First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

5th Grade Fiesta
AUGUST 5 • 5:00 PM • GYM
Students and families are invited to join us for our 5th grade Farewell Fiesta! This is for all students entering 6th grade and their parents. Children's and Student Ministries come together to send our 5th graders off to middle school ministry in style! Come celebrate with us over dinner as we learn all that is coming for your incoming 6th grader in student ministry. For more information and to register, visit our website!

Serving @ First
AUGUST 8 • 6:30 PM • CHAPEL
Are you being called to take a next step and serve within the church? We invite you to join us for one of the next sessions of Serving @ First. This one-hour class prepares you to serve, teaches the basics of our church's mission, guidance for spiritual leadership, and provides Safe Sanctuary training. Following the class, those seeking a place to serve will receive guidance for next steps. You may register for the class on our website.  

First Place Kids Promotion Weekend
AUGUST 11 & 12
Join us for First Place Kids Promotion Weekend, when our littles and elementary aged children will promote to their new classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Come join the fun and meet your child's small group leader as we all celebrate this milestone together! Also don't forget to bring your backpack to church for a special blessing of the backpacks! For more information contact Andrea Roberts.

Fall ESL Classes
AUGUST 21 • 10:00 AM • BLDG A
We are excited to kick off another session of our English-led ESL classes. Registration will be on August 21 from 10-12. With only a fee of $25 and free childcare, now is the time to learn or teach! Fall classes begin on Thursday, August 23 and will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-12. Contact Barbara Bell with any questions or if you feel led to volunteer to help co-teach classes.

Friday Night Respite Volunteers Needed
AUGUST 28 • 5:00 PM • THE LOFT
A respite night is offered one Friday a month from 5:00-8:30 p.m. for special needs children and their siblings with dinner provided at no cost! We would love YOUR help if you are available to volunteer this Friday or any upcoming Friday Night Respite. Childcare will be available. If you are interested in volunteering register on our website!