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Triune Mercy Center
 
October 2016

                       The Art Auction You've Been Waiting For                      
 From the pastor: 

         It's time for my favorite night of the year -- the Peace of Triune Art Auction. Sponsored by the Upstate Woman's Club, the fourth annual affair will be October 20 at 7 PM at the new Upper Room, 7 College St. (at the corner of North Main).
        You'll be able to bid on work by our Triune artists as well as that of area professionals. Daniel Lyles will be our auctioneer, and Chef Peter Collins of CHEF360 Catering will donate the hors d'oeuvres.
        If you want to donate art work, contact Anne Dobson at 864-313-9103 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Jeanne Dushane-Young at 864-593-4779 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   .
          Admission is free. Scroll down to see four representative pieces from our art room. See you on October 20!  

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           If you are an early bird holiday planner, here's your chance to get a jump start on your Christmas gift giving. Our Christmas honor card was created by Karen Lucci, the founder of our art program. "Garments of Praise" is an exuberant collage-and-paint depiction of three dancing women. Inside are these words:
 
A gift has been given in your honor to Triune Mercy Center.

This holiday gift will spread the joy of Jesus Christ
to the homeless and hurting people Triune serves.
 

     You may purchase the cards in our reception area at 222 Rutherford Street or by mailing in the form below. Minimum donation is $10.
       If you want us to address, stamp and send them, enclose your mailing list as well as the signature you want on the card, and an extra $1 per card, please.
        We hope you will share in our praise this Christmas. 
 
"Garments of Praise" by Karen Lucci is featured on our holiday honor card.
 
                                          Holiday Honor Card Order Form

Your Name: ___________________________________________________ 

Your Address: __________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: _________________________________________________

Please print out and cut, or otherwise duplicate, this form.

1) Honor Cards: Quantity: ______ (minimum $10 each) We will mail cards to you.

2) Honor Cards signed & mailed by Triune: Quantity: ______ (minimum $11 each)
                                                                 ( I have enclosed my mailing list.)

Sign my name as follows:

______________________________________________________________

Total Donation: $____________

Send this completed form, along with your check, to:
Triune Mercy Center, P.O. Box 3844, Greenville, SC 29608.
Blessings,
 Deb 
The art work at left is by Charles Anderson, and at right, by Christy Lee Peeks Fowler.
The auction will include work by Lori Reynolds, left, and Paul Hansen, right.

September at Triune:
Worship and Bible studies (average attendance):
Sun AM.... 234                             Sun PM... 30 

Meals and Assistance Programs:
Hot meals............................  1,565         
Grocery boxes........................   112 households
Pop-top groceries...................     76 individuals
Laundry loads..........................   79                                            
Emergency clothes/blankets/kits..72      
Bikes ..........................................1
Fans .......................................... 2
 
People placed in rehab.......................12 
Safe housing from sexual exploitation . 2       
Job placements................................. 8  
Social worker consultations......174 including 35 Round Table participants                             
Mental health consultations ......  28 
Vision screenings ......................15        
Prescriptions filled .....................26                    
Volunteer hours......................1,249

Worship with us at Triune Chapel:

October 2, 11 AM -- Associate Pastor Karen Eller will preach her last sermon, "Fanning the Flame," before departing for Kentucky. The Voices of Mercy and soloists Jerri Gray and Lila Smith will sing. 
6 PM -- Kathy Sharp will preach.  

October 9, 11 AM -- Mimi Wyche will sing, and Deb will preach on "The Space Between." 
6 PM -- Marydell Atkins will preach and the Son Rise Praise Band will play. 
 
October 16, 11 AM --  Voices of Mercy will sing, and Deb will preach on "It's Always Something." 
6 PM -- We will hold our monthly Playback Cafe in the dining hall.  

October 23, 11 AM -  Voices of Mercy.  
6 PM -- Rev. Jerry Hill will preach. 

October 30, 11 AM - Voices of Mercy.
6 PM -- Rev. Jeff Brown will preach. 

Sunday School - Each Sunday at 10 AM.
Bible Study at 4 PM Sunday and 7 PM Thursday. 
 
