There will be NO J-Force or After Hours activities this week. We will resume supper & studies Wednesday, March 21.
IT’S TIME TO ORDER EASTER LILIES! If you would like to place an Easter lily in the church in memory or in honor of someone or if you would like to donate to Easter Beauty, you may do so by stopping at the box in the Great Hall and filling out an order form. Lilies are $10 each and may be picked up after the 11:00 a.m. service on Easter Sunday.
BRIDGE TABLE CAPTAINS, don’t forget to call in your table reservation to Nannette Flowers by noon Monday for our Wed., March 14 Bridge Day in the Friendship Classroom from 1-4 p.m.
INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be March 18 at 4:00 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.
50+ ADULTS will attend the Opening Night of “Bye Bye Birdie” on Thursday, March 22nd, at 7:30pm, at Brown Auditorium. RSVP to Nannette Flowers by Sunday, March 18th, with a check made payable to FUMC for $10 (group rate) and place Bye Bye Birdie in the memo.
LOUISIANA DELTA BALLET’S “POWER & GRACE: AN EASTER CELEBRATION” will be held on Sunday, March 25 at 3pm at the Jack Howard Theater. RSVP to Nannette Flowers by Wed., March 21, with a check made payable to FUMC for $18 (group rate) and place Power & Grace in the memo. Seats are reserved and presold tickets will be distributed in the theater lobby beginning at 2:40 p.m. Join us for this spectacular performance of dance, music, and scripture readings of the Easter story!
BOOK NOOK will meet Sunday, April 22 at 4pm in the Parlor to discuss Richard Paul Evans’The Noel Diary (fiction- Library has 7 copies) and/or Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City (historical fiction- Library has 3 copies.) All are welcome!
OUR KID’S KINGDOM MINISTRY is collecting money for the Salvation Army during Lent. As our children learn about sacrificing and giving to God please join them in this endeavor to raise money for a new freezer for the Salvation Army.
THE CHANCEL CHOIR has been invited to sing at the Paris Choral Festival and commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and Liberation of France July 2 - 9, 2019. This is a great honor for our Chancel Choir to have received this invitation. It is with great joy that they have accepted the invitation and now begin the planning and rehearsing for this wonderful opportunity. The choir will sing and lay a wreath at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial near Omaha beach. site of the June 6, 1944 invasion. They will then travel on to Paris for the Choral Festival and perform in the La Madeleine church built by Napoleon during his reign. The church was heavily bombed during the liberation but was rebuilt following the war. Though this is a working trip for the choir there will be time for seeing the sights as well. It is open not only to choir members but church members as well. If you would like to join the choir for this wonderful trip, please see Rev. Alexander for more information.
NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE STUDY meeting on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in Room 42 (across from the Fellowship Hall). Join us to study 1, 2, & 3 John.
OWL SALSAS AND JELLIES are available for purchase at the table located by the church office door. Jelly is $6 and salsa is $5 a jar. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Children’s Home in Ruston.
TEXT-TO-GIVE IS NOW AVAILABLE! Text any amount to 84321 to give. You will be asked to set up a payment method and from that point forward, giving will be as simple as sending a text. For more info go to FUMCMONROELA.ORG/GIVE