EVENTS at First UMC

 
+ Greeters for March 15th. are:  Ellen Nickell and Christal Taylor            

+ March Ushers are: Ben Crutchfield (head), Shea Phillips, Sandra McCutcheon, Jeff McDowell
 

+Church Family Member of the Week

Angela Boyles                 

606 Philippi Road

Volga WV 26238

 

You are encouraged to share with the person/s greetings from your house as well as the Church family by a card.

 
+ Christian Education Leaders &

Church Volunteers

If you need any books, materials, or supplies, please let Renee Warner know.

Renee Warner: refwarner@gmail.com or call/text: 304-322-1177. 
 
+ Join the PROCESSION OF PALMS during the first hymn on Palm Sunday. The Chancel Choir, pastor, youth and children will gather in Linger Hall prior to Palm Sunday worship and processes waving palms to celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem as we begin the Holy Week journey. 
 
 
+March is “PASTA AND SAUCE” Month, the monthly collection for the Parish House & sponsored by the Micah Outreach Ministry Team. Please leave your gift in Linger Hall on Sunday or leave at the church office.
 
+If you would like to be a part of the USHER GROUP, four teams that serve the church in wonderful ways, see Pastor Steve, call the church office, or email Pastor Steve: stevowvu@gmail.com.
 
+MAUNDY/HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 7 PM

Taize (the-ZAY) is a participatory worship service with music, prayer, scripture and silence designed for a contemplative atmosphere for worship and sacrament

 
+The Chancel Choir meets for rehearsals at 7 PM in the Choir Room just off Godwin Fellowship Hall. If you enjoy music and like to sing, you’re invited to come and join the fellowship and joy of bringing music and celebration to Sunday Worship. The Chancel Choir usually warms up every Sunday morning at 10 am. It’s a great group of folks enjoying and sharing the gift of music.
 
+ If you are interested in being a Prayer Buddy, please email: stevowvu@gmail.com or fumc26201@gmail.com or call the church office: 304-472-9494. 
 
+ Everyone is family at First Church. If you would like to place your formal membership by Letter of Transfer or Profession of Faith at First UMC, Buckhannon, or have questions, please see Pastor Steve, or you’re welcome to send him an email: stevowvu@gmail.com. 
 
+ 6 to 7 PM, Room 21, Mid-Week Study Group will return with a Lenten Study, “A Resurrection Shaped Life” by Jake Owensby. We’ll try the change from Wednesday evenings to Tuesdays before Choir, and the earlier hour will allow folks to be home earlier. We hope you can join in as we reset Mid-week Study Group and prepare ourselves for Resurrection. One reviewer says this book is “balm for the soul.” 
 
+MARCH 15 MICAH MEAL 
Due to recent notices from the Conference office and the potential for the spread of germs, the First UMC Micah meal scheduled for this Sunday, March 15 is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
 
+ THINK

Relaxation…Conversation…Good food…Fellowship with fellow church family members

FOOD IS “PAY-YOUR-OWN”.

Invite friends to join us.  Children are welcome, too, of course! 

MARCH EVENT

Thursday, MARCH 26 at 6 pm

(or whenever you are able to arrive) at MISS PIGGIES (18 N.  Kanawha St.)
 
+ Kairos Prison Ministry Spring 2020 event  at Huttonsville State Correctional Center is in March.  They need 100 dozen cookies plus some cakes and pies by noon on March 15. See instructions  about cookies at the UMW table in Linger Hall. Items baked ahead of time may be frozen.  Labeled items may be left in the FUMC  kitchen or the freezer.
 
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