Bulletin & Announcements
Bulletin & Announcements:
feb 9 2014 final draft 830 bulletin.pdf
Come one come all!
The MYF Annual Italian Night Murder Mystery will be on February 15, 2014
The show: The Super Bowl of Oz
When: February 15, 2014
When: We will have shows at 4PM and 7PM
What: You will have an Italian Style dinner with the best show in Gonic happening around you.
Tickets: Adults $9, Children 6-12 $6, kids 5 and under are free.
Tickets will be on sale after both services during the weeks prior to the show.
We hope to see you there!
SAVE THE DATE - March 2, 2014 3 PM Choral Evensong Service for Transfiguration Sunday
This is the last worship service before we observe Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season.
So save the date, and experience worship through Scripture, Prayers, Liturgy, Ritual and the hymn texts of Charles Wesley. This service will be open to the public and promoted with GRIC
A BAKE SALE
WHEN: MARCH 2, AFTER 8;30 & 10:AM SERVICES
WHERE: WELCOME CENTER
WHY: TO HELP DEFER COST OF OUR ADVERTISING BUDGET, WHICH IS PART OF DISCIPLESHIP COMMITTEE’S BUDGET
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2014 Contribution Envelopes
Please stop by and pick up your 2014 contribution envelopes in the Welcome Center. By picking up your envelopes at church it saves the Church money on postage.
An Invitation to Membership
If you have been attending worship at First UMC and/or have been participating in its ministries in one way or another, but are not yet a member, you are invited to consider joining us. We’d love to have you! We typically receive new members on the second Sunday of each month and we have an orientation session for all considering membership after the 10AM service on the first Sunday of the month. If you are interested, are curious about what membership entails, or have any other questions, please contact the church office. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Have you signed up to host a coffee hour for next year yet? Well, if you haven’t here is your chance. Don’t miss the opportunity to share in Fellowship. Stop by the bulletin board in the welcome center and sign-up to host coffee hour. Hosting is easy and simple.
Have you signed up for altar flowers? Stop by the bulletin board in the welcome center and sign-up. Altar guild will contact you on the specifics of the arrangement and what you would like printed in the bulletin.
Visiting Opportunities...They would love to see you!
Pat Bowen—Colonial Hill Nursing Home
Ruth Young—Colonial Hill Nursing Home
Eileen Parsell—Watson Fields
Carol Rawski—Riverside Nursing Home room 315
Norman Pierce—206 N. River Road Kirkwood Corners, Lee, NH
Vera Zajas - Riverside Nursing Home 3rd floor
Just drop in and bring a friendly smile to a friend!
There will be no Project Linus get-togethers on Monday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Service at 7:00 PM); Monday, Nov. 18 or Wednesday, Nov 20 (Holiday Fair set up all week). Weekly get-togethers will resume Mon., Nov. 25 at 6:00 PM and Wed., Nov 27 at 9:00 AM. See you then.
The 2013-14 program year, which begins in September, will see the offering of a Confirmation class, which is the prerequisite for being confirmed through this community of faith. This year, Confirmation classes will be offered, beginning in September, for all youth in Grade 7 and above or who have reached the age of 13. Classes will meet twice per month on Sunday afternoons from 4-6, beginning with a Parent/Confirmand meeting with the leadership on Sunday afternoon, September 15th, at 4pm. This initial meeting will take place in the Chapel. All interested are invited and encouraged to attend. The actual Confirmation Celebration will take place in September of 2014.
Zumba ClassSaturday mornings from 8:45 am - 9:45 am, we'll meet in Hurd Hall to dance to the Latin rhythms of Zumba nation. No experience required, just a willingness to move and have a great time. Contact Kristen Sturtevant or Linda Smith with any questions. Dress comfortably and get ready to dance!
Each week at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays volunteers from our Missions team provide coffee and treats to those in need at Gerry’s Food Pantry. They are always in looking for more volunteers. If interested in helping to “FEED THE NEED” through this ministry see Claude & Judy Saddler, Janice Lewis or Dan Saucier, Sr.