Oct. 4,  2017
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The World Renowned Rust College A'Cappella Choir will perform at the annual Purchase District Laity in Action Celebration on October 28th! The event is FREE and will take place at the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts Center on the campus of Marshall Co. High School in Benton, Ky. Donations to benefit Rust College will be accepted. Invite your church, friends, family and neighbors! Print flyer and bulletin inserts via the district website. | Details
The "Creating Congregational Cultures of Generosity" Seminar that was scheduled October 6-7 and November 3-4 has been POSTPONED until 2018. The new dates are February 24 & March 24.  | Details Flyer  
In response to a second appeal in less than a month, Memphis Conference United Methodists this week filled a second large trailer with relief supplies to help recent hurricane survivors. Read all about it on the conference website. |  Details

CLERGY -- The deadlines to submit charge conference paperwork is upon us.

Oct. 5 - Calloway and Marshall Clusters
Oct. 14 - Graves and River Clusters
Oct. 19 - McCracken Cluster
Nov. 2. - Churches that rescheduled to Dec. 3
All local church treasurers are encouraged to attend one of two trainings being offered this year. Topics include: Statistics, Stewardship, and Budgeting. The training will be presented by CFA and the Conference Treasurer's Office. Clergy, please inform your treasurer(s). ( Click here to learn more about the new income-based 'Tithing Model' that will take effect Jan. 1, 2018.) | Details
Coldwater UMC in Calloway county has 12 solid wood padded church pews [(10) 14' long, (2) 12'] and 2 podiums for sale. For more information, contact Molly. | Details
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Date
Description Church 
Oct. 14 Community Breakfast, 8-10AM Kirksey
Oct. 14 Fish Fry Christ
Oct. 15
Gateway Sound Quartet from St. Louis
Massac
Oct. 21 Fall Festival Masons Chapel
Oct. 29 125th Homecoming Celebration Fountain Avenue
Oct. 29 Fall Harvest Festival Concord
Oct. 31 Trunk or Treat Hazel
Nov. 4 Holiday Bazaar Murray First

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The mission of the Purchase District is to discover, equip, connect and send lay and clergy leaders to join Christ's transforming, disciple-making work in and for the world.

Purchase District of the United Methodist Church
270-527-8282 | 2285 Jack Treas Road, Kirksey, KY 42054

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | Friday-Sunday closed

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