June 4, 2017
SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Please contact Pastor Frank when surgeries are scheduled or someone has been admitted to the hospital. email@example.com or call 972.298.6121
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Alex Williams
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
If you are interested in purchasing the flower arrangements in memory or honor of a special person, contact Melissa Schaller in the church office at 972.298.6121.
Visit Our Library
Open on Sunday mornings beginning at 8 a.m.
Leaving by Karen Kingsbury (Fic Kin)
June Communion Offering
The Communion offering this Sunday, June 4th, will help support a mission trip to Panama August 12th to August 20th. There will be 14 people making this trip. Seven of them will be a medical team made up of 5 doctors and nurses from FUMCD and 2 doctors from Charlton Methodist Hospital. The remaining 7, all FUMCD members, will be a construction team. The Medical Team will be seeing patients in an open clinic situation, or whatever Cindy Ceballos needs done, and have the opportunity to work in the clinic that we built and shipped to Panama in 2014-2015. The Construction Team will be painting or whatever David Ceballos needs done.
Seven Summer Sundays
Send your name and contact information to Pastor Frank so that we can begin to align folks whose passion is prayer to pray for specific needs.
You Are Needed at Vacation Bible School
6:00-6:30 meal 6:30-8:30 VBS
Can you use a stapler? Are you a pro with a glue stick? How about cutting out simple shapes? If you answered, “Yes” to any of these, YOU can be a hero!
We have a lot of simple prep work to be done for Vacation Bible School and you can help! How? Call Bridget in the church office 972-298-6121 to set up a time to come by and do some hero work. Also, make plans to attend a VBS work day June 3rd or 10th from 9a.m.-noon in the Snack Bar. We will also have a fun time of decorating for VBS on Sunday, June 11 in Aldersgate from 1-4.
You don’t need to RSVP for the work days or decorating event but if you know you are coming it will help us to have an idea of how many to expect. Drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you plan to come and invite your friends!
Welcome to Hanna Benkowski – Interim Administrative Assistant
The voice on the phone when you call and the face you will see when you come to the office is Hanna Benkowski. Hanna is filling in for Melissa Schaller for the summer as she takes time off to be with her son. Hanna can be reached by email at email@example.com.
Hanna is the granddaughter of Dr. Steve and Sue Mueller.
She will be a sophomore this fall at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina studying psychology. Welcome Hanna!
June 12-16 Vacation Bible School
June 25 Movie Matinee
July 9 Fun and Fellowship
July 14 Friday Night Friends
July 23 Painting Party
July 30 Game Day
August 4 Friday Night Friends
August 13 End of Summer Party
For more information on any of these events please contact Bridget Maloney at 972-298-6121 or Bridget@fumcd.com
The purpose of having vendors at the Fall Festival is to make as much money as possible for the mission work of this church. This is best accomplished when church members are willing to donate their products to be sold at the festival. There are 3 ways you can help.
If you are willing to help in one of these 3 ways please contact Joyce Gregory at 972-298-0214 as soon as possible. We would much rather have our own members participate before we seek vendors from outside the church.
Thank you to Dave and Terri Nolan
Thank you to Dave and Terri Nolan who for many years lead the Genesis Sunday School class, made sure the cards to shut-ins were on the altar rail on Communion Sunday, and so many other things. They are moving to Fredericksburg, Texas. Lucky Fredericksburg. They will be very missed at FUMCD.
2017 Fall Festival will be October 21st and 22nd
There will be the big garage sale so start cleaning your closets, cabinets, and drawers.
We will set up Aldersgate for vendors. Contact David and Joyce Gregory if you wish to sell your wares. 972.298.0214
The Health Fair will return this year. Edna Alegria and Charisse Groenleer are in charge of this event.
First Methodist School Last Day of School!
The 2016-2017 school year has drawn to a close. FMS will be closed the week of May 29 and will reopen for Summer Fun June 5. Our kindergarteners commemorated the end of the year by leaving their mark on our building. They have certainly left their mark in our hearts! Please pray for their continued success as they enter first grade at their new schools!
We are now enrolling for Summer Fun and the 2017-2018 school year and we have a few spots remaining for the 2016-2017 school year (2 & 4 year old, kindergarten). If you know a family with young children, please tell them about our school so they can learn and grow with us!