July 31, 2016 - Morrow First United Methodist Church

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July 31, 2016 - Morrow First United Methodist Church
We e k l y M i r r o r
July 31, 2016
10:55 a.m. Service
Liturgical Color: Green
R ev. L uis Or ti z
http://www.mfumc.com/Morrow Mirror
Sue Haupert-Johnson Assigned
as Next Bishop of
The North Georgia Conference
New Bishop of The North Georgia
Conference, Sue Haupert-Johnson,
was announced Thursday, July 14, by
t he Sout heast er n Jur i sdi cti on
Committee on Episcopacy at the 2016 Southeastern
Jurisdiction Conference meeting at Lake Junaluska, NC
on July 13-15.
Rev. Haupert-Johnson will be the first female bishop in
the North Georgia Conference. She was the fifth of
five new bishops elected by the 376 delegates, an equal
number of United Methodist clergy and laity, from the
nine states that form the Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ).
She was nominated by the Florida Conference. Rev.
Haupert-Johnson is District Superintendent of Florida’s
Gulf Central District; has served as pastor of churches
throughout Florida; and has had numerous leadership
roles in the Florida Conference.
IT IS TIME TO
PACK FOOD
AGAIN!
Put this Date and
Time on your
calendar!
WHERE? Morrow Presbyterian Church
WHEN? Saturday, August 6 @
8:30 a.m.
WHAT? Packing over 10,000 bags of
food, feeding over 60,000 people
WHO? YOU! We need you to join us
Contact Pastor John Callahan for details:
770.961.5444
She holds a law degree from the University of Florida,
was a litigator with a Tampa law firm before answering
the call to ministry and graduating summa cum laude
from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.
She was ordained a deacon in 1996 and an elder in 1998.
Following the SEJ announcement of her assignment as
new Bishop of The North Georgia Conference, the North
Georgia delegation greeted Rev. Haupert-Johnson whom
they referred to as “Bishop Sue”, her husband Rev. Allen
Johnson and their daughter, Samantha, at a reception
immediately following the announcement. A
consecration service for the five new bishops was held
on Friday, July 15, at Lake Junaluska.

A sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board
outside the library.
The Good
Shepherd Clinic
14th Annual
Tomato Sandwich
Party FUNdraiser
Her assignment as Bishop of The North Georgia
Conference is a four-year term and begins September 1,
2016. Bishop Mike Watson, currently Bishop of The
North Georgia Conference, retires September 1 and will
assume the role of Ecumenical Officer of the Council of
Bishops.
Editor’s Note: This information appeared in daily SEJ 
Conference updates reported by Sybil Davidson, North
Georgia Conference Communicator and member of the
Office of Connectional Ministries Staff, and by others on
the staff. www.ngumc.org

Saturday, August 6, 2016
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Morrow Center at Southlake Mall
Cost: $15 per person
No Waiting In Line for Tickets
Larry Cochran will be selling pre-paid tickets on
Sunday mornings leading up to the event and the
church office will have tickets during business
hours.
Make checks payable to the Good Shepherd
Morrow First United Methodist Church
5985 Jonesboro Road • P. O. Box 143, Morrow, GA 30260
770-961-4668 (Office) 770-961-8204 (FAX)
Office Hours: Monday -Thursday 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Friday
Church Staff
Rev. Luis Ortiz, Senior Pastor
[email protected]
Cyndie Combs, Office Admn, Editor
[email protected]
Donna Weeks, Chancel Choir Director
Jackie Davis, Accompanist
Nannette Dooley, Nursery
Elizabeth Lee, Nursery
SavageRace 2016
September 24 - Dallas, GA.
Becky Griffin, Financial Secretary
[email protected]
Tracy Holland, Custodian
Jamie Bales, Chef
Morrow First Weekly Budget, $5,971.55
July 24, 2016 Budget Report
for the week of July 24, we collected $2,171.62 for a
negative amount of $3,799.93 of our weekly budget
need of $5,971.55.
Our own Keith
Larson
is in this funny show,
Tokens of Affection, by
The Front Porch Players!
PANCAKE BREAKFAST
When: September 11
Where: Morrow First UMC
Fellowship Hall
Time: TBD
Cost: $6.00 per plate
Hosted by: Morrow First SavageRace
Participants
Menu: Pancakes & Sausage, Orange
Juice and Coffee
*Donations will be accepted
Others in our church
family involved in
Tokens of Affection is
Chuck
Matthews,
Li ght i n g En gi n ee r ;
Chuck
Ruffino,
Videographer; and Jean
Peacock,
Advertising/Public
Relations Chair.
Cast photos and more
information about this
funny, funny show is
posted on board by
library.
I will be faithful to Christ through The United Methodist Church with my prayers, my presence, my
gifts, my service, and my witness.
HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AUGUST 1st, 2016
CLAYTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AUGUST 8th, 2016
TODAY IS THE
LAST DAY FOR
DONATIONS!
