The Mission Commission is sponsoring a collection of items for the Caring Cupboard between Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Noah’s Little Ark has decorated grocery bags that you can take home and fill with food and other necessities. Bring your bag back and place it in the grocery cart in the narthex. Nonperishable goods as well as non-food items are welcome.
January Memory Verse: “God heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3)
January 20: Jesus Heals a Young Woman: Jairus was a ruler of the synagogue. He was a layman, but his ruler’s responsibilities were socially and religiously important. They included upkeep of the building, proper conduct of the service, and the choice of Torah readings. As a ruler, he was a wealthy and influential member of the community.
Did you know that when you shop at Amazon you can choose First Church as your charity and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to the church?
You must use smile.amazon.com to make your purchase then under the Account drop down choose Your AmazonSmile and select First United Methodist Church as your supported charity.
Potato Soup Sale- The Missions Committee is selling Potato Soup! Orders should be placed by January 22. The signup sheet can be found in Fellowship Hall at the Welcome Desk. Prices are $7.00 per quart and $4.00 per pint. Pick up will be January 27. For more info contact Becky Hassler.
First Church is offering a time of learning and sharing around the topic of grief, facilitated by our Discipleship Pastor, Jason Armold. Sessions are held every Tuesday at 6:00 pm in the South Wing. If you struggle with grief, whether recent or in times past plan on attending. For more info, contact Pastor Jason 717.838.2551, x204.