WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10—NO J-FORCE, NO DINNER, NO STUDIES-JOIN US FOR ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE IN THE SANCTUARY AT NOON OR 6:00 P.M. PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NOT BE PICKING CHILDREN UP AT SCHOOL ON THIS DAY.
NO Book Nook in February-we will resume March 6th.
Ministry of H.O.P.E. Valentine’s Day gifts to be delivered to our homebound members are located on the table across from the receptionist desk. To be part of this Congregational Care Ministry, contact Nannette White or Debbie McLemore.
UMW Circles meet this Tuesday-#4 9:30 at Jeweldeen Perry’s; #3 11:30 in church parlor; #2 6:30 at Janet Dawson’s. Call Jane Ellett (547-5341) or Ann Ford (237-1868) for more information.
Bridge table captains, don’t forget to call in your table reservation to Nannette White by noon Feb. 8th for our Wed., Feb. 10th Bridge Day in the Friendship Classroom from 1-4 p.m.
“Coping Skills for Single Living” facilitated by Dr. Ed McGuire, is being offered for single men & women Thurs., Feb. 11th & 25th, at 6 PM at the home of Jo Hale. You may attend one or both sessions. Contact Jo or Ed for more information.
Lunch Bunch will tour the old Central Bank Building, 300 DeSiard St. (corner of DeSiard & Jackson), and hear a presentation by Michael Echols on the redevelopment of downtown Monroe on Thursday, February 11th at 10:30am. Lunch will be at Ray’s PeGe, 1501 Cypress St. in West Monroe, at 11:30am. Come join us for the tour and/or lunch! RSVP by signing up on one of the bulletin board sign-up sheets or contacting Nannette White at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 14-4th & 5th graders to Altitude, leaving church at noon. Bring $20 to participate. Contact Kate Morris for more information. February 21-Confirmation Class to Altitude, leaving church at noon. Bring $20 to participate. Contact Hope Robertson for more information.
2016-17 Preschool Registration for church families will be February 15th-26th. You may pick up a registration form by the Preschool office beginning February 10th. The forms must be returned by February 26th to ensure a place for your child. Registration is opened to the public/waiting list beginning March 1st. If you need more information, call Stephanie Blackmon at 325-7335.
District wide youth event—Cross Connection will be held in our church February 21, 2016 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Bradley Bridges in concert will be our feature attraction. Come, bring a friend, and join us for a great time.
First Connection—our next First Connection class will be held Sunday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m. in the parlor. If you are a new member, a visitor considering joining, or if you would just like to learn more about our church, call Linda Walker in the church office (325-7335). Childcare is available upon request.
OWL Salsas or Jellies are available for sale on the table by the office for your Super Bowl party or Mardi Gras events. Try the “Party Time Pepper Jelly,” “Hot Pepper Jelly,” or “Bayou DeVille’s Crawfish Jelly” over cream cheese. Salsa is $5 a jar and jelly is $6 a jar with proceeds benefitting the Ruston United Methodist Children’s Home. Want to help make salsa/jelly? Join us on Thursday, Feb. 18th, and/or Tuesday, Feb. 23rd as we take the church van to the OWL Center in Dubach. Sign up today in the parlor.
Northern National Parks Tour, featuring Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, will be September 16-23, 2016, in celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial celebration. See today’s brochure or for more information, contact Nannette White.