This Week at
Forrest Burdette
Memorial UMC
2848 Putnam Avenue
Hurricane WV 25526

Monday, August 7
9:30 a.m.  Preventicare -FH
5:45 p.m.  Uth Meet for Baseball Game
6:00 p.m.  Emmaus Men's Group -111
6:00 p.m.  Emmaus Women's Reunion
-Little Narthex
6:30 p.m.  Boy Scouts -VA House
8:00 p.m.  AA -308
Tuesday, August 8
10:00 a.m. C ommunity Cupboard
10:00 a.m.  Y.A.H. Quilters - 111
6:30 p.m.  Hooks & Needles -201
Wednesday, August 9
9:30 a.m. Preventicare -FH
6:30 p.m. Clark Small Group -308
6:30 p.m. Delph Small Group -201
6:30 p.m. Gatewood Small Group -Chapel
7:00 p.m. Praise Band Practice
Thursday, August 10
No Scheduled Activities
Friday, August 11
Bring Country Store donations today!
9:30 a.m. Preventicare -FH
10:00 a.m. C ommunity Cupboard
Saturday, August 12
8:00 a.m. UMW Hot Dog Sale & Co untry Store during the City-wide Yard Sale - FH
(until 2:00 p.m.)
Sunday, August 13
Summer series: "Friends You Need"
"You Need VIPs"
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship
6:00 p.m. Men's Group -111
6:00 p.m. Worship -Chapel
6:00 p.m. College/Career/Young Adult Night at the Parsonage


 August 7, 2017

     Children of the World will be presenting a concert at Forrest Burdette on Wednesday, September 6, 1:00 p.m. for Conner St. Elementary and 6:30 p.m. for the congregation. You are encouraged to be part of this event! 7 host families (with at least 2 adults each) are needed for 14 children and 2 female chaperones on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and Wednesday, Sept 6. As of today we need:
  • two homes for 2 girls
  • two homes for two boys
  • one home for two boys and one female chaperone.
     We ask that you provide breakfasts on Wednesday and Thursday mornings and dinner on Tuesday evening. A simple background check application also needs to be completed. Please contact the church office 304-563-5903 or stop by ASAP if you are willing to help with this ministry and be a host family for two of the elementary age singers.  
Grace and freedom,
Uth Night at Power Park
Monday, August 7th - West Virginia Power Game (game starts at 7:05 p.m.): Join us for Buck Night where tickets, hot dogs, popcorn, and soda are just $1 each! Meet at the church at 5:45 p.m. for a ride to/from the game. We will get seats and sit together to enjoy a wonderful night at the ballpark!  Please contact Jeremy Daniels if you are planning to attend ( or 304-389-7559). *Toast will be provided*
Chapel Bible Study
The Wednesday evening Chapel Bible Study on the book of Daniel, led by Don Gatewood, will resume this Wednesday, August 9, at 6:30 p.m.
UMW Hot Dog Sale & Country Store
During the City-wide Yard Sale this coming Saturday, August 12, 8am-2pm, the UMW will be serving hot dogs, barbeques, drinks, and homemade goodies & candies. The proceeds from this event will be used to assist with the new furnishings in the renovated kitchen. We are depending on volunteers to bring homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, candy, or whatever specialty they have. Please bring your contributions on Friday so we can organize and price the Country Store.
Uth & Young Adults:
You're invited to the Parsonage for Hot Dogs, Ice Cream, & Bocce ( 110 Mulberry Drive, Hurricane).
College/Career/Young Adults:
Sunday, August 13, 6:00 p.m.
Middle School Students:
Sunday, August 20, 6:00 p.m.
High School Students
(including rising 9th graders):
Sunday, August 27, 6:00 p.m.
Monday, August 14
Because of electrical work being done during the day, the Church Office will be closed next Monday, August 14.  Evening meetings, including our 8:00 p.m. AA meeting, will be held.
School Supplies Collection
In August, the Children's Coin Jar is receiving money for back to school supplies. You are invited to put some money in the jar or purchase some school supplies on your next trip to the store and bring them to the church. We will pass them on to Conner St. Elementary to be distributed.
School Supplies Donation List:
  • Folders with pockets
  • #2 pencils
  • Pencil-top erasers
  • Pencil box or zipper pouch
  • Colored pencils
  • 1-subject spiral notebooks
  • Wide-ruled notebook paper
  • Blunt scissors
  • 24-count crayons
  • Glue sticks
Please bring donations to the gray BackPack Buddies cart.  Thanks!
Birthday Celebration
You are invited to an 80 th Birthday Celebration honoring
Linda Gibson
Sunday, August 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall at Forrest Burdette Memorial UMC
RSVP @ 304.389.0052
No presents please, only your presence.
Children's Outreach Ministries
COM (Children's Outreach Ministries)  has spaces available for early ed. and after school students for the fall. Please contact COM at 304-562-9170, or visit our website ( for registration information (see the upper right corner of our homepage).
Now Hiring: COM is looking for high energy staff members to work with the children in our afterschool program this fall. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and out of high school. Contact Vicki Jacobs at 304-562-9170 or
Construction Update
This week's progress was diversified beginning with the new power pole set for the electrical service. They are starting the preliminary elevator structural fitting. The outside finish work is starting back since the block is finished to the top and additional walls are up. Drop ceiling work continues downstairs and starting upstairs.   
This Week's Birthdays
8/7 -  Andrew Johnson, J.B. Marinacci, Meagen Young
8/8 - Robbie Armstrong, Beth Sauvageot, Don Smith
8/10 - Katie Jo Andrews, Terry Mills, Frank Mynes, Andrew Pannell, Randall Tidd
8/11 - Chantil Foster, Taylor Riedel
8/12 - Bill Romine, Cindy Stickler
8/13 - Chase Bricker
Coming Up this Sunday
August 13, 2017
Summer Series: "Friends You Need"
"You Need VIP's "