1. Winterfest is here!!!! It's this Saturday. Thank you to all of those who have signed up to volunteer and please keep our volunteers and honored guests in your prayers for this event. May we be the hands and feet of Jesus to our community this weekend!
Invite your friends to come with you to worship this weekend. We'll be worshipping at 8am, 9:30am, and 11am.
We will also have a New Member class after worship on Sunday if you are interested in joining the church. Just call the church office at 787-1829 to RSVP.
2. Hymn Sing and Ice Cream Social - This Sunday evening we will have an Old Fashioned Hymn Sing in the Sanctuary starting at 6pm with an Ice Cream Social to follow in the Fellowship Hall. The choir, ensembles and band will take part to lead us in singing some old favorite hymns. Come join in on the fun and the memories together!
3. GROW Night - GROW Night is back in full swing on Wednesdays. Dinners are off to great start and also our classes. Classes run from 6:15-7:15pm. Click here for a current listing of classes and locations.
4. Upwards Sports! We're back into the swing of things on Tuesday nights with practice and Thursday nights with games in the Family Life Center. We've got six basketball teams and a cheerleading squad for kids in kindergarten through 8th grade.
5. Upcoming Dates
* February 17 - Family Game Night (6-9pm in Fellowship Hall)
* February 22 - North Central District Training from 9am-3pm at First UMC in Ocala for elected lay leaders in the church
* February 23 - Undie Sunday and Preschool Sunday
* February 26 - Ash Wednesday (Ashes to Go from 7-8 in the parking lot and worship in the sanctuary at 6:15pm)
* March 1 - First Sunday of Lent - Combined services at 8:30 and 10:30 in the FLC with churchwide lunch afterwards
* March 8 - Daylight Savings Time Changes (spring ahead)
* March 28 - Fruitland Park Day Parade (church float)
Have a wonderful rest of your week and we look forward to seeing you this weekend!