Lou Archer; Community Thanksgiving Dinner; Important Updates for Sunday; Malibu Recovery Greeters (UCC Family News, 11-21-18)

Lou Archer
Lou Archer

Lou Archer
As a church family, we grieve the loss of Lou Archer. Lou died at her home in Newbury Park yesterday afternoon after a long illness. Our prayers are with her family at this difficult time. The family is planning a graveside memorial service.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Pepperdine will host a community-wide Thanksgiving dinner from 11am-2pm on Thursday in Waves Café along with the City of Malibu and several other local organizations. Please contact jodygabbard@gmail.com to donate food, edenettenger@gmail.com to volunteer, or kaygabbard@malibuumc.org to donate clothing or other items.

Important Updates for Sunday (November 25)
#1: There will be an adult Bible class taught by John Barton in Stauffer Chapel at 9am.  Children’s classes will remain in the Plaza Classrooms.

#2: Morning worship will begin at 10:15am in Stauffer Chapel. A nursery and children’s worship will be available in PLC (instead of Plaza Classrooms). The sermon is titled, “With Thanksgiving” from Philippians 4: 6-7.

#3: There will be a special evening worship service in the Amphitheater at 7pm as students return to campus. The University Church of Christ is co-hosting this special service with the Office of the Chaplain. Please plan to be there to welcome students back to campus following such a challenging time.

Welcome Back Service (2)

Malibu Recovery Greeters Needed
Please contact hung.le@pepperdine.edu if you are willing to serve as a greeter at the Malibu Recovery Center (down by the Malibu Library).

Financial Contributions
With so many of our church family scattered over the last few weeks, please remember the financial needs of our church family, including the obvious importance of contributions to our benevolence fund. To donate specifically to fire relief, please earmark that on your contributions. Contact Linn Griffin with any questions about how to get your contributions in.

Prayers:
-The family of Lou Archer as they grieve her loss.
-The family of Alaina Housley and all impacted by the shooting in Thousand Oaks.
-CM Interns: Conrad Parker, Thea Riley, and Emily Sabino, and all impacted by the wildfires.
-Peter Thompson & family, for strength and healing.
-Rob Terrell, for strength and healing.
-Ann Warford, facing health challenges.
-Kimberly Hebert Gregory, praise for a cancer-free report!!
-Sue Griffin, Brad Griffin’s mother, whose cancer has returned.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-Leonard Markiewicz, diagnosed with stage 3 cancer (friend of Reagan Brewster)
-Sion Sameto, David and Pat Dowdey’s friend.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia & Kenya), 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).

Upcoming Events:
-November 22: Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Waves Cafe (11am-2pm)
-November 25: Special Evening Worship in the Amphitheater (7pm)
-November 26: Pepperdine Classes Resume
-December 2: Shelby Warwar and Teller Emmer’s Wedding
-December 6: Last Kids Club for the fall semester
-December 9: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion
-December 9: Last Evening Worship for the fall semester
-December 11: Young Adult Christmas Party
-December 15: Christmas Run (Santa Monica/Venice)
-December 16: Last Sunday Classes for the fall semester
-December 16: All-Church Christmas Party

Stats:
Attendance (November 18): 141
Contribution (November 18): $3,565.00
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,276.04

Fall Semester Bible Classes for All Ages
-Adult class (November 25 in Stauffer; returns to the Kresge Reading Room of the Payson Library on December 2)
-Youth group will continue the Survey of the Old Testament at Dusty’s condo (24358 Baxter Dr)
-Our children’s classes will study the Old Testament prophets:
* Cradle roll: Emily & Jason Jarvis (Plaza 191)
* Preschool: Rachel Jolly (Plaza 190)
* K-3rd grades: Julia Held (Plaza 189)
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le (Plaza 188)

Servant Leaders (2018-2019)
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:

Servant leaders related to our Sunday gatherings:
Acappella Music: Scott Reynolds
Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
Hospitality: Greg Warwar
Technology: Randy Coppinger
Worship Coordinator: Shannon Warwar
Worship Design: Sara Barton & Eric Wilson

Servant leaders related to our family life:
Benevolence: Amy & Chris Doran; Katy & Peter Thompson
Families: Brad & Liz Mancuso
Finance: Paul Jones
Life Together: Steve Rouse & Kanet Thomas
Men’s & Women’s: Lee Morgan & Jenny Parmelee
Missions: Susan Giboney (interim)
Prayer: Kari Coppinger
Seniors: David Baird
Young Adults: Phill DuVentre

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