June 2007 UMW RUMMAGE SALE
Pastor’s Message Saturday, June 2, 2007
R. Don Ross 7:00 a.m. 12:00 Noon
Fellowship Hall and Room 7
EXCITEMENT FILLS THE AIR! If you haven’t brought your donations to the
church please bring before Saturday, June 2.
Graduations, baptisms, celebrations, and fresh begin
nings are happening everywhere. Everybody is happy
on these dates as important milestones are noted. The
completion of a long educational endeavor, the baptism HDUMC Carnival
of that new child and the affirmation and support of your Saturday, June 2, 2007
faith community, new schools, new programs, and the 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
break from the routine bring refreshment and life.
We will be selling Hamburgers, Hot Dogs,
Following Annual Conference, June 36, I will return as chips and cold drinks for lunch.
your pastor for the 10 year and Juan for his 3 year.
We are excited about all that we have done together Activities you may participate in are:
and all we will be doing together this year. We have a Face Painting
building program that is being pushed by our growing
children’s and youth ministries. Both of these will be
very active this summer with VBS, Music Camp,
Summer Camps, Youth Trip, service projects, and fun Petting Zoo
days. You will want to be involved when and where you Jumper and Water Slide
can. God is blessing us and wants us to share those
blessings with our neighbors. Our carnival is in conjunction with the
United Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale
SUMMER SERMON SERIES: Juan and I will be in the Fellowship Hall and Room 7
preaching a 10 week series of sermons this summer 7:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
that will answer the basic question: “What is a Christian
and how does one act?” We will do this by doing a All activities are paid by tickets that you may
Bible study on Galatians, Colossians, and a section of purchase before you start having fun.
Hebrews. Part I of this series will start on June 10 with
Galatians and Part II will start on July 15 with This carnival is open to the community so
Colossians. Plan on bringing your Bibles and being
bring all your relatives and friends.
challenged and inspired.
Vacations and trips are a part of our church’s summer FUN FUN FUN
life. Listen for God’s word and celebrate our faith as
you travel this summer. Don’t forget to bring your
worship bulletins back to share with us.
FATHER’S DAY IS JUNE 17 – Let’s see if we can Youth Fund Raiser
FILL the house with our fathers and their children. Let
us honor those men who have provided for us and Sunday, June 10, 2007
guided our faith. 11:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Blessings and Great Expectations! Take out or Eat in
Cost Love Donation
Bro. Don All proceeds will go to help pay for the
youth’s trip to the
International Youth Conference
...Isabelle Celeste Huertas, daughter of Juan and … Tamera Branham, Kathryn Lane, and Melanie
Shannon Huertas, born on April 22, 2007. Spahn for graduating from Alexandria Senior
...Colton James Craig, son of Robert and Becky Craig,
...Eric O’Quinn for graduating from Bolton High
born on November 15, 2006.
...Charlie Kokemor for graduating from Peabody
Magnet High School.
SUMMER CAMP ...Brandon Koonce for graduating from Menard
Summer Camp is for all children K12 grade. Each ...Lee Blalock for earning a degree from LA Tech.
camp is designed for that special age group. ...Courtney Humbles for earning a degree from
If you haven’t registered your child for camp and would Louisiana State University, Alexandria.
like to know more about camp and how to register ...Barrett McGee for earning a degree from
online go to www.campurc.com or you may come by Centenary College.
the church office and pick up a registration form. ...Adrienne McGee for earning a degree from
Louisiana State University, Alexandria.
Please call the church office if you have already ...Colleen Koonce and Clyde Norton for receiving
registered your child. We want to keep trace of who the man and woman of the year pin from the
from our church is going to camp. Men’s Club.
JUNE BIRTHDAYS METHODIST MEN’S CLUB
3 John Dauzat 6 Jason LaCroix June 17 Monthly Meeting and Breakfast
9 Zachary Thibodaux 13 Bill Lackey 7:30 a.m. Cost $4.00
14 Betty Sandifer 15 Dexter Hair The Men's Breakfast Club meets on the third
15 Lynzee Matthews 19 Chayce Hastings Sunday of every month for breakfast in the
20 Iris Berry 20 Gwen Orman Fellowship Hall. First time visitors are our guest.
27 Aidan Talley 29 Morgan Fiser
30 Shirley Jeter 30 Corbin Ware
HORSESHOE DRIVE UMC
HOME BOUND AND NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
Please keep these members in prayer, and when HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
possible, visit, call or send cards.
