First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina




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NOTES of INTEREST

churchIf 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!



Just a Reminder: NO NEWSLETTER FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 27TH!

Two New Prayer Chains

are being started to pray for our members. If you would like to be on our new prayer chains, please call the church office. Those who have already expressed to be on the prayer chain, you will be contacted soon to start the first chain. If anyone hears of a loved one to be prayed for, contact the church at 704-694-5179.

Thank you,
Krista Herold

New Church Pictorial Directories are Here! If you had your picture taken for the directory, come by the church office and pick up your directory.

Bahamas Methodist Habitat logoThe Uwharrie District is inviting you to their next mission trip to Eluethera, Bahamas to work with Bahamas Methodist Habitat. The trip is planned for October 12-18 2014. The total cost is $1500 but a scholarship of $250 is offered for the first 40 people who register by May 19th through the District Office. If you cannot be a part of the trip, please consider sending supplies or being a sponsor. Call the office for more information if you are interested.

Reggie McNealReggie McNeal, author of "Get Off Your Donkey, Missional Renaissance, The Present Future and A Work of Heart," will be at the Missions Jubilee at Pfeiffer University on May 17, 2014. There will be several mission agencies represented and a $5.00 donation is requested to help support these missions. Please call the church office if you are interested in attending. You need to RSVP by May 5th by emailing Khopkins@winccumc.org or calling the office.

Joyful Hearts will meet Tuesday, April 22.
Please bring your lunch, a friend and joy in your heart.
Hope to see you Tuesday!!

Our Holy week service was fantastic! Thank you to all who gave a helping hand!
It is a blessing for our church family to worship and work together.

  • 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.

    Upcoming Events:

    • April 18 & 21 – The Church Office will be closed
    • May 11 – Mother’s Day Brunch, 9:00 AM Fellowship Hall
    • May 17 – Missions Jubilee at Pfeiffer University
    • June, July, August –in chapel starting 9:30(Sunday school), 10:30(Worship)

    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. May 5, in the Education parlor.


    Visit the Calendar page to see activities for the current month



    PRAYER LIST
    Be joyful always, pray continually ...
                 I Thessalonians 5:16

    NURSING HOMES

    AMBASSADOR
    Preston Burns
    Becky Hanna

    AUTUMN CARE, Marshville
    Laura Pratt

    FRANKLIN MANOR, Youngsville
    Ray Clayton

    NORTH PENNICK NURSING
    Robert Huntley
    Evalyn Huntley

    MEADOWVIEW
    Becky Godwin
    Juanita Williams

    LILLIE BENNETT
    Ed McBride
    Peggy Mitchell
    Cornelia Tucker>br>

    SUNRISE, Raleigh
    David Thomas III

    ARC/HDS Anson
    Quay Burns

    ALDERSGATE
    Dick Constantian

    UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE BRUNSWICK
    Sara Aubry

    UNI HEALTH POST ACUTE
    Colleen Schwerk

    MARY QUEEN OF ANGELS
    Maxine Childs

    Please see church offfice for addresses

    PRAYER REQUESTS

    Julia Winfree
    Benjy Brasington
    Charles Litaker
    James Huntley
    Elizabeth Goins
    Rowena Tarlton
    Sandy Tarlton
    Quay Burns
    Margaret Lowe
    Laura Brower
    Bill Hardison
    Spencer Lowe
    Doloris Evans
    Frieda Braswell
    Ann Chandler
    John and Daisy Chandler
    Jim Maner – Andy Maner’s brother
    Betty. P. Martin – Patsy Brasington’s sister
    Joe Burr,Jr. – Joe & Sue Burr’s son
    Drew Talbert - Joe & Sue Burr's grandson
    Ann Nelson – Allen and Michael
         Horne’s aunt
    Amy and Tsuneo Tamura – Richard
         Tamura’s parents
    Joe Ziady – Eddie and Alice Rhinehardt's
         son-in-law

    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.

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