WUMC-Emmaus: Newsletter 20031105

Tom Rioux rioux@mail.utexas.edu
Wed, 5 Nov 2003 09:01:18 -0600


Westlake United Methodist Church
Emmaus, Chrysalis, and Kairos Newsletter
05-Nov-2003

New Pilgrim Orientation on Tuesday, November 11, 2003, 6:00 PM at 
Manchaca UMC.  It is highly recommended for Pilgrims (and their
sponsors)
Who have recently returned from their Walk/Chrysalis weekend, those who 
are new to the Greater Austin Emmaus Community, or if you are 
considering being a sponsor for the first time.  This is a great 
opportunity to learn more about The Walk to Emmaus, Chrysalis, Kairos, 
reunion groups, sponsorship, team service, community support, as well 
as ask your questions. 

Misty Blahuta will be a pilgrim on Women's Walk to Emmaus #1112, Austin,
Highland Lakes Encampment, LD Marty Terry, SD Mimi Raper, BR Marsha
Hughes, November 6-9, 2003.  Misty is married to Corey Blahuta for 7
years, has a daughter Emme 3, and 2nd child due March 04.  Misty has a
Masters in Social Work, previously worked 1 year in medical social work
and as Program Director for Reading is Fundamental of Austin 2 years.
Misty is on Westlake UMC stewardship campaign committees 2001-03,
including 40 Days of Purpose team Fall 2002, taught children's Sunday
School (3 year olds for 2 years and Early Christian Awareness 1 year),
attended Disciple 1 & 2 at WUMC, on the Children's Council 2001 -
present, and is active in Friendship Circle.  Please send Agape Letters
to her sponsor: Marty Parker, 1211 Miami Dr., Austin, Texas, 78733-2549,
or drop them off at the church.

Carol Chimera is on the Servant Team for Women's Walk to Emmaus #1111,
November 6-9, 2003, at Mt. Wesley, sponsored by the Hill Country 
Community, LD Joyce Schupp.

The Tuesday, December 9, 2003, Combined Gathering will be at Westlake
UMC, 1460 Red Bud Trail, Austin, Texas, 78746, 512-327-1335.  The 4th
Day Speaker will be our own Jay Dolfuss.  The schedule is:
5:45 PM Combined Steering Committee Meeting in the Library
6:30 PM Pot Luck in the Gym
7:30 PM Worship Service in the Sanctuary
The WUMC Foundation will provide the music.

Diane Albin is LD for a Women's Walk to Emmaus #1140 March 25-28, 2004, 
and Ted and Kathy Shaw are her Servant Team coordinators.  She is 
Wanting an on-site 72-hour prayer vigil, so they need about 8 prayer 
warriors who will pray around the clock in teams of two.  If there is 
anyone who wants to fill this role, they can get in touch with Ted and 
Kathy at kathyshaw@swbell.net.

Men's Walk to Emmaus #1117 on November 20-23, 2003, at Cathedral Oaks in

Weimer, Texas, sponsored by the ABC Community, LD Zack Taylor, SD David 
Skinner, BR Bill Stowe, needs Pilgrims.  They have 8 pilgrims signed up 
so far with a possible 5 in the works.  They are required to have 20 
pilgrims by November 10 in order to have the walk.  If you have pilgrims

signed up but have not sent in their registration, please forward the 
application to Zack Taylor.  The Walk cost is $115.00.
Zack Taylor, 225 Forest Lakes Dr., Del Valle, Texas 78617 
Phone: 512-247-2707  Zack.Taylor@legerity.com 


WUMC Emmaus, Chrysalis, and Kairos Calendar
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November 6, 2003, First Thursday Gathering, 7:00 PM Singing, 7:30 PM 
Business & Worship, Cedar Park UMC, 600 W. Park Street, 335-9540,
www.io.com/~cpumc/, Speaker Tommy Horndt.

November 6-9, 2003, Women's Walk to Emmaus #1112, Austin, Highland Lakes
Encampment, LD Marty Terry, SD Mimi Raper, BR Marsha Hughes.