Wish List:
    
Please open the attachment to see our Holiday Wish List:

WISH LIST
Recovery Meetings:

Monday         Noon           Narcotics Anonymous
Tuesday        Noon           Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous
Wednesday   Noon           Narcotics Anonymous
                      8:00 PM      Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday       Noon           Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous
                      7:00 PM      Narcotics Anonymous
Friday            Noon           Narcotics Anonymous

                      6:30 PM       Pornography Addicts Anonymous
Saturday       9:00 AM       Alcoholics Anonymous   
                      7:00 PM      Narcotics Anonymous

                  

Serving in October: 

Advent UMC                                      John Knox Presbyterian
Bethel Breakfast Ministry                   Klugh Family
Buncombe Street UMC                       Mauldin UMC
Earle Street Baptist                             Pelham Road Baptist
First Baptist Mauldin                           Prince of Peace Catholic
First Baptist Taylors                            Reedy Fork Baptist
Fourth Presbyterian                            St. Matthew UMC
Grace Covenant Presbyterian            Valley Brook Outreach Baptist
Monetary Donations: 

In memory of Boyce Clardy, Randy Dunn, Alvin McCall, Tom Ragan, and Mark Rudisill -  Brooks Carter
In memory of Maggie "Suggie" Edgill - Ann & Winston Lee
In memory of Anne Hembree and Joyce Collins Warwick - Jan Stenhouse
In memory of John Johnston, Jr., Ken Loving, Edna Bell Minish, and Frances Thackston - Alvin & Sarah Drake
In honor of Alvin McCall - Dr. & Mrs. Jack Chandler, Cornerstone SS Class, and Bettie Creel
In memory of John Parfitt - Jean Fontaine & Steve Doughty and Sharon Howell

In honor of Steve & Cathi Karelitz's wedding - Suzanne Gault
In honor of Deb Richardson-Moore - Susie Lee Bagwell Circle - First Baptist Church
In honor of Alicia Stine - Michael Koshis

Robert & Joan Adams
Anonymous
Anne Bailey
Joyce Barton
Johnsye Boling
Lynn Bowden
Carmen Brown
Thomas & Julie Buchanan
Tara Butterfield
Andrea Colton
Sarah Craig
David & Mary Lou Garrett Foundation
David Watson Foundation
Susan Fender
Chadmichael Ferber
First Presbyterian Church - Greer
Thayer Fleming
Paul & Jennifer Gasque
Gleaners SS Class - Covenant UMC
Bonita Gossett
Angela Grell
James E. Griffeth
David & Rebecca Grissell
Martha Hanahan
Rob Haney
Robert & Ann Haney
Mike & Trish Harrison
Margaret Heatherly
Betty Herrin
John Knox Presbyterian Church
Katherine Johnson
Therese Jones
Sherry Lawson
Jim & Andrea League
Eileen Lee
Jim & Susan Lollis
Jake & Lauren Lunsford
Basil Manly IV
Richard Maris
Mauldin UMC
Elaine Maxwell
Cheryl & Don McMahan
Alexander Nevels
Linda Nicholson
Margaret Proffitt
Phillip S. Roe
Jacqueline Rudder
Donna Rycroft
St. Mary's Women's Club
Bernard & Cynthia Showman
Franklin Snipes
Pat Sobota
Peter & Mary Stangel
Kirk Stotzer
Rita Szeto
Patricia Thomas
Mary Lee Tierney
Mitzi Vanderschaaf
Hans Wiegert
Susan Willingham
Jane & Michael Wilson
Martin Yigdall
Veronica Yockey

Plus, thanks to all our faithful worshipers! 

And thanks to: First Rock Church, Linda & Fred Farrell, Cindy Gibbs, Jane Linker, St. Mary's Women's Club, Taylors First Baptist Church, U.S. Customs and Vedic Center of Greenville for bikes, food, toiletries, gift cards, and other non-cash donations. 
 
 
Our Mission Statement:
 
To share Christ's love while meeting physical needs and providing life-changing opportunities to the disadvantaged.
 

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