January 4, 2018
News from the Corner
A Reconciling Congregation



Oak Lawn UMC is a Reconciling Congregation: Loving, Compassionate, Inclusive. We welcome people of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, economic circumstances, sexual orientations, and gender identities into the life and leadership of our church. We commit to advocating for justice and full inclusion of all people in our congregation and in the community we serve.



January 7

Worship 
in the Sanctuary:
9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.

Rev. Rachel Baughman
Genesis 1:1-5

This Week at OLUMC 

Thursday, January 4
6:30 p.m.        AA Meeting
 
Sunday, January 7
8:45 a.m.        Childcare begins
9:00 a.m.        Worship Service
10:00 a.m.      Sunday School
11:00 a.m.      Worship Service
5:00 p.m.        Community Meal
 
Monday, January 8
6:30 p.m.        AA Meeting
6:30 p.m.        Oak Lawn Band 
 
Tuesday, January 9
9:30 a.m.        M&E Meeting
7:00 p.m.        CMA Meeting
 
Wednesday, January 10
10:30 a.m.     Yoga
12:00 p.m.     Communion
7:00 p.m.       Chancel Choir
 
A Time to Serve
Sundays
Oak Lawn UMC
(214) 521-5197
oaklawn@olumc.org

Website:    olumc.org
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Oak Lawn Community Outreach Center
Rev. Gregg Alan Smith, Director
(214) 521-5197 ext. 121
gregg.smith@olumc.org

Website:    OLCOC


Oak Lawn United Methodist Day School
(214) 521-0900
E-mail OLUMDS

Website:    OLUMDS
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Church Office Hours
Beginning January 8

The church office will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is still suggested that you call ahead to make sure the staff person you are looking for is available.

 
Church Council Retreat
January 13, 2018 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

If you are.............
  • An incoming representative to Church Council
  • Serving on a leadership team or committee 
  • Looking for ways to be more involved in our community
Join us to help plan the mission and ministry of Oak Lawn UMC in 2018! Contact Gretchen Toler-Debus for more information: gftoler@aol.com

 
Volunteer in the New Year!
Have a resolution to do more at OLUMC? Give of your time! We need volunteers for ushers, communion servers, and audio/visual in Sunday Morning worship, as well as people to staff the front desk during office hours. If you'd like to do a little more here at OLUMC, sign up by clicking the links in the email, or contact heather.gottas@olumc.org
 
Mission Trip Update
Payments are due for our August Mission Trip. Deposits are non-refundable, but transferable, if you find you cannot attend, we can look for someone to replace you! $75 is due ASAP.

We need sponsors to help support our Mission Trip team! If you would like to sponsor a team member or make a general donation to the trip contact heather.gottas@olumc.org
 
You Are Cordially Invited...
Share a meal with the men, women, and children who enjoy our delicious, home-cooked Sunday Supper. This ministry opportunity is a great way to connect with our homeless neighbors-everybody loves food! If you would like to stop by, dinner is served at 5:00 p.m. each Sunday in our new (to us!) ministry space in the Fellowship Hall. Bon appetit, y'all! For more information, contact Pastor Gregg at gregg.smith@olumc.org. Peace....
 
Wednesday Communion
Take a break from your hectic workweek and enjoy a moment of peace at our Wednesday Communion service! We offer a brief meditation and Holy Communion at 12:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.