Young Adult “Nerts” Night; Moving Up Ceremony; Youth Group Senior Celebration; Youth Group Teen Camp (UCC Family News, 5-31-2018)

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The best trip ever!!! Thank you to everyone who came out and camped with us last weekend.

Summer Classes
Here are this summer’s topics, teaching lineups, and locations:
– Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers — see below): – Stauffer Chapel
– Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster) – Cafeteria
– Children: “Old Testament Kings” – Plaza classrooms
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

Cloud of Witnesses Teachers
Here are the teachers for the remaining Cloud of Witnesses adult Bible class sessions this summer:
June 3: Andrea Zahler
June 10: Hung Le
June 17: Sara Barton
June 24: Jere Yates
July 1: Kimberly Hebert
July 8: Greg Warwar
July 15: Stacy Rouse
July 22: Donna Nofziger
July 29: Jeff Walling
August 5: Dusty Breeding
August 12: Rick Gibson
August 19: Jason Jarvis

Young Adult “Nerts” Night
The next UCC young adult party is scheduled at the Sturgeon condo at 7pm this Friday (June 1). Please RSVP to al.sturgeon@pepperdine.edu. It will be a “Nerts” game night — beginners are welcome! The Sturgeons ask everyone to bring snack food/drinks, etc. instead of providing dinner.

5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony
We are having our 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony this Sunday, June 3! Families are welcome to join us at 9:00am in PLC 176 to celebrate our new Youth Group members.

Youth Group Senior Celebration
Our church family is invited to the Breedings’ home immediately after service on Sunday, June 3, to celebrate the graduation of our youth group seniors. A light lunch will be provided.

Youth Group Teen Camp
Camp for the summer is approaching fast! Sign up for Teen Camp (July 15-21) at this link! http://socalteencamp.org

Prayers:
-Lou Archer, who has been in the hospital.
-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-June 1: Nerts (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 3: Youth Group Senior Celebration

Upcoming Events:
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion
-June 10: Message by Jennifer Gash
-June 17: Message by Eric Wilson
-July 15-21: Teen Camp
-July 22: Message by John Wilson

Stats:
Attendance (May 27): 132
Contribution (May 27): $5,726.90
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $6,987.59

UCC Contact Information / Social Media:
– Blog: uccfamilynews.wordpress.com
– Email: church@pepperdine.edu
– Instagram: @UCCMalibu
– Facebook Page: University Church of Christ (Malibu)
– Phone Number: 310.506.4504
– Website: universitychurchofchrist.us

Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email church@pepperdine.edu:
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee

More photos below from our awesome camping weekend!

 

 

Camping Trip; Young Adult “Nerts” Night; Youth Group Senior Celebration; Teen Camp (UCC Family News, 5-24-18)

Nature Hike
A photo from the nature hike led by Steve Davis on last year’s camping trip. We hope you are excited for this weekend!

Summer Classes
Here are this summer’s topics, teaching lineups, and locations:
– Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers: Robby Schaffer, coordinator) – Stauffer Chapel
– Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster) – Cafeteria
– Children: “Old Testament Kings” – Plaza classrooms
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

All-Church Camping Trip (May 25 – 27, Ventura Ranch KOA)
The camping trip is this weekend. If you are just now deciding to join us, please register and submit payment ASAP in order to reserve a space. Registration and payment info available here: https://goo.gl/forms/cnBUKPz6Vooe3s6B2. Contact Jenny Parmelee with questions.

Young Adult “Nerts” Night
The next UCC young adult party is scheduled at the Sturgeon condo at 7pm on Friday, June 1 (one week from this Friday). Please RSVP to al.sturgeon@pepperdine.edu. It will be a “Nerts” game night — beginners are welcome! The Sturgeons ask everyone to bring snack food/drinks, etc. instead of providing dinner.

Youth Group Senior Celebration
Our church family is invited to the Breedings’ home immediately after service on Sunday, June 3, to celebrate the graduation of our youth group seniors. A light lunch will be provided.

Youth Group Teen Camp
Camp for the summer is approaching fast! Sign up for Teen Camp (July 15-21) at this link! http://socalteencamp.org

Prayers:
-Lou Archer, for health challenges.
-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-May 25-27: All-Church Camping Trip

Upcoming Events:
-June 1: Nerts (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 3: Youth Group Senior Celebration
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion
-June 10: Message by Jennifer Gash
-June 17: Message by Eric Wilson
-July 15-21: Teen Camp
-July 22: Message by John Wilson

Stats:
Attendance (May 20): 153
Contribution (May 20): $3,210.20
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,050.62

UCC Contact Information / Social Media:
– Blog: uccfamilynews.wordpress.com
– Email: church@pepperdine.edu
– Instagram: @UCCMalibu
– Facebook Page: University Church of Christ (Malibu)
– Phone Number: 310.506.4504
– Website: universitychurchofchrist.us

Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email church@pepperdine.edu:
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee

 

Summer in Stauffer; All-Church Camping Trip; Youth Group Senior Celebration; Youth Group Teen Camp (UCC Family News, 5-17-18)

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We start meeting in Stauffer Chapel this Sunday!

