Field Notes Weekly Newsletter

ANNOUNCEMENTS -- Sunday, October 13, 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.

Church Offices Closed

Monday, October 14, 2019

Columbus Day Holiday

 Online Church Directory

Our new church directory is underway as an online venture. Complete the online form to provide information and include a family photo for the directory. See the recent email for instructions. Paper versions will be provided for a fee (not yet determined). Contact Paula Mathis, 652-3063 or

Boston Butts Pick Up

Pick up your Boston butts this Friday, Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the church. Reserve your Boston butts by email or call the church office, 244-1385 or

Explorers Class

For new members and others who would like to explore the mission of our church begins today at 10:10 a.m., in Room 213. Contact Jay Joye, 652-1316 or

Montgomery Brassworks

Will offer a free concert Tuesday, Oct. 15, 7:00 p.m., in our sanctuary. This group of five music professors performs throughout the River Region and also with the Montgomery Symphony. Contact Michael Wutzke, 244-1385 or

Ladies Game Night

Friday, October 18, 7:00 p.m., in the Fellowship Gallery. Join us for refreshments, fellowship, and various games. Contact Alex Kocher, 657-8767 or

40 Days for Life

Prayer vigil to support pro-life efforts and end abortion is set for Sept. 25-Nov. 3. Young Meadows members are signing up to pray on Friday, Oct. 25, across the street from the clinic on South Perry Street. Sign up at the table in the gallery. Contact Camille and Matt Phillips, 233-7236 or

Field Trip to Auburn RUF

Join us to visit and support our RUF International Students ministry led by Michael Alsup at Auburn University Friday, Oct. 25. Events begin at 4:00 p.m., at the RUF International Student Dorm. Contact Paul Johnson, 399-4251 or 


Fellowship of Loving Disciples

Youth Sunday School

10:10-10:50 a.m.

7-9th Grades — Room 201

Study: God’s Big Picture

10-12 Grades — Youth Room 200

Study: Genesis

F.O.L.D. Connect

Wednesdays, 6:00

Senior High Fellowship

Saturdays, 6:00 p.m.

At the Coppocks

Feeding Jeff Davis Football Team/FCA

Friday, Nov. 1

Set up — 3:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Contact Adam Coppock -- 318-3562 or

Children’s Ministry

CEF at Brewbaker School

Join us for Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) Good News Club on Mondays, 4:00 p.m., at Brewbaker School. Volunteers are needed to provide this Christian program to children  at Brewbaker. Contact JEB O’Barr, 315-2960 or


Music to encourage development in young children meets Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00 a.m., Room 213. Contact Erin Joye, 652-1306 or

American Heritage Girls

A character development program for girls ages 5-18, meets Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., in the Youth Room. Contact Jennifer Brenneman, 306-9512 or jbrenneman93@

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Childcare provided. Contact Jennifer Holtsford, 244-1385 or

Reformation Sunday

The Annual Reformation Service will be Sunday, Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m., at Eastwood Presbyterian Church. An offering will be collected for the Evangelical Reformed Seminary at Aix-en-Provence, France.

Wheels for the World

Wheelchairs, walkers, and parts may be donated throughout the month of October to Rooftop Friends as part of the Ryan Prince Memorial Wheelchair Drive. Wheelchairs, etc., should be in good working order and may be dropped off at YMPC, Frazer UMC, Alabama Graphics, or WLBF-Faith Radio during October. (No power wheelchairs). Contact Betsy Prince, 467-1388.

RTF Joy for Giving

Join us Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:00 a.m.-Noon, in the Fellowship Hall for the third annual Rooftop Friends’ respite and holiday shopping event. Volunteers are needed to help with the event and to provide snacks, and gifts may be donated. For details, contact Nancy Burtron, 546-8324 or

Email Issues

If you are having problems receiving emails from either the or, please notify the church office at 244-1385 or email either of those accounts to revise. Also, please check your provider as well since we are not receiving notices that the emails we send are “not deliverable.”


Lucy Houlton Spurlin

October 1, 2019

Daughter of Mark & Jessica Spurlin

Officers Meeting

Outreach Council

Sunday, October 20, Noon



October 13 — Brett Cowden

October 20 — Jordan Russell


Oct. 14-20 — Jordan Russell

Oct. 21-27 — Glen Criswell


Oct. 13 — Brian & Rachel Grete, Destiny Griffin

Oct. 20 — J.D. & Amanda Grimes, Jeff & Rosemary Gulledge


Young Meadows This Week


   7:00 a.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   9:00 a.m.     Bridge Worship Service

 10:10 a.m.     Sunday School

 10:10 a.m.     Explorers Class

 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.     Sturbridge Small Group

   4:30 p.m.     Atlanta Highway Small Group

   5:00 p.m.     Pike Road Small Group

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 — Columbus Day

   8:00 a.m.     Church Offices Closed

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary


   6:30 a.m.     Matt Bennett’s DG

   9:30 a.m.     MOPS

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary

   6:30 p.m.     Phelan/Boykin Growth Group

   6:30 p.m.     Williams/Jones Growth Group

   7:00 p.m.     20Somethings Small Group

   7:00 p.m.     Montgomery Brassworks


   6:45 a.m.     John Bennett’s DG

   9:30 a.m.     Dominoes

   3:00 p.m.     Men’s DG/Allen

   5:15 p.m.     Youth Handbells

   6:00 p.m.     F.O.L.D. Connect

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

   6:00 p.m.     Praise Band Rehearsal

   6:00 p.m.     Prayer Growth Group

   6:00 p.m.     Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

   7:15 p.m.     Bells of Praise Rehearsal


   8:00 a.m.     Classical Conversations

   9:00 a.m.     Kindermusik

   9:30 a.m.     City Bible Study

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

   4:00 p.m.     Oak Grove Bible Study

   5:30 p.m.     Birmingham Seminary

   6:30 p.m.     American Heritage Girls

   6:30 p.m.     Steele’s Growth Group


   8:00 a.m.     Catalyst Debate Club

   9:00 a.m.     Kindermusik

   7:00 p.m.     Ladies Game Night


   6:00 p.m.     Senior High Fellowship


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