Announcements - Week of October 6, 2019

Increase our faith

Join us for Worship Service…
October 6, 2019

9:30 A.M. – Side Door Worship
11:00 A.M. – Traditional Worship

Sermon: “Faith and Life”
New Testament Scripture: Luke 17:5-10


Floyd Davis, Jean Taylor, Cheryl Roberts, Simeon Wait (Dennis and Dale’s great nephew), Jim Gray, Ted Hughes (Liz Turner’s great Uncle) with brain cancer, Claude Cheely, Nik, Teddy Sears, Joyce Forcke, Frankie Irons, Shirley Overstreet, Judy Wilkinson, Jane Whitlow, Cindy White, Jennifer Maitland, Isabelle Brown, Barbara Jessup, Bishop Lewis, Richard (Ruth Plott’s brother-in-law).

Our Stewardship last week:

Worship Attendance: 88
General Fund Giving: $1,169.00
Weekly Budget Need: $4,722.00


Finance/Church Council will meet this Wednesday at 6:30/7:00 P.M. in the Scott Walford Room.


The pumpkins are coming! Delivery day is today, noon, at 1010 W. Laburnum Ave, on the corner of Laburnum & Seminary Aves. Patch hours are 11am to 7pm, Monday thru Saturday; Sunday noon to 6pm!There’s a terrific schedule of events!

Story time Fridays at 4: Oct. 11, 18 & 25 Bring the kidsrain or shine, for story time with the Richmond Fire Dept! Meet the firefighters & check out the truck! (free!)

Chili & Campfire Night, Oct. 12, 6:30pm. Cozy up to a bowl of chili and make s’mores & music around the campfire! (donations).


We have a couple of vacancies in our crucifer and acolyte program for the traditional service. Acolytes are usually children and teens who are tall enough to reach the candles on the altar. Crucifers are usually teens and adults who can carry the processional cross. If you have any interest in participating in this program, please contact Horace Ford or call the church office at 262-8651.


We continue to need paper grocery bags with handles and plastic bags. We also need canned tuna, soap bars and baby/toddler diapers. Donations may be left outside of the Food Pantry door (Burchette Room) on the first floor as you come in from the parking lot. Volunteers are, of course, always welcome. Come and see what we are doing. The Food Pantry and Clothes Closet are open each Wednesday from 10 AM until Noon.


Join us for the 49th Annual Richmond CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 20, 2019. This family friendly event links the Richmond community together in solidarity with our neighbors all around the world who have to walk long distances daily for access to food and clean water. The walk will begin and end at GPUMC. Registration for walkers and teams will begin at 1 P.M. and the 3.1 walk will begin at 2 P.M.Link to walk Facebook page - Join the GPUMC team!

ANNUAL ADULT, FALL BIBLE SCHOOL, “Timeless Relevance: St. John and The Gospel of John”

The members of the Adult Bible School invite you to join us as Mary Swing continues to lead our class now from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesdays, in the Scott-Walford Room at Church.

We continue to read and study the Scriptures, and their authors lives, especially their unique relevance to our lives.

*Exploration/Education  |  *Refreshments  |  *Fellowship

*Christian Ministry: We write cards to our beloved homebound members of our Church Family.

To sign up or for questions, please call the Church Office at (804)262-8651.