Rev. Diane Kenaston
9:15 a.m. LOGOS
9:30 a.m. Children’s Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Worship
11:30 a.m. Welcome Snack
MTWF: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The office is closed on Thursdays. The office will be closed Friday, October 25th and Monday, October 28th.
Have News to Share?
Please email Amy with your announcement. Please limit to 300 words. Announcements must arrive before 5pm on Monday to be included in that week's email/ Headlines page/ bulletin. Announcements will be edited before publication. Make sure you include a description of your event and contact info for more information.
Pray with us! Visit the secure online prayer list and keep our church family in your prayers. Note: a password is required. The password can be found in your bulletin insert on Sunday mornings, or you may contact the office at 314.863.8055 to obtain it if you are a UUMC member.
What We Need is Here
Every October, we request Estimates of Giving for the following year so that the Leadership Team can create a budget that aligns with our values. Please bring your completed Estimate of Giving card to worship on October 27th or submit online.
"Make a Difference" ALL DAY, Saturday 10/26: SHED + Trivia
Join UUMC as we make a difference ALL DAY on Saturday, October 26th. Start at 9:00 a.m. by volunteering with Safe Homes for Elderly and Disabled (SHED) to trim bushes, rake leaves, and make minor repairs at the homes of elderly and disabled U-City residents. No experience necessary. Tools will be provided. RSVP to Rich Wymore by October 25th to be assigned a work location.
"Make a Difference" Day continues at 7:00 p.m. with the annual "Food for Friends" trivia night and silent auction to support the Open Door Pantry. Costs are $25/person, $15/student, and $150/table of 8. RSVP to the church office to reserve a spot!
LOGOS: Progressive Evangelism
Throughout the month of October, Nicki Reinhardt-Swierk, M.T.S, is leading a LOGOS class on “Progressive Evangelism.” Nicki serves as Manchester UMC’s Social Justice Coordinator and is helping launch their young adult outreach efforts in St. Louis City. She received her Master of Theological Studies with a concentration in Religion, Ethics, and Politics from Harvard University and has been involved in ecumenical work and activism for over ten years.
Harvest Home Dinner, 11/3
Stay after worship on Sunday, November 3rd for fellowship and delicious food, including turkey, potatoes, and veggies. We're inviting our food pantry guests to attend the feast. Please bring a side dish to share! Stop by the table in the Fellowship Hall to "pluck a turkey feather" with the name of side dish or dessert that's needed for the feast and write your name and selection on the sign-up sheet.
All Saints Sunday, 11/3
Sunday, November 3rd is All Saints Sunday. This is a time for us to remember and honor those who have died. To recognize a loved one, tie a bell to the butterfly banner in the Fellowship Hall and write their name on the sheet. You may also email names to the church office by the end of the day on Thursday, October 31st.
Book Club, Tuesday 11/5
The next UUMC book club will be held on Tuesday, November 5th at 7:00 p.m., at the home of Phyllis Hershey. We will be discussing Becoming, Michelle Obama's biography. Everyone is welcome.
Microcredit Club Update
We've loaned over $60,000 to people in 82 countries! Read the September 2019 update on the Mission Blog. Thank you for supporting the U-City Microcredit Club!
Health Protection and Education Services (HPES)
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation and its Board of Directors recently selected Health Protection and Education Services (HPES) as an award recipient for their 2018-2019 Community Health Grant program. HPES was one of only seven nonprofit organizations to receive this recognition as the best organization for diabetes screening, prevention, and education, nationwide. Read more on our Mission Blog.
Youth & Young Adult Ice Cream Social, 10/26
UMC Next and the Missouri Reconciling United Methodists are hosting an ice cream social with worship leader J.J. Warren for youth and young adults under 25. The event will take place at Clementine’s Creamery on Saturday, October 26th from 7-9 p.m.
Reconciling Worship Service, Sunday 10/27
Join the Missouri Reconciling United Methodists and UMC Next in a special worship experience celebrating God’s diversity, divine grace and eternal hope. The worship service will take place at Webster United Methodist at 2 p.m. Worship will be led by representatives from United Methodist Churches across the region and will feature a variety of worship styles. J.J. Warren will provide the message.
Recycle Old Markers with UUM Preschool
UUM Preschool is participating in the Crayola ColorCycle program, devised to re-purpose used markers rather than sending them to landfills. Drop-off boxes for used plastic markers, highlighters, and dry erase markers are located in each classroom and by the preschool office.
Ignore & Report Strange Emails from Religious Leaders
The FTC alert, Worshipers targeted by gift card scam, explains that scammers pretend to be a pastor, rabbi, priest, imam, or bishop and then ask worshipers for gift card contributions for a worthy cause. Appeals are often made by email, but we’ve heard people are getting texts and phone calls, too. The imposter asks people to buy a popular gift card — frequently, iTunes, Google Play, or Amazon — and then asks for the gift card number and PIN on the back of the card. Those numbers let the scammer immediately get the money people loaded onto the card. Once that’s done, the scammer and peoples’ money are gone, usually without a trace. But there are things people should do if they paid a scammer with a gift card.