Late Spring

Wednesday, 4.26 @ 10:30 am - 1 pm - Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.  We are fortunate that our public schools are filled with dedicated and caring teachers, administrators and staff who work hard to help each child to reach his or her potential.  It is our pleasure and privilege, therefore, to annually honor these fine men and women by hosting a luncheon for them in Fellowship Hall.

Sunday, 4.30 @ 9:30 am - Teacher Appreciation Sunday.  We invite the community to join us in worship as we recognize the many blessings that our caring and compassionate teachers, administration and staff shower on our children throughout their school careers and beyond.

Saturday, 5.6 @ 8 am - United Methodist Men.  UMM is open to all men in the Carrier Mills - Stonefort area who are looking to commit to a meaningful faith, fellowship and service group.  Formed in November, our UMM group is solid and growing. Breakfast is served at each meeting followed by a short devotional.  We hope you'll join us!

Wednesday, 5.10 @ 6 pm - Mothers, Daughters & Friends Banquet.  The event is held in Fellowship Hall and is being catered by BBQ Barn at a cost of $10 / person. Please contact Sue Stone by 8 pm Tuesday, May 9 to let her know if you are planning to attend. 

Sunday, 5.14 @ 9:30 am - Mother's Day Sunday.  During worship we will acknowledge and honor all the loving and nurturing women who have mothered us throughout our lives.

Sunday, 5.21 @ 9:30 am - Graduation Sunday.  Join us as we honor and celebrate the achievements of all of the members of the class of 2017 - Kindergarten through Professional School.

Sunday, 5.21 @ 1 - 2 pm - 3rd Sunday Food Pantry Distribution.  We invite our friends and neighbors in need to stop by to pick-up some food and personal care items.

Sunday, 5.28 @ 9:30 am - Memorial Day Sunday.  In worship we will remember and honor all the brave men and women who selflessly gave their lives in service to our nation as they fought to protect and defend the many freedoms we enjoy.

Sunday, 6.4 @ 9:30 am - Pentecost Sunday.  Join us for this special worship service where we'll celebrate the birthday of the church. 

Sunday, 6.11 @ 4 - 6 pm - Vacation Bible School Registration.  We invite all children, Grades K through 5, in the Carrier Mills - Stonefort area to sign-up for an exciting new VBS program - Operation Artic, where they'll learn that the Bible is the coolest book around.  The children will explore a different Bible verse each evening and reinforce the underlying message of God's love through a variety of faith and fun learning activities.

Monday, 6.12 - Friday, 6.186 @ 6 - 8:30 pm - Vacation Bible School - Operation Artic!  Each evening the children will enjoy Bible lessons, craft and science activities, snacks, games, contests, music, and more built around a specific Bible verse. With the help of our teachers and some friendly polar animal guides, our children will have the opportunity to explore the Bible and learn why and how God speaks to them, as He does to all people, through this holy book.  They will also learn how they can deepen their relationship with their Creator by living their faith everyday.

Sunday, 6.18 @ 9:30 am - Father's Day.  During worship we'll honor the men in our lives, who through their love, protection and support helped to nurture and sustain us throughout our lives.

Sunday, 6.18 - Saturday, 6.24 - Beulah Youth Institute, Eldorado, IL.  Contact Reverend Irvin to find out how your teen can grow their faith at this faith-building summer camp.  Worship, interactive Bible study, fun activities and more are designed to help our teens "get real with God," by nurturing a deep and authentic relationship with their Creator that they can rely upon as they navigate their daily lives in an increasingly challenging world.

Sunday, 6.25 @ 1 - 2 pm - 3rd Sunday Food Pantry Distribution.  Please note that the distribution has been pushed back by one week owing to Father's Day.  We invite our friends and neighbors in need to stop by to pick-up some food and personal care items.

WOW Youth Fellowship meets Sundays from 6 - 7 pm throughout the school year.
---- We're currently on break. -----
WOW is an active group of Junior and Senior High students
who come together to for fun and the opportunity to deepen their spirituality
through study and service.  Newcomers are always welcome.

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Upcoming Events

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