9:15 to 12:15 Nursery child care
9:30 AM Worship Contemporary
9:30 AM Sunday School (ages 3-99)
10:15 AM Fellowship Time
11:00 AM Worship Traditional
If Needed: Ask an Usher for Large Print Worship Bulletins, Large Print Hymnals, Children's Doodle Folders, and Listening Devices.
First Sunday each month.
Pastor's Bible Study
Weds. 7:04PM (will not be held on Nov. 26)
Sunday School Topic for Adults - The topic for Nov 2 is ISIS and Islamic State - The topic for next Sunday’s discussion is ISIS and the struggle that people of faith have with the violence that ISIS brings. Hope you can join us at 9:30 am in Fellowship Hall.
Women's Fall Bible Study - Will start Sept 4 at 9 am. Books will be available for $8.20. Becoming a Woman of Grace, by well-known author Cynthia Heald, explores the many ways God’s grace has already enriched our life, and how we can know God’s grace more fully and then extend it to others. Please sign up in the office. For more information please call the church office.
Women's Fall Bible Study for Nov - Nov 6,13,20 at 9:30 am
Grief Group for Nov - Nov 10, 24 at 4-6 pm in library
United Methodist Women meeting for Oct - Oct 13 at 7:30 pm
United Methodist Women's Sunday - Nov 16
Food Pantry collections first Sunday of every month.
Children's Pillowcase ministry. Like Prayer Shawls ministry for the younger set! Contact office with suggestion for gifting.
Rugs and Sleeping Bags for Nov - - Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 9:00 am
Wed Night Meals - Will be served again at 6:00 pm in Fellowship Hall, beginning September 3 and continuing through December 10, except for the night before Thanksgiving (November 26). Marcia Sadler will cater and the cost is $7 per person. After the meal, singing and devotions, Pastor Dennis will lead an inductive Bible study at 7:04 pm. Please join us for these good evenings together! Note: When Ludington Area Schools are closed because of stormy weather on a Wednesday, that evening’s meal is cancelled.
XYZ - Potluck and Program on Nov 5 at 12:00 pm
Emmaus Gathering and Potluck - Nov. 1 at 3-8 pm.
United Methodist Women (UMW) general meeting - Nov 10 at 1:30 pm
Naomi-Ruth Circle - Nov 19 at 1:30 in Fellowship Hall
Women’s Emmaus Fourth Day for Sept. - Sept 8,15,22,29 at 9-11 a.m. in library.
Women’s Emmaus- Oct 2 at 6 pm in library.
American Red Cross Blood Drive - Nov. 1 and 14 from 12 pm to 6 pm.
Blood Pressure Check - Nov 23 at 10:30-11:am
Coats and Boots for Kids - If you have any of these items that you could donate, please drop them off in the drop box located by the main doors.
sunday School Events for Nov.
November 2 - SS and Christmas Program Practice
November 9 - SS and Christmas Program Practice
November 16 - SS and Christmas Program Practice
November 23 - SS and Christmas Program Practice
November 30 - SS and Puppets of Faith
Youth Apple Pie Orders and Pie Making - Orders must be placed by Nov 16 and the youth will begin making the pies on Nov 22. Pies can be picked up at 12 until 2 on Nov 22 by the youth room. For more information on ordering a pie or other questions, please call the church office.
Jr. & Sr. Youth meetings, each Sun. 5 PM
Legacy Events for Nov.
November 2 - Legacy 5-7 pm
November 9 - “Movie Night” 5-7 pm (will be showing the movie Million Dollar Arm
November 16 - Legacy 5-7 pm
November 23 - Legacy 5-7 pm
November 30 - NO LEGACY
Choirs for Nov - Nov 6,13,20 - Chancel Choir 7:00 pm, Praise Choir 8:00
Mediiation for Oct - Oct 24 at 10 am
Salvation army Food Pantry - Please remember to bring non-perishable items for the Salvation Army Food Pantry: Cans of baked beans, soups, fruits and vegetables; boxes of macaroni and cheese, cereal, boxed meals; packages of rice, noodles, pasta and beans; peanut butter and jelly, powdered milk, and any other non-perishable items. Drop off in the narthex. Thank you so much.
Reel to Real - Nov 9 at 3 pm.
Missions Sunday - Nov 9
United Methodist Students Day - Nov 9
The United Methodist Women’s Bazaar - This will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm. If you create special one-of-a-kind items, and you are willing to donate them for this booth to be bid on, please contact the church office for more information.
West Shore Pregnancy Center Donations - Once again we are collecting items to be used at the West Shore Pregnancy Center. Items needed are small size Pampers, onesies or undershirts, baby soft washcloths and towels, sleepers and receiving blankets, sweaters and sweatshirts. The fuschia collection bin is located in the church entryway for the whole month of October. These items are needed for the small babies who come into this world, and whose families do not have funds to buy baby supplies. Thank you.
Trick or Treat for HELP Ministries - Please stop by the tree in Fellowship Hall and add your loose change, bills or even a check to one of the jack-o-lanterns on the tree. We are hoping to provide a happy holiday season for many families.
Daylight savings time ends - Nov 2
All Saints Sunday - Nov. 2
Craft Show - Nov - 15 at 9 to 3 pm.
Ball Brothers Concert - Nov 23 at 3 pm
Dinner for Eight – If you want to get together with others and enjoy a meal and good conversation, we will be setting up new groups soon. The members take turns hosting the meals. The meals can be at your house, at a restaurant, at the church or anywhere you want. The goal is to get people to meet new people and to get to know everyone better. And it’s always more fun when food is involved. We will be having sign ups soon. If you want to sign up or if you have any questions please call the church office.
Please call the Church office to see if any volunteer opportunities are available.
Sound and Video Tecs needed - We are in need of sound and video techs to help with both the 9:30 and 11:00 services. We have a comprehensive training program but some knowledge of computer is helpful. Please contact the church office
Handbell Choir Help needed - Do you enjoy music? Do you want to help make music at your church? Handbell Choir is in need of a couple players. It is fun and easier than it may look. Please consider joining Handbell Choir. We rehearse on Tuesdays starting at 5:00. You are more than welcome to stop in during rehearsal to listen and watch. You can even give ringing the bells a try when you stop in if that will help you decide whether to join us or not. Even volunteering to help play a part when people are absent would be of great help to our group. Questions...call the church office.
Bazaar Setup - Oct 31 (all day)
Church Office Closed:
Office will be closed on Nov 27 and 28 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.