After Hours Wednesday - December 12
5:15PM FELLOWSHIP SUPPER
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: Taco soup, chips, salad, and dessert.
WILL YOU BE JOINING US FOR SUPPER?
Reservation deadline - Tuesdays at noon.
6:00PM FELLOWSHIP, WORSHIP & STUDIES
•STUDY WITH PASTOR SHAWN HORNSBY - Studying the book of Exodus. Held in the Fellowship Hall.
•WOMEN OF WEDNESDAY - Studying the significance of the Advent Wreath and the stories surrounding it. Facilitated by Megan McClanahan in the Garden Room. Bring $5 if you would like to purchase an Advent wreath for your home.
•MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Studying the book of Jonah. Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom).
• 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)
CHOIR REHEARSAL - Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION
Monday, December 24 at 4:00 p.m. I Fellowship Hall
TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION
Monday, December 24 at 6:00 p.m. I Sanctuary
INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be December 16 at 10:00 a.m. in the Bride’s Room, located on the hallway leading into the Sanctuary. The first step to membership at FUMC Monroe is to attend First Connection. Call the church 325-7335 office to register.
2019 VOLUNTEER NEEDED! Our Meals on Wheels Ministry is seeking a volunteer to take the reins for 2019. Responsibilities for this position include scheduling small groups to cook for each of the 5 times we provide this service during the year and then coordinating drivers to deliver the meals on the given Saturday. Giving a bit of your talents to connect with others will provide so much to our community beyond our walls. Please contact Pastor Shawn or the church office if you have these talents to share.
LOUISIANA ASHRAM is January 31 - February 2, 2019 at First United Methodist Church of West Monroe. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for youth. For more info and to register go to EVENTBRITE.COM.
50+ ADULT BRIDGE table captains, don't forget to call in your table reservation to Nannette Flowers by noon tomorrow for our Wednesday, December 12th, Bridge Day in the Friendship Classroom from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be performed by the Louisiana Delta Ballet on Friday, December 14th at 7:30 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center. RSVP to Nannette Flowers with a check made payable to FUMC by noon, Monday, December 10th. $18 per ticket.
FRESH GROUNDED FAITH WOMEN’S CONFERENCE will be in West Monroe March 1st - 2nd. Tickets are $39 before December 10th & $49 until February 4th and are available from Nannette Flowers. Speakers to include Jennifer Rothschild, Lisa Whelchel, Karen Abercrombie and Michael O’Brien.
OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER IS GOING DIGITAL beginning in January 2019. We will have printed copies available at the church, but if you would still like to receive a printed copy in the mail please call the church office 325-7335 to sign up.
OWL SALSAS AND JELLIES are restocked for holiday sales on 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 AVAILABLE! Text any amount to 84321 to give. For more info go to FUMCMONROELA.ORG/GIVE