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Updated July 12, 2017


Choir Summer Break Begins Wednesday, July 5th through Sunday, August 6th.

Choir will resume Wednesday, August 9th.


Worship in the Garden, All Sundays in July/Communion Offered

7:00a.m. Worship and Communion offered at each service/Gluten free bread will be served at the "Giving Garden". Come casual and comfortable and bring a lawn chair/blanket.

School Supply Drive, Help a Child in Need!

We will be collecting school supplies for children in our neighborhood. We are in need of the following school supplies: Backpacks, Pencils, Scissors, Glue Sticks, Glue Bottles, Notebooks, Dry Erase Markers, Crayons (24 ct.), Colored Pencils, Washable Markers, Pink Erasers, Construction Paper. A collection box will be in the church narthex thru August 20th. Help us fill the Backpacks and reach out to our community. Contact Cindy Carlisle with questions, cindy.carlisle1@verizon.net.


Upcoming Sermon Series

Please join us for these upcoming Summer sermon series at Aldersgate UMC:

The Parables of Jesus, July 23rd - August 16th, 9:00 & 11:05,

A Musical Sermon Series, August 20th & August 27th, 9:00 & 11:05


Join us for Family Fun & a BBQ on August 6th

BBQ at 6:00p.m., Talent Show at 7:00p.m. Sign up with your talent ASAP by contacting Blanche Farnam at blfarnam4@gmail.com.


Encore Kids Summer Classes for K-8th Grade at Aldersgate

Brothers & Sisters Mini Musical – July 17th thru July 21st, 9-12:00 with a performance on Friday evening at 7:00p.m.. Bring on Broadway Musical Production Camp – July 24th thru July 28th, 9-12:00 with a performance on Friday evening at 7:00p.m.. Shakespeare, The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Strange Tales – Aug. 7th thru Aug. 11th, 9-12:00 with a performance on Friday evening at 7:00p.m.. To register for any of these classes please visit www.encorekidstx.com.


Children's Ministry (Aldersgate Reaching Kids)


Joyful Voices and KOOL Club
Joyful Voices and KOOL Club are on break for the summer. 
Contact Cindy Carlisle with questions.

Youth Ministry (see AYM News for more) 

Sunday Night Youth will meet meet this Sunday, July 23rd. 
Please join us on Sundays for dinner and worship from 5:30-7:30pm. For questions, please contact
Aaron Logan.

Wednesday Nights MYX (Methodist Youth For Christ)
Join us Wednesday night for Hangout from 5-7 and MYX from 7-8:15. For questions please contact Aaron Logan.


Adult Ministry

Women’s Small Group, Room 111
The Saturday Morning Women’s Small Group is currently studying “The Gospel of John”.  They meet every first and third Saturday of the month at 10:00am in Room 111. Please Contact Anita Oakley or Ruth Van Zandt for questions.

Men’s Tuesday Night Bible Study, 7:00 – 8:00p.m., Room 118
The Men’s Tuesday Night Bible Study group is completing a study on 1st Samuel. All men are invited to join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00pm in room 118. Please contact Bart Mahnken if you have any questions.
Wednesday Morning Men’s Bible Study, 6:00am, Room 111
The Men's Wednesday Morning Bible Study is covering Genesis. Please join us for a great study. We are meeting in room 110.  
Outreach Ministry

Giving Garden, Record Breaking Month!
During June, the Giving Garden donated 693 lbs. of fresh, organic produce this year to Christian Community Action and AUMC’s Food Share! Our gardeners grew lots of lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes and onions in June. Can anything grow in this Texas summer heat? Eggplants, cantaloupes and okra absolutely thrive in this weather!

Food Share - July 29th, 8:30am
Food Share is a ministry that delivers groceries once a month to senior citizens in our neighborhood. Our next Food Share is scheduled for June 29th, 2017 starting at 8:30am in the narthex - don't forget to mark your calendar so that you can join in on the fun! In addition, Food Share always welcomes your canned food donations; just drop them in the wicker baskets near the church entryways. 

Need a Helping Hand?
Honey Dudes is a service that helps senior citizens, widows, singles, the unwell, and military spouses of deployed soldiers with help around the house such as repairs or chores.  We are here to help you! Request the help of a Dude by emailing honeydudes@aumchurch.org or contact Bart Mahnken.  

Open Arms
Open Arms is a monthly ministry at Aldersgate which provides a Saturday afternoon of care and fun for adults with special needs and a time of respite for their caregivers. If you would like more information on becoming a participant or helping out with this ministry, please contact Gail Darden or Barbara Townley-Cochran.