Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS - Please see the Sunday Bulletin for full information

AV SYSTEM FUNDRAISER: Please prayerfully consider going above and beyond your regular donation, to gift the church with an additional amount that can be given specifically to the AV Upgrade Project. Our goal is $32,000. Please note “Audio/Visual System Upgrade” on your offering envelope or on the check’s memo line. Thank you!

BELLS & CAROLS: Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

CHANCEL CHOIR’S CHRISTMAS CANTATA: Sunday, December 17 during both worship services.

CHRISTMAS EVE PRE-SERVICE CONCERT AND CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: Join us December 24 as we gather to worship the birth of our Lord and Savior. At 6:30 p.m. the Stradivarius String Ensemble will perform a 30-min concert, immediately followed by our 7:00 p.m. Candlelight Service.

CHRISTMAS CAROLING: All are invited to join in this festive outing on Wednesday, December 20 at 6 p.m. to share the joy of Christmas with residents at Barrington Terrace (1425 S Congress Ave, Boynton Beach).

CROS GIFTS OF HOPE: We have the opportunity to again support CROS Ministries in serving the hungry in our community not only over the holidays, but throughout the year. Please write “GIFTS OF HOPE” on your check of offering envelope. See Rose Ibalarrosa with any questions.

GALAXY ELEMENTARY CONNECTION: Please contact Pastor Parker (954-651-2632) for more information on how you can connect with students at Galaxy Elementary through their Reading Program.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoeboxes and informational flyers are in the Narthex for participants to take. Deadline for dropping off is Nov. 19 to the church, or Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. to Lake Worth Christian.

PRESCHOOL SINGING PRESENTATION: The children have been hard at work learning their songs and are excited to present them to the congregation on Sunday, December 3 during the second service.

HOLY HANDS (SIGN LANGUAGE MINISTRY): If you have an interest in learning sign language, then please join us as we learn together, one song at a time. No knowledge of sign language is necessary! We meet on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., alternating between the two churches. There is no meeting on Oct 31. Contact Denise Caruso (561-470-5633) with any questions.

FACEBOOK: Please take a few moments to visit our FaceBook page (https://www.facebook.com/FUMCBB/) and see what is new. The sermons are posted each week, along with other news from the church. 

 

 MINISTRY MEETINGS

Trustees                               December 14,    7:00pm      Parlor
Finance                                November 30,  6:30pm      Fellowship Hall
Staff/Parish                          November 30,   6:30pm      Historical Room
Admin Council                     November 30,   7:30pm      Fellowship Hall

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 

There is always a place in ministry for everyone! If you feel led to share your God-given talents, please contact the office. We have openings in the following positions: TECH TEAM- Those interested in helping with our Sunday Morning Services (helping with the sound and screens); Altar Flower Deliveries (to go to our shut-ins); Ushers; Hand Bell and Chancel Choirs; and Youth Group. No experience is necessary as we will train! Please call the office if you are interested.

 ON-GOING GROUPS

Pastor-Led Bible Study 11:00am on Wednesdays in the Fellowship Hall

 

RUTH CIRCLE is meeting again! Please join the group on Tuesday, December 12 at 10 a.m. in the Agape Room. See Joan Alt with any questions, or call the office.

SARAH CIRCLE will meet again on Monday, December 18 at 7 p.m. in the Parlor. All women are invited and encouraged to attend this Bible study. Please see Janie Alpert for more information, or call the office.

 

EVENTS AT FAITH UMC, 6340 W. Boynton Beach Blvd,

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY (3 year olds- 5th grade):

              Children’s Choir (5:30 p.m.) & Adventure Club (6-7:30 p.m.)

             Adventure Club: Wed 6:00-7:30 p.m. (PreK Building); Contact: Brenda Wood

IMPACT STUDENT MINISTRY (6th – 12th grade):

              Every Wed night from 6-7:30 p.m. in Faith’s Café. All in 6th grade through 12th grade are invited to join us for food, fellowship and fun! Contact: Wayne Masiker (youthimpact@gofaithunited.org)

LADIES’ SMALL GROUP

             Wednesday at 6-7:30 p.m. (Office Bldg.) BIBLE STUDY: “Fresh Expressions: A New Kind of Methodist Church for People Not in Church”       

 WOMEN’S MINISTRY (LIFT)   November 7, 7:00 p.m.  (Faith’s Café).      

MEN’S MINISTRY BREAKFAST: November 11 at 8:30 a.m. at Faith UMC

YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR MINISTRY (55+)  Next meeting date/time TBA

 HOLY HANDS (SIGN LANGUAGE MINISTRY): If you have an interest in learning sign language, then please join us as we learn together, one song at a time. No knowledge of sign language is necessary! We meet on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., alternating between the two churches. Oct. 17- meeting at Faith in the Pastor’s office. Oct. 24- meeting at First in the parlor. Contact Person: Denise Caruso 561-470-5633.

BLESSINGS & BARGAINS: Faith’s thrift store is the perfect shop to find affordable items! Located at 3032 South Jog Road, Greenacres, they always welcome donations, as well as volunteers. Please contact Ken Danchak at 561-296-9935 with any questions. Store Hours: Tue-Thu, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fri-Sat, 10:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.