Happening at FUMCOW

 

Worship God, Learn the Scripture, Live it in the World

 

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Invite Your Friends to Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Worship!

       7:30 PM, December 24th

 

Music Rehearsals on Thursday

Bells at 6:30 PM

Choir at 7:30 PM

Praise Team at 7:30 PM

If you are interested in singing in the choir or ringing bells, please contact Darin at 682-554-1693 or darinhoppe@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday Evening Fellowship

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

No meal on this Wednesday – just come and enjoy the studies!

Bible Study at 7:00 PM

Corinthians Bible Study led by Ron McLeroy

Finding Jesus Amid the Bedlum Bible Study led by Alice Garrett

 

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Christmas Eve Schedule

  9:15 AM   Sunday School

10:15 AM   4th Sunday of Advent Blended Worship including Communion

  7:30 PM   Christmas Eve Service including Candlelight and Communion

  (Yes you can take Communion twice in the same day, ďAs often as you can,Ē says John Wesley)

 

 

Help Needed

          Counters

If anyone wants to help out with the workings of the church we are looking for a couple persons to count the offering after church. It takes 30 to 45 minutes if all goes well. Since Carl is leaving for a job in Denver, we have a full time counters position open and looking for a part time counter to fill in when another counter is absent. Please contact Pastor Mike or Duane Buckley for any details you need answered. Thanks.

          Yard Maintenance

Since Carl is leaving for a job in Denver, we are needing help with mowing the property weekly, which takes about 3 hours to complete, usually on a Friday night or Saturday morning with mowing and trimming. It would be nice to have teams so that we would only have a commitment of once a month, but that will take 4 teams of 2 people to accomplish. If you would like to help, contact Pastor Mike or Duane Buckley for any details you need answered. Thanks.

 

Snack Packs

We are packing Snack Packs Sunday. If you are interested in helping, we meet after the 10:15 worship service in Room 107.

We are collecting items for snack packs. A list of needs is available in the Narthex.

Please check the expiration dates on food to give us as long as possible to use it all and bring the items you purchase to church.

You may also put money into the Snack Pack money jar.

 

Shepherdís Shop  Serving the Watauga area for 18 years

        Open Friday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

The Shepherd Shop appreciates and depends upon the donations of clean, ready-to-wear or ready-to-use items that are seasonably appropriate. The Shop does not have running water, so itís hard for us to wash or clean items that are donated. We also have limited storage space for off-season items. We accept clothing, kitchen items, linens, shoes, books, and small furniture items.

 

NEED

We collect food for NorthEast Emergency Distribution.

Next time you are at the store, pick up some nonperishable food.

The basket for NEED is in the Administration Office. 

 

Bus Token Ministry

The bus token ministry is requesting spare change from all members of our church.

The target is $50 of donations per month to go to the Presbyterian Night Shelter for bus tokens for disabled homeless.

The donation jar is on the information booth in the narthex.

Ron, In His Grace

 

 

 

Sunday December 17, 2017

8:00                Early Worship

9:15                Sunday School

10:15              Blended Worship

11:45              Snack Packs

4:00                Youth

 

Monday December 18, 2017

10:00-2:00     Office Open

7:00                Trustees

 

Tuesday December 19, 2017

10:00-2:00     Office Open

 

Wednesday December 20, 2017

8:30                Menís Breakfast at Joeís

10:00-2:00     Office Open

7:00-8:00       Potluck Dinner/Bible Study/Worship

 

Thursday December 21, 2017

10:00-1:00     Office Open

10:00              Beacon Buddies

6:30-7:30       Cub Scout Den Meetings

6:30                Bells Rehearsal

7:30                Choir Rehearsal

7:30                Praise Team Rehearsal

 

Friday December 22, 2017

                        Office Closed

 

Saturday December 23, 2017

 

Sunday December 24, 2017

CHRISTmas Eve

9:15                Sunday School

10:15              Blended Worship

7:30                Christmas Eve Service

 

 

 

          Daily Devotion

Mon.   Dec 18           2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

Tue.    Dec 19           Luke 1:46b-55

Wed.   Dec 20           Romans 15:25-27

Thu.    Dec 21           Galatians 4:1-7

Fri.      Dec 22           Luke 2:1-20

Sat.     Dec 23           Luke 1:26-38