United Methodist Church 
 of Antioch
 848 Main St, Antioch IL 60002
  P (847) 395-1259   F (847) 395-4219 
 Char Hoffman, Pastor  
 1st Service - 8 am
  Sunday School/Choir - 9:15 am
  2nd Service - 10:00 am - nursery care provided

Today 07/23/17
8 & 10:00am Worship 
9:15am, Adult Discussion Group/World Religions
Monday  1:30pm, Bible Study meets
Tuesday 10:30-11:30pm, Yoga Class/St. Stephen Luth. Church
Wednesday 10am, Bible Study meets
7pm, Trustees meeting 
Thursday 12:30-1:30pm, Yoga Class/St. Stephen Luth. Church 
5:30pm, PADS lunches

Youth Group
is available at the 10:00 service. Our nursery follows the Safe Sanctuary guidelines, copies of which are available in Wesley Hall or in the nursery. 
Christian Preschool
Tuesday & Thursdays
  from 9am - 2pm
Please see our      webpage for more     details



~ The Gathered Community ~

  **Please turn off all electronic devices before the start of Worship**

THE SUNDAY MORNING ADULT DISCUSSION GROUP will meet at 9:15 am in the All Saints Lounge. 

THANK YOU to Janet Fluck & Pam Martz for doing a great job in holding the “fort” down in the church office while Diane Franke was on vacation. 

THANKS! to Butch Sheffer and Joe Nance for putting up the new cork board in the education wing, and thanks to the Nance grandchildren, Grace, Amanda, Connor, Logan, and Hazel for decorating it. 

MEET AND GREET WITH PASTOR CHAR! Sign up sheets for fellowship with Pastor Char are in Wesley Hall. The sign-up sheets will be out this week and next. We thank the folks that have volunteered to host. Ten different sites are available to choose from. 

UNITED METHODIST MEN'S MEETING BREAKFAST- Saturday August 12th. We will meet at the Church parking lot at 6:45 where we will caravan to Bert Kibbler's home, from there you will be transported by boat to Granny's on Grass Lake Rd. Due to the limit of 20 I will provide a sign up sheet in Wesley Hall. Come meet Pastor Char and her husband Glen, as we work together to share in Christ. 

BACKPACK FOR KIDS FOOD DELIVERY DRIVERS NEEDED! The Backpack for Kids Program sponsored by Open Arms Mission is in need of drivers of the food bags to AES and W.C. Petty schools every Friday at 9:00 am. For 25 minutes of your time, you will be assisting grade school students who are in need of nourishing food and snacks each weekend. If you are interested in helping, please see Anne Dickson between services. Thank you in advance! 

FLOOD RELIEF (Round Lake area) The district is collecting books and contributions can be made toward the RLAS 116 foundation. We have been told that everything will be covered by insurance so the teachers at Murphy are raising money for the families near the school whose homes and vehicles were flooded. The link for that fundraiser is below. Thank you, Phil Georgia. https://www.gofundme.com/MurphyMustangsFlood 

IT’S HERE: Paper Retriever. See Bulletin Board by Wesley Hall/PDO entrance for information about this program. Please start saving items listed on Bulletin Board for UMCA Paper Recycling Program. Thank you. 

BIBLE STUDIES MEET weekly at church: Sundays at 9:15am, Mondays, 1:30pm & Wednesdays at 10am. .

SALEM UMC, (25130  85th St., Salem WI) will be hosting their Annual Smorgasbord Dinner & Silent Auction on Saturday, March 5 from 12:00pm until 5:00pm.Deliveries available, fully handicap accessible. Tickets are $9 or $10 at the door for ages 14 and up and $7/$8 at the door for seniors and kids under 14. Ages 3 and under are free. For info call the church (262) 843-2525.SAVE THE DATE! June 20-24 Vacation Bible School participants will meet at our Surf Shack in anticipation of catching the waves of God's Amazing Love. Don't forget, June 20-24. More info will follow. Questions? Call Karen Nance at 847-8384495.Additional dates can be found on our Upcoming Dates & Events page

The quartet, Smooth Scalin' 
UMCA member, Becky Reckamp 
is the 1st one from the left
~Faith Community Nurse News~ 
Those of you signed up for CHAIR YOGA, don't forget your Tuesday group: 10:30-11:30am at St Stephen. 
WELLNESS WALKS: Tuesday mornings at 8 AM or Fridays at 6 PM for a walk in the forest preserves. Pick up a schedule at church on the blue sheets for the July locations. 
PRAYER SISTERS meet this week, Tuesday July 25th, St Stephen from 7-8:30 PM. We continue our study on "Living a Chocolate Life"--discussion this week will be on how we handle the bitterness of pain and suffering. All women are invited to join us. 
CHAIR YOGA Those who have attended our yoga classes asked about continuing. New: Chair Yoga classes at Blu Rain in Antioch starting in August. Email Isabel at isabelraci@gmail.com or call Blu Rain to sign up: 847- 395-6044. $45 for a 5 week session. 
TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DIABETES: classes presented by Northeastern Illinois Agency on Aging: Wednesdays July 26-August 30, 9:30 AM to 12 noon at Fremont Township in Mundelein. Sign up with Donna Copeland Hill at 630-293- 5990. 
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP will be on Friday August 4th, 6-8 PM.