First United Methodist Church of
Auburndale, Florida
9:00 AM Coffee & Donut | 9:30 AM Sunday School
10:30 AM Worship Service
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A Message For You!
We are a community of people seeking to grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and in service to the community and the world. We hope you will visit us and experience the warmth and concern of First United Methodist's people...and catch the enthusiasm and excitement that comes from "Knowing Christ and Making Christ Known."

Are you seeking a family church? A place to explore your relationship to God? A place to talk, share, and worship with people who will accept you for who you are? Come this Sunday.

Whether you are a regular attender or a visitor, we hope the information you find here is helpful and uplifting. We have many ministry opportunities here at First Church and welcome you to become a part of them.


Bulletin Highlights
Calendar Reminders for September and October:
Sat. Sept 24 - Strategic Plan Review, 8 AM to 12 Noon
Mon. Sept. 26 - Missions Team Meeting, 6:00 PM
Church Council, 7:00 PM

Mon., Oct. 3 - Staff-Parish Relations Committee, 6:30 PM
Trustees Meeting, 6:30 PM
Sat., Oct. 8 - Blessing of the Animals, 9:00 AM
Sun. Oct. 9 - Charge/Church Conference, 12:30 PM
Thursday, Oct. 13 - Prime Timer’s Luncheon, 11:30 AM
Sat., Oct. 15 - Pumpkins Arrive, 11:30 AM
and Pumpkin Patch open Oct. 15 - 31
Sat., Oct. 22 - Harvest Hoedown, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mon., Oct. 24 - Missions Team Meeting, 6:00 PM

News from the Music Director: Our Christmas Cantata practice began last week, so it is not too late to come join us! We have enough room for YOU!! Practice is on Monday nights at 7:00 PM, so we will be looking for you! Come enjoy wonderful Christmas music and fellowship!

Also, our Bell Choir & Chancel Choir has started back, so come be a part!

Wednesday, 6:00pm, Bell Ringers rehearsals
Wednesday, 7:00pm, Choir rehearsals (in the Fellowship Hall)

Come join us at one of these opportunities!
You know you want to!  Just DO IT!  We'll see you then!

Ready for In-Depth Bible Study?: DISCIPLE I Fast-Track Bible Study has now started on Tuesday afternoons and Tuesday evenings. DISCIPLE I goes through the entire Bible in 24 weeks.
New This Year: DISCIPLE II Fast-Track Bible Study (beta group) on Thursday mornings and Thursday evenings.
Disciple II focuses on Genesis-Exodus and Luke-Acts.
Stay tuned for more details and registration.

Stressed Out? Storms in Life?: You don’t have to go through difficult times alone. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with confidential, one-to-one, Christian care and support to help you get through a tough time. So don’t keep it all inside and struggle alone. Our Stephen Ministers are “there to care!” To find out more about Stephen Ministry, talk with one of our Stephen Ministers or our leaders, Pat Levesque: 603-361-1844 or Bob Levesque: 603-867-9271.

The Stephen Ministry : The Stephen Ministry is a system for training laypeople to do caring ministry. Those training for Stephen Ministry will learn skills and develop their talents for bringing Christ's healing love to people who are grieving, depressed, or experiencing other stresses in life. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Stephen Minister, please talk to Pastor Jim, Pat Levesque or call the church office. We are now meeting the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 9:30 AM in the Church Conference room. Come join us and make a difference in people's lives!

Circle of Love Information: Come join the "Circle of Love" every Monday evening at 5:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Please tell your family and friends, or anyone you know who could use a free hot meal. If you would like to be a helper, please email Roxanne McVay at: rnmcvay@aol.com.

Blessing Baskets: Our Mission Team is collecting items for our annual Blessing Baskets in November. We are taking canned goods, boxed items, toiletries, toothbrushes & toothpaste, etc... Please think about our baskets when you are in the grocery store and help donate! You may bring the items to church with you on Sunday, or drop them by the church office during regular working hours. Thank you for your help in helping people in our community!!

Donations for : The Wednesday morning Men's Breakfast Group is collecting donations for the residents of "The Bridge" here in Auburndale. The items needed are: personal toiletries items such as toothbrush/toothpaste, deodorant, hand lotion, face cream, hand soap, shampoo & conditioner, hairspray. And for their children who come visit them on the weekends, we are collecting coloring books, crayons, construction paper, colored pencils, markers, and any toys for small children. There is a box in the foyer for these items. You may bring them to church with you or drop them by the church office during regular working hours. Monetary donations are very welcome! Please help these families by bringing donations! Thank you!

 

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The Bible in a Year
Oct. 1 Isaiah 11-13, Ephesians 4
Oct. 2 Isaiah 14-16, Ephesians 5:1-16
Oct. 3 Isaiah 17-19, Ephesians 5:17-33
Oct. 4 Isaiah 20-22, Ephesians 6
Oct. 5 Isaiah 23-25, Philippians 1
Oct. 6 Isaiah 26-27, Philippians 2
Oct. 7 Isaiah 28-29, Philippians 3
 
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