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Sunday, March 15, 2020
 Theme for March:  “Love, Joy, Hope and Peace”

Romans 15:13; John 3:16

Health Emphasis: Save Your Vision

Church Wide                                                                                                                                                                                            s

 

Worship Service—Pastor Davis will deliver the message for the 3rd  Anniversary of Pastor Tavarius  Henderson today, at St. Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, 210 Walnut St, Scottsboro, AL  35768 (TEL 256-259-6501). As a church program all ministries are requested to be on their posts.   The Unity Choir will provide the song service. deacons, ushers   and church ministries are requested to be on their respective post. Directions and additional information will be available at the Welcome Desk.  Please, be prepared to leave immediately following the 10:45am worship service, and/or as the Holy Spirit dictates load the church van by 12:30 pm from 315 Winchester Road; Huntsville, AL 35810. Dinner will be provided at St. Elizabeth MB Church upon arrival.

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Pastor Davis will be the evangelist for the Spring Revival at Flint River P. B. Church March 16-18th,

 6:30 p.m. nightly. The Union Chapel Church family will be in charge of the Wednesday night service (March 18th).  The Unity Choir will sing, deacons, ushers and members are requested to be on their respective posts. Additional information and directions will be available at the Welcome Desk.

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Men’s and Women’s Ministry Bible Study – The Men’s and Women’s Bible Study Class will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7 p.m. The Men’s Class will meet in the Fellowship Hall and the Women’s Class will meet in the sanctuary. You are invited to participate in a time of study, prayer and testimony.

 

Ministry Meetings / Seminars / Conferences                                                                                                                                               

Collegiate Age Ministry (CAM): If you are a student in college or a parent of a student in college, you are asked to fill out an informational form located at the Welcome Center.  Information will be used to stay in contact with college students and to send care packages to students while they are away.  You are asked to fill out the form by Sunday, March 15, 2020. 

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Veteran’s  Ministry Veteran’s  Ministry will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17th  in the Fellowship Hall. If you were fitted for a blazer and did not pay, please come prepared to do so at the meeting.  If you were not fitted during the last meeting you will be able to get fitted and pay at this meeting.  If you have questions, please contact Bro. Richard Pitts.

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 “I SHALL LIVE” Kidney Support Ministry Meeting.  The “I SHALL LIVE” Kidney Support Ministry will meet on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in Classroom 17.  This ministry is open to anyone who is living with acute or chronic kidney disease, presently on dialysis, pre or post-transplant or anyone who is interested in learning more about kidney disease or becoming a kidney donor. If you have any questions, please contact Sis. Audra Allen at audraallen@aol.com

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The Senior Adult Ministry (SAM) will host a seminar regarding Estate Planning on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The guest speaker is Ms. Latanya Rhines, Elder Law Attorney, with The Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG).  Ms. Rhines will share vitally important information regarding the preparation of the Last Will and Testament and the different types of Power of Attorney.  For information, please contact Mother Betty Craighead.

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Congress of Christian Education: The 115th Annual Session of the Congress of Christian Education for the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 22-26, 2020.  This year’s theme is, “Glorifying God Through our Commitment to Christ-Centered Evangelism”.  If you are interested in attending a signup sheet is available at the Welcome Center.  For additional information, you may contact Deacon Michael Malone at mdmalone04@yahoo.com.

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The Walter Cade, Jr. Southwest Laymen Workshop---2020:  The 2020 Walter Cade, Jr. Southwest Laymen

Workshop will be held in Birmingham, AL, July 24-26, 2020 at the Sheraton Birmingham.  Registration and Housing forms are available at the Welcome Center in the Church foyer.  The deadline to sign up is May 22, 2020.  Church transportation will be provided.   A sign-up sheet for transportation will be in the sign-up book at the Welcome Center.  For additional information, you may contact Deacon Nathaniel Sanders at  nathanielsnat@att.net.

