MEALS NEEDED: If you would like to help with providing meals for Pam Kenner’s son and fiancé (Bart Kenner and Missy Bell) who were recently in a car accident, please contact Rebecca Stone at (931)484-8828. There is also an account at US Bank under the names Bart Kenner/Melissa Bell if anyone would like to help financially.
POINSETTIAS: Choral Bells is once again selling poinsettias for the holidays. They can be purchased at the table in the Narthex for $10. Also, if you would like the poinsettias to be noted in memory of or in honor of someone, please fill out the form at the table. Poinsettias will be used to decorate the sanctuary.
HANGING OF THE GREENS: Join us for the Hanging of the Greens Monday, November 25th, at 9:30 a.m. in the gym. We will be making door wreaths, so be sure to bring gloves and snippers. If you have any questions, please contact Brenda Hinch at 265-1974.
CHRISTMAS PARADE: Attention Parents & Children! If you want to participate in the Christmas Parade, there will be a brief (15-20 minute) meeting after the service next Sunday, December 1st, in room 226, across from the kitchen. Please plan on attending and joining in the fun!
WE NEED CANDY! As the children ride the float in the Christmas Parade, adults will be walking beside it and handing out candy. You may drop off bags of candy in the bin in the church office or in the Narthex. Thank you!
ATTENTION 5TH & 6TH GRADERS AND YOUNG ADULTS: We are going Christmas shopping for Christmas on the Mountain. Meet at Walmart at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 2nd. After shopping, we will head over to Dairy Queen on Main St. to enjoy a treat and time of fellowship. Parents may pick up their children around 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kelly Thurman.
ADULT ENRICHMENT COUNCIL CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG: Join us for a Christmas Sing-a-Long and potluck on December 5th in the small sanctuary at 11:30 a.m. Sign up boards are in the Narthex and at the Neecham St. entrance. Bring your best singing voice and a dish to pass! Drinks will be provided.
PARADE OF TREES: The children’s ministry of FUMC has entered a Christmas tree into the Parade of Trees at First National Bank of Tennessee. It features ornaments handmade by our children. The tree will be on display for the entire month of December; however, on December 6th at 5:30 p.m., you may go by First National on Hwy. 127 to vote for our tree. If we get the most votes in our division, we will win a prize! Thanks in advance for your support.
CLOTHING NEEDED: The Clothing Closet is in need of children’s clothing and men’s jeans in all sizes. If you have any of these items or any clothing you would like to donate, please drop them by the Clothing Closet on Tuesdays between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. or during business hours in the church office.
RETIREMENT RECEPTION: Everyone is invited to join us for a retirement reception honoring Rev. Ron Patterson immediately following worship on Sunday, December 8th, in the annex.
BETH MOORE STUDY: Join us for a new Beth Moore study, A Woman’s Heart: God’s Dwelling Place, on Tuesday evenings beginning January 7, 2014. Times will be announced at a later date.
CHRISTMAS ON THE MOUNTAIN: Want to spread some Christmas cheer? Help the Christmas on the Mountain Ministry. They are looking for a few good volunteers who would be willing to take a 4-hour shift at Walmart for a “Fill the Truck” event on November 30, December 1, December 6, 7, 8 and December 13, 14, and 15! For more information, contact Kelly Thurman in the church office.
DONATIONS FOR THE PHILIPPINES THROUGH UMCOR: To donate by check, please make your check payable to Advance GCFA, and write Advance #982450 on the memo line. Mail to: Advance GCFA, PO Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068. To donate by phone, please call 1-888-252-6174.