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The altar flowers are given in honor of Alan Burkhart’s 18th birthday on June 24 by his parents, Dave and Lori Burkhart.

The cost of the wine (for 8:30 a.m.) is given in honor of their 11th anniversary by Doug and Ida Foght.

June 23-29, 2019
Sunday: Mission Sunday
8:30 a.m. Worship Service*
9:30 a.m. Sunday School/ Youth Choir/ Children’s Bell Choir
10:45 a.m. Worship Service
12:30 p.m. Richmond Party
Monday: 5:00 p.m. Emmaus Circle Meal Out
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study
1:15 p.m. Staff Meeting
Wednesday: 12:11Club
5:15 p.m. WOW prayer
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. WOW meal
Thursday: 4:00 p.m. Bible Study @ the Pelican
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. Men of Hope
*Holy Communion

Greeters for next week: 8:30 Youth Service 10:45 Fischers

Today is Mission Sunday. On the fourth Sunday of each month, the Sunday School offering is designated to help Jasmin Ibisate, a young girl from the Philippines, through Compassion International.

Ohio Tornado Victims need our help. This past week’s devastation has broken many lives, homes, schools and businesses. If you’d like to financially help, please make a check out to NWOS (or give cash) and mark your gift for Ohio Tornado Relief. We will forward the gifts to the NWOH Synod for distribution. Donations need to be given by June 30.

Special music is needed at 10:45 a.m. for July 14 and August 25. It is also needed at both services on August 18. Please contact Carol at the church office if you can help. Thanks!

SAVE THE DATE! Pastor John Kerr will be the special speaker for Homecoming on
October 6.

Youth/Family News from David Wolfe
Calling all middle and high schoolers this Summer for the re-start of 12:11 Club. David Wolfe will be meeting for lunch at Hardees at 12:11, his treat, for an hour of conversation and an opening to talk about the joys or sorrows happening in your lives.
12:11Club will meet every Wednesday throughout the summer until school begins again in August. Please join him to talk or just to have lunch.

Game Changer at Lakeside: October 4-6
Fall into Lakeside is a 2 night/3 day youth event for middle school and high school students that will take place at the beautiful Lakeside Chautauqua on the shores of Lake Erie. Over the weekend we will focus on the verse Hebrew 13:8.
There are also many great activities planned for the weekend including guest speakers, music by the band Attaboy, Bible studies, service projects, college reps, and other exciting surprises!
Sign-Up is located on the Youth Bulletin Board or contact David Wolfe for further information.

There will be a jubilant celebration and patriotic service on July 7 at 10:00 a.m. (one service only) followed by a (catered) picnic. Everyone is encouraged to attend. All choirs will be singing! Sunday School will be at 8:30 a.m. Please sign up on your worship registration card if you plan to attend the picnic by June 30. Baskets will be out at the meal for donations. A donation of $6 per adult and $3 per child is suggested.

Breaking the Code:  Understanding the book of Revelation—This is the new Adult Sunday School Class beginning July 7. Join Pastors Bob and Renee Ahern as we explore Revelation with videos and a book.

The Good Will clothing preschool fundraiser will resume on August 6. Please save your items to donate at that time! Thanks.
On the first Sunday of each month, you are invited to bring an item/items and place it/them in the containers in the hall. July’s theme is breakfast cereals, oatmeal and hot cereals in single packs. These items are given to the WOW Pantry for distribution.

To: ALL Good Hope Ladies
The “Ant Picnic”
Monday, July 8 at 12:30 in the dining room
  Come and bring your friends simply for the purpose of sharing a good time with some gals from neighboring units.  We’ll have a simple lunch (NO chocolate covered ants), listen to some “Ant” scripture and stories, maybe sing a song or two, and TALK.  
  Our activity for the afternoon will be to cut and roll bandages for Global Health Ministries (so if you have a good pair of scissors, please bring them.)

  Please sign a worship registration card or call the church office (562-0286) by Wednesday, July 3 if you will be attending the picnic.
B.O.R.N. (Bucyrus Outreach Restoration Network) will be having their annual garage sale on July 12-13 at First Alliance Church. Please start saving items now (no clothing) to donate to the sale. [You may deliver your donated items to First Alliance on July 11 during the set-up time.] Help with the set up on July 11 between 4 and 8 p.m. and the sale will also be needed. Please contact Caroline Metcalf (419-563-1023) or the church office (419-562-0286) if you can help with the set-up or sale. Thanks!

Outreach School Supplies Collection
  This summer we are collecting school supplies for various schools in Crawford County. We will take the supplies directly to the schools that have needs. Below you will find a list of needs. Please pick up an item or two and drop it off in the bin marked “School Supplies” in the narthex. We want to support our children and our schools.
Fairway School
Dry beans
Play sand
Shaving cream
Baby wipes
Walmart gift cards (for teachers to buy supplies)
Other Schools in the county
Mechanical Pencils/Pens (Blue or Black)
Spiral notebooks
Notebook paper
Walmart gift cards (for Good Hope teachers to buy supplies)
  Other supplies will be listed later on the announcement pages. We will be collecting supplies until August 1st. At that time, we will deliver the collected supplies to the schools.

Please, Please, Please: If you have discontinued the use of a landline over which to be contacted by telephone and have only the use of a cell phone, call the church office (419-562-0286) and give Carol your cell phone number. We will not publish it in the church directory unless you give us permission. Thanks!

VBS will be held on July 28 – August 1 from
6 – 8 p.m. at the Bucyrus United Methodist Church, 216 Hopley Ave. The theme is Power Up—Raise your game. Sign up now! Forms are available in the church office.

The following items are needed for VBS—sharpies in different colors, 100 pennies, white Elmer’s glue, plastic tablecloths—12 x round, 300 white labels compatible with Avery 8160 or 5160, scotch tape. There is a box in the narthex in which to place these items.
WELCA will be cutting/tearing fabric strips for bandages for GLOBAL HEALTH MINISTRIES at our “Ant” Picnic” in July. If you have any WHITE bed sheets you are no longer using, please bring them to the church for us. Place them in the bottom of the WELCA cupboard in the narthex. Thanks! – Sarah G.

This past Wednesday there were 40 meals served at WOW (including 3 meals delivered by KayCee Smith) and 28 attended the prayer service. Thank you to Theresa Yaussy for the meal of BBQ chicken, potatoes, rolls, salad and dessert.
Thank you also to all those who helped with the meal and clean up: KayCee Smith, Nancy Heiby, Loretta Oberschlake, Larry and Sheila Shutler, Terry Spiegel, Dave McDiffitt, Sandy Wertz, Dave Smith, Doug Yaussy, David Wolfe, Pastor Renee.
Note:  The donation from Randy Fischer last week came from the Rotary Club.
One family was helped from the WOW Pantry.
Thanks to Mel, McDiffitt for working in The Closet.
The Closet is full! Please do not bring in any new donations until further notice. Thank you.

Pastoral Act: Bo Edward Garris, son of Eric and Melissa Garris was baptized on June 16, 2019 by Pastor Renee Ahern.
Mary Ann Ruth would like to thank everyone for their prayers, well wishes and many cards while she was in the hospital.


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