February 27, 2015

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Welcome to
Fredericksburg
United Methodist Church!
We are so glad you are here with us today.
Worship with us!
In FUMC we love God through worship.
Our worship services are designed for people
of all ages.
• Sunday 8:30 A.M. & 11:00 A.M. in the Sanctuary
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Historic and formal pattern of a service
Written prayers, congregational hymns, choral music accompanied by pipe
organ, multiple scripture readings and a sermon.
• Saturday 5:30 P.M. & Sunday 9:45 A.M. in Kobler Hall
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Contemporary Christian music led by a praise band.
Relaxed, casually-dressed, interactive and multi-media worship service.
LENTEN NOON WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Micah’s ecumenical network of churches will once again
host noonday worship services throughout the Lenten
season. Services will be held at noon in a different church
each week, with a pastor from another Micah
congregation delivering the message. Lunch will follow at
each worship site and an offering will be collected to
benefit Micah.
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March 4th - Christ Lutheran Church
March 11th Fredericksburg United Methodist Church
March 18th – St. George’s Church
March 25th – Fredericksburg Baptist Church
Easter, April 5th – Sunrise service will be hosted by
Presbyterian Church at 7:00 a.m.
New to FUMC?
We warmly welcome you today!
Please stop by Welcome Desk to ask questions, get information
and receive your free gift. You can also sign up for our
NEWCOMERS’ CLASS and PIZZA WITH THE PASTORS
WATCH FOR DATES IN THE YELLOW PAGES
For more information on FUMC, please visit our church website
at www.fumcva.org or call the church office at 540-373-9021
Sermons Online
Miss a service for any reason?
Our pastors’ sermons are available online.
Go to our website at www.fumcva.org,
click on “Worship” on the top homepage
and then “Sermons”.
then select the sermon you want to listen to.
A HEALING SERVICE of
“Praise and Thanksgiving for God’s Healing Power”
March 5, 2015
 Are any among you ill, grieving, or burdened?
 In a worshipful, non-embarrassing, non-exposing setting
with scripture, singing, prayers, compassion, and an
opportunity for anointing with oil, you will find a
atmosphere in which healing can happen.
 Thursday, 7:00 p.m., March 5, 2015
NEW ADULT SMALL GROUP
A Small Group for parents with young children will meet on:
Sunday, 22nd at 3:00-4:30 p.m. in room 210 for fellowship and Bible study.
Childcare is provided during this time.
You can also visit our church website at www.fumcva.org for online sign-up.
Questions? Contact Pastor Won Lee at 540-373-9021, x15 or [email protected]
“BUILDING BROTHERS”
UMM STUDY GROUP
We INVITE all men to join our weekly
Thursday night study from 6:30 p.m. to
8:00 p.m. in room 201. We have doubled
in size to 8 since our February 8th start.
Our study is an introspective look at men
in society, men’s culture, and our
relationship with God.
LENTEN BIBLE STUDY
Choose a Class and Come
Cost of Study Book is $10.00
Overcoming Giants
Our congregation is on a prayerful journey about
understanding who God wants us to become as we follow
Jesus. What are the giants we envision in the Promised
Land? How will we overcome the Giants? As we continue
on our study, prayers and conversations, your support
and encouragement is key as we continue on this road.,
OVERCOMING GIANTS
We ask for your commitment in five different
ways, pick one or choose them all! Fill out a
commitment card and grab a book if you still
need one in the gathering space or stop by the
church office.
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Pray for our church daily
Pray for our Promised Land Task Force
Allow your voice to be heard in a small-group
Attend worship regularly
Come to the discussion on April 18th or
F. All of the above!
TAKE YOUR BURDENS TO THE CROSS
Write your ‘burden’ on a purple card and tie it to the
cross in the courtyard. Cards are in baskets throughout the Church.
On Easter Sunday, please bring fresh-cut flowers to
the courtyard. We will cover the cross with flowers
as a symbol of resurrection and hope
FUMC CHILDREN’S MINISTRY
Rotation Station Helpers
We still need teachers and shepherds for the remaining units this year.
Please contact Shannon Bolick if you are willing to help.
• Washing the feet – February 9 – March 8
• The Garden of Gethsemane – March 15 – April 19
• Pentecost – April 26 – May 31
Children’s Walk through
Holy Week
On Wednesday nights between February 25th and March 25th,
children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade can
participate in our “Walk through Holy Week” program.
Each week, we will look at the different events that happened
between Palm Sunday and Easter. Too often, we celebrate
one week and go straight to the celebration the following
week without understanding Christ’s giant sacrifice.
This series will help children see what happened, why it happ
ened, and what Easter truly means.
Please let Shannon Bolick know if you plan to participate.
WESTVIEW
ON THE
JAMES
Two scholarships
for young people
Ages 7-17 will be
awarded.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CAMP
Once again this year the Wayfarers Sunday School class
and the United Methodist Men would like to offer child
ren from FUMC the opportunity to attend
Camp Westview!
