Week of May 28, 2017

WOW Menu Wednesday: Hamburgers, baked beans, chips and dessert. Cost is $4/adult, $2/child, max of $12/family. Meal is at 5:30 followed by small group study and children's activities at 6pm.

Office will be closed Monday May 29th for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Church council meeting is scheduled for Sunday June 4th at 11:15am. Please make plans to attend.

JOIN US for the SUMMER CHOIR! Practice will be on Sunday Mornings at 9:30.

 

Week of May 7, 2017

WOW Meal/Small Group: Wedneday May 10th. Meal: Baked Potato Bar. Cost is $4/adult, $2/child, max of $12/family. Meal starts at 5:30 followed by small group study and activities at 6pm. Please join us!

Thursday May 11th at 2pm there's a Cluster Meeting at Mt. Lebanon Church.

Friday May 12th at 11:30am: Helping Hands Mother's Day Tea at Williamsville Baptist Church

Also on Friday at 6pm Kosciusko will be celebrating the Bicentennial of Mississippi downtown!

We welcome Charlotte Cayson into our church family through infant baptism. She is the daughter of Ben and Evelyn Cayson and little sister to Michael Cayson.

Next Sunday, May 14th we will celebrate Mother's Day and Bacccalaurate Sunday. We will have a covered dish lunch.  EL Therrell class to receive food. Decorations by Bob Wiseman and Follow the Word Class. Clean up by Men's Bible, Learners and New Generation

 

 

Week of April 30, 2017

WOW Menu: Pulled pork sandwiches, dessert. Cost is $4/adult, $2/child, $12/max per family. Meal starts at 5:30pm followed by small groups at 6pm. Please join us!

Don't forget to get out and cast your vote on Tuesday May 2nd!

We just started a new round of small group studies on Wednesday nights. It's not too late to join! Stop by one of the groups and get plugged in with a small group.

Week of April 23, 2017

WOW Wednesday: Chicken spaghetti, green beans, roll, dessert. Meal at 5:30 followed by fellowship/study at 6pm. Meal cost is $4/adult, $2/child, max of $12/family. Please join us!

Monday April 24th there's a Finance Meeting at 5:30. If you're on this committee, please make plans to attend.

Friday April 28th "Crawfish for a Cause". Fundraiser for American Cancer Society. Call the church office for info on how to purchase tickets.

Saturday April 29th: Natchez Trace Festival. Our youth will be hosting a BBQ Fundraiser. Please consider supporting them!

Sunday April 30th: Church council meeting immediately following morning worship.

Remember that the new studies start on Wednesday the 26th . The books will be available for purchase on that day. The studies are:

“A Way Through the Wilderness” by Rob Renfroe. This study will be led by Cheryl Jenkins. With sensitivity and warmth, Rob Renfroe explores the wilderness experience what it is, how we get there, why God allows it, and how we can get through it God’s way so that we learn the lessons to be dependent on God.

“A Disciple’s Heart: Growing in Love and Grace” by James Harnish. This is led by Tom Wasson. This study attempts to reclaim and in a sense, reinterpret for today John Wesley’s understands of this transformation of the heart, which he called “Christian perfection.”

“Listen: Praying in a Noisy World” by Rueben Job”. This study is led by Christy and Randolph Cheek. Today, we live in a world of noise. This book is a 40-day experience created to offer help to those new to prayer, those with a daily prayer routine, and those whose lives seem too busy to pray.

Week of April 16, 2017

He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

There will be no vespers this evening (4/16) and the church office is closed Monday April 17.

If you have info you'd like included in the May newsletter, please have it into the office by Tuesday April 18, 2017.

Thanks Hart and Whitney Pettit for hosting such a fun easter egg hunt. We all had a great time!!

On April 28th, there will be a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society; "Crawfish for a Cause". At $100 per couple, this will be a fun event supporting a great cause! For more info, contact Gerald or Jamie Welch at 985-209-3619.

A big thank you to everyone who helped with our church's largest outreach ministry, "The Passion Play". Everyone's help is greatly appreciated and we couldn't do it without each and every one of you. Thank you again for your enthusiastic participation!

Week of April 2, 2017

There will be no WOW services or meal this week. No vespers this week. 

