Ephesians 4:12 Forest City United Methodist Church Church

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Calling All Middle School and High School Youth!

** Middle School Youth Group (6-8 grade) Kickoff Games & Supper will be Wednesday, September 27, 4-6pm at Natalie Hammer's house (416 S Clark St.). Rain
location is the church fellowship hall. Questions? Call Natalie at 641-590-0365. Join us for fun, fellowship and food every Wednesday evening from 4-6pm. We will be making supper, playing games and growing friendships.

**High School Youth Group (9-12 grade) Kickoff is planned for Saturday, September 30, 6-9pm in the fellowship hall. Join us and bring friends to a fun pizza party! Contact Ashlea with questions, 620-430-2720.

Acolyte Training - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:30pm - Meet at the back of the sanctuary. All FCUMC 4th, 5th, & 6th grade students and their parents are requested to attend an informational meeting & training with Pastor Les about acolyting from Oct. 2017 thru Sept. 2018. Students acolyte for a certain number of Sundays determined by the number of kids participating and parents can sign up for the Sundays that work best for their family. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend.

Ingathering:  Each year the mission team asks our congregation to prepare school, health, sewing and layette kits for the Thanksgiving Ingathering which are delivered through UMCOR. On a table in the fireside room is the “UMCOR Kits 2017” list which explains in detail what is needed for each kit and how to assemble them. If you plan to sew your own school bag, please follow the directions for sizing exactly as written. Several school bags are available on the table to take home and fill. Completed kits are due at church by October 1st. Please contact Sharon Josten if you have questions.

Faith Village for grades K-7th, starts Wednesday, September 27, 2:10 - 4:00pm, and will meet weekly. The Mosaic bus will pick them up at the elementary school & middle school, and then take them to the church. Our director is Lindsay Eckerman. We are really excited about the plans for this year. Invite your friends!

Charge Conference 2017 - Sunday, October 15, 2-4:30pm at Algona First UMC. Please mark your calendars. Please be praying that all open leadership positions will be filled. Perhaps God is calling you to serve!

Men's Group is held on Thursdays at noon. Bring your lunch and meet in the library.

Reminder - Listen to KIOW 107.3 for any church cancelations due to weather.
Prayer Chain -  If you have a prayer request you would like to put on the Prayer Chain, please call the church office, 585-3281, and we will get it started.  Prayer requests will remain anonymous if requested.

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS - 9am - 4pm, Monday through Thursday and 9am - noon on Fridays.
Mondays, Marcia Wubben, Financial Administrator, is in the office; Tuesdays through Friday morning, Corinne Ball, Ministry Adminstrator, is in the office.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: If you have any bills to be paid, please turn them into the
Church Office before the end of each month. Thank you!
305 South Clark Street - Forest City, IA 50436
Phone: 641-585-3281 Email: fcumc@wctatel.net