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Announcements given for Sunday 3/17/2024

Below are the announcements given on 3/17 /2024.  Please refer to your directory for contact information.


Parking - Please park in the back if your able to use stairs

We’re hoping to provide more parking spaces in the front lot for those in need. If  you’re able to use the stairs, please park in the back parking lot.
Thank you!


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
We’d love to have more servers also!
Questions? See Carol C. or Kathy P.

Youth Choir

The youth choir will have their final practice this Sunday, the 17th, from 11:15 –
11:50 a.m. to prepare for singing at the Palm Sunday worship service on March
24th. We will start practicing in the choir room, then move to the sanctuary to do a
sound check. We hope to see all of our singers this Sunday.
Youth in 5th grade through high school are invited to sing in our YOUTH choir. Meet
in the choir room for practices on Sundays at 11:15am until about 11:50am.
Come bring your friends and make a joyful noise! For more information or
questions contact Bill or Lori McEwen


Rainer Chorale Concert

Come enjoy the Rainier Chorale “Eternal Light” Masterworks concert this coming
weekend at Kent United Methodist Church. The Rainier Chorale is pleased to
collaborate with Rainier Youth Choirs’ Consonare chorus, under the direction of
Brian Hoskins, for these performances.
You can get advance tickets from our choir director, Rae C., the Turnbulls or Rob G.
Saturday, March 16 at 7:00pm or Sunday, March 17 at 3:00pm.
For more information, visit https://rainierchorale.org/


Easter Sunday Donations Needed

Donations and volunteers needed for Easter Sunday!
Please consider donating a bag or two of small, peanut-free candy. Collection bins
are in the narthex and Benedict Hall. We do not need plastic eggs this year.
Also, we need volunteers to help for a joyous Easter time for our young ones. Scan
the QR code on the slide to learn how you can help make a difference this Easter.
Questions? Contact Kartha or LJ.


Next Church Membership Sunday is Palm Sunday March 24th

We are so grateful to welcome new members into our faith community. If you are
considering membership, the next date for Membership Sunday is Palm Sunday,
March 24.
If you are curious or if you have questions about membership, please contact
Pastor Ferdie: pastorferdie@fairwoodumc.org and look for the brochure in the
narthex, “So You’re Thinking About Joining the Church.”



Preschool Flower Basket Sale

It’s time to order nursery-quality flower baskets and support our Joyful Hearts
New Guinea Impatiens $41
Ivy Geraniums $41
Fuchsia Baskets $41
Sun Basket Combo $46
Note: Fuchsia baskets are limited. First 20 orders will be filled.
Order deadline is Monday, April 1, 2024.
Order forms can be found in the narthex, in the March Epistle newsletter, and
online here:
Questions: Contact Cathy R. at 425-681-4479 or cathyrussell@comcast.net.
Thank you for your continued support of our preschool ministry!


Mission Opportunity - Rice Donations Needed

During the month of March, we will be collecting 2 – 5 pound bags of white rice to
deliver to Riverton Park United Methodist Church. Each month we will add to our
monetary donation with an item that they are regularly in need of, as they work to
support those staying at their church. Drop off your donation in the box in the
Thanks in advance for your participation in our support of our sister congregation.
Thank you, also, Dianne and Mike, for volunteering to deliver our donation each


Easter Week

Join us for worship during Holy Week!
Palm Sunday, March 24: 10:00 am worship (livestreamed)

Maundy Thursday, March 28: 6:30 pm Simple soup supper
7:15 pm Worship
(NOTE: If you can help set up at 10:00 for soup supper OR provide a pot of
please contact Donna S.)

Good Friday, March 29: 7:00 pm Worship

Easter Sunday, March 31:
6:30 am Sunrise service (outside by rain gardens)
9:00 and 11:00 am worship in Sanctuary
(Identical services, Holy Communion at both, Livestreamed at 9:00)

UMCOR Sunday March 10th

UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee on Relief, responds to disasters and other
work that alleviates human suffering around the United States as well as around
the world.
UMCOR Sunday is March 10, a time when our gifts support their administrative
costs. The offerings we give for UMCOR Sunday will make sure that 100% of gifts
designated for a specific need will go entirely for that designated need.
You can contribute on our church website’s Online Giving page at
You can also donate via cash or check (payable to FCUMC). Just note that it’s for
UMCOR Sunday.
For more information about UMCOR, visit: https://umcmission.org/umcor/



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321 – Open into the Light – Eastertide Series 4/21/24

Every midweek during Eastertide you will receive a sermon digest in the 3-2-1 format: 3 Ideas
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Sunday Announcemens 4/21/24

Find out what is new at FCUMC this week!

General Conference starts April 23rd

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