Palestine UMC offers vacation Bible school

Published 4:10 pm Thursday, July 12, 2018

The July 1 worship service at Palestine United Methodist Church was led by Pastor Kevin McCormac. The title of his message was “From Me to Him” and scripture reading was from Joshua 24:19-25.
On July 8, McCormac shared his message “Trust God” and used scripture from Joshua 24:14-15, Exodus 33:11, Numbers 27:18-23, Joshua 1:1-9, Proverbs 3:5, Psalms 37:3, Romans 15:14 and 1 Peter 2:36.

Susie Bowers writes the Palestine News.

Vacation Bible school will be 5:30-8 p.m. Monday through July 20. Volunteers are needed for setup on Saturday. Please see Audrey Carter to help with teaching or any other available positions.
On July 29, the Palestine United Methodist Women will host their Fifth Sunday Luncheon in the church fellowship hall immediately following the morning worship service.
The luncheon will consist of hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, desserts, homemade ice cream. All proceeds will go to help support local missions. Donations will be accepted.
The Peanut Butter and Jelly Ministry is collecting juice, cereal, grits, oatmeal, dry beans, green beans, spaghetti, macaroni, other pastas, spaghetti sauce, Alfredo sauce, Jiffy cornbread mix and Hamburger Helper.
Please see Susie Bowers or Robi Cagle with donations.
Many thanks to all who have helped and continue to help this ministry provide food for children during the summer months.
Volunteers are needed for children’s church for July and October. See Joyce Hathcock to volunteer.
The Love Thy Neighbor ministry of Palestine UMC can be reached at or call 704-690-4940. Visit for more information about Palestine United Methodist Church.

July Birthdays
2 – Adam Drye, Madalyn Fontana; 6 – Patricia Dennis, Lori Hudson; 8 – Buddy Wensil; 10 – Ethan Bost; 11 – Michael Whitley; 13 – Brent Hathcock, Ray Haywood; 14 – Ronnie Cagle. Bret Blalock; 15 – Joy Medlin; 19 – Chad Treadaway; 20 – Brantley Forsythe; 22 – Vivian Maner; 24 – Mickey Drye; 26 – Burrell Maner, Anya Bullock; 28 – Sherri Hartley; 29 – Reagen Forsythe.

July Anniversaries
2 – Don and Jane Smith; 8 – Bob and Martha Wilcox; 18 – Jerry and Joyce Hatley.

Upcoming Events
Sundays – EPIC 4:12 meets at 5 p.m. in the church parsonage.
Sundays – GLOW meets at 5 p.m.
Monday through July 20 – Vacation Bible school beginning at 5:30 p.m. each day.
July 29 – Fifth Sunday Luncheon in the church fellowship hall beginning at 12 p.m.
Aug. 1 – Home Alone Meal in the church fellowship hall at 4 p.m.
Aug. 2 – Palestine United Methodist Women will meet at 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

Community Prayer Concerns
Joyce Drye; Tom Luther; Stephanie Hathcock; Kevin Helms; Helen Adams; Johnsie Herlocker; Aly Speight; John Orlowski; Dianne Conner’s friend and husband; Debbie Davis; Jenny Davis; Jef Ferris; Nancy and Lanny Cranford; Pastor Kevin McCormac; Jim Freeman; Folger Koontz; Dana Quinn; Mildred Efird; Dale Lowder; Jan Furr; Susie Bowers; Nellie and Leroy Tucker; Sherrill Drye; Julie Crisco; Keith Drye; Millie McCormac; Jake, Taylor, Leah and baby Bo; David Lowder; Martha Wilcox’s sister-in-law; Josh and Alison Mauldin; John Owens; Johnnie Caudle; Dewey Hopkins; Lynn Myers; Linda Little; Ricky and Etta Hopkins; Mac Drye; Debbie Drye; Earl Oaks; Robert Jordan and family; Rocky and Etta Hopkins; Jeremy Watkins; Larry and Blanche Barbee; Grace Hatley; Frances Scott; Rhonda Drought; Wendell Drye’s sisters Camelia and Kim; Eddie and Janice Blalock; J.W. Fraley; Linda Fraley and family; Vera Hopkins; Bras Schiele; Kevin Kubacki; Tiffany Eudy; the Bryant family; Kate Drye; Mary Ann Brantley; Joyce Hathcock’s mother Lorene; Doris Beverly; Nick Rochester; Don Heafner.