First United Methodist Church Our Mission Statement: First United Methodist Church boldly promotes spiritual growth, rooted in scripture and inclusive of all. 605605-224224-5939 [email protected] Today’s Date: November 19, 2014 MEETINGS THIS WEEK 11-19-14 9:30 am 10:30 am Men’s Coffee (Cooking Center) 11-19-14 12:05pm 12:55pm “Under Wraps” Men’s Advent Study (Intergenerational Rm) 11-19-14 1:30pm 2:30pm Congregational Care Card Ladies (Prayer Rm) 11-19-14 3:00pm 5:15pm “JOURNEY” WEDNESDAY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES! 11-19-14 7:00pm 8:30pm Confirmation Kids Meet (Balcony classrooms) 11-19-14 7:00pm 8:30pm Youth Group Meets (Youth Room) 11-19-14 7:00 pm Chancel Choir (Music Room) 11-20-14 6:30pm 9:00pm Audubon Society (Media Rm) 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Chancel Bells (Music Room) 7:00 pm 9:00 pm Common Threads Quilters (Intergen Rm) WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH, 2014 There will be no Wednesday School, WOW Meal, WOW Service, Confirmation Classes or Youth Group on Wednesday, November 26th due to the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday. The Office will be closed on Thursday, November 27th. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! ACOLYTE SCHEDULE Hello Families! I have drafted a schedule for acolytes. If I have proposed a time or date that you cannot make work, please email me at [email protected] and I will work to accommodate your needs. Thank you. Terry Pfahler. November 23, 2014: 8:30 Allison Ondricek 11:00 Hayes Frahm Greeters and Ushers for Sunday, November 23, 2014 Greeters and Ushers: If you cannot greet or usher during your scheduled time, please consult the Greeter or Usher Schedule that was sent in the mail. Please notify the office with your replacements. Thank you! Greeters: 8:30 John and Ronda Wollman Joie Bjerke Wilfred and Carmen Peterson (downstairs) 11:00 Harry and Mary Simmons Linda Bonde Ushers: 8:30 Steve and Vicki Likness Rex and Darla Newling 11:00 Barry and Kathy Heiss Ryan and Tessa Krueger WEEKLY SCHEDULE Sunday, November 23, 2014: 8:30am 11:00 Worship in the Sanctuary 9:45am 10:45am Sunday School, Preschool through Adult 12:00pm 2:00pm All Church Turkey and Ham Dinner (TCC) 4:00pm Community Thanksgiving Service (Sanctuary) 4:30pm Chili Supper following Community Thanksgiving Service (TCC) 7:00pm Charge Conference (Sanctuary) Monday, November 24, 2014: 5:15pm 7:15pm UMW Ex Board Mtg (Wesley Hall) 5:15pm 7:15pm Hanging of the Greens-Sandwich meal provided. 7:00pm 8:00pm Common Threads Knit/Crochet (Cooking Center) Tuesday, November 25, 2014: 8:00am 12:00pm Archives Working (Archives Rm) 9:00am 10:00am Staff Mtg (Pastor Dan’s Office) 9:15am 9:45am Preschool Gym (TCC) 9:30am 10:30am Advent Study-Joann Barden (Intergen Rm) 1:00pm 5:00pm Bridge Club (Cooking Center) 1:15pm 1:45pm Preschool Gym (TCC) 2:15pm 3:15pm Communion (Maryhouse & Golden Living) 5:30pm 6:30pm Advent Study-Pastor Dan (Media Rm) 6:30pm 8:00pm ANCHORED Advent Study-Pastor Peggy (Intergen Rm) 7:00pm 8:00pm Bible Study (Kelly’s II) 7:00pm 8:00pm Boy Scouts (Wesley Hall) Wednesday, November 26, 2014: 9:30am 10:30am Men’s Coffee (Cooking Center) 12:05pm 12:55pm NO “Under Wraps” Men’s Advent Study (Intergen Rm) 3:00pm 5:15pm NO JOURNEY Wednesday School activities 5:20pm 6:00pm NO WOW Meal (TCC) 6:15pm 7:00pm NO WOW Worship (Sanctuary) 7:00pm Chancel Choir (Choir Room) 7:15pm NO Confirmation (Balcony Classrooms) 7:15pm NO Youth Group (Youth Room) Thursday, November 27, 2014: Happy Thanksgiving! Church