Bulletin Announcements for December 21, 2014

posted Dec 18, 2014, 5:27 AM by Susan Granski

Annual Cookie Walk—TODAY after worship! Our Annual Cookie Walk will take place TODAY in the Fellowship Room. This is a great way to get a variety of cookies for the holiday! Proceeds will benefit the Shared Ministry.

Fill the Ark results! We are excited to announce that the Fill the Ark event to support Heifer International generated $6,209 and counting! you to all who supported the mission - and there are many! addition to all who donated, people helped by leading education lessons, developing worship plans, preparing meals, assisting with kitchen set up and clean up, supervising and guiding our children - the list goes on. are truly blessed with a congregation that shares their many talents and gifts.

Thank you to Marie West for the beautiful handmade ornaments she crafted and provided for our children in the Christian Education program!

Non-perishable food donations are needed for the Westfield Food Pantry. Place your items in the bin in the Lobby.

New Offering envelopes. Please pick up your offering envelopes for 2015 in the hallway outside the church office.

FUMC Celebrates Human Rights—The United Nations proclaimed December 10 as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.In celebration, over the next 12 months FUMC will highlight our work to advocate for human rights.For additional information, please contact Deborah Enix-Ross.

Volunteers are needed to help supervise a variety of children and youth programs here at FUMC. Please consider becoming Safe Sanctuary certified by completing a background check and simple training. can be done from your home computer. Marcee Rogers for more details (mmrogers93@gmail.com)

Monthly Men’s Breakfast— All men are invited to gather at the Westfield Diner at 8 AM on the first Saturday of every month for a time of fellowship. (Our next Saturday is January 3, 2015) Contact Kevin Dresely at ddresely@comcast.net for more information. No reservations required!

The Madrigal Singers will present Wassail! on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 4 PM in our Sanctuary. This is their annual, anxiety-free post-Christmas Christmas Concert! The general admission is $15, with $10 for students and seniors.

Organ Recital—January 9, 2015. There will be a full recital given by local organist, Shea Velloso, on Friday, January 9th at 7:30 pm. This concert will include works by Bossi, Karg-Elert, Whitlock, and others. So mark your calendars and watch the bulletin for more information!

Adult Continuing Education

Modern Parables™ Living in the Kingdom of God
Jesus,intrigued, inspired, and deeply convicted his followers with seemingly simple stories.We call them "parables." they work their power in today's world as they did in his.Aof explorations of Jesus' most salient parables starts on January 4th and continues through February 15th.Please accept this invitation to join others in discussing the meaning of parables for you for today, Sundays 9:00 - 9:50 AM in Room 105. Questions? Contact Su Iliff

Christmas Eve Services

5 PM Children’s Service

7 PM Candlelight Service

11 PM Candlelight Service

The church office will be closed from December 25th—January 4.