MEMORIAL UMC’s MISSION…

We are CALLED by Christ to
GROW in faith,
BUILD relationships, and
SERVE all people.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

SUNDAY APRIL 21
Easter Sunday
8:30 Nursery Care
8:50 Contemporary Worship (Jarrett)
10 Confirmation Class
10 Children’s Sun. Sch. (Main)
10 Youth Sun. Sch. (CEC)
10 R.L. Pope Class: Kyles Wallace
10:15 Butterfly Release Celebration
10:30 Easter Egg Hunt
10:30 Chancel Choir Reh.
11 Worship Service (Sanctuary)
No Youth Activities today.

MONDAY APRIL 22
Office is closed.
Arts Alive is closed.

TUESDAY APRIL 23
7:30 Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Sunrise)
Arts Alive is closed.
5:30 Yoga
6:30 Contemp. Worship Music Reh. WEDNESDAY APRIL 24
No Arts Alive Classes
No Wednesday Supper & Programs
Join us next week for supper and the Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing Event.

THURSDAY APRIL 25
No Bible Study
10:30 Chicks with Sticks

FRIDAY APRIL 26

SATURDAY APRIL 27

SUNDAY APRIL 28
8:50 Contemporary Worship (Jarrett)
10 Confirmation Class
10 R.L. Pope Class: Richard Herman
10:30 Chancel Choir Reh.
11 Worship Service (Sanctuary)
3-7 Youth: Mother’s Day Gifts at
Leigh’s Fired Arts
7 Youth Choir

PRAYER CONCERNS

If you or a loved one would like to be added to the prayer list, please contact Lorna McCullough at 336-259-5814. If you put a name on the list, please keep in touch to let us know how that person is doing, as names are removed after three weeks. During the coming week, please pray for:

The United Methodist Church
All Military Personnel
Our UM Missionaries
Rick Schartiger
Beth Schartiger
Tracy Brinkley
Ann Worsham
Chris Eddinger
Dave Ogren*
Harold Vannoy
Robert Miller
Tim Priska
Dean Austin
David Faber
Ryan Ware
Margaret Jones
Ann Chappell
Ron Bratton
Sam Downs
David Conant, Sr.
Tony McCullough
Janet Smith

* Cards and letters to Dave Ogren should be sent to Krissie Ogren Furr, 2126 Tommy Lane, Matthews, NC 28105.

UPCOMING EVENTS

HOLY WEEK
EVENTS 
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MEMORIAL

Check out all the inspiring events that we have scheduled for you during this most HOLY of weeks in the life of the Church!

HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 17

5:30 PM Meal (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 PM Service of Worship & Holy Communion (Main Sanctuary)

There will be NO WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEAL THIS WEEK. 

Reservations for the HOLY THURSDAY Meal may be made by calling the church office by Noon on Monday, April 15.

 

GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 19

11:00 AM Thomasville Community CrossWalk
7:00 PM Service of Tenebrae (Main Sanctuary)

The Thomasville Community CrossWalk will BEGIN at BROWN NEW CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH at 11 AM and we will drag a solid, 8-foot wooden Cross to the END at MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.  Individuals from the community will do readings along the way to remind us of the journey that Jesus took on Good Friday.  Brown New Calvary has gracious agreed to foolow the procession with their bus for people who cannot make the entire trip AND for people who need a ride back to the church after the CrossWalk.

The Service of Tenebrae is a worship service that recounts the 7 last words of Christ in a presentation of readings and music with the use of dramatic lighting and it is sure to inspire you and prepare you for Easter Sunday!

EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 21

8:50 AM Contemporary Worship (Jarrett Hall)
10:15 AM Butterfly Release Celebration & Egg Hunt (Front Lawn)
11:00 AM Worship Service (Main Sanctuary)

The Contemporary Worship Service will include our very own Praise Band AND Guest Musician, Caroline Owens!

Be sure to bring your Butterflies for the Butterfly Release!!!

The Worship Service at 11 AM will include our Chancel Choir AND Guest Musicians, The North Carolina Brass Band Quintet

RISE AGAINST HUNGER MEAL PACKING EVENT

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1
6 PM

JARRETT HALL

Join the Missions Committee and the R.L. Pope Class as they co-sponsor this fun, inter-generational outreach.
Two opportunities to help:

SET-UP:  Join the Missions Committee at 4:45 p.m. to unload the delivery truck, move boxes to Jarrett Hall; set up tables, assemble boxes, organize ingredients, and set up equipment.

MEAL PACKING EVENT:  ALL hands are welcome at 6:10 p.m. on Wed. May 1 for the meal packing itself. Last year, we packed over 10,000 meals in just 52 minutes! Let’s beat that this year!

