August 4 , 2017
Dadeville First United Methodist Church
Weekly Newsletter
P. O. Box 305 / 140 West Lafayette Street
Dadeville, AL  36853    
(256) 825-4404
Church Administrator
Leighanne Temple, Church Administrator, will be out of the office on Friday, August 4th.
Those Who Serve
Sunday, August 6th

Ushers / Greeters:  Raphord & Diane Farrington, Joe & Lisa East, Bobby Ryals, & Philip & Sally Baker

Counters:  Robin Burson & Betsy Keown

Acolytes:  Jackson Kane & Makenzie Smith
Ice Cream Social / Praise & Worship
Sunday, August 6th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Home of Mark & Lydia Staples
1595 Beri Barfield Drive, Dadeville 
We will enjoy homemade ice cream, followed Praise & Worship! This is a church wide event so bring your family, friends, and lawn chairs and be prepared to be blessed!  In case of rain, we will meet at the church.

Back to School Bash
Sunday, August 6th from 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Church Lawn
Children come dressed in swimming apparel and bring a friend and a towel.
Women's Bible Studies
Laura Daniel & Dana Harrelson
Sunday, August 6th for 7 weeks
(not meeting on Sunday, September 3rd)
4:00 PM    Church Parlor
This Bible study is for women of all ages.  It is "Discerning the Voice of God" by Priscilla Shirer.  Books are $10.00.
              Having a hard time knowing what God is saying versus what others are saying? This Bible study is designed to help participants know the voice of God: His language, character, and tone of voice. By growing closer to God through His Word, participants will be able to discern God's voice from the voice of strangers.

Children's Ministry Organizational Meeting
If you are interested in helping with the Children's Ministry this fall, please attend an organizational meeting on Monday, August 14th at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  

Prime Timers
Tuesday, August 29th
2:00 PM
Community Room

Prayer Breakfast
Our prayer breakfast program will start on Friday, September 8th.  We provide a breakfast feast for our Dadeville High School students, but more importantly, we pray for them and with them. Please make plans to join us and help out where you can:  set up at 5:30 AM, serve at 6:30 AM, and clean-up at 7:00 AM.  Future prayer breakfasts will be held at our church on September 29th and October 27th.
Women's Bible Studies
Barbara Cunningham
Tuesday, September 12th then 1st Tuesday of every month through March
10:00 AM    Church Parlor
We will be sharing together Sharon Jaynes' book, "Take Hold of the Faith you Long for"...Let Go, Move Forward, Live Bold.  Books are $9.13.
          God is the path to living boldly, bravely, and beautifully and we are challenged to let go of our weaknesses and trade them for God's strengths.  The book is filled with biblical depth, relatable stories, and practical strategies.  It is a declaration of truth and freedom for every battle-worn believer. Each chapter has a Bible Study Guide intended to take you deeper into God's Word to discover more about how to take hold of the faith you long for. 

Church Fun Day
Plans in the making for a Church Fun Day to be held Sunday, September 24th at Camp Ascca.  Festivities will begin at 1:00 PM.  Stay tuned for more information!
Prayer Requests
Please pray for these people during the week:
Mary Banks
Mondine Foshee
Mary Davis
Martha Jo Jones
James Monroe
Lindsay Kane
Tom & Jean Royston
Buddy & Jean Davis
Bob & India Hamby
Youth Director Needed



Teach Youth (Grades 7-12) Sunday School

Lead Sunday Evening Youth Activities

Lead Wednesday Evening Bible Study

Organize and Lead Special Youth Trips & Activities



Position is 12 month job

Part-time income:  $10,000/yr



Rev Michael Carver (256-825-4404) 

Jesse Cunningham (256-825-0919)

School Supplies Needed

First, Lake Martin Community Hospital presents FILL THE BUS School Supply Drive!  Join in supporting our schools and help fill up an entire school bus with supplies to help children of our community achieve the education they deserve!  Supply lists are posted on the bus as well as on the Hospital Facebook page.  Monetary donations are also accepted by calling (256) 749-5806.  The bus is located at the old Piggly Wiggle parking lot.

Second, the Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama are asking for support of their Ranch Back to School Program.  They are asking for monetary donations to purchase everything from classroom supplies to clothes and shoes.  With the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Girls Ranch in Camp Hill, you may wish to donate to help each student be fully prepared for a successful school year ahead.  Donations may be mailed to PO Box 240009, Montgomery, AL 36177-7655.
Sunday School Studies for Adults
 Check out the Latest Studies in our Sunday School Classes!

Young & Restless – Wanda Ryals
Sundays 9:30 AM        
Third floor to the left at the end of the hall
This class is studying “The Case for Christ” by Lee Strobel
          If you were a journalist, how would you investigate the top story in human history? Join the award-winning former legal editor of the  Chicago Tribune  as he cross-examines top scholars to uncover incontestable evidence supporting Jesus' claims. Includes updated archaeological material, an interview with Strobel, and more. A powerful defense of the Christian faith! 

Spares & Pairs – Jerry Bynum
Sundays 9:30 AM        Young Adults
Third floor to the right
This class is studying the series “Revival” by Adam Hamilton.
              After feeling his heart "strangely warmed" by God, John Wesley ignited a firestorm of revival in England and America. Inviting you to embark on a 6-week journey through England, Adam Hamilton retraces Wesley's footsteps to show how his teaching defines our faith, shapes our heritage, and challenges us to rediscover our spiritual passion.

New Beginnings – Phillip Baker
Sundays 9:30 AM         Fellowship Hall
This class uses the Cokesbury Adult Bible Studies.
              Used by hundreds of thousands of people weekly, this popular adult curriculum is based on the Uniform Series, which enables Christians across the globe to study the same Scriptures and topics on the same Sundays throughout the year.

Jenny Vinson – Kathy Westbrook & Mitchell Caldwell
Sundays 9:30 AM         Church Parlor
This class uses the Cokesbury Adult Bible Studies.
              Used by hundreds of thousands of people weekly, this popular adult curriculum is based on the Uniform Series, which enables Christians across the globe to study the same Scriptures and topics on the same Sundays throughout the year.
Online Giving

Interested in Giving Online?

You can use a credit card, debit card, or checking account.  Simply visit our website

Click on “More”, then “Give.”

You can make a single donation by entering the amount in the “My Online Donation” box, then click “Go.”

If you prefer to register, then click the “View Donor Portal” at the bottom of the “My Online Donation” box.  Then click “First Time?” for New User Registration.

The Church does keep records of your online giving and will mail out financial statements the first of the year for your tax records.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call the church office at (256) 825-4404.

08/07  GiGi Metzger
08/08  Terri Hudson
08/09  Martha Perry
08/25  Geneva Hewett
08/25  Ashley Jackson
08/29  Bob Embry
08/31  Jake Outlaw
08/15  Allen & Joyce Treadwell
08/16  Keith & Nancy Whyte
08/30  Bill & Suzy Farrington
Community Bulletin Board
Lawn, Tree, and Handyman
Call Andy (256) 794-4625

Senior Home Companion
Will assist with bathing, feeding, and going to bathroom
References upon request
Call Amy Yerkey (334) 275-5152

Dadeville's 1st Soap Box Derby Race
Race Day August 19th at 1:00 PM
Contact Marrell Ward (256) 496-0339 for registration forms, releases, rules, and more information.  Sponsors needed!

If you would like to add an event, service, etc., to our Board, please bring your flyer to the church office for placement on the board in the office and to be included here in the weekly newsletter.  Items will remain posted for 6 weeks.
Our Vision:  In God's love we will grow, share,
raise up servant leaders, and change the world!