We need ALL able bodies to assist with Passion Play setup this Sunday April 2nd at 2pm. Please bring your battery operated power drill if you have one handy! Men, Women, Young, Old---we want you! A 2nd day of set up will be Monday April 3rd at 5:30 to complete.

Tai Chi classes are now being offered FREE of charge at the church. Please join us Monday April 3rd at 8:30am and/or Thursday April 6th at 8:30am.

Computer class will meet Monday April 3rd at 1:00pm.

Wednesday April 5th, Lunch Bunch will be traveling to Marigold, MS. Leaving the church parking lot at 9am. Please call the church to make your reservation!

Thursday April 6th Women's Bible Study will meet in the parlor at 10am.

Saturday April 8th: set up Scaffolding for Passion Play-your help is needed!

Sunday April 9th is Palm Sunday. All children are invited to come and participate in this special part of our worship service.

Annual Easter Egg hunt is scheduled for Saturday April 15th, at 10am. This will be held at the home of Hart and Whitney Pettit. All children are invited to attend. Please bring your Easter basket!

 

 

Week of February 12, 2017

Thank you to everyone who donated and purchased snacks from the youth during their Super Bowl Fundraiser. The youth raised $514.00! Thank you!

Holiday Happening will be November 4. Be on the lookout for more information coming soon. Want to help? You are needed! Please contact the church office for more information. 

The February “Lunch Bunch” trip will be to Philadelphia on February 26, 2017 for the Community Choral presentation at the FUMC. Everyone is invited. This program begins at 4:00 pm. and afterwards going to the Mexican Restaurant for dinner. If you wish to ride the bus, please call Trisha at the Church. We need an estimate for reservations. Meet in the Fellowship Hall parking lot and leave at 2:30 pm.

 

Week of February 5, 2017

The youth will be hosting a Super Bowl snack sale immediately following worship this Sunday. Please make plans to stop by and support our youth in this fundraiser!

WOW Menu: Taco salad, ranch style beans, dessert. Meal starts at 5:30pm Wednesday evening followed by group study at 6pm. Cost for meal is $4/adult, $2/child, max of $12/family. Please join us!!

Tuesday Feb 7th at 10am there will be an interest meeting for the Holiday Happening. This meeting will be in the parlor. All are invited to attend as we make plans for this event. 

Saturday Feb 11th there will be a cookie bake for children aged 1st grade-6th grade in the Fellowship Hall from 10am-12. The cookies will be distributed and then the children will enjoy a pizza lunch. All children are invited to attend.

 

Week of January 22, 2017

WOW Menu: (Kay Dawson's Team): Poppy seed chicken over rice, salad and dessert. Cost is $4/adult, $2/child, max of $12/family. Meal begins around 5:15 followed by evening activities at 6pm. Please join us!

There's a church council meeting immediately following today's morning service. Please make plans to attend.

Please pick up the New 2017 Budget and Committee Membership Lists located on the table outside the Sanctuary and by the Sanctuary doors.

Reader’s Book Group will meet at our church in the Conference Room each 4th Monday at noon. Anyone interested is invited to join us in reading books of all sorts and participating in lively discussions of what we read.

Passion Play will be here soon! The dates are April 13-15 and many have already committed their time and talents for this annual event. If you have not been contacted and want to have a part, please contact Cliff Davidson or Art Cook. There is a place for everyone in this evangelistic ministry.

In November of 2017, we will have another “Holiday Happening”. A planning session meeting has been set for February 7th at 10:00 am in the Parlor. Anyone interested in sharing and helping plan, please attend. All ideas are welcomed.

 

Week of Jan. 15, 2017

WOW Menu for Wednesday evening (Dinner starts at 5:15pm): Spaghetti and meat balls, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Cost is $4/adult and $2/child. Max of $12/family. We'd love to see you there!

The office will be closed Monday in observance of MLK, Jr Day.

Tuesday Jan 17th at 6pm: Emmaus

Sunday Jan 22nd immediately following morning worship there is a church council meeting. Please make plans to attend.