Youth Department                                                                                                                                                                          

Volunteers Needed to Serve:  Volunteers Needed to Serve:  The Youth Wednesday Night Bible Study Ministry is in need of volunteers who are energetic, passionate about youth, and called to teach children.  If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please contact Min. Marquis.

Health and Wellness                                                                                                                                                                                         

 Save Your Vision Month (March) aims to increase awareness about good eye care and encourages people to get regular eye exams. With computers becoming an everyday part of people’s lives, the risk of eye strain and damage is higher than ever.                                                                                                             

African American eye health at a glance

  • More than 825,000 African Americans have diabetic retinopathy
  • African Americans are at higher risk for glaucoma at a much younger age than other populations
  • Nearly 190,000 African Americans have low vision

Medication Reminders from the Wellness Ministry:  Are you taking medications as prescribed?

 Taking medications correctly is generally defined as the extent to which patients take medication as prescribed by their doctors. This involves factors such as getting prescriptions filled, remembering to take medication on time, and understanding the directions.  Therefore, if you take medications that require food, please take the time to eat.             

Congratulations                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Congratulations to all members celebrating wedding anniversaries in the month of March

  • Ministers Julian and Toni Savage who will celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary on Monday, March 16th

Voter/ Community  Information                                                                                                                                                          

Voter Information - Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 31 ,2020.  This is the date for the Primary Run-Off Election.  The Voter Registration Team will be in the foyer on Sunday, March 22, 2020 after both Worship Services to register voters.  Websites for voting information are: www.alabamavotes.gov  and www.madisoncountyal.gov . Voting is a way to honor our history.  Get Out To Vote!

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Alabama 2020 Census - Why does it matter? Thirteen Billion Dollars in Federal Funding! An accurate census is important for: Health Care; Education; Utility Infrastructure; Roads and Bridges; and Congressional Representation. Census answers are confidential. In March 2020, every household will receive a postcard from the U.S Census Bureau with instructions for completing the census in one of three ways: online, telephone, or a mailable form. On average, it only takes six minutes to complete. For more information on the census, visit   2020census.gov. 

                               

Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing Ministry                                                                                                                                                    

Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing Ministry:  The Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing are open on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing are open to Union Chapel members and the general public.  All persons who are in need of food, clothing, shoes and household items are invited to visit us.  Union Chapel members and friends thank you for supporting this ministry and please continue to support us with your donations.  Please go by the Welcome Desk and pick up a list of suggested items to donate.  Feel free to drop off donations at the 100 Orange Drive location during the hours of operation.     

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in...”  Matthew 25:35 NIV

Church Wide                                                                                                                                                                    

 Pastor Davis will be the evangelist for the Spring Revival at Flint River P. B. Church March 16-18th 6:30 p.m. nightly. The Union Chapel Church family will be in charge of the Wednesday night service (March 18th). The Unity Choir will sing, deacons, ushers and members are requested to be on their respective posts. Additional information and directions will be available at the Welcome Desk.

 

Ministry Meetings                                                                                                                                                                   

The Missionary Ministry's monthly meeting will be held at 6:00pm on Monday, March 9th  

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Attention All Men of Union Chapel!  There will be a very important meeting concerning the Laymen Ministry on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall.  Please come out and join us for this important meeting.  For additional information, please contact Deacon Nathaniel Sanders.

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ollegiate Age Ministry (CAM): If you are a student in college or a parent of a student in college, you are asked to fill out an informational form located at the Welcome Center.  Information will be used to stay in contact with college students and to send care packages to students while they are away.  You are asked to fill out the form by Sunday, March 15, 2020. 

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Veteran’s  Ministry Veteran’s  Ministry will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17th  in the Fellowship Hall. If you were fitted for a blazer and did not pay, please come prepared to do so at the meeting.  If you were not fitted during the last meeting you will be able to get fitted and pay at this meeting.  If you have questions, please contact Bro. Richard Pitts.

