July 22, 2018
SUNDAY SERVICE TIME
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Please let us know of hospital stays or upcoming surgeries at email@example.com 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.
It’s once again time to help the students at Central Elementary get ready to return to school. School supplies and backpacks will be collected in the Sanctuary Foyer on three Sundays – July 15, 22 and 29. Here are the supplies we are collecting: crayons (24 count), pencils, scissors, rulers, index cards, dry erase markers, Kleenex, Wide-lined notebook paper, pencil boxes, glue/glue sticks, highlighters, colored construction paper, Manilla construction paper, colored map pencils, black and blue ballpoint pens, and backpacks
Kids Ministry – Children’s Worship Arts Camp
Children who are in Acolyte Ministries or who have completed kindergarten-6th grade are invited to join Bridget Maloney and Pastor Steve to learn about worship arts August 6th-9th from 6-8pm in Harmony Hall.
Play instruments, sing and create art for the sanctuary. Participants should plan to lead in worship Sunday, August 12 The cost is $15 per child which includes a light meal each night. Each participant from FUMCD may invite one friend. Stay tuned for more details!
Stewardship Covered Dish Meal
All are invited and welcome to attend the Stewardship Covered Dish Meal.
July 29th, following service, Aldersgate Fellowship Hall.
A main dish will be provided, please bring a side of your choosing. Hope to see you there!
Important Notice – Volunteers Needed
We are in need of returning AND new volunteers to serve in our after-school ministry on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 during the school year. We meet in Aldersgate where the children are served a light meal, followed by tutoring and homework assistance. We need at least 1 – 2 adults for each grade to provide this ministry. Youth may sign up and serve with an adult as a helper. Any persons 18 or older must pass a Ministry Safe background check. Please Sign up in the Narthex (Foyer), or contact Bridget@fumcd.com for more information.
Stewardship – Do Healthy, Be Healthy, Stay Strong
Howdy FUMCD folks!
We hope you enjoyed the first of this years Stewardship Pot Lucks in April with the theme of TIME. We revealed our new banner and are trying to make Stewardship a year round concept. Don’t forget to mark on your calendar the next Pot Luck on July 29th! Stewardship will again provide hamburgers and hot dogs (Grilled by the UMM). Bring sides and desserts! The theme will be Talent – we have a couple of special guests lined up. You won’t want to miss it!
First Methodist School – Commotion in the Ocean!
Last week, FMS students learned all about whales and how Jonah was swallowed by a whale!
We are currently enrolling for SUMMER FUN and the 2017-2018 school year for students ages 1 year – kindergarten. If you know a family with young children, please tell them about our school so they can learn and grow with us! We look forward to celebrating our 50th anniversary next school year. Mark your calendar for November 2018 when we will have special anniversary celebrations!
Erika Hemphill, Director