To Love God and All People for the Transformation of the World
FAMILY GAME NIGHT
Wounded Warrior Dog's Project
Mission: The installation of wounded and rehabilitated dogs intends to raise awareness and focus the attention on the sacrifice and needs of wounded veterans. To this end, these sculptures are not for sale but their display is for the purpose of:
· Opening dialogue and encourage psychological healing for veterans and families.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
In July we are collecting School supplies. A collection box is located in the BFLC coat room. If you miss a month, you can drop off that item any month. Contact Kathy Titmuss-Smith (937) 243-0192 with questions.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES AND HELP ARE NEAR!
Life in our community has changed over the years with many of our families trying to cope with mental health challenges. The issues are numerous: drug and alcohol, mental illness, kids/teens with high risk behaviors, aging and dementia, relationship difficulties, etc.... Does your family or your neighbor in the community need support, education, resources, or advocacy with any mental health issues?
ROSE TEA RECAP
POWER IN THE BLOOD DRIVE
Thursday, July 26th from 11 AM– 4:30 PM
You can put the power of faith into action and help save a life. How? Give blood! You may schedule an appointment two ways: call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “FirstUMCMarys”. Blood transfusions are essential for many needs: blood loss in accidents, after surgery, during cancer treatment, blood disease treatment, and after childbirth.
Make Like Lazarus
Come be REFRESHED at Combined Worship Service
Today we celebrate Memorial Sunday. We will honor those members who have passed away in the last twelve months. These whom we honor are dearly remembered by their families and friends and by their church family as well.
VBS is June 18-22, 2018!
We are proud to announce our 2018 Scholarships.
GRAB the materials, GATHER with friends, and GROW together. Begin April 15th and study for 5 weeks whenever you choose to meet. The study is "Living the Fire" and provided free from the Equip Team.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
We are wanting to honor our military families. We are in need of updated pictures and bios of our military that are serving our country.
Mark is requesting digital photos and bios for display and for the pleasure for our congregation.
Bios should include (if available) the following:
Interested in being a Quake Intern?
Here are the qualification and expectations:
The purpose of this internship is to provide for young adults to experience ministry first-hand and offer assistance to the leadership of Quake youth ministry during our busy summer months.
Qualifications for interns:
Once again our QUAKE YOUTH will be selling EASTER LILIES as a fundraiser. Please turn in all orders in the offering plate or to the church office You may also mail your completed order form below along with a check payable to FUMC with notation for YOUTH/LILY to: First United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court St., before the March 25th DEADLINE.
NOTE: We cannot place orders without your advance payment.
Lent begins February 14th with our Ash Wednesday service at 7pm, and goes through Easter, April 1st.
Pastor Aaron and many of you helped put together this year's Lenten Devotional based on the Seven I Am Statements of Jesus in John.