Our weekly digital newsletter
October 1, 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:
Heather Nekola

Youth Pastor:
Mike Jones

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:

$ 4,333  Total
Thank you for your gifts.

Sunday's Attendance 
8:00 (83)   9:15 (133)  10:45 (75)

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October Giving Items
Giving items for the month of October 
are Mac n Cheese for the Mission of Hope Shelter. Your donation may be left at the back entrance near the Welcome Center. Thank you for your generosity.

Open House for Pastor Craig
Please plan to attend an Open House for Pastor Craig's retirement on Friday evening, September 29th. A catered meal is being provided with BBQ pulled pork sandwiches and salads. The Open House will run from 5:00 to 8:00 with the meal served from 5:00 to 7:00. The
location of this Open House is at the Hughes Horse Barn,
6004 76th Ave SW, Fairfax. (2 miles west of Edgewood Road on 76th Ave)

Please note the Open House is not at the Hughes' home or at the nursery. It is at the Hughes' Barn located at the above address.
Exit X Pizza Ranch Fundraiser
On October 4th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. we will have another Exit 10, SUMC Junior and Senior High youth ministry, fundraiser at Pizza Ranch in North Liberty. We are given 15% of all the proceeds Pizza Ranch brings in from people who present a ticket that will be available to pick up at the church within the next week. The youth will be at this event clearing tables and refilling glasses and we will have tip buckets available. 100% of tips will go directly to the mission trip! Thank you again for your continued support of Exit 10!
SUMC Survey Meeting
We had an outstanding response from the congregation on the recent survey that was taken, with a total of 204 surveys returned. Survey results were reviewed by the Ad Council during the September 25th meeting and have also been sent out via e-mail. If you would like a hard copy of the results, please stop by the Welcome Center in the lobby to pick up a copy. There will be a meeting on Monday, October 16th at 7:00 p.m. for the full congregation to meet and review the results. During the meeting we will discuss how we continue to stay informed of the decisions being made at the denominational level and how we can maintain the sense of community and mission at SUMC. 
Flood Relief
Next Sunday, October 8th is the last day to drop off items. At that time, we will inventory the items and schedule a "Fill the Bucket" day if there are enough items to warrant one.

SUMC and Social Media
Facebook-Shueyville Church
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, October 1
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, October 2
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Church office hours
6:00 p.m. Scout Patrol Leaders Meeting
7:00 p.m. UM Women
7:00 p.m. Scout Troop 37

Tuesday, October 3
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Church office hours
6:00 p.m. Scout Pack 37

Wednesday, October 4
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Church office hours
5:00 p.m. Youth Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Thursday, October 5
9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Church office hours
6:00 p.m. Nile Dusdieker-Orchid Club
6:30 p.m. Trustees Meeting

Friday, October 6
Office Closed
No activities

Saturday, October 7
Office Closed
8:00 a.m. UM Men's Breakfast

Sunday, October 8
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
9:15 a.m. Vosmek Baptism
10:15 am. Fellowship
10:45 am. Contemporary Service in the FLC
3:30 p.m. Webelos II
6:00 p.m. Venture Scouts

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!