Youth Cookie Sale Sunday: Our Youth will be having a fundraiser cookie sale after church this Sunday, Feb. 9, in the Fellowship Hall. The small boxes are $5 and the large boxes are $8. The proceeds will help the youth go to the Red Bird Mission on their summer mission trip. Stop by and get your cookies on your way home today. You will be glad you did!!
Upcoming Events: CHURCH WIDE PICNIC — Sunday, February 23
Mission Team News: Sign up has begun for the RED BIRD MISSION TRIP in June.
New Small Groups: “Community Groups” meet each Tuesday morning and evening, and each Thursday morning, afternoon and evening. Sign up on the back of your Connect Card in worship if you are interested or by calling the church office.
Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group: We have an Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group which meets the first Tuesday of each month. If you are a caregiver of an Alzheimer/Dementia patient, we believe you could benefit from attending this meeting. We have a lot of resources, or if you just need to talk to someone and get some advice, please try to attend. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the Conference room at the church. We hope to see you there!!
kidsPACK Volunteers Needed: We need several volunteers to help deliver the backpacks every Wednesday or Thursday. If you would be interested in helping out, please contact Renee Evans or call the church office. The next “packing” for kidsPACK is January 27 at 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
No Hungry Hounds: Our church helps the Auburndale High School with a food pantry and the football team with food and snacks to eat between school and practice/games. The last month of each month, we have designated for collection of the food for that month. We are still collecting PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY . Please bring it on Sunday and put it on the table in the Sanctuary foyer area, or you may bring it to the church office anytime during the week! Your donations are very much appreciated!!
Young Adult Gathering: Calling all 18-30 year olds to a gathering EVERY Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Youth Room. Invite your friend and neighbors! We are meeting for fellowship and to talk about navigating through life. Contact Savannah Rogers, our Youth Director, or Pastor Jim for more information!!
Uniform Closet: OUR UNIFORM CLOSET IS NOW OPEN - You can get information from the Closet located in the lobby, as we reach out to Lena Vista Elementary School with uniforms, socks, and shoes. Many uniforms are on sale at the various stores this month. Thank you for your contributions!
Knitting Group: If you knit, or have always wanted to learn how, here is your chance! We have a knitting group that meets every Tuesday evening at 4:00 p.m. in the Conference Room. Make plans to come and bring a friend with you! At church on Sunday, look in the basket in the Sanctuary foyer and get a scarf to work on. The scarfs have been started, but need to be finished. Someone will be there to show you what to do if you have any questions.
Attention Singles!!: The “Early Birds” singles group meets every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Seekers room, then going to a restaurant to eat for lunch. The “Salt Miners” group will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Seekers room, and then go to a restaurant of choice. So, come to and enjoy good fellowship, food, and fun!! Come to either, or both! All singles are welcome!!
Men's Bible Group: The Men’s Bible Group meets every Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. at Jazzy's Cafe on US Hwy 92 in Winter Haven near the airport. All men are welcome for this time of sharing of Food and Word. You order and pay for your own breakfast from the menu. We discuss the Scripture readings of the day from the daily schedule. We pray, and you are on your way by 8:00 a.m. Men, come and join us!
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Florida UM Children's Home Donations Needed: The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home is in need of many donations! There is a list of the items needed on the table in the foyer area at the church, and in the church office. If you are able to help out, please stop by and pick up a list. Please bring the items to the church office. All donations will be greatly appreciated!!