The vision of the University City Church of Christ is to equip God’s family to seek and save the lost, and to live holy lives by His Word.
“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” Acts 2:42 (NIV)
May 20, 2018
We are so glad you came to worship the Lord with us. We pray that this time of praise, prayer and reflection will set a spiritual tone for your week.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
May 20 (Sun) GHCC Communion & Bible Study, 3pm
May 20 (Sun) 2:42 Small Groups
May 21 (Mon) Ladies Night Out, 5:30 at Applebee’s on 13th.
May 21 (Mon) Ladies Prayer & Fitness, 6pm
May 21 (Mon) B-12, 7pm, Fellowship Hall
May 22 (Tue) Crafty Ladies, 10am
May 23 (Wed) Bible Classes, 7pm
May 27 (Sun) GHCC Communion & Bible Study, 3pm
May 28 (Mon) Office Closed for Memorial Day
May 28 (Mon) NO Ladies Prayer & Fitness
May 28 (Mon) B-12, 7pm, Fellowship Hall
May 29 (Tue) Crafty Ladies, 10am
May 30 (Wed) Singing Night, 7pm
WELCOME NEW MEMBER
We extend a warm welcome to Lesa Fronabarger and her sons, Deuce and Brody. Take time to get to know them and make them feel welcome.
PRAYERS FOR OUR NEW MINISTER
Please pray for James Farris, and his family; wife Priscilla, children Andrew (22), Timothy (21), Isaac (17), Joseph (13) and Luke (10), as they make preparations to join our family at UCCC in August.
HONDURAS HELPING HANDS 2018
Ten of our college students are offering their services to raise funds to pay for participation in the 2018 Honduras Mission trip. If you could use some help around your house, please sign-up on the form in the hallway. If you have questions, contact Mike Childs or Rodney Powers.
LADIES NIGHT OUT
All ladies are welcome to meet for dinner on Monday, May 21 at Applebee’s on 13th Street at 5:30pm. Please sign up in the hallway.
HELPERS STILL NEEDED
Thanks to those of you who have answered the call to help with the nursery, 2&3’s, or 4&5’s classes for Sunday AM and Wednesday PM. More volunteers are still needed. Please sign up or talk to Chris Payne (704-796-3533). Your help is important.
MEN’S GRIDIRON FOOTBALL EVENT
All UCCC adults, college & teen men – Please mark your calendars for Thursday, August 23rd at 7pm for our first ever Gator Gridiron Football Kickoff Event at Emerson Alumni Hall featuring speaker UF Athletic Director Scott Stricklin sharing on the state of Gator football for 2018 and sharing his faith, a catered dinner, fellowship and fun! Our goal for this community geared event is to fill up the President’s Room (seats 200) and have each one of us invite a friend, neighbor, classmate or coworker. Gator football schedules will be handed out at the end with an invitation to UCCC on them. Tickets will be $20 for one/$30 for two. $15 for one student/$20 for two. Table sponsors (10 seats) for $200.
The women’s jail and prison ministries need additional volunteers to help take the Word of God to women who are incarcerated. Please see Pat Wyder, Oretha Walker or Becky Barclift. Thanks!
HONDURAS WATER BOTTLES
Thank you to so many of you that help to sponsor water bottles. Because of your help we will be able to provide water bottles that will help purify water for a year for an individual/family as well as maintain current water purifying towers already in place in Honduras.
Blessing Bags are available in the End Zone. In order to make more Blessing Bags, please contribute one or more of the needed items (a list is in the collection box). Thank you for your support.
1 Peter 5:2 “Be Shepherds of God’s
flock that is under your care…”
“And Jesus said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 (ESV)
As we follow Jesus, we should be Fishers as well. Are we fishing? Are we looking for opportunities to fish?
Private prayer with an Elder(s) is available down front following the closing song or by appointment.
CHRIST – CENTERED RECOVERY
Experience Christ centered recovery with our Bible-based 12-step group (“B-12”), every Monday, at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall. Watch the power of God’s love and grace at work in an atmosphere of Christian fellowship, with those who care.
LADIES PRAYER & FITNESS CLASS
All ladies are welcome to meet together each Monday evening from 6-7pm for exercise and prayer. Come and benefit from this time to tone your body and refresh your soul with other sisters in Christ.
GHCC BIBLE STUDY AND COMMUNION
Join a few UCCC members each Sunday at 3pm for Bible study and communion at Gainesville Health Care Center. Contact Jeff Howell 352-215-2297 or Robbie Lumpkins 352-792-2999.
Please keep the church office informed of any changes to your address, phone, email, etc., so that our directory and database will be current.
The Equip conference will be in Orlando June 28-July 1 at the Rosen Center Hotel (800)800-9840. Registration is free and the hotel is only $120 a night. The conference schedule is at www.equiporlando.org.
FOOD PANTRY items needed: Canned peas.
GATORS FOR CHRIST
Tonight at 7pm we will have a game night, cookout and pool party at Brookfield pool. This Wednesday night we will be doing our “Wise Investing Bible class on Investing and Saving” at UCCC Room #212-214 at 7pm, This Thursday at 7pm we will begin our men’s and women’s summer A small group Bible studies. Next Sunday a number of our summer students will enjoy worship together at Disney’s Fort Wilderness and Animal Kingdom. ($64 due today!) Directions are available at www.gatorsforchrist.org.
June 3 Graduation Luncheon
June 10-14 – Jacksonville Workcamp
Florida Bible Camp June 24-30.
July 15 – VBS “Under God’s Big-Top” 4-7pm
WELCOME YOUTH INTERN
We extend a warm welcome to our summer youth intern. Victoria McDaniel comes to us from Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL and will be here working with our youth for the summer. Please seek her out and help her to feel at home.
YOUTH GRAD LUNCHEON
Mark your calendars and plan to attend the luncheon to honor our High School Graduates on Sunday, June 3rd in the Family Life Center immediately following our morning worship. The cost is $5. This year’s graduates are: Kevin Kinsman and Kayla Vairo. Congrats Grads!
Please remember our sick and shut-in of UCCC with cards, visits or a phone call and keep them in your prayers. The names of others (family and friends) are listed on the bulletin board.
Hospitals: (this past week)
Special Care Facilities:
Annetta Beazlie, Mary Jo English, Bennilene Pennisi, Bettye Roberts (Brookdale #316), Edith Robinson, Phyllis Strain, Clarice Turk, Virginia Witt, June Wiles
Douglas Guntor, Izzy Henson, Ruby Lee Horne, Joan Jaudon, Glennon Lay, Carol Massey, Wendell & Carol Roberts, Lanelle Waters, Rick Worley and Ruth Wyatt.
Prayers for the safety and strength of all those in harm’s way serving our country and community.
Please park only where parking spaces are indicated. Also, please be gracious to our senior members and our visitors when choosing your parking spot. Thank you for being considerate. “…Outdo one another in showing honor.” Romans 12:10
Let’s all GROW together!