Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday Thoughts

1. Sunday Morning Worship - This weekend Pastor Daryl will begin a new worship series entitled "We are ONE" as he looks at what it means to be a One Body and One Spirit from Ephesians 4:3-6.

If you have a name tag, we want to encourage you to wear it to help Pastor CJ and his family put names and faces together as well as our new members. New Members will be joining at the 9Thirty and 11am services this week.

Invite a friend to come with you this weekend. We'll be worshiping at 8am, 9:30am, and 11am. All are invited and all are welcome.



2. Church Website and Giving Online - Make sure to check out the new church website by clicking here! Once you're there, bookmark it and be sure to check out all of great information there about our ministries and activities. Also, you can now give directly to the church through our secured website, using either your bank account or credit card by going to giving portal, which you can find by clicking here. From this portal you can give one time or setup a recurring gift to be given as you elect.



3. Midweek Programming Has Resumed! - Please keep up the prayers for our Wonderful Wednesday after school ministry. You can always make a reservation in the attendance pads for Wednesday night dinner or by calling the office. Dinner runs from 4:30-5:45pm in the Family Life Center and our Opening Gathering will begin in Family Life at 6:15pm. The cost is $7 for adult, $5 for children or $20 for a family.
And it's not too late to join one of our GROW Night classes. Check out the exciting semester offerings below:
* Bible Reflections with Rev. Bill Thompson (Room 100)
* Discovering God's Vision for Your Life with Maressa Smith (Room 104)
* Adult Coloring with Jenny Bowman (Room 106)
* Bible Study 101 with Pastor CJ Hill (Fellowship Hall)
* Acts Bible Study with Pastor John LeCain (Library)
* If You Want to Walk on Water, You Gotta Get Out of the Boat with Padgetts and Deffenbaughs (Room 212 upstairs)
* Counterfeit Christianity with Pastors Daryl and Debbie Allen (Room 208/210 upstairs)
* Our Church Heritage with Dave Withers (Room 203 upstairs)
* The Epic of Eden with Amy Hill and Melinda Milhorn (Room 201 upstairs)




4. Amazon Shopping - Do you shop at Amazon? If so, there is way for you to shop and help your church at the same time. It is through a part of Amazon called Amazon Smile. Next time you log in to Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and select Community UMC - Fruitland Park as your charity. For every purchase you make. .05% of your total will be donated to Community. It costs you nothing but a little time to go and make Community your charitable organization through Amazon Smile. For information, please click here.



5. Looking Ahead! - We have quite a few great events coming up soon!
  • Choir Retreat for Christmas Musical Production, Once Upon a Tree - September, 13-14 
  • Leadership Retreat at the Life Enrichment Center - Saturday, September 21st - this is a location change from the Warren Willis Camp. 

Have a great weekend and we know you will enjoy worship this Sunday!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Midweek Moment

Greetings Friends!

Tomorrow night we begin our Fall Season of GROW Night! We are very excited about this term's lineup and the tremendous people that have volunteered to facilitate the classes.

Below you will find the schedule, complete with room numbers. I encourage you to give it a look and see which class is calling your name.

See you all tomorrow night!


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday Thoughts

1. Sunday Morning Worship - This weekend Pastor Debbie will conclude our worship series entitled "Fully Family" as she looks at what it means to be a family of faith, based upon the passage from Mark 3:31-35.

If you have a name tag, we want to encourage you to wear it to help Pastor CJ and his family put names and faces together!

Invite a friend to come with you this weekend. We'll be worshiping at 8am, 9:30am, and 11am. All are invited and all are welcome.





2. Church Website and Giving Online - Make sure to check out the new church website by clicking here! Once you're there, bookmark it and be sure to check out all of great information there about our ministries and activities. Also, you can now give directly to the church through our secured website, using either your bank account or credit card by going to giving portal, which you can find by clicking here. From this portal you can give one time or setup a recurring gift to be given as you elect.





3. Midweek Programming Resumes Next Week! - Don't forget that our Wonderful Wednesday after school program resumes on Wednesday September the 11th! Also we will kickoff our fall semester of Wednesday night dinners and GROW night classes that day. Dinner runs from 4:30-5:45pm in the Family Life Center and our Opening Gathering will begin in Family Life at 6:15pm. The cost is $7 for adult, $5 for children or $20 for a family.




4. Amazon Shopping - Do you shop at Amazon? If so, there is way for you to shop and help your church at the same time. It is through a part of Amazon called Amazon Smile. Next time you log in to Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and select Community UMC - Fruitland Park as your charity. For every purchase you make. .05% of your total will be donated to Community. It costs you nothing but a little time to go and make Community your charitable organization through Amazon Smile. For information, please click here.



5. Looking Ahead! - We have quite a few great events coming up soon:
  • New Member Class - Sunday, September 8th 
  • Choir Retreat for Christmas Musical Production, Once Upon a Tree - September, 13-14 
  • Leadership Retreat at Warren Willis Camp - Saturday, September 21st



Have a great weekend and we know you will enjoy worship this Sunday!