Mark Your Calendars

Church Committees

February 21st


Finance will meet at 6:30 PM and Staff-Parish Relations is at 7:00 PM in Wesley Hall.

Planning Your Departure

February  22nd


Christians face death with our faith in a resurrected Lord. Therefore we can plan ahead without fear. Come Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. to plan ahead for your funeral and your will


Feb. 22 – Mark Dean: What about Burial / Cremation?

Christian Service

February 26th


All Christians are called. For February 26th, please be in prayer for where God is calling YOU to serve:


- Church Growth (inviting, welcoming, involving)

- Missions (i.e. food distribution, vaccinations, clothing sale, community      

    garden, etc.) 

- Member Care

- Children’s Ministry Support Team

- Youth Ministry Support Team

- Prayer Team

Church Work Day

February 28th


The staff is sponsoring a work day in the children’s building from 9:30-4:00 (come and go) on Tuesday, February 28th. Everyone will contribute to 3 piles: 

1) Griselda’s pile for children’s ministry,


2) UMM garage sale pile, 3) black trash bag you will be issued when you arrive.


3) black trash bag you will be issued when you arrive.

Ash Wednesday

March 1st


Lent (the season preparing for Easter) begins March 1st, on Ash Wednesday. That night there will be a special New Orleans-style Mardi Gras supper 5-6:30 p.m. and worship at 6:30p.m.

 

To have enough food, RSVP that you plan to eat with us that night. Cost is $6 for all adults and $4 for children. Sign up in the foyer or call 972-264-6148.

UMW Sunday

March 5th


United Methodist Women Sunday is coming up on March 5th. The communion rail offering that day will be for the UMW.

Children's Funderaisers

March 26th -  April 9th: Order flowers to decorate for Easter.


May 7th: Communion Rail Offering


May 14th : Homemade Children’s Cards for Mother’s Day



Youth Group Fundraiser

April 3rd-5th : Youth Mission Phone-a-Thon


April 16th : Easter Bake Sale

Church Leaders Needed

There are still many ministry groups who need leaders. There is no limit to the size for these groups. Over the next month, please be in prayer for where God is calling YOU to serve:


• Church Growth (inviting, welcoming, involving)

• Missions (i.e. food distribution, vaccinations, clothing sale, community garden, etc.)

• Member Care

• Children’s Ministry Support Team

• Youth Ministry Support Team

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As of November 1st, the church will use an email server for greater security for YOU, our reader. We need your permission to sign you up. If you would like to receive a (usually) weekly email “blast” full of news from the church, please sign up here.

GP Food & Clothing Co-op

In March we received 717.5 lbs. of food from FUMC and wanted to thank everyone for such a blessing to our community.


Pantry Needs…Canned Meat (like chili or ravioli, etc.), Tomato products (sauce, whole, diced, etc.),

Corn, Green beans, and cash to purchase needed items.


Clothing Needs…Men’s & Boys.…Shoes (all sizes);

Men’s jeans [sizes 32 – 36]; Men’s underwear [med & lg.]; boys underwear [all sizes], Men’s summer t-shirts [all sizes] and Men’s and boys white t-shirts.

Women’s…Shoes (size 9 ½, 10, 11, 12); socks.


Other Items needed…QUEEN & KING SHEETS, BLANKETS [double, queen & king] and TOWELS


NOTE: Please check expiration date on all food items.

                  The Co-op can NOT give out expired items.



Kids, Inc. Clothing Needs

Kids In Need of Clothing, Inc. need the following:


Appropriate school clothing for P-12 grade

New underwear, socks, hats and gloves

Gently used tops and coats


Box available for drop off in narthex. 


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Sundays:


  8:45AM  Worship - Baker Chapel

  9:45AM  Sunday School

11:00AM  Worship - Sanctuary

11:00AM  Ministerio Hispania -       Youth Building