After Hours Wednesday - March 22
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: Hamburgers, potato wedges, salad & 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
• HABITS OF GRACE - Lead by Pastor Chris in the Fellowship Hall.
• MEN’S GROUP - Men of all ages are invited to come grow in your faith with us. Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom).
• WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Will continue studying Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst. Facilitated by Megan McClanahan and held in the Garden Room and break into small discussion groups.
• 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.
• KID’S KINGDOM (K - 6TH GRADE) will meet in the K2 Room.
• NURSERY will be provided for ages 6 weeks to 4 years.
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
SUNDAY, APRIL 9
PALM SUNDAY Children’s Palm Processional
8:30 & 10:50am services
THURSDAY, APRIL 13
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE - 7:00pm in the Sanctuary
FRIDAY, APRIL 14
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE - 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall
SATURDAY, APRIL 15
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA - Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
SUNDAY, APRIL 16
6:30am - Sunrise Service, Gloria Gardens
Breakfast provided by Friendship Class
6:45am - Sunrise Service in the Park, FORSYTHE PARK BANDSTAND
8:30, 9:30 & 10:50am - Easter Celebration
NEW BIBLE STUDY starting Tuesday, March 21 at 11:00 a.m. in the Library. We will be studying Listen: Praying in a Noisy World by Rueben P. Job. Contact the church office to get your book.
SINGLES GROUP will host a Game Night on Wednesday, March 22, at 6:00 p.m. in Room #42 (across from Fellowship Hall). Come join us for fellowship and fun!
BOOK NOOK will meet Sunday April 2 at 4:00 p.m. in the parlor to read Waiting for the Rain by South African author Sheila Gordon. This is the story of two boys, best friends since age 3, caught in the grip of apartheid. Awarded the Jane Addams Peace Prize. The book is available from Nancy Meinel in the Aldersgate classroom.
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 10:50 a.m. service on Easter Sunday.
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
10 LARGE PRINT HYMNALS now available. If you would like to use one during the service please stop by the information desk.
NEW CHILDREN’S CHECK-IN SYSTEM for our children's Sunday morning and After Hours Wednesday activities! This check-in system is to create greater security and comfort for our parents while children are in our care. This is for all children infants through 6th graders. Sunday school check-in begins at 9:15 a.m. and After Hours check-in begins at 5:45 p.m.
NURSERY PARENTS - Please text @fumcnurs to 81010. This will allow the church nursery to alert you if you are needed.
INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be March 26 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.
TEXTING ISSUES? If you are having issues receiving church text messages please text STOP to 95577. Then text 2017FUMCM to 95577 to opt in again.
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 or Nannette White at 325-7335.