Special Fundraiser for the Choctaw Mission Trip

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FUNDRAISING EVENT

Spaghetti Dinner and Musical

Entertainment by CJ Warren

Saturday, April 26 @ 6 PM

Adults $10.00      Children $5.00

Jones Chapel UMC
590 County Road 778        Athens, TN
Corner of County Road 775 & 778                                                                                                             Choctaw Children

Please come and support a great cause.

For more information:
Leslye-423-336-1285 or Pastor John-423-494-4045

For more information about the Choctaw Mission Trip, go to: http://lesbear.wix.com/choctaw

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April News

WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH
We welcome each and every one of our visitors each Sunday. We pray that you
will come back and worship with us and make Jones Chapel your home.

SERVERS FOR APRIL

APR.     6
ACOLYTE    JEFFREY FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    VICKI/BRANT
GREETERS    RAY & FAYE ERVIN

APR. 13
ACOLYTE    CECIL FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    AMBER/MATTHEW
GREETERS    DAVID & PERRY RIDEN

APR. 20
ACOLYTE    JEFFREY FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    NONE-EASTER SERVICE
GREETERS    BO & STEPHANIE SHUGART

APR. 27
ACOLYTE    CECIL FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    DOT/EVELYN
GREETER    VICKI NICHOLS

PRAYER REQUESTS:

AARON MCDOWELL
AARON NASH & FAMILY
AMANDA THYBERG
ANGIE TUTEN & FAMILY
ANNA MAE STUDDARD
THE BEATY’S
BEN ROBERSON
BILL WAMPLER
BISHOP SWANSON
BLASSINGAME FAMILY
BOB & SUSAN MILLER
BOB SHUGART
BORDEN FAMILY
BRENDA FINNELL
CHOCTAW MISSION TRIP
CHOCTAW UM MISSION
CONNIE ALLEN
CYNTHIA BRIGGS
DARRYL PATTERSON
DEAN & LORETTA SWARTZELL
DIXON FAMILY
DOT HUMPHREY
EVELYN ROWLAND & FAMILY
FAMILY OF DAVID HUMBERD
FAMILY OF DAVID NASH
FAMILY OF HAROLD CURTIS
FAMILY OF MARNIE STEPHENS
FAYE AKINS
FLORENE HAMMONS
FULL CIRCLE WOMEN SERV.
GAYLE CRABTREE
GLENDA & LEO FUGATE
GLENN HYDE
ISRAEL
JAMES
JASON SWAFFORD & FAMILY
JEAN HENDERSON                                                                                                                                                                          JIM TIPTON
JOHNNY HAMILTON
JONES CHAPEL FOOD BANK
JUSTIN & CHELSEA BERIA
JUSTIN HOUSTON
KENNETH DENTON
LACEY HAMBY & BABY
LINDA CULPEPPER
MANDIE SCOGGINS AND UNBORN BABY
MARTHA ROSE MC DOWELL
MARY OLIVE ROBERSON
MCDOWELL FAMILY
MIKE BARTER’S GRANDSON
MILES GRADIN
MISSING PLANE, PASSENGERS & FAMILIES
MISTY BUCKNER
OGLE WATTENBARGER
OLICE & CATHY STONE
OUR GOVERNMENT
OUR PRESIDENT & LEADERS
OUR MILITARY & FAMILIES
OUR SCHOOLS & TEACHERS
OUR YOUTH
PASTOR JOHN & FAMILY
PETER NAJJAR & FAMILY
RENEE HENDERSON & FAMILY
ROBIN
RODNEY’S FRIEND, KAY
SANDY NELMS
SETH JOHNSON
TAMMY BARKER
TELLASIA MINISTRIES
THOSE TRAVELING
TJ & KATRENA AKINS
UNSAVED FAMILY & FRIENDS
UNSPOKEN REQUESTS

APRIL BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday to all our
birthday celebrants.
May God bless you in all
your endeavors.

