First Methodist's Weekly Newsletterby Shelby Meeks
UMCOR Health Kits
AUGUST 11 & 12
Through our connection with the United Methodist Committee on Relief, we provide UMCOR relief kits to people who have experienced a disaster. On August 11 and 12, Ziplock bags with complete instructions for making health relief kits will be available in all services. Completed kits are due back by August 26. Please drop completed kits in the In-Kind baskets located throughout our campus. The kits will be taken to the UMCOR Sager Brown depot by our team going in September. To answer any questions you may have about these Health Kits, contact Barbara Bell.
Breast Cancer Support Group
STARTING AUGUST 13 • 7 PM • BLDG C
Have you or someone you know been touched by breast cancer? This group offers both support and resources for those fighting breast cancer. Child care is offered for those who need it. If you would like to know more about this support group, please contact Katie Bonner.
IF: Table Morning Event
AUGUST 22 • 11:00 AM • THE LOFT
We have a special opportunity for women coming up. Join us on August 22 at 11:00 am in The Loft for IF Tables! These gatherings open up authentic conversations about following Jesus and sharing God’s grace with others throughout our lives. Bring a covered dish and join us! To register, visit our website or contact Refresh Women's Ministry for more information.
Divorce Care for Kids
SEPTEMBER 10 • 6:30 PM • A210/211
Divorce Care for Kids (DC4K) is a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them heal. DC4K blend, games, music, stories, videos, and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward. This program is for children between the ages of 6-12 whose parents are enrolled in the Divorce Care class. Both classes are held at the same time but in separate rooms. Please register each child for our fall session.
Journey Through Grief
Journey Through Grief consists of activities promoting adjustment and understanding of the different seasons of grief. In a warm compassionate setting, each session provides the opportunity to identify where you are in the grief process and help to realize that these thoughts and feelings are normal. For more information visit our website or contact Katie Bonner.
OCTOBER 20 • 9:30 AM • PURE ADVENTURE RANCH
Father and Son Connection will host an event at Pure Adventure Ranch for Fathers and Sons. We will have an event for Dad's with sons age 10-12 and an event for Dad's with sons that are 13+. Join us for a full day of paintball, skeet shooting, archery, and other activities! For more information or to register for this event, please visit the website!