*Book Club will meet Thursday, August 25 at 6:30 pm in the Chapel. Please join us to see what we’re all about. This month’s book is Thousand Cranes by Yasunari Kawabata. But come even if you don’t have time to read the book! For more information, please contact Lyn Berry.

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United Methodist Church of Vista
490 South Melrose Drive (
Vista, California 92081
(760) 726-0442
Office open Monday – Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Church E-mail: UMCVista.org

**  Church office closed on Monday, September 5, 2016  **

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Join us for Worship and Celebration

Cry Room and Nursery Care are also available at both services.  Located in the narthex.

8:45  a.m.   Praise Worship (includes Children and Youth)

9:00  a.m.   Sunday School  Children – Pre-school – 5th Grade

9:00 a.m.    Sunday School  Youth – Middle and High School

9:00 a.m.    Wired Word (Adult Study)

9:45 a.m.    Coffee and Fellowship in Fellowship Hall and Narthex

10:30 a.m.  Traditional Worship

12:00  a.m. Sunday Gathering (Adult Study)

Working on a New Members Class for a time in August.  Are YOU interested in officially joining in our fellowship and becoming a part of this church family?   If so, please let the church office (760.726.0442), Barbara Mitchell (760.724.0923) or write it on the back of your Sunday registration card.  More info to come!

Nursery and Childcare-worker position is opening up.  As our personnel committee (SPRC) continues their work reviewing our staff to fulfill the ministry goals of our congregation we are revising the job duties of our Nursery and Childcare workers.  In order to provide enrichment activities, as well as a safe environment for our children, we are looking for individuals with early childhood education units and leadership skills.  For more information, please contact Dakota Koenig or Pastor Leigh Ann in the church office.

Sunday, August 28, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Youth Family BBQ today in the Youth Room (Rm. 204) and outside on the patio from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Please come for important information for the 2016-2017 Youth year! See Beckie Henselmeier for more details

Sundays, August. 21 – September. 11, 2016

*Support the Youth Group’s Fall Retreat – Stop by the Ryan’s Brother’s Coffee Fundraiser to help the Youth attend this year’s Fall Retreat up at Big Bear Lake, CA. Orders can be placed via our table in the Narthex before worship on Sundays, August 21 – September 11 or stop in the office and see Beckie. Orders will be delivered starting Sunday, October 9th.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 3:00 p.m

*Our church is offering a 6-week Seminar on Grief and Healing on Wednesday afternoons at 3 pm, beginning Sept. 7 at the Library table. This seminar is to help those experiencing the loss through death of a loved one in their lives. It could be a family member, other relative, or friend. This seminar will offer an opportunity for growth and healing with a spiritual emphasis. The facilitators are Mary Trotta who has a wealth of experience and professional training, and Kathy Johnson.  Any questions, please call the church office or Kathy Johnson at (760) 726-0442 (church office).

Friday, September 9, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

*Game Night is Friday, September 9, at 6:30 p.m.  in Fellowship Hall. Please join us for an evening of fun and fellowship!  Remember to bring your favorite game and snacks to share.  For questions or for more information, please see Suzanne McMurchie.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

*Y’all come to eat cowboy stew and enjoy western hospitality. Singin’ and story tellin’ will go along with homemade pies. Western garb will add to the fun.  On Saturday, September 17, at 5:30 pm you will want to bring family and friends to the chuck wagon in Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $10 per person and $25 per family. The event is presented by UMW to support missions.  For more information, contact Jacque Howard.

Corner (located in the Narthex):

A Stephen minister will be available between services to offer prayers, support or a compassionate listening ear to anyone who may feel the need.

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