Schweitzer News – August 7, 2018

Schweitzer UMCGeneral, News

Worship God in Song!

Chancel Choir offers an opportunity to give glory to God through music! The Choir is open to anyone high school age or older, regardless of musical ability. Rehearsals are on Wednesday nights beginning Aug. 15, 6:30–7:45. The choir prepares music to share in traditional worship services and for special occasions. We welcome you to sing with this dynamic choir!  Contact Cheryll Moll,, with questions or for more information.

Music Groups

It’s that time of year again, and you’re invited!

The Kids & Youth Ministry Fall Kickoff is here!

Join us Wednesday, August 22, 6:00–8:00 p.m., as we begin our fall semester at SUMC! Dinner will be provided, as well as high energy games, quality time with friends, engaging worship, and plenty of time to dive into the Bible and learn how to be a more active Disciple of Jesus Christ.

Kids Ministries

Youth Ministries

Come join other women, grow closer to God and in relationship with each other

Come join other women at Schweitzer to grow in your relationship with God and each other — Friday mornings in the Discover Room, 10:00–Noon. Childcare is provided. We will begin with Priscilla Shirer’s study, Discerning the Voice of God.

Be the Mentor you wish you had!

Upgrade Your Mentoring 2 will be held on August 22 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. If you have been a mentor, are a mentor, or are considering being a mentor for any of the following, this event is for you: Life Change Plan Mentors, Jobs for Life Champions, Faith and Finances Allies, Coach House Mentors, Pittman Tutors, Alpha Table Leaders, Spiritual Guides.

Register here

Get peace, healing, and freedom in your relationships & finances

Faith and Finances is a 12-week class that equips low and fixed-income individuals and families with Biblical money principles. If you want to get and stay relationally and financially healthy, this is the class for you.

Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
August 29–November 14

For more info contact David Freeman, or click on the button below.

Register here

Schweitzer’s Food Drive

Schweitzer is reaching out to our community through our crisis food pantry. We are serving about 300 families in our food pantry every month. All food donations go for Schweitzer’s Food Pantry only. Money donations are also appreciated. Please bring items this Sunday morning, August 12, to the foyer or during business hours, Monday-Friday, in the church office. Thank you for your generosity!

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Got Questions?

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions where anyone can explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open, and informal environment.

Alpha is about friends bringing friends. The overall purpose of Alpha is to help bring people into a relationship with Christ by sharing the good news of the gospel (1 Thes 2:2,4,8), through short interactive videos, friendship, and small group discussion in a safe, friendly, open, and informal environment. Join us on August 29, from 6 to 8 p.m., for our free introductory dinner to learn more about the Alpha journey. Bring a friend!

Register here