This Sunday we continue the summer series on Revelation with "Why Truth?", based on Rev. 19:11-16.
In This Bulletin:
Church Barbecue on August 27!
Hygiene Kits & Table of Grace
Prayers of the Church Family
Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture: Revelation 19:11-16
Sermon: Revelation, Part 6: Why Truth?
This Sunday we continue our summer sermon series on the book of Revelation. We've explored questions such as "Why church?", "Why worship?", and "Why suffering?", and this week we look at the question, "Why Truth?" I hope you can attend worship in person (at Katonah UMC) or on Zoom at 10:30.
Upcoming & Ongoing Events
•Prayer Circle is every Wednesday from 12-1, in the Katonah UMC sanctuary
as well as on Zoom.
•Bible Study is on Fridays from 12-1 on Zoom. We are studying "The Sophia of Jesus Christ," one of the many texts which were lost to history until being rediscovered in 1945.
Save the Date
•You are invited to a BBQ for all the churches of the Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish at the United Methodist Church of Shrub Oak on Saturday, August 27 at 4 pm. All are welcome (but not required) to bring a side dish or drinks to share. Please RSVP to Dianne Benincasa at 914-736-7666 or email@example.com.
• In October, Bedford Community Church is live streaming the Legacy Coalition's Grandparenting Summit. This conference is aimed at grandparents who want to share their faith with their families. Here are the details:
October 20 – 21, 2022
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Bedford Community Church, 160 Bedford Center Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507
Click here for tickets. Click here to see a promotional video, and click here to see the main website.
Giving & Service
Hygiene Kits for UMCOR: Monetary Donations Needed!
Thanks to everyone who helped assemble 100 hygiene kits for UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief)! And a special thank you to Kaylie Grieger and Michelle Dillmann for procuring the items for the kits! Donations toward the cost of the kits are needed, and may be made payable to either Katonah UMC or Purdys UMC.
Table of Grace
The mission of Table of Grace is to offer nourishment to anyone who is hungry physically or spiritually, or both. If you can help any Saturday to prepare and/or distribute bag lunches (using supplies that are provided by the Hudson Valley Food Bank), contact Bonnie Hyatt at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are now serving bag lunches on the sidewalk outside the First UMC of Brewster until the winter months.
Please share this information with anyone who is in need:
Feeding Westchester announces an exciting new initiative for northern Westchester clients who reside within a 15 mile radius of one of the following two hub locations: Community Center of Northern Westchester (Katonah region), and Church of the Holy Spirit (Cortlandt/Peekskill region). They are providing a monthly home delivery of FREE produce. These bags will be sent by Feeding Westchester to the hub and then will be delivered on the same day by DoorDash to the client's home address. Click here to sign up.
Love & Support
Prayers of the Church Family
For Young People In Need of Help and Healing:
Aiden, Danny, Ellie, Emily, Olivia, Tucker, Lucas Chapman, Sara Reino, Aryanna Smith, Stefan Spall, Evahn Wenis, Jakob Wenis
For Those In Need of Help and Healing:
Filomena, Wendy Archer, Justine Burzesi, John Corneck, Tee Cotter, Sheila de Roode, Alice Elliott, Richard G., Kathy Gallagher, Carl Gioio & family, Yvonne Knudsen, Bob M., Barry Mangione, Gail Porter, Louis Pugh, Joe Seroka, Marja-Liisa Smith, Nicole Wilson, victims of violence everywhere
For Those Fighting Cancer:
Charlie, Diane, Leah, Valerie, Doreen Bistany, Tom Conroy, Benny Custodio, Christine Dacey, Lois Demaio, Peter DiBart, Karen Eiler, Paul Harris, Janice Hollander, Carol L., April Midin, Petie Nylund, Stephen Rannekleiv, Janet Schuman, Jason Silverman
For Those Grieving:
Loved ones of Elizabeth Brown, Christine Camarra, Inez Campbell, Ruby Chapman, David Gambardella, Ernie Greenslade, Bruce Laemmel, Cindy Mathewson, George Milliot, Phil Maliniak
Those Homebound, In Nursing Homes and Care Facilities:
Mary Ann Albanese, Irene Burns, Bodo Fischer, Harriet Harris, Ken & Rosemary Ingersoll, Pastor Jin Kim, Lois Mold, Eleanor Murphy, Matty Oschwald, Ronald Schultzel, Mike Wenis