October 16, 2016
Children’s activities are at
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Alex Williams
Betsy Stelzer Lippens
PRESENCE AND GIFTS
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.
The Road to Amazing: Basics of Christian Practice by Clayton Oliphint and Mary Brooke Casad (248.4 Oli)
Stewardship 2016 – Commitment Sunday
Commitment Sunday – October 23
Online giving using a credit or debit card is now available through the church website!
ACCESS Potluck Dinner
ACCESS Potluck Dinner
Open Table Needs Your Assistance With Food Donations
Please bring to Narthex on Sunday, October 16
Protein is always welcome, i.e. peanut butter, tuna, beans, other canned meat. Also, canned fruits & vegetables, anything non-perishable such as cornbread mix, mac & cheese, pasta. We are running out of all categories currently. Open Table usually provides 4-5 items for each household in what we call a “pantry bag.”
You may sign up in the Narthex on Sunday.
Trunk or Treat
TRUNK OR TREAT NEEDS YOU
We will have trunk or treaters in our parking lot!
We need volunteers to decorate their car trunks or truck beds and pass out candy as well as people to donate wrapped candy. Please contact Bridget Maloney at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your car. Prizes will be awarded for decorations in the following categories: Most Creative. . . Best Costumes.
Please bring wrapped candy to the church office or the narthex by Sunday morning, October 30.
United Methodist Women
Star Circle – Monday, Oct. 17th, at 7 P.M. in the Snack Bar. The program will be about the UMW Thank Bank and will be presented by Natalie Garry.
Fifth Sunday Food Drive
Fifth Sunday Collection of Non-Perishable Food for Duncanville Outreach Ministry.
Bring to Aldersgate or Narthex Sunday Morning, October 30. For Holiday Boxes: Canned Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Broth & Stuffing Mix. Always Needed: Mac & Cheese Dinners, Canned Fruit, Soup, Ravioli, Chili, Spaghetti O’s, Tomatoes & Tomato Sauce. All donations are very much appreciated!
It’s Fall at First Methodist School!
Our students are learning about all things fall this month-pumpkins, the change in the weather, and so much more! FMS is currently enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year. If you know a family with a child ages 1-kindergarten, please tell them about First Methodist School! We would love to meet them!
For more information on enrollment, click here.
Erika Hemphill, Director