Closed! Friday, November 28, 2014: Saturday, November 29, 2014: 6:00pm 8:00pm Parade of Lights (downtown Pierre) Happy Fall from Christian Education! Christian Education Staff: Deb, Amy, Melissa, & Sara Explore Family Sunday School Christian Education will be hosting Explore family Sunday school once a month. The next two dates set are November 23rd and December 21st. We will have themes to go with the holidays plus goodies to munch on. Family Sunday school is for all family members including students, parents, and little ones infant and up. We hope you will join in with this new exciting ministry within our church. • The Christmas program date had been set for Wednesday December 10th during the WOW church service. Children will begin preparing for the program during Journey Wednesday school. • Sunday: 945-10:45 Explore Sunday School Preschool through 6th grade and Adult class. • Wednesday: Men’s Study Group 12:05-12:50PM; Journey 3-5:15PM Kindergarten—6th Grade; Confirmation 7:15— 8:30PM; Sr. High Youth Group 7– 8:30PM ALL CHURCH TURKEY AND HAM DINNER The All Church Turkey and Ham Dinner will take place in TCC after the second service on Sunday, November 23rd. Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing and cranberry relish will be served. The congregation is asked to bring a salad, bread or a dessert to share. Thank you! UNDER WRAPS ADVENT STUDY DATES AND TIMES: November 12:05 pm 12:55 pm Men’s Advent Study-began today (Intergenerational Room) rd November 23 : 9:45 am 10:45 am Adult Advent Study-with DiAnn Kleinsasser (Intergenerational Room) November 23rd: 9:45 am 10:45 am Youth Advent Study (Youth Room) November 25th: 9:30 am 10:30 am Women’s Advent Study-Joann Barden (Intergenerational Room) November 25th: 5:30 pm 6:30 pm Advent Study with Pastor Dan (All are welcome!) (Location TBA) November 25th: 6:30 pm 8:00 pm Advent Study with Pastor Peggy (All are welcome!) (Intergenerational Room) 19th: PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR DAKOTAMART RECEIPTS! Thank you to al that save and turn in your Dakotamart receipts to the church! For every $10,000, the church gets $100. So far, we have received over $3,600! Let’s keep it up the good work! Church Bus Information The church bus is available to transport those who wish to attend Sunday morning Worship at 11.00. This transportation service has been underutilized because the information presented has requested that those desiring a ride call the church no later than Friday. However, if for any reason you would like a ride but did not call by Friday, this is not a problem, you may still ride. We have two drivers who take turns driving. On Saturday or even early Sunday morning you may call 2247044 (Bob Barden) or 223-2632 (Larry Hartley). If you do not receive an answer at the first number please leave a message and then call the second number and if you do not receive an answer leave a message there also. The drivers communicate with each other and plan that one of them will always be available. Please do not miss worshiping together because you think you do not have transportation! PRAYER LIST (PLEASE SEND UPDATES TO THE OFFICE): Michael Bonhorst , Ron Maki, Owen Harris, Maxine Tilber, Rich Chapman (brother of Dawn Woods), Todd Ramsey, Leann Goff, Pat Adam, Allen Wienk, Mary Erickson, Tate Mallory, Michael Sprinkel Sr, Mavis Pope, Mary Mikkelsen, Matt McQuistion, Lucille Peitz, Debra Owen, Les Traut, Don Breitag, June Wheeler, Elaine Richards, Lana Rasmussen and Dick Runge.
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