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NOVEMBER 24 • 7 PM • SANCTUARY

Sunday, November 24th at 7 pm the Mansfield Philharmonic will be privileged to present two world premieres by two local composers. In addition, the concert, entitled "Music of Our Time" will feature the ever-popular "Appalachian Spring" by Aaron Copland and Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola (K 364). First Methodist Mansfield is honored to host this hour-long concert that should not be missed. Information can be found at www.mansphil.org or by contacting Dr. Scott Ferrell at scottf@fmcm.org.

Registration is now open for volunteers to sign up to help us with all of our Angel Trees. Mark your calendars for the week of Dec. 8-12, because we need lots of volunteers to help us organize, sort, and distribute hundreds of gifts for all of those who are on our 6 Angel Trees. For more information and to register to volunteer go to fmcm.org/angeltree.

ONSALE NOW • fmcm.org/poinsettia

Add a cheerful look to the sanctuary and to your home at Christmas! The United Methodist Women will be taking poinsettia orders during the services of Nov 23/24 and Nov. 30/Dec 1. The flowers 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 your Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Go to fmcm.org/poinsettia to purchase your poinsettia.

DECEMBER 8 • 4 PM • GYM

In this very special Spark Family Adventure, preschoolers (2 yrs- kinder) and their families will have fun together while celebrating Jesus’ Birthday. During this one-hour free event, families will play games and create keepsakes before enjoying a snack and sharing the story of Jesus’ birth. We also will be collecting new stuffed teddy bears to be donated to Cook Children’s Prayer Bear Ministry. All of this will take place at 4 pm in the gym on December 8th. Registration is required. We hope to see you there! Don’t forget to invite all your friends with preschoolers and wear your favorite Christmas Pajamas! We want everyone to EXPERIENCE THE FUN! Go to fmcm.org/sparkchristmas to register and for more information.

DECEMBER 8 • 2 PM • CHAPEL

Our Annual Remembrance Service is for families who have lost a loved one and wish to give remembrance in honor of them. Families are encouraged to place an ornament on the Remembrance Tree in the Main Building and bring a picture of each loved one to display at the Remembrance Service. For more information email us at care@fmcm.org.

DECEMBER 17 • 11:30 AM • GYM • $5

Annual Boomers and Beyond Christmas lunch. We will have a speaker, entertainment, and fellowship together as we celebrate another wonderful year. Registration is $5. Childcare will be provided as well as a love offering taken at this event. Sign-up at fmcm.org/boomers