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Please Join Us! - This Sunday, September 10th for Part 3 of our sermon series...  
 
United Methodist Women Salad Supper Tonight! Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Bring a salad and enjoy fellowship with us. Program by Sherry Veldhuizen.
Help the Hurricane Harvey Survivors  
AUMC is gathering both Hygiene Kits and Clean Up Buckets to send to Texas with UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief).  If you would like to help, you can pick up a bag with the list for the hygiene kit or a list for the Clean Up Bucket in the entryway.  Here are links to the lists if you want to start shopping:
Baptism Class
Join us this Sunday, September 10th at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel with Pastor John. This one-session class is to help understand the significance of baptism and to schedule a date. Contact the church office at 967-2991 or Sueb@altoonaumc.org with any questions.
Confirmation Class - There will be a meeting for parents and 7th/8th grade students this Sunday, September 10th at 10:45 a.m. in the Chapel. Any 7th or 8th grade student and their parents that are interested in Confirmation should attend. Classes will begin September 27 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the basement.
Jesus Freak Puppet Troupe
Puppet Practice begins September 10th!
4th through 12th graders practice Sunday evenings from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Skit practice for 7th grade through adult follows from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Both in the Family Life Center.
For more information visit altoonaumc.org/puppets 
Top Notchers Potluck & Program - Tuesday, September 12th at Noon in the Family Life Center. The program is Carson Ode who will speak about his books Celebrate Iowa and Spaces, Places and Faces. Books will be available for purchase. Bring a dish to share & a donation for the food pantry.
NEW MEN'S STUDY
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis.   Please consider joining other AUMC men for this fascinating 12 week C.S. Lewis study. The study will be offered at two different times -- Wednesday (starting 9/13) evenings from 8:00-9:00 p.m. at AUMC & Friday (starting 9/15) mornings from 6:00 - 7:00 a.m. at the Altoona HyVee.  Visit altoonaumc.org /men to sign up or to learn more about ministry opportunities for men. Email questions/suggestions to menunited@altoonaumc.org .
New Members Class - If you are interested in becoming a member of AUMC, our next 2 session class will meet on Wednesday, September 20th and Wednesday, September 27th from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. in the Chapel, with the receiving of New Members on Sunday, October 1st. For more information or to sign up for this class, please contact the church office at 967-2991 or email sueb@altoonaumc.org . Childcare is available during the classes.
Day of Mission - Save the Date!
With Turkey Mission Dinner 2016 funds, we are having a day of mission on Saturday, October 21. Not only will we be building the walls for another home through Habitat for Humanity in our parking lot, but we will also be packaging 50,000 meals through Meals from the Heartland in the Family Life Center. Mark your calendars now!  More information and signups will be coming soon!  
September Newsletter 
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