January 18-25, 2017 is the annual observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The theme chosen for 2017 is Reconciliation – The Love of Christ Compels Us (2 Corinthians 5:14-20). Throughout 2017, join Christians everywhere in praying “that they may all be one” joining our prayer with that of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Week of Dec. 18, 2016

Please join us for a covered dish lunch following the service on Dec. 18th.

   Decorate: Walter V Davis.   Receive: Follow the Word.   Clean Up: Bob Wiseman, Youth, Learners

There won't be any Wednesday night activities this week. This will resume the week of Jan. 12, 2017. 

Tuesday Dec. 20th at 6:30: Emmaus in the Fellowship Hall

There will be no Women's Bible Study until Jan. 12th, 2017

The church office will be closed Friday Dec. 23rd

Saturday Dec. 24th at 5:00: Christmas Eve Service

Sunday Dec. 25th at 10:00: Worship. No Sunday School activities this day. 

Week of Dec. 11, 2016

“WOW”- No planned meal but light refreshments after a “Caroling Around the Corner”. This will also be a night to say goodbye and wish the Horne family farewell and safety in their new home. After this week, (Dec. 14th ) there will be no “WOW” until January 14.

Sunday Dec. 11th immediately following church there will be Choir Practice. Homemade soup will be offered for lunch. NO vespers on this day!

Don't forget your Angel Tree gifts are due today! Families of recipients will be picking the gifts on Wednesday Dec. 14th

Choir Cantata will be held during the 10:00 am service on December 18. Immediately after the program and worship will be a covered dish meal. Meal assignments:

    Decorate: Walter V. Davis. Receive food: Follow the Word. Clean up: Bob Wiseman, Youth &                Learners

 

Week of December 4, 2016

WOW menu: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, dessert. Cost is $4/adult and $2/child. Max of $12/family. This will be the last WOW of the season.

Next Wednesday Dec. 14th, we will be having a Going Away Party for Bobbie and Dustin Horne and their family. Please join us as we send them off on their new adventure!

There are still frozen bags of gumbo if you haven't gotten yours yet! Please contact Alicia Carter for more information.

Christmas Parade is this Friday December 9th. Please meet at the Catholic Church at 5:30 if you would like to walk/ride in the parade with the church. Children/families are welcome!

Carols by Candlelight: if you plan to attend, please be in the church parking lot Saturday December 10th at noon.

Please don’t forget to start ordering your Christmas Poinsettias at your florist to be put in the Church Sanctuary December 11th . They should be wrapped in gold paper with a purple bow. Please call the Church Office with names of honorees to be published in the Sunday Bulletins no later than Wednesday, December 7th .

 

Week of November 20, 2016

Gumbo sale immediately following service this Sunday (11/20) hosted by The New Generation class. The cost is $15/quart and proceeds are going towards "Imagine No Malaria".

Community Thanksgiving service Sunday 11/20 at Christian Liberty Church at 6pm.

No finance meeting Monday 11/21/16.

The office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.

There will be no Wednesday night activities this week.

All are invited to join the choir as they prepare for the Christmas program. They have several practices coming up soon and would love to have you join them! Sunday 11/20, 11/27, 12/4, and 12/11 at 4pm.

Ladies Night Out that was scheduled for 11/29 has been cancelled. This will hopefully be rescheduled very soon. Keep an eye on the bulletin for more information!

Children of all ages you are invited to make your Advent Wreath on Nov. 27th at 4:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. All supplies are furnished, but if you still have oasis from last year, and a platter to place wreath in, please bring. Light refreshments available. Immediately following at 5:00 pm will be the “Hanging of the Greens” ceremony to prepare for the beginning of Advent. Make plans to come!

The children of FUMC will be gathering in December to help Ali Grayce Gibson with the ministry she started last year for Christmas stockings for children in the hospitals. This is just another way our church can spread the love of Christ during this season.

Please don’t forget to start ordering your Christmas Poinsettias at your florist to be put in the Church Sanctuary December 11 th . They should be wrapped in gold paper with a purple bow. Please call the Church Office with names of honorees to be published in the Sunday Bulletins no later than Wednesday, December 7 th .

Bill and Trish Cullen invite you to a brunch on December 4 th in celebration of their 50th Anniversary. This will be in the Fellowship Hall immediately following morning worship. Come and enjoy a time of food and fellowship.