November 8, 2003, Candlelight for Women's Walk to Emmaus #1112, Austin, 
Highland Lakes Encampment, LD Marty Terry, SD Mimi Raper, BR Marsha
Hughes.

November 11, 2003, Second Tuesday Gathering, 6:00 PM New Pilgrim 
Orientation, 6:30 PM Pot Luck Dinner, 7:00 pm Singing & Worship, 
Manchaca UMC, 1011 FM 1626, 282-7274, http://www.manchacaumc.org,
Speaker
Kevin Fowler.

December 9, 2003, Combined Gathering, Westlake UMC, Speaker Jay Dolfuss.

January 2-4, 2004, Combined Chrysalis Journey, Mt Wesley, LD Nick Bukis
and Pam Traver.

January 22-25, 2004, Men's Walk to Emmaus #1122, Austin, Highland Lakes
Encampment, LD Don Greenway, SD Bill Henderson, BR Ralph Eckwall.

January 24, 2004, Candlelight for Men's Walk to Emmaus #1122, Austin, 
Highland Lakes Encampment, LD Don Greenway, SD Bill Henderson, BR Ralph 
Eckwall.

March 25-28, 2004, Women's Walk to Emmaus #1140, Austin, Highland Lakes 
Encampment, LD Diane Albin, SD Georgia Stone, BR Audrey Lehman.

March 27, 2004, Candlelight for Women's Walk to Emmaus #1140, Austin, 
Highland Lakes Encampment, LD Diane Albin, SD Georgia Stone, BR Audrey 
Lehman.

May 13-16, 2004, Men's Walk to Emmaus #1152, Austin, Mt. Wesley, 
LD Wade Lindstrom, SD Dick West, BR Tim Payne.

May 15, 2004, Candlelight for Men's Walk to Emmaus #1152, Austin, 
Mt. Wesley, LD Wade Lindstrom, SD Dick West, BR Tim Payne.

July 29-August 1, Women's Walk to Emmaus #1161, Austin, Omega Center, 
Boerne, LD Sherry Wilkison, SD Dana Hamilton, BR Roxie Greenway.

July 31, Candlelight for Women's Walk to Emmaus #1161, Austin, Omega 
Center, Boerne, LD Sherry Wilkison, SD Dana Hamilton, BR Roxie Greenway.

September 9-12, 2004, Men's Walk to Emmaus #1170, Austin, Highland Lakes
Encampment, LD TBA, SD TBA, BR TBA.

September 11, 2004, Candlelight for Men's Walk to Emmaus #1170, Austin, 
Highland Lakes Encampment, LD TBA, SD TBA, BR TBA.

November 4-7, 2004, Women's Walk to Emmaus #1189, Austin, Highland Lakes
Encampment, LD Barbara Horan, SD TBA, BR TBA.

November 6, 2004, Candlelight for Women's Walk to Emmaus #1189, Austin, 
Highland Lakes Encampment, LD Barbara Horan, SD TBA, BR TBA.

For more information:
  National Walk to Emmaus
   http://www.upperroom.org/emmaus
   http://www.upperroom.org/bookstore "Emmaus/Chrysalis" under Browse
  Southwest Texas Conference Walk to Emmaus
   http://www.swtxumc.org/emmaus
  Greater Austin Emmaus Community
   http://www.austinemmaus.org
   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/gaecupdate
  Westlake United Methodist Church
   http://www.westlake-umc.org/adult/emmaus.htm
  Upperroom Daily Devotional Free E-Mail version
   http://www.upperroom.org/devotional/email
  De Colores!, Inc. - Emmaus cards, stationery, gifts, and music
   http://www.decolores.com
  Cokesbury Store at Lamar/Ben White has an Emmaus section

WUMC Reunion Groups
  Women:
   Mon 11:30 AM WUMC Music Room   Libby Box     h263-1623
   Wed  7:00 AM WUMC Library      Debbie Herold h327-8192
   Wed  2:00 PM WUMC Library      Lisa Putman   h280-0620
  Men:
   Thu  7:30 AM WUMC Library      Chuck Utzman  h327-2427
   Fri  7:00 AM WUMC La Madeleine Rocky Wilcox  h327-2766

De Colores!!!

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