Contact Mallory Smith at mallorysiegristsmith@gmail.com
or Scott Holmes at scott.nyy@gmail.com to volunteer or for more information.

WOMEN’S RETREAT

MAY 3-5
LAKE CHATUGE. 

We will explore the story of Ruth and Naomi, and have uplifting worship and activities to grow together.  Find Shelter and Comfort in God. See Lynda Hepler for details or to sign up.

UPCOMING EVENTS

APR 18 MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE (6:30 PM) & SUPPER (5:30 PM)
APR 19 CROSSWALK (11 AM)
APR 19 TENEBRAE SERVICE (7 PM)
APR 20 EASTER EGG HUNT (10:30 AM)
APR 21 EASTER SUNDAY
APR 21 BUTTERFLY RELEASE (10:30 AM)
APR 22 OFFICE CLOSED
MAY 1 RISE AGAINST HUNGER MEAL PACKING
MAY 3-5 WOMEN’S RETREAT
MAY 3-5 MIDDLE SCHOOL SPRING RETREAT
MAY 5 CHAPEL COMMUNION
MAY 9 CAMP ASP
MAY 10 ASP CAR WASH
MAY 12 CONFIRMATION SUNDAY
MAY 15 CHILDREN’S PRODUCTION
MAY 18 ARTS ALIVE at PIEDMONT CROSSING
MAY 19 HOMECOMING SUNDAY
MAY 22 ART ACADEMY RECITAL
MAY 22 LAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEAL UNTIL FALL
JUNE 2 YOUTH SUNDAY
JUNE 30 – JULY 6  ASP
AUG 24 BARGAIN TREASURES

IF YOU HAVE A CHURCH EVENT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE ADDED TO OUR CALENDAR, PLEASE CONTACT SUSAN FRYE.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEDNESDAY NIGHT FELLOWSHIP SUPPERS & PROGRAMS

WEDNESDAYS
5:30 PM  DOORS OPEN
5:45 PM  SUPPER BEGINS
6:10 PM  PROGRAMS / STUDIES

If you arrive early, please feel free come on in and find a seat and spend some time meeting some new folks or catching up with some old friends! At 5:30 PM we will begin ANNOUNCEMENTS and BLESSING for the food.  Food will be served at 5:45 PM in order to accommodate those who want to join us, but need a little extra time to get to church after work. Programs and Studies begin at 6:10 PM. Invite a friend and bring a neighbor!

RESERVATIONS

Please feel free to use these methods to make a reservation:
STOP BY:
 101 Randolph Street (let our Receptionist know about your reservation)
CALL: (336) 472-7718
EMAIL: sfrye@mumctville.org

COST
$8
for Adults/Youth (12 yrs. & up)
Free for Children (6-11 yrs.) **dining with an adult**
$20 max per family

UPCOMING PROGRAMS:

GOSPEL OF MATTHEW
Ben Devoid & Peggy Finch invite the congregation to a weekly study on the Gospel of Matthew based on the Efird Bible Studies.  Study with us through daily readings and weekly group lessons. Sunday preaching also will be based on the Matthew study theme for each week.

Study Sessions are Wednesdays at 6:10 PM, following the Fellowship Dinner.

Study Materials: The Efird Bible Study Series (provided as handouts) and Daily Journal (provided week-to-week in the Sunday bulletin and online).

WEDNESDAY NIGHT OPPORTUNITIES

6:00 PM  Children’s Choir (3rd Floor, Main building) For more Info contact Lynda Hepler
6:10 PM  UMW Wednesday Night Circle
6:30 PM  Children’s Bible Study (3rd Floor, Main Building)  (For more Info contact Lynda Hepler.)
6:00 PM Middle School Small Group (2nd floor, CEC)  (For more Info contact Rodney Denton.)
6:00 PM High School Small Group (2nd floor, CEC)  (For more Info contact Rodney Denton.)

WEDNESDAY NIGHT MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES Please join us!

6:15 PM  MUMC Handbell Ringers Rehearsal (For more Info contact Norris Norwood.)
7:15 PM  Chancel Choir Rehearsal (For more Info contact Danny Frye.)

ART ACADEMY HAPPENINGS

SATURDAY, MAY 4
11 AM

Visit our booth at Spring Daze on May 4th. Our teachers will be performing on Mitch Snow’s stage at 11:00 a.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 18
2 PM

Art Academy students will perform for the residents at Piedmont Crossing on May 18th at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
6:30 PM

End of Year Celebration is May 22nd at 6:30 in the Sanctuary

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