First United Methodist Church
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bulletin & Announcements

Bulletin & Announcements:

 Maundy Thursday:order of worship for maundy thursday 2014 final.pdf

Good Friday:good friday.pdf

Easter Services: 10 a.m. apr 20 easter 2014 10 am final 1 draft.pdf

april 20 easter 2014 8 am bulletin final 1 draft.pdf



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!


Coffee hour

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.


Altar Flowers

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!



Project Linus

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 Class

Saturday 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!


Coffee Ministry

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.