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CROSSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 
UMW CRAFT WORKSHOP: As we make more homemade items for our craft fair in November, we could use a few things. Do you have any unused zippers, men’s button-down collar shirts (not stained), or metal tins (small like Altoids)? Thanks for your help. Contact Marcia Everitt for more information at 931-337-4141.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: Calling all knitters and crocheters - come share your thoughts, ideas, and prayers with the Prayer Shawl Ministry. We meet on the 4th Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor. We have needles, yarn, and women ready to teach you how to knit or crochet….or bring your project. Be a part of the grace of God by being a part of this ministry!


CLASSES FOR ALL AGES: We have Sunday School classes for all ages at 9:40 a.m. every Sunday morning. If you would like to find a class, please see the wonderful volunteers at the Welcome Desk, and they will be happy to find a class for you and your whole family and even take you there. 


CHILDREN & YOUTH DURING WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE: The Youth and Children will meet during our Wednesday Night Live time beginning at 5:00 with dinner and classes from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the youth room.  


YOUTH GROUP ON SUNDAY NIGHTS: We have Youth Group every Sunday night for all Youth in grades 7-12 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. During that time, we have a free meal, fellowship, games, and Bible study. For more information, contact the church office at 931-484-3537 or email youth@crossvillefumc.com. 

LORDS & LADIES OF THE RINGS: Wanted—Ladies and especially Lords of the Rings. Practice for Lords and Ladies of the Rings will begin on Tuesday, September 6th at 4:30 p.m. in the Choir Room. If interested, please contact Georgiana Upshaw at gorginist@icloud.com or (931) 335-8496.

CHORAL BELLS: Experienced bell ringers are needed for the Choral Bell Ensemble. We rehearse on Mondays at 4:30 p.m. in the Choir Room. If interested, please contact Kimberly White at kimberly@crossvillefumc.com.

​ENTRUSTED: A Study of 2 Timothy—This is a 7 week women’s DVD Bible study by Beth Moore starting October 6th on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. We were never meant to take this journey of faith alone or in secret! God has entrusted us with the great and mighty gift of the Gospel, something too precious and life-giving to keep to ourselves. Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live lives of faithfulness. This study will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy. Contact Cathy Camera to join in and order your workbook ($15): 265-5202 or at cathycamera@charter.net.

HARMONY WITH A TWIST: Christian Counseling Center invites you to join us for Harmony with a Twist, a County-Wide Praise Festival 2016, on Saturday, October 1st, at 5:00 p.m. Top performers and musicians from the area will entertain and inspire you right here at Crossville FUMC. Performers will include praise teams from area churches, the Three Good Looking Guys Quartet, and a dance troupe from Homestead UMC. Tickets are only $10. All proceeds will benefit Christian Counseling Center where Healing Hearts and Minds begin. Tickets are available online at mycounselingcenter.org, by calling (931)456-5783, or from Carol Donalson.


​BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS: This was a tradition started to honor St. Frances of Assisi who loved all of God’s creation especially animals. We will be having a Blessing of the Animals service on October 8th at 9:30 a.m. We invite all pet-lovers to bring your pets to the grassy area in front of the church on this morning for a short and enjoyable time of blessing. MUST BE ON A LEASH OR IN AN APPROPIATE CRATE!


SHADDEN FAMILY FARM DAY: Everyone is invited to join us down on the farm at the Shadden Family Farm Day on October 8th at 11:00 a.m. The meat will be provided, and everyone is asked to bring a side dish or a dessert. We hope to see you there for all the food, fun, and fellowship.