615 Main Avenue South West
Cullman, Alabama 35055

Reaching the lost; nurturing the faithful
The Thief on the Cross
Luke 18:9-14
Rev. Chuck Worley
Ministers: Members of the Congregation
Senior Pastor: Chuck Worley
Choir Director: Mack Goss
Office Administrator: Lori Tafazoli
Youth Workers: David & Rita Speegle
Childrens Director: Kellie Gilbert Britton
Little Saints: Marci Watts
Organist: Jannie Ratliff

October Newsletter
October  Calendar
The new hours for the Church office are Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm.
The office is closed 12:00 t0 1:00 for lunch.
WYSIWYG Web Builder
Central District Lay Servant Ministry
Certification Classes
Methodist Center at Birmingham Southern

Central District is offering several classes for Lay Servant Ministry on October 28th from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, October 29th from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $40 (course material not included).  For more information contact Lori in the church office or check out the conference website:  www.umcna.org
Announcement Sheet
The Announcements for the week are available by pressing the above link.
Members in Ministry
The body of Christ at St Andrews only works if we have your help.  There are many areas of service abailable.  Use your God given talents where they will best glorify Him.  You may download a Members in Ministry form by going here.
Camp Sumatanga Events

Work Day at Sumatanga

October 29th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information contact Dennis Flowers at maintenance@sumatanga.org or Bruno Hughes at volunteer@sumatanga.org.  Can’t make workday schedule a time for your own small group to come and give their time at camp. 



Praise Team Leader Position Available


Demonstrate a strong Christian faith and commitment to Christ.
Have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Have thorough understanding of music ministry as it relates to worship.
Have good understanding of music theory.
Have deep passion for music ministry.
Be able to select the appropriate music based on the theme for the week.
Have a working knowledge of sound equipment.
Be a goal-oriented person who will complete any given task.
Must have good administrative and management skills.
Must demonstrate the ability to recruit, train and supervise volunteers.


Recruit and train volunteers for music and singing ministry as it relates to the contemporary service.
Work with Pastor to plan and order weekly worship services and other worship services as needed.
Manage sight, sound and audio-video ministry as it relates to the contemporary service.
Develop volunteer calendar for audio and video technicians.
Make sure that audio, video and stage is set up for worship.
Organize contemporary concerts throughout the year.
Attend all staff meetings
Provide a report for all Church Council meetings
When the need arises to be absent, with the approval of the Pastor, the Praise Team Leader will assume the responsibility to find a volunteer for each service or rehearsal missed.

Goals and Philosophy:  The music program of our church should be guided to show the love of Christ to one another as a family.  The entire music program has a tremendous responsibility portraying Christ in the singing and playing of contemporary Christian music and hymns, to set the proper stage for worship.  The Holy Spirit should, therefore, guide the Leader in the planning of worship, selection of music and in the proper preparation of he Praise Team in rehearsal.

Compensation:  Commensurate with the applicant’s experience. 

Resumes may be e-mailed to resumes@standrewsumc.org or mailed to St. Andrew’s UMC, 615 Main Avenue, SW, Cullman, AL 35055, or dropped off at the church office.

Sunday, October 23
  8:30 a.m.   Contemporary Worship
  9:50 a.m.   Sunday School
11:00 a.m.   Traditional Worship 
  2:00 p.m.   Charge Conference
  4:00 p.m.   Ladies Bible Study
  5:00 p.m.   Youth
Monday, October 24
  6:15 a.m.   Men’s Breakfast
  6:00 p.m.   SM Supervision
Wednesday, October 26
  9:00 a.m.   Newsletter Folding
  5:00 p.m.   Potluck Meal
  6:00 p.m.   Adult Bible Study
  6:00 p.m.   Youth & Children’s Activities
  7:00 p.m.   Choir Practice 
Thursday, October 27
  6:00 p.m.   Praise Band Practice
Saturday, October 29
  5:00 p.m.   Hayride at the Herfurths