Knowing Christ
PRAYGROUND: A NEW WORSHIP SPACE FOR KIDS
“Prayground” in Aldersgate worship is now open. This is an all ages worship space with activities available through the entire worship service. A nursery worker/ helper will be present in that space to attend to the children so parents can worship. 
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PRAY WITH US IN PERSON OR VIA ZOOM!
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Did you know our prayer team meets twice a month to pray for the people and ministries of Front Street UMC, as well as our nation and the world?  They would love to have you join them!  Gatherings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 9:30-10:00 a.m. in Room 402.  Alternatively, participate via Zoom. Check your email for the Zoom link.  Questions?  Contact Mike Mitchell.

SUMMER READING PLANS
Up for a challenge?  We have two summer reading plans available to help you grow in your faith this summer! Read through the whole Bible in 90 days with The Whole Bible Marathon.  If you’re looking for something a bit less demanding, The Gospels 5K is for you!  This will guide you through reading the 4 Gospels in chronological order in 90 days.  Pick up a Summer Reading Plan from the Welcome Center or download one here. Pastor Stephan plans to host a couple of open Zoom conversations so that participants can share what they have learned, and ask questions for more clarity. Here is some encouragement from Pastor Stephan: “Don’t worry about finishing either plan. Just start and see how far God will take you!” Watch this space for details.
 
 
COMPASSION CAMP
(A combination of VBS and Music & Mission Camp)
July 11-14
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Compassion Camp is a program where kids (preschool* - 5th Grade) explore what it means to have compassion for ourselves, others, and the world.  Join us for a fun filled week of Bible stories, crafts & activities, original music, movement, and more!  Registration now open!  
Register here by June 17. The cost is $15/$25 family cap.**  Payment due by the first day of camp.  (This camp is open to Front Street members only, at this time.)
*must be born by August 31, 2018
**early bird rate expires June 1
 

VOLUNTEER WITH COMPASSION CAMP
Calling all youth and adults who enjoy working with children and helping them grow in their faith. We need you! Many hands are required to make this camp a success. Reach out to Ms. Melissa (melissa@frontstreetumc.org) to learn how you can get involved.
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GRADUATES
This is the time of year when we celebrate students who have graduated from high school and college. Our high school graduates will be recognized at the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, June 5.  We would like to recognize your college grad in the newsletter. If you have a loved one who is a new college graduate, please provide us their name, the school they graduated from, and the degree they received. Complete an online graduate form or email Pamela (pamela@frontstreetumc.org) by Wednesday, June 1. We will include the list of 2021 graduates in the June newsletter.
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BUCKNER MISSION MAN TRIATHLON: JULY 23, 2022
Lake Cammack, 4790 Union Ridge Road, Burlington
The Buckner Mission Man Triathlon is quickly approaching.  July 23, 2022 marks the 17th year of this momentous event and raising funds for a wide range of church missions.  Please join us as a racer or volunteer — the BMMT would not be possible without the support of our wonderful church members.  Learn more about how you can serve as a volunteer and sign up here.   Race registration information can be found here.  Questions?  Contact David Hoxie at dhoxie@yahoo.com.

JOIN OUR BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY TEAMBereavement
The Bereavement Committee at FSUMC is seeking additional people who might like to serve our congregation by assisting with a reception or meal preceding or immediately following the funeral for families at the passing of church members. Volunteers would be "on call" for one month annually and would serve with a team of 6 or 7 other people.  Click here for full details.  

COLUMBARIUMcolumbarium
The Front Street UMC Columbarium is now ready for us to take reservations for niches.  As mentioned before, the columbarium contains 60 niches that can each accept up to two urns.  The following persons are eligible to purchase a niche: (a) member(s) of Front Street United Methodist Church; (b) spouses of members; (c) children or stepchildren of members; (d) parents or step-parents of members; (e) current or past ministers of the church; and, (f) former members as approved by the Buildings and Grounds Committee after a written request.  The prices approved by the Church Council are $1,000 for the first set of cremains, and $500 for a second set. Click here  to view the policy.  Please contact the church office and make an appointment to select a niche and complete the appropriate paperwork.  Either Pamela Shields, Tammy Page, or Pastor Ross can assist you.
 
ASP/HINTON MISSION TRIP MEETING
There will be an important ASP and HRL mission trips meeting on Sunday, May 22 following the 11:00 a.m. service in Aldersgate Hall. This is for all participants and parents, and will cover expectations, packing needs, and other details about our upcoming trips. The meeting is expected to end by 1:00 p.m. at the latest. 
 

 


FRONTLINE - SUMMER EDITIONSFrontline summer editions
In the months of June, July, and August, we will publish ONE edition of Frontline monthly.  Our online newsletter, Front Street Happenings, will continue on its regular schedule.  Please submit any article for inclusion in Frontline by the following dates:
*June 1    *June 29     *July 27
Please email information to pamela@frontstreetumc.org.

SANCTUARY FLOWERSAltar flowers 1
The following dates are available to place flowers in the Sanctuary in honor or in memory of a loved one:
June 19 and 26
To reserve a date, please write your name (on the flower calendar in the Welcome Center) on the Sunday you wish to put flowers in the church, or contact Linda Paul at 336-543 -5081 (cell) or kpaul5@triad.rr.com (email).

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