Happy Tuesday, Church!

If you have any interest in going on the week long Red Bird Mission Trip in September with Pastor Mark, there is an informational meeting scheduled at Sharp Memorial UMC today at 7 pm. Go to the fellowship hall.

July 4th Fireworks Viewing Event at FUMC:
Remember to come to our July 4 Fireworks viewing event at our Church. We still are one of the best places to spend the fourth of July in Blairsville. The fun will begin at 6:30 pm! Our contemporary band (led by our new Contemporary worship leader - Eric Miller) will be providing music this year. Jeremy Bruce will be overseeing the BBQ again! The BBQ baskets are $5 each and drinks are $1 each. The snow cone truck will be here too and perhaps a few other surprises! Come make an evening of it. Our church will be open and Hospitality folks will be here to help guide people around (and point out the restrooms!) Come be an ambassador for your church to the community that night. The view is amazing! Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm as usual.

Pat Maryscuk will be stepping down from her volunteer service overseeing our church nursery in July. SPR is creating a paid position called “Nursery Director” for this role. If you wish to apply for this part-time role, please send your resume to the church office.

Pray without Ceasing for:
World peace
All our families/people moving away from Blairsville
All those with Alzheimers/Dementia related struggles (there are many in our faith family and extended faith family) and all their loving caregivers
JoAnn Strickland - heart cath provided one stent - home recovering
Bill Gleasure - liver biopsy test results were negative. Praise!
Darryl Hackney - was in church Sunday.
Martha Preston - Murphy Nursing Home for rehab recovering from hip surgery
Debbie Steed - diverticulitis
Rob Howell - rotator cuff surgery Friday
Zadie McCall - recovering from fall
Rick Gutierrez - surgical procedure on mass around saliverary gland next week
Kim Kuykendall - in Emory for week- long sensory testing
Helen Owenby / Eleanor Lee - recent loss of their brother
Mac Warren - was in church Sunday
Norm and Carol Thompson - Carol has been laid up with her leg wound.
Marian Malac - is back home recovering
Janice Jarrard - sister diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Our several expectant Mommies and their babies in our congregation
Emily Stafford - baby Hazel is good, everyone is at home
Kathy Johnson - recent loss of her Mother
Kathie McAfee - recent loss of her Mother
Our Confirmation class as they continue to discern
Avis Shaw - vein surgery in leg yesterday
Sharon Willits - trouble walking
Elaine Neuhaus - another arm procedure June 29 to address nerve problem
Ruth Stefko son (Mike) - lung cancer - chemo and radiation
Kathy Zimmerman’s sister (Alice Pollert) - more cancer related treatments
Liz Patton’s son - struggling with PTSD
Alex Box - Hiawassee Rehab Center (visitors welcome!) Room A27 - driving from Blairsville take the first left up the hill after you pass McConnel Baptist Church in Hiawassee.
Nancy Sanford’s Mother in Kansas - alzheimers and now also lung cancer
Nancy Joyce’s - Brother-in Law in Penn.- general health
Alex and Pat Box’s Son (Stephen) – severe health issues related to chronic Lyme disease - long term treatment continues
Luann, Carol & Bob Head – general health
Shirley Cobb/Bob Head/Eva Breedlove/Carol Warren – chronic back/neck/pain issues.

Through our sacrificial service, God will reach people, touch souls, change hearts, and launch disciples (that’s Church!)

A Note from Finance

                                                Received               YTD (26 Sundays)
June 4th                       $ 26,199                       $ 484,674
June 11th                     $ 16,881                       $ 501,555
June 18th                     $ 13,653                       $ 515,209
June 25th                     $ 16,814                       $ 532,023
Please remember FUMC in your legacy trusts & wills!

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