ALL are INVITED to our GRACE GATHERING!
10:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship
11:30 -1:00 pm. All Church Cook-Out & Potluck Picnic on the Church Lawn.
Bring your favorite summer side dish or a dessert while the church will be providing plenty to drink and will be grilling just-for-you hot dogs, burgers, & veggie burgers.
LET’S CELEBRATE ALL THE GREAT CLASSES AND EVENTS PLANNED AT FIRST CHURCH FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR.
RSVP to CHURCH OFFICE by Friday, August 16. We gotta know how many buns to buy!!
WHAT: Spiritual Growth Groups for 2019-2020
- Sunday Morning Group
- Weekday Group
- Weekday Evening Group
BEGINS: First week of September
MEETS: Twice a Month
RESOURCE: Brian McLaren’s book, We Make the Road by Walking
- spiritual formation
RSVP: Friday August 23
Church Office – email@example.com.
Let us know which group you would like to join.
All First Church women are invited to attend the 4th Annual Retreat held in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Held in the home of Darlene Van Meir, the retreat offers relaxation and fellowship in a beautiful lakeside setting. Providing focus for reading, meditation, and discussion, a booklet of selected poems by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver will be available beforehand. Oliver’s writings reflect her perceptive and much-treasured observations of the natural world.
Outdoor activities such as kayaking, short hikes, swimming, and paddle-boarding will also be part of the weekend.
Limited spots are available. Make your reservation today. Participants will be asked to contribute to the preparation of one meal. Car-pooling is available (for Friday afternoon & Saturday morning arrivals.)
Questions? Contact: Ruth Zervas firstname.lastname@example.org; Sandy Bodie email@example.com; Darlene Van Meir firstname.lastname@example.org
In response to General Conference 2019’s acceptance of The Traditional Plan, the Northern Illinois Conference empowered Bishop Dyck to form an buy lasix for dogs.
This team will meet over the next few months to consider a new Methodist expression. The team’s work will include receiving input from churches within our annual conference and working with other jurisdictions, conferences, and churches who are exploring new options and opportunities. Their first meeting will be June 29.