JANUARY 19-20, 2012 ANNOUNCEMENTS
IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
ADDITIONAL PRAYERS: Larry Scott, Doris Werts, Katie Bishop’s Grandmother, Mandy Branson’s Dad, Emily Swisher, Irene Floyd, Chuck Walter, Joyce McCarty, Beth Northway, Jolene Frahm, Susan Scott, Frances Jones, Chuck Beadles, Phyllis Barnett, service people and families.
CONDOLENCES: Condolences to the family of Ben Smith, Jr. on his passing.
Condolences to the family William “Chick” Rankin on his passing.
PRAYER CHAIN MINISTRY
Contact Dorothy Danner at 641-842-2557.
HUMAN RELATIONS DAY Human Relations Day is one of the six church wide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. Your gifts to Human Relations Day provide avenues to restored relationships through ministries like Youth Offender Rehabilitation, Community Developers self-improvement programs and United Methodist Voluntary Services community advocacy programs. Please give generously.
FREE DINNER AND A MOVIE (WE BOUGHT A ZOO) SUNDAY AT 5:00 P.M. IN WFH. Please join us for the FUN and fellowship.
YOUTH GROUP ON SUNDAY 4-6 IN EFH/YOUTH ROOM
Congratulations to Joel and Barb Johnson on the birth of their new grandson, Matthew Joel!
Congratulations to Pat Marconi on the birth of her new great granddaughter, Arabella Rose!
Pastor Lane would like to thank everyone for their prayers, cards, and calls of concern during my recent surgery and recovery process.
EPIPHANY GATHERING WITH BISHOP TRIMBLE
I invite all of you to join me as we renew our covenant with God and with each other on January 27th at 3:00 PM at in WFH with Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble. We will hold a reception for the Bishop from 3:00 to 4:00 then move to the Sanctuary to celebrate our Covenant Renewal.
ON CALL TRANSPORTATION FOR PASTOR LANE
Pastor Lane is back to work after his shoulder surgery but is in need of on-call drivers who can drive him to visit church members who are hospitalized until he is released to full driving duty on January 28th. Please contact the church office if you would be willing to be on-call.
COLUMBIA METHODIST SOUP SUPPER
Columbia Methodist Church will be holding a soup supper at the Columbia Community Center on January 26th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a free will offering being taken.
WHERE TO NOW TRAVELERS
The "Where to Now Travelers” plan to attend the Columbia Church Soup Supper on Saturday evening January 26 (5-7 p.m.) We will leave First Church at 4:45 p.m. Cost of van transportation will be $1.00 per person. Telephone committee
will be contacting you for reservations. If you would like to be added to our calling list, phone Christa 842-5452.
Kitchen inventory/cleaning is scheduled for Monday, January 21 and 28 from 9:00-noon. Hope you can help with this. If you have dishes in either kitchen, please remove them. Hope to see you then! Thank you. Dorothy Danner
5th/6th Grade Basketball Academy Celebration
Sunday, January 27, 10:45 a.m. service time. All 5th/6th grade participants and their families are invited to join our congregation in a “Celebration” of the completion of our second annual academy.
Cub Scout Volunteer(s)
Through the dedication of many volunteers, the Boy Scouts of America remains the foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training in America. And, to adults who are not currently Scout volunteers, we invite you to become a volunteer and share in the positive experiences of the Scouting programs. If interested, please contact Trey Purvis at ph. 641.842.5887.
LECTIONARY: JAN 26-27, 2013
Neh. 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Ps. 19 1 Cor. 12:12-31a Luke 4:14-21
January 12-13, 2013
Worship attendance: 181
***Please see the back of your bulletin for this week’s calendar***
Assisting with Services:
8:30 - Liturgist: Pat Haning
10:45 - Praise Band
Saturday - Brenton and Shirley Trabert
8:30 – Brian Bishop, John Burnett, Jerry Jordan, Adam Norris, Larry Rowley, Merna Furney, Phillip Chrisman, Ross Chrisman
10:45 – Chuck and Mary Belle Day; Deb Harvey
8:30 – Anita Martin
10:45 – Donna and Norm Norton
8:30 – Jim and Sharon Young
10:45 – Cindy Abel, Crystal Harsin and Kyler &
8:30 – Cindy and Terry Fenoglio
8:30 – Darlene Kline and Connie Davis
Sunday January 20, 2013
HUMAN RELATIONS DAY
8:30 & 10:45a Worship
9:30a Sunday School
4:00-6:00p Youth Group –
5:00p FUN Dinner and
a Movie – WFH
Monday January 21, 2013
1:00-3:00p NHH – Act Cntr
5:30-7:30p Cub Scouts – WFH
6:30p Finance Mtg
6:30p Trustees Mtg
7:30p Council – WFH
Tuesday January 22, 2013
7:00a Earlybirds – Hardees
9:30a Staff Meeting – Conf
Wednesday January 23, 2013
Noon Wings – Conf rm
1:00-3:00p NHN—Act Cntr
5:30p Cub Committee
Mtg - Lib
6:30p Lent Planning
7:00p Jr. Optimists – Youth Rm
Thursday January 24, 2013
8:00a Late Birds – Mr. C’s
Friday January 25, 2013
9:00a-4:00p Almost Free Shop
7:00p MSPS Family Fun Night – WFH
Saturday January 26, 2013
8:00-9:00a SHARE Pickup – Act
5:00-7:00p Columbia Methodist Soup Supper – Columbia Community Center
5:30p Chapel Service
Sunday January 27, 2013
8:30 & 10:45a Worship Services
9:30a Sunday School
10:45a Basketball Academy Celebration – During Worship Service