“Diverted ... Again?”
Pastor Barbara Marks
Children's Sermon by John Blossom
Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
A Special Thank You to Heidi Schnarr who has blessed us with her gift of music through the Christmas season. Many Blessings to Heidi in her future endeavors.
Charge Conference is this Tuesday, January 5th. All committee chairs and church leaders are expected to attend. SPRC should arrive at the parsonage before 7:00 to meet with our DS, followed by the all church meeting at 7:30. All are welcome.
Thank You Church for the special Christmas basket filled with thoughtful goodies and to SPRC for your gracious gift! We are humbled and grateful. Pastor Barbara & Dave.
Sunday Breakfast – Join us for breakfast the second Sunday of each month at the Elk’s Lodge. Breakfast will be held next Sunday, January 10th. A great breakfast is served downstairs from the ballroom, starting at 8:00 a.m. for just $6.00. Join us for fellowship and breakfast and then come upstairs to worship.
2016 District Resourcing Days - Save the Date. Come and learn at workshops focusing on Worship Design, Technology in Worship, Godly Play, Older Adult Ministries, Disaster Preparation and HUB Churches, Staff Parish Relations, Trustees, Church Finance, Facebook, Immigration and Incarceration, Prayer, and “Telling Our Story: Celebrating 250 Years of Methodism.” Sunday, January 31st, Westport UMC 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880 2:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Saturday, February 6th, Woodbury UMC 4 Church Street, Woodbury, CT 06798 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Amazing Grace Donations can now be brought to church anySunday. In addition to tuna and cereal, they are looking for donations of oatmeal, coffee and soup. The Missions committee will collect these items every Sunday and deliver to Amazing Grace. Please contact Marsha Judson with any questions at 860-346-0005.
The Coordinator of Rides to The Elk’s Lodge in Middletown is Jill Bennett. Please contact Jill at 860-345-7382 if you are in need of a ride to our new location.
Our mailing address has changed! All mailings should now be sent to First United Methodist Church at 221 Ridge Road, Middletown, CT 06457. Thank you!
First United Methodist Church
221 Ridge Road
Middletown, CT 06457
*Please Note: Church cancellations can be found on WFSB (channel 3) and NBC30. Make sure we have your email for additional notifications. Thanks.
Do not hesitate to call the church office with any questions or concerns.