THERE’S STILL
ROOM FOR
MORE!
Hello Everyone! I just want to remind you all that
today is the last day for the C&D (Cat and Dog) Drive.
Thanks to everyone for their donation and time!
All donations will go to the Clayton County Animal
Shelter.
Thanks Again, Emily Gawel
Come to the 2016
Golden Bells of
Atlanta
Dust Off Your Bells
Workshop
Calling all handbell/potential
handbell players: Come to the Dust Off Your Bells
workshop on August 20. It is $10 and includes lunch!
See Anna Wiley Cox or Tracy Bloom Larson for more
information and if you are interested.
http://www.goldenbells.com/
http://www.sermons4kids.com/
Our Love, Prayers and Christian
Sympathy To . . .
Stationed on Okinawa
Kameron Burrell (great nephew of Linda McElhannon)
Stationed Stateside
... The Family of Charles Mixon
Matt Allen (husband of Darcy Bloom Allen)
who passed away on July 25,
2016.
The Mixon Family - Jayson Dooley (son of Nannette Dooley)
Charles, Jean and their children
LeAnn, Alexandre and Paul - - were all active David Key (son-in-law of Bil & Melanie Johnson)
members of MFUMC and the community. Charles
Aviano AFB - Italy Capt. Kyle L. J. Phillips
was a member of The Joy Class and served on the
(grandson of Larry Phillips)
Finance and Audit Committees where his expertise
as a Corporate Tax Expert with the U.S. Treasury Stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC
Department was invaluable to the church. He
Alex McKenzie (son of Ardell McKenzie)
enjoyed camaraderie with many, particularly with his
Jacob Beard (friend of Brooksie Foster)
long time friend Paul Deason, whose friendship
continued after Charles retired, moved to the Stationed at USN Great Lakes Boot camp
mountains, and to the Georgia War Veteran’s Home
Kevin McElhannon, Jr.
in Milledgeville.
(grandson of Bill & Linda McElhannon)
A memorial service for Charles Mixon will be
Stationed in Kandahar Afghanistan
held on Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary
of First UMC of Newnan. Memorials in his memory
Max Anderson (cousin of Layla Leo)
may be sent to GA War Veterans Home Activity
Fund in Milledgeville, 2249 Vinson Highway,
Nursing Home /Hospital
Milledgeville, GA 31061. Expressions of Sympathy
Independent Living/ Rehab Patients
may be sent to his widow Jean Mixon at 5860
Grizzle Creek Rd., Suches, GA 31061-4807.
Bright View North Andover: Ethel Jewett, 1275 Turnpike
St, #1211, North Andover, MA 01845.
Golden Crest (Morrow): Toni Bish, Rm 10B.
ONGOING PRAYER REQUESTS: Governor’s Glen Assisted Living: Marline Sargent,
Anita Thomaston; Brenda Moore,
Pod B.
for healing, requested by Keith &
Jonesboro Nursing & Rehab: Tootsie Callaway, Rm 116A.
Kathy Munson; Corinne Birely and
Summer’s Landing Bayberry Trace: Linda Jenkins, Rm. 119
Family, whose 26-year-old son
(315 Arrowhead Blvd, Jonesboro, GA 30236).
Derrick passed away July 16,
Brightmoor Senior Living: Ellen Kovaleski, Rm.2 (3223
requested by Karen Kelly. Charles O’Dell; Glenda
Newnan Road, Griffin, GA 30223).
Huckaby; James Hewett; Kevin Munson & his
mother, for healing, requested by Keith & Kathy Arbor Terrace Senior Living: Mary Ann Hawkins, Rm.3010
Munson; Landis Ballington, cousin of Kathy (201 Crosstown Drive, Peachtree City, GA. 30269)
Munson, for a speedy recovery, requested by Keith Salude Transitional Care and Rehab Center: Mary Brazeal,
& Kathy Munson; Marshall and Jarrett families, Rm 122, (601 Northolt Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024)
requested by Shirley Watterson; Max, cousin of
Layla Leo, for safety while serving his country
Remember
oversees as a Army solider; Michelle Anderson,
The
Sick
and Shut-in through
requested by her husband Randy Anderson; Pam
cards,
calls,
prayers
and visitations.
Boyd; Paul Kelly; Ralph Ortiz, father of Pastor Luis,
Homebound
who has cancer: Ralph Ortiz, P.O. Box 91541,
Ellen Betsill, Mary & Jerry Brazeal, Betty Hargis, and
Lakeland, Florida 33804.
Doris Melear.
Order of Worship July 31, 2016
11th Sunday After Pentecost - Green
Gathering
As we gather to worship our Lord, feel free to greet your neighbors in Christian love. However, when the
announcements begin, please take your seats and at the chiming of the hour prepare your hearts and minds for
worship. Out of courtesy for your brothers and sisters in faith, silence your cell phones so we can be in a spirit of
worship throughout the service.
