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First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

Together Commitment 
Have you turned in your Together Commitment Card? This past weekend we had an opportunity for everybody to turn in their Together Commitment Cards. If you were unable to attend worship this weekend you can see Pastor David's message here. You can fill out a commitment card online. 

Offices Closed
Our church office will be closed starting at noon on Wednesday, November 21 through November 22 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Our normal office hours will resume on Monday, November 26. Our Pastors and Staff here at First Methodist Mansfield want to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! 

Pick Up Your Angel
This is the last weekend to pick up your Angel! Stop by the Atrium and pick up an angel or two from our several Angel Trees we have set up. You can choose to adopt Community Angels, children from Waco Children's Home, Homeless Angels, Nursing Home Angels, and Silver Angels. In addition to adopting an angel, there are several ways to help out with our Angel Trees. Visit our website for all of the information and service opportunities. 

David Crowder at CPA
Grammy-nominated Contemporary Christian artist CROWDER will perform at MISD’s Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 1st at 8 pm. The concert is part of his national American Prodigal tour, and it will raise funds for MISD’s Center Arts Program. Don’t miss this uplifting night of music with Crowder at The Center Arts featuring a special performance by MISD’s Choir Students. For tickets and information visit the MISD website!

Starting Point
All guests interested in joining our church are invited to attend Starting Point—a gathering to learn more about our church, our mission and what we believe. To register, visit the website or contact Amy Jeter for more information.

UMW Christmas Poinsettias
The United Methodist Women are taking poinsettia orders during the services of this weekend, Nov 24/25 and next weekend, Dec 1/2. Online sales are also open. The flowers are $15 each and may be purchased in honor or in memory of a loved one. The proceeds will benefit Methodist Children’s Home and United Community Centers. The flowers will decorate our Sanctuary throughout the Advent Season and may be taken home after the Candlelight Service, Dec 24.

Care Ministers - Recovery Ministry
Celebrate Recovery is a safe community to find support, hope, and freedom from the struggles and realities that we all face through transitions, hurt, pain, loss, or addiction of any kind. Celebrate Recovery meets weekly on Thursday nights. We provide support for the whole family as, when one person is hurting or struggling, others in the home are as well. We offer Nursery (6 weeks - K), Celebration Place (1st - 5th grade), The Landing (6th - 12th grade), and Celebrate Recovery (adults). The nursery is available for children in Kindergarten and younger. For more information about our Recovery Ministries, contact Katie Bonner.