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Rochester United Methodist Church

P.O. Box 467
555 South Walnut

Rochester, IL  62563



To get our weekly E-Fisher please email the office and ask to be put on the email list. Below you will see the news for the week of June 19, 2017:

Happening this week at RUMC:

Tuesday, June 20
NO Bible Study at RUMC
5:30pm Youth meet @ RUMC to carpool to Krekel's 
7pm Trustees

Wednesday, June 21
7-10:30 am Gym Walkers
9 am Seniorcise 

Thursday, June 22
9pm Adult Volleyball

Friday, June 23
7-10:30am Gym Walkers
9am Seniorcise

Saturday, June 24
9am VBS Set-up

Sunday, June 25
9am Worship
10am Sunday School
11am Worship
5:15pm VBS Meal Tacos
6-8pm Vacation Bible School

Monday, June 26
7-10:30am Gym Walkers
9am Seniorcise
5:15pm VBS Meal - Chicken Nuggets
6-8pm Vacation Bible School

Youth Outing
All youth are invited to a dinner out at Krekel’s on June 20. We will carpool from RUMC at 5:30pm.
Kumler Meal
On July 18 we will be preparing the meal for Kumler Outreach Ministries. If you are willing to help prepare food or go and serve please join us Wednesday June 21 at 6pm for a planning meeting!
June 25 Celebration
At both services we will be celebrating Angie Hamilton being cancer free!! Come hear Angie speak about her journey. 

Vacation Bible School 
Get ready to travel to Nazareth June 25-29! More information and Online Registration can be found on the Family Ministry page! 

VBS Set-up will be June 24 at 9am! The more the merrier! Come help us prepare for this amazing week!

VBS Clean-up will be July 1 at 9am! The more the merrier! Come help us recover from this amazing week!

Job Opening: Kids ROC Coordinator
This is a part-time, paid position starting late summer. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact April Patek for more information.

Pictures of the week:  From Annual Conference! Left: Rev. Kathy sweet and Courtney White. Middle: Our donations were the first in the truck! Right: Lay Minister Steve Wilson and Rev. Kathy Sweet. 


June Alms will be part of our VBS Fundraising challenge and will support the Asbury After-School Program.

We are collecting cans of SOUP & FRUIT for Kumler Food Pantry. Please give generously.

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is looking for volunteers. You may contact them at americorps1@habitatsangamon.com

Kumler needs folks willing to eat and visit with their guests at their Tuesday evening meal. April Patek has more information.

$110 can sponsor a Wesley Foundation Student for 1 semester at Illinois State University. Mark your check for ISU and you will make a difference. 

$5 will purchase a New Testament for Boy Scouts attending summer camps. You can touch a life.


Please check the totes outside of the office to see more ways you can Reach, Unite, and Minister for Christ!

Service Helpers:
If you would like to be a Greeter, Usher, Communion Server, or Acolyte, please sign up to do this. Schedules are posted outside the office or you can sign up online by clicking one of the following links:  

2017 9am Service Helpers
2017 11am Service Helpers

Thank you for serving! 
Sunday Morning Fellowship Time
-We are still in need for folks to sign-up to host Coffee Hour on Sunday Mornings. Please check the bulletin board by the kitchen!
The 3 Simple Rules
1. Do no harm.
2. Do good. 
3. Stay in love with God. 
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