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Weekly Bulletin, August 6th, 2023


Worship with us this Sunday!

Please join worship at 10:30 in person at Purdys UMC or on Zoom for worship led by Rev. Lori Miller. The scripture is Matthew 14:13-21, and the sermon this week is entitled "Enough--Part I."

As she unpacks Pastor Lori continues to cull books. For the next couple of weeks of worship at Katonah, the books will be out on a table in the hall and are free to a good home! Thanks.


Upcoming & Ongoing Events

Prayer Circle is every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30
in the Katonah UMC sanctuary as well as on Zoom.

Sunday School will resume in the Fall.

Homecoming Sunday is September 10th

Open House with Pastor Lori is October 14th

From Around the Cooperative Parish

Katonah & Purdys United Methodist Churches are part of the Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish along with First UMC Brewster, Trinity-Boscobel UMC in Buchanan, Drew UMC in Carmel, Asbury UMC in Croton, the UMC of Mt. Kisco, Peekskill UMC, Grace UMC of Putnam Valley, the UMC of Shrub Oak, and Yorktown UMC.

This section of the church bulletin highlights ministries and events happening around the Parish.

For more information about the Cooperative Parish, talk to Bonnie Hyatt (, the Cooperative Parish representative from Purdys, or Ellen Rohrer (, the representative from Katonah.


Ways to Support Table of Grace!

VOLUNTEER: Once a week on Saturdays from 11-1, food and sandwiches are provided out of First United Methodist Church in Brewster. Please contact Bonnie Hyatt ( if you are interested in learning more!

SHOP: For the month of August, purchase a Bloomin' 4 Good Bouquet! Table of Grace to receive $1 from every $10.99 Bloomin' 4 Good Bouquet sold at:

Stop & Shop 195 North Bedford Road Mount Kisco NY


Administrative Assistant Wanted for the UMC at Shrub Oak

Dear Friends in Christ,

I hope that you are staying cool and well hydrated in this warm weather. We need your help so prayerfully I am reaching out to you. We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our ministry here. The hours would 12 Hours per week (Thurs/ Fri) 10am – 4pm (w/ flexibility). salary is $18.00 an hour. Needed Qualifications include being reliable self-starter with knowledge of Microsoft Word, internet website, Mailchimp and web experience. Knowledge of Power Church is helpful. If you know anyone who has these gifts, please pass on this information. I have a attached a more detailed description. of this position.

If you have any questions please contact: Mrs. Annette Reynolds SPRC Chair: or text me at 845 5467173 or email me at or

May the Lord bless you all and thanks in advance for the assistance. Together we are stronger!!

Blessings and Love in Christ,


Rev.Sandra B. Mantz, Pastor The UMC at Shrub Oak

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ReSET Westchester

Gift Card Collection

ReSET plays a direct role in helping refugees establish new homes in our community, and has put out a call to action to the local spiritual communities in our area with a specific ask to support Asylum Seekers. More information can be found here.

To support this mission:

1) Purchase gift cards in $25 denominations for VISA/Mastercard, CVS, Target, Lyft or Uber.

2) Place the gift cards in an envelope with Ellen Rohrer's name and your name on the outside.

3) Put the envelopes in Ellen's mailbox in the back of the sanctuary in Katonah.

Ellen will coordinate delivery of the gift cards and obtain a receipt of donation for anyone who participates.


Love & Support

Prayers of the Church Family

For Answered Prayers:

Filomena, Amelia B., Jean Boyer, John Corneck,

Paul Harris; Anne, Karen, Nieves, & Stephen Rannekleiv; Ruth Starr, Erich Wenis, Jacob Wenis

Joys & Thanksgivings:

For Young People In Need of Help and Healing:

Aiden, Danny, Ellie, Emily, Olivia, Tucker, Sarah Esposito, Sara Reino, Stefan Spall, Evahn Wenis, Alex Kent, Skylar

For Those In Need of Help and Healing:

Ken & Susan, Liz, Nann, Olga, Justine Burzesi, Ellie Lucas Chapman, Leeann Coffin, John Corneck, Tee Cotter, Sheila de Roode, Galena E., Alice Elliott, Karina Feliz, Carl Gioio & family, Briedge Joyce, Ed Lane, Bob M., Anne Murdock, Louis Pugh, Chuck S., Marja-Liisa Smith, Mary W., Terry Waters, Christian Wenis, Nicole Wilson, Melanie H, Erich Wenis, Anne Corneck

For Those Fighting Cancer:

Charlie, Diane, Leah, Noel, Valerie, Theresa Baird, Doreen Bistany, Rev. Wanda Craner, Benny Custodio, Christine Dacey, Lois Demaio, Peter DiBart, Alice Dunn, Karen Eiler, Jim Fleming, Paul Harris, Janice Hollander, April Midin, Petie Nylund, Artie R., Laila R., Janet Schuman, Jason Silverman, Andi Strauss, Margaret Howe

For Those Grieving:

Lindsey, Loved ones of Thomas, Elizabeth Brown, Christine Camarra, Carol L., Chip Mathewson, George Milliot, Eleanor Murphy, Ophelia Banklian Newbold, Ruth Ryder, Joe Seroka, Marilyn Shipman, The Family of Bruce Younkin

Those Homebound, In Nursing Homes and Care Facilities:

Mary Ann Albanese, Mike Berardino, Irene Burns, Bodo Fischer, Harriet Harris, Pastor Jin Kim, Yvonne Knudsen, Lois Mold, Matty Oschwald, Emily Procopis, Ronald Schultzel, Ellen & Mike Wenis

Birthdays in the Church Family

Ann Marie Karl 8/2

Mary Beth Leibig 8/2

Jeanette Payton 8/2

Tom Pegues 8/5

Elizabeth Corradino 8/6

Madelynn Golisano 8/6

Garrett Golisano 8/7

Amy Chapman 8/10

Carlota Ellsworth 8/10

Keith Burton 8/19

Michelle Dillman 8/20

Mary Stark 8/29

Kimberly Beaty 8/31


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