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Congress of Christian Education: The 115th Annual Session of the Congress of Christian Education for the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 22-26, 2020.  This year’s theme is, “Glorifying God Through our Commitment to Christ-Centered Evangelism”.  If you are interested in attending a signup sheet is available at the Welcome Center.  For additional information, you may contact Deacon Michael Malone at mdmalone04@yahoo.com.

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The Walter Cade, Jr. Southwest Laymen Workshop---2020:  The 2020 Walter Cade, Jr. Southwest Laymen Workshop will be held in Birmingham, AL, July 24-26, 2020 at the Sheraton Birmingham.  Registration and Housing forms are available at the Welcome Center in the Church foyer.  The deadline to sign up is May 22, 2020.  Church transportation will be provided.   A sign-up sheet for transportation will be in the sign-up book at the Welcome Center.  For additional information, you may contact Deacon Nathaniel Sanders at nathanielsnat@att.net.

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Attention!! Christian Authors:  The church is seeking to build a database of Christian authors with published works.  This list will also be utilized as a potential source for future book fairs and expos. Please provide your name and contact information including address, email and telephone number.  Include the title, date, ISBN and genre (memoir, non-fiction, fiction, self-help or children’s literature) of the published work. The information should be provided to Kim M. Smith, to Kim M. Smith, email kmcser45@hotmail.com.

Union Chapel Christian Academy                                                                                                                                                 

Union Chapel Christian Academy presents “TREY DAY” in honor of our very own Trey Flowers defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL) Saturday, March 21st, 2020 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Charles L Ray Family Life Center. The celebration will climax Sunday, March 22nd with special presentations at our, 7:45 am worship service. Please join us for this great occasion.

Youth Department                                                                                                                                                                   

Volunteers Needed to Serve:  The Youth Ministry is in need of volunteers who are energetic, passionate about youth, and called to teach children.  The mission of the Children's Church Ministry is to teach the basic beliefs about the Christian faith at a level that children ages 3 to 12 can grasp, understand, and make a decision to place their faith and trust in Jesus Christ.  If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please contact Min. Marquis.

Health and Wellness                                                                                                                                                               

 Save Your Vision Month (March) aims to increase awareness about good eye care and encourages people to get regular eye exams. With computers becoming an everyday part of people’s lives, the risk of eye strain and damage is higher than ever.                                                                                                             

African American eye health at a glance

  • More than 825,000 African Americans have diabetic retinopathy
  • African Americans are at higher risk for glaucoma at a much younger age than other populations
  • Nearly 190,000 African Americans have low vision

    

Medication Reminders from the Wellness Ministry:  Are you taking medications as prescribed?

 Taking medications correctly is generally defined as the extent to which patients take medication as prescribed by their doctors. This involves factors such as getting prescriptions filled, remembering to take medication on time, and understanding the directions.  Therefore, if you take medications that require food, please take the time to eat.        

     

Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing Ministry                                                                                                                                                         

Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing Ministry:  The Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing are open on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing are open to Union Chapel members and the general public.  All persons who are in need of food, clothing, shoes and household items are invited to visit us.  Union Chapel members and friends, thank you for supporting this ministry and please continue to support us with your donations.  Please go by the Welcome Desk and pick up a list of suggested items to donate.  Feel free to drop off donations at the 100 Orange Drive location during the hours of operation.     

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in...”  Matthew 25:35 NIV 

Online Calendar

Union Chapel Church: www.unionchapel-hsv.org/unionchapel/calendar 

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Union Chapel Church: www.unionchapel-hsv.org

Youth Department:  www.unionchapel-hsv.org/youth

Union Chapel Child Development www.unionchapelcdc.org

Union Chapel Christian Academy:  www.ucchristianacademy.org

Live Streaming Available

Live streaming is now available during our morning worship services.   To access Union Chapel Live Stream:

1.  Within Facebook, look for Union Chapel MB Church page and streaming live services.  

"Church With a Big Heart of Love"

Union Chapel M. B. Church
315 Winchester Road | Huntsville, Alabama 35811 | PH: (256) 852-1150