Announcements

Please see the Sunday Bulletin for full information

 LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETING: Join us on Sunday, January 27 immediately after the second service, to learn more about what is happening in the church. There will be sandwich rings and drinks, but please bring snacks to share.

 CHURCH DIRECTORY: Sign up for your portrait session for our church directory. You will receive a free 8X10 and church directory. Pets are welcome in the photos. Dates are January 30, and February 1 & 2. Pictures will be taken in the Fellowship Hall. Sign up using the sign-up sheet in the Narthex.

 PORTRAIT EVENT HELPERS: We need helpers to sign people in during our portrait event. If you are able to help out, please sign up on the sign-up sheet that is on the table in the Narthex. Time slots will cover 2 hour intervals. You may sign-up for multiple time slots, if you are able. Please call the office with any questions.

 CONFIRMATION CLASSES: for Middle and High School students will begin on Sunday, January 27 at 11:30 a.m. (Faith’s Café), and continue through May. For information and to sign up, contact Pastor Wayne at 561-364-5840 or email YouthImpact@GoFaithUnited.org.

 SARAH CIRCLE: Meets every third Wednesday of the month, and in January, will begin meeting at our NEW TIME of 7:15 p.m. All women are invited to attend this Bible study filled with food, fellowship and fun. Contact Janie Alpert, Sally Smith or the church office for more information.

18-2-LIFE: All 18-28 year olds are invited to have pizza with Pastor Wayne Masiker (561-364-5840) Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Arrabiatas (8260 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach).

MONTHLY COMMUNION OFFERING: Every first Sunday of the month, the church collects for a special mission.  Our February Mission is designated for “Missionary Support for  Pastor Chris Jones and family (Africa).”  Please mark Communion Offering on your check envelope.   On January 6, please bring a non-perishable food item and leave it on the marked table in the Narthex

AV System Fundraiser: Our AV Upgrade Project collection continues! To date, we have received $16,73.01 out of the total $32,000 needed. Should you choosto donate, please note “Audio/Visual System Upgrade” on your offering envelope.

 HOLY HANDS: Meeting times and locations change; please contact Denise Caruso (561-470-5633) for information on the meeting times.

GALAXY ELEMENTARY CONNECTION: We are looking for church members interested in serving Galaxy Elementary through their Reading Program; also, we are collecting new or gently-used shoes and uniform pants, shorts and/or skirts (tan, navy and black only); and new socks and underwear. Items should be children’s size 4 and up. Please contact Pastor Parker (954-651-2632) for more information.

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. 

LOOKING AHEAD

Jan. 16: Sarah Circle meets at their new time– 7:15 p.m. (Parlor)

Jan. 16: Bonfire Picnic at 6 p.m. (Faith’s fire pit)

Jan. 27: Leadership Council at 12 p.m. (Fellowship Hall)

Jan. 31– Feb. 2: Lifetouch Portrait Days (Sign-up sheets are in the Narthex, or call the office to schedule your appointment.)

Feb. 8: Parent’s Night Out! (Faith’s Preschool Building)

Feb. 10: Decades of Music– Big Band Music at 3 p.m. (Fellowship Hall)

Mar. 6: Ash Wednesday

Mar. 10: “For Me and My Gal” (Tom Bates and Linda Freeze duet) at 3 p.m. (Sanctuary)

Apr. 14: Palm Sunday “One Holy Lamb” Cantata (both services)

Apr. 19: Good Friday

Apr. 21: Easter Sunday

 

 

   MINISTRY MEETINGS - Meetings will not be held in December

Trustees                                2nd Thursday of each month      7:00pm     Parlor
Finance                               January 27       Thursday       6:30pm     Fellowship Hall
Staff/Parish                        
Admin Council                  January 27      Sunday           noon        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

HANDBELL REHEARSAL: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the handbell room. Still searching for a few new ringers (reading music helps but is not necessary). See Tom for more info. 

 PAIRS & SPARES: meets Sundays at 8:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall and all are welcome.

JOY CLASS: meets every Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in the Parlor for an adult Bible Study.  Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact Janet Fetty with questions.

SARAH CIRCLE: Held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:15 p.m. All women are invited to attend this Bible study filled with food, fellowship and fun. Contact Janie Alpert, Sally Smith or the church office for more information.

RUTH CIRCLE: Everyone is invited to attend our next meeting on January 8 at 10 a.m. in the Agape Room, when we will be planning our future meetings.

 WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY: meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the parlor.

LUNCH BUNCH: If you would like to have lunch at a local restaurant, please meet at the front of the Sanctuary after the service.

18-2-LIFE: All 18-28 year olds are invited to have pizza with Pastor Wayne Masiker (561-364-5840) Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Arrabiatas (8260 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach).

 

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.) RETURNS WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS

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

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)   Call Faith UMC for date & time   

MEN’S MINISTRY BREAKFAST: Call Faith UMC for date & time

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.