Tuesday, March 25, 2008


Tuesday, March 25th through Thursday, March 27th—Pastor will be attending School for Ministry at the Des Moines Marriott Hotel.
Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29th—Women of Faith Conference will be held at the Quest Center in Omaha.
Sunday, March 30th—Second Sunday of Easter—This Sunday at 9:00 A.M. we will have a Combined Worship Service at the Adair Community Centre.
Our Scripture Readings for this morning are:
Acts 2:14a, 22-32
Psalm 16 (UMH 748)
1 Peter 1:3-9
John 20:19-31
"Then He said to Thomas, 'Reach out your finger here and see my hands - and put out your hand and place it in my side'." John 20:27, Amplified Version~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This is the day of our Community Chicken Dinner. For dinner you will have Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Vegetables, Salad and Pie. If you still haven't purchased your ticket, they will be available at the door. Food service will begin an 11:00 A.M.

Monday, March 31—This is Pastor Lynn's scheduled day off. The Casey U.M.C. Disciple Study will be held from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
The Quilting Crew will be busy at Casey U.M.C. at 1:30 P.M.
They are creating a wonderful surprise for some very special people. More on that later.

Tuesday, April 1—Adair U.M.C. Disciple Study will be held from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Wednesday, April 2—Adair U.M.C. United Methodist Women will meet at 9:00 A.M.

Thursday, April 3—Casey U.M.C. United Methodist Women will meet at 2:00 P.M.

Friday, April 4—Community Theater will meet at 5:30 P.M. at the Community Building in Casey.

Saturday, April 5—Community Theater will meet at 5:30 P.M. at the Community Building in Casey.
Just Give Me Jesus— Billy Graham's daughter, Anne
Graham Lotz is president of AnGel Ministeries. Anne launched "Just Give Me Jesus" revivals in the year 2000. There is a "Just Give Me Jesus" revival scheduled for April 18th and 19th at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Both days of the revival are free and there is no need to register. Friday evening's meeting will be from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and the Arena doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Saturday's meeting will be from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Arena doors open at 7:00 A.M.

For additional information call 515-264-7200 - or, online go to website www.AnneGrahamLotz.com

Bring your Bible.

You may have read in the news this morning, a massive ice shelf of over 5,000 square miles area has begun to collapse in Antarctica. Now this is the end of the Antarctic summer, so a certain amount of this is to be expected. This Wilkins Ice Shelf has been in place for thousands of years, so there is some concern.
I mention this for two reasons. Number one, my daughter, Amber Bates, left to go down and work in Antarctica last week, so I am naturally personally concerned. Amber is a scientist and this is of great interest to her. She has a blog site called "Amber On The Road", if you would like to follow her work down there.

I mention this for a second reason. . . This is the Earth God has given us to live upon. It is a profoundly beautiful, exciting, diverse, culturally disparate, stubborn, willful place to experience. I am eternally grateful for the opportunity to have a life here. I believe God has high hopes that the human animal is bright enough to learn how to take care of the place. I believe He rejoices when we make good decisions, when we develop ways to prevent and cure our diseases, when we invent things that make our lives easier, when we take good care of each other. I believe He has very high hopes for us.

Most areas of the world are making changes and developing ways to help slow global warming. It is not easy to manage, with growing populations, great variations in climates and trying to make up for many year's lack of interest. It may begin to take on a different appearance, but it can still be our beautiful, wonderful world.Don't forget the first meeting of DOUBLE DIGIT YOUTH GROUP on Sunday, April 6th at the Casey Community Building. Meeting time is 2:30 to 4:30. If you are going to spend the day with a friend, both of you come. It might be COOL. If you have ideas to make it more fun, let us know, we keep our options open.

If you have any questions about upcoming events, contact Pastor Lynn or Donna Kopaska and we will do our best to find an answer.

Thank you for your hard work this week.
God Bless and Keep You
Pastor Lynn

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