Bluff Point United Methodist Church
Sunday, March 18, 2018

02-13-13 Article

Caption: Our Pastor, Rev. Judy White, unfortunately experienced a family
emergency a week ago. On Saturday evening, she requested that Ron Salyer
lead our worship the next morning. Ron never missed a beat! Though he
was not able to bless the elements, Ron did serve communion, in a unique
and meaningful way. Ron has a good knowledge of and is comfortable with
his God. And obviously he is a good friend, too…

This month, Food for the Needy is requesting cereal, cans of corn,
and cans of peas. Any questions, please call Donna Johnston at 536-2683.
Lent has begun: Yesterday was Shrove Tuesday. Ash Wednesday is
today, February 13th. An Ash Wednesday service will be held at 7:00 PM.
this evening.
The Penn Yan Area Council of Churches has announced its schedule
for this year’s Lenten lunches. Lunches will begin at 12:00 noon, they will
be held at the First Baptist Church, and the cost is $5.00 per person.
The theme for this year’s lunches is “The Qualities of Christ”. This
year’s speakers will highlight passages in Scripture which illustrate some
of Jesus’s inspiring qualities as his death approached.
The first luncheon for this 2013 Lenten Luncheon series will be held
tomorrow, Thursday, February 14th. The speaker for this luncheon is Rev.
Jeff Childs. Rev. Childs’s talk is titled, “Ten Bridesmaids Parable” and is
based on Matthew 25: 1-13.
The Wednesday evening Lenten Suppers at UMC Bluff Point will
begin on February 20th, from 6:00 - 7:15 PM. Please be sure to sign up.
Bible Study is on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM at the church and/or every
Thursday evening at 7:00 PM also at the church. Anyone may come;
no previous knowledge of the Bible is required.
Participants at our service for February 17th are: Liturgist - Dick
Smith; Greeters – Linda & Mike Folts; Ushers – Sherri Hunt and Michele
Covert; Scripture Reader – Carole Clow; Sunday School – Jessica Kenneda;
Counters – Elly Stempien and Bill Sutherland; Nursery – Laurie Prinzivalli
and Donna Johnston. The title of Pastor Judy’s sermon for this morning is
“The Journey Begins”.
Our thanks to Chris & Stacy Wyant for their gift of fellowship
following this morning’s worship.
Happy Birthday wishes to Sally Head (16). Did you know that our
dear friend, Fremont Valentine Clow, turned 80 this past Monday, February
A Happy Valentine’s Day anniversary to John & Roxie Kohn and
Cindy & Vince Rosato.
Please keep those who are serving our country in your thoughts and