Field Notes Weekly Newsletter

ANNOUNCEMENTS  --  Sunday, August 18, 2019

We Welcome Our Guests

To Young Meadows, and invite you to join us for Sunday school and other activities throughout the week. If you would like to know more about the life of Young Meadows Church, our greeters will assist you with information and take you to worship services and Sunday school.

Welcome Stephen Spanjer

Stephen is our international supported missionary to Germany and he is preaching today in both services. He and Jay Joye are swapping pulpits today while Stephen is home on leave. We are grateful for his ministry.

NEW Sunday School Rooms TODAY!

Children’s and Adult Sunday School classrooms have moved — see the list below for your new classrooms:

  • Rm. 102 — Ladies Short-Term
  • Rm. 107 — Hudson Bible Study
  • Rm. 109 — Cross Trainers
  • Rm. 110 — Round Table
  • Rm. 111 — Young Adult
  • Rm. 112 — Lamp Post
  • Rm. 113 — 2-3 Year-Olds
  • Rm. 114 — Infant Nursery
  • Rm. 200 — 10-12 Grades
  • Rm. 201 — 7-9 Grades
  • Rm. 206 — 5-6 Grades
  • Rm. 208 — 3-4 Grades
  • Rm. 210 — 1-2 Grades
  • Rm. 211 — PreK-Kindergarten
  • Rm. 213 — Special Needs

Sanctuary Choir and Bells of Praise

Rehearsals resume Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6:00 p.m., for choir and 7:15 p.m. for bells. You are invited to join this group. Reading music is not required, so come and sing! Contact Michael Wutzke, 244-1385 or [email protected]

City Bible Study

Begins Thursday, Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m., to study Engaging God’s Word: Philippians. Join the online group on Facebook on the group Legacy Bible Study. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or [email protected]

Mission Trip to Germany

A mission trip to Germany is planned for Tuesday-Monday, Sept. 24-30, to help with a disability baseball tournament. Contact Chris Duggar, 546-7033 or [email protected]


Fellowship of Loving Disciples

Youth Sunday School

10:10-10:50 a.m.

7-12th Grades — Youth Room

Study: Doctrine of God

F.O.L.D. Connect

Wednesdays, 6:00

Beginning August 21

Contact Adam Coppock or 318-3562 or [email protected]

Children’s Ministry

Children’s Church

For PreK-Kindergarten children moves this Sunday, Aug. 18, to Room 211. Be sure to pick up your children in this room after Sunday school.

MOPS Registration & Playdate

Young Meadows will host River Region MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) beginning with its kickoff on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 9:00 a.m., in the fellowship hall. A playdate is Tuesday, Aug. 20, 9:00 a.m. Call or text Jennifer Holtsford, 398-2444 or [email protected]

American Heritage Girls

Meets Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., in the Youth Room beginning Aug. 22. This is a character development program for girls ages 5-18. Contact Chris Carver, 546-1064.

Daughter by Design Yard Sale

DbD is collecting items for its upcoming yard sale set for Sept. 19-21 at storage location behind Frazer UMC on Burbank Drive. Items may be delivered there Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-Noon, Saturdays, 2:00-5:00 p.m. NO jewelry; NO clothes. Contact Sandra Allen, 546-8090 or Betty George, 320-8065.

Many Thanks

Many thanks to Ian Kenyon and our many painters and builders (men and women) who provided countless hours to refurbish Sunday school classrooms prior to our move last week. We are grateful for the help of all who came out to make this move possible!

Small Groups/Growth Groups

New small groups for missional connection (study, fellowship, and mission) start this week and in coming weeks in Midtown, Sturbridge, Atlanta Highway, Wynlakes, and Pike Road. These groups are in addition to our Growth Groups. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or alex. [email protected] Hosts and start dates are as follows:

  • Sturbridge — Sunday, Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m.; Chris Johnson, 8634 Anna Place
  • Midtown (1) — Sunday, Aug. 11, 4:30 p.m.; Chris Duggar, 2642 Aimee Dr.
  • Midtown (2) — Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6:00 p.m.; Deana Hodge, 3408 Silver Lane (Bert English)
  • Pike Road — Sunday, Aug. 18, 4:30 p.m.; Tim Tormey, 160 Meriwether Trace
  • Wynlakes — Sunday, Aug. 18, 4:00 p.m.; Scott Berl, 9208 Gainswood
  • Atlanta Highway — Sunday, Sept. 8, 5:00 p.m.; Michael Strowd, 659 Flagstaff Dr. (Brian Grete)
  • Phelan/Boykin Growth Group — Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6:30 p.m.; Ethel Boykin, 8727 Lydia Lane
  • Williams/Jones GG — Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m., 7024 Mid Pines Dr.
  • Prayer GG — Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6:00 p.m., at the church
  • Linda Steele’s GG — Thursday, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.; 5649 Woodside Cir.

In Sympathy

The ministers and congregation extend their deepest sympathy to Mike and Cynthia Jones upon the death of Mike’s father, Linton Lindel Jones, August 11, 2019.


Diaconate Meeting

Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 p.m.


August 18 — Hart Johnson

August 25 — David Conoly


August 19-25 — Matt Clower/Michael Nunn

August 26-Sept. 1 — Michael Strowd


August 18 — Paul & Lynn Cobb, John & Palmer Coley

August 25 — David & Gabrielle Conoly, Adam & Stephanie Coppock

Combined Worship Service

Labor Day Sunday

Sunday, September 1

11:00 a.m.


Church Offices Closed

Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 2

Young Meadows This Week


   7:00 a.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   9:00 a.m.     Bridge Worship Service

 10:10 a.m.     Sunday School

 11:00 a.m.     Traditional Worship Service

   4:00 p.m.     Wynlakes Small Group

   4:30 p.m.     Midtown (1) Small Group

   4:30 p.m.     Pike Road Small Group

   5:00 p.m.     Youth Choir




   9:00 a.m.     MOPS Play Date

   9:00 a.m.     Presbytery Candidates Exam


   9:30 a.m.     Dominoes

   3:00 p.m.     Men’s DG/Allen

   6:00 p.m.     Diaconate Meeting

   6:00 p.m.     Midtown (2) Small Group

   6:00 p.m.     Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

   6:00 p.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   6:00 p.m.     F.O.L.D. Connect

   7:15 p.m.     Bells of Praise Rehearsal


 12:00 p.m.     Men’s Bible Study & Lunch

   4:00 p.m.     Oak Grove Bible Study

   6:30 p.m.     American Heritage Girls


   8:00 a.m.     Catalyst Debate Club

   1:00 p.m.     Knitting Group





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