18    MARTHA ROSE MCDOWELL
22    KIM FARRIS
24    FAYE ERVIN
27    LEO FUGATE

JONES CHAPEL NOTES TO REMEMBER:

*REMEMBER THE MINISTRY OFFERING FOR MIRACLE LAKE, MORNINGSTAR MINISTRIES, OR WOMEN AT THE WELL, IS THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH. PRAY AND OBEY.
*WED. BIBLE STUDY IS AT 6 PM AT THE CHURCH. WE  ARE STUDYING EXODUS 3.
*MCMINN MINISTRIES IS THURS., APR. 3 AT THE COOK MINISTRY CENTER AT 7:00 PM. COME TO THE GOSPEL SINGING ON FRIDAY NIGHTS AT 7:00PM.
*SAT., APR. 12- TEAM MEETING FOR CHOCTAW MISSION TRIP-WESLEY MEMORIAL UMC, CLEVELAND, TN 10 AM.
*MON., APR. 14 SINGING AT WOODS NURSING HOME, THE 2ND MONDAY OF THE MONTH 6:30 PM.
*THE LADIES & MEN’S MEETINGS WITH DINNER PRECEDING  WILL BE ON APR. 16 AT 6 PM.
*APRIL 26-A FUNDRAISER BANQUET TO BENEFIT THE CHOCTAW MISSION TRIP WITH SPECIAL MUSIC.
*A SHUT-IN IS LISTED IN THE BULLETIN EACH WEEK. PLEASE PRAY, SEND A CARD, OR VISIT.
*PLEASE CALL JUDY HENDERSON AT 336-8145 OR TEXT TO HER CELL 618-4186 FOR THE PRAYER CHAIN.
*CALL OR TEXT TAMMY BY FRIDAY AT 920-1236 TO GIVE HER BULLETIN INFO.
*CALL PERRY (336-5751) OR LESLYE CALL OR TEXT (336-1285/506-4139) BY THE 3RD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH TO PUT PRAYER REQUESTS OR ARTICLES IN THE  NEXT NEWSLETTER.

Jones Chapel UMC  590 County Road 778,     Athens, TN 37303
Corner of County Roads 775 & 778

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March News

Sunday Worship:  11:00 AM
in “The Chapel” Sanctuary

   United Methodist Church People -
Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors

10:00 AM Sunday School:

Sunday School Teachers since September 2013 (Promotion Sunday) are:
NURSERY:        is provided by rotating adults (JAN 12th is Nancy & Christian)
PRESCHOOL:  Tammy Barker and Dot Humphrey    (Grandparents of Preschool Age Kids)
K  – 3:     Nancy Crabtree     (loves all children)
4  – 6:     Kim Farris                (a talented musician)
7 – 12:    Bob Shugart            (our resident golf pro)
COLLEGE AGE:  Wes Farris  (young adults teaching young adults)
ADULT BIBLE STUDY:    Stephanie Shugart           (Bible discussion)
ADULT TOPIC STUDY:   Bobby Farris                      (Subject discussion in Family Life Center)
SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:  Don Barker

JONES CHAPEL CHURCH SERVERS for MARCH 2014:

MAR.     2
ACOLYTE    CECIL FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    JUDY/PERRY
GREETER    VICKI NICHOLS

MAR. 9
ACOLYTE    JEFFREY FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    STEPHANIE/BO
GREETERS    DON & TAMMY BARKER

MAR. 16
ACOLYTE    CECIL FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    CHARLCIA/CYNTHIA
GREETERS    MIKE/JUDY

MAR. 23
ACOLYTE    JEFFREY FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    NANCY/CHRISTIAN
GREETER    REX CRABTREE

MAR. 30
ACOLYTE    CECIL FARRIS
CHILD. CH.    TAMMY/ OLICE
GREETERS    BOB & MARYELLEN SHUGART

NURSERY HAS BEEN CHANGED TO
CHILDREN’S CHURCH (CHILD. CH.)

PRAYER REQUESTS:

Prayer Requests

MARCH BIRTHDAYS:
Jones Chapel
1       NANCY CRABTREE
4       JEFFREY FARRIS
10     STEPHANIE HOUSTON
21     DUSTY SNEED
25     SAMANTHA CRABTREE ?
28     JANE TREW
31     HALAN BAKER

NOTES TO REMEMBER:

