NEWS

AFTER HOURS WEDNESDAY - NOV. 13


FELLOWSHIP SUPPER AT 5:15PM

Served in the Fellowship Hall - $7 for adults & $5 for children ages 3 to 10 with a $24 family maximum. 


MENU: Fried Chicken

Reservation deadline - Tuesday at noon


STUDIES AT 6PM

OCTOBER 30 - DECEMBER 11


JESUS “I AM” STATEMENTS FROM JOHN

Led by Pastor Johnny Hankins. Held in the Fellowship Hall. 


CLASSES STUDYING “THE STORY” THE NEW TESTAMENT

THE BIBLE AS ONE CONTINUING STORY OF GOD AND HIS PEOPLE


•WOMEN OF WEDNESDAY - led by Megan McClanahan. Held in the Sanctuary. 


•MEN’S GROUP - Held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom) 


•RISE LIFE (7TH - 12TH GRADE) - Upstairs youth area


•BRIDGE (4TH, 5TH & 6TH GRADE) - Room 40


•KINGDOM KIDS (K - 3RD GRADE) - K2 Room


NURSERY PROVIDED FOR AGES 6 WEEKS TO 4 YEARS OLD


BOOK NOOK will meet Sunday, December 8 at 4pm in the Parlor to hear a review of Lauraine Snelling’s book, Someday Home, a heartwarming story of life friendships when three single women become housemates. All are welcome. 


50+ ADULT BRIDGE table captains, don’t forget to call in your table reservation to Nannette Flowers by noon tomorrow for our Wed., Nov. 13th, Bridge Day in the Friendship Classroom from 1-4 p.m. 


OWL SALSAS AND JELLIES are restocked for holiday sales on the table located by the church office door. Jelly is $6 and salsa is $5 a jar. Proceeds benefit the United Meth- odist Children’s Home in Ruston. 


LYSA TERKEURST TICKETS are available from Nannette Flowers for the March 6-7, 2020, Women’s Conference in West Monroe at the early bird price of $69. Make checks payable to FUMC. 


IT’S TIME TO ORDER POINSETTIAS! If you would like to place a poinsettia in the church in memory or in honor of some- one or if you would like to make a donation to Christmas Beauty in honor or memory of someone, you may do so by stopping in the Great Hall & filling out an order form. Poinsettias are $15 each. 


HANGING OF THE GREENS & TASTES OF THE SEASON will be December 1 at 6:00pm. If your class/group would like to provide a taste for us please contact Olivia Pruett. 


COMMITMENT SUNDAY will be Sunday, November 17. Join us to renew your commitment to being a Fruitful Congregation. 


ANNA GRAY NOE SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS cookbook, “It started with an apple...”, is on sale! The cost will be $15 with all profits going to support Anna Gray Noe Sunday School class missions. 


GLORIA GARDEN MEMORIAL BRICKS ON SALE! If you would like to purchase a brick, in memory or in honor of someone, order forms are available in the church office and online at FIRSTMETHODISTMONROE.COM. Bricks are available in 2 sizes, 4”x 8” for $100, and 8”x 8” for $200. All proceeds go toward the maintenance of Gloria Garden. If you haven’t already, go see the amazing work that has already been done in the courtyard! 


CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY MINISTRIES appreciates your generosity and donations immensely. We are still in need of Men’s slightly used clothing. In particular shorts and jeans (30-38), hats, belts, shoes, socks, underwear, and medium shirts. There are two boxes located at the East and West ends of the Great Hall. All donations are appreciated for low income families and those that are homeless. 


JOIN US IN THE HOLY LAND, January 21, 2020. If you want to know more about Israel, join us in 2020 for a fantastic tour. Visit this most holy land where the tales of the Bible come to life in the landscape and faces of Israel. Con- tact Shawn Hornsby for more information. 


JOIN OUR TEAM OF SUNDAY MORNING GREETERS! If you would like to help us welcome members and guests on Sunday mornings please contact the church office.