Welcome
10:55 a.m. Ritual of Friendship
10:57 a.m. Parish Notices
Chiming of the Hour
Lighting of the Altar Candles
Prelude
Choral Call to Worship
*Invocation
Congregation
Chuck Matthews, Liturgist
Bell Toller
Abby Bales and Kamryn Gant, Acolytes
Blessed Be the Name
arr. McDonald
It’s Not An Easy Road
Peterson
Liturgist
Praise & Worship
*Hymn of Praise, UMH p. 98
Celebration of Our Children
To God Be the Glory
W.H. Doane
Anna Cox
Children, ages 2 through Kindergarten leave for Children Church
Congregational Praises and Concerns/Announcements (From the Prayer Books)
Morning Prayer/Lord’s Prayer
*Hymn of Celebration, SLS p. 41
In My Heart There Rings a Melody
Offertory Prayer
Musical Offering
Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart
*Presentation of God’s Tithes and Our Offering
*The Doxology UMH p. 95
Liturgist
Mary Anne Brannon
E.L. Roth
Liturgist
arr. Hayes
The Acolytes
Congregation
The Word Read & Shared
Anthem, Chancel Choir
New Testament Reading, p.201
Message
People Need the Lord
McHugh and Nelson
COLOSSIANS 3:12-15
Mary Anne Brannon
HAND-ME-DOWNS
Certified Lay Speaker, Mary Anne Brannon
We Depart to Love & Serve
*Hymn of Going Forth, SLS p. 45
Jesus is All the World to Me
W.L. Thompson
*Extinguishing of the Candles
The Acolytes
*Benediction
Mary Anne Brannon
*Postlude
Leave It There
Tindley
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* stand, as you are able CCLI # 1090020
This Week at MFUMC
Choral Choir
Director:
Church
Accompanist:
Donna Weeks
Jackie Davis
Bell Choir Director: Liturgist:
Anna Cox
Acolyte Assistant:
Beth Matthews
Altar Guild:
Liz Haynie
Mary Anne
Brannon
Worship
Greeters:
Narthex:
Children’s Church: John and Dana
Susan Adams
Chapman
Ushers:
Hall:
Mike Griffin (head)
Brain Adams, Bob
Brannon, Tom Cromer
Sound Tech:
Eric Knowles
Layla Leo
Vi
July 31, 2016 - August 8, 2016
Sunday, July 31
NO Bell Choir Rehearsal
9:45 a.m.
Sunday School for all ages
10:55 a.m.
Worship Service, Sanctuary
Right after church
Back to School Scavenger Hunt and Swim Party until
4p.m, pick up time for kids is 4 p.m.
Monday, Aug 1
10:30 a.m.
Comfort & Joy Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting,
Carpeted Conference Room
5:00 p.m.
Good Shepherd Clinic, Electa Share Group
8:00 a.m.
First Day of School, Henry County Schools
Tuesday, Aug 2
8:30 a.m.
Ramblers Breakfast, Ann & Bill’s, Forest Park
Wednesday, Aug 3
TODAY!
Back to School
Scavenger Hunt
and Swim Party
WHEN: Right after church service.
START: Kathy Gailey’s house for lunch
END: Cox’s house for Pool Party
*All Ages Are Invited
PICK-UP TIME FOR KIDS: 4:00 p.m.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Meeting
Monday, July Aug 1
10:30 a.m.
7:00 p.m.
Chancel Choir Rehearsal in the music room
Thursday, Aug 4
10:00 a.m.
FOOD PANTRY open until noon
Saturday, Aug 6
8:00 a.m.
Stop Hunger Now , Morrow Presbyterian Church
5:30 p.m.
Good Shepherd Clinic Tomato Sandwich Party until
7:30 p.m, Morrow Center, Morrow GA
Sunday, Aug 7
9:00 a.m.
Handbell Practice, Music Room
9:45 a.m.
Sunday School for all ages
10:55 a.m.
Camp Meeting Worship Service, Sanctuary
Monday, Aug 8
Carpeted Conference
Room
8:00 a.m.
Electa Share
Group…
will be serving dinner
at The Good Shepherd
Clinic on Monday,
Aug 1 at 5 p.m.
Chancel Choir
Rehearsal Schedule
for Summer 2016
August 3, 7:00 p.m.
Music Room - Nursery Provided
First Day of School, Clayton County Schools
Ramblers
Breakfast
Ramblers Monthly
Breakfast will be
held on
Tuesday,
Aug 2, at 8:30 a.m. at
Ann & Bill’s located in Forest Park
Open 10 am
until 12noon
Aug 4
Bell Choir
Rehearsal
Resumes
Aug 7
9:00 a.m.
Weekly Mirror
Deadline for articles,
announcements,
reminders etc. is every
Wednesday at Noon!!!