* REMEMBER THE MINISTRY OFFERING FOR MIRACLE LAKE, MORNINGSTAR MINISTRIES, OR WOMEN AT THE WELL, IS THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH. PRAY AND OBEY.
* WED. BIBLE STUDY WILL BE AT JANE TREW’S HOME AT       6 PM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* MCMINN MINISTRIES IS THURS., MAR. 6 AT THE COOK MINISTRY CENTER AT 7:00 PM. COME TO THE GOSPEL SINGING ON FRIDAY NIGHTS AT 7:00PM.
* THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THE VALENTINE’S BANQUET A BLESSING.
* MON., MAR. 10 SINGING AT WOODS NURSING HOME, THE 2ND MONDAY OF THE MONTH 6:30 PM.
* THE BOARD MEETING WITH HAMBURGER DINNER FOLLOWING  WILL BE ON MAR. 19 AT 6 PM.
* APRIL 26-A FUNDRAISER BANQUET TO BENEFIT THE CHOCTAW MISSION TRIP WITH SPECIAL MUSIC.
* A SHUT-IN IS LISTED IN THE BULLETIN EACH WEEK. PLEASE PRAY, SEND A CARD, OR VISIT.
* PLEASE CALL JUDY HENDERSON AT 336-8145 OR TEXT TO HER CELL 618-4186 FOR THE PRAYER CHAIN.
* CALL OR TEXT TAMMY BY FRIDAY AT 920-1236 TO GIVE HER BULLETIN INFO.
* CALL PERRY (336-5751) OR LESLYE OR TEXT (336-1285/506-4139) BY THE 3RD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH TO PUT PRAYER REQUESTS OR ARTICLES IN THE  NEXT NEWSLETTER.   CONTACT DAVID ABOUT WEBSITE NEEDS.

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WELCOME – February 10, 2014

WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH
We welcome each and every one of our visitors each Sunday.

We pray that you will come back and worship with us and make

Jones Chapel your home.

 

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Worship, Announcements, Notes & Prayer Chain Requests

JONES CHAPEL CHURCH SERVERS for FEB 2014:

FEB. 2
ACOLYTE:     JEFFREY FARRIS
CHILD. CH.:  BRANT/VICKI
GREETERS:    BOB & MARYELLEN SHUGART

FEB. 9
ACOLYTE:     CHRISTIAN CREASMAN
CHILD. CH.:  AMBER/MATTHEW
GREETERS:  RAY & FAYE ERVIN

FEB. 16
ACOLYTE:     CECIL FARRIS
CHILD. CH.:  DOT/EVELYN
GREETERS:  DAVID & PERRY RIDEN

FEB. 23
ACOLYTE:     JEFFREY FARRIS
CHILD. CH.:  BO/STEPHANIE DOT/EVELYN
GREETER:    TO BE ANNOUNCED

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Sunday, January 5th, the YOUTH will meet at 5:30 PM vs. 6:30 on SUN, JAN 12th.
  • McMINN MINISTRIES IS THURS., JAN. 5 AT THE COOK MINISTRY CENTER AT 7:00 PM. COME TO THE GOSPEL SINGING ON FRIDAY NIGHTS AT 7:00PM.
  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014, MEALS & MEETINGS will be earlier this month so that last minute discussion can be made regarding our Ladies Conference.
  • LADIES CONFERENCE is earlier this year on Saturday, JAN 11  from 9 AM - 2 PM.
    Our guest speaker is Jean Henderson on “Approaching the Future Joyfully”
    from Nehemiah 8:10  ” the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
  • SUN, JAN 12th at 3:00 PM, Reg. 2:30 = District Training at Walker Valley School for ALL church members: @finance, PPR, Youth Resurrection, Small Churches and WORSHIP together as we seek God first and show His will by sharing the Love 0f Jesus!  THANK YOU: Vicki Nichols, Judy Henderson, Amanda Thyberg, David & Perry Riden for attending with Pastor John & Gayle Crabtree.  Rev Mika on MATT 13:44 Buried Treasure in Field bought, so it’s time to dig & make a crash of an impact at home, work and church to find the gifts that God has in store for His people.
  • Monday, January 13, 2014, Pastor John and Gayle will be having an OPEN HOUSE at the parsonage from 6 to 7:30.  They will have snacks and fellowship.  Hoping to see you then.
  • FRI, JAN 17th 4:00 PM YOUTH gather at the JC UMC to depart for Resurrection.
  • SUN, JAN 26th 5:00 PM PPR Meeting at JC UMC to complete some District forms.
    2014:  Missy McCowan – Wesleyanna (Chair), Grace Trew – Wes., Nathan Walker – JC
    2015:  Mary Lou Bivens – Wes., Stephanie Shugart – JC, Faye Ervin – JC
    2016:  David Riden – JC, Bobby Smith – Wes., Faye Songer – Wes.
  • WED, JAN 29th 6:00 PM Bible Study has been cancelled due to bad weather & icy roads.
  • FRI-SAT, JAN 31st FEB 1st Mens’ Conference at Woodstock, GA. Pastor John, Bobbie, Don, Tiny & Wes thought it was Good and men need to mentor & sponsor the young.
  • SUN, FEB 2nd 5:00 PM Evening Worship has been moved up from scheduled 6:00 PM.
  • WED, FEB 5th 6:00 PM Bible Study will be at Church with 6:30 FLC cleanup to follow.
  • SAT, FEB 8th 6:30 PM Relay for Life Valentines Banquet in FLC, take out = 5:30 pickup.
  • SUN, FEB 16th 6:30 PM Evening Worship with Peter Najjar+Kazakhstan Mission stories
  • WED, FEB. 19th 6:00 Meals and Meetings.
  • FUTURE Date 9:00 AM Meet at the church to go help cleanup brush & trees at Hazel’s

