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the McKendreeVine JULY 1, 2009

MCKENDREE
UMC NASHVILLE
“Declaring the Love of
Jesus and Sharing His
Good News Through our
Faith in Motion from the
Heart of the City”

(ABOVE) PRE-1960’S PICTURE
OF WORSHIP CTR W/OUR
CHURCH’S NEW THEME
“REIMAGINE (ISAIAH 43.19)”;
(R) REV. STEPHEN HANDY

McKendree United Methodist Church Non-Profit Org.
523 Church Street U.S. Postage
Nashville, TN 37219 PAID
615.271.2600 Nashville, TN
Fax 271.2607 Permit No. 2855

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VOLUME XVIII J UL 1 , 2 0 0 9 NUMBER 12

the McKendreeVine
(L) REV. STEPHEN
HANDY SPEAKS TO
TEENAGERS;

(R) EXAMPLE OF
PROMOTIONAL
MATERIAL USED TO
HELP GET THE
COMMUNITY
BEHIND WHAT GOD
IS DOING HERE AT
MCKENDREE

Rev. Stephen Handy comes to McKendree
On Sunday, June 28 Rev. necessity of a relationship circumstances. Rev. Handy
Stephen Handy will be with Jesus Christ. He believes believes “God is doing a new
taking on a new challenge – that “spreading the gospel” thing” (Isaiah 43:19) and that
becoming the senior pastor at and “equipping the saints for WE are the new thing.
McKendree United Methodist the ministry of Jesus Christ”
Church! need to be reclaimed within We especially look forward to
Rev. Handy is a gifted the body of Christ. He has a meeting his wife Shelley and
communicator who is contagious love for all of their three children, Detra
passionate about helping God’s people regardless of Janay, Stephen Emanuel
people understand the color, creed, or Jr. and Noah James.

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Weekly Bible Readings Jul 13-18: 2 Sam 7:1-14a;
Psalm 89:20-37; Eph 2:11-22;
Jun 29-Jul 4: 2 Sam 5:1-5, Mark 6:30-34, 53-56
9-10; Psalm 48; 2 Cor 12:2-10;
Mark 6:1-13 Jul 20-25: 2 Sam 11:1-15;
Psalm 14; Eph 3:14-21; john
Jul 6-11: 2 Sam 6:1-5, 6:1-21
12b-19; Psalm 24; Eph 1:3-14;
Mark 6:14-29 Jul 27-Aug 1: 2 Sam
11:26-12:13a; Psalm 51:1-12;
Eph 4:25-5:2; John 6:24-35

Prayer Requests (as of 6/25/09)
Mary Ellis (home)
Genell Price (Bethany Healthcare)
Marcia Cooper (heart bypass surgery 6/18, in Ashland, KY)

Deaths
Memorials
McKendree sends our prayers and sympathy to McKendree has received gifts in
the family and friends of Tim Kinnane. He memory of:
died Thursday, June 25. He was the son of Robert Barr from Mary Mullins,
Barbara Kinnane. Georgie Ayers and Betty Wood
Elizabeth Maney from Mary
George “Bubba” Adwell, uncle of Beth Allen & Mullins
Tom Halliburton

July Birthdays: 13 Leann Lane, Mary Miller 25 Don Moore
2 Johnny Ellis 15 Mary Luther 29 Mark Cheadle
4 Martin Pitts 18 Susan Elliott 31 Sarah Cummings,Travis
7 Paul Griffin, Jerry Kirby 19 Robyn Turpen Gleaves
8 Dot Skinner 20 Ralph Christian, Caroline
9 Mary Evelyn Meyers Prince
10 Nancy Binkley 24 Amanda Ammerman,
12 Rhonda Robbins-Edwards Benjamin Hattan, Suzanne Kirby
Weekly Events & Activities
for more events, please check out the Calendar page on McKendreeToday.com

* all events at 523 Church St./Worship Center unless 6:00p Program/Bible study
otherwise noted 7:00p Community Groups Bible study (Library Cafe)
Sunday
8:30a Prayer Team (McKendree Room)
9:00a New Wine @ McKendree Thursday
9:30a THIRST/Youth ministry 11:00a Jubilate choir rehearsal (Choir room)
10:00a Adult Bible Study Noon Kairos Bible Study (bring a brown bag lunch)
11:00a Worship Service (communion every 1st Sun. ea. month) 4:00p Transient meal (Fellowship Hall)

Monday Saturday
9:30a Bible Study/Prayer Group 9:00a Saturday Morning fitness ministry
(The St. Paul, Hillsboro Rd., Nashville) (CLC, 520 Commerce St.)
5:00p Mosaic Downtown Fellowship
Tuesday (next meeting TBA)
9:30a Art Group (Rm 304)

Wednesday
5:30p Dinner (Fellowship Hall, covered dish every 1st Wed.)