Summer in Stauffer!
The combined adult class (9 AM) and our Sunday worship service (10:15 AM) will start meeting in Stauffer Chapel this Sunday, May 20! Also, the Youth Group Sunday morning class has been moved to the cafeteria on Sunday mornings at 9 AM. They will continue to meet here for the rest of the summer! Here are the topics and teaching lineups:
– Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers: Robby Schaffer, coordinator)
– Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster)
– Children: “Old Testament Kings”
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

All-Church Camping Trip (May 25 – 27, Ventura Ranch KOA)
The camping trip is just about 2 weeks away and we still have room for about 20 people. Please register and submit payment ASAP in order to reserve a space. Registration and payment info available here: https://goo.gl/forms/cnBUKPz6Vooe3s6B2. Contact Jenny Parmelee with questions.

Youth Group Senior Celebration
Our church family is invited to the Breedings’ home immediately after service on Sunday, June 3, to celebrate the graduation of our youth group seniors. A light lunch will be provided.

Youth Group Teen Camp
Camp for the summer is approaching fast! Sign up for Teen Camp (July 15-21) at this link! http://socalteencamp.org

Meet Robby Renfrow: Youth Group Summer Intern
Robby is a student at Lipscomb University (and comes to us highly recommended by Ken Durham, our former preacher!). After going through a series of interviews with Dusty, our grad apprentice Joel Foster, and senior youth group member Jennifer Gash, Robby was asked to join our team for the summer. He’ll begin training with us in mid-May.

Robby

Prayers:
-Lou Archer, for health challenges.
-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-Jaxon Mancuso, for continued growth.
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-May 20: Summer in Stauffer begins

Upcoming Events:
-May 25-27: All-Church Camping Trip
-June 1: Nerts (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 3: Youth Group Senior Celebration
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion
-June 10: Message by Jennifer Gash
-June 17: Message by Eric Wilson
-July 15-21: Teen Camp
-July 22: Message by John Wilson

Stats:
Attendance (May 13): 147
Contribution (May 13): $6,098.00
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,252.75

UCC Contact Information / Social Media:
– Blog: uccfamilynews.wordpress.com
– Email: church@pepperdine.edu
– Instagram: @UCCMalibu
– Facebook Page: University Church of Christ (Malibu)
– Phone Number: 310.506.4504
– Website: universitychurchofchrist.us

Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email church@pepperdine.edu:
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee

Summer Bible Classes; Youth Group Senior Celebration; Teen Camp; Meet Robby Renfrow; Missionaries Update (UCC Family News, 5-10-18)

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Our new members, Lisa and Megan Jordan. Welcome to our church family!

Summer Bible Classes!
The combined adult class will meet in AC 290 again this Sunday before moving to Stauffer Chapel on May 20. The teen and children’s classes will begin this Sunday with their new teachers. Here are the topics and teaching lineups:
– Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers: Robby Schaffer, coordinator)
– Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster)
– Children: “Old Testament Kings”
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

All-Church Camping Trip (May 25 – 27, Ventura Ranch KOA)
The camping trip is just about 2 weeks away and we still have room for about 20 people. Please register and submit payment ASAP in order to reserve a space. Registration and payment info available here: https://goo.gl/forms/cnBUKPz6Vooe3s6B2. Contact Jenny Parmelee with questions.

Youth Group Senior Celebration
Our church family is invited to the Breedings’ home immediately after service on Sunday, June 3, to celebrate the graduation of our youth group seniors. A light lunch will be provided.

Youth Group Teen Camp
Camp for the summer is approaching fast! Sign up for Teen Camp (July 15-21) at this link! http://socalteencamp.org/

Meet Robby Renfrow: Youth Group Summer Intern
Robby is a student at Lipscomb University (and comes to us highly recommended by Ken Durham, our former preacher!). After going through a series of interviews with Dusty, our grad apprentice Joel Foster, and senior youth group member Jennifer Gash, Robby was asked to join our team for the summer. He’ll begin training with us in mid-May.

Robby
Robby Renfrow, this summer’s youth group intern.

Missionaries Update
Joseph and Jennifer Dzamesi in Ghana wrote and expressed gratitude for the recent contribution to their work at Sonrise Christian School. Likewise, the Predisan staff in Honduras let us know how thankful they are for our continued support. We received this message from Joseph and Jennifer Dzamesi: “This coming Saturday, 12th of May 2018, we will be graduating 125 students from Sonrise. We are truly excited about how the Lord is using us to make a difference and we are only able to achieve our goals because of your Support. We hope we continue to count on your support.”

