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Serving God and Others

2-23 Bulletin

The altar flowers are given by Doug and Theresa Yaussy in memory of their parents, P.J. & Miriam Yaussy and Bud and Betty Snavely.

The cost of the bulletins is given in honor of Adison Stuckey’s 13th birthday today by her grandparents, Allen and Sandy Stuckey.

The cost of the wine is donated by Amanda and Brittany Crall to the glory of God.

The cost of the radio broadcast is donated in honor of Marla Scheffler’s birthday by Amanda and Brittany Crall.

February 23-29, 2020
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Worship Service*
8:30 a.m. Confirmation Class
9:30 a.m. Sunday School/Youth Choir/ Children’s Bell Choir
9:30 a.m. COUNCIL MTG.
10:45 a.m. Worship Service*
Monday: 7:00 p.m. Emmaus Circle—
Book Study
7:30 p.m. Dartball—make-up
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study
5:00 p.m. Finance Comm.
Wednesday: 8:50, 9:20, 1:00 Presch. Chapel
5:15 p.m. WOW prayer
5:30 p.m. WOW meal
5:45 p.m. Spirit of Praise Choir
6:00 p.m. Bell Choir
7:00 p.m. Ash Wed. service
Senior Choir after service
Thursday: 4:00 p.m. Bible Study@Pelican
6:30 p.m. Exec. Comm.
7:00 p.m. Council
Friday: 7:00 p.m. Yth. 30-hr. Famine Event @ St. Paul’s, Bucyrus
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. Men of Hope
*Holy Communion

Greeter(s) for next week: 8:30 Jeremy Shull family    10:45 Bill and Kathy Weber

Welcome back to Scott Fishpaw who will be our worship leader and speaker this morning.

Youth/Family News from David Wolfe
Please sign up on the youth bulletin board for the 30-hour famine event on Feb 28.

It is time to order Easter flowers for $10.00 each. Daffodils, hyacinths lilies and tulips in 6½ inch pots are available. Proceeds will go to the Stained Glass Window Restoration Fund. Order forms are available on the narthex racks and from the church office. Deadline for your order (and payment) is March 19. Due to the greenhouse we are using, it is very important to adhere to this deadline. Thank you!

Ash Wednesday - Easter 2020
For the mid-week Lenten worship services, we will focus on those who were witnesses to Christ's crucifixion. Using a Lenten drama by Dennis Maurer entitled “At the Foot of the Cross”, each Wednesday we will hear from a person what he or she saw, felt and learned from Jesus as He hung there dying.
February 26 Ash Wednesday 7 p.m.
March 4 – Mary Magdalene 7 p.m.
March 11 – Simon of Cyrene 7 p.m.
March 18 – The Centurion 7 p.m.
March 25 – John, the disciple 7 p.m.
April 1 – Mary, the mother of Jesus 7 p.m.
April 5 Palm Sunday
April 9 Maundy Thursday and First Communion – Peter 7 p.m.
April 10 Good Friday 7 p.m.
April 12 EASTER SUNDAY! 8:30, 10:45 a.m.
Easter Breakfast 8 – 10:15 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunt 9:30 a.m.

$—Ash Wednesday: BORN
$—Lent 1: Stephen Ministry
$—Lent 2: WOW Meal Ministry
$—Lent 3: Current Expenses
$—Lent 4: Together We Hurt, Together We Heal
$—Lent 5: Current Expenses
$—Maundy Thursday: WELCA
$—Good Friday: Good Hope Christian Preschool

Beginning February 24, the Emmaus Circle will begin a book study of Max Lucado's How Happiness Happens. If you would like to join us, please contact Doris Jones, Susan Holdcraft or the church office so we can order a book for you.

Next week is WOW Pantry Sunday. On the first Sunday of each month, you are invited to bring a boxed or canned food item and place it in the containers in the hall. March’s theme is canned ravioli, spaghetti, etc. These items are given to the WOW Pantry for distribution.

Care Package Addresses Needed
Please give the names and addresses of current Good Hope college students and military personnel, if there are any changes from the fall, to the church office before March 2.
Care Packages for College and Military
We would like to mail care packages to Good Hope college students and those who are serving in the military; we ask for your help with filling the boxes. There will be a tub in the narthex for your donations. Please consider donating individually wrapped, nonperishable food items for us to send. This could include items such as cheese crackers, cookies, candy, nuts, etc. We will collect these goodies until March 2. Thank you for helping us to encourage our college students and honor these military members!
-Outreach Comm.

Altar flowers are needed for March 29, April 5 and 26, May 3. Also, there are many spots open to sign up for donating the cost of the bulletins, wine and radio broadcast.

The Bucyrus United Methodist Church is offering Grief Sharing Meetings beginning on Monday, February 10 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at 216 Hopley Ave (BUMC Adm. Outreach Ctr.) The meetings will continue the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Please call BUMC church office to indicate your interest in attending as soon as possible (419-562-5061 on
M-F between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.).

This past Wednesday there were 39 meals served at WOW (including 4 meals delivered by Marjorie Boudinot) and 27 attended the prayer service. Thank you to Shirley Chapman, June Gebhardt for the meal of chicken, rice and broccoli casserole, rolls, salad and dessert.

Thank you also to all those who helped with the meal and clean up: Nancy Heiby, Dave Smith, David Wolfe, Bonnie Wolfe, KayCee Smith, Jeff Myers, Linda and Terry Spiegel, Doug Foght, Marjorie Boudinot.
Thank you to Patty Neff for playing the piano for the prayer service.
Thank you to Darla Wade, Linda Bean who worked in The Closet.


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