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PRAY WITH US!
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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, gatherings are taking place remotely.  Contact Mike Mitchell for more information.
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 the Prayer Room (located in the Heritage Center).  

 


UNITED METHODIST WOMEN JANUARY UPDATEUMW
Front Street United Methodist Women has been recognized as a Mission Today Unit for 2020. This acknowledges the various activities that were completed in fulfilling the UMW purpose. The Corridor District UMW will have a Kick -off Zoom meeting on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. Registration is required. E-mail Jennifer Freeman, President at president@corridorumw.org or call 919-491-4790 to register. Speaker Rev. Megan M. Pardue will address “Faith and Domestic Violence.”
BIBLE STUDY WITH A PASTOR
Join Pastor Ross and Pastor Patrick as we delve into the book of Luke beginning in Advent. This study is open to all,and will meet via Zoom on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. Learn more here.

MEN'S BREAKFAST BIBLE STUDYmen_header
The Men's Breakfast Bible Study has started the fall Zoom version of Bible study led by Jim Pace. The group meets by Zoom each Thursday at 9 a.m., so the study starts two hours later than the past breakfast meeting time at the church, For some who could not make the early meeting the 9 a.m. start may work better. Each week's Bible study is based on the Lectionary Bible Readings for the upcoming Sunday. If you would like to attend the Zoom version of the Bible study, please let the church office know so your name can be added to the invitation list. You will be sent the Zoom instructions and the Lectionary Bible Reading list. You will need to provide your name, phone number, and email address. Come join the group, Jim is a great leader and there is a lot of group participation. 
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JANUARY FOOD DRIVE January Food Drive image 2020
One of our C4C ministries with Eastlawn Elementary is the Backpack Ministry.  This ministry supplies food for children at Eastlawn Elementary School who would otherwise go hungry over the weekend.  In the month of January we are asking for the following donations, which will be used to support our Backpack Ministry:
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce (No glass jars please)
  • Rice
  • Canned beans
  • Canned meat
  • Cans of corn or mixed vegetables
  • Cans of fruit
  • Snack packs (Jell-O or fruit cups)
Please note that only the food items listed above can be utilized for this ministry.  All other items will be donated to a local food pantry.  Please deposit your donations in the Reading Area.  This collection will continue through January 31.  Thank you for your support.


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.
 
METHODIST HOME FOR CHILDREN FUNDRAISER WITH BOB GOFF
Here is a great opportunity to support Methodist Home for Children. On January 30, online for one night only, from your comfy spot at home, join bestselling author Bob Goff – a beloved authority on love, hope, and dreaming big. Find details and register here

BLOOD DRIVE
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Front Street will have a blood drive on Saturday, February 27, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Aldersgate Hall. Please stop by and help save a life.  Note: donors can go ahead and sign up now online at www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: Front Street. Also, donors may text or call Gene Fonville at 336-260-8114 (cell) for more information or to schedule your appointment. 

CEREAL AND CANNED GOODS FOR THE SALVATION ARMY salvation army
It is our custom to collect cereal and canned/dry goods for the Salvation Army the first Sunday of each month.  Please feel free to drop off these items any time during the month.  You may deposit cereal or other canned/dry goods in the tubs in the cabinet in the Welcome Center.  Thank you for your continued support of stocking the food pantry at the Salvation Army. 
 

SANCTUARY FLOWERSAltar flowers 1
The following dates are available to place flowers in the Sanctuary in honor or memory of a loved one:
January 31
February 7, 21, and 28
For more information, please contact Linda Paul at 336-543-5081 (cell) or kpaul5@triad.rr.com (email).

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