Prayers:
-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-The Mancuso family.
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-May 13: Mother’s Day

Upcoming Events:
-May 20: Summer in Stauffer begins
-May 25-27: All-Church Camping Trip
-June 1: Nerts (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 3: Youth Group Senior Celebration
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion
-July 15-21: Teen Camp

Stats:
Attendance (May 6): 178
Contribution (May 6): $6,277.72
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,136.90

UCC Contact Information / Social Media:
– Blog: uccfamilynews.wordpress.com
– Email: church@pepperdine.edu
– Instagram: @UCCMalibu
– Facebook Page: University Church of Christ (Malibu)
– Phone Number: 310.506.4504
– Website: universitychurchofchrist.us

Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email church@pepperdine.edu:
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee

mothers day
Don’t forget to tell your mom “Happy Mother’s Day” this Sunday!

New Members; Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures; Summer Bible Classes; Men’s Ministry Street Tacos (UCC Family News, 5-1-18)

HARBORNew Members!
We are proud to welcome Lisa Jordan and her daughter, Megan, as new members of our church family! We look forward to introducing them to the congregation on Sunday!

Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures
Harbor kicks off tonight, and many UCC members will be leading a variety of activities, classes, and lectures during Harbor this week.  Here is a guide for UCC-led sessions each day:

Wednesday (May 2)
* 6:30am: CrossFit with Cecily & Dusty Breeding at The Cage
* 6:30am: Morning Run with Brad Griffin & Al Sturgeon on Zuma Beach
* 7:30am: Morning Praise & Worship with Sara Barton (speaker) in Stauffer Chapel
* 2:00pm: Wind, Water, and Fire with Jeff Walling in Smothers Theater
* 8:00pm: AWP Dessert & Coffee in Waves Café

Thursday (May 3)
* 8:30am: Mission Possible with Hung Le in AC 290
* 9:45am: Reaching Across the Generational Aisle with Susan Giboney in Lindhurst
* 9:45am: The Power of the Invisible Church with Rick Gibson in BPC 189
* 11:00am: Keynote (Ephesians 3: 14-21) with Al Sturgeon in Smothers
* 11:00am: Preaching Today with Jeff Walling in Elkins
* 2:00pm: Wind, Water, and Fire, Part 2 with Jeff Walling in Smothers
* 4:15pm: AWP Reception in the Weisman Museum
* 8:00pm: AWP Dessert & Coffee in Waves Café

Friday (May 4)
* 6:30am: CrossFit with Cecily & Dusty Breeding at The Cage
* 2:00pm: Peace for Our Violence with Eric Wilson in Raitt Recital Hall
* 2:00pm: Wind, Water, and Fire, Part 3 with Jeff Walling in Smothers
* 3:15pm: Harbor in the Storm in with Rick Gibson in BPC 190
* 8:00pm: AWP Dessert & Coffee in Waves Café

Summer Bible Classes!
The combined adult class will meet in AC 290 for the next two Sundays (May 6 and May 13) before moving to Stauffer Chapel on May 20. The teen and children’s classes will continue to meet in the same locations as in the spring semester but Corinne will teach a combined children’s class on May 6 before the new teachers begin on May 13. Here are the topics and teaching lineups:
Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers: Robby Schaffer, coordinator)
Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster)
Children: “Old Testament Kings”
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

Men’s Ministry Street Tacos
All junior high, high school, young adult and adult-aged men are welcome to join us for good food and fellowship on May 5 at noon in Baxter Park. Contact Lee Morgan with questions.

All-Church Camping Trip
The camping trip will be May 25 – 27 at the Ventura Ranch KOA in Santa Paula. Please register and submit payment in order to reserve a space. Register via this form (payment info included): https://goo.gl/forms/cnBUKPz6Vooe3s6B2. Contact Jenny Parmelee with questions.

Prayers:
-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law, facing heart surgery again.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-The Mancuso family, expecting their second child!
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-May 1-4: Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures
-May 5: Men’s Ministry Street Tacos
-May 6: Regular Bible Classes (9am) & Worship Assembly (10:15am)

Upcoming Events:
-May 13: Mother’s Day
-May 20: Summer in Stauffer begins
-May 25-27: All-Church Camping Trip
-June 1: Nertz (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion

Stats:
Attendance (April 29): 221
Contribution (April 29): $8,071.71
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,295.78

UCC Contact Information / Social Media:
– Blog: uccfamilynews.wordpress.com
– Email: church@pepperdine.edu
– Instagram: @UCCMalibu
– Facebook Page: University Church of Christ (Malibu)
– Phone Number: 310.506.4504
– Website: universitychurchofchrist.us

Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email church@pepperdine.edu:
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee
11. Worship Coordination: Shannon Warwar
12. Worship Design: Eric Wilson