8/13/21 Updates

Back-to-School Prayers & Blessing the Backpacks

Sunday, August 15th, we will hear about the mission trip, we will also share prayers of blessing over backpacks, school supplies, and face masks. Please be in prayer for the new school year and all the amazing things our students will discover this year!
 
 

First Tribe Meeting

TRIBE Unite! Another school year has begun, and it is time to gather once more. Join us August 15th, at 5pm for a Back-to-School Tribal Council! This gathering will be for all the families of Tribe—students and parents. There will be games, pizza, and of course Jesus. We will have a time after dinner where children can head to the gym with childcare and we can have a Council meeting to dream, discuss, and decide on the year to come. See you there!
 

Small Group Leader Training

Are you a small group leader? Interested in becoming a small group leader? Pastor Joseph and Pastor Phil are hosting leadership training opportunities to explore the what, why, and how of leading a small group. The training will be offered two different nights Wednesday, August 18, at 6:30pm & Tuesday, August 24, at 7:00pm – both in the Fellowship Hall. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Pastor Joseph or Pastor Phil.
 

What is an Usher?

An usher is one who serves the Lord by being that person to greet those who have come to worship. An usher is one who helps a person find a seat or find the restroom. An usher is one who helps those with walkers and canes to their seats. An usher is always serving the Lord by representing the Lord through kindness and a smile. To know more about being an usher there will be a quick meeting after the service on August 22nd and 29th to answer any and all questions that one may have about being an usher.

 

Five Marks of a Methodist – a 6 week study

The first class is a time for fellowship: September 12th at 8:45am. Study starts on September 19th at 8:45am. Sign up in the main hall after Sunday services until August 29th
 

 

Hospital Visits

Do you have an upcoming surgery? Know someone who has been in the hospital? Let us know! In the past Reid would let us know when a member was ill but they no longer do so. We would love to come visit and pray with you but we need to know first. If you or someone you know is ever in need of a visit please contact the church office at 765-962-8543 or call Pastor Joseph’s personal cell phone at 765-277-0682
 
 

Shalom Sessions – Coronavirus and Society

With so much dividing us in our world today, the church can and should offer a third way of uniting us in following the way of Jesus. Join us on the 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 12:05 in the Fellowship Hall for a brown bag lunch as we discuss and listen to the matters and efforts breaking and making the Shalom of our community.

 

New Sunday Conversation Space

Do you have questions? About your faith, life, the Bible, the history of our church, why the world the way it is? Good, we do too. We will be gathering on Sunday mornings at 9:00am beginning August 1 over coffee and snacks in the Youth Room on the 2nd floor to discuss these questions, reflect on life, and grow in Christ in light of the Bible and our good God.  For anyone grade 7 – 119 years old.
 
 

Family Camp

The campfire calls once again as the calendar tilts toward Fall.  You and your family are invited to join Family Camp at Camp Moneto in wonderful Brown County on September 10-12.  In addition to the space to worship God in creation, there are over 700 acres to explore, climbing walls, archery, and memories to be made.  Make time to retreat and recharge with your Church family.  Scholarships are available. For more information and to sign-up, please contact Pastor Joseph.

 

Women’s Prayer Group is Back!

Join us every Monday starting at noon in the parlor for a time of fellowship and prayer. All women are invited to bring a sack lunch. If you have any questions, please contact Jan Hibner.

 

Bread Basket

Nettie Cates and Becky Shaw have been leaders of the meals for quite some time. They would like to hand over leadership at the end of this year. They would like for 2 new leaders to step up and take over. The responsibility involves planning the meal each month, shopping for the items needed to prepare the meals, preparing the meals with the help of regular volunteers, serving the meals, and help clean up after the meal. If you are interested in taking on this role, please contact Becky Shaw or Nettie Cates.


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