In This Bulletin:
Scripture: Ephesians 3:16-19
It's Expressions of Faith Sunday! Ellen Rohrer will be sharing about her faith journey. Join in worship at 10:30 am either on Zoom or in person at Katonah UMC. (Worship is at Purdys on first Sundays & at Katonah the remaining Sundays.)
Upcoming & Ongoing Events
•Prayer Circle is every Wednesday from 12-1, in the Katonah UMC sanctuary
as well as on Zoom.
•This week's Sunday School lesson, "Balaam and the Lord's Messenger," will be taught by
Save the Date
•Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish Conversations on Privilege and Race take place on the last Saturday of each month over Zoom at 10 am.
The next conversation is November 26. Click here for Zoom info.
•The Racial Justice Team of Katonah & Purdys will show the PBS documentary
"Slavery By Another Name" in the Parish Hall of Katonah UMC on
Friday, December 2 at 7 pm, followed by a panel discussion. Popcorn will be served!
•Our yearly Charge Conference will be held with the other churches in our Cooperative Parish on Sunday, December 4 at 2 pm, at Peekskill United Methodist Church.
Giving & Service
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 serve a hot lunch at the First UMC of Brewster (using supplies that are provided by the Hudson Valley Food Bank), contact Bonnie Hyatt, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share the Warmth Drive for the Community Center of Northern Westchester
We're collecting NEW warm pajamas and NEW hats, scarves and gloves for newborns through 18 year-olds. Donations can be brought to either church.
Holiday Food Drive for the Community Center of Northern Westchester
Donations of flour, sugar (1-2 lb bags), vegetable/olive oil, coffee, tea bags (small boxes), hot chocolate, or butter or shortbread cookies can be brought to either church. Frozen turkey breasts or frozen roaster chickens can be brought directly to the Community Center. See the website for hours and location.
Gratitude for Care Packages
Thank you messages have been coming in from the college students who received care packages from the church last month. Here's a line from one thank-you note that captures the general sentiment from all the students:
"I was so touched and it was incredibly thoughtful, it seriously made my whole week!"
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the care packages and thank you to the Sunday School kids who made the lovely cards to go with them!
From Around the Cooperative Parish
Katonah & Purdys United Methodist Churches are now part of the newly-expanded 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 newsletter will highlight ministries and events happening around the Parish.
+Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish Conversations on Privilege and Race take place on the last Saturday of each month over Zoom at 10 am. The next conversation is November 26. Click here to join via Zoom, or use the following info:
Meeting ID: 893 3921 7734
Meeting ID: 893 3921 7734
+Every Wednesday from 7-7:45 pm there is a prayer conference call for the entire Cooperative Parish. The number is 605-468-8013, access code 970901#. Please feel free to also email your prayer requests to Pastor Bernadette Logan at tbumc1Logan@gmail.com.
+This year's Charge Conference will be held with the other churches in our Cooperative Parish on Sunday, December 4 at 2 pm, at Peekskill United Methodist Church.
Love & Support
Prayers of the Church Family
For Young People In Need of Help and Healing:
Aiden, Danny, Ellie, Emily, Olivia, Tucker, Sarah Esposito, Sara Reino, Aryanna Smith, Stefan Spall, Evahn Wenis, Jakob Wenis
For Those In Need of Help and Healing:
Filomena, Olga, Wendy Archer, Dennis & Jean Boyer, Justine Burzesi, Ellie Lucas Chapman, John Corneck, Tee Cotter, Sheila de Roode, Alice Elliott, Richard G, Carl Gioio & family, Ed Lane, Bob M., Melissa Magnotta, Louis Pugh, Robert Resendez, Marja-Liisa Smith, Terry Waters, Nicole Wilson
For Those Fighting Cancer:
Charlie, Diane, Leah, Valerie, Doreen Bistany, Benny Custodio, Tom Conroy, Christine Dacey, Lois Demaio, Peter DiBart, Alice Dunn, Karen Eiler, Paul Harris, Janice Hollander, Carol L., April Midin, Petie Nylund, Stephen Rannekleiv, Ruth Ryder, Janet Schuman, Jason Silverman, Andi Strauss
For Those Grieving:
Loved ones of Elizabeth Brown, Christine Camarra, Inez Campbell, Ruby Chapman, David Gambardella, Bruce Laemmel, Cindy Mathewson, George Milliot, Phil Maliniak, Ophelia Banklian Newbold, Joe Seroka
Those Homebound, In Nursing Homes and Care Facilities:
Mary Ann Albanese, Irene Burns, Bodo Fischer, Harriet Harris, Pastor Jin Kim, Yvonne Knudsen, Lois Mold, Eleanor Murphy, Matty Oschwald, Ronald Schultzel, Mike Wenis
Birthdays in the Church Family
William Johnson 11/3
Sue Fitzgerald 11/5
Lissen Johnson 11/9
Robert Johnson 11/15
Lukas Johnson 11/15
Maureen Bilello 11/16
Paul Stark 11/20
Jeff Kellogg 11/21
Cameron Kidde 11/27
Connor Boyer-Holt 11/30