UPDATED 10.15.18

After Hours Wednesday - October 17


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: Vegetable soup, crackers, salad, and dessert.


Reservation deadline - Tuesdays at noon.


•STUDY WITH PASTOR LYNN MALONE - Growing a Godly Marriage. Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom).

• STUDY WITH PASTOR JOHNNY HANKINS - Studying the book of Matthew. Held in the Fellowship Hall.

•WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Studying the book Keep It Shut by Karen Ehman. Facilitated by Megan McClanahan and held in the Garden Room.

• 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)


RISE Youth Worship (7th-12th graders) - October 21 at 5:30 p.m. 


J-FORCE - Wednesday, October 17 at 3:00 p.m.


CHOIR REHEARSAL - Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m.


TRUNK’N TREAT will be Sunday, October 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the east parking lot. Please call Olivia Pruett at the church office 325-7335 if you would like to decorate a trunk. 


THE PUMPKIN PATCH is in need of helpers during school field trips on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Please call Pastor Shawn Hornsby at the church office 325-7335 if you would like to serve in this ministry.


L.Y.F.T (LIVING YOUR FAITH TRANSPORTING) MINISTRY needs adults to drive the church van(s) the first Sunday of each month (Communion Sunday) to transport church members to and from the 11 am worship service. If you feel led to serve in this ministry, please contact Nannette Flowers at or 318-325-7335. 


CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES FOR 50+ ADULTS Join us for the fall sessions of our Continuing Education Classes for Senior Adults! Classes will be held in Room 6 from 10am-11:15am. In order to have materials for all participants and adequate seating, please RSVP to Nannette Flowers at 318-325-7335 or

Thursday, Oct. 18 – Elder Fraud Prevention: Older adults are the prime targets of scams and receive more mail and telephone solicitations than any other age group.  Learn what’s happening locally and statewide and how you can protect yourself from being a victim of fraud!

Thursday, November 1 – Properties for Retired Living and the Veteran’s Home: Find out about Monroe Housing’s Seven Properties for Retired Living and the on-site amenities offered and the Veteran’s Home and the guidelines to reside there.

Thursday, November 15 - What to do with all my stuff?  Need help in deciding what options you have in getting rid of all your fine furnishings and collectibles? Or suggestions on how to distribute them fairly to family?     An Estate Sales Professional will share her expertise in helping you overcome this overwhelming task!


MINISTRY OF H.O.P.E Fall gifts, to be delivered to our home- bound members, are located on the table across from the church receptionist desk. To be a part of this Congregational Care Ministry, contact Nannette Flowers or Debbie McLemore. 


HAND CRAFTED OLIVE ART FROM THE HOLY LAND On Sunday, November 18 view products and creations in wood created by the hands of Christian artisans in and around the Holy Land region. Visit them online at BETHLEHEM-ART.COM 


OWL SALSAS AND JELLIES (Mayhaw, Plum, Bayou DeVille’s Crawfish Pepper) are for sale from 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. 


NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE STUDY, Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Lue Reynolds will be leading us through the books of 1 & 2 Peter. Everyone is invited to join us. 


INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be November 11 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.


TRUNK’N TREAT will be Sunday, October 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the east parking lot. Please call Olivia Pruett at the church office 325-7335 if you would like to decorate a trunk. 


TEXT-TO-GIVE IS NOW AVAILABLE! Text any amount to 84321 to give. You will be asked to set up a payment method and from that point forward, giving will be as simple as sending a text. For more info go to FUMCMONROELA.ORG/GIVE 



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

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