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First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

Church Conference
MAY 5 • 12:30 PM • SANCTUARY
All are invited to an important Church Conference gathering which will take place following our 11 am worship hour on May 5 at 12:30pm in our main sanctuary. This meeting will include an update on our capital campaign, the work of our building planning team, as well as a recommendation from our Executive Lay Leadership for our next steps. This recommendation will be brought before our church body for a vote during this gathering as we Together move forward with the expansion and enhancement of the ministry we share. All are welcome to attend and all members are eligible to vote. 

Mums for Moms
We want to celebrate the mother figures that have impacted our lives through their love. United Methodist Women are selling live mums in celebration of Mothers' Day for just $15 each. All proceeds benefit Feed the Kids for Summer and Metroplex Women's Clinic. These mums will decorate our worship spaces on May 11 and 12. Order your mums online by May 5!

Student Ministry Registration Bonanza
Attention parents of Middle School and High School students - be part of our Registration Bonanza and see all that United Student Ministries has to offer this summer! From now until the end of the day on May 1st, United Student Ministries is hosting a REGISTRATION BONANZA! This is a way to register for all of their summer activities all at once - and there are prizes! ANYONE who is registered for United Mission Week 2019 by May 1st, will be entered into a drawing to WIN A MISSION WEEK SURVIVAL PACK and ANYONE who is registered for Senior Celebration, Capstone Mission Trip, or any of the United Summer events, will receive an entry for EACH event registered and be entered into a drawing to WIN A GIFT CARD BOUQUET. For more information, go to our website!

Vacation Bible Camp - Volunteers needed
VBC is one of those programs that simply cannot happen without hundreds of dedicated volunteers! Please pray about how you can get involved during VBC this year from June 17-20. We NEED you to POWER UP and serve however God leads you this VBC! Do you have a little one and want to volunteer, we offer Wee VBC for your little ones 1 year and older. There are volunteer opportunities as well with our Special Needs VBC.  There are 2 sessions to choose from: Morning 9:00-12:00 and Evening 6:00-8:00. For more information and to register, check out the VBC page on our webiste!

National Day of Prayer
MAY 2 • 12:30 PM & 6 PM • CPA
May 2 is the National Day of Prayer. Join pastors and community leaders as we celebrate and pray for Mansfield schools, churches, public servants, and city, state, and national governments. There are two opportunities to pray together. First is at 12:30pm on the steps of City Hall and the second is at 6pm at the Center for the Performing Arts. Let your voice be heard and show our community that FMCM is praying for them.

Hands of Christ
MAY 11 • 7:30 AM-2: 30 PM • MEET AT BLDG D
Hands of Christ is our program that helps with minor home repairs for the elderly and disabled in the Mansfield community. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come to serve - there is always something for everyone to do! This month Hands of Christ will be on the 2nd Saturday instead of the 3rd Saturday.  We have a special day planned and hope you can join us. Visit our website for more information and to sign up!