Keller UMC News                                                                        October 27, 2020
Hebrews 13:6 - We can say with confidence, 'The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.'
The prayers of your church family are with you as you live in faith and not fear.

KUMC facilities are currently open to staff only, due to COVID-19. Office phones will be answered from 9am-4pm, Monday-Thursday, and Friday, 9am-noon.
The latest updates and online programming available on our homepage.
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Congregational Care
Please notify your church family at 817-431-1332 if you or a loved one are hospitalized, or if there has been a birth, death or wedding in your family. If you are in need of pastoral care, let us know as well and a minister will respond. 
Prayer Requests
Quinn Johnson
The Pinson Family
Richard Goode
Dennis Kozey
Andy Straub
Shelly Straub
Dennis Roberson
Father of Franklin Poole

Altar Flowers
The Chancel flowers are given to the glory of God and in honor of Sean, Carl, Audrey and all the wonderful music makers, from the Altar Guild. 

Altar Flowers for 2021
Connect and Serve 
KUMC Resource Center is open Tuesdays, 10am-1pm and Wednesdays, 4-7pm. If you know someone that needs help with food in this time of uncertainty, please refer them. The RC served 258 individuals last week. 
 View the weekly report.
Click here to serve!

Need a cloth face mask? Stop by the  church and pick one up from the bin outside the offices.
College Care
Package 
Drop Off

College Care Package Adopters: a bin is available outside the Church office doors for you to drop off filled box(es) October 26-29. This bin will remain outside during office hours 9am-4:30 pm. Please DO NOT leave $8 postage money with these boxes. All college care postage can be paid here. You may also drop off your packages on Sunday, November 1, 12-3pm. Postage payments can be made at that time. If you have questions, or need assistance in paying postage, contact Kim Kuhlman.
Youth Ministries 
(7th-12th Grade)

Collide Resumes 

Collide has moved outdoors! Join us Sundaysfrom 6-8pm for Fall Collide. Things will look different, but that doesn't stop the fun!
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Group Chats
Check-in and share prayer requests with our small groups! Use the GroupMe app to connect.

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For All The Saints
On this All Saints Sunday, let's explore what it means to be a saint. Is a saint an unattainable goal, only reached by a few remarkable people? Or are there ordinary saints all around us, and are you called to be one too?

Online Only
Sunday, November 1
, at 9:30 and 11am via Livestream or Facebook Live.
Digital Worship Guides are available here as well.
Holy communion will be held virtually, so please have your bread and juice prepared before you join us online!
 
Communion in the Prayer Garden
November 1, 8-9:30am, come and receive Holy Communion in the Prayer Garden with a pastor. This is a come-and-go occasion from 8-9:30am. Bread and juice will be served in individually wrapped portions for safety. Please park in the back parking lot for easy access. 

Special Service of Remembrance

All are invited to the Prayer Garden this Sunday from 2-2:45pm to honor loved ones lost with a service of song and prayer.
Stewardship 2021 

We had a glorious outdoor worship last Sunday and celebrated our promises for the coming year. If you have not returned your commitment card and wish to do so online, click here!
Online Prayer and Study 

Join our pastors for Evening Prayer every night at 9pm. Evening Prayer is streamed on 

Sign Up for Daily Devotionals
Every morning (except Sundays) through October 31, you can receive a Daily Devotional written by one of our pastors, right in your email inbox! Click here to subscribe.

Music for the Soul
For so many of us, music has been a massive source of comfort, catharsis and affirmation throughout the pandemic. So we've created a Spotify playlist called "Isolated Tracks" for you to share those songs with one another. Click here to listen to the soundtrack and the heartbeat of your church family and find affirmation, catharsis and hope.
Blood Drive

Saturday, October 31, 10am-4pm, in the DAC. Keller UMC is hosting a blood drive in memory of Mikey Chambers. Halloween was Mikey's favorite holiday and so we invite you to come give blood for children in need.
Small Groups Online 
 
If you have not engaged with a small group and would like to, click the links below to request access to the group that interests you!

Current Group Meetings:
Music & Worship Arts - Wednesday at 7:30pm
Bibles and Brews - Tuesday at 7pm
Life Quest SS - Sunday at 9:30am
Open Door SS - Sunday at 9:30am
Bible Journey SS - Sunday at 9:45am
Pathfinders - Sunday, 9:30am & Wednesday, 7pm
Homebuilders SS - Sunday at 11am
Faith, Fellowship and Fun - Nightly at 8:30pm
Friends in Faith - Sunday at 8:30am
Journeys Circle - Third Tuesday each month at 6:30pm
Upper Room Meeting - Tuesday at 11:30am
Esther Circle - Third Thursday each month at 6:30pm
New Life Connection - Sunday at 9;30am
Men's Prayer Breakfast - Thursday at 6:30am
Alzheimer Support - second Sunday monthly at 2pm
Cancer Support - second Monday monthly at 6:30pm 
Children's Ministries
Virtual Children's Choir 

Children are invited to join us Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7pm for choir practice via Zoom! We have a recurring zoom meeting all set. Request access here! 
Children's Resources

We have created a Keller UMC Kids Ministry Facebook page to share announcements, spiritual formation resources, group chat opportunities and whatever else we can create to help us through the days ahead.
5th and 6th Grade Ministries
Hang Out with 5th and 6th Grade Families

Fifth and sixth grade families are invited to join Kristin Springer and Danielle Carpenter on November 1, from 4-6pm, at the church, outdoors, next to the preschool playground. We will play some games, plan our Thanksgiving family box and talk about activities for the rest of this year. Masks are required!
Just for You!

We have a Facebook page to share information on social media with you. Click here!  

We also, have a Remind for 5th and 6th Grade Fellowship. If you are not already signed up, use code: @5thamp6 to get connected!