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Announcements given for Sunday 2/4/2024

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Below are the announcements given on 2/4/2024.  Please refer to your directory for contact information.

 

Sign up for 2024 flowers

Celebrate a special occasion or remember a loved one by providing flowers on the altar for a worship service. Sign up on the 2024 Flower Calendar in the narthex/entryway. It’s on the bulletin board between the office and the nursery.

 

We need Baked Good for Coffee Hour!

We need nut-free baked goods for our fellowship time after worship services! Bring
any items in labeled and dated freezer bags. Please note if they are gluten and/or
egg-free.
We’d love to have more servers also!
Questions? See Carol C. or Kathy P.

Scouts BSA Troop 455 & 8455 Annual Pancake Breakfast Saturday 3/2/24 8-11am

Scouts BSA Troops 455 and 8455
Annual Pancake Breakfast, Bake Sale and Silent Auction
Saturday, March 2nd 8:00am to 11:00am
Cost: $8 per person in advance, $10 at the door
Buy tickets online at: https://www.troop455.com/Pancake-Breakfast.html
or scan the QR code on the slide.
Thanks for supporting BSA youth!

Chili Cook-off on Sunday, February 18th, 4:00 to 6:00pm

The youth are sponsoring a Chili Cook-off on Sunday, February 18th, 4:00 to
6:00pm. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place chili.
Sign up by scanning the QR code.
https://fcumc.breezechms.com/form/Chili2024
You can bring your favorite chili recipe,
cornbread or other dessert.
It will be a fun time for all ages!

Youth Group time change - Effective today 2/4/24

Youth group time is changing, effective February 4, 2024. We will be adding 30
minutes to youth group each Sunday.
Check out the new schedule:
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Simple Supper
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Youth Group
Thanks for your support of this growing ministry!
Questions? Comments? Contact Kartha or LJ

 

Ash Wednesday, Feb 14th morning 6-9am, Evening Program 7pm

Ash Wednesday starts the Lenten season, a time of reflection and preparation
leading up to Holy Week and Easter. This year, Ash Wednesday is February 14th.
(Yes, Valentine’s Day!) We’ll have a couple opportunities to observe the start of
Lent.
Early risers can drive up to the church entrance between 6:00am and 9:00am and
receive an Imposition of Ashes (the mark of The Cross) from your car. You can also
park and step into the church to light a candle and pray for peace.
For folks who wish to spend a contemplative time with others, there will be a short
service in the Sanctuary (and livestreamed) at 7:00pm.

Join Youth Choir

Youth in grade 5 through high school are invited to sing in YOUTH choir. Meet in
the choir room for practices on Sundays at 11:15am until about 11:50am. We plan
to sing in worship (with the adult choir) on Sunday, February 11th.
We will be learning some new contemporary songs as well as singing some of our
favorites. Come bring your friends and make a joyful noise! For more information
or questions contact Bill or Lori McEwen 

 

UWF food and donations for Vine Maple Place "meal in a bag" ministry

The United Women in Faith’s current mission project is to assemble “meals-in-abag”
for Vine Maple Place’s food ministry. The vision of Vine Maple Place is to end
family homelessness in South King County. They have locations in Maple Valley and
Kent.
A Meal-in-a-Bag gives a mom all the necessary ingredients she needs to make a
home cooked meal. Each bag has a specific recipe and the ingredients for that
meal. These meals provide not only stability and a chance for a family to connect
around the dinner table, but they also assist in helping a family stretch their food
budget.
We’ll assemble the bags at our February 8th meeting, 10:00am in the parlor.

 

Explore suggestions from UMC Commission on Race and ReligionBlack History Month - Sunday 2/25/7-8:30pm

Let’s explore the suggestions from the United Methodist Commission on Race and
Religion and participate in Black History Month this February.
Here’s their 29 suggestions: https://www.r2hub.org/library/29-ways-you-canparticipate-
in-black-history-month
Let’s gather on Sunday, February 25 (7:00 – 8:30pm) to share our experiences.
Questions? Contact Joanne F.

 

 

Holy Communion Today

If you’re online with us today and wish to participate in Holy Communion, have
some sort of bread and juice ready for later in the worship service. All are welcome
to the table.

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Sunday Announcemens 4/21/24

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General Conference starts April 23rd

General conference is coming up April 23-May 5th. Find out more what the UMC denomination is doing.