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Current Announcements (Last Updated 06/14/2024 

Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Sunday, June 16, 2024

 

                                                           HAPPY FATHER'S DAY                         

CHURCHWIDE

The Church Office will be closed Wednesday, June 19TH  to celebrate “Juneteenth National Independence Day”.
The office will reopen on Thursday, June 20TH

MINISTRY MEETINGS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Deaconess Ministry will meet on the following dates - June 17, 2024, July 15, 2024, and August 19, 2024, at 6:00PM in room 17.


Union Chapel Junior Girl Scout Troop #664  

-is currently working to obtain their Bronze Award. In order to achieve this honor they must complete a Community Service Project: Please assist these young Scouts by donating any of the following items to be donated to Huntsville Hospital’s Women & Children’s Unit to help make the kids requiring services stay a little easier:
Matchbox games – Jumbo Markers/Coloring Books – Barbie Dolls – Stress Balls – Small Lego Sets – Any Bluey or Paw Patrol Items – Hot Wheel Cars.  Monetary Donations can be given as well.

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
CUB SCOUT PACK 7159            
UNION CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 

Cubmaster: Carl Johnson: (256) 701-5735

Assistant Cubmaster: Veronica Clay (256) 529-7415


We prepare kids K-5 for life with fun activities like camping, pinewood derby, fishing, day camp and much, much more. We meet the 1st and 3rd Sat. of each month at 100 Orange Drive, Huntsville, AL 35810.
We would love to have your child join OUR pack.



ONLINE GIVING

Effective immediately, please use the following link for online giving.  The online portal is also accessible on the church’s website under Giving.

https://secure.accessacs.com/access/oglogin.aspx?sn=110124
(https://secure.accessacs.com/access/oglogin.aspx?sn=110124)

Due to technical difficulties with the new system, we have decided to go back to ACST.

If you were previously registered in ACST, then all the personal information still should be stored. You will have to re-enter your method of payment.

If you are a new giver, please complete the registration process.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

                                              

THE HERALD  is a monthly publication of Union Chapel M. B. Church.  Members are encouraged to continue submitting articles/information and photos to the following email address - 1newsletter24@gmail.com.  
You may also leave your information in the Church Office.  The deadline to submit articles/information is the 20th  of each month.  All articles/information are subject to editing for clarity and grammatical corrections.  We reserve the right not to include all articles in the newsletter.


 

CONGRATULATIONS


To all our members celebrating anniversaries in the month of JUNE

"Completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 
Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace."  Ephesians 4:2-3 (NIV)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1.    Full-time Daycare Worker – Please contact the Union Child Development Center for a complete job description for this position.
2.    Full-time Custodian – Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church has an immediate opening for a Full-time Custodian. This position will be responsible for performing custodial maintenance duties, including dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms.
3.    Human Resources Specialist – Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church has an immediate opening for a Part-time Human Resources Specialist.  This Part-time position works approximately 25 hours.

Please contact the church office for candidate requirements, full job description and other specifics.

Interested persons may apply in the Church Office weekdays between the hours of 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. Also, you may visit our website at www.unionchapel-hsv.org to obtain an application and view the Job descriptions for the position.

OLD RELIGIOUS MATERIALS

All over the world people are hungry for God’s Word. Steve Schmidt, Founder and Director of a local organization known as Love Packages works tirelessly to reduce the shortage.  As a part of an ongoing drive for the month of June, UCMBC and the Writing Your Life Ministry are asking you to donate Christian literature that can be provided to third world countries. The literature needed includes new and/or used Bibles (KJV, NKJV, NIV, ERV etc.), Sunday school books, copies of The Word for You Today and other devotionals.  Outdated materials and those with handwritten notes and highlighting are acceptable.  Remember that people around the world are hungry for God’s Word.  For more information and to watch the video visit https://lovepackages.org
 
ASK YOURSELF, “WHAT ARE YOU WASTING OR THROWING AWAY?". CONSIDER BRINGING WHAT YOU HAVE TO THE CHURCH.  YOU MAY DROP IT OFF IN THE MARKED DONATION BOX IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL OR TAKE IT TO THE CHURCH OFFICE. WE WIL BE OVERJOYED TO RECEIVE WHAT YOU PROVIDE.  REMEMBER, SOMEONE SOMEWHERE TODAY IS WAITING TO READ WHAT YOU WILL DONATE.

ELECTION 2024 VOTER INFORMATION

Mark your calendars for November 5 and August 27, 2024. November 5th  is the date for the Presidential General Election.  August 27th  is the date for the Municipal Election for the City of Huntsville. Huntsville residents will vote for Mayor, City Council Member and Board of Education Member for Districts 1 and 5. To register to vote, update your registration, verify your registration and polling location, get absentee voting information, get polling location and maps, go to the following websites: madisoncountyvotes.com or alabamavotes.gov.

Remember Your Voice is Your Vote!

COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

The AAMU/ Madison County District 6 Community Garden is Now Open.
Here is what’s growing in the “People’s Patch.”  Available to harvest this week: (June 3, 2024) Yellow squash, Zucchini squash, White scallop sqash; Blue lake bush green beans. Growing but not yet ready: Irish potatoes (should be ready 2nd week of June); Butternut squash (ready soon); Spaghetti squash (ready soon); Cucumbers- Burpless & Pickling; Tomatoes - several varieties; Peppers - several varieties; Okra- Clemson spineless, Cowhorn, Burgundy; Purple hull peas; Lima Beans; Roma green beans; Cantaloupe; Honeydew melons; Watermelons;  Sweet corn; Sunflowers, Zinnias, and other flowers for cut flowers. All vegetables are free to pick. The garden is located on Meridian Street South between AAMU and Drake State Community and Technical College. (Source – Alabama Cooperative Extension System – Alabama A &M University)

HEALTH AWARENESS FOR JUNE
 

  •    CATARACT AWARENESS Prevent Blindness preventblindness.org
  •     NATIONAL SAFETY  National Safety Council nsc.org  
  •     SCLERODERMA AWARENESS National Scleroderma Foundation scleroderma.org
  •     MIGRAINE AND HEADACHE AWARENESS National Headache Foundation headaches.org
  •     PTSD AWARENESS MONTH U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ptsd.va.gov
  •     ALZHEIMER’S AND BRAIN AWARENESS MONTH Alzheimer’s Association

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