Bulletin Announcements for January 17, 2016

posted Jan 13, 2016, 11:08 AM by Susan Granski

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

Books and Beyond. All are invited to gather THIS EVENING (January 17) at 7 PM in room 105 to discuss Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Altar Flowers. The 2016 Flower Chart is posted on the wall outside the church office. You are invited to sponsor flower arrangements ($40 per week) for our worship services each Sunday morning. Please sign up, then take an envelope for your payment and to indicate what reading you’d like to appear in the bulletin. Thank you for providing these beautiful tributes for our services. You may take the flowers home, or leave them to be delivered to our homebound members. Upcoming dates open for flowers: January 31, February 14, March 6 and 20.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service will take place on January 18, 2016 at 1 PM at FUMC Westfield. You are invited to meet at 12:15 PM at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument; the March to the Church begins at 12:30 PM.

Mark your calendar! State of the Church Sunday—January 24, 2016 with lunch to follow after worship.

Come See Silly Willy the Magician on January 29, 2016! FUMC members are invited to attend Wesley Hall School for Early Childhood's presentation of Silly Willy the Magician on January 29 at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary (snow date, February 5). Appropriate for families with young children.To learn more about Silly Willy, visit www.sillywillymagic.com. Tickets are $5 per person. Registration forms are available in the FUMC office.

Adult Faith Development

William Sloane Coffin: Pastoral Prophet and Prophetic Pastor. Beginning today and running through February 7th, Rev. Mertz will offer a class on William Sloane Coffin beginning at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Room. This past May Rev. Mertz finished his Doctor of Ministry degree at Luther seminary in St. Paul, and wrote his thesis on William Sloane Coffin. During this four-week Adult Sunday school class he will share some of what he learned about this rather extraordinary man.