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First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

Together Kick-off 

Join us October 21 as we kick off our Building Campaign and share the exciting plans and additions with you. Attend one of the two identical worship services in the Sanctuary at 9:30 am or 11:00 am (no Saturday night, 8:15 am, Well or Well Cafe services on this day) and take a tour during the other worship time to see what we have planned when we reach our Building Campaign goals. We hope you will join us for a day of worship, information, food, and fun!

Pick Up Your Together Journal
You will notice in your seats this weekend a very special journal for you to use during our 5-week Building Campaign called Together. In this journal, you will find information about our Building Campaign, space for you to take message notes, small group curriculum, and so much more! Take this home with you today and bring it with you each week during the Together Series as we go on this journey.

Mansfield Nursing Home Project
The Mansfield Nursing Home Project is the focus of a community project aimed at renovating rooms for patients without families or who are financially unable to take on the task. Painting is scheduled on October 13, decorating on October 20 and open house on October 27. Contact Care Ministries for further information. Donation list and registration sign up are available on our website.

Return Kairos Cookie Bags
OCTOBER 14 & 15
Don't forget to bring your filled Kairos Cookies bags to worship this weekend! If you forgot to pick up a Kairos Cookie bag in worship, you can still bring cookies! Contact Barbara Bell for cookie instructions and more information. 

Pumpkin Unloading
OCTOBER 14 • 12:30 PM
It's that time of the year - PUMPKIN TIME!! Join the Student Ministries Staff in kicking off the Pumpkin Patch Season and helping unload the big 18-wheeler full of MORE PUMPKINS! The United Student Ministries Pumpkin Patch is the big fundraiser for United Mission Week! The pumpkins will arrive about 12:30pm and the unloading will begin! The more help we have, the faster we can get the pumpkins unloaded! STUDENTS who come and help unload pumpkins will receive $10 off the cost of United Mission Week 2019!!

Moms' Coffee Talk - Morning Session
Have you been looking for a place to connect with other moms? Coffee talk is a friendly casual time,where moms can connect with one another while being inspired and encouraged. Led by Andrea Roberts, this group meets 1st and 3rd Monday of the month to discuss topics related to parenting, friendship, and navigating life in a busy world. Childcare is available with required registration. For more information contact Andrea Roberts.

Grief Support Group
OCTOBER 22 | 6:30 PM
The Grief Support Group Meeting is for those who have participated or plan to participate in Journey through Grief classes. This meeting presents an opportunity for sharing, fellowship, and support for those who are on the journey through grief. For more information contact Katie Bonner.

We Care
Did you know that we have over 70 care chaplains in our congregation? Care Chaplains are available to listen, visit, pray, and care for you and your family. We want to care and pray for you! Don't hesitate to fill out prayer cards found in our pews and on our website. If you want to know more about how to connect with a Care Chaplain or any other information regarding our Care Ministries, contact Katie Bonner.