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Our monthly newsletter the Tabernacle Times provides the latest news about what's going on in our congregation, as well as messages from our pastors. Click here to download this month's issue. Click here to download our events calendar — suitable for printing and sticking to your fridge!
Mission Trip to North Carolina
On January 7th – 12th, 2019 we will be sending a Mission Team to North Carolina to be part of the rebuilding efforts from Hurricane flooding. We invite you to worship on Sunday, January 6th as we pray for and dedicate the team members and then we covet your prayer support as we travel, work, and live together – and above all – that God’s will may be done in us and through us for the week.
Skylands District Foundational Leadership Training
Saturday, Jan. 19 - First UMC in Newton
The Foundational Leadership Training is designed for church officers, committee and team leaders, and people engaged in various ministries of the church to provide foundational understanding and leadership skills. Two workshop sessions provides opportunity for participants to choose different options to learn about their area of ministry and other more general leadership skills. There is no cost for the event, but pre-registration is requested so that we might be prepared with adequate numbers of materials for you. Click here for more information.
Red Bird Mission Trip 2019
Sign-ups are now open for the 2019 Red Bird Mission Trip. Red Bird Mission is a week long, intense, and intentional experience of Christian Community and Service. We travel, eat, play, and work together for a week and while there are many parts of the trip that are challenging, participants report rewards and gifts back that are equal to or greater than the challenges faced. Click here for more information and a registration form.
A Month of Sundays for January…
January 6th : Epiphany Sunday and Communion
Matthew 2:3, 13, 16, 21; Luke 2:28-32, 49, 52
Meditation: “The Rest of the Story”
January 13th : “Why Jesus? – Grace and Truth”
January 20th : “Why the Church? – A More Excellent Way”
I Corinthians 12:27-13:7
January 27th : “Why This Church? – In Spite of Ourselves”
Weekly Bible Studies
Please join us for one or more of these exciting opportunities to draw near to God reading through His love letter to you…
Wednesday Night Bible Study … in the Library, 7:00 – 9:00pm.
Beginning January 16th … LETTERS TO THE CHURCH by Francis Chan … Everyone welcome!
Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30pm – Spanish Bible Study
Fridays, 6:00 to 7:00am, Men’s Bible Study in the Youth Room