January 13, 2019

Posted on January 13, 2019.

This Week's Announcements

Wednesday at 6 AM Prayer - Please remember to join us in Morning Prayer on Wednesdays at 6 AM.  Prayer Call number is: (216) 273-8883 (no access code required).  If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Carla Jo Howlett (revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org). 

11 a.m. Blended Worship Experience:  Sundays through February 24, 2019 - As we move into the winter months, we will be having 3 months of blended worship experiences on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.

Designate Your 175th Anniversary Giving Sacrificial Offering - All SEUCC adult members are being asked to give $175 above one's regular tithe/offering and children/youth, $17.50 in thanksgiving for our congregation's 175th anniversary.   Contributions are to be received by Easter Sunday, April 21.  Please make sure to clearly identify on your envelope or other methods of giving the gifts which are meant to be for the 175th Anniversary giving.  We want to make sure we keep these gifts separate from your regular giving.   If you are giving by text to tithe, type 175th after the dollar amount.  If you have any questions, please contact Michael Headen (mheaden@southeucliducc.org).

Black History Musical:  Ticket Sale & Volunteers Needed - You may purchase tickets today in the Atrium.  Also, beginning next Sunday, January 20, you may sign up at the Information Center to volunteer for the musical.

Growth Group Planning Team:  Young Adults Needed - If you are between the ages of 19 and 39 and are interested in contributing your perspective and time to assist us in the development of a new process that will help ensure our congregation is filled with mature disciples of Jesus Christ, please contact Rev. Carla Jo Howlett at revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org.

Justice Ministry:  2019 Planning Meeting:  January 15 at 6 p.m. - Do you have a passion for social justice? Join the Justice Team on Tuesday, January 15th, 6PM-8PM in the East Building Lower Level Multipurpose Room.  We are meeting to start envisioning and planning for 2019 and beyond.  All are welcome to attend and learn how you can get involved with the ministry.  If you have any questions, please contact Liz Gaunter (503-545-7430) or Rev. Carla Jo Howlett at revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org.

Saturdays In The Sanctuary:  Saturday, January 26 at 9 am.   Everyone is invited to our first 2019 Saturdays In The Sanctuary.  This is an opportunity to spend time in corporate prayer with the SEUCC family.  If you have a special prayer of thanksgiving, petition or intercession make your way to Saturday's In The Sanctuary.  Pastor J is especially asking that ALL Leaders and Leadership Team Members, plan to attend this Saturday's In The Sanctuary so that we can saturate our ministries in prayer.  If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Carla Jo Howlett (revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org). 

Inside The Pride (Leadership Development Session) with Pastor J:  Saturday, January 26, at 10:15 a.m. - ALL SEUCC Leaders, Leadership Team Members, and anyone interested in leadership at SEUCC or beyond, please plan to attend this first 2019 leadership development experience at SEUCC. Pastor J's topic will be "Building A Beast." Anyone is welcome and it is free!  Inside the Pride will be held in the Sanctuary.  If you have questions, please contact Rev. Carla Jo Howlett (revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org).

Women’s Association:  Cookie Collection on Sunday, February 10 - We will be collecting cookies in the Atrium on February 10 as a thank you to all of our veterans.  The cookies will be given to the USO at the Cleveland Hopkins Airport.  If you have any questions, please contact Thelma Visor (216-333-5297).

Fat Tuesday On A Friday Potluck:  Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. - We’re having our annual potluck on Friday, March 8, right after Fat Tuesday.  Our theme will be Mardi Gras!  Everyone is welcome and it is a great time to fellowship with your church family and meet someone new.  We encourage you to come with family and friends and bring your favorite dish, home-made or purchased, to share.  Sign up today through February 17 at the Information Center.  Please complete the sign up form entirely and please do not feel limited to one item if you want to bring more.  If you are not sure what you will bring, please sign up after you have decided.  In an effort to plan appropriately and with excellence, the planning team needs to know all expected food items prior to the potluck.  If you have any questions, please contact Marie Hood (perennial372@yahoo.com), or Deacon Diana Scott (dscott@southeucliducc.org).

 New Year’s Consecration:  Fasting & Prayer - Our 21-day fast continues through January 26.  Also, during this time, we are offering a special 6 a.m. Fasting & Prayer call Monday through Friday.  The Prayer Call number is: (216) 273-8883 (no access code required).  If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Carla Jo Howlett (revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org).

Beacon ReSET Sabbatical -The Beacon Newsletter will be participating in our Church's ReSET and as a result we will not publish the Beacon again until April.  The Beacon team is excited and looking forward to using this time to recharge the Beacon with a new look and feel along with content we hope you will enjoy reading and find resourceful.  Look for the New Beacon on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019.  If you have any questions, please contact our Beacon Editor, Senoria D. Page at 216-513-9165.

Great App for Giving:  Pay Your Tithes, Offerings, Etc. With Givelify - SEUCC has launched a new option for paying your tithes, offerings and other support to the church (including the $175 Sacrificial Offering).  You can use the Givelify App, which is a safe, secure and easy method of supporting the church. You merely download the app from your preferred App Store, set up an account and then you can very easily pay tithes and offerings at any time from any place.  It is very easy to use and should make your continued support easier than ever.  Please consider using this app as another way of supporting SEUCC.  If you have any questions about the use of this app, please contact Michael Headen (mheaden@southeucliducc.org).

SEUCC Prayer Chain -If ever you have the desire for people to pray for you, this would be a way for you to know that those prayers are truly being prayed by SEUCC Prayer Chain intercessors.  Please call 216-658-4280 (voicemail), or email prayer@southeucliducc.org with your prayer request.  You can be assured that your prayer requests will be held in confidence and prayed for regularly.  If you have any questions, please contact Deacon Kathy Baker or Rev. Carla Jo Howlett (revcjhowlett@southeucliducc.org.