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Weekly Bulletin, August 28, 2022

This Sunday we complete the series on Revelation with "Co-Creation", based on Rev. 21:1-6, 22:1-5.

In This Bulletin:


text reads Here I Am Lord

Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost

Scripture: Revelation 21:1-6, 22:1-5
Sermon: "Revelation, Part 7: Co-Creation"

This Sunday we conclude our summer sermon series on the book of Revelation. This week we look at the beautiful vision of the life-giving stream and the trees whose leaves "are for the healing of the nations." I hope you can attend worship in person (at Katonah UMC) or on Zoom at 10:30.


Upcoming & Ongoing Events

This Week

•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.

•Church BBQ this Saturday, August 27, 4 pm at the United Methodist Church of Shrub Oak.

Save the Date

On Sunday, September 4, we will have a Hymn Sing! The worship service will be centered around beloved hymns and their stories. Come prepared to call out a favorite hymn! We will also celebrate communion that Sunday.

"'S Wonderful!: Gershwin as Songwriter"

An exploration of the songwriting talent of the great George Gershwin from his first hits through to his last. Illustrated with inspiring performances and a detailed examination of milestone songs, I offer new insights into Gershwin’s genius.

It's on Saturday September 24 at 3pm Eastern Standard Time, and totally free of charge!

To register click the button below (it only takes a moment!):

In October, Bedford Community Church is live streaming the Legacy Coalition's Grand-parenting 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, here to see a promotional video, and 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 We are now serving bag lunches on the sidewalk outside the First UMC of Brewster until the winter months.

There's a girl named Heidi who comes to Table of Grace every week to get meals to take home to her family. Her mom is having a baby any day now! We are collecting diapers, wipes, and any other items you'd like to give. Please place your donation in the bin in the Katonah church parlor.

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, Valencia Elliott-Perry, Richard G., Kathy Gallagher, Carl Gioio & family, Yvonne Knudsen, Bob M., Barry Mangione, Gail Porter, Louis Pugh, Joe Seroka, Marja-Liisa Smith, Terry Waters, 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



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