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Friday 7.12.2019
WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY
@ 9:15 AM (contemporary praise, lower level)
@ 10:30 AM (blended traditional, sanctuary)
THE PITTSBURGH PROJECT HAS BEEN A GREAT SUCCESS!
The Middle School Mission Team has been hard at work all week and has made a huge difference to some Pittsburgh residents. Check out the pictures to see them in action!
STORIES JESUS TOLD CONTINUES JULY 21
Nearly one-third of the words of Jesus recorded in the Bible were stories – we know them as parables. These "parables" are stories that spoke to the relentless love of God, and the meaning and purpose of life. Jesus spoke of good Samaritans, prodigal children, rich fools and unforgiving servants, lost sheep and new growth choked out by weeds--and with each story he answered the questions we ask in life. Join us this summer as we explore the Stories Jesus Told.
June 16
June 23
June 30
July 21
July 28
August 11
The Parable of the Lost Son
A Parable about Change
Who Is My Neighbor?
The Kingdom of Heaven
The Parable of the Bags of Gold
Seeds and Weeds
W O R S H I P
Participating in Worship this Sunday
Head Host : Rich Switzer
Hospitality Team : Jamie Layden, Ben & Janelle Meck

Lector : Juan de Leon

Hospitality Greeters & Refreshments : Taylor/Sloan, Sands

Worship Childcare Volunteers : Janelle Meck

July Counters: Joe Fisher (captain), Virginia Gardiner & Liz Howley
WOMEN NEEDED FOR AN ENSEMBLE!    
Any ladies who like to sing are invited to join a Women’s Ensemble to perform in 10:30 worship on Sunday, July 28th. Rehearsals are Thursdays, July 18 and 25 at 7:30pm. Contact Becky Douglas at if interested and/or have questions.
N U R T U R E
INTRODUCING THE NEW DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRY - CHRISTINE GARTON!
In case you missed her introduction in worship, here is the newest member of our Staff along with some facts you should know about her:
*She grew up in a small town near Durham, North Carolina.
*Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from East Carolina University.
*Graduated from Union Presbyterian Seminary with a Master of Divinity & a Master of Arts in Christian Education.
*Worked in churches as a Christian Educator and Youth & Children’s Ministry Director for 16 years.
*Worked with kids at Christian summer camps for 7 summers.
*Lives in Havertown with husband Mark, an Air Force veteran, son, Sam (14) & daughter, Maggie (10).
*She is a HUGE Duke basketball fan! 
*Loves the Philadelphia Phillies!
*Loves owls, turtles, & Snoopy!
*Loves to act out Bible stories with kids! 

Don’t be surprised if you see her on the floor being goofy…she considers goofiness and fun to be effective teaching methods! 
COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR
For Inquirers & those considering Membership to Wayne Church
When: Sundays, July 21, 26 & August 11 @ 12 noon
Where: The Upper Room (across from Pastor’s office)
There are few greater joys in the life of the church than receiving new members. We will be adding to our church family in the coming months. This time together is designed to get to know the Pastor, explore personal faith, Methodism, and how we seek to express these beliefs. If you are interested, please email Pastor Tom. Childcare will be provided in preschool room, #E202.
AMICI STRINGS CONCERT
Friday, July 19, at 7:30PM    Plan to join us for an amazing concert of beautiful music by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Nicola Porpora, Mozart, and Piazzolla featuring cello soloist , Noelle Casella Grand.
SUMMER READING FOR THE LADIES!
Wild, by Cheryl Strayed is the next book up for discussion. Used copies will be available in the Well soon. We will meet in September to talk about it this intriguing story.

From Amazon: A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again.
 
At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and to do it alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than “an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise.” But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone. 
 
Strayed faces down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail. Told with great suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor,  Wild  vividly captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.
SUMMER READING FOR THE MEN!
As Gen Z leaves the church in record numbers, the adults in their lives feel at a loss to stop the trend. Yet there are research-based and proven strategies that help young people both own their faith and effectively engage the world around them.   “So the Next Generation Will Know,” by Sean McDowell , provides strategies and practical tactics to help parents, youth leaders, and Christian teachers train the next generation with the truth of the Christian worldview. With the right training, the young people we work with don’t have to be another statistic.   Join us at Men’s Breakfast in the Well on Thursday, July 18 at 6:15am to start the discussion!
W I T N E S S
WAYNE CHURCH GOES TO THE HOLY LAND!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually follow the steps of Jesus?   Here is your opportunity!   Join Wayne Church on an inspirational journey that will strengthen your faith and bring you closer to God as we travel to Israel in November 2020. From Bethlehem and Nazareth, to the River Jordan and the Sea of Galilee, to Capernaum and Jerusalem, this life-changing tour explores all of the areas whose names you’ve only heard and read about.   Our 9-day tour includes round-trip airfare, first-class hotel accommodations, breakfast & dinner every day, professional tour manager and full sightseeing.   While final airfare costs cannot be confirmed until 11 months prior, our estimated per person cost (sharing a twin room) is just $2,999!   JOIN US on this incredible walk through time!   Travel Dates: November 21-29, 2020.   For full details, to be added to our VIP email list, to sign up and/or with any questions, contact our tour leader, Sue Scott at 484.802.4505 or email below.
R E S O U R C E S
ADD YOUR PHOTO TO THE CHURCH DIRECTORY!
We want to see your candid shots, now is the perfect time to send us a current picture of you and your family for the church directory!   Simply follow this link to easily upload your photo! own photo.
ONGOING STUDIES AND CLASSES
MEN'S BREAKFAST
When: 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 6:15am
Dates: July 18
Where: The Well
S C H E D U L E S
WORSHIP CHILDCARE SCHEDULE
  • 7/21 - Hayley Nelson, Deborah Brown
  • 7/28 - Carolyn King-Layden, Jeanne Zelli, Jacy Rider
  • 8/4
HOSPITALITY GREETERS & REFRESHMENTS
  • 7/21 - Lewis, Sedunov
  • 7/28 - Vloedman, Mills
  • 8/4 - Kealey, Zelli
WORSHIP HOSTS (USHERS)
  • 7/21 - Lowell Gustafson (head host), Art & Marge, Elissa Schoenlank
  • 7/28 - Ron Kirch (head host), Ellen Green, Danny & Sue Scott
  • 8/4 - Tom Gross (head host), Liz Howley, Bill Tickner, Rich Switzer
LECTOR SCHEDULE
  • 7/21 - Mike Sticklin
  • 7/28 - Bill Gardiner
  • 8/4 - Sue Scott

COMMUNION PREPARATION
  • August 4 - Juan de Leon
  • September 1 - Ben Meck
COUNTING TEAM FOR AUGUST
  • Pat Ford (captain), Becky Douglas & Tom Ford
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