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Here is our calendar for the week, special announcements and links to the latest newsletters.


Weekly Calendar     

Tuesday, 10/17:       7:00 pm - Coburn Circle

Thursday, 10/19:      1:00 (DUMC) or 7:00 (AUMC) - Pastor's Bible Study

Saturday, 10/21:      8:00 am - Men's Breakfast

                         5:30 pm - Joint Bonfire at Deerfield (UMC) 

Sunday, 10/22:   9:25 am - Worship Service

 10:30 am - Sunday School

   5:00 to 8:00 - Youth Group at Atwater UMC

Monday, 10/23:  10:00 am - Quilt Club Work Day

Tuesday, 10/24:    6:00 pm - PPR & SPRC Annual Consultation with the DS at

                                      Charlestown UMC

Wednesday, 10/25:    5:30 pm - Book Club at Kinsey's

Thursday, 10/26:    1:00 pm - (DUMC) or 7:00 (AUMC) - Pastor's Bible Study

Sunday, 10/29:    9:25 am - Worship Service

  10:30 am - Sunday School

   2:00 to 4:00 - Trunk or Treat 


Announcements & Looking Ahead:



November 5 is All Saints' Day - If you have names of family

members you wish to have read during the service,

please fill out the form found in the newsletter and give to

Linda H, put in the collection plate or mail it to the church


Fall Fellowship Dinner - A bonfire and hotdog roast is planned for the

Atwater and Deerfield UMC. It will be October 21 at the Deerfield UMC

in the picnic shelter. We will gather at 5:30 pm and plan to eat at 6:00 pm.

Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish or dessert to share, table

service and a lawn chair. Hotdogs, s'more fixins and beverage will be



Harvest Dinner and Bazaar - November 4 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm;

Adults $10.00; ages 6-12 is $6.00; ages 5 and under

are free. Please contact Kristi B if you're able to help in any

way. Also time to think about what to make for the

Church Bazaar. Do something that you love and we're

sure everyone else will love it too. Items are to be turned

in no later than Wednesday, November 1 to the church

fellowship hall or to Lisa G., unless it is a fresh baked

item, then turn it in on the day of the bazaar and church

supper which is Saturday, November 4. 


Trunk or Treat: Sunday, October 29 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm - We

will be holding our annual Trunk or Treat. You are invited to

decorate the inside of your car trunk and come and pass out

treats to the children of the community. If you are unable to

participate, please help out by donating a bag or two of wrapped

candy. There will be a basket in the entryway to place your

donations. Come join this fun afternoon and meet some

of our neighbors!


Charge Conference:  Charge Conference is our annual business

and goal setting meeting. It will be held on Thursday, November

9 at 7:00 pm at the Tallmadge UMC. All members of the church

are encouraged to attend. Our District Superintendent,

Rev. Ed Peterson, will preside over this meeting.


All Church Christmas Dinner:  Sunday, December 10 at the Deerfield

UMC. We will join the Deerfield church to celebrate Advent and the

coming of Christ with a potluck dinner. We need persons willing to

host a table (this involves decorating a table, providing table service

and invite persons to sit at your table). Meats and beverages will be

provided by Atwater and Deerfield churches, attendees are asked to

bring covered dishes to share and/or dessert. A program will follow dinner.


United Methodist Women (UMW) meets on the second

Wednesday of each month in the Fellowship Hall at

7:00 pm. UMW is sponsoring Operation Christmas Child

shoeboxes this year. Due date will be November 12. No candy

and no toothpaste.Money donations will also be accepted.

The cost of shipping is $9 per shoebox. If you want UMW to

shop for you, they will do that. The cost will be $20 per shoebox

and that includes the shipping. Money will be due by November 5.

UMW will provide the boxes. They will be available at the church

to pick up and fill. 


Beginning on September 28 - Pastor's Bible Study - 7:00 pm on

Thursdays at Atwater UMC OR 1:00 pm at the Deerfield UMC.

You're welcome to attend either bible study. 


Men's Prayer Breakfast meets on the third Saturday each month

at 8:00 am.


Newsletter information is due to Linda H. by the third Sunday of each month.


Coburn Circle meets on the third Tuesday each Month.


Updated Church Directories - If you would like a copy emailed to

you, contact the office.  



Book Club meets on the last Wednesday of every month. They meet at

5:30 pm and have dinner together at Kinsey's Restaurant.


AUMC Newsletters
 For the latest information
       click links below

November Newsletter

October Newsletter

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