UPDATED 09.24.18

After Hours Wednesday - September 26


Served in the Fellowship Hall $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 to 10 with a $24 family maximum.

On the menu this week: Beef stew, rice, cornbread, salad, and dessert.


Reservation deadline - Tuesdays at noon.


•STUDY WITH PASTOR LYNN MALONE - Growing a Godly Marriage. Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom).

• STUDY WITH PASTOR JOHNNY HANKINS - Studying the book of Matthew. Held in the Fellowship Hall.

•WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Studying the book Keep It Shut by Karen Ehman. Facilitated by Megan McClanahan and held in the Garden Room.

• RISE LIFE (7TH - 12TH GRADE) - Upstairs Youth Area.

• BRIDGE (4TH, 5TH & 6TH GRADE) - Meet in the K2 Room. 

• KID’S KINGDOM (K - 3RD GRADE) - Meet in the K2 Room.

• NURSERY - Provided for ages 6 weeks to 4 years. 3 and 4 year olds participate in their own Bible lesson and activities. All nursery children meet in the 3 year old classroom. (Across from the K2 Room)


50+ PONYTAIL CANASTA GROUP will play Monday, September 24 at 1:00 p.m. in the Garden Room for experienced players or those who want to learn. Plan to attend and invite a friend or two for some friendly competition and fellowship. 


J-FORCE - Wednesday, September 26 at 3:00 p.m.


CHOIR REHEARSAL - Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00 p.m.


NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE STUDY, Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is invited to join us. 


50+ ADULT SINGLES are kicking off the fall season with dinner at Walk-Ons Bistreaux in West Monroe at 6pm on Thursday, Sept. 27th. Wear your favorite team colors or sports jersey! RSVP by tomorrow to Nannette Flowers if you plan to attend. 


IT’S TIME FOR THE PUMPKIN PATCH!! Pumpkins will be here Thursday, September 27 at 4:00 p.m. Taco soup will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the unloading. Be sure to check the great hall to sign up to volunteer for your shift in October.


BRIDGE 5TH SUNDAY ACTIVITY - Fall in Love with Jesus on September 30th at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 


RECEPTION FOR LINDA WALKER, Sunday, September 30 in the parlor at 10:00 a.m. Join us in showing our appreciation for her contributions here. 


THE LEGACY JOURNEY BY DAVE RAMSEY begins Wednesday, October 10th at 11:30am-1pm in Room 6 with church member Justin Mailhes, a trained Dave Ramsey instructor and financial advisor with Argent Advisors, as the facilitator, and will continue each Wednesday through Nov. 14th. Please contact Nannette Flowers if you are participating, so you’ll have a Legacy Journey workbook. Couples can share a workbook. Come learn what the Bible has to say about money! 


MINISTRY FAIR Sunday, October 14th at 10:00 a.m. in the Great Hall. Each Sunday school class, Bible Study, mission organization, affinity group, or other activities within the church are asked to participate in our ministry fair. Please contact Olivia Pruett for more information about having a table. 


INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be October 14 at 10:00 a.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.


TRUNK’N TREAT will be Sunday, October 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the east parking lot.


LOSING A FAMILY MEMBER is never easy. A bereavement meal is just one way the church reaches out to the families in their time of sorrow. Meals are prepared for families of church members when there is a death in their immediate family. If you are interested in preparing food for a bereavement meal or serving with this ministry, please call or text Kathy Duke at (318-547-6420) or email her at 


ADULT DRIVERS NEEDED to transport church members to and from worship service on Sunday mornings. If you feel led to serve in this ministry, please contact Nannette Flowers at or 318-325-7335. 


THE GLORIA GARDEN, the outside entry to our sanctuary, is in need of an update!! We are seeking interested people to help us determine the best way to improve the garden, as well as to discuss how best to proceed to update and utilize the garden. If you might be interested in helping with this committee, please contact Delora Walker at 348-3520. 


OWL SALSAS AND JELLIES (mayhaw, plum, blueberry, Bayou DeVille's crawfish pepper) are for sale from 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 


First United Methodist Church
3900 Loop Road Monroe, LA 71201
United States
Phone: 318-325-7335 Fax 318-325-8320

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