For the Week of July 30, 2017

Do You Have Old Canterbury Pictures?

Getting Ready for Our 150th Anniversary

Canterbury turns 150 years old this October, and we are looking for historical information on Canterbury's past! If you have old pictures of events or people from Canterbury, please scan and send them to liz.kindred@canterburyumc.org or drop them off at the round reception desk. Please add your name and label the photo with names, dates, and a brief description. 

Canterbury-Beeson 
Forum on Aging 

Registration Now Available

The Canterbury-Beeson Forum on Aging is set for Saturday, August 12th from 7:15 AM-3:30 PM.  Whether you are a professional caregiver or simply a family member caring for an aging loved-one, this year's outstanding speakers can help you make the right decisions when you need to. Come join us for this series of presentations addressing dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other issues on aging. Register on our website www.canterburyumc.org/beeson2017 .

Volunteers Needed! We need volunteers for greeters, guides, registration and hospitality from 7 AM-12 PM. Please contact Valerie Boyd to sign up 205-229-4080. 

Summer Worship 

Regular Schedule Starts August 6th

Please join us for New Traditions at 8:15 AM in the Chapel and combined worship this Sunday in Canterbury Center at 10:30 AM before returning to our regular schedule on August 6th. 

 If you are unable to attend worship, make sure to check out Canterbury Live every Sunday at 10:30 AM on our website or by downloading our app

Outreach & Mission Opportunities 

Make a Difference and Volunteer

Brookdale Volunteers:
We are in need of volunteers to drive the Canterbury Bus on Sundays to Brookdale to pick up our members. This is a very meaningful and rewarding ministry that takes a small amount of time. If you are interested, contact jennifer.brasher@canterburyumc.org

Avondale Elementary School Supplies | Donate Before July 31st:
Donate your contribution of $50 before July 31. It will furnish much-needed school supplies to an entire classroom at Avondale Elementary School this fall.  Sign up to sponsor a classroom at  cindy.mcdougald@canterburyumc.org All checks should be made out to Canterbury UMC and earmarked "Classroom Supplies."

Family Promise Volunteers Needed | August 6-12th:
Canterbury will host the families of Family Promise in the Scout House the week of August 6th. If you would like to bring dinner that week or volunteer as an overnight host, please contact Norita Murray at rmurrayiv@charter.net or call  913-7458. 

STAIR Volunteers Needed at Avondale | Monday or Wednesday afternoons 3:15-4:45 PM:
You can make a difference by tutoring a second grader in reading at Avondale UMC. STAIR volunteers commit to tutoring on Monday or Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 to 4:45 PM, working with the same student all school year long. To learn more or sign up, visit  stairbirmingham.org/tutor. Take a look at the STAIR Video -  
http://stairbirmingham.org/what-we-do/stair-video.html.


Classes This Fall
 

Join us This Fall for Small Groups 
and Classes 

Wednesday Family Night | August 30-December 13:
Join us for Wednesday Family Nights this Fall. Enjoy dinner and classes starting at 5 PM. For a full list, visit www.canterburyumc.org/familynight . You can download the brochure here.

Connect: A Ministry for Newlywed Couples | August 22nd, 6:30-8:30 PM:
Join us for dinner and discussion for ten Tuesday nights beginning  August 22nd, 6:30 - 8:30 PM. 

This couples study is facilitated by Patti and Doug Williams, Laurie and Will Hereford, and Elizabeth and Zac Riddle.  We meet in the leaders' homes and share a delicious meal followed by discussion of tools to make communication in marriage more effective.  

Register at www.canterburyumc.org/connect.  For more information contact Ellen Thomas at ellen.thomas@canterburyumc.org or 874-1533.


Avonfest

Tickets Now Available

Save the date for Avonfest on September 17th from 5-7 PM at Cahaba Brewing Company (4500 5th Ave. South). Enjoy friendship, food and a beverage for an annual celebration benefiting Avondale Samaritan Place. Proceeds from the night will go to support all of ASP's growing outreach programs. Tickets can be purchased at the door as well as in advance at   www.canterburyumc.org/AvonFest. 

Rev. Dale Cohen's Blog

Wesleyan Grace Reflections

Read the most recent articles from our Senior Pastor, Rev. Dale Cohen by going to www.dalecohencanterbury.com .


Calendar of Events

For a detailed list of events at CUMC



Special Announcements

In the Hospital/Rehab as of 7/2717
Jasper "Dowe" Bynum.....................UAB
Dr. Leon "Bud" Hamrick...................St. Vincent's
Ann Cox...........................................St. Vincent's
Sara "Lisa" Bailey.............................Same Day Surgery
Carolynne Kent.................................Fair Haven
Mildred "Jane" Morris.......................Brookdale Rehab
Carolyn Smallwood..........................St. Martin's
Rosalyn Stroud................................St. Martin's 

Thanksgiving for the life of...
Albert Butler.................7/20/17
Everett Holle................7/22/17

Worship Service Schedule for Sunday, July 30, 2017
8:15 AM.........New Traditions Worship...........Chapel - Rev. Dale Cohen
10:30 AM.......Combined Worship...................Canterbury Center - Rev. Dale Cohen
Contact:
Canterbury United Methodist Church
350 Overbrook Road
Mountain Brook, Alabama 35213 | 205.871.4695