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Weekly Announcements for 8/20/17
Announcements typically change every Wednesday

BREAKING GROUND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY: We are excited about a new College/Young Adult Ministry that started on August 16th called “Breaking Ground”.  Matt Layton and Tony Sorrell will be leading conversations about this terrific moment in their lives The group meets on Wednesdays at 9:00pm in the CYAC. Email: breakinggroundfumc@gmail.com

FOOD PANTRY, FOOD OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST: Is canned pasta.  Preferably the pop top kinds. Drop off Sundays or at the office.

VISIT TEXAS ROADHOUSE AND SUPPORT FIRST CHURCH: Visit TRH in Port Orange on any Sunday & give them a bulletin, they’ll donate 10% of your bill back to our camp fund.  Use scrip cards too!

SEND AN ENCOURAGING NOTE TO HOLLY: Send a note of encouragement to Holly Donnelly-Sharer, c/o Ian Sharer @ 211 Crocus Lane, Monticello, MN 55362

FALL/PUMPKIN DATES YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT:
Pumpkin 1st Delivery – 8a; September 23rd
Fall Festival – 11a-3p; October 14th
Pumpkin 2nd Unloading – Time TBA; October 18th
Trunk or Treat – 5-7p; October 29th

RUN FOR SIBLINGS FOSTER CARE:  See Bill Beebe about a 5K to raise funds on Sept. 23rd (same time as pumpkin unloading) at 8am.  www.run4acause.org/siblingtoontrot5lk for registration.

COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR: Are you considering joining First Church? Then your first step is to come join our Coffee with the Pastor Sunday, September 3rd at 2PM in the Sanctuary Lobby. Learn more about the church and get to know our staff and expectations. Pastor Tom will share about the history of First Church and beliefs of the United Methodist Church. There will be an opportunity to join the following Sunday during either of our services. Childcare provided.

SHOP WITH SCRIP:  Did you know that First Church offers a great program that helps make the church ministry money?  You can purchase a gift card from Michelle Nelson for a ton of local places that you frequent for the face value, but the church receives a percentage back from the company.  You can’t beat that.  See Michelle today.

MIRACLE WHIP REMINDER: Thank you for all those who give to the Miracle Whip Campaign to make the KidMin Building, StuMin Building, and the Sanctuary modern and appealing to all.  Please remember that this is always above and beyond your regular giving and not a replacement of your regular tithes and offerings.

YOUTH SUNDAY: Coming next week.  It’s gonna be lit.