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12.11.19

 
(NEW) THANK YOU!
The Come To Me Food Pantry raised $15,870 from the recent Meijer Simply Give Campaign. In the three weeks we were open in November, we served 11,186 people from 226 families with almost 20,000 lbs. of food. Donations brought to the altar on November 24th totaled 4,692.4 lbs.  And each month this fall, we gave away at least one Bible and had a special request for a large print version.  Thank you for the donations, prayers and continued support! 
 
Christmas Eve Worship
//Tuesday, December 24//
We hope you will join us at one of our many Christmas Eve worship services, where we will celebrate the birth of Christ together!
Family Service: Geared towards families with children, 4pm 
Traditional Service: With hymns and candlelight*, 7pm
Traditional Service: With hymns, candlelight* & communion, 9 & 11pm
*please note: There will be battery operated candles for you or your children to use.
 
Student Ministries Winter Retreat
The early bird deadline for FIRE & WATER's Seeing Clearly 20/20 Winter Retreat is this Sunday 12/15. Save $25 by signing up online at fumcfireandwater.com.
 
Adult Mission Team Meeting
//Sunday, December 15, 11:00am OR 12:00pm, Library//
Are you interested in going on a short term mission next summer? Come to an informational meeting on December 15th to learn about the upcoming trip.
 
Milk Jugs Needed
300 Gallon Milk Jugs are needed for Christmas Eve luminaries.  Bring empty, rinsed CLEAR (Not White) gallon milk jugs to collection points throughout the Church.  Boy Scout Troop 109 will be making luminaries for Christmas Eve.
 
 
Christmas Card Exchange
The Pathfinders Sunday School Class will once again host the Christmas Card exchange in Connection Central.  Instead of mailing cards to members of the church, place cards in the collection baskets, and they will be sorted into the appropriate folder.  Don't forget to check your folder to see if there are any cards. Money saved on postage can be donated to Pathfinders for their mission projects or your charity of choice.
 
United Methodist Men
//Saturday, December 14, 8:00am, Dining Room//
Get ready for another fun "white elephant" Christmas party. All men of the congregation are invited to join in. Bring a "white elephant" from around home ($10 value upper limit) and enjoy some fun with other men of the congregation. As usual, there will be a hot breakfast, devotions, update of joys and concerns, and a quick review of outreach projects.
 
 
     
Fire & Water Student Ministries
This Week 
-WATER Supermarket Sweeps Thursday 12/12 at 3:30p.
-FIRE & WATER's annual Christmas Party is this Sunday 12/15 from 6:00-7:30p. A Christmas meal will be provided along with prizes and gifts. It's our last Sunday night of 2019, we'd love to see your 7-12 grader here.
-The early bird deadline for FIRE & WATER's Seeing Clearly 20/20 Winter Retreat is this Sunday! Sign up by then to save $25. Sign up by visiting  https://my.e360giving.com/App/Form/ff17d855-732d-4a0c-b942-0f39fe76743e. If you are an adult who is interested in being a part of this event (and driving so we can bring more students!) please contact Liz   or Troy  .
 
Ways To Serve
-Every Sunday night we serve a meal at 5:30. This meal is provided by volunteers who serve the meal then help us with small group discussion (everything you need is provided). To sign up to help us please visit http://signup.com/go/ZLeXhas.
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