CommUNITY Dinner & Church Council Wed, May 9

CommUNITY DINNER

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& CHARGE CONFERENCE

THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 9!

Serving will begin in The Crossroads Center at 5:30PM.  The menu will be a soft taco bar, beans, and rice. Please plan to bring a dessert to share if you are able. A donation box will be set out to collect donations that will help offset the cost of the meal.
Study groups & Children's Choir are not scheduled for this evening.
Youth will meet as usual.
Children ages 4 years - 5th grade are invited to a Movie Night, taking place during the scheduled Church Council Meeting. Check-in will begin at 6:15 pm in the Asbury Room of the Crossroads Center.
Nursery care will also be available for children ages 6 weeks to 3 years (Cry Room, Wesley Hall) beginning at 6:15 pm as well.  

 

Mother's Day Tea Saturday, May 5

FUMC's annual Mother's Day Tea will be held May 5 from 11:00AM - 1:00PM in The Crossroads Center. All proceeds will go to Pastor Kris in Poland.

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This year we will have a silent auction, fashion show by our children, photo booth for $3.00 per person and music by several of our youth. We will also have a children's table again for little girls and boys! Please call the office for tickets at 682-2018.

 

Commitment Sunday, May 6

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Bring your completed covenant card

to this special morning of prayer in

all three worship services. 

 

 

WHAT IS A ‘COVENANT’?

“Covenant” is the personal relationship that God wants with every one of us. A covenant is a partnership. It's a two-way relationship where God makes promises to us, and we make commitments to God. God has promised to guide, empower, and save God's church, and whenever someone joins our congregation, they offer a commitment to support the church with their prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness. 

 

We remember this covenant every time we welcome a new member, and once a year we renew our covenant by taking time to think and pray and talk about our own relationship with God. 

 

There are five steps in renewing our relationship with God, and you can visit fumcrestview.com/adventure to find resources for every step of the way.

 

THE 5 STEPS OF COVENANT RENEWAL

All resources available at worship entrances

or at  fumcrestview.com/adventure

1. Confide in God

Use the Spiritual Assessment to be honest with yourself: where do you feel most confident in your relationship with God, and where do you need to grow? 

2. Compose your spirit

Use the Spiritual Gifts Inventory to discover how you are uniquely equipped to be God's partner in redeeming the world. 

3. Claim the covenant

Print out a copy of the Covenant Renewal Card and take a week to pray and plan over how God is calling you to share your prayer, presence, gifts, service, and witness.

4. Choose Faithfulness

Complete your commitment card and bring it with you to our Commitment Service on May 6

5. Connect with God in prayer

Work on your relationship with God like you would any of your most important relationships. Try to develop a daily habit of prayer,   rooted in scripture. On May 6, we will have a Prayer Fair of recommended prayer guides, daily readings and other tools to help you walk with God in prayer. 

 

 

 

 

2 New Wednesday Night Studies!

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Join Pastor Michael for the new study, "One Faithful Promise", Wednesdays at 6:00PM in The Crossroads Center beginning April 11.

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Cathy Thigpen will be leading a NEW Wednesday Night Study Group entitled Choose Wisely, Live Fully by Donna Gaines. This class will meet in the Crossroads Center, Room 402 from 6 pm - 7:30 pm beginning on Wednesday, April 18th. Books will be available for purchase at the start of class next week. ALL are welcome and invited to participate!

For more information on this or any of our Study Groups, please contact April Hight, Director of Adult Discipleship: fumc.aprilhight@gmail.com.