loan agreement with the bank allows us to nate volunteers to help assemble the newsletter make payments anytime to loan reduction each month. If you would be interested in helping which will immediately reduce monthly inter- for a couple of hours maybe twice a year, please est. The Finance Committee is committed to contact Dianne. insuring to the extent possible all monies given will immediately go to reducing the loan bal- ance. Over 120 years ago a small group of people started a church named Cassidy. They could not have envisioned what that commitment Ron Yeatts, Dianne Anderson, Jo Ann Yeatts and Bill Anderson assembling the March newsletter. P a g e 1 0 Mary Martha Circle Studies Are You Ready Who Stole My Church? for Grandma’s Attic Sale? Sandra Eaton, Elizabeth Carey and Patsy Harrison are leading the Mary Martha Circle of the United Methodist Women in a study of Gordon MacDon- Praise the Lord! ald‟s book Who Stole My Church?. MacDonald has been a minister for forty years and has written sever- Spring is here! So Grandma’s while you’re doing al books. This book focuses on a fictional church Attic Sale whose characteristics are easily recognized. The that spring cleaning, name for the book came from a question that many please be sure and people are pondering as they see changes in „their‟ set aside any items churches, failing to realize that the church belongs to you would like to do- God. nate to the annual Cassidy UMW Grandma’s Attic Sale! The sale will be held on Friday, May 6 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and on Saturday, May 7 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Items for donation will be accepted Wednes- day evening, May 4, after evening classes are adjourned and Thursday, May 5, from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Sandra Eaton led session one in March. She re- viewed chapters 1-7 and shared background infor- If possible, PLEASE have your items price mation on changes that occurred under Martin tagged before delivery. We are sorry but we Luther—and then John Wesley—and included a will NOT be accepting TVs this year, as we quote from the book. “Any church that has not have no one who will remove them if they turned its face toward the younger generation will are not sold. simply cease to exist,” MacDonald says. “We‟re not talking decades—we‟re talking just a few years.” Breakfast, lunch items and baked goods will also be available for purchase. YUM!! Session two will be April 11 and Session three will be May 9. The book is the program part of the Mary So come and shop for treasures, beautiful Martha meetings held 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the church plants and flowers, and enjoy wonderful fel- Fellowship Hall. The programs start at approxi- lowship! Be sure and tell all of your friends mately 10:00 a.m., and you are invited to be part of and neighbors too! the study. Reading the book is not required; howev- er, it provides information that would be helpful in All proceeds are used for missions in our understanding the concepts of how change occurs in community and around the world! every church. Cassidy is a loving, caring church— and it is also a changing church. Your participation On behalf of the Cassidy United Methodist would be welcomed. Women, thank you so very much! P a g e 1 1 What’s Happening?? Climb Aboard the 2011 3-F Schedule April 17—Parent and Counselor meeting at 2:00 p.m. in FUSION House April 30—Texas Roadhouse Breakfast Youth The 2011 schedule for the 3-F Group is full fundraiser. We will be raising money for this and exciting. Please take advantage of the year’s mission trip to South Carolina on July 17- many wonderful opportunities to get to know 23, 2011. Each student will receive a certain fellow Cassidy members while enjoying amount of tickets to sell; they are responsible covered dish luncheons in the Fellowship for either selling them and returning the money Hall or sharing a bus ride to other locations. or returning the remaining they were unable to Additional information about trips to come sell. We will be selling tickets through the as well as pictorial memories of past events month of April. is on the 3-F’/Adult bulletin board. YOUTH BAND NEWS—To play with the youth band, we are having practice on Sunday evenings April 28: (Thursday) 11:00-5:00 Hank at 6:00 p.m. in FUSION House. Our first prac- and My Honky Tonk Heroes @ the tice will be April 3. Bring your instruments and Barter Theatre. your voices! May 20: (Friday) Trip to visit Rev. Larry DeVault and Velina at their new home in NOTE TO PARENTS FROM COREY: If you are not receiving emails from me, PLEASE Sevierville. GET CONNECTED WITH WHAT FUSION September 23: (Friday) Trip to Chucky, YOUTH ARE DOING. Send me your email and TN, home of the famous Farmer’s name/student or text me at 423-817-9525. You will Daughter Restaurant. then be signed up for the FUSION updates. Also October 27: (Thursday) Help the group follow us on Facebook. Please consider being a part decide. Will it be Hiltons, VA and the of this ministry. With your help and guidance at Carter Fold and Museum or Pigeon Forge home, I believe we can make a difference in your and the Smith Family Show? student’s life. I feel that we have the same goal—to November 17: (Thursday) The best get our students to love God with all their hearts, event of all—filling gift bags for minds, souls and strength, and to love their neigh- Cassidy’s shut-ins followed by the best bors as themselves. Having the same goal means we selection of homemade soups in North- are on the same team. I can provide what God has east Tennessee. taught me, but as a ministry, we need wisdom, un- derstanding, encouragement, effort and support Please know you would from you as parents. God calls us to work as one be welcomed with open body, as our theme ministry verse states, “Just as a arms. The bus holds body, though one, has many parts, but all its many 25—and events that parts form one body, so it is with Christ.” 1 Corinthi- require tickets are ans 12:12 I look forward to seeing you in the near future. limited—so sign up today! email@example.com 423-817-9525 C A S S I D Y U N I T E D Non-Profit M E T H O D I S T C H U R C H Organization 5801 Memorial Boulevard Kingsport, TN Kingsport, Tennessee 37664 37664 Permit No. 5 423-323-8142 or 423-323-2108 Parsonage—423-279-0782 RETURN Pastor—423-863-7622 SERVICE Preschool—423-279-0100 REQUESTED FAX—423-323-5421 www.cassidyumc.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ROBERT E. BURLINGHAM, Pastor SUSAN GAMBLE, Administrative Assistant ELIZABETH CAREY, Programs Director COREY FEAGINS, Youth Director NANCY HOLLAND, Organist & Interim Choir Director RANDALL EGAN, Pianist, Hand Bell Director and Interim Choir Director TARA NANNEY, Infant Nursery DEBORAH DOAN, Toddler Nursery JOAN FAULK, Hand Bell Rehearsal Nursery Cassidy Notes and Information With Christian Sympathy Our Mission Statement We would like to extend our To make disciples of Jesus Christ Christian love, sympathy and prayers to Mr. & Mrs. John Wolford and Family in the death Our Purpose of Anna‟s sister, Molly Worley. Statement Notes of Interest Cassidy is a loving, caring church where God ministers to the world We would like to extend our If you are interested in through us, Christian love, sympathy and and everyone is welcome. prayers to Connie Treadway and purchasing the piano Family in the death of her father, that is now in the Light House, it will be sold at Our Vision Claude Fife. Grandma’s Attic Sale on Statement Commissioned by Jesus Christ, we May 6th & 7th. proclaim the gospel through If you have dishes in the teaching, preaching, worshipping; kitchen, please pick up then by living what we learn we minister to all individuals and as soon as you can. families as we help those in need.
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