• The Gathering - July 23 & August 13 @ 7 p.m.
  • Vacation Bible School is June 24 from 1 until 5 p.m.
  • Patriotic Celebration - One Service Only - July 2 @10:30a
  • VUMC To See The Lookouts - July 25 - RSVP by July 10
  • Run For God begins July 30 at VUMC!
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  • VUMC Who We Are
  • RFG Highlights
  • VUMC Interview Recap
  • VUMC's Fitness Ministry
A Word from The Pastor:  

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6

Do you ever feel alone? By spending time daily with the Lord, we are reminded we are not alone.

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Patriotic Celebration – July 2 – One Service Only @ 10:30a

You don’t want to miss our Patriotic Celebration Service next Sunday, July 2. Special music will include the men’s ensemble singing “A Few Good Men” and the chancel choir’s beautiful presentation of “Battle Hymn of The Republic” with a live wind and percussion ensemble. There will be additional music (Bill Richard’s solo included). Reverend Stephen Streett will be speaking on how faith and freedom go hand-in-hand.

There will be only one service next week beginning at 10:30 a.m. Come join us for “Faith and Freedom” Sunday! You will be inspired!

July Sermons

*July 2: Holy Communion & Patriotic Celebration! ONE SERVICE @ 10:30 AM - "The Ultimate Gift of Freedom" - Proverbs 22:3 & Psalm 33:12
*July 9: Sharon Bell will be preaching.
*July 16: Charlie Thompson will be preaching.
*July 23: "What About The Weeds?" - Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
*July 30: "The Baby or The Window?" - Matthew 13:44-52

The Gathering

Join us for our new Sunday evening service The Gathering July 23, and August 13 at 7 PM in the sanctuary. A multi-sensory worship experience with prayer, praise, worship and testimonials.

Upcoming Prime Timers’ Events

• Monday, July 24 - eat at Champy’s Chicken in Chattanooga
• Saturday, August 26- see play “Sister Act” at Cumberland County Playhouse

Sermons

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Varnell UMC Calendar

VUMC To See The Lookouts

Tuesday, July 25 7:15 PM versus the Birmingham Barons General admission: $6.00 Adult/$4.00 Child (3-12)/$4.00 Senior (55+) RSVP by Monday, July 10 to Tammy in the church office (706) 694-8023 or tammy@varnellumc.org. No advance payment. We will pay individually at the gate. We will meet at the church at 6 PM to ride the vans and carpool to the game.

Run For God

It is official! We are starting another Run for God 5K Challenge beginning July 30. Training will begin at the Coahulla Creek High School Track at 8:00 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays. Not a runner? Come and walk.

Text To Give

You can now contribute to VUMC with a quick text message! Simply send a text to 706.620.4587 with the amount you would like to contribute. To give online, go to www.varnellumc.org and click on Online Giving.

Prayer Request Guidelines

MONDAY – FRIDAY: 9 A.M. UNTIL 5 P.M. - DAYTIME SEND PRAYER REQUESTS TO: Tammy Burek @ tammy@varnellumc.org or call the church office at (706) 694-8023.

MONDAY – FRIDAY: 5 P.M. UNTIL 9 A.M. - NIGHT TIME SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND HOLIDAYS SEND PRAYER REQUESTS TO: Bill Davidson @ williamrdavidson@gmail.com or call or text at (423) 432-3635.

FORMAT OF PRAYER REQUESTS:

* LET US KNOW WHAT YOU WISH TO SHARE.
* IT WOULD BE HELPFUL IF REQUESTS ARE WORDED EXACTLY AS YOU WANT DISTRIBUTED.
* FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME OF THOSE WE ARE PRAYING FOR IS ALWAYS A PLUS.
PRAYER CHAIN MEMBERS:
* IF YOU WISH TO BE ON THE LIST TO RECEIVE PRAYER REQUESTS AND UPDATES (AND ARE NOT ALREADY RECEIVING THEM) PLEASE SEND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO TAMMY OR BILL.
* PRAYER REQUEST AND UPDATES WILL OFTEN ARRIVE DAILY TO YOUR INBOX SOMETIMES WITH URGENT UPDATES. YOU MAY RECEIVE MORE THAN ONE EMAIL PER DAY. QUESTIONS? CALL TAMMY OR BILL.