Weekly Update for March 1, 2018

 

 

Weekly Update

This Sunday: Thought Police

Jelly donuts. Chocolates. People. What’s on the inside matters.

Last week we talked about improving the things we do that aren’t right, but this week Jesus urges us to take it a step further. He says that while actions can be bad, even the thoughts that lead to them are a problem. You don’t commit crimes? Great! But do you ever let anger eat you up from the inside? That’s a problem, too!

Come this week to learn how to become your own “thought police–” in a good way. Join us as we ask for God’s help in saving us from ourselves, casting out the thoughts that hold us hostage so that we can be filled with goodness instead. Jesus will help all who ask for it, and his well of true, good life is always deeper than our problems!

Easter Candy Collection
Easter will be here before we know it and it’s time to be thinking about First Church’s tradition of an Easter Egg Hunt after second service for the kids. In order to do this, we need your help! We will be collecting individually wrapped candy to be put into plastic eggs the whole month of March. You may bring your individually wrapped candy to the Narthex any Sunday during March. Thank you in advance for helping to carry on this tradition for the children!

Rummage Sale & Easter Boutique
The United Methodist Women will host a Rummage Sale & Easter Boutique on Saturday, March 17th from 8am to 1pm in Fellowship Hall.  You are welcome to bring items for the sale after Saturday, March 3rd.  Please call the office to make arrangements to get your items into the church.  There will be rummage sale set-up days on Wednesday thru Friday, March 14-16 from 9am to 3pm.  If you are interested in helping, please feel free to come and do so!  If you have any questions, please contact Trudy Lingle.

 

 

Other Blessings
  • Pantry Needs: Spaghetti sauce, canned tuna (with pull tab to open), breakfast bars, fruit snack packs, canned fruit, canned vegetables, crackers, peanut butter, pancake mix & syrup.
  • Don’t forget to support our Hope Houses, the colorful boxes on the west side of our building! Bring anything to leave for anyone to take.
  • Have you linked your Dillons Plus card with the church? If you do, a portion of all your normal purchases will go to support our ministries! You can set it up by clicking here or contact the office if you’d like help.

 

 

Miss a service? Watch it live or recorded at fumhutch.org/video!

 

 

What’s Happening @ FUMC!

Sunday, March 4
8:30am & 10:55am Worship
9:45am     Sunday School
9:45am     Choir Rehearsal
11:05am   Radio Broadcast (KWBW 1450 AM, 98.5 FM) In memory of Edward Christians; given by Joyce Christians.

Monday, March 5
5:30pm     SPRC – 206
6:00 pm    Health & Hospitality – 103

Tuesday, March 6
9:30am     Sew ‘n Sews

Wednesday, March 7
5:30pm     SpiritFirst
Youth
6:15pm     ChimeRingers

Thursday, March 8
9:30am     Morning Circle – FP

 

Coming Up
Thursday, March 15 – Baked Potato Bar
12 Noon – Friendship Place
For persons whose spouse has died
RSVP by Sunday, 11th
Mary 662-7647
Joyce 663-3824
(Sponsored by Health & Hospitality Team)

 

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