Announcements as of Sunday, September 9th, 2019

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Marvelous Moms – You Can Still Help

Although the Marvelous Moms weekend is over, we could still use your help.

It cost $175.00 per child to cover this day which included arts and crafts, entertainment, and special mementos for the mothers and their children.

Donations are needed to help defray the cost.

Simply mark your offering by writing “Marvelous Moms” in the “For” line before placing it in the offering plate.

Thank you for your support!!


Sojourners September Activity – Thursday, September 19th

The Sojourners will be going to Cowboys and Angels restaurant in Helen, GA to have lunch with a scenic view of the River in downtown Helen.

This fun adventure will include a trip to Baby Land on the way over.

If you are interested in going, please call Beau Swafford at the church office and leave a message with your name and number by Monday, September 16th.

The bus will leave at 9:30am. Please bring $5 for transportation.


Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, September 24th from 2pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Call Morene Sokol at the church office to make an appointment.

You Can Make A Difference!!


Safe Sanctuary Training

If you missed the previous Safe Sanctuary training, please see the YouTube link below. Please keep in mind that the volume is low on some devices but picks up after 1:10.

When you finish watching the video, please take the following quiz and email it back to JoAnn Stone or bring it by the church office so that it can be kept on file for two years, when training will need to be repeated.

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JoAnn’s Email –

This training is Mandatory for anyone working with children or youth and must be completed by September 30th, 2019.


Prizes and Awards Needed for WNW

We are in need of items that can be used as prizes and rewards for Wednesday Night Wild such as bags of candy, sports balls, games, books, gift cards, etc.

Children’s Ministry – Mason Jars Needed

This year, the kids will be decorating as many mason jars as possible.

After decorating the jars, the children will be offering them to members of the church to place in their homes to collect spare change once a month until December.

A lot of spare change from everyone can add up to more donations than a few donations here and there.


Small Group Sign-ups

We are going to do a church-wide study on the book by Andy Stanley called “Circle Up

If you are looking to start a new small group, this study contains surprisingly simple things you can do to make sure your group experience is a great one.

Registration will be available all of September in the Carter Gathering Area.


UMW General Meeting – Monday, September 23rd

The United Methodist Women are having their next general meeting on Monday, September 23rd at 12Noon in the Fellowship Hall.

This meeting will be a covered dish lunch with beverages provided.

The program will be “Proud of our Past and Excited for our Future”.

All women of the church are invited to attend!


Men’s Retreat – October 4th-6th

This year’s men’s retreat will be on the theme of Men’s Muster, led by

Dr. Adam Hilderbrandt, Sr. Pastor at Lawrenceville First UMC.

Registration cards are available on the tables around the church.

The last day to sign up is this Thursday, September 12th.


Help Wanted – Facilities Director

Anyone who is interested in the position of Facilities Director is encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to Dell in the church office before Sunday, September 15th.


Methodist Men’s Boston Butts Sale Ending Soon

Boston Butts are on sale for $35 per ticket.

Please get tickets from the men or the church office by this Wednesday, September 11th.

The Boston Butts can be picked up on Sunday, September 15th, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm.


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