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WORSHIP WITH US FROM WHEREVER YOU ARE
While in-person worship has resumed, for those of you who would prefer to worship from home, you are invited to join us on Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. for worship on Facebook or YouTube.  Click here to view the service.  Recordings of past services are also available here.

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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.
MEN'S BREAKFAST BIBLE STUDYmen_header
The Men's Breakfast Bible Study resumes for a new church year on Tuesday, September 14 at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.  Jim Pace will again lead the Bible Study using the lectionary readings for the Sunday that follows that week's Bible study.  If you would like your email added to the list receiving the Zoom link each week, contact Dex Peach or the church office. 
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PROJECT AGAPE
It is time once again to begin filling Christmas boxes for refuge children in Armenia.  For several years, the NC Conference has adopted Project AGAPE Christmas boxes as a conference-wide mission project.  AGAPE Christmas boxes are one way Front Street UMC can share Christ’s love with the children of Armenia.
Plastic shoe boxes (and instructions) are available in the Welcome Center for you to take and fill and return to the church by September 26
  

YOUTH FUNDRAISER: CHARLESTON WRAP
Beginning on Monday, September 20 our youth will be selling Charleston Wrap products as a fundraiser for youth missions.  Order from a wide selection of wrapping paper, accessories, personalizable gifts, exclusive kitchen and home items, tasty gourmet goodies, and so much more.  Go ahead and get your Christmas shopping done early!  To order, visit our table in the Welcome Center beginning September 26 or click on the link that will be posted in Chris’ Corner that week.  All the funds we raise go to our Missions Fund for summer 2022.  The fundraiser will run through Sunday, October 17.  

 


NURSERY WORKERS NEEDED
Would you like to spend a few hours with our littlest friends? We need loving individuals to serve in our nursery on Sunday mornings, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. These are paid positions ($12 per hour). All our workers must undergo a background check and participate in Safe Sanctuary training. To learn more or apply, please contact Pastor Ross at ross@frontstreetumc.org.

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.  

SANCTUARY AUDIO-VISUAL TEAM NEEDS TO GROW
Over the past year, our Sanctuary Audio-Visual Team (AV Team) has done a great job of enabling us to share worship online. Now that we are back doing in-person worship, we want to be able to keep streaming worship for those who are participating from home. 
We have had two (2) regular AV Team members over the past year. As you can imagine, that has been a huge commitment for only two people.  They need your help! For example, we have a week coming up soon where both will be out of town, and there is nobody else trained. Therefore, on that Sunday we will not be able to stream the service online. 
If you would find being a part of that Team enjoyable and fun, or if you would like to explore what that commitment might look like, please feel free to contact John Moran and he would be glad to answer your questions.  Thank you for considering being a part of this important ministry in the life of the church!
BEAT THE HEAT
We are collecting the following items to provide 50 cooling care kits for our brothers and sisters experiencing homelessness:
* Bottled water
* Sports drinks
* Healthy trail mix or nuts
* Dried fruit: apples, bananas, pomegranate, berries, etc.
* Peanut Butter On-the-Go packets
* Care packet items (eg. travel wet wipes, travel hand sanitizer, travel sunscreen, travel deodorant)
This collections ends Friday, September 24.
Learn more here
 

 

CROP WALK 2021
This year because of the pandemic we will have an Honor Walk, meaning that walkers can walk on their own, anywhere at any time and for any distance he or she chooses.  The day for walkers to turn in all money donated is Saturday, October 2 at Front Street UMC from 9-11 a.m.  T-shirts may be picked up at this time.  Come by the Crop table in the Welcome Center to pick up donation envelopes.  Any questions, please contact Jenna Johnson at haj30@bellsouth.net.
 
 
 
 

SANCTUARY FLOWERSAltar flowers 1
The following dates are available to place flowers in the Sanctuary in honor or memory of a loved one:
September 19, and 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31
For more information, please contact Linda Paul at 336-543-5081 (cell) or kpaul5@triad.rr.com (email).

Ways to give

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.
 
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