May 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. Modern Service – Aldersgate
11:00 a.m. Service – Sanctuary
5:30 p.m. ACCESS – Aldersgate
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Sunday, May 15
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
If you are interested in purchasing the flower arrangements in memory or honor of a special person, contact Debi Ely in the church office at 972.298.6121.
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Alex Williams
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PRESENCE AND GIFTS
GIFTS AND MEMORIALS
Visit Our Library
Open on Sunday mornings beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Parents and Grandparents as Spiritual Guides: Nurturing Children of the Promise by Betty Shannon Cloyd (248.8)
The children will be putting on a musical play in Aldersgate on Saturday, May 14 at 7pm called Esther, which is based off the Old Testament story of the brave Jewish girl who became a Persian queen and helped to save her people from being killed. Esther will be played by Heather Mehl, King Ahasuerus will be played by Frankie Alegria, Mordecai, Esther’s uncle, will be played by Liliana Martinez and Haman, the King’s advisor, will be played by Brea Knight. These are just a few of the roles: many more members of the Alleluia Singers, Cherub Choir, and Youth Choir are coming together and participating in this play.
Confirmation Sunday is this Sunday, May 15. The confirmands pictured are Heather Mehl, granddaughter of Phil and Janette Mehl; Michael Montemayor, son of Marc and Laura Montemayor; Claire Scott, daughter of Dave and Jennie Scott. Not pictured are confirmands Zack Kirby and Mason Hiles, greatgrandchildren of John Weldon and Juanita Kirby.
Thank you to David Anderson for working with our confirmands this year.
There will be a reception in the Sanctuary Narthex from 10:00 to 10:45 on Sunday morning honoring these young people. Please come by and show your support to our newest members.
Rev. Marie Mitchell at ACCESS
Rev. Marie Mitchell, former associate pastor at FUMCD, will be the guest speaker at ACCESS on Sunday, May 15. Refreshments are served at 5:00 and the service begins at 5:30 in Aldersgate.
Administrative Board Meeting
SUNDAY, May 22 at 12:15 p.m.
PIP volunteers working at 534 Golden Meadow Saturday morning, May 7th. The job will be finished next Saturday, May 17th.
Parent’s Night Out
Friday, May 13
Nursery Workers Needed
2 hours on Sunday morning
Betty Carpenter, the custodian for FUMCD for 8 years, was surprised with a party to get her started in her new home. Pictured with Betty is Erika Hemphill.
The Alleluia Ringers rang on Mother’s Day. This group is comprised of 3rd through 7th graders. We will take a summer break and resume in the fall. They are directed by Pat Daniel and Brenda Davis.
United Methodist Women
Star Circle – Monday, May 16 (6:30 p.m.) Meeting at 414. This will be the Annual Salad Social
If you haven’t driven by the Covenant Park and Community Gardens lately, take a look. So many beautiful plants. From onions to artichokes. Amazing what a great deal work and a some of God’s water can do.
FMS Celebrates Mothers!
The kindergarten class celebrated their mothers at the annual Kindergarten Mother’s Day Tea. They practiced proper table manners, decorated special cookies, told what made their moms special, and sang a song to them.
We are currently enrolling for Summer Fun (ages 1 – exiting 5th grade) and the 2016-2017 school year (ages 1 – Kindergarten). Enrollment information can be found here. Thank you for telling families with young children about our GREAT school!