FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, MONROE IS SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR for its Pre-k 3 & Pre-k 4 preschool program. FUMC, Monroe Preschool is a Type I state-licensed program, and the director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the program, as well as being the primary contact with parents and the direct supervisor of all preschool staff. A more detailed job description is available upon request. For more information, or to submit a resume, contact Sue Anderson in the FUMC business office, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After Hours Wednesday - January 25
5:15PM FELLOWSHIP SUPPER is served in the Fellowship Hall $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 3 to 10 with a $20 family maximum. On the menu this week: Beef tips, rice, carrots, salad, biscuits & dessert.
WILL YOU BE JOINING US FOR SUPPER? Let us know by making a reservation! (Reservation deadline - Tuesday at noon)
6:00pm Fellowship, worship & studies
• NEW YEAR, NEW YOU: FOUR COMMITMENTS TO MAKE 2017 A GREAT YEAR - Lead by Pastor Lynn in the Fellowship Hall.
• WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Facilitated by Megan McClanahan and held in the Garden Room, will be studying Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst.
• MEN’S GROUP - will kick off January sharing their faith stories with one another. Join them to learn, explore, and grow in your faith. Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom).
• RISE LIFE (7TH - 12TH GRADE) - Studying Echo the Story 12. The youth will meet in girls and guys small groups upstairs in the youth room.
• CHILDREN’S CLASS (K - 6TH GRADE) will meet in the K2 Room.
• NURSERY will be provided for ages 6 weeks to 4 years.
IT’S NOT TOO LATE to join the new TUESDAY LUNCH BIBLE STUDY at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesdays in the library. We will be studying Covenant, an in-depth group bible study in which participants read and discuss the Bible together, learning how to love God and each other better.
RISE PARENT’S MEETING January 22 at 5:30 p.m. upstairs in the youth area. We will be discussing Summer trips.
BOOK NOOK will meet Sunday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the parlor to read The Awakening by Kate Chopin. Written in 1899, this compelling story is a classic of American fiction. Copies are available from Nancy Meinel in the Aldersgate classroom.
MEN AT WORK our monthly men’s luncheon will be Tuesday, January 24, at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Our speaker this month will be Mickey McCarty. Plan to bring a friend and join us!
ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CLOSE UP? Pictorial Directory coming in March 2017!
CAPE COD SLIDE PRESENTATION will be on Thursday, January 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 6 to learn about plans for a church trip to explore Hyannis, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Plymouth, Providence, and Newport July 14-21, 2017. Travel on your own and join us early, stay later and, or fly with us! For more information or a brochure, contact Nannette White at Nwhite@fumcmla.com or 325-7335.
BE A PART OF OUR LENTEN DEVOTIONAL! Believe it or not the Lenten season is not far away. Help us prepare by writing a devotional. To sign up or for more information call Linda Walker or Olivia Pruett in the church office. Deadline is February 1.
GOLDEN YEARS LUNCHEON is Thursday, January 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., featuring music by the Foto Sisters, college-age girls who play string instruments. The free event is being held at First West Church, 311 Mill Street, West Monroe, and is being sponsored by Kilpatrick Funeral Homes and Home Assistance Services, Inc. Please RSVP on a bulletin board signup sheet so room can be made for you!
OUR VAN MINISTRY is available to assist those with transportation problems or mobility issues to Sunday School and church on Sunday mornings. Contact Bob Ford at 343-0668.
INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be January 22 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the church parlor. The first step to membership at FUMC Monroe is to attend First Connection. Call Linda in the church office & register. Childcare is provided upon request.