Our weekly digital newsletter
July 16, 2017

The Shueyville Church: Digital Dove
1195 Steeple Ln NE
Swisher, IA 52337

Pastor Craig: 
Each of Us

Lead Pastor:
Craig Peters

Director of Operations:
Mark Steffens

Directors of Finance:
Aileen Koch
Janan Berstler

Director of Children's Ministries:
Daryl Jans

Asst. Director of Children's Ministries: Heather Nekola

Youth Pastor:
Mike Jones

Director of Contemporary Music
Simon Peters

Church Secretary:
Julie Perry

All God's Children
Preschool & School Age Care
A ministry
of Shueyville Church 
AGC Program Director:
Maureen Dale Ernst
AGC Assistant Director:
Alison (Ali) Brodsack
AGC Office Phone:
(319) 848-2393
Sunday Regular Schedule

Worship 8:00 a.m.
Fellowship  9:00 a.m.
Worship 9:15 a.m.
Fellowship  10:15 a.m.
Worship 10:45 a.m.

The Numbers
Last Week's Offering:

$6,729    Total
Thank you for your gifts.

Sunday's Attendance 
8:00 (65)   9:15 (80)  10:45 (51)

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July Giving Items
Giving items for the month of July are school supplies for College Community Schools. Your donation may be left at the back entrance near the Welcome Center. Thank you for your generosity.

Attention-Please Note                          
Pastor Josh Swaim will be covering for
Pastor Craig while he is on vacation. If you need to contact Pastor Josh, please contact the office.
Women At The Well
Did you know the church is in prison? Women at the Well is our sister congregation, a United Methodist congregation within the walls of the women's correctional institution in Mitchellville, Iowa. The pastor of this ministry, Rev. Lee Schott, will be with us, Sunday, July 23, to share with us about the weekly worship, supportive community, faith nurture groups, and aftercare we have offered to the women there. Maybe you'll find your own place in prison-in ministry with these women, our sisters in Christ.There will be a special offering during that Sunday's worship for Women
at the Well. Please make checks payable to Shueyville UMC, with "Women at the Well" in the memo line of your check. If you are not prepared to make an offering at that time, you are always welcome to make a gift afterwards, either through this church (as directed above) or directly to Women at the Well by mail or online at womenatthewellumc.org.
Missions Opportunities
SUMC would like to become more involved in working with local neighborhood missions. Three of those organizations are listed below. Along with their contact information, is a description of the services the organization provides. You may also contact Brian Nekola.

Willis Dady Sunday Lunch Program:
Willis Dady looks for a group of volunteers to prepare and serve serve a noontime meal to the clients each Sunday. The
home cooked meals bring a sense of comfort to the
clients and allows the volunteers to have direct contact
with the clients as well, creating a sense of community.
For more information, visit www.willisdady.org or call

Horizon Family Summer Meal Program:
13,000 area students receive free and reduced meals at
school. During the summer, these children lack access to sufficient nutrition...that is where you come in! Over 50 volunteers are needed to pick up, deliver, and distribute
meals once a week or multiple times a month. For more information, call 319-398-3943 or visit  http://summermeals.horizons.volunteerhub.com/events/ indexv1.

Mission of Hope Lunch Program:
Mission of Hope's Free Meal Program operates at 1700 B Ave NE in Cedar Rapids, Monday through Friday from 12PM - 1PM. One can find a hot, homemade meal served by staff, volunteers and a community of friends working together to restore hope and rebuild lives. For more information, visit call 319-365-1782 or visit http://www.missionofhopecr.org/free-meals/

P.E.T. Program
We delivered the Pet parts last week. We made 700 front axles and 1400 rear axles and 700 nut plates. This coming year they plan to produce about 600 Pets and deliver them to the coast where Navy ships will transport them to countries they are going to. We make all of axles and nut plates. We purchase the steel from Storm Steel and then have to cut the 20 foot 3/8 inch cold rolled steel into 9 inch and 6 inch parts and then drill holes in the ends of the rods. John and Jennifer and Justin Tedrow make the 700 nut plates which involves drilling two holes in each piece and then tapping the holes. They do this in their machine shop. Jeff Tonn, Ray Travis, Leo Mork and myself drill the 2800 holes in the ends of the rods. Ray is 90 years young and shows us how long we should be able to drill the parts. It costs our church about $4 per Pet plus our labor. These machines are produced in 25 different locations across the U.S. Leighton has produced 2600 carts since 2011. We are proud to be partners with Leighton as we bring Mobility to God's unfortunate children who are without the use of their legs and live in the bush around the world. The name of the project has been changed from PET (Personal Energy Transport) to Mobility Worldwide.
                                                              Jim Hynek

SUMC and Social Media
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Twitter- @shueyvillechrch (notice there is not a "u" in church due to space limitations). Please like and share us with your family and friends. The more exposure we have, the better. 
This Week's Calendar
Item not listed? Please make sure you've contacted Julie with your 2017 meeting schedule.

Sunday, July 16
Nursery Care offered from 9:15 through end of 10:45 service.
8:00 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
9:00 a.m. Fellowship
9:15 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
10:15 am. Fellowship
10:45 am. Contemporary Worship in the FLC

Monday, July 17
9 a.m-4 p.m. Church office hours
6:30 p.m. Scout Committee Meeting

Tuesday, July 18
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Church office hours
No activities

Wednesday, July 19
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Church office hours
No activities

Thursday, July 20
9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Church office hours
No activities

Friday, July 21
Office Closed
No activities

Saturday, July 22
Office Closed
1:00 p.m. Eagle Scouts

Sunday, July 23
Nursery Care offered from 9:15 through end of 10:45 service.
8:00 a.m.
Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
9:00 a.m. Fellowship
9:15 a.m.
Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
10:15 am. Fellowship
10:45 am. Contemporary Service in the FLC

Coordinating Our Building Use
Are you needing a place at the church for a committee meeting or event? Please note that ALL scheduling of the building's use must be cleared and scheduled through Julie in the church office. This is not a "permission" issue, but we do need this central location for keeping track of the building's activities (we are thankful to be able to host a growing number of Boy and Girl Scouts this year!). Just drop an email or phone the office (848-7213), so there are no surprises. Thank you!