Position Available: Nursery Care Givers
First United Methodist Church, Union City, Tennessee is currently in need of one or two part time Nursery Care Givers. Must be 18 years or older. Must be able to pass background check, Drug Screening, and be willing to complete on-line Safe Sanctuary Training. Please Call Chris Norton, Business Administrator, 731-885-3573 to complete application for employment.
THIS WEEK AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday, November 10
8:30 am Prayer for 8:45 Service Mercy Seat Prayer Rm
8:45 am Worship Sanctuary
9:45 am Sunday School for all ages Various Rooms
10:35 am Prayer for 10:50 Service Mercy Seat Prayer Rm.
10:50 am Worship* Sanctuary
*Broadcast on WENK 1240 AM, on 95.5 FM and 101.7 FM
5:00 pm Youth Fellowship Gym/Fellowship Hall
Monday, November 11
5:30 pm Girls Basketball Abby Cruce Gym
7:00 pm Boy Scouts Basement Chapel
Tuesday, November 12
8:00 am Prayer for the Children Sanctuary
9:00 am ESL Classes Education Building
10:15 am Sing-along Union City Manor
11:00 am Sing-along The Etheridge House
7:30 pm AAU Basketball King/McClain Gym
Wednesday, November 13
10:00 am Rhema Bible Study Conference Room
12:00 pm 12 Step Program Meeting Church Library
1:00 pm Knit Wits Conference Room
5:30 pm Wed. Night Together Meal Fellowship Hall
6:00 pm Joy Ringers Hand Bell Practice Basement Choir Room
6:10 pm WNT Classes Fellowship Hall
6:15 pm Knit Wits Conference Room
7:10 pm Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal Sanctuary
Thursday, November 14
7:30 pm AAU Basketball King/McClain Gym
Friday, November 1
6:00 am Promise Keepers Conference Room
Saturday, November 2
10:00 am 12 Step Program Meeting Church Library
Hanging of the Greens
Sunday, November 24
Let’s begin Advent with Joy!
An Evening of Lessons & Carols
FUMC Sanctuary Choir
and Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, December 15 ~ 6:00 p.m.
Advent Lesson & Carols – View Insert
Two FANTASTIC Missions of the Month in November
Reelfoot Toy Store
For more information contact Bob and Brenda Cartwright at 885-0735
Since the store will open December 9-12, we’ll need to collect toys during the month of November to have them to the store in time. In all, 1,300 children are the recipients of the toys collected. Items collected will be for boys and girls of all ages. A complete listing w/examples is posted at the Mission Niche’.
Military Care Packages
For more information contact Jane Hale at 885-5049
Packages will be sent in December to those serving our country. Items needed:
Personal Items – travel sizes – no aerosol: toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, cotton swabs, tissues, shaving cream, individual wipes, foot powder, mole skin (for feet), 100% cotton socks.
Food items individually packaged: drink mixes, seasoning salt, quick protein – energy bars, tuna, beef jerky (USDA beef), snacks – snack cakes, cheese crackers, cookies, candy – no chocolate or gum.
Entertainment: current magazines, word games/puzzle, crossword puzzles, yoyo’s, writing materials, notebook paper, envelopes.
Separate collection bins in the Mission Niche’ will be clearly marked for each cause. The Mission Niche’ is located outside the Margaret Carter Classroom by the stairwell.
*We continue to collect food items for local food pantries, and devotional materials for Reelfoot Rural Ministries. There is a separate collection bin for these items.
Feeding of the 5k
Community Thanksgiving Meal
Food Basket Distribution @ 10:00 am (first come, first serve)
Meal Served @ 5:00 pm
At the REFUGE Church ~ 1711 East Church Street
Come Serve Christ by Serving Others!
Living The Generous Life
Funding the 2020 Vision, Mission, and Ministry
First United Methodist Church, Union City, Tennessee
By now you have received information regarding our 2020 Financial Stewardship effort Living the Generous Life. Great effort was given to keeping the 2020 budget in line with the current budget of 2019. Still, there are increases in some fixed expenditures that were not budgeted in 2019. The 2020 total of $786,761 represents a 4.4% increase over 2019, the bulk of which is increased building maintenance and maintenance personnel; both of which were not included in the 2019 budget. Your responses will be received through November 10, 2019. Copies of pledge cards are in the
New Nursery Caregiver
We are so delighted to welcome Deanna Stevens into our church staff. She have been selected to provide care and love for our babies and toddlers during Sunday Morning from 8:30 to 12:00 every Sunday Morning, and also Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm till 7:00 pm. Please help us welcome them into our church family. Their photos and short bios are in the Staff section of this Web Site.
New Members Sunday July 28
Reid and Linnie Frazier
Sunday, June 9 was a tremendous day for us as we celebrated the confirmation and reception into full membership of six of our young people.
(From left to right/back row) Diani Frankum, Davey Frankum, Myranda Parr, Front row/left to right) Beck Tanner, Drake Chism, and Tucker Davis.
John, Katie, and Matthew Parr who come to us by way of transfer from First United Methodist , Fulton, Kentucky. Their daughter Myranda was received as part of the Confirmation Class. They also have a daughter, Madeline. John teaches chemistry and Katie teaches English, both at Union City High School.
Alex and Lindsey Hopkins. Alex comes to us from 2nd Baptist in Union City, and Lindsey from Mt. Ariat Cumberland Presbyterian. Their son Drake was received as part of the Confirmation Class. They also have a daughter Kinsley Alexa. Alex is owner of Hopkins Investments and Lindsey is a homemaker.
Bryant, Abby, Annie Beth Charlie Belle, and Julia Kate Cruce. Bryant comes to us by way of transfer from Lake Road Baptist in Union City, and Abby by way of transfer from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Union City. Bryant is a District Operations Manager with O’Reilly Auto Parts, and Abby teaches 6th grade at Union City Middle School. They have four children.
Seth and Laura Rhenberg along with their family united with the FUMC family on Sunday, June 30. Seth comes to us by way of profession of faith and baptism, Laura comes to us from 1st Presbyterian Church in Lynnville, Tn. We are blessed that Seth, Laura, have three children, Cody, Piper, and Jacob. They join hearts and hands with us to strengthen the cause of Christ by serving a hurting world!
On July 7 we welcomed…
Victoria, Holly, and Tori Seng all come to us by way of transfer from 2nd Baptist Church. Victoria is the Assistant Provost at UT Martin, Holly is the Membership Coordinator of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce, and Tori is a student at the University of Kentucky with plans to soon enter law school.