Next Sunday is Mission Sunday only two services
There will be two services next Sunday, 8 and 9:30. Immediately following the 9:30 service everyone is invited to take part in mission work here at the church. Many different opportunities for all ages to participate will be available. Please stay and be a part of this special mission project.
Native American Ministries Sunday Offering Next Week
United Methodist churches will celebrate Native American Ministries Sunday April 19. The observance reminds the church of Native American gifts and contributions to society, and the offering supports Native American ministries, urban initiatives and seminary scholarships. A large percentage of Native Americans live below the poverty line. They struggle to find jobs, feed families or find adequate housing. Sadly, many people are unaware of the situation. While we know history cannot disappear, the constant and consistent support of The United Methodist Church can make a difference. 50 percent of our donations stay here to help area Native Americans. Please give generously on Sunday, April 19!
Pastor Brian’s Bible Study “The Resurrection Controversy”
A six week study that will be offered two times every week; Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. We will review the resurrection narrative to resolve controversies over differences in the Gospel accounts, provide evidence for believing the resurrection, and read an ancient testimony of a Roman knight who witnessed the resurrection and became a follower of Christ and helped establish the church in Rome.
UMCOR health kits
The Outreach Commission is collecting items for UMCOR* health kits. Please help us by contributing any of the following: large bars of individually wrapped soap; new, sturdy combs (not pocket); new wash clothes; new hand towels (not kitchen or micro fiber) 15”x25” to 17”x27”; metal nail files or nail clippers; adult size toothbrushes in original pkg.; band aids. The United Methodist Committee on Relief requires conformity in all kits, so all items must be new. Any of these items can be found at Dollar Tree, Real Deals and/or Big Lots. See the display near the back door for a convenient shopping list. Questions – please call Jill Ertinger, 451‑6145.
Support our Military members
We are looking for names and addresses of persons currently serving in the US Armed Forces for a church service project. Boxes of treats to send to these individuals will be packed on April 19th. Please submit names to the office or Pastors of family, friends or neighbors who are currently serving. Sample donations are: FUN ITEMS-nerf balls, magazines, new or gently used paperbacks, DVD’s, AA batteries, disposable cameras, yoyo’s, greeting cards to send to family. Toiletries-all kinds, plus packets of body wipes, lip balm, eye drops, wipes of insect repellent with DEET, clothes line and pins. SNACK FOOD & POWDERED DRINKS-single serving packets, small size cans of fruit. See poster in hall for a complete list of items.