UPDATED 01.23.17

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, MONROE IS SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR for its Pre-k 3 & Pre-k 4 preschool program. FUMC, Monroe Preschool is a Type I state-licensed program, and the director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the program, as well as being the primary contact with parents and the direct supervisor of all preschool staff. A more detailed job description is available upon request. For more information, or to submit a resume, contact Sue Anderson in the FUMC business office, or via email at 


After Hours Wednesday - January 25

5:15PM FELLOWSHIP SUPPER is served in the Fellowship Hall $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 3 to 10 with a $20 family maximum. On the menu this week: Beef tips, rice, carrots, salad, biscuits & dessert.

WILL YOU BE JOINING US FOR SUPPER? Let us know by making a reservation! (Reservation deadline - Tuesday at noon) 

6:00pm Fellowship, worship & studies

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU: FOUR COMMITMENTS TO MAKE 2017 A GREAT YEAR - Lead by Pastor Lynn in the Fellowship Hall. 

• WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Facilitated by Megan McClanahan and held in the Garden Room, will be studying Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst. 

• MEN’S GROUP - will kick off January sharing their faith stories with one another. Join them to learn, explore, and grow in your faith. Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom). 

• RISE LIFE (7TH - 12TH GRADE) - Studying Echo the Story 12. The youth will meet in girls and guys small groups upstairs in the youth room. 

• CHILDREN’S CLASS (K - 6TH GRADE) will meet in the K2 Room. 

• NURSERY will be provided for ages 6 weeks to 4 years. 


PONYTAIL CANASTA GROUP will play Monday, January 23 at 1:00 p.m. in the Garden Room for experienced players or those who want to learn. Plan to attend and invite a friend or two for some friendly competition and fellowship. 


DISASTER RECOVERY RESOURCES FAIR will be held at the Monroe Public Safety Building, 1810 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Monroe Saturday, January 28, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Fair is for homeowners, renters and survivors of Louisiana’s March 2016 flood. 


CALLING ALL 4TH, 5TH, AND 6TH GRADERS. Join us upstairs in the youth area next Sunday, January 29, after the 10:50 a.m. service for lunch, ice cream and games! 


THE “FIX-IT TEAM” is a group that serves by providing minor home maintenance and repairs for persons in need. We have a list of projects and need help meeting these needs, and volunteers can help once, or on an ongoing basis. If you are able to serve, contact Chris in the church office, or at 


CAPE COD CHURCH TRIP is July 14-21, 2017, to explore Hyan- nis, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Plymouth, Providence, and Newport. Travel on your own and join us, stay later, or fly with us! Reservations made after the deposit date of January 27 are based upon availability. For more information or a brochure, contact Nannette White at or 325-7335. 


IT’S NOT TOO LATE to join the new TUESDAY LUNCH BIBLE STUDY at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesdays in the library. We will be studying Covenant, an in-depth group bible study in which participants read and discuss the Bible together, learning how to love God and each other better. 


BOOK NOOK will meet Sunday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the parlor to read The Awakening by Kate Chopin. Written in 1899, this compelling story is a classic of American fiction. Copies are available from Nancy Meinel in the Aldersgate classroom. 


MEN AT WORK our monthly men’s luncheon will be Tuesday, January 24, at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Our speaker this month will be Mickey McCarty. Plan to bring a friend and join us! 


ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CLOSE UP? Pictorial Directory coming in March 2017! 


BE A PART OF OUR LENTEN DEVOTIONAL! Believe it or not the Lenten season is not far away. Help us prepare by writing a devotional. To sign up or for more information call Linda Walker or Olivia Pruett in the church office. Deadline is February 1. 


OUR VAN MINISTRY is available to assist those with transportation problems or mobility issues to Sunday School and church on Sunday mornings.  Contact Bob Ford at 343-0668.


INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be February 26 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the church parlor. The first step to membership at FUMC Monroe is to attend First Connection. Call Linda in the church office & register. Childcare is provided upon request.



First United Methodist Church
3900 Loop Road Monroe, LA 71201
United States
Phone: 318-325-7335 Fax 318-325-8320

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