MAY 11-12, 2013
IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
HOSPITALIZED: Ron Simpson.
ADDITIONAL PRAYERS: Anita Martin, Irene Floyd, Sam Rathmel, Maxine Harrison, Linda O’Dell, Mike Sullivan, Doris Werts, Ted Haney, Cheryl Hennefeld, Susanna Swank, Jolene Frahm, Chuck Walter, Shaun Renard, Harold Gotta, Jim Grimes, Larry Scott, Doris Werts, Mandy Branson’s Dad, Phyllis Barnett, service people and families.
PRAYER CHAIN MINISTRY
Contact Dorothy Danner at 641-842-2557.
If you would like to sign up for the e-prayer chain to receive an e-mail any time a request is made for a prayer, please contact Heather at email@example.com or 641-842-3712 with your name and e-mail information.
Food Donation - The second weekend of the month is food donation weekend. Please be a part of this wonderful ministry by dropping off your canned goods and/or other nonperishable items in the basket in the Narthex.
Peace Officers Memorial Day Wednesday, May 15th - Peace Officers Memorial Day is held annually in the United States on May 15 in honor of federal, state and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.
SUMMER SERVICE TIMES (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
Our summer Sunday worship schedule begins Sunday, May 26th and ends Sunday, September 2nd. Our summer Sunday worship will take place at 9:00 a.m. as a blend of both contemporary and traditional worship styles.
· Saturday 5:30 p.m. Chapel Service
· Sunday 9:00 a.m. Combined Sanctuary Service
IMAGINE NO MALARIA
The South Central District is encouraging churches and individuals to give to Imagine No Malaria to honor Rev. Bill and Judy Poland. Mark your check or include offering in a card for the Poland’s. Imagine No Malaria is the focus of the Iowa Annual Conference for 2013.
On behalf of our family – Dorothy Templeton’s family – I would like to thank you and all of the church and staff once again. All of you were wonderfully helpful and cooperative and we are grateful indeed. Sincerely Jane Gibb
MSPS Spring Concert and Graduation
Join the MSPS families and friends for the Spring Concert and Graduation on Thursday, May 23 at 7 pm in the sanctuary.
SUMMER ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
Faith Forum and Homebuilders will be meeting during the summer (Memorial Day-Labor Day) from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m.
LECTIONARY: May 18-19, 2013
Acts 2:1-21 Ps. 104:24-34,35b (UMH 826) Rom. 8:14-17 Jn. 14:8-17 (25-27)
May 4-5, 2013
Worship attendance: 300 Giving: $9405.00
Sunday May 12, 2013
CINNAMON ROLL SUNDAY
8:30 & 10:45a Worship
9:30a Sunday School
9:30a Cinnamon Roll
Sunday – WFH
Monday May 13, 2013
1:00-3:00p NHH – Act Cntr
6:00-7:30p Free Clinic – Activity Center
6:30p Leadership Development Mtg – Conf Rm
Tuesday May 14, 2013
7:00a Earlybirds – Hardees
9:30a Staff Meeting – Conf
Wednesday May 15, 2013
Noon Wings – Conf
1:00-3:00p NHN—Act Cntr
7:00p Jr. Optimists – Youth Rm
Thursday May 16, 2013
7:00p Rebecca Circle – Park Lane
Friday May 17, 2013
9:00a-4:00p Almost Free Shop
Saturday May 18, 2013
5:30p Chapel Service Sunday May 19, 2013
8:30 & 10:45a Worship Services
9:30a Sunday School
4:00-6:00p Youth Group –
What & Where: RAGBRAI – Eat with First Church!
When: WED, July 24
Who: YOU – First Church Family. You are asked to help as needed. Volunteer soon!
Our Church plans a Fund-FUN-Raiser meal with proceeds going to future FUMC college scholarships and Montgomery Street Pre-School [MSPS].
Maybe You? Help greet, serve guests, and answer questions
TEAM Clean-up Maybe You? Following meals-return church to normal
Please contact Park Woodle [891.2335
firstname.lastname@example.org] if you are interested in helping.
Assisting with Services:
8:30 - Liturgist: Cindy Fenoglio
10:45 - Praise Band
Saturday - Larry Kline & Dawn Allspach-Kline
8:30 – Brian Bishop, John Burnett, Jack Crook, Jerry Jordan, Adam Norris, Larry Rowley, Merna Furney, Phillip Chrisman, and Ross Chrisman
10:45 – Deb Harvey and Joyce Gillaspie
8:30 – Cora and Sam Rathmel
10:45 – Delaine Clark and Roberta Orr
8:30 – Joel and Barb Johnson
10:45 – Sharon Fisk
8:30 – Jack and Bonnie Crook
8:30 – F.U.N.