NOTES

* WED BIBLE STUDY will be  6:00 PM at JANE TREW’S HOME until further notice.

PRAYER CHAIN REQUESTS - (see “Groups” for Prayer Chain Participation):

  • January 1, 2014:  Cynthia Briggs is in ICU at Etowah Star Hospital with low blood pressure plus other issues and needs prayer for comfort, strength and healing. After improving at Fort Sanders and off the ventilator, please pray for REHAB in Athens.
  • January 8, 2014:  B. L. Ervin (Ray’s brother) UT Surgery for 2 big broken bones in foot with loss of feeling and circulation.  Need prayer to save toes, foot and leg.  Signs of some circulation improvement, Doctors decision on Monday 13th, was a good report and he was sent home with all his body parts, a super praise.
  • January 10, 2014:  Jim Tipton (Evelyn’s brother) is now at Morning Point, but still under heavy medication with family members visiting on shifts around the clock.
  • January 19, 2014:  Martha Rose McDowell is struggling to get over the “Creeping Crud”
  • January 20, 2014:  Prayer for Brittany’s nana, papaw and decisions in the coming days.
  • JAN 24, 2014:  Please Pray for Maggie with passing of Earl Rayburn.  Details:
    Visitation 4-8 Mon, JAN 27th Heart Gathering at I-75 Exit 7 at Bonnie Oaks next to US Express Office.  Interment 1 pm Tue, JAN 30th in Charleston, TN.
  • JAN 29, 2014: Carole Blassingame in Comma and passed away Monday morning, FEB 3rd at 8 am.  Arrangements  are Thursday, FEB 6th receiving friends from 3 till 7:30 with 7:30 Service at Jones Funeral Home in Chatsworth, Georgia.
  • FEB 09, 2014: Gayle Crabtree who is seeking out of state medical research assistance
  • FEB 16, 2014: Marianna Riden at Fort Sanders, Knoxville with lung cancer. Family needs to make decision.  Decision made and Marianna when to be with her parents  MON 17th
  • Pray for family of Mike Reynolds that when on the be with Jesus last week.
  • Pray for the family of Jane’s brother, who also when to be with Jesus last week.

Sunday Worship:  11:00 AM
in “The Chapel” Sanctuary

   United Methodist Church People -
Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors

10:00 AM Sunday School:

Sunday School Teachers since September 2013 (Promotion Sunday) are:
NURSERY:        is provided by rotating adults (JAN 12th is Nancy & Christian)
PRESCHOOL:  Tammy Barker and Dot Humphrey    (Grandparents of Preschool Age Kids)
K  – 3:     Nancy Crabtree     (loves all children)
4  – 6:     Kim Farris                (a talented musician)
7 – 12:    Bob Shugart            (our resident golf pro)
COLLEGE AGE:  Wes Farris and Amber Murphy   (young adults teaching young adults)
ADULT BIBLE STUDY:    Stephanie Shugart           (Bible discussion)
ADULT TOPIC STUDY:   Bobby Farris                      (Subject discussion in Family Life Center)
SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:  Don Barker

 

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Contact Info

Pastor Rev. John Crabtree
Jones Chapel, UMC

Parsonage Address:
381 County Road 775
Riceville, TN 37370
423-494-4045
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Prayer Chain: Judy Henderson 336-8145
Bulletin Info: Tammy 920-1236 (by Friday)
Newsletter: Perry 336-5751 or Leslye 336-1285/506-4139

Church Location:
Intersection of CR's 778 & 775
Athens, TN 37370

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