JUNE 17, 2007
Katherine Wilson Lexington House
16 Heyman Lane. Room 422, Alexandria, LA 71301
Oakley and Edith Edwards Regency House
5131 Masonic Dr., Room 106 Alexandria, LA 71301
Judy Whitley Bayou Vista Nursing Home
323 Evergreen St., Bunkie, LA 71322 HORSESHOE DRIVE UMC STAFF
Merlene Tolbert Myrnie O’steen R. Don Ross, Pastor Juan Huertas, Associate Pastor
Naomi Heights, 2421 E. Texas Ave., Alex., LA 71301 Sandy Risley, Church Secretary
Shirley Mangum, Financial Secretary
MerleneRm 303 Myrnie Rm 102 Kami Scarbrock, Youth Director
Pat Pratt—The Versailles Gaye Smith, Congregational Care
911 Versailles, Alexandria, LA 71303 Phil Hardgrave, Music Director
Marcelle Newton—Kingsley Place Debbie Perry, Special Music Director
351 Windermere Blvd. Rm 110, Alexandria, LA 71303 DeAnna Chalker, Organist
Melinda Johnson, Pianist
Earl Rhone, 501 Bobwhite Lane, Alex., LA 71303 Shirley Bonnette and Liz McDonald, Parish Nurses
Gordon and Marian Godair Lynette Zuber, Child Care Director
Lynzee Matthews, Maria Grillo, Robin Reynolds Nursery
1115 Jim Meyer Dr., Alex., LA 71303
THANK YOU USHER TEAM CAPTAIN’S MEETING
Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.
My words can not adequately express my gratitude for In Room 15
your hospitality and generosity. Your invitation to
speak about Friendship House was greatly
appreciated and I was truly blessed by your worship JUNE SERVANTS
service that morning. Thank you for all that you do in
and for our community through your “Change for a Communion Stewards
Change” offering especially for being such wonderful Martina Montgomery
friends of Friendship House. On behalf of the
participants, Board and staff, I send our most sincere Chancel Committee
thanks. Shirley Bonnette & Lyn Murphy
Julie Morris, Executive Director Nursery Helpers
3 Jessica Risley
I want to express my gratitude for all that HDUMC did 10 Liz Matthews
for my mother, Thelma Bennett, and my family during 17 Sandy Risley
her illness and after her death. You church is really 24 Lottie Bash
Warren Bennett and family Bread Ministry
3 Liz Matthews
10 Lynette Zuber
17 Heather Good
24 Deborah Tillman
UMW CIRCLE MEETINGS
The Flower Calendar for 2007 is on the outside
bulletin board. Please call the office to provide
June 5 6:30 p.m. General Meeting
flowers for Sunday morning worship. Flowers
may be placed in honor or in memory of a special
June 9 6:00 p.m. Agape Circle Dinner
person or occasion. (4421984)
Mary Holmes Home
June 12 2:30 p.m. Holland Garrett
June 13 11:00 a.m. Keystone Circle
Meet at Copeland’s
Are you interested in joining a circle? Contact
Sandy in the church office 4421984.
Jr./Sr. High Youth Meetings
All 6th—12th grade youth are welcome each
Sunday at 5:00 p.m. in the Youth Center.
SPECIAL OFFERINGS IN JUNE
Every Wednesday Night 3 ►Communion Rail Offering for the
6 7:30 p.m. Sr./Jr. High Small Group—Youth Center Shepherd Center
►Peace and Justice offering
For information on any of the youth activities you may Because of this special offering God’s
call Kami Sacarbrock at 4731515. people lean to coexist lovingly and
peacefully. This offering will be used to
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE transform lives.
5:00 p.m. Family Meal Time 17 Change for a Change—Manna House
5:50 p.m. Children’s Programs
6:00 p.m. Jr. /Sr High Worship Youth Center
“Truth Seekers” Adult Bible Study—Parlor Don't Forget:
Bell Choir Practice B P Screening
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir Practice Every Third Sunday before and
after morning worship.
Wednesday night at HDUMC is for everyone. Shirley Bonnette, Parish Nurse
Mon.—Thurs. 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.—NOON
SUNDAY SCHOOL—9:15 a.m.
SUNDAY WORSHIP—8:15 & 10:30 a.m.
Web Site Address: WWW.HDUMC.ORG
“The Church With The Loving Heart”
1600 Horseshoe Drive Permit No. 429
Alexandria, LA 71301 Alexandria, LA
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