What’s Happening at FCUMC

Visit the Church Calendar for upcoming events.

COMING UP THIS WEEK/WEEKEND:

  • Monday, November 11
    • 7:00p – Dartball
  • Tuesday, November 12
    • Don’t forget to vote TODAY!
    • 6:45p – Boy Scouts
    • 7:00p – Stephen Ministry Meeting
  • Wednesday, November 13
    • 12:00p – Pastor Prayer Time
    • 6:00p – UMYF
    • 6:00p – Praise Team Practice
    • 7:30p – Choir Practice
  • Thursday, November 14
    • 10:00a – UMW Meeting
    • 6:00p – Street Reach
    • 6:30p – Daisy Troop
    • 6:30p – Security Team Meeting
  • Saturday, November 16
    • 6:30p – Inspiration Class Meeting
    • 6:45p – Single Message (Chapel)
  • Sunday, November 17
    • 9:00a – Praise and Worship Service
    • 10:15a – Sunday School
    • 11:15a – Traditional Worship Service
Hearts and Hands working and serving together.

Commitment 2020 Cards

If you have not had an opportunity to turn in your Servant Commitment Card, you can still do so by placing it on the altar before or after one of our Sunday morning worship services, by mailing it to the church or bringing it by the church office.  Additionally, everyone is welcome to serve whether you submit a commitment card or not.  However, receiving this information helps to provide our ministry leaders a great way to plug you in.

f you have not had an opportunity to turn in your Financial Pledge, you still may do in one of the following ways.  You may mail your card to the church, bring it by the church office, or place it on the altar before or after one of our Sunday morning worship services.  We encourage you to submit these over the next couple of weeks, because this will provide helpful information for our Finance Team’s Budget Committee.  The Budget Committee will be meeting within the next couple of weeks.  

ADOPT A CHILD FOR CHRISTMAS

Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries has completed signups for their Adopt A Child For Christmas program. If any individual or Sunday School Class would like to participate, please call 502-762-9608 or 502-762-9611. This is a great way to make Christmas special for a child in our area.

Calling All Children!

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM–Practice begins November 6, 2019 

We will be having a Christmas play and singing for the younger children this year. Please call or text Mia Millard if your child is interested in being a part of the Christmas Play.

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER 

Our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM. The church will provide the turkey, ham and drinks. 

We ask each family who will be attending the  dinner to bring two traditional style Thanksgiving side dishes (veg., casserole, and desserts) for everyone to share. What a great way to start our holiday season by beginning it with Christian fellowship in giving thanks for all God has provided for each of us.

Bible Study

S.H.A.P.E. Study Wednesdays at 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

 S.H.A.P.E—Finding and Fulfilling Your Unique Purpose for Life.

“Single Message” The single message of the Bible

Saturday evenings at 6:45 pm, this study is open to anyone who would enjoy an in-depth study of books of the bible. Group goes to eat afterwards to a nearby restaurant for fellowship.

ECUMENICAL COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 7:00 PM, Trinity World Outreach Center 10307 Seatonville Road 

  • Preacher – Pastor Jim Kingry, Fern Creek United Methodist Church
  • Music Leader – Kristin Jones, Fern Creek Baptist Church
  • Community Choir – Area Churches
  • (The choir will rehearse at 6:00 PM)

Sponsored by Fern Creek/Highview Ministerial Association 

Childcare is available. A reception will follow.

KENTUCKY REFUGEE MINISTRIES DONATION DRIVE

Community nursing students will be using these materials to educate refugee families regarding health care at home. There is a container in the Welcome Center under the coat rack to place your donations.

Supplies needed: 

  • *Band aids
  • *Body lotion
  • *Vick’s Vapo Rub  
  • *Shampoo
  • *Neosporin 
  • *Tylenol
  • *Thermometer   
  • *Advil
  • *Petroleum Jelly   
  • *Adult Musinex
  • *Deodorant 
  • *Sudafed
  • *Body Soap

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HANGING OF THE GREENS, DECEMBER 1, 2019 DURING BOTH SERVICES  

We are looking for about 8 readers for each service.  We also want to have the children carry up the items we will be using to decorate the sanctuary and our very special ornaments. If you would like to be a reader or your child would like to volunteer, please sign up at the Welcome Center!

PARENTS SHOPPING DAY!! SATURDAY, DECEMBER  7  

FROM  10AM – 2PM

Ages 2 and up… 

For only $10 per child, parents can leave their kids at church and go Christmas shopping! We will have crafts, games, lunch and a Christmas movie to finish the day. Please sign up on the sheet located in the Welcome Center!

ANNUAL CHILI COOK OFF 

Congrats to Cole Fletcher and Anissa Fletcher, this year’s winners!

  • Best Overrall to Cole Fletcher
  • Most Unique to Anissa Fletcher

Church Ministry Fair–Get Plugged In!

God has created each of us to serve Him. When we serve, we not only find joy in serving Christ, we also grow closer to Him and we make a difference in the lives of others. On October 21 and 28, the church held a Ministry Fair during the morning services. If you did not pick up us Opportunities Catalog 2020 please see the welcome center, Pastor Jim, or Lenora Roberts. Please also be in prayer for God to guide you to where your talents can best be shared.

ONLINE GIVING 

Just a reminder that you have available to you a way to give online to FCUMC. You may set up recurring or one time gifts to the church using your debit card, credit card or bank account.

  • You just need to text “FCUMC” to 77977.
  • Online: ferncreekumc.org
  • Envelope: Cash or check

Thank you for your diligence in giving to your church.

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