in Your Church
NOTES of INTEREST
If you are attending First UMC and considering making this your church home, please
contact Pastor Benny or the church office. New members are welcome at any time,
and we would love to have you as part of the church family!
If you are collecting box tops,
please bring then to the church this
Sunday 2nd. Wadesboro Primary will be
turning them during the month of March!
Thank you for your support!!!
IGA Hometown Label Savers
IGA is supporting Anson County Domestic Violence
Coalition (ACDVC). Please save your bar codes for
IGA Exclusive Brand Products and place them
in the containers marked for IGA labels.
Pastor Benny participated in the Read Across America
celebration at Peachland-Polkton Elementary School on
March 3rd. He read a Dr. Seuss book to an attentive group
|Daylight Savings Time Already!|
Sunday, March 9th remember the time will be moved forward one hour.
In case of inclement weather, please listen to WSOC-TV
or the other Charlotte stations if there is any question about the church being open.
We will do a phone tree if time allows, but the media will also have any closing information.
- The deadline for information for the weekly newsletter is Tuesday before noon of each week.
- On-going recycling projects for various groups continue: inkjet printer cartridges and UMW Boxtops for
Education and Campbell Soup Labels in the education hall, aluminum and plastic inside the lattice fence at
the air conditioner in the back of the church.
- Several special funds are still open for contributions, either as donations or memorial gifts. These include
scholarship, music, stained glass, and others.
- The stained glass Good Shepherd ornaments are available at the church.
- The Flower and Nursery Calendars for 2014 are posted on the bulletin board in the education hall, across from the
pastor’s study. Please sign up for any Sundays on both calendars.
- Tuesday, March 25 - Joyful Hearts (bring your lunch)
- Saturday, March 29 –Renew, Refresh, Revive @Gilboa UMC
- Sunday, March 30 – Leadership Team Meeting
- Wednesday, April 2 – Mobile Food Pantry (Bethel UMC)
Remember that you may make gifts to the church special funds to honor the living as well as those who have gone on. It is a great way to let friends and relatives know that you are thinking of them!
First UMC is a busy place, with a lot of opportunities and activities.
Keep up with your church through
SUNDAY ATTENDANCE and YOUR NEWSLETTER!
United Methodist Women News
The UMW will meet at 4:00 p.m. April 7, in the Education parlor.
Visit the Calendar page to see activities for the current month
Our church is on YouTube! Listen to our choir on You Tube. Click here.
Be joyful always, pray continually ...
I Thessalonians 5:16
Autumn Care, Marshville
Carolina Rehab, Concord
North Pennick Nursing
David Thomas III
UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE BRUNSWICK
UNI HEALTH POST ACUTE
Mary Queen of Angels
Ed McBride – Carolina Rehab NW, Concord|
Benjy Brasington - home
Charles Litaker - home
Elizabeth Goins - home
Chuck Kiser - home
John and Daisy Chandler
Janet VonCannon Kirkley
Jim Maner – Andy Maner’s brother
Kim Matthews – George & Louise Matthews’ daughter in law
Carolyn Matthews - George & Louise Matthews’ daughter in law
Ann Nelson – Allen and Michael Horne’s aunt
Frieda Braswell – CMC Pineville
Amy and Tsuneo Tamura – Richard Tamura’s
Joe Ziady – Eddie and Alice Rhinehardt's
Our service men and women, both active and returning
All whom we name in our hearts, inside and outside our church family
Please help keep the prayer list current by letting the church office
know of those who should be added or removed from the list.