November 20, 2016
9:00 am Contemporary Service
Children’s activities are at
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Alex Williams
Betsy Stelzer Lippens
PRESENCE AND GIFTS
Goal for 2017
125 pledges through 11/06/2016
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 8:00 a.m.
2 Chairs: The Secret That Changes Everything by Bob Beaudine (248.8 Bea) – Max Lucado says, “The greatest ideas are the simplest. This book offers a great, yet simple invitation. I hope you will accept it. 2 Chairs moments can change a life.” The author, a top sports/entertainment search executive from Plano, TX offers 7 steps to follow while walking through trouble. Beaudine describes his 2 Chairs secret as being much more than having a life coach or a networking group. He says in this book that your day will change BIG TIME if you start with 2 chairs and then spend the rest of the day working HIS plan.
FREE SHOW TUNES CONCERT
This Saturday night, November 19, at 6:00 p.m. in Aldersgate
Selections from Funny Girl, White Christmas, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Grease, My Fair Lady, Beautiful: The Carol King Musical, ulan, Pocahontas, Jesus Christ Superstar, Paint Your Wagon, Hairspray, Man of La Mancha and West Side Story.
Performers: Stephanie Schroeder, Kerri & Greg Hutcheson, Byron Rodenburg, Arial Pankratz, Warren Stelzer, Heather Mehl, Marissa Ladatto, Brea Knight, Kenzie Owens, Betsy Lippens, Frankie Alegria, Jerry Bair, Sandy Stowe, Pastor Frank Alegria and the Chancel Choir.
On the angel ornament is the age of the child along with sizes of clothes needed. We suggest one toy and some clothes for each child.
Wrapped gifts are needed by Sunday, December 4. Please attach the angel ornament to the gift.
There are still a few left.
Hanging of the Green
Sunday, November 20 2:00 p.m.
Christmas Gala Concert
Saturday, December 10
An Evening of Christmas Celebration
6:00-7:00 pm Music in the Sanctuary—Strings and Voices
Tickets $25 per person
Tickets on Sale in the Narthex
Birdhouses Built by the Kids
On Sunday, November 13, Pastor Frank and many men helpers went to 414 and assisted the kids as they built birdhouses. Frank had made a prototype and the pieces were arranged, and with the assistance of the men, the kids put together and took home18 birdhouses.
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Advent Activities for Kids
Children’s Ministry Advent Activities 2016
Sunday, November 20 Make Decorations for Chapel Tree during Kids for Christ
Sunday, November 27 No Kids for Christ – Thanksgiving Break
Sunday, December 4 Kids for Christ Advent Fun Night
Friday, December 9 ADVENTure 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Our regular Children in Action with TONS of Advent FUN! ($10 per child/$25 family max)
Saturday, December 17 Children’s ADVENTure 9a.m.-1p.m. Come and make Advent crafts, play games, eat lunch and have FUN! If you are in the Christmas Musical at FUMCD you will be able to come and go for your dress rehearsal! (FREE to those with paid participation in December 10 CIA, $5 per child all others)
Sunday, December 18 One Worship Service (musical)
Saturday, December 24 Family Friendly Christmas Eve Worship Service at 6 p.m.
Sunday, December 25 Christmas Day Worship at 10:30 a.m. with Hot Cocoa Bar! Come as you are—wear your PJs if you like!
EVERY SUNDAY IN ADVENT:
Coat Drive November 20 & 27
Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 4 at 5 pm for ACCESS where the Bishop of the North Texas Conference, Michael McKee, will be the guest speaker.
Christmas Boxes for The Bridge