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September 17

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Romans 14:19 

So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

Weekly Events:
Celebrate Recovery meets every Monday at 5:30 pm
Sit and Get Fit! meets every Tuesday & Thursday at 8:00 am
Wonderful Wednesday meets  Wednesdays at 5:30 pm
Brown Bag Bible Study meets Thursdays at 12 noon

CR Step Study meets Fridays at 6:00 pm

Monthly Events:
Susanna Wesley 1st Tuesday, 10 am. 
Young at Heart 2nd Tuesday, 6 pm
Wonderful Wednesday returns  September 18th

Ham
Mac & Cheese
Green Bean Casserole
Salad
Rolls
Dessert
Hilda Maddox will be recovering from her surgery in Columbus, Georgia. If you would like to send her a card or letter, you can write to her at the following address:
 
C/O Kimberley Burtts
100 Lee Road #2213
Salem, AL 36874
Children's DVDs
Bathroom Scale
Food Pantry Items
Cat Food
FLOWER CALENDAR!
Now that services will again take place in the Sanctuary, there are dates available on the Flower Calendar. Please check the calendar on the bulletin board located next to the pastor's office. You can also call the church office at 334-335-3013 to reserve your desired date. 
The Munch Bunch is a Christ-centered weight loss support group whose purpose is to encourage and support healthy weight loss and maintenance. This group is open to everyone - men, women and youth - who are struggling with weight-related issues. Whether you need to lose a little or a lot, or if you have lost weight and are struggling to maintain, please join us. There is no fee, nothing to purchase. The Munch Bunch meets Fridays at 7:00 pm in the Ben Bricken room. Everyone welcome! 
Sit and Get Fit Chair Aerobics is back!
Join us for impact-free fitness. 


Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 am in the Dei Center. 

September 29th is
5th Sunday!
On 5th Sunday there will be ONE combined service in the Dei Center at 10:30 am followed by a covered dish luncheon. 

The Money Family
Those in the path of
Hurricane Dorian
Taylor Hermeling
Hilda Maddox

Tammie Butler
Jack Holland

Katherine Evan
Helen Williams
Bruce Golden
Pauline Dixon
Mona Golden Antley
Paul Ray Jones
Stoney Odom
Waylon Catrett 
John Smith
Mildred Martin
Mack Wise
Donnie Hermeling
Frank Thigpin
 Ann Swanner
Ellen Solomon


 Ann Swanner
Harry Page (Cheryl's dad)
Ellen Solomon
Bob Traver

Johnny Pynes
Margaret Segrest
Penny Driggers

Martha Williams 
Elizabeth Flint
Jack Jackson
Michael Strickland 
Sue Ann McAilely
Patsy Jeffers (Mike Jones' sister)
Chandler Robertson
Cameron Beall Jordan
Steven Curtis
William Powell
Drew Elliot
Annette Chandler
Cindy Sipper
Raleigh Jane McCartha

You can check the
weather anytime at www.lumcal.com/weather
A Ministry of Luverne United Methodist Church
Anger. Divorce. Grief. Depression. Abuse. Gambling. Food. Bitterness. Alcohol. Fear. Anxiety. Overspending. Gossip. Drugs. Overwhelmed. Porn. Lifestyle. Loneliness.

Hurts. Hang-ups. Habits.

Celebrate Recovery is not just about addiction. It's about anything that is keeping you from having the
abundant life God has promised everyone. 
Celebrate Recovery meets
every Monday night at 5:30 pm

The 12 Step Study meets on Friday nights at 6:00 pm
The Governance Board:

Chairman: Dr. Pat Walker  
Marsha Smith
Melissa Mikul
John Wise
William Petrey
Karen Watts
Alethea Gammage  
 Lisa Sport                  
Jim Jackson             
Debbie Clark            
Melissa Hermeling
Bro. Darin T. Easter

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL COURTESY MONTH

It takes little effort to extend kindness. The entire month of September gives ample opportunity to practice being kind. It’s National Courtesy Month!

The word courteous comes from the Middle English word ‘kindness,’ which means ‘noble deeds’ or ‘courtesy’. One of the greatest novelists in the English Language, Henry James, once said: “Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; the third is to be kind.” So, what does it mean to be courteous?

Courtesy can mean several things to different people. To some, being courteous means to be helpful. To others, being courteous means to be polite and having good manners. Courtesy can be words spoken or an action towards someone. Courtesy is about manners and respect. How you choose to show someone courtesy is entirely up to you!           

A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.  Proverbs 11:17 

Courtesy should never have limits for people you know. Showing a stranger common courtesy could be the defining factor of their day. Oftentimes, a small gesture, such as a compliment, can make a person feel appreciated. When people are considerate to one another, a positive effect happens. Moods improve and smiles are easily found. Starting your day with a polite demeanor will have a ripple effect for the people you encounter!

HOW TO OBSERVE

There are so many ways to show kindness to people through courtesy. Hold the door open for the people behind you! Mow your elderly neighbor’s lawn! Compliment that shy person you see every day! Above all, SMILE at everyone you meet!

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