The DEADLINE for applications is Sunday, March 29th.
If you are interested,
please pick up an
application from the
Church office and
return it to
Mona Lamb.
VBS – Hometown Nazareth
This year we are going back to Nazareth, where Jesus was a little boy! It is
time to start planning for VBS 2015.
Please prayerfully consider if you are willing to take a leadership role for
this coming summer.
POSITIONS NEEDED:
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Director
Marketplace Coordinator
Music Leader
Games Leader
Storyteller
Food Coordinator
Tribe Leaders
Marketplace Shop Leaders
Let Shannon Bolick know how you are excited to lead this year.
[email protected]
MERRY MAKERS
Riverside Dinner Theater
“9 to 5”
March 22, 2015
Cost is $52.00 and includes dinner, tip, and show. Deadline for reservations is March 10th.
Reserve your spot for this show which features Sally Struthers, Send your checks, made out to FUMC, with
Merrymakers on the memo line, to:
Ronda Worcester,
701 Cobblestone Blvd. #102
Fredericksburg, VA. 22401
We will be carpooling for this outing and will leave the church parking lot at 12:30. Let Ronda know if you
are willing to drive or would like to ride with someone.
UPWARD BASKETBALL
Stop by the church any Monday evening, Thursday evening, or Saturday and you will find it FULL of excited,
energetic children and their families experiencing the fun of our Upward basketball program. There are
over 170 children participating in this program!!! Upward is not just a basketball program, but a Christian
model for sports. Coaches also lead their players in prayer and Bible points while teaching them the skills
of the game and more importantly, the right attitude for sports and other endeavors. There is even a
devotional time at halftime for each game! Stop by and see the excitement for yourselves. You don’t want
to miss it!
BAZAAR WORKSHOP NEWS
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The workshops are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.
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Next meeting is March 9th.
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We will be making jewelry (all the beads, etc. will be provided).
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Needed: Altoid tins and old Jewelry (put in Bazaar Bin in Mission Control).
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We welcome all who want to help and enjoy fellowship and creativity
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We meet in the Fellowship Hall.
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Call Sharon Bradshaw 373-8245 if you have any questions.
Think “Spring!”….. Save the date:
April 11, 2015
20th Annual Spiritual Growth Retreat
Sponsored by FUMC’s
United Methodist Women
100% Chance of Rain
100%
Chance
of
Rain
The story of Noah’s Ark
The Story of Noah’s Ark
APRIL 26, 2015
Save the date!
Any questions, please contact Brian Lamb at 540-287-9288 or [email protected]
CONFIRMATION 2015
Confirmation is an exciting journey, and we look forward to having you onboard.
March 1st
Class in room 219 at 9:45-10:50 a.m.
For additional information contact Katherine Counsell at 471-8259 or [email protected]
Volunteers Needed for
Greeters & Welcome Desk
Would you like to welcome and greet people
during Saturday / Sunday worship services?
Please contact Robb Almy, Chair of Evangelism,
at [email protected]
Wednesday Prayer Chapel
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM
in the second floor Prayer Chapel.
Join us for Prayer Chapel to pray for FUMC
members, families and friends with joys and
concerns.
For more information or prayer requests,
contact Pastor Hank McCaslin
at 540-373-9021x22.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT FELLOWSHIP DINNERS
Sign up by Monday each week on the bulletin board outside the
mailroom (105), in the Gathering Space or contact Lisa Earnesty at
[email protected] unless you have a standing reservation; then
you would need to let us know when you can’t make it.
Menu
March 4th, 2015
*Shepherd’s Pie, *Biscuits, *Baked Pineapple,
*Fruit, *Mixed Salads
Dessert will not be served during Lent
Sunday Schools I
9:45
a.m.
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Adventurers (201)
Browning (112)
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Christian Family Life (210)
Faith and Fellowship (202)
Girlfriends (208)
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Hough Forum
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Wayfarers (Fellowship Hall)
Wesley Forum (209)
(102)
Sunday Schools II
11:00
a.m.
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Contemporary Adult (210)
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Living Water (236)
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Every Man A Warrior (112)
SNOW WATCH
The following sites are where you will find information on Church closings.
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Fredericksburg.com
www.fumcva.org
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Church Answering Machine
If the Church is OPEN it is up to the Program Contact Person to decided
whether to cancel their programs.
If the Church is CLOSED, all Programs and the Food Pantry are cancelled.
Exception: (AA, NA, Micah Breakfast and Community Dinners).
MICAH’S COLD NIGHT
SHELTER
Micah’s Cold Night Shelter is open.
FUMC provides transportation from
the community meal to the shelter on
Friday and Saturday nights.
When the church vehicles are
available.
please contact Mike Cotter at:
[email protected] or 540-786-3658
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