January 14, 2018
SUNDAY SERVICE TIME
Wednesday Communion Service
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Please let us know of hospital stays or upcoming surgeries at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972.298.6121
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Steve Sobczak
PRESENCE AND GIFTS
ONLINE GIVING NOW AVAILABLE
Online giving, using a credit or debit card, is now available through the church website. Visit www.fumcd.com and click on the “Give Money” button.
GIFTS AND MEMORIALS
Altar flowers may be purchased in honor or memory of a loved one by calling the church office at 972.298.6121.
Visit Our Library
Open on Sunday mornings beginning at 8 a.m.
Healthy Church Initiative All Church Retreat
Save the Date – January 26-28, 2018
Called Church/Charge Conference
On Sunday, January 21, 2018, there will be a called Church/Charge Conference immediately following worship in the sanctuary to give permission to the Board of Trustees, on behalf of the church, to sell the Forest Court Parsonage.
6th Graders and youth who have not been confirmed who would like to learn more about their faith and explore church membership are invited to join the Confirmation Class. The first meeting will be Sunday, January 14 from 4-5:30. We will meet once a month from January-May on Sundays 4-5:30 with an additional one day retreat to be scheduled. Please contact Bridget Maloney in the church office to RSVP for the first class. email@example.com
Each month an offering is collected for a specific mission that has been chosen by the Mission Committee.
You belong to a generous church! As chair of the Mission Committee, I am pleased to share with you the results of what you gave to these special offerings in 2017. The chosen missions were: Meals on Wheels – $635.00, Children’s Ministries of FUMCD – $547.00, Reaching Others Through Christ – $795.00, Youth Ministries of FUMCD – $1657.00, Golden Cross – $1034.00, Panama Mission Trip – $1735.10, Lydia Patterson Institute – $806.00, Central Elementary School Partnership – $859.00, Happy Feet – $2048.35, World Communion – $625.00, Kings Hospital School of Nursing in Porta Prince, Haiti – $1230.00, Pastor’s Benevolence Fund – $2767.80. This is a total of $14,743.35.
August 28 2017, the offering plate was passed a second time during the service to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey. The offering totaled $3596.63 .
The Mission Committee expresses a heartfelt “Thank You” for so generously supporting missions that we chose to receive these offerings in 2017. We pray for God to richly bless each and everyone this new year! Betty Dunn
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