United Methodist Men

United Methodist Men                                                                                                                United Methodist Men’s Club, Saturday, February 3rd@ 8:30 am.  We need you! Come for ham/sausage and biscuits, coffee, and Deb’s treats.  We have a good time! We laugh, we joke, we talk about blessing others, and … we pray.  Larry Hallman, UMM President

 

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United Methodist Women

The United Methodist Women will meet on February 1st in the Christian Education Building at 12:00 noon.  The Executive Committee will meet at 11:00 am.  Please bring a brown bag lunch.  Drinks and dessert will be furnished.  We will be assembling some additional UMCOR kits.  We need combs, nail files (no emery boards), nail clippers and hand towels to complete more kits.  You can bring them with you to the meeting.  Plans for the Annual Yard Sale in March will be completed.  All women of the church are invited.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt on March 31st 10:30am and the community is invited. The Christian Education Committee needs your help! We are in need of plastic eggs, items to fill the eggs (wrapped candy,coins, small toys, etc.) and items for small prizes. The can be placed in the Caring Corner in the marked box. Please invite family, friends, and neighbors to attend. For more information contact Cheryl Jeffries at 461-8435.

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Summer Camp Combines Faith and Fun

 

When it comes to eating s’mores under starry skies and singing songs around a campfire, little has changed over the years. There’s still no place like summer camp.  The United Methodist Church has a great commitment to camping.  The camping ministry of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church has a long tradition of Christ centered camping experiences that transform the lives of young people. This ministry has centered around the Warren W. Willis Camp facilities in Fruitland Park.  Warren Willis offers eight weeks of classic overnight camps for Rising 4th grade students through recently graduated seniors.  There are three classic camps:  Elementary, Middle School and High School.  Letters for parents with instructions, camp registration and scholarship forms are located in the church Lobby for interested youth and parents.  For more information, contact Peggy Fallin at 904-315-1880 or plfallin@bellsouth.net.

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Souper Bowl of Caring

On February 4, 2018 Shores United Methodist Church will be participating in another Super Bowl that is much more important than a football game. We’re talking about the Souper Bowl of Caring. We will be collecting money and canned goods and giving it to the St. Johns Ecumenical Food Pantry. They help the hungry and the homeless. At the end of the services when everyone is leaving, we will be at the door holding soup pots and asking for help in filling the soup pots.  That way, we can give the money and canned goods to help feed people who are hungry and we can all play in the Souper Bowl.

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New Testament Study of the Gospel of Luke

 

Bible Study begins Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 10 am and Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6 pm.  Study is for eight weeks.   Cost of book is $10.00.  New Testament Study of the Gospel of Luke. “Journey inside the pages of Scripture to meet a personal God who enters individual lives and begins a creative work from the inside out. Shaped with the individual in mind, Immersion encourages simultaneous engagement both with the Word of God and with the God of the Word to become a new creation in Christ. Immersion, inspired by a fresh translation–the Common English Bible–stands firmly on Scripture and helps readers explore the emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs of their personal faith. More importantly, they’ll be able to discover God’s revelation through readings and reflections.”

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S.W.A.G. January

 

S.W.A.G. SCHEDULE FOR JANUARY

 

Wed. Jan. 17th  Miracles from Heaven movie. Arrive at 5:30 to have time to finish movie. Assistant- (Martha O’Reilly)

Wed. Jan. 24th DVD and lesson from workbook, Assistant- (Carolyn Troy)

Wed. Jan. 31st Night of lights downtown St. Augustine. (Arrive at 5pm for pizza, we will depart from the church at 5:30. We will park at the Welcome center to take shuttle to the trolley tour. Tours start at 6pm, so pick up at the church will be 9pm in the S.W.A.G. Room. All SWAG Attending please bring your $5.00 (WEAR YOUR S.W.A.G. SHIRT) Chaperones- (Taylor Lowery, Ryan Baker, June Baker)

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Smart Phone Workshop

Smart Phone Workshop                                                                                                            Do you carry around your phone and wonder what to do with it? Do you see all those hipsters doing things like talk to text and wonder how they manage it? Do you just think there have to be some secret bits of knowledge that you’re missing out on that would help you use your phone to do more? Do you just get tired of asking your grandkids to do things on your phone? Let your smart phone make you smarter! Come to the class and bring your phone! We will work on skills that will make your grandkids envious! You CAN do this and we can help you! The class is free to church members and we are happy to help all ages but it’s geared toward “more mature citizens”! Let us show you how to do things with email, how to set up an event on your calendar and invite your friends to it, how to send photos and attachments, see what’s draining your battery life and how to prevent it! Learn about “do not disturb” for bedtime hours so only family or close friends can call or text after certain hours! Set your calendar (or learn how then) for Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00 am in the CEB and join us as we cover these topics and more! Soup lunch will be served.

 

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Leading Ladies

Leading Ladies will resume their regularly scheduled meeting on January 24th at 11:30 am at the Salt Life Restaurant on A1A.  If you are recently widowed, please join us for lunch and a time of fellowship.  Contact Helen Tenney at tenneytown1@bellsouth.net if you have any questions.

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