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Weekly Bulletin, June 19, 2022

This Sunday is ASP Sunday!

The worship service will be focused on the ministry of Appalachia Service Project.


In This Bulletin:


The theme for ASP this year is "Rooted In Love."

Worship on the First Sunday After Pentecost

Scriptures: John 15:4, Matthew 7:24-27

Many of those going on ASP this year will participate in the worship service this Sunday with music, readings, and reflections. I hope to see you in person (at Katonah UMC) or on Zoom at 10:30.


Upcoming & Ongoing Events

This Week

•Prayer Circle is every Wednesday from 12-1, offered on Zoom and in the Katonah sanctuary.

•Friday Bible Study will resume in August.

•This Sunday is the last week of Sunday School until September 11. This week's Sunday School lesson will be taught by Jane Freeman.

•Come get your car washed and support Appalachia Service Project (ASP) on Saturday, June 18, weather permitting, between 10 and 3 on the Edgemont Road side of the Katonah church.

Save the Date

•Pastor Melissa will be on the ASP trip June 26-July 3. In case of a pastoral care emergency, please contact Jane Freeman (845-803-7800, for a referral.

•Bonnie Hyatt is preaching and leading worship on June 26.

•On July 3, you'll be able to meet our new District Superintendent, Rev. Inkoo Chung, at Purdys UMC. He will be preaching and leading worship that day.


Giving & Service

Donations Welcome for Appalachia Service Project!

Donations are welcome in support of ASP. From June 26-July 3, a group of about 30 people representing Katonah ASP (high school students, college students, and adults) will be in Rupert, West Virginia, making homes warmer, safer and drier. If you would like to contribute to this amazing ministry, please make checks payable to Katonah ASP.


Hygiene Kits for UMCOR: Donations Welcome!

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 welcome 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 or using your own supplies), contact Bonnie Hyatt at We are now serving bag lunches on the sidewalk again until the winter months.


Love & Support

June Birthdays

Susanne Carminucci 6/4

Tim Cunningham 6/7

Ali LeGuillou 6/9

Brent Golisano 6/11

Ben Golisano 6/12

Emily Procopis 6/13

Alex Elconin 6/18

Bodo Fischer 6/21

Kirk Beaty 6/23

Amy Golisano 6/24

Kaitlyn Hardy 6/25

Ruth Greenslade 6/25


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, 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., Laure Milliot, Louis Pugh, Charlie Rohrer, 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 Christine Camarra, Inez Campbell, Ruby Chapman, David Gambardella, Ernie Greenslade, 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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